Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - October 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-10-31 Consumer Watchdog corrects Gov. Schwarzenegger's analysis of malpractice caps and premiums 2 5
2009-10-31 Congressman Mike Thompson lauded for endorsing the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act 0 None
2009-10-31 CNA/NNOC protests over removal of 'Kucinich amendment' from healthcare bill 0 5
2009-10-31 Mariner makes available a white paper for improving patient and financial outcomes 0 None
2009-10-31 HHS issues interim final rule with request for comments to strengthen enforcement of HIPAA 0 None
2009-10-31 Benefitfocus introduces new “Just Press Play” Open Enrollment Video 0 None
2009-10-31 Philadelphia coalition calls on U.S. Chamber President to end his campaign against health care reform 0 None
2009-10-31 RESPOND program to improve global perspective on emerging diseases 0 None
2009-10-31 Dr. Benjamin's confirmation as Surgeon General lauded by National Alliance For Hispanic Health 0 5
2009-10-31 FRC President comments on government funded abortions in the new Democratic health bill 0 None
2009-10-31 NCOA supports CLASS Act health reform proposal 0 None
2009-10-31 36-month demonstration program at UCSF reports an 87.7% reduction in medication errors 0 None
2009-10-31 Therap Services to host its 4th annual National Provider Administrator conference in Fishkill 0 5
2009-10-31 AltaMed Health Services opens its newest Adult Day Health Care center in Cypress 0 None
2009-10-31 U.S. Senate's unanimous confirmation of Dr. Benjamin as Surgeon General commended 0 5
2009-10-31 Initial review of the House bill reveals three key components critical to people living with mental illness 0 None
2009-10-31 Patients with disabilities or LEP often perceived that their physicians did not listen to them, find researchers 0 None
2009-10-31 Canada's doctors thank government for easing sick note requirements during H1N1 pandemic 0 5
2009-10-31 Colgate-Palmolive reaches ‘100 Million Smiles’ goal with its oral health education program 0 None
2009-10-31 2009 mHealth Summit discusses to integrate science and wireless solutions to improve public health 0 None
2009-10-31 Federal OSHA strengthening its monitoring of state plan programs 0 None
2009-10-31 Annual dental expenditure of Ohio and Georgia residents is less than the national average 0 None
2009-10-31 Patients who acquire SSTIs in healthcare settings may stay longer in hospitals to control the infection 0 None
2009-10-31 MMR Information Systems offers free guide to Personal Health Records 0 None
2009-10-31 Speaker Pelosi's statement on signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act 1 None
2009-10-31 USCCB calls Catholics to prevent health care reform from being derailed by abortion lobby 0 None
2009-10-31 Think First’s recommendation to centralize patient scheduling and registration for ambulatory clinics implemented 0 None
2009-10-31 WakeMed Health & Hospitals and SCA team up to explore partnership opportunities 0 None
2009-10-31 Miami resident pleads guilty on conspiracy to defraud the Medicare program 0 None
2009-10-31 Initiate Systems announces Accenx Technologies acquisition; expands growth strategy in the healthcare market 0 None
2009-10-31 Texas McAllen Hospitals violates the False Claims Act, to pay $27.5M for settling allegations 0 None
2009-10-31 AARP praises General Assembly for preserving critical health care program 0 None
2009-10-31 New teleneurology medicine program to provide 24-hour emergency services launched 0 None
2009-10-31 Illinois aims to protect consumers in the private health insurance market 0 None
2009-10-31 Vigilanz, Orlando Health and Contra Costa Regional Medical Center sign license agreement 0 None
2009-10-31 Women may need smaller dose of H1N1 vaccine 0 5
2009-10-31 New York Times examines efforts underway to prevent spread of H1N1 during Hajj 0 None
2009-10-31 Aetna signs new expanded agreement with Sarasota Memorial Hospital 0 None
2009-10-31 Individualized MicroNutrient Testing for patients 0 None
2009-10-31 Public concern can undermine flu vaccination campaigns 0 None
2009-10-31 As House bill continues to stir reaction, focus turns to costs, potential amendments 0 None
2009-10-30 Advocates call for increased U.S. investment in global health 0 None
2009-10-30 Study: Lack of insurance may have caused 17,000 child deaths over 20 years 0 None
2009-10-30 Senators jostle for position on health reform provisions 0 None
2009-10-30 Senate confirms Benjamin as surgeon general 0 None
2009-10-30 Wellness programs can be costly, but have proven successful at one corporation 0 None
2009-10-30 Health industry stakeholders focus on pain, not gain 0 None
2009-10-30 Obama woos small business to support health reform 0 None
2009-10-30 House Democrats hail, grumble about health reform bill 0 None
2009-10-30 60 Plus Association calls upon Sen. Lieberman not to support any bill which cuts Medicare 0 None
2009-10-30 State watch: Virginia's pharmacy for mentally ill, Michigan dental care lawsuit, Rhode Island insurers 0 None
2009-10-30 House GOP's "Better ideas" remain under wraps 0 None
2009-10-30 New York and Louisiana crack down on Medicaid fraud 0 None
2009-10-30 CDC study finds swine flu may have infected as many as 5.7 million Americans 0 None
2009-10-30 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-30 Aetna’s Medicare Advantage members to benefit from agreement with WellStar Health System 0 None
2009-10-30 Explaining the new House bill 0 None
2009-10-30 Government to decide on payment for doctors who use medical-imaging 1 None
2009-10-30 A selection of recent studies and surveys 0 None
2009-10-30 America's Minority Health Network achieves first milestone, performs 100th installation 0 None
2009-10-30 StoneArch Creative wins the Gold Award for Best Agency Self-Promotion Advertisement/Campaign 0 None
2009-10-30 PIMCO Foundation awards grants to 30 US charities and community organizations 0 None
2009-10-30 BCBSA's statement on the new government-run health plan 0 None
