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2014-08-25 23:11:37

Jacksonville, FL Healthcare System to Implement Suite of Big Data Analytics Solutions to Support Value-Based Care Initiatives and the Development of a Clinically Integrated Network Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Baptist Health has selected Explorys and its Value-Based Care (VBC) Program Framework to improve care quality, and reduce unnecessary cost across their enterprise and clinically...

2014-08-25 23:06:45

Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. One-tenth the size of a...

2014-08-25 12:27:07

The Advisory Board Company recognizes Baptist Beaumont Hospital, Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, IU Health Goshen Hospital, and Springhill Medical Center WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three hospitals and one health system were selected from hundreds of hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Revenue Cycle Solutions Awards, The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) announced today. The Awards recognize institutions' leadership in initiatives to improve financial...

2014-08-13 23:12:13

Robins & Morton celebrated groundbreaking last Friday for the new Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. The $430 Million facility is scheduled to open in 2016 with construction value estimated at $177 Million. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Robins & Morton celebrated groundbreaking last Friday for the new Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. The new facility will consolidate under one roof outpatient clinical services, a dedicated cancer research...

2014-07-10 23:03:04

Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. As part of a continued commitment to patient safety, Baptist Health is partnering with Vestagen...

2014-03-18 08:32:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and MIAMI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue, Baptist Health South Florida and Baptist Health Quality Network (BHQN) announced the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in South Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120904/MM67207LOGO Through this arrangement, the organizations plan to improve the patient experience, while also decreasing medical costs, by enhancing the...

2014-02-21 23:03:47

Senior Living Campus overhauls its tech infrastructure to create a homelike environment for residents. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Longer life spans are placing greater demands on the healthcare industry along with the rise of electronic files, digital devices, and mandates for key initiatives like Electronic Medical Records (EMR). The trends emerging in today’s era of Connected Healthcare are redefining clinical intelligence and patient experience. One prime example of a...

2014-01-14 16:25:16

Larger, Renovated Westside Center and New Location in Clay County: Grand Opening Celebration at Middleburg on January 18 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot, the largest urgent care provider in Florida, and Baptist Health -- the most comprehensive healthcare provider in the region -- continue to strengthen their exclusive affiliation started in 2010 with two new centers. The expansion brings the total number of jointly owned centers in North Florida to 13, and...

2013-12-04 23:24:22

Extending Excellence beyond the Physical to the Virtual Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 MEDSEEK is partnering with Baptist Health South Florida, the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in South Florida, to provide patients the tools to manage their health online with the MEDSEEK Empower enterprise patient portal. Integration between inpatient and outpatient systems was a key driver in Baptist Health South Florida’s selection of a patient portal partner. “We want...

2013-11-08 23:00:09

The treatment is a new option that can provide faster recovery times for people suffering from disorders of the esophagus. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Baptist Health is one of the first hospitals in Northeast Florida to treat patients suffering from esophageal disease with a new treatment called truFreeze® spray cryotherapy. This minimally invasive technology involves placing a small catheter in a standard endoscope to spray extremely cold liquid nitrogen to ablate...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'