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2014-03-06 12:27:20

SCN provider members gain access to more surgical cases, Kempton Group clients receive high-quality, low-cost, transparent care DALLAS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced a partnership with third-party administrator (TPA) The Kempton Group. As an SCN partner, The Kempton Group is implementing SCN's wide range of services for its clients....

2014-03-06 08:31:15

The 18-month collaboration showed decreased DOS cancellations when a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment were implemented HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Ambulatory surgical facilities (ASFs) in northeast Pennsylvania collaborated with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and implemented protocols, like a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment, for reducing day-of-surgery (DOS) cancellations, according to an article from the March...

2014-03-05 12:25:08

App turns iPad and iPhone into wireless dictation device, providing quick action on op notes and shortening revenue cycle DALLAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Notes, a nationwide provider of transcription, coding, document management, and other information technology services for the ambulatory surgery center and surgical hospital markets, has announced the launch of a mobile transcription application for use on the Apple iPad and iPhone. The app provides a number of...

2014-03-04 12:26:08

SCN to continue nationwide expansion, roll out direct-to-consumer marketing campaign DALLAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced initiatives that will continue to drive the impressive growth and success the organization achieved during its first year of operation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/DA72982LOGO SCN, which launched in March 2013,...

2014-03-03 23:26:32

Joining the CUSP for Safe Surgery (SUSP) Program Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 After the success of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), Specialty Surgical Center plans to join Johns Hopkins CUSP for Safe Surgery (SUSP) program in late April 2014. As a part of the National Improvement Projects, Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute offers this program as an opportunity for medical teams to become leaders in the national effort to reduce preventable complications that harm...

2014-02-25 16:29:28

Impact of Billing and Coding Changes on Investors and Lenders: ICD 10 is Topic of Discussion CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nader Samii, Chief Executive Officer of National Medical Billing Services, will be a featured panelist at the 11(th) Annual Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference. Samii, along with other select industry leaders, will address and analyze the "Impact of Billing and Coding Changes on Investors and Lenders: ICD 10 and Other...

2014-02-24 12:26:59

Partnership will help SCN provider partners gain access to more cases and revenues DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgery Center Network (SCN), the most comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S., has announced a partnership with third-party administrator ENTRUST, Inc. As an SCN partner, ENTRUST is implementing SCN's wide range of services for its customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/DA72982LOGO) ENTRUST, headquartered in...

2014-02-20 16:25:03

New partnership offers clinical documentation solutions to ambulatory surgery centers to support new regulation and healthcare reform DALLAS and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Notes, a nationwide provider of transcription, coding, and document management services for the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and surgical hospital markets, and Shareable Ink®, the enterprise cloud computing company that transforms point-of-care clinical documentation to structured...

2014-02-18 20:22:19

Additional safety improvements will help patients who are affected ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the rates of serious surgical site infections (SSIs) following outpatient surgery are low, the number of patients who develop these serious infections is substantial and warrants continued quality improvement efforts because outpatient surgery is so common, according to a new study published in the February 19 issue of the Journal of the American...

2014-02-17 23:24:40

Uniting to Advance Healthcare Procedures Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 On February 10, 2014, Specialty Surgical Center proudly joined the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI): the prestigious and internationally recognized organization leading the charge for healthcare improvements worldwide. Specialty Surgical Center plans to offer IHI’s core curriculum in patient safety and other healthcare improvement modalities to their entire staff. Specialty Surgical Center places...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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