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2014-02-20 23:04:54

By launching a Virtual CD solution for sharing patient data with physicians and other area hospitals and clinics, Hood Memorial Hospital is setting an example for rural hospitals faced with Meaningful Use and compliance challenges. Instead of compatibility problems physicians and patients have faced when trying to access data or images on CD, users can access data with one simple, secure login from Offsite Image Management — and this increases hospital efficiency and patient...

2014-02-17 23:21:04

USDA awards Mercy $382,748 grant, benefitting school kids and communities in rural Midwest. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 For the third time, the USDA has awarded Mercy a $382,748 grant which will ultimately provide greater access to health care in some of Mercy’s most rural communities in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. “Almost half of the communities Mercy serves in our four-state geographic footprint are in some of the most remote rural areas,” said Dr. Tim Smith, vice...

2014-02-17 04:22:28

Urgent Care Expansion Continues for Residents of Kansas City Area KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot and HCA Midwest Health System continue to broaden access to services with a sixth Kansas City area urgent care center opening February 17, 2014. Located at 13551 Madison Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, this center will be open 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. The general public is invited to attend Grand Opening Celebrations on February 27 - 28 from 4pm to 7pm, or...

2014-02-11 16:25:36

Specially trained nurses and volunteers staff area for those 65 years and older; features include quieter rooms with natural lighting, televisions and non-slip floors CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a fall and subsequent trip to the emergency room, Gladys Nunley had her things packed, ready to be discharged from Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She wasn't worried about the fall - the X-ray showed nothing was broken. However, the 90-year-old was concerned about...

2014-02-10 08:27:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influential nursing career and education web site TopRNtoBSN.com (www.toprntobsn.com) has published a list of the 30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States. The list names hospitals in the U.S. that have demonstrated a high valuation of their nursing staff, provide employees with a host of benefits, support teams and outstanding work environments, all designed to welcome fresh personnel and make them feel valued. The list can be...

2014-02-06 08:29:47

ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From medical-legal services for veterans to HIV prevention to using art to help at-risk teens process their feelings, ten charitable programs were honored for their community impact and named Programs of Excellence through the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program presented by Jackson Healthcare. The awards were presented at a dinner in Atlanta to representatives from hospital community programs serving urban areas such as Miami,...

2014-02-03 23:21:31

Leading private hospitals in London take action against hospital-acquired infections; soon they will adopt application to reduce misuse of antibiotics Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 HCA International, the only private hospital company in the United Kingdom to specialize in complex and acute medical conditions, has adopted the ICNet NGTM software, upgrading from a previous generation of ICNet’s Clinical Care Suite. Separately, HCA has signed a letter of intent to move forward with...

2014-01-31 12:24:05

Innovative, comprehensive sports program combines clinical and scientific research enhancing player performance, injury prevention and overall health CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Cleveland Browns made official the partnership that makes University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland the official health care partner of the Cleveland Browns for the next 10 years. As the Official Health Care Partner of the Browns, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the health...

2014-01-31 08:25:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the health care industry in America struggling with rising costs and tightening budgets, a film digitization service looks to ease at least some of that burden. Bayland Digital offers free film digitizing of X-rays, CTs, MRIs, ultrasounds, mammograms and other medical films. This process saves money while also freeing up space for other hospital resources. With appropriate backups in place, the digital versions of medical imagery can last...

2014-01-29 23:32:51

CompView Medical launches strategic initiative directed towards surgical equipment facilitators. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 CompView Medical, LLC (CVM), manufacturer of the NuBOOM®, the world’s first all-in-one equipment manager, visualization, and ergonomic boom system, has announced its partnership with Attainia, the industry leader in healthcare equipment planning and budgeting solutions. NuBOOM has been widely accepted by hospitals and outpatient surgery clinics as...


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