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Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
Medical Information Records, LLC Certifies Cloud Based Anesthesia Information Management Solution for Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR via Allscripts Developer Program
10/9/2014 6:48:59 PM
Today, Medical Information Records, LLC (MIR), creator of AnesthesiaOS, a leading Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) announced it has joined the Allscripts Developer Program (ADP) and has integrated its solution to Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR.  MIR’s ADP certified application, AnesthesiaOS , offers a robust, one of a kind AIMS built for simplicity, intuitiveness …
American Cancer Society Awards New Research and Training Grants
10/9/2014 5:33:24 PM
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded 83 national research and training grants totaling $44 million in the second of two grant cycles for 2014. The grants will fund 83 investigators at 50 institutions across the United States; 73 are new grants while 10 are renewals of …
New Study on Indian Government Health Insurance Scheme Shows Significant Reduction in Mortality among the Poor
10/9/2014 9:04:06 AM
A government program to provide health insurance for catastrophic illness to households below the poverty line in Karnataka, lowered both mortality rates and out-of-pocket expenses for the residents, according to a recent evaluation published in the leading global health journal The BMJ. The program is implemented by the Karnataka government with support from the World Bank …
Nationally Recognized Lung and Esophageal Surgeon Rodney Landreneau, M.D., Joins Allegheny Health Network to Lead Division of General Thoracic Surgery
10/8/2014 4:02:09 PM
Rodney J. Landreneau, MD, a nationally recognized thoracic surgeon known for his expertise in the treatment of advanced diseases of the lung and esophagus, has returned to Pittsburgh to join the Allegheny Health Network.  Dr. Landreneau, who most recently served as Medical Director of the Ochsner Health System Cancer Institute in New Orleans, brings to Allegheny Health …
Logic PD Expert Featured at MD&M Conference in Chicago and Minneapolis
10/8/2014 2:07:49 PM
Connectivity and interoperability between devices has become the one of the most pressing issues within the medical device community. At the upcoming MD&M Conferences in Chicago (Oct. 15-16) and Minneapolis (Oct. 29-30), Logic PD , a product innovation and realization company for connected devices will be sharing its perspective on the topic.   “As medical devices move …
Fallopian Tubes Easily Block Again After Salpingostomy While A Natural Treatment - Fuyan Pill Open Blocked Fallopian Tubes Without Surgery And with Low Recurrence Rate
Fallopian Tubes Easily Block Again After Salpingostomy While A Natural Treatment - Fuyan Pill Open Blocked Fallopian Tubes Without Surgery And with Low Recurrence Rate
10/8/2014 8:39:10 AM
For fallopian tube blockage sufferers, salpingostomy is always taken to open the distal tubal occlusion. However, the relapse rate is always high after the surgery. But now, there is no necessity to worry about this condition any more. Patients can take a non-surgical treatment- fuyan pill to solve this condition. It is effective and it guarantees low recurrence …
What is Konjac? The Breakthrough Natural Ingredient Helping Sensitive Skin Sufferers
10/7/2014 11:01:16 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia October 2014 –The Konjac plant is native to certain parts of Asia, and has been used by the Japanese for medicinal purposes and as a food source for over 1500 years. Since Konjac has a very high fibre content with almost zero calories, it’s frequently consumed by weight watchers and used as an ingredient in weight loss pills. Konjac is rich in vitamins …
WellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation For Medicaid And Medicare Health Plans In Georgia
10/7/2014 12:32:33 PM
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded an accreditation status of Commendable to its Medicaid health plan in Georgia. WellCare also received an Accredited designation for its Medicare Advantage plan in the state. NCQA accreditation evaluates the quality of health care that health plans …
Bristol-Myers Squibb and MD Anderson Cancer Center Announce Novel Research Collaboration
10/7/2014 12:19:47 PM
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a novel clinical research collaboration to evaluate multiple immunotherapies, including Opdivo (nivolumab), Yervoy (ipilimumab) and three early-stage clinical immuno-oncology assets from Bristol-Myers Squibb, as potential treatment options for acute and chronic …
Merritt Island Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
Merritt Island Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
10/6/2014 3:42:23 PM
Recognizing the toll that breast cancer takes on our society, Inmon Automotive Services and Eurotech European Auto Repair, are addressing this problem with their Brakes for Breasts Campaign.   During the October fundraiser, Brevard residents get free brake pads and 10% of the labor costs go directly to an organization that is pursuing a vaccine against breast …
Study: Public Feels More Negative Toward People With Drug Addiction Than Those With Mental Illness
10/6/2014 11:25:34 AM
