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2010-08-26 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced the publication of clinical research findings from a study in patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) following a closed head injury.

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2010-08-25 08:15:21

Emergency room waiting times could be cut by over one third and patients' length of stay by almost two-thirds, thanks to a new approach to the triage process of sorting patients for further assessment and treatment.

2010-08-16 23:27:00

JERUSALEM and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnography(TM) family of algorithm-based solutions, today announced that it will present the results of a new study involving its flagship Smart Capnography technology - Integrated Pulmonary Index(TM) (IPI) - at the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Causality Care Conference (ATACCC). "Pilot Evaluation of the Integrated Pulmonary Index on...

2010-07-30 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who are not proficient in English and provided with professionally trained, in-person interpreters in the emergency department report higher satisfaction with their communication in the ER, as do the physicians treating them, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial released this week online in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Examining Effectiveness of Medical Interpreters in Emergency Departments for Spanish-Speaking...

2010-06-23 18:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from HealthGrades analyzes mortality data from the records of Medicare patients who were admitted in hospitals across the United States, but is not a measure of emergency care, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). "Efforts to gather data on emergency medicine are critical, especially as the nation embarks on health care reform," said Dr.

2010-06-16 11:38:00

BOSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a meeting with industry analysts today IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled a new research project that studies mobile device user behaviors to create a new application for managing mobile e-mail.

2010-06-14 09:20:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward Plainfield ER 24/7 is ranked number one in the nation for Emergency Department patient satisfaction according to a recent independent Press Ganey survey.

2010-06-13 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with Medicare or Medicaid, the uninsured, the elderly and the critically ill are the heaviest users of ambulances for transport to the emergency department, making them most vulnerable during periods of ambulance diversion.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.