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Smart Card Alliance Supports WEDI White Paper on Securing Patient Identities With Smart Cards
December 17, 2014 08:00 ET | Secure Technology Alliance
PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council strongly supports the collective effort by the Workgroup for Electronic Data...
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Medline University Online Education Encourages Patients to Speak Up About Their Health
February 05, 2014 09:11 ET | Medline Industries, Inc.
MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research shows that patients who take part in decisions about their health care and are well informed about their medical condition are more likely to...
The Joint Commission's New Speak Up(TM) Brochure Offers Advice About Memory Problems and Dementia
November 13, 2013 19:03 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, "What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia," that...
Joint Commission Alert: Preventing Retained Surgical Items
October 17, 2013 14:17 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) -  The Joint Commission today issued a Sentinel Event Alert urging hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to take a new look at how to avoid...
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Zebra Technologies and LifeMed ID, Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance to Improve Patient Safety and Drive Hospital Efficiencies
October 17, 2013 09:12 ET | Zebra Technologies Corporation
LINCOLNSHIRE, ILL., Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA), a recognized global leader in providing products and solutions that extend real-time visibility to...
Improving Health Care Quality, Safety Defies Simple Solutions
October 10, 2013 12:09 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - A viewpoint published in the October 2013 issue of Health Affairs contends that American health care will not get better or be safer until...
The Joint Commission: Hospitals Still Far From Being Highly Reliable
September 17, 2013 13:19 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - An article published Sept. 13, 2013, in The Milbank Quarterly urges hospitals to make the substantial changes that will be needed to achieve the...
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National Research Corporation passes successful voluntary audit for managing confidential healthcare surveys, analytics, and outreach systems
September 12, 2013 07:18 ET | National Research Corporation
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Research Corporation is proud to announce its successful completion and passing of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2sm examination....
New Joint Commission Video Offers Advice on Medical Care at Home
September 10, 2013 13:30 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - A new Joint Commission Speak Up™ video, "Speak Up: At Home," released today, shows people who need medical care at home how to make...
Report Finds Disposable Bib Holders Eliminate Risk of Bacterial Transmission While Disinfecting Bib Chains Only Minimizes Transmission
August 28, 2013 08:33 ET | DUX Dental
Oxnard, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent report authored by John A. Molinari, Ph.D. and Peri Nelson, B.S., and made available today courtesy of DUX Dental, suggests that there are...