2009-10-30 New cost-effective and user-friendly healthcare management system from ClinicTools 0 None
2009-10-30 Health officials stress the need for continued prevention efforts in view of H1N1 vaccine delay 0 None
2009-10-30 Walnut Village, a full-service retirement community, officially opens its door to Anaheim residents 0 None
2009-10-30 Michigan residents sue State over denied access to dental healthcare 0 None
2009-10-30 Mollen Immunization Clinics sets US record for administering 14,000 vaccinations in a single event 0 None
2009-10-30 First Choice Health Services to be included in the top-performing home health agencies in the US 0 None
2009-10-30 FPB to develop research tools and strategies to include disabled people in future research 0 None
2009-10-30 Pelosi's remarks at a rally to unveil the Affordable Health Care for America Act 0 None
2009-10-30 Identifying at risk dialysis units in the U.S. under the bundle payment system 0 None
2009-10-30 CMS recognizes Priority Health’s Medicare plan with a 5-star rating 0 None
2009-10-30 Soundview Medical Associates chooses Allscripts' EHR and PM for better management 0 None
2009-10-30 MSC's Quality Initiative Programs to support best practice-based training for healthcare professionals 0 None
2009-10-30 COBC praises Court's decision over safe disposal of contact lens 0 5
2009-10-30 NARSAD to present Productive Lives Award to Randy Lewis 0 None
2009-10-30 Immersive learning program for nursing students 0 None
2009-10-30 MLK Hospital to be opened with the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation's underwriting guarantee 0 None
2009-10-30 AMGA: Medical practices nationwide focus on 'meaningful use' of electronic health records 0 None
2009-10-30 Current measurement of diabetes care quality is complex and cumbersome, says NCDP 0 5
2009-10-30 New state-of-the-art biotechnology center opened on the West Coast 0 None
2009-10-30 La Jolla Institute dedicates new Elam Discovery Wall and Type 1 Diabetes Center 0 None
2009-10-30 Any cuts to the prescription drug program will affect senior citizens, says Network/Alliance 0 None
2009-10-30 New study reviews science behind the efficacy of biofield therapies on pain management 0 None
2009-10-30 Americans United for Life CEO's statement on the new House health care bill 0 None
2009-10-30 Fine print: Finance bill may cause consumer sticker shock 0 None
2009-10-30 Heidelberg Ion Radiation Therapy Center established; European patients can benefit from new radiation therapy 0 3.5
2009-10-30 NIH awards $75 million to establish medical research consortium to combat health disparities 0 None
2009-10-30 Official European guidelines for management and treatment of hypertension 0 None
2009-10-30 Pennsylvania outstrips every state in the loss of employer-sponsored health care 0 None
2009-10-30 Group education is an effective way to help alleviate organ shortage and increase living donations 0 None
2009-10-30 Elders Living at Home Program receives AoA grant 0 None
2009-10-30 FDA and WebMD Health collaborate to provide increased access to consumer health information 0 None
2009-10-30 2009 Schering-Plough Excellence Award for WuXi PharmaTech 0 None
2009-10-30 Women more likely to suffer from adverse drug reactions than men; proactive approach may help reduce problems 0 5
2009-10-30 Healthy eating tips for diabetics 0 None
2009-10-30 Report: Health insurance reform to bring costs down and give relief to small businesses 0 None
2009-10-30 UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center expands to eliminate health disparities 0 None
2009-10-30 Study shows how differing Asian cultures and attitudes impact cancer screening rates 0 None
2009-10-30 Reading levels of kidney transplant consent forms can make it difficult for patients to make informed decisions 0 None
2009-10-30 New center to provide variety of medical services for people in and around Skid Row opened 0 None
2009-10-30 Republicans assail 'freight train of more mandates' in House health bill 0 None
2009-10-30 New campaign offers information and resources on seasonal and H1N1 flu prevention 0 None
2009-10-30 A step-by-step program: Cognitive behavior workbook for weight loss 0 None
2009-10-30 NIH launches randomized trail to determine whether lower BP goal cuts the risk of heart and kidney diseases 0 None
2009-10-29 Pelosi unveils $894 billion House health overhaul bill; expands coverage to 36 million Americans 0 None
2009-10-29 UNFPA maternal health conferences wrap up 0 None
2009-10-29 Also in Global Health news: Sudan food aid; Congolese refugees; Ntds in U.S. 0 None
2009-10-29 Obama administration hits reset button in wake of flu vaccine shortage 0 None
2009-10-29 GSK will ensure experimental malaria vaccine is affordable, CEO says 0 None
2009-10-29 New reports detail hits taken by Medicaid programs in state budget cuts 0 None
2009-10-29 Iowa medical home provides lessons for health care reform 0 None
2009-10-29 Senators who support the public option hope resistant moderates will 'come around' 0 None
2009-10-29 Insurers brace for increase in COBRA claims 0 None
2009-10-29 Shocked by re-emergence of public option, business groups push back 0 None
2009-10-29 Current, former Mass. Governors agree: Feds should do more than their states' model to address costs 0 None
2009-10-29 Centrist-Liberal Senate rift broader than just public option 0 None
2009-10-29 A look at the public insurance options -- What exists and who would have access under proposed reforms 0 None
2009-10-29 Lawmakers try to weed out fraud and waste 0 None
2009-10-29 China's health care system is also in disarray 0 None
2009-10-29 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-29 Health bills present formidable challenges to numbers crunchers 0 None
2009-10-29 Pelosi chooses compromise approach to public option in reform bill 0 None
2009-10-29 Black AIDS Institute and CDC leaders finalize grant details for African American HIV University 1 None
2009-10-29 Health bills limit out-of-pocket costs, but there's a catch in the fine print 0 5
