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Avancen MOD Corporation is Reducing Nursing Exposure to COVID-19 Using New Medication Administration Technology

Avancen MOD Corporation announces a new oral medication delivery system which enables COVID-19 patients in non-ICU beds the ability to self-administer scheduled oral medications at specific times without the need for the nurse to enter the patient room for each delivery. This technology will reduce nursing exposure to the virus while saving nursing time and personal protective equipment in short supply. - July 16, 2020 - Avancen MOD Corporation

MobilDrTech Releases Updated White Paper on Telemedicine Stethoscopes

MobilDrTech Releases Updated White Paper on Telemedicine Stethoscopes

MobilDrTech, Inc. releases updated white paper comparing telemedicine stethoscopes. The July, 2020 update identifies and compares design, features and cost for the most frequently used real-time telemedicine stethoscopes in the U.S. market. - July 14, 2020 - MobilDrTech, Inc.

Argus® Offers 3-Month Free Trial on Polyp Detection and Sizing Artificial Intelligence Gastroenterology Technology

Argus® Offers 3-Month Free Trial on Polyp Detection and Sizing Artificial Intelligence Gastroenterology Technology

Argus®, the only AI decision support technology that assists clinicians in the detection and sizing of polyps during colonoscopy procedures, has announced a 3-month free trial of their solution. This free trial offers a unique chance to compare detection rates and sizing with and without the assistance of AI. - July 09, 2020 - EndoSoft

PAD Task Force Welcomes Society of Interventional Radiology

PAD Task Force urges lawmakers to join Congressional PAD Caucus to advance policies to improve access to screening for at-risk populations and reduce preventable amputations. - July 07, 2020 - CardioVascular Coalition

Fusion Medical Staffing Now Placing Certified Temperature Screeners for Non-Healthcare Industries to Help Businesses Get Back to Work

Fusion Medical Staffing Now Placing Certified Temperature Screeners for Non-Healthcare Industries to Help Businesses Get Back to Work

Fusion Medical Staffing is expanding their healthcare staffing services to now include placing and staffing on-site temperature screeners, registered nurses (RNs), contract tracers and clinical liaisons for non-healthcare businesses. - July 03, 2020 - Fusion Medical Staffing

Katherine C. Baker, R.N., C.M.S. Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Katherine C. Baker, R.N., C.M.S. of Midland, Texas has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Katherine C. Baker, R.N., C.M.S. Katherine C. Baker... - July 02, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Promotes Fireworks Safety

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Promotes Fireworks Safety

Safety tips to help you stay out of the ER this season. - July 01, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Katye Kellye & The Essentials Announce Benefit Single Release

Katye Kellye & The Essentials Announce Benefit Single Release

Proceeds from music downloads will benefit Nurses House COVID-19 Relief Fund. - June 29, 2020 - Katye Kellye and The Interruption

Cariant Health Partners Named a Top Travel Nursing Company

Cariant Health Partners Named a Top Travel Nursing Company

Cariant Health Partners ranked among the top 20 travel nursing companies of 2020. - June 27, 2020 - Cariant Health Partners

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award for the Second Year in a Row

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award for the Second Year in a Row

Swedish Medical Center in the top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety - June 17, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Introduces Minimally Invasive Robotic Tool for Lung Biopsy Procedures

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Introduces Minimally Invasive Robotic Tool for Lung Biopsy Procedures

Swedish is the first hospital in Colorado to offer robotic assisted technology that will help detect lung cancer earlier and improve outcomes. - June 13, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Candice L. Johnson, RN, BSN Honored as a VIP Member by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Candice L. Johnson, RN, BSN Honored as a VIP Member by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Candice L. Johnson, RN, BSN of Saint Helena Island, South Carolina has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. These important women exemplify... - June 10, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

StaffDNA Launches Self-Service Digital Marketplace for the Healthcare Industry

Hospitals, nurses and allied professionals have a new digital platform to take control of finding and managing jobs. Without having to register, healthcare professionals can search exclusive jobs across the country and get all details upfront - from the charting systems to scrub color requirements. They have the ability to customize pay packages by selecting housing options, benefits, travel allowance, and apply to jobs. Available now on the Apple and Google app stores. - June 07, 2020 - StaffDNA

