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2014-01-21 23:24:19

My Health Record is offered to over 3 million residents of Central Southern England and The Channel Islands. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is about to rollout its “My Health Record” portal — which is based on Get Real Health’s InstantPHR™ patient engagement platform — to a wider outpatient population, as well as add support for extra care pathways. The move follows UHS’s successful initial pilot of...

2013-11-17 23:03:00

2013 Award recipients include Independence Blue Cross and NHS Germantown Recovery Community Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 NHS Human Services Foundation will host the 10th Annual Leading the Way Awards Gala at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel in King of Prussia on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The black tie event celebrates one of the nation’s leading community-based human service organizations and its work providing assistance to children and adults in the areas of mental...

2013-11-14 11:40:43

Call handling service did not reduce pressures during first year of operation, as intended The call handling service NHS 111 increased the use of ambulance and urgent and emergency care services during its first year of operation, shows a detailed evaluation, published in the online journal BMJ Open. This is despite the fact that NHS 111 was set up with the intention of relieving pressure on these services by ensuring that patients are directed to care that is appropriate for their...

2013-10-29 23:01:45

The Firm is representing hundreds of clients in Pinnacle hip lawsuits, all of whom suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications, allegedly due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant System. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 As DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) involving a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System continue to move forward in courts throughout the U.S.,...

2013-10-08 13:48:58

But doctors in late stages of career six times more likely to be referred for help Just five in every 1000 NHS doctors—less than 1% of the workforce—prompt concerns about their performance every year, sufficient to warrant the need for outside help, indicates an analysis of 11 years of data, published in BMJ Quality & Safety. But doctors in the late stages of their career are six times more likely to be referred for remedial help, the figures show. The findings are based on a...

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