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Compirion Healthcare Cuts Emergency Department Throughput by 50% at the Medical Center of Central Georgia

... around these initiatives. Daily management, triage and bed control were identified early on as areas ... "We realized we had to change our core processes. triage became 'triage and treatment,' all in the front ... management really took ownership. They retooled triage so that patients were being seen by a physician's ...

SironaHealth to Provide 24 x 7 Nurse Line and Clinical Outreach to EosHealth as part of their Mobile Health & Wellness Programs

... Registered Nurses will provide telephone based triage and health advice to EosHealth service ... triggers and proactively reach out to perform triage and provide targeted health advice. ... health and will reach out proactively to perform triage and guide patients to relevant health information ...

Computerized Scan Detects Heart Disease

... useful and would be good to tremendously improve triage of these patients," said study author Dr. Udo ... School and Massachusetts General Hospital. triage -- identifying who needs immediate care and who ... further testing. The case for using CTA for triage in suspected heart disease is not completed, ...

PatientCentral Technologies, LLC and VerdaSee Solutions, Inc. Team Up With Congressional Staff in Washington, DC for Disaster Preparedness

... incidents and disasters requires rapid patient triage and assessment due to the overwhelming numbers of ... resources. "Many current systems rely on paper triage tags on which rescuers mark the patient's triage status and document very limited information ...

SironaHealth Receives URAC Accreditation as a Health Call Center

... 8, 2009 -- SironaHealth, a provider of telephone triage and medical call center solutions, announced ... tele-health programs, such as nurse triage , reduce unnecessary healthcare spending, build ... standards apply to organizations providing nurse triage and health information services to the public ...

Emergency medical professionals support their participation in prevention programs

... funded projects include studying the trauma triage guidelines and developing a national consensus on ... group that published a new national guideline for triage following mass casualty incidents. Their proposed SALT triage guideline is an acronym for Sort, Assess, Life ...

Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service Unveils New Carl Edwards Triage Room

... ceremony was held to unveil the Carl Edwards triage Room at the hospital. Mr. Edwards also accepted a ... Center," said Paul S. Amos II. "Naming this triage unit in honor of Carl Edwards demonstrates what ... together for a greater good." The Carl Edwards triage Room is one of three rooms at the Aflac ...

Model highlights benefits and risks of cervical cancer screening methods

... excessive) from cytologic testing following by triage HPV testing for those with abnormalities; 333 ... excessive) from HPV testing followed by cytologic triage testing. "For women who experience short-term ... write. "Using cytologic testing followed by triage testing in younger women minimizes both ...

New disaster preparedness strategy announced

... the task force proposes a formal EMCC triage and resource allocation protocol. Examples of the protocol include: The hospital triage officer/team will assess and prioritize all ... exceeded, the use of emergency mass critical care triage and rationing will help local health-care ...

LifeSync Corporation Agrees to Sublicense Patent Portfolio to Triage Wireless

... has entered into a non-exclusive sublicense with triage Wireless Inc. for LifeSync's patent portfolio ... vital signs. This sublicense will allow triage Wireless the right to utilize LifeSync's ... are delighted to enter into this sublicense with triage ....

Triage Wireless Raises $20.3 Million in Series B Financing Round Led by Qualcomm Ventures

... SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- triage Wireless, Inc. today announced that it closed on ... Group and new investor, Intel Capital. To date, triage Wireless has raised $25.8 million. The new ... "We believe the wireless capabilities of the triage technology will make such monitoring practical in ...

Abaxis Announces First Ever CLIA-Waived Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

... health diagnosis at the point-of-care and begin triage faster and easier ... at the point-of-care and begin patient triage with a high degree of accuracy and certainty - ... to make critical, on-site patient triage recommendations without the expense, resources ...

URAC Launches New eLearning Courses for Health Care Management Accreditation

... : URAC Health Call Center standards apply to organizations providing triage and health information services to the public when conducted by telephone, ... or other validly licensed individuals perform the clinical aspects of triage and other health information services in a manner that is timely, ...

