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American Well Systems CEO Roy Schoenberg to Present Live Public Demo of First Online Care Service at Health 2.0 Conference

BOSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well today announced that CEO Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH; Elif Eracar, vice president, product management; and Michael Stollar, vice president of marketing and communications at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii (HMSA), will provide a live, public demonstra...

New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Roy Vartabedian to Endorse New YoNaturals Kids Healthy Vending Program

Dr. Roy Vartabedian, author of NutriPoints and creator of the new NutriHeros and NutriGrades kids nutritional systems to work closely with YoNaturals Inc. new Healthy Kids Vending initiative targeting schools around the U.S. SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -...

Hooper Holmes Names Roy Bubbs President and CEO, Benjamin Currier Continues as Chairman

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH ) today announced that Roy H. Bubbs has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and that Benjamin A. Currier will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bubbs, who has been a member of th...

Weight Watchers Announces Election of Kim Roy to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW ) today announced that its Board of Directors yesterday unanimously elected Kim Roy as a member of its Board of Directors effective as of March 30, 2008, the beginning of the Company's second fiscal qu...

Don King Enlists Prizefighters Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. to Strike a Blow against Breast Cancer

Promoter and Pugilists Vow to 'KO Cancer' with Susan G. Komen for the Cure NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoter Don King and his boxers Felix "Tito" Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. -- who will meet in a huge match staged at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 19 -- have teamed with Susan G. Komen fo...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ‘authority’, Sir Roy was Not Off the Mak

A recent report in the Medical Journal has cast aspersions on the findings of a cot death study that had brought infamy to the pediatrician Professor Sir Roy Meadow// A paper published in 2005 in the medical journal, The Lancet, has indicated that most of the second infant deaths occurring in...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

...mount. This agent, targeting two key pathways critical for non-small cell lung cancer growth and metastasis, is novel and could play a key role," said roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of thoracic medical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the study's lead author. "The fa...

Dignitaries Come Together to Honor Participants in the Team Sarcoma Initiative

... part of the global Team Sarcoma Initiative (TSI), a growing movement that involved more than 14,000 people in 14 countries last week. Ambassador roy Ferguson of New Zealand expressed appreciation for the grass-roots effort: "When I heard that this sarcoma awareness week started in 2003 with 7 ...

The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader to Board of Directors

...y will be tremendous assets as Ensign expands and continues its mission of improving the quality of long-term care in the communities it serves," said roy Christensen, the Chairman of Ensign's board of directors. "I'm thrilled by the opportunity to join an organization that's dedicated to bring...

IEA and DMEC Announce New Certified Professional in Disability Management Curriculum

...he Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). IEA President and CEO roy Little and the curriculum's authors and advisors received DMEC's Partnershi...ng this element of a more effective and efficient health care system," said roy Little. "The new CPDM curriculum, developed in close collaboration with DME...

WellNet Introduces Healthcare Performance Management on Capitol Hill

...mediately lower healthcare costs. WellNet and its technology and government deployment partner, including Lockheed Martin, met with Representative roy Blunt (R - MO) and members of his office, to position the HPM solution of providing a market-driven, transparent and data-driven option for healthcare...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

... Research & Development at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. In a separate but related study submitted to the Journal of Neurophysiology, Dr. roy and colleagues have extended their results to measure ankle stiffness using the Anklebot in chronic stroke survivors and have identified frontal plane...

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young scientists

...this could ultimately provide strategies to target the environment as a novel anticancer therapy. Ilan Wapinski, PhD [HHMI Fellow] with his sponsor roy Kishony, PhD, at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, is studying how changes in gene regulation impact cellular growth rates. Understandin...

Oncology Care Quality Improvement Program Introduced by Bipartisan Coalition Dedicated to Better Cancer Care Nationwide

... patient-centric cancer care delivery, while reducing costs at the same time. It is a win for the patient, the taxpayer and the physician," said Dr. roy Beveridge, Chief Medical Officer, US Oncology. National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) continued, " NPAF is pleased to offer its strong...

