Patient Safety

GRMC Governing Board hears administrative reports and addresses action items 082720, part 2 | 8/31/2020

… It homes in on the skillful and passionate care that nurses provide every day. For our medication reconciliation project, we have seen sort of a competitive spirit when we talk about process improvement and patient safety . When we provide information to the nurses, they jump right on things. In July we were seeing only 56 percent completing their medication reconciliation, however, to this date in August, we’ve gotten to 76 …

E-Prescribing Systems Market Companies, Key Updates and Forecast to 2023 | 8/31/2020

… benefitted by electronic prescription, which can promote the growth of the e-prescribing systems global market in the years to come. Get a Free Sample @ https://www.marketresearchfuture.com/sample_request/5604 E-prescribing technology improves patient safety and enable easy access to patient medical history that can benefit in the correct choice for treatment regime. Thus, it can be concluded that the market of e-prescribing can thrive in coming years …

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Baxter Announces U.S. FDA De Novo Authorization for Theranova Dialyzers Enabling HDx Therapy | Business Wire | 8/31/2020

… could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: satisfaction of regulatory and other requirements; actions of regulatory bodies and other governmental authorities; product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; changes in law and regulations; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing on Form 10-K and other SEC filings, all of which are available on Baxter’s website. Baxter does not …

Robotic Surgeries Emerge as Saviour Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic | 8/31/2020

In the COVOD-19 era, when carrying out surgeries has become difficult, Robotic Surgery can provide minimally invasive procedures to patients, while providing greater protection to the doctors and other healthcare professionals, when compared to manual surgical procedures. An estimated number of 313 million people all over the world undergo surgery everywhere. With the looming COVID-19 crisis, the health of these patients has been compromised. Currently, Robotic technology comes …

Masimo O3® Regional Oximetry Receives FDA Clearance for Somatic Applications and Measurement of Relative Changes in Cerebral Hemoglobin | Business Wire | 8/31/2020

… oximetry technologies. 4 Masimo SET ® has also been shown to help clinicians reduce severe retinopathy of prematurity in neonates, 5 improve CCHD screening in newborns, 6 and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient Safety Net™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response team activations, ICU transfers, and costs. 7-10 Masimo SET ® is estimated to be used on more than 200 million patients in leading hospitals and other healthcare settings …

Pharmacogenetics Research for COVID-19 Drugs Needed to Improve Patient Safety | 8/31/2020

… information available to make evidence-based decisions, the team, led by Pamala Jacobson, PharmD, a professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, believes more research into their pharmacogenetics is needed to ensure patient safety. “The application of pharmacogenomic tests can help eliminate fatal hypersensitivity for patients prescribed certain drugs,” emphasized Jacobson. As published in the journal Genomic Medicine , the researchers carried out a review of the available academic …

Worldwide Esports Phenomenon and Ambassador Jake Lyon to Host Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event on September 17 | 8/31/2020

Worldwide Esports Phenomenon and Ambassador Jake Lyon to Host Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event on September 17 3 mins ago Patient Safety Movement Foundation Hosts Global Virtual Event on World Patient Safety Day to Mandate Patient Safety Innovation During Pandemic IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– covid19 –Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced former professional Overwatch player and esports ambassador Jake Lyon will host the Foundation’s Unite For Safe Care …

Worldwide Esports Phenomenon and Ambassador Jake Lyon to Host Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event … | 8/31/2020

Newsroom Multimedia Newsroom Worldwide Esports Phenomenon and Ambassador Jake Lyon to Host Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event on September 17 Patient Safety Movement Foundation Hosts Global Virtual Event on World Patient Safety Day to Mandate Patient Safety Innovation During Pandemic Print IRVINE, Calif. -Monday 31 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ] ( BUSINESS WIRE )– Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced former professional Overwatch player and esports ambassador Jake Lyon will host …

Exploring psychological safety in healthcare teams to inform the development of interventions: combining observational, survey and interview data | 8/31/2020

… like relaxed environment because you know when they’re relaxed, they’re going to learn more, they’ll ask more questions” Team members considered patient care to be their “focus” and felt they could speak up about patient safety issues. They recognised that speaking up about errors was important for learning and improvement within the team. “there’s lots of different failures in the system that probably will lead to that happening again but …

Williamson Medical Center Named Top in Nation for Medical Excellence | 8/31/2020

… Top in Nation for Medical Excellence By August 31, 2020 Photo: Williamson Medical Center Facebook Williamson Medical Center has been recognized among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, region and state in Patient Safety and Medical Excellence in Major Orthopaedic Surgery and top 100 in the nation for Patient Safety for Spinal Fusion for 2020 by CareChex® — an information service of Quantros, Inc. The 2020 quality awards are …

Tennessee hospital recognized for quality in spinal fusion | Beckers Spine Review | 8/31/2020

Franklin, Tenn.-based Williamson Medical Center has been recognized for the safety and quality of its spinal fusions, Williamson Source reported Aug. 31. CareChex, operated by healthcare analytics company Quantros, listed the hospital as one of the top 100 in the nation for its patient safety for spinal fusion award for 2020. Williamson Medical Center was also featured in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation, region and …

‘Stolen Spring’: Danish elders in plejehjemem under COVID-19 visiting restrictions by Amy Clotworthy | 8/31/2020

… a visiting restriction ( besøgsforbud ) at all of the country’s long-term care facilities ( plejehjem ). Thus, according to the official guidelines developed by the Danish Health and Medicines Authority ( Sundhedsstyrelsen ) in collaboration with the Danish Patient Safety Authority ( Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed ), people living in plejehjem were only permitted to receive visits from “close relatives in critical situations.” Moreover, visitors with any symptoms of illness were prohibited, and the visit itself had …

CMS’ requirement of a positive COVID-19 test for 20% bonus may be burdensome for hospitals | Healthcare Finance | 8/31/2020

… magazines have a much higher risk of going to the emergency room. But how she knows that is a whole other story. Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a spotlight on them that no institution wants. … Whitepapers Gaining Actionable Insight …

SUNY Downstate faces 4th lawsuit alleging inadequate cardiac patient care, retaliation against surgeons | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/31/2020

Print Email A cardiothoracic surgeon has filed a lawsuit against SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York City, alleging that he was fired after he notified leadership about patient safety and quality issues — the fourth such lawsuit filed against the hospital. Robert Poston, MD, filed his lawsuit in the Brooklyn Supreme Court July 28, after three other lawsuits that also alleged retaliation from hospital leaders after the plaintiffs reported patient …

DEVICE DEVELOPMENT – Mapping the Regulatory Strategy to Better Navigate Electronic Drug Delivery Device Development for Patient Safety & Security | 8/31/2020

DEVICE DEVELOPMENT – Mapping the Regulatory Strategy to Better Navigate Electronic Drug Delivery Device Development for Patient Safety & Security ELECTRONICS ALTER STAKEHOLDERS’ PARADIGM & TRENDS IN DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES Along with technology advancement in the medical industry, the behaviors and needs of different stakeholders also evolve. As a matter of fact, there is a clear interest in electronic drug delivery devices for a wide range of reasons. Patients need smart, interactive, and …

‘This change in policy will kill’: Experts troubled by CDC changes to COVID-19 testing guidelines | MSN | 8/30/2020

… said. The guidelines were the product of scientific and medical staff, he said, and they were “discussed extensively at the task force and everyone approved it. Follow Adrianna Rodriguez on Twitter: @AdriannaUSAT. Health and patient safety coverage at USA TODAY is made possible in part by a grant from the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation and Competition in Healthcare. The Masimo Foundation does not provide editorial input. Transfer VHS Tapes …

Hospital consolidation complicates issues of who’s at fault in Mission Health union debate | Regional | carolinacoastonline.com | 8/30/2020

… against the National Nurses Organizing Committee, the largest registered nurses’ union in the U.S. Union election ballots were mailed Aug. 18. The ballots will be counted in mid-September. Protesters and union organizers say patient safety is at stake. Union backers argue Mission Health is failing to protect nurses and patients from the coronavirus pandemic. Union opponents say a strike would cause more harm to patients, with short staffing and …

COVID-19 Patient Safety Q&A | How Can I Deal with Stress and Anxiety | 8/28/2020

City of Hope BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on prescription drug costs. The ACRX discount prescription cards save up to 80% off the cost of medicine. There is no enrollment or activation …

Industry Voices—When it comes to advanced medical imaging systems, right to repair is a more complex issue | FierceHealthcare | 8/26/2020

… ventilator manufacturers went above and beyond in partnering with servicers early in the pandemic. This legislation is a solution in search of a problem that will have unintended consequences, including increasing the risk to patient safety . RELATED: Fears grow over federal ventilator supply as coronavirus cases mount As an OEM of test equipment for diagnostic ultrasound systems and probes and a certified third-party ultrasound probe repair company serving hospitals …

SEORMC pediatric rehab finds silver lining in pandemic | 8/24/2020

… decided to go for it. It took a little over a month to get the site ready for the unit to move into. In addition to some maintenance work such as adding doors for patient safety and privacy during therapy, the therapists painted chalkboard walls that children can draw on during therapy. Each chalkboard wall also contains an inspirational quote from Dr. Seuss. The hallway to the therapy rooms contains …

Retired Chicago Doctors Walks From Guaranteed Rate Field To Wrigley Field For Patient Safety Awareness | 8/24/2020

CHICAGO (CBS) — A retired Chicago doctor and diehard Cubs pounded the pavement Sunday to raise awareness for patient and caregiver safety. As the Cubs prepared to take on the White Sox , Dr. Dave Mayer began his trek at 8 a.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field, and arrived at Wrigley Field about three hours later. The ballparks are about eight miles apart. Mayer is walking across the U.S., visiting all 30 Major …

Thumbay University Hospital’s Center for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Celebrates 1000 Births within a Year of Opening | 8/24/2020

Thumbay University Hospital’s Center for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Celebrates 1000 Births within a Year of Opening Thumbay University Hospital is a COVID-free hospital with strict social distancing and safety protocols in place to ensure patient safety August 24, 2020 : Less than a year after its opening, Thumbay University Hospital, the region’s largest private academic hospital with 350 beds, located at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman marked a significant milestone …

