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Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers to Address the National Press Club on August 24

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick Jonas - singer, songwriter, actor and member of the Grammy-nominated band, Jonas Brothers - will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on August 24. Jonas will discuss his personal experiences living with and managing his juvenile ...

PFCD Urges Congress to Address Real Cost-Driver in Health Reform in Light of New CBO Statement

CBO Announcement Says Current Legislation Does Not Include Cost-control Efforts, Costs Will Increase WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a recent announcement by CBO Director Douglass Elmendorf about current legislative drafts proposed by the S...

Actuaries: Health Care Reform Must Address Costs

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuarie s is calling on all health care reform stakeholders to revisit cost issues considering recent reports that have questioned the sustainability of new legislation. "Especially given the Congr...

American Red Cross President to Address National Press Club Luncheon

Gail McG overn to Address Status of Nonp rofit Sector in Current Economic Climate WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gail J. McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross will be the featured speaker at a National Press Club Luncheon on Tuesday...

Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. Updates Prenexa.com with Folic Acid Content, Money-Saving Coupon, and Personalized Address Labels

Upsher-Smith announces updates to its Website, prenexa.com. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- Upsher-Smith announces updates to its Website, www.prenexa.com . PreNexa® is the first single capsule prenatal vitamin with more plant-based DHA (docosahexaenoic ac...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

Experts Believe MAPLE Reactors Can Be Brought Into Service OTTAWA, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today continued to urge the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to complete the MAPLE pr...

Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Introduces New Brochure During Cord Blood Awareness Month to Address Critical Education Gap

Published Data Reinforces Need for Better Cord Blood Education BROOKEVILLE, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expectant parents are poorly informed about cord blood banking, according to a study published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicin e . In fact, of the expectant...

Video: New Online Film Introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM) -- The First Resveratrol-Based Dietary Supplement to Address Both Cellular and Connective Tissue Aging

SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ --- A newly-produced 8-minute online film introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM), the newly formulated dietary supplement that, for the first time, addresses both cellular and connective tissue aging. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http:/...

UN Gathering of Global Experts to Address Current Crisis in Family Planning

UNITED NATIONS, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family planning experts from around the world warn that the lack of funding for family planning is stalling development efforts in poor countries. Countries facing large population growth are especially at risk. With populations expected to m...

Bills Address Long Waits for Behavioral Health Patients

NJHA, NJ-ACEP Applaud Lawmaker for Putting Patients First PRINCETON, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare organizations today applauded N.J. Assemblyman Joe Cryan (D-Union) for sponsoring legislation that will improve access to behavioral health services and ease excessively lo...

Elizabeth Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Advocate Foundation's 10th Annual Patient Congress

Address Will Provide a Perspective on 'An Inspired Life' WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and pr...

President Bill Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at 5th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress, November 10, 2009, Washington, D.C.

NaviNet, Healthcare Communications Leader, Named as Lead Educational Underwriter WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress (WHIT 5.0), in conjunction with NaviNet, (formerly NaviMedix), America's largest real-time healthcare commu...

Cooperatives Can Address Health Care Needs if Properly Defined and Adequate Consumer Protections are Established

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health care proposal released yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee includes an option to offer health insurance through cooperatives but leaves many questions about their structure and scope undefined. The National Cooperative Business Associ...

Government of Canada supports research to help address medical isotope shortage

This release is available in French . OTTAWA (June 16, 2009) The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, announced today that the Government of Canada is supporting research to find alternatives to nuclear-produced Technetium-99m, the principal medical isotope affected by the curr...

Actuaries Weigh in on Ways to Address Risk Exposures and Challenges with the U.S. Health Care System

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Many interested parties and organizations have provided recommendations on U.S. health care reform, but there is much to be done in terms of mapping out its future. As leading health care professionals, actuaries are looked to for their points of vi...

Johnson & Johnson Highlights Pharmaceutical Growth Strategies and Robust Pipeline to Address Unmet Medical Needs

Early stage compounds and new filings targeted in five therapeutic areas Expanding indications for strong core products builds "pipeline in a product" Leveraging global capabilities and reach drives growth efforts in emerging markets Biomarkers and diagnostics combine with therapi...

MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage

OTTAWA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today urged the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to consult with international experts and obtain their assistance toward activating the MAPLE pr...

Air Products' CEO to Address Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference on 4 June

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD ) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer John E. McGlade will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York on Thursday, June 4, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. EDT. An...

Transplant Expo Launches in Boston to Educate About Miracle of Transplantation and Address Organ Donor Shortage

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In Massachusetts alone, nearly 3,000 people are on the waiting list for lifesaving organ transplants and the number continues to grow. Meanwhile, only 41 percent of licensed drivers in Massachusetts are registered donors, ranking the state 32nd in the count...

Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake

70,000 people injured during the earthquake require long-term specialized care to properly heal Millwood, VA and Beijing, China (Vocus) May 12, 2009 -- On the one-year anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated China's Sichuan Province, Project HOPE , an int...

