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2014-06-27 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), a national nonprofit organization advocating for improvements in patient safety and hospital transparency, has announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors. Linda Schwimmer, vice president of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, and David Hopkins, senior advisor for the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), join the board effective immediately, bringing the total...

2014-06-26 16:25:19

Improves Clinical Outcomes in Persons with Slow and Irregular Gait, Builds on Clinically Validated Physical Activity Sensor StepWatch(TM) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new healthcare technology company, modus health, has been launched to provide accurate, actionable physical activity data and analytics that will improve care efficiency and enhance clinical outcomes in patients with slow and irregular gait. modus measures what matters using its unique, clinically validated...

2014-06-25 23:15:33

Evive Health's personalized, data-driven healthcare communications will be featured in the National Business Group on Health's (NBGH) Leadership Summit on Workforce Wellbeing as part of a session highlighting companies that embrace fresh, pioneering approaches to wellness communications. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Representatives of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church (GBPHB) will demonstrate how Evive Health's innovative engagement...

2014-06-25 23:15:10

Rain Nation has added a patient-directed app to its patient engagement suite. The new platform, known as nSynch, can be quickly implemented to enhance quality, improve the patient experience and drive incremental profits. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Rain Nation’s patent-pending nSynch platform is now available for hospitals, clinics and home health organizations. Developed to identify patient sentiments and capture service requests in real-time, care teams are alerted to...

2014-06-25 12:42:54

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute Pediatric emergency medicine researchers at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) together with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) today launch the first comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines. "There have been recommendations and policies on concussion available in the past, but they tend to have focused on sports-related injury and not on children and youth," said Dr. Roger Zemek, project leader,...

2014-06-25 12:27:35

Innovative approach addresses issues such as conflicting medications or the need for follow-up tests and may be adapted by other organizations PASADENA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical surveillance tools has been used to target patient safety across a variety of conditions, according to a study published today in the journal eGEMs....

2014-06-25 08:32:19

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The need for psychiatric services in inpatient hospitals continues to grow, according to the latest annual survey from the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) released today. The survey reports 2012 data that was collected in 2013 from NAPHS-member organizations. Data were analyzed and reported by Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC, Vienna, VA. Trended inpatient hospital admissions, lengths of stay, and...

2014-06-25 08:32:10

Integration helps Rocky Mountain Health Plans increase efficiency in requesting, processing, and reporting prior authorizations SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines and now part of the Hearst Health network) has integrated its Cite(®) AutoAuth Module with the Essette(® )Web-based Care Management platform. This collaboration automates prior treatment authorization in existing workflows, combining rapid evidence-based utilization decisions...

2014-06-24 23:13:59

Quality of life is the general well-being of individuals and societies in the context of international development, healthcare, politics and employment. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has newly published abstracts of 17,300 studies of how to measure Quality of Life. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 17,300 studies on how to measure Quality of Life. In contrast to Standard of Living which is based primarily on income,...

2014-06-24 12:28:52

New Bill Profits California Drugstore Lobby At Patients' Expense WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save California consumers, employers, unions, and government plans $1.8 billion on prescription drug costs in 2015, according to new research from Visante released by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). However, these savings are at risk because of new legislation (AB 2418) backed by the California drugstore lobby...


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