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2014-08-01 08:24:28

PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New title addresses the challenges and opportunities of anesthesia in non-traditional settings Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the first edition of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA), which focuses on the growing national trend to perform more...

2014-07-31 23:03:33

Top gastroenterologist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading gastroenterologist, Dr. Masood Rizvi, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Rizvi to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a...

2014-07-31 23:01:11

Adventist Health System hospitals made Hospitals & Health Networks list of “Most Wired” for excellence in IT. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Adventist Health System, which is comprised of 45 hospitals in the U.S. including Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital Connerton Long Term Acute Care, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida...

2014-07-31 12:29:24

Nurses from UMass Memorial Medical Center campuses in Worcester, Marlborough Hospital and Leominster Hospital Detailed Concerns Prior to Delivering Joint Letter to UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson Calling for Immediate Action to Protect Patients and Improve Care (to receive a copy of the letter, email dschildmeier@mnarn.org) WORCESTER, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses who work at a number of UMass Memorial Health Care facilities...

2014-07-31 08:36:28

Swisslog Heatlhcare Solutions announces a change management white paper designed to help hospitals manage technical change for greater operational gains. DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog Healthcare Solutions, a leading supplier of automation and software solutions for material transport and medication management, today announced the release of its new white paper, "Managing Technological Change in Your Pharmacy" to guide hospitals in optimizing the value of process automation...

2014-07-30 23:00:46

Modern healthcare providers are struggling to manage the exponential growth and increased complexity of digital patient information, often referred to as “Big Data,” across different organizations, applications, and data silos. To answer this problem, Offsite Image Management Inc. uses its vendor neutral archiving (VNA) technology to send and accept data, regardless of which image management system is used – and for a short time, this service is available in Kansas with an open...

2014-07-30 16:30:15

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the $41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. After profiting wildly for years from unreasonably costly rates, medical malpractice insurers have contributed nearly half of...

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....

2014-07-30 08:32:35

Pharmacy transparency and optimization solution to help employees save on out-of-pocket pharmacy costs DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Medical Home Exchange, a Dallas, TX-based health information exchange IT company and RxREVU, Denver, CO-based prescription optimization company, announced a partnership to transform health engagement by delivering transparency to consumers around medication cost and quality. The partnership powers a new value-based prescription...

2014-07-30 08:32:33

Company to Provide Development, Support and Maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network RESTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime task order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide development, support and maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The single-award time and materials task order has a one-year base period of...


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