Navigation Links
New Jersey Leaders Join Forces to Battle Chronic Disease
Date:4/16/2008

d the lack of awareness among the majority of Americans about the problem and potential solutions. Key facts in the presentation included:

-- 30 percent of the increase in health spending since 1987 is due to

doubling of the rate of obesity during that time;

-- Two-thirds of spending over the past 25 years is attributable to the

rise in rates of treated chronic disease;

-- Over 4.6 million cases of seven common chronic diseases -- cancer,

diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, mental disorders and

pulmonary conditions were reported in New Jersey in 2003.

-- Nationwide, 75 cents of every healthcare dollar goes to treatment of

chronic diseases.

In order to bring the issue of chronic disease to the forefront of the national dialogue on health care, the PFCD is modeling its outreach strategy and tactics after a modern-day political campaign. The co-chairs and partner organizations will launch an aggressive grassroots effort which includes voter and candidate education and media outreach.

The New Jersey Partnership has more than 25 partner organizations including health care associations and institutions, labor unions, local and regional business groups and community leaders. Additional organizations are joining the effort everyday. For more information about how you can be a part of this initiative, please call 215.766.7951 or send an email to PFCD -- NJ@comcast.net.

The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is a national bipartisan coalition of patients, providers, community organizations, business and labor groups, and health policy experts committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability, and rising health care costs in the United States: chronic disease.
The PFCD's mission is to:

