Hospitals and Nursing Industry News from Send2Press Newswire
News Index for Wednesday, December 02, 2015
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015, 08:00:59 EST
CANBY, Ore., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Wagner Shinn announces that his great grandfather Dr. Edward Reed Wagner, a missionary doctor in the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (Global Ministries) in the late 19th century, was honored for founding Huamei Hospital in Linqing, Shandong, China at a special ceremony celebrating the hospital's 130th year on November 1st.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015, 15:40:46 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has been recognized as a Level 2 'We Honor Veterans' partner for its organizational capacity to provide quality care for U.S. military veterans.
Thu, 05 Nov 2015, 16:03:45 EST
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Four Seasons Compassion for Life volunteers were recently awarded for their exemplary service to hospice patients and families in the western region of North Carolina, including Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.
NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Hoogstra, Hendersonville Hospice Contributions with Resolution
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 17:15:22 EST
RALEIGH, N.C., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives today.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 18:05:47 EST
ENKA, N.C., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when an aging individual needs more in-home care than Medicare or insurance provides? The recent addition of licensed nursing services by Mountain Home Care addresses the existing and widening gap between patient needs and the amount of skilled care insurance providers cover.
Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission
Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 12:36:39 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California Excluded Persons List Legislation AB 1122
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 18:31:16 EST
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
The Triple Aim of Health Care: Four Seasons CMO Janet Bull Looks Ahead to a Future of Higher Quality, Better Service, and Lower Costs
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 14:07:16 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can 'Talk' with New Smart Medical Instruments
Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 14:33:07 EST
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015, 14:48:16 EST
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter's contributions to the profession.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015, 16:10:08 EST
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hundreds of hospital finance executives from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington are convening in San Diego next week to discuss critical issues facing hospitals in the Western states and beyond. Among the exhibitors at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Region 11 Symposium and Trade Faire will be Healthcare Insights, LLC, (HCI) in its first trade show appearance since merging with NOMISe, Inc. in October.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 07:00:14 EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 17:08:59 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101' in Hendersonville (UPDATED)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 14:02:58 EST
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The free Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014, 18:28:37 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new 'Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice' campaign. Through one patient's personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 13:49:33 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of 'We Honor Veterans,' a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 15:53:03 EST
DAYTON, Ohio, June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance announced today that they have created a mutually beneficial alliance with Ideal Home Health Care. Right at Home - Dayton and Ideal HHC are offering a specialized collaborative approach, each with a locally focused expertise.
Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model
Thu, 22 May 2014, 19:44:45 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life Celebrates '35th Birthday Bash' with Festivities on Saturday, May 10
Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 15:56:50 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates its '35th Birthday Bash' Saturday, May 10, 2014, with a true birthday party from 6-10 p.m., says Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator.
Right at Home Dayton Partners with ClearCare to Bring Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology to Dayton
Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 16:18:23 EST
DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton announced today that they are partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home-Dayton is the first established company in the Miami Valley to provide it to its clients and staff.
Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of 'A Unified Presence' March 22
Thu, 06 Mar 2014, 15:15:41 EST
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of 'A Unified Presence,' on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a 'talk back' session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013, 12:29:53 EST
ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Mountain Home Care's 10th anniversary observance of November's National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company's 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' That's why, in an informal, family-style reception themed 'Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,' Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company's owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.
Four Seasons Illuminates the Holiday Season with 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights' and 'Songs for the Seasons' Celebrations
Thu, 07 Nov 2013, 17:25:19 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life's community celebrations, the 23rd annual 'Tree of Lights,' Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and 'Songs for the Seasons,' Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013, 15:45:23 EST
ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver's Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013, 13:41:49 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A respected hospice care provider in North Carolina for almost a decade, Four Seasons Compassion for Life leads the western region of the state for its significant percentage of patients served.
TeamSnap Partners with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to Launch Health and Fitness Advisory Board
Wed, 09 Oct 2013, 06:00:25 EST
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's number one web and mobile team management service, today announced the formation of the TeamSnap Health and Fitness Advisory Board in cooperation with HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC).
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 16:27:38 EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A premiere screening of 'A Unified Presence,' a short documentary film featuring Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, and its cross-continental partnership with the Palliative Care Association of Zambia is slated for Tuesday, October 15, at Asheville Community Theater, 6:30-9 p.m.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 14:39:26 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 18:43:45 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's list of top 25 visionaries in the field.
Wed, 29 May 2013, 15:41:13 EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.
Park Ridge Health presents 8th Annual Seasons of Life Soiree to Benefit Four Seasons' Non-Profit Services for Western North Carolina Families
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 17:14:39 EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
Janet Bull, Award-winning Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Hospice, Shares Quality of Life Concerns, Answers
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 16:40:02 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it's more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 16:40:37 EST
ARDEN, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When self-described 'worker bee' Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 13:50:29 EST
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons, Compassion for Life (fourseasonscfl.org) has received recognition as a top hospice care provider in the state for its significant percentage of patients served for almost a decade.
