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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,...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.