News Article | April 21, 2017
Former President George H.W. Bush, who is hospitalized in Houston, is said to have an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2013. George H.W. Bush, 92, the 41st president of United States between 1989 to 1993, has been hospitalized in Houston as he is suffering from pneumonia; however his sickness hasn't stopped the high-spirited former president to share a picture of father-son moments. George H.W. Bush tweeted a photo Thursday with a very special visitor, his son and former President George W. Bush. George H.W. Bush, who was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital last Friday for treatment of a persistent cough, hasn't been keeping too well this year. This is the second time this year that he has been admitted to the hospital for pneumonia. There had been no improvement in his health condition and he would remain in the hospital till at least Friday, his spokesperson told CBS News. Read: George HW Bush In Stable Condition But In Intensive Care During Trump's Inauguration Earlier this month, former President Bill Clinton visited George H.W. Bush in Houston, Texas, for their annual lunch. The duo caught up on some good time as Clinton had tweeted a photo. As of 2013, George H. W. Bush, had an estimated net worth of $25 million. Bush came from a family with a tradition of public service. He graduated from Yale University, after which, he and his family moved to West Texas. He joined the oil industry and by the age of 40, he had already become a millionaire. He married Barbara Pierce George in 1945, with whom he has six children named George, Pauline, John, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy. George and Barbara Bush live in Houston, and also own the famous family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine, which is also their summer home. The home, which is is owned by the Walker’s Point Family Limited Partnership, was worth $8.4 million in 2010 and the Bush family paid $53,000 in taxes annually. The main home was built in 1920 and has 7,000 square feet, Seacoastonline reported. According to a report of the New York Times in 1988, George H. W. Bush was not that wealthy as he was thought to be because of his bearing, his privileged upbringing and his years in the oil business in Texas. Although, he was affluent with holdings worth slightly more than $2 million, he was not as rich as former President Ronald Reagan, who was likely worth almost $4 million when he became president. And Reagan's wealth was far less than the Roosevelts, the Kennedys or other politicians with huge family fortunes. Since the time Bush entered public office, his holdings did not keep pace with inflation. Most of the increase in his assets in 1980s resulted from buying and selling houses when he and his family moved. ''Making money - that hasn't been part of his life's work at all,'' Bush's brother Jonathan — an investment manager in New York City who handled George Bush's investments for a time — had told the Times. ''He had enough money to be in a public career, and that's all that mattered to him," Jonathan had said. In the recent few years, Bush has been suffering with health issues. He revealed several years ago that he suffered with a form of Parkinson's disease that deprived him from walking. He uses a wheelchair or a scooter to get around. In December 2014, he was hospitalized after experiencing shortness of breath, and the following July he fell at his home in Kennebunkport, breaking the C2 vertebrae in his neck. However, the injury did not result in any neurological problems, his spokesman had said at the time, according to CNN. Few days before President Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony, both Bush and Barbara were admitted to hospital. Bush was not expected to attend the ceremony due to health reasons. He had also sent a letter Jan. 10, apologizing for missing the ceremony and saying that he and Barbara "wish you the very best as you begin this incredible journey of leading our great country." Trump had responded on Twitter, wishing the couple a speedy recovery and thanking them for their note, according to reports.
