Latest Telenursing Stories

2011-07-11 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brockton Visiting Nurse Association, a 100 year old provider of home care services to the residents of Southeastern Massachusetts, announced that it has entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions. Cardiocom, Experts in Telehealth(SM), is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions. Cardiocom's...

2010-04-14 07:00:00

PALM CITY, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (OTCPK: CTYX) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a joint marketing agreement with FONEMED® to provide MedFlash® members with its new concierge service which includes round-the-clock, telephone or web-based access to medical advice, information, products, and services. According to the agreement, Connectyx will be able to offer its MedFlash...

2009-03-18 10:00:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of New Rochelle has received a two-year, $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to support a "telenursing" pilot program at the college's school of nursing. The school is one of the first baccalaureate nursing schools in the nation to incorporate telenursing -- the use of telecommunications and information technology to provide nursing services to patients -- into a formal home health care nursing curriculum. Working in a simulated...

2009-01-05 14:44:00

Peake: Entire Health Care System More Effective WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans with chronic conditions can manage their health and avoid hospitalization by using special technology provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in their homes, according to a recent study. "The study showed that home telehealth makes health care more effective because it improves patients' access to care and is easy to use," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B....

2008-07-12 06:00:28

By Kelly Urban, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 12--CRESSON -- They may be off for summer break, but some students still are learning and preparing for their futures at the same time. The Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center and Mount Aloysius College will host the 10th annual Health Careers Awareness Camp from Sunday through Friday at the college. It's geared toward high school students interested in pursuing a career in the health profession. Students from 16...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'