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2014-01-06 12:27:26

FORT ATKINSON, Wis., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 21, 2014 from 1:00-2:30 p.m., CST, Baird Group will present "Patient Experience 2014! 6 Vital Steps for Achieving Stellar Results." This live webinar will teach attendees how to develop a service excellence work plan designed to measurably boost both employee engagement and the patient experience. A new year means renewed focus on planning. With HCAHPS and CGCAHPS raising the bar for service excellence, and the Affordable Care Act...

2014-01-06 08:27:59

Patients also saw improved cholesterol levels OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with diabetes who used an online patient portal to refill medications increased their medication adherence and improved their cholesterol levels, according to a new study in the journal Medical Care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Online patient portals allow users to perform tasks such as scheduling appointments, accessing their health records,...

2013-12-30 23:21:11

Throughout 2013, InCrowd has shared research from healthcare professionals asking questions about social media, patient engagement, the flu season and why physicians participation in real time research. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 InCrowd, the only provider of real time market intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry, today announces its most popular 2013 research from healthcare professionals. Headlining the series was data on social media access in hospitals. 640...

2013-12-27 23:01:35

Rebecca Downs is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 NAPW honors Rebecca Downs as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in speech pathology with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a...

2013-12-26 23:02:30

Transparency Market Research Report published "Medical Device Connectivity Market (Wired hardware, Wireless hardware and Software) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report with TOC http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/medical-device-connectivity-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Medical Device...

2013-12-23 23:23:32

National network of attorneys will continue to accept inquiries through New Year's Day about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday season to consumers inquiring about...

2013-12-23 23:03:30

A live version of Evidence in Motion’s Called to Care course will be facilitated by Dr. Larry Benz, Carmen Maria Romero, and Izetta Slade beginning January 20, 2014. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Evidence In Motion (EIM) is thrilled to announce that Dr. Larry Benz, PT, DPT, OCS, MAPP, and CEO of PT Development (PTD), will be facilitating a live version of EIM’s recently released Called to Care course January 20th – February 28th, 2014. Carmen Maria Romero, PT, and Izetta...

2013-12-23 23:01:33

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through advancing facilities, improving quality and safety, recruiting top care providers and enhancing technology. These developments are guided by the heath system’s True North statement: to provide the “best care for patients and their families, no matter what.” Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through...

2013-12-23 12:09:54

Contracting model, based on global payment and pay-for-performance, improves quality of care for sickest pediatric patients Within two years of implementation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Alternative Quality Contract (AQC) had a small but significant positive effect on the quality of pediatric care, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital. The results were published online Dec. 23 in Pediatrics. To stem the continued growth in health care spending, Blue...

2013-12-23 08:26:55

- Did not meet primary endpoint as measured by CT scan but trial demonstrated statistically significant reduction in lipoma surface area in responder analysis as determined by caliper- LYNBROOK, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, today announced top-line data from Chien-804, the...