2009-10-29 Study looks at the impact of health insurance on the number of preventable deaths in the U.S. 0 None
2009-10-29 WaveMark CIMS implemented at St. Joseph’s Hospital 0 None
2009-10-29 AARP: Budget cuts for safety net programs spell health care disaster for Idaho residents 0 None
2009-10-29 CHU Sainte-Justine and The Montreal Children's Hospital to update the public regarding H1N1 testing at emergency rooms 0 None
2009-10-29 First Edition: October 29, 2009 0 None
2009-10-29 iVolution Medical Systems to launch a loan program that offers physicians easy access to working capital 0 None
2009-10-29 Montreal Chapter of the MS Society receives funds for physical activity program for people with multiple sclerosis 0 None
2009-10-29 Challenges elderly patients face in hospital to home transition 0 None
2009-10-29 AAPS workshop on drug release methodologies 0 None
2009-10-29 ATR releases an online petition to oppose Senate healthcare bill 0 None
2009-10-29 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to say goodbye to its landmark Administration Building 0 None
2009-10-29 Bankruptcy Rescue to offer free Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing services for breast cancer victims 0 5
2009-10-29 Premier healthcare alliance offers new program to help physicians provide quality care 0 None
2009-10-29 Praxis Version 5 featuring Datum released 0 None
2009-10-29 ACC and CAA announce national advertising campaign to halt Medicare regulations 0 None
2009-10-29 NIEHS supports research to study the potential effects of BPA on human health 0 None
2009-10-29 Study on quality of health care for US-born Latinos and undocumented Latinos 0 None
2009-10-29 Treatment plan can benefit both doctor and patient 0 None
2009-10-29 Interpreters at UNC Hospitals carry iPod Touch to stay connected 0 None
2009-10-29 Oral health-care tips for Halloween 0 5
2009-10-29 InfoMedics launches doctor-patient feedback programs 0 None
2009-10-29 Open enrollment for seniors to select healthcare coverage for 2010 to begin in November 0 None
2009-10-29 Impact of wellness programs on pharmaceutical, diagnostic and device markets 0 None
2009-10-29 Survey of Connecticut physicians shows disparities in health care 0 None
2009-10-29 KidzPartners health insurance program for teens and children 0 None
2009-10-29 GE Healthcare to provide surveillance data for H1N1 and seasonal influenza activity throughout the U.S. 0 None
2009-10-29 Statement regarding the need to eliminate waste and fraud in Medicare and Medicaid submitted 0 5
2009-10-29 Crescent Healthcare to implement its Medical Management Solutions at Providence's Los Angeles area hospitals 0 5
2009-10-28 House Democrats prepare for Thursday release of health bill 0 None
2009-10-28 Ceos criticize public plan as lawmakers finalize bills 0 None
2009-10-28 Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems announces new enhancements in the FFlex ePortal Outreach solution 0 None
2009-10-28 Nursing shortage: New Jersey Hospital Association launches three-year initiative 0 5
2009-10-28 Is an individual mandate constitutional? Legal scholars are divided 1 None
2009-10-28 Insurer stocks rise after Reid's 'opt-out' announcement 0 None
2009-10-28 Lawmakers struggle with how age should influence insurance premiums 0 None
2009-10-28 Cost issues surround long term care insurance, nursing homes 0 None
2009-10-28 Obama seeks health reform support from small businesses 0 None
2009-10-28 WFP to launch 4-month food voucher text message pilot program for Iraqi refugees 0 None
2009-10-28 Gates Foundation praises U.S. global health investments, calls for 15-year goal of cutting child deaths worldwide by nearly half 0 None
2009-10-28 AHIP, Chamber of Commerce ramp up opposition to health reform 0 None
2009-10-28 House leaders seek to unify Dems on public option, unveil bill 0 None
2009-10-28 Nevada case raises question of pharmacies' liability in drug abuse accidents 0 None
2009-10-28 Centrist Democrats are cool to Reid's plan for public option 0 None
2009-10-28 Cuomo announces new database to guide insurers' prices, unveil doctors fees 0 None
2009-10-28 Newspaper investigates dangerous mix of nursing homes and psychotropic drugs 0 None
2009-10-28 WHO identifies five major causes of premature death 0 None
2009-10-28 Rove, Dean trade one-liners on health reform, Senators offer their take 0 None
2009-10-28 Also in Global Health News: Germany HIV/AIDS grant; Sumatra water situation; India's unlicensed doctors; land ownership, food security 0 None
2009-10-28 States face unpopular cuts in health spending 0 None
2009-10-28 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-28 MMR Information Systems' MMRPro enables digitizing patient records without major makeovers 0 None
2009-10-28 Substantial state and regional variation exist in geographic access to burn centers 0 None
2009-10-28 California Center for Advanced Dental Studies to complete 14 hands on programs by end of 2009 0 None
2009-10-28 Pay for health care needs tax free: OptumHealth video explains all 0 None
2009-10-28 Conference to caution Congress on the ill effects of pending Medicare cuts to be organized 0 None
2009-10-28 Customers in all 353 of Florida Winn-Dixie and Save-Rite locations to receive Health Cards 0 None
2009-10-28 Accenture Innovation Center for Health launched to tackle challenges facing the global health industry 0 None
2009-10-28 North Dakota congressional delegation praised for recognizing seniors’ care needs as priority in final bill 0 None
2009-10-28 Design of a consultation room can improve the quality of a visit to the physician's office 0 None
2009-10-28 New CCS guidelines and position papers for physicians and nurse practitioners 0 None
2009-10-28 In healthcare fraud prevention, public sector leads the charge 0 None
2009-10-28 NSF awards $3 million grant for establishing a Partnership in Research and Education in Materials 0 None
2009-10-28 NMHIC appointed as New Mexico's official health information exchange 0 None
2009-10-28 NYPNU serves a 10-day strike notice to Lenox Hill Hospital 0 None