-- Challenge policymakers to make the issue of chronic disease a top

priority and articul
'/>"/>

SOURCE Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. LCA-Vision Announces the Opening of its 76th LasikPlus(R) Vision Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey
2. Teen Driving Experts at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Support New Recommendations From the New Jersey Teen Driver Study Commission
3. New Jersey Healthcare Consulting Firm to Pay U.S. $2.875 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud
4. New Jersey Hospital Association Presents Awards for Commitment to Healthcare
5. New Jersey Hospital Association Names New Chairman, Appoints Board Officers and New Members
6. $30.3 Million Jury Verdict Believed to Be New Jerseys Largest
7. MedCath Announces Venture With Two New Jersey Hospitals
8. New Jersey Hospital Association Prescription Program Outpaces Industry
9. Brandywine Senior Living Completes Acquisition of Four Assisted Living Communities in New Jersey
10. United States Joins False Claims Act Cases Against Three New Jersey Hospitals
11. QMed, Inc. Announces the Termination of Its New Jersey Special Needs Plan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 A new study ... that carbohydrates may contribute to the development of colorectal ... the disease. The study was authored by Alberto Martin ... found to cause intestinal cells to multiply and create ... colorectal cancer. , “What’s interesting about this study,” ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 This week marks ... completes its 500th week of paying commissions to its ... was founded in January 2005 total $1,405,954,677.06. , MonaVie ... world. The company pays commissions in 18 different currencies, ... MYR, MXN, NZD, PLN, USD, SGD, KRW, TWD, THB ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... A leading dress supplier, Discount-Dress.com, explores a variety of ... any lady’s wardrobe fashionable and exciting. Recently, the company has ... To attract more people, it is now launching a special ... to 65% off. , “Summer is the season of short ... to our collection of ‘ 2014 summer short styles .’ ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Transparency ... announced the addition of a comprehensive report on ... ‘Infusion System Market (Large Volume, Disposable, Syringe, Ambulatory ... Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 – 2019’ is ... http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com . , To begin with, the ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... CentraComm, a leading managed IT security ... the Pure Storage® Authorized Reseller program. , ... experience designed to meet the rigorous resiliency, scalability, ... diverse markets, and for a variety of high ... years. , The Pure Storage FlashArray was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Carbs May Contribute to Colon Cancer 2Health News:MonaVie Records 500th Commission Week, Having Paid Out More Than $1.4B in Distributor Commissions 2Health News:Discount-Dress.com’s Top Trend Report: 2014 Summer Short Bridesmaid Dresses Now for Sale 2Health News:Transparency Market Research Adds Report on Global Infusion System Market to its Repository 2Health News:Transparency Market Research Adds Report on Global Infusion System Market to its Repository 3Health News:CentraComm Accepts Pure Storage Authorized Reseller Partner Invitation 2Health News:CentraComm Accepts Pure Storage Authorized Reseller Partner Invitation 3
... Royer Animal Health, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary ... agreement with MWI Veterinary, Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... MATRIX III CISPLATIN BEADS and R-GEL ... products provide veterinary professionals with localized treatment options for ...
... of many public services to head off infections , , ... swine flu cases in the United States has surpassed 100, ... to be the source of the outbreak -- braced for ... limit further infections in that country, where the virus is ...
... flu topping the agenda of,business around the world, global ... revealing the countries most at risk from an,influenza pandemic. ... Index (IPRI) consists of three categories:,Risk of Emergence, Risk ... list of countries most at risk and that require ...
... April 30 The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: ... to report financial results for its first quarter ended March ... closes.Providence will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT ... May 7, 2009, to discuss its financial results and corporate ...
... the world exercise in unison for 21st annual Project ACES ... the globe will walk, jog, bike or play games on ... (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) Day. This Youth Fitness ... College of Sports Medicine ,s Exercise is ...
... PREPARES FOR LAUNCH OF ,NEST-3, ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE CLINICAL ... of transcranial laser therapy (TLT) designed for the treatment ... onset, announced today that it has closed a $50 ... Pincus, a leading global private equity firm, to fund ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Royer Animal Health Enters Into Exclusive Agreement With MWI Veterinary Supply for U.S. Distribution of Next-Generation Therapeutics to Treat Cancer and Infections 2Health News:Swine Flu Infections Surpass 100 in U.S. 2Health News:Swine Flu Infections Surpass 100 in U.S. 3Health News:Swine Flu Infections Surpass 100 in U.S. 4Health News:Swine Flu Infections Surpass 100 in U.S. 5Health News:Swine Flu Infections Surpass 100 in U.S. 6Health News:Maplecroft Flu Pandemic Maps Reveal Countries Most at Risk 2Health News:Providence Service Corporation to Report First Quarter 2009 Results on Wednesday, May 6th After the Market Closes 2Health News:Providence Service Corporation to Report First Quarter 2009 Results on Wednesday, May 6th After the Market Closes 3Health News:Youth to Fight Obesity With World's Largest Exercise Class 2Health News:Youth to Fight Obesity With World's Largest Exercise Class 3Health News:PhotoThera Closes $50 Million Financing, Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:PhotoThera Closes $50 Million Financing, Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ; Sorrento) today announced ... Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr. Singh died suddenly and ... "Sorrento is deeply saddened and shocked by the loss of ... Amar,s family and friends," said Henry Ji , Ph.D., ... Singh joined Sorrento in January 2014 from Synta Pharmaceuticals, where ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) ... months ended June 28, 2014.  , Revenues were ... from $9.2 million in the 2013 second quarter and up ... Revenues for the first six months of 2014 were $20.9 ... months of last year. , Gross margin for the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM ... Insulin Pump, today reported its financial results for the quarter ... second quarter of 2014 to the same period of 2013: ... $5.5 million , t:slim Pump shipments grew 64 percent ... six months ended June 30, 2014 to the same period ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer 2IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 2IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 3IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 4IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 5IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 6IRIDEX Reports 2014 Second Quarter, Six-Month Results 7Tandem Diabetes Care Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Tandem Diabetes Care Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Tandem Diabetes Care Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Tandem Diabetes Care Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Tandem Diabetes Care Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6
... WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 A home medical equipment provider ... "competitive" bidding program for durable medical equipment and services. ... and wound care specialist at Allcare Medical, in Sayreville, ... on Health that the bidding program, as designed by ...
... Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and... -- MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, September 15, ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... BitlyCB.alertResponse = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 2Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 3Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 4Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 5Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 6Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee 7Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 2Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 3Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 4Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 5Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 6Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 7Angioslide Commercializes in the U.S. First Device to Combine Balloon Angioplasty and Embolic Capture 8
The Active Ankle Trainer model provides medial/lateral support and optimum ankle mobility for chronic and prophylactic use....
... The Bledsoe PTB Boot is ... alternative to casting for the mid-tibia ... providing patella tendon bearing support. The ... designed for range of motion from ...
... The Bledsoe Hi-Top Boot is designed ... casting for the mid-tibia or fibula to ... third degree ankle sprains. The Bledsoe EZ ... of motion from 20 degrees of dorsi-flexion ...
... Cronin, Inc. is a ... Footwear, Orthopedic Softgoods, and ... Our products are of ... available in the USA ...
Medicine Products: