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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 ...

Employees Increasingly Accept and Understand Reductions in Health Plan Benefits and Premium-Cost Sharing

Education and tools high priorities for helping employees make better decisions Indianapolis, Indiana (Vocus) June 16, 2009 -- United Benefit Advisors, LLC (UBA), one of the nation's leading employee benefits advisory organizations, today released additional data from t...

Cancer Related Educational Video Sharing and Interactive Community Launches Online

- CancerTV Features On-Demand Videos from Oncologists, Academics, Institutions, Pharmaceutical Firms and Consumers, Plus Original Shows - BALTIMORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CancerTV.com today announced the launch of an educational video sharing site that demystifies cancer and treatments for ...

New Research from EBRI: Many Support Lower Cost Sharing to Change Health Care System Use

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Americans support the use of lower cost sharing as an incentive to change the way individuals use the health care system in order to reduce costs, according to survey data published today by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI...

ShareCourseware.org - Free Lecture Notes and Course Notes Sharing Site Launched

Sharecourseware.org, a site that provides students, educators and researchers free lecture notes and course notes, has been launched. The site is one of the largest depositories of university level course materials on the internet. It includes thousands of courses collected from various open cour...

Scienceroll.com on EchoJournal, an Echocardiography video sharing community

DEBRECEN, Hungary, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bertalan Mesko, medical blogger and health 2.0 consultant shared a promising medical project with his readers. EchoJournal, a video site designed to present echocardiology videos for discussion and storage, was launched by the editorial team of one of th...

IGI Announces Portal Designed to Maximize Data Sharing Between Hospitals and Their Affiliated Physicians

Portal will Help Healthcare Providers Reduce Integration and Interoperability Costs and Improve Continuation of Care CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- HIMSS -- Infotech Global, Inc. (IGI) today announced the launch of the ORBIT(R) Affiliated Physician's portal, a software solution that provide...

Harris Corporation Demonstrates Global Medical Imagery Access, Sharing and Collaboration Capabilities

Demonstration Provides Glimpse into the Future of Improved Patient Care Using Integrated Healthcare Imagery and Information CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (HIMSS'09, Booth #3974) -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS ) is demonstrating its advanced solution for global medical image...

Innovation and Sharing of Client Successes Highlight GetWellNetwork's GetConnected2009 Conference

Industry Leaders from Across the Country Gather to Discuss Interactive Patient Care, Patient Engagement and Hospital Performance Improvement ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWellNetwork, Inc., the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care (IPC) solutions, recently concluded it...

Crossflo Provides Data Sharing for Montana Health Information Exchange

Pilot Program Demonstrates Syndromic Surveillance Capabilities SAN DIEGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossflo Systems, Inc., a Patriot Scientific company (OTC Bulletin Board: PTSC) an innovative provider of data-sharing solutions for the public sector, announced a pilot project focused on imple...

Study finds extensive patient sharing among hospitals; could impact spread of infectious diseases

San Diego, CA (March 19, 2009) - Findings from the first in-depth study of patient sharing show that hospitals share large numbers of patients with other acute care facilities without knowing it. In the new study released today at the annual meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of A...

'The Health Captains - The Tooth Galaxy Mission': A Story of Two Heroes' Journey to Fend Off Damaging Tooth Elements While Sharing Proper Oral Care

BAY HARBOR, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Xavier Azar is proud to present his new release, "The Health Captains - The Tooth Galaxy Mission" ( published by AuthorHouse ). Venture into a universe rich with fluoride ions, galactic toothpaste, toothbrushes and floss as superheroes Sammy Smile and G...

Mayo Clinic Announces Sharing Mayo Clinic Blog for Patients, Employees

Mayo Clinic today announced the launch of its culture blog, Sharing Mayo Clinic, ( http://sharing.mayoclinic.org ), which provides an online site for patients and employees to share their stories about what makes Mayo Clinic unique. Rochester, Minn. (PRWEB) January 22, ...

