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NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of nearly 60 employer-based health care coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and approximately 25 million employees and their dependents across the United Sta...

AHIP Statement on Cost Containment Framework

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued the following statement today on the cost containment framework presented to President Obama: "Health plans are honored to join with leading stakeholders to help advance ...

Massachusetts Healthcare Reform Cost Containment Strategy Featured in New Report

New England States' Enhancement of Health Coverage Programs for the Unemployed Also Highlighted in New Analysis from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while Massachuse...

Leader in Health Plan Cost Containment Cites Three Economy-Driven Reasons Why Self-Insured Health Plans Should Brace for Claim Increases and Fund Reserves Accordingly

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Management, Inc. (HDM), a leading, independent provider of health plan analytics for public corporations, Taft-Hartley plans and government agencies, sees storm clouds ahead for self-insured plans. "If CFOs are not taking today's econ...

Cost containment focus could have consequences for health care delivery

BOSTON The drive toward containing health care costs could have the unintended consequence of reducing physician productivity, impairing quality and perhaps even increasing costs, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians suggest in a New England Journal of Medicine "Perspective." ...

Governor Rendell Revises Executive Order; Extends Operation of PA Health Care Cost Containment Council

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today revised his July 8 executive order extending the operations of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4). Under the revised order, the council will remain in operation through June 30, 2009, or...

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Announces Intent to Award Cost Containment Services Contract to HMS

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced its intent to award HMS a contract to continue providing Third Party Liability (TPL) recovery and cost avoidance services to the state's Medicaid program. This statement of intent is the result of HMS ...

Governor Rendell Issues Executive Order Regarding Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today issued an executive order regarding the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4), which closed after the law authorizing its operation expired on June 30. The Governor acted similarly in 2003,...

DSM Announces SafeBridge(R) Potent Compound Safety Certification

...o the site's potent sterile fill/finish production area, including the high containment fill/finish facility, and the associated quality control laboratories. SafeBridge conducted a 60-element review of programs, procedures, containment and control of the active pharmaceutical ingredients at the company's site....

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and health care cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...
Containment in Medical Technology

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and health care cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

ADVENTRX Announces Results From ANX-514 Bioequivalence Study

...nd other transactions that maximize the value of the Company's assets. In January and March 2009, the Company announced headcount reductions and cost containment measures to provide additional time to consummate a strategic transaction or otherwise obtain financing. More information can be found on the Company...

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Resuming Enrollment of Non-Squamous NSCLC Patients in the Motesanib MONET1 Trial

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Long-term Follow Up Interim Data Show Nplate(TM) Increased and Sustained Platelet Counts in Adult Chronic ITP Patients

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Isogen Retains Strategic Partner Sheridan Road Financial to Meet Global Biopharma Demand

...MP) standards. At the same time many new pipeline drugs moving into clinical trials are potent compounds and require Isogen's unique barrier isolation containment technology. Our process ensures safe manufacturing, while meeting strict global regulatory standards," Edwards concluded. About Sheridan Road ...

Nplate(TM) (Romiplostim) Receives Positive Opinion for Marketing Authorisation in the European Union

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Amgen, Takeda and Millennium Provide Update on Phase 3 Trial of Motesanib in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...
Containment in Medical Products

BioSafe Powder Containment Room

Description: This BioSafe room is configured specifically for pharmaceutical powder packaging, purity testing and chemical analysis. Panels are precision-joined to create ultra-smooth surfaces that are easy to wipe down and disinfect. One-inch radius corners simplify cleaning. Unique double-wall panel design cr...
Company:Terra Universal, Inc.

Bench Top Class I Containment Cabinet Personnel Protection

Description: Bench Top Class I Containment Cabinet Personnel Protection...
Company:NuAire

PCR Workstation (240 V)

Description:...PCR runs against contamination. Dual UV bulbs irradiate the work area prior to use, reducing the possibility that contaminating DNA will be amplified. containment features reduce the chance of airborne contamination. The non-ventilated hood has acrylic windows for a clear view, an acid-resistant black formica w...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

PCR Workstation (120 V)

Description:...PCR runs against contamination. Dual UV bulbs irradiate the work area prior to use, reducing the possibility that contaminating DNA will be amplified. containment features reduce the chance of airborne contamination. The non-ventilated hood has acrylic windows for a clear view, an acid-resistant black formica w...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

PR-7000M

Description:... filtration plate assemblies, but also can achieve over 6600 xg. Aerosol containment Even one-liter samples can be centrifuged with aerosol containment with the PR-7000M. For tissue culture work from 42x50 ml Falcon/ Corning co...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Centra-CL3R

