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2011-02-17 00:00:46

Hammes Company selected as development partner for the 106-bed, 224,414 square foot facility in Northwest Houston, its fifth major project for the system in the past 11 years Houstan, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Northwest Houston residents now have easier access to quality medical care thanks to the recent opening of St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage. The 106-bed, four-story, 224,414 square foot facility is the fifth major collaboration since 2000 for St. Luke's Episcopal Health...

2010-01-26 10:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (SLEH) and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, jointly announced today that the Houston-based hospital is the first in Texas to use the Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) system to continuously monitor the physiological status of post-surgical patients -- ensuring early detection of patient deterioration and enabling potentially...

2009-09-01 10:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital is the first hospital in Houston to feature the CyberKnife((R)), a noninvasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. The CyberKnife((R)) is the world's first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors using beams of high-dose radiation with extreme accuracy throughout the body, including the brain, prostate, lung, spine, pancreas, liver and kidney. As an...

2009-05-19 13:41:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's Hospital has signed an agreement to extend its use of Micromedex(R) healthcare solutions from Thomson Reuters as its key resource for clinical information. St. Luke's, a 493-bed, not-for-profit hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri, already makes extensive use of the Micromedex Healthcare Series for drug, toxicology, disease, alternative medicine, and patient education information. Under the new agreement, St. Luke's will add clinical decision...

2009-05-13 08:00:00

Hospital Teams with RWD(R) Healthcare Practice to Streamline Patient Flow and Improve Patient Experience BALTIMORE, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when some hospitals are struggling financially, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Texas is maintaining its profitability by focusing on efficient patient care with quality at its core. In its latest effort to ensure excellent care, St. Luke's is streamlining its transfer process for patients who need to be moved from the Emergency Department (ED)...

2009-04-15 15:49:00

Increased Efforts to Assist Hospitals Managing Merger of Economic and Health Care Crises BALTIMORE, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RWD Technologies, LLC (RWD), a global company that develops and implements human and organizational performance solutions, today announced a multimillion-dollar investment in its growing health care practice. The investment includes the engagement of various stakeholders about process improvements that save money and free up time for measurably better care. A key...

2008-09-29 12:00:40

Valence Health, a leading provider of clinical integration and data management solutions, today announced that St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital IPA (www.stlukestexas.com) in Houston, TX, has chosen Valence to help it become a clinically integrated provider organization. Valence offers the tools and technology infrastructure that enables entities like St. Luke's to integrate data, improve physician performance and advance the quality of care to patients without changing the way physicians do...

2008-08-07 18:01:54

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital announced the selection of Insight, a performance management solution from SciHealth, Inc. which provides real-time access to key performance indicators and automatic performance updates from a multitude of existing data sources. In early 2008, St. Luke's deployed the initial metrics to improve quality performance. David C. Pate, MD, JD, chief executive officer, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, and senior vice president, St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, said,...

2008-06-25 15:03:08

MedLink International, Inc. (OTCBB: MLKNA) announced today it has entered into an endorsement and advertising agreement with St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital. A clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital operates main campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, New York, as well as several offsite facilities. It has more than 1,600 employees and is one of the mid-Hudson Valley's premier health care providers. St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital...


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