Patient Safety

(USA-TX-Dallas) Pharmacy Tech Registered PRN | 12/4/2019

… Safety: This position is responsible for ensuring accuracy of one’s own work as well as the maintenance of required competencies, certifications, registration and other documentation. This position must reflect consistently departmental Quality Improvement and Patient Safety standards, programs and initiatives. Growth Integration: This position is responsible for the ongoing professional development of one’s own self and peers including demonstrating situational leadership and remaining in a constant learning and teaching state …

Moleculin Announces Additional Positive Interim Results from Phase 1/2 Clinical Studies of Annamycin in Acute Myeloid Leukemia | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… the US and EU trials have shown no incidence of cardiotoxicity, including 7 patients out of 9 treated in Poland who exceeded the lifetime maximum anthracycline exposure level. The Company believes that the additional patient safety data gained from the European trial may also assist in the FDA’s review of Annamycin’s cardiac safety. About Moleculin Biotech, Inc. Moleculin Biotech, Inc. is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development …

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Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… IT integration solutions is primarily driven by the increasing need for integration as a result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market growth in the coming years. However, the high cost of HCIT integration is limiting the overall adoption of these solutions. The …

Cuts to Alberta health-care system trigger privatization, safety fears | Yahoo News | 12/4/2019

… Arms Patient Advocacy Society, says the cuts are making people nervous. “We all agree that our health-care system needs to look at how we spend money, without a question. But let’s make sure patient safety is not jeopardized in doing that. That’s not a good trade-off,” he said. ‘That scares me’ “We’re taking so many valuable nurses off the front line. That scares me, as a patient.” On …

Sun Nuclear Announces Full QADS 2020 Program & Keynote Speaker | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… M.D., of the University of Michigan , will present “Safety is No Accident - A Physician’s Perspective on Safety in 2020 and Beyond.” This keynote address kicks off two days of practical education on advancements to Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology. Hosted by Sun Nuclear, QADS is focused exclusively on Quality and Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology. The event welcomes 200+ participants from around the world, with a total of 24 presentations …

Kit Check Includes Codonics Safe Label System as Partner in “Works With Kit Check” Program | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 4, 2019– Kit Check , the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Codonics , the leader in patient safety and image documentation solutions, will be part of the “Works With Kit Check” program, a medication intelligence platform enabling hospital technology to make use of pre-tagged drug information. Codonics solutions will be capable of reading pre-tagged drugs and seamlessly accessing those drugs …

UAE selects Vocera technology to improve care team communication | 12/4/2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Health and Prevention Ministry has selected Vocera technology, a provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions. The selection is part of the ministry’s plans to enhance care team communication and optimise patient safety and operational efficiency. In order to standardise care team collaboration, the ministry has decided on an expected enterprise-wide deployment of Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge. According to Vocera …

The Pros and Cons of a National Patient Identifier (NPI) System | EHR Intelligence | 12/4/2019

… including key interoperability challenges and the right to patient privacy. NPIs could aid interoperability efforts Fundamentally, NPIs would be useful for addressing interoperability and patient matching issues that currently plague the medical industry, putting patient safety and efficient care at risk. A major benefit of an NPI is how it positively impacts health information exchange (HIE) and interoperability. The unique number eliminates the chances of typing in a duplicative name …

Cartessa Aesthetics releases Subnovii Plasma Technology to the US Marketplace | PRWeb | 12/4/2019

Cartessa Aesthetics releases Subnovii Plasma Technology to the US Marketplace Share Article Subnovii is the only plasma device to employ LF technology Subnovii Advanced Plasma Technology The areas surrounding the eyes and mouth remain difficult to treat and for which, no consistent, durable, predictable aesthetic treatment has taken a lead position. We feel Subnovii plasma technology will quickly become an invaluable tool to deliver the results the market demands. MELVILLE …

MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va.- Melling Medical , a leading supplier of medical supplies, equipment, devices and pharmaceuticals to federal health facilities across the country under the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) “Veterans First” procurement program, is pleased to partner with Jackson Medical to bring its GloShield safety device to health care facilities on its FSS service ( V797D-50471 ) and DAPA agreement (SP0200-15-H-0019). “Operating room fires are a dangerous, occasional side effect …

CORRECTING and REPLACING Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

ARLINGTON, Va.- Eighth paragraph, fourth sentence of release should read: …Massachusetts (instead of …Maine). The corrected release reads: NEARLY A QUARTER OF A MILLION PRESCRIBERS USING SURESCRIPTS PRESCRIPTION PRICE TRANSPARENCY TOOL TO VIEW PATIENT MEDICATION COST INFORMATION Washington, D.C., Leads the Nation with Nearly 50% of E-Prescribers Utilizing the Technology In 2019, major progress was made in delivering price transparency to patients nationwide, with nearly 250,000 prescribers leveraging patient …

2019 state legislative review: State legislatures tackle a range of patient safety, access, and quality of care issues | The Bulletin | 12/4/2019

… profession. As a result of these collaborative advocacy efforts, Governor Bryant decided to maintain existing policies in Mississippi. Get engaged ACS Fellow engagement is critical to ensure that surgeons continue to be leaders in patient safety and health care quality. Fellows are encouraged to support ACS advocacy efforts by participating in state chapter meetings and lobby days, building relationships with elected state officials (critical to effective grassroots advocacy), speaking about …

Complete List of Clinical Simulation Conferences in 2020 | 12/4/2019

… Note that this article will not be updated, instead our Healthcare Simulation Conferences page will have the latest up to date information! Sponsored Content: March 5-7, 2020 Huntington Beach, California The 8th Annual World Patient Safety , Science & Technology Summit is co-convened with the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA) and will bring together all …

2019 Executive Director’s annual report | The Bulletin | 12/4/2019

… this spring. The atlas contains videos, medical illustrations, didactic presentations, and expert commentaries. Resident and medical student education The simulation-based ACS Surgery Resident Objective Structured Clinical Examination program includes 10 integrated stations on patient safety and is aimed at entering surgery residents. The ACS/APDS Surgery Resident Skills Curriculum is a proficiency-based skills curriculum designed to address the needs of surgery residents. Efforts are under way to replace …

