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2014-06-01 08:20:09

Client Base Expanded, Device Partner Marketplace Grows, More Staff Added DURHAM, N.C., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Validic, the healthcare industry's premier technology platform for accessing digital health data, announced today the addition of several new clients and integration partners, as they continue to expand and grow their global digital health marketplace. Healthcare organizations view the integration of patient data as a strategic imperative to help them focus on...

2014-05-30 23:09:34

Consortium of Scripps Health, International Community Foundation and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud to test new smartphone cervical cancer screening solution in San Diego-Tijuana border region San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Vodafone America Foundation has awarded $300,000 for the collaborative development and testing of a smartphone-based cervical cancer diagnostic tool by Mobile OCT, Scripps Health, the International Community Foundation (ICF) and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud. Vodafone...

2014-05-30 23:06:19

Fireside Convalescent Hospital receives national recognition by US News and World Report and Medicare for skilled nursing facilities. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Over 3 million Americans will spend at least part of 2014 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home. Such individuals and their families often encounter difficulty in choosing the right nursing home. Commonly asked questions such as, "Where will I receive the highest quality care?" "Where will I be...

2014-05-30 12:25:52

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation and 340B solutions, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. The company will be showcasing both its acute care pharmacy automation solutions and 340B software products and services. Talyst's pharmacy automation provides enterprise-wide medication management across the entire health system. Talyst offers a variety...

2014-05-30 12:25:49

Hospital recognized for quality improvement in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction MCKINNEY, Texas, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist McKinney Hospital (MMH) is proud to receive the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. The Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award program, sponsored by TMF, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals...

2014-05-29 23:14:06

Ace Medical Group Physicians discuss how holding back facts from your doctor can actually hurt you. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 How to talk to a Doctor? When in the room with an intimidating personality and patient in a vulnerable position, it is easy to fumble and come out of the doctor visit without getting that feeling of satisfaction. “You should be able to communicate with your doctor almost anything. And if you really can’t, may be it is time for you to find...

2014-05-29 23:12:27

The first issue of the Journal of Patient Experience®, a new publication giving voice to the patient and provider experience, is now available. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Association for Patient Experience, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the patient experience is pleased to announce the availability of its new, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Patient Experience (JPE). JPE shares advances in relationship-centered care, including...

2014-05-29 23:09:24

Test Utilization Committee and Computerized Physician Order Entry System at Cleveland Clinic Provide Successful Model Chicago (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A program at Cleveland Clinic reduced the number of unnecessary lab tests by blocking physicians from ordering the same test for hospitalized patients more than once a day. According to a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, published by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the initiative prevented nearly...

2014-05-29 23:08:32

Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, and Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading healthcare trade publication, today announced the results of the first National Patient Engagement Ranking at the Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting, in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, and Becker’s Hospital...

2014-05-29 15:37:27

Stanford University Medical Center Most physicians would choose a do-not-resuscitate or "no code" status for themselves when they are terminally ill, yet they tend to pursue aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for patients facing the same prognosis, according to a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine to be published May 28 in PLOS ONE. It's a disconnect that needs to be better understood, said VJ Periyakoil, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine and lead...


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