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2014-07-24 23:03:39

Anticipating an adverse impact on profitability with the transition to value-based care, ACOs are focused on financial solutions. Black Book™ has produced a series of three ACO infrastructure surveys: Financial Services and Software, Clinical Integration and Support, and Business Intelligence and Analytics; and the first data set was released today. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Financial solutions are among the highest infrastructure priorities as identified by 97 percent...

2014-03-03 08:32:48

DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dental Group Practice Association (DGPA), a nonprofit industry association representing more than 30 dental support organizations (DSOs), has announced the appointment of Quinn Dufurrena, D.D.S., J.D., as its new executive director, following a nationwide search. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/CL75115LOGO "Dr. Dufurrena's appointment is the first step in a coordinated campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the value...

2013-12-17 23:00:10

Struggling hospitals in the hunt for the strongest talent are extending their searches to senior leaders from banking, financial and manufacturing backgrounds as strategy changes devalue the skills of long tenured, hospital seasoned professionals. As payment reform changes the regulations and rules, and costs continue to rise, hospital boards are looking externally for the right talent and staff structures. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 A Black Book Rankings poll of 1,404...

Hypothermia Victims Transported To Advanced Heart And Lung Care Facilities Is Worth The Trip
2012-11-15 13:43:19

University of British Columbia Hypothermia victims whose hearts have stopped functioning should be transported to a medical facility with advanced heart and lung support equipment, even if that means longer travel time, according to a new study by a University of British Columbia medical resident. In a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Doug Brown and collaborators from Banff, Austria and Italy reviewed the medical literature and concluded that two aspects...

2011-09-22 17:00:00

Doug Brown has joined AECOM, a leading providor of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, as principle water technology leader of its Water Treatment practice within its water business in the Americas. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 Doug Brown has joined AECOM, a leading providor of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, as principle...

2009-06-22 08:00:00

IBM's Doug Brown describes how to integrate IT networks with electrical systems, HVAC & surveillance/security systems for more 'intelligent, instrumented, interconnected' operations NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Converging IT networks and assets with other in-house systems will give companies a profound new level of visibility, control, and automation, says Doug Brown, Vice President of Marketing for the Tivoli brand of the Software Group at IBM. And this "digital-physical...

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2005-07-06 14:45:00

HOUSTON -- Families of the seven astronauts who died aboard the shuttle Columbia feel hope and pain as they reflect on NASA's return to space for the first time since the tragedy 2 1/2 years ago. Relatives of at least three of the Columbia astronauts plan to attend the launch of Discovery on July 13. And some are sending mementoes up with Discovery's crew, such as flags, gold medallions, a Columbia mission pin. Discovery commander Eileen Collins said her crew plans a special tribute to...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.