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CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's largest retail pharmacy, announced today that it is implementing functional improvements to benefit its customers with visual impairments and other disabilities. The Company has installed tactile keypads in all CVS sto...

Governor Bredesen Declares Tennessee Patient Advocacy Day to Promote Healthcare Accessibility for All

Bredesen Joins National Patient Advocate Foundation in Supporting Progressive, Financially Sound and Effective Healthcare Solutions Tennesseans to Show Their Support by Wearing Blue and Yellow Ribbons on June 19 NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing the need for ...

Harris Corporation Redesigning Popular Radiology Web Site to Enhance Content Management and Accessibility

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (HIMSS'09, Booth #3974) -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS ) is re-engineering and redesigning the web site "CTisUS" ( www.ctisus.com ) to deliver intuitive navigation to state-of-the-practice medical imaging content for radiologic technologists and o...

Sam Schmidt Receives a Honda Odyssey Converted for Wheelchair Accessibility

PHOENIX, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Mobility International (VMI) recently donated a wheelchair-accessible Honda Odyssey to Sam Schmidt of the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (AHM) supplied the vehicle that VMI adapted with its Northstar conversion, which ...

Coalition of Consumer, Business, Union and Advocacy Groups Call for Increased Rx Affordability and Accessibility

A Final State Budget Must Include Prescription Drug Marketing and Purchasing Reform ALBANY, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented alliance that includes AARP, NYSUT, BALCONY, CSEA, PEF, Consumers Union, NYPIRG and the Center for Medical Consumers called on state electe...

Internists tackle key health reform issues

...shing fair regulations that apply the same standards to both public and private insurance plans for minimum benefit packages, premium rating, and plan accessibility should help avoid unintended adverse consequences. However, ACP also says that separate, independent entities should be established for objective...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

...with Disabilities " (NCD-09-04). NCD is interested in examining the accessibility of new media and technologies developed, documenting successful development...f People with Disabilities: Matching Human Resources to Service Needs accessibility of United States Overseas Development Projects and Embassies Improvin...

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Caring Connections and Google Health Offer New Way to Access Advance Directives Online

...Caring Connections, a leading provider of advance care planning information, and Google Health(TM) have come together to increase the availability and accessibility of advance care planning information and resources online. Advance directives, also known as living wills and healthcare power of attorney f...

AstraZeneca Partners With Primary Health Care to Help Iowa Uninsured

...e Director, Primary Health Care. "Through our collaboration with AstraZeneca, we will be able to provide solutions for the uninsured in Iowa, creating accessibility to medications that are critical to their health." The AZ&Me Prescription Savings program for healthcare facilities is available to non-p...

Technology Collaborative Launches Online Game to Exercise Brain Power of People with Multiple Sclerosis

... of difficulties or disabilities. Accessible technology makes the computer more comfortable and easier to see, hear, and use. More information about accessibility and Microsoft can be found at www.microsoft.com/en a ble/ . (i) "Cognitive Function." The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. http://w...
Accessibility in Medical Technology

Phase 1 Trial of Whole-Parasite Malaria Vaccine to Begin

...ant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MVI's mission is to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and ensure their availability and accessibility in the developing world. MVI's vision is a world free from malaria. For more information, please visit www.malariavaccine.org . About PATH ...

Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa

...ant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MVI's mission is to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and ensure their availability and accessibility in the developing world. MVI's vision is a world free from malaria. For more information, please visit http://www.malariavaccine.org . Founded in 197...

Microbicide Developer Receives License for Novel HIV Microbicide Candidate From Merck & Co., Inc.

...ent of people living with HIV. About IPM: The International Partnership for Microbicides was established in 2002 to accelerate the development and accessibility of microbicides to prevent HIV transmission in women. By screening compounds, designing optimal formulations, establishing manufacturing capacity, dev...

