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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...

2014-02-28 23:26:20

Parents play a critical role in making hospital stays safe for their children. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 As National Patient Safety Awareness Week—Navigate Your Health safely kicks off next week (March 2 – 8, 2014), children’s hospitals around the country are affirming the critical role patient families play in making hospital stays as safe as possible for their children. A national learning network of children’s hospitals—Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety...

2014-02-24 23:21:24

National Patient Safety Foundation Program Aligns Stakeholders from Across Health Care in a Unifying Mission Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to announce that the MagMutual Patient Safety Institute has joined the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. MagMutual, based in Atlanta, is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance to physicians and hospitals, particularly...

2014-02-24 08:29:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Green, CEO of Connexient announced today that Norwalk Hospital, based in Norwalk, CT, selected and will deploy MediNav((TM)) as its Digital Wayfinding and Patient Experience solution. The MediNav((TM)) Mobile Wayfinding app provides patients and visitors with compelling indoor maps, location-based content and step-by-step directions. MediNav((TM)) combines mapping and wayfinding with key patient engagement features, such as Physician...

2014-02-21 08:26:10

Additions to Positive Patient ID and Mobile Specimen Collection applications to be displayed at the 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in products and solutions that provide real-time visibility into healthcare organizations' patients, clinicians and assets, today announced additions to its comprehensive healthcare portfolio. The solutions will be featured at Zebra's booth #6577 at...

2014-02-20 23:24:56

By leveraging a patient engagement platform healthcare organizations can solve for many of their current challenges including MU1 and MU2, (i.e. achieving 5% patient portal usage), ICD-10, to improve patient satisfaction, and to maximize the revenue cycle and lower the cost of care. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Patient Prompt®, an industry leading patient engagement platform, will once again participate in the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society...

2014-02-19 23:21:35

Organizations Share Common Goal of Education About Diagnostic Error Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, is pleased to recognize CRICO, a leader in evidence-based health care risk management, as a new supporter of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8, 2014. Both NPSF and CRICO promote professional education exploring the underlying causes of diagnostic errors and how such errors might be...

2014-02-18 20:22:19

Additional safety improvements will help patients who are affected ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the rates of serious surgical site infections (SSIs) following outpatient surgery are low, the number of patients who develop these serious infections is substantial and warrants continued quality improvement efforts because outpatient surgery is so common, according to a new study published in the February 19 issue of the Journal of the American...

2014-02-17 23:00:40

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is working to submit this idea, the Clock A Bed, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 It is vital that bedridden patients change position frequently in order to avoid developing bedsores. Of course, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living centers can be quite busy, and staff may forget to assist such patients, or maybe they do not get to them in time. To make sure that the best care is delivered...

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...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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