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2010-08-25 15:02:00

Technology designed to alert patient to the need for medical attention and improve heart attack survival rates in high-risk patients SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine a day when you could be alerted to your impending heart attack before it happens. Research that got underway today at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System could help that become a reality someday. At 8:45 A.M. today, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System launched its clinical...

2009-05-01 11:59:00

DAYTON, Ohio, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 2, Miami Valley Hospital will unveil its new $19 million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). A community ribbon cutting ceremony is set for 10 a.m. with tours of the unit to follow until 3:30 p.m. Created with baby and family comfort and staff convenience in mind, the new 51,000 square-foot Level III NICU embraces a unique layout concept that places it at the forefront of innovative hospital design in the Dayton region. The new NICU,...

2008-10-27 06:00:23

The diagnosis and subsequent treatment of cardiovascular disease can be accomplished through a variety of medical imaging modalities. Demonstrating the effectiveness of a multi-modality approach, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System created the Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center at its Ryan Ranch outpatient facility in Monterey County, Calif. to provide cardiac disease treatment to its patients with a full suite of imaging equipment from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Salinas...

2008-09-11 21:00:25

By an 858 to 277 vote, employees at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have elected to be represented by the United Healthcare Workers West (UHW) union, hospital officials announced today. Under National Labor Relations Board rules, the results will not be certified for seven days to allow for any possible challenge to the results. These employees were formerly represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 715. Because the...

2008-08-11 12:01:14

Picis today announced agreements with six major health systems in the United States and Canada to replace their existing operating room (OR) and anesthesia information systems (AIS) with Picis' solutions. These leading institutions consist of Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City, Enloe Medical Center and Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare of California, The Ottawa Hospital of Ontario, Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., and University Health System, San Antonio, Tex. "We believe...

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