Description:...on, less than 60 dBA (maximum). Quick acceleration and deceleration rates of 45 seconds. Low profile, only 12.5 (31.8 cm) from bench. Aerosol containment using new Aerocarrier Adapters. ...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Acid / Corrosive Chemicals Storage Cabinet

Description:...cabinet chemical storage. All SCE acid cabinets are welded inside and out, have overlapping doors with a 3-point latching system and a 2" deep spill containment base area to provide a 100% liquid-tight safe environment. Most cabinets have an integral exhaust design available in two styles: Exclusive to SC...
Company:South Coast Enterprises

Hip Stabilizer

Description:... at hip and thigh has a circumferential hip adjustment with padded pivotal back tilt that fits full hip to straight body types, offers medial condylar containment for the right or left. The HAOs trimmable polyethylene component is strong, lightweight and comfortable. The universal hinge assembly can be moved ...
Company:Restorative Care of America

VICRYL (polyglactin 910) knitted mesh

Description:...es reliable strength for temporary wound support. Especially suitable for instances in which compliant and stretchable support material is desired and containment of wound transudate is not required. Predictable absorption. Polyglactin 910 has been found to be inert, nonantigenic, and nonpyrogenic. VICRYL (pol...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

Shandon Hyperclean 60 Fume Handling Station

Description:... The Hyperclean 60 fume containment system is especially designed to accomodate the Linistain SLS manual stainer, or can act as a double work station. The Hyperclean 60 fume containment system blowers can be positioned on the top or the sides of the unit. (For...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific
Containment in Medical Dictionary

Contagious diseases

...ooping Cough ... Contagious Diseases . Contents. When should my child stay home? The Parents' Job. ... ... policies are prevalent regarding the containment of contagious diseases , and ... RECOGNIZING that contagious diseases are commonly defined as any pathogens that ... Associated Content is ...
Containment in Biological News

A built-in strategy for transgene containment

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. A method of creating selective terminable transgenic rice was reported by the scientists of Zhejiang University in this weeks PLoS ONE. Unintended spreading of transgenic rice by pollen and seed dispersal is a major concern for planting transgenic rice, espec...

Research could lead to new non-antibiotic drugs to counter hospital infections

...to understand the circumstances that provoke a microbe to cause harm in the first place and then find ways to pacify them without destroying them." containment on a case-by-case basis might be a more effective and longer-lasting strategy than a scorched earth policy, Alverdy said. Midway Pharmaceuticals, whic...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

...orresponding quarter in 2007. The company's continued emphasis on cost containment enabled operating expenses to decrease by 17% to $2.5 million for the fourt...for the corresponding period in 2007. The company's commitment to cost containment resulted in operating expenses decreasing by 19% to $11.0 million for the y...

Shades of 1918? New study compares avian flu with a notorious killer from the past

...ectious Disease and by a large program project grant from the same. "The study was done at Battelle Biomedical Research Center, which had the required containment level, ABSL-3ag. These facilities are very rare and in great demand." Referring to the challenges of such complicated, long distance collaborations, s...

Ancient geologic escape hatches mistaken for tube worms

...cean bottom is one of the last frontiers of petroleum exploration, further research will be needed to properly plan for the location of production and containment facilities on the seafloor. Installation of these facilities has the potential to destabilize underlying hydrates. "These 70-million-year-old tubul...

Entrust Announces Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal 2008

...rd and TransactionGuard products, which were up 70 percent; our subscription-based product revenues, which increased 22 percent; and our focus on cost containment in the business helped deliver our strong earnings and cash flow in the quarter and year. Our focus on providing 'Trusted Security for Less' is servin...

Researchers to use K-State's BSL-3 Lab for $1 million study of fungus threatening wheat crops

...safety level 3-enhanced plant research laboratory that will offer excellent containment for this pathogen." While K-State is doing research at the Biosecurity R...ability to connect trainees in a conference room with scientists working in containment via video. Valent said the project will offer experience to two graduate...

World leaders in infectious diseases convene to discuss emerging global viruses

... WHO: The American Society Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene (ASTMH) WHAT: The Latest Findings Regarding the Prevention, Treatment and containment of Emerging and Global Infectious Diseases WHEN: December 7 - 11, 2008 WHERE: ASTMH's 57th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Or...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008

...for the second quarter of 2008 decreased by 5.8% to $2.9 million compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2008, reflecting a continued emphasis on cost containment as the company grows. BIO-key's net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 was $168,000 compared to a net loss of ($915,000) for the quarter end...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability on Strong Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2008

...for the second quarter of 2008 decreased by 5.8% to $2.9 million compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2008, reflecting a continued emphasis on cost containment as the company grows. BIO-key's net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 was $168,000 compared to a net loss of ($915,000) for the quarter end...
Containment in Biological Technology

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Global Prescription Drugs Market to Cross $897 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... 2015. The pharmaceutical industry is also witnessing the effects of the global economic downturn. Various governments worldwide are embarking on cost containment measures, resulting in increased pricing pressures. However, compared to any other industry, the pharmaceutical industry is relatively shielded from e...

