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4th Annual Case for Inclusion Report Ranks All 50 States on Community-Based Support

Analysis of Medicaid Services to People with Disabilities Show Mixed Results WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) released today the 2009 Case for Inclusion Report ( www.ucp.org/medicaid ), ranking all 50 states and the District of Columbia f...

In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two

Says BPC's health care proposal "would expand coverage and control costs" WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's Washington Post, columnist Ruth Marcus praised the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) plan for reforming health care, entitled: "Cros...

HealthFitness Makes Compelling Case for Employee Health Management

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Employee health and productivity translate into direct and indirect costs for U.S. employers, and with the cost of health care continuing to spike, most companies are searching for ways to stem the tide. One such measure...

Stopping harmful oral bacteria in its path is goal for Case Western Reserve researcher

CLEVELANDThe best way to keep bacteria from doing any damage is to stop them in their tracks before they can start down their pathological road to destruction. Yiping Han, associate professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, aims to understand how to build roadbl...

Three Cortiva Students Winners of Massage Therapy Foundation Student Case Report Awards

SEATTLE, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Three recent graduates of Cortiva Institute - Seattle, School of Massage Therapy were among the top winners in the Massage Therapy Foundation's annual Student Case Report Contest. The student case report contest promotes research literacy in massage therapy sc...

Video: Perot Systems Unveils Series of Healthcare Video Case Studies

PLANO, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems (NYSE: PER ) ( www.perotsystems.com ) today unveiled a series of video case studies highlighting the success of several of its healthcare clients through the use of information technology (IT) and business process solutions. The videos...

First Coast Medicare to Provide Case by Case Reimbursement for the Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

NEWARK, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novasys Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative therapies in women's health, announced today that as of July 1, 2009, First Coast Service Options, Inc. ("First Coast"), a large regional Medicare carrier serving over 3 million beneficiaries in Florida, Puert...

American Medical Experts Offers New Reduced Flat Rates for Complete Case Reviews ($695) and Expert Witness Reports ($995)

American Medical Experts, LLC (AME) has announced new reduced flat rates for their Complete Case Reviews ($695) and Expert Witness Reports ($995) for a limited time, making these already excellent services now even more valuable. In addition, American Medical Experts has unveiled a new quality co...

URAC and CARF International Announce New Survey Tool for Health Care Case Management Studies

Reporting System Provides Information to Improve Quality of Programs and Services Offered to Consumers WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- URAC , the leading health care accreditation and education organization, and CARF International , a premier, global, independent accreditor of h...

Researchers at Case Western Reserve discover a new way the body fights fungal infection

A team of researchers led by Amy G. Hise, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor at the Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is the first to discover how the body fights off oral yeast infections caused by the most common human fungal pathogen, Can...

A case of cecal volvulus

Cecal volvulus is axial twisting that occurs involving the cecum, terminal ileum, and ascending colon. Rarely, it may take the form of upward and anterior folding of the ascending colon ("cecal bascule"). The research team led by Prof. Hiroshi Suzuki from Toyama Hospital reported a case of cae...

In the Case of Epilepsy, Generic Drugs and Random Product Substitution are Not Always "Good Medicine"

Nisola LLC launches campaign for stricter regulatory approval requirements and continuity of product supply. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2009 -- A recent report released by Wolters Kluwer Health predicts that by the end of the year, nearly two-thirds of all drug prescr...

QLT Announces Court Response to Motion to Dismiss and Removal of Case to Federal Court

Oral Ruling Issued in Massachusetts General Hospital Lawsuit VANCOUVER, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that on May 21, 2009, the District Court of Massachusetts ("District Court") issued an oral ruling on QLT's Motion to Dismiss all the claims f...

CMSA Delivers Important Message to Congress: Case Management Services Improve Patient Care and Should Be Key Strategy in Health Care Reform Initiatives

CMSA holds its third Public Policy Day in Washington, D.C. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Case Management Society of America (CMSA) held its third annual Public Policy Day on Capitol Hill on April 28 to increase awareness of case management and the vital care coordi...

Saberi Release Highlights Case of Imprisoned Iranian AIDS Doctors

On May 12, Physicians for Human Rights and a coalition of organizations from more than 16 countries will hold a Global Day of Action calling on the Iranian government to drop the charges and immediately release Kamiar and Arash Alaei. (Vocus) May 11, 2009 -- While the i...

Governor Rendell Announces Pennsylvania's First Confirmed Case of 2009 A/H1N1 Flu

Public Urged to Remain Calm; Take Commonsense Steps to Prevent Spreading Flu NORRISTOWN, Pa., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced Pennsylvania's first laboratory-confirmed case of 2009 A/H1N1 in a 31-year-old man from Montgomery County. "Now tha...

Health Officials Report Pennsylvania's First Probable Case of Swine Flu

No Confirmed Cases Yet Reported HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health today reported the state's first probable case of swine influenza. Currently, Pennsylvania does not have any ...

'Meaningful Connections' Offers Guidance, Case Examples for use of Electronic Health IT to Support Patient Centered Medical Home

New white paper released today at Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative's Stakeholder's Meeting in Washington , DC WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care leaders explore how best to draw upon billions in new federal dollars for health information technology, ...

Midbrook Supplies Custom Surgical Case Carts and Utility Carts

Midbrook, Inc, a Jackson, MI based manufacturer, is now developing a line of user-friendly hospital carts . With extensive experience in metal fabrication over the past 30 years, Midbrook is manufacturing custom designed case and utility carts for use in hospitals. The carts can be produced to...

Pharos Innovations and Clients to Showcase Three Client Case Studies at Upcoming ATA Conference

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharos Innovations, a pioneer in assisting clients achieve next generation clinical and financial performance improvement through a device-free remote monitoring platform, today announced that CEO, Dr. Randall Williams, will partner with four client organ...

