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Medicare Can Save Billions of Dollars By Reducing Falls And Related Hospitalizations.

2010-03-27 | Falls are a major cause of hospitalizations accounting for 40% of hospital admissions for seniors covered by medicare. More than 1/3 of seniors 65 and older fall annually. Neuromuscular orthotics help reduce the numbers of patients falls.


KLAS Report: Wireless Imaging Is a Reality

2010-02-24 | New report highlights the adoption of wireless digital x-ray detectors and the growing provider demand for more economical equipment


Ashland University Awarded Federal Grant for Cataract Research

2010-02-06 | More than $150,000 in federal grant dollars are coming to Ashland University to allow an Ashland University biology professor and his team of undergraduate students to continue research to better understand cataracts, one of the leading causes of human blindness.


Nursing Home Rape: Protect Your Loved One's Rights

2010-01-08 | If you believe your loved one has been the victim of nursing home rape, you must take immediate action to make sure your loved one's rights are protected.


MaxiAids Products for Independent Living Holds Web-A-Thon to Benefit Perkins School for the Blind

2009-12-03 | MaxiAids Products for Independent Living is holding a Web-A-Thon all day Thursday, December 3, 2009, during which time a portion of all profits from web purchases will be donated to the Perkins School for the Blind.


Revenue Cycle Services Delivering Big Results for Some Providers

2009-11-24 | Despite the spotlight on clinical systems, the market for large- and small-scale revenue cycle services continues to grow, according to a report from KLAS


KLAS Examines Allscripts One Year After the Misys Merger

2009-11-17 | Company enjoys top provider mind share but declining customer satisfaction amid the industry's rising interest in electronic medical records


Elite Healthcare Launches Website With Dual Purpose

2009-09-24 | Elite Healthcare, Inc., a health care service firm headquartered in Hackensack, NJ, has launched a new Web site serving two purposes, according to Nechama Pessar, the co-founder and Director of Nursing.


Imaging Equipment Purchases Examined in New KLAS Report

2009-09-09 | The 'Big 3' - GE, Philips and Siemens - continue to enjoy provider loyalty but other vendors and new innovations are shaking up the imaging market


Nursing Home Injuries

2009-08-24 | Trying to prevent an injury from happening in a nursing home may not be possible, but you can take a few precautions and considerations when choosing the right nursing home for your loved one.


Cystex "Know Your Bladder Better" Video Explains the Sex and UTI Connection

2009-08-17 | Elizabeth Kavaler, M.D., Board-Certified Urologist, Discusses Honeymoon Cystitis in New Online Video


Expensive Health Care: Undetected Unmet Mobility Needs Creating Boomer & Senior Health Care Costs

2009-08-12 | Undetected unmet mobility needs can create expensive home health care costs.


KLAS Report: EMR Sales Hit Seven-Year Low in 2008, Prospects Brighter in 2009

2009-08-12 | Despite a tough economy, Epic continues to roll capturing nearly 40 percent of new large hospital EMR sales in 2008, while McKesson and Siemens also earn unusual wins


Patient Safety Research in USA and Australia Finds 20% of Patients Report Errors in their Care

2009-08-08 | Twenty percent of Australians and 20% of Americans self report that a medical, medication or laboratory error was made in their treatment of care over the last two years. The study covered seven countries.


Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

2009-08-06 | Researcher Alessio Fasano reports new findings in the battle against chronic illnesses, Celiac disease


CPAP Intolerance And CPAP Failures Are Common But Somnodent MAS By Somnomed Offers A Comfortable And Effective Treatment For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

2009-08-01 | Sleep apnea is a serious disorder affecting millions of Americans. CPAP, the Gold Standard of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is rejected by a majority of patients.


Tighter Budgets, More Choices Affecting the Landscape for Ambulatory Clearinghouse Services

2009-07-09 | RealMed, Navicure and ZirMed lead a crowded field of 15 vendor solutions rated in a new KLAS clearinghouse report


Healthcare Providers Finding a Strong ROI Moving to Digital Mammography

2009-07-08 | New KLAS report examines the challenges and benefits of moving from traditional film mammography to digital technology


US Swine Outbreak is an "Influenza"? Not so fast, says Lawrence Broxmeyer MD

2009-05-05 | Medical researcher/physician Lawrence Broxmeyer MD, lead investigator in a Journal of Infectious Diseases study, has a message for the officials and scientists of WHO and the CDC: There is more to flu-like illness than either "Influenza" or "H1N1".


Best Medical Web site of 2009 to be Named by Web Marketing Association in Annual WebAward Competition

2009-04-28 | The Web Marketing Association announces the call for entries for its 13th annual WebAward Competition for Web site development at http://www.TheWebAwards.org. The Web Marketing Association will once again name the Best Medical Web site of 2009