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Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out ‘Be Brave’ Initiative

Kaiser Permanente Rolls Out 'Be Brave' InitiativeKaiser Permanente Southern California is bringing a brave message to the world.

As detailed in an announcement this morning, The Special Olympics Athlete Oath is “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

“What’s braver than athletes who have defied stereotypes and incalculable odds to compete, represent their community, and bring glory to a sport they love?” the respected healthcare company asks.
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PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management System

PokitDok Props Up New Identity Management SystemOn Tuesday at the Digital Health Summer Summit, PokitDok introduced its new Identity Management System. Built on the PokitDok Platform, the new PokitDok Identity Management System is an HL7 compliant API that can integrate with multiple provider identity systems, typically Electronic Medical Record systems.

How does it work?

It is designed to identify, map and ultimately match and merge patient information for more personalized care.

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Zynx Health Partners with McKesson to Optimize Order Set Deployment

Zynx Health Partners with McKesson to Optimize Order Set DeploymentZynx Health is touting the release of a new integration between ZynxOrder and Paragon Hospital Information System release 13 from McKesson.

As a result, we’re told that the integration makes order set management “easy” through automated content synchronization.

A rep for Zynx Health says this intuitive solution eliminates common integration challenges including time-consuming file-based uploads.
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141,000 ACP Members Gain Access to DynaMed Plus

141,000 ACP Members Gain Access to DynaMed PlusThe American College of Physicians (ACP) has just announced a partnership with EBSCO Health.

We’re told that this initiative will give 141,000 ACP members access to DynaMed Plus, a new cross-platform evidence-based clinical decision support tool.

The access will be complimentary.
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Cohero Health Gets FDA Green Light on Mobile Spirometer

Cohero Health Gets FDA Green Light on Mobile SpirometermHealthWatch has learned that Cohero Health, an East Coast digital health company, has just received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its mobile spirometer.

If you’re not familiar, the handheld, wireless spirometer measures critical lung function metrics with the “same precision” as clinical-grade spirometers.

In short, the mobile spirometer pairs with a smartphone or tablet, enabling real-time measurement and reporting.
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Don’t Work in Vain: Phlebotomy is the Next Big Career

Don't Work in Vain Phlebotomy is the Next Big CareerWe might need more teachers, dentists, and bridge engineers … but one profession that’s certain to offer future jobs is phlebotomy.

What’s that? Phlebotomy — from the Greek for vein (“phleb”) plus cutting (“tomia”) — is the surgical opening or puncture of a vein in order to withdraw blood or introduce a fluid or medicine.

Frankly, there isn’t a medical diagnosis or treatment nor surgical procedure that doesn’t require the services of a phlebotomist.

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New Search Engine Optimization Guide Published for Healthcare Employers

New Search Engine Optimization Guide Published for Healthcare EmployersOn Wednesday, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC heralded the release of a new guide dedicated to helping healthcare employers and recruiters “maximize the impact of their online content.”

With such efforts becoming increasingly important across the healthcare spectrum, the timing o f the release couldn’t be better.

Billed as a “comprehensive resource designed to support a robust search engine optimization (SEO) strategy,” the write-up — SEO Domination Strategy: How to Rank on Google for ‘Nursing Jobs— explores all relevant facets of organic search as it relates to the healthcare industry (but with a specific focus on nursing).
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