DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time
Fastrack Healthcare Systems, Inc. has introduced a new technology offering including their new Scoreboard application. The Scoreboard is designed to provide management and staff with a quick at a glance screen showing key business indicators updated in real-time. Data can be displayed with a ch...
Ankle Replacement System Lets Feet Move
FDA says it's an improvement over fusion surgery
THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- A total ankle replacement system that may preserve some range of motion in arthritic or deformed ankles has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The Scandinavian Total Ankle Repl...
HydroMassage Lets Kids Treat Mom to Free Massage this Mother's Day
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, kids of all ages can treat their mothers to a free massage. To participate, kids simply visit http://www.hydromassage.com/mothersday to download a coloring-page coupon (for the young kids) or a gift certificate (for the young at hear...
OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System Lets Team Type 1 Members Focus on Competing at Amgen Tour of California
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Amgen Tour of California, known as "America's largest and most prestigious cycling event," is a 750-mile race that will begin on February 14th in Sacramento and end on February 22nd in Rancho Bernardo. For the first time, the race will inc...
New Smart Toe Implant Lets Foot Surgery Patients Go 'Wireless'
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no wonder that millions of Americans suffer from some form of foot pain. The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) estimates that by age 50, the majority of people have logged 75,000 miles on their feet. For many, the pain is severe enough to ...
Study Lets Teens Sound Off on Acne Therapies
Most would pay hundreds of dollars to get rid of the problem
MONDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- American teens would be willing to pay a lot of money to be acne-free, according to researchers who surveyed 266 high school students in San Francisco.
The study found the teens, on av...
Tongue Drive system lets persons with disabilities operate powered wheelchairs, computers
A new assistive technology developed by engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology could help individuals with severe disabilities lead more independent lives.
The novel system allows individuals with disabilities to operate a computer, control a powered wheelchair and interact with thei...
New Web Site Lets You Test Your 'Sweet-Smarts' Just in Time for Valentine's Day and Easter
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day and
Easter are two of the biggest occasions of the year for confectionary
purchases, which makes the launch of the new Sweet-Smarts Web site
(http://www.sweet-smarts.com ) especially timely, according to Audrae Erickson,
Cadila gets US FDA approval for Promethazine tablets
Cadila Healthcare Ltd has received US Food Drug Administration (US FDA) approval to market Promethazine tablets 12.5 mg, 25 mg and 50 mg in the US.//
Promethazine is an anti-emetic drug, used to treat allergic symptoms and reactions, to cause sedation, to assist in controlling postoperative pai...
Zepherella Enhances No Surprise Healthcare Pricing Solution for Physicians with iPhone Application
... both physicians and their patients who pay their own way an easy, efficient and stress-free way to complete payment transactions online. The service lets
doctors focus on matters of health and well-being instead of administrative hassles. Founded in 2008 by Tom Furr, an executive with nearly 20 years e...
People Across the Country are Making The Switch!
... traditional soft drinks. Also, since The Switch is 100% juice, contains 100% of the RDA Vitamin C and is the equivalent of two fruit servings* , it lets
consumers have a guilt free refreshment -- how cool is that?" enthuses Mottolese.
In addition to adding more distributors and retailers, The Sw...
eMindful.com Launches Live, Interactive Online Yoga Classes
...el, interactive classes which offer an opportunity to ask questions and get personalized instruction. Every class is put into an online archive which lets
participants replay any class to meet their own schedule. There are several unique advantages to online yoga. First, participants get to take yoga c...
Kansas City Patients Rate Their Doctors in Most Reliable Survey of Its Kind
... Reporting information about the performance of doctors and hospitals can help drive better health care. It helps consumers make informed choices and lets
health care providers see where they can improve.
The survey gauged opinions about primary-care doctors who care for adults ? family practiti...
Masimo Rad-87(R) Pulse CO-Oximeter(TM) Garners Silver 2009 Medical Design Excellence Award
... display, its high contrast visual display allows measurements to be clearly seen from across the room, while an innovative new device profile feature lets
clinical settings be customized and color-coded for a particular care area.
Masimo Founder and CEO, Joe E. Kiani, stated, "It is an honor to ...
Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows
...yche, researchers say,,,,
MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- It's 6 a.m. Your cat has jumped up on the bed and, as he does every morning, lets
out a mix of low purr and plaintive cry. The message is irresistible: Get up now and feed me.
A new British study -- involving participants with na...
Duane Reade Dispenses a Large Dose of Marketing, as it Strengthens its Hometown Connection
...been a 'New York voice'," said Ellis Verdi, president of DeVito/Verdi, the agency that created the campaign. "This campaign speaks to New Yorkers and lets
them know that we know how you live, what you need to get through the day."
Some ads speak to the challenging and hectic nature of New York livin...
Velos, Inc. Launches 'Velos On-Demand' for Velos eResearch, Bringing Dynamically Scalable Economy to Customers
...s within research institutions, as well as smaller research sites and biotechnology companies throughout the U.S. and internationally. Velos On-Demand lets
customers deploy all, or parts of, the Velos eResearch system when needed, without up front capital expenditure.
"Velos On-Demand further enables...
Inflammation may trigger Alzheimer's disease, Saint Louis University findings suggest
...uces chemicals to fight infection and invading foreign substances.
"We induced inflammation in mice and found that it turned off the LRP pump that lets
amyloid beta protein exit the brain into the bloodstream. It also revved up an entrance pump that transports amyloid beta into the brain. Both of thes...
Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenes
...e imaging and targeting of glioma." "The MRI agent lets
you see where you are going and the 177Lu lets
you treat an exact region," said Dorn. "The imaging ability also lets
you see if the tumor is shrinking or getting large...
Working Moms Find Freedom to Use Breast Pumps Where They Want, When They Want
... Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 2, 2009 -- A revolutionary new patented and patents pending breast milk collection system called Freemie™ lets
lactating moms discreetly pump hands-free underneath their clothing. The device is made by Dao Health, a Sacramento-based company founded July 4, 2006...
Team Type 1 Takes First Place Finish in Race Across America
... The OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System lets
Cyclists Focus on Winning in Record Setting Time
ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Team Type 1 concluded the 28th Annual R...
Guardian Survey Reveals Widespread Lack of Understanding of Health Savings Accounts
... interest, Guardian recently entered the consumer-driven health care market with the introduction of a new HDHP coupled with a tax-deductible HSA that lets
members set aside money that can be used tax-free to pay for qualified medical expenses.
"As the economy - coupled with rising healthcare premiu...
Push-ups 'I've got a Secret'
...k about how it builds the entire body all at once. I am not even going to brag that I can save you both time and money on gyms and exercise gadgets. lets
not talk about the bogus claims, magic bullets and quick fixes the fitness industry and their "pitchmen" are handing us. I somehow sense you believe ...
Kenneth L. Reed, M.D. Performs First State of the Art AccuraScope(TM) Procedure in Dallas
...ly at their source where the problems occur," said Dr. Reed, physician with North American Spine. "Unlike other minimally invasive procedures, it also lets
me look for problems at multiple levels which improves diagnoses and decreases the possibility of multiple surgeries."
The AccuraScope(TM) proced...
The vulnerable cancer cell
...e diverse pool of short hairpin RNAs in parallel. In the barcoding method, every short hairpin RNA that is made carries a unique genetic tag. This tag lets
the researchers track the effect of thousands of the RNAs in a single pool of cells in a single lab dish. "These are experiments a single researcher c...
CVS/pharmacy Introduces New Coupon Center on CVS.com
...eaturing coupons for everything from household items and snacks, to health and beauty needs, the CVS.com Coupon Center is an easy-to-use database that lets
shoppers browse through specific product categories as well as local savings offers, simply by providing an appropriate ZIP code.
The Coupon Cen...
USMLE Galaxy, LLC Launches Live and Cost Effective USMLE Review Courses and Practice Sessions Right on Your Desktop through its Subsidiary CcsWorkshop.com
...phone, you can use a telephone to interact with your instructor. You can participate as you do in a classroom. A "hand" icon on the software lets
you notify the instructor that you have a question any time during the session. Your question will be answered by the instructor at the end of each su...
Video: GoGirl!, Don't Take Life Sitting Down
...ity , which has installed permanent women's urinals. GoGirl is a simple sanitary female urinary device (FUD) made from medical-grade silicone that lets
women enjoy the same benefits that men do in terms of restroom availability.
