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2014-06-04 23:14:36

HealthFair Publishes New Testimonials From Asymptomatic Participants About Their Preventive Health Screenings and How They Possibly Saved Their Life. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 One screening company, HealthFair, has recently published new testimonials from real people who are proof of how preventive screenings saved their life. They see a different side to this story of "worried well". "Worried well" has been defined as people who do not need medical treatment,...

2014-06-04 12:30:35

Deep knowledge of process improvement, innovator in operational infrastructure and leader of customer experience deepens operational direction for quality of care delivery TAMPA, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, Inc., a recognized innovator in care management strategies with special expertise in managing vulnerable, fragile and at-risk individuals, has promoted H. Bradley Weaver to chief operating officer....

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 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today launched a new solution to make it easier and more time-efficient for retail pharmacies to help patients better understand and adhere to their medications. The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics reports that the United States could save as much as $200...

2014-06-04 08:31:31

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire "Champion's for Change" to lead the industry forward at this year's Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 7-9, 2014. PDI is committed to innovation in education and products to meet the needs of customers on the front lines of infection prevention....

2014-06-04 08:27:06

Dr. Edward T. Creagan explains how health plays a part in retirement decisions in "How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving and Diagnosis" OMAHA, Neb., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The big day has finally arrived. Your boss shakes your hand and wishes you well. Your colleagues gather around a cake and make small talk about landing the big fish in your retirement, or joke about what you'll do now. Photo -...

2014-06-03 12:40:22

Quality Institute to use EpisodeMetrix to increase transparency for consumers PENNINGTON, N.J. and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced today that it has partnered with ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics to identify and compare detailed information of both hospital cost and outcomes-based quality measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/MM66640LOGO The Quality Institute will...

2014-06-03 12:40:03

NAPLES, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, has been named a winner of SeniorHomes.com's Best Senior Living Awards in the Best Caregiver Newsletters 2014 category for the second year in a row. Best Senior Living Awards recognizes the top resources, entities and people relevant to caregivers, families and the senior living industry in a variety of categories. This year, a panel of 21 leading long-term care industry...

2014-06-03 12:39:09

Urge Immediate Action by Legislature to Protect Patients BOSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Office of Representative Denise C. Garlick: Legislators from the House and Senate will hold a press conference on Wednesday, June 4 at 11 a.m. to release results of a recently completed survey of Massachusetts nurses on patient safety in Massachusetts' hospitals. This survey of bedside registered nurses in Massachusetts was completed by...

2014-06-02 23:01:46

New White Paper Highlights Research and Opportunity for Action in a Pay for Performance Environment Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 As the dialogue on patient experience improvement continues to expand, The Beryl Institute releases a new white paper, The Association between Patient Experience and Hospital Financial Performance in a Pay for Performance Environment. The paper explores the link between patient experience and organization performance through a study conducted by Anthony...

2014-06-02 08:29:38

Automated voucher and coupon-distribution solution designed to improve medication adherence by providing discounts to patients within ePrescription workflows READING, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals (HCPs), today announced that its eCoupon(TM) automated voucher and coupon distribution solution is now available within the latest version of Greenway...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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