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Beyond Reform - Modernizing the Health Care System

DETROIT, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Economic Club (DEC) is pleased to host Stephen J. Hemsley, President and CEO of UnitedHealth Group, on April 16 , 2009 at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, Michigan. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and Mr. Hemsley's speech will begin at 12:30 p.m. ...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

...he next four years it is expected that partners GDF, GLI and FIND will provide equipment, reagents and technical expertise in identified countries for modernizing and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity. FIND and BD had announced the initial pricing agreement in November 2007 shortly after the WHO's...

Former Senate Majority Leaders Baker, Daschle and Dole Release Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Health Reform

...the Leaders' report seeks to establish a constructive center in the often polarized debate about health reform, and to advance a coherent strategy for modernizing the health care system and create a consistent source of health coverage for every American. For more information or to download a full copy of the re...

Businesses, Unions, Veteran Party Leaders Unite Behind Bipartisan, Consensus Approach to Health Care Reform

...oad consensus that has emerged about how to achieve this goal. We are seeing an historic realignment of former adversaries behind a common approach to modernizing our health care delivery system with a greater national emphasis on preventing chronic diseases, coordinating patient care and support through all sta...

Consumer/Nutrition Groups Urge Obama Administration and Congress to Update Alcohol Policies for the 21st Century

...ublic health community is for TTB to move quickly to issue a consumer friendly final alcohol labeling regulation. This step would end the stalemate in modernizing beverage alcohol labels that traces back to 1972, when consumer organizations first asked the federal government to require meaningful alcohol labelin...

AHA presents award of meritorious achievement to Eduardo Marban, M.D.

...pport the AHA's medical journals. Marbn has served as editor of Circulation Research for 10 years. He reinvigorated the peer-review journal by modernizing the journal's publishing processes and recruiting young doctors from top-tier institutions to join the Editorial Board. In so doing, he heightened th...

Propel Unveils New Enhanced Experience

...pel is available in a variety of great-tasting flavors and most contain antioxidants (vitamins C and E) and B vitamins.(2) In 2009, the brand is modernizing its look, packaging, flavors and portfolio offerings, including adding a new great-tasting blueberry pomegranate flavor to accompany existing grape, k...

National Council on Disability Calls for New Federal Approach to Disability Policy

..., as well as areas of disparity in the treatment of people with disabilities. Following those recommendations are several principles for reviewing and modernizing government programs to better serve people with disabilities and for promoting a more integrated, inclusive, and cost-effective approach to federal di...

Trust for America's Health on the Recall of Certain Pistachios and the U.S. Food Safety System

...artment of Health and Human Services , which called for: Increasing and aligning resources with the highest-risk threats; modernizing the mandate and legal authority of the HHS Secretary to prevent illness, which would include enforcing the duty of food companies to implement modern ...

The AACR commends Senators Kennedy and Hutchison on the 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act

...ailey Hutchison introduced legislation that will renew the war on cancer by modernizing and advancing the national cancer program of the United States. The 21st...h and care. The 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act represents a critical step in modernizing the national cancer program and in improving our ability to make headway in...
Modernizing in Medical Technology

VA Studies Advanced Prosthetic Arm

...sily allows those with severe limb loss to pick up a key or hold a pencil. "This arm is a high-tech example of how VA researchers are continually modernizing the materials, design, and clinical use of artificial limbs to meet Veterans' lifestyle and medical needs," says Dr. Joel Kupersmith, VA's Chief Resea...

Image Solutions, Inc. Acquires Zurich Biostatistics, Inc.

...e, holistic regulatory submissions. Existing clients of both ISI and ZBI now have instant access to this approach and capability. ISI is a pioneer in modernizing the regulatory submission process. The company enabled the first-ever electronic new drug application to the FDA and is at the forefront of the indust...
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Image Solutions, Inc. Acquires Zurich Biostatistics, Inc.

...e, holistic regulatory submissions. Existing clients of both ISI and ZBI now have instant access to this approach and capability. ISI is a pioneer in modernizing the regulatory submission process. The company enabled the first-ever electronic new drug application to the FDA and is at the forefront of the indust...

Polynesia explorers created worldwide web of scientific knowledge

...its European public" ?looked like a scientific success. But just when it seemed triumphant, it collided with the missionaries' world, which instead of modernizing Polynesian cultures, as the scientists proposed to do, "sought to eradicate them." "The conflict between scientists and missionaries was a critical...
Modernizing in Biological Technology

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

...he next four years it is expected that partners GDF, GLI and FIND will provide equipment, reagents and technical expertise in identified countries for modernizing and expanding TB laboratory diagnostic capacity. FIND and BD had announced the initial pricing agreement in November 2007 shortly after the WHO'...

Healthcare Leaders to Address Patient Safety and Reform at the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress, Washington, DC, May 20-22

... care. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080307/AQF053LOGO ) The Administration's newly-released principles for Transforming and modernizing America's Health Care System include a key mandate to improve patient safety and care. A decade after the seminal Institute of Medicine report To Err...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities

...d and made available through the VA health care system. "The advanced prosthetic arm is a high-tech example of how VA researchers are continually modernizing the materials and design of artificial limbs to meet Veterans' lifestyle and medical needs," says Joel Kupersmith, M.D., VA's Chief Research and Devel...

Covance Purchases Equity Stake in Caprion Proteomics

...t for any novel candidate. In fact, the U.S. FDA's 2006 Critical Path Initiative listed biomarkers as one of the two areas with the greatest impact on modernizing drug development and approval. "We are very pleased to be adding Caprion's solid scientific capabilities and leading biomarker technology pla...

MHA Announces: Tommy Thompson to be Keynote Speaker at The MHA 5th Annual Business Summit

... * Improving the use of information technology in hospitals, clinics and doctors offices * Promoting healthier lifestyles * Strengthening and modernizing Medicare and Medicaid * Expanding the use of medical diplomacy around the world "We are excited to have such a distinguished guest speaker as Tommy...

Harmonex Introduces CliniCom(TM), a Breakthrough in Psychiatric Intake and Assessment Technology

...nz, Deutsche Telecom, Drager Medical, Siemens, Swiss Com and T-Mobile. On the policy front, the U.S. government has long recognized the importance of modernizing the fragmented and complex mental health sector. In 2003, President George Bush inaugurated the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health wi...

WTN Interview with Governor Doyle

... hand, in the interior communications within state government, we are finding there are vast efficiencies in both enhanced productivity and savings by modernizing our system and by making it more cohesive and responsive. So there's a lot of effort going into this effort (utilization of technology) in state gover...

Madison-based TrafficCast strikes deals with City of Shanghai

...ew jobs in Wisconsin. "This deal shows the tremendous potential for innovative Wisconsin companies to play a role as China is rapidly upgrading and modernizing its infrastructure," Doyle said. "This is a major coup for Wisconsin, but it is just the tip of the iceberg. China is growing at a pace and a scale th...

Creating thousands of jobs, Chicagos biotech space to triple

...ot of good memories of people I knew when working there came flooding back. As we wandered around the main building, I could see that some superficial modernizing already took place. As we exited the main building on the side, a new and architecturally striking building confronted me: the infamous "Q" building. ...

IT guru Melissa Chapman: how to make health IT work for the bottom line

... you more efficient and improve your delivery of care, you're taking a hit on the back end as well. Then you have to hope that there's something about modernizing your healthcare delivery that attracts more patients, and it may take a long time to see that as an outcome." As will getting patients to use that ...
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