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July 2014
Welch Allyn Unveils Customizable Scoring App for Connex® Vital Signs Patient Monitor

Welch Allyn, a Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.-based medical diagnostic device company has brought to market a new scoring app for its Connex® Vital Signs Monitor (VSM).  The ability to score patient data on the Connex VSM multiparameter device ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care Receives Two Premier Supplier Legacy Awards

Kimberly-Clark Health Care  announced it has received two Supplier Legacy Awards for operational excellence in both Nursing and Surgical Services from Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of ...

June 2014
Mount Sinai Health System Expands Press Ganey Partnership with Census-Based Surveying

The Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system comprising the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses, has expanded its partnership with Press Ganey to capture deeper patient data through census-based ...

Lourdes Specialty Hospital Bestowed 3M Skin Safety Award at WOCN Conference

3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division and the WOCN Society announced that Lourdes Specialty Hospital in Burlington County, N.J. has received the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety.Lourdes Specialty Hospital is a 69-bed Long Term ...

RNspiration Marketing & Training Announces Specialized Services for Nurses Nationwide

RNspiration Marketing & Training, LLC, announced it has begun offering nurse-focused workshops and marketing communications/editorial services for the nursing profession.The workshops are available throughout the year, as well as on specific dates of ...

Kimberly-Clark Professional and Terracycle Recycle 90-Plus Tons of Garments and Gloves

Kimberly-Clark Professional, a provider of clean room and laboratory contamination control garments, has helped divert 137,000 pounds of disposable garments and 45,000 pounds of nitrile gloves from landfills, according to the company, through its ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care Earns Practice Greenhealth Award

Kimberly-Clark Health Care  has been named a winner of the Practice Greenhealth 2014 Champion for Change Awards, recognizing the company as an exemplary member of the sustainability-minded healthcare supplier community. Kimberly-Clark Health ...

Press Ganey Acquires National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

Press Ganey officials announced the company has acquired of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI®), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and ...

Norton Healthcare Hand Hygiene Pledge Video Wins APIC Film Festival

Norton Healthcare Hand Hygiene Pledge Video Wins APIC Film FestivalA video emphasizing the importance of proper hand hygiene is the winner of the fourth annual Film Festival at the 41st Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care to Showcase Infection Prevention Solutions at APIC Conference

Kimberly-Clark Health Care will showcase the latest innovations in infection prevention solutions at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 41st annual conference June 7-9 in Anaheim, ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care Recognized With Three National Novation Awards

Kimberly-Clark Health Care has received three national awards of excellence from Novation, a leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital ...

May 2014
NADONA/LTC to Certify Long-Term Care Content in Lippincott Advisor

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced a collaboration with the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC) ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care Crowns Inaugural Smart-Fold Wrap Race Champion at IAHCSMM

Kimberly-Clark Health Care recently crowned the champion of the inaugural Smart-Fold Wrap Races at the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Annual Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio. ...

Elsevier Celebrates Nurses Week With Stories, Campaigns, Research & Thank-You Video

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, in honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), organized several campaigns, opened access to top-cited nursing research and written about the status and future of ...

Kimberly-Clark Health Care Offers Patient Hand Hygiene Kits to Healthcare Facilities

Kimberly-Clark Health Care is now offering its Kleenex Clean Hands Care Patient Kit to hospitals and healthcare facility customers. The Kleenex Clean Hands Care Patient Kit was created for hospitals to provide to patients at the time of admission. ...

New Study Evaluates Waste Anesthetic Gases in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

A study published in the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (JOPAN) documents occupational exposure to waste anesthetic gases (WAG) in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) may be higher than standards recommend. The study evaluated and demonstrated that ...

April 2014
New Study Evaluates Waste Anesthetic Gases in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

A study published in the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (JOPAN) documents occupational exposure to waste anesthetic gases (WAG) in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) may be higher than standards recommend.The study evaluated and demonstrated that ...

