Performance Of Physicians To Be Honed
Pay for performance is reported to be the latest trend which is making waves in the health care sector.// Physicians are very keen to learn and develop their skills to make sure the evaluation of the insurer is done in the best interest of patients.
More than 170 physician performance measures...
House Committee Approves Amendment Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Medicaid Preventive Services
...dence on clinical preventive services and rates them according to their effectiveness.
"Congresswoman Capps' knowledge of these issues has been honed
by her years of service as a public health nurse," Gould said. "The American people are indeed fortunate to have a leader like her who understands tha...
URAC Launches New eLearning Courses for Health Care Management Accreditation
...nals additional training options for URAC's accreditation standards."
Since URAC launched its Learning System this spring, the organization has honed
the power of technology to help companies overcome the limitations of time, distance and resources. As the first level of instruction in a new multi-t...
Babies Can Comprehend 'Canine' Language
...n Provo, Utah.
"We think babies have a broad-based set of abilities and skills when they enter the world," he said. "And those become broadened and honed
based on the individual experiences in their lives."
Flom spends his time studying how babies perceive emotions, and previously found that they can...
Sean Hurley Joins Ameritox as Vice President for Insurance and Managed Care Contracting
...n two decades. From his service as a Captain in the U.S. Army, he began in healthcare at Abbott Laboratories as a hospital representative. There, he honed
his skills for working with P&T Committees and quickly moved into managed care sales. For the next 18 years, he continued in progressively senior...
Julie Gerberding and Hiromitsu Ogawa Join Accordia Board
... a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Emory University, and continues to provide care for patients at San Francisco General Hospital.
Mr. Ogawa has honed
his skills in financial leasing, shipping, and fundraising over a long and successful entrepreneurial career. Prior to founding Quest Venture Partners...
Obama Nominates Former Advisory Board Company Executive
...technology, and we are especially proud that he now has the opportunity to apply the best-practice principles and creative problem-solving approach he honed
at the Advisory Board to the biggest challenges facing our nation," said Advisory Board CEO Robert Musslewhite.
About The Advisory Board Compa...
Science Makes Inroads Against Prostate, Other Cancers
...hat, because it is often detected late, has a very high mortality.
A fourth study was conducted by the biotech company Genentech. Researchers there honed
in on specific proteins generated by a key player in cancer development, known as the "ras" oncogene.
In lab work, the study authors found evidence...
Cook Yourself Thin With Lifetime Television as All-New Culinary Series Teaches Viewers How to Prepare Skinny Alternatives to Their Favorite Foods
... British version of the series and co-authored the cookbook Cook Yourself Thin: The Delicious Way to Drop a Dress Size .
Chef Allison Fishman honed
her culinary skills while working for Martha Stewart and Food Network as a recipe developer and food stylist. Additionally, Fishman served as co-host...
RadPharm Finds Cure to Efficiently Manage Regulated Documents with EMC
... role in the conduct of clinical trials and can assist in speeding vital new drug and medical device products to market. RadPharm's expertise has been honed
over 15 years, on over 330 studies -- Phase I through IV -- across 60 countries and spanning all major modalities and therapeutic areas. In...
Honed in Medical Products
Compass Disposable Biopsy Needle
Description:...captive locking thumb nut holds vacuum
in the needle so that suction concentrates at the cutting window and
securely holds a larger sample. Unique honed
taper on the window edge
of the outside canula slices cleanly and easily through the tissue....
Company:Compass International, Inc.
Keratome System MK-2000
Description:...ions. The MK-2000 utilizes single-use, ultra-sharp stainless steel disposable blades. Blades are supplied sterile and ready to use, providing a finely honed
edge for every procedure....
IntraLase FS Femtosecond Laser
Description:...nstead can pass through the cornea with absolutely no effect on tissue until it reaches the pre-programmed target. The Intralase FS beam is optically honed
into a 3 micron spot size and precisely delivered via IntraLASIK computer software to the prescribed intracorneal location. The laser pulsed are plac...
Company:IntraLase Corporation (now part of AMO)
BiomEx Acetabular Cup
Features:...ner - 47% increase in wear resistance coupled with superior liner stability. Option of metal on metal articulation for minimal wear. No dome holes and honed
inner surface to reduce likelihood of wear between the liner and shell. Apex hole to allow confirmation of correct seating - then sealed with a blanki...
Company:Biomet Orthopedics, Inc
Honed in Medical Definition
...s been questioned. As Sachdev (2005) has noted psychiatrists and neurologists operate very different patient management strategies, which are skills honed
by years of experience:
- Neurologist : Clinical examination skills; Empiricism ; Objectivity ; Surgery
- Psychiatrist : Rich description of...
Honed in Biological News
MS study offers theory for why repair of brain's wiring fails
...te the activity of other genes. Their experiments showed that 50 transcription factors are working during key steps in myelin repair.
The team then honed
in on a gene called Tcf4, because its expression was strong in damaged areas where repair attempts were under way.
Tcf4 is involved in a cascade o...
Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well
...ther, similar vesicles handle the reverse function, importing life-supporting nutrients and proteins through an independent process. By using a finely honed
type of microscopy to more precisely examine these transactions, new research shows the processes are not as independent as assumed: certain molecules...
