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Texas Health Resources and Medfinders, Inc. Form Joint Venture to Recruit and Manage Contract Medical Professionals

New organization aims to meet challenges of recruiting and retaining nurses and allied healthcare professionals to improve patient care ARLINGTON, Texas, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Resources and Medfinders, Inc., have formed a joint venture designed...

Three New Studies Give Clear Guidance on How to Better Recruit Volunteers for Alzheimer's Clinical Studies

- Overcoming the Biggest Obstacle to Improving Alzheimer's Treatments - VIENNA, Austria, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with local physicians, working with local clinics, and conducting educational seminars and health fairs were found to be the most effective tools in recr...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Joins Effort to Recruit 10,000 People With Parkinson's Disease to New Web-Based PD Research Community

Limited-time special offer will make 23andMe personal genetics service available to people with PD for $25 instead of standard $399 NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, together with personal genetics company 23andMe of Mountain...

American Red Cross of Greater New York Launches New Effort to Recruit 10,000 Disaster Volunteers

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrowing from the iconic I Love NY logo, Ogilvy New York has transposed a "red cross" for the "heart" in a new campaign logo for the American Red Cross of Greater New York (ARC/GNY), heralding a new marketing effort designed to recruit New Yorkers to become Red C...

$10 million gift will retain and recruit world-class researchers to University at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo announced today a $10 million gift from Jeremy M. Jacobs, his wife, Margaret, and family to establish the Jacobs Institute, which will support research and clinical collaboration on the causes, treatment and prevention of heart and vascular di...

Tumors use enzyme to recruit regulatory T-cells and suppress immune response

One way tumors fly under the radar of the immune system is by using IDO, an enzyme used by fetuses to help avoid rejection, to recruit powerful regulatory T cells that turn down the immune response, researchers say. It was known tumors assemble a protective barrier of regulatory T cells, or Tre...

US Army to Recruit More Psychiatrists to Counsel Stressed Out Soldiers

It would be spending $33 million to add about 200 mental health professionals to help soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health needs. "As the war has gone on, PTSD and other psychological effects of war have increased," conceded Col. Elspeth Ritchie, psychiatry cons...

Move To Recruit Polish Dentists Questioned In Scotland

Dentists have come don heavily on the Polish recruitment scheme to beef up NHS and have termed it as a "short term fix." These comments were made even as ministers// welcomed the first 11 Polish dentists into the NHS, who will practice in Fife, Forth Valley and Argyll and Clyde. The Scottish Execu...

South Africa To Recruit Indian Nurses

A private hospital group in South Africa will be recruiting Indian nurses to overcome the shortage of staff the country faces. // Estelle Jordaan, Director of Nursing at Medi-Clinic, told the Afrikaans daily Beeld here that a team from the private hospital group would be leaving for India to start...

Pneumococcal Vaccine: Childhood Immunization Programme has a new recruit

The chief medical officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, has announced the introduction of the routine pneumococcal vaccine into the childhood immunization programme , with a motive to prevent children from falling ill, and thus saving many lives. // The pneumococcal infection, upon entering the blood ...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...omplex and intensive government regulation of our industry; the adequacy of our insurance coverage and insurance reserves; our ability to recruit and retain qualified physicians; our ability to successfully integrate new acquisitions; the effect of changes in rates or methods of thir...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

...oted. Cognitive impairment and dementia are major risk factors for fall-related fractures, she said, and people with those conditions are difficult to recruit and thus might be under-represented in the study. Other medical risk factors include worsening vision, decreased sense of balance and possible effe...

Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50

...e that cognitive impairment and dementia are major risk factors for fall-related fractures but patients with these conditions are usually difficult to recruit and thus under-represented in cohort studies. "If this was the case in this Canadian cohort (and it most likely was), the mortality data may contain "...

ProAssurance Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... to settle; the loss of independent agents; changes in our organization, compensation and benefit plans; our ability to retain and recruit senior management; our ability to purchase reinsurance and collect payments from our reinsurers; increases in guaranty fund assessments; ...

Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'

... NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York Blood Center (NYBC) patients are taking to the airwaves to recruit new blood donors, and encourage existing blood donors to donate blood NOW. Demand for blood has been very high this summer from the 200 hospitals ser...

Union of American Physicians and Dentists: Court Appointee El-Sabaawi Practicing Medicine Without a License?

...criticized by psychiatrists, who believe the patients need focused, one-on-one care from licensed medical doctors. El-Sabaawi has also done little to recruit psychiatrists to fill the large number of vacant positions at Atascadero State Hospital, leaving patient care in the hands of a rotating cast of highl...

Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24

...killed hospital doctors, pretty much across the UK. We foresee that this is an area that will keep growing - so we're pulling out all the stops now to recruit excellent, highly skilled locum hospital doctors so we're ready to meet that demand once 1 August arrives." So far the directive doesn't seem...

UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons

...the recruitment pool, it's essential to understand their needs and expectations," Troppmann said. "Otherwise, it will be difficult for institutions to recruit top surgeons. And, if the workplace can't be flexible, the surgical field will lose a lot of talented women." To get an accurate picture of the wor...

Stayhealthy and Innovative Wellness Solutions Announce Partnership to Bring Innovation to the Workplace Wellness Market

...URAC accredited wellness companies in the United States, said, "Employers understand the importance of health benefits for their employees as a way to recruit and retain talent." While "health" is one of the most personal topics, employers want to bring tools and resources to their employees, (and dependent...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

... hospitals." During today's City Uprising , out-of-state volunteers, community and faith-based supporters and the JACQUES Initiative will recruit citizens to eleven HIV testing sites across Baltimore with a goal to test 1,000 members of the public for HIV. About JACQUES Initiative ...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

... hospitals." During today's City Uprising , out-of-state volunteers, community and faith-based supporters and the JACQUES Initiative will recruit citizens to eleven HIV testing sites across Baltimore with a goal to test 1,000 members of the public for HIV. About JACQUES Initiative ...

Caroline W. Nahas Named New Corporate Board Chair for United Way of Greater Los Angeles

... California region, Nahas is also a core member of its CEO and Board Services Practice, leveraging her three decades of executive search experience to recruit presidents, CEOs and board members for clients ranging from multinationals to start-ups across a wide variety of industries. Nahas joins an i...

Employers Express Doubts About Employer Mandate and Government-Sponsored Public Plan, Says Aon Consulting Survey

... "These survey results send a message that employers want the flexibility in their employer-sponsored health benefits to do what's best to recruit and retain talent, and these proposed health care changes may not accomplish this goal," said Tom Lerche, Aon Consulting's Health Care Practice leader...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

... BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a historic HIV study demonstrate that it is possible to recruit large numbers of women, African Americans and Latinos into U.S.-based HIV-1 treatment studies. The study, known as GRACE, is the largest study to dat...

l.a. Hospitals Struggle for Emergency Room Care, Pay Physicians High Fees for On-Call Coverage

...- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that hospitals in the Los Angeles market are struggling to recruit physicians, particularly subspecialists, to be on-call to provide emergency care. According to the recent Los Angeles Market Overview , this physic...

Diane Adams Joins Allscripts as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

...grow quickly in response to strong market demand for their solutions, I look forward to helping develop and retain its innovative employees as well as recruit top new talent." Ms. Adams serves, along with Mr. Tullman, on the International Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundati...

From slam poetry to plain language for health care

...Wiese, MA, manager of the Survey Research Program at Group Health Center for Health Studies. "Anecdotally, we think using plain language has helped us recruit study participants." As part of the PRISM editing service, Ridpath tracks readability improvements to study consent forms and other participant mat...

Texas Hospital Association Endorses HEALTHeCAREERS Network

...b sites, including MedHunters, more than 150 association career centers and other distribution partners, HEALTHeCAREERS makes it easy for employers to recruit and retain qualified candidates and for job seekers to find the right positions. HEALTHeCAREERS Network is an onTargetjobs, Inc., company. Abo...

Press Ganey Launches Community Image Solution

...nd improve that standing," said Rick Siegrist, Press Ganey president and CEO. "Positive community image provides strategic leverage with payers, helps recruit physicians and board members, bolsters patient volume, and encourages philanthropy." In addition to measuring community perception of facilities,...

Save the ta-tas Calling on Women to Join the Love/Avon Army of Women to Unlock the Key to Breast Cancer Prevention

...portunity to help unlock the key to preventing breast cancer: the Love/Avon Army of Women. The Love/Avon Army of Women is seeking to recruit one million women nationwide to help researchers learn the causes of breast cancer and move beyond a cure to prevention. Women across the country are...

Creighton University, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Announce New School of Medicine Campus in Phoenix

... The affiliation will expand educational opportunities available to Creighton medical students while allowing the University's School of Medicine to recruit more students, beginning with the 2010 first-year class. The collaboration is also designed to strengthen the medical reputations of both institutions...

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Heat Press Conference on Detroit Takedown

...hat defendants created a healthcare company, submitted paperwork to obtain required Medicare provider numbers, hired recruiters, and gave them cash to recruit patients to participate in the scheme. It is further alleged that they hired staff, such as medical billers and assistants, to give the appearance of ...

Give an Hour(TM)'s Volunteer Mental Health Professionals Provide More Than $1.4 Million in Services to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, Families, and Communities

... all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Give an Hour(TM) aims to recruit 40,000, or 10 percent, of the nation's 400,000 mental health professionals ...currently has more than, 4,200 providers across the nation and continues to recruit volunteer mental health professionals to its network. ...

Report: Primary Care Doctors in Greatest Demand

... and many general surgeons are retiring with no doctors to replace them. Merritt Hawkins' report tracks the types of incentives typically used to recruit physicians. Signing bonuses were offered to physicians in 85 percent of the searches Merritt Hawkins represented in 2008/09, up from 74 percent the p...

21st Century Obesity Pandemic Still Suffering From Effects of Tuberculosis Plague of the 1800s

...few pro-inflammatory molecules. By contrast, fat cells can also be deposited viscerally inside the abdominal cavity. What's more, these fat cells also recruit macrophages, immune system scavenger cells that express a powerful pro-inflammatory program, and release pro-inflammatory molecules called cytokines. ...

Joint Commission President Emeritus Joins Truman Medical Centers' Board of Directors

...n Rochester, N.Y. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology. "The goal of the TMC Board Development Committee is to identify and recruit the very best to serve the hospital and the Kansas City Community. The people we are looking for must have the same drive to provide top quality care ...

Call for primary care reform from AAFP, ACP and AOA

...ining more primary care doctors; implement new payment models to support patient-centered primary care; and reform and enhance Medicare payments to recruit more physicians into primary care and support those already in practice. The organizations believe that increased funding for competitive grants ...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

...04 tax return. Avello was sentenced in November 2008 to 36 months' imprisonment and forfeited $19,313.47. One of the men hired by Pharmacom to recruit physicians pled guilty to making false statements to federal agents during the investigation of Pharmacom. Miguel Harris-Birbragher, 46, from Miramar...

HealthCore Invites Community-based Practitioners to Participate in 'Real-world' Research Network

...cists and other health care providers to identify clinical issues for study, provide clinical data for ongoing studies, respond to health surveys, and recruit and enroll patients in comparative effectiveness studies in real-world settings. The IRN(sm) can also provide practice diversification and additiona...

LCA Applauds Senate Leadership Team Working to Secure New FDA Regulatory Authority Over Tobacco

...tment options." "The FDA bill is an historic opportunity to stop the deliberate targeting of and marketing to youth - just to addict them and recruit them as replacement smokers. I applaud Senator Dodd for his efforts to protect our children and save countless lives." Lung Cancer Alliance ( w...
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