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STOP Obesity Alliance Releases Obesity GPS to Change America's Course in the Fight Against Overweight and Obesity

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The S trategies t o O vercome and P revent (STOP) Obesity Alliance today released the Obesity GPS - Guide for Policy and Program Solutions ( http://www.stopobesityalliance.org/404.htm ), the first navigation tool developed to guide public and priva...

More sick leave given to men by male GPs compared with female counterparts

LIVERPOOL, UK 12 September 2007: Male patients are given more certified sick leave by male doctors compared with the amount of sick notes given to females by female doctors, a University of Liverpool study has revealed. The report, written by primary care experts at the University, indicates t...

New AnyTrack GPS Devices Track Assets Indoors, Outdoors or Hidden

AnyTrack GPS-130 Combines Extensive Battery Life with Award-Winning Technology of AnyTrack GPS-100 Model IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AnyTrack, Inc., a premium, wireless location service provider of GPS tracking products and services, announced two enhanced GPS tr...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

Are you a doctor, with expertise in anesthetics and obstetrics? You wont mind chipping in as a general practitioner too? You can then make a beeline for Temora, a country town in New South Wales in Australia. Its mayor Peter Speirs is offering you half a million dollars. He fears ...

Britons soon will practise telling GPs how to practice

The British government has been investing millions of pounds into health care. The Department of Health is now planning to conduct a massive survey to determine how// accessible the services are to the patients in Britain. Through the intended survey, patients are going to be endowed with the speci...

Big Savings for Government if GPs Directly Refer MRIs

AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today that the Government could save as much as $42 million //a year in the Health Budget if it allowed GPs to refer patients directly for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The details of the proposal are contained in the AMA's Federal Budget Submissi...

Shortage Of GPs In Australia: Govt Cautioned

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has cautioned the Federal Government about the impending shortage of general practitioners.// AMA president, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal said that almost 30 per cent of the country’s GPs are 55 years or older, and a good many of them are due for retirement ove...

Disgruntled GPs and Midwives Squabble over Maternity Care.

New Zealand: Though there have been improvements in maternity care, specifically to section 88 of the contract, yet it is considered inadequate, due to which expectant mothers prefer care of midwives over general practitioners//. Proposed changes to maternity-care funding do not go far enough in br...

Plan to Grade GPs Received a Lukewarm Response by BMA

According to the Royal College of GPs they plan to introduce a system in which the GPs would be graded by a Michelin-style rating system // . They are asking the government to vote in favor for the new scheme of grading but ministers and the British Medical Association were not very keen. According...

Chronic shortage of GPs in Australia, Need for Immediate Intervention

Health experts in Australia have warned that the chronic shortage of general practitioners in Australia could lead to a health care crisis if appropriate steps are not taken to improve the situation, at the earliest. // Increase in the number of university medical places is the only sure shot wa...

BMA Scotland Blasts 'Sensational Headlines' Over GPs Pay

BMA Scotland has defended the hike in salaries offered to GPs after negative publicity over the move resulted in a backlash with critics claiming //that the wage hikes were responsible for NHS deficits. The new GP contracts were introduced in 2004 and since then salaries have increased by 25 pe...

Referral Schemes Blamed By GPs For Treatment Delay

The referral management centres have been blamed for interfering in the approach of referring patients for surgery. These centres that dictate the where and when// of patient surgery, serve as mediators between the hospitals and GPs. Officials belonging to the British Medical Association feel that ...

Specialist rural GPs to get incentive in Australia

Australian rural doctors who specialize in surgery, obstetrics and gynecology will get a $15,000 annual handout from the federal Government just to continue the work they are already doing. // The Government has doubled incentives to push general practitioners who carry out procedures conducted...

Scotland Faces Shortage Of GPs

Chronic shortage of GPs in Scotland makes the condition worse and it is in a position to recruit foreign doctors and attract more men into the profession// to makeup the shortfall. Most strugglers were the remote and rural area peoples. Report says ‘Population increase, rise in female part-time...

