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Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital

Patient Flow System gives staff members more time with patients and speeds clinical and admissions processes by eliminating the constraints of paper forms Sulphur Springs, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -- When administrators at Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Greeneville, Te...

Leading Health Plan Utilizes MEDai Solution to Reduce Hospital Admissions and Target Interventions

ORLANDO, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., a leading provider of predictive analytic solutions headquartered in Orlando, FL, announced today that Geisinger Health Plan, one of its premier clients, has significantly reduced hospital admissions and found savings opportunities through its Me...

Park Avenue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Selects PatientPlacement.com Web-based Long-Term Care Software to Automate Admissions and Boost Census Performance

Web-based Referral Management System Software Set to Facilitate and Boost Patient Admissions for Family-Owned Long-Term Healthcare Provider. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 29, 2008 -- Patient Placement Systems announced today that healthcare provider Park Avenue Nursing a...

PA Department of Health Halts Admissions at Commonwealth Medical Center in Beaver County

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today ordered a ban on all new inpatient, outpatient, emergency and non-emergency admissions to Commonwealth Medical Center, 2500 Hospital Drive, Aliquippa, until further notice. The department sa...

Ondansetron reduces vomiting, hospital admissions in children with gastroenteritis

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have demonstrated that a drug called ondansetron helps reduce vomiting, the need for intravenous fluids and hospital admissions in children with acute gastroenteritis. Gastroenteritis is an infection, often caused by a virus, that causes v...

Bowel cancer screening halves emergency admissions and cuts deaths

Bowel cancer screening halves emergency admissions for the disease and significantly cuts death rates, reveal the fifth year results from one of the first UK pilot sites. The figures, published ahead of print in the journal Gut, refer to tests carried out in Coventry and Warwickshire in the Mid...

Fairview Baptist Home Selects PatientPlacement.com to Automate Referrals and Increase Patient and Resident Admissions

Web-based Referral Management System software deployed at long-term care facility to quicken admissions process and improve business intelligence Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) January 26, 2009 -- Patient Placement Systems announced today that long-term healthcare provider Fairvie...

Study: Smoking Ban Would Help Reduce Heart Attack Admissions

DETROIT, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of heart attack patients admitted to Michigan hospitals could be significantly reduced if a statewide public smoking ban were implemented, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Researchers looked at the average number of hospital admissions fro...

Simple Case Management Cuts Pulmonary Disease Admissions

Low-intensity interventions reduce COPD hospital visits more than one-half, study finds WEDNESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Simple patient management can significantly reduce hospitalization and emergency room visits by people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), accor...

Congestive heart failure leads to greater disability, nursing home admissions

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Medical breakthroughs in recent decades have allowed heart attack survivors and other heart-disease patients to live longer. But as their hearts decline into congestive heart failure, an increasing number will experience disability and the need for nursing-home care. A new stu...

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n-3 PUFAs Reduce Mortality and Hospital Admissions in Patients With Symptomatic Heart Failure

MUNICH - ESC Congress 2008, September 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Presented at the Annual ESC Congress 2008, Munich, Germany, 31 August 2008 For the first time, results from a new landmark trial of purified n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) were presented at one of the worlds' ...

Studies Examine Quality of Care for Hospitalized Sickle Cell Disease Patients and Effective Methods for Detecting Risk of Stroke in Children With This Disorder

...uring hydroxyurea treatment) as well as a significant reduction in hospital admissions (from 2.1±2.9 per year pre-hydroxyurea to 0.06±0.02 per year post-hydroxyur...her transfusion requirements, frequency of painful crises, yearly number of admissions to the hospital, and increased intensity of hemolysis in comparison to pati...

Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Reduced the Incidence and Duration of Hospitalization in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

...darone did not increase the incidence of non-cardiovascular hospitalizations in comparison to the placebo arm. "The incidence of AF-related hospital admissions has dramatically increased in recent years, and therapeutic solutions to reduce this burden are needed," said Dr. Christian Torp-Pedersen from the Gen...

Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine

... quickly spreading beyond the healthcare system into schools, gyms, prisons and retirement homes. A 2004 study supervised by Dr. Deal tracked 13,510 admissions at an accredited 450-bed regional hospital. Almost fifteen percent, 2,012 patients, acquired an infection. The average length of stay for infected pat...

