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4th Annual Case for Inclusion Report Ranks All 50 States on Community-Based Support

Analysis of Medicaid Services to People with Disabilities Show Mixed Results WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) released today the 2009 Case for Inclusion Report ( www.ucp.org/medicaid ), ranking all 50 states and the District of Columbia f...

Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States

A new national short film contest, Faces of Hunger in America, will award prizes to young filmmakers, 25 years of age and under, who document in their own communities the increasingly widespread problem of hunger in America. The top three winners will receive cash prizes of $5,000, $3,500 and $1,...

Mountain States Health Alliance Rolls Out TEDS Talent Management System

Leading Health Care Provider Maximizes Performance with the TEDS Talent Management Suite. Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) , headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee, announced today the rollout of the TEDS® Talent Ma...

Norma McCorvey (Formerly Roe of Roe vs. Wade), Randall Terry, and Over 30 Anti Abortion Activists From 7 States To Confront Nancy Pelosi Over 'Health Care' Reform. Their Message: 'Expect a Tax Revolt. If You Think We Will Willingly Surrender Our Money To

At 3:30 PM, Tuesday, July 28, over 30 pro-life activists to descend on Speaker Pelosi's office at 235 Cannon House Office Building. 'Fireworks' expected. WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Resc...

Leading Independent Analyst Firm States Silver Creek Systems Holds A Virtual Monopoly In Delivering Advanced Product Data Quality Capabilities

Report recognizes Silver Creek Systems' product data quality market leadership. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) July 27, 2009 -- Silver Creek Systems®, the pioneer and leader in automated Data Mastering, announced today that in a July 2009 report titled, It's Time to Revisi...

United States Patent Office Issues Decision in Re-examination Proceedings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. , July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew Inc.'s Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Office) has issued actions in re-examination proceedings involving thr...

Tampa Bay Doctor Agrees to Pay United States $1.7 Million to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Gabriel DeCandido, a physician practicing internal medicine in Largo, Fla., has agreed to pay the United States $1.7 million to settle allegations that he defrauded the Medicare program, the Department of Justice announced today. ...

Biopure Files Voluntary Petition for Relief Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. Biopure...

iCRco Wins Government CR Contract with United States Coast Guard

iCRco, the Innovative CR Company just completed it's first install of an iCR3600 computed radiography system aboard the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB - 20) prior to its voyage on July 7th, 2009. (PRWEB) July 12, 2009 -- iCRco, the Innovative CR Company just completed i...

Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Be Ready for attracting Patients in States (Hold Korea Global Healthcare Conference with CKMP)

Korea Health Industry Development Institute (President Kim, Bup-Wan, KHIDI) and Council for Korea Medicine Overseas Promotion (President Sung, Sangchul, CKMP) will hold Korea Global Healthcare Conference to make promotion and exposure to attract patients in U.S. from July 16 to 18, 2009 in New Yo...

All Fifty States to Screen Newborns for Cystic Fibrosis by 2010

BETHESDA, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have passed legislation requiring that all newborns be screened for cystic fibrosis (CF) by the year 2010. Early diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, a li...

Multiple Advantages to Boost Deployment of Wireless and Handheld Devices in Healthcare, States Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare in Europe is increasingly becoming digitised and there is growing need to develop and deploy sophisticated information systems. However, the wireless technology that is transforming various areas of business today is yet to be fully explored by the healthc...

Growing Proteomics Market and the Current Economic Crisis Could Act in Tandem to Spur Growth in the European 2 Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis Market, States Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-dimensional electrophoresis (2DE) is the most cost-effective protein profiling technology and is the only technology in which the constituents of a protein sample can be entirely visualised in a single gel. However, current technical limitations will need to be ...

Vietnamese drug authority teams with United States standards-setting organization

Rockville, Md., June 29, 2009 As Viet Nam's industrial capabilities have developed rapidly in recent decades, government officials have recognized the importance of helping to secure the nation's supply of medicines. In an important milestone addressing this need, the Vietnamese Pharmacopoeia Com...

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center Says There is No Independence Day for Homeowners in Florida, Texas or Other States With Toxic Chinese Drywall

The Chinese Drywall Center is saying, "there is no independence day for homeowners in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, Alabama, Georgia and numerous other states whose homes contain toxic Chinese drywall. It's just another day of agony, where the homeowner and their family i...

New Snapshots Show States Vary Widely in Providing Quality Health Care

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's annual release of state-by-state quality data continues to give states mixed reviews for the quality of care they provide. As in previous years, AHRQ's 2008 State Snapshots show that no state does ...

Michigan Among Top Three E-Prescribing States in the Nation, Led by Automotive Company Initiative

More than 3.1 million e-prescriptions written by doctors in Southeast Michigan e-prescribing Initiative in 2008 DETROIT, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to the results of a nationwide report on electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), the state of Michigan is now third in the...

Patient Advocates From All 50 States Gather in Nation's Capitol to Meet With Lawmakers and Urge Passage of Comprehensive Health Care Reform

PAF Hosts Representatives in Effort to Promote Healthcare Access for All WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and representatives from the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) -- a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation as...

Pulse Oximetry Entrenched as Standard-of-Care in Patient Monitoring, States Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximetry is often referred to as the fifth vital sign. The significance of continuous oxygenation monitoring in hospitals and other critical care settings cannot be doubted. Pulse oximetry technology has undergone considerable change over the past couple of ye...

Tom's of Maine Invites Public Participation in 50 States for Good Program

COMMUNITY-BUILDING PROJECT SEEKS INVOLVEMENT ACROSS THE UNITED STATES; ASKS PUBLIC TO DIRECT ITS FUNDING OF NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS KENNEBUNK, Maine, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom's of Maine introduces 50 States for Good, a new program directed at organizations that make a difference in their c...

XTENT, Inc. Receives Conditional Approval for Investigational Device Exemption of Custom NX(R) Drug Eluting Stent System from United States Food and Drug Administration

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that the Company received conditional approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) authorizing it to begin its pivotal clinical pro...

United States Patent and Trademark Office Accepts CoolTouch's Re-examination Request for Cynosure '873 Patent

On May 22, 2009 the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) accepted CoolTouch's request to re-examine the '873 Paolini laser lipolysis patent based on prior art by Dr. David Apfelberg and Mr. David Hennings. Roseville, CA (PRWEB) June 2, 2009 -- On May 22,...

'Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. 'We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.'

Mr. Terry releases video statement for Pro-life leaders concerning Dr. Tiller's killing. Video can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08C9O_4BbcA WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue. Ba...

Mosaica Partners Briefing Paper Identifies Leading Practices for States and Regions to Leverage ARRA Stimulus Funds for HIE

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaica Partners describes how states and regions can best leverage the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to advance the quality of healthcare through health information exchange (HIE) in its newly released brie...

Transform, the Largest Plastic Surgery Clinic, States That Men Are More Vain Than Women

1 in 3 women opt for plastic surgery to boost confidence, whereas 1 in 3 men opt for cosmetic surgery for pure vanity - 50% of men would change nothing about their appearance - Male rhinoplasty, Botox injections and liposuction are on the rise MANCHESTER, England, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Both ...

Medicaid Health Plans Provide Cost Savings to States and High Quality and Value to Beneficiaries, New Analysis Shows

Lewin Group Report Finds that Health Plans Contain Costs and Provide Beneficiaries with Improved Access to Health Services WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicaid health plans are producing cost savings for states, increasing access to services for individuals covered by Medica...

U.S. and 16 States Join Suits Against Pharmaceutical Giant, Wyeth

Drug Company Allegedly Failed to Pay Hundreds of Millions In Rebates to Medicaid Program WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States and 16 states have joined in two whistleblower suits filed in the District of Massachusetts against the drug manufacturer, Wyeth, alleging t...

Palomar Medical to Market Quantel's SINON Tattoo Removal Laser in the United States and Canada

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMTI ), a leading researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, announced today that it has entered into a Distribution Agreement with Quantel SA (Euronext: QUA), a leading ...

