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HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Executives Testify at NCVHS Hearings on 'Meaningful Use' Criteria

CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives from the Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) testified at this week's National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) hearings to help define and clarify "meaningful use", a term used in the HITECH Act (part of t...

Western Growers Asks for Congressional AG Committee Hearings Regarding Salmonella Outbreak and Investigations

IRVINE, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Growers is urging the House Committee on Agriculture to hold hearings as soon as possible on the salmonella outbreak that has been associated with fresh, red round, roma and plum tomatoes. FDA and CDC have been unable to definitively...

Metal Trades Dept. Calls for Oversight Hearings Into Operations of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP)

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department (MTD) is calling for congressional oversight hearings to investigate the failure of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) to provide adequate benefits to nuclear weapons worker...

Nasdaq Hearings Panel Grants TeamStaff's Request for Continued Listing Subject to a Reverse Stock Split

SOMERSET, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TeamStaff, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSTF ) a national provider of healthcare and administrative staffing services, today announced that it was notified by the Nasdaq Stock Market that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel has granted the Company's request to remain...

Insurance Department Will Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Consolidation of Highmark, Independence Blue Cross

Hearings will ensure consumers' interests are considered, protected HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure the interests of consumers are protected, acting Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today announced that the Insurance Department will hold public hearings during...

Congress Starts Hearings on FDA's Control of Tobacco

Some call it a boon for Americans' health, others disagree WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Wednesday's hearings on Capitol Hill on whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should regulate tobacco have relit a long-smoldering debate. Those on both sides of the issue remai...

Hospital-led Coalition Cautions Motorists on New Risks October 1, Lauds Legislative Leaders for Scheduling No-fault Hearings Next Week

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's hospitals and the Coalition to Protect Florida's Drivers cautioned the state's motorists that they may face new exposure risks if involved in a car crash when no-fault auto insurance expires on Monday. However, the Coalition applauded Gove...

Union Corruption Watchdog Criticizes GM/UAW Deal on Health Care; Says Congress Should Hold Hearings on 'Lousy Deal' for Retirees

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) today objected to the tentative contract agreement between General Motors (GM) and the United Auto Workers (UAW) to transfer more than $50 billion health care in liabilities to a fund controlled ...

Palomar Wins Two European Hair Removal Patent Opposition Hearings

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMTI ), a leading researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, announced today that Palomar won two patent opposition cases held at the European Patent Office on May 6 and ...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...y. Russell, Pacheco and Milanes were also ordered to pay more than $3.1 million in restitution to the Medicare program during their sentencing hearings before U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro. Russell, Pacheco and Milanes were convicted by a jury of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and m...
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Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

...rious risk of causing cancer in people.(7) In addition, over 2,430 professionals urge the U.S. Congress to stop fluoridation until Congressional hearings are conducted, citing scientific evidence that fluoridation, long promoted to fight tooth decay, is ineffective and has serious health risks. See stat...

Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Before the House Judiciary Committee

... Bush. Congress and the Executive Branch are in a better position than the courts to create practical procedures and rules to govern the habeas corpus hearings required by the Supreme Court, procedures and rules that would both give the detainees what process they are due and accommodate the grave national se...

April 16th Congressional Hearing on Hospital Infections

... NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Tomorrow Congress will hold hearings on whether the federal government is doing enough to prevent deadly hospital infections. The answer is "no." The biggest culprit is the CDC. The CDC c...

'Second Thoughts about Fluoride,' Reports Scientific American

...in. Levy will study fluoride's effects on their bones. Over 1200 professionals urge Congress to cease water fluoridation and conduct Congressional hearings because scientific evidence indicates fluoridation is ineffective and has serious health risks. Support them; write your representative here: http:...

