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2013-05-13 23:28:54

Author and sister looks at the rise and fall of hospitals founded in Allegheny County, Pa. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Georgine Scarpino, sister and author, became inspired after Mercy Hospital, the last faith-based hospital in Allegheny County, Pa. was sold. Mercy Hospital was the first hospital founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the world and the first permanent hospital founded in Pittsburgh in 1847. Wanting to give tribute to the original 13 faith-based hospitals founded in the...

2013-04-15 23:01:01

New super strong windows withstand impact of 2x4s hurled by EF5 winds. Joplin, MO (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Like a chain and its weakest link, the strength of a hospital´s outer shell depends on its most fragile pieces — the windows. That´s a crucial lesson from the May 2011 tornado that ravaged the old St. John´s Regional Medical Center in Joplin. And it´s knowledge Mercy is using to better protect its new Joplin hospital and facilities across four states in tornado...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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