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West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency Awards Overpayment Project to HMS

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS today announced that it had been awarded a contract by the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency (WV PEIA) to perform provider credit balance reviews. The West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program and AccessWV, th...

LSTM leads project to develop HIV/AIDS strategy for Libya

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is leading a project to provide technical assistance to the Libyan government to finalise the development of a national HIV strategy and programme of support. The project is supported by a 1 million grant from the Delegation of the European Commission ...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Pushes for Senate Bill to Assist Family Caregivers of the Most Severely Injured Veterans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Wounded Warrior Project commends the House of Representatives for passing a bill (H.R. 3155) that will assist the family caregivers of the most severely wounded veterans, but endorsed a Senate bill (S. 801) that would provide ...

Top Healthcare Magazine Awards Carefx Client '2009 IT Project of the Year'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corporation , a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions that advance the quality and safety of patient care, today announced that one of its clients, the Louisiana Rural Health Information Exchange (LARHIX), wa...

Health Story Project Offers Perspective on "Meaningful Use" Definition

Testimony Encourages Transmission of Narrative Note Information to the EHR using Existing Standards Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus) July 22, 2009 -- With almost 20 billion dollars recently earmarked to encourage the adoption of the Electronic Health Record (EHR), The Health Stor...

Winners of the C. Everett Koop Health Project Award Announced

Organizations are recognized for improving health and saving money through health promotion and disease prevention WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Project announced this week that it has awarded the prestigious C. Everett Koop National Health Award t...

Major NIMH research project to test approaches to altering the course of schizophrenia

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is launching a large-scale research project to explore whether using early and aggressive treatment, individually targeted and integrating a variety of different therapeutic approaches, will reduce the symptoms and prevent the gradual deterioration of...

New Web site launches $1.7 million project to improve European cancer communications

An initiative to boost cancer prevention, treatment and care throughout Europe by improving communications within the cancer community kicks off today (Monday 20 July) with the launch of a new website: www.eurocancercoms.eu . The project will involve all those with an interest in cancer, from res...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improve Chronic Disease Management

HONOLULU, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty care physicians can improve the health of high-risk patients by reviewing electronic health records and proactively providing e-consultations and treatment plan recommendations with primary care physicians, according to a Kaiser Permanente paper published...

Kaiser Permanente Project Proves Electronic Health Information and Care Coordination Improves Chronic Disease Management

HONOLULU, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty care physicians can improve the health of high-risk patients by reviewing electronic health records and proactively providing e-consultations and treatment plan recommendations with primary care physicians, according to a Kaiser Permanente paper published...

LoJack SafetyNet and Project Lifesaver Help Rescue Clients Afflicted With Alzheimer's/Dementia Who Wandered

WESTWOOD, Mass., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN ) and Project Lifesaver International today announced that the LoJack SafetyNet System and Project Lifesaver Program has helped to rescue -- in less than 30 minutes each -- five people with Alzheimer's or dementia...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

Experts Believe MAPLE Reactors Can Be Brought Into Service OTTAWA, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today continued to urge the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to complete the MAPLE pr...

Whole Foods Market(R) Partners With Non-GMO Project to Label Company's Private Label Food Products Using New Third-Party Standard

AUSTIN, Texas, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI ), the leading natural and organic grocer, today announced a commitment to the Non-GMO Project - a non-profit collaboration of manufacturers, retailers, processors, distributors, farmers, seed breeders and consumers...

Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story

MISSOULA, Mont., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, July 5, 2009, The Billings Gazette published a story focused on the Montana Meth Project. The story also ran in the Helena Independent Record and the Missoulian the same day. In framing the story as a "debate" about the Montana Meth Projec...

The GenoMEL project identifies a new region of the genome associated with the risk of melanoma

Research is increasingly becoming a networked process. The big genome studies are a good example of the need to pool the efforts of gold standard centers around the world. Only in this way is it possible to achieve results as solid as those obtained by the GenoMEL project, which is funded by the E...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Seeks to Provide Mind, Body and Spirit Healing for Combat Stress

PARK CITY, Utah, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 13-17, 16 female wounded warriors from around the country will take part in outdoor activities like ropes courses, rock climbing, horseback riding and water sports as part of Wounded Warrior Project's Project Odyssey. Project Odyssey brings togethe...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

HOUSTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 64 percent reduction in death among children under the age of five on Bioko Island 57 percent decline in the prevalence of malaria infections in children between two and five years of age on Bioko Island 86 percent ...

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Holds 15th Annual Connect Conference in Atlanta

Senator Johnny Isakson, American Football Coaches Association to Receive Awards MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A. Furlong, Founding President and CEO of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest non-profit organization in the United...

National Council on Aging and Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Launch New Program to Educate Seniors about Medicare's Benefits for Diabetes Screening

Daschle and Others Call the Need Urgent; Among Seniors with Diabetes, Half Are Unaware; Medicare's Free Diabetes Screening Benefits Underutilized WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a meeting today sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Medicare Diabetes Sc...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Expands Board of Directors

- Three New Members to Serve - JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project announced today the naming of three new board members, bringing the total of the expanded group to fourteen. Retired Army Captain Anthony K. Odierno, Retired First Lieutenant Andrew Kinard and ...

