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Big Cuts in Family Budgets Usually Means Insurance Gets the Ax

With many struggling in the current economy, families are making big cuts to their budgets. Typically the first large expense to go is car insurance, medical insurance or, most commonly - life insurance. Insure-Net.com urges families to look at other options rather than dropping coverage and offe...

IT Budgets of Healthcare Organizations in Asia Pacific Region Expected to Grow, Regardless of the Economic Slowdown, says Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While the economic slump has driven several companies to resort to strategic budget and cost-cutting initiatives, healthcare organizations are increasing their spending on healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services to enhance healthcare delivery...

Vulnerable Suffer As NHS Budgets

Elderly and sick people needing home care are suffering due to cuts in NHS expenditure, as councils struggle to deal with the situation, a study says.// The study, which has been commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA), discovered that almost seven out of 10 local authorities,...

Sinking Economy Hit Hard by Soaring Healthcare Costs, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...careSupplementPlans.com . Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) August 7, 2009 -- Medicare and Medicaid costs are overwhelming government budgets as insurance costs run amok and further sideline a failing economy, according to President Obama. A February report by the Department of Health a...

SDSU's Process Improvement Programs Help Businesses Achieve Bottom Line Results

...we can no longer afford to do business as usual. The country demands that we exercise fiscal responsibility," Smith told Navy.mil. "Our budgets are decreasing and we're being asked to do more with less," Smith added. "Lean will provide you the tools to find ways to give the customer ...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

...care Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares...nal recess in August and chronic Medicaid underfunding exacerbated by state budgets weakened by the economic downturn. "Many healthcare providers and th...

Par Pharmaceutical Reports EPS of $0.71 for Second Quarter 2009

...ating Par's underlying business performance. Management uses the non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate Par's financial performance against internal budgets and targets. In addition, management internally reviews Par's results excluding the impact of certain items, as it believes that these non-GAAP finan...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

...h placement rates expected to come in at 17, the projected interview-to-hire ratio for 2009 jumps to 4.7:1 - adding an additional $348,000 to hospital budgets at an average total interview cost of $3,000 per interview. To combat the rising costs of interviewing, recruiters have begun to diligently tra...

Concord Coalition Releases Issue Brief on Administration's IMAC Proposal

...orcement-entity-health-care-reform-legislation The Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to balanced federal budgets and generationally responsible fiscal policy. Former U.S. Senators Warren Rudman (R-NH) and Bob Kerrey (D-NE) serve as Concord's co-chairs and former ...

National League of Cities Commends President and Congress on Work Towards Health Care Reform

...or the country's hard-working families, as well as for our cities and towns, which spend more than $87 billion each year or nearly 17 percent of their budgets for health care benefits for their employees, retirees and their families," said Novak. Earlier this month, NLC's Board of Directors approved...
Budgets in Medical Technology

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Announces Top-Line Results of CPP-109 Phase II Trial for Cocaine Addiction

...plete the clinical trials required for us to file a new drug application for CPP-109, our ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets we establish for such trials, our ability to protect our intellectual property, our ability to continue to list our common stock on the NASDAQ Global ...

InnoCentive and Nature Publishing Group Announce Partnership to Facilitate Open Innovation

...mes at a pivotal time when businesses, especially those in life sciences, are endeavoring to maintain research and development activities with reduced budgets and resources. The partnership of NPG and InnoCentive will accelerate the uptake of open innovation as a complementary business model that has partic...

Inclinix Releases Next Generation Critical Population Research(R) (CPR) for Clinical Trial Investigator Site Selection and Patient Recruitment

...trated by providing color-coded maps of disease prevalence from national to ZIP code level. These maps identify clusters of sites that maximize media budgets and even provide visual insight into geographic barriers to clinical trial participation, such as availability of public transportation or parking. In...

Catalyst Reaches Enrollment Target for its U.S. Phase II Cocaine Trial

...clinical trials required for it to file a new drug application for CPP-109, the Company's ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets established for such trials, the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property and those other factors described in the Company's Annual Repo...

