IDEAL LIFE's Remote Monitoring System Benefits Rural North Carolina Communities
TORONTO, August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEAL LIFE, INC. announced today that their wireless remote monitoring devices have been selected for use in a state-funded healthcare project in six rural
North Carolina communities. The $870,000 grant is the largest Phase II Health Disparities Gra...
Top Obama administration officials to hold rural health community forum
Cabinet Secretaries Kathleen Sebelius, Hilda L. Solis, Tom Vilsack and Eric K. Shinseki will p articipate in community forum and hold m edi a a vailability
WASHINGTON , July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser...
Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences the Full Implementation of New Rural Cooperative Supply Network Plan
XIANYANG, China, July 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Biostar
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"),
a Xianyang based developer, manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceutical
products and medical nutrients addressing a variety of diseases and conditions,
Computer modeling shows strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled for rural populations
An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks.
A group of Kansas State University engineers is finding that a truly disastrous epid...
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
MANHATTAN, Kan., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks.
A group of Kansas State Unive...
Secretary Shinseki Announces $215 Million in Projects for Rural Veterans
WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has provided $215 million in competitive funding to improve services specifically designed for Veterans in rural
and highly rural
"This funding signals a substantial expansion of services addressing...
City-dwellers have higher risk of late-stage cancer than rural residents
People who live in urban areas are more likely to develop late-stage cancer than those who live in suburban and rural
areas. That is the conclusion of a new study published in the June 15, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study's results indicate ...
K-State Researchers and Their Partners Making it Easier for Rural Kansans of All Ages to Stay Healthy Despite Limited Access to Facilities Like Bike Trails, Gyms
MANHATTAN, Kan., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fresh air and wide-open spaces, rural
communities may seem like hotbeds for healthy living.
Limited access to walking trails, bicycle-friendly streets and gyms tell another story.
"I take for granted having a bowling alley or a skate...
Nestle Launches Major Initiatives in Nutrition, Water and Rural Development
Creating Shared Value: a business response to global economic and social challenges
NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle today announced three new company initiatives aimed at creating new partnerships with governments, NGOs and small enterprises. The announcement comes as Nestle launch...
Teleradiology offers CT colonography to rural areas
CT colonography, which is a highly effective colorectal screening test, is feasible in rural
health centers with the help of teleradiology, according to a study performed at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.
Remote CT colonography (CTC) was performed on 86 patients at two remote medica...
New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams
Health information exchange technology gives patients initial breast cancer screening results within minutes of exams in high-tech mobile unit.
Farmerville, LA (Vocus) April 1, 2009 -- A breakthrough partnership is bringing free digital mammograms for the first time to ...
New Mobile Mammography Unit Offers Residents of Rural Northern Louisiana First-Ever Access to Free Breast Cancer Screening Exams
Health information exchange technology gives patients initial breast cancer screening results within minutes of exams in high-tech mobile unit
FARMERVILLE, La., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A breakthrough partnership is bringing free digital mammograms for the first time to over-40 women who live...
New Trend Data Shows Access to Surgical Care at Risk in Rural and Urban Areas of the United States
American College of Surgeons Health Policy Institute issues advance findings of study on migration of surgeons
WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons Health Policy Institute will highlight new research today that indicates the shortage of general su...
Grants to Increase Access to Hospice and Palliative Care for Rural and Homeless Veterans Awarded by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is pleased to announce the recipients of its "Reaching Out" grants. Funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the grants program is designed to increase access to hospice and palliative ca...
QHR Employee, Cibola General CEO Named to AHA's Small or Rural Hospital Governing Council
Kenneth Cochran, a QHR associate serving as CEO of Cibola General Hospital in Grants, N.M., was recently elected to represent Region 8 (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming) on the American Hospital Association's Small or Rural
Hospital Governing Council. His three-year...
ICTPH Partners With University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing to Enhance Rural Health
HYDERABAD, India, January 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To increase access to
healthcare services and improve health outcomes for rural
Centre for Technologies in Public Health (ICTPH) has partnered with the
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing , USA to pilot the functionality
VA Announces $22 Million for Rural Veterans
Peake: Down Payment on Expansion of Services
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has provided $21.7 million to its regional health care systems to improve services specifically designed for veterans in rural
"This special allocatio...
MSU doctors bring much-needed psychiatric care to rural areas via technology
EAST LANSING, Mich. To tackle the growing number of psychiatric cases in Michigan's rural
areas, particularly among children and adolescents, a team of Michigan State University doctors from the colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Human Medicine meet each week with patients from across the state ...
AHIP: Low-Income and Rural Seniors Depend on Medigap Supplemental Coverage
New Report Analyzing the 2006 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medigap supplemental
coverage is a vital option for low and moderate income seniors and those
living in rural
areas, according to the latest data from the Medicare
Study Shows High Gum Disease Rates in Rural Appalachia, Sheds Light on Reasons for Tooth Loss
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research on 445
families centered in two Pennsylvania towns and two West Virginia counties
shows that 80 percent of adults suffer from more severe forms of
periodontal disease, according to Richard Crout, D.M.D., Ph.D., an expert
on gum di...
New study on rural HIV care has economic and health implications
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- An Indiana University study found that HIV care providers in rural
Indiana report significant stigma and discrimination in the rural
medical referral system surrounding issues of HIV and substance abuse. Providers felt that these factors impeded their ability to offer quality ...