Oncologists Call For Medicare to Reconsider Anemia Drug Restrictions

...our percent of Americans battling cancer receive high quality, affordable, and accessible cancer care in community oncology clinics close to home. The accessibility of high quality cancer care, coupled with earlier diagnosis and new therapies, has resulted in a decreased cancer mortality rate. ...

Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients

...ancers, and have built significant reputations within the carcinoid community, which should substantially enhance the pace of enrollment and increased accessibility to prospective patients interested in participating in this trial." Currently Callisto has enrolled 31 patients of the 40 subjects planned for this Ph...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Data From Hemophilia Program at International Society On Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting

...icals is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of hemophilia by providing high quality, less costly Factor products. Our ultimate goal is to increase accessibility to prophylactic treatment and improve the quality of life for people suffering from hemophilia," said Michael Griffith, Ph.D., President and CEO, Insp...
Accessibility in Medical Products

ISI Self-Supporting Arm Table

Description:... ISI Self-Supporting Arm Table offers the easy accessibility for surgeons, technicians and equipment during upper extremity surgeries....
Company:Instrument Specialists, Inc.

ISI Ultra-Light Specialty Table

Description:... ISI Ultra-Light Specialty Table offers the ultimate accessibility for surgeons, technicians and equipment during upper extremity surgeries....
Company:Instrument Specialists, Inc.

Automatic Super High-Capacity K Series CryoStorage System

Description:...or Wharton offers the reliability of liquid nitrogen stroage from -100C to -196C combined with the convenience of solid-state automatic controls, easy accessibility to stroed product, and dependable performance at crogenic termperatures. On the larger systems, the unique Temperature Gradient Suppression System gre...
Company:MIDSCI

EYESI Ophthalmosurgical Simulator

Description:...tients. The risk of complications inherent in conventional practical training is reduced to a minimum. With its autodidactic training methods and easy accessibility EYESI offers significantly better efficiency in training and further training. Reproducibility and documentation options ensure that surgical abilitie...
Company:VRmagic GmbH

Magnetom C! MRI System

Description:... The Magnetom C! system features 270 accessibility and the most compact, midfield, C-shaped magnet, with the smallest pole diameter available (54 inches). Multichannel imaging allows for simultaneous p...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

CASE 8000 Cardiac Assessment System for Exercise

Description:...-of-care clinical information systems for the exercise environment. By combining the accuracy of our premiere exercise ECG system with the information accessibility of network connectivity, the CASE 8000 offers an advanced, integrated approach to high-efficiency, high-performance stress testing....
Company:GE Healthcare

Charting Plus Electronic Health Record

Features:... accessibility - Accessible and organized patient folder Ease of Use Comprehensive Char...igned to work the way you do Security - Access based logins - 3 levels of accessibility based on the user level HIPAA Certified...
Company:Micro Development Services, Inc.

Millennium 5 Concentrator With or Without OPI

Features:...g creating a leak-free and accessible assembly Integrated Thomas compressor, designed specifically for the Millennium, maximizes cup seal life and accessibility while reducing sound and vibration ...
Company:Respironics, Inc.

Q-Track i Holter Monitoring System

Features:... True 12-lead ECG Extremely fast and reliable downloading and scanning Non-proprietary final report writer/viewer for easy accessibility and transfer Auto-adjusting pacemaker detection and analysis Customizable final report and acronym list ...
Company:Quinton Cardiology Systems, Inc.

LDS™ (Single Use Loading Units with Stainless Steel Staples)

Features:...ician needs to cut and clip. Large staple size securely ligates up to 7mm vessels. Right-Angle jaw cradles vessels to optimize visibility and accessibility to structures. Automatic tension release decreases tension on vessel prior to staple deployment- mimics tension-free surgical technique. Easy...
Company:Autosuture
Accessibility in Medical Dictionary

Prevention

...ug and violence programs. The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is the sole Federal organization with responsibility for improving accessibility and quality of substance abuse ... ...

