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2014-02-19 23:21:35

Organizations Share Common Goal of Education About Diagnostic Error Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to recognize CRICO, a leader in evidence-based health care risk management, as a new supporter of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8, 2014. Both NPSF and CRICO promote professional education exploring the underlying causes of diagnostic errors and how such errors might be...

2014-02-19 23:21:14

Solstice Medical, LLC (Solstice), a leading provider of advanced surgical supply chain (SSC) software solutions for the healthcare industry, is delighted to demonstrate its DOCK-to-DOC® software platform in the Supply Chain & Operating Room (OR) suites of the “Intelligent Hospital™” showcase at the 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, February 23-27, 2014 in Orlando. Columbia City, IN (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 This is the first year Solstice Medical will be...

2014-02-19 23:04:23

i2i Systems Offers Actionable Steps for Making Pay-for-Performance a Successful Part of a Healthcare Practice Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 i2i Systems, the pioneer and leading provider of population health management and business intelligence solutions, is pleased to release a new white paper that provides proven methods to help healthcare organizations maximize their Pay-for-Performance (P4P) opportunities. In today’s healthcare landscape, more and more organizations are...

2014-02-19 20:21:58

Leading medication management platform now has the API abilities to integrate with leading EHR platforms to ensure prescription information given by healthcare institutions is clearly reported for patients HAIFA, Israel, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MediSafe an award winning, top-rated mobile medication management platform, announces the company is now integrating with Electronic Health Record (EHR) platforms to help healthcare institutions clearly report prescription...

2014-02-19 16:24:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center and SonaCare Medical, LLC (SonaCare Medical), a global leader in minimally invasive focused therapeutic ultrasound technologies, announced a collaboration to develop tools and clinical procedures based on the use of advanced focused therapeutic ultrasound technology. Together, NYU Langone Medical Center and SonaCare Medical anticipate providing physician education, training and technology development across...

2014-02-19 16:24:40

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 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 following conferences. Greg Browne, Cyberonics' Chief Financial Officer, will participate in one-on-one meetings with investors during the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. No formal presentation is scheduled, and the one-on-one...

2014-02-19 16:24:23

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum North Carolina, one of a series of state-specific forums to infuse local learnings into the national discussion on effective quality improvement methods that surgeons, physicians and hospitals are using to improve patient safety and reduce costs. The forum was held at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and featured a panel of...

2014-02-19 13:04:18

Among patients with untreated paroxysmal (intermittent) atrial fibrillation (AF), treatment with electrical energy (radiofrequency ablation) resulted in a lower rate of abnormal atrial rhythms and episodes of AF, according to a study in the February 19 issue of JAMA. Arial fibrillation affects approximately 5 million people worldwide and is associated with an increased risk of stroke. Drug treatment is recommended by practice guidelines as a first-line therapy in patients with paroxysmal...

2014-02-19 12:28:10

All patients receiving opioids to manage pain after surgery should be continuously monitored, leaders of APSF, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety and Leah's Legacy agree CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) and Leah's Legacy say they fully support the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation's (APSF) call for the nation's hospitals to continuously monitor all patients receiving opioids to manage their...

2014-02-19 08:33:47

Newest efforts designed to allow for smooth transition while providing ample training time FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOAPware is pleased to announce the release of our new and improved SOAPware that includes several significant improvements, including a brand new Order Manager, as well as continued progress towards 2014 Meaningful Use. These features have been carefully crafted to deliver clinically valuable features with maximum ease of use that also meet MU 2014...