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VITA

(VMEbus International Trade Association, Fountain Hills, AZ, www.vita.com) A trade association that supports the VMEbus and other open standards. Founded in 1984, VITA was accredited as an ANSI standards development organization in 1993. See VMEbus.
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CINCINNATI -- Chemed Corporation (Chemed) (NYSE:CHE), which operates VITAS Healthcare Corporation (VITAS), the nation's largest provider of end-of-life care, and Roto-Rooter, the nation's largest commercial and residential plumbing and drain cleaning services provider, today reported on several issues impacting operating results for the third quarter of 2006.
Dian has earned a well-deserved reputation within VITAS as a strong patient advocate and a great team leader," commented Peggy Pettit, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Richard Fife's pioneering efforts in defining the role of ethics in end-of-life care, and his hands-on experience as a hospice chaplain, make him ideally suited to lead the VITAS Hospice Charitable Fund forward," says Hugh A.
We are incredibly thankful to all of the expected event attendees and sponsors who are dedicating their time and resources to support this meaningful program founded by our caring and compassionate VITAS family," said VITAS General Manager William Weller.
Vitas, a financial institution specialized in microfinance, secured since 2007 in partnership with Fransabank loans to more than 10,000 individuals, helping preserve more than 5,000 jobs and create 5,500 new ones, said Ziad Halabi, general manager of Vitas Lebanon.
Over the past decade we collaboratively developed new systems to support VITAS clinicians in the field and provided consultative support for VITAS leadership to help ensure high quality care.
If one reads the title to book I found in the first printed edition of the Disputationes, "Christophori Landini Florentini Ad Illustrissimum Federicum Principem Urbinatum Disputationum Camaldulensium Liber Primus De Vita Contemplativa Et Activa Feliciter Incipit" ("From Christophorus Landinus of Florence to the most illustrious Federicus Prince of Urbino, book i of the Camaldulensian Disputations concerning the contemplative life and the active life auspiciously begins") several lines later one will read Landino's description of the work as the sermones, "quos Leonem Baptistam Albertuni .
Throughout the month of August, many VITAS programs are supporting local Spirit of '45 activities by volunteering at several Major League Baseball games that are recognizing Spirit of '45 WWII veterans; coordinating Spirit of '45 celebrations at senior and assisted living communities and state veterans' homes; and participating at wreath-laying ceremonies and in other activities organized by local and national WWII groups.
At the convention, VITAS will present two military documentaries: "For Love of Liberty," from Eleventh Day Entertainment and director Frank Martin, that depicts African American men and women in the armed services from the Civil War to present day and "Double Victory," a documentary on the Tuskegee airmen by acclaimed filmmaker George Lucas.
VITAS looks forward to honoring that commitment to meet the expanding end-of-life needs of Alabama's communities," stated Timothy O'Toole, Chief Executive Officer of VITAS.
As an advocate for all those nearing the end of life, VITAS continues to develop innovative programs that focus on meeting the needs of all of our patients and their families," says Tim O'Toole, VITAS chief executive officer.
UnitedHealthcare and VITAS are the recognized leaders in many of the local markets we serve," said Tim O'Toole, CEO, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care([R]).