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Makers of the High-Tech 'Thermal Angel Blood Warmer' Say Lawmakers Should Look for Private Sector Solutions During Health Care Debate

DALLAS, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Washington policymakers grapple with health care reform legislation, Texas-based Estill Medical Technologies, Inc. -- the maker of the high-tech Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer -- is delivering high-impact, low-cost healthcare sol...

Abbott Testifies Before U.S. Congress on Role of Private Sector in Advancing Science Education

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a hearing today of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, part of the larger Committee on Science and Technology, Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) testified on its contributions as a private sector company in a m...

World Health Organization Says Health Sector Can Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

GENEVA and WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health sector can play a leadership role in reducing the magnitude and consequences of global warming by reducing its climate footprint. These efforts, some of which are already underway, can greatly reduce the serious health threat...

China Seeks to Transform Healthcare Sector with Information Technology

New White Paper by Network Dynamics Associates Outlines China 's Stimulus Plan and Strategy for e-Health Innovation China has announced a $124 billion stimulus package to reform the nation's healthcare sector. The plan calls for digital hospitalization, adoption of electronic med...

Lifeclinic Names New Executive Vice President as its Presence in Non-Retail Wellness Sector Grows

Lifeclinic International has named Melvin H. Stein Executive Vice President. In this position, he will be responsible for accelerating the company's initiatives and marketing efforts in the worksite, medical clinic, health club and other primarily non-retail markets. B...

CERTPOINT Systems Partners with Medcom Trainex, Inc. to Offer Extensive Library of Healthcare Courses -- Professionals in Healthcare sector to benefit from online educational courses

CERTPOINT Systems™, a leading global provider of corporate training software and solutions, has partnered with Medcom Trainex, Inc. to distribute their extensive library of healthcare training courses to CERTPOINTVLS™ users. (PRWEB) April 7, 2009 -- CERTPOIN...

Talking Iguana - Helping the Healthcare Sector Speak HL7

It's now easier than ever for healthcare organizations to connect, exchange information and 'speak' HL7. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- Exchanging information and connecting systems - a core need in modern healthcare - has never been easier thanks to the rele...

Third sector gears up to meet

Third sector providers of social care services face a host of new challenges but also opportunities following the Government's commitment to expanding personal budgets* in social care. The issues raised for third sector organisations by policies to expand personal budgets are outlined in 'The impa...

VVA Introduces Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets

New Veterans Health Council and Web Site Provide Information and Resource Safety Net WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) today formally debuted a new alliance that will offer veterans, their families, and health professionals a new resource for inf...

Research reveals best paths for success as microfinance sector grows

As the microfinance sector passes the 150 million customer mark, an intense debate continues over the movement toward greater commercialization of an arena once led by nonprofits. "Microfinance Meets the Market," just published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives , advances the debate, presen...

Vietnam Veterans of America Introduces First Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Vietnam Veterans of America: WHAT: VVA introduces first collaboration between veterans and private sector to address healthcare needs for veterans WHEN: 12:30 P.M., Wednesday, February 25, 2009 WHERE:...

Personal Health Technology Spending to Exceed $460 Million in the Disease Management Sector in 2013

Competitive pressure and congressional stimulus funds drive adoption DALLAS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Providers of personal health technologies such as health monitoring devices and personal health records (PHR) can generate over $460 million in revenue in 2013 by targeting the disease manage...

Healthcare Sector Leaders Urge Obama, Congress to Invest in Alternative Energy and Green Jobs in Healthcare

Ask for Provisions in Stimulus Package to Help Hospitals Become Sustainable ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 57,000 new jobs, 26,800 of which will be new clean energy jobs, could be created in the United State...

Growth in the Functional Food Sector Gives a Hearty Boost to the Heart Health Ingredients Market

LONDON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The European heart health ingredients market is developing lucratively due to the growth in the functional foods sector, triggered by a global fitness fad among consumers. Extensive media coverage has heightened consumer awareness about the fatality of cardiovascula...

Long Term Care Sector Supports and Is Well-Positioned to Advance Health Care Reform, Bolster Economic Stimulus

MedPAC Recommendations, Worsening State Budget Crisis Threaten Seniors' Access to Quality Care, LTC Jobs Base WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commenting on the legislative year ahead as well as the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) initial comments today that ...

VirtualHealth Technologies CEO Scott Hare Discusses New Security and Encryption Technologies for Healthcare Sector with CEORoadshow.com in Exclusive Online Audio Interview

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualHealth Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) today announced that the Company is presently featured in an online audio interview at www.CEORoadshow.com . Mr. Scott Hare, CEO for VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc., discusses the company's propriet...

Travel Nurse Source Expands Lead Service to Allied Healthcare Travel Sector with Introduction of AlliedTravelCareers.com

LANCASTER, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the growing need for allied healthcare staff, Travel Nurse Source, LLC has launched a new program that presents qualified allied travel candidates to participating healthcare staffing agencies. The new service, Allied Travel Careers, provide...

Baird Hosts Small Cap Health Care Conference : Senior Healthcare Distribution & Services Research Analyst Eric Coldwell Shares Insights on Sector

Baird will host its first Small Cap Health Care Conference at the Intercontinental The Barclay in New York on September 10. The conference will focus on premier small cap public and private health care companies in the following areas: Biotechnology, Distribution and Services, Life Sciences and D...

Streamline Health(R) Expands into Public Sector with New Customer, Columbus Public Health Vital Statistics Office

Streamline Health's Document Management Solutions to Advance Efficiency and Improve Customer Service for Franklin County Vital Statistics Office CINCINNATI, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM ) today announced that the Columbus Public Health Vital ...

