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New global subsidy for malaria medicines must ensure quality of care

A new subsidy designed to increase access to life-saving antiretrovirals must remain focused on quality patient care if it is to succeed, argues Tido von Schoen-Angerer and colleagues in this week's open access journal PLoS Medicine . The subsidy, called the Affordable Medicines Facilitymalaria...

National Healthcare Providers Select onFocus epm(TM) To Help Ensure Success on Financial and Strategic Objectives

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- onFocus Healthcare, Inc., today announced a series of new strategic customer implementations for the Company's onFocus|epm(TM) system. The new accounts are Vanguard Health Systems, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, St. Francis Medical Centers, NorthC...

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Suggests Health Care Reforms to Cut Costs, Ensure Quality Care for People with Serious Illness

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress can help diminish barriers to quality care for people with serious illness, according to Howard Tuch, MD, MS, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM was one of three groups that presented...

After Major Ruling on Unsafe Lead Levels in Paint, Experts Reveal How You Can Ensure Your Kids Are Safe

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. and its subsidiary, Fisher-Price, have been fined $2.3 million for importing and selling toys containing high levels of lead. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toymaker violated a federal ban on lead paint in toys. The co...

HIVMA supports public plan option to ensure patients' needs are met

Arlington, VAAs Congress drafts health care reform legislation, HIV clinicians urge lawmakers to include a public plan option to ensure affordable access to comprehensive care for HIV patientsnearly 30 percent of whom have no insurance. The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) believes that a public p...

New study indicates radiologists need standards to ensure optimal visual accuracy

Radiologists, like professional pilots for example, depend on good vision as part of their occupation. However, radiologists unlike pilots are not required to undergo regular vision testing. A new study found that approximately 50% of radiologists surveyed indicated they don't recall ever having t...

Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year

Energized, Unified, Organized Progressive Movement Mobilizing Against Special Interests Standing in the Way of President Obama's Bold Agenda WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive groups are poised to spend more than $82 million to support President Obama 's goal of achie...

Belize Takes Further Action Regarding Influenza A (H1N1) to Ensure Safety of Travelers

Country continues to remain free of swine flu cases BELIZE CITY, Belize, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further shield its residents and travelers against the swine flu, which is now being referred to as influenza A (H1N1), Belize is taking additional proactive steps towards protec...

Lumension Webinar Focuses on How to Protect Medical Records, Ensure HIPAA Compliance and Improve Productivity

Lumension to Present Alongside John C Lincoln Healthcare Network's CIO on Helping Organizations Protect Medical Records and Comply with HIPAA Security Mandates Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 -- With an increasing urgency to digitize medical records, organizati...

MTM Upgrades its Phone System to Ensure Leading edge Technology and Software Feature sets for Existing and Future Clients

Medical Transportation Management, Inc. (MTM), an industry leader in transportation brokerage for medical and social services programs, today announced the company is completely updating its telephony infrastructure. The upgrade will increase simultaneous call volume capability by 300%. ...

Dendritic cells ensure immune tolerance

One of the most important tasks of the immune system is to identify what is foreign and what is self. If this distinction fails, then the body's own structures will be attacked, the result of which could be an autoimmune disease such as diabetes mellitus type 1 or multiple sclerosis. The only way ...

In the Midst of a National Nurse Shortage Crisis ... Nurses Celebrate Landmark Legal Settlement That Will Help Ensure Fair Compensation & Bring More RNs to the Bedside

The $1.25 Million deal is the first settlement in 5 lawsuits nationally aimed at stopping hospitals from conspiring to depress nurse wages ALBANY, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses today applauded the announcement of a settlement in a class action lawsuit which was reached bet...

Simple device can ensure food gets to the store bacteria free

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University researcher has found a way to eliminate bacteria in packaged foods such as spinach and tomatoes, a process that could eliminate worries concerning some food-borne illnesses. Kevin Keener designed a device consisting of a set of high-voltage coils attac...

Main U.S. Toxics Law Failing to Ensure Safety of Thousands of Chemicals

Congress Must Reform Ineffective 33-year-old Chemicals Law, Expert Testifies WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress urgently needs to reform the nation's main chemicals law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, because it has failed to ensure the safety of the te...

