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2013-07-23 16:23:55

ECRI Institute's August 14, 2013 web conference will cover the new National Patient Safety Goal on alarm management PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical device alarms can signal a warning of medical necessity - but the number of alarms can also be excessive, distracting, and clinically insignificant. Unwarranted alarms often cause caregivers to take unsafe actions, such as turning the alarm volume to an inaudible level or even turning the alarm...

2013-07-19 23:01:14

Capital Health meets new Joint Commission Advanced Stroke Designation. The new designation is available only to elite stroke centers that meet the Joint Commission's highest standards required to provide complex stroke care. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Capital Health Regional Medical Center has attained Advanced Certification from The Joint Commission for its Comprehensive Stroke Center, a new designation available only to elite centers that meet the Joint Commission’s highest...

2013-07-17 08:27:02

Multi-functional clinic expands world-class healthcare capabilities in Shanghai BETHESDA, Md., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX, "the Company"), an American healthcare company providing services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced the official opening of United Family Quankou Clinic in Shanghai, one of the latest development projects of the...

2013-07-17 08:23:57

Agreement to Include 50 Online Courses to Promote Compliance and Patient Safety and Support Disease-Specific Care Certification AMBLER, Pa., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Joint Commission Resources (JCR), official publisher and educator of The Joint Commission, to develop online professional development courses...

2013-07-15 23:05:00

Novus Medical Detox recently announced the news that the New Port Richey facility received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Novus Medical Detox, one of the only Florida-based detox centers serving high-dosage prescription drug abuse patients across the U.S., has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care...

2013-07-12 23:01:19

Mount Sinai is the First Hospital in New York State to Receive The Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first medical center in New York State to be recognized by The Joint Commission with Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. Mount Sinai joins an elite group of providers around the country who meet The Joint Commission’s standards for complex stroke care....

2013-07-09 08:28:52

Designed to Help Nurses Meet Core Measures Standards Set by The Joint Commission AMBLER, Pa., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that it has developed a new feature for Lippincott's Nursing Advisor that can help nurses and hospitals better meet Core Measures. Developed by The Joint Commission in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

2013-06-20 23:03:11

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the first hospital in Missouri to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center status. Barnes-Jewish has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) as meeting The Joint Commission´s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center is the first in...

2013-06-06 08:30:30

Denver-area Hospital First in State to Achieve "Gold Seal" in Pancreatic and Lung Cancer Care ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center is the first Colorado hospital to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for certification in Pancreatic and Lung Cancer Care. As the third medical center in the country to be accredited for pancreatic cancer care and the fifth in the country to be accredited for lung cancer care, this certification...

2013-05-29 16:25:30

- Sound Shore Health System and Montefiore Health System have signed an Asset Purchase Agreement for Montefiore to acquire the assets of Sound Shore Health System. NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Shore Health System ("SSHS") announced today it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Montefiore Health System ("Montefiore") for Montefiore to acquire its assets (and assume certain liabilities). The transaction, which is expected to close by the...