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2014-08-27 23:12:59

To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Versio by ScribeRight (known as Versio) and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week , September 15-19, 2013. Renton WA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between...

2014-08-27 23:04:25

With the recent publishing of four technical reports, SAE International now offers a series of recommended practices designed to enhance overall ambulance safety in several areas, including patient compartments and occupant restraint. Warrendale, Pa. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 With the recent publishing of four technical reports, SAE International now offers a series of recommended practices designed to enhance overall ambulance safety in several areas, including patient compartments and...

2014-08-27 23:03:52

NPSF Board Members and Lucian Leape Institute Members Also Named to Modern Healthcare List Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, is among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare announced in the August 25 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. Also on the list are NPSF board members Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD; and Andrew Sussman, MD, MBA; NPSF Lucian Leape...

2014-08-27 16:25:36

DENVER, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC, a healthcare performance improvement company advancing clinical quality and patient safety, today announced the appointment of Mary Beth Loesch to President and CEO. With 28 years of experience preparing companies for rapid growth and market expansion, Loesch joined MSC in 2013 as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Healthcare. In that role, she oversaw MSC's healthcare performance improvement business, as well as...

2014-08-27 12:30:35

Integrated health system will be branded "Northwestern Medicine®" and will include four hospitals, and approximately 1,600 beds, 19,500 employees and a combined medical staff with 4,000 physicians CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) today announced the completion of agreements that formally integrate Cadence Health with NMHC. The agreement takes effect September 1, and signifies the expansion of NMHC's Northwestern Medicine(®) branded...

2014-08-26 23:04:51

Journal of Clinical Trial Results to Share Rare, Successful and Non-Successful Trial Results Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that its President and CEO, Jeffrey S. Litwin, M.D. has been named editor-in-chief of MultiMedia LLC’s new peer-reviewed publication: Journal of Clinical Trial Results. The online, open-access publication serves researchers,...

2014-08-26 23:01:21

The recent amendments to the Australian Privacy Act offer advanced protection for patients and harsher consequences for breaches of privacy. CarePlus™ is able to improve the protection of patient privacy. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Enhancements have been made to privacy laws within Australia and were introduced in March 2014, with thirteen Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) introduced. These APPs regulate the handling of personal information by organisations;...

2014-08-26 16:28:56

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelomed is pleased to announce that Mary Kay Deck (Kay) has joined the team as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs. With over 30 years in clinical, healthcare administration and the medical device industry, Kay's experience in taking medical technology and associated clinical protocols from late stage research and development to global expansion, is a valuable addition to the Intelomed team. "We are very pleased to have Kay on our team,...

2014-08-25 08:27:47

Surgichem a Leading Provider of Medication Adherence Packaging Solutions to UK Community Pharmacies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Surgichem Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bupa Care Homes (CFG) plc. Following the recent clearance by various regulatory agencies in the UK, Surgichem will be...

2014-08-22 23:03:05

Dayton Children’s Hospital broke ground on a historic new, eight-story, 260,000-square-foot patient care tower as part of a $141 million campus renewal. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Dayton Children's Hospital broke ground on a historic new, eight-story, 260,000-square-foot patient care tower as part of a $141 million campus renewal. Renderings of the exterior of the new patient care tower were unveiled to the public. The new patient tower is part of a long-term campus...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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