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CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to educate, inform, and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," on Chicago Access Network Television (...

Medical Transcription Service, MxSecure, Partners with CHV to Enhance Community Health Care

Agreement with Community Health Ventures (CHV) makes leading medical transcription service, MxSecure, available to 7,000 member health centers, serving 18 million patients Scottsdale, AZ, (PRWEB) July 28, 2009 - Community Health Ventures (CHV) and MxSecure, Inc. today a...

Quest Diagnostics MedPlus Subsidiary Enables New York Clinical Information Exchange (NYCLIX) to Share Meaningful Data and Enhance Patient Care

Patient-Based Record Improves Quality, Safety and Efficiency MADISON, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedPlus, the healthcare information technology subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), today announced that NYCLIX is now sharing key patient...

Eyemaginations Partners with SoloHealth to Enhance Public Eye Health Education with EyeSite(TM) Vision Kiosks

ATLANTA , July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloHealth ( www.solo-health.com ), maker of EyeSite(TM) self-service vision testing kiosks, announced today it will team with Eyemaginations, the leader in eye care education, to enhance the educational experience featured in the kiosks. The EyeSit...

MarketArt to Enhance Attendee Experience at AAMSE Annual Conference

You Are Here™ Map and Directory Helps Attendees and Exhibitors Connect at AAMSE Conference and Beyond. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 9, 2009 -- MarketArt is proud to announce that it has been selected by AAMSE to provide an enhanced attendee experience at the Amer...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Samarion(SM) Form Strategic Alliance to Enhance Care for Individuals with Dementia

Partnership will focus on innovative technologies and enhanced caregiver training NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), New York, NY, and Samarion Inc., Jackson, MS, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership to address the...

For Treatment of Dyslipidemia, Surveyed Physicians are Increasingly Switching Patients to a More Potent Statin Following the ENHANCE and SEAS Trials

WALTHAM, Mass. , July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the treatment of dyslipidemia patients who fail to reach LDL goal, surveyed physicians are increasingly switching patients to...

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue ( CALSTAR ) has the first helicopter in the world modified to allow for dramatically enhanced abilities and increased safety to make landings while using Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and CEO announced today. ...

Milestone Scientific Expands Global Sales Strategy to Enhance Penetration of International Dental Markets

LIVINGSTON, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that it is refining its marketing strategy to gain greater access to and penetration of the international dental marke...

Fertility Information Will Enhance Reproductive Health Awareness

EmpowHer & Fertility Authority Announce Content Partnership Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 - Fertility Authority, the only web portal dedicated to fertility, ( www.fertilityauthority.com ), and EmpowHer, the home of women's health online, ( www.empowher.com...

Wii-hab may enhance Parkinson's treatment

AUGUSTA, Ga. The Nintendo Wii may help treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease, including depression, a Medical College of Georgia researcher says. Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disease that impairs motor skills. Dr. Herz theorized that the popular computer game console, which simula...

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State

North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Statewide Information Management Project Chicago (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Quality Network of the North Dakota Center for Rural Health and Clarity Group, a leading provider of health...

Physicians Join With National Healthcare Leaders to Explore New Ways to Enhance Geriatric Care in America

Fifth Annual Conference Sponsored by SCAN Health Plan Takes Holistic Approach in Seeking New Solutions to Improve Clinical Care and Healthcare Process LONG BEACH, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 physicians and nurses gathered with national healthcare leaders in Long Beach this we...

Companion Website and Podcasts Enhance New, Sixth Edition of Clinical Anesthesia

New Multi-Media Edition Offers Up-to-the-Minute Clinical Guidance Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 27, 2009 -- Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) today announced the release of a groundbreaking, print-and-electronic edition of Clinical Anesthesia , edited ...

China Kangtai Cactus Biotech Announces Goal to Expand and Enhance Shareholder Communication

HARBIN, China, May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Kangtai Cactus Biotech Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CKGT), a vertically integrated grower, developer, manufacturer and marketer of a variety of cactus-based consumer products in China, announced today that they are prepari...

Humor, Mobile Devices Enhance a New Heart-Health Campaign for Hispanics

DALLAS, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's nothing funny about getting heart disease. But now humor is being used to help prevent it. A little humor and the latest technology are part of a new awareness campaign Pase La Voz - part of the American Heart Association's Conozca Su Coraz...

Alpine Biomed Corporation to Integrate Bravo pH Monitoring With GastroTrac Software to Enhance Gastrodiagnostic Testing Capabilities

Company Signs Agreement with Given Imaging Ltd. to Offer Customers Integrated Testing Solution FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Biomed Corporation, a global leader in specialty diagnostic devices, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Given Imaging Ltd. to...

Guidelines Enhance Safety for Bariatric Surgery Patients

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical guidelines illustrating the safest ways to manage a bariatric surgery patient during the periods before and after the procedure were presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinica...

IOF launches educational slide kit to enhance understanding of FRAX

A concise yet comprehensive new teaching aid, the FRAX Slide-kit, has been launched by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) in cooperation with the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield, UK. The educational slides can be down...

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Joins Forces with Hands-On Labs to Enhance Distance Science Learning

New Alliance Allows Science Students to Master Lab Skills from Home NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice makes perfect, but for today's science students, it's not always easy to gain the practice required to master their coursework. Due to a variety of factors, including the high cost...

Addition of dasatinib to standard chemo cocktail may enhance effect in certain ovarian cancers

DURHAM, N.C. The addition of a chemotherapeutic drug for leukemia to a standard regimen of two other chemotherapy drugs appears to enhance the response of certain ovarian cancers to treatment, according to a pre-clinical study led by researchers in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. "We kn...