News Article | December 8, 2016
December 15, 2016 Webcast to Spotlight Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers to Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients Learn how Chronic Care Plus, a joint venture recuperative care program in California for medically vulnerable chronically homeless patients, saved $2.8 million yearly over two years while providing community-based stabilization during a December 15, 2016 webcast sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. Sea Girt, NJ, December 08, 2016 --( Now an actual facility, this pilot program saved $2.8 million each year over a two-year period. "Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations to Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients," a December 15, 2016 webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, will examine how this collaborative program bridges the gap between hospital discharge and permanent supportive housing for homeless patients, closing gaps in care, reducing healthcare utilization and generating substantial savings for the partnering organizations. Following this 45-minute live webcast, this Healthcare Intelligence Network program will be available in on-demand and recorded formats. Learn more about "Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers" at http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5196 News Facts: Scheduled Speaker: Paul Leon, CEO, Illumination Foundation. Conference Focus: Paul Leon will share the inside details of the Chronic Care Plus joint venture, including the following: - How and where patients are identified for the program and basic program enrollment requirements; - The lessons the Chronic Care Plus program has learned in terms of optimal length of stay within the recuperative care center that produces the best results; - The biggest gaps in care for medically vulnerable chronically homeless patients...and how the Chronic Care Plus program has closed those gaps; - The key goals for the patients while enrolled in the Chronic Care Plus program; and - How more than 100 community collaborations established by the program help close gaps in care and help build a support network for patients. Ample time for Q&A will be provided. Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on December 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available December 16, 2016; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available January 5, 2017. Participants may add an on-demand replay, DVD or CD to live session registrations to share with colleagues. Learn more about "Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers" at http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5196 "Not only has the Chronic Care Plus joint venture charted a path to health and stability for the most medically vulnerable clients experiencing homelessness, but it also demonstrates the power and contributions of community organizations in improving the experience of these patients while reducing healthcare utilization and cost." -- Melanie Matthews, HIN Executive VP and COO For Melanie Matthews' profile, visit http://www.hin.com/bios.html#mm Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes. About the Healthcare Intelligence Network - HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.hin.com. Sea Girt, NJ, December 08, 2016 --( PR.com )-- The Chronic Care Plus program, a joint venture pilot recuperative care program by the Illumination Foundation and St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange County, Calif., aims to provide community-based stabilization for medically vulnerable chronically homeless patients.Now an actual facility, this pilot program saved $2.8 million each year over a two-year period."Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations to Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients," a December 15, 2016 webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, will examine how this collaborative program bridges the gap between hospital discharge and permanent supportive housing for homeless patients, closing gaps in care, reducing healthcare utilization and generating substantial savings for the partnering organizations.Following this 45-minute live webcast, this Healthcare Intelligence Network program will be available in on-demand and recorded formats.Learn more about "Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers" athttp://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5196News Facts:Scheduled Speaker: Paul Leon, CEO, Illumination Foundation.Conference Focus: Paul Leon will share the inside details of the Chronic Care Plus joint venture, including the following:- How and where patients are identified for the program and basic program enrollment requirements;- The lessons the Chronic Care Plus program has learned in terms of optimal length of stay within the recuperative care center that produces the best results;- The biggest gaps in care for medically vulnerable chronically homeless patients...and how the Chronic Care Plus program has closed those gaps;- The key goals for the patients while enrolled in the Chronic Care Plus program; and- How more than 100 community collaborations established by the program help close gaps in care and help build a support network for patients.Ample time for Q&A will be provided.Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on December 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available December 16, 2016; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available January 5, 2017. Participants may add an on-demand replay, DVD or CD to live session registrations to share with colleagues.Learn more about "Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers" athttp://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5196"Not only has the Chronic Care Plus joint venture charted a path to health and stability for the most medically vulnerable clients experiencing homelessness, but it also demonstrates the power and contributions of community organizations in improving the experience of these patients while reducing healthcare utilization and cost."-- Melanie Matthews, HIN Executive VP and COOFor Melanie Matthews' profile, visit http://www.hin.com/bios.html#mmPlease contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.About the Healthcare Intelligence Network - HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail email@example.com, or visit http://www.hin.com. Click here to view the list of recent Press Releases from Healthcare Intelligence Network
News Article | February 22, 2017
