New health reform strategy would insure everyone, improve health and slow spending growth
New York, NY, February 19, 2009A comprehensive set of insurance, payment, and system reforms could guarantee affordable health insurance coverage, improve health outcomes, and slow the growth of health spending by $3 trillion by the end of the next decade, according to a new report released today ...
Hispanic Insure Offers Health Insurance Solutions for Hispanic Business Owners
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer health insurance premiums
increased by 7.7 percent, two times the rate of inflation. The annual
premium for an employer health plan covering a family of four averaged
nearly $11,500. The annual premium for single coverage averaged over
$4,200. As w...
NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation
...hoices along the full spectrum of their health and health care journey; and 5) creating a failsafe mechanism and establishing an independent entity to insure
that serious cost containment measures are taken in response to escalating health care costs.
Employers to share in fiscal responsibility
Swine Flu Advice from Confused.com
...ly covered as soon as the holiday is booked. Policies will not only cover you for unforeseen incidences such as illness or accidents, but it will also insure
your holiday if you need to cancel it unexpectedly. All policies differ so shopping around is advised to ensure a suitable policy is bought by consume...
Nevada Drug Card and Las Vegas Chamber Offer Rx Assistance
...g Card, a statewide prescription assistance program, announced today that it has partnered with the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. Their mission is to insure
that all Nevada residents have access to the free drug card program. The Chamber has committed to help create awareness for Nevada Drug Card and to wo...
IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection
...f over 200 manufacturers, suppliers, contractors and government agencies providing quality hurricane protection systems, information, and education to insure
the publics' welfare and safety
For more information, go to their website at http://www.inthpa.com
National Report Ranks Oklahoma as a Top State for Mental Health Services
...Health Care Authority (OHCA) operates the state's SoonerCare (Medicaid) and insure
Oklahoma programs. Through SoonerCare, the agency provides health care for ...en with disabilities who don't normally qualify for regular SoonerCare. The insure
Oklahoma program provides assistance paying health insurance premiums for l...
Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived
...and burn that excess fat. So, weight loss during this period can actually be far easier.
The authors advise:
Examine your goal to insure
that it's realistic. Some fitness programs promise one pound or greater of weight loss per day, which is unhealthy, unrealistic and potentially dange...
Urban Caucus Chair Urges Caucus Members to 'Get the Job Done' for Health Care Reform
...ll be working with Chairmen Charles B. Rangel of Ways and Means, George Miller of Education and Labor, and Henry Waxman of Energy and Commerce to help insure
passage of the bill.
"The public option will create a new insurance choice and level the playing field, which is especially important in markets...
FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers
...escription combination products," Kweder said during the press conference.
"The usual dose that people take probably ought to be lower in order to insure
a greater margin of safety should people take more than is recommended on the label," she said. "That message was pretty clear."
"There was a clear...
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Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Before the House Judiciary Committee
...id many times that we must hire our
career people without regard for improper political considerations. And I
have acted, and will continue to act, to insure
that my words are
translated into reality.
I am well aware of the allegations that politics has played an
inappropriate role at the Justice Departme...
Annual FIT Testing Detects Colorectal Cancer Two Years Earlier Than Colonoscopy Alone, Study of High-Risk Population Finds
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wholly-owned subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics. insure
FIT, and the recently
Quik F I T(TM), each use a patient-friendly, long-handled
blue brush to col...
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan Battles Sluggish Economy With Diverse Product Lineup
...oss Blue Shield of Michigan is one of 15 Blue
Profiler reports for 2008 on the nation's largest nonprofit Blue Cross Blue
Shield plans, which together insure
more than 50 million people.
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Blue Profiler offers the most comprehensive analysis of the nonprofit
Blue Cross Blue Shield plan...
The COSHAR Foundation Launches National Childhood Immunization Awareness Campaign During National Infant Immunization Week (April 19-26)
of The COSHAR Foundation's Health Advisory Board. "It is our responsibility
and duty as parents, caregivers, child advocates and leaders to insure
all children are given the best care that medicine can offer."
The Christian Faith Center event is the first of several events
country- wide th...
Statement From The National Conclave on HIV/AIDS Policy for Black Clergy
...eek to have every person under the sphere of our influence tested for HIV in order to know their status. -- We will promote HIV/AIDS awareness to insure
that all Black clergy serving in our denominations and other congregations are equipped to address issues related to this disease in a factual...
Blood Gas Analysis: The Pros and Cons of Point-Of-Care Testing
...s, and to ensure that they are met. Additionally, non-laboratorian staff trained on POCT methods must be monitored following the trainings in order to insure
their competency with the tests. Training a diverse non-laboratorian staff (including MDs, RNs and RTs) across multiple shifts, instruments, methods,...
Monitoring Options Expand for Therapeutic Agents and Drugs of Abuse
...ts Aerosrt, Architect, AxSYM and TDx systems.
