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Paperwork Consumes One-Sixth Of US Physicians Time And

Paperwork Consumes One-Sixth Of US Physicians' Time And Erodes Morale: Study

Provided by Mark Almberg, Physicians for a National Health Program Electronic health records increase doctors’ bureaucratic burden The average U.S. doctor spends 16.6 percent of his or her working hours on non-patient-related paperwork,...

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2014-10-31 16:23:51

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The meeting and expo will bring together pharmacists and suppliers for continuing education, networking opportunities and exposure to the latest technologies. In recent years, financial growth and increasing productivity has been a large focus for LTC pharmacies. The InSite®...

2014-10-31 08:27:00

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yolo Hospice, Sacramento Valley's only hospice provider that houses a pediatric bereavement program, has received family satisfaction scores that lead the nation in the area of grief support. Yolo Hospice's Bereavement program scored 20 points higher for family satisfaction than the national average. According to performance criteria compiled from Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (FEHC) survey, nearly 83 percent of Yolo Hospice...

2014-10-31 08:25:12

Hall of Fame honors those who have devoted their lives to the care and service of others ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children's Hospice International (CHI), a leading organization in children's hospice and palliative care, has been inducted into The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Hall of Fame, it was announced. Ms. Armstrong-Dailey, and four other inductees, was announced at the 2014 NAHC Annual...

2014-10-30 23:12:43

McEldrew Young, Attorneys-at-Law, will represent whistleblowers reporting to the DOJ, IRS, SEC and CFTC as well as families requiring legal representation due to catastrophic injuries involving medical malpractice, railroads and transportation accidents. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 James J. McEldrew, III and Eric L. Young are pleased to announce the formation of McEldrew Young, Attorneys-at-Law, to merge the law practices of McEldrew Law and Young Law Group. The new law firm...

2014-10-30 23:08:38

ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, provides a best-in-class release of information solution for healthcare providers looking to facilitate the electronic transfer of health information. In business since 2012, the cloud-based solution has expanded into 25 states and received more than 30,000 records requests from insurance companies, patients, and other healthcare providers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, is refocusing efforts on...

2014-10-30 23:08:00

Paramount Rx underscores important role prescription discount cards play as drug costs rise Cary, N.C. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is increasing efforts to help people save money through its innovative discount card program. As out-of-pocket expenses continue to increase for prescription drugs in the new health care system, the Paramount Rx program provides valuable savings and resources to...

2014-10-30 23:07:03

Mercy announced today that it has entered into a Care Collaboration Agreement with Senior Independence (SI) of Greater Toledo. This Care Collaboration Agreement seeks to increase the overall well-being of the patients through education and management of chronic diseases; reduce avoidable hospitalizations, hospital readmissions and emergency department visits; and decrease the overall costs of medical care. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Mercy announced today that it has entered into...

2014-10-30 23:01:28

The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and community partners are joining forces to host the annual “Stand Down for the Homeless” on Nov. 7. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and community partners are joining forces to host the annual “Stand Down for the Homeless” on Nov. 7. The stand down is open to Veterans and others who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Hours for the stand down are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

2014-10-30 12:29:20

DETROIT, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an analysis of GlidePath, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's private health insurance exchange, employers and employees are benefitting from use of the private exchange by empowering employees as informed consumers of health care coverage. The analysis showed Glidepath increased employee cost awareness, encouraged employees to make effective cost choices to meet their needs, and strengthened knowledge and adoption of Health Savings...

2014-10-30 12:29:13

Hospice and Palliative Care providers across the country will participate in outreach and awareness efforts throughout November ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the nation's oldest and largest leadership organization working on behalf of end-of-life care has issued the following proclamation officially recognizing November as National Hospice Palliative Care Month. WHEREAS, hospice and palliative care...


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