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2014-04-08 23:33:19

Ohio Valley Medical Center honored for providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Wheeling, WV (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Ohio Valley Medical Center received a Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment in the Ohio Valley. By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, OVMC has signified its commitment to a global mission to elevate the patient experience for women and all patients as...

2014-02-06 23:26:41

The 2013 NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality was awarded Wednesday to six hospitals that achieved overall excellence in nursing-sensitive quality measures last year. The hospitals recognized included one three-time winner and the first winner from outside the U.S. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 2013 NDNQI® Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality® to hospitals that made impressive improvements to achieve overall excellence in nursing-sensitive quality measures...

2014-02-06 16:27:26

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Plains Hospital, a leading community hospital in Westchester County, and Montefiore Health System, a premier academic medical center and the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, today announced plans to form a new healthcare partnership. The Board of Directors of White Plains Hospital approved the signing of a letter of agreement to enter into a partnership with Montefiore at its February 5(th) Board...

2014-01-24 12:23:18

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 95(th) Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. NJHA Healthcare Leader Awards The 2014 Distinguished Service Award was presented to Robert P. Wise of Lebanon, president and CEO of Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington. Wise was honored for his more than 20 years of service, leadership and commitment to the...

2014-01-13 16:26:29

GILBERT, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program was recently granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).This program is administered by the American College of Surgeons and the accreditation is for three years. Accreditation was granted to Banner MD Anderson's Comprehensive Breast Program for its commitment to providing the highest level of quality for breast care....

2013-07-16 23:01:22

The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center (JACBCC) at St. Elizabeth Health Center (SEHC) in Youngstown was recently granted accreditation from two national organizations, recognizing the center’s excellence as a breast care center and confirming it as a center of excellence for breast imaging. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center (JACBCC) at St. Elizabeth Health Center (SEHC) in Youngstown was recently granted accreditation from...

2013-06-20 20:22:01

Break-even year and investments pave the way for a strong FY14 ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record number of patients turned to the University of Michigan Health System in the last year for their care, and expressed record-high satisfaction with their experience -- resulting in a solid fiscal year performance achieved in a challenging environment. The forecast is for an even stronger year to come. In a presentation today to the U-M Board of Regents,...

2013-05-29 16:25:30

- Sound Shore Health System and Montefiore Health System have signed an Asset Purchase Agreement for Montefiore to acquire the assets of Sound Shore Health System. NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Shore Health System ("SSHS") announced today it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Montefiore Health System ("Montefiore") for Montefiore to acquire its assets (and assume certain liabilities). The transaction, which is expected to close by the...

2013-05-21 12:29:08

Management Walked Out of Talks on Tuesday, Refusing to Address Nurses' Staffing Concerns Threatens to Impose Four-Day Lockout After the Strike, Subjecting Patients to Substandard Care by Replacement Nurses Drawn from All Over the Country WORCESTER, Mass., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to deteriorating patient care conditions, the 1,100 registered nurses who work at the University Hospital campus of UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) in Worcester plan to...

2013-02-28 08:29:47

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Medical Devices announced today that the MarginProbe System will be used at the Breast Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital, in Munich, Germany. The Breast Center treats over 400 primary breast cancer cases annually at its two sites Maistrasse-Innenstadt and Grosshadern. "We are excited to get started with the MarginProbe System. With currently available techniques, positive margins are a...