2009-10-28 Provisions in health care bill may transform nation's largest abortion chain into quasi-government status 0 None
2009-10-28 UHC: Implementation of patient- and family-centered care improves quality of care for patients 0 None
2009-10-28 First Edition: October 28, 2009 1 None
2009-10-28 Elderly patients have critical view of meeting with doctors; good doctor-patient relationship can increase faith in health care system 0 None
2009-10-28 Simbionix launches advanced simulator for GI endoscopy and flexible bronchoscopy training 1 None
2009-10-28 Fall sports season is one of the most difficult times of the year to maintain a fitness regimen: Survey 0 None
2009-10-28 Patient self-referral to physiotherapy proven to be safe, and results in better health outcomes 0 None
2009-10-28 Not enough communication between drug companies and payers before Phase 3, says study 0 None
2009-10-28 Debilitating muscle weakness can linger long after hospital discharge 0 None
2009-10-28 Critical illness insurance, an additional layer of financial protection 0 None
2009-10-28 Vascular surgeons are endovascularly-trained and have better safety records 0 None
2009-10-28, Bostech announce a managed service HIE solution for NHIN connectivity 0 None
2009-10-28 Rennes University Hospital surgeons undergo training for the SynCardia CardioWest Total Artificial Heart 0 None
2009-10-28 New biotechnology research center launched by SHRO 0 None
2009-10-28 NPC, PMC to explore comparative effectiveness research for effective health care treatments 0 None
2009-10-28 BC Children's Hospital Foundation names Eagle Point townhome as a "Super Community" 0 None
2009-10-28 Helix Hearing Care Centre and RA Centre host Healthy Aging Day 0 None
2009-10-28 Health assessment may have some influence on health behaviors, say researchers 0 None
2009-10-28 Industry experts to discuss best practices in healthcare operations at 2009 HFMA Revenue Cycle Strategies Conference 0 None
2009-10-28 HealthEdge launches Benefit Predictor enterprise-class software platform 0 None
2009-10-28 Tips for affording expensive medication 2 5
2009-10-28 Congress urged to support President Obama's pledge not to raise taxes on middle-class Americans 0 None
2009-10-28 First nationwide Prostate Cancer registry for identifying effective treatment options 0 None
2009-10-28 VHA helps nurses to develop work processes that are more patient-centric 0 None
2009-10-28 Multidisciplinary center to be launched for treatment of advanced liver disease 0 None
2009-10-28 Renowned surgeons to discuss latest advances in laparoscopic surgery at upcoming MISS meeting 0 None
2009-10-28 Experts release policy recommendations to promote better medication adherence and health outcomes 0 None
2009-10-28 Research experts to discuss best practices for research and development investments 0 None
2009-10-28 New integrated technology system to be implemented in Jordan's healthcare system 0 None
2009-10-28 HHS funds projects to combat health care-associated infections 0 None
2009-10-28 Internet-based diet and exercise program shows promise in lowering healthcare costs 0 None
2009-10-28 NCI grant to conduct innovative cancer research 0 5
2009-10-28 Vivre Medical introduces new Lifeguard30 for EMS professionals 0 None
2009-10-28 Lieberman, other lawmakers express opposition to Reid's public plan 0 None
2009-10-28 House Republicans take aim at AARP 0 None
2009-10-28 Strong alkaline substances can damage teeth 0 None
2009-10-28 The stakes are high for the top Medicare job 0 None
2009-10-27 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital named among the top 10 "Best Places to Work in Academia" 0 None
2009-10-27 NIH grants Boston University School of Medicine $1.3M grant for medical research 0 None
2009-10-27 Also in Global Health news: U.S. grant to Uganda; reproductive health in Philippines; counterfeit drugs 0 None
2009-10-27 Medicare payment issues worry doctors 0 None
2009-10-27 More than 150 health ministers meet in Ethiopia to discuss maternal mortality 1 None
2009-10-27 UnitedHealth Group invests $5M in Mendocino Coast District Hospital’s bonds 0 None
2009-10-27 Broadlane partners with Trinity Sterile to provide 22% average savings to its healthcare clients 0 None
2009-10-27 Not enough med students choosing primary care, experts say 0 None
2009-10-27 New York Times examines journal editorial on neglected tropical diseases in Islamic nations 0 None
2009-10-27 Americans overwhelmingly support meaningful medical liability reform: HCLA poll 0 None
2009-10-27 Developing countries paying more for food, WFP executive director says 0 None
2009-10-27 Reid's end game? Senate bill will have public option with 'opt out' 0 None
2009-10-27 House Democrats continue courting, counting votes for 'robust' public option 0 None
2009-10-27 Gateses to appeal for ongoing U.S. funding of global health 0 None
2009-10-27 Consumer health informatics applications help patients to better manage their health care 0 5
2009-10-27 More people rely on alternative medicine 0 None
2009-10-27 Senators draw lines around a handful of swing voters 0 None
2009-10-27 Six innovations that could prove critical to reforming health care system 0 4
2009-10-27 Bending the 'cost curve': Lawmakers, White House consider a bipartisan route 0 None
2009-10-27 Young people speak out regarding efforts to overhaul the health care system 0 None
2009-10-27 AARP dual role in health reform: Advocate and insurance business 0 None
2009-10-27 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-27 State watch: Uninsured kids in Dallas, Louisianna Medicaid rates cut, Massachusetts feeling squeezed 0 None
2009-10-27 NIH awards The Tufts CTSI and Tufts University four supplemental grants 0 None
2009-10-27 Lawmakers press Obama to 'speak out' for health bills 0 None
2009-10-27 Quebec City to host Conference of the Canadian Association of Wound Care 0 None
2009-10-27 Acumedspa Holdings implements AcuClaims for 100 % of insurance verification and billing services 0 None