Hard of hearing

...f or Hard of Hearing A Multidisciplinary Approach by Diane... State wide coalition of agencies and organizations working together to improve accessibility and services for Michigan's deaf and hard of hearing people. website for Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of HEaring ... to hel...
Accessibility in Biological News

UC San Diego engineer provides insights to decades-old DNA squabble

...he regulation of genetic processes like DNA replication, transcription, recombination, and repair because all these processes depend critically on the accessibility of the DNA, which is directly controlled by chromatin. A loosely folded chromatin fiber allows easy access to DNA sequences while a tightly folded fib...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...he speed-of-light pulse it just measured from further amplification, avoiding potential laser damage. ROSE This technology radically changes the accessibility of compiler technologies, allowing access to average software developers and scientists. ROSE enables users to build their own tools, including defect...

Pushmi-pullyu of B-cell development discovered

...ll nucleus and the methylation of the B-cell gene. "We knew that the two complexes were capable of influencing the arrangement of histone spools and accessibility of different genes, but were pleasantly surprised that they also affected the methylation state of the genes," said Dr. Hagman. ...

'Platforms in space' to help businesses

...blic service sector. Now that the European Commission and European Space Agency have commissioned the GMES programme, there is a paradigm shift in the accessibility of satellite services which gives a real opportunity to overcome previous obstacles. EO data will become a revolutionary environment information techn...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

...d groups underrepresented in science and engineering, including women. Unlocking the Internet's deep well of data Yi Chen wants to improve the accessibility of Internet data for search engine users. Internet users employ Google to access millions of HTML documents on the web. In addition to this easily sea...

University of Michigan installs second Genomatix Genome Analyzer

...tive Officer at Genomatix, USA commented: "Placing our Genomatix Genome Analyzer at the University of Michigan in an environment providing campus-wide accessibility to our tools provides further validation of the quality and depth of the Genomatix' technology for the analysis of NGS data. That this represents ou...

New renewables to power 40 per cent of global electricity demand by 2050

...us on efficiently delivering, installing and connecting large amounts of wind power to the grid, with strong concern for reliability, availability and accessibility of the turbines. "We have identified specific areas of priority for the wind sector to effectively deliver the overall objective of cost reduction...

Mycotoxin Research joins Springer's life sciences journals program

... addition to the printed version, the complete contents of the journal will be published on Springer's online platform SpringerLink, greatly improving accessibility for subscribers. Furthermore, 11 years of backfiles of Mycotoxin Research (1997-2008) will be made available online by Springer. The publication s...

Tropical forest carbon monitoring gets big boost

...forests. We fully support his vision for a full and transparent deployment of CLASLite across the Andes Amazon region with an emphasis on securing its accessibility by all stakeholders." This grant will support Asner's efforts to provide training and technology transfer in most tropical forest nations in the ...

Smithsonian puts tropical eastern Pacific shore fishes online

... was done based on incomplete lists of taxa rather than with a regional fauna. The system has full capabilities in English and Spanish to enhance its accessibility in the 10 countries that span the region: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The Smi...
Accessibility in Biological Technology

American Oriental Bioengineering Honorably Elected a Top 20 Most Competitive Public Pharmaceutical Company in China

...of February of this year. The selection criteria were based on the companies' management capabilities, brand recognition, financial strength, resource accessibility and quality of key team members. Mr. Tony Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Oriental Bioengineering, commented, "We are ver...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Safety Data on IB1001, a Novel Recombinant Factor IX for the Treatment of Hemophilia at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting

...o a Phase 1/2-3 clinical program," said Michael Griffith, Ph.D., President and CEO, Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals. "Our ultimate goal is to increase accessibility to prophylactic treatment and improve the quality of life for people suffering from hemophilia around the world. We expect to move IB1001 into a pivo...

CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available

...ompanied by an adjustable base-stand, users can adjust the height of the work-surface up to eight inches. The new 10 degree sloped, hinged window adds accessibility and complements cleaning procedures by opening an additional 30 degrees. Optional glass sidewalls increase visibility in educational settings, as well...

