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Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center will present Jordan Thomas with its National Courage Award on Aug. 15. The annual award recognizes an individual's contributions to the health, welfare and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. The award is being ...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded the I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (JCC) the fourth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant aimed at promoting healthy eating and fitness among students in the Salt Lake County co...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Averaging 2,700 patients daily throughout the United States and hosting a critical 24/7 patient information call center, Hospice Partners On Call has selected 1Vault Networks ( www.1vault.net ), a secure colocation facility, to safeguard its...

York Hospital Trauma Center Upgrade

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One trauma center in Pennsylvania has been upgraded from a Level II Trauma Center to a Level I Trauma Center Accreditation for the period from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010: York Hospital , York , PA ...

Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen Minnesota youth athletes, who compete through Courage Center, recently returned home celebrating individual and team triumphs at the week-long National Junior Disability Championships (NJDC). More than 250 qualifying athletes from across North...

California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. Opens Outpatient Cancer Center in South Pasadena, Calif., With Renowned Medical Staff, State-of-the-Art Technology

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. opened its first free-standing multi-specialty cancer center in South Pasadena. The 22,000 s.f. facility, operating under the banner, South Pasadena Cancer Center, will provide outpatient ser...

InfoLogix Selected by Hilo Medical Center for Multi-Year Engagement to Deliver 'Wireless as a Service'

HATBORO, Pa., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFLG ), a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today that it has been selected by Hilo Medical Center in Hilo, Hawaii for...

The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by The Organic Center -- We (The Organic Center) strongly refute the claim made by Dr. Alan Dangour and his U.K. colleagues that the nutritional benefits of organic food are 'not important.' Left unchallenged...

Tennessee's New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery Launches Comprehensive Website Reaching out to Sufferers of Morbid Obesity

The New Life Center, a Knoxville, Tennessee bariatric surgery facility, is announcing the launch of a state-of-the-art new website designed to mirror the comprehensive approach it takes to help people fight morbid obesity. Using video, step-by-step guides to the weight loss surgery process, and...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

MARYVILLE, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of bad economic times, Anderson Hospital's Surgery Center is thriving, thanks to the devoted efforts of hospital staff and the assistance of a healthcare consulting firm out of Elm Grove, Wisconsin, Compirion Healthcare Solutio...

Courage Center Names Dianne Miron Its Director of Physician Services

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center, the Minnesota-based nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center, is pleased to announce that Dianne Miron is their new Director of Physician Services effective today. In her role she will direct Courage Center's physician practice, R...

Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence N. Gray, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgeon, and Mark Ballentyne, M.D. at Atlantic Plastic Surgery Center have selected Artefill, the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-enhanced collagen filler for the correction o...

Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology Announces New Full Service Center at Bruce B Downs

TAMPA, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- (Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology, Tampa, FL) - It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology announces the grand opening of their new full service radiation oncology center on August 17, 2009. Located at 12206 Bruce...

Michigan IT Companies Helping the University of Miami Center for Patient Safety Tackle a Leading Cause of Death Using an RTLS Solution to Monitor Staff Hand-Washing Compliance

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Miami UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety has successfully launched a hand hygiene compliance (HHC) pilot project with the help of two Michigan-based technology businesses who specialize in health care real-time locatin...

Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every four American women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point during her life. Through its exclusive HopeLine(R) program, Verizon Wireless will demonstrate its commitment to ending the epidemic of domestic viole...

Unified360 Makes Positive Impact to Baylor Surgical Center Operations.

DALLAS, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Unified360, a Unified Communications Solutions Provider, recently completed a significant upgrade to Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth. Unified360 was selected because of our best of breed solutions, significant track record and execution on cri...

Rush University Medical Center studies program to help older adults transition from hospital to home

In light of health care reform measures, Rush University Medical Center has launched a study of its program to help older adults transition from hospital to home. The goal of the study is to determine whether the program, first implemented two years ago, succeeds in reducing readmissions with...

Courage Center Welcomes Susan Oswald as Major Gifts Director

MINNEAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based Courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center for people with disabilities, welcomes Susan Oswald to its development team. In her role as senior director of Major and Planned Gifts she will develop and implement str...

New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants

MAITLAND, Fla. , July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a specialized provider of treatment for infants with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, opened a third location on June 1, 2009 in Maitland, Florida. The Center currently also has offices in ...

Southern California Surgical Center (heart411.com) Specializes in Mitral Valve Replacement

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Cardiothoracic Surgery Center specializes in cardiothoracic surgery including mitral valve replacement. Fatigue shortness of breath and coughing might not seem like serious symptoms. In fact, most people brush off these se...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 16 years, beachgoers have been invited to watch respected surfers, business leaders, community members and cancer survivors "surfing for a cure" at the annual Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational held at U...

Western Wayne Family Health Center -- Taylor Dedication Ceremony Marks Important Step in Providing Healthcare to Underinsured and Uninsured

TAYLOR, Mich., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community leaders including Senator Debbie Stabenow and Taylor Mayor Cameron Priebe gathered this morning to celebrate the official dedication of the Western Wayne Family Health Center Taylor (WWFHC) -- the second federally qualified heal...