2009-10-27 Economic Adviser Romer goes to bat for 'Cadillac tax,' ways to control costs 0 None
2009-10-27 AFL-CIO to push even harder for health reform, may bend on 'Cadillac tax' 0 None
2009-10-27 OHA takes step to promote public sector transparency 0 None
2009-10-27 Climate change and public health: only fives states have published public health response plans, says study 0 None
2009-10-27 Kansas to introduce constitutional amendment to protect individual rights to purchase health insurance 0 5
2009-10-27 A new choice in healthcare for residents of Chicago's suburbs 0 5
2009-10-27 Issues inside health care not addressed in health care reform 0 None
2009-10-27 New guidebook for long term care planning 0 None
2009-10-27 Report on healthcare procedure costs published 0 None
2009-10-27 First Edition: October 27, 2009 0 None
2009-10-27 New report on healthcare information technology market released 0 None
2009-10-27 Excessive salt intake raises blood pressure and increases risk for heart disease and stroke 0 None
2009-10-27 MediSend International teams up with CGI, to provide biomedical equipment, medicines to hospitals in Afghanistan 0 None
2009-10-27 AJPM article calls for increased effectiveness research on clinical preventive services for adolescents 0 None
2009-10-27 Insurer contracting policies can jeopardize health care system, says NNCC study 0 None
2009-10-27 CCPM coalition members urge Congress to fix or drop the current biogenerics provision 0 None
2009-10-27 Market volatility and regulatory requirements, the driving forces behind healthcare retirement plan 0 None
2009-10-27 Bayshore Home Health acquires Nightingale Nursing Group 0 None
2009-10-27 Mediacorp names Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers 0 None
2009-10-27 New poll surveys women's attitude about the health care debate 0 None
2009-10-27 Hutchinson Center receives USAID grant to build a cancer clinic and medical-training facility in Africa 0 None
2009-10-27 Mobile application launched to help consumers compare health care costs 0 None
2009-10-27 Majority of doctors satisfied with the spiritual services provided by hospital chaplains: Survey 0 None
2009-10-27 ACC's initiative for health care reform 0 None
2009-10-27 New Pandemic Influenza Stress Vaccine course for health-care workers 0 None
2009-10-27 Ontario's doctors commend provincial law for banning cell phone use while driving 0 3
2009-10-27 Ziehm NaviPort interface and BrainLAB Fluoro 3D surgical navigation software improves surgical procedures 0 None
2009-10-27 Behavior changing strategies may improve medical adherence 0 None
2009-10-27 Fight erupts over health insurance rates for businesses employing more women 0 None
2009-10-27 Mobile Aspects to supply RFID inventory management systems for health care organizations 0 None
2009-10-27 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center receives a $500,000 grant to construct cancer clinic in Africa 0 None
2009-10-27 Reid: Public option with 'opt-out' provision is the 'best way to move forward' 0 None
2009-10-27 Small businesses face higher premiums, push for access to 'exchanges' 0 None
2009-10-27 Lack of optimal pain care delivery system costs more than $100 billion each year 0 None
2009-10-27 Humana Medicare Advantage plans for Senior Citizens Bureau members 1 None
2009-10-27 Unions worry about 'Cadillac' tax on expensive health insurance 0 None
2009-10-27 Workers face touch insurance choices amid rising premiums 0 None
2009-10-27 Reid to announce his support for public plan 0 None
2009-10-27 New discount prescription program for Wyoming residents 0 5
2009-10-27 Opinions: Africa Food Aid; International Violence Against Women Act; brain drain 0 None
2009-10-27 Romer sees health care reform as critical to ease deficit 0 None
2009-10-26 Post-storm conditions in Philippines continue to threaten health 0 None
2009-10-26 Medicare fraud: One of the most profitable crimes in U.S. 1 None
2009-10-26 Cantor Fitzgerald teams up with Healthcare Interactive to introduce new healthcare software management tool 0 None
2009-10-26 Congressional hearing addresses International Violence Against Women Act 0 None
2009-10-26 Observer examines calls for reworking health spending focus in Africa 0 None
2009-10-26 Report finds hundreds of billions of dollars of waste in U.S. healthcare system 0 None
2009-10-26 Also in Global Health News: Ghana, Nigeria Global Fund grants; CDC Director on global health role; African Peacekeepers and HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-10-26 Hospital gives Medicare patients cash back for surgery 0 None
2009-10-26 Health care legislation benefits insurers, but annual profits are not so hot 1 None
2009-10-26 AP looks at USAID administrator vacancy 0 None
2009-10-26 House Democratic leaders huddle on public insurance option 0 None
2009-10-26 Health care bills could leave millions uninsured 0 None
2009-10-26 A selection of today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-26 Initiative from BankAtlantic and Tenet South Florida Hospitals to meet healthcare needs of local community 0 5
2009-10-26 Lobbying to 'tweak' health reform bills heats up 0 None
2009-10-26 In the House, Democrats opposed to abortion threaten reform bill 0 None
2009-10-26 Moderates spotlighted in health debate, stir tension with liberal colleagues 0 None
2009-10-26 Integrated care's drawback: It could lead to health monopolies 0 None
2009-10-26 Failure to fix Medicare doctor payments highlights perennial problem 0 None
2009-10-26 Carroll Hospital Center implements Lawson core applications 0 None
2009-10-26 Health IT opportunities abound, some studies question value 0 None
2009-10-26 Axolotl launches Elysium Image Exchange 0 None
2009-10-26 CMSC analyses patient self-management in Multiple Sclerosis 0 4
2009-10-26 EMG and NCS reports performed by 'non-prequalified' physicians are found to be unreliable 0 1
2009-10-26 Winners of the EDCTP Award For Outstanding African Scientist 0 None
2009-10-26 First Edition: October 26, 2009 0 None
