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2014-07-24 23:07:17

Single name signifies one unified team focused on high-quality care. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Catholic Health Partners (CHP), the parent healthcare system of Humility of Mary Health Partners, has changed its name to Mercy Health. The system’s name change is part of a Ministry evolution to one unified team, focused on high-quality care, increased efficiencies and lower patient costs. Mercy Health is Ohio’s largest health system and fourth-largest employer. “Our new name...

2014-07-17 20:23:08

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento on Wednesday became the first hospital in California to use the next-generation robotic surgery system called the da Vinci Xi, which provides 3-D, high-definition visualization and greater dexterity, precision and control for the surgeon as well as less pain and a quicker recovery for the patient. Steven C. Patching, M.D., who in 1993 was the first to use laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery in...

2014-06-12 16:25:52

Overhead patient lifts improve employee and patient safety and clinical quality SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, not-for-profit Sutter Health announces an $11.5 million commitment to install overhead patient lifts at 19 intensive care units and acute rehabilitation centers across its Northern California network. Three years ago, the network invested an initial $11.5 million to install overhead lifts at 21 affiliate sites. Overhead patient lifts make...

2014-05-12 16:28:35

ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Hospital Association, in partnership with California Hospital Association, honored Peter Mackler, Executive Director of Government Relations and Policy for MemorialCare Health System, with the American Hospital Association Grassroots Champions Award. Mackler is being recognized for his exceptional leadership in generating grassroots and community activity in support of the mission of...

2014-05-08 23:02:51

Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center receive “A” ratings. Grade reflects how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients...

2014-04-21 16:25:22

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual MemorialCare physician advocacy days to educate state lawmakers on how their current and future decisions impact the health and wellness of California communities is set for April 22-23 in Sacramento. MemorialCare Health System, a leading Southern California not-for-profit integrated delivery system--with hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties--is the only health system that has created this...

2014-03-17 20:22:30

Nearly Identical bill, AB 975, Was Soundly Defeated 28-38 by Assembly in 2013 SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Hospital Association (CHA) today announced its opposition to AB 503 (Wieckowski/Bonta). The bill is nearly identical to 2013's AB 975, which was debated and soundly defeated in the Assembly last year. It is an unreasonable and costly attempt to redefine charity care for all hospitals, and community benefit standards of nonprofit...

2014-03-14 23:01:11

Program is one of only 15 nationwide to offer innovative, minimally invasive treatment options for complex pulmonary diseases. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are collaborating with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fellowship Program to be the first West Coast sites to offer interventional pulmonology fellowships for pulmonary fellows. Interventional pulmonology (IP) is an emerging field within pulmonary...

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...

2014-02-28 12:28:05

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital today announced that it has appointed Iftikhar Hussain as the hospital's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Hussain will replace interim CFO, Ned Borgstrom, starting in April. "Iftikhar brings a proven track record of careful fiscal management, organizational leadership and innovative thinking that will be a tremendous asset to our hospital," said Tomi Ryba, president and CEO of El Camino Hospital. "The...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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