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Reducing epic proportions

Hospitals are supposed to be havens for healing, but the numbers tell a different story. Too many people are infected by illnesses they acquire after they've been admitted, and hospital-related infections continue to be the number-two killer of hospitalized Americans after heart disease. Now, a...

CTG HealthCare Solutions Announces New EPIC Implementation Engagements

CINCINNATI, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CTG HealthCare Solutions (CTGHS), a leading healthcare information technology (IT) consulting firm, and a business unit of CTG (Nasdaq: CTGX ), an international IT solutions and services company, today announced that it was awarded a series of eng...

Seattle Children's Hospital Deploys CA's Integrated Infrastructure and Performance Management Solution

...f Lean IT by providing proactive performance management and automated fault isolation and root cause analysis for the infrastructure that supports epic EHR, Cerner CPOE, and Lawson ERP, among other key hospital applications for care providers. Seattle Children's selected CA Spectrum(R) Infras...

Carefx Implements Fusionfx at Fletcher Allen Health Care to Improve Anywhere/Anytime Access to Crucial Patient Information

...iving force behind selecting Carefx was our recent epic EHR implementation, which fundamentally changed th...al and administrative staff would be utilizing the epic EHR system 24/7, there were still key clinical sys...with EPIC." Fusionfx enables Fletcher Allen's new epic Electronic Health Record System and mission critic...

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Elects New Leadership

... he spent over 20 years in healthcare, focusing on public policy, advocacy and product management. Carl Dvorak, Executive Vice President with epic Systems, was elected to the Executive Committee to replace Andy Ury, MD, formerly of McKesson and Practice Partner, and a founding member of the EHR A...

InfoLogix and HIA Advise Hospitals How to Obtain Maximum Share of $19B Healthcare Stimulus

...cross North America. She also served as Clinical Director for Respiratory Care Services at a regional Children's Hospital. Ms. Swanson has multiple epic systems certifications , is a Registered Respiratory Therapist , and holds an MBA in healthcare administration. Some of the topics that Dr. H...

nCircle and HITRUST Partner to Deliver Innovative SaaS Offering to Secure Healthcare Information

...ird-party health information systems. The first Security Configuration Packs are targeted for the following vendors: Cerner, Eclipsys, eClinicalWorks, epic Systems and McKesson. The Software as a Service (SaaS) Vulnerability and Configuration Assessment Service will be generally available in mid-Jul...

GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors

...hallenges to show kids that if you believe in yourself anything is possible," explains Murri. Money raised through Murri's participation in this epic run will fund GECKO scholarships. The funds raised at this year's Badwater race will go to sponsor children at the Wild Pagosa Outdoor Education Progr...

'Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. 'We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.'

...tive weapons in this battle: our rhetoric, our actions, and our images. "Pro-lifers must not flinch, waver, or in any way alter our course in our epic struggle to make child killing illegal again. "Our rhetoric must bear witness to the truth: abortion is murder. "Our actions must be equal t...

Make No Small Plans: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Endeavors to Make Cancer History

...h of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to international eminence. Blending the roles of historian and narrator, Olson recounts an epic tale of vision, courage and frontier spirit that shaped the hospital, influenced the course of modern oncology and offered hope to those who too often...
Epic in Medical Technology

Cardica Announces Publication of Pivotal PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System Clinical Trial Results

...ull results of the PAS-Port system multi-center pivotal trial, known as the epic trial, were published in the July issue of the peer-reviewed publication T...t Emory Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta and principal investigator of the epic trial. "Overall, Cardica's PAS-Port system provides a safe and reliable alt...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial for Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease

...l provide important data on the performance of the epic Stent in the treatment of atherosclerotic lesions ...e encouraged by the early positive response to our epic Stent in Europe, where it was launched last month,...and Scientific Officer of Boston Scientific. "The epic Stent is designed to offer a more balanced stent p...

More Than 200 Abstracts at ASH and SABCS Reveal Potential Compelling Patient Benefits From Novartis Oncology Current and Pipeline Therapies

...pectively) Cardiac data from the landmark epic trial, demonstrating significant benefit with Exj...ST) . More than ten additional abstracts from the epic trial in patients with different underlying anemia...r Results from the Large, Prospective, Multicenter epic Study (ASH Abstract #3875: Monday, December ...

