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2014-08-22 16:23:05

Letter of Intent signals Group Health's ongoing commitment to provide members access to excellent care and patient experience in a more affordable way SEATTLE, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent for Swedish Health Services to provide its Seattle-based hospital services starting in February 2016. This will include transitioning Group Health's award-winning maternity services from its Capitol Hill location, to...

2014-08-22 08:24:11

DUBLIN, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - MediaLINC unlocks the real value of Hospital TVs Today Lincor announced general availability of MediaLINC [http://lincor.com/linc-technology/medialin ] - its innovative Android-based Patient Engagement solution that delivers a range of education, entertainment and clinical content direct to standard HD TV sets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/702945 ) "Lincor has already been phenomenally...

wearable tech for health
2014-08-22 05:16:35

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Currently, wearable devices that can track certain health information like heart rate, pulse, number of steps, sleep patterns, and such do a great job of gathering data, but don't really do much to help wearers do something more with that data. In other words, these devices have lots of great data about the individual, which can motivate and track progress, but they simply do not tell us much more than that, according to the...

2014-08-21 23:14:29

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, people are key to optimal Canadian patient experience, Sarah Fay shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, People are Key to Optimal Canadian Patient Experience, Sarah Fay shares her thoughts on the topic. Fay recently spent her vacation in Canada near the Georgian Bay, as she has every summer for the last several years. The only difference this...

2014-08-21 23:13:17

Healthcare Background Screening Firm PreCheck, Inc. Ranks No. 4390 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 62%. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 PreCheck, Inc., a background screening and credentialing firm specializing in the healthcare industry, earns the position of 4390 on the 2014 Inc. 5000, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy, America’s...

2014-08-21 23:05:36

Technology Gathers Feedback from Patients in Real Time New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its use of a patient survey tool called RateMyHospital®, which captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make rapid changes that improve each patient’s care. The tool, now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, medicine, orthopedics and oncology units, collects feedback regarding patient satisfaction using...

2014-08-21 23:03:13

The healthcare data firm continues its roll out of the first widely available, comprehensive medical real estate database with today’s launch of its PropertySearch™ tool for the three additional regions Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Revista, a one-stop source for healthcare and real estate organizations to obtain industry-focused data, is “on a roll.” Today, the Annapolis-based company rolled out healthcare real estate data on the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest areas...

2014-08-21 16:24:14

Daylight IQ(TM) to Enhance Clinical and Disease Management Programs OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Advocates for Responsible Eldercare (CARE Oklahoma) has announced their newest CARE Partnership with COMS Interactive, LLC (also known as Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS). The two organizations announced the signing of a Gold Level Partnership agreement which establishes COMS as a CARE Preferred Partner. Only a limited number of Preferred...

2014-08-21 12:29:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today kicked off Pennsylvania's second biennial Health Equity Conference, an event aimed at improving health care access and delivery. "The Department of Health is committed to improving the health of all Pennsylvanians," DeLone said. "Addressing the issues surrounding health care access for and delivery to underserved and vulnerable populations is a vital part of our...

2014-08-21 08:29:10

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armada Health Care (Armada), the nation's largest specialty pharmacy group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased to announce an agreement with Aurora Health Care (Aurora) to collaborate on a host of innovative specialty pharmacy patient program offerings. The new relationship will help Aurora deliver enhanced therapy management services to specialty patients via Armada's proprietary ReachRx Online Therapy Management (OTM) system....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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