Jacksonville Company Grants New Roof to COVID-19 Heroes in Its Annual Program

Reliant Announces Fourth Annual Every Shingle Heart Initiative. Reliant, a family-owned company that opened in 2015, is partnering with the roofing manufacturer, GAF, to give away a free roof to one healthcare worker or first responder in Northeast Florida. - June 06, 2020 - Reliant Roofing, Solar, & Hurricane Shutters

LaKira S. Sostand Honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

LaKira S. Sostand Honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

LaKira S. Sostand of Chicago, Illinois has been honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women to represent... - June 03, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Black  Women's Health Imperative Announces New Rare Disease Diversity Coalition

Black Women's Health Imperative Announces New Rare Disease Diversity Coalition

First-Of-Its Kind Coalition Will Convene Healthcare Leaders to Address the Extraordinary Challenges Faced by Minorities with a Rare Disease - May 29, 2020 - Black Women's Health Imperative

Paige Legal Nurse Consulting Offers Telehealth Assessments Amid COVID-19

Paige Legal Nurse Consulting (PLNC) increases offerings of TeleHealth assessments for current and prospective clients in order to maintain social distancing amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. PLNC is able to continue full operations as the entire team works remotely, and can quickly identify... - May 17, 2020 - Paige Legal Nurse Consulting

LAMO Footwear Takes a Charitable Step with HOLLIBLU Nurses Network

LAMO Footwear Takes a Charitable Step with HOLLIBLU Nurses Network

PeakPRgroup proudly announce LAMO Footwear donate a 1000 pairs of their footwear to deserving nurses during the HOLLIBLU network as a thank you for their service during COVID-19 pandemic. - May 15, 2020 - peakPRgroup

Waveny Lifecare Network Celebrates National Nurses Week

As the nation observes National Nurses Week, Russell R. Barksdale, Jr., MPA/MHA, FACHE, President and CEO of Waveny LifeCare Network, thanked nurses for their efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. "This pandemic has made it abundantly clear that nurses have always been and always will be... - May 14, 2020 - Waveny LifeCare Network

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Recognize Nurses at Central Florida Regional Hospital for National Nurses Week

Avant Healthcare Professionals today announced that it will provide breakfast to nurses at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, Florida on May 8, in honor of National Nurses Week. The event will be Avant’s fourth annual breakfast hosted at the hospital and will feature boxed meals... - May 08, 2020 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

allnurses.com Launches National Nurses Week Giveaways

allnurses.com, the largest online nursing community in the world, announces the launch of its annual National Nurse Week contests and giveaways to honor nursing professionals and nursing students. For over twenty years, allnurses.com has been the collective voice of the nursing community and is... - May 08, 2020 - allnurses.com

HCA Healthcare/ HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an "A" for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

HCA Healthcare/ HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an "A" for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Swedish Medical Center, HealthONE’s level I trauma center, was awarded an "A" in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Swedish Medical Center’s achievements providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national... - May 02, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Call to Action for At-Home Respirator-Makers:  Free 3D Instructions Make 3D Printed Masks Easier to Assemble

Call to Action for At-Home Respirator-Makers: Free 3D Instructions Make 3D Printed Masks Easier to Assemble

The BILT app empowers the maker community to quickly & easily assemble 3D-printed respirator masks with 3D interactive instructions. - May 01, 2020 - BILT Incorporated

New Product Protects Medical Personnel on the COVID-19 Frontlines

New Product Protects Medical Personnel on the COVID-19 Frontlines

C2Dx announces partnership with Schupan to distribute Aero|Guard Protection Barrier - April 30, 2020 - C2Dx, Inc.

