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UAE Hospitals Take Action Against Lateral Violence Amongst Staff

Low staff morale, increased absenteeism, attrition of staff and deterioration in the quality of patient care are some of the issues caused by violence at work. - September 03, 2014 - Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Paula J. Alderson as a Professional of the Year

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Paula J. Alderson as a Professional of the Year

Paula J. Alderson of Boca Raton, Florida, has recently been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Hospice Care. - August 27, 2014 - Strathmore Who's Who

ComForCare Offers in Home Care with No Minimum Hours as Respite Care Support

Trusted Torrance, CA-based in-home care company, ComForcare is now offering in-home care support with no minimum hours (subject to availability in some locations), to ensure seniors are protected while their loved ones attend to other duties. The company’s no-minimum hours care policy will... - August 24, 2014 - ComForcare Senior Services

Jury Awards $730,000 to Whistleblower Janet Keyzer Against the Regents of the University of California

Jury Awards $730,000 to Whistleblower Janet Keyzer Against the Regents of the University of California

Seven year ordeal ends after 21-day trial in verdict for whistleblower terminated after she reported improprieties involving human subject research on California prisoners. - August 13, 2014 - Law Office of Mary-Alice Coleman

TransTel Communications, Inc. Receives 2014 M2M Telehealth Award

TransTel Communications, Inc. Receives 2014 M2M Telehealth Award

TransTel Nurse Call System Honored for Improving Healthcare Delivery. - August 08, 2014 - TransTel Communications, Inc.

Katie M. Tweedy Honored as Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Katie M. Tweedy Honored as Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Katie M. Tweedy, of Blackfoot, Idaho, has recently been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Healthcare Applications. - August 01, 2014 - Strathmore Who's Who

Catherine M. Chastain Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Catherine M. Chastain of Helotes, Texas has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the medical field. About Catherine M. Chastain Ms. Chastain has almost 30 years experience in healthcare. She is a Family... - July 18, 2014 - Strathmore Worldwide

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Linda R. Moniz

Farmingdale, N.Y. – Linda R. Moniz, of Saugus, Massachusetts, has recently been recognized as a VIP member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the Medical Education field. - July 16, 2014 - Strathmore Who's Who

Bright Oaks Group Announces New Senior Living Community in Wood Dale, Ill.

Bright Oaks Group Announces New Senior Living Community in Wood Dale, Ill.

Bright Oaks Group will collaborate with Ecumen, a Minnesota-based nonprofit senior housing and services company, to develop a new senior living community in Wood Dale, Ill. Construction is slated to begin in 2014, opening in 2016. The community will offer 150 units of assisted living and memory care in a six-story building. The ground floor will feature retail space for companies and health care organizations that cater to mature adults. - July 12, 2014 - Bright Oaks Group

Hon. Michael A. L. Balboni Joins Rivkin Radler

Hon. Michael A. L. Balboni Joins Rivkin Radler

Hon. Michael A. L. Balboni has joined Rivkin Radler as Of Counsel, and will be working with their clients in the areas of cyber, financial and energy-related security, public safety, healthcare, and government relations. He served in the New York State Assembly for 8 years, was appointed as the first Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, and later became Deputy Secretary for Public Safety and Homeland Security Advisor the state. - July 02, 2014 - Rivkin Radler LLP

PerformanceScrubs.com Announces Partnership with the University of North Alabama College of Nursing

PerformanceScrubs.com, a Performance HealthCare Products company, today announced a partnership with the University of North Alabama (UNA) College of Nursing to provide them with another option for nursing apparel for their students. Through this cooperative effort, the University of North... - July 01, 2014 - Performance Healthcare Products

Introducing HireNurses.com: Redefining Opportunities for Nurses. A company Founded by Nurses.

