eHealth Initiative Applauds Appointment of David Blumenthal as New National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The independent, non-profit, multi-stakeholder eHealth Initiative applauds the appointment of David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, as the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology within the Department of Health and Human Services. One of the ...
AHIMA Applauds Selection of Dr. Blumenthal to Head ONC
CHICAGO, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an Official AHIMA Statement Attributable to Linda L. Kloss, AHIMA Chief Executive Officer:
"There is not a more appropriate selection than Dr. David Blumenthal
as National Coordinator to lead America's Health Information Technolo...
Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients
...oo small to determine if one drug was associated with increased complaints of muscle pain or damage.
American Heart Association spokesman Dr. Roger blumenthal
said studies such as this may help doctors learn why some people develop statin-related side effects while others don't.
In the study, the research...
Dr. Susan Blumenthal, Meridian International Center's Global Health Chair, Named Health Leader of the Year
...o address understudied health challenges.
leads Meridian's new Global Health Program, a key ...dian International Center. "We are grateful to Dr. blumenthal
for her service to Meridian and congratulate her o...as Chair of the Global Health Program at Meridian, blumenthal
is Director of the Health and Medicine Program at ...
Few Hospitals Embracing Electronic Health Record Systems
...ates through the provisions of the stimulus bill," blumenthal
said. "The Congress wants to see results for the A...are, not just in terms of technology adoption."
served as an advisor to the Obama campaign; in mid-April blumenthal
takes up his new job in the U.S. Department of Hea...
Study Finds Millions More May Benefit From Statins
...ans with low cholesterol (below 130 mg/dl) and high CRP levels would benefit from taking statins, Michos and Hopkins cardiology professor Dr. Roger S. blumenthal
analyzed 1999 to 2004 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
They concluded that 6.5 million older adults with lo...
6.5 million more patients might benefit from statins to prevent heart attacks, strokes
...ng NHANES between the years 1999 and 2004 for participants that fit the JUPITER profile, then extrapolating that to the general population, Michos and blumenthal
estimate that about 6.5 million older adults with low cholesterol and high CRP might benefit from statins. If they expanded their search criteria to ...
Hotel Spas in the U.S.
...Tabacchi - Cornell University , Jennifer DiFrancesco - Miramonte Resort and Spa, and Judith Singer - Health Fitness Dynamics, Inc. In addition Brett blumenthal
- Gensler, Jeanie Klueter - WATC, Julia Monk - BBG-BBGM, and Chris White - WTS International participated in a roundtable discussion on spa design tre...
38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments
... percent in 2007, according to the survey.
is founder and executive director of the American ...ple are using these products to enhance wellness," blumenthal
said. "The dietary supplement increase reflects co...easing use of CAM among children is also positive, blumenthal
added. "Look at children's diets. We are seeing mo...
The relative risk of brain cancer
...dy is foundational, setting the stage for early screening of people at risk so preventative measures can be taken before any tumor develops.
emphasizes, "The risks of having such a hereditary tumor are very low. Reporting to your family doctor that brain cancer runs in the family just gives...