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RetireSafe Blasts Plan to Pay for Health Care Reform With Huge Medicare Cuts

Calls Obama's Rationing-by-Bureaucrat Proposal an Outrage to Older Americans WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000 strong senior-citizen group RetireSafe blasted President Obama and his Congressional allies for proposing to cut $500 billion or more from Medicare to ...

Expanding Patient Population Creates a Huge Market for Invasive Pressure Monitoring and Hemodynamic Monitoring, Finds Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The higher incidence of chronic illnesses in Europe and the consequent increase of patient population in intensive care units has amplified the need for equipment that measure vital signs such as blood pressure during surgeries. This rise in the number of people re...

New survey results show huge burden of diabetes

In the United States, nearly 13 percent of adults age 20 and older have diabetes, but 40 percent of them have not been diagnosed, according to epidemiologists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whose study includes newly available...

Dental Crown in Mexico -- Medical Tourism Corporation Assists US Teen with Huge Savings

Medical Tourism Corporation arranged teenager Andy Gobienko's mouth restoration dentistry in Mexico at fraction of the US cost. Andy got several fillings and a dental crown done in Tijuana, Mexico , in one sitting. Overseas Dentistry, including dental implants abroad cost a fraction of what ...

Explosive Growth in Medical Tourism and Rise of Retail Clinics Provide Huge Cost Savings for Patients

Disruptive Innovations Challenge the Status Quo of U.S. Health Care System, According to Deloitte Center for Health Solutions Research Series WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 750,000 Americans left the country last year for less expensive medical treatments, a number ...

Hunger Is Happening National Food Drive a Huge Success -- Donations Will Serve 68,000 Meals

University of Phoenix employees at 62 campuses, 43 affiliated sites open cupboards, hearts to help feed nation's hungry PHOENIX, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It was Thanksgiving in June for the nation's hungry as employees at University of Phoenix' 62 campuses, 19 online divisions, 20 c...

Innovative HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Survey Solution Generates Huge Cost-Savings Opportunity for Adventist Health Systems

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Documents, a provider of turnkey, cost-efficient solutions to administer government mandated HCAHPS Surveys, announced today the integration of its Survey Management Application for Adventist Health Systems, the largest not-for-profit Protest...

Paquin Healthcare and North Shore-LIJ Health System Join to Launch Huge Retail and Ecommerce Initiative

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2008 -- Paquin Healthcare Companies, Inc. today announced that they will implement the North Shore-LIJ Health Systems comprehensive consumer healthcare retail initiative. The New York-based health system is one of the nations largest, servi...

Hypertension Takes Huge Toll in Developing Countries

Eighty percent of high blood pressure-related deaths occur in poorer nations, study shows THURSDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Roughly 80 percent of high blood pressure-related deaths in the world occur in developing nations, a new study by New Zealand researchers shows. Once regard...

Stem Cell Technology Offers Promise of Huge Savings for Drug Developers

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90% of drugs entering clinical development fail to get to market, due to the lack of effectiveness or adverse side effects not detected in animal tests. These false positives could be avoided with pre-clinical tests using stem cell technologies, pot...

California's Huge Health Care Opportunity

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Californians are known for being at the vanguard of social change. Within the next several days they will have an opportunity to change the scope of the state's health care system into something that everyone can feel better about. In the current pu...

Planning for 2020: increasing elderly population poses huge challenges in cancer care

Barcelona, Spain: Huge challenges face healthcare professionals and policy makers in planning for, and providing cancer care over the next decade or so. Chief amongst these will be ensuring that healthcare professionals have the skills and knowledge to treat a greater number of elderly people with...

Filtered Cigarettes Blamed for Huge Rise in Type of Lung Cancer

Adenocarcinoma, once rare, now the leading lung cancer killer, study says THURSDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The introduction of filtered and low-tar cigarettes in the 1950s coincided with a steady rise in the incidence of a once-rare type of lung cancer that's now the most common f...

Bipolar Diagnoses in Younger People Show Huge Increase

But some experts question whether the increase is only a statistical anomaly TUESDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The number of young people treated for bipolar disorder increased 40-fold in the United States between 1994 and 2003, according to a new study. But even one of the autho...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

Fear gripped Vishnugarh village in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh District after over 100 people reportedly tested HIV positive. The victims were those villagers, who had gone out of their village to nearby cities in search of work, only to return with the deadly virus. The remote village...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest in the US, is believed to have agreed to pay sexual abuse victims around $660 million, the largest such settlement in recent history . The amount, which would average a little more than $1.3 million per plaintiff, exceeded earlier r...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

Thousands of runners, walkers and their friends filled the area in and around the football stadium in Seattle on Saturday as part of the 14th annual Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure . About 1,200 of the 16,000 participants were survivors of breast cancer, while many others were running to honor ...

US Drugmaker Slapped Huge Fine for Misleading Doctors Over Addictive Painkiller

After four years of unrelenting pursuit by the Food and Drug Administration, the Purdue pharma of the US gave in, admitting it had made false claims about their popular painkiller Oxycontin. They have agreed to pay up $634.5 millions for making false claims about the drug to boost sales and ...

Environmental Problems Take Huge Toll of Lives Across the Globe

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) says as many as 13 million deaths could be prevented yearly by reducing environmental risks . The study released on Wednesday said that Afghanistan and the African countries of Angola, Burkina Faso and Mali are among the most affected by envir...

Exports Of Herbal & Dietary Products Has Huge Potential

Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi Inaugurated the Orientation and Capacity Building workshop for the CEOs of State Medicinal Plant// Boards on “Strategies for Conservation and Cultivation of Medicinal Plants” in New Delhi today. The minister said that our st...

