Employees Wrongly Think 'You Get What You Pay For' in Health Care
Findings of employee focus groups fly in the face of value-based
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The premise of value-based benefit
design programs for health care - higher quality care at a lower cost - is
counterintuitive to employees' perception of the consumer marke...
US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB
False diagnosis of tuberculosis by the Health Department and the consequent quarantine of a woman has cost the Westchester County in New York heavily. It has to cough up $75,000 dollars now.
Based on the diagnosis, county officials ordered Maureen Ryan, 64, a nursing case manager who had wor...
Docs wrongly remove a man’s stomach
John Ford, from Bloxwich in Walsall, was wrongly
diagnosed with stomach cancer. He was 68 years old then.//
His stomach was removed. Much later, it was found out that the hospital pathologist had misdiagnosed tests and Mr. Ford had only a benign tumor. The operation was carried out in October ...
Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin
A team of researchers who reviewed medical literature on the accuracy of penicillin allergies has come out with a startling expose!!!!
Nearly 80% of people who claim that they are allergic to penicillin actually are under the misconception that they are allergic to the drug.
The researchers l...
Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus
...ine survey of 2,148 adults also found that nearly half of respondents incorrectly believed that there is a cure for food allergy. More than 40 percent wrongly
said that life-threatening allergic reactions could be prevented through means other than strict allergen avoidance, the researchers noted.
New Moms Urged to Take Care of Postpartum Health
... tell people that I was having problems and they would just say, 'Oh yeah, I had that' why would you not tell people?" Phare wondered.
Many women wrongly
believe that postpartum ailments are simply a part of giving birth, and that they need not be addressed.
Fenner urges women to take care of their...
Cancer screening fear is fueled by lack of information says review covering nearly 6,000 women
...not, but healthcare providers underestimate how much women need to know and wrongly
assume that they will ask for information if they want it.
Those are th... the role that family history can play in breast cancer, many women assumed wrongly
that the same family patterns can apply to cervical cancer."
Statement from USPA Exec. Dir. on News Reports of Florida Pharmacy Admission of Error in the Medicine Dispensed to the Horses Who Died on Sunday
...wing statement about the news reports about the Ocala Franck's Pharmacy internal report findings:
"The news reports of the pharmacy admitting to wrongly
preparing the medicine before last Sunday's match is very disheartening. We have all suffered a terrible loss.
"Today we come together to cele...
Gambling threatens national security, new book warns
...approved the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, which established the first federal framework to regulate gaming, research in the series shows.
The move wrongly
signaled that gambling promoted economic development, and countries around the world soon began lifting bans on gambling and emulating U.S. gaming tec...
Making a Difference is as Easy as Dining Out!
... service provider. Money raised in each city stays in that city. "I'm privileged to be involved with Dining Out, especially at a time when many people wrongly
believe the HIV/AIDS crisis no longer is a crisis," explained Dining Out For Life spokesperson and Food Network star Ted Allen . In fact, the fastest...
wrongly in Medical Technology
wrongly in Medical Dictionary
...n and of ... What is anosmia ? Meaning of anosmia medical term. What does anosmia mean? ... Patients who actually have anosmia may complain wrongly
of ageusia, although ... Anosmia ; definition, description, information, and treatments. A list of clinics treating anosmia ... This is believe...
wrongly in Biological News
Unfolding 'nature's origami'
...hey function correctly. But researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered this is a 'hit and miss' process, with proteins potentially folding wrongly
many times before they form the correct structure for their intended purpose.
The body's proteins carry out numerous functions and play a crucial ...
CSHL scientists clarify editing error underlying genetic neurodegenerative disease
...elieved. The mutation disrupts this recognition, resulting in an abnormally "edited" RNA molecule. The "message" from the gene that is carried by the wrongly
edited RNA, therefore, is faulty. This can result, in young children, in the onset of PCH.
The CSHL team's findings also have implications for st...
Four, three, two, one . . . pterosaurs have lift off
... Pterosaurs have long suffered an identity crisis. Pop culture heedlessly and wrongly
lumps these extinct flying lizards in with dinosaurs. Even paleontologists assumed that because the creatures flew, they were birdlike in many ways, ...
