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2014-10-02 08:24:49

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare cancer patients need access to innovative cancer drugs A consensus paper published in the Annals of Oncology today by Rare Cancers Europe (RCE) calls for new methodologies to be applied to clinical studies in rare cancers. RCE - a multi-stakeholder initiative representing patient associations, medical societies and industry - is calling both the community of researchers and European authorities to address...

2014-10-01 23:06:06

Expert Faculty to Present Accredited Webinar October 23 Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced a one-day, online educational program open to experienced health care professionals who plan to pursue board certification in patient safety. The Certified Professional in Patient Safety Review Course is being offered in a webinar format on October 23, 2014, from 10am to 5pm Eastern Time. The Certified Professional in Patient Safety...

2014-10-01 23:02:16

Report Reveals Problems in Health Care Access for Military Families Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, announced that the Military Health System (MHS) report released today is proof that military families aren’t getting the health care they deserve. The 700-page report outlines the state of the MHS and offers an in-depth look at hospitals and clinics across U.S....

2014-10-01 16:22:49

Pioneering Program Tackles High Stakes Electronic Health Records Incentives BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proxsys Rx has deployed proprietary cloud-based technology that enhances the patient experience for its health system partners while supporting up to seventy percent of hospitals' efforts in their Meaningful Use-Stage 2 endeavors. The technology enables the Proxsys Rx pharmacist to provide the patient with face -to -face counseling bedside, via digital app. The...

2014-10-01 08:33:02

Setting Safe Maximum Patient Limits for Nurses in all Intensive Care Units CANTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, critically ill patients in Massachusetts hospitals will be guaranteed safer care and closer monitoring from registered nurses as a new law goes into effect that sets safe patient limits for registered nurses who work in all the state's hospital intensive care units. The law requires that no nurse can be assigned more than one patient or in...

2014-10-01 08:30:58

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera(®) Wireless today announced that Dr. Rosemary Kennedy, an internationally recognized informatics leader, has joined the Company in the newly created role of chief nursing officer. The appointment reinforces Sotera's commitment to providing practice leadership for nurses, a group that is highly engaged in the safety and care of hospital patients. "Rosemary has driven improvements in healthcare quality through the deployment of health...

2014-09-30 23:23:55

Orange-based practice will merge with Fullerton and Upland anesthesia groups. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Allied Anesthesia is pleased to announce an agreement on the consolidation of its medical practice with Fullerton Anesthesia Associates, A Medical Group, Inc. and Upland Anesthesia Medical Group. The integrated medical practice will formally begin operations on January 1, 2015. “Consolidation will allow the new group to serve our communities with the appropriate...

2014-09-30 23:21:32

Referral Management and Patient Engagement Platform Passes Rigorous THA Evaluation Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Texas Hospital Association announced today an exclusive endorsement agreement with LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem. The partnership will enable Texas Hospital Association (THA) member hospitals and health systems to use LeadingReach's enhanced referral management capabilities, helping...

2014-09-30 23:15:44

New software will complement TMC's commitment of providing superior service and quality of care for its patients Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Tucson Medical Center (TMC) has selected RL Solutions to provide a suite of quality and safety software, including risk management, patient feedback, infection surveillance, root cause analysis and claims management. TMC is...

2014-09-30 23:15:30

New and unique tools help solve complex medical billing and charge capture challenges, recovering otherwise lost revenue for hospitals. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC has developed technology that is unlike any in the industry, an EMR that assists hospitals to capture deserved-revenue through more complete and accurate documentation. This technology is non-interruptive to the clinical user, but helps to ensure the most complete documentation based...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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