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2014-08-19 23:10:06

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) in Carson City, Nev., hired William “Larry” Fagerhaug as chief human resources officer. An experienced healthcare executive with a proven track record as a motivating and collaborative human resources leader, Fagerhaug assumed his new duties on August 11. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare...

2014-08-19 23:07:39

The Austin Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) elects OnRamp's Joshua Berman to the Board of Directors. Serving as a trusted advisor on the board, Berman will leverage his years of experience in the IT industry, producing and executing integrated marketing communications strategies designed to reach IT professionals in the technology, healthcare, and financial sectors to assist the group in furthering its goals. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014...

2014-08-19 23:07:19

Healthcare workforce management systems encompass all the solutions needed to manage and maintain the productive workforce in the healthcare sector - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/healthcare-workforce-management-systems-market-92262366.html. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The report “Healthcare Workforce Management Systems Market by Solution (Talent Management, Time & Attendance, Scheduling, Optimization Services), by Mode of Delivery (Cloud-based, Web-based), by End-User...

2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Clarity Group and Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, are proud to announce that the company has been selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for a key role in the development and launch of RO-ILS: Radiation...

2014-08-19 16:29:32

PatientLINC Technology to Drive Enhanced Patient Care NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincor Inc. today announced an agreement to provide its patient experience technology to New Jersey-based healthcare system CarePoint Health. Under the five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor's PatientLINC technology across its three-hospital network of Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. Lincor's LINC OS platform offers a...

2014-08-19 16:25:39

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pivot Point Consulting, LLC (PPC) is honored to announce that it has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for 2014. The publication spread the news when it released an unranked alphabetical list of winners. Specific rankings will be announced live at an awards gala in Chicago on October 23, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137546 Logo -...

Tibetan locals
2014-08-19 03:00:55

Julie Kiefer, University of Utah In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A University of Utah led discovery that hinged as much on strides in cultural diplomacy as on scientific advancements, is the first to identify a genetic variation, or mutation, that contributes to the adaptation, and to reveal how it works. The research appeared online in the journal Nature Genetics on Aug....

2014-08-19 08:30:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical records (EMR) is the crucial component needed to make Big Data in healthcare a reality, and this a factor that will drive system sales. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government dedicated $20.6 billion to electronic medical record (EMR) projects and penalties will start applying soon for use of paper records....

2014-08-19 08:30:08

More than 80 procedures and conditions now available; goal is 80% coverage of all costs of care by 2015 NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR®) definitions from the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)). An ECR is an entire episode of care that includes all covered services across all providers...

2014-08-19 08:29:13

New Fund to Invest in Healthcare Products, Diagnostics, Devices, Consumer/OTC Health and Healthcare IT MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthQuest Capital (HQC), a new Menlo Park based fund sponsored by Sofinnova Ventures, today announced the closing of its debut fund at the hard cap of $110 million and in excess of the initial fund target of $50 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137198 HealthQuest will fund investments in the medical device,...


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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