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Statewide Information Management Project Chicago (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Quality Network of the North Dakota Center for Rural Health and Clarity Group, a leading provider of health...

Allied World's John Gauthier to Participate in a Panel at the NBER Insurance Project Workshop, June 10, 2009

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH ) today announced that John Gauthier, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, will participate in a panel at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Insurance Proje...

The Sanford Project Announces International Research Team

Researchers Join Together to Cure Type 1 Diabetes. Sioux Falls, SD (Vocus) June 6, 2009 -- A research team assembled from around the globe will lead Sanford Health's efforts to cure type 1 diabetes through The Sanford Project. The goal of The Sanford Project is to c...

New Telehealth Pilot Project to Evaluate Technology Solutions for U.S. Market

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Home for Life Solutions(TM) and Tunstall Healthcare A/S announce a joint effort to design and implement the "Telehealth Pilot Project." The one-year Pilot Project will evaluate the use of wireless telehealth services based on Tunstall technology and produc...

Roshan Announces Expansion of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project to Bamyan Region

Roshan, Cisco, the Government of Afghanistan, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, the French Medical Institute f or Children, Aga Khan Health Services and the Bamyan Provincial Hospital Team up to Expand Healthcare Access by Linking Afghan Hospitals to International Medical Institution...

MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage

OTTAWA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today urged the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to consult with international experts and obtain their assistance toward activating the MAPLE pr...

Carefx's Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs' Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making

Five Seasoned CIOs Share Practical Insights on Physician Engagement, Career Success Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus) May 28, 2009 -- Carefx Corporation, whose Fusionfx solution suite aggregates patient information across existing systems and offers clinicians single, clinically...

Family Health International Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research Project Led by David Sokal, M.D.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., MAY 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Health International announced today that it has received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support an innovative global health research project led b...

Carefx's Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs' Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making

Five Seasoned CIOs Share Practical Insights on Physician Engagement, Career Success SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corporation, whose Fusionfx solution suite aggregates patient information across existing systems and offers clinicians single, clinically relevant views ...

Call to Action: Community Oncologists Propose 'Roadmap' to Reformed Payment System for Cancer Care; Quality Cancer Care Demonstration Project Will Create System, Enhancing Quality Cancer Care While Controlling Costs

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced today that it has created the Quality Cancer Care Demonstration (QCCD) project, a landmark initiative to transform the payment system for cancer care. The QCCD will focus on patients covered by Medicare (appro...

Sahlgrenska Academy to lead major European project on obesity

The new project is an interdisciplinary research project covering the neurobiological and socio-psychological causes of obesity. It has been awarded EUR 6 million from the EU, corresponding to just over SEK 60 million. The project will gather scientists from seven countries, and will be co-ordinat...

National Autism Association Provides Funds to Law Enforcement Agencies in Staunton, Virginia and Summit County, Utah for Project Lifesaver Equipment

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today it has awarded grants to two more law enforcement agencies for Project Lifesaver Equipment through the organization's FOUND Program. Staunton, Virginia Police Department and Summit Cou...

The Climate Project Brings Together Historic Gathering of World's Experts on Climate Change

Hundreds of Grass-Roots Activists and Scientific Leaders Meet in Nashville for Al Gore's North American Summit Nashville, Tennessee, (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- The Climate Project (TCP), an international non-profit founded by former Vice President Al Gore with a mission to...

New Online Project Management Fundamentals for Healthcare Module Available

ATHENS, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Project Management Fundamentals for Healthcare module is now available online as an additional module in the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education's Healthcare Management Certificate Program. Participants will learn the basic...

Jericho Project Creates Veterans Advisory Council

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jericho Project, a nonprofit leader in ending homelessness at its roots, today announced the creation of the Jericho Project Veterans Advisory Council, a group of some of the nation's leading experts in veterans, national security and military affairs. Council mem...

Montana Meth Project Announces New Board Members

Business, Medical, and Law Enforcement Leaders Strengthen Prevention Program MISSOULA, Mont., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Meth Project today announced the appointment of John Parker, Cascade County Attorney; Bill Foley, chairman of the board of directors for Fidelity National Fi...

Inside Story of HBO's Alzheimer's Project with Series Producer John Hoffman and Dr. Laurie Ryan on WebmasterRadio.FM's "Rainmaker"

HBO is supporting a multi-part campaign focusing on Alzheimer's disease, its causes, symptoms, treatment and possible cures. Hoffman and Ryan take us inside the making of "The Alzheimer's Project", which includes four HBO documentaries and a nationwide community-based outreach campaign....

International Breast Milk Project Helps Mothers Worldwide

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Sunday, individuals all over the nation will be celebrating a very special holiday to honor the women who gave them life: their mothers. While people in the United States turn their attention toward their caregivers, the International Breast Milk P...

City Leaders Launch Medicare Diabetes Screening Project in Augusta

Need Is Urgent; Among Seniors with Diabetes, Half Are Unaware; Medicare's Free Diabetes Screening Benefits Underutilized AUGUSTA, Ga., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Ed Tarver (D - District 22), Jeanette Cummings, Director, Central Savannah River Area Regional Development Center (CSRA RDC) A...

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards Two End Duchenne Grants

Researchers at University of Florida -- Gainesville , University of California -- Los Angeles to Receive $250,000 For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A. Furlong, Founding President and CEO of...
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