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Australian Skin Cancer and Melanoma Rates
Australian Skin Cancer and Melanoma Rates
10/31/2014 8:24:56 AM
Mixed Messages From Cancer Bodies Over Australian Incidences of Skin Cancer   Yesterday one of Australia’s pre-eminent melanoma support organisations reported that melanoma rates have increased by nearly 45 per cent, while earlier this month peak body Cancer Council Australia released conflicting message celebrating a drop in skin cancer rates.   The Melanoma Patients …
McMurray Stern Partners with Harloff Medical Carts
10/29/2014 6:19:30 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is excited to announce that they have partnered with Harloff Medical Carts to better serve Southern California’s healthcare facilities and storage needs. Their focus will be on providing MRI Carts, Catheter Carts, Cast & Splinting Carts and MedStor Max carts. …
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Make Enzyme that Could Help Explain Origins of Life
10/29/2014 4:34:05 PM
Mimicking natural evolution in a test tube, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth. Aside from illuminating one possible path for life’s beginnings, the achievement is likely to yield a powerful tool for evolving new and useful molecules. “When I start to …
IBM and Cleveland Clinic Use Watson to Advance Genomic Research for Cancer Care Pilot
10/29/2014 4:30:22 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced a new initiative to accelerate the adoption of genomic based medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic will use IBM Watson technology in the area of genomic research to help oncologists deliver personalized medicine by uncovering new cancer treatment options for patients. The Lerner Research Institute’s Genomic Medicine …
Hayes, Inc. Becomes Medicaid Innovations 2015 Educational Partner
10/29/2014 11:37:23 AM
Hayes, Inc., a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that it has become an Education Partner with Medicaid Innovations 2015, an annual conference that convenes key thought leaders and decision makers among state Medicaid programs and Medicaid-managed care plans. As an education partner, Hayes, Inc. becomes part of the …
Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
10/29/2014 11:30:41 AM
A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, a small study suggests. After three months of consuming the special cocoa concoction, someone with the typical memory of a 60-year-old improved their memory to that of a 30- or 40-year-old, the researchers reported. But, these findings don’t mean the average person can boost their powers of recall …
Medical Equipment Financing Provides Working Capital For Doctors
Medical Equipment Financing Provides Working Capital For Doctors
10/28/2014 6:56:57 PM
Even as the economy starts to slowly rebound, traditional business lending continues to be tight. The requirements to qualify for a traditional bank loan are still rigid. Doctors must have excellent credit without any blemishes and be able to provide a comprehensive business plan on how the funds will be used to benefit the medical practice. Because of this strict traditional …
Infinx announces launch of a Smart, Simple & Intelligent RCM Process Performance Management Tool – ‘TrackAssure’
Infinx announces launch of a Smart, Simple & Intelligent RCM Process Performance Management Tool – ‘TrackAssure’
10/27/2014 4:52:53 PM
Infinx Services, a global business process and technology solutions company, proudly announces the launch of TrackAssure, a smart Healthcare RCM Process Performance Management tool that provides a holistic view of the entire RCM spectrum through Business Intelligence and Analytics. With years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, Infinx’s legacy of innovation continues …
How ISO 9001:2008 Certification Relates To A Supplier’s Quality Management Systems
10/27/2014 4:03:41 PM
ISO 9001:2008 is the latest update of ISO 9000, a series of standards developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), that define, establish, and maintain an effective quality assurance system for manufacturing and service industries.  These standards deal with the fundamentals of quality management systems and are available through …
Experimental breast cancer drug holds promise in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma
10/24/2014 10:27:35 AM
Ewing sarcoma tumors disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination therapy that included drugs from a family of experimental agents developed to fight breast cancer, reported St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists. The study will appear in the November 6 edition of the scientific journal Cell Reports . The treatment paired …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At "Gut Brain" Seminar
10/23/2014 2:09:12 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, CLNC, educated with Lisa E. Goehler, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing Research, Neuroimmunology and Behavior at the University of Virginia during an Institute for Brain Potential seminar presented in Athens, Georgia on October 2, 2014. About the Gut Brain Seminar: Dr. Goehler began by explaining …
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
10/23/2014 9:39:40 AM
Last month, WCCO in Minneapolis published a report about an infectious disease outbreak of high school students at a school district in western Wisconsin.  According to the article, one student has already been confirmed with a Campylobacter infection and others have been hospitalized. Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes an infectious disease known as …
Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease Seminar Attended by Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant
10/22/2014 4:08:58 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- James M. Coggin, MD of the Institute of Natural Resources taught a seminar on “Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease” in Athens, Georgia on September 24, 2014. Liz Buddenhagen, RN and Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant attended. “We always keep up with continuing education, current medical issues and how they relate to our ongoing cases,” said …
Scott Campbell Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Waukesha, WI Area, and Debuts With Campaign to Raise Funds for a Local Hero Battling ALS
10/22/2014 1:15:54 PM
Waukesha, WI – Scott Campbell Agency in Waukesha, WI 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 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $600,000 to Help Curtail West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak
10/22/2014 12:54:04 PM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $600,000 in donations from its foundation and employees to help curtail the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Grants totaling $300,000 from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) - two leading organizations dedicated to helping control the …
NIH begins early human clinical trial of VSV Ebola vaccine
10/22/2014 12:32:29 PM
Human testing of a second investigational Ebola vaccine candidate is under way at the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) are conducting the early phase trial to evaluate the vaccine, called VSV-ZEBOV, for safety and its ability to generate an immune system …
Two Named to Leadership Roles for Aviation Project Site at GreenWood, Inc.
Two Named to Leadership Roles for Aviation Project Site at GreenWood, Inc.
10/22/2014 11:52:34 AM
Greenville, SC - - October 22, 2014 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions provider has named Bob Gafner as maintenance site supervisor and Greg Hyatt as maintenance data analyst for the company’s aviation engine manufacturing project site in South Carolina.  GreenWood is delivering ongoing production equipment maintenance …
Specialist Blows Malibu’s Cosmetic Surgery Market Wide Open; Opens Door to Surgeons in Surrounding Cities
10/22/2014 10:04:53 AM
MALIBU, Calif. -- Jeremiah Onciu, a specialist in cosmetic surgery marketing and public relations, has released something today that he says will blow the Malibu cosmetic Surgery Market wide open. He says that he can instantly hand any cosmetic surgeon Malibu’s top positions on Google’s Page #1, as well as on America’s other two largest search platforms, for the major …
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair
10/21/2014 2:17:59 PM
Allegheny General Hospital’s (AGH) Cardiovascular Institute is offering a new, minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve as the heart continues to beat. The MitraClip system, developed by Abbott Vascular, is designed to treat degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR), a progressive and life-threatening condition in which the heart’s …
Tasmanian Aged Provider Care Assess Launches a New Website
10/21/2014 9:25:37 AM
When staying in your own home is a priority, then leading Tasmanian Aged Care Provider , Care Assess, can help.   “We’re very excited to announce the release of our new website,” a company spokesman for Care Assess said, before adding, “The website’s focus is on ‘w ellness model of care’ a nd the ‘wellness model of nursing.’”   The spokesman went on to explain that Care …