Logical Therapeutics Inc. Commences Double-Blind, Randomized Study of Their Lead Program, LT-NS001

...safety problem," said Lutz Giebel, Chairman of Logical Therapeutics. Published studies have shown that NSAID use is responsible for 15-60% of hospital admissions for GI bleeding, amounting to approximately 100,000 hospitalizations and 10,000-20,000 deaths annually in the US. "A safer alternative would fulfill a...

New Data Shows Prescription Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters Reduced the Incidence of Death in Heart Failure Patients

...effective in reducing both all cause mortality and admissions to the hospital for cardiovascular reasons. Treatm...rcent relative risk reduction in death or hospital admissions for cardiovascular reasons compared to the placebo...rcent relative risk reduction in death or hospital admissions for cardiovascular reasons; 1,981 patients (57%) i...

Chasing Zero Summit Pushes for Zero Tolerance Approach to Hospital-Acquired Infections

... Deaths in U.S. Hospitals, 2002. Public Health Reports, March-April 2007, Vol 122, pp. 160-166. (3) Cardinal Health analysis of 3.1 million admissions across 100 hospitals, 2007. ...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDA for NEXIUM(R) I.V. for Peptic Ulcer Bleed Indication

...h county 1993-2002: a population-based cohort study. Am J Gastroenterol 2006;101(5):945-53. (5) Kang JY et al. Recent trends in hospital admissions and mortality rates for peptic ulcer in Scotland 1982-2002. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2006;24(1):65-79. (6) Soplepmann et al. Peptic ulcer ...

Wayne State University and Oakwood Partner in New Device to Combat Congestive Heart Failure

...on Americans have been diagnosed with heart failure and that 500,000 more diagnoses are made each year. Heart failure is the leading cause of hospital admissions in the U.S. Only about half of Americans diagnosed with heart failure will survive more than five years. Each year, more than 300,000 people die from ...

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Researchers Explain Effects of Large-Scale, Universal MRSA Surveillance Program That Supports Expanded Intervention

... three consecutive periods: baseline (12 months), MRSA surveillance for all admissions to the intensive care unit (12 months), and universal MRSA surveillance for all hospital admissions (21 months). Only universal surveillance was successful in significantly re...
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RFID Z-Band® 4000

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Positive Patient Identification™ (PPI) system

Features:... Streamlines the admissions process Gives the ability to take digital photographs and apply them to wristbands, consent forms and other vital documents - improves identification ...
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Allopathic medicine

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Heredity

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LSUHSC shows for first time infant inhalation of ultrafine air pollution linked to adult lung disease

...ermanent changes in immune responses. "It is no surprise that elevations in airborne particulate matter (PM) are associated with increased hospital admissions for respiratory symptoms including asthma exacerbations," notes Dr. Cormier. "What has come as a surprise is that early exposure to elevated levels of...

New technology shows promise against resistant staph infections

...ause the majority of superficial and invasive skin infections, resulting in more than 11 million outpatient/emergency room visits and 464,000 hospital admissions annually in the U.S. Staph are also notorious for infecting patients while they're in the hospital for other reasons. Staph infections can be deadly i...

Scots and Irish at greater risk of drink-related death, study shows

...than the recommended limit of alcohol. The study, published in the Journal of Public Health , follows recent reports that alcohol-related hospital admissions in the over 65s are rising. Dr Neeraj Bhala, who led the study, said: "Deaths from alcohol-related conditions, liver disease and liver cancer are ...

Research finds new cause of ozone wheezing and potential treatments

...sworth. "This finding has real-life therapeutic implications," said Garantziotis. The researchers point out there are approximately 4,500 hospital admissions and 900,000 school absences each year attributed to ozone exposure, especially on high-ozone alert days. "We identified several new approaches to the ...

Monitoring outcomes of suicide attempts in pregnancy can better assess drug dangers

...tests. To test their hypothesis that self-poisoned pregnant women could give useful drug-safety data, the reserachers studied outcomes of all such admissions to the Department of Toxicological Internal Medicine, Kornyi Hospital, Budapest. During the study period of 1960-1993, 1044 pregnant women were admitt...

Embryo biopsy does not affect early growth and risk of congenital malformations in PGD/PGS babies

...s of growth. PGD/PGS children were born more frequently after caesarean section than ICSI children, but had no more congenital malformations, hospital admissions or surgical interventions than did the ICSI or SC babies. Although the PGD/PGS children underwent more medical investigations, the number of abnormal ...