Havana Specialist Hospital is Recruiting for ICU Nurse | 8/24/2020

… the Job The ICU nurse is primarily responsible for providing safe, effective, efficient care environment for patients, as well as quality and standard care to acutely and critically ill patients. Roles & Responsibilities Ensures increased patient safety and to improve outcomes in terms of morbidity, mortality, and length of stay. Provides basic, bedside care. Monitors catheters, leads and tubing for proper placement and functioning. Promoting high quality outcomes for patients and …

What if Your Patient Is Technology-Challenged? | Medscape | 8/24/2020

… phone app will play a huge role in how easily your patient can interact with your practice. A poorly designed portal will undermine your efforts to engage patients and could even create problems for patient safety . For most tools, more is not necessarily better: a long list of wonderful features and options could make it too complex or confusing for many patients. Cluttered screens, tiny buttons, and links that are …

Relieve Your Heartburn and Reflux Problems With These Natural Methods | 8/24/2020

… life then you should speak with your doctor. In the past, many sufferers would be prescribed a drug called Zantac, which would quell the problems associated with gastroesophageal reflux. However, due to fears for patient safety many of these products have been recalled – click the link to find out which Zantac has been recalled . So, with this in mind, it’s certainly worth experimenting with completely natural methods to alleviate your …

HIPAA

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic | PRWeb | 8/21/2020

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic Share Article Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, has implemented enhanced patient safety protocols in response to … follow-up visits are now a high priority through our HIPAA compliant consultation service.” Among the safety protocols implemented by Dr. Rohrich are no-touch temperature readings for all patients and staff entering the facility …

ACOs

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

… health systems to value-based care models in which hospitals are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

CDC

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic | PRWeb | 8/21/2020

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic Share Article Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, has implemented enhanced patient safety protocols in response to … policies as new COVID-19 information in released. “We follow CDC and local government guidelines at all times and reopened our operating rooms following their policies as well as those of the American Society of …

ACO

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

… said. Care is delivered in a coordinated approach through Cleveland Clinic’s network of employed, aligned and affiliated providers. Through the ACO, Cleveland Clinic will be rewarded for achieving quality and cost targets. The organizations have … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

COVID-19

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic | PRWeb | 8/21/2020

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich Implements Enhanced Patient Safety Protocols for Plastic Surgery in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic Share Article Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, has implemented enhanced patient safety protocols in response to … for his clinic and staff in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Patient safety has always been and remains a top priority in my practice at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute (DPSI),” explains Dr …

Dermatology

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Announces the Promotion of Justin Simoncini to Chief Strategy Officer | Business Wire | 8/21/2020

MAITLAND, Fla.- Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery (ADCS), a national leader in dermatology care, today announced that Justin Simoncini has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer. Mr. Simoncini was formerly Vice President of Business Development … individualized treatment plans to achieve the desired result with superior patient safety and privacy standards. To learn more about Advanced Dermatology, visit www.advancedderm.com or call 1-866-400-DERM. Contacts Ron Trujillo 916-781-0659 559-289-8797 (cell) [email protected]

Regenerative Medicine

Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI) Receives Multi-Million-Dollar Matching Grant from the National Institutes of Health | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

… ET Source: Steadman Philippon Research Institute VAIL, Colorado, Aug. 20, Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI) has been granted the prestigious Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials award from the National Institutes of Health … adult stem cells while promoting the highest standards for protecting patient safety during the conduct of research. “This is a really great honor for SPRI,” said Dr. Huard, who first came to Vail in 2015 …

Healthcare Staffing

Cross Country Healthcare Executive Joins The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Advisory Council | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/20/2020

… announced that Hank Drummond, Ph.D., MDiv, B.A., R.N., senior vice president and CCO, recently joined The Joint Commission’s newly formed Healthcare Staffing Advisory Council. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https … on healthcare staffing accreditation products, services and activities to promote patient safety and quality. “Hank’s decades of clinical expertise and executive leadership are an excellent match for The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Advisory Council,” says …

NIH

Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI) Receives Multi-Million-Dollar Matching Grant from the National Institutes of Health | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

… has been granted the prestigious Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). SPRI Chief Scientific Officer Johnny Huard, Ph.D. will serve as the principal investigator. Marc … adult stem cells while promoting the highest standards for protecting patient safety during the conduct of research. “This is a really great honor for SPRI,” said Dr. Huard, who first came to Vail in 2015 …

Utilization Review

ABQAURP Announces Dr. Nick Paslidis as New Chairman of the Board | PRWeb | 8/19/2020

Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) announces Dr. Nick J. Paslidis as new Chairman of the Board. The transition is effective July 21, 2020, in conjunction with the retirement of Chairman, Dr. Arthur Broder, after over thirty years of dedicated service to the organization. Always a judicious steward of health care quality, patient safety, and workers’ compensation, Dr. Broder supported the growth of ABQAURP to a leading provider of ACCME-accredited …

American Heart Association

ROADSTER 2 Data Publication in Stroke Demonstrates Compelling Patient Outcomes and Strong Safety Profile with TCAR | Globe Newswire | 8/19/2020

… American Heart Association’s journal, Stroke . The article, “Early Outcomes in the ROADSTER 2 Study of TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) in Patients with Significant Carotid Artery Disease” demonstrates compelling patient outcomes with low stroke and combined stroke and death rates when utilizing TCAR. “The publication of the ROADSTER 2 data in Stroke provides further validation of the work we are doing to improve patient safety and deliver strong clinical outcomes. With …

NIHR

P54 Mapping the prevalence and nature of drug related problems among hospitalised children in the United Kingdom: a systematic review | BMJ | 8/19/2020

1 Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital 2 NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre 3 Great Ormond Street Hospital 4 NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Abstract Aims Problems with medication account for 10–20% of all adverse healthcare events in the NHS, costing between £200–400 million per year. 1 Children are more likely to experience medication related harm. 2 International reviews …

Continuum of Care

American Hospital Dubai Selects RLDatix to Advance Patient Safety and Organizational Improvement Initiatives | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

GDPR American Hospital Dubai Selects RLDatix to Advance Patient Safety and Organizational Improvement Initiatives Hospital demonstrates leadership by becoming first private hospital in Dubai to use company’s software to move from reactive risk management to … infections and ensure patient safety learnings are implemented across the continuum of care. With over 3,500 customers in 19 countries, RLDatix software protects hundreds of millions of patients around the world. For more information, visit …

ECRI Institute

ECRI, Institute for Safe Medication Practices form joint patient safety organization | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/18/2020

ECRI, Institute for Safe Medication Practices form joint patient safety organization Mackenzie Bean - ECRI Institute launched a joint patient safety organization with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices to improve the safety of medication, medical device and care practices. Both nonprofit groups have held federal designations as safety organizations since HHS launched the Patient Safety Organization program in 2008. Through the program, individual providers and healthcare facilities can voluntarily and …

University of Utah

ICD-10 Codes Unreliable for COVID-19 Symptoms, EHR Surveillance | EHR Intelligence | 8/18/2020

… accurately. Notably, ICD-10 is a key code set clinicians use for disease surveillance. In this study, researchers from the University of Utah Health assessed the accuracy of ICD-10 codes through EHR review to … all subgroups and symptoms. Incorrect ICD-10 codes have significant patient safety , surveillance, and discovery implications due to the prevalence of the codes in data models and aggregation tools. “Symptoms are an essential part of …

Radiology

Strategic Radiology Welcomes Fourth NC Member Practice—Triad Radiology Associates | PRWeb | 8/18/2020

Strategic Radiology Welcomes Fourth NC Member Practice—Triad Radiology Associates Share Article Triad Radiology Associates (TRA), a vibrant and growing independent radiology practice with 46 radiologists in Winston-Salem, NC, has joined the Strategic Radiology … certain practice expenses. It operates the nation’s first radiology-focused Patient Safety Organization listed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. http://www.StrategicRadiology.org . SR Members: Asheville Radiology Associates; Asheville, NC Casper Medical Imaging and …

Electronic Medical Record

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… BENTON, Ark. , Aug. 17, Dr. Amy Hester has been named Chairwoman and CEO of HD Nursing, a leading provider of patient safety solutions. Dr. Hester co-founded HD Nursing in 2012 along with her colleague … care. Offering the only fall risk tool validated in the electronic medical record, and a program that is a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to reduce patient falls and injuries, the HD Nursing falls solution is …

Health Tech

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… BENTON, Ark. , Aug. 17, Dr. Amy Hester has been named Chairwoman and CEO of HD Nursing, a leading provider of patient safety solutions. Dr. Hester co-founded HD Nursing in 2012 along with her colleague … UAMS College of Nursing and as clinician in residence for Health Tech Arkansas where she helps young startups get a footing in healthcare. (PRNewsfoto/HD Nursing) “I am thrilled with becoming the CEO and will …

The Leapfrog Group

President Bill Clinton to Keynote Unite For Safe Care Virtual Event On September 17 | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 17, 2020– Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced that President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Foundation’s Unite … also be joined by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), The Leapfrog Group, and International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) in co-convening the slate of programming. About the Patient Safety Movement Foundation …

Department of Health and Human Services

HHS to distribute $1.4 billion to freestanding children’s hospitals | Healthcare Finance | 8/17/2020

… Managing Editor Close to 80 children’s hospitals will receive $1.4 billion in targeted aid from the Provider Relief Fund, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. Eligible hospitals will receive 2.5% of their … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

HHS to distribute $1.4 billion to freestanding children’s hospitals | Healthcare Finance | 8/17/2020

… earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started Qualifying freestanding children’s hospitals must either be an exempt hospital under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ inpatient prospective payment system or be an HRSA-defined … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Medical Electronics

Global Patient Monitoring Devices Market to 2027 - by Devices, Portability, End-users & Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

… patient monitoring are driving the market growth. However, the high cost of patient monitoring devices, stringent regulatory approvals for products, Patient safety and inaccuracy concerns associated with patient monitoring devices, increased product recalls are restraining … Holdings, Inc. (U.S.), Natus Medical, Inc. (U.S.), Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd. (China), and Dragerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Germany). Key Topics Covered …

Food and Drug Administration

Baxter Obtains U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Regiocit Replacement Solution Used in CRRT | Business Wire | 8/15/2020

… Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global leader in acute care, announced it has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Regiocit , the company’s replacement solution that contains citrate for … by FDA); contractual requirements, product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; changes in law and regulations; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing on Form 10-K and other SEC filings …

