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2014-05-28 08:32:49

HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX), a global leader in medical devices for the treatment and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in the William Blair 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Chicago. Greg Browne, Cyberonics' Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 12:40 PM Central Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed by clicking on the Investor...

2014-05-28 08:30:40

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera(®) Wireless today announced that James Welch, Senior Vice President Patient Safety, Quality Systems, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs and a pioneer in the development of patient monitoring systems, will lead an educational session at the upcoming Association for the Advancement of Medical Innovation (AAMI) 2014 conference in Philadelphia. Welch, who will moderate the session titled "Transforming Care in Non-ICU Settings through Disruptive...

2014-05-27 08:29:17

Clinical Pathways hit "triple aim of healthcare" by reducing total costs and improving care, without sacrificing physician reimbursement, says chief medical officer DUBLIN, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of new clinical studies found that Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions' Clinical Pathways program sharply reduces the cost of cancer treatment, improves clinical care and shows promise for guiding treatment of other high-cost, complex diseases beyond cancer. The five...

2014-05-23 16:24:08

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Partners LLC (EHP) announced the creation of the Puget Sound region's first clinically integrated network linking independent physicians and private practices with EvergreenHealth-employed physicians in a network dedicated to improving safety outcomes, lowering overall cost and increasing value. The network, which includes nearly 500 providers representing more than 80 practices across the Eastside, began offering the...

2014-05-22 23:11:58

Researchers, pharmaceutical companies, advocacy organizations and healthcare providers can access large sets of patient-provided de-identified data to speed research. San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 PatientCrossroads, pioneer of the groundbreaking CONNECT patient registry platform, has expanded the open availability of disease-specific patient data with the launch of its CONNECT Data Portal. The Data Portal allows any authorized user to see the de-identified patient data that has...

2014-05-22 16:26:43

HAMDEN, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many times in the healthcare industry today, the mere mention of "compliance" brings negative thoughts among professionals, signifying the level of worry about adhering to regulations to avoid adverse consequences for their organizations. For this reason, Karen Bommelje, RN, BSN, HCS-D CHC, Senior Manager, Simione Healthcare Consultants, suggests that home care and hospice providers work to motivate their teams by re-positioning compliance as...

2014-05-21 23:04:14

Theresa Dale, PhD and ND reports that a positive attitude is indispensable in curing disease to Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 If a doctor says that a health complaint or disease is incurable, that should be a cue to begin looking for another doctor. That was the recommendation of Theresa Dale, noted Naturopathic Physician, during a recent interview on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. The reason for this...

2014-05-21 16:24:56

Acquisition of Cloud-based Population Health Management Analytics Company Expands ZirMed's Ability to Support Value-Based Reimbursement Models LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed(®), a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today announced that it has acquired California-based Intelligent Healthcare, a data-driven clinical integration and population health management company. ZirMed will immediately begin integrating Intelligent...

2014-05-21 12:04:38

University of Melbourne Researchers have identified nine simple questions that can be used to identify people who may be at increased risk of various cancers, heart disease and diabetes because of their family history of these conditions. The family history screening questionnaire can be used to provide insight into people’s susceptibility to breast, ovarian, bowel and prostate cancer, melanoma, ischaemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These findings will lead to greater...

2014-05-21 08:30:17

Capnography Maximizes Patient Protection YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) hospitals have expanded their use of capnography, or breath monitoring, to include patients outside the operating room. St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center join a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing this state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Not getting enough oxygen can lead to...


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