GoGirl is $5.99 for one device, is packaged to fit easily in a p...
10,000 Bay Area Children Safely Home
...t," said Sanchez, "especially when you consider that 90% of all car seats are not installed properly prior to fitting."
The need for safety never lets
up. That's why Ben and Sal run the Maggie Adalyn Otto Safely Home Car Seat Fitting Station at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital seven days a week...
UPMC Health Plan Sponsors 'School of Swing' with MCG Jazz
...d-class musicians as role models for young audiences," said Marty Ashby, Executive Producer of MCG Jazz. "These players convey a passion for jazz that lets
young people really connect with this music." Taking the stage will be ensemble musicians Roger Humphries (drums), Mike Tomaro (woodwinds), Jay Ashby...
VISTAKON(R) Launches ACUVUE(R) DIRECT(TM)
...t of an annual supply of contact lenses is simply more than they can afford, especially during these challenging economic times. ACUVUE(R) DIRECT(TM) lets
contact lens wearers spread the financial commitment out over four equal payments during the year while still being able to take advantage of cost-sav...
Home Health Care Supplies 'Order Themselves' with New Auto Reorder from TheMedicalSupplyDepot.com
...it difficult to stay on top of reordering regularly used discount medical supplies. TheMedicalSupplyDepot.com announces the new Auto Reorder tool that lets
customers, whether corporate or home care individuals, set up their orders ahead of time so they'll never be without the ostomy, urological, diabetic,...
Medical University of South Carolina Automates Grants Allocation Process with Lombardi Business Process Management Software
"The financial grants process is the life-blood of our research business - Teamworks helps us manage it faster, gives us more visibility and lets
us be more efficient than before," said Stewart Mixon, Chief Operations Officer at Medical University of South Carolina . "I wish we had do...
American Slide Chart/Perrygraf "SlideGuides" and "SpinGuides" Help Drug Companies Satisfy New PhRMA Guidelines
...Slide Chart/Perrygraf. "This helps them deliver an educational message clearly, comprehensively and cost-effectively. Yet the flat-mailing format lets
a single piece multi-task as an informative direct mailer, fulfillment piece, trade show handout, training aid and sales leave-behind that is consulte...
TheMedicalSupplyDepot.com Announces New Discount Medical Supplies MSD Club
...nence and other disposable medical supplies.
(PRWEB) May 5, 2009 -- TheMedicalSupplyDepot.com announces a new MSD Club that lets
customers save even more on discount medical supplies . Similar to other national buyers' clubs and structured around higher-volume purchases of top ...
Protect Yourself with Hand Washing Help from Bath & Body Works
...eansing a snap. When you're stuck somewhere without a sink, Bath & Body Works' travel-sized Anti-bacterial Deep Cleansing PocketBac hand sanitizer lets
you instantly cleanse hands with natural ingredients and has powerful germ killers that kill 99.99 percent of the most common germs that may cause ill...
Wayne State University and Children's Hospital of Michigan Research Team Discover Chemical That Plays a Major Role in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
... development studies all converged to show that glutamate has a key role in OCD," said Rosenberg. "If we think of serotonin as analogous to light that lets
us see in the dark, glutamate is the brain's light switch or brain modulator which helps turn serotonin and other chemicals off and on."
New Website Helps Families Find Better Healthcare at a Better Price
... PriceDoc.com is a free website that lets
cash-paying patients shop and compare prices for medical, dental and elective procedures
SEATTLE, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With an estimated 70...
Stanford researchers harness nanoparticles to track cancer-cell changes
...n used only to view cells on slides, it could eventually be used in a manner similar to flow cytometry, the current state-of-the-art technology, which lets
scientists visualize single cells in motion. In flow cytometry, cells are bombarded with laser light as they pass through a scanning chamber. The cell...
U.S. Plastic Surgeons Get Green Light for New Era of Fat Transfer Procedures.
...VASER/Tissue-Trans system is a financial benefit. "Since the VASER system affords the physician and staff great efficiencies in harvesting the fat, it lets
me do more in the time required and so the cost savings become quite compelling for the patient," concluded Dr. Schwartz.