The AGA Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future

...es of more than 65 million Americans. Thirty percent of Americans suffer a gastroenterological illness each year, resulting in over 8 million hospital admissions and 30 million doctor visits. At least 40 million Americans are burdened with chronic digestive conditions that disrupt their lives. More Americans ar...

RAND study finds evidence disease management programs

...h is needed. It is plausible that disease management programs reduce costs for congestive heart failure patients because many programs reduce hospital admissions for these patients, Mattke said. In contrast, research has shown that patients with depression are commonly under-treated, so a disease management pro...

Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young

...our feet. About 95 percent of all hip fractures come from falls and account for more than 800,000 emergency room visits and more than 332,000 hospital admissions each year. Take up tai chi to improve your balance and pick your clothes up off the floor so you dont trip over them. Schedule a checkup. You need ...

ACT Ensures Integrity of Testing Process Through Deployment of BIO-key's(R) Biometric ID Technology

... The ACT Center network is the professional testing network created by ACT, the educational and professional assessment company known for its college admissions exam. The ACT Center network delivers computer-based professional certification and licensure exams at nearly 240 sites nationwide. Consistent with A...
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Video: Data From 185,000 ICU Admissions Show Significant Reductions in Mortality:

Results from 156 Hospitals Validate VISICU's eICU(R) Program as Solution for U.S. Critical Care Crisis BALTIMORE, May 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU patients are nearly one-third less likely to die, on average, when treated at hospitals using the eICU(R) care delivery model, ...

AGA Institute and Horizon Therapeutics Launch 'Connect to Protect' Program to Educate Physicians and Consumers on Risks Associated With NSAID Use

...ced, NSAIDs often cause ulcers in the stomach. It is estimated that GI hemorrhages due to NSAID use account for approximately 60,000-120,000 hospital admissions annually. Though difficult to quantify, available reports suggest that deaths from NSAID-related GI events vary from 3,200 to more than 16,500 per ye...

Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

...ing up to be extremely interesting in light of recent UK directives from the Department of Health concerning mandatory MRSA screening for all elective admissions and other developments in infection control across Europe," said Dr. David Persing, M.D., Ph.D., Cepheid's Chief Medical and Technology Officer. "Addi...

Amorcyte Reports Phase I Results of AMR-001 to Improve Recovery From Severe Heart Attack at ACC Annual Scientific Session

...d a significant improvement in ejection fraction, end systolic volumes, infarct size, reduction in subsequent MI's, and trends towards reduced deaths, admissions for heart failure and need for repeat vascularization. Strikingly, this analysis found a significant association between injected cell volume and impr...

Dorset County Hospital Enhances MRSA Surveillance Programme Through Rapid Patient Screening

...t County Hospital screens elective and Orthopaedic admissions patients in only 75 minutes using Cepheid's adv...mme, DCH is screening all elective and orthopaedic admissions for MRSA. Screening enables hospitals to identify ...surgical screening of all elective and orthopaedic admissions -- Isolation of positive patients -- Appropriate...

Cepheid Signs Group Purchasing Contract with Novation, the Nation's Largest Healthcare Contracting Organization

... Through its affiliations, Novation represents 49 percent of admissions and 52 percent of total surgeries in the United States SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today an...

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Establishes $3 Million Endowment with AGA Foundation

...lion Americans and thirty percent of Americans suffer a gastroenterological illness each year, resulting in more than eight million hospital admissions and 30 million doctor visits. -- At least 40 million Americans are burdened with chronic digestive conditions that disrupt their lives. M...

CardioDynamics BioZ(R) ICG Technology Featured in American College of Cardiology (ACC) Audio Series

...ive cardiac technology that assists clinicians in the care of heart failure, shortness of breath and high blood pressure patients. Since heart failure admissions continue to increase in the United States, as well as overall cardiac healthcare for the elderly, this important advancement in technology which allow...

Abington Memorial Hospital Completes System-Wide Conversion to Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology

... cement the decision." Abington Memorial Hospital is a 570-bed regional teaching hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania. With more than 34,000 inpatient admissions and greater than 5,000 births annually, the hospital is a major regional referral center for cancer care, cardiac care, and surgery (including orthopa...

Siemens Completes Acquisition of Dade Behring

...e implementation of integrated IT and clinical solutions from Siemens will help improve workflow efficiency throughout the healthcare enterprise, from admissions and administration, to the laboratory and the radiology department. This will enable our customers to increase the quality of patient care while simul...
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