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Wireless Technologies Save Lives and Money for Healthcare Providers

By on July 7, 2016 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Wireless Technologies Save Lives and Money for Healthcare Providers

The 13-year-old boy watched frantically from the bank of the Colorado River as his dad struggled to free himself from the flood-swollen waters. Clutching his cell phone the boy dialed 9-1-1. When the dispatcher answered, she tried to get him to relay the location of the location of his party on the river, but the boy had no idea. Fortunately, he didn’t have to.

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Mobile to Play a Significant Role in Healthcare According to Research

By on February 15, 2016 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Mobile to Play a Significant Role in Healthcare According to Research

Mobile technology will play a significant role in the provision of healthcare services globally the growth of the mHealth market will lead to a revenue opportunity worth US$23 billion by 2017.

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Care-A-Van Rides Into Sunset, New Version Rises with Sun

By on October 1, 2012 in Central Texas, Featured with 0 Comments
Care-A-Van Rides Into Sunset, New Version Rises with Sun

For years, Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital in Luling has operated the Children’s Care-a-Van, a mobile home-size doctor’s office on wheels that travels regularly to Caldwell County schools and churches and provides affordable health care to low-income children up to age 18 who otherwise do not get medical services.

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Hospitals Seek To Attract Business With Patient Perks

By on January 23, 2012 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Hospitals Seek To Attract Business With Patient Perks

Credit card companies, airlines and hotels all have customer loyalty programs. Maybe it was only a matter of time before hospitals got in on the act.

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A 21st Century Roadmap for Advancing America’s Health: The Path from Peril to Progress

A 21st Century Roadmap for Advancing America’s Health: The Path from Peril to Progress

A Commission of national health care experts convened by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) has unveiled a roadmap and integrated approach that will help to put “health” back into our nation’s health care system as well as address key opportunities following passage of health care reform legislation.

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