Navigation Links
National Minority Quality Forum Creates Advanced, Precision Tracking Tool to Address Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Date:9/15/2009

toms include leg pain when walking and wounds that are slow to heal. P.A.D. can also lead to disability, amputation, and poor quality of life.

Researchers, patient advocacy groups, legislators and allied health professionals can use the

P.A.D. Atlas to identify prevalence of P.A.D. at the national, state, and local levels to direct educational resources where they are needed most.

"The launch of the P.A.D. Atlas is of great significance, especially to the racial and ethnic minority community. Being able to identify P.A.D prevalence among constituents is extremely useful to reduce preventable illness and will help raise awareness of and address health disparities in these underserved populations," said Rep. Donna M. Christensen (D-VI).

"We are proud to partner with the P.A.D. Coalition and their membership of committed partners on this very important initiative. Special thanks to the Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership for their visionary leadership, their commitment to ending health disparities among the underserved and for their support in helping to make the P.A.D. Atlas initiative a reality," said Gary Puckrein, CEO, NMQF.

About the National Minority Quality Forum

Gary A. Puckrein, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Minority Quality Forum founded the organization in 1998 to address the critical need for strengthening national and local efforts to use evidence-based, data-driven initiatives to guide programs to eliminate the disproportionate burden of premature death and preventable illness for racial and ethnic minorities and other special populations. The Forum has introduced disease atlases for chronic kidney disease, diabetes, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS.

