2008 Sees Significant Rise in Prescription Abandonment and Uptake of Generics
New Data Show U.S. Rx Abandonment
Rate Up 34 Percent Since 2006; Generics Led Brands By a Billion Prescriptions in 2008
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and instituti...
'Miracle Child' Survives Abandonment and Critical Heart Surgery
She was abandoned by her biological parents a few hours after birth and left to drown in an irrigation canal in Punjab //. But the little infant survived that and has even undergone a critical heart surgery.
The infant, who is being described as a ...
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risks in the ICU
...nd AACE stress that doctors must still closely monitor and manage the blood sugar levels of very ill patients.
The findings "should not lead to an abandonment
of the concept of good glucose management in the hospital setting," the groups said in their joint statement. They also pointed out that the study co...
Study Finds that Dying Patients and Families Suffer from Lack of Continuity of Physician Care
...In a study published in the March 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers found that patients and families can suffer from feelings of abandonment
when a physician who had been actively involved in care is no longer involved. Additionally, when there was no continuity between care providers, a l...
NuVasive Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results
...ocess research and development 20,876 - -
Stock-based compensation 20,947 13,621 13,345
4,403 - -
NeoDisc technology costs - - 8,060
Allowance for doubtful acc...
Pet Owners Avoid a Tax on Their Pet's Health Care in California's Budget
...ssociation and nation's largest animal protection group say taxing pet and food animal health care would create hardship for pet owners, increased pet abandonment
and public health concerns
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and The Humane Soc...
Husband From Small Town May Have Found Solution to Sleep Industry's 20-Year Compliance Problem
...moisture usually results in the mask slipping and losing air pressure, setting off an entire chain of events that can end with low compliance rates or abandonment
of therapy altogether. RemZzzs is exclusively designed to work with the CPAP mask, absorbing facial oils and perspiration, resulting in a better seal,...
Warp 9 Launches VitaminRX.com
...rgy, and other health products. The website features some of Warp 9's more recent features including Suggestive and Directed Search, as well as a cart abandonment
recapture program. As part of the site construction, the Warp 9 team integrated their ICS platform to VitaminRX's APPS payment processing system and t...
In Time for Valentine's Day, a Riveting, True "Love" Story: POISONED LOVE -- A Memoir by Melanie Cane
...tually led to a catastrophic mistake. Her straightforward openness inspires empathy as she explores the pain of growing-up with a mentally ill father, abandonment
and loss, and her subsequent long struggle toward mental health and the achievement of a productive life.
About the book:
Companies Turn to Click-to-Chat Technology to Reduce Operating Expense and Enhance Customer Service
...ers. Well-designed Chat solutions are staffed with trained agents and employ automatic system interventions that shorten customer wait time and reduce abandonment
of the Chat session. For example, an agent can "push" to the customer pre-programmed Chat snippets such as: "Your customer service agen...
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Scientists point to forests for carbon storage solutions
The Michigan forest's storage capacity also is affected by its land use history. A period of deforestation between 1880 and 1920 was followed by abandonment
of the land and a rash of wildfires. Forests with similar histories store significantly less carbon than stands without that kind of disturbance becau...
Environmental setting of human migrations in the circum-Pacific Region
...on. The ensuing cold and dry Last Glacial period, ~33,000-16,000 year BP, once again brought dramatic changes in sea level and climate, which caused abandonment
of many coastal sites. After 16,000 years BP, climates began to warm, but sea level was still 100 m below modern levels, creating conditions amenable...
MBL researchers probe how an ancient microbe thrives and evolves without sex
...quatic animals called bdelloid rotifers have evolved for tens of millions of years without sexual reproduction, in apparent violation of the rule that abandonment
of sexual reproduction is a biological dead end. Now, MBL scientists are beginning to understand just what's different about these creatures' DNA that...
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Checking out or getting out? Reasons for shopping cart abandonment
People used to abandon online shopping carts because they didnt understand how online shopping works. Now, it's because they do.
Despite ongoing efforts to streamline online purchasing processes, online retailers continue to experience staggering abandonment
rates: A recent study by Kefta Inc....
Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
...ck-based compensation 15,719 9,977 In-process research and development 20,876 - Leasehold abandonment
4,486 - Other non-cash adjustments 1,109 1,124 Changes in operating assets ...
My 50 cents: Web sites and pinball machines
...e seen at a glance, has a profound impact on whether site visitors will stay. Look at any sites Web statistics and youre likely to find a catastrophic abandonment
rate from the home page to other pages on the site.
Pinballs solution to this challenge is the attraction mode. Unoccupied games call to arcade vis...
Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market
...erty. Avoid buying a lawsuit (cease-and-desist letters, breach of contract, etc.). Confirm the status of the material intellectual property to avoid abandonment
of IP after acquisition. Identify acceptable representations and warranties concerning intellectual property. Leverage in price negotiations. These...
Express pay may be the way
According to various research reports, typical shopping cart abandonment
rates can be as high as 67 percent. Although the reasons for abandonment
vary, common reasons include the following: long checkout processes; requir...