Author: Tim Gee

Campaign to Save 100,000 Lives

The IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) has announced a campaign to save 100,000 lives, by enrolling hospitals to implement six proven practices to prevent avoidable deaths. #1:  Deploy rapid response teams (RRTs)....

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Hospira Gains 510k Clearance for Two Wireless Pumps In their November 10, 2004 10-Q SEC filing, Hospira notes that they have received 510k clearance for two products, the wireless networked version of Hospira MedNet for Plum A+...

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Future of RFID Tags Evaluated. According to an article in the Cincinnati Business Courier today, the RFID tags tested at Cardinal Health’s warehouses in New York and Boston failed to meet the...

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Computer Entry a Leading Cause of Medication Errors in U.S. Health Systems -- Percentage of Reported Errors Steadily Increased from 1999 to 2003. The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) reported today that despite the perception...

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Mayo Clinic Says PDAs with Wi-Fi Safe for Heart Devices. The Mayo Clinic tested PDAs that access WLANs and deem them safe: It's one thing to assume that WLANs don't have an effect on pacemakers and other...

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