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Medical Offices Feeling Pain of Weakened Economy

... product that uniquely solves the problem of collecting patient balances (from patients with the capacity ... of practices dedicate five to ten hours a week collecting from patients, while another 11 percent spend ... software product that solves the problem of collecting patient balances utilizing advanced credit/debit ...

assisTek's ePRO Biotech Clinical Trial Data Collection Saves Client $1.6 Million Over Paper Questionnaires

... Five years ago, a large biotech company began collecting ePRO (electronic patient reported outcomes) data ... -- Five years ago, a large biotech company began collecting ePRO (electronic patient reported outcomes) data ... systems and has revolutionized the process of collecting patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials by ...

Lymphatic vessel and lymph node function are restored with growth factor treatment

... develop lymphedema later on. Damage to the large collecting lymphatic vessels, which resemble smaller veins, ... surgery, but means to reconstitute the collecting lymphatic vessels and cure the condition are ... and maturation program into functional collecting lymphatic vessels, including formation of uniform ...

Governor Strickland Declares November Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

... target is to get 1,000 of Dakota's friends collecting $100,000 on this one Saturday alone. "We have ... states that are willing to spend a few hours collecting for Dakota and the other sick children," ... and churches all over the Cleveland area that are collecting money in their own way, as well as many schools, ...

Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare

... rate data to inform their reimbursement decisions. RBMA is committed to collecting and providing those data on an ongoing basis." AMIC contends that ... and Human Services to launch a public-private partnership tasked with collecting more comprehensive and accurate data from equipment scanning logs that ...

Data: Actual imaging use far below President's rec. 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare

... rate data to inform their reimbursement decisions. RBMA is committed to collecting and providing those data on an ongoing basis." AMIC contends that ... and Human Services to launch a public-private partnership tasked with collecting more comprehensive and accurate data from equipment scanning logs that ...

MedApps HealthPAL Connects to Microsoft HealthVault to Improve Patient Compliance and Lower Healthcare Costs

... more timely and dependable manner. Physicians can dispense advice without collecting and deciphering hand-written patients' log books, parents can monitor ... and Microsoft offers a more comprehensive and cost-effective approach to collecting data for the personal health record from multiple sources. The ...

Swine Flu Vaccine Still Months Away

... face of a possible swine flu pandemic, U.S. health officials are already collecting information and ingredients with an eye to creating a swine flu vaccine. ... occurs. First, more than 120 sites around the world work year-round collecting data on which strains are circulating. Twice annually, a panel of experts ...

Copan Diagnostics, Inc. Offers Kit for Rapid Collection of Nasopharyngeal Sample to Detect Swine Flu Virus

... studies to improve the results of respiratory virus diagnostic tests by collecting more patient specimen and then delivering the entire sample into the assay ... escalates further," Sharples affirms. In cases of influenza, collecting a proper sample in a timely manner is crucial. Copan Flocked Swabs, as ...

Smart Phones to be used by assisTek to Collect Patient-Reported Outcomes in a Large Multinational Clinical Trial

... does this technology significantly reduce the work and hassle factor in collecting data from patients, it is also a beautiful product. It includes striking ... is the global leader in ePRO systems and has revolutionized the process of collecting patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials by helping sites collect the ...

Thinking Man's Chimp Shows 1st Animal 'Planning'

... Lund, Sweden, was in the habit of spending two hours before the zoo opened collecting rocks and other "ammunition" to hurl at the human gawkers who started ... found a store on the non-visitors' side of the island. Santino was seen collecting stones at least 50 different times and making concrete discs at least 18 ...

Preferred Health Technology and Visa Inc. Team Up on Comprehensive Point-of-Service Medical Payments Solution

... deductible amounts, health care providers are faced with the challenge of collecting all -- or a higher percentage of -- patients' receivables after the patient has left the provider's office. "With health care providers collecting only an estimated 50 percent of patient receivables each year, ...

SaltCheck Develops First Simplified Test for Monitoring Salt Intake in People With Hypertension

... the two biggest drawbacks of the current testing method, which consists of collecting all urine during a 24 hour period, and sending it to a laboratory. "The ... of incomplete collections, reflecting the difficulty and impracticality of collecting all urine for 24 hours. Worse, because the test is so cumbersome, very few ...

'Dark cells' of living retina imaged for the first time

... again. In addition, the RPE layer keeps the photoreceptors healthy by collecting and storing toxic waste products that are produced during the process of ... of Rochester, exploit a trait of the toxic chemicals the RPE were collecting from the photoreceptors. "These nasty chemicals fluorescethey glow just ...

Researchers solve mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and transparent head

... 1939, marine biologists have known that it's tubular eyes are very good at collecting light. However, the eyes were believed to be fixed in place and seemed to ... of prey overhead. Although such tubular eyes are very good at collecting light, they have a very narrow field of view. Furthermore, until now, most ...

RediClinic Meets Strict Quality and Safety Standards for Retail Clinics

... physician review; -- use of evidence-based guidelines; -- collecting aggregate data on selected quality and safety outcomes; -- collecting patient satisfaction data. 3. All CCA Members build relationships ...

New guide explores making the most of Social Security

... the Journal of Retirement Planning to help people decide when to start collecting Social Security benefits. The guide covers a myriad of variables, ... insurance or income also factors into the decision on when to start collecting Social Security, he said. Benefits prior to full retirement age are ...

Worldwide War Deaths Underestimated

... was collected after the end of the wars. This method avoids problems collecting data during active combat, and also reduces counting deaths twice or ... British Medical Journal . According to the authors, current methods of collecting data on those killed during war are plagued by biases that produce ...

Patient Safety Authority Issues Annual Report for 2007

... be found on page 15. Data Collection - Patterns and Trends in Reports collecting and analyzing reports of Serious Events and Incidents are vital components ... legislation signed into law as Act 52, the Authority was charged with collecting and analyzing healthcare-associated infection (HAI) reports from ...

High-Risk Blacks Less Likely to Get Colonoscopies

... for colon cancer, he speculated. It may also be that doctors are remiss in collecting a complete family medical history, he said. "If providers aren't aware ... may be less likely to recommend the test," Murff said. "There is a problem collecting family history and using it to risk-assess patients." Other conditions ...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm identifies top 100 blogs for news

... on the Cascades algorithm in 2004 to find a way to balance the cost of collecting information with the need for collecting the information early and close to its source. Initially, this addressed ...

Portamedic Launches New Examiner Training Program

... perform a wide variety of data and specimen collection tasks, including collecting blood and urine samples and administering electrocardiograms. Most ... examiners." About Hooper Holmes Hooper Holmes is the leader in collecting personal health data and transforming it into useful information, enabling ...

Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today

... she was eager to know more about Desert Oasis and its patient centered, cost effective care; Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack congratulating the group on collecting the signatures and bringing them to Capitol Hill. "I can't say enough," said Engleman, who went to Capitol Hill to plead his case. "I owe my ...

Memorial Blood Centers Joins Extreme Makeover: Home Edition As Designated Charity

... August 8 noon - 6 p.m. Sun. August 9 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon. August 10 8 a.m. - noon If you want to help us meet the EMHE challenge of collecting 500 units of blood as part of this event, but you are unable to donate during the on-site blood drives - please stop by one of our 11 donor centers ...

Palomar Medical Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

... devices, including whether FDA clearance will be obtained for future products and additional applications, the results of litigation, difficulties in collecting royalties, potential infringement of third-party intellectual property rights, factors affecting the Company's future income and resulting ability to ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... and off your bed. Be sure to regularly wash bedding and linens at high heats - approximately 140 degrees Fahrenheit - to help keep dust mites from collecting on your bedding. You should also regularly dust the blinds and wash your curtains. To check your city's outdoor air quality on a daily ...

VIDEO from Medialink and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has incorporated the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this proposed option is a patient safety best practice. See video ...

Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease

... chemical exposure did some damage that starts to be expressed as our bodies become more fragile." The evidence "certainly point to the value of collecting lots of data on lots of different conditions to understand the effects of the environment on our bodies," Young said. More information The ...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

... breast CT scanner, a woman lies face down on a special table with one breast suspended through an opening. A CT scanner rotates around the breast, collecting data that are reconstructed into a three-dimensional image. The total dose of radiation is the same as in a conventional mammogram. Boone and his ...

American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has incorporated the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this proposed option is a patient safety best practice. The goal ...

KLOS & Red Cross Set to Rock SoCal With Massive 5 Day Blood Drive

... on Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m. In 1981, 95.5 KLOS organized its first American Red Cross Blood Drive at Los Angeles High School, collecting 250 pints of blood. Twenty-eight years later, the KLOS Blood Drive has grown from a single-site, single-day event to a multi-site, multi-day event, ...

University HealthSystem Consortium Recognized as a Company That Cares for Sixth Year in a Row

... standards, UHC organized successful community service initiatives in 2008: Cleaning the York Woods Forest Preserve in Oak Brook, Ill collecting school supplies as part of the Kits for Kidz program for children attending Chicago public schools Purchasing books for students at Madison ...

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Examinations to Focus on Health Insurance Competition

... health insurance marketplace." Ario said the examinations, which would be done on a company-by-company basis, would be wide-ranging in collecting data, analyzing agreements, and otherwise investigating competitive dynamics in the Pennsylvania marketplace. "The consolidation review ...

LWP Claims Solutions Announces Partnership With DataCare Corporation

... while speeding our ability to communicate vital information to other parties to the claim. The DataCare system allows us a superior method of collecting and storing our documents in a secure manner. By having redundancy of stored images, and the ability to access our documents via the Internet, we ...

Personal Injury Attorneys Contemplate Toxic Evidence in the Death of 3 Men in New York

... injury attorney David Perecman. Harel Dahan, a subcontractor on the site, was the first to be overcome by the high concentration of deadly gas collecting in the narrow shaft. His father Shlomo Dahan, was the second to succumb after he descended into the vat in an attempt to save his incapacitated son. ...

Ben-Gurion U. researchers identify how stressed fat tissue malfunctions

... can also result in increased metabolic demands, and this in itself can cause cellular stress. The BGU and Leipzig teams established a setup for collecting fat tissue samples from people undergoing abdominal surgery. The team identified a signaling pathway that is operational in intra-abdominal fat, the ...

Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

... problem in monkeys. Weindruch said his group is continuing to study the monkeys, a process that could go on for 15 years. Meanwhile, they are collecting a new group of monkeys to more closely study mechanistic processes. The NIA currently supports a study looking into calorie restriction in humans ...

Insulet Establishes Eco-Friendly Disposal Program for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System

... August 1, a Pod Disposal Kit will be included with each Pod re-order. The kit includes all the tools customers need to do their part: a bag for collecting used Pods, a special pre-paid, pre-addressed bio-hazard shipping envelope and an instruction sheet. Every three months, participating customers ...

Medical Data Systems, Inc. (MDS) Announces Operations Expansion and Opening of its Primary Collections Operations Office

... "Many of our clients expressed repeated interest in collections offered earlier in their revenue cycle. Given our experience and success collecting on aged receivables, in most cases after an extended business office vendor and primary collections vendor have made attempts to collect, it was a ...

New Software Makes Lawyers Accountable for Their Part in Our Healthcare Crisis

... and that there is a legally responsible third party. No such database exists today because most injury claims are settled privately. After collecting a portion of the data, SubroShare creates a Certified Recovery Report(TM), which is a new medium designed to replace today's recovery software, which ...
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