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2014-10-16 23:13:18

Leading Mobile Platform Delivers Real-time Operational Improvements Schaumburg IL, Phoenix AZ, Nashville TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday. When challenges are met agencies find better compliance, higher efficiency and better more informed care is delivered. As the mobile leader in care and...

2014-10-16 23:07:38

By 2020, the technologically driven patient monitoring equipment market is projected to be worth more than US$ 680 million, with Japan representing more than 75% of that value, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the multi-parameter vital sign monitoring market segment in the Asia-Pacific region is both stable and exceptionally valuable; over the next few years, this segment will steadily...

2014-10-16 23:07:35

LifeMed ID is the U.S. healthcare leader that automates patient validation, record matching, insurance and payment verification processes. Automating registration workflow and validating patient demographic data eliminates 92% of record mistakes including misidentification, fraud, transposition, keystrokes errors and duplicate record creation. Brookfield, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 iStream Financial Services today announced a strategic partnership with LifeMed ID that combines the...

2014-10-16 23:05:33

Partnering with the greater Toledo Senior Independence office, Evangelical Homes of Michigan provides home health services to three counties in southern Michigan: Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Monroe – all of which border the Toledo market in Ohio. The joint venture began providing services on October 6. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Senior Independence (SI) has recently announced a joint-venture with the Evangelical Homes of Michigan (EHM), a premier provider of senior living...

2014-10-16 23:05:18

Fourteen Healthcare Research Studies Focused on Patient Experience Improvement to be Funded Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to support the growing importance of the patient experience and the need for rigorous research to understand and address its impact, The Beryl Institute awards grants to ten healthcare organizations and four doctoral students. Now in its fifth year, the Patient Experience Grant Program supports healthcare organizations as they...

2014-10-16 23:01:25

Horizon BCBSNJ announces the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. The new plan features lower out-of-pocket costs and more coordinated care when members use Horizon BCBSNJ’s network of patient-centered practices, the...

2014-10-16 16:31:40

New Services and Resources Designed to Ensure Communicators Have the Insights and Tools to Meet the Current Needs of Patients for Better Engagement and Activation NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI Health, a leading healthcare-focused global public relations agency, today announced the rollout of Patients at the Center, an initiative aimed at uncovering the most innovative, effective ways of putting patients at the forefront of communication strategies within the healthcare industry....

2014-10-16 12:29:34

EpiFix® shown to result in the most rapid improvement and resolution of DFUs, successful complex management of extensive life-threatening wounds, and safe and effective treatment of Stage IV Pressure Ulcers MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG) EpiFix® dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dHACM) allografts have been shown to be clinically effective in the treatment of hard-to-heal wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), pressure ulcers...

2014-10-16 08:32:20

With the Affordable Care Act and data breaches in the news as of late, InformationWeek is turning its attention to healthcare and how technology can help the industry. NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of healthcare and technology are all around us. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152358LOGO Whether it's buying insurance through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), healthcare providers learning to use new technologies such as electronic healthcare records...

2014-10-16 08:32:14

Care transitions expert Mary Naylor of UPenn, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation speaks Dec. 2 MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poor coordination of care transitions cost an estimated $12-$44 billion each year--not counting the human cost of common transition mistakes such as medication errors, infections and falls. As health care providers respond to the carrots and sticks within the Affordable Care Act intended to improve care transitions, the Commission for...


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