Adverse event

CVS expands its partnerships with hospitals, docs across the country.
By Kaiser Health News 10:49 am September 26, 2014
Neglected to pick up your prescription? Now, there's a good chance your doctor will know and do something about it, thanks to a slew of new partnerships between CVS Health and various health systems.
By Erin McCann 02:43 pm August 27, 2014
It's a chilling reality -- one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. -- third only to heart disease and cancer -- claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year.
Susan DeVore
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am August 05, 2014
Premier Inc. on Tuesday announced an agreement to acquire Salt Lake City-based TheraDoc, a Hospira subsidiary that develops clinical surveillance technology, for $117 million in cash.
Doctors consulting with patients
By Erin McCann 05:58 am July 18, 2014
It's a chilling reality -- one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. -- third only to heart disease and cancer -- claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year. At a Congressional hearing July 17, patient safety officials put their best ideas forward on how to...
Cutting money
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am July 10, 2014
Brigham and Women's Hospital is working on a half-dozen projects aimed at lowering healthcare costs through the use of big data.
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By Anthony Vecchione 10:23 am June 12, 2014
The use of smart pump technology has been proven to reduce the frequency of errors in the administration of intravenous drugs. But software glitches and other potentially dangerous problems persist.
By Tom Sullivan 09:46 am June 09, 2014
The idea behind the app version of OpenFDA Search was to make adverse event reports easily accessible to both providers and patients, making it one of the first apps to harness FDA data and reports.
By Eric Wicklund 01:00 am May 01, 2014
The long-awaited guidelines to federal regulation the FDA released last month is expected to have a lasting impact.
By InterSystems 02:43 pm January 29, 2014
M. Turner Billingsley, MD, FACEP, brings a unique combination of medical and technology expertise as well as thought leadership to the position of Chief Medical Officer at InterSystems.
By Graham Hughes 12:00 am January 20, 2014
The health care industry's understandable excitement surrounding big data (Wow! the volume, the variety, the velocity) is gradually transforming into a queasy discomfort (Ugh! the volume, the variety, the velocity).

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