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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...

2014-08-21 23:05:36

Technology Gathers Feedback from Patients in Real Time New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its use of a patient survey tool called RateMyHospital®, which captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make rapid changes that improve each patient’s care. The tool, now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, medicine, orthopedics and oncology units, collects feedback regarding patient satisfaction using...

2014-08-19 16:29:32

PatientLINC Technology to Drive Enhanced Patient Care NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincor Inc. today announced an agreement to provide its patient experience technology to New Jersey-based healthcare system CarePoint Health. Under the five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor's PatientLINC technology across its three-hospital network of Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. Lincor's LINC OS platform offers a...

2014-08-12 23:11:42

Treatment Center Offers More Opportunities for Substance Abuse Care Canaan, CT (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Mountainside treatment center has again expanded its comprehensive continuum of care to include Outpatient Services. These services are now available to all of Mountainside's clients as part of their continuing care planning options. They are also available to individuals from the local community who have treatment needs better suited to a non-residential rehabilitation program....

2014-08-11 08:30:09

The United States Department of Justice resolved alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 Community Health System hospitals across the country. DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a thin line between not knowing coverage and fraud. In a recent settlement, the Community Health Systems, Inc has to pay $97million to resolve whistleblower lawsuits uncovered in federal courts across the United States, the reason being--medical necessity. CHS...

2014-07-28 23:00:51

Evolve Medical Clinics opened its first primary and urgent care center July 16, 2014, offering its members virtual visits and dramatic operational changes that are set to revolutionize primary and urgent care. Anapolis, MD (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Evolve Medical Clinics opened its first primary and urgent care center July 16, 2014, offering its members virtual visits and dramatic operational changes that are set to revolutionize primary and urgent care. Some estimates state that as many as...

2014-07-23 23:23:47

Recovery-in-Reality Shows the Real-life Recovery of Hospital Patients as They Heal Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 LIVENGOOD, the Colorado-based provider of patient mobility platforms, announced today the release of its Recovery-in-Reality series, which chronicles a patient journey to healing, and how mobility can greatly increase the quality of patient care. The first featured patient is Roy A. of Fort Collins, Colo. The first patient journey in the series takes a close look at...

2014-07-22 08:32:11

Gold Crest Care Center is building an extensive inpatient and outpatient therapy center on its site. The Bronx nursing home is also continuing the facility renovations that have been ongoing recently. The expansion and renovations projects are designed to provide better care and ensure patient comfort NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center is building a 5,000-square foot inpatient and outpatient therapy center. At the same time, it is continuing to renovate...

2014-07-16 23:07:42

Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging Invites Testimony from Health Safety Experts and Consumer Advocates at a Hearing Set for 10 am EDT, July 17, 2014 Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 National Patient Safety Foundation President Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, will appear Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Labor, Education & Pensions, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, at a hearing on patient safety titled, “More Than 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day Is...

2014-07-15 12:28:34

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the encouragement of the patient safety community, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has introduced the PPAHS Patient Safety Podcast, an ongoing series of online discussions that will explore important patient safety issues at health care facilities across the U.S. Focusing on opioid safety (pain management), venous thromboembolism (blood clots), and alarm management (noise fatigue), the PPAHS Patient Safety...


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