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Monday 20th April 2015

Medistar Corporation to Develop Senior Care Facilities Across Greater Houston Area

HOUSTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medistar Corporation ("Medistar") continues its history of developing community-centered medical assets by announcing plans to develop integrated senior care facilities in three dynamic submarkets within the Greater Houston Area. Each facility will provide modern, resident-focused assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing services speci...

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Launches System for Reporting Abuse of Adults with Disabilities

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month the Department of Human Services (DHS) begins a program for implementing the Adult Protective Services (APS) Law, which provides protective services to adults between 18 and 59 years of age who have a physical or mental disability. Similar to the Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA) administered by the Department of Agin...

Recent FDA Approval of Ovarian Cancer Treatment Is Too Restrictive, Specialist in Gynecologic Malignancies Says in OncLive® Article

More women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer could benefit from drug, according to Maurie Markman, M.D. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 The president of Medicine & Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and editor-in-chief of OncologyLive magazine argues the FDA’s recent approval of olaparib (Lynparza) for women with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer is too restrictive...

Returning to Normal: The Road to Early Recovery From Ebola Starts With the Health System

As part of early recovery efforts, the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to work closely with national authorities and partners in the three high-transmission Ebola countries on how to rebuild confidence and trust in health systems and services. Nurse Sai Conteh works at the Kambia Government Hospital and needs to know what to do in

Occupational Health Nursing Week is April 19-25, 2015

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is celebrating Occupational Health Nursing (OHN) Week April 19-25, 2015. Each April, OHN Week recognizes and celebrates members of the occupational and environmental health nursing profession. The theme of OHN Week 2015 is "Occupational Health Nurses: Leading the Way for Health

Acelity and Joerns RecoverCare Combine Strengths to Bring Efficiencies, Reduce Cost for Skilled Nursing Care

Acelity L.P. Inc. and Joerns RecoverCare announced today they have entered into a long-term partnership to bring together Acelity’s gold standard negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) products with Joerns RecoverCare’s excellent reputation for service and product support in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) market in order to provide the best value f...

Medical Protection Technologies to Demonstrate Fall-Safe® Hip Protectors at Major Patient Safety Conference

Fall-related Hip Fractures Are Among the Most Serious and Costly Health Issues Facing Older Adults and Care Providers Medical Protection Technologies will demonstrate its next-generation

PruittHealth Announces New Vice President of Communications

NORCROSS, Ga., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth announces that Ms. Samantha Dawkins has joined the organization as Vice President of Communications, bringing many years of experience in the communications profession. Ms. Dawkins comes to PruittHealth from Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she most recently held the position of Global Brand Director. "We are pleased...

Supplemental Health Care Leaders To Present Best Staffing Practices During HRO Today Forum

PARK CITY, Utah, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased patient loads, potential shortage of nurses and primary care physicians, overload of data, and changing delivery systems are confronting healthcare organizations, large and small, today.   Meeting these challenges requires a vibrant and changing partnership in all areas of healthcare delivery.  Addressing this shifting...

Helping Family Caregivers a Top Priority: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP

NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), joined by AARP and other advocates, announced today that together they have made it a top priority this year to help millions of family caregivers with legislation that will foster better care, potentially reduce hospital readmissions and save taxpayers money. Flanked at the announce...

NY's Largest Nurses Union Ventures to Albany to Push for Safe Staffing in Hospitals Citing Staffing Crisis; Not Enough RNs and Caregivers To Do the Job For Safe Patient Care

ALBANY, N.Y., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of registered nurses (RNs), caregivers and nursing students from Buffalo to Brooklyn are heading to the State Capitol on Tuesday, April 21 to lobby legislators to support safer staffing ratios in our hospitals. State legislators are considering the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act, a bill that would set safe minimum nurse staffing...

Exclusive: Scanner could be 'game changer' in pressure ulcer prevention

Nursing teams at UK hospitals are trialling a hand-held scanner that could transform diagnosis and prevention of pressure ulcers, according to the US nurse behind the idea.