2009-10-26 Thomson Reuters: The U.S. healthcare system wastes an estimated amount of $700 billion annually 0 None
2009-10-26 CCA and key industry leaders to discuss role of retail-based healthcare in health reform 0 5
2009-10-26 Leeza Gibbons and SBMI to host events to educate consumers about ZERONA 0 None
2009-10-26 Future physician workforce may be younger but fewer in number than previously projected 0 None
2009-10-26 Aldosterone antagonist therapy can be adopted for treating heart failure 0 2
2009-10-26 Saving sight in premature babies: The past, present and future of ROP treatment 0 None
2009-10-26 NAMI joins other disease advocacy organizations in support of NIH and NIMH 0 None
2009-10-26 Enrollment in medical schools continues to expand to meet nation's need for more doctors 0 None
2009-10-26 Democratic infighting on abortion and health reform will peak this week 0 None
2009-10-26 Moderates will determine fate of public option in health bills 0 None
2009-10-26 Pelosi pressing, cajoling Democrats to include public option in final health bill 0 None
2009-10-26 House Dems: Health reform bill would close Medicare "doughnut hole" 0 None
2009-10-24 Los Angeles Jewish Home continues to meet nursing shortage in the country 0 None
2009-10-24 DaVita to demonstrate clinical outcomes, patient care and nutrition through 43 abstracts 0 None
2009-10-24 Pittsburgh Technical Institute gets initial approval for its Practical Nursing program 0 5
2009-10-24 Proposed Baylor Medical Terrell to be the largest regional medical facility in Kaufman County 0 None
2009-10-24 Healthcare Advisory Partners presents a program on homecare valuations at the NAHC 0 None
2009-10-24 2009 Atlanta I-Day conference to focus on current economy and its impact on the insurance industry 0 None
2009-10-24 Maxim Health Systems cancels all flu shot clinics at retail locations 0 None
2009-10-24 IMRIS sells IMRISNV to Connecticut-based Yale-New Haven Hospital 0 5
2009-10-24 Report on health insurance reform to support women with breast cancer 0 None
2009-10-24 New report analyzes similarities, differences, potential impacts and costs of current health reform bills 0 None
2009-10-24 aims to promote health system efficiency 0 None
2009-10-24 CMPro software for CMS reporting requirements 0 None
2009-10-24 PAF board member meets First Lady to dicuss denial of health insurance due to pre-existing conditions 0 None
2009-10-24 New trends in hospital design help health-care systems to better choreograph care 0 None
2009-10-24 New IndustryEdge product for healthcare organizations from Travelers 0 4
2009-10-24 Bioethicist honored with March of Dimes Distinguished Lectureship in Perinatal Bioethics award 0 None
2009-10-24 Senate negotiators wrestle with employer mandate, unemployed have mixed feelings on health bills 0 None
2009-10-24 Washington Independent examines QDDR process, implications for State Dept., USAID 0 None
2009-10-24 Multiple programs and strategies to improve patient safety presented 0 None
2009-10-24 New report on the true cost of ObamaCare released 0 None
2009-10-24 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-24 Senate leaders close to including a version of public option in health bill 0 None
2009-10-24 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-10-24 Michelle Obama to speak to the American women on Health Care Reform through a video 0 None
2009-10-24 LifeLock and Arthritis Foundation announce new partnership deal 0 None
2009-10-24 Pennsylvania allocated 566,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-10-24 New law speeds up VA's beleaguered budget process 0 None
2009-10-24 Ontario doctors urge employers not to ask sick note from a physician for employees taking leave this flu season 0 None
2009-10-24 John Muir Health earns Network Cancer Program accreditation 0 None
2009-10-24 Health care changes forcing companies to adapt, could cost doctors 0 None
2009-10-24 Poll: Public expects big changes sooner than Congress plans 0 None
2009-10-24 Obama won't tout Massachusetts health coverage plan during trip today 0 3
2009-10-24 Health Canada issues medical device license for IMRISNV and IMRIScardio systems 0 None
2009-10-24 Kmart Pharmacies rewards its customers for having all prescriptions filled at one pharmacy 0 None
2009-10-24 State reports: Providers struggle to make do with limited resources 0 None
2009-10-24 Illegal immigrants, though excluded from government insurance, remain part of health debate 1 None
2009-10-24 PPA reaches historic milestone; helps the six millionth person 0 None
2009-10-24 GM salaried workers to recieive only high-deductible plans 0 None
2009-10-24 Wellness and prevention mostly absent in health reform bills 0 None
2009-10-24 J.D. Power and Associates certification for Aetna 0 None
2009-10-24 avVaa World Health Care Products to launch third Direct TV Media Test 0 None
2009-10-24 Experienced criminals find new opportunities in medical fraud 0 None
2009-10-24 Melinda Gates shares thoughts on U.S. global health efforts 0 None
2009-10-24 NCD to discuss employment, health care and seclusion issues affecting the disabled 0 None
2009-10-24 Efforts to measure support for the public option continue 0 None
2009-10-24 Congress reauthorizes Ryan White Care Act - funding for HIV/AIDS 1 None
2009-10-24 HHS funds $17M for fight against costly and dangerous health care-associated infections 0 None
2009-10-24 Chasm between insurers and reform supporters grows 0 None
2009-10-24 As House lawmakers near vote, controversies linger 0 None
2009-10-24 A look at the past and present costs and history of American health care 0 None
2009-10-23 HHS asked to repeal a rule on notifying consumers when there is a breach of medical records 0 1
2009-10-23 Strict adherence in taking HIV medication; extremely difficult for many individuals 1 None
2009-10-23 Canada's first nationwide hearing healthcare structure launched 0 None
2009-10-23 Ontario Health Coalition names recipients of the Dan Benedict, Ethel Meade and Volunteer Awards 0 None
2009-10-23 Cord Blood America updates progress of its Las Vegas cryogenic facility on MoneyTV 0 None
2009-10-23 Physicians' recognize benefits of genetic testing; say formal education required to put it into practice 0 None
2009-10-23 Continucare acquires two additional centers 0 None
2009-10-23 Recent health policy studies and analyses 0 None
2009-10-23 First Edition: October 23, 2009 0 None
2009-10-23 Study compares differences between inpatient and day treatment of bulimia nervosa 1 None
2009-10-23 ICU usage among terminal patients eight times higher in the U.S. than in England: Study 0 None
2009-10-23 Workers with MetS can cost employers up to $5,867 in health care annually: Study 0 None
2009-10-23 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America praise historic legislation for veterans health care 0 None
2009-10-23 SCCE, HCCA launch guest commentators series thru their social network sites 0 5
2009-10-23 H.R. 3790 wins praises in Pennsylvania 0 None
2009-10-23 Practical guidance for cardiothoracic transplant programs in view of H1N1 flu pandemic 0 None
2009-10-23 Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare launched by Ontario Medical Association 0 None
2009-10-23 URAC Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation for Employers Occupational Health 0 None
2009-10-23 Bill eliminating the flawed medical equipment bidding process in the Riverside-San Bernardino area lauded 0 5
2009-10-23 Newcardio expert to present clinical validation data of Phase I and TQT studies on ECG 0 None
2009-10-23 DAV applauds President Obama for signing the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act 0 None
2009-10-23 RemedyMD set to deliver 100 specialized disease registry software 0 None
2009-10-23 Key tracking measures of public support for health care reform held steady in October 0 None
2009-10-23 AFGE praises Obama for signing Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act 1 None
2009-10-23 Quality of U.S. health care was virtually stagnant in 2008, says NCQA report 0 None
2009-10-23 Verizon Foundation awards $10,000 grant to The Wellness Community of the East Bay 0 None
2009-10-23 Texas and U.S. homecare groups praise bipartisan bill; say bidding program may reduce quality patient care 0 5
2009-10-23 NBCSL lauds the Veterans’ Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act 0 None
2009-10-23 Perot Systems to develop plans for Regional Health Information Platform in China 0 None
2009-10-23 Lawmaker to introduce patient safety bill with error reporting requirement 0 None
2009-10-23 Physicians' negative attitudes toward obese patients can affect quality of care 0 None
2009-10-23 Some Senate Democrats help republicans defeat $247 billion Medicare payment 'doctor fix' 0 None
2009-10-23 Some seniors could be cushioned from proposed cuts in Medicare Advantage funding 0 None
2009-10-23 Obama administration disputes government report on reform's higher costs 0 None
2009-10-23 Study: Massachusetts health reform popular with doctors, doesn't hold costs down 0 None
2009-10-23 Some hospital revenues could decline if H1N1 becomes pandemic 0 None
2009-10-23 Pelosi's statement after President Obama signs the Veterans' bill 0 None
2009-10-23 White House leaning towards public option with state opt out provision, Sen. Nelson says 0 None
2009-10-23 Twenty charged with Medicare fraud; and such crimes are emerging as a new area for gang activity 0 None
2009-10-23 Report: Quality of care for insured Americans slipped in 2008 0 None
2009-10-23 Lumetra awarded a Veterans Health Administration Protected Clinical Peer Review Services contract 0 None
2009-10-23 Large firms that 'self-insure' are resisting new regulations 0 None
2009-10-23 American Thoracic Society releases new clinical guidelines for pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis 0 None
2009-10-23 Obama adopting a more partisan tone on health care 0 None
2009-10-23 Senate Dems still debating public option in health bills 0 None
2009-10-23 Healthcare expense experts develop new model to eliminate inefficient processes and wasteful spending 0 None
2009-10-23 Leaders confident they have support for a public option in final House health bill 0 None
2009-10-23 Obama signs veterans' medical bill into law 0 None
2009-10-23 Health care lobbyists spend big to win big, consumer groups fight industry deals 0 None
2009-10-23 News outlets examine challenges with expanding global child immunization campaigns 0 None
2009-10-23 House Committee votes to remove antitrust protection from insurance companies, Senate may follow 0 None
2009-10-23 House Republicans find many angles for opposition to health bills 0 None
2009-10-23 Crossover vote or lost cause? Maine Sen. Collins reform vote examined 0 None
2009-10-22 Health reform changes could increase costs to states 0 None
2009-10-22 Medline Industries signs prime vendor agreement with Bloomington Hospital 0 None
2009-10-22 Americans split on Obama's health care proposals, new poll finds 0 None
2009-10-22 Person-centered planning practices to promote organizational change and innovative service delivery 0 None
2009-10-22 Doctations' Surveillance Program makes it easy for doctors to comply with HITECH ACT requirements 0 None
2009-10-22 Caregiving is a major public health issue in the U.S, says expert 0 None
2009-10-22 The E3 Advantage educational healthcare webcast series to be sponsored by MEBS 0 None
2009-10-22 Illegal residents' view on healthcare status 0 None
2009-10-22 PRINCE study chosen for AHA Scientific Sessions 0 None
2009-10-22 Orlando Health implements MedeAnalytics' Clinical Resource Analytics to streamline operational costs 0 None
2009-10-22 Healthcare bill raises taxes on families making less than $250,000 per year 0 2
2009-10-22 H.R. 3790 to reduce Medicare spending; preserve access to quality care 0 None
2009-10-22 Conference to discuss cost savings and payback of personal companion robots 0 None
2009-10-22 First Edition: October 22, 2009 0 None
2009-10-22 Free medical application for health care professionals 0 None
2009-10-22 FPB awarded $3.7M in six stimulus grants 0 None
