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2014-07-16 23:07:42

Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging Invites Testimony from Health Safety Experts and Consumer Advocates at a Hearing Set for 10 am EDT, July 17, 2014 Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 National Patient Safety Foundation President Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, will appear Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Labor, Education & Pensions, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, at a hearing on patient safety titled, “More Than 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day Is...

2014-07-16 08:29:00

MHA Keystone Center adopts the ArborMetrix Cloud-based Analytics Platform to Measure Performance, Gain Critical Clinical Intelligence on Care Improvements, Cost Reductions ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare analytics solutions, and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center today announced a strategic partnership to use the ArborMetrix platform to identify care improvement and...

2014-07-16 08:28:43

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major health care providers to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health care providers include ProHealth Physicians in Connecticut, Texas...

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-15 16:27:42

Rush among 20 advanced organizations throughout the country connecting providers with patients CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rush University Medical Center has been named one of only 20, advanced "Most Wired" hospitals in the nation, according to the 16th annual survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. Out of 680 participants, Rush was one of only 20 organizations who met the criteria to be considered for "Most Wired--Advanced Organizations." To make...

2014-07-15 12:28:34

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the encouragement of the patient safety community, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has introduced the PPAHS Patient Safety Podcast, an ongoing series of online discussions that will explore important patient safety issues at health care facilities across the U.S. Focusing on opioid safety (pain management), venous thromboembolism (blood clots), and alarm management (noise fatigue), the PPAHS Patient Safety...

2014-07-14 08:27:31

Technology improves patient flow and increases efficiencies for healthcare providers FRANKLIN, Wis., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumin Medical LLC, a healthcare IT provider, announced it has purchased the assets of PatientTrak, the leading provider of on-demand patient tracking solutions and is moving its national headquarters from Illinois to Franklin, Wis. "Our name is Lumin which means light and our mission is to provide visibility for the healthcare industry to improve patient...

2014-07-10 23:03:04

Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. As part of a continued commitment to patient safety, Baptist Health is partnering with Vestagen...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-10 08:28:47

NEWTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from Duke University's Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery has demonstrated equivalent outcomes between a completely non-invasive technology and a minimally invasive technology in guiding Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in colorectal surgery patients. The Duke study, recently published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, is entitled A Prospective Comparison of a Noninvasive Cardiac Output Monitor Versus Esophageal Monitor for...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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