People are significantly more likely to have negative attitudes toward those suffering from drug addiction than those with mental illness, and don’t support insurance, housing, and employment policies that benefit those dependent on drugs, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. A report on the findings, which appears in the October issue of …
“More Than 92% Patients with Chronic Prostatitis Can Be Cured Radically and Naturally by A New Herbal Medicine,” Highlights Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
“More Than 92% Patients with Chronic Prostatitis Can Be Cured Radically and Naturally by A New Herbal Medicine,” Highlights Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
10/6/2014 9:25:30 AM
A recent article “Men’s health: Chronic prostatitis” dated September 12, 2014, in the GP-online Journal shows that chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) affects an estimated 30-50% of men at some point. As it appears antibiotics and NSAIDs are not quite effective, so more and more patients turn attention to a new natural herbal medicine - Diuretic and …
Allegheny Health Network launches social media drive to build hope for those affected by cancer
10/3/2014 10:52:04 AM
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is focusing a new social media effort on building a community of hope for those affected by cancer. Using the hashtag Tell Cancer (#TellCancer), the Network is providing a platform for people to send a personal message to cancer. The messages will be gathered and shared via Allegheny Health’s social media network and website, and they will …
Philips inaugurates Africa’s first Community Life Center aimed at strengthening primary health care and enabling community development
Philips inaugurates Africa’s first Community Life Center aimed at strengthening primary health care and enabling community development
10/3/2014 10:06:27 AM
Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) today opened its first Community Life Center in Kenya, an integrated solution for primary health care and service facilities that provides community development from a health care, lighting and healthy living perspective. Developed by the Philips Africa Innovation Hub and introduced in collaboration with the County Government of Kiambu …
Canada’s leading equipment finance company donates $15 million to help build new patient care tower for critically ill patients at St. Michael’s Hospital
Canada’s leading equipment finance company donates $15 million to help build new patient care tower for critically ill patients at St. Michael’s Hospital
10/3/2014 9:26:06 AM
Element Financial Corp. announced today that it is donating $15 million toward the construction of a new patient care tower for critically ill patients at St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto. The 17-storey tower is being purposely designed to transform patient care as St. Michael’s seeks to become the premier critical care hospital in Canada. “The services provided by …
PointNurse Virtual Care Studio Pilot (Nov 8-9)
PointNurse Virtual Care Studio Pilot (Nov 8-9)
10/2/2014 1:40:09 PM
PointNurse , a new consumer healthcare startup company, has announced a live pilot of its consumer oriented tele-health app and marketplace.  The pilot is scheduled to run in select cities around North America on November 8-9th, 2014. PointNurse leverages curated healthcare video and articles to drive consumers to contextually relevant providers in its tele-health …
HHS releases 13th Report on Carcinogens
HHS releases 13th Report on Carcinogens
10/2/2014 1:23:44 PM
Four substances have been added in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 13th Report on Carcinogens, a science-based document that identifies chemical, biological, and physical agents that are considered cancer hazards for people living in the United States. The new report includes 243 listings. Ortho-toluidine, used to make rubber chemicals, pesticides, and dyes, …
Almost $500 million could be saved annually by making subsidized housing smoke-free
10/2/2014 12:43:25 PM
Prohibiting smoking in all government subsidized housing in the United States, including public housing, would save an estimated $497 million per year in health care and housing-related costs, according to a CDC study published in Preventing Chronic Disease. The total cost saved comprises of about $310 million in secondhand smoke-related health care, $134 million in …
Aetna, Hill Physicians Medical Group and Dignity Health’s Hospitals and Medical Foundation Form Accountable Care Collaboration in Northern California
10/2/2014 12:28:01 PM
Aetna (NYSE: AET ), Hill Physicians Medical Group, Inc., Dignity Health Medical Foundation and Dignity Health hospitals today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product. The new product, designed for businesses with employees who reside in Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties, will be available starting in …
Spotlite’s Seven Strategies for Improving Engagement During Open Enrollment
Spotlite’s Seven Strategies for Improving Engagement During Open Enrollment
10/2/2014 11:31:28 AM
With many employers making changes to their health insurance plans—including accelerated adoption of high-deductible health plans—it’s more critical than ever for companies to strengthen their efforts to engage employees during their Open Enrollment periods, according to Spotlite. Spotlite is a leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions that enable consumer-driven …