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Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN Honored as a Professional of the Year for Three Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN Honored as a Professional of the Year for Three Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN of Brooklyn, New York has been honored as a Professional of the Year for three consecutive years, 2017, 2018 and now 2019, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of human services and... - January 04, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Recognizes 2018 Q3 Employee of the Quarter

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Recognizes 2018 Q3 Employee of the Quarter

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center has announced Greta Whitehead, RN, as the 2018 Employee of the 3rd Quarter. - December 20, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Distance Learning Systems Bolsters College Partnership Program by Adding Indiana Wesleyan University

Distance Learning Systems Bolsters College Partnership Program by Adding Indiana Wesleyan University

Distance Learning Systems and Indiana Wesleyan University partner to provide aspiring nurses with a flexible and affordable option to obtaining a Bachelor of Science In Nursing. - December 12, 2018 - Distance Learning Systems

Soruba "Rani" Kuusto Recognized as a Woman of the Month for November 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Soruba "Rani" Kuusto Recognized as a Woman of the Month for November 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Soruba “Rani” Kuusto of Buena Park, California has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for November 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. Each month they feature... - December 06, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Welcomes New Director of Trauma Services

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Welcomes New Director of Trauma Services

Selina Dallas, MSN, MBA-HCM, RN, NE-BC, brings extensive experience overseeing clinical excellence and quality improvements to the only level I trauma and burn center in the south Denver metro area. - December 04, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Announces Dr. Michael Preece as ICARE Physician Award Winner

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Announces Dr. Michael Preece as ICARE Physician Award Winner

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) announced that Dr. Michael Preece, a board certified neuroradiologist who practices at TMCA, is the winner of the hospital’s quarterly ICARE Physician Award. ICARE is an acronym for the values of the facility, which are Integrity,... - November 21, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Gregory J. Paul, MA Commemorated as a Top Executive for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Gregory J. Paul, MA of Silver Spring, Maryland has been commemorated as a Top Executive for two consecutive years, 2018 and early admission for 2019 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Gregory J. Paul,... - November 20, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Recognized for 2018 Best of the Best Award

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Recognized for 2018 Best of the Best Award

Swedish Medical Center cares for more than 200,000 patients annually with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians. - November 10, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center Honors Nurses with Third Quarter DAISY Awards

Swedish Medical Center Honors Nurses with Third Quarter DAISY Awards

Cheryl Tucker, RN, Connie Bohn, RN, Asalia Carrazco, RN, recognized for providing extraordinary nursing care. - November 10, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives Another "A" for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives Another "A" for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) was awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. This is the fifth consecutive "A" for the hospital and TMCA is the only hospital in Aurora to receive an "A" grade. The... - November 09, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Rose Medical Center Only Hospital in Colorado to Once Again Achieve Elite National Recognition from The Leapfrog Group for Straight "A's" in Patient Safety

Rose Medical Center achieved straight "A’s" for the 7th consecutive year / 14th consecutive session in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade, released yesterday. With the Hospital Safety Grades, Leapfrog assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the... - November 09, 2018 - Rose Medical Center

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Receives an "A" for Patient Safety

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Receives an "A" for Patient Safety

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center was awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Swedish Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. - November 08, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

The Nurses Pub Organization Gains Major Sponsors for Upcoming "Golden Experience" Seminar

“The Golden Experience” Seminar—an evening of expert speakers and invaluable learning experiences for seasoned nurses, nursing students and motivated high school students seeking careers in nursing or in the medical field—has picked up some major sponsors in the leadup to... - November 03, 2018 - The Nurses Pub

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Hanna Now Seeing Patients at Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Associates at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Jennifer Hanna Now Seeing Patients at Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Associates at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery Associates is pleased to announce a new provider has joined the team. Dr. Jennifer Hanna is now seeing patients at its location at The Medical Center of Aurora. “The addition of Dr. Jennifer Hanna to our cardiac team is a tremendous success,” said... - October 31, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

National Study: HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis

National Study: HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis

HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is 5-star rated for the Treatment of Sepsis outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and... - October 29, 2018 - Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan Seeing Patients at New OrthoONE Location at HCA/HealthONE's Centennial Medical Plaza

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan Seeing Patients at New OrthoONE Location at HCA/HealthONE's Centennial Medical Plaza

Beginning October 22, 2018, patients can visit a new OrthoONE location and physician. Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT will begin seeing patients at OrthoONE at HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Centennial Medical Plaza, a campus of The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA), this month. Dr. Logan is an... - October 22, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

South Nassau Communities Hospital Earns Nurse Magnet Re-Deisgnation

Magnet designation is the highest and most prestigious international distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing care. - October 20, 2018 - Mount Sinai South Nassau

Top 100 Medical Billing and Coding Programs Announced by MedicalFieldCareers.com

Top 100 Medical Billing and Coding Programs Announced by MedicalFieldCareers.com

MedicalFieldCareers.com, an educational resource for aspiring students in healthcare related education, has announced the Top 100 Affordable Medical Billing and Coding Schools. “The job as a medical biller or coder is one of the backbones of the health care industry and we felt like the best... - October 19, 2018 - MedicalFieldCareers.com

Care Staffing Professionals Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from the Joint Commission

Care Staffing Professionals Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from the Joint Commission

Care Staffing Professionals today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates Care Staffing Professionals commitment to providing qualified and competent health care... - October 19, 2018 - Care Staffing Professionals

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Exhibit at Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing Conference

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, will be exhibiting at the Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in Dululth, Minnesota on October 18 - 19,... - October 18, 2018 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Nurse at HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurse in Patient Flow

Nurse at HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurse in Patient Flow

Kim Jefferson, RN, Director or Throughput at Swedish Medical Center, addresses bed availability at the acute care 408 bed level 1 trauma center. - October 10, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Una E. Morrissey, MSN Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Una E. Morrissey, MSN of Westfield, New Jersey has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 40 years in the field of healthcare. About Una E. Morrissey, MSN Una Morrissey is... - October 10, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

New Cardiac Cath Lab at Rose Medical Center Sets Standard for Heart Care

New Cardiac Cath Lab at Rose Medical Center Sets Standard for Heart Care

Multi-million dollar lab stakes Rose's place at the forefront of advanced cardiovascular care. - October 08, 2018 - Rose Medical Center

Joan Tortoricic, RN, BSN Commemorated as an Honored Lifetime Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortoricic, RN, BSN Commemorated as an Honored Lifetime Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN of Brooklyn, New York has been commemorated as an Honored Lifetime Member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the fields of human services and healthcare. About Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN Joan Tortorici... - October 05, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

Vero Shines Light on Travel Nurse Jeremy Noel

Vero Shines Light on Travel Nurse Jeremy Noel

Vero's September 2018 Vero Hero, Jeremy Noel, RN - September 29, 2018 - Vero

MedicalFieldCareers.com Recognizes Top 35 Affordable CNA Programs for 2018-19

MedicalFieldCareers.com Recognizes Top 35 Affordable CNA Programs for 2018-19

MedicalFieldCareers.com, a free online resource for students training for careers in healthcare, has announced its list of the Top 35 Affordable CNA Programs for 2018-19. “Nurse assisting is one of the most popular entry level fields in healthcare and MedicalFieldCareers.com felt that it was... - September 24, 2018 - MedicalFieldCareers.com

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Exhibit at Nursing Management Congress 2018 Conference

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, will be exhibiting at the Nursing Management Congress 2018: The Conference for Excellence in Nursing Leadership at the at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake... - September 24, 2018 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Beads of Courage Commemorates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Beads of Courage Commemorates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Charitable Organization Promoting Awareness and Raising Funds Throughout September. - September 21, 2018 - Beads of Courage, Inc.

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Opens Heart Failure Clinic

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Opens Heart Failure Clinic

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) announced the opening of a new Heart Failure Clinic for patients with congestive or advanced heart failure (HF). The Heart Failure Clinic exists within the hospital’s Center for Lung and Heart Health. Dr. Richard Jantz, a... - September 18, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Ekene A. "Kennie" Amaefule, RN, MN, CRRN Honored as a Woman of the Month by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Ekene A. "Kennie" Amaefule, RN, MN, CRRN Honored as a Woman of the Month by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Ekene A. “Kennie” Amaefule, RN, MN, CRRN of Auburn, Washington has been honored as a Woman of the Month for August 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. Each month... - September 08, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Dan Miller Named Chief Executive Officer of HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Hospital & Methodist Children’s Hospital

Dan Miller Named Chief Executive Officer of HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Hospital & Methodist Children’s Hospital

HCA Healthcare has announced the appointment of Dan Miller as Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital located in San Antonio, Texas. Miller, currently the President and CEO at HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) and Spalding... - September 08, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Mary P. Lodato, RN Commemorated as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Mary P. Lodato, RN Commemorated as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Mary P. Lodato, RN of Patchogue, New York has been commemorated as a VIP Member for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of healthcare. About Mary P. Lodato, RN Mary Lodato has over 42 years experience in the... - September 06, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report

Rose Medical Center Named a Best Hospital in Denver Metro and State of Colorado for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. - September 05, 2018 - Rose Medical Center

