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Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

Goal to Distinguish Science Questions from Policy Debates Agencies Should Empanel Scientific Advisory Committees Solely of Members with Relevant Scientific Expertise; Improve Disclosure and Transparency WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan panel of top...

Pence Amendment Passes Rules Committee; Set for Friday Vote

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Thursday surprise, an amendment to strip hundreds of millions of dollars from the nation's largest abortion business is set for a Friday vote on the House floor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ...

UK Court of Appeal Rules in Smith & Nephew's Favour

HULL, England, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN) (NYSE: SNN ) announced that the UK Court of Appeal has ruled as invalid all claims asserted against Smith and Nephew of the patent EP 0 626 720 that is licensed to K...

State privacy rules reduce electronic medical sharing by 24 percent, warns Management Insights

States that have passed privacy laws restricting the ability of hospitals to disclose patient information have seen the sharing of electronic medical records suffer by more than 24%, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science , the flagship journal of ...

Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research

Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government issued final guidelines Monday describing which embryonic stem cell lines will be eligible for government funding, effectively expanding the universe of stem cells ...

Judge Rules on SEIU Lawsuit

Home Care Consumers and Workers Jubilant Over Order Halting July 1st Wage Cut OAKLAND, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Home care consumers and workers reacted jubilantly Thursday evening upon hearing the news that a U.S. District Court judge issued an injunction ordering the state...

CetylMax(R) and Flexadren(R) Win Federal Lawsuit - Court Rules Against Imagenetix

SAN DIEGO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CetylMax, LLC and Flexadren, LLC, manufacturers and distributors of tablet form and topical Cetylated Fatty Acids (CFA's) products aiding in joint support and pain relief, announced today that Imagenetix (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX), the manufacturer of Celadrin, d...

InstaMed Achieves CAQH CORE Rules Certification, Streamlines Provider Access to Consistent Electronic Eligibility, Benefits and Patient Financial Liability Data

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- InstaMed, an integrated healthcare clearinghouse and payment processor serving healthcare providers of all sizes in every state, announced today that the InstaMed Platform and Network have achieved CAQH(R) Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange ...

Neutral Factfinder Rules That Fresno County Home Care Wage Cuts Should Be Stopped

FRESNO, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent factfinder jointly hired by Fresno County and SEIU UHW to resolve the on-going dispute over the County's plan to cut the wages and benefits of 10,000 home care workers in the Fresno area, ruled against the County today and ordered t...

Court Rules in Favor of HealthSouth in Litigation Involving General Medicine, P.C.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS ) today reported that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granted the Company's motion to set aside a consent judgment in the amount of $376 million between Horizon/CMS Healthc...

Obama Administration Rules Against California's Proposed Wage Cuts to Homecare Workers

OAKLAND, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for California's 250,000 In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) workers and the 440,000 seniors and people with disabilities who rely on IHSS for daily care, the Obama Administration has ruled that proposed cuts to the IHSS program vi...

Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Board Certified Interventional Pain Physicians

Interventional Pain Management Techniques to be Performed Exclusively by Trained Medical Physicians to Ensure Patient Safety NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has denied a c...

New JHM policies tighten rules on industry interactions

Johns Hopkins Medicine has adopted a new policy that significantly limits interactions with industry while ensuring effective, principled and appropriate partnerships with drug and medical device makers. Called the Johns Hopkins Medicine Policy on Interaction with Industry, the policy, to take ...

United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Rules in Smith & Nephew's Favor and Confirms Patent Claims Infringed by Arthrex Inc.

ANDOVER, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) overruled Arthrex's validity challenges to the claims of a medical device patent exclusively licensed to Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) by Dr. John O. Hayhurst of Portland, Ore. ...

Federal Court Rules FDA Must Reconsider Plan B Decision

FDA Ordered to Make a Decision Based on Scientific Fact, Not Politics NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York rejected the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to limit over-the-counter access to the emergency ...

Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back - Warn HMO Regulator Against Changing Rules to Favor Insurers That Deny Access to Medical Treatment

Kaiser, Blue Cross and Other Health Insurers Are Illegally Denying Treatment to Autistic Children SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Consumer Watchdog: Who: Guillermo Arce , father of Andrew Arce John Nagle, father of Frank N...

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules That Smith & Nephew Does Not Infringe KCI Patents

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a trial court judgment that the gauze-based Versatile 1 negative pressure wound the...

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Offers One-Time Chance to Change Your Mind: Allsup Outlines Rules for Switching Plans

January through March, open enrollment helps Medicare recipients make sure they've made the right choice Belleville, IL (Vocus) January 12, 2009 -- Although annual Medicare enrollment has ended, some Medicare Advantage beneficiaries can still switch their coverage durin...

New Animal Book on Veterinary Medicine Features Patients That Don't Play by the Rules

"You Want me to Declaw What?" is a new animal book that takes a humorous look at the field of veterinary medicine. From a rampaging bull to an out-of-control chimpanzee and a goose named Gary Dr. Matt Toia has seen it all, and now he is sharing his experiences in a book of short storie...

