Latest Patient safety and nursing Stories

2011-10-12 10:13:06

The Hastings Center is exploring the ethical challenges that clinicians and organizations face when providing medical care to undocumented immigrants in the United States. The project is supported by a grant from the Overbrook Foundation Domestic Human Rights Program. Most of the estimated 11 million undocumented residents of the U.S. have no health insurance and are ineligible for public insurance programs. They are prohibited from obtaining insurance under the 2010 Patient Protection and...

2011-09-26 09:00:00

90% of physicians appreciate the Vivacare patient education service as a supplement to their practice Websites and over 90% seek detailed medication information from pharmaceutical firms, including medication rebate coupons. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Vivacareâ˜s patient education service is praised by physicians as a benefit for patients and their practices, according to a recent online survey. Participating physicians also expressed value in delivering...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

New system will help physicians and patients make better-informed health care decisions. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Parity Computing, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant of $150,000 by the National Institutes of Health for development of a software system to automate identification of clinical trial results that are relevant to individual patients. Parityâs Dr. Chris Rosin will serve as principal...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.