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Inside Myanmar: California Relief Organization Bypasses Bureaucratic Barriers, Has Aid Workers in Myanmar

NEVADA CITY, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Myanmar Relief Fund ( http://www.MyanmarReliefFund.org ) is a coalition of private American and Myanmar citizens that have the know-how to get aid in and directly to the victims bypassing bureaucratic barriers. Teams of doctors are treating the i...

Health Minister Plans to Ease Bureaucratic Procedures

Tasmania's Health and Human Services Minister, Lara Giddings has outlined programs to ease bureaucratic procedures in the department. // This was part of a new reform package proposed by the minister in Launceston this morning to 200 of the health department's senior managers. The main a...

Catholic Charities, Vincent De Paul Society Supporting Abortion-Providing Healthcare Plan, Says ALL

...rity," said Judie Brown, president of American Life League. "Millions of taxpayers will be forced to subsidize abortion, contraception, euthanasia and bureaucratic denial of health care to the poorest of the poor." The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Catholic Charities USA sent out an action alert aski...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Joins Americans Against Food Taxes; Calls Health Care Reform Effort a Job Killer

... "A growing number of reports from Washington, DC, indicate that what started out as a genuine health care reform effort is becoming a three-headed bureaucratic monster that may kill economic recovery by destroying employer-based health care, crushing patient choice, and gobbling up massive amounts of personal...

Data: Actual imaging use far below president's recommended 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare

... Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) said. "Any further deep imaging reimbursement cuts will severely disrupt patients' access to diagnostic services. bureaucratic red tape including long waits for appointments, delays in the waiting room and patients driving long distances will be typical if Medicare spending is...

Smallpox -- the death of a disease

...ore than straightforward mass vaccination. He and his staff had to cope with civil wars, floods, impassable roads, and refugees as well as formidable bureaucratic and cultural obstacles, shortages of local health personnel and meager budgets. Countries across the world joined in the effort; the United States and...

Data: Actual imaging use far below President's rec. 95 percent utilization rate for Medicare

... Medical Imaging Coalition (AMIC) said. "Any further deep imaging reimbursement cuts will severely disrupt patients' access to diagnostic services. bureaucratic red tape including long waits for appointments, delays in the waiting room and patients driving long distances will be typical if Medicare spending is...

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

...lf designs and runs it. As an analogy, imagine -- before the days of YouTube -- Washington creating a video-sharing service. How good would it be with bureaucratic coders and no competition to assure constant improvement?" Gott might approve, however, of a plan that offers guidelines and incentives for entreprene...

What Motivates Physicians to Succeed? Money Isn't Most Important

...and professionally rewarding. Key considerations that impact individual motivation include:   the amount of administrative duties bureaucratic red tape patient load amount of individual autonomy government overregulation overall organizational morale. The article points ou...

'Routine HIV Screening Coverage Act' (Waters, D, CA) a 'Crucial Linchpin to Health Care Reform,' says AHF

...overage Act' seeks to address a major disconnect between a straightforward and prudent public health measure set forth by the CDC back in 2006 and the bureaucratic buck passing by the nation's health care insurers that has happened since then," said Michael Weinstein , President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation. "N...
Bureaucratic in Medical Technology

ACRO Comments on NEJM Article on Globalization of Clinical Research

...not only necessary but also desirable in order to meet the demands of today's global pharmaceutical industry. The article cites "the increasingly bureaucratic and expensive regulatory environment in many wealthy countries" as another force that is moving clinical trials to developing countries. Again, ACRO l...
Bureaucratic in Biological News

Anti-biotech groups obstruct forest biotechnology

...taken place in crop agriculture, Strauss said, and because of the enormous benefits, that industry has learned to wade through the regulatory maze and bureaucratic hurdles in a number of countries, including the United States. By contrast, genetic modification studies in forest trees take longer, require work wit...

Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says

...forcement of cattle-feed restrictions was placed in the hands of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rather than the USDA, which has caused various bureaucratic snarls, including a lack of communication between the two agencies. "The FDA is far behind on inspecting feed businesses subject to the feed ban, h...
Bureaucratic in Biological Technology

Physician's Organization Makes History by Publishing U.S.'s First Adult Stem Cell Guidelines (ASCTA Drives Safe Stem Cell Practices)

...ions. "Making the stem cells in your own body a drug won't make them safer, will dramatically reduce availability of treatment, and will increase bureaucratic red tape." stated Dr. Centeno. "ASCTA has established guidelines of the highest standards so that American doctors can begin treating p...

Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

...ollution control and monitoring, and technology assessment. According to 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 n...

Chindex International Announces Shelf Registration, Related Strategy and Guidance

...isappointing 2008 fiscal year and final quarter primarily due to persisting delays in product registrations, which are subject to Chinese Governmental bureaucratic approval practices, and some of which have been in process for well over a year. Subject to the receipt of these approvals and the execution of an inc...

Boundaryless: Economic Development?

...ndaryless to describe his vision for GE. Specifically, Welch wanted to do away with the hierarchical, get-seven-signatures-before-buying-toilet-paper, bureaucratic B.S. that crippled GEs ability to move nimbly into markets, execute quickly on decisions, and empower people. Economic developers would do well to ...

WTN Interview with Governor Doyle

...ttle restrictions on who can get it. We want that fund to go out to private venture capitalists for management and distribution. It should not be a bureaucratic state government agency running the fund through a whole lot of state mandates and criteria. It would be venture capitalists that make the hard busine...

How do you level the playing field with China?

...d the actual default total might approach half a trillion dollars. How could this happen in China? For decades its government made loans based on bureaucratic decisions and not commercial priorities with favorable return on investments objectives. Some funds supported bankrupt state enterprises and protected...

NSF officer speaks on the future of journalism and science

...now in the aftermath is that one of the reasons the intelligence community didn't anticipate it is they weren't able to connect the dots." Besides bureaucratic inefficiencies, he attributed this failure to simple human cognitive limitations the inability to deal with the quantity of information that crosses ...

The myth of the performance-based management

...e don't put you on the list as someone they need for the next six months, you're in more trouble than you would be at General Motors." There is little bureaucratic control beyond financial accountability - almost everything depends on peer pressure. "We have a higher trust in human nature, but we're also convince...

Analog people in the Digital Revolution, part II

...analog people have on business processes and technology. Repeated or received judgment hardens into prejudice and we get technology religious wars and bureaucratic delays. Flexibility fuzzes over into the indecision of paralysis by analysis. Communication decays into meaningless meetings and an undecipherable del...

Federal advisor to HHS describes the national information infrastructure

...s widespread NHII system are enormous: being able to supply and access a complete medical record on a patient at any time cuts down on a great deal of bureaucratic damages which can exist to files. The links to medical care and public health would enable further prevention against bioterrorism, and the continual ...
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