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Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has scheduled listening sessions across the state on the new Integrated Care Initiative, an effort to make it easier for older consumers to deal with Medicare and Medicaid issues. The new healt...

SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies

In summary, the RFP solicits interested qualified institutions and/or individuals to conduct an efficacy or basic science research study regarding the use of SpeechEasy, or its associated technology. Priority is being given to proposals which address basic research on responses to perturbed audi...

It Isn't Just Vanity! Local MedSpa Seeks to Correct and Educate.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The pressure to look younger in Hollywood will never go away. Despite the poor economy, a whopping 12.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2008, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. One would think t...

Courage Center Seeks Applications for 2009 Judd Jacobson Memorial Award

MINNEAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center for people with disabilities, is seeking applications for the annual Judd Jacobson Memorial Award. Established in 1992, the Jacobson Award recognizes the pursuit or achieveme...

URAC Seeks Public Input on New Uniform External Review Standards for Health Plan and Health Utilization Management Organizations

Public Comment Period Open for New Standards Aligned with NAIC Model Act WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC , a leading health care accreditation and education organization, today requested public input on a proposed new, optional set of standards fo...

Critical Access Hospital Consolidator Seeks Cost-Management Solutions with Broadlane

HMC/CAH Consolidated, Inc. Names Broadlane Exclusive Provider of Supply Chain Services. Dallas (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today through a corporate relationship agreement that HMC/CAH Consolidated, Inc., based in Kansas City, Missouri has selected Broa...

Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rebuke to the status quo in a deregulated trucking market, the Oakland Commission acknowledged a critical need for Congress to modernize transportation policy so the Port has the legal authority to set and enforce trucking industry standards ...

A New Jersey Charity Seeks Serious Inquiries for Historic 35mm Film Print of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Music Video

Eva's Village, ( http://www.EvasVillage.org ), the Paterson, New Jersey Anti-Poverty Charity, Seeks Buyers for 35mm Michael Jackson Film Print of "Thriller" Music Video. Paterson, NJ (PRWEB) July 3, 2009 -- Eva's Village ( http://www.EvasVillage.org ), a non-p...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Seeks to Provide Mind, Body and Spirit Healing for Combat Stress

PARK CITY, Utah, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 13-17, 16 female wounded warriors from around the country will take part in outdoor activities like ropes courses, rock climbing, horseback riding and water sports as part of Wounded Warrior Project's Project Odyssey. Project Odyssey brings togethe...

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Seeks Breast Cancer Survivors Throughout Pennsylvania

EPHRATA, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is looking for breast cancer survivors in Pennsylvania to participate in their traveling photo exhibit, "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania." Exhibit participants are the fac...

Insurance Department Seeks Comment On Community Health Reinvestment Activities

Consumers can review proposals and offer comment HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario is seeking public input on the Community Health Reinvestment Activities, also known and CHR, for health plan corporations and professional health services plan ...

Lupus Foundation of America Seeks Proposals for Research Studies on Childhood Lupus and Stem Cell Transplantation

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is seeking proposals for grant funding for research studies on lupus, an unpredictable and potentially fatal autoimmune disease. Grants will support areas of study in pediatric lupus and adult stem cell transplant...

Virginia Hospital Center Seeks to Reduce Operating Costs and Improve Supply Chain with Broadlane

Broadlane to provide variety of supply chain and procurement services to hospital Dallas (Vocus) June 16, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today that Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia has selected Broadlane as the exclusive provider of supply chain manageme...

Eva's Village, a Comprehensive New Jersey Anti-Poverty charity, Seeks Additional Funding to Meet the Increasing Need Along with a Decline in Donations

Eva's Village ( http://www.EvasVillage.org ), a comprehensive New Jersey anti-poverty charity, is experiencing an increase in need in 2009, and a decline in foundation grants and individual gifts -- Eva's Village, Paterson, New Jersey, seeks additional funding to meet the increasing need. ...

Cardinal George Praises President Obama's Promise to Support Conscience Clauses, Seeks to Work With Administration on Goal

Cardinal George grateful for Obama promise to support conscience clauses Conscience rights will strengthen health care Church looks forward to working with Administration to advance conscience rights WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago...

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Seeks to Protect Bicyclists From Harm

New York Manhattan based personal injury lawyer David Perecman defends the personal injury rights of bicyclists hit by motor vehicles. New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2009 -- As subway fares and the cost of gas rise , more and more people are using bicycles to get around the c...

The Healthcare Scoop Seeks Women's Health, Osteoporosis, Arthritis Stories

In observance of National Women's Health Week, National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month and National Arthritis Month, The Healthcare Scoop asks consumers to share their personal experiences with others nationwide Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 11, 2009 -...

Panel Seeks Fuller Disclosure of Drug Company Payments

Government report also suggests gift ban, drug sample limits TUESDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- A government panel is calling on Congress to require drug, device and biotechnology companies to publicly report payments they make to certain individuals and institutions, including phys...

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...

WHO Warns of Possible Pandemic as Mexico Seeks to Contain Swine Flu

No new cases reported in United States, CDC says SATURDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Mexican authorities continued to take dramatic steps Saturday to try to contain the swine flu outbreak that has killed as many as 68 people, and sickened more than 1,000 others. While the number...

Treating 'Complicated Grief' -- New NIMH Study Seeks 200 Older Adults Suffering from Unrelenting Symptoms of Complicated Grief for Participation in Non-Drug Clinical Trial

Psychiatrist Dr. Katherine Shear searches for treatment of prolonged grief that does not abate over time NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike normal grief, which though intense improves over time, "complicated grief" is the inability to ever recover after the death of a loved one. ...

Finland Seeks Systemic Changes in Health Care

HELSINKI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The report entitled The Finnish Health Care System: A Value-Based Perspective highlights new strategic perspectives on the development needs of health care in Finland. The report utilizes Michael E. Porter's model on value-based health care to analyze Finnish...

Conseco Seeks Amendment of Its Credit Facility

CARMEL, Ind., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ) today announced that it is seeking to amend its existing $911.8 million senior secured credit agreement. Banc of America Securities LLC will act as lead arranger in connection with the amendment. The amendment, ...

Northern California Cancer Center Study Seeks to Improve Colon Cancer Screening in Vietnamese Communities

Work tailors screening interventions to Vietnamese populations FREMONT, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern California Cancer Center ( NCCC ) -- www.nccc.org -- is conducting a first-of-its-kind study of interventions to improve colon cancer screening rates ...

Non-Profit Seeks Partners for Major Cover-Up

Homeless veterans agency is out to replace the undignified hospital Johnny NORTHAMPTON, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soldier On, a non-profit agency dedicated to helping homeless veterans of the United States armed services reclaim their lives with integrity, dignity and hope, i...

Celebrating UC Success Contest Seeks to Educate and Inspire Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Ulcerative Colitis "Quick Tips" Contest Winners will be Awarded Travel to CCFA California Event NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, managing their everyday life can be a challenge, but with perseverance and experience, many have found ways to hel...

Remuda Ranch Seeks to Increase Awareness of Eating Disorders Among Males During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), February 22-28, 2009

PHOENIX, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Eating Disorders Awareness Week approaches, 2009 brings yet another year of unhealthy weight loss resolutions and body image issues for millions of Americans, including men and boys. "Educating the public and healthcare professionals about ma...

ANSI Seeks Funding to Ensure that Electronic Health Records Will Support Clinical Research Activities

Twenty-seven leading organizations from the clinical research community have already pledged support WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is working to facilita...

Haemacure Restructures - Seeks Financing or Sale of the Company

HAE:TSX MONTREAL, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE) announces that it has implemented cost-cutting measures in order to preserve cash. At the same time, the Company will continue to seek financing and will initiate a process intended to lead to a sale or merger ...

New Research Study in Houston, Texas Seeks Improved Quality of Life for People in the Future with Schizophrenia

Jason Baron, M.D. of Med Labs Research leads research for local patients Houston, TX, February 10, 2009: Imagine going through the day without the ability to concentrate and focus on the things you enjoy and important tasks that you need to complete. Think what it wou...

FDA Seeks Better Regulation of Painkillers

Powerful opioid drugs can pose risks even for patients, agency says MONDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced plans Monday to tackle growing concern over the misuse of powerful painkillers by requiring manufacturers of certain opioid drugs to he...

Syndication Inc. Seeks 'Director of Marketing' for 'Sy-Med Decompression Centers'; BOD Considers Adding a 'Green Energy' New Company Subsidiary to its Ranks

DAMASCUS, Md., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syndication Inc. (Pink Sheets: SYNJ) reports that it has engaged in negotiations for the position of "Director of Marketing," to run the marketing campaign for the acquisition of and/or the start up process of the next Sy-Med unit. The job of the "Di...

GBC Seeks Nominations for Fourth Annual Bioscience Awards

BALTIMORE, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Baltimore Committee is seeking nominations for the Fourth Annual Bioscience Awards to be held on Thursday, March 12, 2009. Those interested in nominating a company or individual for an award, visit www.gbc.org . The four award categor...

Jiffy Lube(R) Seeks to Raise $1.5 Million for American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) Movement

Goal of Maintenance Partners for Life Campaign is to Build on Tremendous 2008 Success HOUSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube today announces the launch of the second year of its nationwide campaign to support the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) movement. Starting Janua...

Courage Center Ski and Snowboard Program Seeks Volunteers and Students for Buena Vista Ski Program

BEMIDJI, Minn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) seeks volunteers and students for their Buena Vista Adaptive Ski Program in Bemidji, Minn. Volunteers assist skiers with disabilities who are participating in a six-week adaptive ski program, Jan. ...

28th National Beef Cook-Off(R) Seeks 'Sonoma-Style' Recipe Entries

DENVER, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma is known for delicious food, great wine and beautiful scenery. In 2009, Sonoma will also be known for inventive beef recipes. The 28th National Beef Cook-Off will come to California in late September, during the peak of the area's beautiful harvest seaso...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Seeks Breast Cancer Patients to Participate in a New Drug Trial

DETROIT, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Institute is looking for women with HER2 positive metastatic breast cancer to participate in a clinical trial. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSCANCERINSTITUTELOGO ) The Phase II trial at Karma...

U.S. Fire Administration Seeks a Safer 'Home Fire Season'

Fatal Home Fires jumped nearly 68% during cooler months WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "Home fire season" starts now, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is working to make this year's cold months safer than last years -- when there was a dramatic increase in home fire deaths. Accor...

Europe seeks consensus over 'living wills'

The question whether a common European position on advance directives, or "living wills" is ethically required and practically feasible was discussed at a recent workshop organised by the European Science Foundation (ESF). Just as a conventional will allows people to specify how they would like th...

Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia

Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug THURSDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug Avandia should be banned in the United States because it can cause death from liver failure and poses many other life-threatening risks th...
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