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2011-06-15 13:38:00

SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California, AllCare Independent Physician Association and Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, a Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) hospital, today announced a three-year accountable care initiative designed to provide integrated, cost-efficient health care to approximately 8,000 Blue Shield HMO members in Stanislaus County. The partners expect this collaboration to result in little to no...

2011-06-13 10:53:00

App increases access to health-related information for families PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children today launched a mobile application to further connect the hospital to community members and increase access to health-related information. The mobile application, powered by WorldLink, is available as a free download for Android(TM), iPhone(TM), iPad(TM), and iTouch(TM). The hospital will add BlackBerry(TM) products in the near...

2011-04-18 07:30:00

DALLAS, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today confirmed that it has received a revised proposal from Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tenet for $6.00 per share in cash. Consistent with its fiduciary duties and in consultation with its independent financial and legal advisors, Tenet's Board of Directors will review the revised proposal to determine the course of action that it believes is in the...

2011-02-15 09:58:00

Blog Aims to Help Youngsters Lead Healthier Lives PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children has launched a blog geared towards helping children lead healthy lives. Centered on the hospital's mascot character, Chris the Apple, the blog provides important information related to pediatric health in a manner that is suitable and engaging to children. Through his blog, titled "An Apple a Day," Chris the Apple shares his health experiences...

2010-11-18 10:14:00

St. Chris Pediatric Specialty Care Now Available in Yardley PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children announced today it has opened a multispecialty pediatric practice in Bucks County, Pa. StChris Care at Bucks County, located at 301 Oxford Valley Road in Yardley, Pa., brings advanced care and greater access to experienced pediatric specialists for families in Bucks and nearby counties. Specialties available at the site include...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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