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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...

2010-01-08 09:00:00

SLIDELL, La., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The private, not-for-profit Ochsner Health System today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase NorthShore Regional Medical Center (NSRMC), the ambulatory surgery center and several pieces of property on which the facility is located in Slidell, Louisiana. The projected closing date is April 1, 2010: this purchase will expand Ochsner Health System to eight hospitals in Southeast Louisiana. The medical staff will remain "open,"...

2009-09-14 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH and SHERBORN, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Vocollect, Inc., the global leader in voice technology and Boston Software Systems, the leader in workflow automation to the healthcare market, today announced a strategic partnership. Under the agreement, Vocollect will use Boston WorkStation(TM) automation technology to enable AccuNurse(R) voice-assisted care to seamlessly integrate with MEDITECH and other leading health care platforms. As a result, nurses cut down on paperwork,...

2009-07-21 15:17:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses and hospital workers who provide care at hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation organized an unprecedented national protest today against attempts to cut their access to sick leave. Tenet healthcare workers who belong to both the National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association (NNOC/CNA) and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare leafleted at nine hospitals in Florida and California....

2009-07-15 15:52:00

SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS), the leading healthcare staffing company in the United States, today announced Bary Bailey will be joining the executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective August 10, 2009. Bailey brings nearly 30 years of experience in finance, financial consulting and operations in the healthcare, insurance and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Bailey's most recent position was that as CFO and Executive Vice President...

2009-04-27 13:54:00

HOUSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announces that Houston Northwest Medical Center has been named to the company's 2009 Circle of Excellence. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090427/DA05877) The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that have achieved the highest levels of quality, service and operational performance. Key metrics used to evaluate the hospitals were patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores,...

2008-12-04 11:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kenneth K. Westbrook, a leading executive in Southern California's health care industry, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Healthcare Holdings, Inc., effective immediately. IHHI owns and operates four acute care hospitals in Orange County, California: Western Medical Center -- Santa Ana, Western Medical Center -- Anaheim, Chapman Medical Center and Coastal Communities Hospital. Though a newcomer to IHHI,...