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2014-01-22 12:26:01

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Alarm fatigue" - which can lead to serious and sometimes fatal consequence for patients -- is rated as a top concern by 19 out of every 20 hospitals in the U.S., according to a new national survey presented at the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) Annual Meeting held in Orlando Jan. 15-18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131024/CG03341LOGO) "Hospitals are greatly concerned about alarm fatigue because it interferes with patient...

2014-01-22 08:29:53

Solution is Part of Newly Designed U.S. Product Line Built to Address Hospitals' Needs for Better Patient Supervision WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense, the market leader in proactive patient care solutions, today announced the introduction of a new product line that includes a Safety Solution with advanced capabilities designed to assist caregivers in preventing patient falls and pressure ulcers. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

Sedentary Lifestyle As Bad As Smoking, Increases Heart Failure Risk In Men
2014-01-22 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Get Up And Move! Sitting May Be As Bad As Smoking ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Spending long hours sitting on the job has already been established as a potential health hazard, but now medical experts are saying that it could be as harmful to a person’s overall welfare as smoking cigarettes. According to a special report by CBS New York, published research has already linked prolonged period of sitting to an increased risk of...

2014-01-21 23:33:01

The county of Peoria, Illinois, has contracted USPM to provide the Prevention Plan for its employees. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 U. S. Preventive Medicine (http://www.USPM.com) announced today the County of Peoria, Illinois, has contracted USPM to provide The Preventive Plan™ Population Health Management Program for County employees. The announcement was made by USPM CEO Robert Tazioli. USPM is an accredited global health management firm engaging consumers in recognizing...

2014-01-21 23:03:44

Virtual hospital has more than 300 doctors representing more than 61 specialties. Tamil Nadu, India (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 iCliniq.com, a virtual hospital that connects patients with doctors for medical advice, recently celebrated its 10,000th issue resolved in the past three months. The site, which offers expertise from more than 300 doctors in more than 61 different specialties, boasts a feedback rating that is 99 percent positive. Visitors to iCliniq.com can directly connect with a...

2014-01-20 23:25:33

ANS adds newest team member, Dr. Yaron Moshel, known for his specialized training in skull base surgery and his approach to removing complex brain tumors in eloquent brain regions. Moristown,NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Yaron A. Moshel, MD, PhD, recently joined Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. Moshel is known in the medical community for his approach to removing brain tumors and uses technology including computer-guided navigation, awake functional brain mapping, endoscopy,...

2014-01-20 23:22:24

Smart healthcare leaders realize that they must manage their organization’s culture, or their culture will manage them. To succeed in the new economic landscape of reimbursement changes and shrinking profit margins, LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm dedicated to helping hospitals change their cultures, reveals seven mistakes leaders make that are sure to doom their culture change project. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Hospitals everywhere realize 2014 is a year of...

2014-01-17 23:01:24

A pragmatic healthcare app that could help save lives that is being developed by Stevens Professor Yingying Chen is the latest example of how Stevens is helping New Jersey lead the way in new mobile 'app' development. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 A pragmatic healthcare app that could help save lives that is being developed by Stevens Professor Yingying Chen is the latest example of how Stevens is helping New Jersey lead the way in new mobile 'app' development. Dr....

2014-01-17 08:23:23

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VUCA Health, which has created the largest and most robust medication video library in the world to address health literacy, announced today that Liberty Software, a leading pharmacy management solution focused on innovation and customer service, will offer the MedsOnCue solution to its base of pharmacies. "The medication experience delivered by MedsOnCue is like nothing else on the market today. This is the type of innovation we like...

2014-01-15 23:02:46

Dr. Lucian Leape, adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Chairman of the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation, joins Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, at a press briefing at 2:00 pm Eastern Time in Washington, DC. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today releases a comprehensive package of tools for hospitals to use in assessing—and...