UK Doctors Demand Overhauling of Fertility Regulatory Authority
In-vitro fertilization (IVF) doctors in UK are demanding complete overhauling
of, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), following a judicial rap it has received.
The High Court in London has ruled that the fertility regulator had unlawfully obtained warrants to search a cl...
Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling
Two months after the Walter Reed Army Medical Center scam broke out, soul searching questions are raised across the US over the way the injured veterans are treated. And now commentators are charging that the army's very training programme is inhuman and that those who manage to come out unscathe...
US Veteran Benefit System Needs Overhauling
An expert panel commissioned by the Veterans Disability Benefits Commission calls for an overhaul of the U.S. government's system for rating the severity of military veterans' disabilities to set payment levels.
The rating schedule is the same system used by the Defense Department to rate...
Obama Puts Politics Before Principle in Abortion Coverage, Says Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice President
...ire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice:
our health care system is a moral imperative; we are failing as a nation to care for our people in the most basic way. How we rehaul our health care s...
Economists to Declare Health Reform Key to Recovery; New Reports Detail Employer Health Mandate
...ure A "Play-or-Pay" System
WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of economists will declare that a bad economy should not delay overhauling
the nation's health care system, and health care experts will release two new reports detailing an essential employer health mandate on a conference c...
Church Leaders Urge U.S. Congress to Support U.S. Foreign Aid Reform Bill
...e World , are petitioning Congress to pass the Initiating Foreign Assistance Reform Act of 2009 (H.R. 2139). The bipartisan bill starts the process of overhauling
U.S. foreign assistance programs to make them more efficient and focused on fighting poverty.
"People of faith want our country's foreign assista...
XLHealth Statement on Senate Finance Committee Roundtable on Healthcare Reform
... the proposed areas of reform that the Senate Finance Committee discussed in the first of a series of round-table discussions on potential methods for overhauling
the current healthcare system. The hearing's focus on using the Medicare system as a model for incorporating improved care coordination and chronic ca...
BestHealthcareRates.com Reports Highest Cancellation Rate of Employee Benefit Plans in More Than Two Decades
... history of medical problems. The offer from AHIP and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a potentially significant shift in the debate over overhauling
the nation's health care system to rein in costs and cover an estimated 48 million uninsured people. In the letter, the two insurance industry groups ...
Traumatic Brain Injury: UCSF Neurosurgeon Calls For More Research, Improved Treatment Standard
... ProTECT trial -- that will study the use of progesterone in the treatment of acute brain injury.
In the long term, he said, overhauling
the way TBI is currently studied and treated could prevent tragedies like the one that befell Richardson.
Manley called Richardson's condition &qu...
New Research From EBRI: Study Examines Issues in Capping Tax Exclusion of Health Coverage
...orkers involved in capping the tax exclusion for employment-based health coverage, an issue that could come up during this year's expected debate over overhauling
the nation's health care system.
Changing the tax treatment of employment-based health coverage has been a policy goal of both parties as far bac...
Health Care Reform is Working Its Way Back on to the Political Agenda
...ter health-care consumers. Others think the current managed care system itself a product of reform can be tweaked to work better. Still others think overhauling
the antiquated Medicare system, which reflects medicine as it was practiced in 1965 rather than today, will break the logjam.
The best place to sta...
Madison professor emeritus will consult on development of 'Internet 2'
The GENI project's main focus would be to find solutions for the current problems with the Internet, encouraging researchers to find ways of overhauling
the current system in favor of a "clean slate design."
The project would investigate new ways to incorporate wireless devices, avoid existing prob...
New book touts educational power of computer games
..., the National Center on Education and the Economy released "Tough Choices or Tough Times," a report on the future of U.S. education that recommends overhauling
the education system to produce more workers who can think creatively. The report makes bold proposals to add depth and rigor to our schools and our s...