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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,...

2008-11-10 15:00:24

The winter months can be brutal for families trying to stay in a healthy fitness routine. You can beat the winter doldrums by spending quality time with the family in a healthy way at the Blue Cross RiverRink. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, families are encouraged to turn off the gadgets, get off the couch and head down to the Blue Cross RiverRink and enjoy a fun filled day of ice skating outdoors. The Independence Blue Cross Annual HEALTHY KIDS FEST celebrates ways for kids to...

2008-11-06 09:00:44

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today the formation of a wholly owned operating subsidiary, Conifer Health Solutions, Inc. (Conifer), which will offer a full range of revenue cycle management and patient communication services. The new company has more than 100 hospitals, including those operated by Tenet, under contract and already processes approximately 5 million patient accounts annually, worth approximately $9 billion. The creation of Conifer is a natural...

2008-10-22 21:00:17

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymetrix(SM), a leader in providing hospitals and healthcare networks with revenue cycle management solutions, recently announced the appointment of Jim Zuran to the position of vice president of Patient Access and Entitlement Solutions. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081022/LAW128) Zuran brings more than 15 years of industry experience to the company's development of new solutions that focus on the start of the revenue cycle. His...

2008-10-14 18:00:21

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that the subsidiaries operating its 52 hospitals have outsourced their materials management and procurement functions to Broadlane, the nation's largest and fastest growing provider of hospital supply chain services. Beginning Jan. 1, 2009, and continuing through early 2010, Tenet's approximately 200 materials management and procurement employees will become Broadlane employees. In September, Tenet signed a seven-year agreement...

2008-09-22 18:00:12

Prime Health Services (Prime Health), a national Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), is proud to announce the formation of a new relationship with Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) nationally. This relationship will enhance Prime Health's highly advanced and cost-effective healthcare management. All of Tenet's hospitals became part of the Prime Health Services Network effective Sept. 1, 2008. "We are pleased to bring our clients national access to the Tenet facilities. They represent...

2008-09-19 06:00:29

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that a Tenet subsidiary purchased the 245-bed Tarzana campus of Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center from HCP (NYSE: HCP), and simultaneously sold it to Providence Health & Services - California. These events complete the previously disclosed transaction announced on July 1, 2008. The related sale of the Encino campus closed on June 2, 2008. Also, a Tenet subsidiary sold its interest in a joint venture with HCP. The proceeds...

2008-09-18 18:00:49

Tenet Southern States Region announced today that Janie Sinacore-Jaberg, FACHE, has been named chief executive officer of East Cooper Regional Medical Center, a 100-bed acute care facility located in Mount Pleasant, S.C. She will be joining East Cooper Regional Medical Center on Oct. 15, 2008. Sinacore-Jaberg most recently served as chief operating officer for Trinity Hospital of Augusta, a 235-bed acute care hospital in Augusta, Ga. She has more than 30 years of health care experience...

2008-09-15 18:00:37

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that four acute care hospitals operated by its subsidiaries in southeast Texas experienced relatively minor damage from Hurricane Ike. While some elective procedures continue to be deferred, all four acute hospitals are fully operational at this time. These hospitals include Houston Northwest Medical Center, Cypress-Fairbanks Medical Center, and Park Plaza Hospital (including Plaza Specialty Hospital), and Nacogdoches Medical Center....

2008-09-04 18:00:33

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) will announce results for its third quarter ending Sept. 30, 2008, before the market opens on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. At 10:00 a.m. (EST) on Nov. 4, 2008, Tenet management will discuss the results via an audio webcast accessible through the Company's Web site at www.tenethealth.com. It is suggested that listeners access the audio webcast 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the call. The audio webcast will be available live and on a replay basis...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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