Susan Margaret Thomas Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Susan Margaret Thomas of Binghamton, New York has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About Susan Margaret Thomas Susan Margaret Thomas is a secondary... - April 30, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

TravCon and Fusion Medical Staffing to Provide Meals for Frontline Medical Professionals

TravCon and Fusion Medical Staffing to Provide Meals for Frontline Medical Professionals

Now, more than ever, we have a responsibility to serve our frontline healthcare workers who are sacrificing so much for the health of our country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many healthcare workers are unable to leave hospitals to get food due to long shifts and limited resources. Let’s feed our healthcare workers, who work tirelessly to keep the rest of us safe and healthy. Join in the movement to provide #MealsForMeds. - April 24, 2020 - Fusion Medical Staffing

AAOHN and AFCI Partner to Launch "Face Covers for Worker Safety" Initiative

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) and Association For Creative Industries (AFCI) launched today their “Face Covers for Worker Safety” public awareness campaign in response to COVID-19. The campaign urges individuals and those in the creative industries and... - April 22, 2020 - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

koi’s Scrubs for Superheroes Program to Donate $250,000 in Scrubs to Hospitals and Nursing Homes Serving at the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

koi’s Scrubs for Superheroes Program to Donate $250,000 in Scrubs to Hospitals and Nursing Homes Serving at the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

koi Design, a Compton, CA-based maker of designer medical scrubs, has committed to donating $250,000 in scrubs to hospitals and nursing homes across America through its Scrubs for Superheroes Program. “Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers have been the true superheroes during the... - April 20, 2020 - koi Design LLC

New App by Repticity Will Save More Time and Convenience in Nursing Homes to Arrange Virtual Visits During COVID-19 Crisis

Repticity app uses new technology to create multiple virtual meeting rooms. The developer creates the app to promote safety and convenience for meeting the loved one during the pandemic for nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. - April 20, 2020 - Repticity

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Names Ryan Tobin President and CEO

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Names Ryan Tobin President and CEO

Swedish Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center and HCA HealthCare’s largest hospital in Colorado. - April 16, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Experts Share Info for Improving Lives of Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

Regular Communication, Setting Schedules & Shoring Up Food & Med Supplies Among Recommendations - April 15, 2020 - Brand New Day

Premier Medical Careers Offers Online Courses in Response to COVID-19

Premier Medical Careers (PMC) is now offering online courses, training and live support to its students in efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus and still facilitate educational goals. This decision remains in effect following the “shelter in place” order signed by... - April 10, 2020 - Premier Medical Careers

Company Offers Comprehensive Provider Data to Frontline COVID-19 Responders

The CarePrecise LLC database of U.S. healthcare providers is being made available to frontline organizations in the effort to adequately staff their COVID-19 response. It is the most comprehensive database of its kind, containing both active and retired healthcare workers. The CarePrecise COVID-19 Response Program is designed to get the information to qualified organizations at minimal expense. Providers may apply online through 4/30/2020. - April 06, 2020 - CarePrecise LLC

ZyDoc Offering Free COVID-19 Clinical Documentation Services

ZyDoc Offering Free COVID-19 Clinical Documentation Services

ZyDoc, a leading medical documentation company, is offering help for all clinicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing its services for related problems at no cost. During this unprecedented crisis, ZyDoc’s data collection service will allow physicians to focus on the task at hand by enabling them to work more efficiently and free them from the burden of tedious documentation. It can be implemented immediately nationwide so we can benefit from our collective wisdom. - March 28, 2020 - ZyDoc

ZyDoc Offering No-Cost COVID-19 EHR Documentation Services

ZyDoc Offering No-Cost COVID-19 EHR Documentation Services

ZyDoc, a leading medical documentation company, is offering its services at no cost to all healthcare providers and hospitals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This no-cost documentation service will allow them to work more efficiently while collecting data to combat COVID-19 and can be implemented immediately nationwide. The de-identified information collected will supplement data obtained from clinical trials so we can benefit from the collective wisdom of our medical community. - March 25, 2020 - ZyDoc

Avant Healthcare Professionals to Exhibit at the 2020 AONL Conference

Avant Healthcare Professionals, the premier staffing provider of internationally experienced nursing and allied health professionals, today announced it will be exhibiting at the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, March 18 to 21, 2020. “We... - March 04, 2020 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Psychosocial Management Advocated to Combat Diabetes Burnout at JDRF TypeOneNation Summit

