National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies
Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...
Increasing Levels Of Severe Poverty In US Could Jeopardize Public Health
A new study has reported that from Americans from the year 2000 have been getting poorer.
According to a study that is to be published in the October issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, //the national rates of severe poverty in America is climbing rapidly. The researchers ha...
ViroPharma Announces Support by Advisory Committee of The Office of Generic Drugs Proposed Guidelines for Developing Generic Versions of Oral Vancomycin Hydorchloride
...E rather than using comparative clinical trials. ViroPharma scientists and other leading experts voiced their concern that these new guidelines could jeopardize
"We're appreciative that the FDA convened this advisory committee to provide a forum for open debate and discussion regardin...
National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress
... facilities (SNFs). This proposal will reduce Medicare payments to SNFs by a projected $16 billion over ten years, and I am concerned such cuts could jeopardize
patient care in addition to as many as 30,000 jobs ... At the same time, Congress is undertaking an historic reform of the health care system that may...
Expressing Growing Concern, THCA Urges Texas Congressional Delegation to Protect Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care as Health Reform Debate Proceeds
Potential Size of Cumulative Federal Medicare Cuts as Part of "Reform" jeopardize
Viability of Already-Troubled Texas Medicaid Program; Seniors' Care at Risk, Local Jobs Base Threatened
AUSTIN, Texas, July 23 /PRNews...
The Gift of Life Flows Through Your Veins!
...blood supply, but also collect blood that closely mirrors the diversity of the communities we serve. A shortage of diverse blood donors can seriously jeopardize
Currently, NYBC donors are 71% White, 8.4% Hispanic/Latino, 6.8% Black/African American, and 4.6% Asian/Pacific Islander. Unfo...
Clinical Research Safety and Ethical Standards in Developing World Up to U.S. Levels, Report Says
...The report finds other advances:
Ethical Considerations -- Disparities in education, economic and social status and healthcare systems may jeopardize
the rights of research participants. While the analysis did not find that patients in developing countries were treated differently than those in dev...
Debate Over Advertising Prescription Drugs to Consumers Goes Online at New ProCon.org Website
Opponents argue that DTC prescription drug ads persuade vs. educate, lead to hypochondria and overmedication, raise drug prices, and generally jeopardize
public health by replacing medical information with marketing information.
The site's purpose is to help people think critically about this t...
Deep Budget Cuts Will Add to Unemployment Rolls at Wrong Time
...r than the national rate -- an advantage that translates into 60,000 jobs," Price added. "A budget agreement that relies solely on spending cuts would jeopardize
that Pennsylvania advantage."
Additionally, because state income taxes can be subtracted from federal taxable income, taxpayers who itemize deduc...
Hospice Community Urges President Obama to Stop Funding Cuts
...t a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to stop cuts to the Medicare hospice benefit beginning on October 1, 2009.
The cuts threaten to jeopardize
availability of the compassionate and high-quality care that 1.5 million patients and their family caregivers receive from hospice providers each year...
Jeopardize in Biological News
Ethanol production could jeopardize soil productivity
MADISON, WI, June 1, 2009 -- There is growing interest in using crop residues as the feedstock of choice for the production of cellulosic-based ethanol because of the more favorable energy output relative to grain-based ethanol. This would also help provide a solution to the debate of food versus ...
New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon
In a decision that could jeopardize
already imperiled sturgeons, more caviar will be exported from Caspian Sea and Amur River states this year as a result of unacceptably permissive new trade quotas announced Thursday by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Most stu...
US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures
...on the UC study. "Our overriding goal is to protect patients from anything that could potentially lead to a cascade of medical complications that will jeopardize
survival. But the reality is that evacuation is happening at a time when they are most prone to a secondary hit."
According to U.S. military repor...
Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions
...rid Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty commits signatories to avoid changing distribution, abundance or productivity of Antarctica's fauna and flora, to jeopardize
endangered or threatened species or to degrade or create substantial risk to areas of biological, scientific, historic, aesthetic or wilderness signif...
Unexpected large monkey population discovered
... and have remained stable since 2005.
The news on primates is not all good. In Cambodia, WCS researchers are concerned that looming threats could jeopardize
"Despite this good news in Cambodia, the area still remains at risk from conversion to agro-industrial plantations for crops, in...
Spanish researchers discover significant leatherback turtle nesting beaches in the Caribbean
... along the exploration route, where the team detected severe disturbances that impair turtle nesting including grave cases of nest raiding and could jeopardize
the future of this leatherback population.
Glenn Foundation for Medical Research commits $5 million to study aging
...rants to scientists studying the biology of aging and age-related diseases. This grant provides timely support as current cutbacks in federal funding jeopardize
the careers of hundreds of promising investigators who are working to understand how aging influences disease.
The Glenn Foundation funds will go t...
CITES caviar export quotas remain steady for beluga sturgeon despite threat of extinction
...eon under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Once again, the range States have agreed upon beluga export quotas that are too permissive and that will jeopardize
sturgeon survival in the wild, said Dr. Ellen Pikitch, Executive Director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science, a leader in the effort to safeguard ...
Using nanotubes to detect and repair cracks in aircraft wings, other structures
... majority of failures in any engineered structure are generally due to fatigue-induced microcracks that spread to dangerous proportions and eventually jeopardize
the structures integrity, Koratkar said. His research is looking to solve this problem with an elegant solution that allows for real-time diagnostics ...
Protein may hold key to decreasing organ dysfunction rates in heart transplants
..., which then releases enzymes and other proteins that attack the transplanted tissue, and can seriously impair the viability of replacement organs and jeopardize
the health of the patient. The identification of Lcn-2 could be a first step towards reducing this inflammatory response and increasing the success ra...
Jeopardize in Biological Technology
In Eleventh-Hour Smear Attempt, Quigley Management Sacrifices Key Employee of its Pharma Division
...evelopment and future operations.
In short, Mr. Guy Quigley is willing to subject your Company to this possible material adverse effect and to jeopardize
the Company's product development and future operations, all in the name of avoiding a loss of control.
Quigley has loosely alluded to discover...
WorldHeart Enters into a Recapitalization Agreement and Receives Bridge Financing
...50(i)(2) which provides that
Nasdaq may make an exception to the Marketplace Rules when (i) the delay in
securing shareholder approval would seriously jeopardize
viability of the enterprise, and (ii) reliance by WorldHeart is expressly
approved by the audit committee comprised solely of independen...
Baxter to Proceed With Recall of Remaining Heparin Sodium Vial Products
...n vial products at that time. The FDA has
now concluded that there is sufficient capacity on the part of other
suppliers that Baxter's recall will not jeopardize
access to this drug, and
has told Baxter that the company can now proceed with recalling its
remaining heparin sodium injection and heparin flush prod...
Glass Lewis Recommends Datascope Shareholders Vote for Re-Election of the Board's Directors
... NO BUSINESS PURPOSE on your Board other than to advance Ramius' short-term, opportunistic interests.
-- Ramius' nominees, if elected, could jeopardize
Datascope's strategic direction and negatively affect the value of your investment.
The Ramius nominees are not qualified to be elected to your ...
Sarbanes-Oxley for the Rest of Us
1. Going Public. Companies that plan to go public should have appropriate measures in place well in advance of going public. Failing to do so may jeopardize
or delay the ability of a company to go public.
2. Limit Litigation Exposure. Having solid accounting policies and procedures in place may limit...
Business Filings releases software to help small businesses
... owners who are busy handling other demands," stated Mark Schiff, general manager of Business Filings. "Failing to undertake these steps, however, can jeopardize
the status of the company and lead to consequences as serious as the loss of limited liability protection."
Business Filings researches each state'...
Greg Gianfortes Bootstrapping Principles
...funded companies it. From a personal perspective, bootstrappers are also at less riskbecause they dont have to put up the family home as collateral or jeopardize
a lifetime of savings. They can start with whatever funds they feel comfortable investing to get things rolling and then fund the growth of their busi...
Legislature adopts one tech bill, leaves two others twisting
...the Attorney General's office to complete a "conflict of review" procedure that is part of the approval process. The delay, which sponsors believe can jeopardize
the commercial prospects of cutting-edge research, was due more to practice than to statute, according to James Mitchell, a committee clerk for Kanava...
With patents and research tools, when is private really public?
...rocess that furthers research as a trade secret in and of itself should not jeopardize
a later-filed patent directed at such an invention, with one caveat: if a s...cond, using the invention as a trade secret to develop a product should not jeopardize
the later-filed patent either, that is, not until the product is offered fo...
Is your business domain at risk?
...ter any domain names, much less hundreds or thousands of them.
When trademark owners fail to take reasonable action against cyber squatters, they jeopardize
their rights. The trademark law requires that owners be reasonably vigilant in protecting their rights against unauthorized and infringing uses. Trade...