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2014-10-29 23:07:46

Innovative Technology Empowers Consumers, Removes Distance as Barrier to Care St Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Aging Services Group, a subsidiary of Aging Services of Minnesota, the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors, has partnered with GrandCare Systems, to change and enhance the way traditional caregiving services are deployed for older adults in the state. GrandCare Systems utilizes digital health and socialization technology to reduce health...

2014-10-29 16:30:17

JERSEY CITY, N.J. and HOBOKEN, N.J. and BAYONNE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center were each honored with an "A" grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The...

2014-10-29 16:28:31

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) ranks among the nation's top academic medical centers, having won the University HealthSystem Consortium's (UHC) Quality Leadership Award now five years running -- a winning streak matched by only one other health system in the U.S. The award signifies a top-10 finish in UHC's prestigious quality and safety rankings, a comparison of teaching hospitals based on quality measures, patient safety and...

2014-10-29 12:29:27

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced the launch of a new subsidiary, Apollo Palliative Services (APS), with the acquisition of majority stakes in both a hospice agency and a home health company. In conjunction, the Company appointed Liviu Chindris, M.D., as President of APS. APS will serve as a single source for hospice, palliative care...

2014-10-29 08:34:55

MIEC and HealthLoop have partnered in a groundbreaking study that aims to reduce the frequency of malpractice incidents by enhancing communication and continuity between surgeons and their patients. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subject to increasing time pressures and administrative burdens, doctors express widespread concern about the dwindling amount of time they have to communicate with their patients. Similarly, patients describe waiting on hold and...

2014-10-29 08:33:34

Cardinal Health Foundation Calls for Applicants to E3 Grant Program DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation is currently accepting applications for grant funding from U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican hospitals, health systems, community health clinics and other non-profit health care institutions to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program applicants are encouraged to submit...

2014-10-29 08:32:43

Hospital-Acquired Infections, Accidents and Injuries Remain a Persistent Problem, Despite Signs of Hospital Efforts WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of unprecedented attention on U.S. hospitals, statistics suggest that more than 1,000 people die each day in the U.S. because of preventable hospital errors. That doesn't include the many others who survive accidents and injuries that take place in a hospital setting, reinforcing the need for hospital vigilance and patient...

2014-10-28 23:10:08

Patricia Malick and Adrian Hagerty to speak November 16th on the "Top Ten Considerations When Renovating Your Patient Tower" at HealthcareDesign Conference in San Diego, CA. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Array Architects is proud of a 30-year history providing healthcare planning and design expertise to the nation's hospitals and health systems. It is a niche market that is best served by those dedicating their careers to the advancement of both the healthcare...

2014-10-27 23:07:37

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Releases New Report, "Facts & Figures: Hospice Care in America," at National Clinical Conference in Nashville. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 NHPCO reports that an estimated 1.5 to 1.6 million patients were cared for by U.S. hospice programs in 2013. This figure remains consistent with statistics from the previous year. Additionally, the number of people with a non-cancer diagnosis continues to track at 63 percent,...

2014-10-27 23:04:50

3 Dynamic Keynote Speakers present the positive impacts of High Reliability and Resiliency on Patient Care at the 2014 CALNOC Conference. San Ramon, CA and San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 CALNOC, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, kicks off its Reliability & Resiliency: Dynamic Organizations for Dynamic Times Conference at the U.S. Grant Hotel in downtown San Diego. The CALNOC Conference brings together patient care experts in a dynamic exchange to advance...


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