Intercell Executes Multi-Year Contract for Supply of IXIARO(R) to the United States Military

- Exclusive, multi-year contract executed by Intercell and U.S. Department of Defense for purchase of IXIARO(R) - First sales of IXIARO under this military contract expected soon VIENNA, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL; OTC Bulletin Board: INRLY) announced today t...

One in Six Young Children Live at Risk of Hunger in 26 U.S. States According to New Feeding America Report

More Than 3.5 Million Children Under the Age of Five Are Food Insecure CHICAGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in six young children live on the brink of hunger in 26 states in the U.S., according to a new report issued today by Feeding America. The rate of food insecurity in young chil...

Isolagen Receives Bridge Financing to Allow it to Seek Debtor-in-Possession Financing in Connection With a Possible Filing Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Isolagen Common Stock to be halted from trading on the NYSE Amex EXTON, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isolagen(TM), Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILE ) today announced that the Company has entered into secured promissory notes and security agreements (the "Notes") with eight lenders pursuant to w...

Video: New Survey Finds 97 Percent of Women Understand Weight Increases Heart Disease Risk - The Leading Cause of Female Death in the United States - Yet 55 Percent Remain Overweight

Actress Caitlin Van Zandt Joins Health Education Campaign to Share Her Weight-Loss Journey and Inspire Other Women to Live Heart Healthy WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Until last year, actress Caitlin Van Zandt of "Guiding Light" and "The Sopranos" was one of the 35 million obese women in ...

Video: U.S. Announcement - First Patients in United States Receive Innovative Device to Treat Moderate Heart Failure

The Ohio State University Medical Center Implants Two Patients with Sunshine Heart's C-Pulse(TM) Heart Assist System Under FDA-Approved Clinical Trial TUSTIN, Calif. and SYDNEY, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunshine Heart (ASX: SHC), a global me...

New American Lung Association Report Reveals States Failing to Enact Lifesaving Tobacco Control Policies

--Only Two States Passed Comprehensive Smokefree Laws, Three plus DC Raised Tobacco Taxes-- WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a report released today by the American Lung Association, 2008 proved to be a slow year for tobacco control policies on the state level, wit...

First Patients in United States Receive Innovative Device to Treat Moderate Heart Failure

The Ohio State University Medical Center Implants Two Patients with Sunshine Heart's C-Pulse(TM) Heart Assist System Under FDA-Approved Clinical Trial SYDNEY, and TUSTIN, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Heart (ASX: SHC), a global medical device company focused on innovative heart ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

Company Provides Fiscal Year 2010 EPS Guidance in the Range of $3.45-$3.55 Per Share NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, today announced that earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 w...

Florida Cardiologist First in United States to Acquire Innovative Shape-HF Cardiopulmonary Testing System

New FDA-Approved Medical Device Objectively Measures Heart/Lung Interaction to Evaluate Patient Functional Capacity, Therapy Response and Risk Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (PRWeb) April 14, 2009 -- Dr. Dean A. Bramlet, the Director of the Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center of...

iCRco Adds New Facility to Serve the United States Military

iCRco Military Support and Service Center is Now Open (PRWEB) April 11, 2009 -- iCRco Inc., a pioneer in digital imaging equipment was awarded the military contract by the US army in August of 2008. Units from the initial orders began deployment at the start of this yea...

United States District Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against NUHW and Former Leaders of SEIU UHW; Court Orders Information and Property Belonging to SEIU UHW Members to Be Returned

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a temporary restraining order ("TRO") against the former leaders of SEIU UHW and their new union, NUHW. The TRO orders the return of all information, file...

Ecumen Applauds GE-Intel Partnership in Helping United States Ride the Age Wave With Empowerment Technology

Minnesota-based Ecumen Featured in Today's GE-Intel Announcement MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecumen, one of the country's most innovative senior housing and services providers, and an early adopter of technology to help seniors enhance their lives, applauds today's $250 mil...
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