Official Journal of American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Inducted Into Inaugural Nursing Journal Hall of Fame

Workplace Health & Safety journal, the official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) was inducted into the inaugural Nursing Journal Hall of Fame at the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) 37th Annual Meeting Aug. 7, 2018 in Boston,... - September 04, 2018 - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Shared Health Services Names New Chief Compliance and Training Officer

Nancy Paez, BSN, RN, CWCN, ACHRN, LNC, CWS, DAPWCA has been named by Shared Health Services as its Chief Compliance and Training Officer. - August 31, 2018 - Shared Health Services

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has once again received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring... - August 22, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Named U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Named U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about... - August 16, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized Honors Gertrude B. Hutchinson, DNS, RN, MA, MSIS, CCRN-R with a P.O.W.E.R. Podcast

Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized Honors Gertrude B. Hutchinson, DNS, RN, MA, MSIS, CCRN-R with a P.O.W.E.R. Podcast

Gertrude B. Hutchinson of Altamont, New York has been honored with a Podcast by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 45 years in the fields of nursing and education. About Gertrude B. - August 14, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Swedish Medical Center Honors Nurses with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Swedish Medical Center Honors Nurses with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Nurses at HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. - August 14, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Vero Names Travel Nurse of the Month

Vero Names Travel Nurse of the Month

Cincinnati based travel nursing agency Vero names Andrea Stigarll, RN as their Vero Hero Nurse of the Month for August 2018. - August 10, 2018 - Vero

Healthgrades Names HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center a 2018 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

Healthgrades Names HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center a 2018 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery

HCA/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center announced that it has been named a 2018 5-star recipient for vaginal delivery by Healthgrades. - August 07, 2018 - Swedish Medical Center

Mona Clayton RN and The Nurses Pub to Shed Light on Nursing Profession with Help of Faithful Central Bible Church-Family of Champions to Help Build Nursing Champions

On August 7, 2018, CEO, Nurse Mona Clayton of The Nurses Pub organization will discuss the nursing profession at a “How-To Tuesday” workshop with the help of Faithful Central Bible Church’s Stewardship Ministry. With sessions such as “How to Start and Elevate Your Nursing... - July 30, 2018 - The Nurses Pub

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital Name New Associate Chief Nursing Officer

HCA/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital Name New Associate Chief Nursing Officer

HCA/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital announced that Stacy Black, RN, MSN, RNC-NIC, NE-BC, will be joining the organization as Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO). Black comes to Aurora from Swedish Medical Center, a 408-bed Level I Trauma Center in Englewood, Colorado. Her new role is effective July 29th. - July 27, 2018 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Gregory J. Paul, MA Honored as a Top Executive by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Gregory J. Paul, MA of Silver Spring, Maryland has been honored as a Top Executive for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the field of healthcare. About Gregory J. Paul, MA Gregory Paul is a Nurse... - July 12, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN Honored as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN Honored as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Joan Tortorici, RN, BSN of Brooklyn, New York has been honored as a Professional of the Year for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the fields of human services and healthcare. About... - July 11, 2018 - Strathmore Worldwide

Marcia L. Goodman, Ph.D. Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Marcia L. Goodman, Ph.D. Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Marcia L. Goodman, Ph.D. of East Hartford, Connecticut has been honored as a Woman of Distinction for the first quarter of 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the field of... - July 10, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Avant Healthcare Professionals Launches New Website

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced registered nurses and allied health professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of their new corporate website. Developed in accordance with the latest web standards and best practices,... - July 02, 2018 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Renee Y. Vincent Has Recently Been Recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Renee Y. Vincent Has Recently Been Recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Renee Y. Vincent, of Vass, North Carolina, has recently been recognized as a Strathmore’s Who’s Who Professional of the Year for her outstanding contributions and achievements in field of Veteran Healthcare. - June 26, 2018 - Strathmore Who's Who

NERETA Summit Focusing on Future of Healthcare in the US

NERETA Summit Focusing on Future of Healthcare in the US

Focusing on the future of healthcare in the US will help to create good quality jobs while at the same time improving individuals lives and create a better quality of life for all. But the future of healthcare encompasses so much more than was traditionally referred to as "healthcare." Today, healthcare includes integrative health, mental health, alternative health, public health, nutrition, exercise and so much more. - June 22, 2018 - North East Regional Employment and Training Assoc

The International Association of Who’s Who Names Carolyn Watts as Professional of the Year

Carolyn Watts, of Nashville, Tennessee is recognized by the International Assoc. of Who’s Who for exemplary achievements in the field of Nursing. - June 14, 2018 - International Association of Who's Who

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