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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...

2013-06-27 12:27:57

MEMdata to Provide Equipment Planning for Major NICU Expansion at Top Ranked Children's Hospital COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MEMdata announced today that, in addition to ongoing capital equipment procurement services under MEMdata's Performer Elite program, the teaching system has now contracted for Equipment Planning services in support of construction. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital will expand its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to provide...

2013-02-04 12:27:48

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raritan and Shands HealthCare will be speaking on the latest trends in data center infrastructure management (DCIM) at the Teladata Technology Convergence Conference this week. Worldwide demand for data center hosted applications is increasing dramatically. This trend, combined with the economic benefits of consolidating physical assets and introducing new more powerful hardware devices, has led to an unprecedented increase in the...

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...

2009-10-23 16:27:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heading to the hospital? These days, the newest member of your medical team just might be the building itself -- and it's likely to play a bigger role in your healing than you might think. New trends in hospital design are helping health-care systems to better choreograph care and provide a soothing yet energy-efficient environment. Consider the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida, which opens Nov. 1. The new...

2009-09-03 15:54:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the unimaginable loss of their son Sebastian less than two years ago, Horst and Luisa Ferrero created the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation with a mission to improve child patient safety and develop a full-service children's hospital. Today the stars have aligned for the Foundation with two significant steps forward. The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, the University of Florida and Shands HealthCare have agreed to conduct an analysis of the...

2009-03-17 15:40:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Shands HealthCare has selected the Micromedex(R) CareNotes(R) System from Thomson Reuters as a key component of its ongoing effort to improve patient education. Shands HealthCare is a private, not-for-profit healthcare system affiliated with the University of Florida and its Health Science Center campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville. It includes eight Shands hospitals and two home health agencies. Shands will use CareNotes to provide patients...