Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer
... Mittmann, of the HOPE Research Centre Sunnybrook health
Sciences Centre, in Toronto, and colleagues used prospectively collected resource utilization and health
utility data from that trial to conduct a ... adjusted life year that signify "good value" health
Given current attention ...
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation health
Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and ... combined operating results for Kaiser Foundation health
Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and ... the significant changes taking place in the health
care environment by operating even more ...
The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs
... in hospitalization leading to greater overall health
care costs for both patients and society. For ... damage to virtually any organ in the body. Its health
effects include heart attacks, strokes, seizures, ... LFA is the foremost national nonprofit voluntary health
organization dedicated to finding the causes of ...
Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready
... Not to Include Medicare Laboratory Co-pay in health
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 ... of providing "cost savings" to the American health
care system, this provision would shift billions ... (NILA). "It also undermines a key tenet of health
care reform - cutting costs to the ...
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
... Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of health
& Human Services (HHS) announced today.
... were convicted by a jury of conspiracy to commit health
care fraud and multiple counts of health
care fraud on March 17, 2009, after a two-week ...
WebMD to Present at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference
... NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WebMD health
Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) and HLTH Corporation ... web address.
Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) is the leading provider of health
information services, serving consumers, ...
Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference
... and LearnSomething Team-Up to and Unveil the health
... of automated blood pressure monitors and health
testing stations, will be exhibiting its current ... at this year's Conference will be Lifeclinic's health
GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update
... grant to GeoVax from the National Institutes of health
(NIH), awarded in late 2007, and the equity ... with Cook County (metro Chicago), the Cook County health
and Hospitals System, and the Ruth M. Rothstein's ... insurance, local healthcare, federal or world health
organizations. Development and distribution of ...
Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'
... -- "The differences between the House and Senate health
care reform bills aren't just for wonky policy ... assure lower premiums -- yet reducing spiraling health
costs is the main reason for taking action. The ... companies. The Kennedy-Dodd bill from the health
Committee has a public option."
Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives
... reference, patient education, and consumer health
information as part of its patient-centered care ... Price Chopper also uses the Micromedex Consumer health
Solution on its Web portal to provide customers with evidence-based drug information. The Consumer health
Solution provides pill images and covers adverse ...
School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes
... to new guidelines issued Friday by federal health
However, the same guidelines noted ... Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of health
and Human Services, said during a Friday morning ... the swine flu prove more dangerous this fall, health
officials said. Under those conditions:
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
... this problem is by educating children on good health
and nutrition," said West Jordan Mayor David ... showing that obesity is one of the top public health
challenges facing Utah and the nation as a whole, ... early in life is key to helping them sustain good health
into adulthood," said Utah Congressman Jason ...
Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit
... Allscripts uses innovation technology to bring health
to healthcare. More than 160,000 physicians, 800 ... organizations utilize Allscripts to improve the health
of their patients and their bottom line. The company's award-winning solutions include electronic health
records, electronic prescribing, revenue cycle ...
Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines
... to schedule an appointment with their child's health
care professional today and to visit www . ... and Peer Review Group at the U.S. Department of health
and Human Services and the National Advisory ... who need them. Merck also publishes unbiased health
information as a not-for-profit service. For more ...
Inverness Medical Innovations to Present at the Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference on August 11, 2009
... in enabling individuals to take charge of their health
at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health
management, announced today that it will attend ... in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health
management, Inverness Medical Innovations ...
ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement
... and Infusion Devices - ConvaTec products support health
care professionals from the hospital to the community health
setting. From its headquarters in Skillman, New ... in over 90 countries serving consumers and their health
care professionals on six continents. For more ...
Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline
... in the early online edition of BMC Public health
, the researchers say they took into account the ... income."
"The recent credit crunch will have health
implications for private households. While ...
SOURCES: BMC Public health
, news release, Aug. 7, 2009
Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access
... 7 (HealthDay News) -- Even if Congress extends health
coverage to the nation's 46 million uninsured ... Cassil, a spokeswoman for the Center for Studying health
System Change in Washington, D.C. "You won't be ... because it will just bankrupt us."
Spending on health
care this year is projected to reach $2.5 ...
Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy
... doctors, and cardiologists with an electronic health
record also kept the patients healthy two years ... Kaiser Permanente's industry-leading electronic health
record, Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect(R), with ... from the program but remained in contact with the health
care system through our ...
More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
... making measurable progress towards improving the health
of their schools every year that they are ... .
Anyone can make a difference in the health
of a school by joining the Healthy Schools ... by addressing one of the nation's leading public health
threats - childhood obesity. The goal of the ...
Marathon Health Expands Midwest Presence
... Health, a leading provider of onsite employee health
services and technology solutions, today ... Health, a leading provider of onsite employee health
services and technology solutions, today ... the continued growth in this region. The Marathon health
Chicago office is located in the Premier Business ...
