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Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation

...ounders Carleen Hawn and Larry Leisure saw a need for a more optimistic voice focused on uncovering the most innovative solutions to healthcare's most daunting problems. "There are almost 1000 blogs and news media outlets currently covering healthcare today," said Carleen Hawn, co-founder and editor ...

Employers Express Doubts About Employer Mandate and Government-Sponsored Public Plan, Says Aon Consulting Survey

... these are all reasonable goals, the challenge resides in implementing the right programs and measuring outcomes, as changing individual behavior is a daunting task." Zern added: "Regardless of the outcome of national health reform, employers should place a high priority on development of a compreh...

New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill

...e of caring for patients with increasingly complex medical conditions in a healthcare setting that stands to lose billions upon billions in funding is daunting at best." Concludes the letter: "We are now asking that as Congress and the Administration attempt to overhaul our nation's healthcare system tha...

Dyadem CEO Kevin North Named a Finalist in Ernst & Young's 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

... business. "By embracing the entrepreneurial spirit, this year's finalists are growing businesses, creating jobs and building communities despite daunting economic challenges," says Colleen McMorrow, National and Ontario Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. "Entrepreneurs wh...

Smallpox -- the death of a disease

...eradicating poliomyelitis. This unique book is to be treasureda personal and true story that proves that through cooperation and perseverance the most daunting of obstacles can be overcome. "Thorough, balanced and well-crafted, [this] is the story of one of mankind's greatest achievements," said Tommy G. T...

Sparta Systems(TM) Outlines Tips and Tactics to Prepare for eMDR Mandate

...d Radiological Health (CDRH). The mandate will require electronic filing of safety reports for medical device organizations. Understanding the daunting challenges presented to medical device companies in transitioning to an electronic submission system, Sparta Systems has developed a multi-step approa...

Ted Karkus and Karkus Slate of Directors Prevail in Federal Court, Seated as Directors of The Quigley Corporation; Ted Karkus Elected Chairman of the Board

...ngest quarter of the year), stated that the Company lost over $2 million while spending less than $250,000 on R&D. We will have the immediate and daunting task of halting the precipitous decline in financial performance that the Company has experienced over the past few years." "Our long term goals ...

Meridios, Ltd Selected as a Nationwide CMS Qualified Registry to Report Healthcare Quality Measures

...enefit to its clients. Elimination of the frustration and hassle of claims based submission: Without healthMATRIX(TM), clients are faced with the daunting task of manually completing many CMS forms and tracking patients. With healthMATRIX(TM), the submission process is almost entirely automated. Inc...

Members of National CHD Organization Unite for Little Hearts' Celebration and Assemble for 'Picture of Hope'

...nd has to have one or more open heart surgeries. Their lives are instantly transformed into the world of treatment options and unknown outcomes. It is daunting beyond belief. What parents need at this very moment is Hope. In 1996, Jeffrey Cameron was diagnosed with HLHS at birth. His parents initially ...

Booty Camp(R) Potty Training Program as Featured in People Magazine is Launched on DVD

... WEST CHICAGO, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Potty Training is a daunting task, and not one taken lightly by any parent. Registered Pediatric Nurse and Neonatal Specialist Wendy Sweeney has successfully potty trained over 65...
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STAR Cranial Centers of Excellence Offer Cutting-Edge Treatment to Dallas Area Children

...'s Medical Center where cranial specialists evaluated Christian and fit him with a STARband cranial remolding helmet. Christian's situation would be daunting to parents in any circumstance, but for Aguilar, who lives in Carrollton, it was especially challenging. Aguilar is legally blind. Dependant on public...
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Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3

...er of the WPI PPL team. "While we have made considerable progress and are nearing a commercial system, we have come to realize that this is a far more daunting task than we first understood." Since the Worcester fire and with more than $4 million in funding from the U.S. Departments of Justice's National I...

New guide to tropical seedlings: Essential to climate change research

...uly 2009 by Cornell University Press. Author Nancy Garwood, professor of plant biology at the University of Southern Illinois in Carbondale, began the daunting task of describing seedling stages of tropical plants 25 years ago at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. Garwood's guide greatly...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

...latest news. Podcasts Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Don't miss this special series of ACS podcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. Subscribe to Global Challenges using iTunes or listen a...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...atest news. Podcasts Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Don't miss this special series of ACS podcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. Subscribe to Global Challenges using iTunes or listen an...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...ande.org . Podcasts Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Don't miss this special series of ACS podcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

...gcande.org . Podcasts Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Don't miss this special series of ACS podcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such...

Does mom know when enough is enough?

... use this knowledge to better inform low-income/educated mothers, indeed, mothers of any background who have settled on a feeding method, could pose a daunting challenge. Feeding an infant is a primal behavior, and to suggest to a new mother that she is feeding her infant too often, too much, or worse yet, is...

EMBL scientists develop first fully automated pipeline for multiprotein complex production

...otoriously hard to study. Their abundance is often too low to extract them directly from cells and generating them with recombinant methods has been a daunting task. A new technology to produce multiprotein complexes, developed by researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Grenoble, Fr...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

...cande.org . Podcasts Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Don't miss this special series of ACS podcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such...

Researchers identify specific lung cancer susceptibility gene

... Public Health, whose two-page commentary on the study is published in conjunction with the GELCC team's scientific findings. "The authors undertook a daunting challenge of performing a family-based study of lung cancer in an effort to identify specific causal genes." Genes, which are located in fixed pos...
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Virtify, Inc. Delivers Industry's First Enterprise Content Compliance Software Suite for Life Sciences Companies

...ntent requirements associated with regulatory compliance," said Alan Louie, Ph.D., research director for IDC Health Industry Insights. "Faced with the daunting challenge of upgrading fragmented, paper-based-processes that make timely postings and filings nearly impossible, life science companies are relying i...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders From Its Chairman and CEO

...y no efficacious disease-modifying treatments. We have made excellent progress towards achieving our goal for our company even in the face of a truly daunting financial market. Financially, we continue to vigorously pursue various options to provide the funding necessary to fully realize the aforem...

Quota-Based Compensation Plans Outpace Ranking Plans

...g in usage. As sales leaders implement them, they should remember that, while measuring disparities between territories when setting quotas is often a daunting process, it is well worth the effort. You want to motivate, and one of the most critical requirements for motivation is a belief that salespeople are ...

Hoana Medical and Hawai'i Union Health and Welfare Trust Funds Partner to Fix Healthcare

...of a bigger issue of too much to do and not enough resources to deliver. The complexity of healthcare and hospitals make weighing-in with a solution a daunting task. However, most hospitals universally agree that the simple act of finding a patient in trouble early is enormously helpful, both from a patient o...

DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature

...ust one of several algal species that has been characterized for their ability to efficiently capture and convert sunlight into energy. "Given the daunting magnitude of fossil fuel used for transportation, we will likely have to draw from several different sources to make an appreciable impact with cellul...

FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G a Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

... to developing the first and so far only tumor-targeted genetic medicine that has been validated in the clinic, Epeius Biotechnologies has assumed the daunting responsibilities of advancing these enabling platform technologies safely and effectively through an arduous array of regulatory hurdles and medical p...

Using a grating with a grade, engineers trap a rainbow

...olors of the spectrum, but they do seek to control the rate at which light from across the spectrum moves through optical circuits. This pursuit is daunting when those circuits contain dimensions measured in nanometers. At the nanoscale, says Qiaoqiang Gan, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering at...

International Council on Nanotechnology launches global research needs assessment

...s, many have begun to question the impact of nanoscale materials on health and the environment. Learning more about such impacts, however, presents a daunting task, given the number of potential products, the pace of innovation, and the need to share information and leverage costs toward a more efficient, ti...

First-Ever 'Cancer and Careers' Seminar Debuts in Orange County

... - Cancer Resource Group Teams Up with YWCA & Roche to Educate Patients on How to Manage the daunting Challenge of Balancing Cancer and a Career - NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Canc...

Baxter Receives 510(k) Clearance From FDA For V-Link With VitalShield, New Antimicrobial Intravascular Technology

...y to combat pathogens and make healthcare facilities safer environments for patients and clinicians." "Catheter-related blood stream infections are a daunting challenge for the global healthcare system," states Dennis G. Maki, MD, Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of M...
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Proteomics

...eful tool for characterizing cells and tissues of interest. To catalog all human proteins and ascertain their functions and interactions presents a daunting challenge for scientists. An international collaboration to achieve these goals is being co-ordinated by the Human Proteome Organisation ( HUPO ). ...
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