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2014-09-17 12:27:00

Privacy-protected patient support apps now available in Mobile Health Library(TM) for patients prescribed Oxtellar XR® (oxcarbazapine extended-release tablets) and Trokendi XR® (topiramate extended-release capsules) DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adherent Health, LLC, a mobile health engagement advisory specializing in medication safe-use, adherence, and health outcomes attainment, announced today the introduction of patient support apps for two novel medications...

2014-09-16 23:03:34

Leadership Shift Supports Drive to Improve Medication Use McLean, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RxAnte, the leading platform for improving medication use through predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs, today announced key changes to its management team. The announced changes support the Company’s drive to improve medication effectiveness through the use of predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs. On September 2, 2014, Brock Hardaway, chief executive officer of...

2014-09-15 23:07:11

The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation’s Patient Experience Council co-chair, Kym Martin, recognized among other renowned women leaders for achievements in advancing healthcare progress Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, in partnership with The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation,...

2014-09-15 23:01:24

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific has created a pilot program, the Longitudinal Chronic Care Course, that pairs students with Western Diabetes Institute patients. Students will establish long-term relationships with patients and their families and they will learn about living with chronic diseases on a daily basis. Pomona, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) student Kenneth Chang, DO...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-12 23:05:21

National healthcare consulting firm INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies recently published its annual Leadership Compensation Survey with data from more than 1,300 participating organizations and nearly 25,000 incumbents. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies, a national healthcare human resource consulting firm and leader in compensation and engagement surveys, recently published its 2014 National Healthcare Leadership Compensation Survey. It is the...

2014-09-11 23:00:55

PROFICIENCY™ Conference to Address Endpoint Strategies for Clinical Outcome Assessment Data in Biopharmaceutical Research TOKYO, JAPAN (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today opened registration for its PROFICIENCY conference in Tokyo, Japan. The educational conference, which takes place October 14, 2014 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, focuses on developing, implementing, and...

2014-09-11 16:27:20

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Ablation Technologies Market by Product (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave), Application (General & Cosmetic Surgery, Cardiovascular, Cancer, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics) - Global Forecasts to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the global Ablation Technologies Market over the forecast period of 2014 to 2019. The market is...

2014-09-11 08:27:34

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has partnered with Symptomly to provide a more integrated care strategy to asthmatic members. In the United States there are currently over 25 million Asthmatics, or 1 in every 12 people is suffering from Asthma. Of those, 2.1 million will be admitted to a hospital or emergency room this year. The estimated medical costs for asthmatics patients can be as high as $60 million dollars...

2014-09-10 16:26:43

More Than 275 Procedures Performed at Top Medical Centers Across the U.S. PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monteris Medical announced today that its NeuroBlate(®) System, a minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool, has now been used by leading surgeons across the U.S. in more than 275 procedures. The NeuroBlate System employs a pulsed surgical laser to deliver targeted energy to abnormal brain tissue caused by tumors and lesions. The NeuroBlate System...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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