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2014-06-18 12:30:18

Updated Guidelines and Launch of Contact Force-Sensing Catheters Will Drive Continued Interest in Treating Atrial Fibrillation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the U.S. electrophysiology (EP) mapping and ablation device market will continue to experience strong growth through 2022 as a result of the increasing adoption of catheter ablation as a treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF). The...

2014-06-17 23:08:02

National study and Trend Report series published by TCS Healthcare Technologies, the Case Management Society of America, and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians focuses on the results of the 2012 Health IT Survey and assesses user satisfaction of case management (CM) and electronic medical record (EMR) software systems. Auburn, CA and Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A new report unveils the opportunities and challenges faced by health care...

2014-06-17 13:20:31

American Society of Anesthesiologists A study in the July issue of Anesthesiology revealed that patients who receive a simple, multicolor, standardized medication instruction sheet before surgery are more likely to comply with their physician's instructions and experience a significantly shorter post-op stay in recovery. These findings are important because surgical patients often fail to follow their doctor's medication instructions for preexisting conditions such as diabetes and...

2014-06-17 12:28:54

BALTIMORE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) hosted a multi-stakeholder dialogue about the challenges and opportunities to accelerate adoption of enhanced recovery protocols for surgical patients in the United States. Leaders representing surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, patients, medical products companies, health system administrators, payers, quality organizations, and researchers gathered on June 10th to discuss potential...

2014-06-17 08:30:47

Becomes Active Member of the National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety WALTHAM, Massachusetts, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in contact free monitoring solutions announced today its active involvement in the National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety, an effort launched by the AAMI Foundation's Healthcare Technology Safety Institute (HTSI). A valid concern associated with medical technology is alarm...

2014-06-17 08:26:35

Recently FDA Approved Qudexy(TM) XR Offers a New Treatment Option for Managing Specific Seizure Types MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.'s, Phase 3 study of USL255, Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a proprietary, once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth pharmacokinetic (PK) profile, were published in the June issue of Epilepsia, a leading, authoritative...

2014-06-17 00:20:35

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a federal jury in Tampa, Fl. (Case #8:11-cv-00775) ruled against Millennium's cup program in claims affecting four states. In response, Millennium issued the following statement: "While we respect the jury's decision, we vehemently disagree and are disappointed that the jury went against decades of established federal and state health care law and the opinion of the nation's leading health care law experts. "Although the jury's...

2014-06-16 16:25:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An intensive outreach program targeting vulnerable patients dramatically improved screening rates for colorectal cancer, according to a new study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The study indicates that comprehensive outreach programs run through community health centers hold great promise in reducing preventable deaths due to colorectal cancer. The study is published in the June 16 issue of...

2014-06-16 12:28:42

Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program designed to lower surgery costs, empower patients ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program (MSHOP) has earned a $6.4 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for its work to lower surgery costs and help Michigan patients train for surgery. Each year 45 million inpatient surgeries are performed in the U.S. Following a program to boost...

2014-06-12 04:22:23

AULI, Norway, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific research is increasingly showing strong links between spending too much time sitting and the development of severe long and short term health problems. So serious is the issue of Sitting Disease [http://backapp.eu/en/documented-effects/avoid-sitting-disease ] that there is a growing insistence that "sitting is the new smoking." Health problems caused by Sitting Disease: - Short term...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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