Hirenurses.com is a company with the mission to Redefine Nursing with the sole intent to make the Nursing Profession easily accessible and valued. - June 27, 2014 - HireNurses.com

Phoenix Home Care, Inc. Announces a New Location in Joplin, Missouri

Phoenix Home Care, Inc. Announces a New Location in Joplin, Missouri

Phoenix Home Care, Inc., announces a new location will open in the Joplin community on July 1st. The new office, located at 1027 S. Main St., Suite 308, will be the tenth office in Missouri for the Springfield-based company who recently celebrated their third year. The Joplin office will initially... - June 25, 2014 - Phoenix Home Care

Sky Nurses and PlacidWay Offer Patients Safe Transportation Back Home from Anywhere in the World

Sky Nurses, a non-emergency medical transport company, and PlacidWay, a medical tourism company, recently established a strategic partnership to help global patients travel home safely from anywhere in the world. - June 25, 2014 - PlacidWayUSA

Long Island Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center for Living Opens State of the Art Rehabilitation Suite

Medford, NY Skilled Nursing Facility Medford Multicare Center for Living proudly cuts the ribbon on its newly renovated rehabilitation suite featuring cutting-edge therapy technologies - June 18, 2014 - Medford Center For Living

Health & Comfort Home Care Agency Acquired by C & M Health Services, LLC

Health & Comfort Home Care Agency Acquired by C & M Health Services, LLC

Health & Comfort Home Care Agency, a New Jersey home care services company, was recently acquired by C & M Health Services, LLC, a company with extensive experience in home care and aging-in-place solutions. The company will continue to operate under the Health & Comfort Home Care Agency name. - June 17, 2014 - Health & Comfort Home Care

Record-Breaking Whistleblower Attorney Takes on New Challenges: Traumatic Brain and Sprinal Cord Injuries

Record-Breaking Whistleblower Attorney Takes on New Challenges: Traumatic Brain and Sprinal Cord Injuries

Record-breaking whistle-blower attorney Anthony J. Russo Jr. has partnered with successful board certified civil trial attorney Louis Battista in launching a new firm, Russo Battista Law Group that will primarily focus on catastrophic injury cases, including brain and spinal cord Injury cases. The new firm will go beyond the traditional legal scope of services employing a unique firm model, consisting of an in-house case management department to help clients navigate the complex system of care. - June 10, 2014 - Russo Battista Law Group

Absolute Staffers Completes Operating Room Nurses Contract at Ft. Belvoir, VA

Absolute Staffers (ABS) has successfully completed services of providing 2 Operating Room Nurses at Ft. Belvoir Army Hospital. ABS has been given a four month bridge contract as a result of their service. ABS is a, Woman-Owned Small Business. Absolute Staffers was founded in 2002 by its current Chief Executive Officer, Lora Antoine, a Registered Nurse. - June 10, 2014 - Absolute Staffers, LLC

North Westchester Restorative Therapy and Nursing Center Announces Ground Breaking Medical Approach to Sub-Acute Rehabilitation

North Westchester Restorative Therapy and Nursing Center announces its cutting edge approach to sub-acute medical management and has successfully reduced hospital re-admissions. North Westchester Restorative’s intensive medical oversight, in addition to rehabilitation, has led to improved... - June 06, 2014 - North Westchester Restorative Therapy and Nursing Center

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center to Participate in Laguna Hills Mobile Hospital Training Center

Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of sepsis are crucial to improving patient outcomes and saving lives in hospitals. In an effort to reverse a national trend of increasing sepsis rates, Saddleback Memorial is participating in a Sepsis Quality Initiative Program by Medical Simulation... - May 20, 2014 - Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Shift Alerts Officially Launches During Nursing Week 2014

Shift Alerts Officially Launches During Nursing Week 2014

Shift Alerts, a mobile app designed specifically for nurses, personal support workers and other caregivers officially launches its iOS app just in time for Nursing Week 2014. Shift Alerts makes work easier for caregivers by enabling them to track all patient-related reminders in one app, designed... - May 15, 2014 - Shift Alerts

DNP, Inc. Selects Nurse Practitioner Perspective as Its Official Publication and Media Partner

Nurse Practitioner Perspective, the only career resource dedicated exclusively to NPs and DNPs, has been named the official publication and media partner of Doctors of Nursing Practice Inc. (DNP, Inc.), an advanced practice nursing organization committed to improving healthcare outcomes by... - May 15, 2014 - Merion Matters - Parent Company of ADVANCE Healthcare Network

Advance for Nurses Announces 2014 Best Nursing Teams

In celebration of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, ADVANCE has presented its annual Best Nursing Team awards. Nursing teams from across the country submitted essays describing how their team achieved specific outcomes. A panel of judges evaluated the entries for initiative, adaptability, expertise and outreach. The winning team members were presented with an award and other gifts commemorating the honor of being named Best Team. - May 06, 2014 - Merion Matters - Parent Company of ADVANCE Healthcare Network