Sinovac Announces that Government Investigation Rules Out Healive's Role in Child's Death

BEIJING, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Alternext US: SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today provided an update regarding the suspension of the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine Healive(R), following a report of the death of a minor in the Fengtai...

California Rules to Cut Diesel Truck Pollution Called Most Sweeping in U.S.

Will Dramatically Cut Largest Source of Deadly Diesel Pollution in State SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board today approved two diesel truck regulations that will dramatically cut the largest source of diesel pollution in the state and...

New Medicare Advantage Marketing Rules Help People Make Informed Choices, Allsup Says

Regulation highlights need for complete, unbiased information on Medicare choices. Belleville, Ill. (Vocus) November 19, 2008 - Medicare beneficiaries trying to sort through their healthcare options for 2009 should welcome new rules designed to protect them against over...

(Report) World Privacy Forum Publishes Red Flag Rule Suggestions for Hospitals and Providers; New FTC-Enforced Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1, Can Apply to Health Care Providers

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Privacy Forum's latest report, Red Flag and Address Discrepancy Requirements: Suggestions for Health Care Providers, discusses the applicability of the new FTC regulations to the health care sector along with suggestions for providers. The report a...

Jury Rules in Favor of Glycoproducts International, Inc.

RIGGINS, Idaho, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Glycoproducts International, Inc., a provider of nutritional supplement products, today announced that a federal court jury sitting in the Northern District of Texas returned a mixed verdict relating to claims that Glycoproducts International, Inc. commit...

Consumer Watchdog Raises Concern That Health Policy Cancellation Rules Have Been Derailed in Deal With Kaiser

Sees Improvement But is Concerned About Loss of Legal Remedies SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A settlement with Kaiser Permanente over more than 1,000 patients whose health coverage was retroactively cancelled is an improvement on past proposals because it acknowledg...

Oregon Supreme Court Rules in Favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in Medical Monitoring Suit

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Oregon State Supreme Court today issued its ruling in Lowe, a proposed statewide class action in which plaintiff sought to make cigarette manufacturers, including R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, pay for medical monitoring of all Oregon c...

Virginia Judge Rules Medical Device Pioneer Committed Malpractice

RICHMOND, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The principal U.S. investigator for the Maverick(TM) artificial disc device has been found liable for malpractice in his use of the device by a state court judge in Richmond, Va. Garver v. Mathews, CL No. 07-206, Circuit Court, City of Richmond, Va. Ju...

MedCom Announces Court Rules Card Activation Technologies' Patent Is Valid

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedCom USA, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EMED), a leading provider of HIPAA compliant healthcare and financial transaction solutions for the healthcare industry owning approximately 40% of the issued shares of Card Activation Technologies (OTC...

VIDEO from Medialink and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: New Research - Rules of the Road for Teens and Passengers

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Child passengers, ages 12 to 16, are more likely to die in a car crash than younger children, according to a study released today in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. This risk increases with each teenage year. Conducted as part of an on-going...

When the rules of the game are broken: Research studies sports injuries related to illegal activity

COLUMBUS, Ohio A study published in the February issue of Injury Prevention estimates that more than 98,000 sports injuries in U.S. high schools in 2005-2007 were directly related to an action that was ruled illegal activity by a referee, official or disciplinary committee. Researchers in the ...

Aetna Requires CAQH Core Rules Certification for Vendors

Insurance Leader Urges Healthcare Industry to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aetna is the first national healthcare organization to require all of its administrative data-exchange vendors to be certified in compliance with rules created by the Committee on Op...

CAQH Core Rules Final Component of HITSP Interoperability Standards Formally Recognized By HHS Sec. Leavitt

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CAQH announced today that the eligibility data content section of its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) Phase I rules is a final component of the Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel's (HITSP) first set of i...

Staples Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staples director Martin Trust should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Staples and other publicly traded companies to his role on the board of B...

Board Members of Five Massachusetts Companies Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board members to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staples director Martin Trust should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Staples and other publicly traded companies to his role on the board of ...

Massbank Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massbank director Allan Bufferd should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Massbank and other publicly traded companies to his role on the board o...

Genesee & Wyoming Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genesee & Wyoming director Robert M. Melzer should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Genesee and Wyoming and other publicly traded companies to ...

Boston Properties Executive and Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Properties executive and director Douglas T. Linde should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Boston Properties and other publicly traded c...

Brooks Automation Executive and Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation CEO and director Robert Lepofsky should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Brooks and other publicly traded companies to his ro...

Charles River Laboratories International Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU

Union asks board member to seek restatement of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center audit BOSTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles River Laboratories International director Stephen Chubb should apply the same Sarbanes-Oxley standards used by Charles River Laboratories and other pu...

States Promoted Broader Coverage for Children in 2007, But Report That a Declining Economy Coupled With Lack of SCHIP Reauthorization and New Federal Rules Now Compromise Efforts to Reduce the Number of Uninsured

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New reports released today by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU) describe aggressive efforts by states in the past year and a half to expand coverage to low-income children and their families, but the ac...
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