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Friday 27th February 2015

Matt Crockett, MHA Joins Eating Recovery Center of Washington Leadership Team

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center of Washington, a center of excellence providing comprehensive eating disorder treatment to patients and families in the Northwest region, today announced that Matt Crockett, MHA has assumed the role of Executive Director. A seasoned behavioral healthcare executive, Crockett possesses extensive experience in business develop...

Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Secondary Traumatic Stress

What's the big difference between burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary traumatic stress disorder? Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing

Update on Newborn Bathing

Get up-to-speed on recent evidence-based recommendations -- for infant bathing. Newborn & Infant Nursing Reviews

AARP Pennsylvania Applauds Governor Wolf's Commitment to Rebalancing State's Long-Term Care System for Older Adults

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf's proposals to expand home and community-based supports for older adults represent a significant step towards rebalancing the state's long-term care system and will help keep more older adults at home, AARP Pennsylvania said today.   In remarks this morning at AARP's Philadelphia office, Governor Wolf outlined plans to ...

Governor Wolf Announces Initiative to Improve Home- and Community-Based Care Services for Seniors in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Governor Tom Wolf unveiled a package of legislative and budgetary actions to provide choice and protections for seniors as they age. Governor Wolf, the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the PA Department of Aging (PDA) are committed to increasing opportunities for seniors to receive care in a home or community-based setting. "My a...

Curb Overuse Of Antibiotics To Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An aggressive campaign to reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics has helped cut the rate of infection with a dangerous drug-resistant bacteria at The Valley Hospital by nearly 40 percent. Clostridium difficile, or C.diff, is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. A recent...

Nursing students urged to challenge practice and 'managerialism'

Mental health student nurses have been urged by leading academics and nurses to challenge conventional practice and take the lead in future research to develop new models of care and treatment.

Thursday 26th February 2015

Experimental robot could help nurses of the future lift patients

Scientists in Japan have developed an experimental nursing care robot, which is capable of tasks such as lifting a patient from a bed or providing assistance to someone who requires help standing.

LTC Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter Results; Announces New Investments, Development Commitments

-- $74 Million of Investments and New Development Commitments Signal Continued Diversification and Focus on Growth -- LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE: LTC) announced today operating results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. Funds from Operations (“FFO”) increased 14.3% to $22.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, from $20.0 ...

Kindred Healthcare Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results

Core Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations of $0.26(1) in the Fourth Quarter and $1.06(1) for the Year GAAP Loss Per Share from Continuing Operations of $0.15 for the Fourth Quarter and $0.24 for the Year Concludes Solid Year with 6% Growth in Consolidated Revenues and 9% Growth in Core Operating Income for the Fourth Quarter and ...

Life Sentence for German Nurse Who Killed Patients

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UW Medicine Taps Telemedicine Provider Carena for New Virtual Clinic

In a bid to provide quick, convenient access to care for common, easy-to-diagnose ailments, UW Medicine—the University of Washington’s healthcare organization—began an online virtual clinic in January using telemedicine services fro...

Dangerous C-diff infections more common in U.S. than previously thought, CDC study finds

The toll of Clostridium difficile, or C-diff — a bacterium that causes a dangerous form of diarrhea and is the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections in the United States — is much higher than previously believed, according to a study published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Using data collected from 10 regions of the country — including the cent...

Healthcare Workers Vow They Will Not Be Intimidated by Daughters of Charity Lawsuit or Bullying Tactics, says SEIU-UHW

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers said today they will continue to stand up for quality patient care at Daughters of Charity Health System hospitals and will launch a major campaign to bargain a new contract, despite a frivolous lawsuit against their union filed by the company this week. "We will not be intimidated and we will not back down," said Will...

“Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark” Series Promises Cutting-Edge Workers' Compensation-Related Content

Kimberly George and Mark Walls announced today that they will join forces to host a regular, complimentary webinar series and interactive forum called "Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark." The series – sponsored by Sedgwick and Safety National – will be dedicated to covering important workers' compensation-related topics that are not receiving enou...

Get Moving! Harmony Healthcare International and Advancing Excellence Team-Up to Enhance Mobility Among the Nation’s Elderly

Harmony Healthcare Promotes Mobility in the Nation's Skilled Nursing Facilities Topsfield, MA and Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 In an effort to enhance and maintain mobility as part of daily care in the nation’s Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities Harmony Healthcare International, the leader in long term care compliance, reimbursement, operations and denied claims appe...

Innovation in Senior Care in Ellsworth

The newly constructed Seaport Village in Ellsworth, ME offers the very best in high quality senior living and senior care including a HydroWorx therapy pool. Middletown, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 What do you get when you mix the city manager of a Down East Maine community, looking to increase her city’s senior population, with an innovative healthcare company ready to expand? Then, sprinkle ...

Nearly half a million Americans suffered from Clostridium difficile infections in a single year

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 29,000 patients died within 30 days of the initial diagnosis of C. difficile.  Of those, about 15,000 deat...

Peggy Lillis Foundation Lauds CDC's New, More Comprehensive Study on the Burden of C. difficile Infections in the United States

Leading advocacy and disease-awareness nonprofits applauds Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's new study that calls attention to nearly 500,000 Americans afflicted with Clostridium difficile infections annually, including 29,000 deaths linked to the disease. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 On Wednesday, February 25, Peggy Lillis Foundation, a nonprofit organization ded...

Genworth Launches Star Studded "Let's Talk Now" Video To Educate America on the Need for Long Term Care Planning

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the successful release of "Conversations That Matter: Maria Shriver and Rob Lowe," Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) today unveiled an educational video, "Let's Talk Now," featuring acclaimed actors and media personalities  Angela Bassett, Jim Nantz, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Zachary Quinto in addition to

Nurse Practitioners Applaud Supreme Court Ruling

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has voiced its support for the U.S. Supreme Court decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners vs. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in which the justices affirmed that state regulatory boards are not exempt from federal antitrust laws. On Wednesday, February 25, the U.S...

Jhpiego Launches Infection Prevention Project to Combat Ebola in Central and Southern Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care providers in 264 health facilities throughout Liberia will receive updated skills training in infection prevention and control (IPC) practices under a new workplace safety project awarded to Jhpiego. This initiative is designed to strengthen health services, especially for women and families, during the Ebola crisis. Th...

Amada Senior Care Stays Ahead of Industry Curve, Continues on Growth Trajectory Due to Strong Systems, Values and Unique Selling Philosophy

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, has now surpassed 40 franchises in 19 states and is poised for further expansion. The company began franchising in 2012, but has already earned high praise from within and outside of the senior care industry. Forbes recently included Amada Se...

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation Announces the Opening of the Following Clinical Trial Starting March 2015

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation announces the opening of the following clinical trial that may benefit some prostate cancer patients. Downey, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is proud to have access to the latest research, technology and treatment options, including clinical trials for eligible patients. We are dedicated to providing compreh...

Get Moving! Harmony Healthcare International and Advancing Excellence Team-Up to Enhance Mobility Among the Nation’s Elderly

Topsfield, MA and Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 In an effort to enhance and maintain mobility as part of daily care in the nation’s Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living facilities Harmony Healthcare International, the leader in long...


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