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Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Congresswoman Donna Christensen for Introduction of Legislation to Correct Healthcare Disparities

Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program Included as Key Provision of Plan WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sweeping legislation to correct long-standing disparities in health care treatment and outcomes also includes the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Program, Lung Cancer Allian...

The Ensign Group, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Covey C. Christensen as President of Its Flagstone Subsidiary

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, today announced that Covey C. Christensen has been named as President of T...

Radlink Names Allan Christensen Vice President of Technical Services

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Radlink, Inc., a supplier of affordable medical imaging systems to healthcare providers including digital imaging for private practices, today named Allan Christensen vice president of Technical Services for the company. Allan will be responsible f...

The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

... with net margins increasing to 6.2% from 5.7%. Operating Results Ensign's President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher christensen congratulated Ensign's facility leaders and their teams. "Despite muted occupancy and skilled mix growth in isolated areas, we are pleased to report t...

National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress

...ay (D-MO), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Ed Towns (D-NY), Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Donald Payne (D-NJ), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Donna christensen (D-VI), G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Henry Johnson (D-GA), John Lewis (D-GA), Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL), Gwen ...

Lung Cancer Alliance Hails Signing of Tobacco Control Legislation Into Law; Urges Action on Lung Cancer

...lace." "And, hopefully," said Fenton, "this will also mark a new track for lung cancer research and early detection." Congresswoman Donna M. christensen (D-VI,) the first female physician in the House of Representatives and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus's Health Brain trust, was acknowledged ...

National Hispanic Medical Association to Focus Health Reform on Health Disparities and Comparative Effectiveness Research

...e cultural competence and mechanisms to decrease health disparities. Speakers at the briefing include Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA), Rep. Donna christensen (Virgin Islands), Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (Guam), Dr. Garth Graham, deputy assistant secretary for minority health, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, director, Agen...

Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table

...companies know that cash-strapped Americans will not be able to afford to go to the doctor even if they can pay the monthly premium. For example, Dana christensen of California and her husband Doug bought a policy that promised unlimited chemotherapy coverage. Only after Doug got cancer did the Christensen's dis...

New Data Demonstrate RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment May Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Hospitalizations in Patients with Schizophrenia

... Johnson & Johnson (1) World Health Organization. The Global Burden of Disease: 2004 Update. 2008. (2) Sun SX, Liu GG, christensen DB, Fu AZ. Review and analysis of hospitalization costs associated with antipsychotic nonadherence in the treatment of schizophrenia in the Un...

Statement by American Dental Association President John S. Findley on Passage of H.Res. 204, a Congressional Resolution Congratulating the Association for its 150 Years of Service

...ntistry are not mutually exclusive. In fact, one is essential to the success of the other. "So, again, we thank Reps. Simpson, Steve Buyer, Donna christensen and the rest of the House of Representatives for passing the resolution. It is truly moving to receive such recognition." Celebrating its 150th a...
Christensen in Medical Technology

Cellerant Therapeutics Reversed Autoimmune Disease in Lupus Mice with Transplant of Purified Donor Blood Stem Cells

...matosus (SLE). Subjects that underwent this procedure exhibited improved overall survival and decreased lupus symptoms. The research, led by Dr. Julie christensen with colleagues from Cellerant and Stanford University, was published on April 13, 2007 as a First Edition Paper in the online version of the American...
Christensen in Medical Products

17a-OH Progesterone RIA Test

Description:.... (Monographs on Endocrinology, vol. 26) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984. 2. Hughes IA & Winter JSD. J Pediatr 88:766-773, 1976. 3. Petersen KE & christensen T. Acta P diatr Scand 68:205-211, 1979....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

17a-OH Progesterone EIA Test

Description:... (Monographs on Endocrinology, vol. 26) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984. 2. Hughes IA & Winter JSD. J Pediatr 88:766-773, 1976. 3. Petersen KE & christensen T. Acta P diatr Scand 68:205-211, 1979....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Christensen in Medical Definition

Ramón Carrillo

... Raúl Matera, D. E. Nijensohn, Raúl Carrea, Fernando Knesevich, Lorenzo Amezúa, Jorge Cohen, Jacobo and Leon Zimman, Rogelio Driollet Laspiur, Juan C. christensen and Alberto D. Kaplan. His scientific and academic career was brilliant. Nevertheless, his life was to radically change. Great transformations were oc...
Christensen in Biological News

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

...tein TRIM5-alpha between rhesus monkeys and humans mean that the rhesus form of the protein can inhibit HIV infection while the human form cannot. Dr. christensen will document which cell proteins cooperate with rhesus TRIM5-alpha to overcome HIV. Understanding these additional cooperative functions may serve as...

