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Houston Methodist Improves Patient Access with Blockit Digital Care Coordination

MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blockit, the leader in highly integrated digital care coordination and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced that Houston Methodist has selected Blockit's consumer scheduling, referral management and imaging scheduling platform to enable its highly ambitious digital access strategy.

Children’s Hospital LA Study on Mobile Devices includes UV-C Disinfection, says PhoneSoap

LINDON, Utah, July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Use of smartphones and other mobile devices in the healthcare setting has skyrocketed over the past decade, but infection prevention protocols designed to keep them clean have not kept pace, says PhoneSoap. In fact, research suggests as few as 13-37% of healthcare providers report regularly cleaning their devices.

California’s Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Collaborative Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.

CareSight Addresses the Need for Reliable And Secure Vocera Voice Communications During Pandemic

WESTPORT, Conn., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CareSight is excited to offer two custom headsets, suitable for use with all B2000, B3000, and B3000N Vocera voice badges, that easily allow healthcare personnel to combine hands-free and private conversations with Vocera.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Issues Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak at Orinda Facility

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 49 people test positive for the novel coronavirus at Orinda nursing home. "We are saddened to find out about the situation at the Orinda Care Center, where it has been reported 27 residents and 22 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19," says Nicole Howell, executive director of Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda.

TryTank Experimental Lab launches ‘Dial-A-Priest’ for Hospitals in US

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TryTank Experimental Lab is making Dial-A-Priest available to hospitals around the country starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dial-A-Priest is a free service that connects callers to an Episcopal clergyperson who can offer the "Ministration at the Time of Death" from the Book of Common Prayer by telephone to hospital patients.

OverSightMD activates self-quarantine support service for vulnerable seniors and employees during pandemic

MILPITAS, Calif., March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OverSightMD Inc., headquartered in Milpitas, California, has activated a self-quarantine support service through its existing Push Button Care division. The purpose is to apply our Push Button Care senior health monitoring program to meet the health monitoring needs of the medically vulnerable or others who may need to self-quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Bernhard and ProStar Energy announce agreement with HealthTrust for Energy-as-a-Service solutions

DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bernhard and ProStar Energy Solutions (ProStar) announced today an agreement with HealthTrust to offer Energy-as-a-Service solutions to member hospitals and health systems nationwide.

CALNOC Announces Nightingale Research Fund: Raising Nursing’s Voice in Health Services Research

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan, 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CALNOC is pleased to introduce The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund, an innovative and opportune resource in health services research focused on and administrated by nursing. We are excited to announce the Research Fund today in honor of Florence Nightingale and in celebration of the Year of the Nurse 2020.

OverSightMD Saves Critical Time for Family Caregivers Nationwide with Push Button Care Service

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OverSightMD is expanding its Push Button Care service with two new exciting products for Family Caregivers. A family caregiver support package and a family caregiver assistant are now part of the Push Button Care lineup of aging in place support solutions.

November 2019 Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is "C. diff. awareness month" and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

C Diff Foundation’s Junior Infection Fighters Program Takes Action against Harmful Germs

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the inaugural C Diff Foundation Junior Infection Fighter Program was introduced to families and their children/teens in Chester County, Pennsylvania on October 12, 2019.

C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridioides difficile Awareness at 7th Annual International Conference and Health EXPO

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 7th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 30 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies. November 6 - 7, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Westport Hotel.

How Intermountain Healthcare Is Making 21st Century Care More Affordable

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That's what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system.

The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s 2019 Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region's infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico's main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.

New Stanford Hospital First to Install OSP Seismic Rated Diesel Particulate Filters from RYPOS Inc.

FRANKLIN, Mass., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RYPOS, Inc., developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, and Stanford Medicine, a leader in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies, are pleased to announce the first installation and approval of an OSP special seismic certification pre-approved diesel particulate filter for the new emergency power station at New Stanford Hospital medical center.

A Day of Self Discovery and Soulful Inquiry for Care Providers in North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.

Integrity Home Care and Hospice Opens Doors of Fort Scott Location

FORT SCOTT, Kan., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrity Home Care + Hospice today announces the opening of its Fort Scott location, offering quality post-acute care and hospice throughout the region. The home health and hospice provider is at 902 South Horton Street, where it will provide acute rehabilitation and hospice services.

Residents Medical has solutions for Canada’s Medical Residency Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that's leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.

The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital's handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University's faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.

CARR Welcomes New Board Member, Ms. Susan Valoff

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to welcome Ms. Susan Valoff as its newest member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Valoff was installed in this role at the organization's last board meeting on 14 November 2018.

