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2009-07-16 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, the nation's leading source of rankings and service journalism, today announced the 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible today online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Tuesday, July 21. Now in its 20th year, the multi-platform 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals guide is the most extensive hospital ranking to-date. It includes rankings of 174 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties...

2009-06-09 06:15:00

iMedica Selected as Best EHR/PM System to Help Physicians' Organization Deliver on Its Commitment to Clinically Integrate Member Practices DALLAS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- iMedica Corporation, a leading developer of healthcare software solutions for physician practices, announced today that after more than two years of research and consideration, the Physicians' Organization of the University Medical Center at Princeton has chosen iMedica's electronic health record (EHR) and practice...

2009-06-08 10:54:00

Advances Trend Toward Less-Invasive Approaches PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing the trend toward ever less invasive surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton (www.princetonhcs.org) is now performing laparoscopic surgery by way of a single incision through the belly button -- becoming one of a handful of centers in the Northeastern United States to offer the procedure. With virtually no visible scar, less pain and faster recovery time, "single port laparoscopic...

2009-01-22 15:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected to construct a $441 million replacement hospital for University Medical Center at Princeton (UMCP) in Plainsboro Township, N.J. The scope of work includes construction of a 269-bed replacement hospital with 10 surgical suites, full-service diagnostics, cardiac labs, radiation oncology with linear accelerators and related ancillary and support space. In the...

2008-10-27 09:00:42

SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFSF), the global leader in on-demand performance and talent management solutions, today announced that University Medical Center (UMC) has selected SuccessFactors' integrated suite of Performance and Talent Management solutions for its 3,800 employees. UMC is focused on cultivating top talent within its organization by using SuccessFactors to manage employee goal setting and performance. Already recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Arizona, UMC...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

The Larry King Cardiac Foundation and Rush University Medical Center have joined forces to provide life-saving cardiac care for patients who have no insurance or limited means. The goal is to bring critical care to people who have run out of options. Cardiologists and heart surgeons at Rush will donate their time and perform surgeries at no cost to the patient. The Larry King Cardiac Foundation provides funding to compensate the hospital for the materials used. "We are proud to be...

2008-08-28 12:01:22

Arizona Physicians IPA (APIPA) and Children's Clinics for Rehabilitative Services in Tucson today announced an agreement that will provide beneficiaries of Arizona's Children's Rehabilitative Services program (CRS) with access to the Children's Clinics full range of services, including: Multi-specialty Clinics, hospital services at Tucson Medical Center and University Medical Center, as well as University and community based physicians. Bill Hagan, CEO of APIPA, which was awarded a...

2008-08-25 06:00:23

By Annette Wells By ANNETTE WELLS REVIEW-JOURNAL Dr. Richard Chudacoff has always had a high level of confidence in his abilities as a physician and teacher of medicine. He didn't look over his shoulder while teaching at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, nor did he second guess his procedures at two of the nation's top hospitals - St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and The Methodist Hospital. That confidence took a hit, though, when Chudacoff received a letter from Dr. John...

2008-08-18 12:00:55

Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) announced that an application has been filed with the state Department of Health and Human Services for a Certificate of Need allowing for the transfer of ownership of all of the former Pascack Valley Hospital licenses to a joint venture to be formed by HUMC and Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. (LHP). Pending the transfer, the new entity, Hackensack University Medical Center North at Pascack Valley (HUMC North at PV), will be permitted to operate and...

2008-08-15 09:01:04

By AARON MACKEY Possible VP pick would oversee med school's expansion UA officials appear close to hiring the dean of the University of Missouri's medical school for a newly created position that will oversee growth of the Arizona Health Sciences Center. William Crist, a pediatrician who has been the Missouri medical school's dean since 2000, has been named the sole finalist to become the University of Arizona's vice president for health affairs, a position created about a month ago....


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