Mayo Clinic Announces Sharing Mayo Clinic Blog for Patients, Employees

New blog will connect global community of Mayo patients and caregivers ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic today announced the launch of its culture blog, Sharing Mayo Clinic, ( http://sharing.mayoclinic.org ), which provides an online site for patients and employ...

Announcing a Monumental Sharing of Laser Innovation: The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Holds 29th Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md., April 1 - 5, 2009

Mark your calendars for the premier educational gathering of the world's leading laser experts hosted by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Wausau, WI (PRWEB) November 20, 2008 -- The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Holds 29th A...

Trends in Prescription Medication Sharing Among Reproductive-Aged Women Reported in Journal of Women's Health

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrowing and sharing of prescription medications is a serious medical and public health concern. A survey of nearly 7,500 women of reproductive age found that this is common practice among more than one-third of this population, according to a repor...

Registration Ends This Week: Fortune 500 Networking & Best Practice Sharing Conference in Florida

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Take advantage of quick and easy travel to the beautiful Gulf Coast to attend the 10th Annual Human Resources Conference: Leadership Development - Finding, Growing & Retaining Top Talent (view the full conference agenda at http://www3.best-in-class.co...

Fortune 500s to Convene in Florida, Sharing Insights & Best Practices for Developing Tomorrow's Leaders

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The retiring baby boomers have challenged many industries to replace knowledge while developing new leaders. Moreover, the multi-generational workforce is challenging companies across all sectors to refine working models to engage employees and to defi...

10th Annual Human Resources Conference, June 4-6: Sharing New Insights on Workforce Planning

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Workforce planning, though a critical strategic activity, is unlike other strategic processes. With no 'Start Here' prescriptive or linear next steps, leaders often define workforce planning in several different ways, ranging from the traditional rea...

Harris Corporation Awarded Contract to Develop National Health Information Exchange Gateway for Sharing Patient Records

Company's Enterprise Intelligence Approach Applied to Healthcare IT in Support of Federal Agencies and Healthcare Providers Will Improve Quality of Care While Reducing Costs FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS ), an intern...

Orthocrat to Launch On-Line Service for Storing and Sharing Pre-Operative Data at AAOS

Highly-Secure Orthoweb Bridges Information Gap Between Clinics and Hospitals TEL AVIV, Israel, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocrat Ltd, a leading provider of orthopedic pre-operative digital templating software, will launch its unique Orthoweb on-line service at ...

Customer Experience Conference, Feb. 25-27: Sharing New Insights on Winning Customer Loyalty

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From early communication about product changes to web site improvements, customer feedback has enhanced services, products and processes at two-thirds of companies, according to a recent study by Best Practices, LLC's Global Benchmarking Council. Incor...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Sharing Grassroots Advocacy Knowledge With International Representatives in Intensive Dallas Training Session

Leader in Breast Cancer Movement Preparing Activists To Make Global Inroads on Decreasing Deaths from the Disease DALLAS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, this week welcomes a lan...

Embarrassing illnesses no bar to information sharing

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research. A new study, published in the open access journal BMC Medical Ethics , found that the purpose of the research ...

Leading Life Sciences Company Installs SafeMedia's Network Security Management Appliance to Prevent Illegal Peer to Peer (P2P) File Sharing

'Adamis Laboratories is the perfect example of a corporation that chose to protect their employees, customers and confidential data from the risks associated with P2P digital piracy.' -- Safwat Fahmy, SafeMedia Founder and CEO BOCA RATON, Fla., April 8, 2008 /...

My Space Pressured into Sharing Data on Sex Offenders

A concerted attempt is on in the US to rein in sexual offenders misusing popular networking sites and thus make the internet safer for everyone. Social networking sites allow users to create online profiles with photos, music and personal information, and let them send messages to one anot...

