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2014-04-11 12:23:28

Collaboration expands access to electronic transmission of critical resident data and prescription orders through secure interface BALTIMORE, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare, one of the nation's largest providers of pharmacy services to the long term care health sector through its patented automated medication dispensing system PAXIT announces the certification of a bi-directional interface through HL7 messaging protocols with Optimus EMR, one of the premier...

2014-04-10 23:28:50

U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) have collaborated to incorporate MHIN’s HIE infrastructure and USPM’s community wellness tools to broaden capabilities in population health. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 As health information exchanges (HIEs) explore better ways to support provider efforts with preventive patient care, U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and MHIN (Michiana Health Information Network), one of the nation’s leading...

2014-04-10 23:04:38

Electronic prescribing is rapidly becoming a standard of practice in the developed countries of the world and a significant rise is seen in the adoption rate among hospitals and office-based prescribers - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/e-prescription-systems-market-910.html. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The “E-Prescribing Market (Electronic Prescription/eRX) by Hardware, Software, Services, End-users (Medical Group Practice & Hospitals), Products (Integrated &...

2014-04-10 16:24:32

Walks benefit people living with seizures SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated three-thousand people will run or walk in cities throughout the Northwest for the 12th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy in June. The regional event promotes community education and awareness about epilepsy and seizures, and raises funds for programs serving people with epilepsy, their families and friends. "Everyone is invited to register and help support this great...

2014-04-10 10:13:27

Meta-analysis finds relationship improvement has beneficial effects similar to some common treatments A meta-analysis of studies that investigated measures designed to improve health professionals' interactions with patients confirms that such efforts can produce health effects just as beneficial as taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attack. In contrast to previous such reviews, the current report from the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...

2014-04-10 09:52:07

Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw no benefit, according to a study led by Purdue University. The study helped determine which patients benefit most from medication therapy management by phone and a way to identify them through a standardized risk score, said Alan Zillich, associate professor of pharmacy practice...

2014-04-09 12:31:31

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mpdfz3/nurse_call_system) has announced the addition of the "Nurse Call System Equipment Market in the US" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mpdfz3/nurse_call_system ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Nurse Call System Equipment market in the US to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-04-09 12:30:36

CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual conference of Association of periOperative Registered Nurses ("AORN"), which took place March 30 - April 2, 2014, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety ("PPAHS") presented eight key points to improve patient safety and health outcomes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO Three of the most commonly overlooked clinical points are: -- Verify hand-off or transition of care from nurse-to-nurse that...

2014-04-09 12:29:09

To address the burgeoning demands of Alzheimer’s disease that will affect generations, new policies will have to be adopted to acknowledge the complex and unique needs of people with dementia. The aging of the U.S. population has turned the prism to focus on the increasing number of families facing the challenge of providing care for people with dementia, said Julie P.W. Bynum, associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.  Writing in the...

2014-04-08 08:32:27

ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital administrators estimate that one-third of healthcare costs are the result of tests and treatments that aren't medically necessary and ordered to prevent lawsuits, according to a new survey by Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare. Ninety-four percent of survey participants affirmed that the practice of defensive medicine drives up healthcare costs in the U.S. They also estimated an average of 57 percent of physicians practice defensive...


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