OHCA


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OHCA

out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
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Despite limited evidence, the guideline authors said that it may be reasonable for communities to use social media technologies to alert lay rescuers with mobile phones about nearby OHCA cases.
For the study, OHCA events were defined as cases where EMS personnel performed chest compressions.
As OHCA attempts to fill the holes in the patchwork of health care products and services in the state there remains a huge gap.
These risk factors, with the exception of surgery, were more common in cases with OHCA candidemia than in those with CA candidemia (Table 2).
Within OHCA, Chesney has served on numerous committees within the association throughout his tenure, and has chaired or co-chaired several committees.
OHCA, which operates SoonerCare (Oklahoma Medicaid), has made incremental changes year after year to get the most from every health care dollar.
Requires OHCA to implement an electronic prescribing program for all prescription medications.
According to OHCA, close to 50 percent of the displaced have found refuge in the high altitude areas of Iraq's Kurdistan Region, where winter temperatures can plummet.
A special Awards program is scheduled for April 29 honoring Professional Achievement winners, long-term care volunteers, special heroes, and the 2014 OHCA Pioneer Award recipient.
Peter Van Runkle, Executive Director of OHCA, stated, "This is a bad situation that is getting worse - and elderly facility patients and caregivers are at severe risk.
Van Runkle noted that OHCA is currently conducting a statewide member survey on job losses and will release the statewide results in the coming days.
Medicaid is so vital for so many that it's imperative for OHCA to strive for the most efficient system possible for members, providers and taxpayers," said Susan Arthur, vice president, U.