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COLUMBIA, Mo. (8/6/2009) -America's 77 million aging baby boomers and their families soon will face decisions about their long-term care needs. A new book co-authored by Marilyn Rantz, an eldercare expert at the University of Missouri, explains how consumers can find the best
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State Report Ranks LIJ as New York's Best for Heart Bypass Surgery, North Shore University Hospital Tops for Emergency Angioplasty Survival
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BayCare Named to Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in Florida by Florida Trend Magazine
CLEARWATER, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System today announced that it has been recognized as one of Florida's Best
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Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals
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WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News's 2009-10 publication of America's Best
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Malaria Vaccine Developer, Sanaria Inc., Receives 2009 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The award was announced on April 21, 2009 at the World Vaccine Congress Washington conference. The Vaccine Industry Excellence awards recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and individuals working in the vaccine industry. Sanaria was nam...
ValueOptions(R) Supports New Hospital-Based Performance Measures to Help Patients Get the Best Treatment for Inpatient and Outpatient Services
NORFOLK, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(R), Inc., the nation's largest independent behavioral health and wellness company, announces its support for the use of The Joint Commission's Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) performance measures. The basis for the recently c...
ePharmaSolutions' Clinical Trial Investigator Portal Wins Bio-IT World 2009 Best Practice Award
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ePharmaSolutions, a leading provider of clinical services and trial management technologies for the biopharmaceutical industry announced that it has been selected along with its client Genentech, Inc as the winner of the Bio-IT World Best
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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snowblower-related injuries to the hand have been on the rise in recent years, with more than 5,000 injuries reported each year in the United States. Many of those injuries might ...
Quality Colonoscopy Exam Remains Best Strategy for Detection of Polyps and Cancers According to Experts From the American College of Gastroenterology
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Publication of a Canadian study on colonoscopy's impact on reducing colon cancer deaths suggests a lower impact on mortality than previously reported. Physician experts from the American College of Gastroenterology urge patients and the public to r...
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