New International Alliance Launched to Address Urgent Needs of Palliative Care Patients Worldwide

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA), a new global action network designed to focus exclusively on hospice and palliative care development worldwide. More than 100 million people and their families worldwide...

A Call to Action: NGOs Working in Blindness Prevention and Treatment Convene Special Forum to Address Gender and Eye Health

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the Seva Foundation: WHAT: Leading U.S.-based eye care NGOs are collaborating to host, "Seeing Women: Taking on Gender Inequities in Global Blindness and Care." The inaugural Gender and Eye Health advocacy...

National Minority Quality Forum Provides Tracking Tool to Address Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations

American College of Cardiology and Association of Black Cardiologists Endorse Zip Code-Based Database WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), one of the nation's leading voices in the health disparities discussion, is launching the CVD Atl...

Penn State Conference to Address Rising Teen Pregnancy Rates

2009 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference to cover science-based approaches to sex education UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the latest data available, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that teen pregnancy rose for the second straight year in ...

PAREXEL Experts to Address Partnering Best Practices and Innovative Trial Design at Partnerships With CROs Conference

BOSTON , April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Experts from PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, will present key industry topics during the 18th Annual Partnerships with CROs and Other Outsourcing Providers Conference, to be he...

Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth

Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, March of Dimes, PATH, Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Health Organization collaborate to address suffering caused by millions of deaths and disabilities each year ...

AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy and Dr. Mark McClellan to Address Device Executives 2009 MDMA Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical device industry leaders, lawmakers, and government officials will gather for the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) June 1st - 3rd at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http...

Resurrection Health Uses Information Technology to Address Critical Care Crisis

Demonstrates Potential Benefits of Stimulus Package Health IT Funding CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Critical care patients at seven Resurrection Health Care hospitals are far less likely now to develop complications and have extended intensive care unit (ICU) stays since the health system...

Newt Gingrich to Address Chicago Employers at Midwest Business Group on Health's 29th Annual Conference

Dynamic lineup of experts and stakeholders confirmed to discuss health care, payment and delivery reform CHICAGO, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) announced that Newt Gingrich, founder of the Center for Health Transformation, will share his roadmap for trans...

HITSP to Address Provisions of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) has announced that it will reprioritize its 2009 work to provide greater focus on provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for the next 90 days. ARRA co...

User Centric to Address EHR Usability With New Service Offering

CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to negative impacts on clinician productivity and low adoption rates of Health IT (HIT), User Centric, Inc. ( www.usercentric.com ) - a user research firm based in Chicago, Illinois - announces a new service offering specifically for health care ...

Healthcare IT Leaders from InfoLogix Address Gaps in EMR Implementation, Medical Error Reduction and Healthcare Cost Savings at HIMSS09

HATBORO, Pa., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071101/NETH165LOGO ) WHO: David Gulian, President and CEO of InfoLogix; Richard Hodge, Executive Vice President of Healthcare; and Gerry Bartley, Executive Vice President and Managing Di...

Media Advisory: Medco CEO David B. Snow Jr. To Address American Enterprise Institute: 'Health IT: Empowering Precision Medicine'

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) Chairman and CEO David B. Snow Jr. is scheduled to deliver the Keynote Luncheon Address to the American Enterprise Institute's health care conference entitled, "Can Health IT Improve Care?" on Wednesday, Mar...

ABMS Hosts First National Health Policy Forum to Address Physician Accountability and Health System Performance Standards

EVANSTON, Ill., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing effort to ensure physician and healthcare quality standards, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is convening consumer, legislative and purchaser stakeholders for a March 17 National Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. ...

Marian College and St.Vincent Health Announce Collaboration To Address Nursing Shortage in Indiana

New Program Will Combine Online Education with On-Site Clinical Preparation at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing shortage of qualified registered nurses in Indiana, today Marian College and St.Vincent Health announced a collabor...

The REACH Institute: Best Practice Guidelines Address Mental Health Needs of Youth in Care

Child Welfare League of America Publishes Consensus Guidelines NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national coalition of more than 80 leading child welfare stakeholders have announced the most comprehensive guidelines ever to ensure quality care and accountability for mental health s...

VVA Introduces Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets

New Veterans Health Council and Web Site Provide Information and Resource Safety Net WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) today formally debuted a new alliance that will offer veterans, their families, and health professionals a new resource for inf...

Mark Leventhal to Address the Lake County (OH) Bar Association

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Leventhal, Esq., the Founder and President of Leventhal Consulting, www.leventhalconsulting.net , the first in the nation executive weight loss consulting service for attorneys by an attorney, will be addressing the Lake County (OH) Bar Association at 11:4...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Responds to President Barack Obama's Address to Congress

'Discovering and Delivering the Cures to Cancer Must Be a Top National Priority' WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Martina Hone, president of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's address to a joint sessi...

Avon Foundation Convened Breast Cancer Experts in Miami to Address Prevention Strategies at Annual Forum

2009 Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum Focuses on Research & Strategies in the 21st Century NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 scientists and clinicians from the U.S., Mexico, and Europe joined together in Miami, FL to discuss the latest in breast cancer research and preven...
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