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Parkridge Health, mobile app empowers everyday heroes to save lives

When your heart stops pumping blood, the brain and other organs begin to shut down. After approximately eight minutes, irreversible brain damage begins to occur. For every unaided minute that passes in sudden cardiac arrest, the chance of survival decreases by 10 percent. This is why Barry Bell, director of cardiac services at HCA Healthcare’s…
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iMobile Helped Hospital Save Lives in Las Vegas

When a gunman opened fire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, 214 victims were transported to Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center. The people at Sunrise were ready, in large part, because the house supervisor had prepared the team using iMobile. The secure instant-messaging system was used to send a mass…
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HCA Innovators Award: Quality and Patient Safety

Quality and Patient Safety Recipients: Hunter Davis, Director of IT&S, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH and Sean Albert, Director of Application Services, Capital Division Although intravenous (IV) therapy offers rapid response for patients, the administration of these medications can sometimes result in errors. These errors can cause poor health out-comes to patients — from longer…
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HCA Innovators Award: Service Excellence

Service Excellence Recipient: Fred Webster, Director of Physician and Provider Relations, West Valley Medical Center, Caldwell, ID When scheduling a surgical procedure, there are several things for hospitals and surgery centers to consider to ensure the stakeholder experience is as smooth as possible. West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) has found a solution to do just…
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