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2014-07-15 04:21:19

Mayo Clinic Is No. 1 on the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released the 25th edition of the annual Best Hospitals rankings, freely available at usnews.com. Best Hospitals includes key information on nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. For the first time, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, claimed the No. 1 spot on the Honor Roll, followed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Memorial Sloan Kettering...

2014-04-07 08:23:48

These forward-thinking hospitals are ahead of the curve when it comes to reducing their carbon footprints HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released article reveals many of the greatest achievements in environmentally friendly construction in the health industry. The article celebrates the 30 most environmentally friendly hospitals in the world. Each hospital was selected based on criteria including certifications from environmental bodies, recycling efforts, green...

2014-04-05 04:21:30

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumor visualization during radiotherapy UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb), Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) and University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht (the Netherlands) announced today that the initial components of the world's first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system are being installed...

2014-02-26 12:25:28

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Dyk Health Care, Inc. (www.vandykhealthcare.com) is pleased to announce that Dr. Marc Morresi, Medical Director for Van Dyk Health Care's Montclair facility, has been elected to the Hackensack UMC Mountainside Board of Trustees. Dr. Morresi officially started his new appointment to the Board of Trustees on February 1, 2014. Along with other hospital senior leaders, doctors and community members, he will be involved in overseeing the...

2014-01-29 16:26:41

HACKENSACK, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 2014 will go down as one of coldest months in years. Even parts of the country known for their mild winters have experienced the arrival (and return) of arctic chill. At Hackensack University Health Network in northern New Jersey, we are experts in helping people deal with the cold. In fact, we were chosen as one of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee's official medical services providers for Super Bowl XLVIII, the first ever...

2013-10-03 23:03:21

The Healthgrades (http://www.healthgrades.com) distinction places CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medical Center within the top 10% of all hospitals evaluated for the exceptional care provided to mothers (during and after childbirth) and to their newborn children. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 CarePoint Health Hoboken University Medcail Center announced today that it has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Five Star Ratings for Maternity Care and GYN Surgery, according to Healthgrades,...

2013-04-15 23:00:14

LifeWings, Korky von Kessel, will be speaking at the UNOS Annual Transplant Management Forum in New Orleans in April. LifeWings specializes in patient safety training to medical teams across the country led by a team of physicians, nurses, former NASA astronauts, former military flight surgeons, pilots, flight crew, former military officers, and healthcare risk managers. http://www.saferpatients.com Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 LifeWings Senior Vice President, Korky von...

2012-08-08 23:02:00

Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, will retire from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, has announced that he will be retiring from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Dr. Demetriou joined University Hospitals in 2005 and has been credited with leading numerous initiatives...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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