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2014-10-16 12:29:46

Named a Mobile Marketer "Woman to Watch" in 2015 NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentHealth, the leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, announced today the promotion of Erin Fitzgerald to Vice President, Marketing. In this role, Erin oversees all corporate communications, ad sales marketing and network marketing programs. She reports to Dan Stone, CEO of AccentHealth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140108/CL43184LOGO Erin and her marketing...

2014-10-14 23:13:47

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center upgrades to latest, larger touch screen Interactive Patient System. The Allen IPS Touch provides education at the patient's fingertips enabling significant improvement in the learning and communication process. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Allen Technologies today announced that Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has upgraded its Interactive Patient System (IPS) to their latest touch screen solution. This upgrade will provide enhanced patient...

2014-10-14 12:30:18

St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital's Success with Capnography Strengthens Calls from Patient Safety Advocates to Make Continuous Monitoring a National Best Practice Standard of Care CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is celebrating with St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital (SJ/C) as the Savannah, Ga., institution proudly marks 10 years of being "event free" in terms of opioid-related adverse outcomes....

2014-10-10 16:24:41

Dr. Brian West HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. West was a plastic surgeon with complaints of negligence and dishonesty filed by at least six severely deformed patients beginning in 2000. None of them knew that West had a substance abuse problem, or that he had entered the Medical Board's secret (and now defunct) addiction monitoring program. In 2005, Dr. West was placed on five years probation after two separate DUI convictions. His first DUI...

2014-10-08 23:12:57

Maria's surgery experience was greatly enhanced through consistent progress updates to her family. These text updates allowed them to maintain as normal a routine as possible as not to disrupt her children or require her husband to make constant phone calls to out of town loved ones. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The iPad alarm clock app went off at 4:45 am but 38 year old, Maria Chrissovergis never really fell asleep. Maria was scheduled for a hysterectomy at Baptist...

2014-10-06 23:02:59

The global patient engagement solutions market is segmented on the basis of components, delivery modes, end users, applications, therapeutic areas, and geographies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/patient-engagement-solutions-market-105975994.html (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The “Patient Engagement Solutions Market by Component (Hardware, Software & Services), Delivery Mode (On-premise, Web, & Cloud) & by End-user (Payer, Provider, Patients,& Others) -...

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...


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