Tag: "debt" at medical news
Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer
...s a cash component and the assumption of financial debt
and pension commitments. Following regulatory clearance from various authorities around the world, payment and share transfers have occurred, and Dow has taken full ownership of the Wolff Walsrode group of companies on June 30, 2007. The acquisition...
World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again
...s struggling to deal with her new identity and the debt
she owed her donor. "One part of me and my identity has disappeared forever, and I guard preciously the memory of what I was," she was quoted as saying. "This face ... it isn't me. It will never be me. I often look at myself in the mirror. At fir...
More Women Medical Graduates Than Men
...me they come out of the medical school they are in debt
to an average of almost 20,798 pounds. Some 16% of them were very confident that they would get a job on completion of training. The survey was carried out before the crisis in medical training, caused by a new computerized application system, beca...
BMA Calls for Flexible Working as Number of Women Doctors Swell
... survey also shows: Most of the doctors were in debt
when they graduated. The average amount owed was 20,798 with the highest level of debt
standing at 80,000. People are now more likely to enter the medical profession at a later stage o...
Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms
...nd, eke out a living -- or else fall steadily into debt
-- trying to grow water, fertiliser and pesticide-heavy crops on an acre or two of land. Growth has clocked in at a mere two percent -- far behind the wider figure of nine percent -- leading the government to wager six billion dollars in a push for ...
UC Regents Approve Fundraised Campaign for UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay
... through a combination of medical center reserves, debt
financing and private support. The campus has received significant early indication of private support for the project. The fundraising campaign is being conducted jointly by the University and UCSF Foundation, under the leadership of Senior Vice C...
Shortage of Veterinarians Worry Public Health Experts in US
...dents to food animal practices through promises of debt
relief and programs that acquaint them with rural communities, but it's a hard sell. The shortage has prompted the National Academy of Sciences to begin an 18-month study in March to identify gaps in veterinary care and look for ways to coordinate ...
Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative
... of Mato Grosso amassed 14.5 billion US dollars in debt
in the last two years. Farmers say they can no longer afford storage space, forcing them to sell their crops as soon as harvested, rather than wait for higher prices. The growers’ desperation has allowed the major grain traders to tighten their gri...
Number of Students Taking Up Geriatric Medicine on the Decline
...oney. 'On average, in 2006 total medical student debt
was around $113,000,' she said, adding that geriat...edical specialties, and students with considerable debt
are more likely to choose a higher paying specialty.' 'Students see better pay and more predictabl...
The Myth Called Health Insurance
...le who had been interviewed had accumulated a huge debt
despite having health insurance. The finding sought for clearer rules and standards of accountability for health insurers. The increase of insurance premiums has resulted in people opting for insurance plans with five-figure deductibles, co-insu...
UK’s Health Services Totterin
...nising Medical Careers) and now find themselves in debt
and with no job. Many are on the verge of extreme despair and some have even threatened suicide. The doctors' anger has been heightened by the introduction of an online system for applying for jobs, which is criticized for failing to take full acco...
Vasan Group to Open Eight Specialty Eye Hospitals
...ternal accruals and the balance will be made up of debt
and other equity options. "Today there are standalone centres offering good eye care in many cities. However, a large number of people look for reliable eye care in their neighbourhood itself and end up going to small clinics, where they are not s...
New Jersey Decides to Support $500 M Stem Cell Research
...result may be an additional load on the burgeoning debt
levels that exist in New Jersey. Other voices of dissent comes from people like John Tomicki who is the executive director of the League of American Families who opposes the embryonic research project on morality grounds and for the sheer risk it inv...
Pet Peeves: Conservatives Howl at Proposal to Share NHS Hosp by Pets and People
A bid to utilize a debt
ridden NHS hospital's radiotherapy department to d... conservatives//. To effectively manage the ￡24m debt
at Ipswich hospital in Suffolk, suggestions came in from the staff that a pets’ clinic could be inst...
Smokers Warned to Give up else Face Denial of Operations
...truggling to cope with mounting debt. The Official debt
figure is ￡512 million for the last financial year. However it is claimed that the true figure of debt
is much higher. If the trusts cut down staff turn-over and also cut down on the time a patient spe...
Insufficient Sleep Associated with Poorer Blood Glucose Control
...tion, the researchers calculated a perceived sleep debt
for each individual, described as the difference b...In patients without complications, perceived sleep debt
but not subjective sleep quality was associated with lnHbA 1c levels," authors write. "In contrast,...
Most people applying for coverage end up not buying it
...ve. Low-income group people are at risk of medical debt
and may not have needed health care. An overwhel...lems with medical bills or were paying off medical debt
over time and were more likely to give low ratings to their coverage. Two of five (41%) of those wit...
Apollo's Global Arm Acquires US-based Firm
...sition deal, through internal accruals, equity and debt
will be completed in three years and AFS will remain a 100 percent subsidiary of AHS in United States. "With this acquisition, the combined Apollo-AFS entity is now among the largest healthcare processing companies in the hospital and physician spa...
Wily Old Man Undergoes A life Saving Operation With A Worthless Cheque
...by the emergency procedure. Now he is repaying the debt
at an affordable ￡25 month. Roy who is a divorcee said late last evening, “I’ve worked all my life and put money into the system. Why should I die for the sake of money? Life is a great thing and you fight for it. I’d have robbed a bank to save my ...
Global Health Issues To Take Priority In The Current G8 Summit In Russia
...sed earlier in the month by DATA, an international debt
relief group, it was reported that the G8 has yet to fulfil earlier pledges to provide antiretroviral drugs to Africa, expand trade and increase aid....