Latest Durham Regional Hospital Stories

2009-06-03 10:00:00

MOBILE, Ala., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The SSI Group, Inc. (SSI) announced their success in being selected as a primary vendor for Duke University Health System (DUHS) and its affiliated hospitals for a revenue cycle claims management solution. The contract names SSI as the primary supplier of claims management products, including but not limited to ClickON(R) LinX, an innovative product that features the functionality of posting back billing information to the host HIS system. The product...

2008-07-27 12:00:41

By Matthew E. Milliken, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 27--DURHAM -- As of Tuesday, Durham County residents will have a clean, well-lighted place to stave off mental health and substance abuse crises. The state's secretary of health and human services, the head of Duke University Hospitals and other officials are scheduled to speak Monday at an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony for Durham Center Access, an around-the-clock crisis center funded by the county's agency for mental health,...

2008-07-06 18:00:33

By John Stevenson, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 6--DURHAM -- A high-profile spate of hydraulic-fluid litigation involving Duke University Health System has spun the heads even of savvy court observers, seeping in and out of local judicial machinery almost with the ease of its namesake liquid. The seemingly endless saga was extended with a new lawsuit just last week. Through it all, Duke has insisted that more was being made of the issue than is warranted. The legal ball...

2008-07-02 12:01:11

A lawsuit filed in North Carolina alleges Duke University Health System was negligent when it mistakenly cleaned surgical instruments with hydraulic fluid. The suit seeks unspecified damages for 18 patients who underwent surgery at two Duke hospitals in 2004. The suit filed this week in Durham County Superior Court comes on the heels of a settlement of claims filed by 60 patients who alleged they suffered a myriad of conditions as a result of their operations. The Raleigh (N.C.) News...

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