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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Medical Protection Technologies' Hip Protectors Help Prevent Fractures

Medical Protection Technologies has introduced the Fall-Safe® Hip Protector into the U.S. healthcare market, featuring pads made from D3O®—a unique shock-absorbing material that is soft and flexible in its natural state but instantly rigid when struck suddenly by an outside force.

Aditazz Patient Mobility Platform to Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Aditazz announced a strategic partnership with inventor Roger Leib to jointly develop and market the Patient Mobility Platform, a suite of mobility products conceived and designed by Leib, founder of Develop, LLC. 

Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium to Track, Monitor Blood Products

The Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium announced that S3Edge Inc., the software partner for the consortium has been selected to exclusively commercialize the RFID and barcode based Blood Product Tracking suite of applications designed and built under a private, academic, and public initiative funded by the NIH.

NovaSom Announces Sleep Apnea Testing Program for Anesthesiologists

NovaSom, Inc., the leader in home sleep testing and cost-saving solutions for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) management, has announced the launch of AccuSom Safe Recovery™. The full-service testing program is designed to enable anesthesiologists to quickly and efficiently diagnose OSA pre-operatively

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