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2014-05-21 10:49:53

The Lancet In this Review, Professor Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Health for Public Health in Saudi Arabia and colleagues outline the latest real-time disease surveillance system that was recently piloted to successfully monitor and assess public health risks among the 5 million pilgrims from 184 countries during the Hajj 2012 and Hajj 2013. The health-care web-based electronic surveillance system was introduced in 2012 to help officials respond more quickly and effectively to...

2011-06-21 12:54:53

Decades-old health laws need to be revised Because strong evidence indicates that policies beyond the health sector have substantial effects on people's health, all levels of U.S. government should adopt a structured approach to considering the health effects of any major legislation or regulation, says a new report by the Institute of Medicine. In addition, federal and state policymakers should review and revise public health laws so that they adequately address current health challenges....

2008-07-15 12:01:00

QuadraMed, a developer of IT solutions for healthcare industry, has announced that the Saudi Arabia National Guard Health Affairs has signed a contract for QuadraMed CPR service expansion, migration to InterSystem's Cache database and interface licenses that represent sales bookings of approximately $8.8 million, with a total contract value of approximately $10.6 million. This agreement covers the rollout of the QuadraMed CPR (QCPR) product to the National Guard Health Affairs (NGHA)...

2008-06-18 09:01:19

Oblicore, the leading provider of Service Level Management solutions, today announced that Catholic Health East has transformed its IT operations using Oblicore Guarantee. Catholic Health East's geographically diverse IT operations serve nearly 50,000 colleagues across eleven states. After using the solution for one year, the organization has leveraged the solution, along with a strong continual service improvement process, to standardize and centralize its service offerings for: -- 32...


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