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Thursday 18th September 2014

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Releases New White Paper on Important Role of Post-Acute Care (PAC) Provider within an ACO

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, today announced the release of a new white paper titled, "The Right Care for the Right Cost: Post-Acute and the Triple Aim".  This paper is a collaborative effort between the MHA ACO...

Soliant Health Named Among Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by Atlanta Business Chronicle

Soliant Ranks in Medium Size Category for Second Year in a Row Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group, was named among “The Best Places to Work” in Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 survey. Using Quantum Workplace’s workplace culture assessment services, Atlanta Business Chronicle surveyed Atlanta e...

Preventive Measures are Key to Decreasing the Spread of Illness During Flu Season

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Influenza/Pneumococcal news conference today encouraged preventive measures be taken during the upcoming flu season to help reduce the spread of illness and infection. The news conference highlighted, among other things, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "3 Actions to...

UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient

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Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019

DALLAS, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report  "Temperature Management Market by Product (Surface & Intravascular Systems- Warming & Cooling), Application (Acute & Perioperative Care, Delivery Suite), End User (Surgeon & Anesthesiologist, Nursing & Paramedical Staff) - Global Forecasts & Trends to 2019" published by Marketsa...

Nurse receives award from patient whose life she saved

A Plymouth staff nurse has received a charity award for going to the aid of a shopper who was having a heart attack.

Iliad Neurosciences, Inc. enters into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iliad Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on the development of innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) announced today that it has entered into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York. Under this Agreement, Iliad will provide a new biomar...

Health Officials Urge Flu Vaccination for All, including Healthy Adults

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy 18 to 64 year-olds has yet to top 40 percent, according to new data announced at a news conference held today by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). Studies show adults may not seek vaccination because they think influenz...

Providence Service Corporation Agrees to Acquire Matrix Medical Network - The Leading National Provider of In-home Health Assessment and Care Management Services

TUCSON, Ariz. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC), a leader in the management and provision of human social services, innovative global employment services and non-emergency transportation through a variety of government-sponsored programs, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire CCHN Group Holdi...

PNC Survey Shows Challenges Of Being A Caregiver And Planning For Retirement

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty percent of Americans voice concern about becoming physical caregivers for elderly parents or other loved ones as they approach retirement themselves while 40 percent worry about supporting parents or others financially in old age. Those were among the findings in the new Perspectives of Retirement Survey from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.&#...

Firefly Global Returns to AAO in Orlando!

Returning for another year at AAO, Firefly brings its award winning Wireless Video Otoscope back to Orlando. Belmont, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Returning for another year at AAO, Firefly brings its award winning Wireless Video Otoscope back to Orlando. The Boston based company, which has been selling its cameras to some of the most prestigious organizations around the globe for over 2 years,...

Mesothelioma Compensation Center Points To Baptist Hospital Of Miami As A Good Choice For Victims In Florida As The Hospital Has Recently Earned A “Best Mark”

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Florida to check out Miami's Baptist Hospital because of a recent “Best Mark” listing from a US News & World Report. For more information about what things are needed for the best possible mesothelioma compensation in Florida, or any other state, all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family me...

Riverside Health System Opens 24-Bed Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit in Newport News

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Heal...

Conquer Mobile to Speak at INTERFACE 2014 Health Conference on VR Surgical Simulation and Patient Safety

Conquer Mobile, Simulation Training Specialists, Slated to Speak at the Vancouver INTERFACE 2014 Health Summit on the Topic of ‘Increasing Patient Safety with VR Surgical Simulation’ Based on a Case Study with Resident Neurosurgeons. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Conquer Mobile, simulation training specialists, will address the topic of ‘Increasing Patient Safety with VR Surgical Simulation...

DaVita Kidney Care Celebrates Thousands of Nephrology Nurses

DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, recognizes its over 13,000 nephrology nurses during Nephrology Nurses Week, Sept. 14-20, 2014. Nephrology nurses are part of a dedicated clinical team that specializes in providing life-sustaining care for patients with kidney diseas...

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Capita Conferences Announce Their Safeguarding Adults At-Risk Conference in Northern Ireland

Belfast, United Kingdom, September 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- A One Day National Conference Safeguarding Adults At-Risk Friday 28th November 2014 – Belfast Book two places and receive a 20% discount, or book three for a 25% discount.* Take advantage of their new £245 discounted rate for nurses and social workers on this conference and other selected events** About the conference: The ...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute CNO Dr. Patricia Reid Ponte Discusses Patient and Family Activation With Transformative Health

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - Transformative Health, an online publication of the O'Neil Center, recently published a two-part interview with Dr. Patricia Reid Ponte, RN, DNSc, FAAN, senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Reid Ponte is also executive direct

French nurse for medical charity MSF contracts Ebola in Liberia

PARIS/MONROVIA (Reuters) - A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Liberia has contracted Ebola, the medical charity said on Wednesday, adding that seven local staff members have already fallen ill from the deadly virus.

UPDATE 1-French nurse for medical charity MSF contracts Ebola in Liberia

* MSF rep says 7 African staff had already caught virus (Adds detail from MSF rep in Monrovia, details throughout)

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Results

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (NYSE: FVE) today announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results: Total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 increased 0.9% to $325.2 million from $322.5 million for the same period in 2012. Growth in our revenues was nega...

Ventas Elects Former White House Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes to Board of Directors

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) said today that Melody C. Barnes, a Vice Provost of New York University and the former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, has been elected to the Ventas Board of Directors, effective immediately. Melody C. Barnes (Photo: Business Wire) “We are excited and honored ...

IACP Launches Partnership for Personalized Prescriptions

Over 150,000 Patients and Practitioners Come Together to Support Compounding The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) announced today that it has enhanced its support of the compounding pharmacy profession with the establishment of the Partnership for Personali

Baxter Recalls One Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection

Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq per 100mL, product code 2B0826 to the hospital/pharmacy/nurse level. The recall is being initiated due to a labeling error on the ship...

Institute of Medicine Report on Dying in U.S. Praised by End-of-Life Choice Organization

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compassion & Choices praised a new report by the Institute of Medicine that was charged with examining the "mismatch between the services patients and families need and the services they can obtain."  The study, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, was released today. "We know ...

The Return of the House Call: A Boom in Mobile Medicine

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the great blessings of our modern, high-tech world is a dramatic increase in knowledge regarding health and medical concerns. Since 1960, the average life expectancy in the US has improved by nearly nine years, due in large part to increasingly sophisticated and effective medicine. At the same time, this has led to a growing strain on the med...


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