WHO Announces Deal on Sharing Bird Flu Virus

Addressing the concerns of developing countries like Indonesia, the Unjted Nations health body, the World Health Organization (WHO), has promised efforts would be made to ensure "fair and equitable distribution of pandemic influenza vaccines at affordable prices in the event of a pandemic." A...

Indonesia Has Stopped Sharing Vital Bird Flu Data

Indonesia, the country worst hit by the flu pandemic, has stopped sharing human genetic samples of the most deadly strain of H5N1 bird flu with foreign laboratories last// month. This was due to its raising fears of the international efforts to fight the highly pathogenic illness and to protect...

IVF Price To Be Reduced If Women Opt For Egg Sharing Scheme

Women are to be offered reduced price in fertility treatment if they donate eggs for controversial cloning research.// The fertility watchdogs have given permission for a scheme for ‘egg sharing' so as to advance work on human cloning. They have announced that the women who agree for this sch...

Preserving Kidneys on a Pump May Promote More Organ Sharing

Preserving the kidneys of deceased older donors on a pump as opposed to the conventional method of storing and transporting organs in a cooler may lower hospital costs, improve initial organ function, and promote greater use and more sharing of organs, according to new research by Wake Forest Un...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

...r HIV/AIDS treatment and healthcare by providing governments with technical assistance, leveraging human and financial resources, and facilitating the sharing of best practices across nationwide projects. CHAI also brokers agreements to lower prices of essential medicines and diagnostics, which are now acces...

Former Microsoft Healthcare Executive Joins iMedExchange

...g community for physicians addressing both their professional needs and personal passions. Every day, thousands of physicians interact with each other sharing insights on everything from medical procedures to their personal passions. In this new role, Mr. Chase will seek out opportunities that add va...

APA Releases Report on Sexuality Debate

...ization dealing with homosexual issues in the world today. With over 230 affiliates in its network, Exodus is a dynamic outreach ministry dedicated to sharing the hope of freedom through the power of Jesus Christ. http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=zbal76cab.0.0.waucsun6.0&p=http%3A%2F%2Fexodus.to%2F&...

Happy Employees Lead to Healthier Patients

...rum Managing Director Annalisa Jacobs stated that this new white paper is just one of the FORUM's activities related to its mission of researching and sharing information that helps businesses understand the role of people in their organizations. Another effort underway is planning for its second annual Thin...

Demi Lovato Joins National Bullying Prevention Movement

...y a bully or bullies. Lovato hopes her involvement with PACER will help other teens. "Working together we can make a difference. I hope that by sharing my story, it will encourage other teens to speak out," Lovato said. "No one deserves to be bullied. "My mom and dad provided me with such a gre...

Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 Introduced in the Senate

...s. Quality and Safety. The AAOS Act reauthorizes the Transplantation Transmission Sentinel Network administered by the United Network of Organ sharing (UNOS) through a grant allocated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All companies engaged in the manufacture of human, cellular,...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

...sistent -- Melanoma is potentially one of the most preventable forms of cancer when sunscreen is applied daily and correctly. In the hopes of sharing pertinent facts about sunscreen in order to further educate consumers on the importance of using proper broad screen protection , La Roche-Posay, a wo...

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations

... effectively or more quickly than working with one another to solve it. The sharing of information and expertise among health insurers and law enforcement with...ss internationally about the issue of health care fraud while gathering and sharing information on the trends, issues, facts and figures relating to the proble...

AlphaRx and Venturepharm Announce Collaboration Agreement

...erchant banking for the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry. Venturepharm also engages in compound licensing, compound partnering and royalty sharing with its clients to expand the market of their products. Venturepharm conducts its business in China as well as global top five markets. The group now...

Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation

...feline of Ohio , the nonprofit organ procurement organization responsible for promoting organ and tissue donation in central and southeastern Ohio, is sharing Michael's story, and others, in an effort to show the public what an organ donor really is: a hero. Because of donation, Michael was able to live on....
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