Voalté, a leader in clinical communication technology and software for healthcare institutions, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced the launching of Voalté’s point-of-care communication solution, consolidating voice, alarm and text on the versatile iPhone platform.
athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health record (EHR), and care coordination services to medical groups, announced a collaboration agreement with Medley Health, a leading provider of membership practice marketing and communications services for independent primary care physicians and their patients.
November 16, 2011 — Atlanta, GA. Healthcare Team Training (HTT) and IDEAS have partnered to launch StoryCare™, the first enterprise-wide, staff deployed teamwork simulation program using the power of story to measurably improve patient safety and satisfaction.
NQF is now accepting applications for its 2012 National Quality Healthcare Award. Interested organizations must complete an Intent to Apply and submit it no later than December 22, 2011 to be considered eligible.
Nov. 14, 2011—The winner of the 2011 MITSS HOPE Award is the NEXT STEP Program at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Emergency Department in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The HOPE Award Honors Outstanding People Everywhere who have furthered the MITSS mission of Supporting Healing and Restoring Hope to patients, and families, and clinicians who have been impacted by adverse medical events. RL Solutions’ President and CEO, Sanjay Malaviya, presented the award at the MITSS 10th Annual Dinner and Fundraiser held at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, on Tuesday, November 1st.
Nov. 8, 2011—To protect Americans from potential medical errors associated with the use of information technology in patient care, a new report by the Institute of Medicine calls for greater oversight by the public and private sectors. The report examines a broad range of health information technologies, including electronic health records, secure patient portals, and health information exchanges, but not software for medical devices.
Nov. 8, 2011—ECRI Institute’s annual Top 10 hazard list is a comprehensive report designed to raise awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and systems. Most significantly, the report includes action-oriented recommendations on addressing these risks.
- Obama Takes Action to Reduce Prescription Drug Shortages and Fight Price Gouging
- CDC Launches Effort to Protect Cancer Patients from Infections
- IHI Releases 2nd Edition of "Respectful Management of Serious Clinical Adverse Events" at ASHRM Conference
- Awarepoint Corporation and MEDITECH Collaborate to Integrate Technology Platforms
- Memorial University Medical Center Chooses Radio Frequency Detection Technology to Enhance Operating Room Safety
- Cook County Health & Hospitals System Joins GE Patient Safety Organization
- Children's of Alabama Selects iSirona for Medical Device Integration
- Vocera Debuts New Communication Badge
- Connexall 4.3 Enables Industry’s Highest Level of Hospital Collaboration
- FDA Launches Initiative to Prevent Surgical Fires
- NPSF Announces 2012 Patient Safety Awareness Week Campaign
- InterimID™ Supports Patient ID and Downstream Workflows during HIS or Network Downtime
- APIC and AHE Partner on “Clean Spaces, Healthy Patients” Initiative
- AdverseEvents Launches Innovative Drug Side Effect Reporting System
- ISMP Medication Safety Alert! The Power of Storytelling