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2014-10-24 16:25:39

Today's series covers Dr. Melvin Gurney - Impaired-At-Work Physician Ingested An Average Of 10,000 Pills Per Year SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2008, two of Dr. Gurney's employees reported that he was ordering large quantities of multiple controlled substances, on a regular basis, that were not used for patient care. They also reported that Dr. Gurney was practicing "all the time" while under the influence. The Medical Board reported that one of his...

2014-10-24 08:25:26

Even a modest increase in Canadians' movement would substantially reduce premature deaths, diminish prevalence of chronic diseases and boost economic growth OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce Canada's health care costs by $2.6 billion and inject $7.5 billion into the Canadian economy by the year 2040. This report, Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of...

2014-10-23 23:10:04

HSTpathways and CareWire Customers Experience Improved Utilization of Patient Portals and Patient Compliance With Pre-Surgical Instructions Lafayette, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 HSTpathways and CareWire, Inc. released a case study today that highlights the operational and technological efficiencies achieved at Elmhurst Outpatient Surgery Center as a result of the collaborative implementation. HSTpathways is an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) clinical and financial management software...

2014-10-23 08:35:40

New savings program provides prescription discount capability within the workflow, and can promote greater adherence and improve patient outcomes CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) has announced that it has partnered with prescription savings solutions provider ScriptSave to deploy innovative capabilities that can promote patient adherence. The program is intended to help patients, whose insurance plans do not cover certain medications or who are...

2014-10-23 08:35:34

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will hold a conference call Thursday, October 30, to discuss the Company's Third Quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120731/SF48971LOGO-a What: Omnicell Third Quarter 2014 earnings conference call and webcast When: October 30, 2014, 1:30...

2014-10-22 23:14:46

Skilled Care Pharmacy and Assurex Health announced a new strategic partnership in which Skilled Care Pharmacy’s consultant pharmacists will be able to provide important clinical information to its healthcare customers across the Midwest with the Assurex Health GeneSight® genetic test. Mason, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Skilled Care Pharmacy, a medical dispensing and pharmaceutical consulting company, and Assurex Health, the leader in neuropsychiatric pharmacogenomics, today...

2014-10-22 23:07:52

The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation’s Patient Experience Council expands Institute of Medicine’s definition for patient-centered care with six guiding principles RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, which is dedicated to distribute health information technology innovation to transform quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery worldwide announced the development of six key guiding principles of patient-centered...

2014-10-22 23:07:40

Isabel Healthcare will Participate in Technology in Health Professions Education Linking Training and Practice panel and demonstrate its Diagnosis Decision Support and Clinical Education tools Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Isabel Healthcare will participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. Jason Maude, Isabel Founder and CEO will participate in a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions...

2014-10-22 16:28:11

Today's series covers Dr. Thomas Goldenberg - Cocaine and Sleeping Pill Abuser Was Repeatedly High At Work SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2007, Dr. Goldenberg was first found to be high while on duty. A nurse heard him slurring his words and saying inappropriate things. Dr. Goldenberg admitted that he had been abusing codeine cough syrup and sleeping pills while on call. Even so, he was allowed to continue to practice until September 2008, when...

2014-10-22 12:29:23

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Connected Health today announced a co-development agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to create a mobile app to serve as a coaching platform for patients with atrial fibrillation who have been prescribed oral anticoagulation therapy. The goal of this mobile app will be to support patients living with atrial fibrillation by helping improve patient adherence and compliance to medication, as well as fostering feedback loops...


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