Press Ganey Acquires Dynamic Clinical Systems

Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, today announced the acquisition of Dynamic Clinical Systems (DCS), a patient-reported outcomes services and solutions provider. The acquisition expands Press Ganey's Patient ...

Campaign Aims to Brings Awareness to Healthcare Worker Attire & Infection Control

To draw attention to the role healthcare worker attire can play in transmitting pathogens Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. has launched a "Keep the Coat" awareness campaign.The effort intends to bring understanding that, with new technological ...

ACE Recommends Kaplan University Documenting Course for College Credit

Kaplan University has announced that the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for the Documenting Your Experiences for College Credit course.ACE, a ...

March 2014
Patient Record Solutions Provider Carstens Announces Three-Year Agreement With HPSI

Officials at Carstens, Inc. announced the Chicago-based company has entered into a three-year agreement with HPSI Purchasing Services whereby HPSI will sell Carstens' healthcare support products into long-term care and skilled nursing facilities.Carstens ...

Avantas and Mountain States Health Alliance to Present at ACHE 2014

Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, services and strategies for the healthcare industry, announced it will be presenting alongside its client Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA), a 14-hospital healthcare system based ...

CipherHealth Launches Nurse Rounding Solution at AONE Annual Meeting

At the American Organization of Nurse Executives conference in Orlando, Fla. March 12-15, CipherHealth launched Orchid, a nurse rounding solution that streamlines workflow, improves outcomes, and boosts patient satisfaction.The latest innovation in ...

Kimberly-Clark Teams With 3M to Develop Surgical and Infection-Prevention Solutions

Kimberly-Clark Health Care and 3M Infection Prevention Division announced a unique alliance to deliver best-in-class surgical and infection prevention solutions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the U.S."At Kimberly-Clark, we have long admired ...

DARA BioSciences to Deliver Poster Presentation on CAPTURE Breast Cancer Registry at NCCN

DARA Biosciences , a Raleigh, N.C.-based oncology-supportive-care specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing healthcare professionals a synergistic portfolio of medicines to help cancer patients adhere to their therapy and manage side ...

GOJO and TeleTracking to Help Market Hill-Rom's Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution

Hill-Rom, a Batesville, Ind.-based provider of clinical workflow solutions for hospitals, has announced major partnerships with GOJO, makers of Purell hand sanitizer, and TeleTracking Technologies, a world leader in real-time healthcare patient flow ...

February 2014
Kodak, PurThread to Collaborate on Antimicrobial Surface Solutions for Healthcare, Military

In an effort to increase antimicrobial surface options for healthcare and military environments, Eastman Kodak Company and PurThread Technologies, Inc. have entered a joint development agreement (JDA). The collaboration will expand ...

Welch Allyn Clinical Surveillance System Integrates Technology from Multiple Partners

Welch Allyn, a Skaneateles Falls, NY-based medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care to improve patient safety, has introduced what the company describes as "the industry's most comprehensive clinical ...

Wolters Kluwer Health Upgrades & Rebrands Lippincott Nursing Advisor

Wolters Kluwer Health, a Philadelphia-based global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that Lippincott's Nursing Advisor is getting a usability facelift and a new, shorter name.  Now called ...

January 2014
Tele-ICU Services Provider Advanced ICU Care, Inc. Reports Record Year of Growth

Advanced ICU Care, Inc., the nation's largest provider of tele-ICU services, has announced 60% growth in the number of ICU beds monitored in 2013, indicating the value of the solution. The company's continued growth demonstrates the increasing need for ...

Kimberly-Clark Awarded First Novation NOVAPLUS Contract for Hand Hygiene Products

Kimberly-Clark and Novation on Jan. 22 announced that for the first time in the history of the Kleenex brand, Kimberly-Clark is offering its complete line of hand-hygiene products via an exclusive contract through NOVAPLUS, the leading private-label ...

 

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