New Projects information at Hospital Management New and updated information from Projects listed on en-us New Projects information at Hospital Management Polycom and Project ECHO: Saving Lives Throughout New Mexico The University of New Mexico's Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Project ECHO) links university healthcare specialists with rural and prison-based clinicians to improve the level of care provided to patients in underserved areas of… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Polycom Videoconferencing at the Michigan Department of Corrections The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) manages 48 correctional facilities across an area of 58,110 square miles. The agency administers a range of functions - from medical care to parole hearings - for nearly 49,000 prisoners, 19,000 parolees … Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Video Network: A Model for Innovative Care Delivery at South Carolina Department of Mental Health The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (DMH) is the state's public mental health authority. It operates 17 community-based, outpatient mental health centers which serve all 46 counties in South Carolina. DMH also operates four licensed psych… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Remote Stroke and Trauma Care with Polycom Telemedicine A not-for-profit organization, the Seton Family of Hospitals is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an eleven-county population of 1.8 million. The organization operates five major medical centers, two community hosp… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Diagnostic LCDs Need Dedicated Standards Diagnostic LCDs have grown increasingly precise since they entered the market some 15 years ago, but they are still judged by the same standards as cathode ray tubes (CRT). Dr Peter M Steven of NDSsi discusses the anachronistic thinking around radiol… Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT The Future in Automatic Medicine Distribution Using automation from HD Medi to create packages containing specific doses of medicine is a reliable and efficient way of distributing drugs and eliminating administration errors. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Quality in Care Designing quality systems should start with defining goals and priorities, says Geert Driessen, manager of scientific affairs and education, perioperative and IV care at 3M Germany. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Actionable Intelligence Safety surveillance services and respiratory systems are just some of the dedicated healthcare solutions CareFusion has developed to help measurably improve standards of patient care. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Improving Patient Turnover Introducing Vacuum Assisted Closure therapy systems can help to ensure that patients aren’t in hospital any longer than is necessary and thereby significantly cut costs, says KCI Medical. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Investing in ICT Pays Off Information and communication technology solutions can help to ease administrative workload, improve patient safety and give care workers more free time to spend with patients. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Wound Cleansing: A New Dimension in Treatment Welcare Industries' UCS Ulcer Cleaning System is proving a new and effective alternative to traditional wound-care methods in the ongoing battle against bacteria, according to research. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Wound Infection PHMB-impregnated foam is increasingly used as an effective alternative to silver, iodine, chlorhexadine and honey when used within existing care pathways for wound management. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Rapid Screening for HAIs Introducing a PCR-based testing system can help reduce healthcare-associated infection rates for all healthcare institutions across Europe facing MRSA challenges, argues BD Diagnostics. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Healing and Protection Diabetic ulcers heal more easily if they are kept moist but not macerated, and are protected from contamination. BSN Medical's Cutimed Siltec dressing meets all these requirements. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Total Turnkey Imaging Solution Canute International Medical Services (CIMS) offers a unique service to diagnostic imaging departments from the design, build, and refurbishment of clinical rooms through to the provision of an interim mobile equipment solution. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT A New MR Monitoring Concept A recent development from Schiller, a leading company in MRI patient monitoring, provides safe, day-to-day monitoring for routine or complex MRI examinations. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Web-Based PACS and RIS/PACS Solutions GE Healthcare IT has reached an international customer milestone with its 'Best in KLAS' Centricity PACS solution. Centricity PACS-IW is now in use in almost every part of the world. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Informatics - An Easier Way MEDRAD® believes that significant advances in radiology informatics will enable new workflow and cost efficiencies and further personalised care for healthcare professionals. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Consistent Image, Consistent Diagnosis Modern medical technologies enable complex examinations. But in the end, it is the radiologist who is responsible for fast and accurate diagnostic findings. In medical environments the right equipment and technology can help save lives. Diagnoses … Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT A Sound Strategy The flexibility of its software platform and a strong relationship cultivated with the research community has allowed Ultrasonix to quickly and easily plug in the latest ultrasound technologies. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT