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2014-04-22 08:34:02

Hospitals, supply companies use healthcare's first online market to close direct deals within weeks instead of months IRVING, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a year since aptitude LLC launched healthcare's first online market, forever changing the way hospitals and medical supply companies arrange to buy and sell supplies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130422/NY98454LOGO When the initial pilot program concluded in January 2013 - three months prior to the...

2014-04-22 08:33:36

CareFusion Technology Receives Top Marks for Quality, Ease of Use and Reliability SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that nurses have ranked the Pyxis MedStation(®)( )system as the #1 medication dispensing cabinet in a new study by KLAS, an independent research company. KLAS independently monitors health care technology performance through the active participation of thousands of health care...

2014-04-22 08:32:20

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNYHA Services, Inc. and Essensa, Inc., leading group purchasing organizations serving acute care, alternate care, and non-healthcare markets, have added MedSnap ID to their portfolio of technology offerings. MedSnap ID is the first smartphone-based computer vision solution to address the time-consuming and error prone task of patient medication history taking. Using an iPhone® camera and durable Snap Surface, MedSnap ID...

2014-04-22 08:30:46

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:North America Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/north_america_trauma_fixation_market_outlook_2020.html North America Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "North America Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the North America Trauma Fixation market. The report...

2014-04-21 23:05:44

Stratus Video Interpreting provides an advanced technology that combines the benefits of a face-to-face session with the convenience of on-demand interpreting in an effort to enhance patients’ quality of care and safety while reducing the risk of malpractice suits. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In a country in which over twenty-one million people possess a limited ability to read, write, speak or understand English (1), language barriers in U.S. healthcare are quickly becoming a...

2014-04-21 23:03:24

Largest Children's Hospital in UK Selects Summit Express Connect Braintree, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Summit Healthcare, a leader in Meditech integration has been selected as vendor of choice by Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to serve as their integration partner as they migrate to the Meditech 6.0 platform. Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, one of the largest children’s hospitals in the United Kingdom, is focused on a superior level of patient care and quality services...

2014-04-21 23:01:54

Qualidigm, in cooperation with the Connecticut Partners for Health, was the host for a Call to Action Event at the State Capitol in celebration of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, 2014. Congressman John Larson was the featured keynote speaker along with government representatives and a national expert on advance directives. Wethersfield, CT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In recognition of the country's seventh National Healthcare Decisions Day, Qualidigm President and CEO Tim...

2014-04-21 23:01:08

As of December 2013, Symphony Performance Health is officially NCQA certified to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Survey both electronically and by paper. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Symphony Performance Health, the industry leader in empowering healthcare transformation for providers, payers, and health systems, announced today that they have received NCQA certification to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® PCMH Survey to help...

2014-04-21 16:25:22

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual MemorialCare physician advocacy days to educate state lawmakers on how their current and future decisions impact the health and wellness of California communities is set for April 22-23 in Sacramento. MemorialCare Health System, a leading Southern California not-for-profit integrated delivery system--with hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties--is the only health system that has created this...

2014-04-21 12:25:01

Drug Prices are to Remain High in Vietnam, Due to Limited Domestic Drug Production and a Lack of Cost-Containment Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Vietnam is currently one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical markets in Southeast Asia, recording a growth rate of nearly 17 percent and exceeding $3 billion in size in 2013. Increasing affluence, a rapidly aging population and the...