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October 18, 2009
Eileen Patricia Couperthwaite Passed away on October 1, 2009 in Houston, TX.
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Andrea K. Walker | April 16, 2012
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction, adherence to clinical standards of care, post-discharge mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and pneumonia. The study has been conducted annually since 1993. Thomson Reuters researchers evaluated 2,886 short-term, acute-care, non-federal hospitals.
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Andrea K. Walker | April 16, 2012
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction, adherence to clinical standards of care, post-discharge mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and pneumonia. The study has been conducted annually since 1993. Thomson Reuters researchers evaluated 2,886 short-term, acute-care, non-federal hospitals.
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October 18, 2009
Eileen Patricia Couperthwaite Passed away on October 1, 2009 in Houston, TX.
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By DAVID COLKER and DAVID COLKER,LOS ANGELES TIMES | October 27, 2005
The two personal digital assistants from Palm Inc. that debuted earlier this month - the Z22 and the TX - could be among the last of their kind. PDAs started out as a nerd craze in the mid-1990s and then gained mainstream acceptance for their ability to hold thousands of addresses and appointments in a pocket-sized gadget. But they have been on the decline recently, with sales down 20 percent last year to 2.7 million units, according to research firm NPD Group. In vogue now are smart phones that integrate PDA functions into a multimedia cell phone, including Palm's own Treo.
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February 29, 2004
On January 6, 2004, GORDON S. MILLS, age 72. Formerly of Baltimore, MD, passed away in Austin, TX. Survived by his wife Dolores "Scottie" Mills of Austin, TX, daughters; Barbara Czajkowski of Baltimore, MD, Kathleen Litaker of Cedar Park, TX, Theresa Stanush of Katy, TX, and Dorothy Kirkwood of Monkton, MD, son; Brian G. Mills of Missouri City, TX, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial mass will be celebrated at 4:30 P.M, Friday, March 5, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Bradshaw, MD. Family will receive guests at reception following mass at Kingsville Fire Hall, Kingsville, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX, 78759.
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March 3, 2004
WILLIAM BURDETTE CHAPIN, age 73, of Jefferson, MD, formerly of Columbia, died February 29, 2004. His wife, Sueann Hamilton Chapin preceded him in death in 1985. Bill is survived by his children, Robin W. Chapin of Jefferson, MD, Kirk Chapin and wife Sonia of Plano, TX, Terri Chapin of Mc Kinney, TX, Brian Chapin and wife Jacque of Sherman, TX, and grandchildren Koby Chapin of Plano, TX, Sarah Chapin, Brianna Chapin and Delaney Chapin, all of Sherman, TX. Services will be held at 7 P.M. Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6410 Amherst Ave. in Columbia with Rev. Dr. Steven Carter officiating.
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February 25, 2004
On February 14, 2004, VIRGINIA ANN RICHMOND, 83, in Dallas, TX. Retired bookkeeper, Peabody Institute. Born September 4, 1920, in Baltimore. Parents Henry Bessemer and Mary Revere Richmond. Graduated Eastern High School in 1940 and Strayer Business College in 1941. Attended Maryland Institute of Art. Long Time member of Gregory Memorial Baptist Church of Govans. Survived by her brothers, Henry B. Richmond, Jr. of Dallas, TX and Paul R. Richmond of Stockton, CA, sister-in-law Irene D. Richmond, nephews LTC (R)
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March 9, 2004
Suddenly on February 27, 2004, VALERIE ANN (VALENTI) LEONARD, 56, of Frisco, TX, passed away. Valerie was born September 14, 1947 to Anthony and Rose Valenti; she is preceded in death by her husband David A. Leonard and her father Anthony Valenti; she is survived by her daughter Michelle Leonard of Plano, TX; mother, Rose Valenti of Timonium, MD; brother, Thomas Valenti of Lutherville, MD; and dear cousin Virginia Paskoff of Baltimore, MD. In lieu of...
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July 18, 2003
On July 11, 2003; PEGGY JOAN NIEMIERA, 61, of Marshall, TX, formerly of Baltimore, MD. Beloved wife of Richard Niemiera of Marshall, TX; loving mother of two sons, and three sisters. Also survived by five grandchildren. Peggy Joan Ross and Richard Niemiera were married July 3, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland. Mrs. Niemiera was a teacher of Driver's Education until her retirement in 1983. Peggy Niemiera was much loved and will be missed by many. Memorial Services for Mrs Niemiera will be held Saturday, July 19, 2003 at 3:00 PM at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Glen Burnie, MD. Arrangements by the Sullivan Family of Funeral Directors, Marshall, TX.
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By DAVID COLKER and DAVID COLKER,LOS ANGELES TIMES | October 27, 2005
The two personal digital assistants from Palm Inc. that debuted earlier this month - the Z22 and the TX - could be among the last of their kind. PDAs started out as a nerd craze in the mid-1990s and then gained mainstream acceptance for their ability to hold thousands of addresses and appointments in a pocket-sized gadget. But they have been on the decline recently, with sales down 20 percent last year to 2.7 million units, according to research firm NPD Group. In vogue now are smart phones that integrate PDA functions into a multimedia cell phone, including Palm's own Treo.
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