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Whitepaper Shines Light on Administrative Waste: Offers Practical Steps for Cutting Healthcare Costs through Existing Infrastructure, Collaboration

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. economy transmits over 18 billion electronic payments each year, yet approximately half of all healthcare financial transactions are still paper-based. Costs of paper, printing, postage and labor for manual processes in healthcare are estimated...

Light shines for potential early cancer diagnosis technique

A team led by a Northwestern University biomedical engineer has developed a new optical technique that holds promise for minimally invasive screening methods for the early diagnosis of cancer. The researchers have shown for the first time that nanoscale changes are present in cells extremely ea...

Governor Rendell Shines Health Careers Week Spotlight on 8 In-Demand Occupations

Recognizes Award Winners; Seeks Tomorrow's Health Care Heroes HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell said Pennsylvania is working to build tomorrow's health care workforce by showcasing eight in-demand occupations during the kickoff today of Health Car...

Media Spotlight Shines on Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet While Major Study Reveals Doubling of U.S. Type II Diabetes Cases During Past Ten Years

Three major media outlets ran stories about Dr. Sanford Siegal's hunger-controlling cookie and weight loss system on Thursday, October 30th MIAMI, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Thursday, October 30th, several major online and broadcast media ran stories on renowned physician, author, and we...

Sutter Shines in Comprehensive Quality Survey by Institute for Medical Quality

Remains the only health care provider in Solano County fully accredited by IMQ FAIRFIELD, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The physician surveyors from the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) recently released findings from an exhaustive review of patient care at ...

Research shines spotlight on a key player in the dance of chromosomes

Cell division is essential to life, but the mechanism by which emerging daughter cells organize and divvy up their genetic endowments is little understood. In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois and Columbia University report on how a key motor protein orchestrates chromosome mo...

New Thomson Reuters Biomarkers Report Shines a Light on Revolutionary New Area of Drug Development

Biomarkers to Open the Door to Personalized Medicine and Represents a Seismic Shift for the Pharma Industry PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of a new biomarkers report, "Establishi...

Technology Shines at 2008 NJTC Venture Conference; 'Best in Show' Winners Announced

SOMERSET, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palace was the backdrop for technology's royalty last week when the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) crowned the "Best in Show" at the 2008 NJ Venture Conference. Newark-based NeuroTrax was named "Company Most Likely to Succeed" and Switch2Hea...

Protein shines light on cancer response

A technique that specifically tags tumors responding to chemotherapy may offer a new strategy for determining a cancer treatments effectiveness within days of starting treatment, according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators. Appearing online ahead of print in Nature...

Joint Commission Alert Shines Light on Preventing MRI Accidents, Injuries

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Commission today issued a Sentinel Event Alert that urges hospitals and ambulatory care centers to pay special attention to preventing accidents and injuries that can occur during MRI scans. More than 10 million MRI scans...
shines in Medical Products

SportStat Pulse Oximeter

Description:... The SportStat Pulse Oximeter shines red and infrared light through a finger and detects the fluctuating signals caused by blood flow. Pulse rate is determined from the signals received b...
Company:Bio-Medical Instruments, Inc.

Trachlight Wand Reusable Infant

Features:... difficult intubations Easily activated on/off switch manipulation No dental and soft tissue damage The stylet has an extremely bright bulb that shines forward and laterally creating a well defined glow Light guided technique immediately verifies successful placement Reusable wands come 10 per box...
Company:Rusch, Inc.

Trachlight Wand Reusable Adult

Features:... difficult intubations Easily activated on/off switch manipulation No dental and soft tissue damage The stylet has an extremely bright bulb that shines forward and laterally creating a well defined glow Light guided technique immediately verifies successful placement Reusable wands come 10 per box...
Company:Rusch, Inc.

Trachlight Wand Reusable Child

Features:... difficult intubations Easily activated on/off switch manipulation No dental and soft tissue damage The stylet has an extremely bright bulb that shines forward and laterally creating a well defined glow Light guided technique immediately verifies successful placement Reusable wands come 10 per box...
Company:Rusch, Inc.

Trachlight Lightwand Handle

Features:... difficult intubations Easily activated on/off switch manipulation No dental and soft tissue damage The stylet has an extremely bright bulb that shines forward and laterally creating a well defined glow Light guided technique immediately verifies successful placement Reusable wands come 10 per box...
Company:Rusch, Inc.
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Research synthesis shines light on several management options after fires in diverse ecosystems

Portland, Ore. March 19, 2009. No single decision-support system exists for selecting alternatives for postfire management. That thesis is what a recently released report on management after fire hinges upon. The publication, Effects of Timber Harvest Following Wildfire in Western North America, ...

Luminescence shines new light on proteins

A chance discovery by a team of scientists using optical probes means that changes in cells in the human body could now be seen in a completely different light. Prof David Parker from Durham University's Chemistry Department was working with experts from Glasgow University, and a team of intern...

Senate resolution shines spotlight on the importance of soils

WASHINGTON, DC, JULY 7, 2008 -- The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) applauds the visionary action taken by Senator Sherrod Brown and his colleagues in the Senate who helped usher in legislation to recognize soils as an "essential" natural resource, placing soil on par with water and air. ...

