St. Louis Firm Brings Medicare Risk Adjustment to iPhone
Software and services let health plans reduce audit risk while ensuring accurate payments and compliance with Medicare standards
ST. LOUIS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a select few have ever wondered how to integrate Medicare Risk Adjustment
with their iPhone(R). Those who have should be happ...
BUSM researchers find no adjustment method fully resolves confounding by indication
(Boston) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health have found that no adjustment
method fully resolves confounding by indication in observational studies, meaning when the validity of a study is threatened by unmeasured confounding, ...
U.S. Department of Labor announces $1.2 million grant to provide nearly 700 North Carolina workers with health insurance payments as part of Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of
Labor today announced a $1,250,000 grant to provide approximately 700
jobless workers with partial premium payments for health insurance
"This $1.2 million grant will help nearly 700 North Carolinians who are
Award recognizes 2 decades of research that led to the adoption of risk adjustment tools
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2008) The 2008 HSR Impact Award, presented today at the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., honored two decades or research that ultimately brought risk adjustment
to many users, including Medicare.
Now in its third year, the Aca...
Health Fitness Announces Non-Cash Adjustment and Restatement of 2006 Equity Investment Transaction Resulting in Delay for Filing Third Quarter Form 10-Q
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Health Fitness
Corporation today announced that its Audit Committee has determined, after
consultation with Management and the Company's external auditors, that a
deemed dividend of $1,576,454 to preferred shareholders should have been
AUDIO from Medialink and AARP: Cost of Living Adjustment Can't Keep Up
NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no shock that our insurance
premiums are rising. But for people in Medicare, especially those with
fixed incomes, the costs are particularly hard. AARP Director of Government
Relations David Sloane explains. Listen to this report from AARP at:
Adjustment in Medical Technology
Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009
...to AMI, Isis removed Ibis' operating
results from its continuing operations and reclassified them as
to reflect the required retrospective adoption of FSP 14-1.
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions
...nd marketed by Posit Science Corporation, participants predicted healthcare costs that were $244 less per patient than in the control group, after adjustment
for differences in the groups (or $223 on an unadjusted basis.) The differences between the groups were statistically significant and only the group u...
PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it
...'s or another dementia, they were thoroughly evaluated. There were 523 news cases of dementia during the follow up period of the study.
for demographics, smoking, co-morbidities, depression, social activity, and baseline cognition, moderate alcohol intake (1-2 drinks per day) was assoc...
Rigel's R788 Significantly Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2b Clinical Trial
Change from Baseline to
Month 6 (LOCF) -1.8/+0.4 +0.2/+0.3 +0.6/+1.4
Mean Systolic BP if had adjustment
or Initiation of BP Medication (mmHg)
# Had BP Meds Adjusted/Initiated 11 (7%) 27 (18%) 35 (23%)
McCaughey Urges Use of First NYS Hospital Infection Report
... for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C. diff). More critically, the public should not be misled by risk adjustment
infection, but should consider the average infection rate for each hospital and give preference to the lowest one.
Betsy McCaughey is Founder an...
Boehringer Ingelheim Unveils Diabetes Pipeline
... 2009, New Orleans, U.S.A.
(2) Nathan DM et al. Medical Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: A Consensus Algorithm for the Initiation and adjustment
of Therapy. Diabetes Care 21:1-11, 2008.
(3) Clinicaltrials.gov. Available at: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=BI+1356 . Acc...
Adjustment in Medical Products
Pfister Suture Adjustment Set For Astigmatism
Description: The Forceps are designed to grasp suture, and also have a locking mechanism which is useful for adjusting suture tension for correcting astigmatism. When the blades are closed, the tips act as a spatula. The Pincher and Adjuster are designed to fine tune the suture tension in and out of surgery...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.
PalmScan P2000-FastPach Pachymeter
Description:...akes charging of the device a breeze. The large, high-resolution, color, touch screen controls make operating and viewing results simple. Built in IOP adjustment
software simplifies calculating adjustments to measured IOP. Bluetooth interface allows quick and easy print capabilities, while the corneal waveform ...
Company:Micro Medical Devices, Inc.
VISUPAC™ and FF 450plus Fundus Camera
Description:...lus provides other ideal synergies to the VISUPAC system. The FF 450plus ensures fast, easy operation with motorized filters and professional exposure adjustment
capabilities with comprehensive default settings for every capture mode. It also provides a choice of sensor resolution for the broad range of clinica...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
AccuDrain External CSF Drainage System
Description:...hat allows the system to be easily and quickly attached to an IV pole. Similarly, it features a unique squeeze-lok(tm) mechanism for quick and secure adjustment
of the burette drip chamber. The numbers on the graduated pressure scale are very large and were designed to be easily read from across a room and in...
Company:Integra LifeSciences Corporation
105 Low Voltage Power Supply
Description:... Operating as a constant voltage power supply, the 105 is very simple to use. The adjustment
knob and hilo range switch control the output, which is variable in 10-volt increments from 20 to 250 volts. One, two-position switch toggles the brig...
VersaFlex™ UES Disposable pH Catheter
Description:... The VersaFlex™ UES catheter is made of two probes which are intubated simultaneously allowing adjustment
and choice of sensor distance.
VersaFlex disposable catheters for 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring.
Alpine's VersaFlex catheters are the smalle...
Company:Alpine Biomed Corp.
Adjustment in Medical Dictionary
...rices at TheFind.com. Shop online for thousands of great items like the Kodak Lens Adapter. crystalline lens n. The lens of an eye. ... This adjustment
of the lens is known as accommodation (see also Accommodation, below) ... European Leader in Accessories. SUPER FISHEYE LENS . Canon, Sony, Nik...
...s an epidemic of hearing loss in older people. ... If you have a hearing loss , the first step is to get an audiogram. ... ... in their adjustment
and fitting to hearing loss sufferers' specific needs. ... Hearing loss is the third leading chronic health condition among Americans, ... ...
... In psychology, adjustment
disorder (AD) is a classification of mental diso...acteristics and treatment of different types of adjustment
disorders ... adjustment
disorder unspecified. ... with ...
Adjustment in Biological News
A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline
...pants were consistently sedentary, 12% maintained their activity levels, 26% had declining levels, and 41% had increasing or fluctuating levels. After adjustment
for age, sex, race, education, study site, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, alcohol consumption and baseline 3MS score, they found that the mean rate ...
Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots
...ein leverage effect' is thought to play a significant role in the human obesity problem found in modern western societies. Our results suggest that an adjustment
of the nutritional balance of diets as a means to manage human obesity might similarly be an option for mitigating obesity in captive primates.
Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008
...AP $10.2 1% 8%
the effect of currency
ch... as per GAAP $14.7 -11% -2%
the effect of currency
ch... $24.9 -7% 2%
the effect of currency
New technique is quantum leap forward in understanding proteins
...assing in the drug discovery process. The two-component signaling system is responsible for countless essential functions in bacterial cells including adjustment
to growth conditions, and can control virulence. That means interruption of strategic direct interactions can kill pathogenic bacteria. Though many di...
Atomic-resolution views suggest function of enzyme that regulates light-detecting signals in eye
...rod form. Rods are involved in night vision and motion sensation; the cones are responsible for color sensitivity, visual acuity, daylight vision, and adjustment
to bright light.
The section of the enzyme molecule that most interests the researchers is the so-called GAF A domain. A small messenger molecule,...
Study looks at psychological impact of gene test for breast cancer
...al Center, The Netherlands, assessed psychological adjustment
in 215 women who underwent DNA testing for BRCA ge... "true negative" in 31.
Several Factors Affect adjustment
An inconclusive result on BRCA t...isk.
The link between beliefs and psychological adjustment
remained strong even after accounting for the wome...
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Adjustment in Biological Products
P5S-P Series Pneumatic Slide Table from Parker Hannifin Corporation
Description:...el ball bearings guided on two rails.
Bumpers or self-compensating shock absorbers provide energy absorption and controlled deceleration
is available for precise end of stroke positioning
Mounts on 4 sides
Available in 12, 16, 20, and 25 mm ...
Company:Parker Hannifin Corporation
Jencons Bottle-TopDispenser from Femto Scientific
Description:...mefitted w./ an anti-drip safety valve; borosilicate glass barrelprotected with transparentpolypropylene sleeve; spring-lock cursor design ensuresfine adjustment
for exact and reproducible dispensing...
VSR-50 Variable Speed Rocker, with 12" x 14" table; 220V .3 amp from PRO Scientific
Description:...tandard) or a 16" x 20" (optional) table. Both tables are easily removed and come equipped with a non-slip neoprene rubber mat and allows for an angle adjustment
up to 15. For increased work area without sacrificing valuable lab space, a second 12" x 14" table can be stacked above the current table with 5" stan...
PW 384 from Tecan
Description:...e dispense speed and vacuum levels for best results with both Cellular Assays and Biochemical Assays
Precise depth positioning of wash head allows adjustment
of the amount of residual volume to application needs
Easy integration into Tecan Robotic Systems (Genesis-based workstations, TRAC-systems as well...
COOLSCOPE Digital Microscope from Nikon
Description:... COOLSCOPE is an integrated digital microscope and camera system that does not require a computer, equipment setup, optical adjustment
or software installation. Built on Nikon's high-precision optics and innovative technology, COOLSCOPE combines simplicity and advanced technology ...
VersArray ChipReader 5 m System from Bio-Rad
Description:...l detection, and virtually no photobleaching for a long dye lifetime. You also get real-time feedback on the effects of laser and photomultiplier tube adjustment
on the signal-to-noise ratio and dynamic range. This valuable feedback increases productivity and minimizes the number of scans, thus ensuring the int...
Adjustment in Biological Definition
... be given. In most cases, recovery is rapid and troublefree. Longstanding hypoglycemia may require hospital admission to allow supervised recovery and adjustment
of diabetic medications.
Among the major risks of the disorder are chronic problems affecting multiple organ systems...
... level within an hour or two after eating. Non-diabetics' beta cells routinely and automatically manage this by continual glucose level monitoring and adjustment
of insulin release. All such decisions by a diabetic must be based on general experience and training (ie, at the direction of a physician or PA, or i...
objective turret, or nosepiece
object holder or stage
diaphragm and condenser