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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital unveils Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration
11/21/2014 2:45:16 PM
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is dedicating and opening the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration on the St. Jude campus. The new center, which will sit atop the world’s first proton therapy center designed for and dedicated solely to the treatment of children, is critical to St. Jude in leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats …
Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls
11/21/2014 9:38:06 AM
Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet . Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their lives. Yet, despite increased global …
Androgel Lawsuits Scheduled for Late 2016 Trial, Judge Says
11/20/2014 6:16:20 PM
Multidistrict litigation (MDL) for lawsuits alleging injuries from testosterone therapy  was established in the Illinois court in June 2014, after a growing number of similar testosterone cases were filed in courts across the country.  When the MDL for Low T lawsuits was first presented, there were only 45 cases filed. Judge Matthew Kennelly is now overseeing more than 223 …
Nursing Home Infection Rates on the Rise According to New Study
Nursing Home Infection Rates on the Rise According to New Study
11/20/2014 5:56:47 PM
In October, the Columbia University School of Nursing published a news release about a study that found rising infection rates at nursing homes. The study found increasing rates of a variety of infections, including multiple drug-resistant organisms (MDROs), after examining infections in nursing homes in the United States over a five-year period. “Infections are a leading …
The Holguin Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in Arlington, TX, and Debuts With Campaign to Raise Funds for Local Woman Diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia
11/20/2014 3:10:48 PM
Arlington, TX – The Holguin Agency in Arlington, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Morristown Medical Center Launches HealtheConnect to Empower Patients for Optimal Health Management
11/19/2014 4:10:54 PM
Morristown Medical Center today launched “Health e Connect,” a complimentary service to empower patients and visitors to use technology in their quest for optimal health. Conveniently located off the hospital lobby, the HealtheConnect store offers support from a full-time specialist who can assist in utilizing health-specific mobile applications and technology. “Health e …
At global food conference, UN officials sound the call for better global nutrition
At global food conference, UN officials sound the call for better global nutrition
11/19/2014 1:56:34 PM
The international community must intensify its efforts towards eradicating hunger and malnutrition, top United Nations officials declared today at the opening of a major global food conference held in Rome, Italy, as 170 Member States adopted a series of pledges aimed at ensuring that that all citizens around the world gain better access to healthier and more sustainable …
HHS and NIH take steps to enhance transparency of clinical trial results
11/19/2014 1:07:03 PM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which proposes regulations to implement reporting requirements for clinical trials that are subject to Title VIII of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA). The proposed rule clarifies requirements to clinical researchers for registering clinical …
Stable Ischemic Heart Disease By Michelle O’Donoghue, MD
11/19/2014 11:14:32 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen listened to Michelle O’Donoghue, MD, cardiologist, discuss “SIHD (Stable Ischemic Heart Disease) Screening and Diagnostic Modalities” in Athens, Georgia on November 12, 2014. The educational lecture was sponsored by Expert Exchange and the Athens Classic City Area American Association of Critical-Care Nurses …
Frost & Sullivan Cites ClearDATA as Industry Leader in Booming Healthcare Cloud Market
11/19/2014 10:59:32 AM
A new report by Frost & Sullivan, “ Opportunities in Healthcare Cloud Application in the US and Europe ” (Oct. 2014) concludes that the rising importance of HIPAA compliance, ICD-10 and other regulations will drive the growth of cloud service providers offering healthcare-exclusive managed hosting solutions. ClearDATA was prominently profiled as an industry leader who will …
Major Hospital System Begins Sharing Clinical Data with Behavioral Health Leader to Integrate Care Delivery
11/18/2014 3:35:20 PM
