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School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

... ripple effect, because children need to stay home [and] that means parents need to be thinking ... them. The education of students who are ill at home with the flu should be continued, using phone ... Any ill student or staff member should stay home for an additional 24 hours after flu symptoms ...

Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions

... and had fewer emergency room visits and home health episodes. "Guided Care patients cost ... emergency department visits and 29 percent fewer home health care episodes, according to the study. ... chronic health conditions. It is a medical home for the growing number of older adults with ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

... It is easy to use, is more effective than home remedies and leaves a pleasant scent. The product ... at most mass retailers, grocery, hardware and home center locations across the country and online ... at most mass retailers, grocery, hardware and home center locations across the country and online ...

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

... reality TV series Extreme Makeover: home Edition (EMHE) premieres its seventh season on ... and other area businesses to work rebuilding the home of the Huber family of Douglas County, Wisconsin ... family a life-changing experience with an extreme home makeover, donating blood--the ultimate renewable ...

Not-For-Profit Nursing Homes Fare Better in Studies

... if all nursing homes were non-profit, nursing home residents in the United States would receive ... have been connected to the quality of nursing home care. Professor Tamara Konetzka, of the ... on Aging has more about selecting a nursing home . -- Robert ...

Almost Family Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... (Nasdaq: AFAM ), a leading regional provider of home health nursing services, announced today its ... care reform, we're continuing to demonstrate that home health care represents the lowest cost, highest ... health care reform understand how important home health care is as a part of the solution to ...

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option

... and would cover doctor and emergency room visits, home health care, nursing home care and many other services. The program, which ... Friday, Aug. 14 Lancaster Farm and home Care Center 1383 Arcadia Road Lancaster ...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

... not only negatively impact high quality nursing home care for our nation's aging seniors, but have ... facilities and hospices as well as to therapy and home health providers in nine states. "Drastic funding ... that patients receive high quality nursing home care or care in assisted living settings and ...

Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care

... to fulfilling our vision of 'Keeping People At home and Healthier Longer,' our relationship with ... Bureau. Founded in 1998 by a registered home health care nurse and her husband, Comfort ... (NYSE Amex: KAD ), and is a leading provider of home care, medical staffing and pharmacy services ...

Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly

... of geropsychiatry for the Los Angeles Jewish home - the largest single-source provider of senior ... a result of this growing need in the country the home has unveiled the Auerbach Behavioral Health Unit ... in 1912, the world-renowned Los Angeles Jewish home is one of the foremost multi-level senior-living ...

Medical Services of America Selects Authentidate's Inscrybe Healthcare to Standardize Healthcare Order Process Management

... Services of America, Inc., a leading provider of home healthcare services and medical equipment, ... seeking to optimize the provision of patient home care. Medical Services of America is an ... Medical Services of America is a comprehensive home healthcare provider that ...

Fastrack Release First Integrated HME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy & Home Care Agency Software in a Microsoft Environment

... DME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy Billing & home HealthCare Agency Billing Software System. The FASTRACK Integrated IV, HME and home Care Agency Solution is a Windows and ASP.NET ... 1, 2009 -- Expecting to fill a major need in the home Care industry, FASTRACK HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ...

American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana

... to stop waste, fraud, and abuse in Medicare's home medical equipment (HME) sector early or before it ... site visits and unannounced site visits for new home medical equipment providers; Site visits ... 1) Mandate Site Inspections for All New home Medical Equipment Providers A July 2008 GAO ...

Cardinal Health Welcomes Record Number of Attendees at its Annual Independent Pharmacy Trade Show

... Specialized Care Centers for Diabetes, home Health Care and Immunizations --- Studies show ... are fueling a tremendous patient need for home health care, durable medical equipment and ... their communities' primary source for diabetes or home health care needs.--- Additionally, because all ...

Breakthrough Nursing Home Alternative Now Available to Cincinnati Elders and Their Families at Deupree Cottages

... Avenue bordering Hyde Park offer a warm, inviting home supported by 24-hour professional nursing care. ... the elders they work with. "The nursing home of the future is here now in Cincinnati," says ... we're providing individualized care in a true home environment that offers our residents freedom, ...

Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers

... in someone else's home, rather than in their own home or at a day-care center, were more likely to ... infant who was in child care in someone else's home in the first six months of life was 5 or so ... started at the same point but was cared for at home by another provider or at a center," said study ...

Gentiva Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... GTIV ), a leading provider of comprehensive home health services, today reported the following ... of the healthcare community in the power of home care as a key part of the solution to the ... segment highlights for the quarter: home Health revenue growth of 12% to $265.6 million ...

BD Announces Results for Third Fiscal Quarter

... 23-cents gain from our hedging program. home Healthcare Product Line Sold In July 2009, the Company sold the assets associated with its home Healthcare product line to 3M, including product ... Consequently, the results of operations of the home Healthcare product line have been classified as ...

Express Scripts Reports Strong Second Quarter Earnings

... including network-pharmacy claims processing, home delivery services, benefit-design consultation, ... 94.7 96.1 188.9 194.3 home Delivery & Specialty 10.2 10.6 ... 69.2% 67.0% 69.1% 66.7% home Delivery 57.2% 56.8% ...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

... stories that perpetuate misperceptions about home medical equipment and services (durable medical ... members of the media to consider all the facts on home medical equipment issues and contact the ... or oxygen therapy to a Medicare patient at home should cost no more than what one would pay on ...

Generation Rescue and AutismOne Join Forces to Help Children

... an expanded AutismOne conference and a Stay at home Moms March. "We know how difficult it is for ... campaign that recognizes moms need to be at home but still want to be involved." The Stay at home Moms March realizes a mother's role in the ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... the home, many other particles start in the home and stay there unless you have a way to reduce them, notes Steve Ramos, featured home inspector on HGTV's House Detective . According ... tracking pollutants from the outdoors into the home by leaving your shoes at the door. To increase ...

Seven Tips for Safer Home Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

... Now that summer is in full swing, stories about home pool or hot tub tragedies are making headlines ... pools and relaxing in hot tubs, the need for home pool and hot tub safety is urgent. The ... National Swimming Pool Foundation((R)) want all home pool and hot tub owners to make safety their ...

Premier Visiting Nurse Selects Cardiocom Telehealth Technology

... with Cardiocom (R) to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic ... Telehealth System to communicate with a Premier home health nurse. The Commander home Telemonitoring System guides the patient ...

New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

... -- New research by the national, nonprofit home Safety Council (HSC) reveals that the vast ... they have left their toddler unsupervised in the home -- for a few moments, or even longer. The survey ... curious than they were as babies. Things in your home that didn't pose a threat to your infant could ...

Berkline Massage Chairs for Sale at TheaterSeatStore

... is primarily known as the market leader in home theater furniture and is taking its excellence ... Berkline are the market specialists in home theater and recliners and many of the components ... is the market leading retailer of home theater furniture products, massage chairs, and ...

For Some Kidney Patients, Home Dialysis Is Better

... their quality of life. Studies suggest that home hemodialysis administered overnight, otherwise ... own abdomen as a filtering device.) When home hemodialysis is performed overnight, the patient ... six hours with conventional, three-times-a-week home hemodialysis. "These studies on daily and ...

UDW Urges 'No' Vote On State Budget; Demands 'Shared Sacrifice' From All Californians

... the only union in California made up entirely of home care workers who care for low income elderly, blind and disabled citizens under California's In home Supportive Services (IHSS) program. IHSS is ... which cost taxpayers at least six times more than home care. Contact: Steve Mehlman, ...

Sen. Tom Daschle, Rep. Jason Altmire, Healthcare Experts Tout Homecare as Cost-Effective Solution in the Healthcare Reform Process

... the controversial competitive bidding program for home medical equipment and services. The American ... for government relations at Blackburn's, a home medical provider in Tarentum, Pa. Tyler Wilson, ... low-cost good quality access in part through home ....