11 things Ontario’s auditor general reveals | 12/4/2019

Premier Doug Ford’s climate change plan is based on faulty calculations and the Paris Agreement targets to reduce greenhouse gases by 2030. •67,000 of the 1 million patients discharged from hospitals annually have suffered some type of harm. •Nurses are “repeatedly” fired or banned by hospitals for incompetence are rehired by other hospitals, posing risks to patient safety. • Wait times for addictions treatment, emergency department visits for opioid emergencies, and …

Robert Amyot joins EMR company MEDFAR | 12/4/2019

Robert Amyot joins EMR company MEDFAR December 4, 2019 MONTREAL – Cardiologist and patient safety advocate, Dr. Robert Amyot (pictured), is joining the MEDFAR Clinical Solutions management team as its Chief Medical Officer, at a time when the company is expanding its presence across Canada and internationally. By welcoming an experienced practitioner and manager aboard, MEDFAR is reinforcing the strength of its executive team. “Dr. Amyot brings with him valuable expertise …

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… and non-operative cases to the hospital. The hospital’s team of orthopedic and spine surgeons perform more than 3,000 spine surgeries and nonoperative treatments per year. The hospital earned the Outstanding Patient Excellence Award, Patient Safety Excellence Award and Excellence Awards for total knee, hip and joint replacement from Healthgrades. Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Rush University Medical Center orthopedic surgeons perform around 3,800 hip and knee replacements per year …

Retained foreign bodies and wrong site surgery continue to be a challenge | The Bulletin | 12/4/2019

… institutions where these events occurred must review them to maintain accreditation and are subject to review by The Joint Commission. These reviews can assist hospitals and other health care institutions in developing quality and patient safety improvement programs. New reporting categories The classification system used to describe sentinel events was updated in fall 2018, with the goal of capturing these events in more detail. More specifically, The Joint Commission improved …

Edward-Elmhurst to replace physicians with midlevel providers at immediate care sites | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/3/2019

Due to budget constraints, Chicago-area health system Edward-Elmhurst Health reportedly plans to lay off 15 physicians from its immediate care clinics next year and replace them with nurse practitioners, sources told Becker’s Hospital Review. At what initially appeared to be a routine staff meeting on Nov. 19, physicians learned they would lose their jobs next March, according to a physician affected by the cuts. The physician spoke with …

UAE Ministry of Health Collaborates with Vocera to Improve Care Team Communication and Optimize Patient Safety | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

SAN JOSE, Calif.- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates plans to standardize care team communication using Vocera technology. An expected enterprise-wide deployment of the Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge is part of a strategic alignment aimed at improving care team collaboration, optimizing operational efficiency …

Medicare

“I feel like I’m in jail”: Hospital alarms torment patients | 12/4/2019

… leaving them with often irreversible functional decline, research has shown. Bed alarms have proliferated since 2008, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services declared hospital falls should “never” happen and stopped paying for injuries … Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things …

Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | 12/4/2019

… in 2019, the federal government issued the Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Final Rule (CMS-4180-F) requiring that Medicare Part D plans adopt RTBTs by January 1, 2021. Prescription spending takes up 17 … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts …

Medical Errors

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… integration solutions is primarily driven by the increasing need for integration as a result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market growth in the coming years. However, the high cost of HCIT integration is limiting the overall adoption of these solutions. The APAC …

Sun Nuclear Announces Full QADS 2020 Program & Keynote Speaker | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… of the University of Michigan , will present “Safety is No Accident - A Physician’s Perspective on Safety in 2020 and Beyond.” This keynote address kicks off two days of practical education on advancements to Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology. Hosted by Sun Nuclear, QADS is focused exclusively on Quality and Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology. The event welcomes 200+ participants from around the world, with a total of 24 presentations across …

Medicaid

“I feel like I’m in jail”: Hospital alarms torment patients | 12/4/2019

… with often irreversible functional decline, research has shown. Bed alarms have proliferated since 2008, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services declared hospital falls should “never” happen and stopped paying for injuries related to … Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things …

Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | 12/4/2019

… expected to grow by an average of 6.3% annually from 2017 to 2026, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . According to the American Journal of Managed Care , a $10 increase in patient … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts …

Food and Drug Administration

Investigation reveals failings in adoption of electronic health records | 12/4/2019

patient safety reports tied to EHR problems at three pediatric hospitals over a five-year period.” Still, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not get involved in regulating electronic health record systems because federal law, the 21 st Century Cures Act of 2016, says that electronic health records are not medical devices subject to FDA scrutiny. The reasoning is that there is a “learned intermediary” such as a doctor …

Behavioral Health

Social Worker Office Navigator - Baton Rouge, LA - UnitedHealth Group - Baton Rouge, LA | 12/4/2019

… CCSW reports to the Clinical Manager and/or Clinical Director of Non-SNP Care Coordination, and is responsible for the behavioral health case management and resource needs for the assigned population. The CCSW is responsible … identify ongoing needs and available resources. Implement activities to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors Applies focus on points of care transitions, which includes a complete transfer to the next care setting that is …

(USA-WA-Olympia) RN - Labor and Delivery | 12/4/2019

… corrects problems, and integrates evidence, and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes. Engages in … Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation …

Electronic Health Records

Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | 12/4/2019

… practice’s experience using the tool to save patients money on prescriptions. About Surescripts Our purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts Network Alliance™ to enhance prescribing, inform care decisions and advance the healthcare …

Investigation reveals failings in adoption of electronic health records | 12/4/2019

… Health News and Erika Fry of Fortune report in their latest of two reports this year about the perils of electronic health records . Death by 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong No Safety … sponsored and private repositories. One study uncovered more than 9,000 patient safety reports tied to EHR problems at three pediatric hospitals over a five-year period.” Still, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not …

Patient Monitoring

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … of HCIT Integration 5.2.3 Opportunities 5.2.3.1 Growing Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Markets 5.2.3.2 Emerging Markets 5.2.4 Challenges 5.2.4.1 Integration Between Various HCIT Solutions Within the Healthcare Industry 5.2.4.2 Data Security Concerns 5.2.4.3 Lack of …

