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Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Bike Race for Autism Awareness

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Fraser: What: Capitol Classic: A Bicycle Ride and Race for Autism Awareness The Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Charity Bicycle event taking place on the streets su...

Home Oxygen Patients and Family Members Visit Capitol Hill to Ask Congress to Protect Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Benefit

Patient Advocates , Medicare Beneficiaries Visit Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Pass Medicare Home Oxygen Therapy Act, Oppose Additional Cuts to Oxygen Benefit WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asking members of Congress to support patient-focused reform ...

Community Oncologists and Patients Stand Up for Cancer Care on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today almost 100 patients and oncologists, who are members of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), will meet on Capitol Hill to rally in support of health care reform, spotlighting cancer care and the needs of cancer patients. COA will announce and discuss the ...

WellNet Introduces Healthcare Performance Management on Capitol Hill

WellNet and Its Software Division, Healthcare Interactive, Discuss Progressive Approach to Managing Escalating Costs as U.S. Healthcare Reform Debate Continues Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2009 -- WellNet Healthcare , a healthcare technology company servicing privat...

Patient Advocates From All 50 States Gather in Nation's Capitol to Meet With Lawmakers and Urge Passage of Comprehensive Health Care Reform

PAF Hosts Representatives in Effort to Promote Healthcare Access for All WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and representatives from the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) -- a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation as...

150 Children, Celebrities With Type 1 Diabetes Converge on Capitol Hill for JDRF's Children's Congress 2009

Kid Delegates Meet Elected Officials, Testify at Senate Hearing, and Urge Legislators To Request Fund Research WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 children and teenagers throughout the U.S. with type 1 diabetes are in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for funding...

Actuaries Provide Capitol Hill Briefing to Explore Health Care Reform Components

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the American Academy of Actuaries: What: The American Academy of Actuaries will h ost a Capitol Hill briefing on actuarial considerations related to hea lth care reform ...

Children Uniting Nations, Russell Simmons, Mos Def, David Archuleta, Terrence Howard, Gabrielle Union, Vivica Fox, Elise Neal, and Shawn King - Visit Nation's Capitol to Promote Student Mentoring and Change for Child Welfare

June 9th Set for Fourth Annual National Conference with Key Legislators, Policy Makers and Celebrities Dedicated to Making a Difference For Country's At Risk Youth LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Children Uniting Nations (CUN), one of the premier non-profit organization...

Key Stakeholders Convene Capitol Hill Symposium To Advance Convergence of Behavioral Economics and Healthcare

Innovative Thought Leaders Launch ignite09 to Improve Health Outcomes and Lower Costs WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Center for Cost-Effective Consumerism, the American Benefits Council and Hewitt Associates along with other leading health and policy organizatio...

Physical Therapists Advocate for Access to Rehabilitative Services on Capitol Hill

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two hundred physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy marched on Capitol Hill Tuesday to educate lawmakers about the critical need for patients to have improved access to physical therapy services. The gr...
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Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Supports Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill

Event for Congressional Members and Staff Will Focus on Advances in Research and Treatment of Lung Cancer in Women SEATTLE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC; MTAX:), along with the Society for Women's Health Research, the Lung Cancer ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Sponsors Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill

Event for Congressional Members and Staff Will Focus on Advances in Research and Treatment of Lung Cancer in Women SEATTLE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC; MTAX:), along with the Society for Women's Health Research, the Lung Cancer ...

Commonwealth Fund Case Study Points to 'Continuous Innovation' at Group Health Cooperative

...igh performing health care system -- has been in the works for more than a year. Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis notes recent interest on capitol Hill in cooperative structures, pointing to Group Health as a "shining example" of the model, while also praising other integrated systems. "As t...

West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial

...dnesday, June 24, at a technology and policy forum on mHealth solutions hosted by CTIA - The Wireless Association(R). The forum is being held at The capitol Visitor Center at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., and will give Congressional Members, Obama Administration Officials, and medical and policy expe...

New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

...and wellness efforts are a key to reducing costs within a reformed health care system. And they will be a centerpiece of the reform effort underway on capitol Hill." "This report shows that the American people believe prevention and wellness are the cornerstones of a high performing health care system. ...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Leading Causes of Cancer

...because of Colorado's growing role in developing cancer medicines," said PhRMA Senior Vice President Ken Johnson, who unveiled the report at the State capitol Building. "Oncology is one of Colorado's core research competencies, so the President's call to cure cancer resonates powerfully in our state," s...

Winning the War on Cancer: The Critical Role of Radiation Oncology

... Radiation Oncology Community Gathers with House Cancer Caucus on capitol Hill to Raise Awareness of Benefits of Targeted Radiation to Treat, Cure Ca...l the growth of cancer or relieve pain and other cancer symptoms. The capitol Hill briefing, hosted in coordination with the House Cancer Caucus, feature...

International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma 2008

...a Applied Research Foundation's International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma, 2008, Thursday, June 26 - Saturday, June 28 at the Hyatt Regency on capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. The Symposium, organized annually by the Meso Foundation, will highlight the latest advances in research and treatment for...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Address a Congressional Briefing on Paralysis Research and the Spinal Cord Injury Community at 'Working 2 Walk' in Washington, DC, April 13-15, 2008

...Officer, will discuss the CETHRIN development program as a member of an expert panel on Spinal Cord Injury Research during a congressional briefing on capitol Hill focused on "Rapid Advancements in Paralysis Research." In addition, Dr. Hurtt will present interim results of the CETHRIN Phase I/IIa clinical tr...

Hospital Launches Landmark Emergency Medicine Project

...ualties from the attack on the Pentagon and a month later treated hundreds of patients who feared possible anthrax exposure after anthrax was found on capitol Hill and in a local postal facility. However the $75 million in federal funding needed to help build ER One has not been made available. Washington ...
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Science returns to the Capitol Hill spotlight at March 24 exhibition

WASHINGTON, DC Fascinating scientific advances across the spectrum of science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines will be featured and explained through engaging table-top exhibits at the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) 15th Annual Exhibition & Reception. The exhibi...

Representative Hinchey receives award for support of science

...Nearly 30 biological and agricultural scientists from universities across the nation will honor his contributions to the nation's research policy at a capitol Hill reception this evening. The Biological and Ecological Sciences Coalition (BESC) supports the goal of increasing the nation's investment in the...

New York, Florida schools win awards at national student competition

...onal Finals on Wednesday. Farnsworth was recognized for the most "efficient and accurate communications system" at the Hyatt Regency Washington on capitol Hill. The team included students Zubin Mukerjee, Abigail Schooner and Joseph Sipzner; engineer-mentor Robert Sipzner, PE; and Tom McGreevy, the sc...

Growth in the global carbon budget

...obal Carbon Budget was launched simultaneously by Global Carbon Project co-chair Michael Raupach in France at the Paris Observatory, and in the USA at capitol Hill, Washington by GCP Executive Director Pep Canadell. The Global Carbon Project posted the most recent figures for the worlds' carbon budget, a ...

TSC honors Sen. Charles Schumer

...ligman added. A delegation of representatives from New York's research universities and Science Coalition members accompanied Seligman at the event on capitol Hill. The Science Coalition works to expand and strengthen the federal government's investment in university-based scientific, medical, engineering...

Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar receives Soil Stewardship Award

...anagement to ensuring the long-term productivity of agricultural lands." Peterson presented the award to Senator Salazar at a luncheon in the U.S. capitol and was joined by the leadership of SSSA and the Crop Science Society of America, both scientific societies based in Madison, Wis. "The Soil Scien...

Ecology, economics and soil societies brief Congress on post-wildfire resource management

... On Wednesday, 9 July, three prominent scientific societies sponsored briefings on capitol Hill to inform lawmakers about how to manage natural areas after they have been impacted by wildfire. Jointly sponsored by the Ecological Society of A...

Wanted: 40,000 more health IT professionals

... almost 40 percent more than U.S. hospitals now are estimated to employ. That is the finding of an analytical report presented today, at a meeting on capitol Hill of the Steering Committee on Telehealth and Healthcare Informatics, by William Hersh, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Medical Info...

Iowa middle school wins IEEE-USA National Engineering Award

... the National Engineers Week Future City Competition National Finals on Feb. 20. The award was presented to Harding at the Hyatt Regency Washington on capitol Hill for the most "efficient and accurate communications system." The team included students Emily O'Brien, 13; Courtney Strait, 13; and Stephanie ...

USGS Coalition to host congressional reception

... WASHINGTON, DC On Monday Sept. 17, 2007, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Coalition will host a reception on capitol Hill to highlight the important research, information, and services provided by the USGS and draw attention to the need for increased funding for the ...
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Community Care Physicians Selects Allscripts Practice Management System for 190 Physicians in New York Capitol Region

CHICAGO and ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts announced today that Community Care Physicians, the Albany region's largest physician-directed multispecialty group practice, has selected Allscripts Practice Management to automate billing, scheduling and other back-office fun...

Connecticut BioBus Travels to State Capitol on April 24 for Tours and Experiments with Visiting Students

HARTFORD, Conn., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut BioBus will travel to the State Capitol on Thursday, April 24 to conduct mobile lab science experiments with visiting students from Wilbur Cross High School, New Haven, and offer tours for other children visiting for "Bring Your Child t...

Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe(R)-Nominated Actress Marcia Cross to Join Lifetime Networks and Members of Congress From Both Parties at Capitol Hill Press Conference

Will Deliver Record 20 Million Signatures Collected on myLifetime.com in Support of Eradicating 'Drive-Through' Mastectomies - Bipartisan Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act Allows Women Choice to Recuperate for at Least 48 Hours in the Hospital Following Major Breast ...

Delivery of needles in the Capitol missed the point about stem-cell research

Madison, Wis. - During in the Battle of Britain in 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill praised the outnumbered pilots who defended the skies against Nazi air power by saying, "Never in the field in human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." If Churchill was around to describe ...

Students will show off research at Capitol

On Thursday afternoon undergraduates from 15 University of Wisconsin campuses will display their research at the Capitol building in Madison. " Posters in the Rotunda " will allow hundreds of students to share their findings with state and university officials and the public from 11 a.m. to 2 p....

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

...e first time in decades, major health insurance reform is at the top of the capitol Hill agenda. This module clarifies the confusing array of reform options t...Topics -- Health reform isn't the only front-burner health policy issue on capitol Hill today. This module explores recent or proposed "movement" on five oth...

GreenHouse Energy, Governor Schwarzenegger Join in Driving the Future of Fueling in California

... Sacramento (Vocus) June 4, 2009 -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined San Diego-based GreenHouse on the steps of the State capitol this morning as E-Fuel Corp. unveiled the final production model of the revolutionary E-Fuel MicroFueler, a portable micro-refinery fuel system for co...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and Shire Launch Virtual 'IBD March on the Hill' to Increase Funding for Digestive Disease Research

...his program will continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing education to the IBD patient community and support for CCFA's advocacy efforts on capitol Hill." For more information on the virtual "IBD March on the Hill" or CCFA's "IBD Day on the Hill," visit www.ccfa.org . For further inf...

African Health Delegates Welcomed to Washington

...ves from NGOs, foundations and the business community, welcomed a delegation of senior African health officials to Washington, D.C., at a reception on capitol Hill today. The delegation presented a tribute to President Jimmy Carter and the Carter Center for pioneering contributions to fighting neglected trop...

Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers

...lar or elliptically shaped buildings, such as St. Paul's Cathedral in London, where the phenomenon was first made famous, or Statuary Hall in the U.S. capitol building. The prevailing theory behind why whispering galleries work (first proposed in 1871 by British astronomer George Airy to explain St. Paul...
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