Healthcare Sector Benefits from Online Community

GoLightly's Online Community and Collaboration Platform is Gaining Significant Usage in the Healthcare Vertical SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- GoLightly, Inc., a market leader in delivering effective and easy-to-use Web 2.0 social enterprise networking and online commu...

American Stock Exchange Lists Merrill Lynch's Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the Amex Health Care Select Sector Index

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) opened trading on Merrill Lynch's Accelerated Return Notes Linked to the AMEX Health Care Select Sector Index. Priced at $10.00 per unit with an initial offer size of 2,000,000 units, this equity trades under the tic...

Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at JMP Securities Sector Focus Conference

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) announced today that its presentation at the JMP Securities Sector Focus Conference will be webcast and may be accessed at http://www.hgsi.com (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010612/H...

Cardinal Health Announces Sector Management Change

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, announced that effective today, Mark W. Parrish, 52, is stepping down as chief executive officer of the company's Healthcare Suppl...

Forum Highlights Role of Private Sector in Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Europe

Swiss and Dutch Insurers Outline Features of their Countries' Models at Event Sponsored by AHIP and Kaiser Permanente WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Switzerland and The Netherlands are among countries in Europe that have universal health coverage through systems in which the ...

ThermoGenesis Announces Launch of Res-Q System; New Device Expands Company's Presence in Bone Marrow Sector

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL ), a leading supplier of innovative products for processing and storing adult stem cells, announced today the introduction of the Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC ("Res-Q") System, an automated cell processing...

Benson Group Moves into Pharma Labels Sector

CREWE, England, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Folding carton specialist Benson Group, UK packaging company of the year, has announced details of its first move into the pharmaceutical labels sector with the purchase of a Gallus EM340S printing press with a Scantech VisionTrack rewind and inspection...

Agresso Wins Another $1 Million+ Deal in Health Care Sector

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Agresso has followed up its $1 million+ Emeritus Corporation deal with another win in the health care sector. After a lengthy selection process, Bethany Care Society has selected Agresso's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution over a num...

Aon Study Finds Stability in Nationwide Liability Costs in the Long Term Health Care Sector

Tort reform's lasting impact and other influences are limiting the growth of frequency and severity of claims CHICAGO, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC ), the leading provider of global risk management and consulting services, today released an analy...

CSC Launches Global Healthcare Sector

- CSC to bundle healthcare services around intellectual property - Deward Watts appointed to lead practice - Vertical focus supports CSC Project Accelerate strategy FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC ) today a...

Cardinal Health Taps Teva Executive George Barrett to Lead Healthcare Supply Chain Services Sector

Barrett, David Schlotterbeck Named Vice Chairmen DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced that George S. Barrett, chief executive officer (CEO...

Herman Miller, Inc., Announces Strategic Acquisition of Brandrud Furniture, Inc. to Expand Its Product Offerings and Competitive Position in the Healthcare Furnishings Sector

ZEELAND, Mich., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herman Miller, Inc., announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Brandrud Furniture, Inc., a Seattle-based manufacturer of healthcare furnishings. The transaction is expected to be completed in February 2008, pending the conclusion of due...

Health Sector Has to Keep Pace With Countrys Development: Ramadoss

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday said that the health sector has to keep up with the requirements of the developing nation . In his opening remarks at the Third Meeting of the Mission Steering Group (MSG) of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Ramadoss...

Indian Healthcare Sector Will Grow Faster, Says Federal Minister

India’s Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has said the country’s healthcare sector would grow faster than what has been the case so far//. New avenues of opportunity within healthcare itself could open up as the sector emerges as a significant growth driver, the minister said while addressing m...

Minister Supports Private Sector In NHS

Jack McConnel, the first Minister inaugurated the Scottish Regional Treatment Centre at Stracathro Hospital, Angus on 25th February//. On this occasion, he spoke about the facilities that are being extended to NHS patients. According to Mr. McConnell, patients under this scheme are not made to ...

NACO Calls Private Sector To Join The Battle Against AIDS

National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) of India plans to promote the development of public-private partnerships in the battle against HIV/AIDS//. The third phase of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP-III) is likely to be launched in April. Statistics show that approx. 80 per cent of ...

Saudi Arabia for Enhancing Health Sector Ties with India

Saudi Arabia has expressed its readiness to increase its health sector cooperation with India and further open its doors// for Indian pharmaceutical products. "We hope to enhance cooperation in the field of health, especially in areas like telemedicine, training and doctors' exchange programme...

Stagnant IMR calls for improved health sector reforms

Hyderabad: Despite a whopping amount allocated for health in Andhra Pradesh, the state has recorded the highest in Infant Mortality //Rate among other southern sates, and now the rate is stuck at 62 per 1000 live births for the past 15 years. This is being seen as a very slow rate and perhaps...

Health Sector Manpower Asymmetrical to Population

According to Health and Family Welfare Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Khandker Mosharraf Hossain the manpower in the health sector is asymmetrical// to the present population of the country. Addressing a discussion as the chief guest at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium on the occasion of the World He...

Mental Health Sector in Australia Needs an Overall Boost

A government led committee was asked to investigate Australia’s crippled mental health services and community-based care centres. // It is now expected to that the funding would triple for Australia's mental health services and hundreds of community-based care centres will be set up if the Governme...

Government taken to task for health sector problems by doctors!

In a retaliatory step, doctors in Jamshedpur have blamed the administration for the problems plaguing the doctors and patients//. As per the editor of the Journal of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Surendra Daga, and state secretary of the Indian Medical Association, Ajay Kumar Singh, and abo...
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