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2014-07-14 08:27:14

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare providers need to efficiently acquire accurate and detailed health information from patients at the time-of-care. However, health data that are available from a patient's memory and assorted records are often inaccurate, incomplete and fragmented. A website, www.patient123.com, addresses this problem by enabling patients to create and continuously update accurate and consistently structured Health History reports. Providers could...

2014-07-08 23:14:07

With all the fancy technology around us such as electronic medical records, medical image transfers, or telemedicine, it’s easy to forget that the priority is the patient; an individual person with unique needs, concerns, and feelings. That’s where medical collaboration comes in. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Healthcare technology has evolved immensely in the past few years. Electronic medical records, medical image transfers, or telemedicine, it’s easy to forget that the...

2014-06-27 15:21:13

Kaiser Permanente Innovative approach targets issues such as conflicting medications or the need for follow-up tests and may be adapted by other organizations An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical surveillance tools has been used to target patient safety across a variety of conditions, according to a study published today in the journal eGEMs. The Kaiser Permanente Southern California...

2014-06-26 08:29:07

HIPAA-Certified Cloud Storage Lets Healthcare Providers and Patients Archive Medical Information MILPITAS, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurMD(TM) from SurDoc®, the leader in creating and providing secure cloud services, announces the launch of its Medical Data Archival and Retrieval(TM) (SMAR) service. SMAR is the only HIPAA-certified product available that gives people and healthcare providers the ability to safely archive, back-up, retrieve and send medical records,...

2014-06-17 13:20:31

American Society of Anesthesiologists A study in the July issue of Anesthesiology revealed that patients who receive a simple, multicolor, standardized medication instruction sheet before surgery are more likely to comply with their physician's instructions and experience a significantly shorter post-op stay in recovery. These findings are important because surgical patients often fail to follow their doctor's medication instructions for preexisting conditions such as diabetes and...

2014-06-17 08:29:14

Free HIPAA-Compliant Service Helps Alleviate Physician and Patient Risk MILPITAS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurDoc(®), the leader in creating and providing secure cloud services, announces the launch of SurMD(TM), a new line of HIPAA-compliant services for physicians, hospitals, and patients to securely archive and share critical medical records over the Internet. SurMD's first offering, SurLink(TM), is available at no cost to consumers and is one of the few - and the...

2014-06-12 23:00:30

Regina Holliday Leads Inspiring, Visual, Patient-Centered Art Movement San Diego (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 There is a purpose behind every mural Regina Holliday creates. When the acclaimed Maryland-based artist lost her husband to kidney cancer in 2009 while struggling to access his medical records, it was the beginning of Holliday’s commitment to use her brushes and paints to raise awareness of the need for patient-centered health care. On June 16 at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at...

2014-06-11 23:09:52

In apparent defiance of government regulations, many HIPAA covered entities are not offering patients the option of receiving an electronic copy of their medical records, finds the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Patient Privacy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 In apparent defiance of final Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) regulations, many Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities...

2014-06-09 23:08:48

Lifetime Health Diary (LHD) and the nationally respected Integrative Pain Center of Arizona (IPCA) have partnered to solve a major information issue for specialist practices worldwide. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 LHD is a Software-as-a-Service platform that empowers patients by allowing them, and anyone who provides care to the patient, to enter data into the patient's Diary and transform that data into a visual story. Dr. Bennet E. Davis, M.D. of IPCA is especially...

2014-06-05 23:01:25

Passionate patients and those who lost loved ones to disease encourage vital collaboration. Washington (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A young father who blogs about his fight with stage 4 melanoma and a mural artist who struggled to access her cancer-stricken husband’s medical records will share their unique perspectives with the professionals responsible for the research, development and regulation of drug therapies at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting. T.J. Sharpe, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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