Tag Archives: Dowling & Dennis

Patient Safety and Cloud Computing

There are loads of advantages to cloud-based sharing of medical data, but bottom-line, it’s about patient safety, says radiologist Murray Reicher, M.D. Writing in the latest issue of Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (“Riding the Cloud to Improve Patient Safety,” … Continue reading

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TheraSphere Liver Cancer Treatment Is New Focus for D&D

Dowling & Dennis has just added a new client, MDS Nordion, a Canadian company based in Ottawa and maker of the TheraSphere treatment for liver cancer (www.therasphere.com). TheraSphere is a valuable palliative therapy for patients who have primary liver cancer … Continue reading

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EARLY Act on Breast Cancer Gains ACS Support

The EARLY Act is making progress toward passage in the Congress. To learn more about the bill and register your support with your senators, visit http://earlyactawareness.org. Thanks to recent changes, the bill is now supported by the American Cancer Society. … Continue reading

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Joint Commission Will Require Catheter Valve Disinfection

The Joint Commission will require hospitals to have a standardized protocol to disinfect catheter luer access valves, starting January 2010. In the face of that new dictum, what’s a hospital to do? A panel pondering that question – and featuring … Continue reading

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