Integrity Home Care & Hospice Exceeds National Averages for Patient and Family Experience

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrity Home Care and Hospice exceeded the national and regional averages in each of six areas of distinction for patient and family experience, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS).

Papa Inc. Continues to Expand Across Florida in effort to Stop Loneliness Epidemic

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of August 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Orlando and Jacksonville markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, and technology. Papa's mission to cure loneliness for seniors is aligned with their goals to bring on energetic college students who aspire to bridge the generational gap and give companionship to senior citizens.

Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

59th Annual National Behavioral Health Conference Scheduled in New Orleans, Oct. 28-31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2018 59th Annual National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference will be held in New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel from October 28 - 31, 2018, and is titled "Reinventing the Behavioral Health Workforce: Implementing Innovative Solutions."

6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO in Philadelphia PA November 8-9

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 20+ leading topic experts joined by Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and Mark Wilcox, B Med Sci, BM, BS, MD, FRCPath-, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT).

Annual 2018 Global C DIFF Walks in US and UK to Raise Awareness on Importance of Clostridium difficile Infections Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 2nd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks will take place on Saturday, May 19 at three separate locations: Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, New Jersey; Sims Park, New Port Richey, Florida; and in Leicester, England. All locations will include t-shirts and resourceful educational material for all registered walkers. The U.S. locations will also include water bottles and hydration stations.

Residents Medical New Dream Team Consists of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It's the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in - a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement.

For Residency Match Month: Residents Medical Candidates Achieve Medical Residency across America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every March dozens of Residents Medical medical residency candidates find out if they attained their much-desired medical residency. There is no other more anticipated event for medical school graduates than the National Resident's Matching Program (NRMP) Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Programs (SOAP). More than 50,000 applicants apply annually, but more than 5,000 don't make the cut. Residents Medical works to ensure their medical residency candidates achieve their dream residency.

U.S. Governors Proclaimed November 2017 Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness Month

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many U.S. Governors have signed a state proclamation proclaiming November 2017 as Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month, the non-profit C Diff Foundation announced today.

Sunlight Home Annual 2018 Benefit Dinner Features Author-Actress Jennifer O’Neill

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunlight Home's Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year's honored speaker is Jennifer O'Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.

Global C. diff. 2K Walk 2017 to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention and provide resources

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.

Governors Nationwide Invited to Proclaim Month of November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation welcomes November as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.

Reception at Cocoon Homecare NY in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.

Edmond Hooker MD and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's, "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network," is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD - Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.

The Everest Foundation Helps to Fund Medical Residency Positions and Fund Research at Teaching Hospitals

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.

National Bake Sale to Raise C. diff. Awareness Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announces its "Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness," a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.

Registration Opens for 34th Annual 2017 CURRENTS Nursing Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MED-ED, Inc., is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 34th annual CURRENTS Conference. The continuing education event for critical care and emergency nurses will be held in Charleston, S.C., from October 29 through November 1, 2017.

Residents Medical 2017 Candidates ‘Match’ into Medical Residency Positions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since November 2016, during what is called the "Pre-Match" cycle, Residents Medical's candidates have been offered coveted and competitive ACGME accredited medical residency training slots. In the graduate medical field, this is the time when they find out where they will be starting their medical residency training.

Medical Experts Gather Nov. 9-10 in Las Vegas to Discuss Global Problem of Healthcare-acquired Infection Clostridium difficile

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's 5th Annual International C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Las Vegas, Nev. on November 9 & 10, 2017 at UNLV-Thomas and Mack Center. A panel of C. diff. survivors will join world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C.diff.).

The Everest Foundation is one of the only non-profits assisting to alleviate the U.S. ‘Medical Residency Bottleneck’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Everest Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has made it its core passion to help the Graduate Medical Education community. The foundation is renowned in circles of Medical Schools, Universities and Residency Programs. The foundation, in part, assists with funding of research, personnel, edu-initiatives, and residency training slots.

Residents Medical Candidates Getting Interviews and Pre-Match Residency slots October to December 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Medical Residency applicants are deep into the residency application season. In September, the application period opened for medical students and graduates that want to be licensed physicians and surgeons via the only path in America - Completing medical residency training, says Residents Medical.

CARR Presented Assisted Living Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 - 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

Ashley Albers Named Hospice Medical Director of Four Seasons

FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the promotion of Ashley Albers, D.O., to the position of hospice medical director. Albers holds a 2009 doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, and a 2004 bachelor of science in chemistry and mathematics.

Delta Care Rx Sponsors Innovative Hospice Nurse Intern Program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week 'Hospice Nurse Internship Program.'

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