NIST guides genetic genealogy labs toward improved accuracy
... use DNA profiling to identify people from evidence gathered at a crime scene, establish a paternity link or help free an innocent person who has been wrongly
jailed. A lesser known but rapidly growing application of DNA profiling is tracing a persons paternal ancestrya process known as genetic genealogy. Th...
Pregnant women with asthma can be more confident about some medicines
...eading and cause anxiety. Imprecise research results in medical journals sometimes lead to worrying media reports. Some recent reports in Germany even wrongly
suggested that asthma drugs could cause a malformation rate of almost 10%," according to the Institute's Director, Professor Peter Sawicki.
Huntington's disease: catching it early
...ngtin, lured an overactive immune response. But since the immune cells that make IL-6 also make huntingtin, it's possible that mutant huntingtin might wrongly
set these cells on attack mode throughout the body. Early intervention strategies to suppress the production of IL-6 might thus stave off brain destru...
Researchers: No faking it, crocodile tears are real
...ast century, decided to try to determine if the myth was true by rubbing onion and salt into crocodiles eyes. Shaner said. When they didnt tear up, he wrongly
concluded it was false. As Shaner said, The problem with those experiments was that he did not examine them when they were eating. He just put onion a...
Taking 'chips' to the next level of gene hunting
...articularly on transposable elements, segments of DNA that hop around from chromosome to chromosome. These elements can, depending on where they land, wrongly
turn on or off nearby genes, interrupt a gene by lodging in the middle of it, or cause chromosomes to break. Transposable elements long have been susp...
New research to cut animal testing
... Dr Walmsley, who is based in the Faculty of Life Sciences.
"Unfortunately, such tests have poor specificity and a lot of safe compounds are also wrongly
identified as potential carcinogens. This means that animal testing is still carried out, in case such compounds turn out to be safe.
Minimal genome should be twice the size, study shows
... which genes are essential to the organism, and which are not, to work out which are needed for the minimal genome.
However this knock out approach wrongly
removes many of the genes that are essential to the survival of bacteria, according to researchers from Heidelberg (Germany), Manchester (UK), Budapes...
wrongly in Biological Technology
PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt
...r. PacifiCare is owned by United Health,
the nation's largest health insurer, and just last year was fined $3.5
million by the state of California for wrongly
denying 133,000 cases in a
Inspired by the pleas of Nick's 19-year-old brother Ricky -- A national
web of friends and family of Nic...
Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting
...men and women adult
smokers in the U.S.(1)
Seventy-six percent of smokers wrongly
believe or do not know whether
NRT is more addictive than cigarettes.(1) Additionally, 68 percent of
answered or do not know that NRT products are as dangerous
Are boards broken?
...treat might not endure because "the most important people" were not there. In this case, most important, referred to those with Cash. Evidently, I had wrongly
believed that those who did not attend the retreat would trust the rest of us to act as stewards of the organization, and to abide our decisions.
Delivery of needles in the Capitol missed the point about stem-cell research
...you can't blame them for being a little squeamish. Doesn't anyone remember the envelopes filled with anthrax in Washington, D.C.?
Some people will wrongly
conclude the needles were dangerous because they were used by a diabetic. Diabetes is not a communicable disease. It's a condition that affects millio...
Renew your domain name!
While some domain investors may have a solid "generic use" defense, there are many who register domain names in bad faith, i.e., with the intent to wrongly
profit from the goodwill associated with its trademark meaning. When the owner of a domain name that is both a trademark and a dictionary word has reg...
On the Web, attention spans shrink, the need for value rises
...h Web-centric start ups, this fundamental fact is rarely fully considered in business plans or models.
Hype is not enough
Instead, these sites wrongly
believe that if they build it and TechCrunch hypes it, they'll have a business. Those sites that do manage to capture and keep consumer attention ra...
Accurate Evaluation of the Finnigan Surveyor Autosampler Performance using a Deferred Standard
...sample and the DS gives a direct measure of the autosampler reproducibility and guarantees that uncertainties from the rest of the HPLC system are not wrongly
attributed to the autosampler operation.
Autosampler Evaluation Various modes of autosampler operation are tested using the DS. These operat...