First Published Study of New HPV Test for Developing Countries Shows High Accuracy in Predicting Cervical Disease

...ent outcomes with careHPV involved more than 2,500 women age 30-54 in mostly rural areas of China. In developed regions with established public health budgets and programs, Pap testing (cytology) is the standard screen for cervical disease, supplemented by HPV testing in women over the age of 30 (who are mos...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Announces Publication of Animal Data Demonstrating Vigabatrin Effective for Weight Loss

...clinical trials required for it to file a new drug application for CPP-109, the Company's ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets established for such trials, the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property and those other factors described in the Company's Annual Repo...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Begins Enrollment for U.S. Phase II Clinical Trial of CPP-109 in Patients with Methamphetamine Addiction

...plete the clinical trials required for us to file a new drug application for CPP-109, our ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets we establish for such trials, our ability to protect our intellectual property and those other factors described in the Company's Annual Report on For...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Begins Enrollment for Its U.S. Phase II Clinical Trial of CPP-109 in Patients with Cocaine Addiction

...plete the clinical trials required for it to file a new drug application for CPP-109, its ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets established for such trials, whether the Company's trials, which are being conducted in the U.S. under FDA good clinical practice guidelines, will evi...

AHF Criticizes Tibotec Over Steep Price for Newest AIDS Drug, Etravirine

... drug combinations have failed them. "As many states and the federal government also face significant budget constraints and are drastically cutting budgets and services, we question Tibotec's judgment and timing in pricing this latest AIDS drug so high," added AHF's Weinstein. "When Governor Schwarzenegge...

New Company Starts, Bridging the Development Gap in the Discovery of Cancer Drugs

...to a new drug, requires further substantial investment to properly demonstrate its potential. At this point, research organisations operating on tight budgets and with limited development experience and/or capabilities feel that further investment is beyond their grasp. In addition, pharmaceutical companies ...
Budgets in Medical Products

Schaerer Axis 200/300

Description:...ifferent disciplines, whether in the surgical practice, in outpatient surgery or hospital surgery. A favorable price-performance ratio takes available budgets into consideration....
Company:Schaerer Mayfield USA, Inc.

Tiburon™ Surgical Drapes

Description:... Tiburon™ surgical drapes from Cardinal Health will change the way you think about drapes and draping in your facility. Shrinking budgets and reduced reimbursements mean costs must be carefully controlled at every turn without sacrificing the quality of care or jeopardizing patient outco...
Company:Cardinal Health, Inc.
Budgets in Biological News

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

...ts, and others formed to support open public access to publicly funded research. FRPAA would require those agencies with annual extramural research budgets of $100 million or more to provide the public with online access to research manuscripts stemming from such funding no later than six months after pub...

Study of agricultural watersheds and carbon losses

...e soil surface. As animal agriculture intensifies in the upper Midwest, measuring DOC exported through tile drains is important when evaluating carbon budgets and carbon sequestration potential. Scientists at Purdue University have investigated the impacts of manure application, crop rotation, and nitro...

Recession Puts Focus on Business Optimisation and Excellence to Strengthen Business Core

...rough the recession. The usual strategy of following the "order of practice of the industry" would be to review headcount, freeze and reduce budgets and other radical cost-cutting measures. The consequence of overreacting to this, is that it may handicap a company’s future potential when dema...

Cleaning the atmosphere of carbon: African forests out of balance

...turbance is almost certainly part of the reason these forests are taking up carbon today." Muller-Landau, who directs a project to monitor carbon budgets in forest study sites worldwide as part of the Smithsonian's Center for Tropical Forest Science and the HSBC Climate Partnership, advises that this ne...

Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008

...ss' is serving us well in this market, and should help us amid shrinking IT budgets in 2009." Entrust recorded a Q4 2008 net income, calculated in accorda...st structure, to measure its ongoing cash operating costs, and to establish budgets and operational goals. The presentation of this additional information shou...

