NPC Creative Services
NPC Creative Services specializes in providing strategic public relations to health IT software and service organizations, ranging from small- and mid-sized businesses to Fortune 500 corporations and professional trade associations.
Whether the need is for an agency to provide comprehensive public relations services or to support an in-house team, NPC has the industry expertise and connections necessary to get the job done right, on time and within budget.
Few agencies can match the level of expertise, industry understanding and personalized service NPC brings to its client relationships.
Speeding Sepsis Response by Integrating Key Technology
Three-week-old Jose Carlos Romero-Herrera was rushed to the ER, lethargic and unresponsive with a fever of 102.3. His mother watched helplessly as doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and assorted other clinicians frantically worked to determine what was wrong with an infant who just 24 hours earlier had been healthy and happy.
Wolters Kluwer Health Publishes Guide for Achieving Compliance with USP Guidelines for Pharmaceutical CompoundingWolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of a complementary guide designed to help healthcare organizations stay compliant with U.S. Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations (USP 797). A Step-by-Step Guide to a USP 797 Compliant Pharmacy details the core practice and quality steps needed to optimize patient safety during compounding sterile preparations (CSPs) in healthcare organizations.
Dual Coding: Shifting Focus To Root Operations
As more hospitals undertake dual coding in advance of ICD-10, evidence is emerging that suggests clinical documentation may not be the only weak link in the transition. Many are discovering that coders are struggling with the correct selection of the 31 PCS root operations. Dual coding programs are highlighting for many facilities the significant need for advanced PCS training, especially in cardiovascular, muscular skeletal, and obstetrics. A recent pilot undertaken by Amphion revealed more than half of the surgical procedure code errors were attributed to the incorrect selection of the “root operation.