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PointNurse Announces New Board Member, Investor, and Spin Out
PointNurse Announces New Board Member, Investor, and Spin Out
9/29/2016 5:13:36 PM
PointNurse.com , a virtual care collaborative, announced today that Alex Danzberger has been appointed to its board of directors and also made an investment in the company and a newly formed healthcare blockchain business called HealthCombix. Mr. Danzberger has vast experience across the internet payments, education, manufacturing, and healthcare industries in corporate …
Flat detector to visualize urinary stones in endourology in high quality
Flat detector to visualize urinary stones in endourology in high quality
9/28/2016 6:25:12 PM
At this year’s congress of the German Society of Urology in Leipzig, Siemens Healthineers will be presenting the combination of the Modularis urological shock wave unit and the flat detector technology of the mobile C-arm Cios Fusion. With its 30 cm x 30 cm field of view, it can cover 160 percent more of the anatomical environment than the standard image intensifier with no …
FDA approves first automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes
FDA approves first automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes
9/28/2016 6:18:17 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system, the first FDA-approved device that is intended to automatically monitor glucose (sugar) and provide appropriate basal insulin doses in people 14 years of age and older with type 1 diabetes. The human pancreas naturally supplies a low, continuous rate of insulin, known …
Monitoring Melanoma with Molemapping
Monitoring Melanoma with Molemapping
9/28/2016 8:30:51 AM
When a patient is diagnosed with a melanoma there is a 12% chance that they will develop a second primary melanoma somewhere else on their skin not associated with the first melanoma. It is vital to have a comprehensive surveillance program for these melanoma patients to monitor for new primaries. Dr Sally Shaw , skin cancer expert at Peninsula Skin Cancer Centre , says …
Samsung Showcases a Total Diagnostic Solution for Women’s Health at the 26th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Samsung Showcases a Total Diagnostic Solution for Women’s Health at the 26th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
9/26/2016 4:39:36 PM
Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, showcases a total diagnostic solution for women and new features at the 26th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, being held in Rome, Italy from September 25 to 28. Samsung will also be hosting an extensive program of seminars and live sessions on topics …
Understanding Mental Illness through Fiction in Touching Book
Understanding Mental Illness through Fiction in Touching Book
9/26/2016 2:42:02 PM
What is normal? This is the concept that Sheila Hinnenkamp wants to challenge with her fictional short stories of different mental illnesses in her book, Journeys of the Mind .   A collection of four short stories, the characters in each have not been named in order to enable people to put themselves in their shoes, hopefully to identify them to someone they know or relate …
Identifying Superbugs in Healthcare Environments across Puerto Rico
Identifying Superbugs in Healthcare Environments across Puerto Rico
9/26/2016 12:08:53 PM
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire during the course of receiving treatment for other conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection.   Today, far too often, these infections are due to a growing list …
A Close Look at Children’s Trauma and Recovery
A Close Look at Children’s Trauma and Recovery
9/25/2016 8:02:35 PM
Christine Alisa’s Turning the Hourglass: Children’s Passage through Trauma and Past Lives is a collection of true stories told from a child’s point of view. These stories center on the children’s traumatic experiences and their therapy with Alisa. The children from the book are victims of various traumas, like abuse, parents’ divorce, past-life patterning, and dealing with …
ON Semiconductor Expands Breadth of Options for Low-Light Industrial Imaging Applications
ON Semiconductor Expands Breadth of Options for Low-Light Industrial Imaging Applications
9/24/2016 9:58:44 PM
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON ), driving energy efficient innovations, continues to strengthen its position in low-light imaging solutions for industrial markets with the introduction of new products based on interline transfer electron multiplying charge-coupled device (IT-EMCCD) technology. The new 8-megapixel KAE 08151 image sensor is the second device to use the …
Fall Workshops at Anatomy in Clay® Centers in Denver Begin Oct. 1
9/22/2016 3:43:52 PM
Denver, CO — Sept. 22, 2016 — Anatomy in Clay® Centers today announced a full schedule of workshops for Fall, 2016 that will give students the chance to study a broad variety of joints and body systems including the ankle, knee, shoulder, arm, wrist, elbow, hip and pelvic floor.   All the classes will be taught by Anatomy in Clay® founder Jon Zahourek using his innovative …
Legionella Bacteria Identified in New York Hospital