Korein Tillery Takes Herbicide Atrazine Case to the Court of Public Opinion

ST. LOUIS, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For Steve Tillery of the law firm of Korein Tillery, the threat of the herbicide Atrazine to our environment and the health of every citizen of America is a cause he's ready to take on. "This issue is much bigger than a case in a court of law. This issue belon...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harvard Business School recently completed a case study that examines the growth and impact of Youth Villages, a nonprofit organization that helps children and families statewide in North Carolina and has become a national leader in the...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages-Intercept in Texas

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harvard Business School recently completed a case study that examines the growth and impact of Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization that helps children and families in Dallas through its Intercept program and has becom...

Inventor Sues Therative, Inc. Over Inventorship of Patent on ThermaClear Device; Separate Invention Theft Case Continues

WILMINGTON, Del., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent litigation firm Teuton, Loewy & Parker LLP filed a lawsuit yesterday against Therative, Inc. on behalf of inventor Joseph Neev, PhD. In the lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court, District of Delaware, Dr. Neev claims sole inventor...

The Compelling Evidence-Based Case for Hospital IT Investments: Complimentary Webinar

What Management Needs to Know about Making the Case for IT Adoption and ROI - and Lessons Learned from other Industries OAKLAND, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn why hospitals that invest in information technology perform better clinically, operationally and financially by vie...

Medical symposium highlights importance of case reports -- patient stories in modern medicine

The event, 'Celebrating case reports, the stories in health care', will be held at the Royal College of Physicians in London on 15 May this year, and will bring together leading doctors from many medical specialties. The meeting will be chaired by the Editors of Cases Network's journals Richard S...

China Information Security Technology, Inc. Announces that Its Medical Case Statistics Software Selected for Exclusive Contract

SHENZHEN, China, March 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Security Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq: CPBY ) (''China Information Security,'' ''CIST'' or the ''Company''), a leading application software developer, systems integrator and full-service Geographic Information Systems ("...

JumpStart and Case Technology Ventures Invest in Neuros Medical

CLEVELAND, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc. , the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, and Case Technology Ventures (CTV) , a pre-seed stage venture capital and technology validation fund at Case Western Re...

BridgePoint Medical Completes First U.S. Clinical Case Using CrossBoss and Stingray Devices in CTO Angioplasty Procedure

MINNEAPOLIS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- BridgePoint Medical, Inc.(TM), a leading medical technology company focused on the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, has completed the first human clinical case in the United States using its CrossBoss(TM) CTO Catheter and Stingray(TM) CTO...

Cynosure Obtains Favorable Markman Rulings in Patent Infringement Case Against CoolTouch

WESTFORD, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO ), a leading developer and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has issued a favorable set ...

Cascade of Studies, New Clinical Tests Build the Case for Genetic Testing in Pharmacy Care Says Medco Expert

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With more powerful, expensive and potentially dangerous medicines reaching the market on a daily basis, the time has come to leverage genetic tests that provide physicians with the confidence that they have prescribed the precise drug and dos...

Latherow Law Office Filed Suit In Salmonella Poisoning Case That Hospitalized Child

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit was filed today by Latherow Law Office on behalf of a 10 year-old boy who contracted salmonella poisoning after eating at a Blueberry Hill Restaurant in LaGrange, Illinois, on October 5, 2008. The child was hospitalized for three days as a result of ...

Patton Boggs Wins Landmark Insurance Case for Client

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent decision issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York could have significant implications for the insurance industry. The February 13 ruling from U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell clarifies a decision the court entered ...

National Lessons from State Health Reform: The Massachusetts Case Study

Congress to hear from expert panel WEDNESDAY, 2 PM WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What A Congressional forum organized by the Leadership Conference for Guaranteed Healthcare. In the last two decades more than a half dozen state health reform acts have ...

Case Management Society of America Hosting Conference on Health Care Case Management

Continuing Education, Inspiring Keynotes, and State-of-the-Art Sessions Make Up This Learning Opportunity LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Known as one of the most open forums for examining critical, timely and cutting-edge issues confronting the world of health care case...

IlluminOss Announces First Human Case Utilizing Its Innovative Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System Technology

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- IlluminOss Medical Inc., a medical device company developing the innovative IlluminOss(TM) Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System for orthopedic surgery, today announced that the first procedure utilizing the IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilizati...

New Vivisimo Case Study Details Medical Search

Innovative Medical Site Uses Search to Improve Point-of-Care Decisions PITTSBURGH, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivisimo (vivisimo.com), a leader in enterprise search, recently published a case study describing how its Velocity Search Platform(TM) helps health-care practitioners deliver faster and...

Law Firm Freedland Russo Spearheads Record-Setting Whistleblower Case Against Pharmaceutical Giant Eli Lilly -- Firm Expands Offices to Include L.A. Entertainment Branch

Florida based law firm of Freedland Russo publicly revealed the law firm that initiated the nation's largest federal whistleblower case to date, which was unsealed in Philadelphia on Thursday, January 15. As part of a settlement with the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eli Lilly & Company will pay ou...

AMA Claims Victory With Record Breaking Settlement in Case Against Insurer

Settlement reimburses patients and physicians who have been shortchanged CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA), along with the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Missouri State Medical Association, claims victory with the settlement...

The Largest Pharma Fraud Whistleblower Case in U.S. History Totaling $1.4 Billion

Philadelphia Attorney Stephen Sheller's Whistleblower Clients Help Government Recover $1.4 Billion Record Settlement and Criminal Fine in Eli Lilly & Company Zyprexa(R) Marketing Case Lead Attorney Filed Complaint in 2003 Representing Six Whistleblowers PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 /PRNews...
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