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Legionella Found in a Florida Hospital’s Water
Legionella Found in a Florida Hospital’s Water
2/2/2016 10:16:24 AM
Earlier in January, a hospital located in Orlando, Florida tested positive for  Legionella.  Testing was conducted after a patient was discovered to be infected by  Legionella . According to hospital officials, the water system has been flushed by an outside company.  Legionella  is a type of bacteria that is commonly found in water and can occur naturally in the …
P&R Dental Strategies Announces Additions to Its Team
2/2/2016 10:00:00 AM
P&R Dental Strategies, LLC, the premier dental insights company delivering customized, actionable business intelligence to support a variety of dental payer objectives, today announced several recent additions to its team: Tim Downey, Chief Analytics Officer; Greg Jungles, Chief Information Officer; and Maureen O’Brien, Vice President of Client Relations. As Chief …
Buffalo Laboratory Receives CDC ELITE Certification for Legionella Testing
Buffalo Laboratory Receives CDC ELITE Certification for Legionella Testing
1/29/2016 10:13:21 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Buffalo laboratory received CDC ELITE certification for  Legionella  testing. EMSL now has 13 CDC ELITE laboratories within its network of facilities across North America, which is more than any other laboratory in the United States.   “We are very proud of EMSL Buffalo and our other 12 laboratories that are now CDC …
New Study Finds C. diff Infections Dramatically Increase Hospital Stays and Costs
New Study Finds C. diff Infections Dramatically Increase Hospital Stays and Costs
1/27/2016 10:42:03 AM
A new study recently published in the  American Journal of Infection Control  provides some remarkable insights into the health of patients and costs associated with healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) due to  Clostridium difficile  ( C. diff ).  The study examined over 170,000 patients from 2009 through 2011 who had been discharged from hospitals across the United …
Study Highlights Effectiveness of Fujifilm EB-530US Bronchoscope in Performing Full Airway Inspection
1/27/2016 10:10:14 AM
The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.  today announced that its EB-530US bronchoscope is the subject of a research article published in the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Disease . The study--a randomized, controlled trial evaluating airway inspection effectiveness during endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy—was conducted by teams …
Ways on How to Deal with Cancer, Revealed!
Ways on How to Deal with Cancer, Revealed!
1/27/2016 3:17:30 AM
The Cancer Solution by Dr. Jack Westman serves as a handbook not only for those with cancer but also for their caregivers and health care professionals. It extensively explores and explains the different aspects of the disease. This book shows how important it is to clearly define cancer and all its underlying precursors in finally winning the war against it. The author …
Six San Diego County Hospitals Receive Medicare Reimbursement Cuts Due to Infection Rates
Six San Diego County Hospitals Receive Medicare Reimbursement Cuts Due to Infection Rates
1/26/2016 12:56:12 PM
Last month,  The San Diego Union-Tribune  published an article about six San Diego County hospitals that have experienced a 1% Medicare reimbursement cut. The cuts were part of a new program administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that penalizes hospitals that rank poorly for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and other avoidable complications. …
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for The Elizabeth Hospice New Temecula Office Location
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for The Elizabeth Hospice New Temecula Office Location
1/26/2016 10:00:00 AM
The Elizabeth Hospice is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Temecula office located in Temecula Town Center.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony and Open House will take place on Thursday, February 11 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at The Elizabeth Hospice Temecula office located at 27450 Ynez Road, Suite 203, Temecula, CA 92591.   Meet Jan Jones, President and CEO of The …
Lyme Patients to Call on Congress for Decisive Action on Epidemic
Lyme Patients to Call on Congress for Decisive Action on Epidemic
1/22/2016 1:43:32 AM
On January 26 - 27, a different kind of telethon will take place when Lyme patients and their supporters from coast to coast will make phone calls to their Congressional representatives demanding more attention be paid to the growing epidemic of Lyme disease—what many people believe to be the greatest threat to public health since the AIDS epidemic.   According to Debra …
Law Firm Gives Away Prescription Drug Cards
Law Firm Gives Away Prescription Drug Cards
1/21/2016 5:40:02 PM
The Traub Law Office is giving away prescription drug cards to anyone who doesn’t have health insurance. “So many of our clients are not able to afford health insurance,” says Andrew Traub, owner of the legal firm which serves local families.  “So we looked into ways to help them and found the prescription discount card.  The card can be used at all pharmacies nationwide and …
Hospital Exposure Risks to Legionella Highlighted in Tragic California Case
