Quantcast

Latest Patient safety organization Stories

2014-07-31 12:28:52

Answering the big question of where big data is taking the healthcare industry PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to announce that Scott DiDonato will be a featured speaker at AHRMM's 52nd Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, on August 4, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/DC29081LOGO DiDonato, a senior associate in ECRI...

2014-07-30 12:30:40

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital, a leader in the use of technology to improve patient care, is utilizing the Leaf Patient Monitoring system to help prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by monitoring the position and movement of patients susceptible to bed sores. The decision was made after conducting a six month-long, 138-patient study of the system, which showed dramatic improvement in compliance with the hospital's patient turn protocols....

2014-07-28 12:28:38

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has been selected to provide patient safety collection, analysis, and reporting services to MCIC Vermont, Inc. PSO, a component entity of MCIC Vermont (A Reciprocal Risk Retention Group) (MCIC). MCIC is a specialty insurance company which provides medical professional and general liability insurance coverage, loss prevention, and patient safety and risk management services...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...

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...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
Related