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AspireHR Completes Phase 1 SAP HR Initiative for Shire Pharmaceuticals

AspireHR and Shire Pharmaceuticals complete Phase 1 of their shared SAP human resources initiative. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) August 7, 2009 -- AspireHR, an SAP HR software, consulting, and SaaS company, is proud to announce the successful Go-Live of Phase 1 of their SAP HR ini...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Communities in three states will serve as initial sites for initiative to promote healthier options in communities CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixteen communities in Connecticut, Kentucky and Tennessee have been selected to build statewide networks to help reduce ...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

New book - 'Public Health 101' - by Richard K. Riegelman, is hard-wired to the Association of American Colleges and Universities' curriculum recommendations for an undergraduate course by the same name. The book is an important part of a growing movement of several prominent higher education orga...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Drives Kentucky's Largest Electronic Medical Records Initiative With IBM

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today that St. Elizabeth Healthcare is connecting hospitals, clinics and physicians offices in Northern Kentucky in the state's largest roll-out of electronic medical records to improve patie...

PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and Crucell to test new malaria vaccine approach

LEIDEN, The Netherlands, July 29, 2009 The US-based PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Malaria Vaccine Development Program (MVDP), and Dutch biopharmaceutical company Crucell N.V. today announced a collaboration to accelerate deve...

New Initiative to Improve Mental Health Among Chicago Latinos

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Receives Grant from The Chicago Community Trust to Build Latino Mental Health Providers Network CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latinos, who comprise 25 percent of Chicago's population, are a high-risk gr...

Health Care Without Harm Partners With Clinton Climate Initiative to Help Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Reduce Environmental Impact

Partnership to Focus on Energy Conservation and Facility Retrofitting ARLINGTON, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) has entered into an agreement with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), a project of the William J. Clinton Foundation, to...

U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Jenna Bush Hager Announce Next Generation Initiative to Improve Lives of Children Around the World

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced today the launch of UNICEF's Next Generation to engage young adults with UNICEF's mission to save, protect and improve the lives of children around the world. UNICEF's Next Generation steering committee is de...

Transforming Care Together Initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center Increases Time Spent on Patient Care at the Bedside

BALTIMORE, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An efficiency initiative at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) is increasing the time nurses spend caring for patients and directly contributing to better overall patient care, reduced costs and decreased hospital-created illness. The ...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

Project SHALEM: Partnering with the Faith-Based Community to Test in a 'Safe Place' BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in partnershi...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

Project SHALEM: Partnering with the Faith-Based Community to Test in a 'Safe Place' BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in partnershi...

BD/PEPFAR Lab-Strengthening Initiative Marks Progress in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB in Sub-Saharan Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A collaboration between the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has made significant progress in improving lab conditions and enhancing the skills of lab personnel on th...

Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today it has signed a termination agreement with its largest distributor in Japan, G...

Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask most parents of high school and college-age students and they'll tell you that their kids think they have all the answers to life's tough questions. Truth is, at that age they are forming opinions and viewpoints that will guide them through the rest o...

Purple Communications Dream Bigger Initiative Honors Rochester Physician and Deaf Community Trailblazer

Campaign Celebrates Stories, Culture, and Heritage and Accomplishments of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrating the stories, culture and heritage of America's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Purple Communications(TM), I...

USAID Brings White House Service Initiative to Baltimore

Visit with Local Officials and Community Leaders Amplifies "United We Serve" WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amplifying the White House's efforts to kick off a summer of service, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alonzo Fulgham joined local ...

The United Nations Foundation Joins White House Initiative to Encourage Public Service

The UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign will host a DC event on June 23rd Washington, D.C. (Vocus) June 23, 2009 -- This week and throughout the summer, millions of people across the country will respond to the call to service made by President Barack Obama and Fi...

YWCAs to Promote United We Serve Initiative June 22 - September 11

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA applauds President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama's new national service initiative, United We Serve , that calls on Americans to participate in community service this summer, and to make service a way of life to volunteer and improve t...

Saint Thomas Health Services Partners With Curaspan on Patient Flow Initiative Resulting in Estimated Savings of Nearly $6 Million

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Health Services ( www.sths.com ), the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee, can point to its leadership in addressing today's ever-more pressing mandate to drive down the costs of delivering health care. STHS has done so in p...

Clearly Contacts Expands Healthy Balance Initiative For Employees

Clearly Contacts, the world's largest online optical store, is pleased to announce the expansion of their Healthy Balance Program for the 140 employees in their Vancouver based offices. The program will enhance the positive workplace environment that Clearly Contacts works hard at maintaining, a...

Purple Communications(TM) Launches Dream Bigger Initiative Celebrating the Stories, Culture, and Heritage of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community

Initiative Highlights the Lives of Ten Deaf 'Trailblazers' Who Have Advanced the Fields of Civil Rights, Language, Art, Medicine, Sports, and More NOVATO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (Nasdaq: PRPL ), one of the nation's leading providers of text and video ...

Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, to Announce Major New Medical Research Initiative During Israel Visit

GENEVA, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, established by her husband Mr. Edmond J. Safra, will visit Israel this week, highlighting the Foundation's ongoing commitment to supporting charitable organizations across the world. During the ...

