Hospitals and Nursing News

Hospitals and Nursing Industry News – including hospital management, staffing, technologies, and related medical news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Papa Continues to Expand Across Florida to Stop the Loneliness Epidemic

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of August 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Orlando and Jacksonville markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, and technology. Papa’s mission to cure loneliness for seniors is aligned with their goals to bring on energetic college students who aspire to bridge the generational gap and give companionship to senior citizens.

Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

National Behavioral Health Conference Scheduled in New Orleans, October 28 – 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2018 59th Annual National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference will be held in New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel from October 28 – 31, 2018, and is titled “Reinventing the Behavioral Health Workforce: Implementing Innovative Solutions.”

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO in Philadelphia PA November 8-9

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 20+ leading topic experts joined by Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Mark Wilcox, B Med Sci, BM, BS, MD, FRCPath-, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT).

2nd Annual Global C.diff. Walks in US and UK to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 2nd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks will take place on Saturday, May 19 at three separate locations: Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sims Park, New Port Richey, Florida; and in Leicester, England. All locations will include t-shirts and resourceful educational material for all registered walkers. The U.S. locations will also include water bottles and hydration stations.

Residents Medical Amasses a Dream Team Consisting of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It’s the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in – a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement. (UPDATED)

March is Residency Match Month: Residents Medical Candidates Achieve Medical Residency across America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every March dozens of Residents Medical medical residency candidates find out if they attained their much-desired medical residency. There is no other more anticipated event for medical school graduates than the National Resident’s Matching Program (NRMP) Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Programs (SOAP). More than 50,000 applicants apply annually, but more than 5,000 don’t make the cut. Residents Medical works to ensure their medical residency candidates achieve their dream residency.

U.S. Governors Are Applauded for Proclaiming November Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many U.S. Governors have signed a state proclamation proclaiming November 2017 as Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month, the non-profit C Diff Foundation announced today.

Sunlight Home Annual Benefit Dinner Speaker, Jennifer O’Neill

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunlight Home’s Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year’s honored speaker is Jennifer O’Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.

Inaugural Global C. diff. Walk to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention and provide resources

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.

C Diff Foundation Knocks on Governor’s Doors Nationwide to Proclaim the Month of November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation welcomes November 2017 as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.

Reception at Cocoon Homecare in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.

Edmond Hooker, MD, Darrel Hicks, and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More, Aug. 1

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s, “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network,” is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD – Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.

The Everest Foundation Helps to Fund Medical Residency Positions and Fund Research at Teaching Hospitals

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.

Bake Sale to Raise C. diff. Awareness Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announces its “Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness,” a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.

Registration Opens For 34th Annual CURRENTS Nursing Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MED-ED, Inc., is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 34th annual CURRENTS Conference. The continuing education event for critical care and emergency nurses will be held in Charleston, S.C., from October 29 through November 1, 2017.

Residents Medical’s Candidates ‘Match’ into 2017 Medical Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since November 2016, during what is called the “Pre-Match” cycle, Residents Medical’s candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.

International Healthcare Experts Gather Nov. 9-10 in Las Vegas to Discuss Global Problems Around Leading Healthcare-acquired Infection Clostridium difficile

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s 5th Annual International C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Las Vegas, Nev. on November 9 & 10, 2017 at UNLV-Thomas and Mack Center. A panel of C. diff. survivors will join world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C.diff.).

The Everest Foundation is one of the only non-profits assisting to alleviate the ‘Medical Residency Bottleneck’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has made it its core passion to help the Graduate Medical Education community. The foundation is renowned in circles of Medical Schools, Universities and Residency Programs. The foundation, in part, assists with funding of research, personnel, edu-initiatives, and residency training slots.

Residents Medical’s Candidates Getting Interviews and Pre-Match Residency slots October through December

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Medical Residency applicants are deep into the residency application season. In September, the application period opened for medical students and graduates that want to be licensed physicians and surgeons via the only path in America – Completing medical residency training, says Residents Medical.

CARR Presents Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 – 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Launches Foundation to Fund Quality Care during Serious Illness

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, western North Carolina’s leading, community-based hospice and palliative care provider, announces the launch of the Four Seasons for Life Foundation. The philanthropic non-profit is charged with securing the resources to maintain quality care during serious, chronic, or life-limiting illness in Henderson and Buncombe counties, and across the region.

Ashley Albers Named Hospice Medical Director of Four Seasons

FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the promotion of Ashley Albers, D.O., to the position of hospice medical director. Albers holds a 2009 doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, and a 2004 bachelor of science in chemistry and mathematics.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Announces its 2016 Leadership

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today announced its 2016-2017 officers and directors. Officers elected were Dorothy Moyer, chair, Columbus, N.C.; Greg Burnette, vice chair, Hendersonville, N.C.; John Veazy, Esq., secretary, Hendersonville, N.C.; and Stephanie Bailey, treasurer, Asheville, N.C.

Delta Care Rx Sponsors Innovative Hospice Nurse Intern Program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week ‘Hospice Nurse Internship Program.’

Volunteer in 2016: Four Seasons Compassion for Life Offers Orientation, Patient Care Training in January

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a non-profit, end-of-life and palliative care provider in western North Carolina, announces new volunteer orientation and patient care training opportunities during the month of January.

Hospital Founder Dr. Edward Reed Wagner (1862 to 1943) Honored in China

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.

Four Seasons Recognized for Quality Care Provided to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans

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.

WNC Hospice Volunteers King, McBane, and Welch Awarded for Outstanding Service

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

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.

Mountain Home Care Adds Nursing Services to In-Home Care, Addresses Gap in Patient Needs

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

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

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

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

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.

Four Seasons’ Stiwinter Receives 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Award

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.

Healthcare Insights Introduces New Value Proposition at HFMA Region 11 Symposium

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.

Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

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.

Four Seasons Leads in Significant Percentage of Hospice Patients in Mountain Area Counties

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.