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2014-03-27 12:23:35

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to provide flooring systems that advance health, healing and wellness in the healthcare built environment, Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today collaborative partnerships with four leading healthcare organizations: NXT Health, Planetree, Practice Greenhealth, and The Center for Health Design (CHD). The partnerships are integral...

2014-03-25 08:27:30

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Against All Odds: How To Move from Provider-Centered Care to Patient-Centered Care," DNP, RN and nurse educator Ruth Tarantine shares how her family learned to prevail against a broken and dangerous health care system, giving a detailed plan of action that provides power, knowledge and hope to caregivers, health care providers, patients and policy makers. As a professional with decades of experience, Tarantine expected to...

2014-02-20 23:04:24

As hospitals struggle to better educate and engage patients in their own care, Allen Technologies is introducing a new interactive solution that significantly increases patient engagement and improves hospital efficiency. The comprehensive tablet system is deployed on a Panasonic Toughpad A1 and offers direct access to medical record information that is easy to read and understand by the end user – the patient. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As hospitals struggle to better...

2014-02-14 08:25:51

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the country's discussion about the Affordable Care Act continues, one issue that is not under debate is the desire for health care that is caring. Last night, and for the second year in a row, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Senate Resolution 350 declaring Friday, February 14, 2014 as National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care. Initiated by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Gold Humanism Honor Society...

2014-02-06 12:27:14

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare providers today face significant challenges exchanging unstructured patient information with other providers. Meeting security and HIPAA regulatory requirements to avoid patient information privacy breaches and fines continues to be a major pain point. Meaningful Use requirements present additional challenges. Meanwhile, acute, ambulatory, and extended care providers continue to struggle with communication gaps due to inconsistent...

2014-01-29 23:32:48

LifeLong Medical Care’s Berkeley Primary Care is recognized as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 LifeLong Medical Care’s Berkeley Primary Care health center has received recognition as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This highest level of recognition is for using evidence-based, patient-centered...

2014-01-10 23:00:35

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will celebrate being the first healthcare organization in the United States to be awarded Planetree Silver Merit recognition for Significant Advancement in Patient-Centered Care with a special award ceremony on Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will celebrate being the first healthcare organization in the United States to be awarded Planetree Silver Merit...

2013-10-30 23:23:31

For many healthcare consumers, keeping track of medical information can be challenging unless a good system has been developed. As a member of Pennsylvania’s Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE), Susquehanna Health (SH) is providing patients with a free, easy and innovative system for gathering, storing and managing medical information as well as a means for interacting with their SH healthcare team. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 For many healthcare consumers,...

2013-07-31 23:22:49

‘Better Health: Everyone’s Responsibility Conference’ to Join Consumers with Healthcare Providers at Educational ‘e-Patient’ Forum Wethersfield, Conn (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 “Patients perform better when they are informed better” says Dave deBronkart, an international patient engagement spokesman known as “e-Patient Dave,” and the keynote of Connecticut’s first patient engagement conference targeted for both consumers and healthcare providers. Convened by Qualidigm, the...


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