Studies Highlight A Revolutionary New Method of Treating Post-Operative Bruising

...M.D., Leonard Bernstein, M.D., Lori Brightman, M.D., Anne Chapas, M.D., and roy Geronemus, M.D. results showed that twenty-four hours post-treatment with t...ffer our patients a safe and easy treatment of bruising that works!" roy G. Geronemus, M.D., Director, Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, ...

ThinIdentity(TM) Announces Two New Board Members

...ed to have this caliber of executives join our board to help broaden the business and operating base as we meet our long-term growth objectives," said roy Perry, CEO of ThinIdentity. "Both Bill and Carol will bring strong leadership skills, extensive management experience, and proven track records in mak...

Studies Highlight a Revolutionary New Method of Treating Post-Operative Bruising

...izabeth Hale, M.D., Julie Karen, M.D., Chris Hunzeker, M.D., Elliot Weiss, M.D., Leonard Bernstein, M.D., Lori Brightman, M.D., Anne Chapas, M.D., and roy Geronemus, M.D. results showed that twenty-four hours post-treatment with the Vbeam laser, the average improvement was 62% and 13% for treated and unt...

Hospitalized patients need better understanding of CPR and outcomes

... used and patients' actual preferences," said the study's lead author Lauris Kaldjian, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of internal medicine at the UI roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and a physician with UI Hospital and Clinics. "Our study showed that after people were asked about the...

Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas

...r in industrial engineering and economics, Clay Center; David Willis, senior in industrial engineering, Kansas City, Kan. From Manhattan: Sohini roy Chowdhury, master's student in electrical engineering; Supriya Nirkhiwale, May 2009 master's graduate in electrical engineering; Saksji Pahwa, master'...

Vandetanib shows clinical benefit when combined with docetaxel for lung cancer

...ncology's annual meeting, mark the first clinical benefit of a small molecule targeted agent and standard chemotherapy in combination for lung cancer. roy Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chief of the section of M. D. Anderson's Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, presented the findi...

Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

...ent. "Some patients are benefiting much more and some much less," noted Dr. roy Herbst, chief of thoracic medical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. ...ni, M.D., deputy director, Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, Penn., and roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of thoracic medical oncology, University of T...

Survey Data Reveals Little Connection between Executive Compensation, Employee Bonuses and Business Ethics and Compliance

...ess for determining how employees are compensated and only about one company in six ties employee bonuses and incentives to ethical performance," said roy Snell, Chief Executive Officer, SCCE. The majority of survey respondents indicated that compliance and ethics are not strongly tied to how execu...

Executive Compensation Controversy Rages, SCCE to Determine What Role Compliance and Ethics Play

...d paid. "Now is the time to get a better handle on where organizations stand versus industry as a whole," said SCCE/HCCA Chief Executive Officer roy Snell. "Are performance metrics taking into account ethical, compliant behavior?" To participate in this brief, anonymous survey, please click o...

New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy

...hier walking pattern--an effect that often continues even when it isn't being worn. Yoram Baram, a computer science professor and incumbent of the roy Matas / Winnipeg Chair in Biomedical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, developed the GaitAid Virtual Walker in collaboratio...

Eleventh Annual Welcome Back Awards Program Honors Individuals who Positively Impact the Depression Community

...prehensive pregnancy and postpartum screening program. Psychiatry: roy W. Menninger, M.D., Topeka, Kan. As a psychiatrist in private practice, ... and through his advocacy work with the Kansas Mental Health Coalition, Dr. roy Menninger has remained an inspirational presence in the psychiatry communit...

Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14

...e Bite's mission is to prevent dog bites to children through education. For more information, visit: www.preventthebite.org . Contact: roy Betts (0) 202-268-3207 (C) 202-256-4174 roy.a.betts@usps.gov Rich Maher (O) 714-662-6350 (C) 714-307-0202 richard.j.ma...

UCB's CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol) Approved by the U.S. FDA for Adult Patients Suffering From Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

...and fatigue which makes it difficult for them to perform many activities of daily living, sometimes making it a struggle to even get out of bed," said roy Fleischmann, MD, Clinical Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas . "With t...