Expressing Growing Concern, THCA Urges Texas Congressional Delegation to Protect Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care as Health Reform Debate Proceeds

... size of funding cuts to Medicare-financed nursing home care as part of ongoing health reform ... the impact of cutting Medicare-funded nursing home care by $16 billion over ten years - in addition ... Graves noted that as the nature of Texas' nursing home patient population continues to evolve, federal ...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Signs Agreement to Acquire Home Health Agency with Offices in Mississippi and Alabama

... GTIV ), a leading provider of comprehensive home health services, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Magna home Health, a part of the Rush Health System, located ... of need (CON) by county to participate in the home health program. With the addition of ...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

... home, Ms. Secours had to take out money from her home so she could pay for some of her expenses. And ... Congressman Jim Cooper, I wouldn't have a home right now. They rallied for me, the press rallied ... my parents taking out a second mortgage on their home which would have threatened their financial ...

IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection

... ensure that they are buying and protecting their home with approved or evaluated products by simply ... and what fails in regards to protecting your home and family in cases of hurricane strikes. The ... the product being installed on the consumer's home was tested and failed. That is why they are ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... diseases, infection risk from animals in the home and public settings, seasonal and H1N1 influenza, ... STDs. Infection Risk from Animals in the home and in Public Settings : Larry K. Pickering, ... animal exposures to non-traditional pets in the home and to animals in public settings. "The majority ...

Genstar Capital Portfolio Company Univita Health Completes Debt Financing

... of these companies, Univita will make the home a safe place for individuals to age, maintain ... and age safely at home. Univita is transforming home based care by integrating the full range of ... care needs from basic caregiving through complex home health care, with the latest communication ...

Fastrack Automates Workflow For Homecare Providers

... provider of integrated homecare solutions for home Medical Equipment providers, Infusion Pharmacy and home Healthcare Agencies. The Fastrack HME Billing ... The addition of their IV Billing Software and home Care Billing Software provides the industry's ...

Norwell VNA and Hospice Selects Cardiocom Telehealth as Its New Technology Vendor

... with Cardiocom ((R)) to provide advanced home telehealth and disease management technology to ... a Norwell VNA and Hospice nurse. The Commander home Telemonitoring System guides the patient ... About Norwell VNA and Hospice Providing home care services since 1920, Norwell VNA and Hospice ...

House to Home Services is Selected as a Unique Health Provider

... dedicated to helping women has selected House to home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to ... Janice Montana, president and CEO, House to home Services, LLC.) Everyone knows moving ... EmpowHer believes that services such as House to home positively contribute to the mental well-being of ...

Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform

... Members of Congress have been eyeing Medicare's home medical equipment (HME) sector for cuts. This ... that allow people to get the care they need at home instead of in a hospital or nursing home. ... payments for the most commonly prescribed home medical equipment categories have been cut by 9.5 ...

New e.p.t.(R)/BabyCenter(R) Fertility Report Reveals 70 Percent of Moms Want Tighter Regulation on In-Vitro Fertilization

... the e.p.t((R) )brand. "As the brand leader in the home pregnancy test category, we are committed to ... women trust most for accurate results in the home pregnancy test category, recommend women wait to ... women trust most for accurate results in the home pregnancy test category, has been proven through ...
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(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 Winners of The Economist,s prestigious Innovation ... to take place at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on Friday, ... will share their experiences and the lessons those hold for others. ... innovation over the past decade, will be presented at a ceremony ... summit. It will be the first time the ceremony has come ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... DC September 29, 2014 -- Plants have ... bacteria help the pants extract nutrients and defend ... pathogens from contaminating fruits and vegetables. Now, scientist ... bacteria inside of seeds; thus ensuring that sprouting ... from the University of Notre Dame, presented their ...
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(Date:9/30/2014)... Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) granted new ... at higher rates than other primary care practices ... according to results of a new 10-state University ... Medical Care . , Using data from a ... 2013, the investigators found that FQHCs community ...
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