Randomized Phase III Trial Showed Erbitux Significantly Improved Secondary Endpoints of Progression-Free Survival and Disease Control in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

... and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced detailed results from the epic study - a randomized, open-label, multi-center Phase III trial - comparing ...ice President, Oncology Global Medical Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb. The epic trial (ERBITUX Plus Irinotecan in Colorectal Cancer) enrolled 1,298 irinote...

ImClone Systems Showcases Extensive Research and Development Program at the AACR Annual Meeting

...tuximab plus irinotecan versus irinotecan alone for metastatic colorectal cancer in 1298 patients who have failed prior oxaliplatin-based therapy: The epic trial.) -- ERBITUX administered in patients with mCRC as a 500 mg/m(2) dose administered every 2 weeks showed similar pharmacokinetics and efficacy,...

Merck at ASCO 2007: Spectrum of Studies Reinforces Promise of Erbitux for Colorectal and Head and Neck Cancer Patients

... 10 of the 15 symptom scales, including pain (p<0.0001), nausea (p<0.0001) and global health status (p=0.047). “The first set of data from the epic trial demonstrated that progression-free survival and tumor shrinkage increased significantly when Erbitux was administered to this patient population...

Extensive Clinical Data on Erbitux Presented at the 2007 ASCO Annual Meeting

...lorectal Cancer Highlights Results from three Phase III studies (CRYSTAL, epic and NCIC CO.17) discussed during oral presentations provide important evide..., second-line mCRC) and NCIC CO.17 (Phase III, refractory mCRC) trials. The epic study showed that ERBITUX, in combination with irinotecan, significantly im...
Epic in Biological News

World's top minds to celebrate 'the birth and life of beginnings'

...ll be the basis of a two-hour PBS special produced by WGBH's "Nova" series that will air later this year. Carroll will speak on "Remarkable Creatures: epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species" on March 19. Lisa Randall, a theoretical physicist at Harvard University and one of the worl...

Gene switch sites found mainly on 'shores,' not just 'islands' of the human genome

...off genes have typically focused on small islands of DNA believed to contain most of the chemical alterations involved in those switches. But after an epic tour of so-called DNA methylation sites across the human genome in normal and cancer cells, Johns Hopkins scientists have found that the vast majority...

Rudolf's kin more than just Santa's ride

...: tundra, boreal forests, mountains, and polar deserts. Some populations, such as the famous Porcupine Herd of the Yukon and eastern Alaska embark on epic migrations, whereas the Narrow Lake population of British Columbia's boreal forest remains in the same habitat year-round. Caribou also serve as nutri...

High hormone levels in seabird chicks prepare them to kill their siblings

...nestlings that fight siblings become bigger bullies as adults than the Nazca booby nestlings who never fight. "The hormones that are part of this epic battle early in life seem to permanently change some aspects of their social personality," Anderson said. Nazca booby chicks have aggression-relate...

The mystery of mass extinctions is no longer murky

...uper volcanoes as culprits. But a new study, published June 15, 2008, in the journal Nature , suggests that it is the ocean, and in particular the epic ebbs and flows of sea level and sediment over the course of geologic time, that is the primary cause of the world's periodic mass extinctions over the...

Long lost sisters

...esearchers believe that about 60,000 years ago, modern humans started their epic journeys to populate the world. This time period has been the primary focus...ons, coming back from the brink to reunite and populate the world. Truly an epic drama, written in our DNA." Adds Rosset, Israelis and Jews are always cu...

Dawn of human matrilineal diversity

...ago. The migrations after 60,000 years ago that led modern humans on their epic journeys to populate the world have been the primary focus of anthropologic...ns, coming back from the brink to reunite and populate the world. Truly an epic drama, written in our DNA. Paleontologist Meave Leakey, Genographic Advis...

New book reveals an evolutionary journey of the human body

...s fish-like features, had a skull, a neck, ribs and parts of limbs similar to land animals. In this extraordinary book, Neil Shubin takes us on an epic expedition to arctic wastelands, where his team discovered amazing new fossil evidence of creatures that bridge the gap between fish and land-living a...

What does the public really know about HPV?

...sial nature of the vaccine, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's epic Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research assessed how its port...ntentions to vaccinate are mixed," said Amy Leader, MPH, Research Director, epic Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research. "Trends indicate th...

Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

...nd insightful ethnographers," Liebersohn argues. "Commerson wrote a letter on Tahiti that sealed its status as a Pacific paradise; Forster wrote an epic voyage narrative ?with captivating chapters on Tahiti ?that made him famous throughout Europe; Chamisso wrote about Hawaii and other islands with a se...
Epic in Biological Technology

Kaiser On Schedule With Epic's Epic Project

Kaiser surprised many when, in February, the country's largest HMO announced it would discontinue a multi-year effort with IBM to develop its own electronic medical record system -- called the Clinical Information System -- and instead purchase packaged EMR software from Epic Systems , a relativel...

Customers Rate Epic as Best Overall Vendor in Healthcare for Seventh Consecutive Time

MADISON, WI - KLAS Enterprises, a research and consulting firm based in Draper, UT, named Epic Systems Corporation Best Overall Vendor in its Top 20 Year-end Report Card. The study, which included 200 vendors, was based on a confidential survey of CIOs, executives, managers, and clinicians represe...

ChemoCentryx Identifies Novel Small Molecule C5aR Antagonist

...types of vasculitis, among other diseases. "In the quest to develop medicinally relevant inhibitor compounds, C5a receptor has been a target of epic difficulty in the pharmaceutical industry. CCX168 is a highly potent and specific C5a receptor small molecule antagonist, and unlike other compounds ...

MySignatureBook Certified Compliant With SAFE-BioPharma Digital Standard(TM)

...pplications in a single solution. Founded in 2000, TriCipher is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. The company is funded by ArrowPath Venture Capital, epic Ventures, Intel Capital, RBC Technology Ventures, and Trident Capital. For more information, visit TriCipher on the web at http://www.tricipher.com ....

Lumidigm Biometric Sensor Included in Popular Science Best of What's New for 2008 : Venus Series Fingerprint Sensor Called a Breakthrough Product by the World's Largest Science and Technology Magazine

...eadquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lumidigm sensors are distributed worldwide. Lumidigm's initial venture capital investors are DFJ New England, epic Ventures, and International Venture Fund. Other investors include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Intel Capital, Methode Electronics, Motorola Ventures, New ...

Glemser Announces New Labeling Solution: SPL for DCM Addresses New SPL Release 4 Requirements

... the DCM environment. Like Glemser's other labeling solutions such as xmLabeling, the system also seamlessly integrates with either the PTC/Arbortext epic or In.vision XML editors for creation and editing of content, and includes is pre-configured with the required document types and workflows to address...

Lumidigm Signs Strategic Agreement with Methode Electronics : Automotive Supplier Invests in Biometric Component Development

...eadquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lumidigm sensors are distributed worldwide. Lumidigm's initial venture capital investors are DFJ New England, epic Ventures, and International Venture Fund. Other investors include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Intel Capital, Methode Electronics, Motorola Ventures, New ...

TriCipher is First to Transfer Smart Card Level Security to Federally Approved SAFE-BioPharma(TM) 'Roaming' Credentials

...pplications in a single solution. Founded in 2000, TriCipher is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. The company is funded by ArrowPath Venture Capital, epic Ventures, Intel Capital, RBC Technology Ventures, and Trident Capital. For more information, visit TriCipher on the web at http://www.tricipher.com ....

Wisconsins Real-Time" Economy

...ching them with big markets. A real-time economy functions in real time on a global basis and without boundaries. In Wisconsin, GE Medical Systems, epic Systemsns and Aurora Healthcare are revolutionizing the patient healthcare experience with web based patient record management solutions. Small entrep...

Epic's Founder Judy Faulkner Speaks on Culture, Business Beliefs, and Recruiting: WTN Exclusive Coverage

...tchburg, Wis. - Judy Faulkner, founder and CEO of epic Systems , made a rare public appearance at Acceler...o learn more about Faulkner, her philosophies, how epic was founded, its culture and recruiting practices....outside investments and has no plans to go public. epic has 800 employees, $103 million in sales, and zero...

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Carnivore

...n charge of the project must contain the horrifying monster before it escapes the... Critics, however, charged that Carnivore did not include ... epic provides links to documents reporting on the FBI's use of Carnivore . ... Snoopy Carnivore Bites Off More Than We Might Choose, by Sonia Arrison...
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