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US hospitals score highly in patient safety

Five hospitals affiliated with UNC Health Care have earned top ‘A’ grades in the latest set of patient safety scores from the Leapfrog Group.

LabCorp and Mount Sinai Health System partnering for patient care

LabCorp and Mount Sinai Health System have announced that they are implementing a programme to standardise and optimise inpatient laboratory services across the Mount Sinai system.

Healthcare organisations not maximising use of mobile technology

Vanessa Walmsley, MD at technology supplier Qmatic UK, believes that healthcare organisations are not using mobile technology to its full potential.

OrphoMed, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr Gary M. Philips as President and CEO.

OrphoMed, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr Gary M. Philips as President and CEO.

Blockchain set to impact pharmaceutical industry

According to GlobalData, disruptive technologies will impact the pharmaceutical industry.

IHHR3 Cover

Issue 3 of IHHR is now out and spans features on cyberattacks on hospitals, accessing renal services abroad, hospital billing in Mexico and telemedicine.

Global healthcare benefits provider Aetna International has opened its first-ever health clinic.

Global healthcare benefits provider Aetna International has opened its first-ever health clinic.

Medical cannabis could treat Tourette’s

GlobalData says medical cannabis is moving closer to becoming a treatment for Tourette’s and epilepsy.

Proton Partners International acquires cancer treatment devices

Proton Partners International Ltd is set to procure Elekta MR-linac systems for its network of cancer centres across the UK.

NSF International and Homeyer Consulting Services partnering to control pathogens

NSF International is partnering with Homeyer Consulting Services, Inc., to provide healthcare facilities with specialised water systems management services.

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