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New Jersey Hospital Association Prescription Program Outpaces Industry

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ARMSRx (Administered Risk Management Services Rx), Pharmacy Benefit Consultants, the health care industry's leader in transparent pharmacy benefits negotiation and assessment, has performed an annual audit and review for The New Jersey Hospital Associat...

AIDS: Why the pandemic outpaces us

As the disease strides ahead with greater determination from obscurity to a global emergency, the question before each nation should be: why is the pandemic// outpacing us, or are countries acting too slowly to address the menace that has killed 25 million people and affected another 40 million wor...

Scientists discover key factor in controlling the breakdown of bone

...y the activity of bone-forming cells, called osteoblasts. In people with bone-destructive disorders such as osteoporosis, however, osteoclast activity outpaces osteoblast activity, leading to a loss of bone density. "Most current therapies for bone-degrading diseases target mature osteoclasts," says NIAID...

United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West

... Local union outpaces national SEIU in securing rights for members and non-union workers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Workers at six Sacramento-ar...

More patients with drug-coated cardiac stents survive, avoid costly follow-up procedures

... that drug-eluting stents also offer cost savings during the first year after placement. Although the initial cost of the device averaging $16,000 -- outpaces that of a bare metal stent, which costs about $14,000, the Penn researchers found that among patients with the drug-coated stents, 12 percent of those...

Video: Ocean Spray Revitalizes Americans Naturally With Free Fuel for Their Bodies

... is a natural source of caffeine; five B-vitamins, which support healthy energy production; and vitamin C, which can help boost immunity, Cranergy(TM) outpaces traditional energy drinks. Cranberries and green tea also contain antioxidants that help the body fight free radicals. Available in two flavors -- C...

Two Prominent Nebraska Doctors Become Patients in Living Donor Liver Transplant

... first adult to adult living liver transplant didn't take place until 1997. "The operation is becoming more common because the demand for livers far outpaces the number of organs from deceased donors," said Alan Langnas, D.O., Chief of Transplantation at The Nebraska Medical Center and Professor of Surgery ...

Health Care Work Force Too Small, Unprepared for Aging Baby Boomers; Higher Pay, More Training, and Changes in Care Delivery Needed to Avert Crisis

...e 65 or older. We face an impending crisis as the growing number of older patients, who are living longer with more complex health needs, increasingly outpaces the number of health care providers with the knowledge and skills to care for them capably," said committee chair John W. Rowe, professor of health po...

IOM report on averting crisis in care of older Americans releases April 14

... new report by the Institute of Medicine recommends ways to avert an impending health care crisis as the growing number of older patients increasingly outpaces the number of health care workers with the skills to meet their needs. One in every five Americans will be 65 or older by 2030 as the baby boom gener...

Thyroid Hormone Could One Day Treat Osteoporosis

... of the skeleton. Throughout life, old bone is replaced by new bone," he said. "Osteoporosis occurs when this process is exaggerated, and bone removal outpaces bone replacement." In earlier research with mice, Zaidi's group found that TSH could actually suppress bone reabsorption. For the new study, the r...
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Veterinarians' guide to hedgehogs, chinchillas and chelonians.....oh, my!

...he most exotic creatures on the planet. The trade in exotic pets has become a multi-billion dollar enterprise, but expansion of the industry sometimes outpaces veterinary knowledge of how to treat the maladies that afflict these unusual animals. The new Manual of Exotic Pet Practice, published by Elsevier ...
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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Life Technologies for Excellence in the Life Science Research Tools Industry

...th unparalleled efficiency and speed of operation. More importantly, the reengineered Life Technologies promises extraordinary revenue growth that far outpaces the performance of its two predecessor companies. "Prior to the 2008 merger, Applied Biosystems held the largest percentage of market share in th...

Fertility Agency Sweetens Incentives to Gestational Surrogates; Finds Interest Up

...e fetus is the biological child of one or both of the intended parents who can't bear it themselves. The demand for gestational surrogates generally outpaces the supply. Still, a recent advertisement about its offer in the economically hard-hit city of Rockford, IL netted ARR more than 20 inquiries over two...

Use of Rx to OTC Switch as Product Management Tactic Enjoys Comeback

...lcrom, Mucinex and most recently Zyrtec. However, the forecast compound annual growth rate from antilipidemic agent switches between 2008 and 2013 far outpaces that of the allergy category (127.5% versus 3%). "Lagging FDA approvals led to a brief absence of Rx to OTC switches in the pharmaceutical marketpla...

Teva Pharmaceutical's Altered Peptide Ligand Copaxone Boasts the Greatest Patient Share Among First- and Second-Line Therapies for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

... in third-line treatment. However, in all three lines of therapy, the interferon-beta drug class (Biogen Idec's Avonex, Rebif, and Berlex's Betaseron) outpaces the altered peptide ligand drug class (consisting only of Copaxone) in patient share. Competition between the two drug classes is fiercest in first-li...

State and Feds Race to Stop Taxation of Internet Access

...stions may keep Madison lawyers and lobbyists busy well into the future. I think all these issues are going to bedevil us as the technology rapidly outpaces the law, Jensen said. When you are faced with a situation like that, the best answer is less regulation and less taxation. Right now, all the differen...

Are boards broken?

...wards of the organization, and to abide our decisions. I may be wrong. I'm all for big checks. But I draw the line when the importance of Cash outpaces the importance of Commitment, Clout or Connections. Problems cannot be solved and strategies cannot be innovated with money alone. Those who think so ...

Is venture capital dead? No, but its beginning a new cycle

... partners are eager to throw more money at them. The result is a venture capital industry that is still producing value and jobs at a rate that far outpaces the rest of the economy, Heeson said, but not at the expense of over-extending itself. From 2000 through 2003, for example, venture-backed firms creat...

Wisconsin consortium aims for defense business

...efty noted that 30 years ago, Wisconsin and neighboring Minnesota had very similar economies and very similar research activities, but today Minnesota outpaces Wisconsin in federal research money by $500 million. All of that $500 million difference is in Defense Department research, said Hefty, noting that...

AT&T should set sights higher than repackaging DSL with Project Lightspeed

...d or ruled on: Is IP-delivered video considered a cable service? In the past, I have always pointed out that the creation and acceptance of technology outpaces the regulatory framework that usually lags behind it both in application and enforcement. Carlinism : An antiquated regulatory framework can only ...

MATC boot camp keeps IT instructors up to date

... Madison, Wis. - The remarkable rate of development in the information technology industry occasionally outpaces the skills of even the top experts in the field. Staying astride the flow of technological advances makes adaptability an imperative for veteran IT pr...
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