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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 …
Portee Insurance Inaugurates Charity Program in The Greater DC Area, And Debuts With Campaign Providing Funds For Critically Ill Children at The Children’s Inn
11/14/2014 4:54:54 PM
Greater DC Area – Located in the Greater DC area, Portee Insurance 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 …
Pinnacle One Insurance Continues Its Community Program in San Jose, California, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign Offering Relief to a Freshman in High School Who Lost Her Father
11/14/2014 3:49:34 PM
San Jose, CA – With a new charity campaign in California, Pinnacle One Insurance looks to offer help to Faith, a high school freshman who recently lost her father to a sudden death. Pinnacle seeks to help raise $3,000 to contribute to Faith’s college fund, as she not only hopes to build a professional career that would have made her father, Mario Torres, proud, but also …
Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim "Runs" to support vital programs in Diabetes and Stroke
11/14/2014 11:21:37 AM
Keeping with the tradition of raising awareness amongst employees around disease areas and supporting programmes that have a positive global impact, Boehringer Ingelheim organized the first joint run between Metabolism and Cardiovascular therapeutic areas to support both the World Stroke Organisation (WSO) and the "Life for a Child Programme" of the International Diabetes …
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
Study predicts likely Ebola cases entering UK and US through airport screening
11/14/2014 10:03:39 AM
Researchers at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health  have found that screening for Ebola at airports could be an effective method for preventing the spread of the disease into the UK and US, but due to the long incubation period of the virus, screening won’t detect all cases. Published in the Lancet medical journal, the study used a …
Ride 2 Recovery And GE Veterans Network Launch New Program To Help Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries, Post Traumatic Stress And Depression
11/14/2014 9:53:47 AM
The GE Veterans Network (GEVN) and Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) have kicked off a new program that is designed to generate awareness and support for America’s healing heroes who have returned from military service with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), depression and other wounds.  “This is an exciting partnership that will combine the passion, commitment, …
WEDI leading change in healthcare data standards and B2B integration
11/14/2014 9:33:43 AM
The following blog post was written by WEDI member and sponsor Rod Gifford of IBM. Similar articles can be found by visiting the IBM blog . I had an opportunity on behalf of IBM to attend the WEDI annual fall conference in October. If you are in the healthcare industry you are probably familiar with the organization. If not as their website states WEDI is the …