$22 Million Initiative Aims to Reverse New Jersey's Nurse Faculty Shortage, Avert Health Care Crisis

Innovative Public/Private Partnership Launches at State Legislative Hearing TRENTON, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To avert a severe nursing shortage that could cause grave harm to patient care in the state, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce ...

Trusted Translations Launches "Translation for St. Jude" Initiative at St. Jude Gala in New York

Trusted Translations, Inc. Launches "Translation for St. Jude" Initiative at "A Chocolat au Vin Affair," St. Jude Inaugural Gala with Tony Bennett and Honorary Chair Kristin Davis on Thursday, May 28th 2009, 8:00pm, New York City. (PRWEB) May 27, 200...

New Initiative Poised To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates By More Than 25 Percent

Groundbreaking New Effort Addressing the Leading Cause of Maternal Mortality to be featured in Upcoming Documentary Film WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, more than half a million of the world's women lose their life during childbirth; a global crisis that has seen lit...

Holder, Sebelius to Announce New Initiative to Fight Medicare Waste, Fraud and Abuse

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will announce a new initiative to fight Medicare fraud and protect taxpayer dollars on WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. ET . WHO: Attorney...

YWCA USA 2009 Hallmark Initiative Awards Presented to YWCA Central Massachusetts and YWCA Niagara

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA presented its prestigious 2009 Hallmark Initiative Awards to YWCA Central Massachusetts for Racial Justice and YWCA Niagara for Women's Economic Advancement at its recent National Conference and Annual General Assembly in Washington, D.C. They were s...

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Announces New Food Allergy Initiative Advocacy Steering Committee

Leading parent advocates from across the country join forces to advocate for more research funding to find a cure WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as we continue to mark Food Allergy Awareness Week, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., member of the Board of Directors of the Food Aller...

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures(R) Kids' Initiative Visits Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Colgate and the Hispanic Dental Association officially declared April El Mes de la Salud Bucal: Un Mundo de Sonrisas Saludables (Oral Health Month: A World of Healthy Smiles(R)) as part of an ongoing commitment to quality oral care among the Hispanic communit...

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures(R) Kids' Initiative Visits Union City, NJ

UNION CITY, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Colgate and the Hispanic Dental Association officially declared April El Mes de la Salud Bucal: Un Mundo de Sonrisas Saludables (Oral Health Month: A World of Healthy Smiles(R)) as part of an ongoing commitment to quality oral care among the Hispanic com...

'Choose Skin Health' Initiative Kicks Off Second Year

NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology Encourage Americans to Seek a Free Skin Cancer Screening this May, June and July LOS ANGELES, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) have once again teamed up on a campaign to educate and empowe...

University HealthSystem Consortium Launches Tactics for Tough Times Initiative to Help Members With Issues Such as Capacity and Medication Management

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) introduced the Tactics for Tough Times briefing series and Web-based resource center to help its academic medical center members perform more efficiently during the economic downturn. "The challenge...

U.S. Malaria Initiative Releases Third Annual Report

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States, through the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), has helped 15 high burden countries in Africa to dramatically scale up highly effective malaria prevention and treatment interventions, according to the PMI third annual malaria r...

got milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Marina Del Rey Middle School in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers Star Luke Walton Rallies Students to Get Fit By Finals, Awards School with a "got milk?" Get Fit Grant LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Lakers star Luke Walton is rallying Los Angeles teens to get into the fitness game as part of a new national campaign cal...

Got Milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Cesar E. Chavez Multicultural Center

Chicago Bulls Legend BJ Armstrong Rallies Students to Get Fit By Finals, Awards School with a "got milk?" Get Fit Grant CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Bulls legend BJ Armstrong is rallying Chicago teens to get into the fitness game as part of a new national campaign calle...

Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings

Wuesthoff saves 16 percent system-wide on orthopedic spend Dallas (Vocus) March 24, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today that Wuesthoff Health System has renewed its supply chain relationship with Broadlane. Wuesthoff will continue to access Broadlane's unparalleled natio...

VeriFone eHealth Initiative Extends German Market Presence

Leader in US Health Payments Market Since 1995 Targets Burgeoning German Demand for Healthcard Systems and Expertise SAN JOSE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY ) today announced a new initiative designed to meet growing demand in Germany for ele...

eHealth Initiative Applauds Appointment of David Blumenthal as New National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The independent, non-profit, multi-stakeholder eHealth Initiative applauds the appointment of David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, as the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology within the Department of Health and Human Services. One of the ...

NSBA Unveils Health Care Initiative and New Data

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Small Business Association today launched a new initiative, Health Reform Today, in conjunction with the release of new survey data on the small-business community and their ability to secure quality, affordable health insurance. A long-...

New Initiative to Support Pediatric Migraine Research Announced

Migraine Research Foundation's For Our Children will raise funds for innovative research in this critically under-served population. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2009 -- Today, the Migraine Research Foundation (MRF) announced a new initiative to promote and support ...
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