Harris Corporation Redesigning Popular Radiology Web Site to Enhance Content Management and Accessibility

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (HIMSS'09, Booth #3974) -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS ) is re-engineering and redesigning the web site "CTisUS" ( www.ctisus.com ) to deliver intuitive navigation to state-of-the-practice medical imaging content for radiologic technologists and o...

Thousands of Health Care Providers Enhance Online Profiles

More than 5,000 providers have enhanced their profiles on myRegence.com giving patients additional information about their doctor PORTLAND, Ore., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence is helping members make more informed health care choices by enabling participating health care providers to share ...

RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC Announces Expansion of In-House Call Center Initiatives to Enhance Patient Recruitment

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC, a firm specializing in patient recruitment for clinical trials, announces the expansion of its in-house call center activities. These new activities are designed to reduce the time a study coordinator has to...

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Join to Enhance Access and Greater Choice in Northern Nevada

RENO, Nev., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada announced today that Anthem's 100,000 members in northern Nevada and surrounding areas now have access to in-network care at Saint Mary's, the result of a recently signed contr...

University Medical Center at Princeton to Enhance Pediatric Care Through Agreement with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

PRINCETON, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- University Medical Center at Princeton ( http://www.princetonhcs.org ) is enhancing its pediatric services at all levels -- emergency, inpatient and neonatal intensive care -- through a new agreement with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)...

CareOregon and Health Integrated Partner to Enhance Services for Oregonians with Chronic Illness

Health plan to leverage Health Integrated's Synergy Targeted Population Management(R) program to reduce healthcare costs while improving health for Medicaid subscribers PORTLAND, Ore. and TAMPA, Fla., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CareOregon, a non-profit health plan that provides Medicaid and Med...

Sound Inpatient Physicians Report on New Clinical Processes to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Enhance Care

CEO highlights new hospitalist HIDI(TM) process at the 2009 Annual Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives SEATTLE, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital executives find themselves in a challenging financial environment with almost 50 percent of America's hospitals now operating...

WellPoint Announces Strategic Relationship With Availity to Enhance the Provider and Health Plan Relationship and Advance Improvements in Patient Care

INDIANAPOLIS, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP ), the nation's largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership, announced today that it has selected Availity, LLC as a strategic part of its suite of online provider solutions. Availity, which offers a s...

Stephens Media LLC Partners With Healthplace America to Enhance Employee Healthcare Benefits With Quality and Savings for Surgery

LAS VEGAS, and LISLE, Ill., Feb 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephens Media LLC of Las Vegas, Nevada entered into a partnership with Healthplace America of Lisle, Illinois to deliver Surgery Benefit Management to their health plan while enhancing employee benefits with superior quality surgical care and ...

Dilon Technologies' Slant15(TM) and LEHR Collimators Enhance Imaging Capabilities

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dilon Technologies, Inc., a leader in molecular breast imaging, today announced the release of two new collimators: the Slant15 Collimator for breast imaging and the Low Energy High-Resolution (LEHR) Collimator. Both collimators are attachment options ...

New findings on old kidneys could enhance transplants, Stanford study shows

STANFORD, Calif. The older the kidney, the worse it works though exactly how much worse isn't known. But with a mean wait time of over three years for a kidney transplant, even old kidneys are in demand. The challenge for doctors is to determine a kidney's prospects prior to the operation. Re...

International Medical Corps and Agility Logistics Partner to Enhance Delivery of Humanitarian Relief

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps (IMC) and Agility, a global logistics leader, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that outlines plans to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of humanitarian relief. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2007...

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 populations, IKP Centre for Technologies in Public Health (ICTPH) has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing , USA to pilot the functionality ...

Summa Health Network Announces Contract with MDdatacor to Support Multi-Insurer Health Care Quality Initiative; Initiative to Use Clinical Data to Supplement Claims Data and Enhance Outcomes

ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MDdatacor, Inc., a leader in health care quality management solutions for insurers and health care providers, today announced a new contract with Summa Health Network (SHN), the physician-hospital organization of Summa Health System, one of the largest organized...

How to enhance non-thermal effects of ultrasound

In recent years HIFU has been widely used for the treatment of solid tumors, such as liver tumor, bone tumor, and breast cancer. The mechanism for therapeutic actions of HIFU includes thermal effects and non-thermal effects with the latter dominated by cavitational effects. Adjusting acoustic para...

Independence Blue Cross Extends Funding to Enhance Patient Safety at Area Hospitals

Commitment of $3 million through 2011 to the Partnership for Patient Care will help to prevent infections and medical errors, improve care PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross announced today that it will extend its support for the Partnership for Patient Care, a ...

BD Receives FDA Approval for the BD FocalPoint(TM) GS Imaging System to Enhance the Detection of Cervical Cancer

BURLINGTON, N.C., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), announced today that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Premarket Approval (PMA) for the BD FocalPoint(TM) GS Imaging System. This innovative new sys...

FDA Touts Efforts to Enhance Food Safety

Critics see problems with the agency's goals, commitment and resources MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Responding to criticism that it has done a poor job safeguarding the nation's food supply, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a report Monday detailing its efforts to...

HeadHunterHealthExchange.com Launched to Enhance Healthcare Recruitment for Employers and Recruiters

The new web-based healthcare recruitment portal, HeadHunterHealthExchange.com allows employers and recruiters to use just one source for all their hiring needs. Recruiters submit their healthcare candidates online to jobs posted by different employers across the country. Healthcare employers noti...
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