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allnurses.com Announces First Ever Live Learning Event "The Keys to Passing NCLEX" Webinar Event, July 20, 2021 at 6 PM EST

allnurses.com Announces First Ever Live Learning Event "The Keys to Passing NCLEX" Webinar Event, July 20, 2021 at 6 PM EST

First time offered: Live learning event designed for recent nursing graduates preparing to take NCLEX or test-takers that have not yet passed NCLEX. Participants will learn to maximize study efforts and focus NCLEX preparation in order to pass the NCLEX exam. Live session will occur on July 20 at 6 PM EST, and registered participants will have access to digital book and recorded materials after event has ended. - July 14, 2021 - allnurses.com, Inc.

Firstat Nursing Services, a Coronado Homecare Nurse Agency Publishes Guide on Ways to Support a Loved One with In-Home Skilled Nursing

Coronado Homecare Nurse Company Shares 3 Ways to Support a Loved One with In-Home Skilled Nursing. - June 26, 2021 - Firstat Nursing Services

eMudhra Receives SAFE Identity Certification

eMudhra Receives SAFE Identity Certification

eMudhra, a global digital enabler and a premier provider of PKI and Cybersecurity solutions, announced that they have received SAFE Identity certification. - June 16, 2021 - eMudhra Inc.

Avant Healthcare Professionals Awarded Gold and Silver in the 2021 Aster Awards

Avant Healthcare Professionals today announced it won a gold and silver honor at the 2021 Aster Awards. The company earned a gold in the Crisis Management category for its “Guide to Nurse Staffing Post COVID-19” and a silver in the External Publication category for its “2020 Trends in Nurse Staffing." - June 12, 2021 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

MedSend and On-Belay Partner to Train African Orthopedic Surgeons

MedSend and On-Belay Partner to Train African Orthopedic Surgeons

On-Belay Medical and MedSend jointly announce their partnership in training national orthopedic surgeons in Africa. On-Belay Medical has committed $125,000 towards MedSend’s five-year residency programs for training national orthopedic surgeons. On-Belay is an innovative medical device... - June 04, 2021 - MedSend

Linshom Receives SBIR Phase II Contract Award from the United States Air Force for Its Dual Purpose Respiratory Device

Linshom announced today receipt of a phase II SBIR contract award with the United States Air Force (USAF) to fund ongoing development and deployment of the Linshom Predictive Continuous Respiratory Monitoring (LPCRM) System. The $748K contract follows successful completion of a SBIR phase 1 award... - April 27, 2021 - Linshom

Avant Healthcare Professionals Publishes Results of 2021 Trends in Nurse Staffing Survey

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, today announced it has released the results of its newly published 2021 Trends in Nurse Staffing Study. This survey was sent to a list of hospital executives across the U.S. with the title of CEO, CNO, and HR executive. The data and responses included in this survey provide insight into staffing trends and how hospitals plan to staff during the nursing shortage. - April 24, 2021 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Exhibit at the 2021 TONL Conference

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Texas Organization for Nursing Leadership (TONL) Conference. TONL 2021 will take place this month as a virtual... - April 16, 2021 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Karen M. Bixel Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Karen M. Bixel of Vancouver, Washington has been honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of home healthcare. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize... - April 13, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Cariant Health Partners Named “Great Recruiters Certified 2021”

Cariant Health Partners Named “Great Recruiters Certified 2021”

Cariant Health Partners has been recognized for exceptional ratings from traveling healthcare professionals and commitment to the highest level of recruitment practices. - April 01, 2021 - Cariant Health Partners

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New Alliance Will Expand Patient Access to Cancer Care and Clinical Integration - March 29, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Homecare Agency Firstat Nursing Services Providing Affordable Caregivers in Greater San Diego Area Receives 2021 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice

Home Health, Senior Skilled Nursing Agency Firstat Announces They Received Two Prestigious Homecare Awards - March 19, 2021 - Firstat Nursing Services

Katherine C. Baker, C.M.S. Honored as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Katherine C. Baker, R.N., C.M.S. of Midland, Texas has been honored as a Professional of the Year for two consecutive years, 2020 and 2021, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of healthcare. About Katherine C. - March 17, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