Heart IT and Hendricks Regional Health Announce the Implementation of WebPAX(R) to Manage Cardiac Images
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 03:59:02 EST
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, has joined Hendricks Regional Health to announce the implementation of Heart IT's WebPAX(R) platform to help manage and distribute cardiac images.
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EST
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
The Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program for Young Adults Joins Sponsors of Hoag Movie Screening
Thu, 02 Aug 2012, 15:18:01 EST
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hoag Hospital Foundation 552 Club announced today that The Allen Diabetes Center's Herbert Family Program made a generous donation to the 2012 Movie Screening. The Herbert Family's gift will allow young adults with Type 1 Diabetes the opportunity to attend this special evening as VIPs on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 06:59:50 EST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) in Arlington Heights is holding a free seminar to provide individuals with guidance and resources for expressing their healthcare wishes before an unexpected medical circumstance occurs. Join the Reverend Gwynne Wright of NCH's Spiritual Care Services from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the hospital auditorium at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights, as she leads 'Making Healthcare Decisions Work for You and Your Family.'
CMI to Co-Present with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Merkle at 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 15:30:27 EST
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alisa Hamilton, director of project management for CMI, will present sessions with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) and Merkle, a CMI client, at the 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference. The conference will offer more than 30 educational sessions, a keynote presentation, and roundtable discussions covering innovative strategies and creative approaches to fundraising that help nonprofits develop new initiatives and increase donations.
Tickets Still Available for Judds' Final Florida Stop, Oct. 15 - 'Last Encore Tour' Concert to Benefit Non-Profit Hospital Foundation
Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 21:59:57 EST
LADY LAKE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets starting at $35 are still available to see award-winning country-music mother and daughter legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd take their final Central Florida bow on the Last Encore Tour, October 15, as they headline The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, according to Alliance Healthcare Foundation President Ted Williams.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011, 23:30:01 EST
LADY LAKE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mother and daughter country legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd will make their final scheduled Central Florida stop on their Last Encore Tour, October 15, as headliners of The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, to benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 20:57:25 EST
LADY LAKE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naomi and Wynonna Judd, the most successful female duo in country music history, will soon take their final Florida bow on The 'Last Encore Tour,' as headliners for The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, Saturday, October 15. The concert will benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011, 17:50:41 EST
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 08:51:01 EST
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, June 25, 2011, Starlight Children's Foundation New England will host the 'STARmazing Race.' Now in its fifth year, the STARmazing Race remains the most hilarious and unique scavenger hunt in Boston. Hundreds of Starlight supporters take to the streets in teams of two to four people in a race against the clock - and each other - while winning prizes and raising funds and awareness for Starlight.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010, 14:47:03 EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So, what do Microsoft's new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo's Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome's assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010, 15:52:39 EST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare, the employed physician group of Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL is pleased to announce the addition of two Internal Medicine physicians to its 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL office.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 13:10:52 EST
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HoverTech International Inc., the leading manufacturer of lateral patient air transfer systems today announced the introduction of their new Model HTAIR 1200 Air Supply to be used in conjunction with the HoverMatt Air Transfer System for safe patient handling.
New Starlight Fun Centers Lift Spirits of Pediatric Patients at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 06:59:15 EST
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children's Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units were unveiled at the hospital for its pediatric patients.
Wed, 10 Mar 2010, 16:45:36 EST
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the economy has forced many businesses to cut back, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's leading health care franchise company, is expanding. Interim HealthCare announced the opening of a new franchise to serve the home care needs in the Detroit, Michigan area. 'As the population continues to age, the need for home care services becomes even greater,' said new owner Mojeeb Shahbain.
Fri, 06 Nov 2009, 13:05:24 EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation's leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company's annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.
Wed, 04 Nov 2009, 13:36:04 EST
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of the nation's home care professionals and volunteers, Interim HealthCare will join home care providers throughout the United States in kicking off the November celebration of National Home Care Month. The month-long celebration pays tribute to the dedicated home care professionals and volunteers who enable elderly, disabled, and chronically ill individuals to live their lives where they want to most-in their own homes.
Tue, 03 Nov 2009, 16:57:30 EST
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation's largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year's award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.
Thu, 22 Oct 2009, 17:17:39 EST
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A current draft of healthcare reform legislation in the House of Representatives may inadvertently result in multi-million dollar reductions in federal support for Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and children's hospitals around the nation, forcing them to cut critical services in a segment of the industry that has already achieved near universal coverage.
Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 19:38:59 EST
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last week, local business owner Ms. Wendy Olayvar stood up for the over 2,000 patients in San Diego County who on a yearly basis, use Interim HealthCare's home health care services. Ms. Olayvar, President/CEO of Interim HealthCare of San Diego County, visited Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Dianne Feinstein to demonstrate how home health care helps patients - particularly seniors over the age of 65 - by ensuring they can stay in their homes and still receive highly skilled, professional health care.
