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Thursday 29th January 2015

Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center and Mara Botonis, Author of “When Caring Takes Courage” Form Partnership to Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

Best Selling Book to be Adapted into DVD's for Alzheimer's Caregivers West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center (ACRC) and Mara Botonis announce they have partnered together to adapt her bestselling book, “When Caring Takes Courage: A Compassionate and Interactive Guide for Alzheimer’s Caregivers” into a DVD series for both family and p...

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International announces Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing sponsors

Pfizer, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing support this initiative to advance global health Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) announced today the founding sponsors of the Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing (GAPFON). They are:     Pfizer &...

Tennessee Center for Patient Safety, TIPQC, Tenn. Department of Health, and Tenn. Hospital Association Coalition Launches Initiative To Increase Breastfeeding In State

Among all states, Tennessee’s ranks 49th on breastfeeding practices according to the most recent CDC Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). Coalition will emphasize "compelling" immediate and long-term health benefits of breastfeeding to improve rating. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Three of four Tennessee babies are breastfed at some point...

NMC publishes revised code of conduct

Prioritise people, practise effectively, preserve safety and promote professionalism are the four “statements” of the revised Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct, which is published today.

Strength in Sourcing: Medline to Bring Supply Chain Expertise and Savings to Blood Centers of America as New Supply Partner

Will supply phlebotomy and donor screening kits to more than 50 BCA members nationwide Blood Centers of America (BCA), the nation’s largest blood supply network, has selected Medline Industries, Inc., as its exclusiv

Capella University Receives ACBSP Global Business Accreditation for Its Online Business Degrees

The online university’s BS in Business, MBA, MS in Leadership, MS in Human Resource Management, PhD in Business Management and DBA received accreditation The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP), a leading accreditor for business education, has accredited Capella University programs and select specializations effe...

Ruth Westreich,“Good Medicine” Visionary and Philanthropic Leader, Invests in the Academy’s Interdisciplinary Model

The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM) announces a major gift from Ruth Westreich, President of the Westreich Foundation, and the “Good Medicine” Visionary and Philanthropist. The Westreich “We Too Have a Dream” Grant was named to reflect the Academy’s vision. Interdisciplinary collaboration is at the

Forefront Dermatology Expands to Louisville and Surrounding Area

Louisville Area Dermatologists Join Forefront Dermatology (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Continuing to address the skin concerns of residents in Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky, Forefront Dermatology is welcoming the addition of a group of dermatologists who practice in Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville and Corydon, Indiana. Formerly practicing at Dermatology Specialists these doctors wil...

University tutors wear masks to aid nurse training

Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey will don life-like rubber masks and hands to transform themselves into older patients and test a new teaching technique.

Support group established to help NHS staff who are being 'bullied and abused'

A campaign group set up to restore the reputation of one nurse has now expanded its remit to support others affected by “bullying and abuse” in the NHS.

A Practical Method for Rapid Measurement of Skin Condition

Get an overview of skin breakdown in hospitalized infants along with a validated, visually based method for rapid measurement of skin condition. Newborn & Infant Nursing Reviews

Practices advised to prescribe Tamiflu despite concerns

Clinicians are being encouraged to prescribe Tamiflu to care and nursing home patients as a preventative measure, despite concerns about its effectiveness.

Gaumard Scientific Reports on the Rapid Pace of U.S. Installations of Victoria for the Start of 2015

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard(R) Scientific Company today provided an update on installations of the Victoria(TM) birthing simulator at U.S. health care and educational facilities.  The latest installation sites include Clemson University School of Nursing in Clemson, S.C. A member of the NOELLE(R) family of maternal and neonatal care simulators, Victoria, has a patented, prec...

PruittHealth Announces Upgraded Website

NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth announces the launch of two new additions to its website, both aimed at providing its customers with information to make informed health care decisions. These additions include a location finder, allowing patients, customers, and consumers to search for services in their areas, as well as a resources section, providing much needed health ca...

Low influenza vaccination rates among nursing home employees put residents at risk

Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a study in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication o...

Doctors who attack other physicians

Her heart was failing; her ejection fraction was unmeasurable.  Her hip was broken, and she developed a pulmonary embolism post-operatively.  She was painfully close to death.  Yet at some point, the hospital finished and spit her out at the nursing home. She was confused. I tried to take the best history that I could.  Her […]

Wednesday 28th January 2015

Simavita Limited: Exclusive Agreement With Danish Distributor Executed and First Sales Recorded

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- Highlights: Simavita Limited (ASX: SVA)(TSX VENTURE: SV) ("Simavita" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that it has executed an exclusive, five-year distribution agreement with Abena A/S ("Abena") to distribute the Company's SIM™ (Smart Incontinence Management) system in Denmark. The execution of the distribution agreement with Abena follow...

Father Martin's Ashley to Host Gala Event Honoring Michael K. Deaver and Donald W. Sigmund, Pillars of the D.C. Recovery Community

HAVRE DE GRACE, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- Father Martin's Ashley, a nationally recognized private, non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center, today announced that its Ashley Washington DC Leadership Council will host a gala event honoring the late Michael Deaver and the late Donald Sigmund. The event, which will raise funds for the Father Martin Legacy Campaign, will be h...

St. Joseph Health Selects Clinical Architecture's Symedical(R) for Semantic Normalization and Interoperability

CARMEL, IN--(Marketwired - January 29, 2015) - Clinical Architecture, the leader in terminology management technology, announced that St. Joseph Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system serving patients in California, Texas and New Mexico, has selected Symedical for system-wide terminology management, semantic normalization and interoperability. St. Joseph Health will use Symedical to auto...

Kindred Healthcare Extends Expiration Date and Increases Cash Consent Payment in Consent Solicitation

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced that it has extended the expiration time and increased the cash consent payment for its previously announced solicitation of consents (the “Solicitation”) to certain proposed amendments to the indenture, dated as of April 9, 2014 (the “Indenture”), governing the ...

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center of Johns Hopkins Medicine Joins OncLive in Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center of Johns Hopkins Medicine collaborates with OncLive editorial and marketing teams to provide healthcare professionals and patients with direct access to important oncology research and clinical practice news. PLAINSBORO, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 OncLive® and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center of Johns Hopkins Medicine have become co...

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust appoints new Chief Nurse, Gill Harris

One of the chief nursing officer for England’s most senior team has joined The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust as its chief nurse.

Nursing and midwifery regulator calls for supervision to be removed from its legislation

Statutory supervision should no longer be a part of The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s legal framework, agreed the regulator’s council today.

Oxford Finance Provides $7.4 Million Debt Financing Facility to Vita Healthcare Group

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $7.4 million senior secured term loan with Vita Healthcare Group LLC ("Vita Healthcare").  The funds will be used for the purchase of Diamond Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

North west London health service reorganisation 'damaging to patient safety', says RCN members

Nurses have described feeling “appalled, overwhelmed and horrified” by the impact of a major re-organisation of health services in north west London, according to feedback gathered by the Royal College of Nursing.


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