"Vaccinate With Love (Dedicated to Dr. Osterholm)," by Peter Lake, Generating Unexpected Response from Listeners

"Vaccinate With Love (Dedicated to Dr. Osterholm)," by Peter Lake, Generating Unexpected Response from Listeners

People have responded to Peter Lake's call to action in his new release "Vaccinate With Love (Dedicated to Dr. Osterholm") in an unexpected way. They have taken videos of themselves holding up signs saying "Vaccinate With Love" and expressing their support of frontline healthcare workers. - February 27, 2021 - Peter Lake

Professional Education Services to Offer Nurse Aide Training in West Michigan

Professional Education Services, a postsecondary school located in Grand Rapids, is now fully approved, licensed, and fully operational for offering nurse assistant training here in West Michigan. PES has been the dream of owner and Program Director, Dr. Kenyon, for more than a decade. And as Walt... - February 25, 2021 - Professional Education Services

Fusion Marketplace Launches as a Traveler-First Driven Community

Fusion Marketplace Launches as a Traveler-First Driven Community

Fusion Marketplace launched on Wednesday, February 10. Fusion Marketplace believes that what’s best for Healthcare Travelers is best for all Staffing Agencies. - February 24, 2021 - Fusion Marketplace

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation, the world's market leader in medical measuring and weighing announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Premier’s highly committed ASCEND (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) program in the category of Patient Scales. In addition, seca was the only supplier of... - February 20, 2021 - seca Corporation

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Sheds New Light on Brain Tumors

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Sheds New Light on Brain Tumors

5-ALA Fluorescence Technique Allows More Precise Tumor Resection - February 11, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Lisa M. Mulligan Recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Lisa M. Mulligan Recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Lisa M. Mulligan of Manchester, Connecticut has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare credentialing. Each month P.O.W.E.R. - February 10, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Swedish Medical Center Names Jaya Kumar, MD, New Chief Medical Officer

Swedish Medical Center Names Jaya Kumar, MD, New Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kumar joins Swedish from Medical City McKinney, part of HCA Healthcare's Medical City Healthcare, where she served as the Chief Medical Officer. - February 06, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Betty A. Ainslie Recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Betty A. Ainslie Recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Betty A. Ainslie of Tavares, Florida has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for January 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of essential oils, skin care, nursing, and American Heart... - February 03, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Janet L. Johnson Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Janet L. Johnson of Houston, Texas has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R (Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of home health services. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize... - January 19, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

New location provides access to Cleveland Clinic fellowship-trained cardiologist. - January 15, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

If you've had the COVID-19 vaccine, or involved in a vaccination roll out team/plan, these "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!" buttons effectively let others know you've been vaccinated. These buttons are exactly the same design as stickers given to folks after getting the Pfizer or Moderna Covid-19 vaccination. Using the official CDC design, these I've been vaccinated buttons are a universal indicator that you've been inoculated, and encourage other to follow your lead. - January 11, 2021 - I've Had It

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Celebrated with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Celebrated with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. of Oakland, California has been celebrated with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and high level of success for over in the fields of healthcare and religion. These individuals are... - December 16, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Avant Healthcare Professionals Awarded Bronze and Merit Honors in Digital Health Awards

Avant Healthcare Professionals announced that it has won a bronze honor for its “Guide to Nurse Staffing Post-COVID-19” and a merit honor for its article “Managing Nurse Staffing Costs Post-COVID-19” in the Digital Health Awards. This is the fifth time the program, organized... - December 13, 2020 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

HCA/HealthONE's North Suburban Medical Center Announces New Director of Acute Care Services

North Suburban Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Brooke Nelson, RN to director of acute care services. Nelson will oversee the acute care units at the hospital including the Medical/Surgical unit and the Orthopaedic/Trauma unit. Nelson is a familiar HealthONE colleague having... - November 18, 2020 - HealthONE North Suburban Medical Center

