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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...

2014-03-13 00:24:17

Higher readmission rate for same-day joint replacement surgery; appropriate patient selection is key NEW ORLEANS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the effectiveness of anesthesia, pain management and rehabilitation continues to improve, more orthopaedic procedures are being done on an outpatient basis. In a new research study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), same-day total joint replacement (TJR) patient outcomes...

2014-03-10 23:26:43

UbiCare published a new white paper last week that examines how today’s value-based healthcare system requires hospitals to be leaders in true patient engagement. The white paper asserts that extending patient care beyond medical appointments and hospital stays engages patients, improves health outcomes and reduces unnecessary costs of care by up to 30%. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Extending patient care beyond medical appointments and hospital stays engages patients, improves...

2014-03-07 23:02:27

CirrusHealth, the next generation, patient-centered transition-of-care-platform developed by the neurosurgical team at the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH) has been named one of five semi-finalists in the Box and Dignity Health Patient Education App Challenge, the health system announced today. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 CirrusHealth, the next generation, patient-centered transition-of-care-platform developed by the neurosurgical team at the North...

2014-03-06 08:31:15

The 18-month collaboration showed decreased DOS cancellations when a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment were implemented HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Ambulatory surgical facilities (ASFs) in northeast Pennsylvania collaborated with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and implemented protocols, like a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment, for reducing day-of-surgery (DOS) cancellations, according to an article from the March...

2014-03-05 23:02:34

Attorney Jeff Rasansky offers information on Patient Safety Awareness Week, and the unfortunate epidemic of wrongful deaths caused by medical mistakes. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual event, and this year it runs from March 2nd through March 8th, 2014. The purpose of Patient Safety Awareness Week is to educate and raise awareness of important safety issues faced by hospital patients. The campaign is led by the National Patient Safety Foundation, with many...

2014-03-03 16:25:23

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following new allegations in Sunday's Fresno Bee, that a heart surgeon repeatedly left surgeries before closing up patients' chests, Consumer Watchdog called upon the state's medical board and attorney general to act against the doctor and hospital involved. "The California public cannot feel safe about their medical care if heart surgeons are free to go to lunch before finishing open heart surgeries, then face no...

2014-03-03 08:24:03

Authority also offers educational materials for healthcare facilities and consumers based upon topic of missed diagnosis for National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 3-9 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing efforts to encourage each healthcare worker in Pennsylvania's healthcare facilities to make a personal commitment to patient safety, the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has featured 10 individuals and groups on posters who have committed...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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