Hospital Exposure Risks to Legionella Highlighted in Tragic California Case
1/20/2016 10:22:23 AM
Last month,  NBC News  published a report about the death of a young boy from Northern California. According to the report, the child was born with a rare genetic disorder that required a bone marrow transplant. Tragically, just days after a successful operation, the young child died.   The parents soon learned that their child did not die from the surgery or because of …
Unicel Architectural extends warranties for its Vision Control® louvers-between-glass solution
Unicel Architectural extends warranties for its Vision Control® louvers-between-glass solution
1/19/2016 6:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – January 19, 2016 – Unicel Architectural, the leading manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today announced that is has increased the warranties for its Vision Control® integrated louvers solution. These include a 20-year warranty for interior applications and a 10-year warranty for exterior applications. Vision Control® is a patented, …
Radiology: 2015 In Review And A Look Forward To 2016 With Key Trends
Radiology: 2015 In Review And A Look Forward To 2016 With Key Trends
1/18/2016 10:00:00 AM
Vesta Teleradiology released an informative White Paper, which examines the important industry drivers of 2015 and forecasts for 2016 in the interface of radiology and the current healthcare landscape. The White Paper located at http://vestarad.com/mediablog/blog/ examines the impact of ACA constructs such as meaningful use and the patient-centered medical home on the …
Community invited to a “meet and greet” reception at The Elizabeth Hospice San Diego location
Community invited to a “meet and greet” reception at The Elizabeth Hospice San Diego location
1/18/2016 9:00:00 AM
Visit The Elizabeth Hospice, San Diego location in Point Loma, during a “meet and greet” on Friday, January 22 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm located Liberty Station at NTC Promendade 2820 Roosevelt Rd., Suite 200 San Diego 92106, above Solare Restaurant.   The Elizabeth Hospice San Diego location offers counseling and grief support services for all ages through its Center for …
How Cutting Edge Hair Restoration is Changing Lives For the Better
How Cutting Edge Hair Restoration is Changing Lives For the Better
1/18/2016 8:04:40 AM
Advanced Hair Studio has been recognised for some time as the world’s number-one in effective, accessible and affordable male and female hair restoration treatments. The recent establishment of Female Hair Loss – the brand’s dedicated female hair loss treatment service – opened up an extraordinary array of consultation and treatment options to women of all ages, all …
Tulsa Chiropractor Hosts Blood Drive
Tulsa Chiropractor Hosts Blood Drive
1/18/2016 6:00:00 AM
Marshall Chiropractic of Tulsa would like to announce that they are starting the New Year by hosting a blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute on Wednesday, January 20th 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm.  The Bloodmobile will be located at 6703 E. 81st St, Tulsa Oklahoma. Marshall Chiropractic encourages everyone to visit our office at 6703 E. 81st St, Tulsa Oklahoma and donate …
Legacy Endowment Community Foundation Supports Hospice Care and Grief Counseling Provided by The Elizabeth Hospice
Legacy Endowment Community Foundation Supports Hospice Care and Grief Counseling Provided by The Elizabeth Hospice
1/14/2016 10:00:00 AM
The Legacy Endowment Community Foundation located in Fallbrook, presented The Elizabeth Hospice with a $5,000 grant in support of the nonprofit’s Hospice Care Fund and bereavement services for all ages. The Elisabeth S. Wilson Fund of the Legacy Endowment Community Foundation has provided The Elizabeth Hospice with $33,000 in grants since 2012 to support the organization’s …
Infinx and Canopy Partners Collaborate to Address Radiology Coding Issues with ICD-10 Transition
1/11/2016 2:05:19 PM
Infinx, one of the leading players in the Healthcare Revenue Cycle Industry, announces its strategic partnership with Canopy Partners, a leading healthcare management service organization (MSO) based in Greensboro, N.C., to provide ICD-10 coding solutions to the radiology market. This unique collaboration adds global talent, domain expertise and technology tools that will …
Indoor Allergens & Steps to Reduce Exposure in the Home or Office
Indoor Allergens & Steps to Reduce Exposure in the Home or Office
1/11/2016 7:55:25 AM
For the millions of Americans with respiratory allergies, asthma or COPD, their home or office can sometimes be the source of allergens that can trigger or aggravate their condition.   According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, nasal allergies are estimated to affect close to 50 million people in the United States. Allergic rhinitis alone results …
EMLab P&K Hosts IAQ Training Course by Indoor Sciences in Southern California
EMLab P&K Hosts IAQ Training Course by Indoor Sciences in Southern California
1/11/2016 7:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, will be hosting Ian Cull of Indoor Sciences, Inc. to bring the IAQA Indoor Environmentalist Course to Southern California. The IAQA Indoor Environmentalist Course is a comprehensive two-day training course taught by Ian Cull of Indoor Sciences. Course topics …