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2014-07-08 23:05:22

Controlled Substance E-Prescribing Legal in 49 States and the District of Columbia Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, announced today that there are now over 28,000 pharmacies nationwide that accept electronically transmitted prescriptions for controlled substances, representing 41 percent of all retail pharmacies in the United States. A number of factors are driving the growth...

2014-07-08 08:30:31

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published by JAMA Pediatrics - a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association - found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods. This is the first randomized, clinical trial of an early intervention program conducted in a high-income country to find evidence of reductions in...

2014-07-07 08:28:41

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllazoHealth and the Accountable Care Coalition of Greater New York (ACCGNY) were awarded a grant of $91,914 by the 2014 Pilot Health Tech NYC to launch a pilot aimed at improving medication adherence. The pilot will target ACCGNY's Medicare-eligible beneficiaries, a highly comorbid population with intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) and elderly patients. The pilot will focus on improving medication adherence for patients with...

2014-07-04 23:01:36

Government Investments and Cloud-Based Solution to Boost the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) Market http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/computerized-physician-order-entry-reports-4523089084.html (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The overall computerized physician order entry (CPOE) market is poised to witness a growth of 6.5% from $938.4 million in 2013 to $1288.0 million in 2018. The market is witnessing a number of technological advancements, due to government initiatives in...

2014-07-03 23:03:46

Tablet-Based Application Gives Patients, Relatives and Staff Comprehensive, Real-Time Overview of Clinical Care While In Hospital New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 A new “Patient Itinerary” app now gives patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital a detailed schedule of upcoming treatments, procedures and tests. Conceived by the Mount Sinai Inpatient Care Model Redesign Team and developed by Mount Sinai Information Technology, the iPad app is housed on tablets provided by the New York...

2014-07-03 11:00:28

University of California - San Diego Surgeons call for national safety measures to protect patients Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Results of the study are published in the July 2 online issue of JAMA Surgery. "This study looked at the stages...

2014-07-01 23:12:34

West Jefferson Medical Center excels in patient safety. The New Orleans hospital was awarded an “A” in spring 2014 by the Hospital Safety Score. Marrero, LA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored New Orleans hospital West Jefferson Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the...

2014-07-01 23:08:51

T-System’s documentation and coding solutions offer significant reimbursement improvement opportunity for hospital. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in conjunction with T-System Inc. today announced a new agreement to deliver a complete end-to-end emergency department solution to improve patient safety and reimbursement in order to achieve its mission of being the region’s first choice for healthcare. The hospital is currently a Level IV trauma center...

2014-07-01 23:04:11

National healthcare consulting firm INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies recently published the results of its National Healthcare Staff Compensation Survey, which obtained data from 908 healthcare organizations, representing more than 960,000 employees. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies, a national healthcare human resource consulting firm and leader in compensation and engagement surveys, recently published its 2014 National Healthcare Staff Compensation...

2014-07-01 12:28:12

CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS) joined hundreds of other impassioned attendees in Orlando, Florida to attend the 16(th) Annual NPSF Patient Safety Class from May 14 through May 16, 2014. Over 50 research posters were presented and PPAHS' poster on the OB VTE Safety Recommendations was one of them. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO Linda Burke-Galloway, MD, MS, FACOG, attended the NPSF on...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.