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2014-02-05 23:26:33

Despite the numerous studies proving the effectiveness of medical checklists and protocols, many physicians and staff still resist using them calling them, “lame,” or “insulting,” After her newborn baby was mistakenly given to another mom for breast-feeding, there is one mom in Texas that wishes her hospital had used a checklist to double-check their work. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In Richmond, Texas, Jessica Escobedo gave birth to a baby girl. The new mother...

2014-01-31 23:33:05

Social media may be a common part of our everyday life but health consumers draw a line when it comes to taking their health care social. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 InCrowd, the only provider of real time market intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry, today announced results from a health consumer survey focused on patient engagement. Social media can be an important tool in the patient engagement process, providing channels to connect and communicate with other health...

2014-01-29 23:28:42

Digital Assent released their first annual Online Patient Review Survey late in 2013, results show patients are greatly influenced by online reviews for doctors when choosing healthcare professionals. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 According to a recent survey conducted by Digital Assent, the leading provider of real-time patient satisfaction surveys and online reputation marketing solutions for the United States healthcare market, online reviews for doctors and medical practices are...

2014-01-23 23:03:06

HREI Insights Awards Presented for Best Healthcare Strategy, Development & Financing Denver and New Lenox, Ill. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 NexCore Group has announced that its 182,000 square foot Pavilion A, developed for Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill., has won the 2013 HREI Insights Award for “Best New Medical Office or Other Outpatient Building” in the “100,000 Square Feet or More” category. Pavilion A is directly integrated into the $400 million, state-of-the-art...

2014-01-16 08:27:33

According to TAPA, Metroplex Physicians and Hospitals Hail Benefits of Scribe Program AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals everywhere are seeing an ever-increasing number of patients come through their emergency rooms. In spite of increased pressure, some facilities in Dallas/Fort Worth have been able to decrease wait times and increase patient satisfaction, thanks to a program that uses medical scribes to complete all documentation for the physician....

2014-01-14 23:02:35

The National Patient Safety Foundation and Standard Register Healthcare announce a newly established relationship as both work to advance the science and practice of patient and consumer engagement in health care, while driving excellence and innovation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and Standard Register Healthcare announce a newly established relationship as both work to advance the science and practice of patient and consumer...

2014-01-06 12:27:26

FORT ATKINSON, Wis., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 21, 2014 from 1:00-2:30 p.m., CST, Baird Group will present "Patient Experience 2014! 6 Vital Steps for Achieving Stellar Results." This live webinar will teach attendees how to develop a service excellence work plan designed to measurably boost both employee engagement and the patient experience. A new year means renewed focus on planning. With HCAHPS and CGCAHPS raising the bar for service excellence, and the Affordable Care Act...

2013-12-30 08:25:30

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first head to head, peer reviewed, published study, patients undergoing LLIF/TLIF procedures with OsteoAMP showed higher fusion rates and reduced supply costs when compared to patients undergoing the same procedures with rhBMP-2 (Infuse®, Medtronic). The study of 321 patients at 3 centers was published in The Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research and provides clinical/radiographic evidence of superior fusion rates for...

2013-12-23 23:01:33

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through advancing facilities, improving quality and safety, recruiting top care providers and enhancing technology. These developments are guided by the heath system’s True North statement: to provide the “best care for patients and their families, no matter what.” Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) progress in 2013 reflects patterns of growth and success through...

2013-12-19 11:50:43

A new program designed to increase the overall satisfaction of patients undergoing esophageal surgery has resulted in lower patient costs and reduced times on both the operating table and in the hospital. Led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Southeast Esophageal Disease Center, the study’s results were published in this month’s issue of The American Journal of Surgery. “We wanted to perform cases more efficiently while...


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