The Arcas Group Appoints Executive Vice President

...or Oncology: "Our analysis showed that MDOUTLOOK was by far the most comprehensive, up-to-date and cost-effective intelligence program available. Its accessibility across many functions in our organization greatly supports our internal knowledge and market understanding. I'm a big fan." MDOUTLOOK directly c...

Best of Show Awards Winners Named at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

..., RDF) that allow deep data connections, rich annotations and accurate preservation of data and lab records. The CERF data storage system ensures data accessibility for decades to come and the component-based CERF Extensibility Framework makes CERF highly customizable. Customers become partners who can work with R...

Elsevier Launches Ten New eBook Specialty Collections on MD Consult

... ST. LOUIS, Missouri, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Increases accessibility to Market-Leading Specialty Content Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and serv...

Transforming medical diagnosis with new scanning technology

...ical systems." Professor Ian Greer, Dean of the Hull York Medical School, said: "This technological advance has the potential to revolutionise the accessibility and application of high quality medical imaging to patients. It will bring significant to benefits to diagnosis and treatment in virtually all areas ...

Frost & Sullivan: In Vitro Diagnostics Market

...ents continue to live with this virus. Other growth drivers in the IVD industry are the increasing health care spending in emerging markets, extending accessibility to more healthcare services and products and developing awareness of health and disease prevention." About Frost & Sullivan Frost & ...

Automated Sequence Capture for Next-Generation Sequencing Paves the Way for Personalized Medicine

.... HybSelect effectively scales next generation sequencing to the needs of biomedical research and discovery by enabling large scale studies. The accessibility and enormous capacity of the next generation sequencers have triggered a heightened demand for sequence capture technologies amongst geneticists: targ...

Irvine Scientific Launches IS CHO-CD XP(TM)

...0 million liters) and continue to be leaders in rapid turnaround time worldwide. Irvine Scientific's ongoing personal service, technical support, and accessibility to key team members ensure that your questions and concerns are addressed every step of the way. Their cGMP facility was the first media manufacturin...
Accessibility in Biological Products

PROTEAN II xi 2-D Cell from Bio-Rad

Description:...casting stand. The 20 cm long slab gel option provides extra gel length for optimal 2-D resolution. Beveled plates provided with the 2-D cell, and the accessibility of the slab gel surface, make it easy to position tube gels on the slab gel without an agarose overlay. With notched glass plates, up to 4 second-dime...
Company:Bio-Rad

NOVOstar Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH

Description:...r cell-based kinetic assays and research development. Previously, cell-based assays required the use of expensive HTS equipment, which lead to limited accessibility for scientists in the assay development stage. The NOVOstar offers the right equipment necessary for cell-based assays as well as any other assay suit...
Company:BMG LABTECH
Accessibility in Biological Definition

Ebola

...cept in outbreak environments so the vaccine must be tested extensively and meet strict government regulations. Also, in the development of a vaccine, accessibility and cost for people of poor nations and the transportation efficiency of it must be considered. In 1999, scientist Maurice Iwu announced at the Inte...
Accessibility in Biological Dictionary

Oligodeoxyribonucleotide

...igodeoxyribonucleotide arrays, a ... Oligodeoxyribonucleotide probe accessibility on a three-dimensional DNA ... most, if not all, of the oligodeoxyribonucl...ensitization of human laryngeal ... Oligodeoxyribonucleotide probe accessibility on a three-dimensional DNA ... hybridization conditions, and oligodeoxyr...

Map Unit

...... Buy/Apply for a License! Season Dates and Fees. Big Game. Mountain Lion. Small ... Calendar | Site Map | About Us | Privacy Policy | Disabled accessibility ... ... Terror Maps and Units ! I'm glad to announce Terror Maps And Units is back! ... the team such as a new site layout and new maps ...
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