Compirion Helps Baxter Regional Medical Center Achieve Patient Satisfaction Rankings in the Top 5th Percentile Nationally

... Emergency Department physicians were complaining that nurses currently in triage were not up to the job. They were Fast Tracking the wrong people. As a ... making it more supervisory. In addition, Charge Nurses now coordinate with triage to get patients into beds." Dr. Black added, "Charge Nurses want to ...

Compirion and Henrico Doctors Hospital Team Up to Improve Quality of Care

... then built Core Teams around these initiatives. Goals included retooling triage in the ED, increasing patient satisfaction scores to the top quartile, ... on the front end, they were able to "dig in on the harder ones." The triage Team initiatives in the ES department made a huge difference ....

Society for Women's Health Research and MITA Promote Greater Awareness of Medical Imaging to Diagnose Women's Coronary Artery Disease

... in emergency department and hospital costs than the standard-of-care to triage a 55-year-old woman. Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, lead author of the ... "I think the day may come when this technology is regularly used to triage patients that would otherwise end up waiting for hours in the emergency ...

United Kingdom House of Commons Safety Group Recommends Carbon Monoxide Screening by Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) to Reduce Misdiagnosis and Prevent Deaths

... & increased safety for the attending crew Improved on-scene triage ensures the fastest & most appropriate care (A&E or Hyperbaric) ... of carbon monoxide blood levels mean that the paramedics are now able to triage patients at scene and receive expert advice at the scene, so that they ...

New Research Reports on Interventions that May Alter the Course of Epilepsy Diagnosis and Management

... seizure score. Based on the score, ED staff could quickly classify and triage patients. Potential classifications include: Epileptic ... first-response personnel to screen for seizures in patients and make rapid triage decisions, such as timely referral to a specialist for evaluation, ...

Coronary CTA costs less than standard of care for triaging women with acute chest pain

... was $410 less (in emergency department and hospital costs) than the SOC to triage a 55-year-old woman, said Dr. Ladapo. Total health care costs decreased by ... "I think the day may come when this technology is regularly used to triage patients that would otherwise end up waiting for hours in the emergency ...

Trinity Health System Selects Beryl as Preferred Provider to Enhance Telephone Customer Service

... Trinity Health's preferred provider for both referral marketing and nurse triage call services and delivers strategic and competitive advantage to its ... referral, respond to a marketing campaign, or request nurse telephone triage can reach a live operator 24 hours a day, year round. Beryl is the ...

Telephone Nursing an Important Component of Managed Healthcare

... RNs using guidelines or protocols has become a new subspecialty. Telephone triage interactions generally require assessment, patient education, and crisis intervention. When high standards are maintained, telephone triage in the HMO setting is a successful, highly appreciated, and integral part ...

Sutter Solano Medical Center Wins National Improvement Award

... courtesy of staff and communication: -- A FasTrac program to quickly triage and care for patients with non-emergent conditions -- A throughput ... immediate bedding to reduce wait times -- Phone calls by charge and triage nurses and physicians as a follow-up to discharged patients -- ...

Breaking Studies at AARC Congress Show Masimo SET and Masimo Rainbow SET to be Accurate, Effective and Uniquely Beneficial in Detecting and Tracking Disease States

... SET Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter to quickly and accurately diagnose and triage two patients with acute CO-poisoning requiring immediate transportation to ... assessment of victims and provides information that directly impacts triage and treatment decisions at the emergency scene."(2) In another study ...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

... is an accomplished telehealth service that delivers professional after-hours response to patients, families and medical staff. Trained staff provide triage support to callers to reduce the need for after-hours crisis visits. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art information management solutions, Hospice ...

e-Zassi.com(TM) Specialized Software Systems for the Medical Device Industry Named by LifeScience Alley(R) As Preferred Provider

... planning are made. Delivered online as a SaaS product, the InnoVision(TM) decision support tool provides rapid non-confidential due diligence, triage support and market assessment of medical device technologies. The software allows users to generate a 30-40 page InnoVision Report , which ...

Questionnaire May Help Spot Early Dementia

... said. But if the test meets all these challenges, it could be useful in identifying people who do not need further evaluation, he said. "As a triage tool, this might be pretty good," he said. More information The Alzheimer's Association has more on Alzheimer's disease . ...