Errors in diagnosis of depression lead to over and under diagnosis in primary care

...bstantial numbers of missed and misidentified. gps looking for depression make more misidentification... to assess depression. The researchers found that gps were able to recognize about half of people who ha...esults should not be interpreted as a criticism of gps for failing to diagnose depression but rather a ca...

Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24

...e The legal obligation for EWTD implementation is on hospital trusts gps do not fall within the remit of the EWTD because they are self-employed However, some gps are directly employed and are therefore covered by the directive The De...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

...wo that involved general practitioners (GPs): the standard practice amongst gps in Australia to screen and prescribe physical activity to inactive patients who visit them, as well as the practice of gps referring patients to counselling sessions with an exercise physiologist at...

Elsevier launches official version of BrainNavigator

...ists, save time and improve the quality of their daily research. BrainNavigator helps locate the position of structures within the brain, similar to a gps system, making visualization and understanding of the brain easier. Traditionally, researchers use print atlases to help them identify structures,...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

... diagnosis and treatment of dementia. In addition, gps reported that having a trusting, personal relation...for dementia diagnosis and management. Most of the gps reported that referral to support services for leg... in the patient's right to know, and the desire of gps to be honest and open with their patients. ...

New heart disease risk score outperforms existing test

...automatically calculated heart risk score allowing gps to identify and target those at greatest risk. ... at the start of the study. The 56 per cent of gps in the UK who use EMIS clinical records systems ca...ell said: "We are pleased to confirm that all EMIS gps can now benefit from QRISK, and we would like to t...

Multimedia Release: British Men Think Talking About Impotence is "Just Not Cricket"

...r embarrassment when it comes to impotence. This is a common condition that gps see week in, week out. Given this, it's strange that men still duck for cov...ord is mentioned. There's no need - this is not an out-of-bounds condition. gps are used to talking about it and want to help." Supporting the call ...

Visit to the doctor: The supply of additional private services is increasing

... previous 12 months. More than 20% of this group reported that there were restrictions to services - particularly when visiting orthopedic physicians, gps and dermatologists. Most of the services refused were medicines or drugsmore rarely rehabilitation measures or aids. More than 40% of the respondents ...

SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio to Air July 4th Family Special '24 Hours About Our Kids: Why Kids Behave the Way They Do'

...eat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic(R) service for gps navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets. ...

GP bodies support guidelines for use of patient records in medical research

... The two leading bodies representing gps in the UK have backed a call by the Wellcome Trust for clearer guidance for gps to ensure medical records can be safely used in re... confidentiality and privacy must be safeguarded gps and healthcare professionals should play the role ...

Connectyx Technologies Signs Distributor to Serve the Vast South East Asia Market with its MedFlash Electronic Personal Health Record

...mpany has entered into an agreement with Sabrielle gps High Tech to distribute its MedFlash(TM) electroni...ed Thomas Fernandez, Managing Partner of Sabrielle gps High Tech. Mr. Fernandez stated, "In 2005, chronic... "We are excited by our partnership with Sabrielle gps High Tech and believe they will be a strong channe...

Elsevier to Create New Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Article Reprint, Compilation and Custom Publications

...een 2,000 and 10,000 general practitioners (GP) in Australia, and the company is aware of one issue that went to 20,000 (the estimated total number of gps in Australia). Customized and reprint compilation publications, including the 'Australasian Journal of' series are not posted on Science Direct...

University of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County Partner on Integrated, Interoperable System Design for Child Welfare

...roductivity and allow for better service coordination, along with seamless systems for prevention, treatment and recovery. In addition, it provides a gps system for tracking of home visits and for increase safety for caseworkers. "This new technology will revolutionize child welfare. If real-time,...

