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2014-03-26 11:21:12

Live conference and monitoring improve results at Virginia Mason and Group Health A new team approach has improved safety—reducing rates of major complications by two thirds—for complex spinal reconstructive surgery for spinal deformity in adult Group Health patients at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center. An article in the March issue of Spine Deformity gives a detailed description of the standardized protocol before, during, and after the surgery, stressing the new...

2014-03-25 20:22:26

British Minister will announce major plans March 26 at Seattle medical center SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Virginia Mason's commitment to safety and quality is helping to inspire new measures aimed at improving patient safety at hospitals throughout England. The United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt will deliver a major public policy speech at Virginia Mason at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, during which he will announce new patient-safety...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade at The Leapfrog Group's 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C. last night. Only two hospitals in the nation received the special recognition "” the other being the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore (UMMC). This is the first honor of its kind and was created to coincide with Leapfrog's 10th anniversary. Seattle (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade...

2009-06-30 06:05:00

Medical Center Leverages Fusionfx Solution Suite to Improve Patient Experience SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx announced today Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center, a nationally recognized non-profit provider of integrated health services, has chosen the Fusionfx Solution Suite to deliver interoperability between its multiple information systems. The Fusionfx Solution Suite synchronizes patient data across existing systems, departments and facilities and provides...

2009-02-26 08:27:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To complement its process improvement work, Virginia Mason Medical Center has selected Versus Technology, Inc.'s hybrid infrared (IR) and RFID real-time locating system (RTLS), Enterprise VISion(TM): Clinic, to optimize patient flow, staff working environment and overall efficiencies at the Virginia Mason Kirkland clinic in Kirkland, Wash. The primary care clinic, set to open this month in a new location, expects between 300 and 400...


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