Employers Recognize Potential Impact of Employee Health Management on Future Plan Costs
Financial Incentives Rank High In Developing Better Health Care Consumers
Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 2, 2009 -- United Benefit Advisors, LLC (UBA), one of the nation's leading employee benefits advisory organizations reveals survey data sighting cost sharing t...
Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform
Statement by Tyler Wilson , President and CEO, the American Association for Homecare
ARLINGTON, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their effort to find savings in the healthcare system, the Obama administration and Members of Congress have been eyeing Medicare's hom...
New national adolescent weight control registry will recognize successful teen weight loss efforts
PROVIDENCE, RI According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 16 percent of children ages 6-19 years are overweight or obese a number that has tripled since 1980.
In an effort to combat this epidemic of pediatric obesity, researchers at The Miriam Hospital and The...
First Spine Technology Awards to Recognize Excellence and Innovation
WAYNE, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This November the Spine Technology Awards will recognize
the best spine products, engineering teams and inventors for 2009. The first awards of their kind, they will focus exclusively on rewarding excellence and innovation.
Awards will be presente...
New essays examine the use of fMRI to recognize deceit
Cambridge, Mass.June 8, 2009The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has published a volume of essays, "Using Imaging to Identify Deceit: Scientific and Ethical Questions," examining the scientific support for using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to recognize
ConvaTec Launches New Programs to Support and Recognize WOC Nursing
Comprehensive Resources for Ostomy Care Nurses Now Available Online
SKILLMAN, N.J., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced the launch of ConvaTecLINK (TM), an online, interactive ...
Veterans Recognize Hero in our Midst
Purple Heart Recipient Honored by National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Captain Scott Quilty (Ret.) received the Unsung Hero Award at the 2009 Conference of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV).
Quilty, 29, served ...
How social insects recognize dead nestmates
RIVERSIDE, Calif. When an ant dies in an ant nest or near one, its body is quickly picked up by living ants and removed from the colony, thus limiting the risk of colony infection by pathogens from the corpse.
The predominant understanding among entomologists scientists who study insects wa...
DoD and VA Recognize Innovative Healthcare Manufacturers for Excellence in Supply Chain Data Quality
PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have recognized seven medical/surgical manufacturers for contributing to the success of the agencies' joint internal data synchronization program. Through this program, which includes manufactur...
As Physician Shortage Looms, Recognize Your Doctor On March 30, National Doctors' Day
EAST LANSING, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Michigan, there are not enough jobs in manufacturing and construction, but the one area in which demand continues to overshadow supply is health care, particularly physicians.
The health care needs of an aging population coupled with...
Baxa Corporation Launches 'Culture of Safety' Campaign to Recognize National Patient Safety Awareness Week
New campaign targets push towards cultural changes that promote patient safety.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading developer of technology for the safe handling, packaging and administration of fluid medications, announces the launch of a targeted campaign ...
Time Teaches Brain to Recognize Objects
Research could pave way for enhanced computer vision systems, MIT study suggests
THURSDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers say you really can't believe your eyes.
A team of neuroscientists publishing in the Sept. 12 issue of Science ...
Special Summer Camp Helps Girls Recognize Inner and Outer Beauty
Retin-A Micro(R) PUMP and ELLEgirl.com Send Four Girls to My Beauty Camp this Summer
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Retin-A Micro(R) PUMP has teamed
up with the popular teenage Web site ELLEgirl.com to send four contest
winners later this summer to a weeklong...
Circle of Life Awards Recognize Innovative End-of-Life Care Providers
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ National Hospice and
Palliative Care Organization and National Hospice Foundation honor the
recipients of the 2008 Circle of Life Award(R). This prestigious award
celebrates innovation in end-of-life care and highlights programs that
Two National Health Organizations to Recognize the Nation's Best Health Systems for Patient Safety Leadership
IRVING, Texas and WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The VHA
Foundation, a foundation focused on improving the health and health care of
all Americans, and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), the
nation's only non-profit organization consisting of mostly large employers
2008 IN-AWE Awards Recognize Cadient Group's Innovative Use of Digital Media
Cadient Group campaigns receive two gold awards and one silver award for relevant healthcare marketing
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group, the
premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare
industry, announced today it recei...
AABB and the Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals Partner to Recognize Blood Donors Worldwide
The Two Organizations Announce Plans for Celebrating World Blood Donor
Day on June 14
BETHESDA, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To increase national
and global appreciation of volunteer blood donors, AABB and the Association
of Donor Recruitment Professionals (ADRP) are partnering to...
Women and heart attack: Study finds failure to recognize symptoms, failure to treat appropriately
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The gender gap is alive and well in heart disease, a new international study finds, with women differing from men on everything from symptoms to treatment in both heart attack and severe chest pain.
One of the most striking findings was that women were twice as likely as men ...
Got Milk? Campaign Will Recognize and Reward Moms for Their Role as the Family's Chief Health Officer
$100,000 'Mom Paycheck' Provided for Successfully Tackling This Valuable Part of Her Job
MIAMI, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers have always had a lot on their
plates -- from carpool queen to coach, counselor to chef. It's all been
part of a day's work. However, with th...
California Veterinarians Recognize National Pet Week With Tips to Keep Your Animal in a Safe Environment
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- National Pet Week, May
4-10, celebrates the relationships formed between humans and animals and is
a great opportunity to emphasize the caretaking actions we can take for our
animal friends, including providing regular health care as recommended by
Local Health Officials Recognize Threat of Global Warming
But survey finds many aren't prepared to tackle the problem in coming decades
THURSDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- While most public health department officials in the United States take the health threat of global warming seriously, the majority say they aren't prepared to confront ...
The National Association of Specialty Health Organizations to Recognize Excellence in Technology Education With Industry Award
WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO) today announced the
first annual NASHO Industry Innovation Award. The recipient of the award
will be honored for excellence in technology-supported education through
DeBakey Awards to Recognize Excellence in Biomedical Research Journalism
WASHINGTON, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Entries for the eighth
annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards, presented by the Foundation
for Biomedical Research (FBR) and named after FBR's chairman, are now being
The competition is open to all professional journalists who...
Nationwide Awards Recognize Nurses, Associates and Nursing Teams That Specialize in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Recipients of 'Proud to be GI Awards' Honored for Commitment to Patient Care
CINCINNATI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Procter and Gamble
Pharmaceuticals (P&G) is encouraging GI and Endoscopy professionals to
recognize outstanding nurses and associates for th...
Authorities fail to recognize emotionally scarred brothers and sisters of child abuse victims
NORFOLK, Va. In many cases, when abusive parents with multiple children target just one child for emotional or physical cruelty, authorities often remove the abused child from the home and return the non-abused siblings.
But brothers and sisters of abused children can suffer lifelong emotional...
GetWellNetwork Partners with DAISY Foundation to Recognize Extraordinary Nurses
Interactive Patient Care System Enables Patients to Provide Direct Feedback and Award Nurses for Compassionate Care
BETHESDA, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., a leading
provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, today announced that
it is partnering wi...
Does artificial intelligence help clinicians to recognize atrophic gastritis with thyroid disease?
The association of ABG with thyroid disorders (TD) was first described about 40 years ago. These older studies assessed the association between Pernicious Anemia (PA) and Thyroiditis on the basis of gastric and or thyroid auto-antibodies. Only recently systematic studies have focused on this freq...
CME LLC Offers Education to Help Medical Professionals Better Recognize Adult ADHD
Meetings incorporate real life patient case studies and actual patient
video to help clinicians learn how to recognize
and treat this complex disorder
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CME LLC
( http://www.CMELLC.com ), a leading provider of fully accre...
State Leaders Recognize Oklahoma's Improvement in Immunization Rankings
TULSA, Okla., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It takes a team effort
to make tangible improvements in the health of Oklahomans. That's the
message of an event scheduled for 10 a.m. today in the State Capitol's Blue
Room. The event celebrates a significant improvement in Oklahoma's rates of
Baxa Corporation Launches Campaign to Recognize IV Nurse Day and Introduce the New PadLock(R) Set Saver
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation announces
the launch of a targeted campaign recognizing the dedication of infusion
nurses to advancing the delivery of quality therapy to patients, promoting
research and education in their practice and continually improving outcomes
Secretaries of Health and Public Welfare Recognize World Aids Day; Urge HIV-Testing
Encourage all Pennsylvanians to 'Know Your Status'
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the Dec.
1 observance of World AIDS Day, Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin Johnson and
Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman today urged Pennsylvanians
to be tested for H...
Diabetes Research Institute Unites with Global Diabetes Community to Recognize World Diabetes Day
Camillo Ricordi, MD, Urges Global Collaboration to Cure Millions Living with Diabetes
MIAMI, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research
Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is joining
the International Diabetes Federation, the...
Galderma Associates Itself to Cartier's Women's Initiative Awards to Recognize Female Entrepreneurs From Around the Globe
PARIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Pharma SA is proud to announce
that President and CEO Humberto C. Antunes has served as Cartier Women's
Initiative Awards Jury President for North America. Jury members for the
prestigious business plan competition are chosen because of their
Latinos/Hispanics Across the Nation Recognize National Latino AIDS Awareness Day and Call to Action Leaders in Promoting HIV Testing, Prevention and Access to Care
NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 15th more than
one thousand organizations in over 300 cities across the nation, including
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will come together to promote HIV
testing and prevention initiatives in recognition of National Latino AIDS...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
People who have difficulty recognizing familiar smells could be experiencing an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published Monday.
Scientists already know that the first lesions of the degenerative brain disease tend to show up in an area of the brain that is home to...
Plants Have the Ability to Recognize Kin
Researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, have found that plants 'know' more about their environment than they are often given credit for , and that they can sense the presence of neighbouring plants through changes in water or nutrients available to them or through chemical cues in th...
Hamster's Shows How Our Brains May Recognize Other Individuals
A team of Cornell University research psychologists have discovered, different areas of the brain react differently when recognizing// others, depending on the emotions attached to the memory, has found. The team, led by professor of psychology Robert Johnston, has been conducting experiments to st...
The Novel Cut and Splice Method Is Used To Recognize Different Microbes
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new technique for identifying the many species of microorganisms. They have // explained about their method in the journal of Applied Environmental Microbiology. Microbiology has many applications and one ...
GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update
... milestone is a significant step for GeoVax and its efforts to develop an effective vaccine for prevention of AIDS."
Dr. McNally continued, "We recognize
the lengthy process to shepherd a preventative vaccine through clinical trials and FDA approval. We therefore have initiated a secondary clinical pat...
Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit
...ttract and retain qualified personnel; our ability to identify and complete acquisitions, manage our growth and integrate acquisitions; the ability to recognize
the benefits of the merger with Misys Healthcare Systems, LLC ("MHS"); the integration of MHS with the Company and the possible disruption of current...