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2014-04-24 12:30:04

Watson to Be Applied in Federal Health Care Market, New Chief Medical Information Officer and Research Collaborations Bring Renewed Focus WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice to address the rapidly growing technology needs of public sector health institutions. The company added big data solutions for advanced clinical care from its IBM Watson Group, new collaborations with IBM Research focused on data...

2014-02-19 16:24:19

Big Data Solution Identifies 8,500 Patients at Risk for Heart Failure Using Insights from Electronic Medical Records ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Virginia health system Carilion Clinic has identified 8,500 patients at risk for developing heart failure in a pilot project that could lead to early intervention and better care for these patients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The pilot was completed in...

2013-06-12 23:02:01

Richmond/Roanoke contracting firm is awarded largest single contract in 101 years. Roanoke/Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Henrico County recently awarded MB Contractors (formerly known as Martin Brothers) a project valued at over $32M. The changes to Henrico County High School will include the renovation of 96,313 square feet of 14 buildings and 55,000 square feet of new additions for the high school and vocational/technical trade school. MB Contractors will complete upgrades that...

2013-04-25 16:18:22

The macroscopic effects of certain nanoparticles on human health have long been clear to the naked eye. What scientists have lacked is the ability to see the detailed movements of individual particles that give rise to those effects. In a recently published study, scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute invented a technique for imaging nanoparticle dynamics with atomic resolution as these dynamics occur in a liquid environment. The results will allow, for the first...

2012-09-25 23:02:22

Prestigious Award Honors HR Professionals Who Achieve Operational Excellence in Health Care Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) today announce the Gary Willis Leadership (GWL) Award winners for 2012. This year´s honorees are: Celeste Gardner, SPHR, Director of Human Resources for St. Cloud Medical Group in St. Cloud, Minnesota,...

2010-12-06 23:07:01

A well-known paper-based medical chart used by pediatric emergency personnel across America is undergoing a 21st century boost in an collaborative effort between Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, Roanoke-based Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, and the physician who created the original method some 25 years ago. The Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape "“ otherwise known as the Broselow Tape -- has been a staple of ERs and child trauma units for nearly three decades. Created by...

2010-03-31 07:07:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Chi Solutions, Inc. (Chi), a nationally recognized healthcare consultancy focused on diagnostic outreach program management, Lean Six Sigma, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and operations improvement, announced today that its management team will complete the acquisition of the company from Carilion Clinic on April 1, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100128/DE45166LOGO ) Current Chi executives Kathy Murphy, PhD,...


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