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SXC Health Solutions announces PBM contract with Presbyterian Health Plan

LISLE, IL, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI , TSX: SXC), a leading provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services, announces that its informedRx PBM unit has been awarded an 18-month contract, with an option ...

Texas Institute for Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Introduces the First Wireless OR in DFW

Surgeons at the Texas Institute for Surgery at PHD are the first to perform surgeries in the area's first wireless group of operating rooms. DALLAS , June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Institute for Surgery at PHD today announced a partnership with Stryker Endoscopy to upgrade seven of its existi...

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center: Taking the Message of Trust to the Streets of LA

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the heart of one of the most diverse communities in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is reaching out to families throughout the city with a promise to be their trusted home away from home; a place that is comfortab...

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Selects Allscripts for Electronic Health Record Subsidy Program

Award-Winning Southern California Hospital Leverages Federal Rule Changes to Support Regional Physicians and Fund Innovative IT Tools CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software and information solutions that physicians use to improve he...

Chair of Radiology at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Named President of American College of Physician Executives

DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cynthia Sherry, MD, chair of radiology at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and president of the Texas Radiological Society, has been elected president of the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), one of the country's most prestigious profess...

Echocardiography Lab at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Achieves Prestigious Reaccreditation

DALLAS, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The echocardiography lab at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas has earned reaccreditation by the Inter-societal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL), making it one of only two hospitals in the region accredited by the ...

Pennsylvania Contractor Pleads Guilty to Participating in Fraud Conspiracy at New York Presbyterian Hospital

WASHINGTON, April 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Pennsylvania general contractor for residential and commercial buildings pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) for his role in a conspiracy to pay kickbacks to a former senior purchasing official at...

Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Adds Internationally Renowned NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital to Client List

Ranked Nation's 6th Best Hospital DENVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international e-Health, medical information technology company, announced today that its Wyndgate Technologies(R) division has signed a...

More Women File Lawsuits Against Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital in Eating Disorders Fraud Case

Expensive medical testing targeted women, insurance money DALLAS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven more women have come forward to add their names to the list of those claiming doctors at Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital took part in a billing scheme designed to take money from them and thei...

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Responds to ACLU Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has held extensive settlement discussions with the Public Counsel and the ACLU to resolve this case and despite their apparent negotiating tactic we remain optimistic that these discussions will result in an agreement s...
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Record 'Door-to-Balloon' Time at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas

DALLAS, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A man suffering a heart attack recently arrived at the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas ER and was eventually treated with an angioplasty procedure in the hospital's cardiac catheterization lab in 28 minutes. The procedure, performed by Dr. Kenneth Sal...

Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

...f., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical stu...r patients. About Hoag Memorial Hospital presbyterian Hoag Memorial Hospital presbyterian is a 498-bed, not-for-profit, acute care hospital ...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

... Other noted participants are from recognized institutions like New York presbyterian Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, the State University of New York , the Un...s Peter Salgo, MD Associate Director, Open Heart ICU at New York presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons , New Yor...

Video: ev3 Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in DEFINITIVE LE Post-Market Study

...LE will validate the utility of plaque excision under real world conditions," said James McKinsey, M.D., Interim Chief of Vascular Surgery of New York presbyterian Hospital System and the Universities of Columbia and Cornell , New York and co-principal investigator for the DEFINITIVE LE study. The DEFINITIV...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Muscarinic Agonist NGX267 Meets Primary Endpoint in a Phase II Clinical Trial in Patients with Xerostomia

... and offer new hope to patients with Sjogren's syndrome," said principal investigator Frederick B. Vivino, M.D., Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Penn presbyterian Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Director of the Penn Sjogren's Syndrome ...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of BZL101 for Metastatic Breast Cancer at the Society for Integrative Oncology

...ite Principle Investigator California Cancer Care Inc., Greenbrae/San Mateo, California Dr. Peter Eisenberg Columbia presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York Dr. Dawn Hershman Comprehensive Cancer Center at Desert Regional Me...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 2 Study with CPX-351

... myeloid leukemia (AML). The first patient was enrolled by Eric Feldman, MD at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Feldman was an investigator involved in the Phase 1 study with CPX-351 in patients with advanced leukemias. "We are pleased to be invo...

