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More Than 500 Philadelphia Youth with Asthma and Their Families to Attend Keystone Mercy Healthy Hoops Program

Terrence Howard, Tyrese Gibson, Brent Celek and Jameer Nelson, Celebrities and Players of the Charlie Mack Celebrity Basketball Game, Expected to Attend the Day's Events Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- More than 500 children and their families will attend the ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

Dr. Hungerford is one of the few surgeons in the Maryland specially trained to perform the latest minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. (Vocus) June 29, 2009 -- Noted orthopedic surgeon Marc W. Hungerford, M.D. has joined Mercy Medic...

Consumers Can Now Shop Online for Individual Health Insurance Coverage With Mercy Health Plans

ST. LOUIS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping and purchasing health insurance online just got easier. Mercy Health Plans (MHP) is proud to announce the launch of Mercy One Connect(TM), a newly released online quoting and ecommerce application that is designed to connect consumers and brokers with i...

41 Keystone Mercy Health Plan Members to Receive Scholarships from the Plan's Employees

Employee-Sponsored Program Helps Medical Assistance Members, of All Ages, in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware Counties Go Back to School Philadelphia (Vocus) June 23, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan , the largest Medical Assistance managed care...

Imaging Advantage Launches Operations at Mercy Health Partners' Metro Hospitals

Improved patient care and enhanced services delivered through local radiologists TOLEDO, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imaging Advantage LLC ( imaging-advantage.com ), a nationally-recognized radiology management company, today announced the successful launch of radiology services at Mercy ...

AmeriHealth Mercy President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty to be Honored by Northern Home for Children at its Annual Partnerships for the Children Awards Dinner

Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) May 26, 2009-- More than 200 are expected to attend the second annual Partnerships for the Children Awards dinner, hosted by Northern Home for Children, as they honor and recognize Daniel J. Hilferty, president and chief executive officer, the...

Thomson Reuters Honors Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plans and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters on Thursday honored two Pennsylvania health plans and a Florida hospital system for significantly improving the quality and managing the cost of healthcare. Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth Mercy health plans and Tallahassee Memorial Healt...

AORN and Mercy Ships Collaborate to Increase Patient Care Aboard Hospital Ships

High Level of Volunteer Participation is Expected From Perioperative Nurse Professionals. Chicago, IL (Vocus) March 24, 2009 -- Patrick Voight, president of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), announced on Thursday to more than 5000 attendees at i...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships With Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Weather Technology (AWT) toda...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships with Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor Sunnyvale, Calif. (Vocus) March 16, 2009 -- Applied Weather T...

InfoLogix Implements Wireless Multi-Site Medical Communications Solution for Sisters of Mercy Health System

Mobile assessment and deployment of wireless solution by InfoLogix ensures a hospital's communications system enables more efficient patient care HATBORO, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A hospital's worst nightmare is having its communications system go down. But thanks to the mobile ...

Benin's President Boni Welcomes Mercy Ship

Highlights Millennium Challenge Initiative and Access to Health Care for the Poor Cotonou, Benin (Vocus) March 3, 2009 -- During the Mercy Ship's first week of surgeries in their nation, the President of Benin, Dr. Thomas Yayi Boni, and several cabinet ministers visited...

Area Dentists, University of Detroit Mercy Team Up to Provide Free Dental Care to Low-Income, Uninsured Detroit-Area Children on Saturday, February 7

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Screens Patients DETROIT, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is National Children's Dental Health Month and on Saturday, February 7, over 300 children from the Detroit metropolitan area will receive free dental care. It's part of the American Dent...

New CEO Takes Helm at Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships announced today the unanimous confirmation of Sam Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer of the international global charity, following a decision made by the Executive Committee of the International Board of Directors on Tuesday. Tyler, Texas (PRWEB) Dece...

Seamobile Provides Foxnews To Mercy Ships

Hospital Ship Serving in West Africa Receives Access to FoxNews Garden Valley, Texas October 6, 2008 -- www.seamobile.com [SeaMobile Enterprises], the premier global provider of communications services to remote locations, announced today that it has donated access to t...

Keystone Mercy and DVCH to Offer Screenings for National Health Center Week

Keystone Mercy Prenatal, Cervical Cancer Screening Participants Receive $15 Gift Card PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest medical assistance care organization in Pennsylvania, in conjunction with Delaware Valley Community Hea...

Mercy Health Plans Announces New Name for Their Medicare Advantage Plans: Mercy Medicare Advantage

ST. LOUIS, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy Health Plans, the St. Louis-based health benefits management company founded in 1994 by the Sisters of Mercy Health System, has announced it has changed the name of its Medicare Advantage plans to: Mercy MedicareAdvantage. The plans, which serve Medicar...

Redskins' Draft Pick Malcolm Kelly Energized By Trip To Mercy Ship In Liberia

NFL rookie encourages Liberian Sports Initiatives, visits patients, meets with President Sirleaf while part of Mercy Ships Crew Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) July 12, 2008 -- Recently returned from a week-long international humanitarian mission to support Mercy Ships, his ...

INSPIRIS and Mercy Care of Arizona Named Winners in URAC's Best Practices in Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

INSPIRIS CarePlus Nurse Practitioner-Led Care program with Mercy Care of Arizona wins Best of Show Award and Silver Award in the Health Care Management category in first-ever nationwide competition recognizing health care management programs that empower, protect consumers WASHINGTON, Apr...

VIDEO from Medialink and Philips: Philips Electronics Unveils First 'Imagination Light Canvas' at the New Mercy Medical Center in Rogers AR

NEW YORK, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Electronics (PHG) on February 28 unveiled their "Imagination Light Canvas," the first of its kind, during a media tour of the new Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Ark. The hospital will open its doors on March 16. (See video from Philips (NYSE: PH...

