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2014-04-04 16:23:33

White Memorial And Its Executives Contributed Thousands To Hospital and Insurance Groups Fighting A November Patient Safety Ballot Initiative SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In another case of medical negligence almost too gruesome to believe, a hospital accused of letting a patient freeze to death in the morgue will never be held fully accountable because of a 38-year-old cap on malpractice damages in California. The cap that limits accountability for...

2014-03-31 16:26:49

LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Barbara Boxer has endorsed the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act, a pending California ballot measure to modernize California's patient safety laws. The Pack Act promotes justice for patients and legal deterrence to wrongdoing by adjusting the state's malpractice cap to account for 38 years of inflation, while maintaining the existing cap on attorneys' fees. Last week 844,000 voter signatures were filed...

2014-03-31 12:29:46

CLARKSVILLE, Ind., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentuckiana Medical Center (KMC), managed by the national healthcare development firm Galichia Hospital Group (GHG), is ranked as the '#1 Hospital in Louisville Area for Patient Safety' by Consumer Reports. The announcement is made jointly by GHG's Chairman & CEO Joseph P. Galichia, M.D., F.A.C.C., and Michael Phillips, CEO of KMC. The top ranking was first released March 27, 2014, by WAVE-TV's 11-time Emmy Award winning...

2014-03-28 23:03:58

Pandera's Urgent Care 360 identifies trends and factors influencing provider performance and operation strategies for improved patient satisfaction. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Pandera Systems is a global provider of information delivery solutions and developer of the Resultz™ Optimization Suite. The Urgent Care 360 mobile applications and control center are the latest additions to the Resultz Suite specifically designed to improve productivity, patient satisfaction, and...

2014-03-27 23:25:02

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Patient Protector, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 InventHelp announces that one of its clients, an inventor from Cheektowaga, N.Y., has designed an accessory that could be beneficial for patients who are being transported to a hospital. The patented PATIENT PROTECTOR is designed to help protect patients from inclement weather, and it would prevent water from coming...

2014-03-25 23:35:38

Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box says, “NY Times first reported on the Benghazi attack, and death of the US Ambassador, and three other Americans on Sep. 11, 2012 (http://is.gd/z0Lte3). One year later the Journal of Patient Safety published the latest estimate of needless hospital deaths by John James, PhD (http://is.gd/GzKOg3) that estimates more than 400,000 needless hospital deaths annually, and all forms of the government, and major media sources remained passively...

2014-03-25 23:34:06

Doreen L. Dann is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 NAPW honors Doreen L. Dann as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in nursing and healthcare with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant...

2014-03-25 08:27:30

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Against All Odds: How To Move from Provider-Centered Care to Patient-Centered Care," DNP, RN and nurse educator Ruth Tarantine shares how her family learned to prevail against a broken and dangerous health care system, giving a detailed plan of action that provides power, knowledge and hope to caregivers, health care providers, patients and policy makers. As a professional with decades of experience, Tarantine expected to...

2014-03-20 23:21:48

WesternU Patient Care Center celebrates “Save Your Vision Month” throughout March with special Facebook Q&A session on vision and eye care with Dr. McAllister Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Patient Care Center at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. is celebrating “Save Your Vision Month” throughout March with prize drawings, vision health information and a special Q&A session on vision and eye care hosted on Facebook with the Eye Care Centers...

2014-03-12 23:31:39

Linet Americas will partner with LIVENGOOD Medical at AONE’s New Product Program on March 12-15, 2014. The two companies will be introducing the PACE Mobility Platform. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Linet Americas and LIVENGOOD Medical have partnered to introduce the LIVENGOOD PACE mobility platform in the New Product Program at the American Organizations of Nurse Executives 2014 annual meeting on March 12-15, 2014. Aimed at increasing patient mobility, PACE is designed to assist...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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