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2014-10-29 16:28:31

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) ranks among the nation's top academic medical centers, having won the University HealthSystem Consortium's (UHC) Quality Leadership Award now five years running -- a winning streak matched by only one other health system in the U.S. The award signifies a top-10 finish in UHC's prestigious quality and safety rankings, a comparison of teaching hospitals based on quality measures, patient safety and...

2014-10-24 00:21:09

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC named Barnes-Jewish Hospital the 2014 recipient of the Rising Star Award during the UHC Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas. The award recognizes significant improvements in ranking in UHC's annual Quality and Accountability Study, which identifies exemplary performance in patient safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness, and equity of care. "As the recipient of the UHC Rising Star Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital exhibits the ethos of...

2014-10-24 00:21:07

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced today the top-performing academic medical centers that have won the 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to UHC member academic medical centers that have demonstrated superior performance in delivering high-quality, safe, efficient, patient-centered, and equitable care. The 2014 winners are: -- NYU Langone Medical Center -- Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester -- The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-08-20 23:12:47

Wisconsin Health System joins Explorys network to support population health initiatives. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, a Wisconsin regional academic medical center and health network, has joined the Explorys Network to enable clinical integration initiatives. Froedtert & the Medical College health network includes three...

2014-05-02 08:25:59

MILWAUKEE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center are achieving excellent planning results in the first US combination of Elekta's Monaco® 5 radiotherapy treatment planning software and Siemens' mARC (modulated arc) therapy technique. The Froedtert & the Medical College team treated their first patient, an individual with prostate cancer, using the combination of Monaco 5 and mARC on March 26. "mARC is a...

2014-02-25 12:28:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 299 of their affiliated hospital organizations, announces the appointment of 5 new members to its Governing Board. "We are pleased to welcome these distinguished new board members to an exceptional group of leaders on our Governing Board," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC's president and chief executive officer. "Through the continued strong leadership and support of UHC's member boards, UHC...

2013-12-18 23:22:25

New Structured Reporting System Significantly Increases Report Turnaround-Time and Allows Physician Reads Anywhere, Anytime Redmond, Wash. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Medstreaming, a leading developer of medical information technology (IT) solutions, recently completed an enterprise-wide implementation of their non-invasive vascular Structured Reporting system at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. The new work flow solution allows clinicians to read studies from anywhere at...


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