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2014-09-16 23:03:34

Leadership Shift Supports Drive to Improve Medication Use McLean, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RxAnte, the leading platform for improving medication use through predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs, today announced key changes to its management team. The announced changes support the Company’s drive to improve medication effectiveness through the use of predictive analytics and targeted clinical programs. On September 2, 2014, Brock Hardaway, chief executive officer of...

2014-09-16 12:31:09

Free public service leadership conference to be held November 6-7, 2014 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute's 21st Annual Conference on the Use of Evidence in Policy and Practice will take status on how America's healthcare system is changing to care for complex patients; how this care is being financed; and how and where this care takes place....

2014-09-16 08:30:35

Leading interoperability platform will accelerate Flagler's efforts to achieve greater connectivity across the community and create successful clinical integration network CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flagler Hospital, located in St. Augustine, Fla., has selected the Allscripts dbMotion(TM) solution to connect a myriad of electronic health records across the community. In creating a single, longitudinal patient record through Allscripts dbMotion, Flagler Hospital seeks to...

2014-09-15 23:07:11

The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation’s Patient Experience Council co-chair, Kym Martin, recognized among other renowned women leaders for achievements in advancing healthcare progress Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, in partnership with The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation,...

2014-09-15 12:27:39

Investment Led by Major U.S. Health Systems, Believe VisitPay® Will Positively Disrupt Way Patients Manage and Pay Medical Bills BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iVinci Health LLC, the company behind the healthcare industry's first and only comprehensive Patient Revenue Management system, branded as VisitPay®, has successfully closed $5 million in new funding. The company also announced the launch of a new extension to VisitPay® - an online Payment and Financing Portal...

2014-09-15 12:27:27

Just in time for National Health IT Week--September 15-19, 2014 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery, ECRI Institute and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology Week, September 15-19. The theme this year is "One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health and Care."...

2014-09-15 12:24:43

Online Physician Reviews Support Patient Engagement and Performance Improvement BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released today, Press Ganey details how transparency of patient experience data drives improved provider performance and enables more patient-centered care. The Performance Insights report, "Transparency Strategies: Online Physician Reviews for Improving Care and Reducing Suffering," profiles three innovative health systems that implemented their own...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-13 23:02:59

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 New York is one of 48 states and the national Falls Free® Initiative declaring September 23, 2014, Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an...

2014-09-12 23:06:07

MyRounding, the leader in creating digital health solutions for reimagined patient care, was awarded first place by the Prime Health Collaborative and received a cash prize of $25,000. DENVER, COLORADO (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Selected by a panel of judges comprised of institutional investors and healthcare professionals, MyRounding was selected to compete from a group of over 100 applicants to pitch in the final showcase, the culmination of the finance track of the 2014 PrIME Digital...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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