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2014-09-23 16:27:51

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Receives Quality Performer Award for 11th Consecutive Year SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received recognition today for their excellence in medical care from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California. Nearly 200 physician organizations, representing approximately 35,000 physicians who provide care for about 9 million patients,...

2014-09-18 23:09:12

CPMC honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. The family of Ray Dolby provided a founding gift of $21 million in 2011 to establish the Brain Health Center, which provides services to...

2014-09-16 08:31:59

Former Sutter Gould Medical Foundation CEO Brings Lean Transformation Expertise to Drive Improved Healthcare Delivery PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler Consulting, a Truven Health Analytics Company and leading global management consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Dr. Paul DeChant to the role of Executive Director, Clinical Operations and Innovation. As former CEO of Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, DeChant brings deep, real-world expertise in Lean...

2014-09-15 23:05:21

Nineteen health systems are being recognized for their evidence-based leadership development practices that will be shared with organizations throughout the country to help them prepare future leaders and achieve organizational excellence. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) has identified 19 leading “BOLD” healthcare organizations that are using evidence-based leadership development practices to achieve excellence and improve...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-09-12 23:01:18

Leading health system unifies over 30 unique entities and service lines to help patients better navigate the path of care. Macon, Ga. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Today, Central Georgia Health System, which includes the second largest hospital in Georgia and more than 30 additional entities, is announcing a new brand identity that will unify each facility and service line within its existing system for the very first time. The new brand, Navicent Health, symbolizes this leading health...

2014-08-22 23:02:19

Top specialist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Dr. Michelle Reisner, has joined the network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Their system welcomes Dr. Reisner to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced...

2014-08-19 12:28:42

Innovation Cohort Will Focus on Patients' Needs CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIA - a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare ­- announces Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, as the most recent addition to the AVIA Innovator Network. Sutter Health will participate in AVIA's inaugural cohort focused helping patients navigate the healthcare system and enable continuity of care...

2014-08-18 23:03:16

Top pediatric neurologist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading pediatric neurologist, Dr. Gary McAbee, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. McAbee to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive...

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...


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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