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2014-09-30 23:12:56

Patient engagement platform and revenue cycle management firm respond to growth in patient pay portion of hospital revenue Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Responding to significant growth in the patient pay portion of hospital revenue, IngagePatient and PatientFocus have forged a partnership to help hospitals improve the patient’s experience in managing the total cost of care. “This is an opportunity to leverage patient engagement together with the last leg of the hospital...

2014-09-30 12:30:26

The industry's only integrated technology platform for inpatient and outpatient coding and CDI - precyseCode(TM) and precyseCDI(TM) offers additional functionality with easier to use interface SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of precyseCode(TM) and precyseCDI(TM) by provider organizations continues to grow. Precyse's single, consolidated platform offers both inpatient and outpatient computer-assisted coding (CAC), and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) workflow...

2014-09-30 12:29:51

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA has joined the PPAHS Board of Advisors. Currently serving his last month as Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Ascension Health's Saint Agnes Hospital (Baltimore) and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Maryland, Dr. Rothfield will be assuming the role of System Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent's...

2014-09-24 12:29:53

Thomas R. Lamont will counsel company on strategy, business and government affairs PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Lamont, former Assistant Secretary of the Army who oversaw 1.4 million U.S. Army military and civilian employees, has become a member of the Leaf Healthcare, Inc., advisory board. Lamont, who has spent more than 35 years managing legal, public and private sector organizations involving complex, multi-billion dollar infrastructure, will...

2014-09-23 16:27:30

One of first with federal designation to share best practice data, lessons from closed malpractice claims to help physicians, hospitals ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MagMutual Patient Safety Institute will help lead a national push to improve the quality and safety of medical care as the latest Patient Safety Organization (PSO) designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Institute is one of only 81 PSOs in 30 states that aggregate and analyze...

2014-09-23 16:27:23

Technology and domain experts help shape the company's strategic direction. AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eRelevance Corporation (www.erelevancecorp.com), a progressive patient engagement services company, announced its advisory board made up of clinical and domain experts. The advisors include: Dr. Kurt Berneburg, DO; Hildy DeFrisco, Dr. Daren W. Evans, DDS; Kelli Jennings, RD; Dr. Cynthia Linardos, MD; Erin Rose Myers, ACE CPT; and Anu Shukla. "We are clearly...

2014-09-19 23:07:39

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's blog post, Introducing The Beryl Institute’s Patient Advocacy Community, Carol Santalucia shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In CHAMPS Patient Experience's blog post, Introducing The Beryl Institute’s Patient Advocacy Community, Carol Santalucia shares her thoughts on the topic. In August, Santalucia presented as part of The Beryl Institute’s virtual conference on patient advocacy. She kicked off the...

2014-09-16 08:30:33

Disaster Recovery Solution Provides Answers to Cost and Time Challenges BOSTON and HERZLIYA, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare organizations rely on business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plans to ensure their IT functions remain operational in case of data loss from a man-made or natural disaster. The applications and data at these organizations are often comprised of important medical research and confidential patient records, which means...

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...

2014-09-10 08:26:10

VHI Guide Helps Consumers Learn about Outpatient Procedures and Those Performing Them RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When faced with a need for an outpatient procedure, Virginia Health Information's (VHI) Consumer Guide to Outpatient Procedures helps Virginians learn more about commonly performed outpatient procedures and where they are performed. Located at www.vhi.org/outpatient, the free online guide describes why a procedure may be needed, questions to...


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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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