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India gets first tele-ICU for critical patients


July 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Even as the concept of tele-medicine or clinical care through technology is yet to find ground in India, medical experts Friday announced the launch of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shrinking ultrasound device will be handy as stethoscope


February 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The shrinking size of an ultrasound equipment will make it as handy as a doctor's stethoscope. Yale School of Medicine clinicians Christopher L. Moore and Joshua A. Copel ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Clinical Establishment Bill to be passed in monsoon session


May 14th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The bill for regulating clinical establishments to ensure safer health practices will be passed by parliament in the coming monsoon session, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has ... Read more...

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Caffeine cuts down mistakes made by shift workers


May 12th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Caffeine can help those working in shifts to make fewer errors, according to a new study. The findings have implications for health workers and for any industry relying ... Read more...

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Caffeine helps reduce mistakes made by shift workers


May 12th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (AN): A shot of caffeine can reduce mistakes made by drowsy shift workers, says a new study.The study by Cochrane researchers has implications for health workers and for any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dennis Quaid fronts docu to promote prevention of medical errors


April 16th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Dennis Quaid is heading a new documentary to promote the prevention of medical errors, three years after his newborn twins were given a drug overdose which almost killed ... Read more...

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Indiana Health Commissioner to become CDC deputy director


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – Indiana State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe will become the deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and director of the CDC’s newly formed ... Read more...

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Only 12% of American adults are health literate


May 18th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Only 12 percent of Americas 228 million adults have the skills to administer their own health care proficiently, says a new study.These skills, known collectively as health ... Read more...

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US requires 40,000 more health IT professionals


April 18th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) United States alone requires an additional 40,000 IT professionals to move its healthcare toward a paperless system that cuts costs and medical errors. That is the finding of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New patient safety interventions help reduce errors in obstetrical care


February 3rd, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 3 (ANI): Yale School of Medicine researchers have designed clinical patient safety interventions to reduce medical errors that claim thousands of lives each year.The patient safety enhancements implemented at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Comprehensive Online Health Record System Ensures Patient Privacy and Physician Efficiency


January 9th, 2008 - 5:17 am ICT by admin
ENCINO, Calif. - Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In December 2007, MedSort.com, a premier online personal medication list management system, launched a comprehensive personal health records system - MedSort Health(TM) - which ... Read more...

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