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Directional Dynamics Previews First Mobile Wayfinding and Patient Engagement App

Directional Dynamics, LLC previewed its innovative Wayfinding and Patient Engagement Applications for the healthcare market this month. This application, available initially on iPhone and Android devices, is part of the Directional Dynamics version 1.0 suite, to be released in Q1, 2013.

Diversinet Introduces mobiHealth Wallet with Patient-Centered Health Information

Diversinet Corp., a leader in secure mobile health that “Powers Care Coordination through Mobility,” has announced mobiHealth Wallet™, a secure, personalized virtual container for downloading, entering, managing and sharing personal health information.

LiveData Launches iPad App for PeriOP Manager

LiveData, a leading innovator in real-time data integration and display technology, has announced an iPad app for its perioperative workflow system, PeriOp Manager.

CareFusion Launches New Preoperative Cleansing Program For In-Home Patient Use

CareFusion Corp., a leading, global medical technology company, has unveiled a new preoperative cleansing program for patients that includes an industry-first, individualized reminder program that helps patients remember and follow a clinician's preoperative bathing instructions.

The Joint Commission Publishes Patient and Worker Safety Monograph

The Joint Commission recently released a free monograph, “Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation,” to draw attention to the need to create a culture that focuses on both the safety of patients and the health care workers who care for them.

FDB Releases ICD-10 Codes within its Clinical Decision Support Drug Knowledge

First Databank (FDB), a leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that improves medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, announced the availability of the Tenth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases code set ICD-10-CM (clinical modification) and ICD-10-PCS (procedure coding system) within FDB MedKnowledge, the company’s proprietary clinical drug knowledge.

Ekahau Location Analytics Improves Asset Utilization, Staff Safety

Ekahau Inc., the worldwide leader in Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) has released Ekahau Vision™ 2.0, the company’s new location analytics platform for hospital administrators, staff and caregivers.

EPMG Assists Families Experiencing Unexpected Death or Outcomes

Emergency Physicians Medical Group's (EPMG) Next Step Program has been nationally recognized as an innovation designed to reach out to patients and their family members in a very unique way.

First Databank Releases Enhanced Drug Knowledge to Support Interoperable Medication Management

First Databank (FDB), the leading provider of clinical drug knowledge that helps improve medication-related decisions and patient outcomes, announces the release of a broad range of cross references within the FDB Interoperability Module.

Walgreens WellTransitions to Help Reduce Readmissions

Walgreens pharmacists are on the frontlines of a new transition of care program, WellTransitions, which brings hospitals and health systems together with Walgreens in a coordinated care model designed to reduce readmission rates and overall health care costs, while improving patient health outcomes and medication adherence.

Missouri Center for Patient Goes National

Patient safety is an ever increasing focal point for improving efficacy and efficiency in the U.S. healthcare system, across all provider settings. Now the Missouri Center for Patient Safety (MOCPS) is poised to share its mission across the country.

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