Bionovo Advances BZL101 to Phase 2 Clinical Trials After Positive Phase 1 Results for Metastatic Breast Cancer

... Dr. Bichlien Nguyen California Cancer Care Inc., Greenbrae/San Mateo, California Dr. Peter Eisenberg Columbia presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York Dr. Dawn Hershman Comprehensive Cancer Center at Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Sp...

Discharge of First U.S. DuraHeart(TM) Patient

...he National Co-Principal Investigators are Francis Pagani, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Michigan and Yoshifumi Naka, M.D., Ph.D., from Columbia presbyterian Hospital in New York. Terumo Heart, Inc. is a US subsidiary of Terumo Corporation with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Ann Arbor, Michi...

Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used

...e of the first to systematically analyze the problems and recommend ways to improve practice," said lead author Elizabeth H. Winslow, Ph.D., RN. The presbyterian researchers say knee-length stockings -- not thigh-length -- should be the standard size used and nurse and patient education should be improved. Thig...
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Hyperbaric

...ical Information, Research and Articles on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the treatment of chronic conditions and illness prevention New York presbyterian offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to promote wound healing, to treat infections and carbon monoxide poisoning, and decompression sickness H...

Cardiac care

...ardiac Care offers the most advanced, comprehensive heart care available in the Philadelphia region. ... In 2008, Penn Cardiac Care at Penn presbyterian ... Cardiac Care Solutions (CCS) provides case management and telemedicine services ... Cardiac Care Solutions (CCS) disease management ...

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Study shows cancer vaccines led to long-term survival for patients with metastatic melanoma

... Hoag Memorial Hospital presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical study showing patient-specific cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells and immune cells...

When it comes to brain damage, blankets take the place of drugs

...hat simply warming the skin can decrease shivering in many patients, without the need for drugs. Physicians at Columbia University and the New York presbyterian Hospital found that the intensity of shivering and physiological stress increased when warming blankets were removed from therapeutically cooled patie...

5th Annual World Health Care Congress April 21-23, Washington, D.C.

...racle-Gro Company Delos (Toby) Cosgrove, MD CEO, Cleveland Clinic Denis Cortese, MD, CEO, Mayo Clinic Herbert Pardes, MD, Chairman CEO, New York presbyterian Hospital Reed Tuckson, MD, EVP and Chief of Medical Affairs, UnitedHealth Group George Halvorson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Foundation Mack Banner,...

Patients to benefit from novel technology revolutionizing high-speed molecular imaging

...cs, Haifa, Israel; Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles; Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.; and New York presbyterian Hospital–Weill Cornell Campus, New York, N.Y., will now focus on specific clinical applications for the D-SPECT camera. "The first such application wi...

Eisai announces Phase II data on E7389, a potential new therapy for the treatment of breast cancer

...o far, " said Linda T. Vahdat, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director, Breast Cancer Program at Cornell University New York presbyterian Hospital. "We look forward to additional studies with this novel compound." Pre-clinical studies demonstrate that E7389 suppresses the growth of ce...

Scientists learn to predict protein-stabilizing ability of small molecules

...igh-tech treatment. David I. Lee, M.D., a national expert in robotic surgery, was recruited to Penn and named Chief of the Division of Urology at Penn presbyterian Medical Center, where the robotic prostate program is based. There are many factors that make robotics an exceptiona...

Penn Surgeons Use Completely Robotic Surgery to Successfully Treat Prostate Cancer

...igh-tech treatment. David I. Lee, M.D., a national expert in robotic surgery, was recruited to Penn and named Chief of the Division of Urology at Penn presbyterian Medical Center, where the robotic prostate program is based. There are many factors that make robotics an exceptiona...