Rural Health

New telehealth technology uses the TV set | Healthcare Finance | 8/14/2020

… health emergency. CMS recently began proposing to make some of these flexibilities permanent following President Trump’s executive order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access. But providers and private insurers are still weighing telehealth’s future … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

FHIR

HL7 Enhances FHIR Accelerator Program to Improve Clinical Research | EHR Intelligence | 8/13/2020

Project Vulcan will employ the FHIR standard to streamline data collection, exchange, and utilization. Health Level Seven International (HL7), a standards developing organization with a focus on interoperability, announced a new initiative aiming to help … is to bridge clinical care and clinical research, while keeping patient safety and compliance in mind,” said Amy Cramer, Vulcan co-chair, and Pfizer global product development strategic partnerships. “Vulcan’s contributions in using FHIR to …

Pfizer

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Announces the Promotion of Justin Simoncini to Chief Strategy Officer | Business Wire | 8/21/2020

… for RBC Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He also held corporate finance and strategic planning positions at Pfizer Inc. “In addition to his Business Development role, Justin stepped up during the early … individualized treatment plans to achieve the desired result with superior patient safety and privacy standards. To learn more about Advanced Dermatology, visit www.advancedderm.com or call 1-866-400-DERM. Contacts Ron Trujillo 916-781-0659 559-289-8797 (cell) [email protected]

Cardinal Health

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Announces the Promotion of Justin Simoncini to Chief Strategy Officer | Business Wire | 8/21/2020

… years of experience in business development, investment banking, and healthcare business leadership. He was Global Vice President, Surgical Gloves at Cardinal Health Inc. after being Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Cardinal Health … individualized treatment plans to achieve the desired result with superior patient safety and privacy standards. To learn more about Advanced Dermatology, visit www.advancedderm.com or call 1-866-400-DERM. Contacts Ron Trujillo 916-781-0659 559-289-8797 (cell) [email protected]

Healthgrades

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Delivering Superior, High-Quality Care for Women | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

… Healthgrades. The 2020 Women’s Care Excellence Awards recognize hospitals with clinical outcomes that are statistically and significantly better than other hospitals nationwide. Prime Healthcare consistently earns top marks for its clinical quality. For the 2018-2020 season, Healthgrades recognized Prime hospitals with more than 300 achievements for clinical excellence in a variety of specialties. Collectively, Prime has had more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients than any other health system in the …

DrFirst

Global Digital Prescription Technology Market Is Expected to Reach USD 7.54 billion by 2027 : Fior Markets | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

… growth from the past years. This growth is attributed to technological advancement in the healthcare sector. For instance, in 2019, DrFirst’s Rcopia system has been modified and made it compatible with small screens of mobile … security of the patient’s information. The digital prescriptions help enhance patient safety, increase access to patient’s prescription records, reduce drug costs, and increase pharmacy workflow. Global digital prescriptions technology market is expected to witness significant …

Capsule Technologies

Capsule Technologies Expands COVID-19 Relief Efforts | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

ANDOVER, Mass. – To give hospitals greater flexibility in their ongoing response to COVID-19, Capsule Technologies announced today the availability of the cloud deployed and managed version of its Ventilated Patient Surveillance (VPS) workstation powered … More than 2,800 global clients leverage our platform to improve patient safety, simplify workflows and raise overall satisfaction throughout the hospital and across care settings. Learn more at www.capsuletech.com . Media contact: Philip Anast Amendola Communications …

Capsule

Capsule Technologies Expands COVID-19 Relief Efforts | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

ANDOVER, Mass. – To give hospitals greater flexibility in their ongoing response to COVID-19, Capsule Technologies announced today the availability of the cloud deployed and managed version of its Ventilated Patient Surveillance (VPS) workstation powered … More than 2,800 global clients leverage our platform to improve patient safety, simplify workflows and raise overall satisfaction throughout the hospital and across care settings. Learn more at www.capsuletech.com . Media contact: Philip Anast Amendola Communications …

Medline

P54 Mapping the prevalence and nature of drug related problems among hospitalised children in the United Kingdom: a systematic review | BMJ | 8/19/2020

1 Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital 2 NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre 3 Great Ormond Street Hospital 4 NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Abstract Aims … interventions to improve medication safety. 4 Methods Nine electronic databases (Medline, Embase, CINAHL, PsychInfo, IPA, Scopus, HMIC, BNI, The Cochrane library and clinical trial databases) were searched from January 1999 to September 2018. Studies were …

Omnicell

DoseID Launches to Expand RFID Interoperability and Performance in Healthcare | Business Wire | 8/18/2020

… provided by Auburn University RFID Lab’s ARC Program. Founding members of DoseID hail from companies across the industry spectrum including Omnicell Inc., Sandoz, Baxter, Hikma, Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Avery Dennison, Kit Check, MPI Label System and … provide a framework for a seamless clinical experience, supporting better patient safety.” DoseID’s RFID technologies build on existing serialization efforts and take drug product performance, reliability, and visibility one step further, down to the item …

Allscripts

Healthcare IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

… Insights, Inc. Major healthcare IT market players include McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Oracle Corporation, Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare, Agfa Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and elicnicalWorks. News provided by Aug 18, 2020, 06:00 ET Share this … of health information technology owing to its potential to enhance patient safety by decreasing medication errors. Request customization of this research report @ https://www.gminsights.com/roc/232 A few notable companies operating in the healthcare IT …

GE Healthcare

Healthcare IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

… by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. Major healthcare IT market players include McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Oracle Corporation, Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare, Agfa Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and elicnicalWorks. News provided by Aug 18, 2020 … of health information technology owing to its potential to enhance patient safety by decreasing medication errors. Request customization of this research report @ https://www.gminsights.com/roc/232 A few notable companies operating in the healthcare IT …

McKesson

Healthcare IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

… IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. Major healthcare IT market players include McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Oracle Corporation, Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare, Agfa Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions … of health information technology owing to its potential to enhance patient safety by decreasing medication errors. Request customization of this research report @ https://www.gminsights.com/roc/232 A few notable companies operating in the healthcare IT …

Kit Check

DoseID Launches to Expand RFID Interoperability and Performance in Healthcare | Business Wire | 8/18/2020

… members of DoseID hail from companies across the industry spectrum including Omnicell Inc., Sandoz, Baxter, Hikma, Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Avery Dennison, Kit Check, MPI Label System and CCL Healthcare. DoseID brings together industry participants in a … provide a framework for a seamless clinical experience, supporting better patient safety.” DoseID’s RFID technologies build on existing serialization efforts and take drug product performance, reliability, and visibility one step further, down to the item …

RLDatix

American Hospital Dubai Selects RLDatix to Advance Patient Safety and Organizational Improvement Initiatives | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

GDPR American Hospital Dubai Selects RLDatix to Advance Patient Safety and Organizational Improvement Initiatives Hospital demonstrates leadership by becoming first private hospital in Dubai to use company’s software to move from reactive risk management to proactive risk mitigation News provided by Aug 18, 2020, 07:55 ET Share this article CHICAGO and DUBAI , UAE, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – RLDatix , the leading global provider of intelligent patient safety solutions, announced today that …

McKesson Corporation

Healthcare IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

… IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. Major healthcare IT market players include McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Oracle Corporation, Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare, Agfa Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions … of health information technology owing to its potential to enhance patient safety by decreasing medication errors. Request customization of this research report @ https://www.gminsights.com/roc/232 A few notable companies operating in the healthcare IT …

Sandoz

DoseID Launches to Expand RFID Interoperability and Performance in Healthcare | Business Wire | 8/18/2020

… Auburn University RFID Lab’s ARC Program. Founding members of DoseID hail from companies across the industry spectrum including Omnicell Inc., Sandoz, Baxter, Hikma, Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Avery Dennison, Kit Check, MPI Label System and CCL Healthcare … provide a framework for a seamless clinical experience, supporting better patient safety.” DoseID’s RFID technologies build on existing serialization efforts and take drug product performance, reliability, and visibility one step further, down to the item …

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Healthcare IT Market Revenue to Cross USD 535 Bn by 2026: Global Market Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

… Insights, Inc. Major healthcare IT market players include McKesson Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Oracle Corporation, Cerner Corporation, GE Healthcare, Agfa Healthcare, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and elicnicalWorks. News provided by Aug 18, 2020, 06:00 ET Share this … of health information technology owing to its potential to enhance patient safety by decreasing medication errors. Request customization of this research report @ https://www.gminsights.com/roc/232 A few notable companies operating in the healthcare IT …

Abbott Laboratories

Global Patient Monitoring Devices Market to 2027 - by Devices, Portability, End-users & Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

… patient monitoring are driving the market growth. However, the high cost of patient monitoring devices, stringent regulatory approvals for products, Patient safety and inaccuracy concerns associated with patient monitoring devices, increased product recalls are restraining … are Medtronic, PLC (Ireland), Dexcom, Inc. (U.S.), Masimo Corporation (Switzerland), Abbott Laboratories (U.S.), Nihon Kohden Corporation (Japan), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.S.), Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Netherlands), Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (U.S.), Natus Medical …

Medtronic

Global Patient Monitoring Devices Market to 2027 - by Devices, Portability, End-users & Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

… patient monitoring are driving the market growth. However, the high cost of patient monitoring devices, stringent regulatory approvals for products, Patient safety and inaccuracy concerns associated with patient monitoring devices, increased product recalls are restraining … Major players in the patient monitoring devices global market are Medtronic, PLC (Ireland), Dexcom, Inc. (U.S.), Masimo Corporation (Switzerland), Abbott Laboratories (U.S.), Nihon Kohden Corporation (Japan), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.S.), Koninklijke Philips …

Symplr

For the 6th Consecutive Year, symplr Ranks on Inc. 5000; Jumps to No. 1915 | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

For the 6th Consecutive Year, symplr Ranks on Inc. 5000; Jumps to No. 1915 Share Article Leading Healthcare GRC Provider Among Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 220 Percent symplr … offers solutions that span provider data management, provider credentialing services, patient safety, workforce management, and vendor management Our customers count on us every day to help protect and streamline their businesses with reliable and innovative …

Francis Medical

[UPDATED] Prime Healthcare Successfully Completes Historic Acquisition of St. Francis Medical Center | Globe Newswire | 8/15/2020

