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2013-05-01 23:04:33

Membership organization for sustainable health care hands out more than 300 awards at annual CleanMed conference. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Practice Greenhealth, the nation´s leading membership association devoted to environmentally responsible health care, has announced its 2013 Environmental Excellence Award winners. These coveted Awards are given to institutions within the health care sector for outstanding programs to reduce the facility´s environmental footprint....

2012-08-01 14:23:11

SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providence Health Care (PHC) and Group Health Cooperative have signed an agreement to form a new jointly owned company that will create the region's most comprehensive physician organization. The new organization will work with other health insurance companies and health care purchasers to manage care for patients across the region with more coordinated, seamless and affordable care. The two entities will form a new limited liability...

2012-03-01 11:21:00

Agreement forms a basis for future efforts to coordinate hospital care, children's care, cancer care, health research, doctor training & hiring, and more ANN ARBOR and NOVI, Mich., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and Trinity Health-Michigan have signed a new master affiliation agreement that paves the way for close cooperation between the two health systems that will benefit patients around the state. The agreement signals an...

2011-07-19 15:08:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Healthcare today announced it has received the 2011 Outstanding Patient Experience Award and the 2011 Maternity Care Excellence Award, accolades recognized by HealthGrades for hospitals performing in the top 10 percent in the nation for overall patient satisfaction and superior maternity care. In addition to the excellence awards, Evergreen also achieved designation as a 5-Star rated medical center in gynecologic surgery, and is...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

MEDSEEK Announces Its "Creating a Better Online Patient Experience" Webinar on June 30 at 2pm EDT Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 MEDSEEK, the industry's only provider of the optimal 360-degree online healthcare experience, is to host a free Webinar June 30th at 2:00pm, EDT, to discuss the latest trends driving health systems toward improving the online patient experience and MEDSEEK's role in advising healthcare organizations on patient portal strategy, planning and implementation....

2011-02-21 12:14:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blodgett Hospital, a Michigan based patient care facility, has contracted with Grand Rapids, Mich. based Optimal Solutions to install eVideon Healthcare; a complete IP-based interactive television system. The installation will replace Blodgett's current RF analog television distribution system. The contract with Blodgett Hospital comes after the launch of eVideon Healthcare at the new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids,...

2010-10-27 23:01:00

University of Michigan Health System & Physicians' Organization of Western Michigan team up; other partners sought GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care reform, rapidly evolving technology and the struggling economy challenge physician group practices across Michigan, a new organization will offer a way for the state's doctors and doctor groups to stay independent and focus on what they do best: care for patients. Yesterday in Grand Rapids, leaders...

2010-10-05 14:47:00

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Palos Community Hospital has received the 2010 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from HealthGrades. This prestigious honor from the nation's leading independent health care ratings organization places Palos in the top five percent of hospitals based on clinical excellence. Palos is one of 269 hospitals in the country to receive this award. It is the fifth consecutive year Palos has been a recipient. (Logo:...

2010-09-22 07:48:00

NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 350 hospitals in 35 states and the District of Columbia now rely on HIPAA-compliant, Web-based software from Curaspan Health Group to more efficiently move patients from acute to post-acute care. Curaspan is the industry leader in building secure electronic patient-transition networks for hospitals, post-acute providers and suppliers to optimize patient care. Year to date, Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio; Lucile Packard...

2010-09-08 14:33:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Healthcare Resources (Spectrum), the military staffing division of TeamHealth, has achieved its fourth Gold Seal of Approval(TM) for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission's certification program offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm's ability to provide competent staffing services. Contractors are given assurance by this certification that Spectrum demonstrates a...