Latest Prognosis Stories

2012-03-06 11:27:08

Family members of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) tend to be overly optimistic about the possibility of recovery despite being told that the prognosis is grim.

2012-01-11 10:00:43

A review of 16 prognostic indices used to predict risk of death in older adults in a variety of clinical settings, such as in nursing homes and hospitals, found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the widespread use of these indices in clinical practice.

2011-08-26 11:06:01

A new scoring system can more reliably predict whether patients with advanced cancer are likely to survive for "days", "weeks" or "months".

2011-07-01 13:01:47

For patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), choosing the appropriate treatment depends heavily on the prognosis.

2011-06-21 07:00:00

HOUSTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prognosis Health Information Systems, Inc., a leading provider of electronic health records to critical access and community hospitals, has appointed William M. Conroy to its board of directors.

2011-04-04 10:00:00

HOUSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamlin Memorial Hospital is planning to leverage Prognosis ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR to move toward a number of goals such as improving clinical care, meeting the government's meaningful use requirements, and enhancing community health through participation in a growing Texas Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). "Like all other providers, we want to improve care and at the same time meet the government's requirements for the incentive...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastland Memorial Hospital is planning to quickly meet the federal government's electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use requirements by implementing Prognosis ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR -- and participating in a quickly-expanding Texas Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO).

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.