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Page 3 of Hospitals and Nursing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



The Allen Diabetes Center’s Herbert Family Program for Young Adults Joins Sponsors of Hoag Movie Screening

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.

NCH Helps Individuals and Families Plan for Important Healthcare Decisions

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

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

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.

Judds’ Love CAN Build a Bridge… to Better Healthcare in Central Florida

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.

Judds to ‘Turn It Loose’ in Final Appearance on Their Last Encore Tour

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.

Long-Term Care Independence: Something to Think About on the 4th of July

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.

STARmazing Race Benefits Starlight Children’s Foundation

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.

Wii, Kinect and SimplyHome – Tech-savvy Seniors

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.

Affinity Healthcare Adds New Physicians

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.

Patient Air Transfer System Manufacturer Announces New Variable Flow Air Supply

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

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.

Interim HealthCare Opens New Franchise Office in Detroit, Michigan

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.

Senior Care Business Owner in Brentwood, Tenn., Receives Prestigious Award

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.

Interim HealthCare Celebrates National Home Care Month in November

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.

Physical Therapists from Tucson and Omaha Named 2009 Therapists of the Year by Interim HealthCare

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.

Health Reform Must Protect Children’s Hospitals and Patient Choice, Nye Pledges

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.

Interim HealthCare CALIFORNIA Heads for the Hill

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.

M2SYS Donated Revolutionary Fingerprint System to Bwindi Community Hospital to Identify Patients

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

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.

Hospital Approved Residential Water Features Kill Harmful Airborne Bacteria

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.

Interim HealthCare Recognizes Outstanding Franchisees at National Clinical Symposium

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.

New From Bad Beaver Publishing! Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga by Carol Leonard

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

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.

Announcing Always Best Care Senior Services Expansion into the Littleton / Denver, Colorado Area

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.

DCH Auto Group Dedicates Hospital Childcare Center

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.

Baker County Medical Services Posts Its Charges on Their Website

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.

New Book Spills the Beans on How to Protect Family Assets from Nursing Home Costs

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.

The Not-A-Bottle(TM) Container System Can Help Hydrate the Sick and Elderly

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.

Chicago-based Organization Announces Initiative to Help Ease Severe Nursing Shortage In Illinois

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.

New FDA Approved Test Detects Thyroid Disease in Minutes

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.