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2014-07-10 08:28:01

Population health management technology will help close care gaps, ease transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement DALLAS and COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bassett Healthcare Network, one of the nation's Top 100 integrated Health Networks, has deployed a comprehensive, Web-based population health and patient engagement platform from Phytel to ensure better patient outcomes by identifying and closing gaps in care....

2014-07-09 23:06:47

Patented Smart Pill Bottle Company Will Use Capital to Scale the Product and Service New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 AdhereTech (AdhereTech.com), a healthcare technology company that makes patented smart pill bottles to improve medication adherence and patient engagement, today announced its initial closing of $1.75 million in Series A financing. The round was led by undisclosed investors with a focus in healthcare. AdhereTech will use the investment to scale its service and meet the...

2014-07-09 23:00:47

Ablation procedures have witnessed significant growth, which are attributable to factors such as growing healthcare expenditure, favorable demographics and cost effectiveness over traditional surgical procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ablation-devices-market-791.html (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The “Ablation Technologies Market (2011-2016) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in...

2014-07-09 16:28:03

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83dh26/electrophysiology) has announced the addition of the "Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 BRICSS Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters market value is expected to reach US$66 million by 2016, primarily...

Investigating The Impact Behavioral Factors Have On Life Expectancy
2014-07-09 08:22:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eating healthy, being physically active, limiting alcohol consumption and avoiding cigarettes could add 10 years to your life, public health physicians from the University of Zurich report in what is being called the first study to ever investigate the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers. Writing in a recent edition of the journal Preventive Medicine, lead author Eva Martin-Diener of the university’s...

2014-07-08 23:14:27

HealthTronics, Inc., a leading provider of integrated urological and interventional radiology products and services, has signed a distribution agreement through its Endocare, Inc. subsidiary with HS Medical, Inc. that expands HealthTronics’ technology portfolio to include a new, targeted ablation solution. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 HealthTronics, Inc., a leading provider of integrated urological and interventional radiology products and services, has signed a distribution...

2014-07-08 23:05:43

National Patient Safety Foundation Program Aligns Stakeholders from Across Health Care in a Unifying Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to announce that MERCI has joined the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. MERCI (Medical Error Reduction and Certification, Inc.) provides turnkey training programs that help hospitals reduce medical errors and improve patient safety, and is a...

2014-07-08 23:05:22

Controlled Substance E-Prescribing Legal in 49 States and the District of Columbia Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, announced today that there are now over 28,000 pharmacies nationwide that accept electronically transmitted prescriptions for controlled substances, representing 41 percent of all retail pharmacies in the United States. A number of factors are driving the growth...

2014-07-08 08:30:31

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published by JAMA Pediatrics - a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association - found that Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods. This is the first randomized, clinical trial of an early intervention program conducted in a high-income country to find evidence of reductions in...

2014-07-07 08:28:41

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllazoHealth and the Accountable Care Coalition of Greater New York (ACCGNY) were awarded a grant of $91,914 by the 2014 Pilot Health Tech NYC to launch a pilot aimed at improving medication adherence. The pilot will target ACCGNY's Medicare-eligible beneficiaries, a highly comorbid population with intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) and elderly patients. The pilot will focus on improving medication adherence for patients with...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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