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2014-02-17 16:21:14

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians.com, the leading website for connecting consumers with veterinary hospitals, today launched its innovative Instant Booking feature to allow consumers to directly schedule an appointment with a veterinarian of their choice. As the first nationwide directory to allow instant booking for veterinary hospitals, Veterinarians.com pioneers helping consumers choose a great hospital for their pet and instantly schedule their first...

2014-02-14 23:04:32

New Program Invites Organizations from Across the Continuum of Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, today announced the creation of a program to align stakeholders from across the continuum of care in a unifying mission to make health care safer for all. The NPSF Patient Safety Coalition, which evolved from the NPSF Corporate Council, currently includes 14 members representing a broad...

2014-02-13 23:20:34

Webcast series on diagnostic error begins during Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Diagnostic error is the focus as the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) leads Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8, 2014. This year’s theme, Navigate Your Health…Safely, highlights the need for health care providers to ensure that patients and consumers are more engaged in the health care process, whether they are visiting the doctor for a...

2014-02-12 23:04:45

Edelstein Cosmetic introduces Heather Hauka, RPN, to provide patient care. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Edelstein Cosmetic, a Toronto based cosmetic surgery clinic, is pleased to welcome Heather Hauka as their new patient coordinator. Hauka will be responsible for providing patient care and assessments. “We’ve experienced a dramatic increase in the number of patients we treat. To maintain the high level of service and care our patients have come to expect, it was necessary...

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...


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.