DSignage and Medrics Release Patient Mobile App in the US, Linking Patients to Services, Helping Reduces Costs

DSignage and Medrics released a personalized healthcare app in the U.S. that gives patients improved access to medical services and helps hospitals control spending. MIAMI/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- DSignage (DSignage.net), a South Florida company that uses smart technology to enhance business communications, joins Medrics (Medrics.us), a developer of interactive healthcare applications, on the release of a mobile app designed to improve patient experience and access to medical services. The Medrics app's location and workflow technology uniquely benefit healthcare providers by reducing patient no-shows, increasing referrals and shortening outpatient wait times. "Our partnership with Medrics...

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Healthcare Equity: Reckoning with racial inequality and disparate outcomes

Presented virtually by the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School, the ninth annual Business of Healthcare conference was held on Friday, October 30. This program is produced each year by the Miami Herbert Business School Center for Health Management and Policy. The business school is renowned for its Health Executive MBA, the highest ranked (by U.S. News & World Report), longest running health executive MBA in the region. Aside from opening/closing remarks and scheduled breaks, the conference consisted of three principal segments labeled Keynote Panels: • After the Pandemic: Building a Better Normal • Health Care Access, People & Policy, COVID-19 & Beyond...

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Pandemic puts all eyes on public health

Q&A — Epidemiologist Ross C. Brownson Covid-19 has exposed the weak spots of the US public health system — and that presents an opportunity, says an epidemiologist, for the nation to recognize the problems and act to fix them Public health — the science of protecting and improving the health of a population — includes everything from setting pollution limits to urging women to get mammograms. It’s investigating salmonella outbreaks, tracking Lyme disease, defining drunk driving, fighting climate change, tackling systemic racism, inspecting restaurants, distributing condoms and every other activity that affects health. This broad array of activities reflects our modern-day understanding...

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Memorial Cardiac & Vascular Institute Earns Highest Rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The Memorial Cardiac & Vascular Institute (MCVI) has earned three-star ratings for patient care and outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in both isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) surgery and isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The designation, which recognizes the highest category of quality, places Memorial among the elite heart surgery programs in the United States and Canada. Historically, fewer than 10% of cardiothoracic surgical programs earn three stars from STS, a nonprofit organization that represents more than 7,300 surgeons, researchers, and allied healthcare professionals worldwide. Its highly-regarded rating system uses data from benchmarked...

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