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Sharon Metcalfe, Interim Director of Nursing at Western Carolina University, has been selected to join the Education Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise on Nursing Education and Clinical / Didactic Testing. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0ead4c6b-51d4-40e9-90ea-cb328bbfeb1a With over a decade of experience in the field of Nursing Education, Dr. Metcalfe offers valuable insight in her role as the Interim Director of Nursing at Western Carolina University. Located in Cullowhee, North Carolina, Western Carolina University is a public regional institution of higher education that is committed to offering quality education at an affordable rate. Ranked as one of the top fifteen public regional institutions in the South, WCU give prospective students an opportunity to choose from more than a hundred and fifteen majors and concentrations ranging from Biology, Computer Information Systems, Spanish, Business Administration and much more. As the Interim Director of Nursing at Western Carolina University, Dr. Metcalfe’s day-to-day responsibilities include oversight of programs and forty facilities, management of scholarships, the university budget, and community groups. Prior to her role as the Interim Director, Dr. Metcalfe gained leadership experience as the Dean of Nursing for at Lees-McRae College and Mayland Community College. In the clinical setting, Dr. Metcalfe has served as the Director of Pediatrics (Denver, Colorado Children's Hospital), Director of Neonatal Services at Rose Medical Center (Denver, Colorado), and Nursing Administrator of Pediatrics, Critical Care, Intensive Care, and Neonatal Intensive Care at Wake Forest Medical Center-Baptist Hospital (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). In 1997, Dr. Metcalfe earned her Doctorate of Education in Adult and Community College Education from the North Carolina State University. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and receive certification as a Registered Nurse from the University of Colorado. Dr. Metcalfe maintains affiliations with the North Carolina Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tao. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Mountain Area Health Education Minority and Underrepresented Students Council, and the Board of Directors for the Social Services division of Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Metcalfe’s desire to pursue Nursing Education developed through a natural progression. Looking back, she attributes her success to her supportive husband Lee and her loving son Trevor. Due to her commitment and dedication to the field of Nursing Education, Dr. Metcalfe has been awarded the 2016 Health Science College Award, 2006 100 Best Nurses Award, and 2005 Native American Teacher of the Year. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Metcalfe has published three significant articles on mentoring, social determinants and educational barriers for diverse students, and the nature of cultural competency. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to Europe. As a certified Parent Child Interventionist, Dr. Metcalfe volunteers her time being a high risk parenting educator for the Department of Social Work conducting seminars for foster parents that struggle with difficult children during the fall of each year. Considering her future, Dr. Metcalfe hopes for continual growth in research, and education by teaching a RN to BSN program.
News Article | March 1, 2017
Intensive care units (ICUs) are one of the most challenging and complex environments in today's health-care system. ICU nurses, who perform various tasks critical to ensuring the safety of patients under their care, are frequently interrupted throughout the workday, sometimes as often as 15 times per hour. The effects of single interruptions in various workplaces have been well documented, but new research published in Human Factors, "Effects of Nested Interruptions on Task Resumption: A Laboratory Study With Intensive Care Nurses," examines how multilevel interruptions experienced by ICU nurses can affect their performance and, ultimately, patients' well-being. Farzan Sasangohar, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Texas A&M University, notes, "During observational studies in an ICU, we noticed nurses often having to switch tasks due to interruptions, and then being asked to perform additional tasks that were also interrupted while away from their original interrupted task, a phenomenon we refer to as 'nested interruptions.' Some of these tasks, including ones of high severity, were not resumed after the interruptions ended." To further test the implications of nested interruptions, Sasangohar and coauthors Birsen Donmez, Anthony Easty, and Patricia Trbovich observed 30 ICU nurses performing a computerized medication order-entry task in the lab. The nurses completed the task with no interruptions, with serial interruptions (that is, performing back-to-back tasks during the interruption period), and with nested interruptions (performing two tasks during the interruption period, one of which was also interrupted). Not only did it take significantly longer for nurses to resume their original task following a nested interruption, but they also performed it with less accuracy. According to the authors, these findings suggest that leaving several tasks unfinished to attend to multiple interruptions can overload short-term working memory and push out information related to some of the interrupted tasks. "Hospital environments are becoming increasingly complex," Sasangohar adds. "This can cause health-care personnel to experience a heavy workload and numerous interruptions, many of which are unnecessary and can be delayed. It's essential to appropriately time interruptions in order to better ensure patient safety." To receive a copy of "Effects of Nested Interruptions on Task Resumption: A Laboratory Study With Intensive Care Nurses" for media-reporting purposes, contact HFES Communications Director Lois Smith (310/394-1811, firstname.lastname@example.org). The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world's largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,500 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. "Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering."
News Article | November 23, 2016
The International Nurses Association is happy to welcome Karen G. Bradley, RN to their esteemed organization with an upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Karen is a veteran nurse, with 35 years of experience in her field. She currently works at Sentara Occupational Medicine Services in Virginia, and holds expertise in Intensive Care, Quality Management, and Occupational Health. Karen graduated with her Nursing Degree from Louise Obici School of Nursing in Suffolk, Virginia. When she is not assisting her patients, she spends her free time reading, acrylic painting, and crocheting. Learn more about Karen here: http://inanurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4133944/info/ and be sure to read her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.