Researchers create infectious hepatitis C virus in a test tube

... for the Study of Hepatitis C, a collaborative research and clinical effort of Rockefeller, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and New York- presbyterian Hospital Like all viruses, HCV cannot replicate by itself; instead it takes over the machinery of a host cell to make copies of itself. Much about ...

New design : complete

...ts adequately, said Dr. Levine, medical director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, a collaboration between UT Southwestern and presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The NEJM perspectives article accompanies a study in the same journal by researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston and Harva...

Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld are now species of slime-mold beetles -- but strictly in homage

...ts adequately, said Dr. Levine, medical director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, a collaboration between UT Southwestern and presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The NEJM perspectives article accompanies a study in the same journal by researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston and Harva...
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Matt Bars, a Global Expert in Smoking Cessation, Joins Next Safety as Chairman

...ogram. He is the current clinical director of the Palisades Medical Center's IQuit Smoking Program (an affiliate of the Columbia University New York presbyterian Healthcare System and a director of the IQuit Smoking Consultation Service). "I have worked against nicotine addiction for almost 30 years and I ...

Volcano Corporation Announces Launch of PrimeWire(TM) Pressure Guidewire and s5-FFR Option for Existing Fleet of s5 IVUS Consoles

...o's s5 family of integrated imaging consoles. Volcano's PrimeWire was showcased yesterday at TCT in two live case demonstrations performed at Columbia presbyterian Medical Center in New York and at Riverside Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. "The launch of the PrimeWire underlines Volcano's commitment to this ver...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Appoints Dennis Kim, M.D., as Senior Vice President, Head of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

...the development and launch of Byetta(R). Dr. Kim holds an M.D. from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his internal medicine residency at Rush presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center and an endocrinology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (USCD) School of Medicine. Dr. Kim also holds a M...

Annual List of 'Best Doctors in Dallas' Showcases Texas Institute for Surgery Physicians

... DALLAS, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 physicians credentialed to practice at the Texas Institute for Surgery at presbyterian Hospital of Dallas were honored by D Magazine at its annual Best Doctors event. "Texas Institute for Surgery is one of the premier specialty surgica...

Presbyterian Cancer Center to Offer Cancer Patients High-End VMAT Treatments With the Installation of Elekta Infinity

... ATLANTA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- presbyterian Cancer Center - Dallas, a joint venture between presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Texas Oncology, PA, recentl...Kyle Antes, M.S., Director and Chief Physicist for presbyterian Cancer Center. "On average, we treat about 65 pati...

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

...estern Pennsylvania Earn Designation PITTSBURGH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has named Allegheny General Hospital, UPMC presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC Passavant as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers. Complex and rare cancers comprise approximately 15 percent of...

Smart Genetics Announces Plans to Launch a New Alzheimer's Risk Assessment Service

...rom Yale College and received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Relkin has been a physician at the New York presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center since 1987 and director of the Cornell Memory Disorders Program since 1993. He is internationally recognized f...

Experts and Representatives From Leading International Health-Care Organizations Call to Stop the Hypertension Pandemic, a Worldwide Silent Killer

...of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; T Pickering, Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; S De Geest, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Switzerland; L Ruilope, Spanish Society of Hypertens...

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Announces Live Webcast Demonstrating Breakthrough Device to Facilitate Beating Heart and Robotic Coronary Revascularization Surgery

...ocedures using the Cardica device. Moderating the live procedure will be Tung Cai, M.D., Medical Director and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the presbyterian Hospital of Denton. Dr Cai will present his published clinical patency data on the C-Port distal portfolio and review Dr. Balkhy's C-Port patency data...

Panel to Discuss the Far-Ranging Effects and Consequences of Heart Disease, Which is the Leading Killer in Both Men and Women in the United States

...eland Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine -- Lori Mosca, MD, MPH, PhD, Director of Preventive Cardiology, New York presbyterian Hospital -- Harlan Krumholz, MD, Harold H. Hines Junior Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University Sc...
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