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2014-06-10 12:32:29

CECity to Power Over 25% of All Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) Across Specialties to Foster Improved Patient Care, New Measures and Payment Models, Simplified PQRS and MOC Reporting PITTSBURGH, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity, healthcare's leading provider of cloud-based registry platforms for performance improvement, value-based payment and professionalism, today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized ten (10) of...

2014-06-09 23:02:29

These one and half hour workshops will encourage individuals who are grieving to explore their emotions and sadness through the power of writing. South San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty will offer two separate workshops on Writing & Grief this summer in their South San Francisco offices. Led by bereavement counselor Dave Rutschman, these one and half hour workshops will encourage individuals who are grieving to explore...

2014-06-09 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar focusing on Adolescents and Traumatic Loss on Tuesday, June 17, from noon--1:30pm ET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD and Carla Sofka, PhD, MSW, will discuss traumatic losses such as accidents or violence that remain leading causes of adolescent death. This webinar will address the nature of these losses as well as approaches to intervention and prevention. "According to...

2014-06-09 08:28:46

New Express Scripts Research Identifies High Prescribers Among Peer Groups SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty percent of U.S. narcotic prescriptions in 2011-2012 were written by only five percent of opioid prescribers, according to a study Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) presented today at AcademyHealth's annual research meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO The study identifies prescribers who prescribe opioids at a much higher rate...

2014-06-06 23:03:37

The Meditation & Grief workshop will encourage individuals to discover how to bring their mind, body and breathe together to find calm. Attendees will learn meditation techniques that will assist them through the days and months of grieving and beyond. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is offering a Meditation and Grief workshop on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:30-8 pm at their Oakland offices. Led by bereavement intern Steve Waye, this...

2014-06-05 23:16:09

Fran Smith, author of Changing the Way We Die (Viva Editions) discussed what doctors say they want for their own end-of-life care in a recent article. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 In a recent article for Psychology Today, Viva Editions author Fran Smith looked at a recent survey done of doctors' own preferences for end-of-life care. "Why Doctors Don’t Want Their Own Medicine When They’re Dying" explores how the majority of doctor do not actually want the aggressive treatment...

2014-06-05 23:05:42

The Pathways Summer Grief Workshops Series will provide a creative, supportive and reflective outlet for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is offering nine grief workshops this summer in Sunnyvale and the South Bay. The Pathways Summer Grief Workshops Series will provide a creative, supportive and reflective outlet for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one....

2014-06-05 08:28:17

Foundation for highly acclaimed "Safe Hands" anti-infection program WOLVERHAMPTON, West Midlands, U.K., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Cross Hospital, part of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, today announced a milestone of one million hand hygiene observations using TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.'s automated hand hygiene sensor as part of the 'Safe Hands' program. This compares to just 600 visual observations over the same time period. Safe Hands is a government-funded...

2014-06-05 08:26:07

Thirty-seven events were reported as Serious Events (events that cause harm) and four of the harmful events resulted in patient death HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare worker fatigue is cited as a contributing factor in over 1,600 events reported through the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS) to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority with 37 reported as harmful events including four patient deaths, according to an article from the June...

2014-06-04 23:11:01

Hospice Savannah and Amie's Place Foundation work together to help keep terminally ill patients and their pets together. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Amie’s Place Foundation recently awarded not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc.’s Pet Peace of Mind® Program a one-year grant of $2,000 as partial support for program expenses which are not all covered by current donations. Amie’s Place is dedicated to preventing unnecessary forced separation of people from their pets...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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