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2014-08-07 16:28:04

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Mr. John Mulvihill, Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network (UHN) and Chair of the Board's Selection Committee for the President & CEO announced today that Dr. Peter Pisters, currently Vice President of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Regional Care System, will serve as UHN's next President & CEO. "I know I speak for everyone on the Board and all members of the Selection Committee when I say how...

2014-08-07 12:28:54

St. Luke's Physician Group to provide primary care LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's University Health Network and Capital BlueCross today announced that they have launched a unique regional accountable care arrangement to improve the health care experience and outcomes for their customers. An accountable care arrangement is designed to enhance care coordination and the patient experience, improve health outcomes, and reduce health care expenses. Under this model,...

2014-07-28 23:01:53

After extensive evaluation, Goliath was selected to monitor and manage St. Luke’s EHR applications and the supporting infrastructure. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Goliath Technologies, the leading provider of Proactive IT Operations solutions to monitor, analyze, report, and remediate performance issues in today’s complex virtual server, virtual desktop, and hybrid cloud infrastructures, announced today that St. Luke’s University Health Network selected Goliath’s...

2014-02-13 10:35:34

Cancer researchers led by stem cell scientist Dr. John Dick have discovered a pre-leukemic stem cell that may be the first step in initiating disease and also the culprit that evades therapy and triggers relapse in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The research, published online today in Nature is a significant leap in understanding the steps that a normal cell has to go through as it turns into AML, says Dr. Dick, and sets the stage to advance personalized cancer medicine by...

2014-01-22 11:31:37

Results of clinical research that treated mesothelioma with radiation before surgery show the three-year survival rate more than doubled for study participants afflicted with this deadly disease, compared to treating with surgery first. The findings, published online today ahead of print in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (DOI 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000078), chart a viable route to treat patients more effectively and also improve their quality of life and potential survival, says principal...

2013-10-21 23:02:26

Cedar Lake Oncology in Biloxi, Mississippi has signed a billing contract with Universal Health Network, a radiation oncology specific revenue cycle management company based in New York. Biloxi, Mississippi (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Biloxi’s only outpatient radiation oncology center, Cedar Lake Oncology, has signed a billing and collections contract with Universal Health Networks (UHN). This contract will enable the practice to provide better billing services to their patients and also...

2013-08-26 11:53:35

Stem cell scientists at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered the gene GATA3 has a role in how blood stem cells renew themselves, a finding that advances the quest to expand these cells in the lab for clinical use in bone marrow transplantation, a procedure that saves thousands of lives every year. The research, published online today in Nature Immunology, provides an important piece in the puzzle of understanding the mechanisms that govern the blood stem cell self-renewal...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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