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2014-04-14 23:03:04

DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, and ManagementPlus, which specializes in eye-care specific electronic health record and practice management software, today announced their partnership to bring the industry’s leading e-prescribing solution, Rcopia®, to eye-care providers. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, and...

2014-04-14 10:51:19

Women with diabetes are 14 per cent less likely to be screened for breast cancer compared to women without diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital. The study, published today in the journal Diabetic Medicine, is the first to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on the gap in mammogram screening among women with diabetes. "Managing the demands of a chronic condition such as diabetes is...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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