Latest Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Stories

2010-03-17 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new cost-effectiveness study shows that implementation of the Masimo Patient SafetyNet remote monitoring and clinician notification system with Masimo SET pulse oximetry saved one hospital $817,000 in its first year.

2009-10-27 12:01:43

At the end of a 10-year, coast-to-coast study of women with an unusual form of breast cancer, Richard J Barth Jr, MD, and three fellow researchers are making the case for a particular combination of treatments to stop the tumors in their tracks.

2009-05-19 06:45:00

Proof-of-Concept Established, Widespread Roll-Out to Specialty Providers Underway BOSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus(R), market leader for charge capture technologies, today announced that The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic will be broadening its deployment of the MedAptus Professional offering, Practice Plus Edition.

2009-03-04 08:12:41

A Dartmouth-led study of young U.S. teens showed that between 11 and 20 percent own T-shirts or other items featuring an alcohol brand, and those who do appear more likely to transition through the stages of drinking from susceptibility, to beginning drinking, to binge drinking, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

2009-02-10 16:01:35

There is a growing movement among the healthcare community to help patients receive clear, unbiased reports of their conditions and the variety of approaches to therapy.

2008-06-10 12:00:58

CIGNA and Dartmouth-Hitchcock today announced they have launched a "patient-centered medical home" pilot program, with the goal of further enhancing the coordination of care and improving care quality for patients covered by a CIGNA plan.

2008-05-28 15:00:51

IRVINE, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Masimo , the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through-Motion-and-Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that initial results of an ongoing clinical evaluation show Masimo Patient SafetyNet with Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry provides early warning detection of impending patient deterioration on the general care floor, which helped keep patients safer.

2005-05-18 07:45:00

Adolescents who collect and brandish promotional hats, shirts, bags and other merchandise displaying popular alcohol logos are far more likely to start drinking while still underage, according to a new study.

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