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
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
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
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
While their overall focus was to persuade the General Assembly to
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
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
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
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
affordable access to the drugs and cures for California taxpayers
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
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...