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McMurray Stern Partners with Harloff Medical Carts
10/29/2014 6:19:30 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is excited to announce that they have partnered with Harloff Medical Carts to better serve Southern California’s healthcare facilities and storage needs. Their focus will be on providing MRI Carts, Catheter Carts, Cast & Splinting Carts and MedStor Max carts. …
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Make Enzyme that Could Help Explain Origins of Life
10/29/2014 4:34:05 PM
Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth. Aside from illuminating one possible path for life’s beginnings, the achievement is likely to yield a powerful tool for evolving new and useful molecules. “When I start to …
North Shore-LIJ Health System Selects Explorys Big Data Analytics Platform to Support Research, Quality and Pay for Performance Initiatives
10/29/2014 1:22:19 PM
Explorys , the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, announced that the North Shore-LIJ Health System (North Shore-LIJ), one of the nation’s largest health systems, has selected Explorys to support its research and pay-for-performance programs, improve care quality, and reduce unnecessary costs across its enterprise. North Shore-LIJ will also take advantage …
Hospice Volunteers Honored for Outstanding Service
Hospice Volunteers Honored for Outstanding Service
10/29/2014 12:39:49 PM
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recognized four outstanding volunteers at the organization’s 15th Clinical Team Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.  The Volunteers are the Foundation of Hospice Awards recognizes hospice volunteers who best reflect the universal concept of volunteerism in its truest sense—serving as an inspiration to others. This …
Hayes, Inc. Becomes Medicaid Innovations 2015 Educational Partner
10/29/2014 11:37:23 AM
Hayes, Inc., a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that it has become an Education Partner with Medicaid Innovations 2015, an annual conference that convenes key thought leaders and decision makers among state Medicaid programs and Medicaid-managed care plans. As an education partner, Hayes, Inc. becomes part of the …
Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
10/29/2014 11:30:41 AM
A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, a small study suggests. After three months of consuming the special cocoa concoction, someone with the typical memory of a 60-year-old improved their memory to that of a 30- or 40-year-old, the researchers reported. But, these findings don’t mean the average person can boost their powers of recall …
Medical Equipment Financing Provides Working Capital For Doctors
Medical Equipment Financing Provides Working Capital For Doctors
10/28/2014 6:56:57 PM
Even as the economy starts to slowly rebound, traditional business lending continues to be tight. The requirements to qualify for a traditional bank loan are still rigid. Doctors must have excellent credit without any blemishes and be able to provide a comprehensive business plan on how the funds will be used to benefit the medical practice. Because of this strict traditional …
Sweetsation Therapy launches Bio’Sensiya Nighttime MultiVitamin Serum
10/27/2014 8:25:04 PM
Perfect and completely blemish free skin is not something that can be achieved with just drinking lots of water and using a face wash regularly. These methodologies might help, but nothing works better than something that has been approved by its buyers and has brought about amazing results. The skin cells of the human face are an intricate system in themselves and need …
Infinx announces launch of a Smart, Simple & Intelligent RCM Process Performance Management Tool – ‘TrackAssure’
Infinx announces launch of a Smart, Simple & Intelligent RCM Process Performance Management Tool – ‘TrackAssure’
10/27/2014 4:52:53 PM
Infinx Services, a global business process and technology solutions company, proudly announces the launch of TrackAssure, a smart Healthcare RCM Process Performance Management tool that provides a holistic view of the entire RCM spectrum through Business Intelligence and Analytics. With years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, Infinx’s legacy of innovation continues …
How ISO 9001:2008 Certification Relates To A Supplier’s Quality Management Systems
10/27/2014 4:03:41 PM
ISO 9001:2008 is the latest update of ISO 9000, a series of standards developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), that define, establish, and maintain an effective quality assurance system for manufacturing and service industries.  These standards deal with the fundamentals of quality management systems and are available through …
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Volunteer Training
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Volunteer Training
10/27/2014 12:40:41 PM
The Elizabeth Hospice will host a three-day volunteer training for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer December 1, 2 and 3, 2014 from 8:30am to 3:00pm at The Elizabeth Hospice administrative building located at 500 La Terraza Blvd, Suite 130, Escondido. Volunteer training is free and open to the public. Volunteers that can assist with complementary therapies …
WellCare Now Serves More Than 102,000 Medicare Advantage Members in Florida
10/27/2014 10:45:35 AM
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today that it has grown to serve more than 102,000 Medicare Advantage members in Florida. During the Open Enrollment Period, which ends on Dec. 7, Medicare-eligible Floridians will be able to sign up for the company’s plans in 52 Florida counties. These plans are designed to save seniors money by offering options across the …
WEDI Appoints Four New Security and Privacy Workgroup Co-chairs
10/24/2014 5:17:37 PM
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) , the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announces its appointment of four new co-chairs to the organization’s Security and Privacy Workgroup. The workgroup leaders include: Peter Dumont, Senior Director – Privacy Office, Optum …
Experimental breast cancer drug holds promise in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma
10/24/2014 10:27:35 AM
Ewing sarcoma tumors disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination therapy that included drugs from a family of experimental agents developed to fight breast cancer, reported St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists. The study will appear in the November 6 edition of the scientific journal Cell Reports . The treatment paired …
CHE Trinity Health Partners with Sharecare To Accelerate Consumer and Patient Engagement
10/24/2014 10:02:33 AM
CHE Trinity Health, one of the nation’s leading health care systems, and Sharecare , the health and wellness engagement platform, announced at the CHE Trinity Health Clinical Summit that they are partnering to provide consumers and patients with a personalized, localized engagement platform across the 20 states of the CHE Trinity Health system. The partnership between CHE …

Environmental Testing for Staphylococcus aureus Can Help Prevent Outbreaks
Environmental Testing for Staphylococcus aureus Can Help Prevent Outbreaks
10/23/2014 5:19:43 PM
Last month, a student at Mohawk Trail Regional School in Massachusetts was reported to have been infected with MRSA, also known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.   Additional media reports from September also stated a student at Ligonier Valley Middle School in Pennsylvania was diagnosed with MRSA as was someone from an elementary school in Saginaw, …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At "Gut Brain" Seminar
10/23/2014 2:09:12 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, CLNC, educated with Lisa E. Goehler, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing Research, Neuroimmunology and Behavior at the University of Virginia during an Institute for Brain Potential seminar presented in Athens, Georgia on October 2, 2014. About the Gut Brain Seminar: Dr. Goehler began by explaining …
Jefferson Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
10/23/2014 11:37:53 AM
Jefferson Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Centers, a member of the Healogics network, are participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign Oct. 27 to 31. Program directors across the nation will dedicate the week to providing education to local physician offices to help staff identify diabetic patients with or at risk of having ulcers of the lower extremity. …
Moov, The Most Successful Crowdfunded Fitness Device of All-Time, Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding From Banyan Capital to Bring Coaching to Your Wrist
10/22/2014 4:34:41 PM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - October 22, 2014: Moov , the most successful crowdfunded fitness device of all-time, has secured $3 million in funding. Moov shattered crowdfunding records earlier this year by raising $1 million in just two weeks. Now just seven months after its launch, Moov has closed an additional $3 million in Series A financing led by Banyan Capital . This …
Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease Seminar Attended by Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant
10/22/2014 4:08:58 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- James M. Coggin, MD of the Institute of Natural Resources taught a seminar on “Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease” in Athens, Georgia on September 24, 2014. Liz Buddenhagen, RN and Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant attended. “We always keep up with continuing education, current medical issues and how they relate to our ongoing cases,” said …