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2014-10-01 08:30:38

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective October 1, 2014 there are 32 hospitals that are accredited trauma centers in Pennsylvania. Three of these hospitals have dual adult and pediatric accreditation. On November 1, 2014 the number of trauma centers will increase to 33 with an additional Level IV trauma center. Adult Level I Trauma Centers 1. Allentown - Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest Campus (dual Adult Level I and Pediatric Level II...

2014-09-23 08:29:44

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Level IV Trauma Center Accreditation status has been granted to an additional hospital in Pennsylvania for the period from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. Grove City Medical Center - Grove City, PA This brings the total number of trauma centers in Pennsylvania to 33 and enhances care of injured patients in Pennsylvania's rural regions. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) is a non-profit...

2014-08-29 16:23:58

Funding needed for state and rural trauma systems and to create new models for regionalized emergency care CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After authoring a new law to include burn injuries as part of trauma care, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), is working on legislation to provide long overdue financing to develop and revitalize the nation's state and rural trauma systems and to create innovative new models of regionalized emergency care. Sen. Reed's Improving Trauma...

2014-07-09 16:28:25

Nurses Hand-Deliver Letter With Vote Results to UMMMC CEO Eric DicksonExpressing Nurses Outrage Over a "Punitive Organizational Culture" that is Causing a "Serious Deterioration in the Quality of Patient Care" at the Level One Trauma Center WORCESTER, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at UMass Memorial Medical Center's University Campus have recently cast an overwhelming vote of "no confidence" in its...

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel of health care leaders who shared insights into the unique health care issues that rural areas face today, including workforce shortages, quality education and training for the next generation of rural surgeons, and access to trauma care. Speakers at the forum highlighted how the trauma system has evolved...

2014-06-30 16:26:19

PALM SPRINGS, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Health Care District of Palm Beach County marks its 25(th) anniversary, the public health system is serving the needs of more adults and children countywide. This month the District's four Federally Qualified Health Centers, the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, are marking their first anniversary, having provided quality care during 52,000 patient visits in their first year. The District also oversees and funds the...

2014-06-22 23:03:11

The American College of Emergency Physicians recently cited the shortage of orthopedists, hand surgeons, and registered nurses in California as a major contributing factor to the overall quality of trauma care available to Californians. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 With the recent addition of Dominic J. Mintalucci, MD, to Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), the practice’s Hand Center has made a great impact on the quality and accessibility of hand and upper extremity care in the...

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...


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