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2014-01-13 23:04:16

An industry leader in auto survival equipment says its newly released product could be the solution motorists need to ensure safety during the current cold and icy weather. Flushing, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear,...

2014-01-13 12:27:32

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analyte Health (http://www.analytehealth.com) announced today that Lawrence Leisure has joined its Advisory Board. Mr. Leisure comes with a wealth of experience within the health and managed care industries, and currently serves as a Life Sciences partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He has held consulting leadership positions at Ingenix Consulting where he led their Payer & Employer Market Group, Accenture where he was the...

2013-12-13 23:26:45

Beta testing beginning for revolutionary healthcare website that allows dermatology providers to triage various skin growths, determining whether or not they may be cancerous and need further treatment. Providence, RI (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 SkinCancerOrNot.com, an innovative healthcare web site created by Dr. Daniel Viders, has opened up their test market in Providence, Rhode Island. Backed by a team of board-certified dermatologists and physician assistants, SkinCancerOrNot.com is...

2013-11-14 11:40:43

Call handling service did not reduce pressures during first year of operation, as intended The call handling service NHS 111 increased the use of ambulance and urgent and emergency care services during its first year of operation, shows a detailed evaluation, published in the online journal BMJ Open. This is despite the fact that NHS 111 was set up with the intention of relieving pressure on these services by ensuring that patients are directed to care that is appropriate for their...

2013-10-17 17:06:11

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study reports many elderly patients who are not taken to a trauma center -- even though their injuries are severe enough to warrant specialized trauma care -- have a higher mortality rate Traumatic injuries can be more severe for older adults, yet they often do not get the right level of care, according to a study appearing in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Instead of going to a trauma center, many elderly...

2013-10-01 13:40:16

Busy ICUs discharge patients more quickly to step-down units, without affecting outcomes A new study by Penn Medicine researchers published Oct. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that busy intensive care units (ICUs) discharge patients more quickly than they otherwise would and do so without adversely affecting patient outcomes – suggesting that low-value extensions of ICU stays are minimized during times of increased ICU capacity strain. An expected growth in the number of...

2013-09-10 14:30:33

One-third of patients who don’t need trauma centers are sent there anyway During a three-year period in seven metropolitan areas in the western United States, the emergency medical services system sent more than 85,000 injured patients to major trauma hospitals who didn't need to go there — costing the health care system more than $130 million per year, according to an Oregon Health & Science University study published today in the journal Health Affairs. The study gathered data...

2013-09-03 10:37:43

This model has the potential to help doctors better triage patients with potentially fatal syndrome Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have developed a risk score calculation that can help predict which patients with rhabdomyolysis (a condition that occurs due to muscle damage) may be at risk for the severe complication of kidney failure or death. This research will publish online September 2, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Rhabdomyolysis occurs when muscles are...


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