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2014-08-26 16:28:57

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services, a California-based and award-winning hospital management organization, has filed a complaint under the federal RICO statute against SEIU, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry, UHW, UHW President Dave Regan and affiliates. The RICO Act (Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) is a federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed by an ongoing...

2014-08-15 16:24:06

Partnership Saves More than a 1,000 Jobs and a Critical Safety-Net Hospital ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. Prime Healthcare is committed to investing more than $80 million into St Mary's Hospital, which serves Passaic, Clifton, Wallington, Carlstadt, Rutherford/East Rutherford, and many other surrounding towns. "Prime Healthcare is excited about its first...

2014-03-05 16:26:13

ONTARIO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that eight of its hospitals were recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics, based on quality of care and patient satisfaction. Truven Health (formerlyThomson Reuters) is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The Truven Health Analytics "100 Top Hospitals" award winners for Prime Healthcare were: Centinela...

2014-01-23 16:24:50

INGLEWOOD, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centinela Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Prime Healthcare Services, is proud to announce that it was ranked among the top 25 hospitals in the nation by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program. It is one of only two California hospitals ranked among the top 25. A hospital's individual score within the Value-Based Purchasing program for fiscal year 2014 was focused on three...

2014-01-23 16:24:48

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has expanded its contractual agreements with United Healthcare, which now includes 14 Prime Healthcare hospitals in its coverage. United Healthcare members will be able to receive care at in-network benefit levels from Alvarado Hospital Medical Center in San Diego, Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino, Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville,...

2013-12-31 16:22:06

ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the Rhode Island acquisitions of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island. Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation now have more than 30,000 employees and own and operate 25 hospitals. "Prime Healthcare looks forward to working with the medical staffs and employees to make these...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.