Ontario, CA, Prime Healthcare announced yesterday that it has successfully completed the acquisition of St. Francis Medical Center, signaling a new era of service excellence and award-winning healthcare for an essential medical facility in … Top hospitals’ 53 times. In addition, Prime has received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards than any other health system in the country for five consecutive years (2016-2020), according to Healthgrades. With the addition of St …

Medidata

Medidata Announces Launch of Medidata Detect, its Centralized Statistical Monitoring Solution for Clinical Trials | Business Wire | 8/13/2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 13, 2020– Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, announced the launch of Medidata Detect, a centralized statistical monitoring solution that improves data quality and promotes patient safety in clinical trials for new medicines, vaccines and medical devices. Medidata Detect , part of Medidata’s industry-leading, regulatory-compliant and unified Medidata Rave Clinical Cloud platform, helps customers manage data quality, monitor site performance and promote patient safety by …

Merck

SELLAS Life Sciences Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results | Globe Newswire | 8/13/2020

… achieved complete remission after second-line anti-leukemic therapy (CR2), our Phase 1/2 basket study of GPS in combination with Merck’s pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA®), and the Phase 1 investigator-sponsored clinical trial (IST) of GPS in … scientific and biostatistics experts, is responsible for reviewing and evaluating patient safety and efficacy data for the REGAL study. The DMC currently consists of four members: Moshe Talpaz, M.D., Associate Director of Translational Research and …

AmerisourceBergen

Innomar Strategies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Clinics and Nursing Services | PR Newswire | 8/13/2020

… AmerisourceBergen, announced today it is the first and only service provider in Canada to have all of its clinics and home care nursing services achieve certification by Intertek under the ISO 9001:2015 standard from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), effective January 30, 2020 . This accomplishment reflects Innomar’s ongoing commitment and investment in quality management systems to advance efficiency, increase customer satisfaction and enhance patient safety. ISO 9001 is an …

PerfectServe

PerfectServe Announces Bidirectional Integration with Nuance PowerConnect Actionable Findings | PR Newswire | 8/12/2020

GDPR PerfectServe Announces Bidirectional Integration with Nuance PowerConnect Actionable Findings Blount Memorial Hospital leverages integration to streamline time to closure for radiology workflows while improving productivity, compliance, and patient outcomes News provided by Aug 12 … and ordering providers, optimizes the existing communication infrastructure, and enhances patient safety by reducing costly communication delays. By including a compliance period for provider acknowledgement, it also aids regulatory closed loop reporting requirements. The workflow …

AdventHealth

COVID-19 Sparked Change to ICU Family Visits, Patient Satisfaction | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/11/2020

… altered hospital care in the U.S. For example, early reports suggested many hospitals restricted access to visitors.” READ MORE: How AdventHealth Saved Patient Experience During COVID-19 In interviews with ICU leaders at 49 Michigan … good patient experience; family members are important members of the patient safety team, while some reports say having a family member at the bedside can be comforting to patients. READ MORE: Family Caregiver Beliefs May …

Merrill Lynch

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Announces the Promotion of Justin Simoncini to Chief Strategy Officer | Business Wire | 8/21/2020

… Prior to Cardinal Health, Mr. Simoncini was Vice President, Healthcare Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He also held corporate finance and strategic planning positions at Pfizer Inc. “In … individualized treatment plans to achieve the desired result with superior patient safety and privacy standards. To learn more about Advanced Dermatology, visit www.advancedderm.com or call 1-866-400-DERM. Contacts Ron Trujillo 916-781-0659 559-289-8797 (cell) [email protected]

RBC Capital Markets

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Announces the Promotion of Justin Simoncini to Chief Strategy Officer | Business Wire | 8/21/2020

… company focused on next-generation gene sequencing. Prior to Cardinal Health, Mr. Simoncini was Vice President, Healthcare Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He also held corporate finance and … individualized treatment plans to achieve the desired result with superior patient safety and privacy standards. To learn more about Advanced Dermatology, visit www.advancedderm.com or call 1-866-400-DERM. Contacts Ron Trujillo 916-781-0659 559-289-8797 (cell) [email protected]

Baxter International

Baxter Obtains U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Regiocit Replacement Solution Used in CRRT | Business Wire | 8/15/2020

DEERFIELD, Ill.- Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global leader in acute care, announced it has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Regiocit , the company’s replacement solution … by FDA); contractual requirements, product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; changes in law and regulations; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing on Form 10-K and other SEC filings …

NCI

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Today Announces a Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group on a Global Master Clinical Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Leukemia News provided by Jun 17, 2020, 08:30 ET Share this article RYE BROOK, N.Y. , June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) to launch a global precision medicine clinical trial for children with acute leukemia. The three organizations share a commitment to address the urgent need for new, more precise and more …

Morgan Stanley

CAE names Heidi R. Wood as interim Group President, Defence and Security to replace Todd Probert | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

… Prior to CAE, Heidi established herself as an industry thought leader in Aerospace and Defence, both in her capacity at Morgan Stanley and most recently at L3 Technologies, where she led the merger with Harris … to make flying safer, maintain defense force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 10,500 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each …

Goldman Sachs

Edited Transcript of MCRB earnings conference call or presentation 7-May-20 12:30pm GMT | Yahoo News | 6/7/2020

… Reid Zelin Canaccord Genuity Corp., Research Division - Associate Matthew Cornell Biegler Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division - Associate Melissa J. Hilton Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - Research Analyst Vernon Tolentino Bernardino H.C. Wainwright & Co, LLC … think that our approach is most consistent, most aligned with patient safety because we think that the donor screening is necessary but insufficient, right? It’s inherently reactive and COVID is a great example of that …

Citigroup

Edited Transcript of IQV.N earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 1:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/3/2020

… Division - Senior Research Analyst John Charles Kreger William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division - Partner & Healthcare Services Analyst Patrick Bernard Donnelly Citigroup Inc, Research Division - Senior Analyst Robert Patrick Jones Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division … our power to mitigate disruptions to clinical trials and ensure patient safety. Wherever possible, we have been transitioning to remote monitoring with the number of remote monitoring visits reaching 5x the level they were prior …

William Blair

Edited Transcript of IQV.N earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 1:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/3/2020

… MD of Equity Research Eric White Coldwell Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division - Senior Research Analyst John Charles Kreger William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division - Partner & Healthcare Services Analyst Patrick Bernard Donnelly Citigroup Inc … our power to mitigate disruptions to clinical trials and ensure patient safety. Wherever possible, we have been transitioning to remote monitoring with the number of remote monitoring visits reaching 5x the level they were prior …

JP Morgan

Edited Transcript of IQV.N earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 1:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/3/2020

… Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - VP Shlomo H. Rosenbaum Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Research Division - MD Tycho W. Peterson JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division - Senior Analyst Presentation Operator [1] Ladies and gentlemen, thank … our power to mitigate disruptions to clinical trials and ensure patient safety. Wherever possible, we have been transitioning to remote monitoring with the number of remote monitoring visits reaching 5x the level they were prior …

Guggenheim Securities

Edited Transcript of NOVN.VX earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 11:00am GMT | Yahoo News | 5/2/2020

… Division - Senior Equity Analyst & European Pharmaceuticals Analyst Richard Vosser JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division - Senior Analyst Seamus Christopher Fernandez Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Research Division - Senior Analyst of Global Pharmaceuticals Simon P. Baker Redburn (Europe … are guiding us in what we’re doing. The first is patient safety. And for us, this is paramount. And the second is transparency with the regulators, prescribers and all stakeholders. The initial investigation is being …

TPG Capital

World Markets for Joint Reconstruction Devices & Equipment, 2015-2030 - Key Players are Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Zimmer Biomet, B. Braun Melsungen & Wright Medical Group | Globe Newswire | 11/13/2019

… including joint reconstruction devices is seeing a significant spike in product recalls during recent years, due to defects, concerns regarding patient safety, software issue, mislabeling issue, quality issue and others, thereby affecting the growth of … predicate device) that does not require a PMA.In February 2018, TPG Capital acquired Exactech for $737 million. This acquisition is expected to enhance the long-term profit growth of TPG Capital’s healthcare portfolio companies. Exactech …

SVB Leerink

Teligent, Inc. (TLGT) CEO Jason Grenfell-Gardner on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/5/2019

… third, the filing of the prior approval supplement for ranitidine hydrochloride injection. On October 1, we announced the appointment of SVB Leerink to conduct a review of the company’s assets following the receipt of unsolicited … steps took time, we’ve always maintained the product quality and patient safety will come first at Teligent. This first submission is exciting for all of us. Under PDUFA guidelines, the FDA aims to inspect 90 …

Social Capital

Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/31/2019

… the aim of identifying those who had failed abortions. Randall Williams, the state health director, said his goal was protecting patient safety. But critics called it an invasion of women’s privacy and demanded his resignation … treat a much broader group of patients. (Roland, 10/30) Stat: Social Capital First, Science Second: Biotech’s Recipe For Success Has Limits When Laura Indolfi set out to launch a biotech in Boston, she had an …

Hearst Health Ventures

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Wins 2019 Doyle Award for Innovative Post-Acute Care Strategy | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

… Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health , MCG , Homecare Homebase , MHK (formerly MedHOK—Medical House of Knowledge) and Hearst Health Ventures ( http://www.hearsthealth.com ). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine … Judges looked for evidence of improvements in healthcare quality and patient safety; patient/member satisfaction; staff efficiency, productivity and satisfaction; internal/external communication; and effective use of resources …

Imperial Capital

Zebra Technologies Corporation (ZBRA) CEO Anders Gustafsson on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/29/2019

… Stanley Brian Drab - William Blair Paul Coster - JP Morgan Keith Housum - Northcoast Research Richard Eastman - Robert W. Baird Jeff Kessler - Imperial Capital Andrew Buscaglia - Berenberg Jason Rodgers - Great Lakes Review Operator Good day, and welcome … errors. Healthcare providers are turning to Zebra’s technology to improve patient safety, increase staff workflow efficiency in comply with new regulations. We were recently awarded our largest European order of healthcare purposed TC52 mobile computers …

Piper Jaffray

Vocera Communications (VCRA) CEO Brent Lang on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2019

… CEO Justin Spencer - CFO Ryan Daniels - William Blair Vikram Kesavabhotla - Guggenheim Securities David Windley - Jefferies Matthew Gillmor - Baird Sean Wieland - Piper Jaffray Gene Mannheimer - Dougherty and Company Lucas Baranowski - Craig-Hallum Stephanie Demko - Citi Operator … the market and significantly enhanced our customers’ ability to improve patient safety. Also, applications like both Vocera Care Experience and Analytics represents software growth opportunities, and provide new avenues to extend our reach into hospitals …

Bain Capital

Private equity-backed nursing company linked to serious safety lapses | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/24/2019

… business, Bloomberg News reports. Formed through a merger with PSA Healthcare and Epic Health Services, Aveanna Healthcare is owned by Bain Capital and J.H. Whitney Capital Partners. Aveanna aims to maximize profit while providing at … improve clinical outcomes and places the highest priority on training, patient safety and raising the standard of care in our industry,” Bain and J.H. Whitney said in a statement cited by Bloomberg News. Home healthcare …

UPMC Enterprises

Pharmacy Quality Solutions Designates New Teams to Serve Growing Client Needs | PR Newswire | 10/17/2019

… will focus on creating business opportunities that foster patient care growth. Ameer Ali, co-founder of Teemdock and formerly of UPMC Enterprises, has been added as vice president, product innovation to nurture these projects. Ali … quality measures, including addressing medication adherence, gaps in care, and patient safety. PQS provides measurement insights that are timely, actionable, and simply understood. For more information, please visit www.pharmacyquality.com . For further information contact David Simoneaux …

Susquehanna Growth Equity

RLDatix to Acquire Quantros Patient Safety Business | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

CHICAGO, LONDON and TORONTO RLDatix, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that drive patient safety, quality improvement, and harm reduction in healthcare, announced today the acquisition of Milpitas, Calif. , based Quantros … Associates, Five Arrows Principal Investments / Five Arrows Capital Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity. Francisco Partners is the primary investor in Quantros. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to Quantros, and Paul Hasting …

TA Associates

RLDatix to Acquire Quantros Patient Safety Business | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

CHICAGO, LONDON and TORONTO RLDatix, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that drive patient safety, quality improvement, and harm reduction in healthcare, announced today the acquisition of Milpitas, Calif. , based Quantros … healthcare quality and valued-based care solutions.” RLDatix investors include TA Associates, Five Arrows Principal Investments / Five Arrows Capital Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity. Francisco Partners is the primary investor in Quantros. Raymond James & Associates …

F-Prime Capital

TraceLink Announces New Digital Network Platform to Further Transform the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/2/2019

… will enable this transformation. However, the pharmaceutical industry has more constraints than others, with complicated and evolving regulations to ensure patient safety. This leaves many companies wondering how to effectively introduce the necessary technologies to … LLC, Vulcan Capital, Goldman Sachs, FirstMark Capital, Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital. View original content to download multimedia:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tracelink-announces-new-digital-network-platform-to-further-transform-the-global-pharmaceutical …

Battery Ventures

Adventist Health White Memorial Enhances Patient Safety with Germ-Fighting Robots | Business Wire | 9/25/2019

LOS ANGELES- Patient safety is a top priority at Adventist Health White Memorial , the region’s leading faith-based, nonprofit teaching hospital. In 2015, recognizing that some viruses and bacteria are becoming resistant to cleaning chemicals … include EW Healthcare Partners, Piper Jaffray Merchant Services, Malin Corporation, Battery Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and RK Ventures. For more information, visit Xenex.com . Contacts Melinda Hart Xenex P: 210 240 4669 melinda.hart …

Andreessen Horowitz

Healthcare Hiring Platform Incredible Health Raises $15 Million | 9/14/2019

… country’s fastest-growing health care hiring platforms — announced that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and others. And Incredible Health … more importantly, it impacts the quality of care and threatens patient safety. “As a trained physician with many friends and family in the medical field, I know first-hand the inefficiencies of traditional hospital hiring …

Precursor Ventures

Healthcare Hiring Platform Incredible Health Raises $15 Million | 9/14/2019

… that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and others. And Incredible Health is on a mission to help health care … more importantly, it impacts the quality of care and threatens patient safety. “As a trained physician with many friends and family in the medical field, I know first-hand the inefficiencies of traditional hospital hiring …

Y Combinator

Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation | TechCrunch | 8/15/2019

… the article was published, says she feels good about how the company has scaled: “ I want to make it clear, patient safety was never at risk even then; having said that, we are super committed … the state of Nebraska, expected this month. A graduate of Y Combinator, Nurx investors also include Reproductive Health Investors Alliance, Dreamers VC, Lowercase Capital and debt and equity provider Triple Point Capital …

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

HCA

Lawsuit accuses HCA of failing to protect healthcare workers during pandemic - MedCity News | 8/21/2020

After four healthcare workers with Riverside Community Hospital became sick from Covid-19, they and their families sued the hospital and its for-profit owner for failing to provide adequate protections . The lawsuit, brought by … As of August 10, she was still sick. Similarly, a patient safety observer, Ray Valdivia, tested positive for Covid-19 on May 22. According to the complaint, he was told to return to work on …

Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside CA

Lawsuit accuses HCA of failing to protect healthcare workers during pandemic - MedCity News | 8/21/2020

After four healthcare workers with Riverside Community Hospital became sick from Covid-19, they and their families sued the hospital and its for-profit owner for failing to provide adequate protections . The lawsuit, brought by … As of August 10, she was still sick. Similarly, a patient safety observer, Ray Valdivia, tested positive for Covid-19 on May 22. According to the complaint, he was told to return to work on …

Carilion Clinic

Wolters Kluwer Adds AI to Clinical Surveillance for Faster C. Difficile Infection Prediction | Business Wire | 8/20/2020

Carilion Clinic quickly saw its value. “As a multi-hospital system, we face a unique set of challenges in managing patient safety, regulatory compliance and costs, and reducing C. diff infections remains a focus of ours,” said Caitlin Meanor, Infectious Diseases Pharmacist at Carilion. “With the CDI Risk Score embedded in Sentri7, we can harness all of the clinical data associated with patient care and allow our clinical pharmacists to …

Medical Center, Macon GA

Jupiter Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Orthopedics | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, today announced it has been selected as a … healthcare facilities that demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations …

Medical Center

Jupiter Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Orthopedics | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, today announced it has been selected as a … healthcare facilities that demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations …

University Hospital

‘Whatever you cut, I can fix it: clinical supervisors interview accounts of allowing trainee failure while guarding patient safety | BMJ | 8/19/2020

Lorelei A Lingard 5 , 6 1 Clarunis, Department of Visceral Surgery, University Centre for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases , University Hospital Basel , Basel , Switzerland 2 Education Development and Research , Maastricht University , Maastricht , The Netherlands 3 Workplace … for educational benefit. In doing so, they attempt to balance patient safety and trainee learning. The educational strategy of allowing failure may appear alarming in the zero-error tolerant culture of healthcare with its commitment …

Jupiter Medical Center

Jupiter Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Orthopedics | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, today announced it has been selected as a … healthcare facilities that demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations …

Children's Hospital, Erie PA

Time series evaluation of improvement interventions to reduce alarm notifications in a paediatric hospital | BMJ | 8/19/2020

… orcid.org/0000-0002-8788-8991 Colleen M Pater 1 , Tina K Sosa 2 , Nicolas L Madsen 1 , 6 1 The Heart Institute , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center , Cincinnati , Ohio , USA 2 Division of Hospital Medicine , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital … Commission identified inpatient alarm reduction as an opportunity to improve patient safety; enhance patient, family and nursing satisfaction; and optimise workflow. We used quality improvement (QI) methods to safely decrease non-actionable alarm notifications to …

Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter FL

Jupiter Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Orthopedics | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, today announced it has been selected as a … healthcare facilities that demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations …

Medical Center, Scottsville KY

Jupiter Medical Center Earns National Recognition for Orthopedics | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, today announced it has been selected as a … healthcare facilities that demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock performs 1,000th transplant | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/18/2020

Surgeons at Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center performed their 1,000th solid organ transplant June 24. A male patient received a kidney from a living donor. Both patients are doing well after the procedure … program overseen by the National Kidney Registry. More articles on patient safety & outcomes …

Virginia Mason Health System

Costs of Care and The Leapfrog Group Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO | PRWeb | 8/18/2020

… Past recipients of the Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO include Gary S. Kaplan, MD , Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle, Washington, and Mr. John A. DiAngelo , President and CEO … community,” said Mr. DiAngelo. “If we all remain focused on patient safety, clinical excellence, affordability and accessibility we will further strengthen our nation’s health care system.” “With the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients have reported …

Regional Medical Center

Peninsula Regional Medical Center Extends Partnership With Omnicell to Enhance Safety and Efficiency in Sterile Compounding | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

… leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for health systems and pharmacies, today announced that Maryland-based Peninsula Regional Medical Center has chosen the Company’s industry-leading medication management platform to support their … path for hospitals to insource their sterile compounding to enhance patient safety while reducing overall cost and reliance on outsourcers. Peninsula Regional is a leading adopter of IV robotics, recognizing significant improvements in clinical, operational …

Summa Health

As hospitals’ volumes climb, leaders urge patients to seek needed care | Modern Healthcare | 8/16/2020

… previous levels in January and February. University Hospitals reports that it’s pretty much back to its budgeted patient levels. And Summa Health is between 90% and 100% of its pre-COVID-19 volumes across services … make us as quick as we were before, but obviously, patient safety is the key.” In March and April, the clinic’s surgical services dropped by about 75%. Outpatient volumes saw a similar drop. In asking …

St. Francis Medical Center

[UPDATED] Prime Healthcare Successfully Completes Historic Acquisition of St. Francis Medical Center | Globe Newswire | 8/15/2020

Ontario, CA, Prime Healthcare announced yesterday that it has successfully completed the acquisition of St. Francis Medical Center, signaling a new era of service excellence and award-winning healthcare for an essential medical facility in … Top hospitals’ 53 times. In addition, Prime has received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards than any other health system in the country for five consecutive years (2016-2020), according to Healthgrades. With the addition of St …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1 in 3 patients may have neurological issues after COVID-19, experts say | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

… Vanderbilt University Medical Center, told the publication. “The problem for these people is not over when they leave the hospital.” Researchers said it is still unclear when or if these neurological issues resolve themselves. There is also little research exploring why they occur or how to prevent and treat them, STAT reported. To view the full article, click here. More articles on patient safety & outcomes …

MedStar Health

Pew: EHR Reporting Survey Must Focus on EHR Usability, Safety | EHR Intelligence | 8/12/2020

Pew Charitable Trusts and MedStar Health want a heightened focus on EHR usability and safety in the upcoming EHR reporting program survey. Source: Getty Images By August 12, 2020 - The upcoming survey of healthcare providers … the clinician to provide high-quality care, if it improves patient safety, and whether alerts appropriately prevent errors,” wrote Pew and MedStar. Health IT respondents would judge their EHR systems on a five-point scale …

University Medical Center

1 in 3 patients may have neurological issues after COVID-19, experts say | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

… University Medical Center, told the publication. “The problem for these people is not over when they leave the hospital.” Researchers said it is still unclear when or if these neurological issues resolve themselves. There is also little research exploring why they occur or how to prevent and treat them, STAT reported. To view the full article, click here. More articles on patient safety & outcomes …

Providence Health

Webinar: Age-Friendly Care in the Time of COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 8/11/2020

… PCORI), HUDDLE for Care (The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation), the Strategic Innovation Engine (IMPAQ), Project ACHIEVE (University of Kentucky), Patient Safety in Ambulatory Settings (AHRQ), and has contributed in her role as team member … MN, RN, CPHQ, CCRN-K Nursing Practice & Quality Program Manager Providence Health and Services Andria Moore is the Nursing Practice and Quality Program Manager for Providence Health and Services. Her passion is to drive outstanding …

Providence St. Joseph Health

Webinar: Age-Friendly Care in the Time of COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 8/11/2020

… both under traditional circumstances and during the pandemic Deborah A. Burton, PhD, MN, RN Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer Providence St. Joseph Health; Renton, Washington Deborah Burton is Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing … the Strategic Innovation Engine (IMPAQ), Project ACHIEVE (University of Kentucky), Patient Safety in Ambulatory Settings (AHRQ), and has contributed in her role as team member to Conflict and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR - AHRQ), HEN 2.0 (CMS …

Children's Hospital

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Earns HAP Achievement Award | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

PRNewswire/ – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced today that it has earned an Achievement Award from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) in the category of “Community Champion.” The winning program, CHOP’s CAPP … Tyra Bryant-Stephens , M.D., will be recognized at HAP’s 2020 Patient Safety and Quality Symposium , which will be held virtually September 9–10. About Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in …

Department of Veterans Affairs

OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

… for increased community partners, the use of community coordinators, and technology issues that need to be addressed to enhance the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ability to effectively utilize its health information exchanges and the … Defense, and community providers.” In late April, OIG found major patient safety issues and EHR capability problems centered around the new Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) system and a recent POLITICO report stated VA leaders …

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Earns HAP Achievement Award | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

PRNewswire/ – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced today that it has earned an Achievement Award from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) in the category of “Community Champion.” The winning program, CHOP’s CAPP … Tyra Bryant-Stephens , M.D., will be recognized at HAP’s 2020 Patient Safety and Quality Symposium , which will be held virtually September 9–10. About Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in …

Aetna

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Molina Healthcare

ABQAURP Announces Dr. Nick Paslidis as New Chairman of the Board | PRWeb | 8/19/2020

… Arthur Broder, after over thirty years of dedicated service to the organization. Always a judicious steward of health care quality, patient safety, and workers’ compensation, Dr. Broder supported the growth of ABQAURP to a leading … the Board Dr. Paslidis is a Senior Medical Director for Molina Healthcare regarding Medicare and Medicaid Managed Care Services since 2012, along with a continuous part time private practice for over 32 years. Early in …

Health Net

Sound Physicians’ Partner Hospitals Recognized as Top Facilities in the Country | PR Newswire | 7/30/2020

… of the top five hospitals on the Best Hospitals of America list are Sound Physicians’ partners – John Peter Smith Hospital Health Network (JPS) in Fort Worth, TX ; Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital in Austin, TX ; and … Care - measures the use of unnecessary services; Patient Outcomes - evaluates patient safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes. “We strive to improve quality and lower the cost of care for patients in the communities we serve, and …

Cigna

Employers Rank Cigna Highest, UnitedHealthcare Lowest for Driving Health Care Quality in A New Survey of Employee Benefits Executives | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

… were executives that administer and fund benefits for employees and dependents. Respondents cited their experience with health plans including Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, as well as a range of BlueCross and BlueShield (BCBS) plans, including Anthem … assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. SOURCE The Leapfrog Group Related Links http://leapfroggroup.org …

UnitedHealthcare

Employers Rank Cigna Highest, UnitedHealthcare Lowest for Driving Health Care Quality in A New Survey of Employee Benefits Executives | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

… executives that administer and fund benefits for employees and dependents. Respondents cited their experience with health plans including Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, as well as a range of BlueCross and BlueShield (BCBS) plans, including Anthem and … assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. SOURCE The Leapfrog Group Related Links http://leapfroggroup.org …

Anthem Blue Cross

Spine ASC gains Blue Distinction Center+ status — 3 things to know | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/17/2020

Cincinnati-based Mayfield Spine Surgery Center was designated a Blue Distinction Center+ For Spine Surgery by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in Ohio. Three things to know: 1. The designation reflects Mayfield Spine Surgery Center’s commitment to quality, patient safety and better health outcomes for cervical and lumbar fusion, cervical laminectomy and lumbar laminectomy and discectomy procedures. 2. The ASC opened in 2007. Today, it has a team of 14 …

Indian Health Service

South Dakota hospital regains Medicare contract after 2 years | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

The Pine Ridge (S.D.) Indian Health Service Hospital has regained its Medicare billing privileges after losing them in 2017, according to South Dakota Public Broadcasting . CMS terminated its provider agreement with the hospital in 2017, citing the facility’s failure to meet patient care standards. The hospital addressed the patient safety and quality of care issues, and a CMS survey team determined the hospital was compliant with Medicare standards in November …

Humana

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

Twenty healthcare leaders from organizations including Kaiser Permanente and Humana established the Taskforce on Telehealth Policy to develop long-term recommendations for virtual care. The National Committee for Quality Assurance, Alliance for Connected Care and American Telemedicine Association convened the task force, which will create recommendations for policymakers on how to maximize telehealth benefits while ensuring patient safety and how to integrate remote care into the healthcare ecosystem. The group …

Peoples Health

Quality Improvement / STARS Intervention Staff - Metairie, LA - UnitedHealth Group - Metairie, LA | 11/20/2019

… that the goals of the Star program are met. The staff is responsible for ensuring and maintaining the mission of Peoples Health as outlined in the Mission Statement. Primary Responsibilities: • Improve health care quality and … and prioritization of the member’s needs. • Implement activities to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors Prepares quality reporting and related documentation in electronic form for activities that improve patient safety and reduce medical errors …

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Symetria Recovery®’s Naperville and Des Plaines Locations Designated as Blue Distinction® Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) recognizes Symetria Recovery ® ‘s Naperville and Des Plaines, IL locations as two of the first facilities to receive the Blue Distinction ® Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery (BDC Substance Use Treatment and Recovery) designation – a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated facilities that show a commitment to delivering improved patient safety and …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

TriNetX Named Technology Partner for FDA Sentinel System | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… program that uses electronic health care data to monitor the safety of FDA-regulated drugs and other medical products. The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) has led the Sentinel System since the inception of … of this critical platform that the FDA uses to ensure patient safety,” said Gadi Lachman , Chief Executive Officer of TriNetX. “We are pleased with the confidence HPHCI has shown in TriNetX in allowing us to …

AmeriHealth

Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

… reportedly the largest MCO in the state. The current contracts, which expire December 31, also include United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Amerihealth Caritas

Focus on Equity, Literacy, and Advocacy Needed to Curb Maternal Deaths among Black Women | Business Wire | 5/29/2019

… and ethical health care,” said Dr. Lenaye Lawyer, an OB-GYN and one of the market chief medical officers for AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for … the doctor or clinic. 5 In 2016, the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care issued recommendations for reducing peripartum racial and ethnic disparities . These recommendations include, but are not limited to: 6 Health …

Susan Morse

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Brad Bowman

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Delivering Superior, High-Quality Care for Women | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients than any other health system in the country for five consecutive years, 2016-2020. “Hospital quality should be top of mind for consumers when they evaluate and compare hospital performance,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Women who select a hospital with a 5-star rating can feel confident in their choice, knowing that these organizations are committed to providing exceptional women’s care to …

Mackenzie Bean

Becker’s Clinical Leadership Virtual Event: 5 Qs with Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief clinical officer of Providence St. Joseph Health | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2020

… Becker’s Clinical Leadership Virtual Event: 5 Qs with Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief clinical officer of Providence St. Joseph Health Mackenzie Bean - Print Email As part of an ongoing series, Becker’s is talking to healthcare … a serious risk. Q: Where are the biggest opportunities for patient safety or quality improvements in 2020 and beyond? ACP : This pandemic gives us an opportunity for a real step change in improving patients’ health …

Jeff Lagasse

Telehealth visits have skyrocketed for older adults, but concerns remain | Healthcare Finance | 8/20/2020

… much more popular among the age group, but many still don’t see it as a substitute for in-person care. Jeff Lagasse , Associate Editor One in four older Americans had a telehealth visit in the … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Leah Binder

Costs of Care and The Leapfrog Group Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO | PRWeb | 8/18/2020

… more important than ever in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordan Harmon, John A. DiAngelo, Chris Moriates, and Leah Binder at the 2019 Leapfrog Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. “The Steven Schroeder Award … community,” said Mr. DiAngelo. “If we all remain focused on patient safety, clinical excellence, affordability and accessibility we will further strengthen our nation’s health care system.” “With the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients have reported …

Virginia Mason

Costs of Care and The Leapfrog Group Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO | PRWeb | 8/18/2020

… Past recipients of the Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO include Gary S. Kaplan, MD , Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle, Washington, and Mr. John A. DiAngelo , President and CEO … community,” said Mr. DiAngelo. “If we all remain focused on patient safety, clinical excellence, affordability and accessibility we will further strengthen our nation’s health care system.” “With the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients have reported …

Nihon Kohden

Global Patient Monitoring Devices Market to 2027 - by Devices, Portability, End-users & Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 8/17/2020

… patient monitoring are driving the market growth. However, the high cost of patient monitoring devices, stringent regulatory approvals for products, Patient safety and inaccuracy concerns associated with patient monitoring devices, increased product recalls are restraining … Ireland), Dexcom, Inc. (U.S.), Masimo Corporation (Switzerland), Abbott Laboratories (U.S.), Nihon Kohden Corporation (Japan), Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.S.), Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Netherlands), Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (U.S.), Natus Medical, Inc. (U.S.), Shenzhen …

Michael Cohen

ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Launch New Patient Safety Organization | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… Pa. Leaders of ECRI and its affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), announce the launch of a joint Patient Safety Organization (PSO), an important step in making medication, medical devices, and healthcare practices … care needs and difficult medication safety compromises,” says ISMP President Michael Cohen , RPh, MS, FASHP. “The joining of ECRI and ISMP’s PSOs makes sense to create a truly collaborative approach to safety in the healthcare …

Sunny Bhatia

Prime Healthcare Successfully Completes Historic Acquisition of St. Francis Medical Center | Globe Newswire | 8/14/2020

… community partner comprised of committed doctors, nurses, and staff dedicated to saving lives and serving all those in need,” said Sunny Bhatia, MD, CEO of Region I of Prime Healthcare. “Prime is prepared to lead … Top Hospitals” 53 times. In addition, Prime has received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards than any other health system in the country for five consecutive years (2016-2020), according to Healthgrades. With the addition of St …

Laura Wood

United States Patient Monitoring Devices Market Analysis and Forecast to 2026 - US Market Forecast to Reach $13,110.7 Million by 2026 | PR Newswire | 8/12/2020

… patient monitoring are driving the market growth. However, the high cost of patient monitoring devices, stringent regulatory approvals for products, patient safety and inaccuracy concerns associated with patient monitoring devices and increased product recalls are … products and the latest trends. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 …

Randall Lipps

Omnicell to Acquire Pharmaceutical Strategy Group’s Leading 340B Software-Enabled Service Business | Business Wire | 8/12/2020

… accelerates our strategic transformation and brings us even closer to achieving the long-term vision of the Autonomous Pharmacy,” said Randall Lipps, chairman, president, CEO, and founder of Omnicell. “Key to realizing this vision is … operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. More than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence and population health solutions …

Gary Hutchinson

Cold Chain Management Firm Modality Solutions Releases Timely White Paper on Transport Simulation Methodology | PRWeb | 8/11/2020

… of these methodologies is vital to ensure the simulated transport hazards reflect the actual cold chain for each therapy,” explains Gary Hutchinson, President, Modality Solutions Past News Releases Modality Solutions Announces 2019… HOUSTON Modality Solutions … the reputation of ensuring regulatory compliance, drug product quality, and patient safety. As a 2019 Inc. 5000 company, Houston Business Journal Fast 100, Entrepreneur 360™, and Forbes Technology Council company, Modality Solutions’ team of engineers …

Steven Romano

Mallinckrodt Announces U.S. FDA Filing Acceptance of Biologics License Application for StrataGraft® Regenerative Skin Tissue for Treatment of Adults with Deep Partial-thickness Thermal Burns | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… adult burn patients in the United States with a potential new treatment option for deep partial-thickness thermal burns,” said Steven Romano , M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Mallinckrodt . “We are focused … and regulations; issues with product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; and other risks identified and described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of Mallinckrodt’s most recent Annual Report on Form …

Joe Kiani

Masimo Named NBA Supplier of Pulse Oximetry | Business Wire | 7/30/2020

… to see it as part of our health monitoring program as our team gets ready to resume the 2020 season.” Joe Kiani, Founder and CEO of Masimo, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity … newborns, 3 and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response team activations, ICU transfers, and costs. 4-7 Masimo SET ® is estimated to be used on more …

Donald Trump

Ohio pharmacy board bans hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment - News - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH | BMJ | 7/29/2020

Max Filby The Columbus Dispatch @MaxFilby 5:47 PM Hydroxychloroquine has been touted by President Donald Trump as a way to treat and prevent the coronavirus. But it will now be prohibited as a treatment for … according to the Food and Drug Administration. “Basically, it’s a patient safety issue,” McNamee said. “We’re looking at the best science to determine what’s best for the patients of Ohio.” Read More: Ohio bought millions …

Garry Carneal

Dr. Patrick Browning Joins RadSite as Chief Medical Officer | PRWeb | 7/27/2020

… practice of advanced diagnostic imaging, as well as his forward-thinking approach to optimizing quality benchmarks and leveraging technology,” notes Garry Carneal, JD, RadSite’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “He is a dynamic and innovative … underwrites research on a complimentary basis to raise awareness of patient safety issues and to promote best practices. The organization is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide …

Jeff Surges

RLDatix, Global Leader in Applied Safety Intelligence and GRC Solutions, Adds Two New Members to Executive Leadership Team | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

patient safety solutions, today announced the appointments of Bohdan Zabawskyj as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Peter Holbrook as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Both Zabawskyj and Holbrook will play a critical role in driving RLDatix’s vision for Applied Safety Intelligence™, which the company announced last week. “We are thrilled to announce the additions of Bohdan and Peter to the RLDatix executive leadership team,” said Jeff Surges

Seema Verma

CMS to Assess Telehealth Reimbursement Rates Post-Pandemic | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/21/2020

Reimbursement News CMS to Assess Telehealth Reimbursement Rates Post-Pandemic In a blog post, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency needs to assess telehealth reimbursement rates considering such significant uptake of virtual care during … need to examine to make Medicare telehealth expansions permanent included patient safety and clinical appropriateness, as well as healthcare fraud and Medicare program integrity. READ MORE: How COVID-19 Imperiled Physician Practices, And How to …

Peter Kuipers

Omnicell to Release Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Results on July 28, 2020 | Business Wire | 7/21/2020

… call and webcast When: July 28, 2020, 1:30 p.m. PT Who: Randall Lipps, chairman, president, chief executive officer, and founder Peter Kuipers, chief financial officer Where: The conference call can be monitored by dialing 1-800-696-5518 … operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. More than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence and population health solutions …

Greg Abbott

Could COVID-19 Spikes Jeopardize Non-Urgent Care Access Again? | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/21/2020

… calls made by healthcare organizations themselves. READ MORE: Patient Considerations for Reopening Non-Urgent Care Access And in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott made the decision earlier in July to work to preserve hospital resources by … the country began to prepare, not only by implementing new patient safety protocol, but also by demonstrating to patients that protocol will keep them safe. READ MORE: Open for Business: Rebuilding Patient Trust to Reopen …

Roger Severino

HHS settles discrimination complaint from bearded medical student | Modern Healthcare | 7/21/2020

patient safety should both be preserved, even and especially during times of crisis,” OCR Director Roger Severino said in a statement. In another complaint, Prince George’s Hospital Center of the University of Maryland Medical System denied a woman’s request to let a priest visit her husband after he was critically injured in a motorcycle accident, citing the visitor exclusion policy it adopted in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Despite …

Scott Gottlieb

Monday, July 20, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 7/20/2020

… say it’s often longer. Without a confirmed diagnosis, many infected patients don’t isolate themselves or get treatments. (Former FDA Director Scott Gottlieb, 7/19) CNN: Donald Trump Denies Coronavirus Toll, Calling Anthony Fauci ‘Alarmist’ In Chris … In Healthcare Requires Accepting Responsibility As an expert in improving patient safety and health system performance, I believe the way we respond to harmful medical errors can offer insights into how we can make progress …

Gary Warren

ivWatch Grows Biosensor Patent Portfolio Globally with Additional Grants | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. , July 20, ivWatch, LLC , provider of continuous monitoring devices focused on improving patient safety and the effectiveness of intravenous (IV) therapy, today announced the issuance of two new patents in Japan and … paramount to the innovative products we design and manufacture,” said Gary Warren , President and CEO of ivWatch. “As we develop new breakthrough technologies and enter new markets, we must protect our portfolio of products. These …

Gavin Newsom

Monday, July 20, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 7/20/2020

… Diego, for instance, announced last Monday that their public schools would be online only this fall. On Friday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered that most school classrooms in the state stay closed. And he has … In Healthcare Requires Accepting Responsibility As an expert in improving patient safety and health system performance, I believe the way we respond to harmful medical errors can offer insights into how we can make progress …

William Schimmel

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Announces New Certificate Programs in Hazardous Drug Management and Billing and Reimbursement | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

… Adv). “PTCB continues to expand our credential program offerings to support the expanding responsibilities of technicians within the pharmacy,” said William Schimmel , PTCB Executive Director and CEO. “These programs are an opportunity for employers to … first the CPhTs who show a documented interest in advancing patient safety through education and training.” The programs are the third and fourth to be launched in a series of PTCB specialty certificates that include …

New York, New York

Is it safe to have elective surgery during COVID? | Forbes | 7/13/2020

… to wait in his car until he got a text message saying he could enter the dental office in Lagrangeville, New York. Once inside, a masked employee took his temperature, and upon confirming that Giesen … working to find the right balance when it comes to patient safety. “One of the biggest challenges for hospitals and doctors is that you don’t want to delay something elective for so long that it …

State of New York

Is it safe to have elective surgery during COVID? | Forbes | 7/13/2020

… to wait in his car until he got a text message saying he could enter the dental office in Lagrangeville, New York. Once inside, a masked employee took his temperature, and upon confirming that Giesen … working to find the right balance when it comes to patient safety. “One of the biggest challenges for hospitals and doctors is that you don’t want to delay something elective for so long that it …

York, Pennsylvania

Is it safe to have elective surgery during COVID? | Forbes | 7/13/2020

… wait in his car until he got a text message saying he could enter the dental office in Lagrangeville, New York. Once inside, a masked employee took his temperature, and upon confirming that Giesen did … working to find the right balance when it comes to patient safety. “One of the biggest challenges for hospitals and doctors is that you don’t want to delay something elective for so long that it …

State of Washington

Pandemic hasn’t slowed patient safety advocate’s quest to walk to every MLB ballpark - The Washington Post | 7/29/2020

Pandemic hasn’t slowed patient safety advocate’s quest to walk to every MLB ballpark Dave Mayer at Nationals Park. (Courtesy of Dave Mayer) By Follow July 29, 2020 at 7:30 AM EDT Dave Mayer arrived outside … other spectator, would be allowed inside the stadium for the Washington Nationals’ game against the Toronto Blue Jays that night. arrow-right Mayer, the executive director of the MedStar Health Institute for Quality and Safety …

State of Texas

SaferCare Texas’ Clinical Executives Earn Patient Safety Credential | PRWeb | 7/17/2020

SaferCare Texas’ Clinical Executives Earn Patient Safety Credential Share Article SaferCare Texas’ team expands patient safety knowledge to eliminate preventable harm FORT WORTH, Texas The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Teresa Wagner, DrPH, MS, CPH, RD/LD, CPPS, CHWI, DipACLM, CHWC, and Kate Taylor, DNP, FNP-C, CPPS, of SaferCare Texas as Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS). “Earning this credential attests to Dr. Wagner’s …

State of California

Verity’s St. Francis Medical Center Sale Proceeds as Prime Healthcare Makes Investments to Improve Care Amid Pandemic | Business Wire | 6/2/2020

… and best bid approved for St. Francis, in Lynwood, CA., by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, with an offer of net consideration in excess of $350 million and also provides … Top hospitals” more than 45 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past four years. About Verity Health System Verity Health System operates St …

State of Florida

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… who serve as resources to more than 300 customers. Availity (Jacksonville, Fla.). Launched in 2001 as a joint venture between Florida Blue and Humana, Availity was initially founded to streamline processes among payers and reduce … real time and could improve financial performance, patient experience and patient safety while reducing cognitive burden on the frontline teams. R1 RCM (Chicago). R1 RCM is a leading provider of technology-enabled RCM services which …

State of Virginia

At the Bedside with Covid-19 - Stories from the Frontlines | 5/31/2020

… in some states. On April 27th, 2020, I googled “Where is covid testing on the rise” and saw Minnesota, Indiana, Virginia, and Illinois are increasing testing due to a sharp rise in the number of … of nursing at USC-Upstate and a Certified Professional in Patient Safety. She is also a mother of four who loves to write so much that she would probably starve if her phone didn’t remind …

Los Angeles, California

Readers And Tweeters Ponder Racism, Public Health Threats And COVID’s Cost | Kaiser Health News | 6/23/2020

… p I want to compliment writer Anna Almendrala on her article “Masked or Not, Asians Are Still Attacked” in the Los Angeles Times (“ a href=”https://khn.org/news/hate-unmasked-in-america/” Hate Unmasked In … the new (and ever-changing) rules and regulations related to patient safety because of COVID-19. These additional measures are costly and ongoing. Add to that the fact that many suppliers are acting like black …

State of Ohio

Collaboration: The Key to a Successful Patient Care Hand-off | 6/23/2020

… this environment are often lacking standardization yielding significant safety risks. Methods Hospital ED and prehospital provider members of the Central Ohio Trauma System (COTS), a regional trauma organization (RTO), convened to develop a regional standardized … assist other regional organizations in improving hand-offs as a patient safety initiative. Further, the use of this model may lead to the identification of communication gaps in the user’s system of care. The collaborative …

State of Pennsylvania

PATIENT SAFETY Wins Apex Award For Excellence In Publishing | PR Newswire | 7/27/2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. , July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – For reimagining its publication Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory into a scientific journal with a patient’s perspective called PATIENT SAFETY , the Patient Safety Authority (PSA) has won a national Apex Award for excellence in communications. It received a ‘grand’ award in the ‘most improved’ category for shifting its quarterly, peer-reviewed journal geared towards healthcare workers into one designed for both clinicians and consumers. The …

State of Illinois

GENESIS HEALTH SYSTEM MAIN - Ad from 2020-06-10 | Hair Care & Styling | qctimes.com | 6/10/2020

… safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors. Genesis ranks in the top 1 percent of the nation in patient safety and is nationally recognized for quality of care. Our dedication to patient safety … 1. State and Federal Mandates: Mandates of the Iowa and Illinois Governors will be followed, as well as CDC guidelines. 2. Visitor Restrictions: Visitor restrictions will remain in place to minimize the spread of COVID …

Boston, Massachusetts

Demonstrating the value of postgraduate fellowships for physicians in quality improvement and patient safety | BMJ | 7/17/2020

1 Medicine , Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 2 Anesthesiology and Critical Care , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 3 Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 General Pediatrics , Children’s Hospital Boston , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 5 Patient Safety , Risk Management Foundation , Cambridge , Massachusetts , USA 6 Pediatrics , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA 7 Medicine , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , Boston , Massachusetts , USA …

State of Michigan

Stewarding Henry Ford’s Board of Directors | Henry Ford Health System - Detroit, MI | 6/10/2020

… More HFAH Acquires Advanced Technology for Cancer Treatment January 13, 2020 Henry Ford Allegiance Health is the first hospital in Michigan and one of the first in the United States.to acquire the Halcyon™ system for … curb spread of flu illness. Macomb is Top Hospital for Patient Safety, Quality December 17, 2019 It’s the only hospital in Macomb County to earn the distinction. Read More Top Grades for Patient Safety November …

Chicago, Illinois

Pandemic hasn’t slowed patient safety advocate’s quest to walk to every MLB ballpark - The Washington Post | 7/29/2020

Pandemic hasn’t slowed patient safety advocate’s quest to walk to every MLB ballpark Dave Mayer at Nationals Park. (Courtesy of Dave Mayer) By Follow July 29, 2020 at 7:30 AM EDT Dave Mayer arrived outside Nationals Park on Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of major league ballparks the retired anesthesiologist and die-hard Chicago Cubs fan has visited this year to 13. No matter that the 67-year-old …

State of Massachusetts

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of the orexin receptor antagonist suvorexant on sleep architecture and delirium in the intensive care unit | BMJ | 7/20/2020

… Eikermann 1 1 Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 2 Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital , Mahidol University , Bangkok , Thailand … impact on the conduct of the study, or may affect patient safety, including changes of study objectives, study design, patient population, sample sizes, study procedures or significant administrative aspects, will be sent for approval to …

State of Maryland

30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States | 6/27/2020

… among the top places to work in the state of Indiana by several industry publications. 2. Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, Maryland For anyone who eventually decides to get their master’s degree in nursing, Johns Hopkins … make a difference on issues such as performance enhancement and patient safety. It is even able to accommodate those who wish to use their skills and knowledge overseas. The best part about this hospital is …

State of New Jersey

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… revenue cycle management company headquartered in California. The company’s extended client base and offices are in Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota. BillingParadise’s revenue cycle experts developed a workflow management and productivity tracking … real time and could improve financial performance, patient experience and patient safety while reducing cognitive burden on the frontline teams. R1 RCM (Chicago). R1 RCM is a leading provider of technology-enabled RCM services which …

Mobile, Alabama

Going Back to School During COVID-19 | Connecticut School Reopening | Stamford, CT | Blog | 7/28/2020

… Stamford Health Medical Group Outpatient Immediate Care Emergency Services Radiology Cardiac & Pulmonary Testing Lab Draw Wilton Surgery Center Stamford Health Mobile App Allergy & Immunology Breast Center Cancer & Clinical Trials Diabetes & Endocrinology Gastroenterology Gynecology Heart & Vascular … Planetree Philosophy of Care Stamford Health Mobile App Safety & Quality Patient Safety Awards & Recognitions Joint Commission Quality Check How We Compare Patient Rights Patient Rights & Responsibilities Bioethics Consultation See All Patients & Visitors Information Medical Staff …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Physician viewpoint: COVID-19 visitor restrictions may hurt more than they help | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/28/2020

… hospitals could “inadvertently harm patients more than the virus itself,” two physician leaders wrote in an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer. The op-ed’s authors are: Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, co-director of the … To view the full article, click here. More articles on patient safety & outcomes …

Ontario, California

MediPharm Labs and Hybrid Pharm Partner to Offer New Same Day Registration and Delivery Service of Medical Cannabis | Globe Newswire | 7/29/2020

BARRIE, Ontario, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (“MediPharm Labs” or the “Company”) a global leader in specialized, research-driven pharmaceutical-quality cannabis extraction, distillation and derivative … dispensing medical cannabis. “As a full-service pharmacy dedicated to patient safety, we have very deliberately chosen to carry only trusted cannabis products that we can recommend with confidence and that’s exactly why we sought …

State of Georgia

‘Historic’ moment as large-scale trials of potential COVID-19 vaccines begin | MSN | 7/28/2020

… The first large-scale American trial to test a potential COVID-19 vaccine began about 6:45 Monday morning in Savannah, Georgia, when the first participant received a shot in the arm. Click to expand Replay … 100 years.” Contact Karen Weintraub at [email protected] Health and patient safety coverage at USA TODAY is made possible in part by a grant from the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation and Competition in Healthcare …

State of Arizona

Passions for baseball and health awareness take Columbia resident to Camden Yards in quest to walk to every MLB park | 7/24/2020

… Columbia resident who is the executive director of MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety as well as the founder of Patient Safety Movement Foundation, hosted meetings and accepted speaking engagements to help put an end … to 10 minor league teams in the Cactus League in Arizona, Mayer has covered 1,100 miles. [Most read] ‘Walk Away’ rally in Baltimore protests Black Lives Matter tactics » “It’s all about raising awareness about the …

State of Tennessee

‘Historic’ moment as large-scale trials of potential COVID-19 vaccines begin | MSN | 7/28/2020

… Conservatives’ at House hearing NBC News 2:15 Fauci concerned with warning signs of a virus ‘resurgence’ in states like Kentucky, Tennessee MSNBC 3:25 McConnell suggests Democrats are trying to ‘sabotage’ coronavirus bill for political gain … 100 years.” Contact Karen Weintraub at [email protected] Health and patient safety coverage at USA TODAY is made possible in part by a grant from the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation and Competition in Healthcare …

Anderson, Indiana

Genocea Provides Second Quarter 2020 Corporate Update | Globe Newswire | 7/23/2020

… with Dr. Maura L. Gillison, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Part B of the study is exploring the combination of GEN-009 … initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical study of GEN-011 evaluating patient safety, T cell proliferation and persistence, and clinical activity. The trial expects to enroll up to 24 patients and will assess GEN-011 in …