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Inpatient Management, Inc. and Reid Hospital Achieve Performance Improvement and Cost Savings

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Inpatient Management, Inc., (IMI) a hospitalist management company, presented performance improvement and cost savings results of the IMI program at Reid Hospital and Health Services during the recent American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership S...

CSC to Help Georgia Hospital Association Members Achieve 'Meaningful Use' of Electronic Health Records

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC ) today announced that the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) has endorsed the company as a preferred provider to help member hospitals comply with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)...

SDSU's Process Improvement Programs Help Businesses Achieve Bottom Line Results

San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies (CES) Lean Enterprise and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt programs can help organizations streamline processes and services, reduce waste, and focus on achieving measurable results, making them more competitive and profitable in today's business ...

While Some New Agents Will Achieve Strong Sales, the Migraine Drug Market Will Decline $1.3 Billion by 2018 as Generic Erosion Takes Toll on Top-Selling Brands

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although sales of emerging therapies will partially offset losses to generic competitors, the migraine dr...

Focused Health Solutions Partners With Emmi Solutions to Help Employers Achieve Greater Returns on Their Employee Health Care Investments

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused Health Solutions, a leading national provider of health promotion and wellness services, has partnered with Emmi Solutions, LLC, to offer enhanced solutions to large, self-insured employers looking to reduce medical claims, lower absenteeism and i...

xpedx Shows U.S. Property Managers and Owners How to Achieve Building Health and Environmental Goals Without Increasing Total Cleaning Costs

Company also begins U.S. initiative to provide building managers with required documentation to help them obtain - and maintain - LEED-EB certification xpedx exhibits at BOMA International Conference, Philadelphia, June 28-30 PHILADELPHIA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- xpedx(R), one of the la...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss foundation that develops, evaluates and accelerates the implementation of new diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases, today announced a ...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

University of Georgia researchers have developed a successful way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs. The journal Chemical Science calls the technique...

Compirion Helps Baxter Regional Medical Center Achieve Patient Satisfaction Rankings in the Top 5th Percentile Nationally

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxter Regional Medical Center has recently reached the top fifth percentile ranking for patient satisfaction , in the National Database after a 6-month long improvement project in the Emergency Department. They have also reached number one in Arkansas...

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. Announces New Techniques to Achieve Tremendous Savings of Lives and Medical Costs of Over $200 Billion Annually

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. discusses training nurses and doctors utilizing expert Geriatric Doctors, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins, and Patrick Devaney, in an effort to save the medical industry potentially, $200 Billion annually. (PRWEB) April 27...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 6% Increase In First Quarter 2009 Diluted EPS to $0.68. All Research Units Achieve Organic Sales Growth. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed; Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed Reported EPS for 2008 of $2.65.

ST. LOUIS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a leading Life Science and High Technology company, reported that its first quarter 2009 diluted EPS grew by 6% to $0.68 from $0.64 in the first quarter of 2008. Reported sales for the first quarter of 2009 were $519 mil...

YMCAs Help Families Achieve Healthy Balance in Stressful Times

YMCA Healthy Kids(R) Day Celebrated on April 18 CHICAGO, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when American families face mounting challenges posed by a tumultuous economy, YMCAs continue to provide options for parents and kids to live happier and healthier lives. On YMCA Healthy K...

SmartDraw Helps Hospitals Document and Standardize Processes to Achieve Greater Compliance With Regulatory Agencies

SmartDraw.com, maker of SmartDraw, the software that helps you work smarter by communicating visually, is becoming the software tool of choice for healthcare systems looking to visually document and standardize processes across hospital departments in order to meet regulatory requirements. ...

Studies show children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance

DURHAM, NC -- A carefully administered daily dose of peanuts has been so successful as a therapy for peanut allergies that a select group of children is now off treatment and eating peanuts daily, report doctors at Duke University Medical Center and Arkansas Children's Hospital. "It appears th...

Nation's RNs on the Healthcare Summit: Insurance-Based Reform Will Fail, and Undermine Public Trust, Only Medicare for All Can Achieve Administration's Goals

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of President Obama's healthcare summit Thursday, the nation's largest organization of registered nurses said today that expanding and updating Medicare to cover everyone is the most cost-effective and comprehensive approach to achieving the goals an...

Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers Achieve Dramatic Improvements in Financial Infrastructures With Velos eResearch and Net.Orange Systems

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the recognized leader and trusted resource for clinical research management information systems, and Net.Orange, Inc., the respected healthcare Internet solutions company, have partnered with the highly-regarded Mary Crowley Cancer Research Cen...

Crothall First in Healthcare to Achieve CIMS Certification

WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Crothall Services Group, of Wayne, PA, announces the completion of requirements for the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification program on January 26, 2009, making it the first company dedicated exclusively to healthcare support services t...

Best Selling Weight Loss Expert Finally Answers The Question: Can You Achieve Permanent Fat Loss By Eating More and Exercising Less?

Finally, best selling weight loss coach and founder of Secrets2MyGreatBody.com reveals how people can easily and quickly achieve the weight loss they want in less the two months and best of all, keep it off without the typical diet restrictions. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) Ja...

Reduce Risk, Achieve Compliance and Accelerate Time to Market with hiQual and Hiemstra Product Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiemstra Product Development, a premier product design and development company, announced today the debut of hiQual, its proprietary electronic quality management system (eQMS). With the integration of hiQual, Hiemstra's development team can reduce...

Group treatment may help children achieve healthier weights

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Group-based treatment programs may effectively combat childhood obesity in rural communities, according to a new University of Florida study. Children who participated in one of two group programs family-based or parent-only were less overweight compared with children in a ...

