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GE Healthcare Launches Centricity Business 5.0

Barrington, Illinois, August 22, 2011—GE Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare information technology, launched Centricity* Business 5.0, the next-generation revenue cycle management solution for hospital networks, academic medical centers, large practices and physician billing groups.

TeleTracking Announces Availability of its Next Generation Real-Time Locating System (RTLS)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 22, 2011—TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. announced the availability of its second generation Real-Time Locating System, TeleTracking RTLS.

PharMEDium Unveils New Website with Focus on Patient Safety

Aug. 15, 2011—PharMEDium Services, LLC, market leader for customized pharmacy sterile compounding for hospital intravenous and epidural therapies, launched its new website,, which now provides updates on drug shortages, patient safety and ready-to-use pharmacy compounding services. 

Vestagen Participates in OSHA Meetings To Examine Occupational Exposure to Infectious Diseases

Orlando, Florida, August 8, 2011 — Armed with an ever-growing body of research suggesting that textiles — specifically, medical uniforms — play a key role in the transmission of disease in healthcare settings, Vestagen Technical Textiles participated in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  stakeholder meetings to examine exposure to infectious diseases in health care workplaces.

Salamander, Versus Team Up to Provide Complete Patient-tracking Solution

Traverse City, Michigan, August 3, 2011 — A unique joint tracking solution that gives hospitals complete situational awareness from the scene of a mass casualty incident through patient admittance and discharge could play a critical role in victim treatment and survivability in the event of a mass casualty event.

HLI Launches Latest Provider Friendly Terminology Solution Upgrade

Denver, Colorado, July 26, 2011 — Health Language, Inc.® (HLI), the global leader in medical terminology management, announced that it has expanded its provider friendly technology (PFT) solution to over 120,000 terms in addition to the existing terms used by SNOMED-CT and ICD.

CJPS Medical Systems Launches Breakthrough Portable Vital Signs Monitor

Auburn Hills, Michigan, June 29, 2011—CJPS Medical Systems announced that it is releasing the smallest, most featured, lowest cost, portable multi-parameter vital signs monitor on the market. In this environment of cost cutting and flexibility, and when maintaining the highest level of care is absolutely critical, the timing of the release of VitalPoint® PRO, at half the price of its closest competitors, could not be more fitting.

Sermo Launches Real Time Medicine™ Mobile App for Physicians

Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 13, 2011—Sermo, Inc., the largest online network in the United States exclusive to physicians, introduced Sermo Mobile, an application that allows physicians to access the country's greatest concentration of medical knowledge in real-time. Sermo Mobile builds on Sermo's current web platform, an online resource where physicians from across 68 specialties and all 50 states collaborate, discuss and consult with each other to provide the highest quality care to their patients.

New Medical Device Registry Service Empowers Patients and Enhances Patient Safety

MedicAlert® Implant Connect(SM), a new service which aims to improve the safety of patients with implanted medical devices by creating a safe and secure system to store and link each patient to vital information about their implanted device, launched today at the National Patient Safety Foundation's Patient Safety Congress.

T-System to Offer Enhanced Diagnosis Decision Support to Emergency Department Physicians

Dallas, Texas, May 31, 2011—As part of a commitment to continuously enhance its solutions, T-System, Inc. announced it will integrate diagnosis decision support from Isabel Healthcare with its T SystemEV emergency department information system to assist physicians in determining an early and accurate diagnosis.

MYCO Medical Adds Qlicksmart’s Breakthrough Scalpel Blade Removal Devices to Inventory

Cary, North Carolina, June 1, 2011MYCO Medical, a national medical supply company and a leading vendor of surgical products to the healthcare, dental and veterinary field today announced it is adding the Qlicksmart BladeCASSETTE and BladeSINGLE blade remover systems to its growing product line of safe, innovative, high-value surgical devices and disposables.


ABQAURP American Society for Quality American Society for Quality Healthcare Division Consumers Advancing Patient Safety
EMPSF Institute for Safe Medical Practices
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS) Medication Safety Officers Society NPSF Partnership for Patient Safety Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine