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Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year. Before heading back to the classroom, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends a visit to the optometrist. Healthy vision is an important part to the learning process...

TELEHOUSE America Offers Integralis' Data Loss Prevention Consulting Services as Part of its Manage-E Solution

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. and EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TELEHOUSE America ( www.telehouse.com ) the United States' leading provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, today announced it is offering Integralis ...

Department of Veterans Affairs Selects Anakam to Provide Trusted Authentication as Part of Its Overall Identity Management Strategy

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected Anakam.TFA(R) Two-Factor Authentication as the enterprise authentication tool for remote access to VA systems, a key enabling technology to help the VA provide more veteran-centric benefit and healthc...

Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform

Statement by Tyler Wilson , President and CEO, the American Association for Homecare ARLINGTON, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their effort to find savings in the healthcare system, the Obama administration and Members of Congress have been eyeing Medicare's hom...

96-Week Safety and Efficacy Findings Presented for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) As Part of HIV Combination Therapy

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety-six week pooled results from two Phase 3 studies (DUET-1 and DUET-2) showed that significantly more treatment-experienced HIV-1-infected adults with non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and protease inhibitor (PI) resi...

Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

High levels of miR-21 were found in nonsmoking patients; could be target for treatment SATURDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have isolated a small molecule that might play a big part in a form of lung cancer that typically strikes people who have never smoked, opening up th...

Doctors' Attitudes Play Part in Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Positive attitude critical to spotting disease, study finds MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) - A physician's positive attitude towards Alzheimer's is an important factor in early diagnosis of the disease, Australian researchers report. Because there is no cure for Alzheimer's diseas...

Long-Term Care Financing Must Be Part of Health Care Reform

Long-term care financing reform must be included in health care reform. Most Americans are not insured for long-term care, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. This article is written by Kathryn Roberts, president and CEO, Ecumen, the most innovative leader of senior housing and ser...

Special Olympics Minnesota Athletes Take Part in Free Vision Screening at Lions Club International Annual Convention

MINNEAPOLIS, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 45 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes with intellectual disabilities will take part in a special vision screening as part of a demonstration at the Lions Club International convention being held this week in Minneapolis. Worldwide Spe...

New Software Makes Lawyers Accountable for Their Part in Our Healthcare Crisis

RICHMOND, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's time for Plaintiffs' attorneys to do their fair share in helping our healthcare crisis, and we are making that happen," says Stephen Ambrose, CIO of the SubroShare(R) data exchange. SubroShare is a startup healthcare IT company which utilizes Collab...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

DC-area resident Adrienne Lo now has 20/20 vision after submitting the winning video for a contest sponsored by a prominent Washington, DC LASIK vision care practice. She’s also proving that a simple, kind gesture to a stranger can brighten someone’s day. ...

NEJM study addresses impact of Medicare Part D on medical spending

PITTSBURGH, July 1 After enrolling in Medicare Part D, seniors who previously had limited or no drug coverage spent more on prescriptions and less on other medical care services such as hospitalizations and visits to the doctor's office, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of ...

Avalere Estimates Medicare Part D 'Donut Hole' Will Be Obsolete in 2023

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's 65 year old Medicare Part D beneficiary will be 79 when the coverage gap, or 'donut hole,' is eliminated, says a new analysis of proposed legislation from the House of Representatives released today by Avalere Health. The firm also concludes that althoug...

Roche Diabetes Care Announces Unique Coaching Program for Diabetes Educators as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight the Disease

Program helps diabetes educators better engage and motivate their patients with the goal of more positive outcomes. INDIANAPOLIS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, announced today the latest component of its Behavior Chan...

Forsyth Medical Center's Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center to Take Part in Research Trial for Patients with Fast-Growing Brain Tumors

The Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center at Forsyth Medical Center is one of the first sites in the country to participate in a national trial of the experimental drug Avastin to treat glioblastoma, a fast-growing tumor of the brain or spinal cord. This third phase of the trial will t...

Get Online Quotes Offers "Miami Dade Blue", A Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan As Part of Their Florida Health Insurance Offerings

Get Online Quotes now offers Miami Dade Blue plans, along with their other FL health insurance options. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2009 -- Get Online Quotes, an independent agency specializing in health insurance in Florida, recently announced they now offer Miami Dade...

PhRMA Statement on Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

WASHINGTON, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO Billy Tauzin and PhRMA Board Chairman David Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, AstraZeneca, issued the following statement regarding today's commitment, as part of health ca...

Statement by American Dietetic Association Supporting Scientifically Valid, Informative Restaurant Labeling as Part of Health Reform

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued Wednesday, June 10, by registered dietitian and American Dietetic Association President Jessie M. Pavlinac, following a press conference by U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D.-Iowa) announcing an agreement on national restauran...

Brain Injury Association of America Urges President Obama to Include Cognitive Rehabilitation for Returning Service Members as a Part of TRICARE Coverage

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an estimated 20% of injured American soldiers who have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan experiencing a possible traumatic brain injury (TBI), the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has today called on President Obama to extend milita...

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

While Diverging from Kennedy On Some Points, Denise Gott Agrees that Everyone Needs Protection for Longer-Lasting Illnesses and Disabilities, Not Just Acute Ones KIRKLAND, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congr...

Connectyx Partners with I-DENTI-FIED, Inc., to Add RFID Transponder Technology as Part of its MedFlash Personal Health Record

TEMPE, Ariz., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx (Other OTC: CTYX) - Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has entered in to an agreement to provide its MedFlash technology and products as a critical component of the I-DENTI-FIED System(TM), a ...

QHR and Valley Health Amicably Part Ways

Representatives from Quorum Health Resources (QHR) and Valley Health System (VHS) announced today they have mutually decided to terminate their contractual relationship. Effective as of June 1, 2009, QHR will no longer provide management services to VHS, but will be retained to provide ongoing gr...

Governor Rendell Proposes Offering Prescription Help to 30,000 More Older Adults as Part of Plan to Save $60 Million

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced his proposal to raise the income limit for the Lottery-funded PACENET prescription drug benefit for older Pennsylvanians, providing help to an additional 30,000 people who have little or no drug coverag...

ASGE and ASGE Foundation hold Crystal Awards Dinner as part of Digestive Disease Week

OAK BROOK, Ill. MAY 31, 2009 The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) will honor important contributions to the field of endoscopy during the fifth annual ASGE Crystal Awards on Sunday, May 31. Hosted by ASGE and the ASGE Foundation, this year's event will begin at 6:30 p.m. a...

Be a Part of the 1st World MS Day - May 27, 2009

The U.S. National MS Society Joins More than 50 Countries Holding Events to Support This Global Initiative to Build Awareness for MS NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first coordinated global initiative to highlight the proliferation of multiple sclerosis (MS) is being launched ...

TCS Healthcare Technologies to Offer Interactive Text Messaging As Part of Its Care Management Software Platform

Life:WIRE Teams Up With TCS to Offer Unique Mobile Communication Solution That Improves Patient Engagement Levels TORONTO and AUBURN, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TCS Healthcare Technologies (TCS), an industry leader in the development of medical management software applicatio...

MEDai Helps Medicare Part D Sponsors Adhere to CMS Medication Therapy Management Initiative

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, FL, a leading provider of advanced solutions for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today that its solutions are actively assisting Medicare Part D benefit sponsors with the Centers for ...

President Obama Praises Retailers as Part of the Health Care Solution

ARLINGTON, Va. , May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a meeting today with President Obama and business leaders, top executives with Safeway and Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) drew praise for their innovative employee health care and wellness programs, noted the Retail Industry Leaders Associ...

Axela introduces software to support 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance for Regulated Environments

TORONTO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ - Axela Inc., is pleased to announce the release of a software package for the dotLab(R) System that provides technical controls to support compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 regulations. This new package will be of particular interest to those working in pharmaceutical, bi...

SironaHealth to Provide 24 x 7 Nurse Line and Clinical Outreach to EosHealth as part of their Mobile Health & Wellness Programs

SironaHealth Registered Nurses will provide telephone based triage and health advice to EosHealth service subscribers who have been identified as needing one-to-one clinical intervention. As EosHealth subscribers manage their health through interactive resources via their cell phones, SironaHealt...

Kaiser Family Foundation Launches Daily Global Health Policy Report and Policy Tracking Tool As Part of New Web Gateway Focusing on U.S. Global Health Policy

New Report Details the Structure and Funding Of U.S. Global Health Programs MENLO PARK, Calif. , April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With attention to global health rising on the U.S. policy agenda in recent years, the Kaiser Family Foundation today launched a set of new resources providing ...

American Stroke Association Provides Tips for Caregivers as Part of Stroke Month in May

DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your loved one suffers a stroke, you'll probably be left overwhelmed with countless questions. What medications have been prescribed? What side effects should you watch for? Does your home need to be modified to meet the needs of the stroke surv...

United Physicians, P.C. Selects National City, Now Part of PNC, for Physician Banking Program

BINGHAM FARMS and TROY, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- United Physicians, P.C. and National City, now part of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. today announced the launch of a unique banking program created exclusively for physician members of United Physicians, the practices they own, and t...

Jorge Villamizar, Yerbabuena, Hernan Romero, DJ D'marquesina to Play Their Part at Cielo Latino 2009

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis deLeon, president of the Latino Commission on AIDS, announced today the musical line up that will play for Cielo Latino on May 12, 2009, at Cipriani Wall Street. The Latino Commission on AIDS is delighted to have Jorge Villamizar, formerly of Bacilos, ...

Losing the Last Ten Pounds is the Hardest Part of any Diet Confirms Weight-Loss Expert and Author Dr. Sanford Siegal

South Florida physician Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., explains why the Law of Diminishing Returns applies to weight loss and reveals how to overcome this obstacle to reaching a normal weight MIAMI, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanford Siegal, Medical Director of Miami, Florida-based weight-lo...

New Report Details How to Create a Public Health Insurance Option as Part of Nation's Health Reforms

Health Care Expert Jacob Hacker First to Detail How to Structure " Healthy Competition " Between Public Health Insurance Plan and Private Plans WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Congress preparing a sweeping overhaul to the nation's health care system, Jacob Hacker was the...

Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR and Interoperability Solution To Be Included as Part of Detroit Medical Center's Health IT Infrastructure

Detroit Medical Center Adds Greenway's EHR Solution to its Portfolio of Strategic Offerings for its 3,000 Affiliated Physicians CARROLLTON, Ga., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, a leading provider of an integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice management and i...

Tomato Products Wellness Council Joins Harvard Medical School and the Culinary Institute of America to Take Part in Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives April 2-5, 2009

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives engages a variety of health care professionals and culinary experts every spring and fall at The Culinary Institute of America , Greystone Napa Valley, California to interact in a continuing medical education c...

Keeping nurses on the job: Retention is part of the answer to the nursing shortage

[PRINCETON, NJ] A new research study, published in the March/April issue of the journal Nursing Economics , has determined what factors can help keep new nurses from leaving their jobs and in doing so save health systems money. When nurses leave for another position or retire early, it dramati...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act Signed by President Obama as Part of Omnibus Public Land Bill

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organizati...
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