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2014-04-18 23:06:18

Radion, Inc., the creator of Radion Hub® software solutions, announced today the formal release of Radion Hub® Registry. A new cloud-based patient specific data capture tool that integrates clinical research in a simplified manner into oncology workflow practices. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Radion, Inc. launches a cloud-based application to provide clinical investigators a tool to capture patient-specific end-point data for oncology patients. Radion Hub® Registry...

2014-04-18 16:22:54

- Led by New Enterprise Associates and Experienced Medical Device Industry Veterans, Financing Will Support Development of Next Generation TempaSure(TM) Radiometric Temperature-Sensing Radio-Frequency Ablation Catheter Capable of Accurate, Real-Time Volumetric Temperature Measurement During Irrigated Ablation MENLO PARK, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Inc. ("ACT"), a medical device company that is developing a novel, temperature-sensing,...

2014-04-17 09:45:29

Equal to 12 million people nationwide; half of errors potentially harmful, say researchers At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Half of these errors could be potentially harmful, say the authors, who add that their findings should prompt renewed efforts to monitor and curb the numbers of...

2014-04-16 23:17:33

T-System’s reputation, vision and full-suite capabilities gain hospital’s trust for a complete emergency department solution. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 T-System Inc. today announced Citizens Medical Center, a hospital in Victoria, Texas, will implement T-System’s emergency department information system (EDIS), EV™, and patient transition management solution, Care Continuity™. Citizens Medical Center has remained ahead-of-the-curve for adopting sophisticated...

2014-04-16 23:05:30

31 DrFirst EMR Partners Also Receive Award Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 DrFirst, a pioneer of innovative healthcare software solutions and services, is pleased to announce that Rcopia®, DrFirst’s industry-leading e-prescribing software, has been awarded the 2013 Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award. The Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award recognizes technology vendors who uphold the highest standards of clinical quality in e-prescribing. The 2013 award marks the...

2014-04-16 20:22:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic errors--missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence--occur in about 5 percent of adults in the United States, according to a new study published in the April 21 issue of BMJ Quality & Safety. The study, partially funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), estimates that approximately 12 million adults in the United States could experience an...

2014-04-16 08:33:06

Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Lead Rankings in New Digital Rating Report ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of America's top-ranked "best hospitals" lag in extending their healthcare expertise beyond the walls of the hospital and into the online world where patients are increasingly seeking information, according to an analysis released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74397 The first-of-its-kind report, "The Digital Health of Today's Best Hospitals,"...

2014-04-15 23:06:24

Solution to Drive Breakthroughs in Both Quality and Efficiency of Care Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Geisinger Health Plan (GHP), a leader in population health management, has deployed Caradigm Care Management to achieve breakthroughs in care efficiency, care coordination and patient outcomes. “For 15 years, we have built and refined innovative care models. We found without data or decision support tools, we were not going to achieve the continuous learning that’s...

2014-04-15 14:48:37

Penn Medicine first to investigate shared decision making in radiation oncology Playing an active role in their radiation treatment decisions leaves cancer patients feeling more satisfied with their care, and may even relieve psychological distress around the experience, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the journal Cancer. In a study of 305 patients undergoing radiation treatment, Neha Vapiwala, MD, an associate professor in...

2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...