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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...

2013-12-09 08:28:05

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLoop, a pioneer in digital physician-and-patient-engagement, today announced its successful raise of a $10 million Series-A round. The Series-A round was led by Canvas Venture Fund, an early-stage venture fund managed by the Morgenthaler Technology Investment Company. Subtraction Capital also participated in the round. The financing will be used to enhance HealthLoop's cloud-based platform and accelerate development of its...

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...

2013-11-19 12:28:59

Individualized Care Planning Initiative Reduces 30-Day Readmissions by 40% Over Two Years, Saving an Estimated $2.3 Million SEATTLE, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines), a leading provider of clinical guidelines to payor and provider markets, today announced that Barrington, Illinois-based Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has won the 2013 Doyle Award. The award commends the hospital's innovative use of MCG's evidence-based guidelines and CareWebQI to...

2013-11-06 23:26:32

Mr. Wilmoth will speak on the topic of Heathcare Exchange Enrollment, giving his timely presentation entitled “Patient Enrollment and Navigator Strategies” to an audience of hospital executives in Accounting, Finance, Patient Financial Services and Revenue Cycle Management. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Advanced Patient Advocacy, LLC (APA) announced today that Michael Wilmoth, APA’s Chief Operating Officer, will be speaking at the Florida’s Healthcare Finiancial...

2013-11-05 11:42:01

A new risk measure called a "home score" could save a patient with symptoms of strep throat a trip to the doctor, according to a new paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine, conducted by Andrew Fine, MD, MPH, and Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH, of Boston Children's Hospital. The score combines patients' symptoms and demographic information with data on local strep throat activity to estimate their strep risk, empowering them to seek care appropriately. The home score represents the first health...

2013-11-01 23:22:29

Deyta recognizes home health agencies providing the best patient experience with HHCAHPS Honors™. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Deyta LLC, an industry leader in healthcare satisfaction, quality measurement and business intelligence, is excited to announce the recipients of the 2013 HHCAHPS Honors™. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top 20 percent of agencies that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as...

2013-10-29 16:22:48

Conference To Focus on Tackling The 3(rd) Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, will mark the tenth anniversary of its Safe Patient Project at the upcoming "Ending Medical Harm" conference at Columbia University in New York City on November 6. The conference will feature a series of panel discussions on the urgent need for hospitals to do more to prevent medical...