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2014-09-15 12:27:27

Just in time for National Health IT Week--September 15-19, 2014 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery, ECRI Institute and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology Week, September 15-19. The theme this year is "One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health and Care."...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-10 08:22:45

WALTHAM, Massachusetts, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in Proactive Patient Care Solutions, today announced that it has been awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract (V797P-4344B) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for The EarlySense System. The contract was awarded by the US Government following a detailed due diligence process. The EarlySense System, which is currently installed in multiple VA...

2014-09-09 08:32:28

Ten Canadian Teams Join IHI Triple Aim Collaborative OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement today announced a new cohort of Canadian teams participating in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs: An IHI Triple Aim Collaborative. Over 12 months, the teams will transform how their organizations care for patients living with complex health needs so patients experience better care...

2014-09-08 08:32:06

RAMAT GAN, Israel, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The EarlySense Safety System has been chosen as a framework provider for an NHS Multi Hospital tender. - EarlySense Clinical Outcomes has been selected for an Oral Presentation at the International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability EarlySense(R), the market leader in contact-free monitoring solutions, today announced that its system has been chosen as a framework...

2014-09-03 23:06:57

Aptel Research and Patient Power have announced key results from the Patient Power Summer 2014 Survey which demonstrate the high level of online engagement of cancer patients and their frequent reliance today on online patient communities as a primary source of credible and up-to-date health information. Cambridge, MA and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Aptel Research, a respected healthcare market research firm, and Patient Power, a leading producer of online educational content...

2014-08-28 23:08:26

Clarity PSO remains a top Patient Safety Organization offering valuable and industry-leading patient safety expertise and services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, Inc., has been re-certified as a federal Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for another three-year period under the authority of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Clarity PSO will continue to provide valuable and industry-leading patient safety...

2014-08-28 12:29:11

New 3-part virtual conference covers the fine points of surgical robotic training and safety PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robotic surgery is creating buzz among the surgical community, patients, and media, both for the promise of improved outcomes and the potential risks to patient safety. The quick deployment of surgical robots and market pressures to use this expensive new technology are prompting facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery training...

2014-08-19 23:06:59

Clarity builds online interface and provides affiliated patient safety services for a new patient safety initiative in radiation oncology care. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Clarity Group and Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, are proud to announce that the company has been selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for a key role in the development and launch of RO-ILS: Radiation...

2014-08-19 16:28:55

Founded the nonprofit organization with strict conflict-of-interest rules to ensure independence and trust PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, sadly announces the death of its founder and president emeritus, Joel J. Nobel, MD. Dr. Nobel founded ECRI Institute in 1968 with a mission to improve the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. He...


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