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More Than 500 Philadelphia Youth with Asthma and Their Families to Attend Keystone Mercy Healthy Hoops Program

Terrence Howard, Tyrese Gibson, Brent Celek and Jameer Nelson, Celebrities and Players of the Charlie Mack Celebrity Basketball Game, Expected to Attend the Day's Events Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) July 23, 2009 -- More than 500 children and their families will attend the ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

Dr. Hungerford is one of the few surgeons in the Maryland specially trained to perform the latest minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. (Vocus) June 29, 2009 -- Noted orthopedic surgeon Marc W. Hungerford, M.D. has joined Mercy Medic...

Consumers Can Now Shop Online for Individual Health Insurance Coverage With Mercy Health Plans

ST. LOUIS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping and purchasing health insurance online just got easier. Mercy Health Plans (MHP) is proud to announce the launch of Mercy One Connect(TM), a newly released online quoting and ecommerce application that is designed to connect consumers and brokers with i...

41 Keystone Mercy Health Plan Members to Receive Scholarships from the Plan's Employees

Employee-Sponsored Program Helps Medical Assistance Members, of All Ages, in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware Counties Go Back to School Philadelphia (Vocus) June 23, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan , the largest Medical Assistance managed care...

Imaging Advantage Launches Operations at Mercy Health Partners' Metro Hospitals

Improved patient care and enhanced services delivered through local radiologists TOLEDO, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imaging Advantage LLC ( imaging-advantage.com ), a nationally-recognized radiology management company, today announced the successful launch of radiology services at Mercy ...

AmeriHealth Mercy President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty to be Honored by Northern Home for Children at its Annual Partnerships for the Children Awards Dinner

Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) May 26, 2009-- More than 200 are expected to attend the second annual Partnerships for the Children Awards dinner, hosted by Northern Home for Children, as they honor and recognize Daniel J. Hilferty, president and chief executive officer, the...

Thomson Reuters Honors Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plans and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters on Thursday honored two Pennsylvania health plans and a Florida hospital system for significantly improving the quality and managing the cost of healthcare. Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth Mercy health plans and Tallahassee Memorial Healt...

AORN and Mercy Ships Collaborate to Increase Patient Care Aboard Hospital Ships

High Level of Volunteer Participation is Expected From Perioperative Nurse Professionals. Chicago, IL (Vocus) March 24, 2009 -- Patrick Voight, president of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), announced on Thursday to more than 5000 attendees at i...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships With Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Weather Technology (AWT) toda...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships with Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor Sunnyvale, Calif. (Vocus) March 16, 2009 -- Applied Weather T...

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Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

...that we could grow new muscle in the center of ischemic myocardium and improve functional outcome." Dr. Nabil Dib, Director, Cardiovascular Research, mercy Gilbert & Chandler Medical Centers, added that "Myoblast transplantation to patients with congestive heart failure and specifically to scar tissue...

Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

...terventional cardiologists have been eager to enroll their patients into the second stage of the trial," said John Ormiston, M.D., medical director at mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, and co-principal investigator in the ABSORB trial. "If the bioabsorbable stent continues to perform well in this tr...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

...id its job of relieving coronary obstructions and preventing re-narrowing, and that it did this safely," said John Ormiston, M.D., medical director at mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand and principal investigator in the first phase of the ABSORB trial. "With no rigid stent remaining, vasomotion - the ...

CVBT Opens Florida and Arizona Sites for Its ACORD Phase II Heart Trial

...scular Institute - Orlando Florida and Chandler Regional Medical Center and mercy Gilbert Medical Center - Phoenix Arizona metropolitan area. mercy Hospital Fairfield (Ohio) and The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio were ...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

...ecologic procedures in which the bowel, ureter and ovaries are close by," said Dr. Fermin F. Barrueto, chief of endoscopy and pelvic reconstruction at mercy Medical Center in Baltimore and primary investigator of an ongoing clinical study evaluating the PlasmaBlade in hysterectomies. "We expect that the c...

CVBT Opens Two Additional Sites for Patient Enrollment for Phase II Heart Trial

...art disease. The sites are Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation in Minneapolis MN, and Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham AL. mercy Hospital Fairfield (Ohio) and The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio were first to open for enrollment in early September, and are working in collabo...

Taxus Atlas Studies Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Next-Generation Taxus Liberte Stent

...sel and Long Lesion Two-year data from the TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel and Long Lesion studies were presented by John A. Ormiston, M.D., Green Lane and mercy Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand and co-principal investigator of the trial. The TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel study is designed to evaluate the long-term s...

Data Show Preoperative Assessment of Breast Cancer Patients Enables Early Diagnosis, Successful Treatment of Lymphedema

...d progression of the condition in the follow-up period. Steven Schonholz, M.D., a breast surgeon and medical director of the Breast Cancer Center at mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., added: "The problem with lymphedema is that there hasn't been an easy way to detect the condition before it is a...

CVBT Appoints Dr. Nabil Dib as Principal Investigator for Phase II Heart Trial

... Arizona include Chandler Regional Medical Center, mercy Gilbert Medical Center, St. Joseph's Hospital and ... 1.877.728.5414 or resourcelink@chw.edu . About mercy Gilbert Medical Center mercy Gilbert Medical Center is located at the intersect...

Promising Results in Treating Facial Bruising From Injectables

...es the appearance of skin bruising, and decreases the amount of healing time for the bruise. Dr. Francel is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at St. John's mercy Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Surgery at St. Louis University. Injectable cosmetic treatments are among the five top most requested ae...
Mercy in Biological News

Agriculture project helps bring 'PEACE' to Afghanistan

...nt said other project partners include the Texas AgriLife Research Center for Natural Resource Information Technology, University of California-Davis, mercy Corps, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Temple, and the Borlaug Institute. "Efforts like the PEACE program require collaborations am...

Marked improvement in body image, physical stamina, post-surgical pectus patients report

.... Petersburg, Fla.; Boston Children's Hospital; Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.; Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Tx.; Children's mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; Johns Hopkins University Medic...

When under attack, plants can signal microbial friends for help

...d by secreting an acid that brings beneficial bacteria to the rescue. The finding quashes the misperception that plants are "sitting ducks"--at the mercy of passing pathogens--and sheds new light on a sophisticated signaling system inside plants that rivals the nervous system in humans and animals. ...

Birds migrate together at night in dispersed flocks, new study indicates

...chers analyzed the flight patterns of insects and other arthropods occupying the same air space at the same time. These tiny creatures would be at the mercy of the wind and so would give the researchers a reliable picture of the pattern of air currents. That analysis demonstrated that the birds were fol...

Exercise during pregnancy leads to a healthier heart in moms- and babies-to-be

...escu and Mihai Popescu of the Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, KUMC, Kansas City, KS; and William B. Drake, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Childrens mercy Hospital/UMKC School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO. Dr. May will present her teams findings at the 121st annual meeting of the American Physiological S...

Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells

... can deliver several things into a plant cell at the same time and release them whenever you want," Torney said. "Until now, you were at nature’s mercy when you delivered a gene into a cell," Lin said. "There’s been no precise control as to whether the cells will actually incorporate the gene and expr...

Molecular 'signature' protects cells from viruses

...oduces large numbers of new virus capsules. These are filled with virus RNA and attack more cells. 'However, the cells are not completely at the mercy of a virus attack,' Professor Gunther Hartmann, head of the Bonn University Clinic's Department of Clinical Pharmacology. 'They often recognise the al...

Adults who go to bed lonely get stress hormone boost next morning

...e evening are a kind of biological signature of a bad day," Adam noted. The study also provided evidence that, in addition to simply being at the mercy of your daily experiences, cortisol also plays a role in influencing them. Individuals with lower levels of cortisol in the morning experienced greate...

Study: Paramedics save more lives when they don't follow the rules

...was implemented in two Wisconsin counties in a collaboration between the CPR Research Group at the University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center and the mercy Health System in Wisconsin. "We think one of the reasons that CPR as directed by international guidelines has not worked well is because it is des...

Relationship of brain and skull more than just packaging

... Panchal, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Alex A. Kane, Johns Hopkins and Washington University School of Medicine; Jeffrey L. Marsh, St. John's mercy Medical Center, St. Louis; Peng Yan, computer scientist, Penn State anthropology department; and Theodore M. Cole III, University of Missouri ?Kansas ...
Mercy in Biological Technology

Elekta Contract Provides Sisters of Mercy Health System Access to Leading Radiation Therapy Solutions

ATLANTA and ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), a group purchasing organization (GPO) serving St. Louis- based Sisters of Mercy Health System, has signed an agreement with Elekta, enabling members to begin purchasing Elekta's innovative cancer treatment...

Orthocrat Announces Successful Implementation of TraumaCad at UPMC Mercy

UPMC Mercy hospital has cuccessfully implemented the TraumaCad digital templating solution from Orthocrat. Using TraumaCad, UPMC Mercy's orthopedic surgeons can preoperatively plan their surgeries digitally, from anywhere within the UPMC enterprise. Columbia, MD (PRWEB...

Springborn Deploys eStudy(TM) Hosted Solution for Management of Global Environmental Testing

...d access, data analysis and reporting that is user-defined and user-controlled. iAdvantage places control in the hands of the scientist and not at the mercy of rigid study management systems. iAdvantage is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, near the life science and biotech hub of Research Triang...

UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools

...orld of relief and development. I'm blessed with a capacity to work in a highly technical fashion, and I wanted to use that capacity to be an agent of mercy by way of water development projects," Howell said. "It has been exciting for me to get involved with middle school kids through a mentoring progr...

Pearl Therapeutics Secures $8 Million in Debt Financing

... role in the respiratory space." "Pearl is developing cutting edge therapeutics to address some of the most serious respiratory diseases," said mercy Forde of Silicon Valley Bank. "SVB is proud to provide Pearl with financial resources it needs to continue to be successful and grow." About ...

West Penn Allegheny Health System Announces Recruitment of Leading Burn Specialists

...are to West Penn. Dr. Jones led the Trauma Services and Burn Center at UPMC mercy since 1991. A graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington , and its School...named Coordinator of Trauma Service at Miami Valley. He joined the staff of mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh in 1987. He is board-certified by the American Board...

InNexus Biotechnology Strengthens Patent Team With New Leadership

...any and also brings a decade of operations experience from his work as a product engineer. He received his J.D. in 2001 from the University of Detroit mercy Law School and his B.S. in Engineering in 1993 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. About InNexus InNexus is a drug development company c...

RainDance and Scripps to Collaborate on Targeted Sequencing for 'Wellderly' Study

...o the community. Scripps Health includes: Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, two Scripps mercy Hospital campuses, 10 Scripps Clinic locations, 10 Scripps Coastal Medical Center locations, and Scripps Home Health Care Services. More information c...

CoreValve Successfully Treats the First Pacific Rim Patients with Its ReValving System for Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement : Australia/New Zealand Regulatory-Cleared Evaluation Registry is Expected to Lead to Market Clearance for These Countries

...ust 28, 2008 -- The first four procedures using the CoreValve ReValving System were performed in two days by John Ormiston, M.D., Medical Director at mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. "With the CoreValve ReValving system, a new heart valve can be implanted from a small hole made in the g...

Mercy Medical Center Completes Beta Studies for Integrated Hematology and Automated Diabetes Testing Solution

... Inc. today announced the successful completion of mercy Medical Center's (Canton, OH) beta studies for its...ara Carter, Coordinator Automated/Core Laboratory, mercy Medical Center. mercy Medical Center's early adoption of the integrated ...
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Shotgun method

...president J. Craig Venter in 1996 when ... The shotgun sequencing method goes straight to the job of decoding, bypassing ... Seeking Justice, mercy and Faithfulness Amidst Persecution From Within (Matt 23:23) ... The Shotgun Method . Posted by Nathan on Oct 27th, 2007. 2007. Oct 27 ... ... c...
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