Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?
ATLANTA, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the widespread discussion of universal health insurance and soaring medical costs, one of America's most cherished traditions -- the hometown community hospital -- has been largely forgotten.
Many analysts suggest that small community hospitals are...
STAR Marketing Announces New Breed of Healthcare Relationship Marketing Service
NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- STAR Marketing ( www.starmsgroup.com ), a network of customer experience management agencies, has announced the launch of healthcare specialty unit STAR Healthcare. STAR Healthcare is uniquely structured to deliver integrated, personalized communications progr...
A New Breed Of Mice Might Hold The Key For Depression Treatment
A new research has been published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, states that a new breed
of mice, called ‘cheerful mouse’ might hold the key for treatment of// clinical depression.
The researchers had explained that TREK-1 is a gene that might affect transmission of serotonin in the brai...
New Breed Cats Marketed
A biotechnology firm in San Diego, California, Allerca, Inc., is now taking orders for its Allerca Gene Divergence (GD) kitten, the world’s first hypoallergenic cats //.This is a boon to the several allergy sufferers who are also cat lovers.
Allerca sources claim that they searched for natu...
New breed of mice to live longer
Scientists had successfully created a new breed
of mice that can reduce free radicals at the cellular level to extend life for themselves.//
The reactive oxygen of the free radicals are known to damage cells and tissues that may lead to poor health and even death. The new research may be the f...
Birds breed viruses
It has been known for some time that a wide range of influenza viruses circulate in wild birds.However, only two types have ever been known to infect humans. These are two subtypes of the influenza A virus known as (H5N1) and (H9N2). The first human case of the disease was reported in Hong Kong in ...
The World of HD Video Conferencing is Now at VideoCentric - One-stop Comparisons of Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Emblaze-VCON and Aethra
... as with webcams, SIP phones, mobile telephony, ISDN videoconferencing and ordinary PSTN phones.
"It is our policy not to merely sell best of breed
products, but to support them properly as well", added David Shimell. "By demonstrating and using them ourselves, we are better able to repr...
Unified360 Makes Positive Impact to Baylor Surgical Center Operations.
...olutions Provider, recently completed a significant upgrade to Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth. Unified360 was selected because of our best of breed
solutions, significant track record and execution on critical large scale implementations.
"Healthcare is one of our top vertical market sector...
HBA X-Ceuticals Conference Explores The Emerging Market of Cosmeceuticals and Nutraceuticals
...ts of business development. It will also feature content on the latest technologies and research that will enhance the appeal and efficacy of this new breed
of products. The X-Ceuticals Conference is part of HBA Global Expo, September 15-17, 2009 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, which is the l...
AIDS-like Illness Found in African Chimps
...he simian equivalent of HIV just like humans, Hahn said: They spread it through sex.
Hierarchy in groups of chimps can determine who gets to try to breed
with females, she said, but the creatures are anything but monogamous.
"When the females are cycling, capable of becoming pregnant, they mate with ...
Eliminating Cell Receptor Prevents Infections in Animal Study
Therefore, Bergelson and colleagues set out to discover whether CVB interacts with its receptor to cause pancreatitis and myocarditis in a special breed
of mice. By manipulating genes in the pancreas and heart that generate CAR in those organs, Bergelson's team prevented the mice from forming CAR at th...
SOWSIA's Inpatient EHR Solution Gets '08 CCHIT Certification
... Healthcare Operating System (HCOS) also allows hospitals to leverage their current investments in legacy systems so they could preserve their best of breed
solutions and still be able to bridge the information gaps these antiquated solutions leave behind. We've always had IT within the hospitals walls. Ye...
OB10 and Memorial Hermann Show How e-Invoicing Program Optimized Accounts Payables and P-Card Spend
...ble solutions designed to help us reach our objectives, including a best of breed
approach and an all-in-one approach. After careful consideration, we selected OB10's best of breed
approach because of their singular focus on the invoice data capture compon...
Sit 'n Sleep Refocuses on Consumer Sleep Health and Well-Being
...ducating consumers on how the mattress they sleep on every day impacts their sleep patterns. What's more, many don't know that old mattresses actually breed
uninvited guests in the bed; millions of dust mites that build up over the years. It's time for us to stand up and say 'you spend a third of your life...