Since 2004, the Forum has hosted the Annual Leadership Summit in April, focusing on disparities and improving quality of health care for all
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Minority Quality Forum
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. 21st International Radon Symposium
2. Olympus Managed Health Care Nominated for Prestigious International Award
3. Hard Rock International Marks 10 Years Of Support For Breast Cancer Awareness And Research With 2009 PINKTOBER(TM) Campaign Featuring Melissa Etheridge, The Bangles, Melanie C, Joss Stone And More
4. CPF Holds Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week
5. National Certification for Medical Interpreters - Public Call for Final Written Pilot Exam
6. Latino HIV/AIDS Crisis Demands Attention - Health Care Professionals from Across the United States Gather in New York City for National Conference on Latinos and AIDS to Address Concerns
7. Project Lifesaver International Receives Federal Assistance for the Missing Alzheimers Patient Assistance Program
8. Bupa Launches its 2009 International Charity Challenge to Help a Rural Community in Ecuador
9. Third National Annual Salary Survey for Medical Interpreters Underway
10. Prodigy Again Teams Up with National Federation of the Blind at N.C. Convention
11. PRA International Chairs Session on Post Marketing Safety Issues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Top 10 Best SEO ... hosting companies and highly recommended FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ... manager of Top 10 Best SEO Hosting states, ... server hosting supplier. Actually, these companies have outperformed ... and customer support. People can get the best ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... With the stage set for the ... Expo - which will be held in Boston August ... in its online opinion section, Podium. The op-ed ... co-authored by Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, president & ... the MCPHS University School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester. ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Norton HealthDay Reporter ... number of Americans on work disability chronically use powerful ... found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 percent ... prescribed narcotic painkillers each year. And the percentage using ... to 23 percent in 2011. Experts said ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Millennium Treatment Group, a ... FL, recently launched a new website. Patients, parents, ... can now find Millennium Treatment Group at ... live at the beginning of July. Everything anyone ... be found on the website. There’s an About ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... time an oncogenic somatic mutation at amino acid 918 ... identified in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) tumors and ... produced increased intracellular signaling and cell growth. , SCLC ... 15% of all lung cancers and is strongly associated ... has been extensively examined for genomic alterations and targeted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FatCow Reviews Released by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:The Boston Globe Publishes Value of Pharmacy Op-ed as NACDS Total Store Expo Begins 2Health News:The Boston Globe Publishes Value of Pharmacy Op-ed as NACDS Total Store Expo Begins 3Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 2Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 3Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 4Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Has a New Website 2Health News:Novel oncogenic RET mutation found in small cell lung cancer 2
... Brokerage Partners,announces three additional carrier approved premium finance ... National Finance,Inc. ("UNF"). These premium finance programs are ... methods for transacting,business., The benefits of these ... end with the agents, but extend to their ...
... (Nasdaq: QGLY ) today reported net sales from ... March 31, 2008,compared to $6.1 million reported for the ... 2008 reflects a net sales decrease for the,Company,s Cold ... quarter,of 2007. The change during 2008 as compared to ...
... to Receive This Season are Those That Give Back and Support ... the Fight Against AIDS in Africa, ... Day festivities a few weeks early at the INSPI(RED) Mothers,Brunch in New ... Christensen, Liya Kebede, Mya, and other (RED) supporters,to celebrate motherhood and to ...
... Association urges Senators Boxer and Feinstein to quickly pass,companion ... April 23 AARP thanked,the supporters and cosponsors of ... passed today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The ... by stopping,harmful cuts proposed by the administration., "Today,s ...
... Restated Financial Statements Filed for First Quarter and Second Quarter ... and Full Years 2005 and 2006 - - Company to Hold ... Full-year 2007 revenue of $290.9 million, up 18.7% - ... Guidance, WARSAW, Ind., April 23 Symmetry Medical Inc.,(NYSE: SMA ), a ...
... pass companion,bill and send measure to President, HARRISBURG, ... of the Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of,2008, ... The bill,prevents massive increases in costs for people in ... "Today,s vote is a victory for all Pennsylvanians who ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Life Brokerage Partners Strengthens Premium Finance Programs 2Health News:The Quigley Corporation Reports First Quarter 2008 Results - Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D Future 2Health News:The Quigley Corporation Reports First Quarter 2008 Results - Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D Future 3Health News:The Quigley Corporation Reports First Quarter 2008 Results - Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D Future 4Health News:The Quigley Corporation Reports First Quarter 2008 Results - Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D Future 5Health News:Get INSPI(RED) This Mother's Day 2Health News:Get INSPI(RED) This Mother's Day 3Health News:Get INSPI(RED) This Mother's Day 4Health News:AARP Thanks California's Representatives for Supporting Bill to Protect People in Medicaid 2Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 7Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 8Health News:Symmetry Medical Reports Full Year 2007 Financial Results 9Health News:AARP Thanks Pennsylvania Representatives for Supporting Bill to Protect People in Medicaid 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. ... for the third straight year, No. 349 in ... exclusive ranking of the nation,s fastest-growing private companies. ... the most important segment of the economy—America,s independent ... Domino,s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Kan. , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... Trust Alliance (HITRUST) under its Common Security Framework ... Enterprise Security and Privacy Manager, "We appreciate this ... level of commitment that this certification signifies. Our ... ABOUT THE CSF CERTIFICATION PROCESS: ScriptPro,s ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst ... latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. ... HPQ - Free Report ), IBM (NYSE: IBM - ... Free Report ), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK - Free ... Free Report ). Today, Zacks is promoting its ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Carolina's HME Named for Third Straight Year to Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies--the Inc. 5000 2Carolina's HME Named for Third Straight Year to Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies--the Inc. 5000 3ScriptPro Achieves HITRUST Certification 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 3The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 4The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 5The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 6The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 7The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 8The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 9The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 10The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 11
An enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the detection and quantitationof RF IgG isotype in human serum of patients with rheumatoid arthritis....
An enzyme linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA) for the detection and quantitation of Rheumatoid Factor (RF) of IgM isotype in human serum....
An enzyme linked immunoassay (ELISA) for the detection and semiquantitationof IgG and IgM antibodies to 2-GP1, as an aid in assessingthe risk of thrombosis in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematos...
An enzyme linked immunoassay (ELISA) for the detection and semiquantitation of IgG, IgA or IgM anticardiolipin antibodies, as an aid in assessing the risk of thrombosis in individuals with Systemic L...
Medicine Products: