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UCSF Researchers Use New Tools to Move in on Cancer Susceptibility Genes

... never been used in cancer genetics, due to the complexity in studying how genetic differences influence ... to measure and assess due to the sheer numerical complexity of the process. In part, this complexity explains why most cancer genetics research to ...

Medicare Web Site Confounds Many Seniors

... the Medicare Rights Center, thinks the Web site's complexity is a reflection of the complexity of Medicare itself. "It would be nice to have ... Hayes said. "It's absolutely true that the complexity that President Bush has brought to Medicare ...

ACS Forum to Showcase Innovative Healthcare Model for European Union

... while empowering the consumer. Mastering complexity in Health Care: Keys to Safety and Quality ... this risk in a healthcare setting is mastering complexity through system thinking and system measurement. Learn more about complexity in healthcare and how to create measures for ...

Arizona State bioethicist says mental illness is subject to biological and sociocultural factors

... in particular appear to be grappling with the complexity of classification and diagnosis, Robert explains. ... in part because they fail to grapple with the complexity of human beings as brains, bodies, and, embedded ... Robert will introduce the AAAS audience to the complexity of diagnosis and management of mental illness, ...

Outsourcing of IT Requirements by Healthcare Organisations Promotes All-Round Benefits, Says Frost & Sullivan

... Factors including spiralling healthcare costs, the increasing complexity of healthcare IT solutions and the difficulties of managing them are set ... significantly depending on factors such as the organisation's size, the complexity of its information systems, the degree to which its current processes are ...

Samplify Systems Announces Next Generation Signal-Compression Technology, Prism 3.0

... for Samplify's future semiconductor products." Reduced complexity and Latency In most applications the value of compression is maximized ... the enhancements in Prism 3.0 is a significant reduction in decompression complexity without sacrificing compression ratios. The Prism 3.0 decompression ...

Tickets on Sale Now for World-Renowned 'Bodies...The Exhibition' At Mall of America(R)

... through an innovative process, giving visitors the opportunity to view the complexity of their own organs and systems like never before. BODIES. . ... through an innovative process, giving visitors the opportunity to view the complexity of their own organs and systems like never before. The Exhibition has ...

Ochsner Health System Relies on Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Immediate Protection and Lower Complexity

... protection from emerging threats while greatly reducing the cost and complexity of security management. The Smart Protection Network is an ... of malicious threats. To shorten the time to protection and reduce the complexity of on-site solutions, a client queries Web, email, and file reputation ...

New lung cancer staging system revealed

... new staging classification system also underscores the level of detail and complexity that characterizes the management of patients with lung cancer in the current era. The explosion of knowledge and the complexity of the disease make it harder to practice anything less than a ...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for EuroPCR 2009

... is breaking new ground by scientifically defining a measure for anatomical complexity that is intended to provide physicians with an important tool for ... and use of the SYNTAX Score, a novel angiographic tool used to measure the complexity of coronary artery disease. The Company plans to issue a press release at ...

ASHG hosts fourth annual DNA Day essay contest, supports genetics education efforts

... about obesity, using this health condition as an example to illustrate the complexity of the genetic and environmental interactions that can contribute to ... human health and disease. She did so by describing the surprising complexity of phenylketonuria (or PKU), which is a rare, inherited single-gene ...

Sam's Club Launches Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Package for Practices to Help Improve Patient Care

... package eliminates the traditional barriers to entry including cost and complexity and will help to increase adoption rates and improve overall patient care. ... more affordable for small independent healthcare practices. "Cost and complexity have been the primary barriers to EMR adoption," said James Coffin, vice ...

Singapore Gives New Sight to the Blind

... procedure was first developed in Italy back in the 1960s but due to its complexity was only resurrected in recent years. "We have successfully ... operation is strict, however, as there are conditions to be met, given the complexity of the surgery. "The most basic criterion is that the retina and ...

Independent Review Organizations Take Pressure Off Healthcare Payers as Recession Deepens

... declining budgets and staff cuts. Amid this, the expense and complexity of new technologies, treatments and drugs continues to rise. "During ... with fewer personnel, while new treatments and drugs continue to add complexity to them," said Andrew Rowe, CEO at AllMed Healthcare Management ( ...

NMB Introduces Custom Built Bearing Assemblies

... level assembly. Manufactured in Thailand or Japan, depending on the complexity of the component as well as the volume requirements, these next level ... Samples are available with a 5 to 8 week lead time, depending on complexity of the design. Production lead time is typically 12 to 14 weeks. All ...

IC Sciences Deepens Commitment to Pioneer Digital Informatics Instruments through New Medical Division

... patients and clinicians impacts healthcare decisions and behavior. -- complexity informatics - given that healthcare represents a highly uncertain, ... -- Internet-assisted intelligence - healthcare's evidence base and complexity have exceeded the capacities of unaided human intelligence; Internet ...

Study questions 'cost of complexity' in evolution

... New Haven, Conn. Higher organisms do not have a cost of complexity or slowdown in the evolution of complex traits according to a report by ... the randomness of mutations in genes. Some have proposed that a cost of complexity makes it more difficult to evolve a complicated trait by random mutations, ...

Compuware Launches Strategic IT Service Management Initiative for Healthcare Industry

... care delivery organizations to respond to the combination of growing complexity and the full-time, real-time operation by investing in their own ... have been an integral part of our success. Vantage helps us master the complexity of our environment and find and resolve problems before they impact ...

