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2014-02-03 16:25:03

Kaiser Permanente joins Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation Partnerships Program OAKLAND, Calif., and WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Together, the Veterans Health Administration and Kaiser Permanente provide care and service to nearly 18 million Americans. Today the two organizations announced they will pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in health care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) As part of...

2014-01-29 23:33:10

Rosellini Scientific will provide full service medical equipment maintenance with unlimited on-site service and preventative maintenance for the listed Critical Care and Healthcare Beds located at the GLA and Ambulatory Care Center. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Rosellini Scientific, LLC is pleased to announce a maintenance agreement with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA). The company will provide full service medical equipment...

2014-01-21 23:01:15

Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in downtown Miami opens new auxiliary parking lot. Miami (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Veterans coming to the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center will find increased parking availability now that a new 300-space parking lot has opened. The new lot, located across the street from the facility, will be for staff and government vehicles, opening up spaces for patients and their caregivers seeking services at the Miami VA Healthcare System. The Miami VA Healthcare...

2014-01-17 23:00:18

The world’s largest independent producer of specialty aluminum products strengthens management team by hiring a Director of Supply Chain Management and a Director of Metallurgy and Quality Operations. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Vista Metals Corp. announced today that Mark Sprecher has joined the company as Director of Supply Chain Management along with Warren Marcucci as Director of Metallurgy and Quality Operations. The two bring over 40 years of combined aluminum industry...

2014-01-13 08:29:40

Veterans Health Administration Rolls Out Nationwide Critical Case Management Solution MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans Health Administration National Teleradiology Program (VA-NTP) is deploying its critical case management platform for all VA-NTP customers. Radiology staff serving Veterans in VA Medical Centers partnering with VA-NTP can get rapid turnaround for STAT Interpretations from NTP as well as continuous tracking of critical case data. The...

2014-01-10 23:00:35

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will celebrate being the first healthcare organization in the United States to be awarded Planetree Silver Merit recognition for Significant Advancement in Patient-Centered Care with a special award ceremony on Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will celebrate being the first healthcare organization in the United States to be awarded Planetree Silver Merit...

2014-01-08 08:29:17

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Anna Fox as senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Central. In her role, Fox oversees the strategy and operations for the four-state region covering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. She also guides program development and services to help members achieve their clinical and operational goals. "Anna has an outstanding background in supply chain and group...

2014-01-06 12:29:02

Significant quality and patient safety improvements achieved by the nearly 200 participating hospitals IRVING, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit health care organizations, announced that its Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) will continue its quality improvement efforts to reduce hospital-acquired conditions by 40% and reduce readmissions by 20% for an additional year. VHA's HEN, part of the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, is the...

2013-12-23 23:23:42

Veterans get special holiday drug rehab help at Narconon Freedom Center in Michigan as 22 are committing suicide every day. Albion, MI (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Veterans get additional holiday alcohol and drug rehabilitation help from Narconon Freedom Center. For the holidays, the center is offering 50% off the cost of their alcohol and drug rehab program to any veteran as a thank you for all they have sacrificed and contributed to our country. The facility is responding to the news CBS...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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