Legionella Bacteria Identified in New York Hospital
9/22/2016 8:19:36 AM
During routine inspections of the water supply systems at a New York City hospital,  Legionella  was detected. As of August, only one patient has contracted Legionnaires’ disease, an illness associated with the bacteria  Legionella . Legionella  is a bacteria found naturally in surface water, ground water and soil. It can also be found in manmade environments. …
Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Reported at a Washington Hospital
Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Reported at a Washington Hospital
9/21/2016 10:52:48 AM
During the first week of September, two patients were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at a hospital in Washington. One patient was released from the hospital, but the other patient died while being treated at the hospital. Legionnaire’s disease is an illness caused by aerosolized water containing  Legionella  bacteria is inhaled or aspirated. Cooling towers, along …
Quit Picks Flavored Habit Replacement Now Available For Smokers
Quit Picks Flavored Habit Replacement Now Available For Smokers
9/21/2016 10:00:00 AM
The Quit Company started selling Quit Picks, their own brand of high quality Cinnamint oil toothpicks. Quit Picks are a simple tool to help smokers replace the habit, for use anywhere and anytime to help satisfy cravings and form a new healthy habit. The habit of smoking cigarettes can last a lifetime, because nicotine is so addictive, and more importantly the …
AnesthesiaOSTM partners with Medac, Inc. to provide seamless billing integration to providers.
9/21/2016 9:42:29 AM
AnesthesiaOSTM partners with Medac, Inc. to provide seamless billing integration to providers. HOUSTON, Texas, September 21, 2016 –Medical Information Records, LLC (MIR), creator of AnesthesiaOS™, a cloud-based Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) has sought to standardize care by focusing on the mobility and the replication of an enhanced patient care experience …
Experienced Surgeon Exposes the Greatest Healthcare Mistakes
Experienced Surgeon Exposes the Greatest Healthcare Mistakes
9/20/2016 5:18:14 PM
Too many experts have been trying to change a huge, complex healthcare delivery system that none of them can describe in detail. Dr. Ira Williams’s Misdiagnosed! is the first attempt to describe the organizational structure of said current system. In his book, he offers the first recognition of each state’s responsibility to create and maintain an effective healthcare …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant Reviews Emory Ebola Presentation
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant Reviews Emory Ebola Presentation
9/20/2016 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, attended the Athens Area Georgia Nurses Association (GNA) dinner meeting at Athens Regional Medical Services on April 18, 2016. The main event was welcoming the Emory Serious Communicable Disease Unit (SCDU) registered nurses who presented how they take care of Ebola and Lassa Fever patients.   Emory SCDU:   Sharlene …
Legionella Discovered in a Pennsylvania State Building’s Water Supply
Legionella Discovered in a Pennsylvania State Building’s Water Supply
9/20/2016 9:18:20 AM
Earlier in September, higher than acceptable levels of the bacteria  Legionella  were discovered at a state building complex located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The  Legionella  was discovered in the water cooling tower and a building on the complex. The Pennsylvania Department of Health is increasing water testing around the facility to help treat and prevent any further …
EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Mold Lab Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Mold Analysis
EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Mold Lab Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Mold Analysis
9/19/2016 11:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Atlanta, Georgia laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for mold analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send spore trap samples for mold …
McAfee Labs Report ‘Follows the Money’ to Assess Criminal Operations Behind Hospital Ransomware
McAfee Labs Report ‘Follows the Money’ to Assess Criminal Operations Behind Hospital Ransomware
9/15/2016 9:15:18 AM
Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2016 , which assesses the growing ransomware threat to the healthcare industry; surveys the “who and how” of data loss; explains the practical application of machine learning in cybersecurity; and details the growth of ransomware, mobile malware, macro malware, and other threats in Q2 2016. Following a rash …
Local Moving Services Lead To Decrease In Painful Back Injuries
Local Moving Services Lead To Decrease In Painful Back Injuries
9/15/2016 8:00:00 AM
According to many physicians, one of the most common causes of chronic back pain is a result of do-it-yourself moving. Thankfully, there are companies like Jake’s Moving and Storage Montgomery County MD . This small business provides local residents the benefit of affordable and trusted movers so they don’t have to risk serious injury or damage to their property.  One local …