Social Entrepreneur's Cup Finalists Announced

... care. Dentists and dental hygienists work together like doctors and nurse practitioners, with hygienists providing on-site education, assessment and triage services. The Community Collaborative Practice Model extends the reach of the dental workforce by allowing dentists to focus on restorative care ...

Veterans Recognize Hero in our Midst

... going through, it's time now to begin the conversation on the issue of homeless veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with the concept of prevention, not triage and treatment." ...

The T SystemEV(R) Featured in Journal of Emergency Nursing Paper on Successful EDIS Implementation

... in the industry, is currently in use at more than 210 hospitals nationwide. The system spans the entire emergency department experience from triage to discharge, giving doctors and nurses total, minute-by-minute control of a patient's status and care. As stated in the article, which ...

Regenstrief Institute is 'pace car' for coordination of medical care at Indy 500

... events such as a Hurricane Katrina type disaster or a mass casualty scenario," added Dr. Finnell. At the Speedway, first aid stands will do initial triage and, if necessary, the individual will be taken to the Clarian Emergency Medical Center. Typically, several hundred patients are seen at the ...

Study finds virtual doctors visits satisfactory for both patients and clinicians

... like diabetes, hypertension, obesity or depression, and where self-management strategies are not working. Virtual visits may also be effective for triage of acute, non-urgent issues like back pain or respiratory infections." Among the benefits of virtual visits are reduce overhead costs for a ...

$10 Million Gift to Transform Neuromedicine at URMC

... access to the highest standards of care and technology. The group is also working with all of the area's health systems to develop a consistent triage and treatment approach community-wide for stroke patients in an effort to decrease disability and save even more lives. "The Institute will ...

Interleukin Genetics to Chair Expert Panel Discussion on Use of Biomarkers in Drug Development at BIO Convention

... The various different biomarker types that can be used effectively for drug development Genetic biomarkers, companion and triage diagnostics, and potential new applications for drug development for chronic disease Biomarkers in Oncology, and future and forward looking ...

Biosite Incorporated Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Recall for Cardiac Marker Test

... Biosite Incorporated has reported the action to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. As is noted in the package insert, the results of the triage Cardiac Panel should not be used as absolute evidence of myocardial infarction and should be evaluated in the context of all the clinical and ...

Dentistry and Mass Disasters: A Dentist's Role as a First Responder During a Public Health Emergency

... Preparedness Task Force, will discuss how dentists can better prepare themselves to serve as first responders; review the skill set needed to be a triage officer; and how local, state and federal agencies may utilize dental professionals during a disaster. Friday, May 15 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in ...

Women More Likely to Experience Non-Traditional Stroke Symptoms

... have an increased lifetime risk for stroke. Several studies have suggested that women experience greater in-hospital delays such as longer triage times, longer time to see a physician and longer times to head imaging, which is critical for the diagnosis of stroke, compared with men, and have 30 ...

Compirion Healthcare Consulting Generates a 40:1 Return on Investment at the Medical Center of Central Georgia

... Dr. DeLanor Doyle, an Emergency Department physician during the time of the project, commented, "We realized we had to change our core processes. triage became 'triage and treatment,' all in the front of the Emergency Department. We utilized unused areas as treatment areas. With a lot more happening, ...

Octi-Flo2™ - 8 Patient Portable Oxygen Delivery System

... and Canada of the Octi-Flo2™, Oxygen Manifold. Octi-Flo2™ is designed to help Medical Response Teams to care for multiple patients, in triage situations. "Western's new Octi-Flo2™ is an affordable oxygen manifold, that will allow you to care for eight patients at once," ...

Orion Health Concerto Whiteboard Helps Emergency Rooms and Wards Track Patient Status

... clickable graphical icons link to further clinical information. A clickable patient locator map displays a layout of the facility and can be used by triage or charge nurses to view available beds for admissions. Orion Health President of North America and Europe Middle East and Africa Paul Viskovich ...

TeamHealth Medical Call Center Announces 23 New Contracts

... programs. URAC sets rigorous accreditation standards for quality and accountability to ensure that registered nurses perform the clinical aspects of triage and other health information services in a manner that is confidential, timely and medically appropriate for care and treatment. About ...
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