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2014-06-09 23:08:48

Lifetime Health Diary (LHD) and the nationally respected Integrative Pain Center of Arizona (IPCA) have partnered to solve a major information issue for specialist practices worldwide. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 LHD is a Software-as-a-Service platform that empowers patients by allowing them, and anyone who provides care to the patient, to enter data into the patient's Diary and transform that data into a visual story. Dr. Bennet E. Davis, M.D. of IPCA is especially...

2014-06-03 12:36:40

RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outpatient surgery has become an increasingly important part of medical care with many procedures that in the past required overnight hospital stays which may now be safely performed in an outpatient facility. Virginia Health Information (VHI) collects outpatient surgical data from hospital outpatient departments, licensed ambulatory surgical centers and doctors' offices across Virginia....

2014-05-29 23:14:06

Ace Medical Group Physicians discuss how holding back facts from your doctor can actually hurt you. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 How to talk to a Doctor? When in the room with an intimidating personality and patient in a vulnerable position, it is easy to fumble and come out of the doctor visit without getting that feeling of satisfaction. “You should be able to communicate with your doctor almost anything. And if you really can’t, may be it is time for you to find...

2014-05-29 23:12:27

The first issue of the Journal of Patient Experience®, a new publication giving voice to the patient and provider experience, is now available. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Association for Patient Experience, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the patient experience is pleased to announce the availability of its new, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Patient Experience (JPE). JPE shares advances in relationship-centered care, including...

2014-05-29 23:08:32

Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, and Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading healthcare trade publication, today announced the results of the first National Patient Engagement Ranking at the Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting, in Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, and Becker’s Hospital...

2014-05-21 08:30:17

Capnography Maximizes Patient Protection YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) hospitals have expanded their use of capnography, or breath monitoring, to include patients outside the operating room. St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center join a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing this state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Not getting enough oxygen can lead to...

2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-05-15 08:27:14

Patient Satisfaction Rates at Virginia Hospitals Show Promise RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information (VHI) has published hospital patient satisfaction information on their website. The survey includes ratings on whether patient's pain was always well-controlled. Was help available as soon as it was needed? Would this hospital definitely be recommended? These are some of the survey questions patients answer when treated in Virginia...

2014-05-13 23:15:19

“Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis recognized, and proved that hand hygiene, and instrument sterilization could save lives over 150 years ago.” Dr. Williams goes on to say, “Tragically, patients are needlessly dying due to similar poor patient care today just as Semmelweis recognized a century, and a half ago.” Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Dr. Williams continues, “That Mothers Might Live (http://is.gd/wdU2CM) is a 1938 Hollywood short movie available at Find The Black Box...

2014-05-13 23:06:04

Canadians prioritize transparency and delivering of positive support services when assessing value of patient associations. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 New Leger research commissioned by energi PR demonstrates Canadians’ overwhelming support for Canadian patient associations and their work. More than nine in 10 of those aware of the associations reported a high level of regard and a direct connection to them. The findings were released yesterday to healthcare industry leaders...


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