UBC researcher gives first-ever estimate of worldwide fish biomass and impact on climate change

...ity of British Columbia fisheries researcher Villy christensen gives the first-ever estimate of total fish biomas...s edition of the journal Science , co-authored by christensen and a team of international scientists. "By dri...re. To gauge the global impact of this process, christensen and Simon Jennings from the UK's Centre for Enviro...

Pregnancy not turning minds to mush: Study

...omething to watch in the future as early mothers may be disadvantaged later on if they do not continue with further training," she added. Professor christensen said the study was only able to look at the effects of motherhood over a relatively short time, and she hoped that future human data will align with f...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, February 2008

...hear under high humidity and temperature conditions at the ARM site. Others involved in this project are Salil Mahajan of Texas A&M University, Sigurd christensen and Richard Mills of ORNL and Bill Hargrove of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The research was funded by the Department of Energy'...

NIH recognizes Clemson nanotechnology for molecule tracking

...stitutes of Health has awarded two Clemson chemistry faculty nearly $1 million to detect, track and image the interior of cells. Jason McNeill and Ken christensen will receive the $960,000 grant to develop polymer dot nanoparticles for tracking single molecules in live cells. The development of techniques for...

New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community

....S. government is showing leadership in addressing the global pandemic, but we are failing to confront AIDS here at home," said Congresswoman Donna M. christensen (D-U.S. Virgin Islands), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus' Health Braintrust. "Are we willing to sacrifice another half-million African-Americ...
Christensen in Biological Technology

Carl Christensen says Marshfield Clinic's history gives it an IT edge

Carl Christensen is a featured speaker at the Digital Healthcare Conference 2005 on the topic of electronic health records. In the last decade, technology applied to medical records and other information has become hot enough to raise a new term, "medical informatics," to more common usage. At t...

New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations

... "We must continue our work to reduce healthcare disparities across many chronic diseases and ensure equality of access," said Congresswoman Donna christensen (D-VI), Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. "For Alzheimer's, we need to make sure proper screening is available and that patients a...

Exiqon A/S Today Announces a Grant of License to Roche Diagnostics

...stimated or expected. For additional information please contact: CEO, Lars Kongsbak, tel: +45-4566-0888 or +45-4090-2101 CFO, Hans Henrik Chrois christensen tel: +45-4566-0888 or +45-4090-2131 ...

Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections

...Health-System Pharmacists by Dr. David Bearden, a specialist in infectious diseases and an author of the study. Dr. George P. Allen joined Bearden and christensen as the third author. "Staphaseptic remained bactericidal for 24 hours, which surprised me," said Christensen. "Usually you see an initial kill, whic...

Doyle proposes $10M to expand use of electronic medical records

...rshfield's, with numerous facilities dispersed over a wide geographic area, christensen said. That helps reduce the enormous cost of records transfer. A Marshfield...lectronic] record is in place, it's pennies for that specific transaction," christensen said. Lincoln Brunner is a WTN contributing editor and can be reached...

Wisconsin CIOs look for an IT tipping point

...en, CIO of the Marshfield Clinic . As an example, christensen cited President Bush's support for electronic medi...s [at Marshfield] couldn't practice without them," christensen said. Scott Converse, information technology di...ouse systems. As interest in the market builds, christensen hopes the successes will breed new developments in...

Preview: Electronic health records, tech choices explored at Digital Healthcare Conference

...dustry is focusing on electronic health records because it's the first step a "prerequisite" to other technology that follows. At the conference, christensen will speak about the various technologies behind the "digital hospital." Marshfield Clinic is implementing a system in which all of the information...

Experts spar over incentives for health-care providers

...entives in return. "What we figured out is: The best way to lower costs for these patients is to keep them healthy and keep them out of the hospital," christensen said. The incentive to keep patients out of hospitals might not be the same at a system of hospitals, of course, and the differing impact of incent...

Digitizing hospitals with the right tools

...to the system - from imaging to handheld computers - had this in mind. "We are a complex business, and those complexities aren't going to go away," christensen said. "What we need to do is program those complexities into the system rather than training our people to defeat them." Jack Steinman, CIO at Auro...

RFID can be a matter of life and death in the medical world

... well with IT professionals at hospitals. "Right now it's a cost issue," christensen said. "A lot of hospitals have invested heavily in their bar code readers a...uch technology - everyone in the clinic has personalized tablet computers - christensen said it would be useful in hospitals that have shared workstations. As m...
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