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Thursday 2nd July 2015

Tieraona Low Dog, MD Named Fellowship Director of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine

Dr. Low Dog will develop the first interprofessional Fellowship program of its kind for clinicians in a collaborative learning environment Tieraona Low Dog, MD, has been named Fellowship Director of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM). Dr. Low Dog is an internationally renowned educator, physician and thought leader in integr...

Dementia nurse helps introduce patient book club

A dementia lead nurse at Homerton Hospital’s elderly care unit has introduced a patient book club to promote interaction between those who have been isolated from their peers and communities.

AmSurg’s Physician Services Division, Sheridan, Announces Acquisition of Coastal Anesthesiology Consultants, P.A.

Sheridan, the Physician Services Division of AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG), today announced its acquisition of Coastal Anesthesiology Consultants, P.A., which will further expand its anesthesiology services business and strengthen its presence on the east coast of Florida. Coastal provides anesthesia services for Flagler Hospital facilities in the St. August...

Nihon Kohden Expands Offerings with Award-Winning Defibtech Automated External Defibrillators

Nihon Kohden today announced it will make the full line of Defibtech automated external defibrillators (AEDs) available through its North American sales network, effective immediately. A sister company of Nihon Koh

Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Vote to Ratify New Contract

WELLESLEY, Mass., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: The nurses of Newton Wellesley Hospital voted yesterday to ratify a new union contract, which was negotiated last Monday, averting the need for a strike that was set for June 30. The one-year pact includes language the nurses sought to reduce the floating of nurses a...

Wednesday 1st July 2015

CareTrust REIT Partners With Trillium Healthcare to Acquire Southeast Skilled Nursing Facility

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., July 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareTrust REIT, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTRE) today announced that it has acquired Shamrock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 105-bed skilled nursing facility located in Dublin, Georgia, for $8.3 million. Concurrently with the acquisition, CareTrust entered into a master lease with Trillium Healthcare Group, LLC, which took over operations effective ...

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How capnography improves nursing workflow and patient satisfaction

Violence to Homecare Workers Means New Policies Needed

When it comes to caring for older adults, there is a shift to a consumer-driven model that focuses on keeping patients in their homes and out of institutional care facilities. It's an arrangement that can benefit both the patient and the healthcare system, but new research by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN and colleagues shows that the personnel working i...

NHI Acquires Three Senior Living Campuses for $67 Million

National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) announced today a $67 million purchase of three senior living communities in North Carolina, Indiana and Tennessee in a sale-leaseback transaction with affiliates of East Lake Capital Management. The 413-unit portfolio is 86% occupied and comprised of 205 independent living, 137 assisted living and 71 memory care...

Medline Expands Collaboration with Cloud-Based Software Provider Brightree to Improve Patient Data Accuracy for Home Care and Hospice Clinicians

Greater order accuracy eliminates steps, expands accountability to help deliver better patient experience In 2013, more than 8 million people in the country received long-term care support. By the year 2050, that number is expected to grow to approximately

Nursing's 'rising stars' recognised at inaugural ceremony

The profession’s stars of the future gathered at an event in London last night to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to nursing at the outset of their careers.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results on Thursday, August 6

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM), will release the financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2015 on Thursday, August 6, 2015 after the market closes. Select Medical will host a conference call regarding its second quarter results, as well as its business outlook, on Friday, August 7, 2015, at 9:...

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Issues Statement on Attorney General's Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Chain

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Karen Murphy said she was deeply concerned by the allegations of inadequate care in 12 nursing homes operated by Golden Senior Living identified in the lawsuit filed on Wednesday by Attorney General Kathleen Kane. "The Department of Health takes very seriously its duty to protect the health of the general public, especia...

OncLive® Welcomes Sarah Cannon Cancer Network to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

Partnership forms to share the latest news about Sarah Cannon’s innovative clinical practices and wide-ranging clinical trial programs for cancer. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 OncLive® will team with Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), as it further expands its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program for raising awareness of cancer tr...

Adoption of Targeted Therapy Will Improve the Global Opioid-Induced Constipation Market Through 2019: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global opioid-induced constipation market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 30% from 2015-2019. About the Report The new Technavio report draws attention towards the minimal awareness about opioid-induced constipation among patients and medical professionals, which has res...

Caught in the Middle: Doctor's Order or Hospital Policy?

When a physician's order is in apparent conflict with hospital policy, where does the nurse stand, legally, in choosing one over the other? Medscape Nurses

State Highlights: L.A. OKs Pact To Boost Nursing Home Inspections; Mass. AG Focuses On Barriers To Mental Health Care

News outlets report on health care developments in California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Tennessee,

Overuse of nursing home antibiotics may put all residents at risk

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Some nursing home facilities prescribe antibiotics more often than others, which is tied to increased health risks, even for residents who don’t receive the medications, according to a new study. About two-thirds...

Nurse-led GP practice rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC

A nurse-led general practice in North West London has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission, making it one of only 3% of surgeries inspected so far to have achieved the top rating.

PointRight® Product Launch: PR Pronto!™ Mobile App

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PointRight announces the launch of its new, analytics-powered mobile app, PR Pronto!,™ a new analytics delivery mechanism that enables providers to easily and immediately have access to crucial data and analytics that help them improve care quality and make data-driven decisions during care transitions from acute-care settings to post-acute...

Ansell Announces Winners of the 2015 Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award

Ansell announces the winners of the third annual Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. (Heal, Educate, Reach, Overcome) Nurse Service Award. This award serves to recognize nurses who have made lasting impressions on their peers, patients, profession and communities. The 2015 contest was launched at the 62nd annual Association of perioperative Registered Nurses

Coverys Takes Ownership Position in Archway Health Advisors

Coverys provides strategic minority investment in Archway Health Advisors Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 (July 1, 2015) – Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company, a Coverys company, announced today that it has executed a security purchase agreement with Archway Health Advisors (Archway) of Brookline, Massachusetts, and now holds an ownership position in Archway. The investment from Cov...

Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InferMed's decision support technology will augment Elsevier's evidence-based clinical solutions suite  Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of InferMed, a London-based clinical decision support (CDS) technology company. InferMed's Arezzo t...

Tuesday 30th June 2015

Capital Health Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer

LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national c...

Ansell Announces European O.R. Nurse Hero Award Winners

BRUSSELS, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, is proud to announce the winners of the first Ansell Cares® H.E.R.O. Service Award for European Operating Room (O.R.) Nurses. The 2015 award, organised in partnership with the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA), recognizes perioperative nurses who display exceptional skill and quality in p...


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