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

The Boards of Directors of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County (VNHFC) and Waveny LifeCare Network (WLN) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an exclusive letter of intent to combine home care and hospice operations to better serve patients in Fairfield County and beyond. - November 06, 2020 - Waveny LifeCare Network

Desktop Alert and Aceso Medical Supply to Release 10+ Million U.S. Made N95 NIOSH Approved Surgical Respirators

Desktop Alert and Aceso Medical Supply to Release 10+ Million U.S. Made N95 NIOSH Approved Surgical Respirators

Desktop Alert Mass Notification Platform in Partnership with Aceso Medical Supply has procured over 10 million US Made N95 Grade surgical Respirators for U.S. 1st Responders and qualified medical institutions only. The respirators are not available for international shipping under any circumstances. - October 27, 2020 - Desktop Alert

Cathy Marshall, CaDori Brands LLC Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by P.O.W.E.R.

Cathy Marshall, CaDori Brands LLC Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by P.O.W.E.R.

Cathy Marshall of Katy, Texas has been showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square in New York City by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the fields of self-empowerment, nonprofit and volunteering. - October 27, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

New Self-Help Book Outlines a Fail-Proof Study Plan

New Self-Help Book Outlines a Fail-Proof Study Plan

"How To Beat A Rigged School System: 13 Steps to 100%," is a new book by author Nicolette Piaubert that lays out clear cut steps any student in any grade level can apply to do better in school. - October 23, 2020 - Gab-Nic Excelsior Nursing Tutoring Center

Helping Students Get Into and Through Physician Assistant School Seems to Have Gotten a Little Easier Thanks to This New Company

Helping Students Get Into and Through Physician Assistant School Seems to Have Gotten a Little Easier Thanks to This New Company

The number one most subscribed video producer of PA related content in the world, Adanna Hackett, PA-C (Adanna The PA), has partnered with the industry leading producer of test prep and question banks, Dr. Adam Rosh (Rosh Review) to create a unique and exciting online platform called, Get That C University to help Pre PA Students and PA Students get into and through PA School. - October 06, 2020 - Get That C University

Ruby Protective Apparel Launches Innovative Line of Clothing Products to Address Growing Concerns Over Virus Transmission in the Heath Care Industry

Ruby Protective Apparel introduced its new line of women’s underscrubs and compression socks, representing a massive leap forward in wearable antimicrobial protection. Unlike current industry offerings using a coating process that only lasts up to 50 washes before the protection wears out,... - September 16, 2020 - Ruby Protective Apparel

Mary Susan McDevitt, RN, BSN Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Mary Susan McDevitt, RN, BSN of Sarasota, Florida has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding achievements and contributions for over 40 years in the fields of healthcare, oncology nursing, grant writing and... - September 10, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

New York Health Welcomes Family Practice Physician

New York Health Welcomes Family Practice Physician

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified family practice physician, Michael J. DiGiovanna D.O., CPI will be joining its team of dedicated physicians. Dr. DiGiovanna will be practicing at 1061 North Broadway, Second Floor, North Massapequa, NY... - September 01, 2020 - New York Health

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

Swedish Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Gray, RN, MHA, NEA-BC, as Swedish Medical Center's new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Gray will join the executive team and will be responsible for driving, supporting, and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement,... - August 29, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes high standards of patient care. - August 21, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

M. Carole Jordal, RNFA Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

M. Carole Jordal, RNFA of Tucson, Arizona has been honored as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About M. Carole Jordal, RNFA M. Carole Jordal retired after... - August 19, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Swedish Medical Center Offers Colorado’s Longest Running Robotic Heart Surgery Program for Mitral Valve Patients

Swedish Medical Center Offers Colorado’s Longest Running Robotic Heart Surgery Program for Mitral Valve Patients

The robotic procedure is minimally invasive and provides an alternative to traditional open-heart surgery. - August 13, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

The Black Women’s Health Imperative & The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses Partner to Address Maternal Mortality Among Black Women

The Black Women’s Health Imperative & The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses Partner to Address Maternal Mortality Among Black Women

Today, the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) announced its partnership with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) to lay the groundwork necessary to develop a patient-centered, values-based implicit bias curriculum that incorporates the lived... - July 29, 2020 - Black Women's Health Imperative