Northside Medical Center Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement with Forum Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 26, 2009, The Ohio Nurses Association/Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association (ONA/YGDNA) ratified a tentative agreement with Forum Health. The outcome of this difficult process has resulted in the Registered Nurses of...

Spanish Broadcasting System and 93.3 La Raza to Hold Radiothon for Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

MIAMI, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) and 93.3 La Raza (KRZZ) in San Francisco announced today that they will be holding a radiothon to raise funds in support of the Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. The radiothon will take place on Friday, July 31 a...

Mayor Julian 'Jolly' Reseueollo Dialysis Center Officially Opens Doors With Support From Bridge of Life - DaVita Medical Missions

TACOMA, Wash., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridge of Life - DaVita Medical Missions(TM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on bringing life-saving dialysis to developing countries, officially opened its doors to the city of San Carlos community on July 21 to...

Healthcare Informatics Associates, an InfoLogix Company, Selected by Hilo Medical Center for MEDITECH 6.0 EMR Implementation

HATBORO, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare Informatics Associates (HIA), an InfoLogix company (Nasdaq: IFLG ), announced today that it has been selected by Hilo Medical Center (HMC) in Hilo, Hawaii for a multi-year engagement to implement a MEDITECH 6.0 EMR system across the...

Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence

Woman spent remaining life in wheelchair, nursing facilities after nurse failed to alert physician to condition; Verdict record for its type KENT, Wash., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A King County Superior Court jury awarded the estate of a Renton woman more than $1.8 million yester...

Comprehensive VMAT Solution From Elekta on Center Stage at 2009 AAPM Annual Meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2009 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting, July 26-30 in Anaheim, California, Elekta will demonstrate how the company's comprehensive VMAT solution can help health care providers deliver superior cancer ca...

Mass. General-based research center will investigate why immune system fails to control hepatitis C

A research consortium based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has been awarded $15 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to investigate how the hepatitis C virus (HCV) resists suppression and clearance by the immune system. The five-year grant will support a...

Courage Center Seeks Applications for 2009 Judd Jacobson Memorial Award

MINNEAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center for people with disabilities, is seeking applications for the annual Judd Jacobson Memorial Award. Established in 1992, the Jacobson Award recognizes the pursuit or achieveme...

Transforming Care Together Initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center Increases Time Spent on Patient Care at the Bedside

BALTIMORE, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An efficiency initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) is increasing the time nurses spend caring for patients and directly contributing to better overall patient care, reduced costs and decreased hospital-created illness. The ...

Career Step Partners with Computer Learning Center to Help Students Gain Careers in Growing Healthcare Industry

Career Step has partnered with Computer Learning Center to offer training to individuals interested in pursing careers in medical transcription and medical coding and billing. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- Career Step, a leading online healthcare education compan...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

WOBURN, Mass. and DURHAM, N.C., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx and bioMerieux, Inc. today announced Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC), which is part of Orlando Health, has implemented the PNA FISH(R) tests from AdvanDx to identify bloodstream pathogens 1 to 2 days earlier to help t...

HealthCare Partners of Nevada and Fremont Medical Center Join Forces

Sherif Abdou, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners of Nevada, a Las Vegas healthcare organization, announced the acquisition of Fremont Medical Center, an independent medical group providing care for more than 300,000 patients annually in Southern Nevada. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB...

President Obama Holds Roundtable Discussion on Health Reform at Children's National Medical Center

Today President Obama held a roundtable discussion on healthcare reform with pediatric leaders from [Children's National Medical Center. Washington, D.C. (Vocus) July 20, 2009 -- Today President Obama held a roundtable discussion on healthcare reform with pediatric lea...

Tijuana Newspaper, Zeta Tijuana, Releases Detailed List of Day Care Center Owners and Their Total Earnings; Interchildren, Inc. Calls for Newspaper Boycott

TIJUANA, Mexico, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release is being issued by Interchildren, Inc. In the aftermath of a horrific incident which occurred in Hermosillo, Mexico, where 40+ children perished in a childcare center fire, Mexican news, media and the government have cr...

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Names Chadwick CFO

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edward G. Chadwick has been selected as executive vice president for finance and chief financial officer of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, a new position created as part of the Medical Center reorganization that bega...

The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to "Honor Roll" in U.S. News's 2009-10 Edition of America's Best Hospitals

The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has been named one of the very best hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. New York, NY (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has been named one of the very best hospital...

St. Alexius Medical Center Named to America's Best Hospitals Rankings

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, has joined the prestigious ranks of America's top medical institutions in the annual America's Best Hospitals list published by U.S. News & World Report magazine. St. Alexius Medical Cen...

Two Courage Center Athletes Named to 2009 U.S. Paralympic Team

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Quad Rugby Association has announced its 2009 U.S. Wheelchair Rugby National Team that will compete at the 2009 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Americas Zone Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26...
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