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies Acquires Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania

Behavioral managed care company expands AmeriHealth Mercy's product offerings for publicly insured managed care PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, a national Medicaid managed care company, announced today that it has acquired Communi...

Area Dentists, University of Detroit Mercy Team Up to Provide Free Dental Care to Low-Income, Uninsured Detroit-Area Children on Saturday, February 2

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Screens Patients DETROIT, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is National Children's Dental Health Month and on Saturday, February 2, over 500 children from the Detroit metropolitan area will receive free dental care. It's part of the American D...

University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Moves to Larger Facility on New Corktown Campus

$25.5 Million Investment in Detroit - Opens Thursday DETROIT, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 17, at 10 a.m., University of Detroit Mercy will be opening a new School of Dentistry and Clinic, part of the institution's $80 million investment in giving back to the City of ...

Independence Blue Cross Finalizes New Multi-Year Agreements with Mercy Health System and St. Mary Medical Center

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross announces it has signed new three-year contracts with Mercy Health System and St. Mary Medical Center, both part of Catholic Health East health care system, effective July 1, 2007. The Mercy Health System includes Mercy Fitzgerald...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

An impoverished 70-year-old man and his three physically challenged sons have sought permission from India's president to end their lives , saying there seemed to be little hope for the family. "With nobody to extend a helping hand, death is probably a wise option," says 70-year-old Hakimu...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

An impoverished 70-year-old man and his three physically challenged sons have sought permission from India's president to end their lives// , saying there seemed to be little hope for the family. "With nobody to extend a helping hand, death is probably a wise option," says 70-year-old Hakimud...

Hoosiers Live at the Mercy of Nursing Homes

Defenseless Hoosiers in Allen County and across Indiana have no one to look out for them. They are forced to live at public expense in nursing homes //or in the community without any money or family of their own. They often suffer from dementia, mental retardation or another condition that impairs ...

Family Approaches President for Mercy Killing

Jaipur: A family in Rajasthan, suffering from an undiagnosed disease, has sought the president's permission for mercy killing//. Six members of the family, including two women, are on an indefinite hunger strike in Sheopur area of Jaipur district to highlight their plight. The family is repor...

TB Patient Pleads President for Mercy Killing

Unable to cope with his suffering, a tuberculosis (TB) patient in Madhya Pradesh has requested Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to allow him //to end his own life and that of his four minor children. Uttam Singh Ojha, a resident of Guna who is in his late 40s, is suffering from TB and has...

Journalist Petitions Court Pleading Mercy Killing

A 79-year-old freelance journalist here has petitioned the Rajasthan High Court seeking permission for euthanasia, saying he wants to die with dignity//. In his petition filed Wednesday, Giriraj Prasad Gupta pleaded for mercy killing on the ground that he was unable to perform his day-to-day fu...

Bishop Warns Against Change in Mercy Killing Laws

The Bishop of Manchester has come out strongly against euthanasia saying that the proposed changes in the law would increase the cases of mercy killing of "unwanted children." // "As some paediatricians have said, implicit in the legislative proposals is the possibility that assisted dying coul...

Dare Not Mercy kill – Courtesy: The Care Not Killing Grou

United Kingdom: Mercy Killing should be mercilessly shot down, according to a newly formed group of Human Rights and Health Group activists. The group’s mandate is to communicate this idea to the government and veto any recommendation that purports to introduce assisted // suicide / euthanasia in t...

Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…

Terri Schiavo died in the Pinellas Park hospital on Thursday. Terri Schiavo, the severely brain damaged Florida woman, who was facing the right-to-die controversy.// She died today 13 days after her feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge. Terri Schiavo was 26 years when ...

Lard, Have Mercy

Obesity has become a household word, and it’s not the rich and over-fed// anymore. In western countries it is seen that the poor are actually fatter and the rich with access to awareness about bad eating habits, and personal trainers, hi-tech gyms, diet secretaries etc., are comparatively slim...

UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital

...Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Ga. (the largest hospital in Georgia) International Community Health Services, Seattle, Wash. The Children's mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I. "These four facilities are currently designing wayfind...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

...he health insurance industry and what it has done to the health of our country. You have a situation where consumers in our country are at the mercy of the health care industry. You see CEOs of these industries making millions of dollars a year, indeed many of them a million of dollars a month, for...

Alegent Health Turns to ThinIdentity(TM) to Improve Caregiver Productivity

...e system. The first installation is located at its mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. A 278-bed facility, mercy Hospital has over 1,000 caregivers using the ThinI... our day with ThinIdentity, said Barbara Roenfeld, mercy Hospital operations director for the emergency dep...

Dr. Christopher Olivia Appointed to Foundation Radiology Group Board of Directors

...University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Olivia previously held the positions of Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer for mercy Health Partners in Springfield, OH and President/CEO of University Physicians, an integrated physician structure of more than 400 clinicians based in ...

my1HIE Fuels the Growth of E-Prescribing in Michigan

... counties. Approximately 25% of HVPA members are primary care physicians and 75% are specialists. HVPA activities are closely tied to the Saint Joseph mercy Health System (SJMHS), a member of the Trinity Health System. Visit www.hvpa.com About Oakland Physician Network Services (OPNS) Oakl...

Owensboro Medical Health System Announces Results of Its 'Modified Dutch Auction' Tender Offer

...ults of its "Modified Dutch Auction" tender offer for a portion of the 2001 Series B and Series C Health System Variable Rate Revenue Bonds (Owensboro mercy Health System, Inc.) issued by the City of Owensboro, Kentucky, the proceeds of which were loaned to OMHS. The offer expired at 12:00 p.m., New York ...
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