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2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...

2014-04-02 12:32:23

Promise of Restoration of Emergency Services Provides Temporary Fix BOSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 35,000 residents of Northern Berkshire County enter their fifth day with no access to health care services following the illegal closing of North Adams Regional Hospital last week, the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United was encouraged by the presence of the Governor, Attorney General and other high ranking state officials in North...

2014-04-01 23:30:48

Erma Y. Moore is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NAPW honors Erma Y. Moore, patient service manager at The Visiting Nurse Service of New York as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is being recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in management. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every...

2014-03-31 12:28:46

Innovative Physician Executive Brings Breadth of Healthcare Experience LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health economics and policy authority Precision Health Economics (PHE) announced today the hiring of Ross Maclean as chief operating officer (COO). Dr. Maclean's significant and varied background spans the provider, payer, and manufacturing worlds in multiple countries, encompassing leadership skills, management talents, and a rapid career progression. His well-rounded...

2014-03-25 20:22:26

British Minister will announce major plans March 26 at Seattle medical center SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Virginia Mason's commitment to safety and quality is helping to inspire new measures aimed at improving patient safety at hospitals throughout England. The United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt will deliver a major public policy speech at Virginia Mason at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, during which he will announce new patient-safety...

2014-03-25 04:20:34

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraud and Error Costs Global Healthcare Sector $487 Billion (GBP313 Billion) Per Year - Since 2008 global average fraud and error losses in healthcare have risen 25% from 5.59% of expenditure to 6.99% - Reduction in fraud and error losses of up to 40% possible within one year - freeing up to $195bn (GBP125bn) globally -...

2014-03-16 23:04:05

Winscribe are delighted to announce the strengthening of their partnership with Gateshead Health NHS Trust with the order of a Trust-wide Clinic Letters solution. London, UK (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Winscribe are delighted to announce the strengthening of their partnership with Gateshead Health NHS Trust with the order of a Trust-wide Clinic Letters solution. This solution is the latest development from the London-based Clinical Correspondence software experts. The first phase will deliver...

2014-02-19 16:25:20

NHS to appoint former Philadelphia City Managing Director Joseph S. Martz as successor PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M. Joseph Rocks announced today that he will step down as Chief Executive Officer of NHS Human Services following a remarkably successful 14-year tenure that transformed the Lafayette Hill, Pa. organization into one of the largest non-profit human service providers in America, with more than 10,500 employees working at over 650 facilities in seven...

2014-02-11 08:30:34

Joint Solution with Hytec meets NHS N3 Security and Compliance Requirements for Connected Products FOXBORO, Mass., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axeda, the leading provider of cloud-based services for building and deploying Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced a set of technology and services that enable medical product manufacturers to deploy their connected products at hospitals and health care organizations in England and in doing so...

2014-02-10 08:27:44

SMC advice follows positive NICE final guidance issued in November 2013 ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), after completing its assessment and review of a simple patient access scheme, has accepted ILUVIEN® for restricted use within...