Local Oncology Group Leads Online Effort to Revolutionize Cancer Care

... Bruce Feinberg -- GCS president and CEO -- said the web site addresses the complexity that is inherent in treating cancer. "Cancer is actually 200 diseases ... to prescribe and manage treatment," Dr. Feinberg said. "The ever-growing complexity of cancer management makes this approach increasingly risky for both ...

Inovis Sponsors ASC X12 Conference, Exhibits BizManager and Secure Link

... or current technologies. The solutions provide full visibility to reduce complexity in the trading community, reduce cost and improve customer service. ... business interactions, companies can dramatically reduce the complexity and cost of supply chain communication. This foundation of high-quality, ...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

... after learning the extent to which the private-insurance system diverts health care funding to marketing, overhead and profit and working through the complexity involved in a "shared responsibility" system. As a result, across all research groups, participants began to explore the feasibility of a stronger ...

Ten Professional Societies Join Forces to Develop Obesity Medicine Certification Examination

... of The Obesity Society, "Approximately two-thirds of adults and 32 percent of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. In light of the complexity and significance of the problem worldwide, the time is right for training and recognizing physicians who are experts in the care of patients with ...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... and become a commercial product. Further, preclinical results do not guarantee safe and effective performance of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of ...

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations

... schemes have become exportable and fraud trends are becoming more and more similar from country to country. These schemes continue to grow in their complexity and represent a multi-billion dollar cost to health care and benefit payers worldwide. Our evolving global health care landscape creates a heightened ...

Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research

... of UCSD's Center for Neural Repair, said in a news release. "While our findings are very encouraging in this respect, they also highlight the complexity of restoring function in the injured spinal cord," he said. More information The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ...

National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress

... for patients with longer term health care needs ... It is my understanding that the proposed regulation does not account for the increasing complexity of care provided to SNF patients and more analysis is needed to understand other market factors that may impact the SNF case mix ... It is my hope ...

KelseyCare Advantage Enrolls 10,000th Member

... with Medicare was 44.8 million. As that number increases, so does enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans. "I was overwhelmed by the complexity of it (Medicare), all the different options, and what you pay here and what you pay there. So, I just felt like that this was my best option after ...

CA Representative Elected to Continua Health Alliance Board of Directors

... such a committed coalition of healthcare and technology leaders dedicated to improving the quality of personal healthcare." As the costs and complexity of healthcare continue to escalate, there is growing interest in applying sophisticated information technology techniques and tools to help the ...

Applied Physiology Raises $5 Million for Navigator™ Market Launch

... a reality" says Dr. Steve Gourlay, general partner of GBS. "We see great potential to improve patient outcomes while reducing the cost and complexity of acute care. We continue to back Applied Physiology both for its breakthrough technology and the strong management team." The novel ...

Genstar Capital Portfolio Company Univita Health Completes Debt Financing

... veterans Hugh and Ben Lytle to help seniors live, age and receive care independently in the residence of their choice while reducing cost and complexity for them, their families, government, insurers and providers of care. "The successful completion of a financing in this difficult market is ...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

... IV delivery mode poses infection risk as well as predisposition to analgesic gaps due to infiltrated and dislodged IV catheters. Additionally, the complexity and programmability of IV PCA pumps introduce opportunities for medication errors, which in some instances may be fatal. About ARX-01 ...

Amgen Announces KRAS Safety Update to U.S. Prescribing Information for Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab)

... and become a commercial product. Further, preclinical results do not guarantee safe and effective performance of product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of ...

Private and public insurance choices could help pay for national health care reform

... Medicare actually declined slightly over the same period. "Health care reform represents a significant opportunity to reduce administrative complexity in the current system," said Sara Collins, a vice president at The Commonwealth Fund and a coauthor of the new report. "These findings indicate that ...

Water Street Healthcare Partners Acquires Pharmaceutical Development Business From AAIPharma Inc.

... for outsourced drug development services will grow at a compound annual rate of more than 10 percent from now through 2015. "The rising complexity of drug development and the costs related to maintaining those capabilities in-house are leading global pharmaceutical and biotech companies to ...

Regence Launches Effort to Further Health Care Debate

... PORTLAND, Ore., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lost in the confusion and complexity of health care reform is the power of simple questions that people can ask each day, questions that can drive real, effective health care reform. ...

Experts to Assess Impacts and Policy Barriers to Improving Proper Medication Adherence

... adherence, including a person's understanding of their condition and the importance of taking medications, cost, side effects, personal beliefs, and complexity of the drug regimen. Our research points to strategies to reduce these obstacles, whether they exist in the health delivery system, in the patient's ...

MedAptus Customers Capitalizing on P4P Incentives via Intelligent Charge Capture

... for provider groups to operationalize participation. This is precisely why MedAptus P4P epitomizes leveraging technology: to manage and simplify complexity behind the scenes, letting doctors maintain focus on providing quality care." About MedAptus MedAptus is the Gold Standard in the ...

Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

... Division of Bariatric Surgery ( www.pabariatricsurgery.com ), weight loss surgery was a natural extension of the robotic program considering the complexity of the procedure and the growing demand for it in western Pennsylvania. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease ...

New iPhone Application for Anesthesiologists

... database which links each CPT code to the appropriate CPT anesthesia code and base unit value. A base unit value is a number that reflects the complexity of the procedure and is also required for billing purposes. GasCoder combines both the CPT and Crosswalk databases into a searchable file that ...

Community Oncologists and Patients Stand Up for Cancer Care on Capitol Hill

... survey -- consisting of completed questionnaires from only 50 oncologists -- and summarized the reasons why the survey was incapable of capturing the complexity of cancer care delivery and oncology practice expenses. Earlier this year, COA launched its Components of Care survey. Designed by community ...
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