VA Medical Imaging Reaches Record Level
WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VistA Imaging, the medical and health care imaging system used in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, attained over one billion stored images in January this year, according to the department.
"Using this tec...
Internationally Renowned Surgeon Reaches out to RNC, Hispanic Community
WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder and CEO of the American Society of Medical Doctors Alfred Bonati, M.D., participated yesterday in a roundtable discussion on health-care reform hosted by Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Dr. Bonati and other attendees ...
Income at Risk: Unemployment Reaches Nine-Month High for Those with Disabilities, Reports Allsup
As recession and job losses continue and Social Security disability application backlogs rise, the impact on people with disabilities grows and adds to financial perils
Belleville, Ill. (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Unemployment for people with disabilities reached its highe...
DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland
BALTIMORE, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today opened its 100th DaVita Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for...
Orange County Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Reaches Out to Community with New Website
Dr. Semira Bayati, an Orange County and Newport Beach cosmetic plastic surgeon , is giving her website a state-of-the-art upgrade to provide visitors with innovative educational tools and a virtual window into her practice.
(Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- A study from the Amer...
StemCyte, Inc. Reaches 1,000th Cord Blood Stem Cell Shipment for Transplant Milestone
COVINA, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCyte, Inc., a privately held cord blood bank and stem cell therapeutics company, recently released their 1,000th cord blood stem cell shipment for transplant. This marks another landmark in the company's rapid growth as one of the world's leading provider...
Nursing Home Consumer, Workforce Satisfaction Reaches New Highs
Report identifies opportunities for improvement amidst high satisfaction levels
Wausau, WI (Vocus) May 27, 2009 -- Nursing home consumer satisfaction has reached its highest level since 2005, while workforce satisfaction is at its highest level since 2006 says a new rep...
HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Reaches Out to Key Stakeholders on 'Meaningful Use' of Certified EHRs
CHICAGO, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) seeks broad stakeholder consensus by sharing its perspectives on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) as well as specific recommendations for the definition of "meaningful us...
Health Savings Account Enrollment Reaches Eight Million
HSA accountholders come from all income levels
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of more than 31 percent since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insur...
Hangover in Paradise No More: Effective Hangover Remedy Reaches Hawaiian Islands
The Power of Tiny Bubbles Drives Away Hangover Symptoms
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar Rock USA Corp. announces the availability of its product, Hangover Buster(R) in the Hawaiian Islands. This marks the first time that an effervescent (tablet dissolving in water) hangover...
DavisPTnetwork, A Professional Social Network for Physical Therapists, Reaches Over 500 Members
Physical therapists are able to get information to help their careers, take online continuing education courses and network with other PT professionals in the field
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 20, 2009 -- DavisPTnetwork - F. A. Davis Company's new comprehensive onli...
Scottsdale, Arizona Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Reaches Out to Patients with State-of-the-Art New Website
Dr. Steven H. Turkeltaub is embracing new ways of communicating the latest aesthetic enhancement options by turning his website into a virtual tour of his practice.
(Vocus) April 10, 2009 -- The founder and director of the Arizona Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery i...
Nu Skin Charitable Promotion Reaches Important Milestone: 100,000 Trees Donated to African Nation of Malawi
PROVO, Utah, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) announced that more than 100,000 trees are being donated to villages in Malawi thanks to the company's distributors and customers who have purchased Epoch Baobab Body Butter. Since launching the product in Jan...
Capital BlueCross Reaches Out to Families of Uninsured Children
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindful of the downfall of the current economy and the loss of jobs resulting in more uninsured children, Capital BlueCross is ramping up its outreach efforts to raise awareness about the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) during Cover the Uninsure...
Materials for Medical Devices Database Reaches Milestone
The first peer-reviewed materials database to support medical device design has reached a significant milestone, now providing a total of 22,000 datasheets and literature references, 215 materials and 634 specific material grades.
(Vocus) March 17, 2009 -- The first pee...
Reveille Software Reaches Customer Milestone and Expands Executive Team
Expanded leadership prepares company for continued growth
ATLANTA, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Reveille Software(TM) (formerly VSR Networks) today announced it has grown to 275 customers and expanded its executive team. With these announcements, Reveille positions itself for continued market grow...
Next Generation Waters Successfully Reaches Over 300 Stores!
MIAMI, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful showing at the 2009
South Beach Food and Wine Festival, Next Generation Waters announced that it
has officially hit over 300 stores in South Florida since the brand launched a
month ago. Some of the recently opened accounts include: CVS on Lin...
my1HIE Reaches 1 Million e-Prescriptions
BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- my 1HIE, LLC (My One Health Information Exchange) announced today that over one million e-Prescriptions have been sent from over 700 affiliated healthcare providers throughout Southeastern Michigan.
my 1HIE has worked with physician...
The James E. Marshall OCD Foundation Reaches the $1 Million Mark in Funding for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Union League Club in New York City is expecting a beautiful audience tonight of cosmetic industry executives and powerful magazine publishers at The Fifth Annual Beyond Beauty Gala, honoring Heidi Manheimer, Chief Executive Officer for Shiseido Cosmetics Americ...
Turner Reaches Milestone on $323 Million Virtua West Jersey Replacement Hospital in Voorhees, N.J.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has topped out the $323 million state-of-the-art Greenfield replacement hospital for Virtua Health. Turner is serving as the construction manager for the project that is schedu...
Prime Companies Reaches Agreement to Spin Off Subsidiary; Shareholders Gain 15 Percent Stake in New Telecommunications Company
ANTHEM, Ariz., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prime Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PCIR) today announced it has entered into a Definitive Agreement that will allow it to spin off its wholly owned subsidiary, Prepaid Tel.com, Inc., which discontinued operations in 2007, to a San Diego firm wh...