Health Career Institute Moves to the Next Level with New Key Leaders

Health Career Institute Moves to the Next Level with New Key Leaders

Health Care Institute announces new COO/President and new Director of EMS. Stephen V. Iacullo, JD is announced as the new COO/President of HCI and Brent Braunworth is announced the new Director of EMS at HCI. - May 05, 2014 - Health Career Institute

Lori L. Gregory Hostetter, CRNP Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Lori L. Gregory Hostetter, CRNP of Lancaster, Pennsylvania has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Lori L. Gregory Hostetter, CRNP Ms. Gregory Hostetter has almost 30 years... - May 02, 2014 - Strathmore Worldwide

Happy Nurses Week to Our Miracle Workers in Healthcare - Our Super Nurses

Happy Nurses Week to Our Miracle Workers in Healthcare - Our Super Nurses

National Nurses Week is May 6th – 12th, 2014. This year, Uniform Advantage (UA) is excited to celebrate with nurses all over the U.S and honor them for their hard work and significant contributions in nursing their societies to better health and saving lives. International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. - May 01, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

New Assisted Living Facility Opens in Orlando

New Assisted Living Facility Opens in Orlando

A new Assisted Living Facility has opened in Orlando. The Grand Opening and Open House will be on Thursday, May 8th, 2014. - May 01, 2014 - Wellsprings Residence

Pacific College New York Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Advances to Candidacy for ACEN Accreditation

The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BS Completion Program) is now a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The ACEN is responsible for accrediting nursing education programs, and achieving ACEN... - April 24, 2014 - Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Uniform Advantage Fights Back Against Cancer

Uniform Advantage Fights Back Against Cancer

UA joins the fight by sponsoring the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraising event. - April 12, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

Nurse Magnet Recognition Awarded to South Nassau Communities Hospital

Magnet recognition is the highest award a hospital can receive for outstanding nursing services, by creating an environment that attracts and rewards outstanding nurses. - April 10, 2014 - Mount Sinai South Nassau

Uniform Advantage Goes Hollywood

Uniform Advantage Goes Hollywood

One of Uniform Advantage’s print scrub tops made a star appearance with Cate Blanchett, Oscar winning actress in the highly acclaimed Blue Jasmine Movie that aired last year in July 2013. - April 07, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

Introducing Nurse Practitioner Perspective: the Only Publication to Serve Both NPs and DNPs

The ADVANCE Healthcare Network has introduced its newest publication, Nurse Practitioner Perspective. Making its debut in March, this bimonthly print magazine is the only dedicated resource providing NPs and DNPs with the latest news and information they need to succeed in their ever-changing field. - March 31, 2014 - Merion Matters - Parent Company of ADVANCE Healthcare Network

Shelley L. Johnson of Lacey, Washington, Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals as Professional of the Year 2013 in Healthcare Business Solutions

Ms. Johnson has become a VIP member and has been inducted into the America's Registry Hall of Fame. In addition, she was named Bio of the Month for December 2014. - March 13, 2014 - America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Cheryl Jones, R.N. Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Cheryl Jones, R.N. of Union, New Jersey has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Cheryl Jones, R.N. Ms. Jones has over 20 years experience in the field of healthcare. She is a... - March 12, 2014 - Strathmore Worldwide

Helen Werner Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Helen Werner Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Helen Werner of Larchmont, New York has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About Helen Werner Dr. Werner has over 40 years experience in the field of education. She is the Monroe... - March 11, 2014 - Strathmore Worldwide

Uniform Advantage Launches Advantage by UA, a Fashion Forward Scrub Line

Uniform Advantage Launches Advantage by UA, a Fashion Forward Scrub Line

Uniform Advantage (UA) welcomes its newest modern collection of nursing uniforms to the UA family, Advantage by UA. For additional information about this line and the different styles and colors offered, please visit www.UniformAdvantage.com. - March 01, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

AME Home Care Becomes One of Baltimore’s Trusted Medicaid Waiver Resources

AME Home Care has recently become one of the trusted personal home care companies in the Baltimore area to be authorized to serve clients using the valuable Medicaid Waiver benefit. Through the Community First Choice program, AME Home Care is able to not only set clients up with personal care aides... - February 27, 2014 - AME Home Care

Seniors Helping Seniors® Introduce Full Range of Senior Care Services

Pennsburg, PA-based leaders for professional senior care, Seniors Helping Seniors® are now offering a full range of in-home services across West Chester, Phoenixville and Collegeville. The company’s services suite includes caregiver services for those who require assistance with... - February 20, 2014 - Seniors Helping Seniors(R), Pennsylvania

Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Receives 2014 Deficiency Free Survey from New York State Department of Health

Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received a deficiency free survey from the New York State Department of Health this past January 2014. They surveyed strongly in key areas that helped propel them to an elite list of nursing homes in New York State. - February 20, 2014 - Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center

New Product: Secure Messaging, Chat, Video for Caregivers and Familes

New Product: Secure Messaging, Chat, Video for Caregivers and Familes

Loved ones are happier and family members are more involved in their loved one's care through this secure communication and interaction toolset. - February 18, 2014 - My Kin App, LLC

Uniform Advantage Secures Exclusivity for Koi’s and Med Couture’s 2 Newest Spring Colors

Uniform Advantage Secures Exclusivity for Koi’s and Med Couture’s 2 Newest Spring Colors

Uniform Advantage secures early exclusives for Koi’s and Med Couture’s 2 newest colors in their spring collection. For additional information about Koi and Med Couture Scrubs and the different styles and colors offered, please visit www.UniformAdvantage.com. - February 04, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

Seniors Helping Seniors® to Speak at UCC Women’s Library Club in Spring City, PA in February, 2014

Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services provides elder care education as part of its community and senior services mission. - January 30, 2014 - Seniors Helping Seniors(R), Pennsylvania

Color Psychology Uniform Style Guide by Uniform Advantage

Color Psychology Uniform Style Guide by Uniform Advantage

Uniform Advantage recently launched its latest Infographic titled “Color Psychology Uniform Style by UA.” This color psychology guide helps nurses understand how the colors they wear for their medical scrubs are influenced by their personality and moods. For additional information about the guide, please visit http://www.uniformadvantage.com/a-day-in-scrubs/hot-topics/color-psychology.asp. - January 28, 2014 - Uniform Advantage

NursingJobs.us Offers to Buy Clients Stuck on IE7 a New Computer

Leading Nurse Job Board Ditches Support for IE7, Offers to Buy Clients Computers Instead - January 26, 2014 - NursingJobs.us

VNA of Cape Cod Reduces Cost and Improves Cash Flow with SutureSign

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Cape Cod in Hyannis, MA has reduced their cost of managing orders with SutureSign, healthcare’s leading electronic signature service. “SutureSign has been a very positive move for us,” says George Haydon, Chief Information Officer at the... - January 21, 2014 - Suture Health, Inc.

Thelma Allen Stich, Ph.D., R.N. Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Thelma Allen Stich, Ph.D., R.N. of Staten Island, New York has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of nursing education. About Thelma Allen Stich, PH.D., R.N. Dr. Stich has over 33 years... - January 18, 2014 - Strathmore Worldwide

South Nassau Communities Hospital IV Nurse Manager Named a Healthcare Hero

The Long Island Business News' “Health Care Heroes” awards honor individuals and organizations in the health care industry in Nassau and Suffolk counties for outstanding leadership and commitment. - January 01, 2014 - Mount Sinai South Nassau

Wedgewood Nursing Home Commemorates the New Year with Celebrations and Health Tips for Seniors

Fort Worth, Texas Based Nursing Home, Wishes Residents and Staff a Healthy and Happy New Year. - December 27, 2013 - Wedgewood Nursing Home

Wendy Demas Recognized by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Wendy Demas of Irvington, New Jersey has been included in the Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Wendy Demas Ms. Demas is a Registered Nurse at White House Nursing Home in Orange, New Jersey. She... - December 13, 2013 - Strathmore Worldwide

VNA of South Central Connecticut Selects SutureSign to Simplify Physician Orders

Suture Health, Inc., provider of SutureSign, healthcare’s leading electronic signature network, announced today that the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of South Central Connecticut serving the greater New Haven area, and leading home health provider has selected SutureSign to streamline... - December 05, 2013 - Suture Health, Inc.

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