Health News Archive - May 04, 2011

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the release of their Patient Engagement Report.

Study concludes that use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage from serious airway problems in intensive care units Jerusalem, Israel / Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 03, 2011 Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnographyâ„¢ family of decision support tools for the monitoring of effective ventilation, today heralded a landmark British study concluding that the use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage from serious airway problems in intensive care units (ICUs). Among the major findings of the year-long prospective study by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Difficult Airway Society, which was published online and in two parts in the British Journal of Anaesthesia on March 30, 2011:      The absence of capnography (the continuous monitoring of exhaled carbon dioxide) contributed to an alarming 74% of airway-related deaths reported from ICUs.     

This June 24-26, join the Peninsula Association for Sickle Cell Anemia (PASCA) and the City of Hampton as they present the 21st annual Afrikan American Festival.

The Workers’ Compensation Industry’s Leading Drug Trends Report Delivers 2010 Review of Pharmacy Spend and Insight on Pharmacy Cost Mitigation Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 PMSI, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced companies focused solely on workers’ compensation, today announced the release of its 2011 Annual Drug Trends Report.

iCardiac’s Growth Continues Across All Major Therapeutic Areas (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Rochester, New York – iCardiac Technologies, Inc., a provider of next generation cardiac core lab services, announced today that it has been awarded seven new global oncology studies from multiple pharmaceutical companies.

From weddings, the birth of a baby or the trip of a lifetime to an important graduation or retirement celebration, personalized photo books provide perfect place for those special pictures that capture life’s big events (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 ST. CLOUD, MINN.

In partnering with SoftCare EC Solutions Inc., FrontStream Payments is announcing its plans to build a customized payment solutions package for SoftCare clientele in the medical industry that will handle all forms of electronic payment acceptance. (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 FrontStream Payments is announcing its new partnership with SoftCare EC Solutions Inc.

PCH Mutual Insurance Company, RRG has earned a Financial Stability Rating of A, Exceptional from Demotech Inc.

Ergotron, Inc. announced that it is ISO-14001 certified globally now that the Amersfoort, Netherlands European facility has successfully achieved ISO-14001 certification. Amersfoort, Netherlands (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Building on Ergotron’s global environmental initiatives, Ergotron, Inc.

The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) just released a hepatitis B product series to help raise awareness about hepatitis B and reduce its impact on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander (AA&NHOPI) communities.

Word of the Day
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  • A woman who operates an automobile.
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