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2014-04-30 23:10:32

Southampton A.C.O. announces the benefits of joining an accountable care organization. As many healthcare professionals and facilities adapt to this new pragmatic approach, Southampton A.C.O. allows its members to structure the organization and develop the principles the members will follow. Southampton, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Southampton A.C.O. announces the benefits of joining an accountable care organization. As many healthcare professionals and facilities adapt to this new...

2014-04-30 23:05:54

With over 24,000 physicians using DocbookMD, the company releases a web version to allow an even larger number of doctors and care teams to use the popular healthcare communications app. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 DocbookMD, a leading mobile healthcare communications solution developed by two physicians from Austin, Texas, announced it has launched a web version of its critical communications app that’s popular among doctors in hospitals, ERs and private practices alike....

2014-04-30 12:31:26

Latest Upgrade Adds Central Pharmacy Inventory Management Solution to Five Other Omnicell Product Lines Sharing a Single Database and Makes Advanced Interoperability with the Cerner EHR Generally Available MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ: OMCL), today announced the availability of its expanded Unity enterprise platform, which will now include a central pharmacy inventory management system as part of the Company's 18.5 software release. The Unity...

2014-04-30 12:31:14

DURHAM, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Validic, the healthcare industry's premier technology platform for accessing digital health data, announced today that it was featured in the "2014 Cool Vendors for Healthcare Payers" report by Gartner, Inc. Every year, Gartner selects a list of "Cool Vendors" representing innovative technologies and business models. Gartner's "2014 Cool Vendor for Healthcare Payers" report evaluates products providing bundled payments, home monitoring,...

2014-04-30 08:29:57

The report shows decreases in Serious Event reports, wrong-site surgeries, falls and healthcare-associated infections HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority issued its 2013 Annual Report showing decreases in Serious Event reports in hospitals and ambulatory surgery facilities (ASFs) over the last five years, wrong-site surgeries (WSS), falls and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). "This June will mark 10 years...

2014-04-29 23:21:07

Read how one healthcare center responded in real-time to patient needs by using a patient engagement solution for joint replacement surgery that extends care and improves health outcomes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Patient Karen” recently underwent joint replacement surgery at Parkview Medical Center and has some concerns. She’s experiencing post-operative side effects, including constantly feeling cold and difficulty sleeping. Karen receives weekly electronic messages with...

2014-04-29 23:18:12

Listen Live on Coast to Coast with George Noory as Dr. Joe introduces the release of his new book You Are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter. Also, Join Dr. Joe for a live You Are the Placebo Teleclass with Insight Events at 6pm PST Sign up free here - http://insighteventsusa.com/placebo-teleclass/. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 In You Are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter, Dr. Joe Dispenza explores the history, the science, and the practical applications of the so-called placebo effect....

Lessons From NASA Helps Manage Threats And Errors In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
2014-04-29 17:11:20

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting describes steps to break error cycles and improve patient safety All high-stakes industries that function at very high "6-sigma" safety levels have a pre-occupation with human error. The aviation industry epitomizes this concept; during the 1970s NASA and aviation researchers realized that humans are the least reliable resource in the cockpit. Subsequent research into >30,000 flights has confirmed that...

2014-04-29 12:32:50

AWARDED AN "A" IN SPRING 2014 HOSPITAL SAFETY SCORE TEANECK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center was honored with an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), in its Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by Leapfrog, an independent industry...

2014-04-29 08:36:32

Nationally Recognized Institutions Among the Poor Performers WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research reveals that one in 25 patients acquire an infection in the hospital - it's one reason more than 1,000 people die each day from preventable medical errors. In fact, medical errors remain the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to newly released data, despite progress, even some premier medical institutions are falling behind when it comes to patient...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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