Latest Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network Stories

2013-06-27 23:20:28

Dr. Patti Paris leads serious illness and injury care at Alaska’s only Level II Trauma Center hospital. ANCHORAGE, AK (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC), an acute and specialty care provider for Alaska Native and American Indian people, announced the appointment of Patti Paris, M.D., FACEP, MBA, as new Service Chief of the ANMC Emergency Department (ED). As a longtime member of the ANMC staff, Dr. Paris brings compassion, expertise and leadership to the care...

2011-04-11 13:40:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiocom®, Experts in Telehealth(SM), received one of six national contracts awarded from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for Home Telehealth Devices and Services. Cardiocom will supply VA with its telehealth products and services portfolio which includes its Commander Home Telehealth Monitoring System, Interactive Voice Response System and Omnivisor® Patient Management Software. "We are honored to...

2011-03-09 07:30:00

BELOIT, Wis. and RALEIGH, N.C., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleHealth Services, the nation's leading provider of healthcare grade televisions and interactive patient education solutions, today announced an extended partnership with Beloit Health System. Building upon a service relationship that TeleHealth acquired in their acquisition of SVI, Beloit has chosen TeleHealth Services as their interactive patient education and entertainment partner in the hospital's "Experience the...

2010-12-06 13:34:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and Polycom will host a webinar on (Tuesday) Dec. 7 to discuss how telehealth can be deployed in correctional facilities to expand the availability of medical services to inmates, reduce costs associated with travel to off-site health facilities, and decrease the security risk associated with transporting prisoners. WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. EST Building the Case for Telehealth in Correctional...

2010-05-12 07:06:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiocom®, a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions, announced that it has entered into a business development relationship with ContinuLink Health Technologies to provide an integrated telehealth solution. Cardiocom's Omnivisor Pro software application and the web-based ContinuLink application can be directly integrated to bring forward a single point of access for the...

2008-10-23 12:00:26

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology is a critical topic when discussing the continuum of care for a patient, especially in the hospital setting where facilities are expecting to see increases in Joint Commission compliance standards. Nowhere was that more evident than at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott last week where TeleHealth Services held their marquee patient education event of the year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081023/NY41120 ) The TIGR User...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.