Galichia Heart Hospital Partners with Mobile Surgery International to Develop Wichita-based Center of Excellence with Global Convenience(TM)

...etwork coverage and offer choice, quality and cost containment to their patient base. Some of these relationships...o simultaneously deliver choice, quality, and cost containment to patients. It sent an uninsured American and his...in the world surgical choice and quality with cost containment through its Centers of Excellence with Global Conv...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

Australia: Face Mask That Kills Swine Flu Readied for Australian Pandemic Fight

... effective face mask, like the germ-killing BioMask, could reduce the number of cases from one million to just six, in the first months of a pandemic. containment is critical. The Influenza A virus can stay alive on hands and surfaces for hours if not days. Human-to-human transfer also occurs by touching ...

Photos: Breakthrough Technology Enables Edible TruTag(TM) to Prevent Counterfeit Medicine

...d patent applications, and four operating divisions including: DeconGel(TM) is a commercialized product with superior efficacy for the containment and decontamination of radioactive and nuclear spills, and with additional applications in industrial cleaning and environmental management. E...

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

...s and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and healthcare cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may aff...

BD and Fujirebio Diagnostics Sign Worldwide Agreement to Develop Biomarker Assays to Improve Cancer Detection and Management

...mic diseases; changes in healthcare or other governmental regulation, including changes in government pricing and reimbursement policies or other cost containment reforms; and issuance of new or revised accounting standards, as well as other factors discussed in this press release and in BD's filings with the Se...

Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

... and may be affected by regulatory, clinical and guideline developments and domestic and international trends toward managed care and health care cost containment as well as U.S. legislation affecting pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. Government and others' regulations and reimbursement policies may affe...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...able product mix. Operating income was $39.6 million. On an adjusted basis, operating income increased to $66 million, or 9.5% of sales. Cost containment initiatives, which began in 2008, effectively drove a 5% decrease in adjusted operating expense versus prior year quarter. Adjusted non-operating expe...
Containment in Biological Products

BioSafe Powder Containment Room from Terra Universal, Inc.

Description: This BioSafe room is configured specifically for pharmaceutical powder packaging, purity testing and chemical analysis. Panels are precision-joined to create ultra-smooth surfaces that are easy to wipe down and disinfect. One-inch radius corners simplify cleaning. Unique double-wall panel design cr...
Company:Terra Universal, Inc.

PCR Workstation (240 V) from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...PCR runs against contamination. Dual UV bulbs irradiate the work area prior to use, reducing the possibility that contaminating DNA will be amplified. containment features reduce the chance of airborne contamination. The non-ventilated hood has acrylic windows for a clear view, an acid-resistant black formica w...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Thermo Scientific IEC Centra-CL3 from Thermo Scientific

Description:...ss than 60 dBA (maximum). Quick acceleration and deceleration rates of 45 seconds. Low profile, only 12.5 (31.8 cm) from bench. Aerosol containment using new Aerocarrier Adapters. ...
Company:Thermo Scientific

Biological sealed microtube rotor, 24 1.5 ml from Thermo Scientific

Description:... The 891 45° Fixed Angle Rotor is designed to provide aerosol containment and can be removed from a centrifuge (seal entact) and opened under an environmental hood....
Company:Thermo Scientific
Containment in Biological Definition

Vacuole

...nt roles in different organisms and these functions include the capture of food, the maintenance of internal hydrostatic pressure (store water), the containment of waste products, the maintenance of an acidic internal pH, the storage of small molecules and finally can enable a cell to elongate rapidly. Exa...
Containment in Biological Dictionary

Recombinant DNA molecule

...mbinant DNA Program promotes scientific advancement and safety in the ... for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules : Standards guiding containment ... How do we get the recombinant molecule into a bacterial cell? ... A single-stranded DNA molecule (ssDNA probe) can form a double-strand...

Maternal inheritance

...ays, summaries, ... Maternal Inheritance Summary. 711 words, approx. 2 pages ... Mechanism of Maternal Inheritance . Evaluation of Transgene containment ... Most flowering plants show uniparental maternal inheritance of plastids (2) ... Maternal inheritance of human mitochondrial DNA. R E ...
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