Best College Reviews Ranks Nation's Top 20 Online RN to BSN Programs

GRANDVILLE, Mich., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Reviews (, an independent college search and rankings website, has published a ranking of the 20 Best Online RN to BSN Programs in the nation. The University of Massachusetts - Amherst led the rankings, which were compiled based on affordability, the academic quality of the online program's paren...

Sunday 19th April 2015

Nursing Executive to Develop and Lead Nursing Leadership Program at Western Connecticut Health Network

Danbury, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) announces today that Moreen Donahue, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN who was named The Beatrice Hofstadter White Endowed Chair for Nursing Education and Research in Septem...

HCR ManorCare Opens 100th MedBridge Unit

TOLEDO, OH -- HCR ManorCare announced April 16 it will launch its 100th MedBridge unit within the company's ManorCare Health Services-Wheaton, Maryland skilled nursing and rehab center, with plans to launch several more MedBridge units in the next few months. Criteria for HCR ManorCare's MedBridge units include attaining physical and clinical standards, as well as meeting or exceeding targets ...


NEW ORLEANS, April 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the database partnership announcement in January, Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) and National Research Corporation will encourage VNAA members to sign up for free participation in the Nonprofit Industry Research Database at the VNAA 33rd Annual Meeting that launches today in New Orleans. As part of this research project, ...

Simavita Limited: Results of Government SIM(R) Trial in Denmark

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/15 -- Simavita Limited (TSX VENTURE: SV)(ASX: SVA) - Highlights: Simavita Limited ("Simavita" or the "Company"), a global leader in the digital healthcare sector, is pleased to release a summary of clinical results observed during a trial evaluation of Simavita's SIM® system at showcase sites in Denmark. The trial was conducted in late 2014 in colla...

The Persistent Problem of Nurse Bullying

Nurse leaders should be advocates for their staff members.

AANP Thanks President Obama, the Senate and House of Representatives for Medicare Reform

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners in the country, praised President Obama for signing into law the historic Medicare reform measure championed by bi-partisan leaders in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. "Working together, our congressional and executive leaders have taken a strong stand, ...

Saturday 18th April 2015

B-Line Medical Partners with University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to Advance Curriculum

B-Line Medical® has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing  in Philadelphia to provide nursing education and hospital simulation programs access to robust and proven healthcare curriculum. The recent NCSBN National Simulation Study, published by the Journal of Nursing Regulation, found substantial evidence that up to 50% simulation training can be effectively s...

The truth about sex in the hospital

An excerpt from The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital. The outdated caricature of the sexy nurse — breasts straining buttons on a form-fitting white minidress, shapely legs slipped into white heels — remains pervasive and global. Nurses say it also holds the profession back. Imagery that sexualizes […]

Friday 17th April 2015

GenToX Nominated for Buzz of BIO Award for the Technology of Tomorrow Category

King of Prussia, PA, April 18, 2015 --( GenToX has been nominated for the Buzz of BIO Awards in the Technology of Tomorrow category being announced at the 2015 BIO International Convention. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 2015 BIO International Convention will take place June 15-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During th...

Jeb Bush's Suggestion to Require Medicare Recipients to Complete Advance Directives Called "Step in Right Direction"

PORTLAND, Ore., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush's suggestion to require Medicare recipients to complete an advance directive is a step in the right direction, according to Compassion & Choices, the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization. Bush made the suggestion today in Manchester, NH, while defending his role as Florida g...

Industry split on compassionate access bill

A Congressional effort designed to force companies to have transparent, accountable policies on compassionate, or expanded, access to unapproved drugs has attracted strong support from patient groups and a mixed reaction from industry. Shire plc (LSE...

Adventist University of Health Sciences Announces Rebrand of ADU ONLINE

ORLANDO, Fla., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) unveiled a new brand identity for its online education, ADU ONLINE.  The new identity includes a new name, a logo redesign, and a tagline that provides a fresh look to the University's online education. The bold new logo has a contemporary design that will appeal more strongly to future st...

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