Good Nutrition Can Fuel the Whole Family, Even the Four-Legged Members
...for Pet Nutrition. The world's leading authority on pet care and nutrition, it encompasses the expertise of respected veterinarians, universities and breed
organizations throughout the world.
PEDIGREE +(TM) will be sold nationwide at mass merchandisers, grocery stores and pet specialty stores w...
Latest Studies Show 'Junk Drinks' Pose as Many Health Threats as 'Junk Food' According to AquaHydrate Medical Advisor
...d many other authorities in the field, Americans need to train their palates away from sweet drinks. A promising alternative to these drinks is a new breed
of enhanced waters, such as AquaHydrate, which provides an all-natural choice and offers health and sports performance benefits without the sugar, caf...
Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog
...t by 56 overweight people who participated alone.
Pets were fed a calorie-controlled diet. When their ideal body weight was reached, based on their breed
and age, the animals were put on a maintenance diet. People participating in the study were given dietary counseling and encouraged to walk at least t...
nCircle and HITRUST Partner to Deliver Innovative SaaS Offering to Secure Healthcare Information
"HITRUST is not just establishing the methodology and approach for organizations to safeguard health information, but making available a best of breed
suite of tools to allow organizations of all sizes and levels of sophistication to implement it," said Abe Kleinfeld, CEO, nCircle. "nCircle is commit...
Industry Recognized and Trusted Leader, Bruce Matter, Joins Healthcare IT Company, Peminic, Inc. as Company Growth in the Areas of Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Patient Satisfaction Accelerates
... Bruce Matter's level of accomplishment, experience, and leadership in high growth environments. It speaks to our willingness to invest in the best of breed
to satisfy the needs of our customers and as well of Bruce's recognition of the tremendous growth opportunities available to Peminic," said Charles E....
Boondock Walker Elevates LMI with Innovative Strategic Communications
...t a combined 55 years of experience in strategic communication, graphic design, digital media content creation, and business writing. Considered a new breed
of branding and design firm, Boondock Walker is powered by a broad network of strategic thought partners, design visioneers, and staunch advocates for...
Things to Know If You're Contemplating a Pet
... best for your home and your family's needs. Carefully assess your family's routine of work, school, social activities and travel and choose a pet and breed
that can live comfortably in your home and neighborhood.
Understand how to properly interact with your pet. Different kinds of animals and breeds h...
Gov. Rendell Proposes Help for Counties Battling West Nile; Warns Future Amounts Could be Less
...t six years, but that doesn't mean that the potential threat is any less.
"Counties need resources to help them target locations where mosquitoes breed
and fund the spraying programs that keep people safe. We've been able to reduce the costs associated with running this program, but if the Senate Repu...
The Quantum Group Joins Executive Committee of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
...tee of the PCPCC and to serve its mission alongside some of the most talented and innovative minds in the industry," Guillama said. "Quantum is a new breed
healthcare services organization that was built to streamline communications and provide interconnectivity between physicians and patients, hospitals,...
Prepare Your Pet for a First Veterinary Visit
...d could include:
Should my pet have a special diet?
When should she be vaccinated?
Is any special care needed for this breed
or type of animal?
"Providing your veterinarian with complete information is very important and can make a difference in both dia...
Celebrities, Horses, Music and History Will Unite for 2009 'Fiesta of the Spanish Horse' Cancer Research Benefit
... multi-championship rodeo drill team, a Friesian horse performance and a special Lipizzaner horse act. There will be a rare opportunity to see a horse breed
new to the US, the Costarricense de Paso (only nine of these horses are in the country!).
Festivities for the Saturday, May 2nd Fiesta of the Sp...
Medeguide Announces Online Marketing Partnership with Admax Plus to Promote Doctors and Treatment Packages Online
...le of all ages are using the web to connect. Wolfgang Jaegel, the founder and Regional Managing Director of Admax Plus, is an evangelist for this new breed
of online marketing and clearly sees how consumers, doctors and hospital can benefit from a site like Medeguide.
"When people are looking for...
Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome
...ese animals," Taylor said. "These would have been about 2,000 pounds of meanness, and little human beings of about 100 pounds were able to capture and breed
them and tame them."
And there is knowledge even beyond that.
"If you compare the human genome to that of rodents, dogs and now cattle, we can s...
Benefit of grapes may be more than skin deep
...ere made between rats consuming the grape powder and rats that received a mild dose of a common blood pressure drug. All the rats were from a research breed
that develops high blood pressure when fed a salty diet.
After 18 weeks, the rats that received the grape-enriched diet powder had lower blood pre...
Summit VetPharm Offers New Flea Topical Vectra for Dogs & Puppies(TM) For Long-Lasting Protection
...(R)," says Julia Stephanus, President and CEO of Summit VetPharm. "The Vectra for Dogs and Puppies(TM) is recommended for dogs whose lifestyles, size, breed
and geography dictate the need for outstanding flea protection. Vectra 3D(R), our first commercial veterinary product, has a broader spectrum for tho...
MEDai Launches Patient-Specific Early Warning System for Hospitals
...ations. Hospitals and other healthcare organizations face the need to manage costs and MEDai feels this is a prime opportunity to leverage its best of breed
predictive analytics to aid hospitals with sophisticated data mining and analytics. Pinpoint Review allows clinicians to identify and manage specifi...
MEDai Launches Patient-Specific Early Warning System for Hospitals
...th fewer complications. More than ever hospitals face the need to manage costs and MEDai felt this to be the prime opportunity to leverage its best of breed
predictive analytics to aid hospitals with sophisticated data mining and analytics. Pinpoint Review allows clinicians to identify and manage specific...
Varian Medical Systems to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary and Decade of Growth
...ge detectors that turn X-rays into electronic data that can be transferred to computer screens, eliminating the need for film. It has developed a new breed
of compact anode-grounded tubes powerful enough to help CT scanners generate high-quality, diagnostic images fast enough to show a heart beating. ...
Recession-resistant Marketing Requires Innovative Steps
... talents while ensuring the highest level of quality.
As an advertising pioneer who embraced today's technology in its early stages, Terry is a rare breed
of creative talent: one who deftly combines the importance of branding and strategic thinking with design that's both functional and easy to use. The ...
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust extends patient care benefits of BigHand Digital Dictation
... London, Sydney and Toronto. BigHand is the leading digital dictation vendor in the global professional services sector. BigHand3 was awarded 'Best of breed
System of the Year' at the Legal Technology Awards for 2008, and BigHand Mobile (BlackBerry Edition) was voted 'Mobile Product of the Year' at the CNE...
Dog Bite Risk for Kids Greatest in Summer
...cation, and the average wound size was 7.15 centimeters. Pit bulls were the breed
most commonly involved in attacks.
The findings were published in the Ma...ances of the dog bite: signs of provocation; adequacy of child supervision; breed
and sex of dog; spay-neuter status; history of prior aggression; dog restra...
Dog bites a particular threat to young children, especially as temperatures rise
... than one location, with the average wound size 7.15 cm. Pit bulls were the breed
most commonly cited as the cause for the attack.
The authors believe tha...ances of the dog bite (signs of provocation, adequacy of child supervision, breed
of dog, sex of animal, spay/neuter status, history of prior aggression of t...
GE Healthcare Introduces New Web-Based Diagnostic Viewer with Workflow Integration and Streaming Technology for Hospitals in Asia
...wire-Asia/ -- GE Healthcare
announced today in Asia the release of Centricity PACS Web Diagnostic (WebDX),
a new Web-based diagnostic viewer, best of breed
application that is tightly
integrated to Centricity RIS/ PACS, which bring comprehensive detailed patient
history to a single patient folder. The new...
Personal Health Technology Spending to Exceed $460 Million in the Disease Management Sector in 2013
...such as home health diagnostic and monitoring devices, PHR, and Web and mobile communication applications will become competitive advantages for a new breed
of DM companies," Wang said. "These tools will make DM services more effective and efficient, benefiting everyone from patients to payers."
Wellness(R) Natural Pet Food Gives Big to Help Dogs of All Sizes in Need
Donations of Wellness Super5Mix(R) Large breed
Puppy Health , Wellness Super5Mix(R) Large breed
Adult Health , and Wellness Super5Mix(R) Small breed
Adult Health were made to the following shelters:...
Barry Skirble Joins Four Rivers Software Systems as Chief Technology Officer
"I'm excited to be joining Four Rivers Software," said Skirble. "My entire career has been spent bringing information technology and best of breed
software to customers. Four Rivers plans to rapidly introduce leading edge solutions and aggressively integrate with other software vendors allowing ...