Readers of Colorado Parent Magazine Select Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as Family Favorite Hospital for the 4th Year in a Row

Readers of Colorado Parent Magazine Select Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as Family Favorite Hospital for the 4th Year in a Row

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) has been voted Family Favorite by the readers of Colorado Parent Magazine for the fourth year in a row. RMHC is a part of HealthONE and the Continental Division of HCA Healthcare. "Our Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children teams are humbled to be... - July 29, 2020 - Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

AlediumHR, an Industry Leading Telehealth, Technology & Support Services Recruiting Firm, Announces Appointment of Mike Maffei as President & Senior Partner

AlediumHR, an Industry Leading Telehealth, Technology & Support Services Recruiting Firm, Announces Appointment of Mike Maffei as President & Senior Partner

Telehealth & Technology Recruiting Firm Continues Phenomenal Growth during COVID-19 crisis with the Announcement of Addition to the Executive Team - July 24, 2020 - AlediumHR

Swedish Medical Center Performs First MRI-Guided Laser Surgery for Revolutionary New Epilepsy Treatment

Swedish Medical Center Performs First MRI-Guided Laser Surgery for Revolutionary New Epilepsy Treatment

New minimally invasive approach offers a safer and less invasive surgical treatment for epilepsy. - July 24, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

CONNECT Oncology Navigation Software Now Includes Online Distress Assessments

Nursenav’s cloud-based oncology navigation platform, CONNECT, was recently upgraded to include the ability for oncology navigators to administer psychosocial distress assessments to their patients online. This enhancement supports the ACoS Commission on Cancer (CoC) requirement for accredited... - July 21, 2020 - Nursenav

Swedish Medical Center Participates in Major International Stroke Study

Swedish Medical Center Participates in Major International Stroke Study

Research shows promising results for drug which extends the treatment time for stroke patients. - July 19, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Avancen MOD Corporation is Reducing Nursing Exposure to COVID-19 Using New Medication Administration Technology

Avancen MOD Corporation announces a new oral medication delivery system which enables COVID-19 patients in non-ICU beds the ability to self-administer scheduled oral medications at specific times without the need for the nurse to enter the patient room for each delivery. This technology will reduce nursing exposure to the virus while saving nursing time and personal protective equipment in short supply. - July 16, 2020 - Avancen MOD Corporation

MobilDrTech Releases Updated White Paper on Telemedicine Stethoscopes

MobilDrTech Releases Updated White Paper on Telemedicine Stethoscopes

MobilDrTech, Inc. releases updated white paper comparing telemedicine stethoscopes. The July, 2020 update identifies and compares design, features and cost for the most frequently used real-time telemedicine stethoscopes in the U.S. market. - July 14, 2020 - MobilDrTech, Inc.

Argus® Offers 3-Month Free Trial on Polyp Detection and Sizing Artificial Intelligence Gastroenterology Technology

Argus® Offers 3-Month Free Trial on Polyp Detection and Sizing Artificial Intelligence Gastroenterology Technology

Argus®, the only AI decision support technology that assists clinicians in the detection and sizing of polyps during colonoscopy procedures, has announced a 3-month free trial of their solution. This free trial offers a unique chance to compare detection rates and sizing with and without the assistance of AI. - July 09, 2020 - EndoSoft

PAD Task Force Welcomes Society of Interventional Radiology

PAD Task Force urges lawmakers to join Congressional PAD Caucus to advance policies to improve access to screening for at-risk populations and reduce preventable amputations. - July 07, 2020 - CardioVascular Coalition

Fusion Medical Staffing Now Placing Certified Temperature Screeners for Non-Healthcare Industries to Help Businesses Get Back to Work

Fusion Medical Staffing Now Placing Certified Temperature Screeners for Non-Healthcare Industries to Help Businesses Get Back to Work

Fusion Medical Staffing is expanding their healthcare staffing services to now include placing and staffing on-site temperature screeners, registered nurses (RNs), contract tracers and clinical liaisons for non-healthcare businesses. - July 03, 2020 - Fusion Medical Staffing

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