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2011-10-04 07:00:00

TriageLogicâ“ž¢ announces that its Call Center Solution is a multi-faceted system able to support federal, state and city-wide disaster recovery capabilities. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 TriageLogicâ“ž¢ announces that its Call Center Solution is a multi-faceted system able to support federal, state and city-wide disaster recovery capabilities. TriageLogic is one of the premier providers of quality and affordable triage...

2011-08-18 00:00:41

TriageLogic to be featured on 21st Century Health's award-winning international television series. The documentary will showcase how TriageLogic's solutions support nurse triage services and clinical protocols "” along with an overview of how technology solutions are impacting the U.S. healthcare system. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 TriageLogic, a leading provider of quality and affordable triage solutions in healthcare, has been selected to appear on 21st Century...

2011-08-10 20:24:05

New study suggests that precious ER resources could be spared by finding alternative ways to assess and treat lower leg injuries Should lower leg strains and sprains take up valuable ER time and resources? According to a new study by Kaj Lambers and colleagues, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA, strains and sprains account for over a third of lower extremity injuries treated at emergency departments. They reason that because these problems are not life-threatening, perhaps...

2011-07-14 08:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rcadia Medical Imaging has achieved proof-of-concept with the first fully automated software that performs calcium scoring directly from a coronary CT angiography (cCTA) study. This technology, the first to show strong correlation with the standard, Agatston scoring, has the potential to eliminate the need for a separate calcium score (CS) exam, and thereby reduce costs and decrease patient radiation exposure. This work in progress is based on...

2011-07-06 06:18:27

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Junior doctors have no idea what they should be doing when a major incident, such as a terrorist attack or transport disaster occurs, according to this research. This knowledge gap could be critical, says the author, especially as the UK's current terrorism threat level is classified as "severe," meaning that a terrorist attack is highly likely. The Department of Health defines a major incident as "any event whose impact cannot be handled within routine service...

2011-06-30 13:48:58

Will our junior doctors be ready for the next major incident? A questionnaire audit on major incident awareness across 3 NHS Trusts in Wales Junior doctors have no idea what they should be doing when a major incident, such as a terrorist attack or transport disaster, occurs, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open. This knowledge gap could be critical, says the author, especially as the UK's current terrorism threat level is classified as "severe," meaning that a terrorist...

2011-06-28 13:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has recently visited a hospital emergency room knows that there is often a wait before non-urgent patients can be seen by a physician. Patients with life-threatening conditions must be treated first, of course, but in Los Angeles County, the closure of so many ERs has left the remaining facilities overburdened with patients. The recession has also left many community residents out of work and without health insurance, so patients are...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

BEIJING, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chinmax Medical Systems Inc., a leading cardiac biomarker distributor in China, announced today that it disclaims all liability in connection with an official letter it received from the China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on June 2, 2011, in which the SFDA confirmed that it has investigated Inverness Medical Beijing (IMB), a subsidiary of Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), and suspects IMB of submitting of a forged copy of the Triage BNP Test...

2011-06-17 12:12:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21st, ABC will debut Combat Hospital, the latest in a long tradition of medical series set in a war-zone. But such Hollywood productions would not be nearly as compelling without the real-life heroes that inspired them. In his new book, Scott McGaugh, author of Midway Magic, pays homage to America's cadre of medics, corpsmen, nurses, doctors, surgeons, and medical technicians who have provided succor and healing to our front line warriors --...

2011-06-05 00:02:41

Origins Recovery Centers, a nationally-recognized provider of inpatient drug and alcohol treatment, announced today that it has substantially expanded the scope of medical coverage provided to patients at its beachside campus in Texas. South Padre Island, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2011 Origins Recovery Centers announced today that it has entered into an agreement which significantly enhances the scope and frequency of physician coverage provided to patients at its Texas campus. Led by Alex...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'