Mitchell, Military TBI Task Force Highlight the Importance of Traumatic Brain Injury Research; Mitchell Endorses Ground Breaking Traumatic Brain Injury Study

...he National Academy Neuropsychology (NAN). "Traumatic brain injury is one of the signature injuries of the current war," said Mitchell, who has held hearings on the trouble facing troops returning from war. "Better field medicine is bringing more of our troops home alive, but they are suffering from combat-...
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6 environmental research studies reveal critical health risks from plastic

...l, Guest Editor of the "Plastic World". "Not only are these studies of scientific importance, they also contribute to the ongoing US congressional hearings involving the Food and Drug Administration," remarked Gert-Jan Geraeds, Publisher of Environmental Research, "As such, "The Plastic World" has a broad...
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Green County courts to hold hearings via video conferencing

Green County will soon use video conferencing to keep down costs by allowing people to make initial appearances in court from jail or elsewhere without being transported, according to The Times of Monroe A 2003 study by the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance found the county could save $...

Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Delisting Staff Determination Letter

...DAQ Global Market. Anesiva has requested a hearing before a NASDAQ hearings Panel to appeal the determination to delist Anesiva's securities. Anesiva's...es will remain listed on The NASDAQ Global Market pending a decision by the hearings Panel following the hearing. About Anesiva Anesiva seek...

ParagonRx Files with FDA REMS Panel Interim Analysis for Opioid Drugs Study

...ugs meet FDA standards for risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS.) ParagonRx had presented abbreviated study results to the FDA during public hearings earlier this year. The interim analysis can be accessed at ParagonRx's website, www.paragonrx.com/experience/comments-to-the-fda/ ...

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Submits Comments to Hit Policy Committee About Meaningful Use and Electronic Health Record Certification

...ingful use and electronic health record certification. The HIT Policy Committee and its Certification/Adoption Workgroup is meeting and holding public hearings in Washington, D.C. on July 14-16, 2009. Dr. Ted Shortliffe, AMIA's President and CEO, stated, "Considerations related to functionality and...

MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance

...y Sen. Randy Richardville (R) and the Subcommittee will be chaired by Rep. Ed Clemente. Plans are for both bodies to hold a series of statewide hearings through the summer and early fall to gather testimony from the industry. Once collected and compiled, the information would be used to develop new po...

Oncothyreon regains compliance with NASDAQ listing requirements

...oday announced that on March 12, 2009, it received a notice from the NASDAQ hearings Panel that Oncothyreon had re-gained full compliance with the continued lis...ber 31, 2008 was $20,717,000. Based on this review, the staff of the NASDAQ hearings Panel determined that Oncothyreon had regained compliance with the continue...

Top LASIK and Refractive Experts in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Present Research and Educate Their Peers at Annual AAO Meeting in Atlanta

...ataract and Corneal Diseases of Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine , presented two lectures at the AAO meeting. In light of the FDA panel hearings that took place earlier this year on laser eye surgery complications, his first presentation, "LASIK Complications--How to Prevent and How to Man...

Nasdaq Grants VirtualScopics' Request for Continued Listing

...l/ -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP ) today announced that the Nasdaq hearings Panel has granted the Company's request to remain listed on the Nasdaq Capi... As previously announced, the Company requested a hearing before the Nasdaq hearings Panel following its receipt on August 7, 2008 of a Staff Deficiency Letter ...

Alfacell Receives NASDAQ Delisting Letter

...request. A hearing request will stay the suspension of the Company's securities and the filing of the Form 25-NSE pending the Panel's decision, if the hearings Department receives the Company's hearing request on or before 4:00pm Eastern Time on August 5, 2008. The Company intends to timely submit a hearing r...

Chicago LASIK Specialist Parag A. Majmudar, M.D. Joins LASIK and Refractive Surgeons Directory at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

..., patients have more choices than ever when selecting a LASIK surgeon, and frankly, that can be overwhelming. One of the conclusions of the recent FDA hearings about the safety of LASIK was that complications may be minimized by finding a reputable LASIK surgeon. The directory of Trusted LASIK Surgeons will c...
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