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2014-10-29 16:28:31

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) ranks among the nation's top academic medical centers, having won the University HealthSystem Consortium's (UHC) Quality Leadership Award now five years running -- a winning streak matched by only one other health system in the U.S. The award signifies a top-10 finish in UHC's prestigious quality and safety rankings, a comparison of teaching hospitals based on quality measures, patient safety and...

2014-10-29 08:33:34

Cardinal Health Foundation Calls for Applicants to E3 Grant Program DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation is currently accepting applications for grant funding from U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican hospitals, health systems, community health clinics and other non-profit health care institutions to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program applicants are encouraged to submit...

2014-10-29 08:32:43

Hospital-Acquired Infections, Accidents and Injuries Remain a Persistent Problem, Despite Signs of Hospital Efforts WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time of unprecedented attention on U.S. hospitals, statistics suggest that more than 1,000 people die each day in the U.S. because of preventable hospital errors. That doesn't include the many others who survive accidents and injuries that take place in a hospital setting, reinforcing the need for hospital vigilance and patient...

2014-10-16 16:31:40

New Services and Resources Designed to Ensure Communicators Have the Insights and Tools to Meet the Current Needs of Patients for Better Engagement and Activation NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI Health, a leading healthcare-focused global public relations agency, today announced the rollout of Patients at the Center, an initiative aimed at uncovering the most innovative, effective ways of putting patients at the forefront of communication strategies within the healthcare industry....

2014-10-07 08:31:00

Study Results to be presented at The International Society for Quality in Health Care 31st International Conference WALTHAM, Massachusetts, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ], the market leader in proactive patient care solutions, announced the results of a study conducted in a Long Term Care Facility. The data will be presented today in a poster presentation titled: "Anticipating Bed Exit in Hospitalized Patients" at ISQua's 31st...

2014-09-29 12:29:04

Health Devices Achievement Award goes to Delaware health system for best practices in non-intensive-care cardiac telemetry management PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute is pleased to announce Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE, as the winner of its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award. The award recognizes an outstanding initiative undertaken by an ECRI Institute member healthcare institution that improves patient safety, reduces...

2014-09-24 23:09:58

Michelle M. Pandolfi, recognized leader in the long-term care industry, honored for professional excellence. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Qualidigm, the national healthcare consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn., congratulates Michelle M. Pandolfi, consulting director and recognized leader in the long-term care industry, for being named to Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” list. The 40 Under Forty Award recognizes outstanding young professionals in...

2014-09-24 23:03:03

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) today issued a call for comments on its Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap – designed to closely align the continuous education of health professionals with improving quality of care for patients. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) today issued a call for comments on its Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap – designed to...

2014-09-24 12:29:53

Thomas R. Lamont will counsel company on strategy, business and government affairs PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Lamont, former Assistant Secretary of the Army who oversaw 1.4 million U.S. Army military and civilian employees, has become a member of the Leaf Healthcare, Inc., advisory board. Lamont, who has spent more than 35 years managing legal, public and private sector organizations involving complex, multi-billion dollar infrastructure, will...

2014-09-23 16:27:30

One of first with federal designation to share best practice data, lessons from closed malpractice claims to help physicians, hospitals ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MagMutual Patient Safety Institute will help lead a national push to improve the quality and safety of medical care as the latest Patient Safety Organization (PSO) designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Institute is one of only 81 PSOs in 30 states that aggregate and analyze...


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