Enterra Therapy

March 27, 2013

Enterra Therapy from Medtronic is being studied as a surgical option for the treatment of, chronic nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis. Employed when conventional drug therapies are not effective, Enterra Theraphy uses mild electrical pulses for gastric stimulation to help treat these debilitating symptoms.
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A Healthcare Data Lake for Today's and Tomorrow's Workloads

whitePaper | October 4, 2017

Managing data is one of the most formidable challenges healthcare organizations face today. According to a recent report by IDC and EMC, healthcare data is growing at a staggering 48% per year. Analysts not only expect this trend to continue but predict it will accelerate as healthcare practices incorporate new data-generating technologies and medical record retention requirements stretch to decades.

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From Safety-I to Safety-II: A White Paper

whitePaper | December 1, 2015

The publication of the IOM report To Err is Human in 2000 served as a catalyst for a growing interest in improving the safety of health care. Yet despite decades of attention, activity and investment, improvement has been glacially slow. Although the rate of harm seems stable, increasing demand for health services, and the increasing intensity and complexity of those services (people are living longer, with more complex co-morbidities, and expecting higher levels of more advanced care) imply that the number of patients harmed while receiving care will only increase, unless we find new and better ways to improve safety.

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Transforming the Health Workforce for a New New York

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To preserve, protect and promote the health of all New Yorkers, a robust, right-sized and responsive healthcare workforce is critical. This would also ensure the health of the New York State economy, especially in upstate areas. Healthcare is an economic driver and a particularly viable sector, encompassing 11.7 percent of all employment in New York State in 2010. It created over 322,400 jobs between 1990 and 2010. During the recession of 2008-2009, when 237,100 jobs were lost throughout all sectors, New York added more than 20,800 healthcare jobs.

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Key Success Factors for Hiring People with Disabilities

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THE HARTFORD’S ABILITY PHILOSOPHY is grounded in the belief that people are defined by what they can do, not by what they can’t. With the right support and resources, every person can navigate past obstacles in their daily lives to achieve personal and business goals.

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EFFECTIVE HEALTH OUTREACH TO CULTURAL COMMUNITIES

whitePaper | July 19, 2015

Getting the Word Out is a guide to effective outreach for health organizations. In particular, this guide is intended for patient support organizations that would like to make their information, referral, support and advocacy services more accessible to people from a variety of cultural communities.

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How Communications Solutions Help Manage Highly Infectious Pathogens

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Recent events have brought to light the challenge of highly infectious and emerging infectious diseases. Communication is a core strategy in treating patients with these illnesses while protecting caregivers and the public in unclear and evolving situations. New methods of communication and information gathering are necessary for optimal patient care and accurate data collection…

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