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2012-01-05 13:00:00

Explorys announced today that Akron General Health System has joined the Explorys network. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Akron General Health System will use Explorys´ DataGrid platform and the EPM: Explore application to analyze its clinical, operational, and financial data across its broad spectrum of services and delivery channels to identify patterns in outcomes and opportunities for improving delivery of care. “We recognize coming together with other systems to...

2011-10-16 21:44:46

When children are facing a life-threatening illness, bringing in palliative medicine specialists can help both the child and family improve the child's quality of life, for however long he or she lives. Over the past decade, pediatric palliative care has emerged as a recognized medical specialty, including a subspecialty certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties and a certification from the Joint Commission for hospital palliative care programs. In a two-hour seminar...

2011-10-14 10:19:21

Pediatric patients, primarily those who are underinsured (either without insurance or receiving Medicaid), are increasingly receiving psychiatric care in hospital emergency departments (EDs), according to an abstract presented Friday, Oct. 14, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Boston. Researchers reviewed ED data, including patient age, sex, race, ethnicity, insurance status, and type of care received, from the National Hospital Ambulatory...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.