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2014-05-22 23:08:55

Real-time Clinical Surveillance Web Software Easily Configured for Early Detection Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 VigiLanz, a digital healthcare technology company headquartered in Minneapolis, announced today that its real-time clinical surveillance and quality software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform is now configured to help U.S. health care providers and clinicians combat the Middle East Respiratory (MERS) virus. The first case of MERS in the United States was confirmed on May 2,...

2014-05-21 10:53:21

The Lancet In this Review, researchers led by Dr Brian McCloskey, who coordinated the Health Protection Agency's seven year preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games, report that although no major public health incidents arose during the Games, the biggest challenge was reassuring the organizing committee, government, media, and the public that there were no health-protection concerns. The authors point out that although the overall risk of public health problems, including...

2014-04-17 11:30:49

Comparing hospitalization records with data reported to local boards of health presents a more accurate way to monitor how well communities track disease outbreaks, according to a paper published April 16 in the journal PLOS ONE by a research team led by Elena Naumova, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering and associate dean at Tufts University School of Engineering. In a paper titled "Hospitalization Records as a Tool for Evaluating Performance of Food and Water-Borne...

2014-03-27 12:30:10

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that, for the second consecutive year, its TheraDoc(TM) Infection Control Assistant(TM) software has been ranked as the top product in the Infection Control & Monitoring software category in the recently released Best in KLAS Awards 2013: Software and Services Report (more information available at www.theradoc.com). The...

2014-03-12 12:28:54

Industry's First MDIS to Be Demonstrated at AONE; Utilizes Point-of-Care Device Data to Deliver Timely, Actionable Clinical Insight ANDOVER, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, today announced that it will feature its Capsule SmartLinx(TM) Medical Device Information System (MDIS), at the American Organization of Nursing Executives (AONE) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Orlando, Fla. With a specific focus...

2014-02-19 08:33:47

Newest efforts designed to allow for smooth transition while providing ample training time FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOAPware is pleased to announce the release of our new and improved SOAPware that includes several significant improvements, including a brand new Order Manager, as well as continued progress towards 2014 Meaningful Use. These features have been carefully crafted to deliver clinically valuable features with maximum ease of use that also meet MU 2014...

2014-01-08 17:30:27

By studying Google search data, researchers discovered Americans had more health concerns during the recession. We ring in the New Year with hopes of being healthy, wealthy, and wise. A new study from epidemiological researchers and long-time colleagues John W. Ayers of San Diego State University and Benjamin Althouse of the Santa Fe Institute and their colleagues suggests that health and wealth may be more strongly connected than previously thought. The group examined Americans’...

2013-07-09 23:20:45

BuildYourEMR helps Missouri Cancer Registry to become the first in the country to enable direct reporting by Physician Practice to the registry utilizing Direct Protocol. OFallon, MO (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center (MCR-ARC) is one of the two state cancer registries in the country to be funded as part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Comparative Effectiveness Research activities through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2013-07-09 16:07:09

If all medical errors were counted together as a single cause, they would likely rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States. As health care personnel race to improve the quality of their care to save lives and prevent unneeded harm, a new study indicates there is more they can do to learn about what errors are occurring and why. Researchers from the Drexel University School of Public Health demonstrated a systematic analysis of hospital administrative data for patient...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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