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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...

2014-08-04 12:55:09

University of Exeter Demand for general practice appointments is rising rapidly, and in an attempt to deal with this, many practices have introduced systems of telephone triage. Patients are phoned by a doctor or nurse who either manages the problem on the phone, or agrees with the patient whether and how urgently they need to be seen. A new large study, published in The Lancet on 4 August 2014 and funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has investigated the...

2014-07-28 13:14:57

University of Leeds Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, new University of Leeds research has found. Informing parents about the vaccine via a website containing information helping parents make a decision about MMR is on average £9.20 cheaper per vaccination to the NHS than informing them solely via a GP consultation, and £7.17 cheaper than via a leaflet...

2014-07-02 15:13:09

University of Southampton One in three severely affected adults with ME in England have no access to local specialist services, new research has shown. Published in the British Medical Journal Open, the research by the University of Southampton reveals NICE guidelines, which say severely affected patients with ME, otherwise known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), should have access to specialist care, are not being met by many NHS Trusts across England. Over a third of specialist...

2014-06-25 12:29:24

Dario(TM) smart meter strips and lancets to be made available to large population of people with diabetes under National Health Service reimbursement in the UK CAESAREA, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO)announced today that it has been granted reimbursement status for strips and lancets to be utilized together with the patented Dario(TM) Smart Meter, effective September 1, 2014 in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Dario(TM)...

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...

2014-06-12 08:29:19

CAMBRIDGE, England and RENO, Nevada, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'NHS Recognized in Public Sector Category for Top European Award' iTrinegy is pleased to announce that their customer NHS West and South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit (WSYBCSU) is a finalist in the Computer Weekly European User Awards for Enterprise Software 2014 in the public sector category. The Trust runs over an extensive network of GP surgeries and clinics...

2014-06-05 08:28:17

Foundation for highly acclaimed "Safe Hands" anti-infection program WOLVERHAMPTON, West Midlands, U.K., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Cross Hospital, part of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, today announced a milestone of one million hand hygiene observations using TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.'s automated hand hygiene sensor as part of the 'Safe Hands' program. This compares to just 600 visual observations over the same time period. Safe Hands is a government-funded...

2014-06-05 08:27:55

Pioneering CSU harnesses data to provide greater access and insights to enhance commissioning and the delivery of healthcare for 5 million people LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced Greater East Midlands (GEM) Commissioning Support Unit has begun deploying Tableau to enhance its analysts' ability to explore, compare and communicate NHS performance data faster, to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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