Novel therapy may prove effective in treatment of 30 percent of cancers

... suggest this is likely." The study team also included Drs. Brian Leber from McMaster University/Hamilton Health Sciences (Ontario) and Denis-Claude roy from Hpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont in Montreal. The study was made possible thanks to a $600,000 grant awarded to Dr. Borden by The Leukemia and Lymphom...

Groundbreaking Diabetes Disease Management Program Honored With URAC National Best Practices Award

...nc. " Participating in preventive efforts is an investment in health, but it's also an opportunity to impact the rising cost of Medicaid," said roy Jeffus, director of DHS' Division of Medical Services, which oversees the state's Medicaid program. "Equipping Arkansans with the tools to manage thei...

Funds in 2010 Budget Could Increase Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries

...n Ensign (R-NV), Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Mike Ross (D-AR), and roy Blunt (R-MO) introduced the Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act (S 46/HR 43), which calls for the repeal of the Medicare therapy caps that ...

March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Scientists Unraveling the Causes of Muscular Dystrophy

...and head of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He is also the roy J. Carver Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the ...

Frankford Hospital Changes Its Name to Aria Health

...kford Hospital, we have been a premier health care system serving the Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County community for more than a century," says roy A. Powell, President and CEO, Aria Health. "Today, as Aria Health, we believe our new name offers us a fresh, regional brand approach to continue pro...

Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders

...jority Leader Dean Florez (D-Shafter) Senate Minority Leader Dennis Hollingsworth (R-Murrieta) Senator Elaine Alquist (D-San Jose) Senator roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield) Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) Senator Carol Liu (D-Pasadena) Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) Senator Fran ...

US Oncology Commends Governor Sebelius' Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

...rrent obstacles restricting access to quality health care for all -- particularly for the more than 10 million Americans now living with cancer," said roy Beveridge, M.D., Chairman of the US Oncology Public Policy Steering Committee. "We look forward to working closely with Sec. Sebelius and her colleag...

Donate Life California to Hold Press Conference on Organ Donation Education, April 28, 1:30 p.m., on State Capitol West Steps

...nd one tissue donor can improve the lives of up to 50 others. Who: Senator Alex Padilla - State Senator, 20th District roy Grimes - Sacramento Unified School District President Bryan Stewart - Donate Life California President Tracy Bryan - Donate Li...

Abbott Annual Meeting Highlights Outstanding 2008 Results, Continued Strong Outlook

...Lord Owen CH FRCP, chairman of Europe Steel, Ltd. W. Ann Reynolds, Ph.D., former president, The University of Alabama at Birmingham . roy S. Roberts, managing director, Reliant Equity Investors. Samuel C. Scott III, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Corn Products I...

OSMA Gives The Doctors Company Exclusive Endorsement

...s improved, with fewer claims and lower premiums, medical liability continues to be among the top concerns of physicians in Ohio," said OSMA President roy H. Thomas, MD. "Our endorsement of The Doctors Company helps provide our members with affordable medical liability insurance." Physicians must be...

Foundation Radiology Group Raises $10 Million in Venture Funding Led by Chrysalis Ventures

...e at a much lower cost. The company is a great fit for our growing portfolio of healthcare information and services companies." Mr. Karleski and roy Ziegler representing HEPIN will serve on the company's board of directors. About Foundation Radiology Group Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA...

Bonuses May be Big but Don't Expect a Lavish Dinner or Gift

... headlines about lavish entertainment or gift giving have to be weighed against the wider data that demonstrates remarkably restrained behavior," said roy Snell, CEO of the two associations. The data revealed that close to two-thirds (63%) of compliance and ethics professionals surveyed work either...

MARC Coalition Welcomes CMS Extension of MSP Reporting Requirements and Clarification of Reporting Thresholds

... do the right thing. We appreciate the Agency's action, and look forward to working closely with CMS as the MSP reporting program unfolds." Similarly, roy Franco, MARC Coalition co-chair noted: "We thank CMS for listening to us -- we appreciate that CMS has recognized the complexities involved in MSP rep...
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