Satyam Launches Comprehensive, Mobile Healthcare Program for Rural Indians
- Fully equipped Mobile 104 vehicles provide basic healthcare for residents of remote areas of Andhra Pradesh
- Innovative healthcare program integrated with hugely successful Emergency Management Research Institute's 'Call 108'
HYDERABAD, India, Aug. 26 /PRNewswi...
VA Opening Rural Health Resource Centers
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA) will open three Veterans Rural
Centers on Oct. 1 to better understand rural
health issues for veterans and
develop special practices and products to implement across the country.
"For our v...
New $4.2m UQ medical center to boost rural doctor numbers
The University of Queensland is helping to increase medical support in rural
communities through its new $4.2 million advanced clinical training facility.
Clinical School, the biggest in Australia, has added a Teaching and Learning Centre to its portfolio, with space to accommodate ...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Grants Gift to American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to Assist Rural Hungarian Women
Women's Health Empowerment Program Raises Awareness about Breast Cancer, Addresses Challenges to Access, Screening and Treatment
BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the
Cure(R), the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors
and activists, to...
Cuts to Rural Medicare Providers Prevented
H.R. 6331 moves forward in the Senate with a $2 billion rural
WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 9, the Senate
overwhelmingly voted to clear a procedural hurdle on critical legislation
to protect access to health care in rural
America by a vote of 69 to 30.
Improving Healthcare in Rural Northern California Goal of One-Day Conference of National and State Healthcare Leaders
UKIAH, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- National and regional healthcare
leaders will convene in Mendocino County July 18 for a one-day conference,
"Connecting California to Improve Patient Care in 2008."
"Ultimately we want to improve rural
healthcare by increasing the local
adoption of elect...
VA Names 13 to Rural Health Advisory Committee
Peake: Group Includes 'Strong Advocates' for Vets in Rural
WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans
Affairs Dr. James B. Peake has appointed 13 people to a new Veterans Rural
Health Advisory Committee, which will advise him on health care issues
Minnesota, National Long Term Care Advocates: Pending Bush Medicare Cut Hurts State's Rural Seniors
New Study: Rural
Seniors' Medicare-Financed Nursing Home Care Slashed
$3.7 Million in Year Ahead; Federal Lawmakers, In Minnesota This Week,
Urged to Publicly Oppose Cuts to Seniors' Medicare Funding
MINNEAPOLIS, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With federal lawmakers
back in Minnesota this...
National Frontline Caregiver Coalition: Bush Administration Medicare Cuts 'Will Undercut Rural America's Nursing Home Care'
JOPLIN, Mo., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts
to mobilize opposition to the Bush Administration's planned $770 million
regulatory cuts to seniors' Medicare Part A nursing home benefits in the
year ahead, the Coalition to Protect Senior Care today urged federal
New Study of Bush Medicare Cuts: Texas' Rural Seniors, Nursing Homes 2nd Hardest Hit in Nation
Texas Health Care Association: Rising Energy and Food Costs, Existing
Medicaid Squeeze Already Pose Problem for Texas Facilities
AUSTIN, Texas, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study
analyzing how Medicare budget cuts proposed by the Bush Administration will
AHCA, Alliance Warn Rural Seniors Will Bear Major Brunt of Bush Administration's Medicare Cuts Rural
Seniors in OH, TX, NC, IL, PA, TN, KY, IN, MO, MI Face Greatest,
Most Immediate Threat
WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Members of Congress
are in their home districts this week over the Memorial Day district work
period, national and long term care leaders are raising ...
Geisinger hosting national conference to help rural veterans cope with combat stress
DANVILLE, PA. With the war in Iraq in its sixth year and a new generation of veterans requiring care, Geisinger Health System will host a conference May 13 that brings together military and civilian experts to better understand and meet the unique challenges faced by rural
soldiers and their fami...
Pennsylvania Agriculture Official Says Passage of PA ABC Crucial to Rural Communities
Says Majority of Uninsured are Working, Struggling to Make Ends Meet
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working adults in
rural communities who are struggling with the rising costs of health care
would be greatly helped if the General Assembly approves a bill to provide
TennCare and Shared Health(R) Partner to Deliver ePrescribing to Rural Physicians
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bureau of TennCare and
Shared Health, Tennessee's largest public/private health information
exchange (HIE), have launched a pilot program to introduce ePrescribing
capabilities to rural
physician practices located throughout the state.
Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH) Awards Phoenix Health Systems Endorsed Vendor Status
DALLAS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Health Systems, a premier
provider of integrated professional and technical services focused on the
business goals of healthcare organizations, announced today that the Texas
Organization of Rural
and Community Hospitals Management Services, Inc.
VA Creating Advisory Panel on Rural Health
Peake: We're Bringing Care Closer to Veterans
BILLINGS, Mont., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of
Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. Peake today announced the creation of a
special "Rural Health National Advisory Committee" to advise him and the
senior leaders of the Department of ...
Menopausal women need better health care and community support in rural areas
Good social support and reliable information are essential for women who find menopause an intense and life-altering experience, especially if they live in rural
areas where health services are patchy or inaccessible. Thats the key finding from research published in the latest issue of the Journal...
PA Commission for Women Announces 'Shocking Pink' Osteoporosis Campaign in Rural PA
Ads Increase Awareness, Education about Bone Disease
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To heighten
awareness about the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, the Pennsylvania
Commission for Women has partnered with the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
and Pennsylvania Dairy Pr...
Internet2 Congratulates FCC Rural Health Care Pilot Program Grant Awardees
Organization Applauds FCC Program to Facilitate Creation of National Health Network and Enable Connections to the Internet2 Network
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet2 applauds the Federal
Communications Commission's (FCC) and Chairman Martin's action in
announcing the grant rec...