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2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...

2014-10-22 12:29:25

HealthMap software spotted the Ebola epidemic 9 days before the WHO announced it WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that John Brownstein, PhD, Director, Computational Epidemiology Group, Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Co-Founder of HealthMap, will deliver a keynote address at the 6(th) annual Summit on December 10. The mHealth Summit is the largest global conference and...

2014-10-22 12:29:23

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Connected Health today announced a co-development agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to create a mobile app to serve as a coaching platform for patients with atrial fibrillation who have been prescribed oral anticoagulation therapy. The goal of this mobile app will be to support patients living with atrial fibrillation by helping improve patient adherence and compliance to medication, as well as fostering feedback loops...

2014-10-22 08:32:48

Integrated Mobile Offering Enables Direct Charting by Providers from Point-of-Care, Delivering Productivity and Financial Benefits BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrada and MedAptus® today announced a formal partnership to integrate Entrada's technology and services within the MedAptus Pro Charge Capture solution. MedAptus, a leading revenue cycle and charge management company, will deploy Entrada's dictation recording tools directly within its mobile application to...

2014-10-22 08:27:04

Launching medical measures mobile application for patients NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tapTrak MED®, a limited liability company creating medical mobile applications, announced that it is partnering with University Physicians Group (UPG) of New York to launch a mobile application for patients and physicians to capture multiple medical measures for HEDIS, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and insurance incentive programs to augment and enhance patient care. HEDIS...

2014-10-21 23:09:16

HIPAA Secure Now! Offers HIPAA risk assessment and other compliance services to American Osteopathic Association. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 HIPAA Secure Now! has forged a partnership with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to help members become fully compliant with HIPAA rules for protecting electronic protected health information (ePHI). Members will have access to HIPAA Secure Now’s portfolio of services, including security risk assessment, policies and procedures, and...

2014-10-21 23:07:09

Service offers 24/7 medical provider visits via smartphone, tablet and computer - with no appointment needed Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Patients can now take advantage of medical care that’s as accessible and convenient as clicking a button – available right where they are, with no appointment needed. Carolinas HealthCare System now offers Virtual Visit, which provides live, immediate access to a medical provider via a camera-enabled smartphone, tablet or computer 24 hours...

2014-10-21 23:03:30

Largest Catholic health system in Illinois will simplify and speed the process of getting patient forms into patient records with electronic forms that are generated on demand with bar-codes and demographics applied, and then scanned into MEDITECH’s Scanning and Archiving Solution. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 When Presence Health decided to implement MEDITECH’s Scanning and Archiving solution to better manage patient content at six of its 12 hospitals, the...

2014-10-21 20:24:10

Parrish Medical Center Named Recipient of 2014 LEAP Award CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) today announced the start of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, hosting over 400 attendees from the Company's client base of 170 healthcare delivery systems and 1,000 hospitals across the U.S. Strata Decision provides a cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is leveraged for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost...

2014-10-21 12:31:47

Portal for patients to enter health history opens doors for better understanding of human genome DANVILLE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded resource dedicated to analyzing data from thousands of clinical genetics tests each year, announced the launch of a new patient portal, GenomeConnect (www.genomeconnect.org). GenomeConnect was developed by a team of Geisinger Health System...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.