News Article | November 15, 2016
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iMDsoft®, a leader in clinical information systems, is proud to announce that intensive care patients in New South Wales (NSW) will now benefit from MetaVision®, designed to revolutionise the quality of care they receive in a hospital’s most complex environment. In mid-October eHealth NSW’s eRIC (electronic Record for Intensive Care) Program implemented the MetaVision clinical information system in the ICU at the pilot site - Port Macquarie Base Hospital (PMBH). “From day one, eRIC will provide significant benefits to patient care and clinical workflow including electronic documentation, medication management and integration with bedside devices. Our staff have embraced this unique new system, which has been designed for clinicians by clinicians and will support them in caring for critically ill patients,” said Jane Evans, PMBH General Manager. Based on the latest version of MetaVision, eRIC is a system that integrates clinical data every minute from bedside monitors, ventilators and other specialised equipment in one configuration for adult, paediatric and neonatal ICUs using evidence-based clinical practice. eRIC will be installed in up to 43 of the state’s ICUs, highly complex environments that are the most data-intensive part of any hospital. The system provides the minute-by-minute patient monitoring and analysis necessary to safely manage the critically ill. Clinicians have access to a comprehensive array of digital information and medications management at the bedside and improved information sharing across the continuum of care. St George Hospital in Sydney is the second site scheduled to go live with MetaVision in mid-2017, to be followed by Blacktown Hospital later in the year. Planning is underway to identify further sites for deployment in 2017. Dr. Zoran Bolevich, Chief Executive and Chief Information Officer of eHealth NSW, acknowledged the many ICU clinicians across NSW Health who contributed to the design, development, testing and implementation of eRIC. “This includes ICU clinicians and staff at PMBH who have continued to deliver the highest quality of care for their critically ill patients – all the while undertaking planning, testing, training and a range of other activities over the past six months,” Dr. Bolevich said. “We are incredibly excited to have reached this impressive milestone with NSW, which is the culmination of years of collaborative effort," said Lars-Oluf Nielsen, CEO of iMDsoft. “It is a real achievement to get eRIC up and running, given the scope and complexity of this project. We look forward to continuing our partnership with eHealth NSW and to bringing the benefits of MetaVision to patients across the state.” Learn more about how MetaVision helps deliver high impact results in the ICU. iMDsoft is a leading provider of Clinical Information Systems for critical, perioperative, and acute care environments. The company's flagship family of solutions, the MetaVision Suite, was first implemented in 1999. Hospitals and health networks worldwide use MetaVision to improve care quality and enhance financial results. The system promotes compliance with protocols and best practices, streamlines reporting and supports clinical research. To learn more about iMDsoft, visit www.imd-soft.com.
News Article | February 15, 2017
The International Nurses Association is pleased to welcome Debra White, RN, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Debra White is a Registered Nurse with 28 years of experience in her field and an extensive expertise in all facets of nursing, especially critical care. Debra is currently serving patients as a Specialty Field Nurse, Critical Care Nurse, and Paramedic Examiner. She is also a Clinical Lead/Faculty in Health and Wellness at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. Debra White attended McMaster University, graduating with her Nursing Degree. Since graduating, Debra has completed numerous advanced training courses. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Chemotherapy/Biotherapy, Cardiac Medicine, Intensive Care, EKG, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and Telemetry. Furthermore, Debra is a Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse, Certified Critical Care Nurse, Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Nurse, Educator, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Registered Nurse Intravenous, Certified Critical Care Transportation Nurse, and a Certified Vascular Nurse. Throughout her career, Debra has worked in many areas of the nursing field. She maintains professional memberships with the Registered Nurses of Ontario, the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario, the Canadian Nurses Association, the Senior Health Research Transfer Networks, the Canadian and Ontario Networks for the Prevention of Elderly Abuse, and the Canadian Association of Health Sciences and Policy Research. She attributes her success to her passion for nursing and for helping others, and when she is not working, Debra enjoys running, skiing and driving ATVs, and is also involved in a number of philanthropic causes. Learn more about Debra White here: http://inanurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4133937/info/ and be sure to read her upcoming publication in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.
News Article | November 1, 2016
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News Article | December 7, 2016
Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce that Walter Koroshetz, MD, Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH will be the keynote presenter at Arrowhead Publishers' Neuroscience in Intensive Care International...
News Article | November 14, 2016
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Neuroscience in Intensive Care International Symposium - NICIS - AMERICA - Industry/Commercial Rate" conference to their offering. The Neuroscience in Intensive Care International Symposium is a two-day conference that brings together clinicians and scientists who share a common aspiration to translate discoveries in the neurosciences into effective patient-centered treatments. The 2017 conference will provide an o