Machine learning of physiological waveforms and electronic health record data to predict, diagnose and treat haemodynamic instability in surgical patients: protocol for a retrospective study | BMJ | 12/3/2019

… emptive therapies and response to therapy enabling personalised medicine. It will create a sensitive and specific means to predict which patients may or may not ever develop CRI, which has important implications for patient safety, surveillance, triage and care: needed frequency of monitoring, case load mixture, workload, staff allocation, patient triage to monitored or non-monitored units, higher cost versus lower cost bed allocation, prevention of adverse events; (3) Few …

Clinical Data

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Market Growth 8.5 Diagnostic Imaging Centers 8.5.1 Growing Volume of Clinical Data & Rising Need to Streamline Imaging Workflows are Driving Market Growth 8.6 Other End Users 9 Healthcare IT Integration Solutions Market, By Region 10 …

Social Worker Office Navigator - Baton Rouge, LA - UnitedHealth Group - Baton Rouge, LA | 12/4/2019

… home visits on identified members following a hospital stay to identify ongoing needs and available resources. Implement activities to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors Applies focus on points of care transitions, which includes … related to health information documentation and security. Additional Competencies: access clinical data and draw conclusions think critically influence and effect change utilizing negotiation, conflict management and resolution skills interview, assess and develop effective individualized care …

Mental Health

2019 Executive Director’s annual report | The Bulletin | 12/4/2019

… and medical student education The simulation-based ACS Surgery Resident Objective Structured Clinical Examination program includes 10 integrated stations on patient safety and is aimed at entering surgery residents. The ACS/APDS Surgery Resident Skills … S4S this year, covering topics such as chronic disease management, mental health, and substance abuse. Standard setting The four-year Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery (CQGS) Project, funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation …

Prescribing for self, family, and friends widespread among young Irish doctors, poll shows | 12/4/2019

… has been linked to increased suicide risk among doctors, say the researchers, who point to the high prevalence of serious mental health issues in the profession. Previous studies on doctors’ personal prescribing habits have been … warn the researchers. But there are many ethical and potential patient safety implications as well, including for the prescribing doctor, they point out. This is an observational study, and the survey wasn’t designed to collect …

Patient Satisfaction

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) CRNP, Staff – Family Medicine Inpatient Services (Pittsburgh, PA) | 12/4/2019

… patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes.Identifies opportunities for improvement on the clinical area. Applies basic professional practice knowledge and skills appropriate for practice setting.Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation.Demonstrates critical thinking in all areas of professional practice.Learns to incorporate acceptable standards of professional practice as well as business unit and health system’s goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.Formulates a plan of care that considers individual patient …

(USA-PA-New Castle) Professional Staff Nurse ONC (RN) - Medical Oncology/Infusion | 12/4/2019

… or unit-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice … well as business unit and health system’s goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction. Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues. Qualifications Minimum 6 …

Cerner

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

The prominent players operating in the healthcare IT market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. Media Contact …

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Avi-Spl, Inc. Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation Koninklijke Philips Medical Information Technology, Inc. Nextgen Healthcare, Inc. Oracle …

Medtronic

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market Expected to Reach $7.67 billion by 2027 – Medtronic, NuVasive, Computational, SpecialtyCare, Natus, IntraNerve, Inomed, Accurate, Nihon, Moberg, Bromedicon | 12/4/2019

Press Releases Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market Expected to Reach $7.67 billion by 2027 – Medtronic, NuVasive, Computational, SpecialtyCare, Natus, IntraNerve, Inomed, Accurate, Nihon, Moberg, Bromedicon Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market is accounted for $3.47 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $7.67 billion by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period. Growing prevalence of chronic disorders, rising volume of surgeries and increasing emphasis on patient safety during complicated surgeries …

Clinical Alarm Management Market Size Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2023 | 12/3/2019

… the global clinical alarm management market is slated to demonstrate 30.4% CAGR during the forecast period (2018-2023). Rising awareness regarding patient safety is highly favoring the market growth. Clinical alarms offer critical warnings to healthcare … clinical alarm management market are Bernoulli Enterprise Inc., GE Healthcare, Medtronic, Ascom Holdings, Baxter, Mobile Heartbeat (Subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America), Drager, Mindray Medical International, Capsule Technologie (Subsidiary of Qualcomm Life, Inc.), Vocera Communications …

GE Healthcare

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

The prominent players operating in the healthcare IT market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. Media Contact …

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation Koninklijke Philips Medical Information Technology, Inc. Nextgen Healthcare, Inc. Oracle Corporation Orion Health Group Limited Osplabs Redox …

Allscripts

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

… market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US), Athenahealth (US) Asia Pacific market to witness the … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. Media Contact …

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … players offering healthcare IT integration solutions in this market include Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Avi-Spl, Inc. Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation …

Vocera

UAE selects Vocera technology to improve care team communication | 12/4/2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Health and Prevention Ministry has selected Vocera technology, a provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions. The selection is part of the ministry’s plans to enhance care team communication and optimise patient safety and operational efficiency. In order to standardise care team collaboration, the ministry has decided on an expected enterprise-wide deployment of Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge. According to Vocera

UAE Ministry of Health Collaborates with Vocera to Improve Care Team Communication and Optimize Patient Safety | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

SAN JOSE, Calif.- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates plans to standardize care team communication using Vocera technology. An expected enterprise-wide deployment of the Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge is part of a strategic alignment aimed at improving care team collaboration, optimizing operational efficiency …

Philips Healthcare

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

The prominent players operating in the healthcare IT market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. Media Contact …

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 12/3/2019

The prominent players operating in the healthcare IT market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. MarketsandMarkets Contact …

Siemens Healthineers

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Inc. Oracle Corporation Orion Health Group Limited Osplabs Redox, Inc. Siemens Healthineers Summit Healthcare Services, Inc. Key Topics Covered: 1 Introduction 2 Research Methodology 3 Executive Summary 4 Premium Insights 4.1 Healthcare IT Integration Solutions …

Global Healthcare IT Integration Market to 2024 by Product (Interface Engine, Medical Device Integration, Media Integration), Service (Implementation, Support, Training) - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Malvern Daily Record | 12/3/2019

… owing to the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and the favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to … Inc. Oracle Corporation Orion Health Group Limited Osplabs Redox, Inc. Siemens Healthineers Summit Healthcare Services, Inc. For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/1m25po …

Epic Systems

Global Healthcare IT Industry Has Grown Leaps-and-Bounds in Recent Years | Here Are the Details | 12/4/2019

… players operating in the healthcare IT market include Optum (US), Cerner (US), Cognizant (US), Change Healthcare (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems (US), Dell Technologies (US), Allscripts (US), GE Healthcare (US), IBM (US), Athenahealth (US … Changing regulatory requirements for improving quality of healthcare and increasing patient safety and rising healthcare expenditures are some of the key factors driving the growth of the healthcare IT market in North America. Media Contact …

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Avi-Spl, Inc. Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation Koninklijke Philips Medical Information Technology, Inc. Nextgen Healthcare, Inc. Oracle Corporation Orion Health Group …

Kit Check

Kit Check Includes Codonics Safe Label System as Partner in “Works With Kit Check” Program | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 4, 2019– Kit Check , the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Codonics , the leader in patient safety and image documentation solutions, will be part of the “Works With Kit Check” program, a medication intelligence platform enabling hospital technology to make use of pre-tagged drug information. Codonics solutions will be capable of reading pre-tagged drugs and seamlessly accessing those drugs …

Kit Check™ Partners with White to Increase Visibility Across the Drug Dispensing Continuum and Promote Medication Intelligence | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 3, 2019– Kit Check , the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced its partnership with White, a leader of innovative, integrated inventory management and high-density storage solutions … on shared values including increased efficiency and a dedication to patient safety goals for hospitals across the U.S.” To learn more about Kit Check’s solutions, please visit them online at www.kitcheck.com . To learn more about …

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Helps Improve Patient Care at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital | 12/4/2019

Zebra Introduces New DS4600 Series of 2D Handheld Imagers 12.04.19 Zebra Technologies Corporation announced the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital’s (SNUBH) seamless integration of Zebra’s pocket-sized TC51-HC touch computer with its in-house … breastfeeding, the CLMA technology plays an essential role in achieving patient safety, improved efficiency for resource management, and acquiring HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7 certification in the U.S.,” said Ho-Young Lee, M.D., director of …

British Hospital Maintains Patient Safety During 1-Day Relocation with Zebra Technologies | 12/3/2019

Zebra Technologies Board Approves New $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization 12.03.19 The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) used Android-based Zebra TC57 and TC77 touch computers to help ensure patient safety in its relocation between the two sites of The Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, Zebra Technologies Corporation announced.“We chose the Zebra TC57 and TC77 touch computers for their locationing capability and ease-of-use which …

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 …

Health Catalyst (HCAT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday | 11/5/2019

… of $26.00 and a 52 week high of $49.85. A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Svb Leerink assumed coverage on shares of Health Catalyst in a research report on Monday … management and population health, clinical analytics, operations and performance management, patient safety, and services. Featured Article: Support Level Receive News & Ratings for Health Catalyst Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily …

Goldman Sachs

Syneos Health, Inc. (SYNH) CEO Alistair Macdonald on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/3/2019

… CFO Michelle Keefe - President, Commercial Solutions Paul Colvin - President, Clinical Solutions Conference Call Participants Sandy Draper - SunTrust Erin Wright - Credit Suisse David Windley - Jefferies Eric Coldwell - Baird Tycho Peterson - JP Morgan Robert Jones - Goldman Sachs John Kreger - William Blair Elizabeth Anderson - Evercore ISI Dan Brennan - UBS Stephen Baxter - Wolfe Research Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Syneos Health Third Quarter 2019 . At this time all participants …

Health Catalyst (NASDAQ:HCAT) Research Coverage Started at Cantor Fitzgerald | 11/2/2019

… in a report on Monday, August 19th. They issued an overweight rating and a $47.00 price target for the company. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on Health Catalyst in a report on Monday, August 19th … management and population health, clinical analytics, operations and performance management, patient safety, and services …

William Blair

Syneos Health, Inc. (SYNH) CEO Alistair Macdonald on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/3/2019

… Commercial Solutions Paul Colvin - President, Clinical Solutions Conference Call Participants Sandy Draper - SunTrust Erin Wright - Credit Suisse David Windley - Jefferies Eric Coldwell - Baird Tycho Peterson - JP Morgan Robert Jones - Goldman Sachs John Kreger - William Blair Elizabeth Anderson - Evercore ISI Dan Brennan - UBS Stephen Baxter - Wolfe Research Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Syneos Health Third Quarter 2019 . At this time all participants are in a listen …

Health Catalyst (NASDAQ:HCAT) Research Coverage Started at Cantor Fitzgerald | 11/2/2019

… a report on Monday, August 19th. They issued an overweight rating and a $50.00 price target for the company. Finally, William Blair assumed coverage on Health Catalyst in a research report on Monday, August 19th … management and population health, clinical analytics, operations and performance management, patient safety, and services …

Citigroup

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 11/1/2019

… Steve. Operator, next question please. Operator Thank you. Our next question is from Andrew Baum from Citi. Andrew Simon Baum – Citigroup Inc – Analyst Thank you. Couple of questions please. First on Washington. Obviously it’s very … we believe that it’s important to pay close attention to patient safety and then it needs to be managed effectively and we think it is managed very effectively both in clinical practice and in our …

Biogen Inc. (BIIB) CEO Michel Vounatsos on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/23/2019

… Salim Syed - Mizuho Brian Abrahams - RBC Capital Markets Paul Matteis - Stifel Evan Seigerman - Crédit Suisse Carter Gould - UBS Mohit Bansal - Citigroup Operator Good morning. My name is Regina, and I will be your conference operator … inhibitors. So we’re highly aware of this. I would say patient safety is paramount in our clinical trials, including the Mission AD1 and Mission AD2 trials for the base inhibitor that is being conducted in …

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 …

First Edition: 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 … Health Insurance Plans, disagreed with the projection. (Facher, 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 …

Morgan Stanley

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

… Leonetti - Chief Financial Officer Joe Heel - Senior Vice President, Global Sales Conference Call Participants James Ricchiuti - Needham & Company Erik Lapinski - Morgan Stanley Brian Drab - William Blair Paul Coster - JP Morgan Keith Housum - Northcoast Research Richard … 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 …

Zebra Technologies Corp (ZBRA) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 10/29/2019

… including staff shortages, rising costs and life-threatening medical errors. Health care providers are turning to Zebra’s technology to improve patient safety, increase staff workflow efficiency and comply with new regulations. We were recently awarded … And our next question will come from James Faucette of Morgan Stanley. Please go ahead. James Faucette – Morgan Stanley – Analyst Hi, team You have Erik on for James. Maybe just quick. During the quarter, you …

Needham & Company

Zebra Technologies Corp (ZBRA) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 10/29/2019

… including staff shortages, rising costs and life-threatening medical errors. Health care providers are turning to Zebra’s technology to improve patient safety, increase staff workflow efficiency and comply with new regulations. We were recently awarded … And our first question will come from Jim Ricchiuti of Needham & Company. Please go ahead. Jim Ricchiuti – Needham And Company – Analyst Thank you. Good morning I was wondering if your Q4 guidance reflects – perhaps reflects …

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) CEO Dr. Derek Chalmers on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… Conference Call Participants Chris Howerton - Jefferies Chi Zhang - Bank of America David Amsellem - Piper Jaffray Annabel Samimy - Stifel Alan Carr - Needham & Company Esther Hong - Janney Francois Brisebois - Laidlaw Operator Good afternoon and welcome to Cara … expected this year and rapidly accumulating long-term and total patient safety exposures from the ongoing open label trials, we do remain on track toward our goal of developing KORSUVA Injection as a first-in …

TA Associates

RLDatix to acquire Quantros patient safety business | 10/8/2019

… CHICAGO, LONDON AND TORONTO - Oct. 7th, 2019 - 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 … 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 …

Mayo Clinic

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… News & World Report ranked Massachusetts General Hospital among the top 10 hospitals in the nation for orthopedic surgery in 2019-20. Mayo Clinic Health System (Rochester, Minn.). Mayo Clinic is a national leader in orthopedics, with … per year. The hospital earned the Outstanding Patient Excellence Award, Patient Safety Excellence Award and Excellence Awards for total knee, hip and joint replacement from Healthgrades. Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Rush University Medical Center …

Preventing Central Line Blood Stream Infections Essay Example | 12/3/2019

… practices increased from 30% to nearly 95%†(Brungs Render, 2005). Florence Nightingales Environmental Theory supports the Joint Commissions patient safety goal to reduce central-line related blood stream infections. She believed that the … different intravascular devices: A systemic review of 200 published studies. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 81(9), 1159-71. Nursing theorists: A companion to nursing theories and models. (2010). Retrieved from http://currentnursing. com/nursing_theory/nursing_theorists …

Ascension

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… also cover athletic events throughout the state. Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (Glendale). Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is a member of Ascension Wisconsin and serves patients from across the state. Since being established in 2001 as … per year. The hospital earned the Outstanding Patient Excellence Award, Patient Safety Excellence Award and Excellence Awards for total knee, hip and joint replacement from Healthgrades. Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Rush University Medical Center …

ASSOC, PATIENT DINING (FULL & PART-TIME) - USA-TN-Murfreesboro | 12/2/2019

… said!We’re TouchPoint Support Services and our mission is to serve up hospitality, for patients, their families and visitors at Ascension Health hospitals throughout the U.S. But our work isn’t just about cooking, serving, cleaning … trays. They are part of the caregiving team, responsible for patient safety and satisfaction goals by making sure meals are accurate and delivered at the right time and temperature. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Help patients …

UPMC

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) Sr. Professional Staff Nurse, BSN - 9D CT Surgery | 12/4/2019

UPMC Sr. Professional Staff Nurse, BSN - 9D CT Surgery in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania Description Our Level 1 Trauma Center, UPMC Presbyterian, is hiring full-time Staff Nurse to support our 9D CT Surgery Unit. UPMC Presbyterian … well as business unit and health system’s goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work. Identifies opportunities for clinical quality as well as workplace improvement. Applies evidence based …

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) CRNP, Staff – Family Medicine Inpatient Services (Pittsburgh, PA) | 12/4/2019

UPMC CRNP, Staff – Family Medicine Inpatient Services (Pittsburgh, PA) in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania Description See what being an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) can do for UPMC and what UPMC can do for Advanced Practice Providers – it’s … well as business unit and health system’s goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.Formulates a plan of care that considers individual patient needs.Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice …

Providence Health

(USA-OR-Medford) Charge RN - Medical Surgical | 12/4/2019

Providence Health & Services Charge RN - Medical Surgical in Medford , Oregon Description: Providence is calling a Registered Charge Nurse - Medical Surgical (0.9 FTE, Days) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, Oregon. This is a full … evidence to improve patient outcomes and work flow processes. Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes. Model ongoing professional development; practice to the top of license within the …

(USA-OR-Medford) RN - Medical Surgical | 12/4/2019

Providence Health & Services RN - Medical Surgical in Medford , Oregon Description: Providence is calling a Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a full-time, night … care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes. Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices to the …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Sun Nuclear Announces Full QADS 2020 Program & Keynote Speaker | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… Perspective on Safety in 2020 and Beyond.” This keynote address kicks off two days of practical education on advancements to Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology. Hosted by Sun Nuclear, QADS is focused exclusively on Quality … QA - A Medical Physicist’s Perspective” Geoffrey Ibbott , Professor Emeritus, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Jericho, VT “Future Directions in Patient Specific QA” Moyed Miften, Ph.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO “AAPM Initiatives …

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, is 2019-2020 ACS President-Elect | The Bulletin | 12/4/2019

… in various capacities on the Patient Education Committee (Chair, 2004−2008; Co-Chair, 2009−2013; Consultant, 2013−2014). He also served on the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee (2004−2007). Dr. Bailey is a past-president of the … also is an adjunct professor of breast surgery at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. An ACS Fellow since 1994, Dr. Newman has been an active member of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) (2001−2009), serving …

Texas Health Resources

(USA-TX-Dallas) Pharmacy Tech Registered PRN | 12/4/2019

Texas Health Resources Pharmacy Tech Registered PRN in Dallas , Texas Texas Health Dallas seeks to hire a Registered Pharmacy Tech to work PRN The address is 8200 Walnut Hill Ln. Dallas, TX 75231 Salary range … documentation. This position must reflect consistently departmental Quality Improvement and Patient Safety standards, programs and initiatives. Growth Integration: This position is responsible for the ongoing professional development of one’s own self and peers including demonstrating …

SSM Health

“I feel like I’m in jail”: Hospital alarms torment patients | 12/4/2019

… during her hospital stay, said Turner, a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce … more can be done.” Dr. Fred Buckhold, an internist at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital in Missouri, said one patient’s experience spurred his hospital to reduce reliance on bed alarms. A 67-year-old …

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients | 12/3/2019

… during her hospital stay, said Turner, a researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce … more can be done.” Dr. Fred Buckhold, an internist at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital in Missouri, said one patient’s experience spurred his hospital to reduce reliance on bed alarms. A 67-year-old …

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US | 12/4/2019

… death in the US. The study, published in 2016 in the British Medical Journal, was authored by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The authors calculated that medical errors accounted for 250,000 … deaths associated with the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research Patient Safety Indicators in the Medicare population estimated that 575 000 deaths were caused by medical error between 2000 and 2002, which is about 195 …

Study: Medical Errors Top Cause of Death Worldwide – 4 out of 10 Patients Harmed | 11/30/2019

… 5 patients die every minute because of unsafe care,” said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, MD. “We need a patient safety culture that promotes partnership with patients, encourages reporting and learning from errors, and … Martin Makary, MD and research fellow Michael Daniel of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, determined that medical errors accounted for about 251,000 deaths every year in the U.S., which made medical error-related …

Sentara Healthcare

“I feel like I’m in jail”: Hospital alarms torment patients | 12/4/2019

… patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things like bed alarms,” she said, which “is not necessarily reducing falls risk and might actually be causing more harm.” Advertisement: Dr. Joel Bundy, chief quality and safety officer at Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit health system that includes the Virginia Beach hospital, said nurses …

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients | 12/3/2019

… patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things like bed alarms,” she said, which “is not necessarily reducing falls risk and might actually be causing more harm.” Dr. Joel Bundy, chief quality and safety officer at Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit health system that includes the Virginia Beach hospital, said nurses in …

Moffitt Cancer Center

“I feel like I’m in jail”: Hospital alarms torment patients | 12/4/2019

Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things like bed alarms,” she said, which “is not necessarily reducing falls risk and might actually be causing more harm.” Advertisement: Dr. Joel Bundy, chief quality and safety officer at Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit …

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients | 12/3/2019

Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida who studies, among other things, patient safety. Many hospitals, she said, don’t seem to have evidence-based strategies to reduce falls and, “in the absence of those, they’re using things like bed alarms,” she said, which “is not necessarily reducing falls risk and might actually be causing more harm.” Dr. Joel Bundy, chief quality and safety officer at Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit health …

Indian Health Service

MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… light cables ( typically caused when they accidentally contact surgical drapes ), the silicone-clad ceramic heat shield mitigates risk and enhances patient safety. “No other company can provide an organization like ours the chance to serve … DoD Medical Facilities and Health and Human Services (HHS), including Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Melling Medical provides access to innovative and cost-effective healthcare solutions in ophthalmology, optometry …

MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

… light cables ( typically caused when they accidentally contact surgical drapes ), the silicone-clad ceramic heat shield mitigates risk and enhances patient safety. “No other company can provide an organization like ours the chance to serve … DoD Medical Facilities and Health and Human Services (HHS), including Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Melling Medical provides access to innovative and cost-effective healthcare solutions in ophthalmology, optometry …

Health Net

Business Briefs: Nov. 23, 2019 | 11/23/2019

… the sixth time, the Elizabethtown Community Hospital was awarded the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award. The University of Vermont Health Network Elizabethtown Community Hospital is a designated critical access hospital and the primary healthcare … the UVM Health Network Elizabethtown Community Hospital takes pride in patient safety and satisfaction,” Tromblee said. “That is why we have been able to achieve this recognition six times.” Local real estate group joins global …

Cigna, Geisinger and Health Net Recognized by National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions with 2019 eValue8 Innovation Award | 11/21/2019

… of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions , a nonprofit organization of purchaser-led business and health coalitions, honored Cigna, Geisinger Health System and Health Net, LLC with its 2019 eValue8™ Innovation Award. The award recognizes the innovative work … critical processes that control costs, reduce and eliminate waste, ensure patient safety, close gaps in care and improve health and healthcare. Through these efforts the National Alliance has develop deep dive assessments related to health …

Aetna

Monday, November 18, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… a wrong diagnosis. The top cause? Bad judgment, says David Newman-Toker, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence. Newman-Toker found that judgment errors accounted … plan alliance who members include top health insurers like Cigna, Aetna and Humana, conducted the survey on 1,240 physician practices in September. It found directory maintenance costs practices nationwide $2.76 billion annually, or $999 per …

Karen Hornsby Joins Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery as Chief Managed Care Officer | Business Wire | 11/18/2019

… networks, negotiated contracts, improved revenue cycle management, and advised healthcare organizations for 30 years while part of organizations that included Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Berkeley Research Group, Huron Healthcare, Centura Health, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Most … to make each patient experience unique and adhering to superior patient safety and privacy standards. We strive to combine the best of the art of medicine with the latest advances in research and technology in …

Humana

Monday, November 18, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… a wrong diagnosis. The top cause? Bad judgment, says David Newman-Toker, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence. Newman-Toker found that judgment errors accounted … who members include top health insurers like Cigna, Aetna and Humana, conducted the survey on 1,240 physician practices in September. It found directory maintenance costs practices nationwide $2.76 billion annually, or $999 per practice per …

Karen Hornsby Joins Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery as Chief Managed Care Officer | Business Wire | 11/18/2019

… contracts, improved revenue cycle management, and advised healthcare organizations for 30 years while part of organizations that included Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Berkeley Research Group, Huron Healthcare, Centura Health, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Most recently she … to make each patient experience unique and adhering to superior patient safety and privacy standards. We strive to combine the best of the art of medicine with the latest advances in research and technology in …

Cigna

Monday, November 18, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… a wrong diagnosis. The top cause? Bad judgment, says David Newman-Toker, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence. Newman-Toker found that judgment errors accounted … health plan alliance who members include top health insurers like Cigna, Aetna and Humana, conducted the survey on 1,240 physician practices in September. It found directory maintenance costs practices nationwide $2.76 billion annually, or $999 …

Karen Hornsby Joins Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery as Chief Managed Care Officer | Business Wire | 11/18/2019

… negotiated contracts, improved revenue cycle management, and advised healthcare organizations for 30 years while part of organizations that included Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Berkeley Research Group, Huron Healthcare, Centura Health, and KPMG Peat Marwick. Most recently … to make each patient experience unique and adhering to superior patient safety and privacy standards. We strive to combine the best of the art of medicine with the latest advances in research and technology in …

Molina Healthcare

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 … Billion In Medicaid Contracts Health insurers Anthem, Cigna Corp. and Molina Healthcare stand to lose millions in premium revenue after losing ground in the Texas Medicaid Star+Plus program, a managed care program worth nearly …

Molina Healthcare Partners With Winchester Care and Rehabilitation to Trial New Palarum ‘Smart Sock’ Technology to Improve Patient Safety | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 6/7/2019

CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio - June 7, 2019 - ( Newswire.com ) ​​Molina Healthcare of Ohio and Winchester Care and Rehabilitation are conducting a trial evaluation of Palarum’s new patient “smart sock,” specifically designed to help health care facilities reduce … an innovative, easy-to-use, data-driven approach to increasing patient safety and reducing falls.” “We welcome the opportunity to trial new innovations like the Palarum’s Smart Sock® that will enhance our ability to provide …

Independent Health

McKesson Reports Fiscal 2020 Second-Quarter Results | Business Wire | 10/30/2019

… Corporate Responsibility Report , describing how the company continues to work to use its economic, environmental, social and governance resources thoughtfully and responsibly. This global report puts emphasis on three topics: product quality and patient safety; eco-efficient transportation and operations; and better health for employees and communities. McKesson opened a new distribution center in the Seattle area, an eco-friendly facility featuring the latest in supply chain technology and state …

innovaTel Telepsychiatry Becomes the First Company Exclusively Focused on Telepsychiatry to Earn CHQI Accreditation for Telemedicine | PRWeb | 9/23/2019

… innovaTel Telepsychiatry is proud to announce that it has earned ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) accreditation for telemedicine. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only telemedicine or telehealth accreditation program backed … publishes issue briefs and underwrites research to raise awareness of patient safety issues and promote best practices. ClearHealth Quality Institute’s (CHQI) mission is to promote quality-based practices for providers, health plans, and other stakeholders …

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 …

Harvard Pilgrim researchers develop model to reduce errors from sound-alike, look-alike medications | FierceHealthcare | 6/11/2019

… are mixed up—or even preventing drugs from having names that are too similar to begin with. Researchers at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute developed and validated a data-driven prediction model to accurately … even drugmakers themselves use this information.” RELATED: Q&A: New Patient Safety Movement Foundation CEO David Mayer discusses need for new laws, ROI of safety The Harvard Pilgrim team acknowledged certain limitations in the study …

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 …

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 …

Amerihealth Caritas

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 …

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 …

Matt Hancock

Both Labour and Tory migration plans ‘would worsen NHS staffing’ | Society | The Guardian | 12/4/2019

patient safety and quality of care are now at risk. Labour’s shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, said: “With over 100,000 vacancies across the NHS, without hard-working staff from overseas our health service simply wouldn’t cope. We know hospital managers are incredibly frustrated because they have international staff who want to come and work on their wards but the government isn’t letting them in.” Matt Hancock, the health secretary, said …

Shrewsbury maternity scandal: Health secretary condemned for silence over dozens of baby deaths | Yahoo News | 11/22/2019

Shrewsbury maternity scandal: Health secretary condemned for silence over dozens of baby deaths Shaun Lintern Health secretary Matt Hancock: Reuters More The health secretary, Matt Hancock , and the junior minister for patient safety, Nadine Dorries , have been criticised for their three-day silence over the Shrewsbury maternity care scandal. The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) said it was disappointed that Mr Hancock had not responded to news of the scandal in …

Kevin MacDonald

Kit Check Includes Codonics Safe Label System as Partner in “Works With Kit Check” Program | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… 4, 2019– Kit Check , the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Codonics , the leader in patient safety and image documentation solutions, will be part of the “Works With Kit Check … the hospital, medication administration errors are not an option,” said Kevin MacDonald, CEO and co-founder at Kit Check. “As hospitals of all sizes aim to improve patient safety and deliver quality care, Kit Check …

Kit Check™ Partners with White to Increase Visibility Across the Drug Dispensing Continuum and Promote Medication Intelligence | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

… the right time, in the right way, every time. “We welcome White to the ‘Works With Kit Check’ family,” said Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check. “Our advanced RFID capabilities allow seamless integration between carousels … on shared values including increased efficiency and a dedication to patient safety goals for hospitals across the U.S.” To learn more about Kit Check’s solutions, please visit them online at www.kitcheck.com . To learn more about …

Nihon Kohden

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market Expected to Reach $7.67 billion by 2027 – Medtronic, NuVasive, Computational, SpecialtyCare, Natus, IntraNerve, Inomed, Accurate, Nihon, Moberg, Bromedicon | 12/4/2019

… CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period. Growing prevalence of chronic disorders, rising volume of surgeries and increasing emphasis on patient safety during complicated surgeries are some of the driving factors for the market growth … Medical Incorporated, IntraNerve, LLC, inomed Medizintechnik GmbH, Accurate Monitoring LLC, Nihon Kohden Corporation and Moberg Research, Inc. Modalities Covered …

Global Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Market Outlook 2018 & 2019-2027 | PR Newswire | 11/30/2019

… CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period. Growing prevalence of chronic disorders, rising volume of surgeries and increasing emphasis on patient safety during complicated surgeries are some of the driving factors for the market growth … LLC 12.7 inomed Medizintechnik GmbH 12.8 Accurate Monitoring LLC 12.9 Nihon Kohden Corporation 12.10 Moberg Research, Inc 12.11 Bromedicon 12.12 NuVasive 12.13 American Intraoperative Monitoring 12.14 Bovie Medical 12.15 Checkpoint Surgical For more information about …

Tom Skelton

Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | 12/4/2019

… the impact on healthcare cost and quality is being felt among patients and the people who care for them,” said Tom Skelton, Chief Executive Officer of Surescripts. “There is no question that the entire healthcare … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts …

CORRECTING and REPLACING Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… the impact on healthcare cost and quality is being felt among patients and the people who care for them,” said Tom Skelton, Chief Executive Officer of Surescripts. “There is no question that the entire healthcare … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts …

Walter Klemp

Moleculin Announces Additional Positive Interim Results from Phase 1/2 Clinical Studies of Annamycin in Acute Myeloid Leukemia | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… stage clinical trials of Annamycin continues to meet or exceed our expectations, from both a safety and efficacy perspective,” commented Walter Klemp , Moleculin’s Chairman and CEO. “We believe the activity we are seeing – with 40 … maximum anthracycline exposure level. The Company believes that the additional patient safety data gained from the European trial may also assist in the FDA’s review of Annamycin’s cardiac safety. About Moleculin Biotech, Inc. Moleculin Biotech …

Leah Binder

CTMC receives an ‘A’ for patient safety | 12/3/2019

… the CTMC staff puts in to earn the Leapfrog Group’s highest Hospital Safety Score,” said CTMC President/CEO Anthony Stahl. “Patient safety is always at the forefront of every decision we make, and it is … is protecting patients from preventable medical harm and error,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “It takes genuine commitment at every level — from clinicians to administrators to the board of directors …

Northside Hospital is “B”rilliant | 12/2/2019

patient safety and hope to earn an ‘A’ on the next Safety Grade. Most importantly, we pledge to honor the trust of our patients by being transparent about our progress and working toward the highest possible standards of safety,” said Valerie Powell-Stafford, Northside Hospital, Chief Executive Officer. “Our goal is to inform patients about local hospitals with the best safety measures in place and the strongest records,” said Leah …

Scott Gottlieb

Some experts, lawmakers concerned about Hahn’s agenda as FDA commissioner | 12/3/2019

… Hahn becomes the next FDA commissioner , it will be his first job in public service. Conversely, the previous five commissioners — Scott Gottlieb, MD; Robert M. Califf, MD; Margaret Hamburg, MD; Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD … as quickly as possible while still maintaining high standards for patient safety. If he applies this principle, he could make a major contribution to improve the availability of critical medications, while ensuring their safety.” Robert …

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Biologics Center Director Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D. on FDA’s continued efforts to stop stem cell clinics and manufacturers from marketing unapproved products that put patients at risk | 11/26/2019

Press Announcements FDA Statement Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Biologics Center Director Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D. on FDA’s continued efforts to stop stem cell clinics and manufacturers from marketing unapproved products that … where the products have sometimes led to serious patient harm. Patient safety is our first priority. These violative actions create a direct risk to patients. They also create indirect risks by potentially encouraging them to …

Patty Murray

Some experts, lawmakers concerned about Hahn’s agenda as FDA commissioner | 12/3/2019

… to develop mechanisms to make cancer treatments available to patients as quickly as possible while still maintaining high standards for patient safety. If he applies this principle, he could make a major contribution to improve … the current administration.” Hahn’s stance on vaping in question Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., a member of the Senate committee who voted against Hahn’s nomination, also expressed concern about his lack of experience, but she …

Op-ed: Achieving savings and safety for vulnerable patients | 11/20/2019

… and has worked for nearly 200 years. Unfortunately, the Senate is considering repealing that system, a move which could put patient safety in jeopardy. Why do this? No one seems to have a good answer … deep within an enormous bill. It’s best left out. Senator Patty Murray, who sits on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, is in a powerful position to take action on this anti-patient …

David Mayer

Monday on Lake Effect: Ethics Of Technology Advancement, Patient Safety, On That Note | 12/2/2019

52:55 As technology advances more and more discoveries beg the question: just because we can, does it mean we should? Bioethicist Craig Klugman explores the ethics of technology and why observation is so crucial in the practice of medicine. Then Dr. David Mayer talks about the dire consequences of medical errors and what can be done to prevent them. Plus, cellist Robert Cohen says improvisation is possible for classical musicians …

The Key To Making Hospitals Safer For Patients? ‘Educate The Young & Regulate The Old’ | 12/2/2019

16:08 Lake Effect’s Audrey Nowakowski speaks with Dr. David Mayer, CEO of the Global Patient Safety Movement. Medical error is the third leading cause of death in America . Miscommunication between medical practitioners themselves, and between them and their patients can lead to life-changing outcomes for patients and their families. One person who’s working to change the prevalence of medical error is Dr. David Mayer . He’s a cardiac anesthesiologist by …

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Study: Medical Errors Top Cause of Death Worldwide – 4 out of 10 Patients Harmed | 11/30/2019

… Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, MD. “We need a patient safety culture that promotes partnership with patients, encourages reporting and learning from errors, and creates a blame-free environment where health workers are empowered and trained to reduce errors.” [1, 2] The WHO report comes on the heels of an international study, which contained information on 337,025 patients (including in the United States) and was led by clinical psychologist Maria Panagioti, PhD …

Is ageing a disease, AJ Lanigan, Beta Glucan, Immune modulation, Ty Bollinger Outside The Box, Practicing gratitude, Climate anxiety, Deportation blood pressure, Medical error, Traditional Thanksgiving and MORE! | 11/27/2019

… Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, MD. “We need a patient safety culture that promotes partnership with patients, encourages reporting and learning from errors, and creates a blame-free environment where health workers are empowered and trained to reduce errors.” Gobbled Out: 1 In 4 Americans Are Tired Of Traditional Thanksgiving Food Nothing evokes feelings and memories of Thanksgiving quite like a turkey fresh out of the oven, with some stuffing and cranberry …