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2014-06-25 08:31:29

$500,000 Awarded for Programs Focused on Medication Safety and Efficiency SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CareFusion Foundation today awarded $500,000 in grant funding to 11 U.S.

2014-06-10 23:07:14

First State Agency to Join NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a

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/ --

2014-06-04 12:29:35

78% of RNs agree that the quality of patient care in Massachusetts hospitals is suffering due to unsafe patient assignments including 59% of RNs who are aware of patient complications and 46% who are

2014-06-04 08:32:52

Retail pharmacies that have participated in company's MTM pilot program have delivered nearly four times as many comprehensive medication reviews as the industry average DUBLIN, Ohio, June

2014-05-28 12:31:03

Will Implement Omnicell Technology Throughout Minnesota's Largest Integrated Health System MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-28 12:30:04

Pascal Metrics releases real-time adverse event prevention service for general availability following successful early implementation in leading health systems WASHINGTON, May 28,

2014-05-15 12:37:32

First and only wireless, integrated technology system for IV pump infusion that is IHE certified for all three AutoComplete integration functions BETHLEHEM, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-13 16:27:46

PRINCETON, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals participating in a nationwide quality and patient safety program have averted 9,206 adverse events for patients and more

2014-05-06 08:36:36

In appreciation of nurses on National RN Recognition Day, Swisslog Healthcare Solutions launches "Thank You for Inspiring Us" video and free CEU program DENVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


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