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2014-01-31 23:24:17

SurgiMark’s Via-Guard Yankauer suction tips’ disposability can help prevent number six on ECRI Institute’s 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The ECRI Institute recently released its 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list, with inadequate reprocessing of endoscopes and surgical instruments named as the sixth most-serious health technology hazard this year. This health hazard is especially prevalent recently, with Seattle Children’s...

2014-01-23 23:22:48

NiQ Health releases a two minute motion graphic video demonstrating why CarePlus™ is the leading nurse call solution for healthcare facilities, both in the acute care and aged care environments. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 NiQ Health the leader in “message-based nurse call systems”, today released their motion graphic video demonstrating how the CarePlus™ nurse call system improves workflow and efficiency of clinicians. This video is available to be viewed here....

2014-01-13 12:27:27

SELECTplus Purchased Services(TM) helps hospitals save on services from hemodialysis to laundry and landscaping PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute®, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, announces the launch of SELECTplus Purchased Services(TM) to help healthcare providers take advantage of the vast, often untapped savings potential in supply chain categories outside of medical supplies and...

2014-01-09 12:26:34

Pre-conference workshop on February 23 focuses on identifying and preventing IT-related errors PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, a nonprofit that researches the best approaches to patient care, along with the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), announces a health IT focused pre-conference session at the 2014 Annual Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition in Orlando,...

2014-01-06 12:27:38

Critical overviews on emerging technologies can help hospital leaders improve capital planning efforts in 2014 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, hospital leaders are bombarded with new technologies whose makers claim to improve outcomes and control costs. And with that comes mounting pressure from clinicians, vendors, and patients to adopt technologies or infrastructure changes that could profoundly impact the way healthcare providers deliver care and...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'