President Obama & Congress Act to Ensure Access to Compassionate End-of-Life Care for Patients & Families

One-Year Moratorium on Cuts in Medicare Hospice Funding Signed Into Law ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's hospice community claimed a significant victory this week after President Barack Obama signed a bill (H.R. 1 - The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of...

ANSI Seeks Funding to Ensure that Electronic Health Records Will Support Clinical Research Activities

Twenty-seven leading organizations from the clinical research community have already pledged support WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is working to facilita...

New test may help to ensure that dengue vaccines do no harm

As vaccines against a virus that infects 100 million people annually reach late-stage clinical trials this year, researchers have developed a test to better predict whether a given vaccine candidate should protect patients from the infection, or in some cases, make it more dangerous, according to ...

Psoriasis Cure Now launches StimulateResearch.com to Ensure That Medical Research is Part of Stimulus Bill

KENSINGTON, Md., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Psoriasis Cure Now," a nonprofit patient advocacy organization, has launched a micro-Web site, www.StimulateResearch.com , to help everyday Americans interested in medical research be heard in the stimulus debate that has been dominated by power...

Dr. Molly Gunsaulis Offers Parents the Chance to Ensure Their Child's Future Health by Saving Stem Cells from Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are the most accessible stem cells found in children. Obtaining and preserving these valuable cells will create peace-of-mind for parents who want the best health possible for their children. Molly Gunsaulis, DDS Dentistry for Children, is a pediatric dental practice involved in the ...

Project 515 Proposes Legislation to Ensure Equality During Times of Illness and Death

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Project 515 is proposing legislation to ensure equal and fair treatment for all Minnesota families that are experiencing severe health issues and the death of a loved one. Project 515's legislative proposal, discussed at a Capitol news conference...

How to Ensure Your Company's Survival: Leaders to Discuss at the 11th Annual Customer Experience Conference in Las Vegas

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The key to survival in this unstable economic environment is to turn your most-valued clients into brand advocates. Have you taken the first step toward defining and delivering the superior customer experience, a competitive differentiator, by using innova...

There's Still Time to Ensure Your Turkey Neck Doesn't Make an Appearance at Thanksgiving Dinner Thanks to Innovative Tuliplift

Two-Hour Minimally Invasive Outpatient Procedure Takes 10 Years off Appearance with only a 10 Day Recovery Time - Results Last Up to 10 Years Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 7, 2008 -- Thanksgiving is less than a month away, but there is still time to make sure your tu...

Enjoy Life Foods Teams with AllergyMoms.com to Ensure Halloween Isn't 'Tricky' for Food-Allergic Kids and Families : Provides tips for being allergy-aware this Halloween

There’s no question that Halloween is a particularly frightening time for food-allergic kids and their parents. All kids want to join in the fun of trick or treating, including kids with food allergies. And they can…as long as they steer clear of the foods that pose a risk for them. ...

Connextions Inc. Works to Ensure CMS Compliance for Medicare Advantage Plan Providers

Company Developing Proprietary CMS Training Program To Address Federal Regulator’s New Marketing Compliance Guidelines Orlando, FL (Vocus) July 8, 2008 -- Connextions Inc. announced today that it has engaged Orlando-based Valencia Enterprises to help develop an ...

RF Technologies(R) Introduces Enhanced Clinical Support Service, Step-by-Step, a Comprehensive Program Designed to Ensure Infant Security

First in industry to go beyond nurse-to-nurse training and create more encompassing, ongoing program BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies(R), a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare monitoring solutions, a...

Health Experts Call on Global Leaders to Ensure Access to Life-Saving Pneumococcal Vaccines

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 of the world's leading experts in infectious diseases and vaccines are meeting during the 6th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD-6) this week to call for renewed and urgent action by govern...

Next 10 years crucial to ensure provision of clean water for future generations

The world needs to develop a means of securing the supply of clean fresh water within the next 10 years if we are to tackle looming water shortages, leading expert on water purification and director of the US National Science Foundation's Science and Technology Centre for Advanced Materials for th...

Eating Disorder Experts, Advocates Introduce Patient Bill of Rights To Ensure Quality Care in Washington State and Throughout U.S.

SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) today introduced a patient bill of rights, launching a statewide initiative in Washington to help families access quality care for individuals affected by eati...

PA Homecare Association kicks off Annual Conference: Homecare advocates speak about the importance of re-balancing the healthcare system to ensure care to the citizens of the state

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- About 100 health care professionals who still make house calls converged on the state Capitol today for the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association (PHA). While their overall focus was to persuade the General Assembly to increase sta...

Myanmar Government Must Cooperate With International Community to Ensure Appropriate Aid for Victims, Urges Amnesty International

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the impact of Cyclone Nargis on Myanmar, which killed tens of thousands of people and displaced around a million more, Amnesty International is calling urgently on the government to open its borders to relief workers and ensure aid is prov...

Broad Stakeholder Coalition Concludes that the 'Pathway for Biosimilars Act' Fails to Ensure Timely Access to Safe, Affordable Biogeneric Medicines for Patients

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Competitive Pharmaceutical Market (CCPM) -- the organization representing a broad range of pharmaceutical stakeholders, including large national employers, insurers, pharmacies and generic drug manufacturers -- strongly u...

Blunt: House Republicans Fight to Ensure Taxpayer Resources Aren't Used to Fund Abortions Overseas

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today in support of efforts by Reps. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Chris Smith (R-N.J.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and others to make sure taxpayer money being used t...

DaVita Emergency Response Efforts Ensure Vital Treatment for More than 700 Kidney Failure Patients in Need of Life-Saving Dialysis Treatments in Areas Affected by Southern California Wildfires

Caregivers - even those evacuated from homes - make rounds to assist those in need EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 700 dialysis patients requiring vital services benefited from the emergency response efforts enacted by DaVita Inc. (...

Dr. Laura Jana Offers Parents Five Key Ways to Ensure Accurate Dosing of Liquid Medication to Infants

Esteemed pediatrician and author helps parents cope with the confusion of dosing and giving medication to their children CINCINNATI, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- All too often, parents forget to handle with care the everyday medications we give our children, especially when it comes to t...

Revised California Stem Cell Research Rules Fail to Ensure Affordable Access to Cures, Consumers Warn

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed regulations that would govern who owns and controls discoveries resulting from California stem cell research grants to for-profit organizations fail to ensure affordable access to the drugs and cures for California taxpayers payi...

Aionex Adopts SkyeTek's Embedded RFID Solution to Ensure Patient Safety

SkyeTek's Secure RFID Solution to Improve Hospital Call Station Operations WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyeTek, Inc., the leading provider of embedded RFID solutions, today announced that Aionex has adopted SkyeTek's RFID reader technology to streamline delivery of patient care i...

AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans

Statement Attributable to Peter B. Ajluni, D.O., American Osteopathic Association (AOA) President CHICAGO, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rise in number of Americans without health insurance to 47 million --- as announced in the latest report by the U.S. Census Bureau --- is a distur...

Diabetes Management in Schools Act Will Help Ensure Oklahoma Students With Diabetes Are Safe at School

OKLAHOMA CITY, The American Diabetes Association (ADA) today applauded the recent signing of the "Diabetes Management in Schools Act ," legislation that will help ensure that Oklahoma public schools are responsive to the medical and educational needs of students with diabetes. The ADA, including vo...

Lizard Mothers Dress Their Progeny to Ensure Success in Later Life

A new study has found that lizard mothers dress their children in different colour patterns, which guarantees success under the conditions that the babies will face as adults . Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have found that female side-blotched lizards are able to ...

ART for AIDS Reaching Many, Yet Scope to Ensure All Patients Receive Treatment –U.N Repor

The recent report from United Nations portraying overall statistics of patients receiving treatment for AIDS worldwide is positive//. ART for AIDS has certainly reached many, though there is a certain population of sufferers who are left out. As per the recent figures, it is estimated that ab...
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