Starting Monday, May 18, Maryland intensive care patients are connected by voice, video and data lines to specialized physicians and nurses at a tertiary care referral center 130 miles away.
At a time when some hospitals are struggling financially, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Texas is maintaining its profitability by focusing on efficient patient care with quality at its core. In its latest effort to ensure excellent care, St. Luke’s is streamlining its transfer process for patients who need to be moved from the Emergency Department (ED) to another area of the hospital for critical care.
The recent health care summit at the White House spotlighted the nursing shortage, which threatens the quality of patient care throughout the nation’s hospitals.
DocuSys, Inc., a market-leading provider of innovative systems for anesthesia information management, medication management and presurgical care management, announced today that Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA, has gone live with the Presurgical Care Management System, a comprehensive system to manage presurgical patient assessment and readiness for surgery.
The National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) today announced an expanded partnership with the New York State Department of Health to advance quality improvement in children’s healthcare.
Mayo Clinic and Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a privacy- and security-enhanced free online application that provides people with a place to store medical information and receive real-time individualized health guidance and recommendations based on the clinical expertise of Mayo Clinic.
In a collaborative effort focused on driving improvements in medication use and improved outcomes with CDS, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), with five co-publishers, introduces Improving Medication Use and Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: A Step-by-Step Guide.
Pharmacy OneSource, Inc., software-as-a-service provider to more than 1,300 hospitals in the United States, announced today that new advanced rule logic has been added to Sentri7, a web-based clinical surveillance software application.
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) will launch the SimSuite Central Line Management Program at AACN’s National Teaching Institute (NTI) and Critical Care Exposition, the world’s largest conference for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, May 16-21, in New Orleans, LA.
During the month of May, Coastal is offering its award-winning online course, Personal Safety For Home Health Caregivers, for free.