Sweet potato shines as new promise for small enterprise and hunger relief in developing countries

WASHINGTON, DC -- Sweetpotatoes, often misunderstood and underrated, are receiving new attention as a life-saving food crop in developing countries. According to the International Potato Center ( www.cipotato.org ), more than 95 percent of the global sweetpotato crop is grown in developing coun...

Genome study shines light on genetic link to height

It became clear nearly a century ago that many genes likely influence how tall a person grows, though little progress, if any, has followed in defining the myriad genes. Now an international research team brings light to this age-old question by pinpointing a genetic variant associated with human ...

Colon cancer screening technique shows continued promise in new study

...tical technology, called low-coherence enhanced backscattering (LEBS) spectroscopy, to analyze tissue samples taken from the base of the rectum. Light shines on the tissue, scatters, and some of that light bounces back to sensors in the probe. A computer analyzes the pattern of light scattering, looking for...

Europe rallies behind nanotechnology to wean world from fossil fuels

...ossil-based electricity generation," said Kasemo. "It also would solve the day/night problem and therefore reduce storage needs because the sun always shines somewhere." In the immediate future, solid state technologies based on silicon are likely to predominate the production (manufacture) of solar cell...

NCI grant launches clinical trials for colon cancer screening

...s form. The extraordinarily sensitive technique involves a simple fiber optic probe roughly the size of a pen being inserted into the rectum. Light shines on the tissue at the base of the colon, scatters and some of that light bounces back to sensors in the probe. A computer analyzes the pattern of light...

ASU researchers synthesize molecule with self-control

...rene acceptor and a control unit that reversibly photoisomerizes between a dihydroindolizine (DHI) and a betaine (BT). When white light (sunlight) shines on a solution of the molecules, light absorbed by the porphyrin (or by the antennas) is converted to electrochemical potential energy. When the white ...

Mantis shrimp vision reveals new way that animals can see

... describe the anatomical basis for stomatopods remarkable vision in detail and show that these structures are stimulated when circular polarized light shines into them. They also offer behavioral proof of the stomatopods ability by training them to associate either left-handed or right-handed circular polar...
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Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S.

A recent article (8/8/06) in ePrairie reviewed the top 100 most wired hospitals in the U.S., with 25 Midwest hospitals making the cut in the top 100. While this is a sign of progress in U.S. hospitals, perhaps the most definitive evaluation of U.S. hospitals is U.S. News & World Report annual s...

Laser technology creates new forms of metal and enhances aircraft performance

...into one that is pitch black, not by paint, but by using incredibly intense bursts of laser light. The black metal created, absorbs all radiation that shines upon it. "With the creation of the black metal, an entirely new class of material becomes available to us, which may open up a whole new horizon f...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

...pulsive light forces Tang's team discovered are separate from the force created by light's radiation pressure, which pushes against an object as light shines on it. Instead, they push out or pull in sideways from the direction the light travels. Previously, the engineers used the attractive force they di...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

...ook beyond total paper counts as leaders in specific sub-topics exist within all levels of the university rankings. Examining distinctive competencies shines a light on overlooked output and unrecognized leaders." Based on the top 50 institutions globally, the study also analyzes country output in th...

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Names Dr. Nicholas Hill Recipient of 2009 Award of Excellence in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Care

...ent care and treatment options. PHA believes that this annual award - in conjunction with its significant financial support for the recipient's work - shines a spotlight on this disease and contributes to ongoing development of effective PAH therapies. We congratulate Dr. Hill for his long history of achiev...

New Flexible Vacuum Controller from Varian, Inc. is Expandable and Easy to Use

...to-use that it can be operated without a manual. "The XGS-600 is a cost competitive solution for controlling a small number of gauges, but it really shines when you need to add gauges," said Sergio Piras, Senior Vice President, Vacuum Technologies, Varian, Inc. "When more gauges are run, the value of the ...

"For Angels Only...When to say No...

...t too good to be true, but it really should be a reserve, because we all know the truth about deals that are too good to be true. Rule #6: Nothing shines like experience The best indicator of potential success to angels is prior success. The reason is simple: managers whove started, run, and sold a ...

Corporate identity fitness test

...omers will never try harder to remember any dysfunctional name. The minute the ad money runs out, so do the names. A healthy five star quality name shines and grows steadily with very little support. It attracts customers and in time accumulates a clear awareness in the marketplace. It also maintains a h...

The flattening world and its impact on U.S. biotech

...o other parts of the world in their global commercialization plans. See you soon! Recent articles by Michael Rosen Michael Rosen: Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S. Michael Rosen: The world of in-vitro diagnostics is another Midwest success story Michael S. Rosen is preside...

Chinese pharma-biotech dragon rears its head

...e you soon! Recent articles by Michael Rosen Michael Rosen: The flattening world and its impact on U.S. biotech Michael Rosen: Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S. Michael Rosen: The world of in-vitro diagnostics is another Midwest success story Michael S. Rosen is preside...
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