Traditional Dutch landscape under threat

... Van Rij is of the opinion that the Dutch central government has a critical role to play in preserving green areas because it is in a position to make budgets available and make new legislation. Dutch municipalities and landowners usually tend to choose in favour of new developments. ...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

...nable development at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. "There have been very few changes in forecasts, plans, investment decisions, budgets or staffing patterns in response to climate risks." The report cites: New York City's 40-year-old building codes that require structures to wit...

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

...icity in the Earth's crust is produced by stationary loading from plate tectonics, Main and Naylor seek to determine to what extent MEP governs energy budgets of natural and modeled seismic events. Assuming commonly observed feedbacks between remote boundary stress and strain rates at steady states, they fin...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Precise Biometrics as a Key Player in the Non-AFIS Fingerprint Market

...isfaction. The interoperability of the system allows each client to tailor the requirements of readers, smart cards and applications based on specific budgets and needs. The security is based on the smart card security infrastructure. The card integrity and the user privacy are preserved due to matching deci...

IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones

... Osteoporosis is a disease that can be largely prevented through timely diagnosis and cost effective treatment in the long run reducing healthcare budgets as well as preventing the suffering imposed by these fractures. To better evaluate current standards of care across Europe, an EU-wide report, Oste...
Budgets in Biological Technology

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...plete the clinical trials required for us to file a new drug application for CPP-109, our ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets we establish for such trials, our ability to protect our intellectual property and those other factors described in the Company's Annual Report on For...

The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.

... injection (Lovenox(R)) - will be made over the course of one year. "At a time when the costs of managing clinical trials are on the rise and budgets are extremely tight, receiving pharmaceutical products at no cost enables us to extend the Center's resources to continue its groundbreaking research ...

Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations

...ng revolutionized by digital channels that change the very nature of how pharmaceutical companies and brands relate to patients and doctors alike. As budgets shift rapidly to favor these new channels, our clients are pushing our work across borders at an increasing pace. Our international expansion begins ...

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...tigations of FCPA and financial fraud violations, particularly within the pharmaceutical sector. This has been reflected by an increase in enforcement budgets and the employment of additional personnel to improve the frequency with which investigations are conducted. Readers will find this timely publication...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Receives NASDAQ Deficiency Notice

...plete the clinical trials required for us to file a new drug application for CPP-109, our ability to complete such trials on a timely basis within the budgets we establish for such trials, our ability to protect our intellectual property, our ability to continue to list our common stock on the NASDAQ Global ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

...nt and clinical trial activities, the timing of completing certain operational initiatives, our ability to effect reductions in certain aspects of our budgets in an efficient and timely manner, and changes in interest rates. These and other uncertainties may adversely affect our liquidity and capital resourc...

Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

...o Davies, "Federal regulatory agencies already suffer from under-funding and bureaucratic ossification, but they will require more than just increased budgets and minor rule changes to deal adequately with the potential adverse effects of new technologies. New thinking, new laws and new organizational forms ...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...ses adjusted operating income to prepare operating budgets and forecasts and to measure our performance against those budgets and forecasts. Additionally, the company uses adj...sted operating margin in its analysis of operating budgets and forecasts and to measure our performance again...

TeleHealth Services Chosen by Baptist Hospital East in Development of New Park Tower

.... "Providing them with the newest healthcare television technology , combined with the best possible solution, was our top priority. At a time when budgets are being cut and capital expenditures are put on hold, we feel it is imperative to work with our clients to ensure that their needs and visions are f...

Cliff Consulting, Inc. Adds Former Banking IT Executive Ashok Moorthy to Its Team

... gained expertise in Technology, Operations, Brokerage Services, Finance, and Controls. While at Wells Fargo, Moorthy administered $100 million annual budgets and managed more than 1,000 staff. His experience includes managing several substantial consolidation projects during two very large mergers with Firs...
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