Psychosocial Management Advocated to Combat Diabetes Burnout at JDRF TypeOneNation Summit

Diabetes burnout is a major hindrance to successful diabetes outcomes. JDRF conference speaker provides solutions for mitigating burnout and improving compliance and wellness. - March 03, 2020 - Dragonfly Lights, LLC

Four Rose Medical Center Units Recognized for Nursing Excellence, Including Rose NICU Named #1 NICU in HCA Healthcare

NICU, Stapleton ER, ICU & Surgical Services-Recovery Units Honored by HCA Healthcare - February 29, 2020 - Rose Medical Center

North Suburban Medical Center Announces New Director of Regulatory, Regulatory Readiness, and Clinical Data Science

Brett Keiling, RN, CCRN is the new director of regulatory, regulatory readiness, and clinical data science at the hospital. - February 29, 2020 - HealthONE North Suburban Medical Center

Kirk McCarty Named President & CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center

Kirk McCarty Named President & CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center

HealthONE announced today that Kirk McCarty, RN, MSN has been named the President and CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, following the retirement announcement of Susan Hicks. McCarty has been promoted from his current role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Sky Ridge, a position he has... - February 29, 2020 - Sky Ridge Medical Center

Clinical Guidelines for Physical Therapy in Huntington Disease

Clinical Guidelines for Physical Therapy in Huntington Disease

HSG Announces Publication of Clinical Guidelines for Physical Therapy in Huntington Disease - February 27, 2020 - Huntington Study Group

Swedish Medical Center, One of First Hospitals in the Nation to Offer Innovative Hip Replacement Surgical Technique

Swedish Medical Center, One of First Hospitals in the Nation to Offer Innovative Hip Replacement Surgical Technique

New portal assisted total hip arthroplasty approach results in smaller incisions, faster healing. - February 23, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Colorado’s First Behavioral Health Unit for Women Opens

Colorado’s First Behavioral Health Unit for Women Opens

HealthONE announced, today, the opening of a dedicated Women’s Unit at their Behavioral Health and Wellness Center. The first of its kind unit, located at The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) North Campus, is focused on caring for women throughout their journey to emotional... - February 21, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

Swedish Medical Center Among Top 5 Percent of U.S. Hospitals for Clinical Outcomes According to Healthgrades

Swedish Medical Center Among Top 5 Percent of U.S. Hospitals for Clinical Outcomes According to Healthgrades

Swedish Named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals - February 16, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

The Medical Center of Aurora Among Top 5 Percent of U.S. Hospitals for Clinical Outcomes According to Healthgrades

The Medical Center of Aurora Among Top 5 Percent of U.S. Hospitals for Clinical Outcomes According to Healthgrades

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's The Medical Center of Aurora named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals. - February 13, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Offers Cutting Edge Robotic Exoskeleton Technology to Mobilize Patients Earlier

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Offers Cutting Edge Robotic Exoskeleton Technology to Mobilize Patients Earlier

Swedish Medical Center introduces robotic exoskeleton indicated for stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. - February 12, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

innoviHealth Releases New Look and Feel, Enhanced Feature-Set for Find-A-Code(TM)

innoviHealth Releases New Look and Feel, Enhanced Feature-Set for Find-A-Code(TM)

Popular Medical Coding Software Now Includes Lighter, More Intuitive Design, Larger Base Font, New Bookmarks, Note Pad Tools and More. - February 04, 2020 - innoviHealth

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Celebrates Burn Awareness Week

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Celebrates Burn Awareness Week

This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is "Contact Burns - Hot Surfaces Damage Skin!" - February 02, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives CMS Five-Star Quality Rating

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora Receives CMS Five-Star Quality Rating

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) has received a five-star rating for overall quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the most recent release of their Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. This is the second time that TMCA has... - February 01, 2020 - The Medical Center of Aurora

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center has been named a National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer, a designation awarded to premier healthcare facilities that focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreas cancer. Swedish is one of only two facilities in Colorado to receive the prestigious designation from the National Pancreas Foundation. - January 26, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

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