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2010-01-28 11:48:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Vangard Voice Systems, Inc. (Vangard), the innovative provider of the AccuSpeech® Mobile Voice Platform (MVP) which adds high productivity voice-direct capabilities to existing mobile applications, announced a partnership with Vista LifeSciences to voice-enable Vista LifeSciences' medical assessment and clinical encounter/medical record products. The Vangard/Vista LifeSciences partnership will initially focus on adding voice-directed...

2010-01-20 17:28:00

ATHENS, Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of September, East Texas Medical Center Athens (ETMC Athens) has seen a 42% average increase in number of patients per day and is taking it in stride. Improved efficiencies in the Emergency Department facilitated by a process improvement firm, Compirion Healthcare, have allowed the hospital to absorb the volume and see an improvement in quality. Many other Texas hospitals were caught off-guard and have resorted to setting up triage...

2010-01-20 07:00:00

CHICAGO and ANNISTON, Ala., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center (RMC) has selected the Allscripts Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) to automate emergency operations and improve access to clinical information. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081013/AQM041LOGO) Located halfway between Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala., RMC is a 336-bed hospital and the only Level II Trauma Center in...

2010-01-18 16:10:00

DALLAS, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As medical personnel from the United States and other countries rush to Haiti to provide medical care following last week's devastating earthquake, Dallas-based T-System, Inc., the leading provider of emergency department documentation solutions, is providing disaster-oriented charting templates at no cost to any medical staff providing emergency care in Haiti. These templates will help medical volunteers quickly assess and document patients with trauma or...

2010-01-12 16:01:00

ATHENS, Texas, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of September, East Texas Medical Center, Athens (ETMC Athens) saw a 42% average surge in number of patients per day due to publicity of the H1N1 virus and took it in stride. Improved efficiencies in the Emergency Department facilitated by a process improvement firm, Compirion Healthcare, allowed the hospital to absorb the volume and still see an improvement in quality. Many other Texas hospitals were caught off-guard and resorted...

2010-01-05 16:20:00

ELM GROVE, Wis., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Compirion Healthcare Solutions, a hospital process improvement firm, is hosting a timely webinar that will help hospital administration leverage parts of their existing Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) to create an effective Surge Plan for handling the type of smaller events that spike patient volume. Creating an Effective Surge Plan From Your Hospital's EOP premieres January 27 at 11:15 AM CST. Additional dates and times, along with registration...

2009-12-17 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a new study published last week in Intensive Care Medicine, a novel bedside blood test measured in critically ill patients being admitted to the intensive care unit can help to identify which patients are at risk for acute kidney injury (AKI). The study carried out in Vicenza, Italy, tested blood samples collected during admission to the ICU using the Triage® NGAL Test, a product currently sold by Inverness...

2009-11-16 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Triage Wireless(TM), Inc., a medical device company developing a new generation of vital signs monitoring technology, today announced it has changed its corporate name to Sotera Wireless(TM), Inc. effective immediately. The decision to change the Company's name arose from a settlement with Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., which markets certain diagnostic products under the Triage brand. Inverness obtained the Triage brand when it merged with...

2009-11-09 16:54:37

Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing with cytology triage is more sensitive than conventional cytology screening for detecting cervical lesions, according to a new study published online November 9 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Cytology triage in HPV-positive women can improve specificity. HPV DNA testing has shown higher sensitivity than conventional cytology screening for detecting cervical lesions, but it is uncertain whether the higher sensitivity is dependent on the...

2009-11-09 16:48:27

One in four emergency department patients in 2006 waited longer to be evaluated by a clinician than recommended at triage, an increase from one in five in 1997, according to a report in the November 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Prolonged emergency department (ED) wait time decreases patient satisfaction, limits access, increases the number of patients who leave before being seen and is associated with clinically significant delays in care for...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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