PDR Network, The Doctors Company and other professional liability carriers and their partners recently announced a new national "Know the Label" campaign to improve drug and patient safety in the United States.
Sage Healthcare Division, a major provider of electronic health records and practice management software, said it will participate in the Florida Medical Association’s new series of workshops in nine Florida cities to help physicians achieve meaningful use compliance.
A new survey from CDW Healthcare revealed that including equipment, software, services, training time and potential lost revenue, physician practices may face total Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption costs of $120,000 per physician. The speed with which a practice fully implements the EHR and shifts to the new, accelerated workflow is critical to reducing the overall cost of adoption, according to the study.
Millennium Research Group will soon release their latest data on the U.S. clot management device market. The report, entitled US Markets for Clot Management Devices 2011, report provides insight into the device-based treatments of deep vein thrombosis and the complex competitive dynamics of medical device manufacturers in this field.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been investigating reports that patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) brain perfusion scans were accidently exposed to excess radiation. The FDA found that when properly used, the CT scanners did not malfunction.
MxSecure has launched MxTranscribe 4.0, a transcription service for small practices. The latest version of the firm’s medical transcription software offers physicians greater flexibility in managing office workflow and helps ensure complete care by allowing them to concentrate on patient care rather than managing medical transcription.