Concentric Medical Reaches Important Stroke Milestone
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced that the company's Merci Retrieval System(TM) has been used in over 10,000 patients since its launch in August 2004. The Merci Retrie...
Justice Department Reaches Settlement Over Conditions at South Carolina Nursing Care Center
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced a settlement with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health regarding civil rights violations at the C.M. Tucker Jr. Nursing Care Center in Columbia, a state-owned nursing home serving approximately 360 resi...
Justice Department Reaches Settlement With Georgia Regarding State's Seven Psychiatric Hospitals
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced that it has reached a settlement with the State of Georgia regarding the conditions at Georgia's seven psychiatric hospitals. The Department opened its investigation of Georgia's psychiatric hospitals in 2007 and...
'Sharing Miracles' Television Program Now Reaches Worldwide Audience
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sharing Miracles, a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients, can now be viewed worldwide in its entirety at www.SharingMiracles.com . Sharing Miracles also airs on more ...
Procter & Gamble Reaches Settlement on Patent Infringement Lawsuit
CINCINNATI, Jan. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company
(NYSE: PG ) and Fruit of the Earth have reached a settlement in the lawsuit P&G
filed on December 12, 2007 against Fruit of the Earth for trade dress and
patent infringement on its Olay Regenerist brands. The parti...
VideoMD.com Reaches Milestone of 2500 Patient Education Videos
MIAMI, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VideoMD.com, a new website that focuses on
physician-generated video health information, is proud to announce that it has
reached a milestone of 2500 patient education videos. VideoMD.com would like
to thank all of the physicians, health care providers, and insti...
America Reaches Major Anti-Smoking Milestone
In Decade Since the Master Settlement Agreement, Cigarette Consumption has Decreased By More than One-Fourth
WASHINGTON,Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data from the federal government show that cigarette consumption in the U.S. has decreased by an estimated 28 percent, or 135 bill...
As Diabetes Reaches Epidemic Levels in Georgia and U.S., Thousands Drawn to Diabetes University in Atlanta Nov. 8
Participants urged to sign up online at http://www.diabetesatlanta.org
ATLANTA, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Question: What disease has been
diagnosed in more than 600,000 Georgians, could be present in more than
300,000 more, and kills five people every day in Georgia? HIV, cancer,
Minnesota Reaches Milestone in Goal to End Homelessness
Leaders recognize the creation of over 2,000 housing opportunities statewide
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, elected officials,
community leaders, and housing and support services professionals gathered
in Duluth for Heading Home Minnesota's Marking...
US Nicotine Addiction Reaches 15-Year High
Modified Smoking Cessation Strategy Needed
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicotine dependence has reached a
15-year high, with nearly 75 percent of people currently seeking
tobacco-dependence treatment categorized as highly nicotine dependent. New
research, presented at C...
CRH Medical Corporation reaches milestone in partnership program
VANCOUVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation
(CRM:TSX-V) announced today that during the past few months it has trained
over 100 Gastroenterologists as part of its strategic initiative to sell
the Company's patented proprietary hemorrhoid banding technology directly
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reaches Agreement with Labor Union
DETROIT, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caraco Pharmaceutical
Laboratories, Ltd. (Amex: CPD ) announced today that members of the Local 3,
Service Employees International Union, CTW, have ratified a new labor
agreement covering approximately 400 production and packaging employees at
all of ...
Lead Poisoned Family Reaches Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollar Settlement of Lawsuit
NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm
in New York City, recently settled a protracted lead poisoning litigation
for the sum of Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollars against the New York
City Housing Authority. The suit entitled Wendy Robles, and her four minor...
Jerry Lewis Reaches Out to MD Families Affected By Gustav
Encourages Telethon Viewers to Donate to Salvation Army
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: Muscular Dystrophy Association National Chairman and Telethon Host Jerry Lewis today will use his Labor Day Telethon to encourage families registered with MDA and ...
The Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Expands to Springfield, Missouri, and Reaches a New All-Time Ratings High for Female Listenership
Arbitron Reports that Cary Hall's Health Insurance Program Gains Yet another Major Rise in Listeners. Affordable Health Insurance and Health Care Solutions Particularly Attractive to Women.
Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 28, 2008 -- The Health Insurance Advocate Radio ...
iGuard.org Reaches 500,000-Member Milestone 12 Months Early
More Than Half a Million Patients Using New Drug Safety Monitoring Service; 30,000 More Register Weekly
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half a
million Americans now have the safety of their medications automatically
monitored by iGuard.org, a s...
National Orgasm Day 31 July 2008 - Women's Health Campaign Reaches Climax
BRISTOL, England, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A minnow has taken on the
giants of the health and sex industries by using National Orgasm Day to
promote the health and sex benefits of effective pelvic floor muscle
Initiated by SPM Ltd, the Orgasm Survey ( http://www.orgasmsurvey...
C5 Medical Werks Reaches Million Mark in Components Shipped
Global provider of ceramic implantable components surpasses projected goals.
DENVER, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- C5 Medical Werks, a manufacturer of
high-quality ceramic solutions for the medical device industry, announced
today that, in June 2008, the Company ship...
First Ever National Biovigilance Network in the U.S. Reaches $1 Million in Funding, Prepares for Fall Pilot Launch
Network Data and Analysis Will Greatly Enhance Patient Safety and
Reduce Healthcare Costs
BETHESDA, Md., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Biovigilance
Network, the nation's first and only nationwide data collection program for
the transfusion and biological therapy communities, ...