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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...

2014-02-01 23:02:34

"linkAges Connect" program to support seniors living independently at home. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The linkAges™ program of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Innovation Center has received a grant of $714,000 over three years from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help fund development of systems that support seniors aging in the community. The grant will support development and evaluation of linkAges Connect, part of the broader linkAges...

2014-01-23 12:29:36

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center one of six in the nation chosen to review and provide expert feedback on innovative Healthcare Hotspotting Toolkit OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers announced that Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit Medical Center has been selected as one of only six organizations in the nation to comprise a Hotspotting Advisory Group. "Hotspotting" is a new tool designed to analyze data that focuses on the...

2014-01-22 16:25:45

Distinguished Financial Executives Take on New Leadership Positions; Testman Unique Among Health System CFOs with her Background as a Registered Nurse ORANGE and LOS ANGELES COUNTIES, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System in Southern California, a prominent integrated delivery system, has added the title of Chief Investment Officer to Rick Graniere's responsibilities as corporate Treasurer and named Karen Testman, RN, as its new Chief Financial...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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