Bird-Flu Pandemic will be a Huge Financial Drain, says World Bank

Singapore – An earlier estimation of eight hundred billion dollars by The World Bank as possible economic fallout of a grave bird-flu pandemic//, has gone in for further reckoning. A threadbare financial analysis has revealed that costs could be up to two trillion U.S dollars, as revealed by the Wo...

China to Face Huge Economic Losses Due to AIDS in the Coming Years

Economic losses brought by AIDS to China in the coming five years are estimated to exceed 300 billion yuan ($42.25 billion), said a renowned AIDS expert here Wednesday//. At a conference of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Zeng Yi, chief scientist with the STD (sexually-transmitted disea...

GSK’s New Anticancer Drug A Huge Success In Drug trail

Tykerb, the new experimental breast cancer treatment drug has proved so well in the drug trails, that based on its success alone the drug might be made //available to patients in the late stages of the disease even before it is approved by the regulators. It is speculated that Europe's larges...

Uganda Facing Huge Problem Due to Combination of HIV And TB

Health experts have warned that if the problem of people having HIV/AIDS as well as tuberculosis in Uganda could escalate if proper measures are not taken//. Launching the National TB/HIV Policy and Communication Strategy in Kampala, Sam Zaramba, the director general of Health Services said t...

Hospitals Facing Huge Losses From Healthy Patients Yet To Discharge

The Royal Hampshire County Hospital (RHCH) in Winchester, which is already suffering from huge losses, and is heavily strapped for cash, has been spending £359,000 caring// for two patients even though they do not need treatment. Two elderly patients have been in hospital for two years even th...

Chicken Farmers In Northern Nigeria Face Huge Losses

Bird flu has caused huge losses to chicken farmers in northern states of Nigeria.A senior Nigerian official said on Friday, that the farmers in the northern state of Kaduna have lost at least 65 million naira (about 500,000 U.S. // dollars) to the outbreak of bird flu since the deadly virus of H5N1...

Employees Sacked To Tackle Huge Debts Faced By the Hospital

Recently NHS has been sacking their employees to tackle the hospital debts. Health secretary Patricia Hewitt has met workers and trade unions during// a visit to a hospital that is facing 1,000 job losses. She was primarily at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust where the job c...

Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits

When scientists began to discus the potential of a new technology called nanotechnology, it only raised opposition, dismissing it to be nothing more than an eccentric concept //. The term ‘Nanotechnology’ refers to the construction of extremely small machines from nanometer size units that are abou...

NHS in Welsh under a huge debt of £70

The National Health Service in Wales will end this financial year £71m in debt, opposition parties have said. Opposition parties have said that confirmed by the National Health Service in Wales will end this financial year £71m in debt. //This information has also been confirmed by the assembly g...

Indonesian boy with huge neck tumor was surgically removed

Lukas Wahangara, 12 year old boy from Indonesia had a tumor measuring about 7.87 inches diameter and weighed 4.41 lb and the tumor made up around 10% of his body weight.// The tumor was successfully operated by the Surgeons in Singapore at Mount Elizabeth Hospital involving different specialties. ...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

... vulnerable citizens." Congress has previously rejected this idea both because it does not result in a change in utilization and because of the huge costs to collect these co-pays. The laboratory industry has already offered other meaningful savings that will contribute to slowing the growth of he...

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

... they were able to see if test results reported after discharge called for a change in the patient treatment plan or management. "We found that a huge number -- 72 percent -- of test results requiring treatment change were not mentioned in discharge summaries. So an outpatient provider likely would n...

Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

...orting our IT infrastructure and with Wyse Technology we struck gold. Thin clients have helped us optimize the productivity of our staff and saved us huge sums we'd otherwise have had to spend on hardware, software, and PC support. Wyse also helped us to start small and scale our systems to match our ra...

Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations

...han the two mutations the patient was known to have before his genome was sequenced, we never would have guessed any of these mutations -- they were a huge surprise," study co-author Richard K. Wilson, director of the university's Genome Center, said in a school news release. The study appeared online ...

Scientists Decode HIV Genome

... Breakthrough finding shows virus carries huge RNA genetic code WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. scientists have decoded the structure of an entire HIV genome, a breakthrough ...

Frank Sepe's New 'Fitness as a Lifestyle Collection' Sells Out Within 3 Hours of Airtime During First-Ever HSN Debut

... "My goal is to make fitness fun and affordable for everyone across America. Now being on HSN, I have the opportunity to directly connect and impact a huge audience." Sepe joined HSN by partnering with Ingenious Designs (IDL) its wholly owned subsidiary, which was founded by entrepreneur and inv...

House Measure Proves Healthcare Legislation Will Fund Abortion, Says Family Research Council Action

...ding in the 'public option' and the private plans that would be part of the bills' 'Exchange' provision. "The current health care bill is one huge abortion edict. Adding subterfuge to subterfuge, after an amendment by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) and Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA) to prevent mandatory abortio...

Caldwell College Receives Approval to Launch First Ph.D. for Applied Behavior Analysis-Autism Treatment in New Jersey

...H. Blattner, President of Caldwell College. "Because New Jersey has the highest prevalence of Autism in the nation, Caldwell College is taking another huge step in training qualified professionals to serve the number of children and families affected by autism spectrum disorders." "This is a natur...

Pitt receives $13.4 million NIH grant to create virtual models for epidemics

..., who co-directs the MIDAS program at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the NIH. "Their diverse areas of expertise will be a huge asset in building robust models that provide timely and practical information that public health policymakers need. The center also will serve as a hu...

Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital

...ith EFR, a nurse selects a patient and prints the appropriate forms with demographics and barcodes already on them," Crouch said. "This is a huge time saver, and it increases patient safety by eliminating the chance of human error." Now that she has seen PFS and EFR in action, Crouch b...
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