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2014-09-11 23:00:25

Dr. Nancy Elliott and Dr. Marcie Hertz receive Montclair Magazine’s 2014 Top Doctors recognition for breast surgery. Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Dr. Nancy Elliott, MD, FACS and Dr. Marcie Hertz, MD, FACS were recently selected as Top Doctors by Montclair Magazine, Montclair, NJ. Only 5 % of area doctors have received this prestigious honor. “I am pleased with this honor, and am especially gratified that it comes as we achieve 100% early detection of breast cancer...

2014-09-08 08:31:30

Pattern recognition and decision support augment learning environment in L&D while enhancing safety for mothers and babies CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision aimed at enhancing patient safety and improving outcomes while fulfilling its mission as a teaching institution, University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City today entered into an agreement to purchase PeriGen's(®) PeriCALM(® )solution suite for labor and delivery (L&D)....

2014-07-28 23:11:58

Health and wellness company, HealthFair, has been accredited in the Mammography Accreditation Program for their mobile health centers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American College of Radiology has accredited HealthFair in the Mammography Accreditation Program which is a requirement for all U.S. facilities. This program provides peer review and feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control and assurance, image quality and dose. It is the largest accreditation...

2014-07-01 23:00:29

University Hospital on Tuesday, July 1st, will mark its first year as an independent institution — a year of accomplishments and new challenges, said James R. Gonzalez, the hospital’s President and CEO. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 University Hospital on Tuesday, July 1st, will mark its first year as an independent institution — a year of accomplishments and new challenges, said James R. Gonzalez, the hospital’s President and CEO. On July 1, 2013, University Hospital...

2014-05-20 23:15:46

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) accredits academic medical center renowned as the birthplace of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) is proud to announce that Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, GA, are the latest facilities recognized with provisional accreditation by ACE. Both academic hospitals successfully completed the ACE...

2014-05-20 12:34:32

BRONX, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding heart disease, according to a study that followed nearly 900 women for seven years. These findings were reported in a paper led by authors at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Einstein, and published today in the Journal of Clinical...

2014-05-06 08:33:49

CathMaps+ debuts in Boston at AARP's Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CathMaps+ will demonstrate how mobile technology can provide emergency assistance and peace of mind to millions of Americans at risk for a cardiac event. The AARP Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo showcases the latest in digital health technology designed to improve quality of life. The event is part of AARP's Life@50+ National Event in Boston, May 8(th)-10(th). CathMaps+ is the...

Kitchens A Source Of Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria
2014-04-09 05:02:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From professional chef to housewife, every cook knows that handling raw poultry leaves your hands, tools and surfaces covered in drug-resistant bacteria such as E. coli. These bacteria produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), which are enzymes that make the bacteria resistant to many commonly used antibiotics. A new study from the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, examined household and hospital kitchens to...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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