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Malaysia Confirms H7N9, Cases Continue To Surge In Mainland China
2014-02-18 07:37:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week on Feb 12, The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a single case of laboratory-confirmed human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus from the Ministry of Health of Malaysia. This is the first case to be reported from Malaysia since the bird flu first broke out nearly a year ago. The case was in a 67-year-old woman who was on tour from Guangdong Province, China. She arrived in Malaysia with a 17-member...

2014-02-14 23:23:18

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announce a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All”. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The ICD-10 conversion date is approaching…are you ready for October? Who is...

2014-02-13 23:27:16

VitalWare, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, today announced the company’s VP of Coding and Compliance, Jill Wolf, CCS, will be co-presenting at HIMSS14 in Orlando, FL with Jackie Hinderks, Director of Revenue at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, MN. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 VitalWare, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, today announced the company’s VP of Coding and Compliance, Jill Wolf, CCS, will be co-presenting...

2014-02-13 23:25:41

ICCBBA, the international standards organization responsible for managing the ISBT 128 Information Standard for Blood and Transplant has been admitted into official relations with the World Health Organization. Redlands, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 ICCBBA (International Council for Commonality in Blood Bank Automation) is an international non-governmental, non-profit, organization based in Redlands, California. The mission of ICCBBA is to improve patient safety through standardization...

2014-02-13 23:03:57

The ICD-10 Prep Blog is packed full of helpful resources and informative articles on the ICD-10 transition. Follow the blog and you won't get left behind. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 There has been a lot of talk, a ton of delays, and an alarming number of skeptics. But after all is said and done...it is coming. It is inevitable. The ICD-10 transition is happening, and it is right around the corner. You can not be too prepared for the big change coming in October....

2014-02-12 23:01:26

Purchase MMI's basic coding training (CPC® or RMC) and you will receive their amazing online ICD-10 training at a 50% discount, and the 2014 coding books will be included. This promotion is only valid for the month of February. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Medical Management Institute (MMI) is eager to help new medical billers & coders become certified and prepared for the ICD-10 transition. For the entire month of February, if you purchase any of their basic...

2014-02-11 16:24:42

Real-time Monitoring of Hand Hygiene Activity Provides Actionable Data for Helping to Decrease Infections, Lower Readmissions and Improve Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (HIMSS booth #1483) - DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene will bring its expansive line-up of electronic monitoring hand hygiene solutions to the...

2014-02-07 23:23:19

Care Communications, Inc.’s Julie Daube to Deliver Cardiology Presentation During Event Chicago (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The mandated October 1, 2014 deadline to implement the ICD-10 coding system includes physician practices as well as hospitals, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association, Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association are helping the state’s physicians to prepare by sponsoring the “ICD-10 Summit: Ready. Set. Go Live!” from March 17...

2014-02-05 23:31:23

New Technology Helps Ensure Specificity While Protecting Physician Productivity Dallas (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 T-System Inc. today announced a new patent application filing for an ICD-10-CM feedback feature included with the spring software release of EV™, an emergency department information system (EDIS). The patent-pending technology involves an automated, multi-level feedback system that helps clinicians document accurately for ICD-10-CM without any interruption in workflow....

2014-02-05 12:28:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, announced today that it has signed a contract with Meadows Regional Medical Center, making the hospital the first in Georgia to implement a new electronic hand hygiene monitoring technology with the goal of reducing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs)....


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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