Health Plans Achieve Bridges to Excellence Physician Incentive and Reward Program Endorsement

Aetna first plan to receive national endorsement; CDPHP earns regional designation WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridges to Excellence (BTE), the nation's largest effort to recognize physicians for delivering high-quality care, announced the latest health plans to achieve BTE Incent...

Video: Medical Imaging Equipment OEMs Can Achieve Faster, More Accurate Results with TI's Portfolio of Embedded Processors and Analog Products

DALLAS and MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN ) (TI) today announced a portfolio of more than 15 dedicated embedded processors which enable faster, more accurate results for doctors and clinicians while empowering imaging equipment manufacturers to develop n...

Four Companies Are First to Achieve Accreditation Under Two New URAC Pharmacy Quality Management(SM) Programs

Mail Service and Specialty Pharmacy programs expand URAC's Pharmacy Quality Management(SM) Initiative WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced that four companies have achieved accreditation for the new specialty and mail programs under its Pharmacy Quality Management(SM...

NJHA: Hospitals Achieve Gains in Healthcare Quality, But Commitment to Improve Continues

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals demonstrated continued advances in healthcare quality improvement last year, according to data released today by the state Department of Health and Senior Services. That improvement is the result of hospitals' ongoing ...

Cantel Medical to Relocate Dutch Manufacturing Operations to the United States to Achieve Operating Savings

- Part of continuing effort to reduce costs and improve operating efficiencies - Approximate ongoing annual cost reduction of more than $1 million LITTLE FALLS, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced that its Minnte...

High-Performing Sales Forces Share Key Practices to Achieve Optimal Performance

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Across industry sectors, sales drive profits. And high-performing sales groups across industries share common operational, strategic and time management practices, according to benchmarking research from research and consulting firm Best Practices, LL...

Tips to Achieve a Healthier, More Restful Nursery

ATLANTA, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- While billions of dollars are spent yearly on strollers, high chairs, car seats, and other items to help infants stay safe and comfortable -- parents often overlook the environmental health impact of the one place where their babies spend the majority of their ...

30 percent RA patients refractory to anti-TNFs achieve disease remission with tocilizumab plus metho

Paris, France, Friday 13 June 2008: Tocilizumab plus methotrexate showed significant clinical improvements in efficacy and safety in patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), who had not adequately responded to anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy, according to a new st...

Methods and Tools Used to Achieve Best Customer Satisfaction

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding what customers want is the first step in developing initiatives that will delight them. 91% of the benchmark class uses some method to assess what their customers prefer, according to primary research conducted by Best Practices, LLC's B...

The Weight Is Over: Five Winners Lose 194 Pounds as Kmart Encourages 24,000 Americans to Achieve Healthier Lifestyle

Diana Tollerud Wins the Kmart 'New Day Your Way' Contest and More than $10,000 in Cash and Prizes HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced today that Diana Tollerud from Gurnee, Ill., is the grand prize winner of the annual "New Day Your Way" contest...

Welchol(TM) Added to the American College of Endocrinology/American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 'Road Maps to Achieve Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus'

First and Only Cholesterol Lowering Medication Approved to Reduce A1C and LDL-Cholesterol Achieves New Diabetes Treatment Milestone PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo announced today that Welchol(TM) (colesevelam HCl) has been added to the American College of Endocrin...

A Once-Daily Oral Drug for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease That Treats COPD-Related Inflammation Could Achieve Blockbuster Status

Although Physicians Report Satisfaction with GlaxoSmithKline's Advair and Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva, Significant Need Remains for a Novel Anti-Inflammatory Drug, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the...

Consumer Reports Poll: Americans Demand Health Reform But Are Unsure About How to Achieve it

Health-care worries hit home, even among the most prosperous YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey published by Consumer Reports reveals a significant disconnect: Americans overwhelmingly support reforms (82%) that would ensure that all uninsured Americans ...

AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Helping Uninsured Americans Achieve New Year's Resolutions to be Healthier

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Every New Year, Americans make resolutions to be healthier. Some want to lose weight by exercising and eating better. Others plan to start going to the doctor for annual check-ups or to start taking their medicine more regularly. Nearly 47 million uninsured Am...

Aladdin eToken First Strong Authentication Device to Achieve Certification from the SAFE-BioPharma Association

SAFE digital identity and signature standard being adopted worldwide by pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations as secure method of confirming digital identities CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Nasdaq: ALDN ), an information...

Internists diagnose health-care system ills, show how to achieve universal coverage

PHILADELPHIA, December 4, 2007 In a new evidence-based paper, the American College of Physicians (ACP) analyzes health care in the United States and 12 other industrialized countries and identifies lessons that could be applied to the particular political and social culture of the United States t...

Internists Diagnose Health Care System Ills, Prescribe Remedies to Achieve Universal Coverage, Better Quality, and Lower Costs

Second largest physician group in U.S. provides evidence-based recommendations after analyzing health care systems in 12 industrialized countries PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new evidence-based paper, the American College of Physicians (ACP) an...

Eclipsys Sunrise Radiology Helps Trinitas Hospital Achieve Financial Outcome Improvements

- Integration with Eclipsys Sunrise Clinical Manager Helps Improve Efficiency, Leading to Significant Cost Savings - CHICAGO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eclipsys Corporation(R) (Nasdaq: ECLP ), The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ,...

Diabetes America Physicians Achieve Industry Recognition for Quality Patient Care

HOUSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes America, the premier network of diabetes care and management centers across the state of Texas, announced today that five of its physicians have been recognized by the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (DPRP) for providing outstanding diabetes care...

New report: private/public insurance mix is most practical way to achieve universal coverage

October 18, 2007, New York, NYHealth insurance reform plans that build on a mix of private and public health insurance, where costs are shared among government, employers, and enrollees would have great potential to move the system to high performance and would be the most practical to implement a...
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