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St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County Partners With Aegis Health Group to Bring Health-Management Program to Area Employers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County, which includes Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, a 279-bed acute-care facility on California's northern coast, and its 80-bed sister facility, Petaluma Valley Hospital, selected Aegis Health Group to design...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.6 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.2 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

Tampa-Saint Petersburg Area Spinal Surgeon Joins Political Leaders in Washington, DC to Discuss America's Healhcare

Area spinal surgeon Alfred Bonati, M.D. traveled to Washington, DC earlier this week to meet with political leaders and other medical professionals to discuss the impact of healthcare reform on physicians and their patients, as well as on small business owners and their employees. ...

Human Rights Campaign Announces Speakers at 25th Annual Bay Area Gala

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, today announced its speakers for its annual Greater Bay Area Gala Dinner on Saturday, July 25, 2009, at the Westin St. Fran...

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 ...

Passavant Area Hospital Adopts Quantros for Event Management and Reporting

Quantros Software Supports Commitment to Saving Lives and Reducing Risk San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2009 -- Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Ill., a 93-bed, community hospital, announced it will use the Quantros Safety and Risk Management solution (SRM), ...

Greenway Medical Technologies Supports Community-Based Interoperability Efforts by Offering Preferred Rates to Buffalo, N.Y. Area Community Healthcare Organizations

CARROLLTON, Ga., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to enhance and encourage community-based health information technology (HIT) adoption within the Buffalo, N.Y. region, Greenway Medical Technologies today announced a new program designed to work with regional health information organiza...

Children's National Medical Center Honors The Children's Cancer Foundation for Commitment to Area Kids

Children's National Medical Center on Thursday honored the Children's Cancer Foundation for its support of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National over the past 20 years, giving $3.6 million during that time. Washington, DC (Vocus) June 23, 20...

Two Companies Expand in Ann Arbor Area With MEDC Support

ANN ARBOR, Mich. , June 16 /PRNewswire/ --A Dexter-based and a Columbus, Ohio-based company are planning to expand in the Ann Arbor region with support from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Axiobionics and Dexter Research were approved today for MEGA tax credits from the State of Michigan...

Ceremony at Passavant Area Hospital to Launch Efficiency Improvements

- Study Finds Upgrades Will Save Money and Improve Standard of Care - JACKSONVILLE, Ill., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Passavant Area Hospital will soon undertake $2.3 million in infrastructure improvements to address aging infrastructure and high energy and operating costs. The improvements,...

JEWEL-OSCO(R) Hunger Relief Grant Program Helping to Fund Area Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens

Grant Application Deadline: August 14, 2009 ITASCA, Ill., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, announced today that the company will begin accepting applications for its "Hunger Relief Grant Program," designed to fund the operational needs of food pan...

Astellas Adds CNS Therapy Area Leader to Global R&D Team

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Global Development ("APGD"), a subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc. based in Tokyo, Japan, announced today that Dr. Betsy Garofalo has been hired as the global therapy area leader for CNS. Garofalo is a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist ...

Healthcarebluebook.com: DC Area Consumers Must Stop Overpaying for Tests and Treatments

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Why is the cash price for an MRI of the cervical spine without contrast $1056.00 at an imaging center in Rockville, MD and $2710.00 14 miles away in Chevy Chase, MD? How can two facilities located just outside of Washington, DC vary so much in their pricing for ...

St. Louis Metro Area Optometrists Partner With Sen. Bond; U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

No-cost, comprehensive eye and vision assessments provided by InfantSEE(R) Program ST. LOUIS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, St. Louis Metro Area optometrists are devoting appointments to no-cost, compre...

eCardio Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics ( www.ecardio.com ) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (R) 2009 Award in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program. According to Ernst ...

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Showcases Its Traveling Photo Exhibit in McKean County at Kane Area Community Center

EPHRATA, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is pleased to work with the McKean County Exhibit Committee and the Kane Area Community Center to bring its traveling photo exhibit "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvan...

10,000 Bay Area Children Safely Home

Dynamic Duo helps thousands of Bay Area newborns go home safely Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats are not installed properly' STANFORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Community Services Manager Nancy Sanchez heard that Benjamin Arias and Salvador Vargas had recently insta...

Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood First Private Medical Practice in New York Area to Screen With Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI)

Studies show BSGI comparable to MRI in finding early stage cancers with fewer false positives RIDGEWOOD, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood (WDI) is the first private medical practice in the New York metropolitan area and the only medical facility in New Jersey ...

Physicians Practice and Area Businesses Partner to Improve Patient Care in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

BALTIMORE, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Practice and an alliance of businesses in Bucks County, Pa. have joined forces to help provide area physicians and their staff more time to devote to patient care. This new partnership is a unique program designed to help doctors in Bucks County better ...

CW's 7th Heaven Actress Mackenzie Rosman to Visit Birmingham Area High School to Honor Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fundraising

Vestavia Hills High School Raises More than $17,000 and Beats Schools Nationwide BETHESDA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that CW's 7th Heaven actress Mackenzie Rosman will visit Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Al...

Fresno Area Hmong Healthcare Gathering to Take Place on Saturday, May 2

FRESNO, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, SEIU-UHW and KQEQ will host a Hmong Healthcare gathering in Fresno on Saturday, May 2. The event is designed to provide the community residents in Fresno with vital information about the...

The Biometric Market - A Recession Proof Area of Growth and Opportunities, Says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan to Host Analyst Briefing on Biometrics Market on Thursday, 7 May 2009, at 16.00 BST LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008 biometric vendors witnessed massive growth; however the same downturn that affected banking, construction industry and retail stores since the en...

Teamsters, Area Unions Rally in Support of Rural/Metro Workers

Paramedics, EMTs Calling for Fair Wages BUFFALO, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of union members joined Teamsters Local 375 this morning for a rally in front of Buffalo's city hall in support of Rural/Metro paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who are callin...

Free Health, Dental and Vision Screenings at Hamilton Health Center on May 2 Will Help Harrisburg Area Children and Adults

Highmark Blue Shield, Davis Vision, United Concordia and the Harrisburg Area Dental Society Team Up With Dauphin County Partners for a Healthy Community CAMP HILL, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dauphin County Partners for a Healthy Community will host a day of free health and v...

SCAN Health Plan Partners With Local Station ABC 15 to Provide Healthy Living Tips and Resources to Area Seniors

PHOENIX, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan of Arizona announced today a partnership with local television station ABC 15 to provide health tips and healthy lifestyle information to area seniors. The initiative is part of the nonprofit health plan's ongoing commitment to improving the lives...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Cancer Alert Act

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) joined Komen for the Cure Affiliates across the country to applaud the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer ALERT ( A ccess to L ife-saving E arly Detection, R ese...

Family Cocooning in the Face of Recession Leads to Expanded Business for Bay Area Fertility Doctor - Dr. Danielle Lane

NOVATO, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent economic events have led people to re-examine their lifestyles and spend more time with their families. Many are feeling that it is time to get to the basics of what is really important, and they are deciding to start their families now, instead of w...

Los Angeles Area Non-Profit OneLegacy Grows Into World's Largest Tissue Recovery Organization

Record 1,960 Eye and Tissue Donors in 2008 Benefit Tens of Thousands LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- OneLegacy, the non-profit, federally designated organ and tissue recovery organization serving the seven-county greater Los Angeles area, has within the last year become the largest tiss...

Manny Tau, Psy.D. Promoted to Service Area Leader for the Problematic Behaviors Service Area at Baron Center, Inc

SAN DIEGO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Manny Tau has been promoted to the position of Service Area Leader for the Problematic Behaviors (ProBe) Service Area at Baron Center, Inc (BCI). Dr. Tau is a California licensed psychologist (PSY14892) with specializations in clinical & forensic psycho...

tw telecom Extends Portland Area Network Into Tualatin and Lake Oswego Business Districts

- Network extension provides easier access to more than 1000 additional businesses - Body Imaging Radiology and Pacific Breast Center to access tw telecom's local and national network PORTLAND, Ore., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom , (Nasdaq: TWTC ), a leading provider o...

American TeleCare to Present its Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) Option for Cellular Telehealth Connectivity at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting

Cellular Telecommunications Network Technology Offers a New Way to Connect Patients to Providers with American TeleCare's Telehealth Solutions. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2009 -- Attendees at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting will have th...

D.C. Area Hour Eyes Vision Stores and Davis Vision Partner with Neediest Kids Organization

New Relationship Provides Eye Exams and Eyeglasses to Students in Need WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 12, Hour Eyes, Davis Vision and the Neediest Kids / Bridge to Success organization will announce a new partnership which will provide eye exams and eyeglasses to stud...

Living With Grief: Diversity and End-of-Life Care' National Teleconference Offered at Three Bay Area Locations

The public is invited to register for "Living with Grief®: Diversity and End-of-Life Care," the 16th annual Hospice Foundation of America national teleconference, available on April 29 in three Bay Area locations, hosted by Hospice By The Bay, a regional, non-profit, hospice and pal...

Business Growth Continues in Fairfield, CA With Several Companies Choosing to Locate in the Bay Area City

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairfield, CA continues to attract companies despite the slow economy. Businesses are drawn to the San Francisco Bay Area city for its strategic location and affordable and readily available office space. AAA Northern California has signed a 10-yea...

U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited St. Louis, Mo.-based G.S. Robins & Co., doing business as Ro-Corp Inc., for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of federal workplace safety st...

L.A. Area SEIU Members Gear Up to Support Effort to Fix Healthcare; Plan Rally for Thursday

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by SEIU UHW: NOTE TO EDITORS: On Thursday, Feb. 26--the same day the president's budget is expected to reach Congress--several hundred SEIU members from around the Los Angeles area will rally to support the ...

Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Los Angeles Area Big Lots Stores

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brighter smiles await children in the Los Angeles area as the Colgate-Palmolive Company brings its Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Oral Health Improvement Program to the La Canada and Pacoima Big Lots stores on Saturday, February 21. (Logo...

Bay Area Fertility Clinic to Offer Special Help During Recession

One of the nation's first group of fertility specialists marks its 25th anniversary with a 25-percent cost reduction to patients challenged by economic downturn SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a 25th-anniversary celebration, one of the nation's first fertility clinics is...

Independence Blue Cross Motivates 60 Area Employers to Host National Walk @ Lunch Day Events on April 29

Thousands of employees in Southeastern Pennsylvania gear up to join Americans across 50 states to walk for health PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty of the region's employers attended a kick-off breakfast this week for Philadelphia's second annual National Walk @ Lunch Day(SM), spons...
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