Penn medicine draws road map for elimination of central line-associated bloodstream infections
...d catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
More recently, several HUP units implemented the Toyota Production System, which applies processes honed
in the auto manufacturing industry to reduce variation in practice and to streamline and improve hospital care. The hospital has also begun an active ...
Discovery could lead to a new animal model for hepatitis C
...loned all the genes that were expressed in liver cells and then delivered them to mouse cells. "Then, going through an iterative screening process, we honed
in on the genes that made the mouse cells permissive," says Ploss, who spearheaded the project with Evans.
Since mice and humans each have a specie...
Research shows that time invested in practicing pays off for young musicians
...nt for at least three years outperform children with no instrumental trainingnot only in tests of auditory discrimination and finger dexterity (skills honed
by the study of a musical instrument), but also on tests measuring verbal ability and visual pattern completion (skills not normally associated with m...
US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute announces new genome sequencing projects
...bial communities that are isolated directly from the environment or reside inside of a larger organism. These leverage DOE JGI's pioneering expertise honed
from previous studies of acid mine drainage and the termite hindgutwhere samples yielded scores of different microbes, producing hundreds of enzymes w...
Neural stem cell study reveals mechanism that may play role in cancer
...al migration, the team focused on the activity of the molecules subunits, known as connexons, in a series of studies in the developing rat brain. They honed
in on two of these proteins Cx26 and Cx43 because they determined that they were expressed at high levels in migrating neurons and along radial fibe...
Scientists identify a candidate gene for osteoporosis
...s had pointed to a region on mouse chromosome 1 as containing a gene responsible for BMD regulation. In the current project, Mohan and his colleagues honed
in on this region of chromosome 1 using a variety of molecular techniques, and they located a gene called DARC (Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokine...
Scientists crack rhino horn riddle
...ound and vegetation. The structure of the rhino horns is similar to a pencil's tough lead core and weaker wood periphery, which allows the horns to be honed
to a sharp point.
The study also ends speculation that the horn was simply a clump of modified hair.
"The horns most closely resemble the s...
NASA technology helping injured US troops
...hington, D.C. The revolutionary new physical therapy device named SAM, for the Secure Ambulation Mode, is based on technology originally developed and honed
at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
The late James Kerley created and patented the technology, consisting of short segments of...
Honed in Biological Technology
Finesse Solutions Forges Agreement With Leading Biotechnology Company for Single-Use Technology Exploration
...iogen Idec in its bioprocessing platforms, and refine them for single-use applications. This collaboration allows state-of-the art technologies to be honed
in actual use-case scenarios, and will leverage the expertise of both companies.
Dr. Mark Selker, Chief Technology Officer and founder of F...
Genstruct Names Louis Latino VP of Sales
...elrys, Inc., a developer of a broad
range of technologies, including computer-aided-molecular-design and
scientific business intelligence software. He honed
his life sciences
expertise as VP of Worldwide Sales for Geneformatics and as a regional
sales manager for Biosym Technologies. In both positions, he ...
The Search for new Global Technologies
...ompanies, to show me a range of excellent technology products. Many in the U.S. tech community have the impression that Israel's technology prowess is honed
through mandatory military service that gathers top engineers to work on the hard technology problems of security, imaging, mapping, and the like. Ind...
The Tech Market is Looking Up
...as worked closely with lighthouse customers to get this important product right for the market. Working hand-in-glove with key early deployments, VIEO honed
its offering and today is announcing the general availability of the VIEO 1000. The appliance device provides end- to-end monitoring and control of a ...
My 50 cents: Web sites and pinball machines
...t them to your site and promises to take them to hundreds of other sites want to meet their needs as much as yours.
A good attraction mode is well honed
to the target market. It lets you know what the game is about. For example, the attraction mode for a shoot-em-up action game is filled with gunshots ...
Stem cells produce anti-disease protein in brain experiment
...come from the blood-brain barrier, the membrane that keeps harmful chemicals from crossing over from the bloodstream to the brain. While evolution has honed
the barrier to keep harmful toxins out, it also prevents conventional drugs and their beneficial effects from being able to help patients.
The new ...
Study explains unexpected conductivity of nanoscale silicon
...better than that if the surface is well prepared."
The results also mean that the powerful concepts, methods and instruments of silicon electronics honed
by scientists and the semiconductor industry over decades - many of which require conductive samples, like the scanning tunneling microscopy method em...
What makes Silicon Valley so different?
...take root and grow. Texas has oil, agriculture, and aerospace. Boston has health care, academia, and The Big Dig. Silicon Valley has an ecosystem well honed
to support entrepreneurs, from the density of venture investors to the landlord willing to exchange rent for equity. By contrast, the Texas venture sc...
What citizens don't ask political candidates
...me, they chose not to do so.
My role in the We the People/Wisconsin exercise was to moderate discussions in which citizens set their priorities and honed
their questions. The process began in Stevens Point in July, when nearly 30 citizens spent the day reviewing the results of a statewide issues poll an...
Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity
...from mentors and advisors and a drive to succeed. Those, combined with his comfort with risk and serving in different leadership roles, are all traits honed
since his early days in the working world.
Those early years gave him exposure to a variety of entrepreneurs in the Milwaukee area - a video store ...