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2014-10-22 23:01:50

The Chula Vista Animal Care Facility (CVACF) opened a new multi-purpose structure this week called The Cottage. This latest accomplishment for the CVACF is another step in an ongoing $1 million campaign to help enhance housing, care and adoption rates for animals at the facility CVACF.org. Chula Vista, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Chula Vista Animal Care Facility(CVACF) opened a new multi-purpose structure this week called The Cottage. The 1,079 square-foot building is the latest...

2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...

2014-10-14 12:35:07

Acquisition signals new chapter of growth and innovation for ethics and compliance solutions market leader PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethics and compliance solution leader NAVEX Global(TM) ("NAVEX") today announced it will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners ("Vista"), a leading private equity firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. The acquisition will accelerate investments in governance, risk and compliance solutions and expand the...

2014-10-13 12:30:24

Acquisition indicates new phase of growth for leading provider of transaction processing services and payment technologies NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --TransFirst Inc., a leading provider of secure payment processing, announced today that it will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners ("Vista"), a leading private equity firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. The acquisition will allow TransFirst to enter a new phase of growth focused on their end to...

2014-10-08 23:08:59

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief operating officer search for The Super Dentists in San Diego, Calif. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to...

2014-10-07 12:31:09

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, has entered into an agreement with the Jefferson School of Population Health to jointly create, market and present professional development programs and conferences on population health, governance and other related healthcare transformation topics. Population health is broader than traditional health care, as it takes into consideration all of the factors (social, economic, environmental and...

2014-10-06 23:03:06

American Peptide Company, Inc. and GlyTech Inc. announced today that they have entered into a co-promotion agreement for GlyTech’s glycosylation technology. Vista, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 American Peptide Company, Inc. (APC) (Vista, CA) a leading peptide manufacturer, and GlyTech Inc. (Kyoto, Japan), a world-leading developer of glycosylated drugs, announced today that they have entered into a co-promotion agreement for GlyTech’s glycosylation technology. As part of the...

2014-09-27 23:03:30

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Wins US Army Contract to Support the Army Stationing Installation Plan McLean, VA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) has been awarded a contract by the US Army to support the service's Army Stationing Installation Plan (ASIP) as the Prime Contractor. The contract was awarded by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Sam Houston to benefit the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

2014-09-25 16:26:16

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitioning from the traditional fee-for-service payment model to one based on value uniquely impacts every area of a hospital. To help hospitals and health systems nationwide, VHA Inc. today announced it is hosting a series of five free webinars that offer strategies designed around the distinct financial, clinical, operations and supply chain challenges leaders are facing in this transition. "The value based payment model is one of the most...

2014-09-24 12:25:42

New Website Equips Health Care Professionals with Resources to Reduce Patient Demand for EED IRVING, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of VHA Inc.'s work as a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), it is offering a free online toolkit (http://eedtoolkit.vha.com/) for health care professionals to educate expectant mothers and community stakeholders about the risks associated with early elective deliveries (EED) and therefore reducing demand. An EED is scheduling a baby's birth before...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin