Navigation Links
Award-winning partnership proves Vocantas CallAssure effective tool for chronic disease management
Date:4/28/2009

Thrombosis unit at The Ottawa Hospital purchases system to reduce

workload, improve patient care, minimize wait times in emergency rooms

OTTAWA, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Vocantas Inc., a developer of automated telephone outreach solutions, today announced the sale of its CallAssure solution to The Ottawa Hospital to manage patients in its Thrombosis Program.

This comes as a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that CallAssure was effective in helping The Ottawa Hospital keep thrombosis patients in the proper dosing range an impressive 80 percent of the time. In addition the clinic experienced a 33 percent reduction in staff workload. The purchase and full-time deployment of CallAssure may ultimately allow The Ottawa Hospital Thrombosis Program to efficiently and effectively manage the blood thinners of more than 10,000 patients in the region in this manner.

Thrombosis is a chronic disease characterized by the development of clots in blood vessels. Patients must maintain an optimal level of a blood-thinning agent in their bodies, and so require regular blood testing that can indicate the need for possible and sometimes frequent, adjustments to their dosage of blood thinner. The very high level of human interaction required to schedule testing, and reschedule when patients fail to show up, and then to communicate the test results and any dosage change has meant that optimal disease management is often beyond what healthcare systems can afford. Patients without family doctors must often resort to hospital emergency rooms for their testing, and then they must wait there, often for hours, for the test results and dosage details.

Dr. Marc Rodger, Head of the Thrombosis Program at The Ottawa Hospital, recognized the benefits derived by implementing the system. "CallAssure has the potential to positively impact both the patient and the system," said Dr. Rodger, who is also a senior scien
'/>"/>

SOURCE VOCANTAS
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Award-winning QUITPLAN(R) Services Billboard Debuts in Rogers
2. MetLife Foundation Begins New Phase of Award-Winning Parenting Skills Campaign in Collaboration with the Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R)
3. Video: Grin Big With an Award-Winning Smile
4. New St. Lukes Medical Clinic Selects Award-Winning globalcentara Provider(SM) by Houstons Global Healthcare Alliance
5. BET Networks Award-Winning Rap-It-Up HIV/AIDS Campaign Returns to New York City for The Youth Empowerment Tour on November 13-16
6. Thinnovation at RSNA 2007: Visage Imaging to Showcase Award-Winning Thin Client PACS Solutions
7. BET Rolls Out a Weekend of Award-Winning, HIV-Themed Programming Commemorating World AIDS Day
8. Companys Award-Winning Sound Enhancement Technology Proven to Provide Superior Performance Over Other Technologies; Patent Will Enhance Able Planet, LINX AUDIO Brands
9. Blind Tibetan Teenagers Featured in Award-Winning Film, Blindsight, Unite with Students from Junior Blind of America to Share Life Experiences
10. Dr. Oliver Sacks, NYT Bestselling Author, to Inspire and Marc Black, Award-winning Musician, to Perform at National Aphasia Association Benefit on April 1, NYC
11. Asthma Foundation Appoints Award-Winning Scholar to Top Policy Position
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2015)... Sports controversies continue to revolve around issues of ... the case with the Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito, or off ... Ray Rice domestic abuse case. In a recent episode of ... the implications of locker room culture on teams. He examines what ... should do to improve the locker room as a work place. ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Multi Customer Discount , ... pumping ( http://www.zeitersseptics.com/multi-customer-discount.html ) of 1000-1500 gallons in Zeiter's ... program. This does not include any Dig fees, or ... per person. If someone is part of this group ... totaling approximately 2500 gallons or more, the cost would ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 Lipitor lawsuits ... in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. ... court documents, the parties involved in the proceeding ... detailing, among other things, preparation for the litigation’s ... for both plaintiffs and defendants have conducted depositions ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 Carinsurancequotesinfo.com has released a new ... how to qualify for auto insurance as ... for auto insurance online, without having to follow a ... single parents can reduce their auto insurance expenses. The ... properly explained. , Clients can now visit an ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... With years of experience providing ... proud to be partnered with a veterinary college where ... year. This partnership has brought new payment options for ... After providing an in-house payment plan for many years, ... wanted to increase financing options available to avoid having ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 2Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 3Health News:Zeiter's Septics Inc. Offers Multi Customer Septic Tank Cleaning Program in Cook, Putnam & Will Counties in May 2015 2Health News:Zeiter's Septics Inc. Offers Multi Customer Septic Tank Cleaning Program in Cook, Putnam & Will Counties in May 2015 3Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 2Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 3Health News:Auto Insurance Discounts for Single Parents - How to Qualify for Low Rates 2Health News:University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Teams with UGA 2
... are calling for greater clarity on the legal implications of ... that this is often done following staff needlestick injuries, in ... the September issue of Anaesthesia , reports on the ... England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is accompanied by ...
... rapidly, the University of Missouri has made a commitment to ... community and across the country. MU was one of ... Difficult Dialogues Initiative (DDI) in 2005, and one of only ... additional $100,000 grant in 2008. DDI activities focus on teaching ...
... , MONDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of ... steps are needed to reverse the trend, a new study ... delivery climbed by more than 50 percent, and "one in ... lead researcher Dr. Jun Zhang, of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver ...
... with acute coronary syndromes initially treated with the anticoagulant ... angioplasty) and received a lower dose of the anticoagulant ... rate of major bleeding and vascular access site complications, ... September 22 issue of JAMA . The study ...
... University, has found that lower doses of a ... did not reduce bleeding or vascular complications compared ... with a blood thinner, fondaparinux. In a ... McMaster University showed that a blood thinner fondaparinux ...
... -- The incidence of acute myocardial infarction in Italy ... 2001 and 2005, according to a comprehensive study funded ... charity for biomedical research and health education in Spoleto, ... Experimental Research . "The study suggests that more information ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hospitals face legal dilemma if they test incapacitated patients after needle accidents 2Health News:Hospitals face legal dilemma if they test incapacitated patients after needle accidents 3Health News:Hospitals face legal dilemma if they test incapacitated patients after needle accidents 4Health News:Difficult Dialogues Initiative promotes diversity at MU, around country 2Health News:Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section 2Health News:Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section 3Health News:Almost 1 in 3 First-Time Deliveries Now Via C-Section 4Health News:Lower-dose heparin use during coronary procedure does not appear to reduce risk of major bleeding 2Health News:Lower-dose heparin use during coronary procedure does not appear to reduce risk of major bleeding 3Health News:Drug trial results refine treatment during angioplasty operations 2Health News:Drug trial results refine treatment during angioplasty operations 3Health News:Heart attacks jump in young Italian women 2
(Date:4/23/2015)... -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), the global ... monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended ... share.  Net income for the same period a year ... and non-GAAP net income was $82.1 million, or $0.76 ... quarter ended March 31, 2015 increased 13.0 percent to $590.3 ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... DUBLIN , April 23, 2015  Jazz Pharmaceuticals ... will report its 2015 first quarter financial results on ... financial markets.  Company management will host a live audio ... p.m. IST to discuss first quarter 2015 financial results ... Interested parties may access the live audio webcast via ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... , April 23, 2015  DanDrit Biotech A/S ... USA , Inc. ("DanDrit"), (symbol : ... approved vaccine for the treatment of colorectal cancer, ... Pharma have signed a partnership agreement in ... collaboration agreement advances DanDrit,s goal to deliver an ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 2Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 4Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 5Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 6Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 7Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 8Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 9Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 10Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 11Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 12Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 13Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 14Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 15Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 16Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Report 2015 First Quarter Financial Results on May 7, 2015 2DanDrit Biotech and Riyadh Pharma Sign Partnership Agreement 2
... Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC ; the "Company" or ... products, today announced that its Board of Directors has ... 14, 2002 and previously amended June 19, 2003 (the ... for determining "Acquiring Person" status under the Rights Agreement ...
... Feb. 7, 2011 Cancer ... served by just 11 modern radiotherapy linear accelerators, now ... Systems (NYSE: VAR). Treatments using fast and efficient RapidArc® ... Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at the new United ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cancer Patients in Bangladesh Gain Access to Advanced RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments from Varian Medical Systems 2Cancer Patients in Bangladesh Gain Access to Advanced RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments from Varian Medical Systems 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: