First-of-its-Kind Study Released at the SGNA 36th Annual Conference Reveals Inconsistency in GI Endoscope Reprocessing
ST. LOUIS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary results from the first-of-its-kind Clinical Evaluation and Assessment of Endoscope Reprocessing (CLEANR) study was released today at the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) 36th Annual Conference in St. Louis, MO. The stud...
Consumer Alert: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Should Not Be Taken Lightly
...nge, which is indicative of a major procedure."
Ask who will be performing the procedure.
Dr. Hanke acknowledged that there is inconsistency
among physicians as to which cosmetic procedures can be safely and effectively performed by non-physicians. In its official position statement on the ...
National Report Ranks Oklahoma as a Top State for Mental Health Services
...are inconsistent with national, evidence-based best practice guidelines, including those published in peer-reviewed medical journals. When there is an inconsistency
with what is considered best prescribing practice, SoonerPSYCH sends an educational mailing that highlights the research and best practice information...
Frost & Sullivan: Self-Monitoring and POC Diabetes Tests Reveal Potential for Significant Growth, Boosting the European Diabetes Diagnostics Market
...on between manufacturers and physicians is a challenge for the HbA1C market. Different laboratories have varied methods of measuring HbA1C, leading to inconsistency
"Manufacturers must diversify into other segments in order to maintain growth momentum in the diabetes diagnostics market," explains ...
Successful Disease Management Programs Can Play Role in Health Care Reform
...d CNS. These guidelines are based on the latest medical research, including studies published in peer-reviewed medical journals.
When there is an inconsistency
with what is considered best prescribing practice, the BPM sends an educational mailing to the physician, so they can consider the information for the...
Keeping nurses on the job: Retention is part of the answer to the nursing shortage
...portantly, patient outcomes are at stake because when the nursing staff is destabilized by frequent resignations and high turnover, the disruption and inconsistency
of service can have a negative impact on patient care and safety."
In addition to the challenges facing individual hospitals, the unprecendented n...
Video: Allergan Announces the LATISSE(TM) Wishes Campaign, Committing $1 Million to The Make-A-Wish Foundation(R)
...d to product marketing, such as the unpredictability of market acceptance for new products and/or the acceptance of new indications for such products; inconsistency
of treatment results among patients and the potential for product failures; unknown risks associated with the investigational devices that are the sub...
Physical activity guidelines are too confusing, say researchers
...t the moment, we seem to have a very prescriptive 'one size fits all' approach but the 'size' varies enormously between guidelines. This confusion and inconsistency
may be preventing people from taking the message on board that being active can make a huge difference to your health."
Power Mobility Coalition Voices Concern Over Government Reports Outlining Lack of Oversight in the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Benefit
...ective standard still
eludes CMS as attested by the differing interpretations of the DME claims
process by both OIG and CMS. "It appears that there is inconsistency
determining what constitutes medical necessity for Medicare beneficiaries
to obtain the equipment," says Stephen Azia, PMC Counsel. "The physician
AMA Launches Campaign to Cut Waste From Chaotic Insurance Claims Process, Unveils New Health Insurer Report Card
snapshot of how each of the nation's biggest health insurers can improve
the process they use to pay their bills."
The report card demonstrates the inconsistency
and confusion that
results from each health insurer using different rules for processing and
paying medical claims. This variability requires physicia...
Red List overlooks island species
...ique biodiversity of small islands. In comparison with continents and large islands, small islands operate on a different ecological basis.
noted in the study is that insects, the most naturally abundant group (accounting for 90% of the almost 4,000 endemic species in the Canary Islands), ...
Making snack food choices
... article in the September/October 2008 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior , Dutch researchers found that there is a substantial inconsistency
between healthful snack choice intentions and actual behavior.
Participants were asked about their intentions in choosing among four snacks: an ap...
On the golf tee or pitcher's mound, brain dooms motion to inconsistency
...s had widely been thought. After looking at neural activity and muscle activity, the Stanford researchers concluded that less than half the reason for inconsistency
in movement lies in the muscles.
"This is the first study to successfully record neural activity during the planning period and link it on a trial...
In-home sensors spot dementia signs in elderly
...n addition, the elders with mild cognitive impairment were more variable in their activity during the day compared to their healthy counterparts. This inconsistency
was "the most striking difference between the groups. Even with as few subjects as we had, the groups were clearly separated by the variability of the...