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.
CenTrak, a leading provider of Real-Time Locations Systems (RTLS) for tracking equipment and people indoors, today introduced its new IT-740 Staff Badge, the world’s thinnest hybrid active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag currently on the market.
Mednovus, Inc., announced the release of their new SAFESCAN® INTERCEPT PILLAR™ ferromagnetic detection system this week at the Magnetic Resonance Manager’s Society (MRMS) annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. The product promises to help providers improve MRI safety for patients and staff.
For comic inspiration and musical bravura in the HIT space, nothing beats Dr. Ross D. Martin’s Interoperetta in Three Acts, an appreciation of HITSP, CCHIT, AHIC and more.
In healthcare, particularly in patient safety, there is a cultural predisposition towards excellence. There’s a fundamental desire to create better, safer environments in support of care. That applies to staff qualifications, policies & procedures, medical technology, and — usually — standards for accreditation.