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2014-05-09 23:00:49

Grade of “B” is second highest rating from The Leapfrog Group. Score reflects commitment to protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce that the latest Hospital Safety Score honored Bayonne Medical Center with a grade of “B” for patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score, designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, is compiled...

2014-05-05 23:00:42

A new National Research Corporation Canada Report on patient satisfaction recognizes Kemptville Hospital for overall care of inpatients and their likelihood to recommend the hospital. Kemptville, Ontario (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has been rated in the top 10 percent in Ontario for inpatient care, according to a report released last week by National Research Corporation Canada (NRCC). Patients rated KDH in the top 10 percent in both categories covered by the...

2014-05-02 23:01:06

Announcing a new marketing campaign conducted by MCN, Dr. Benjamin Newman of Winter Harbor will satisfy an influx of Maine patients by placing a major emphasis on individualized healthcare. Dr. Benjamin today made waves by placing a substantial spotlight on the importance of maintaining the health and wellness of our country's veterans through holistic practices. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 While the state of Maine may be acclaimed for serving as the home of Acadia National Park, visitors...

2014-05-01 08:32:07

Industry Review Cites Impressive Client Focus, High-Caliber Counsel NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makovsky, one of the leading independent integrated communications firms, was selected as "Healthcare Agency of the Year" by The Holmes Report. The prominent industry online publication attributes this recognition to the firm's agility in balancing "the communication of complex and highly specialized health messages with award-winning creativity" in bestowing the honor....

2014-04-30 08:29:57

The report shows decreases in Serious Event reports, wrong-site surgeries, falls and healthcare-associated infections HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority issued its 2013 Annual Report showing decreases in Serious Event reports in hospitals and ambulatory surgery facilities (ASFs) over the last five years, wrong-site surgeries (WSS), falls and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). "This June will mark 10 years...

2014-04-29 23:21:07

Read how one healthcare center responded in real-time to patient needs by using a patient engagement solution for joint replacement surgery that extends care and improves health outcomes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Patient Karen” recently underwent joint replacement surgery at Parkview Medical Center and has some concerns. She’s experiencing post-operative side effects, including constantly feeling cold and difficulty sleeping. Karen receives weekly electronic messages with...

Lessons From NASA Helps Manage Threats And Errors In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
2014-04-29 17:11:20

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting describes steps to break error cycles and improve patient safety All high-stakes industries that function at very high "6-sigma" safety levels have a pre-occupation with human error. The aviation industry epitomizes this concept; during the 1970s NASA and aviation researchers realized that humans are the least reliable resource in the cockpit. Subsequent research into >30,000 flights has confirmed that...

2014-04-23 12:30:22

MALVERN, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InteHealth, the leading patient engagement company, announced today the Company signed four new contracts in the first quarter of this year for their Patient Portal solution. The InteHealth Patient Portal recently achieved 2014 Edition Modular EHR Inpatient and Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to...

2014-04-17 23:01:55

Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. An informative companion meant for easy reading, it is the magazine’s objective to educate patients on their own healthcare...

2014-04-17 09:45:29

Equal to 12 million people nationwide; half of errors potentially harmful, say researchers At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Half of these errors could be potentially harmful, say the authors, who add that their findings should prompt renewed efforts to monitor and curb the numbers of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.