Workforce shortages in mammography could threaten early detection rates for breast cancer
...substantially. What we need to do is focus on being able to sustain what we have built, but without a sufficient number of radiologists and radiologic techs
who specialize in breast imaging, breast cancer mortality rates could increase," said Langelier and Wing.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Announces Milestone: 300,000 Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhT)
...ir techs, and the confidence that
the technicians are trained and tested. Walgreens was the first to get
behind certification, and close to 65% of our techs
are PTCB certified,
said Mark Wagner, Executive Vice President of Store Operations at
Walgreens. "The 300,000 milestone is important as qualified phar...
Road Rescue Introduces Patient-Centric Concept Ambulance at FDIC
... transport mode.
-- Optional antimicrobial coatings that cover more than 90 percent of the vehicle interior in an effort to protect patients and techs
from pathogen exposure.
-- Additional safety features, including well-positioned grab bars throughout the interiors and exterior crash rails...
Penn Foster Prepares Students to Meet Healthcare Employment Needs
...ctices and animals hospitals, veterinary
technicians perform a number of essential laboratory and clinical
procedures. While duties may vary, most vet techs
collect blood and tissue
samples, prepare animals for x-rays, and prep lab equipment under the
supervision of licensed veterinarians. Experienced vete...
Apple Valley SMMC Workers Choose USW
...t the NLRB has overruled an objection to
the August 16, 2007 election in which 160 technical employees, which
include respiratory therapist, radiology techs
and licensed vocational
nurses, chose to be represented by the union, clearing the way for
negotiations between the USW and SMMC for a collective barg...
Louisiana Tech professor is Small Times' Innovator of the Year
... Dr. Yuri Lvov, a chemistry professor in Louisiana techs
Institute for Micromanufacturing, has been named Small Times 2007 Innovator of the Year, beating candidates from Princeton University and companies ac...
General Motors, Virginia Tech scientists collaborate to advance neuroinformatics
...oal would be to discover the neural code leading to fundamental insights about information processing, memory, and higher-level functions.
focus on nanofabrication through ICTAS provides the potential for an extended partnership to realize this application, Unnikrishnan said.
Healthcare Workers Rally to Address Concerns About Layoffs and Quality Patient Care
...nt care is sure to be impacted. For
example, at Lakewood Regional Medical Center, a number of critical shifts
will not be covered by emergency medical techs
in the ER. "Healthcare
workers at Tenet hospitals are doing heroic work for our patients despite
management making it increasingly difficult for us to...
Gene Thought to Help Kill Cancer Cells may Actually Help Them Thrive
...amaged cancer cells to self annihilate, but less attention has been paid to p53s role in repairing damaged cells, said John McDonald, chair of Georgia techs
School of Biology and chief research scientist at the Ovarian Cancer Institute.
Georgia Tech researchers found that p53 may be a double-edged ...
Techs in Medical Technology
GreenBytes Wards Off Germs and Costly Computer Repairs
... commercial services with a focus on superior attention to customer needs. With a combined 26 years of experience, GreenBytes preventative maintenance techs
have extensive computer-maintenance-related backgrounds, along with the care and cleaning of ATM machines, telephone systems, data rooms, computer ser...
Techs in Medical Products
Features:...le distributed I/O Links to existing databases Fully user-configurable Uses Existing Networks No Programming Required Maintained by Hospital techs
Scalable and Extensible Very Low Cost I/O Components Object Oriented Graphics Uses Standard Windows PC's ...
Techs in Medical Dictionary
.... They get their name from their resemblance to a little splinter wedged under the nail. In most cases, these small thin lines are harmless. But techs
should be aware ... Splinter hemorrhages - courtesy of Harbor Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... There is no particular care for splinter...
Techs in Biological News
Diatoms discovered to remove phosphorus from oceans
...nd the growth of the oceans. The research appears in the May 2, 2008 edition of the journal Science.
Ellery Ingall, associate professor in Georgia techs
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, along with Ph.D. student Julia Diaz, collected organisms and sediments along an inlet near Vancouver Island ...
Pathogen virulence proteins suppress plant immunity
...isease by the plant pathogen Phytophthora sojae.
VBI Professor Brett Tyler and members of his research group, along with researchers from Virginia techs
Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science, Nanjing Agricultural University in China, and Wageningen University in The Netherlands, ex...
Streams natural filters, if not overloaded
The study, lead by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), looked at 72 streams in the U.S. and Puerto Rico over the course of three years. Virginia techs
Stream Team conducted measurements on nine streams in North Carolina including forest streams in the southern Appalachian Mountains, agricultural str...
Research uncovers the social dynamics of yellow jackets
...rnal BMC Biology and Goodisman plans to continue this gene expression research in collaboration with Soojin Yi, also an assistant professor in Georgia techs
School of Biology.
Were going to use more sophisticated techniques to look at thousands of genes at once to really make big statements about how di...
Carbon capture strategy could lead to emission-free cars
...y NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense NDSEG fellowship program and Georgia techs
CEO (Creating Energy Options) Program.
Presently, we have an unsustainab...of a sustainable transportation system with no carbon emission.
near-future strategy involves capturing carbon emissions from conventional ...
Choices and Challenges forum to address nuclear power issue
This day-long series of panels and discussions will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Lyric Theater in downtown Blacksburg and at Virginia techs
Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown. This forum is open to the public at no charge.
After decades of being regarded as too expensive, too dange...
New microsensor measures volatile organic compounds in water and air on-site
...e associated mass change, said Oliver Brand, associate professor in Georgia techs
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Cantilever-type balances...began collaborating with Boris Mizaikoff, an associate professor in Georgia techs
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and director of its Applied Sensors La...
Louisiana Tech researchers investigate tracking, sensors to assist Air Force
...network test bed for the Air Force.
The sensor network test bed idea stems from an application in chemical agent monitoring, Selmic said. Louisiana techs
sensor network test bed currently includes static chemical sensor nodes and several mobile nodes flying on blimps. Blimp control will be implemented a...
Drawing nanoscale features the fast and easy way
...r commercial applications, said Elisa Riedo, assistant professor in Georgia techs
School of Physics. Because were not transferring any materials from the AFM...eatly increase the techniques functionality, said Seth Marder, professor in techs
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and director of the Center for Organic...
Tropical crab invades Georgia oyster reefs -- but the long-term impact can't be predicted
...ng opposing effects from these crabs, said Mark Hay, a professor in Georgia techs
School of Biology. They are probably having more impact on the ecosystem b...vations made under more controlled but less natural conditions at Georgia techs
laboratory at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography near Savannah.
Techs in Biological Technology
Credit-card-sized platform for volatile compound analysis CAREER project goal
...d project includes an educational component. Agah will develop a new university laboratory course on MEMS technology. He also is working with Virginia techs
National Society of Black Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Teacher in Service Program to establish the High-School ...
The cultural impact of best practice and world class theories
...t practices will only damage that environment and reduce the productivity.
Instead, consider highly a specialized best practices application. High techs
operational side is more susceptible to a best practice approach than the research side because of the creativity and innovation involved in research....
Does your work add to the bottom line - and how do you know?
...ne or having these other problems that you can whittle down with good support?
He: Well, the phone just rings and rings and we haven't had enough techs
She: I swear, Liz, I love my boss! He's the best CEO I've ever worked for.
She: He's letting m...