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2014-07-15 16:27:42

Rush among 20 advanced organizations throughout the country connecting providers with patients CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rush University Medical Center has been named one of only 20, advanced "Most Wired" hospitals in the nation, according to the 16th annual survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. Out of 680 participants, Rush was one of only 20 organizations who met the criteria to be considered for "Most Wired--Advanced Organizations." To make...

2014-07-15 12:28:34

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the encouragement of the patient safety community, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has introduced the PPAHS Patient Safety Podcast, an ongoing series of online discussions that will explore important patient safety issues at health care facilities across the U.S. Focusing on opioid safety (pain management), venous thromboembolism (blood clots), and alarm management (noise fatigue), the PPAHS Patient Safety...

2014-07-14 08:27:31

Technology improves patient flow and increases efficiencies for healthcare providers FRANKLIN, Wis., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumin Medical LLC, a healthcare IT provider, announced it has purchased the assets of PatientTrak, the leading provider of on-demand patient tracking solutions and is moving its national headquarters from Illinois to Franklin, Wis. "Our name is Lumin which means light and our mission is to provide visibility for the healthcare industry to improve patient...

2014-07-10 23:03:04

Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. As part of a continued commitment to patient safety, Baptist Health is partnering with Vestagen...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-10 08:28:47

NEWTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from Duke University's Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery has demonstrated equivalent outcomes between a completely non-invasive technology and a minimally invasive technology in guiding Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in colorectal surgery patients. The Duke study, recently published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, is entitled A Prospective Comparison of a Noninvasive Cardiac Output Monitor Versus Esophageal Monitor for...

2014-07-10 08:28:01

Population health management technology will help close care gaps, ease transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement DALLAS and COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bassett Healthcare Network, one of the nation's Top 100 integrated Health Networks, has deployed a comprehensive, Web-based population health and patient engagement platform from Phytel to ensure better patient outcomes by identifying and closing gaps in care....

2014-07-09 23:06:47

Patented Smart Pill Bottle Company Will Use Capital to Scale the Product and Service New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 AdhereTech (AdhereTech.com), a healthcare technology company that makes patented smart pill bottles to improve medication adherence and patient engagement, today announced its initial closing of $1.75 million in Series A financing. The round was led by undisclosed investors with a focus in healthcare. AdhereTech will use the investment to scale its service and meet the...

2014-07-09 23:00:47

Ablation procedures have witnessed significant growth, which are attributable to factors such as growing healthcare expenditure, favorable demographics and cost effectiveness over traditional surgical procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ablation-devices-market-791.html (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The “Ablation Technologies Market (2011-2016) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in...

2014-07-09 16:28:03

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83dh26/electrophysiology) has announced the addition of the "Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 BRICSS Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters market value is expected to reach US$66 million by 2016, primarily...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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