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2013-12-19 11:50:43

A new program designed to increase the overall satisfaction of patients undergoing esophageal surgery has resulted in lower patient costs and reduced times on both the operating table and in the hospital. Led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Southeast Esophageal Disease Center, the study’s results were published in this month’s issue of The American Journal of Surgery. “We wanted to perform cases more efficiently while...

2013-12-17 23:19:47

Press Ganey, the healthcare industry's leading performance improvement firm, recognized eight Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among its 2013 list of healthcare's best organizations at Press Ganey's National Client Conference on Nov. 18-20 in Orlando, FL. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Press Ganey, the healthcare industry's leading performance improvement firm, recognized eight Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among its 2013 list of...

2013-12-16 23:19:45

Number of Mercy physicians making digital house calls quadruples in recent months. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The gifts are packed, the electronics are unplugged and the pets have been dropped off at the kennel, but there's one thing holiday travelers won't need to check off travel lists: their Mercy doctors. Primary care physicians can be at patients' fingertips no matter where they’re celebrating. More adults are now scheduling e-visits each month through...

2013-12-11 23:26:31

D.C. based healthcare organizations inform patients of office closures in the nick of time with the patient engagement management system, Patient Prompt. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Tuesday December 10, 2013, in response to the winter storm causing school and office closures in Washington D.C., Patient Prompt sent automated text, voice calls and email reminders to the patients of their D.C. based clients to inform them of office closures. Patients were saved the hassle of...

2013-12-04 23:27:56

Brooklyn’s leading hospital selects Central Logic ForeFront™ patient flow software to equip its transfer center and immediately notices positive impacts. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Maimonides Medical Center, located in Brooklyn, New York, has partnered with Central Logic—the healthcare industry’s leading provider of innovative patient flow software and consultative expertise—to open the hospital’s first transfer center. Equipped with Central Logic’s...

2013-11-25 23:30:05

The newest research released from the Journal of Patient Safety estimates as many as 440,000 Americans die annually as the result of preventable medical errors. LifeWings, a patient safety consulting firm, is committed to changing these statistics one hospital at a time. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The latest round of scores that measure rates of errors and infections, indicators of safe practices, shows an increase in the number of hospitals that earned the lowest...

2013-11-21 23:04:07

Carol Santalucia, vice president of CHAMPS Patient Experience / Santalucia Group, will lead a discussion on how healthcare employees can shift their patient experience priorities from tactical to strategic in 2014 in order to make a greater impact. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Join CHAMPS Patient Experience Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. EST for a one-hour, complimentary webinar, Beyond Tactics in 2014: Why a Strategic Approach to Creating an Optimal Patient Experience is Key. Carol...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.