Cleveland Joins Navvis & Company
... its clients extensive experience and expertise in health
system operations, strategic partnering, ... in competitive market strategy in the health
services industry. The firm provides counsel to health
systems, hospitals and physician groups on the ...
Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions
... sickest and most expensive patients need fewer health
care resources and cost insurers less when they ... primary care team that tracks their health
and offers regular support, according to a study ... and had fewer emergency room visits and home health
"Guided Care patients ...
National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor as the Nation's 111th Supreme Court Justice
... Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health
Dr. Delgado said of ...
About the National Alliance for Hispanic health
The National Alliance for Hispanic health
is the nation's foremost source of information ...
Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
... and advanced wound management rental, and into health
Soderberg continued, "In spite of ... medical technologies and related services for the health
care industry, including patient support systems, ... product and service offerings are used by health
care providers across ...
Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today
... in electronic medical records and other health
technology innovations - further ensuring ... model of managed, coordinated, patient-centered health
care that is consistent with the philosophy of ... noting numerous house calls made by doctors and health
care case management specialists from Desert ...
Greg Fischer Named AvMed Health Plans' New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
... President and COO. "He has spent many years in health
insurance and health
plan operations, sales and marketing, and ... market."
Fischer has more than 15 years of health
plan experience. Most recently he served as Vice ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation Near Agreement on Rate Increases on Under Age 65 Individual Products
... BCBSM to cover all individuals rejected by other health
insurers for expensive, pre-existing conditions. ... cost that occurs due to cherry-picking by other health
care companies operating in the broken regulatory ... older, less healthy individuals rejected by other health
insurance companies. This BCBSM pool of ...
American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screening and Discussion of the HBO Series, The Alzheimer's Project
Assistance Foundation Researcher Is Featured ... Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American health
Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist ... Philadelphia, PA. "Dr. Foskett is an American health
Assistance Foundation 2008 grantee whose work is ...
Schering-Plough to Webcast Special Meeting of Shareholders
... is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health
care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical ... platform to human prescription, animal health
and consumer health
care products. Schering-Plough's vision is to ...
Harvard Health Letter Special Section Features the Body's Unsung Marvels: The Feet
... four-page section in the August 2009 Harvard health
Letter focuses on the feet and their common ... four-page section in the August 2009 Harvard health
Letter focuses on the feet and their common ... section, Dr. Ioli and the editors of the Harvard health
Letter cover these topics and questions:
Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium
... next week where medical volunteers will offer health
care services to uninsured and underinsured ... the Third World. The group now also sponsors mass health
care events in the U.S., attended by thousands ... leave his job soon after attending a previous RAM health
care "expedition," as they're known, in Virginia: ...
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession
... state residents who face layoffs and loss of health
The PPA, a nationwide ... a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Neighborhood health
1700 Myrtle Avenue
Plainfield ... a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Neighborhood health
250 Second Street
White House Launches 'Fishy' Expedition
... individuals to send the White House any email or health
care messages deemed "fishy."
(Logo: ... annoyance that keeps him from having his way on health
care. Well, welcome to representative democracy ... to the President's proposed takeover of health
care has apparently blind sided the ...
Care to Care Receives Full URAC Health Utilization Management Accreditation
... that is has been awarded Full Accreditation in health
Utilization Management by URAC, a Washington, D.C. based independent, nonprofit health
care accrediting organization.
URAC ... improvement in the quality and efficiency of health
care management through processes of ...
NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation
... --Today the National Business Coalition on health
(NBCH), a non-profit organization of nearly 60 employer-based health
care coalitions, representing over 7,000 ... value based purchasing as a critical strategy for health
reform. NBCH sent correspondence on behalf of its ...
Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use
... information, whenever nurses and other health
professionals have a question about their state's ... CGRN, a clinical nurse specialist at Aurora health
Care in Milwaukee, Wis. and a member of the ... leader in advancing patient care and digestive health
by promoting excellence in gastrointestinal ...
Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups
... humanitarian relief, migration, maternal health
and women's empowerment. The 3-4 August meeting ... engage in strategizing on issues such as maternal health
and violence against women. They called for ... of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health
and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries ...
UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital
... dental care, genetics counseling, mental health
services, ophthalmology, nutrition counseling, ... pilot sites already working to implement health
symbols as signage. These are
Grady Memorial ... hospital in Georgia)
International Community health
Services, Seattle, Wash.
The Children's Mercy ...
Internists tackle key health reform issues
... policy papers are:
Individual Mandates in health
Reforming the Tax Exclusion for health
A Public Plan Option in a health
"These monographs ...