Blood tests and better communication skills could cut over-prescribing of antibiotics

...sity Medical Centre in the Netherlands found those gps in primary care who underwent training in advanced... 20 general practices in the Netherlands, where 40 gps managed 431 patients with lower respiratory tract ... Trials Unit said, "The results showed that 54% of gps practising according to usual care prescribed anti...

Innovative Business Intelligence Software Helps Keep Australia Healthy this Winter

...try. The lead asteRx product provides a fast and secure channel for a Doctor to participate in market research. asteRx research comprises hundreds of gps and millions of prescriptions. If a doctor likes to participate in market research, then asteRx provides a fast and effective channel for that to occu...

Prestigious award for 'outstanding' primary-care researcher

...ill contain an automatically calculated cardiovascular risk score, allowing gps to identify and target those at greatest risk. Last year Tony Avery, Pr...lth Service and is based on routinely collected data from many thousands of gps across the country who have freely contributed data for medical research. A...

Photos: USANA Launches National Rev3 Geocaching Challenge

...he world. The location of each geocache is marked with Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates shared via the Internet. Enthusiasts use a handheld gps unit to hunt for the caches. The 2009 Rev3 Geocaching Challenge web site provides curious adventurers with a list of the 60 coordinates for Rev3 Tra...

Frost & Sullivan Cites Gearworks for Creativity and Customer Service in the Home Healthcare Market

...e solution provides numerous other valuable and critical capabilities right on the employee's handset. Some of these features include up-to-the-minute gps information for employee location as well as turn-by-turn mapping and driving directions. Such advanced capabilities can greatly improve worker safety...

Gearworks to Exhibit OnCare at VNAA 27th Annual Meeting

...mplifies management of care professionals in the field and allows organizations to focus on delivering quality patient care. Specifically, OnCare uses gps to help home care and hospice organizations increase productivity, ensure compliance and improve patient outcomes. The solution combines care plan inf...

MapMyRide.com Teams Up With VERSUS for the Grand Tours Challenge

...of the race. Participants will provide their ride data to MapMyRide.com via gps downloads. MapMyRide.com will offer free downloads of gps tracking software for 3G iPhone and BlackBerry cell phone users. "We a...

VISTAKON to Introduce ACUVUE(R) OASYS(TM) Brand Contact Lenses for PRESBYOPIA

...with a multitude of near-point tasks such as looking at a menu, deciphering text from a cell phone or other handheld electronic device, or reading the gps or satellite radio devices in their cars," explains Susan Resnick, O.D. "Besides struggling with their vision, many of these contact lens wearers als...

Technologically Advanced Digital Handheld Device Positions Network Global Logistics as Technology Leader in Last Mile Delivery Solutions

... Digital Assistant provides features including bar code scanning, real time gps tracking and tracing, route optimization, and instant electronic signature ... with seamless real time, end-to-end visibility to inventory and shipments, gps tracking and tracing, and proactive status updates. "This devic...

New guidance on making work less of a pain in the back

...oup. "We are currently conducting research in how healthcare services can be made more effective in assisting people to remain in work by educating gps on returning people with back pain to work - the results of this work will not be out until next year." ...

Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel

...eat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic(R) service for gps navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets. ...

World's First Disposable Wireless RFID Sensor Detects Radiation Threats in Shipping Containers Using Modified Cell Phone Technology

...ader and a sophisticated CZT isotopic radiation detector, as previously announced by Gentag and eV Products, thereby allowing immediate validation and gps location of any potential threat. The chip can also be modified to include low-cost printable chemicals sensors. "This technology has the potenti...

iVisit Rx Wins 1st Place in CTIA Wireless 2009(R) CTIA E-Tech Awards for Innovation in Enterprise & Vertical - Healthcare Solution

... diagnostic devices. Other iVisit capabilities include photo sharing and messaging, remote patient monitoring, session recording for medical records, gps location based services, and soon wireless integration with Blood Pressure Monitors, Glucometers, and other vital sign monitoring devices. Beta ...
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