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2014-02-13 08:28:27

Research identifies five features of VBID plans associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I.,, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published online today in Health Affairs, identifies five key features of popular Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) plans that are associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence. The study, which will also appear in the journal's March...

2014-02-13 08:28:06

HAMDEN, Conn., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Timing has always been key in admitting a patient for home health or hospice care. In an ideal scenario, health professionals focus on timely arrangements to effectively carry out an appropriate plan of care that supports the patient's goals, diagnosis, and wishes in familiar surroundings that support optimal health and well-being. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/NY49396LOGO ) According to Kathleen Hessler, RN, JD, Director of...

2014-02-12 16:26:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Information Technology, Inc. (CITI), a growing mid-tier IT firm, based in Northern Virginia announced today that its latest innovation for the mobile health market, Patient Buddy(TM), was honored at the ACT-IAC's (American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council) first-ever Igniting Innovation technology competition, held on Thursday, February 6, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, in Washington,...

2014-02-12 08:29:50

CINCINNATI, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Any hospital in America can have its Medicare status interrupted, suspended or even cancelled if its quality procedures are substandard. Wise Quality America (WQA) has introduced a new service called CMS Rescue that ensures hospitals are compliant with the standards for quality and patient safety established by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/PH63376) Approximately...

2014-02-11 23:27:25

Dr. Williams, author of Find The Black Box, and a patient safety expert is beginning a series of Open Letters (http://is.gd/wdU2CM) that will illustrate how the greatest healthcare system in the world can also be, at the same time, the third greatest source of tragic deaths. This series of Open Letters will also try to determine how the constantly increasing estimates of needless hospital deaths annually can continue to fly under the major media radar, and remain so unreported. Greenville,...

2014-02-11 12:27:11

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kbggl2/patient ) has announced the addition of the "Patient Self-Monitoring: Devices, Markets, Players and Prospects" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The ability of patients to monitor their own serum levels is deemed to be a critical tool in reducing the pathological effects of poorly controlled disease factors. For conditions other...

2014-02-11 08:32:27

Empowering Organizations to Improve Clinical Performance and Outcomes LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health(TM), the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, today announced the upcoming release of a new--and revolutionary--family of products called ZynxAnalytics(TM). The first release in this innovative product line, Knowledge Analyzer(TM), is a scalable solution that enables healthcare organizations to analyze vast...

2014-02-10 12:26:19

Nine sessions address quality of care challenges for compliance professionals MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quality of care provided to patients by health care providers is increasingly connected with regulatory compliance. To aid health care compliance professionals with this compliance challenge, the Health Care Compliance Association's 18(th) Annual Compliance Institute is offering a Quality of Care educational track. The Quality of Care educational track...

2014-02-09 23:02:22

Natural TMJ Relief Program designed by Christian Goodman is the latest program that teaches people how to use powerful breathing exercise to eliminate head tension and pain quickly. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Natural TMJ Relief Program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw and is frequently referred to as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint is a bilateral synovial articulation between the...

2014-02-06 12:26:57

Institute of Healthcare Improvement webinar examines ways to reduce maternal death rate CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All women who undergo cesarean delivery are at risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a disease that can lead to long-term complications and even death, a leading perinatal expert stated during a recent webinar hosted by the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO) "Essentially every...