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2011-09-29 07:00:00

Interpoint Partners, a leading provider of revenue cycle management, performance management, and hospital-physician alignment technology and services, announced today that it has secured a contract for the implementation of its business analytics and workflow soluitons at University Medical Center in Nevada. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Interpoint Partners, a leading provider of revenue cycle management, performance management, and hospital-physician alignment technology and...

2011-07-21 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) has been ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationally in three specialties - Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, and Geriatrics - in U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. After years of focused efforts at becoming one of the most renowned places for cancer care in the country, this marks the first time the programs at...

2011-07-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group has released the 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, its 22nd annual publication of the analysis. The rankings are freely available at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and will be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale August 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The latest rankings showcase 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Each is ranked among...

2011-07-07 08:00:00

GASTONIA, N.C., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CaroMont Health announced it has retained Witt/Kieffer in its search for a new CEO. The decision follows an RFP process in which executive search firms from around the country were reviewed by CaroMont's Search Committee. "The committee is charged with finding a visionary leader, strategic thinker and experienced health care executive who inspires excellence in others and who strives to work collaboratively across all constituencies served by...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'