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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...

2013-12-17 23:19:47

Press Ganey, the healthcare industry's leading performance improvement firm, recognized eight Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among its 2013 list of healthcare's best organizations at Press Ganey's National Client Conference on Nov. 18-20 in Orlando, FL. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Press Ganey, the healthcare industry's leading performance improvement firm, recognized eight Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among its 2013 list of...

2013-12-16 23:19:45

Number of Mercy physicians making digital house calls quadruples in recent months. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The gifts are packed, the electronics are unplugged and the pets have been dropped off at the kennel, but there's one thing holiday travelers won't need to check off travel lists: their Mercy doctors. Primary care physicians can be at patients' fingertips no matter where they’re celebrating. More adults are now scheduling e-visits each month through...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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