RMF Strategies Develops First-of-Its-Kind Surgical Malpractice Benchmarking Report
Report provides healthcare organizations with actionable data and insights for enhanced patient safety.
RMF Strategies, leading an innovative national effort to use malpractice data to help healthcare organizations reduce medical errors and enhance patient safety, announced it has developed a first-of-its-kind surgical benchmarking report, “Annual Benchmarking Report: Malpractice Risks in Surgery.”
information management systems, today announced it has formed a
strategic relationship with Medit Corporation that will help EDIMS’
hospital clients speed triage and treatment of their ED patients.
DIMS LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive emergency department (ED)
information management systems, announced that Newark Beth Israel
Medical Center (NBI) has successfully launched the newly enhanced EDIMS
electronic health record (EHR).
Recent clinical tests demonstrate that antimicrobial copper is
effective in significantly reducing the bacterial load in intensive
care unit (ICU) patient rooms and on many individual objects in those
TechTote. Designed specifically to assist health care professionals
in positively identifying both the patient and the specimen collected,
the PowerCaddy carries and protects a PDA (hand-held computer) and a
mobile printer in a light weight, durable tote.
Parrish Medical Center, a 210-bed community hospital in Titusville,
Florida, has reduced mortality by 30.8 percent using the Clinical
Xpert™ CareFocus solution from Thomson Reuters. That equates to more
than 60 lives saved annually.
A new, pioneering
home-to-hospital program, Connected Pediatric Critical Care, features
real-time video communication, enabling the on-call attending
physician, when at home, to personally examine the patient and
communicate directly with the PICU staff, other specialists, and even
the child’s parents.
Five Essential Components of an Effective Stroke System
Approximately 795,000 Americans will have a stroke this year. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. The direct and indirect costs associated with stroke are projected to exceed $65 billion in 2009, according to the National Stroke Association.