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2014-09-30 16:28:34

Organization will mobilize population-health enabled Allscripts Sunrise EHR to help drive positive patient outcomes CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) are delighted to announce WWL's decision to implement the Allscripts Sunrise(TM) solution as WWL's new health information system. The system will be implemented across all three WWL sites and will completely transform the way WWL delivers healthcare in...

2014-08-26 16:28:56

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelomed is pleased to announce that Mary Kay Deck (Kay) has joined the team as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs. With over 30 years in clinical, healthcare administration and the medical device industry, Kay's experience in taking medical technology and associated clinical protocols from late stage research and development to global expansion, is a valuable addition to the Intelomed team. "We are very pleased to have Kay on our team,...

2014-08-26 12:28:40

MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - UK medical 3D printing specialist, Replica 3DM, supports NHS hospitals with surgery validation using its Stratasys Objet24 and Objet30 Pro 3D Printers - Performing surgery on 3D printed models prior to operations reduces theatre costs and anesthetic times; improves patient recovery and provides an effective aid for both patient and surgeon Stratasys Ltd. [http://www.stratasys.com ] (Nasdaq:SSYS),...

2014-08-14 08:28:18

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIOs, IM&T Directors, CCIOs, government representatives and leading solution providers will be gathering at the 5th Healthcare IT Exchange [http://bit.ly/1pP1Ct0 ] in December (http://bit.ly/1pP1Ct0). They will dissect and discuss how public and private organisations can drive greater efficiencies and improve quality of care in times of restrained budgets and change for the healthcare sector. Boasting a unique structure,...

2014-08-06 23:08:47

Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Today, Dundas Data Visualization announces that a National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the UK has chosen Dundas Dashboard as its dashboard and data visualization platform. The NHS provides public health care in the UK and Devon Partnership NHS Trust provides mental health and learning...

2014-07-03 23:07:37

Nurse.com, the largest print magazine and electronic publisher of employment opportunities, continuing education programming and news for registered nurses, receives 2014 APEX Award for End of Shift column. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence has honored Nurse.com with a 2014 award in the Regular Departments & Columns category for its End of Shift column. Recognizing excellence in publishing, this award lauds the individual...

2014-07-03 11:22:58

BMJ-British Medical Journal Survey of UK GPs suggests reforms have led to soaring workloads and are harming patients' health and wellbeing The majority of GPs in a survey carried out by The BMJ say their workload has soared in the past year because of their patients' financial hardship under new government rules for receiving benefits. Two thirds believe patients' health is being harmed by benefit cuts, while many feel their professional opinion is regularly disregarded by those...

2014-06-24 11:10:16

SAGE Publications A project has failed. So why continue to invest in it? This is a pertinent question for large organizations, like the UK National Health Service, which has a history of investing vast amounts of taxpayer's money into unrealistic and ultimately unsuccessful projects. According to business experts, organizations develop blind spots due to a perfect storm of unworkable policies and defensive behavior. In fact, organizations and individuals have a few things in common,...

2014-06-19 09:31:10

BMJ-British Medical Journal Scrapping charges seems to have no effect on access to and take up of care England remains the only UK country still charging patients for their prescriptions – currently £8.05 (€10; $13.5) per prescribed item. Although prescription charges have been rising, the latest data show that the number of pharmaceutical items prescribed in England reached its highest level yet - over one billion in 2012 - equivalent to nearly 19 per person in that year and an...

2014-06-15 15:09:29

BMJ-British Medical Journal Relatively rare, but significant enough to warrant action; and concerns first raised in 2009 The use of cement in partial hip replacement surgery may be linked to a risk of death - often occurring within minutes - finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. The risk is relatively rare. But the alarm was first sounded in 2009, and most of the cases that have come to light have occurred since that date, say the authors, who include the former...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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