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 13:52:29 EST
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, has finalized an agreement to provide Bwindi Community Hospital with their leading-edge fingerprint identification system as part of a donation effort to support global causes. Bwindi Community Hospital provides healthcare to some of the poorest people in the world, affected with devastating diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and diarrhea, which are considered the biggest killers in their region.
Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 13:42:48 EST
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.
7 Year-Old Patient Designs New Line of Baby Wipes Cases: The 'HOPE Heart' - Designed by Children, to Benefit Children
Wed, 13 May 2009, 16:17:49 EST
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cover Me Blue has partnered with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to create a new line of baby wipes cases, designed by a 7 year old patient at the hospital. All proceeds of the sale of this collection will be donated to the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at CHOP.
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 17:14:31 EST
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It first began as an idea to fight airborne germs and bacteria in hospitals and healthcare settings, and in fact, Accents in Water remains the only Hospital-Approved, clinically tested water features available in the world today. Then, general public settings like restaurants, office buildings, and hotels wanted them. So naturally, it was only a matter of time before custom interior designers and architects demanded these particular water features for their high-end residential clients.
Wed, 19 Nov 2008, 12:31:00 EST
SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare, the nation's largest provider of home care and health care staffing services, announced the recipients of the 'National Quality Awards' for 2008 at their annual National Clinical Symposium meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The awards recognize Interim home care offices for patient satisfaction, and Medicare-certified offices for performance on CMS public measures of quality.
Thu, 25 Sep 2008, 15:06:59 EST
CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga' (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages, Price: $15.00), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart' is the saga of Ms. Leonard's journey as New Hampshire's first modern midwife.
Jim 'Catfish' Hunter Foundation and The ALS Association Announce Opening of ALS Clinic at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in September
Thu, 10 Jul 2008, 12:55:07 EST
GREENVILLE, N.C., July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The ALS Association - Jim 'Catfish' Hunter Chapter today announced that Pitt County Memorial Hospital will open an Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) clinic in late September. ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, leading to progressive paralysis usually in less than five years.
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 23:59:59 EST
DENVER, Colo. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Always Best Care Senior Services has expanded into the Littleton/Denver, Colorado area. America's premier In-Home Care, Assisted Living Placement Service, and Personal Response Company, is proud to announce seniors in Littleton/Denver can now rely on Always Best Care Senior Services for outstanding care.
Mon, 15 Oct 2007, 17:34:00 EST
FREEHOLD, N.J. - Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DCH Freehold Toyota and parent company, DCH Auto Group, dedicated the Childcare Center at CentraState's new Fitness and Wellness Center on Saturday. John T. Gribbin, President and CEO of CentraState Healthcare System, thanked DCH for its ongoing contribution, presenting a plaque in recognition of DCH's generosity.
Thu, 09 Aug 2007, 21:27:00 EST
MACCLENNY, Fla. - Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baker County Medical Services which operates Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny, Florida announced today that they have posted all of their hospital charges contained in their Charge Master on their website bcmedsvcs.com.
Wed, 30 May 2007, 14:51:00 EST
SUNRISE, Fla. - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's largest provider of home care and health care staffing, announced the winner of the national HomeStyle Hero Award for 2007. Leona Holley, Homemaker/ Companion, from Windsor, Connecticut was the recipient of the national award which recognizes senior care professionals who best represent the character traits that make up a hero such as honesty, experience, integrity and dependability.
Tue, 06 Feb 2007, 16:30:00 EST
BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nursing home costs are skyrocketing to an average of $75,000 per year and a new book - 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (Phylius Press, ISBN: 978-0-9790801-1-1) - teaches people how to qualify for Medicaid to get these expenses paid.
Mon, 15 May 2006, 17:21:00 EST
ESTES PARK, CO - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rocky Mountain Patents, LLC today announced that its innovative Not-A-Bottle(TM) container system can greatly assist in providing sufficient hydration to the sick and elderly. Dehydration is a significant cause of hospitalization for over one million elderly annually.
Wed, 28 Sep 2005, 15:34:00 EST
CHICAGO, IL - September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citing warnings from a report released last week by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC), which revealed that by the year 2020, Illinois would have a shortage of 21,000 registered nurses, the Chicago-based Provident Foundation has announced plans to step up its efforts to help reverse this dangerous trend.
Tue, 28 Dec 2004, 17:52:00 EST
HONEY BROOK, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Thanks to FDA approval of ThyroTest(tm), a new rapid hypothyroid diagnostic screening device from ThyroTec, Inc., detection of a common thyroid disease will now come sooner rather than later for millions of Americans. More Americans suffer from thyroid disease than diabetes and cancer combined.
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