Interoperability and care integration are no longer just buzz words. “Treating the whole person” is no longer hyperbole. A groundbreaking care coordination agreement, reached earlier in the year between leading behavioral health and acute care health providers in southeast Florida, has led to electronic record sharing between the two parties. Henderson Behavioral Health has …
Kay Insurance Services Inaugurates ‘Agents of Change’ Charity Program in San Antonio, TX, and Debuts With Campaign to Support WINGS, a Local Breast Cancer Center
Kay Insurance Services Inaugurates ‘Agents of Change’ Charity Program in San Antonio, TX, and Debuts With Campaign to Support WINGS, a Local Breast Cancer Center
11/18/2014 1:03:39 PM
San Antonio, TX – Kay Insurance Services of San Antonio, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
EBSCO/PEMSoft Presents National Award to Dr. Charles Macias
EBSCO/PEMSoft Presents National Award to Dr. Charles Macias
11/18/2014 10:24:19 AM
Charles Macias MD, MPH, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, has won the first EBSCO / PEMSoft award for “Outstanding Technological Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Care.” Dr. Ron Dieckmann, PEMSoft Chief Medical Officer, presented Dr. Macias with the award during the proceedings of the American Academy of …
Logic PD Expert Leading “Healthcare in Real Time” Discussion at LifeScience Alley 2014 Conference
11/18/2014 9:36:17 AM
From smart phones and tablets to wearable devices, technology has dramatically altered consumer’s expectations when it comes to access and speed of information — especially in the healthcare setting. On November 19, 2014 at LSA2014 , LifeScience Alley’s health technology leadership conference to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Logic PD ’s vice president of …
AstraZeneca strategy on track to deliver sustainable growth and value through innovation
11/18/2014 9:14:58 AM
Late-stage pipeline transformed well ahead of plan through increased R&D productivity, accelerated programmes and targeted business development; 14 potential new medicines in Phase III or registration; potential for 14-16 submissions and 8-10 approvals in 2015-2016. Industry-leading immuno-oncology portfolio with 13 combination trials underway and 16 planned; …
Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care’s Toughest Challenges Using Big Data
11/17/2014 1:22:50 PM
Story Highlights Partners HealthCare and EMC collaborate to develop The Partners Data Lake, an agile data and analytics platform The Partners Data Lake will allow researcher and clinicians to explore and develop insight to improve diagnostics, treatment and the lives of patients The Partners Data Lake will support research and clinical activities across the Partners …
Nursing Homes in Puerto Rico Rely on Zimmetry to Identify Environmental Pathogens
Nursing Homes in Puerto Rico Rely on Zimmetry to Identify Environmental Pathogens
11/17/2014 10:27:14 AM
Last month, the Columbia University School of Nursing published a news release about a study that found rising infection rates at nursing homes across the country.  After examining infections in nursing homes in the United States over a 5 year period, the study concluded that rates of a variety of infections are increasing, including those caused by multiple drug-resistant …
Target and Kaiser Permanente Bring Innovation and Primary Care to Target Clinics
11/17/2014 8:44:25 AM
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) and Kaiser Permanente are teaming up to launch four Target Clinics in Southern California in November and December. For the first time at Target, guests will have access to a wide array of primary health care services, as well as expanded services that are not typically available in Target Clinics or other retail clinics. Expanded health …
Thanksgiving:  A Unique Challenge For Those With Eating Disorders--5 Easy Tips
Thanksgiving: A Unique Challenge For Those With Eating Disorders--5 Easy Tips
11/17/2014 8:00:00 AM
1. Don’t focus on body image. Comments about weight should be avoided. Instead consider compliments such as: “You look healthy and happy”. 2. Don’t watch what others eat. If someone wants to eat more or less than you during the holidays, do not make that the focus of your concern. If you focus on what you are eating, you can set a healthy example. If you tell others to eat …
Unicel Architectural and Framaco International sign distribution agreement for Bahrain and Qatar
Unicel Architectural and Framaco International sign distribution agreement for Bahrain and Qatar
11/17/2014 4:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – November 17, 2014 – Unicel Architectural, manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today announced a distribution agreement with Framaco International for construction initiatives in Bahrain and Qatar. This agreement expands on Unicel’s distribution capabilities in the Middle East region to better meet the demand for its aluminum and glass …