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Vocera to buy PatientSafe Solutions, with eye toward small and mid-sized hospitals

Vocera to buy PatientSafe Solutions, with eye toward small and mid-sized hospitals Its addition will boost its ability to combine secure messages, nurse calls, checklists and other notifications within the electronic  health record at the point of care. Vocera Communications on Thursday announced its acquisition of San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions. Terms of the deal were… Read More »

‘Women are going through fear and trauma alone in maternity hospitals. You need the support of your partner’

“I think it’s very welcome that they’re reviewing their policy,” reflects Yvonne Tchrakian, who gave birth to daughter Penelope earlier this month. This was in response to comments earlier this week from Dr Peter McKenna, the clinical director of the HSE Women and Infant’s Health Programme, that maternity hospitals can now consider easing their visitor… Read More »

Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »