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2014-04-08 15:51:16

Factoring patient transport by air or by land: Technology is providing a firm diagnosis on critical transport times. University of Cincinnati research is offering hospitals and trauma centers a unique, accurate and scientific approach to making decisions about transporting critical-care patients by air or by ambulance. A presentation this week at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in Tampa, Fla., highlights the research of Michael Widener, a UC assistant...

2014-03-28 12:26:32

CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Ohio - the 17(th) in a series of community forums held across the U.S. to share examples of how surgeon-led quality improvement programs have set higher standards, reduced costs and improved patient outcomes at a state and national level. The forum, held at The Ohio State University (OSU), featured a panel of health care leaders who...

2014-03-05 16:26:33

Growing Trend Reflects MEMdata's Comprehensive Approach to Equipment Services COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When St. Joseph Health System in Bryan, Texas decided to build a new facility to accommodate growth in patient volume, they did not have to search far for an Equipment Planning firm to provide technology services on the project. College Station, Texas based MEMdata, located just minutes away, was already under contract to provide ongoing capital...

2014-03-04 08:31:09

Too often, too little specialized post-acute care comes too late with risk of disability. MOUNT DORA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and NeuLife Residential Post-Acute Programs, a specialized neurorehabilitation facility, invites the media to spotlight an issue that too often goes unnoticed with consequences--a platinum post-acute period that may mean the difference between disability and independence for people with catastrophic brain...

2014-02-21 08:25:55

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center is proud to announce a three year, exclusive partnership with the Loveland Ski Club: Love What Moves You. The partnership is generating extra excitement as both Swedish Medical Center employees and Loveland Ski Team members are glued to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games to see the young favorite Mikaela Shiffrin compete. Over the past 4 years Shiffrin has competed and trained at Loveland Ski Area in preparation....

2014-02-10 23:04:10

The UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care is now offering an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) fellowship program in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine (ACCM). This 12-month fellowship is designed to fulfill the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) requirements for the critical care board eligibility, as well as be tailored to the specialties of the individual fellows. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The UC Irvine...

2014-02-10 16:26:40

DENVER, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Health and North Colorado Med Evac (a Med Trans Corp air medical program) are pleased to announce a contractual preferred provider agreement for air-medical transport and evacuation. This is the first time in the regional trauma center's 150+ year history that Denver Health has signed a preferred provider for air transport. As the Rocky Mountain Region's only Adult Level I and Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, Denver Health began a...

2014-02-08 23:01:08

Two anesthesiologists at University of California, Irvine have received fellowships from the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation. The fellowship is intended to support projects designed to improve the quality and value of health care provided by those selected to be a part of the fellowship. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Two anesthesiologists at University of California, Irvine received fellowships from the University of California’s Center for Health Quality and...

2014-02-01 23:01:58

Gilbane Building Company Concluded First Two Phases of Project in Time for Hackensack University Medical Center to Serve As Dedicated Medical Services Provider for Super Bowl XLVIII New Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Gilbane Building Company completed Phases 1 and 2 of the Hackensack University Medical Center Emergency and Trauma Center renovation and expansion project in time for Super Bowl XLVIII. One of three Official Medical Services Providers selected by the 2014 Super Bowl...

2014-01-30 16:26:14

NeuLife, New Post-Acute Residential Neurorehabilitative Facility, Helps Address Deficit of Beds Nationally MT. DORA, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuLife announces its grand opening and reception for community and industry leaders and for the media February 5, 2014, to unveil its exceptionally individualized neurorehabilitative programs that transition individuals with catastrophic injuries from trauma to the highest level of independence possible. NeuLife's multidisciplinary...