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2014-07-22 12:30:23

Funding Opportunity to Facilitate Events that Advance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a new funding opportunity through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program to support research meetings and events that will expand patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). Eligible organizations...

2014-07-17 23:07:49

"Lung Talk," the new patient-centered educational video series, will support the reduction of repeat hospitalizations related to COPD, improve the quality of life for patients with COPD and encourage better disease self-management. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national health care consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, plans to launch patient and healthcare provider educational materials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-07-15 23:14:10

Texas Health Resources is realizing the benefits of strategic clinical decision support management provided by LogicStream Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LogicStream Health Incorporated, a leading provider of strategic clinical decision support management and analysis software, today announced that Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States, has selected LogicStream’s Intelligence Platform to help optimize...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-09 23:06:10

National Patient Safety Foundation Program Aligns Stakeholders from Across Health Care in a Unifying Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to announce that Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) has joined the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. HPI, a consulting firm expert in improving human performance in complex systems, guides health care organizations in creating and sustaining a...

2014-07-09 16:28:20

Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) for Healthcare Construction Activities provides e-learning platform to help busy contractors and builders obtain important safety certification PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renovation and construction projects in healthcare environments pose unique infection control challenges for contractors and workers. ECRI Institute recognizes that taking the construction worker away from the field for training is costly...

2014-07-08 23:05:43

National Patient Safety Foundation Program Aligns Stakeholders from Across Health Care in a Unifying Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to announce that MERCI has joined the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. MERCI (Medical Error Reduction and Certification, Inc.) provides turnkey training programs that help hospitals reduce medical errors and improve patient safety, and is a...

2014-07-07 23:07:13

Baylor Scott & White Health and Trinity Mother Frances, along with an alliance of other community-based hospitals and healthcare systems, will leverage the Explorys Platform to improve care quality and simultaneously reduce costs. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Texas Care Alliance (TCA), a member-led consortium representing community-based hospitals and nine healthcare systems in Texas, has...

2014-06-27 12:26:15

ARLINGTON, Va. and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and ECRI Institute have joined forces in a first-of-its-kind effort to help medical device and healthcare delivery executives identify and monitor trends related to technology safety issues. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/DC29081LOGO In a new report, titled Executive Insights on Healthcare Technology Safety, AAMI and ECRI...

2014-06-26 23:08:00

Ann Olson, healthcare executive and former president and CEO of Interim HealthCare of Hartford, Inc., will serve Qualidigm’s Board of Directors for a three-year term. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national healthcare consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, has appointed Ann Olson, RN, BSN, healthcare executive and former president and CEO of Interim HealthCare of Hartford, Inc. to its board. Effective immediately, Olson will serve...


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