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2014-09-05 16:23:23

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UF Health Shands Children's Hospital marked an important milestone on Sept. 3 with the debut of a colorful new facade, a dedicated entrance and the opening of the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium, part of a series of renovations focused on creating a welcoming setting and augmenting high-quality care for children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143566 The Sebastian Ferrero Atrium, designed with the youngest patients and their...

2014-08-28 16:27:44

NATIONAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradise Valley Hospital Administrator Neerav Jadeja has been named one of the nation's "Rising Stars" in the healthcare industry as part of the "25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40" list published by Becker's Hospital Review annually. "Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40," recognizes hospital and health system leaders who have achieved significant accomplishments in their professional lives and excelled in their organizations...

2014-06-04 08:31:21

LANHAM, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society for Vascular Ultrasound is excited to announce that Tim Goldfarb will serve as keynote presenter of the 2014 SVU Annual Conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort on Thursday, August 7 at 7:40AM. As the Chief Executive Officer of one of the most respected healthcare systems in the Southeast, Mr. Goldfarb will present on the impact of academic medicine and technology on healthcare reform. A past Chair of the Florida...

2014-01-19 23:02:25

Sunshine Recycling of Jacksonville is providing multiple construction dumpsters and daily hauling services on the construction of the UF Health Jacksonville North medical center. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Construction dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling of Jacksonville is currently working with Jacksonville-based construction company Perry-McCall Construction Inc. on the UF Health Jacksonville North medical center. Located on Max Leggett Parkway near River City...

2013-12-10 23:28:09

UF Health Shands selects BESLER Consulting to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that UF Health Shands has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Under Medicare reimbursement regulations, when certain patients are discharged to post...

2010-09-21 13:26:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent analysis projects growth in the demand for children's services in the region and supports increased investment in pediatric services at Shands at UF. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100921/FL68823 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100921/FL68823 ) The findings dovetail with the longstanding mission of the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation to create a nationally prominent children's hospital and with the...

2010-07-20 04:30:00

ORINDA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning and operational management teams from medical schools, university affiliated hospitals, and academic health science centers across the country will meet at Tradeline's 4th Annual Academic Medical & Health Science Centers Conference November 15-16th at the Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale, Arizona, to chart out strategies for the changing health care model. A special pre-conference tour of the new Phoenix Biomedical Campus, including a...

2010-02-04 12:26:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation and Shands HealthCare announce today that they have jointly selected Sg2, a healthcare information company, to conduct a needs assessment for a Gainesville-based children's hospital. The assessment began in January with findings projected to be available early this summer. "We are confident that the experts at Sg2 will handle this very important assessment, delivering the information necessary to determine the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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