Drugs of Abuse
Drugs of abuse screening can help differentiate symptoms in many diseases and can insure
that a patient is substance-free before undergoing medical procedures. Drug screening of pregnant women with a history of drug abuse may be useful as ...
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Frechet Extender® Skin Extension Device
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Bivona® Fome-Cuf® Tracheostomy Tube Kits with SidePort™ AutoControl™ Airway Connector and CMD™
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LD400 FT Autoperimeter System
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The LD400 FT features screening, quantified missed points and thresho...
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Miguel Maldonado UAF LASIK Marker
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Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.
Replacement Gaskets for the Empore 96 Well Plate Vacuum Manifold Assembly
Description:... Replacement gaskets for the Empore 96 Well Vacuum Manifold Assembly, insure
a tight seal....
Company:3M Bioanalytical Technologies
Cherf Cast Stand
Description:... The adjustable height permits optimal leg position for the seated patient and helps insure
the application of a cast with the foot/ankle at 90 degrees to the leg. The foot is placed on the tongue of the stand. Stockinette is pulled over the ...
PR 2100 Microplate Reader
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the highest quality results....
Bio-Anchor® Shoulder Instability Repair System
Description:... The Bio-Anchor implant is molded from Poly (L-Lactic Acid) material which has a long-term absorption rate to insure
secure fixation throughout the healing process. The Bio-Anchor nearly eliminates implant removal complications because it is absorbed into the tissue...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)
Universal Facial Garment
Features:... High grade white spandex provides four way compression Five contact closure adjustment tabs help insure
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Abdominal Compression Garments
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Insure in Medical Definition
...rs along with a high BMI and other medical risk factors, the surgeon will probably insist on doing several short procedures in a hospital setting to insure
maximum safety for the patient.
The following are the individual components of body contouring:
Arm lift or brachioplasty. The extra flesh o...
Insure in Medical Dictionary
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BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008
...e used on government, commercial and international identification management programs
Using BIO-key's advanced finger identification system to insure
"one citizen one vote," Bangladesh conducted an acclaimed free and fair election in December, 2008 of 80 million voters
$182,000 biometric so...
Land iguanas under continuing threat on Galapagos archipelago
...ation efforts began, but according to new research published this week in the scientific journal Molecular Ecology considerably more must be done to insure
the long-term survival of land-dwelling iguanas on the archipelago.
In their new article, "Galapagos Land Iguanas Remnant Populations," an internatio...
Making flies sick reveals new role for growth factors in immunity
... heart development. He discovered that when the embryo is nearly ready to hatch, Dpp signals tell heart cells to stop growing. These instructions also insure
a proper boundary between the heart and surrounding muscle tissue.
While these were fundamentally exciting discoveries, Newfeld made them even mor...
USGS April 2008 science picks
...en a resulting volcanic ash cloud and a jet aircraft, the AVOs use of advanced technology to monitor volcanoes and issue timely warnings has helped to insure
that no additional damaging encounters with volcanic ash have occurred in Alaska. AVOs success would not have been possible without strong partnership...
The top 5 ways medical physics has changed health care
"Virtually all hospitals in the country today have medical physicists on staff to help administer radiation therapy treatment and to insure
quality in both radiation treatment and imaging techniques," says long-time AAPM member Jean M. St. Germain, who is the Acting Chair of the Department...
Oak Ridge to lead auto supplier R&D partnership
... all aspects of the business, from lightweight components made of carbon fiber to electric motors. This partnership will support DOEs mission and help insure
Americas future in the automotive business.
USAutoPARTs will be located in Shelby Township, Mich., in a 56,000 square foot vehicle R&D center with ...
Unusual mechanism keeps repair protein accurate
...s one of a group of proteins known as DNA polymerases that are vital for accurately making and repairing DNA.
But while other DNA-repair proteins insure
their accuracy with the help of so-called proof-reading regions or accessory molecules, this protein maintains its accuracy using an otherwise ordinar...
Anti-inflammatory drug's potentially deadly side effect found to be rare
...s to be something very specific about the way the body controls the JC virus that is being affected by the action of natalizumab," he says.
To help insure
their independence in the review of patients who took natalizumab, Clifford and his colleagues formed an independent adjudication committee with its o...
Thinner and younger
Human study has been difficult because calorie restriction requires a very strict diet regimen, both to keep the total number of calories low and to insure
that people consume the proper balance of nutrients. Some people from a group called the Calorie Restriction Society are devoted to limiting their cal...
The Amazon in 2050: Implementing the law could save a million square kilometers of rainforest
...overnance scenario in which society and government, together with the scientific and environmental communities, work to control frontier expansion and insure
the ecological integrity of the basin. Within the governance scenario, protected areas (parks and reserves) are expanded to 41 percent of the region's...
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LCMS-2010EV from Shimadzu Biotech
Description:... and pre-rods and true hyperbolic main rods for mass analysis. The electrospray (ESI) source (probe) features a metal capillary for reliability and to insure
consistent electrical contact with the spray. Both the ESI probe and optional low flow rate APCI probe come offer low flow-rate compatibility with exp...