2009-10-22 Catalyst Rx to provide PBM services for Michigan’s Public School Employees Retirement System 2 None
2009-10-22 EQ Labs' initiative for H.O.P.E. Scholarship Program 0 None
2009-10-22 First clinical trial to test a weight maintenance program for obese pregnant women 0 None
2009-10-22 ACP disappointed by cloture vote on S. 1776; says repeal of SGR is necessary 0 None
2009-10-22 eHealthInsurance releases answers for FAQs on swine flu and their health insurance 0 None
2009-10-22 Medicare Fraud Strike Force in Houston files charges against six individuals for false and fraudulent claims 0 None
2009-10-22 House leaders commit to permanent reform in the Medicare physician payment formula 0 None
2009-10-22 TSN and EAP team up for P.O.W.E.R. Initiative 0 None
2009-10-22 Short-listed companies to submit proposals for chronic disease management system 0 None
2009-10-22 Statement from Pelosi regarding Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act 2 None
2009-10-22 Board of Veterans' Appeals adds four new Veterans Law Judges 2 None
2009-10-22 Informative online resource on health care system 0 None
2009-10-22 Healthcare organizations meet at the third Annual Integrated Provider Management Symposium 0 None
2009-10-22 Fluoride content in infant formulas can cause tooth discoloration 0 5
2009-10-22 18 Los Angeles residents charged in five indictments for allegedly participating in Medicare fraud schemes 0 None
2009-10-22 SAGE announces the launch of "Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease" 0 3
2009-10-22 SAEC to collaborate with HMORN to improve the safe use of drugs 0 None
2009-10-22 Industries oppose proposed assisted living regulations 0 None
2009-10-22 SNAP Diagnostics joins SAFE-BioPharma Association 0 None
2009-10-22 Laser Spine Institute acquires Aspen Back & Body 0 None
2009-10-22 FDA uses Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions' prescription data for tracking viral treatments 0 None
2009-10-22 The Sutter Heart Transplant Program gets recertified after an eight-month legal battle 0 None
2009-10-22 New health initiative focuses on environmentally-associated cancers 0 None
2009-10-22 Hospitalized veterans receive therapeutic values through HHV's arts & crafts kits 0 None
2009-10-22 CHOP implements InforSense-based Translational Research Solution to study complex genetic disease 0 None
2009-10-22 Nationwide Better Health launches workplace benefit plans for employees 0 None
2009-10-22 Dr. John Kitzhaber on reforming health care 0 None
2009-10-22 Budget hawks block Reid's push for 'doc fix' 0 None
2009-10-22 Enrollment in medical school rises slightly as physician demand also increases 0 None
2009-10-22 Health reform triggers analysis of the lobbying 'revolving door,' spending reports 0 None
2009-10-22 Small businesses could benefit from insurance exchanges 0 None
2009-10-22 COOKIE DIET web site reaches milestone; registers its 100,000th member 0 None
2009-10-22 HHS to establish national resource center for LGBT individuals 0 None
2009-10-22 Senate votes to shelve 'doc fix' legislation 0 None
2009-10-22 Snowe: Vote on reform by Thanksgiving is 'optimistic' 0 None
2009-10-22 Experts discuss methods to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections 0 None
2009-10-22 RNAO continues to push for a recommendation to amend the Public Hospitals Act 0 None
2009-10-22 Senate Democrats continue pursuit of insurers' antitrust exemption 0 None
2009-10-22 House Committee votes to strip health insurance industry of federal antitrust exemption 0 None
2009-10-22 Poll: Rising concern over cost, quality of reformed health system 0 None
2009-10-22 Health reform bills maintain some type of insurance 'age rating' 0 None
2009-10-22 Pharmaceutical company coupons to help patients buy drugs may raise insurance premiums 0 None
2009-10-22 Guardian examines how Uganda's drought, food shortages affect HIV-positive people 0 None
2009-10-22 Obama's success on reform hinges on health care team of 6 0 None
2009-10-22 Insurers' stocks bruised by reform efforts despite earnings 0 None
2009-10-22 U.S. Congress extends Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, HIV care providers applaud move 0 None
2009-10-22 House lawmakers laud new CBO score of $871 billion, including a public option 0 None
2009-10-22 White House offer on malpractice finds takers; Obama tells Dems to 'focus' 0 None
2009-10-22 Independent panel to rein in health costs gaining support 0 None
2009-10-22 FAO plans broad reforms for World Food Security committee 0 None
2009-10-22 Excise tax in Senate health care bill violates Obama's tax pledge 0 None
2009-10-22 Harry Reid faces public option dilemma 0 None
2009-10-22 Opinion: Fighting world hunger; U.S. leadership on global issues 0 None
2009-10-22 Funding cuts continue to plague state health programs 0 None
2009-10-22 Also in Global Health News: Nigeria Global Fund grant; Pakistani refugees; Guinea violence 0 None
2009-10-22 EU policies threaten developing countries drug supplies, report says 0 None
2009-10-22 Lake Health opens TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township 0 None
2009-10-22 CWRU establishes collaborative research center to address common health issues in urban neighborhoods 0 None
2009-10-22 Advocates urge action now on Medicare doctor payment bill 0 None
2009-10-21 Right at Home adds its first Master Franchise in the United Kingdom 0 None
2009-10-21 PCPCC summit to discuss the national implications for patient centered medical home 0 None
2009-10-21 Health Impact Project to promote the use of health impact assessments 0 None
2009-10-21 Explainers and studies on health insurance 0 None
2009-10-21 OR Benchmarks Collaborative names the 2009 Top Performers 0 None
2009-10-21 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center collaborates with Navigenics to make personalized genomics available to doctors in training 0 None
2009-10-21 Addition of chiropractic care increases value in US employer-sponsored health benefit plans 1 5
2009-10-21 MEDNET partners with Axius Healthcare Group to distribute MedSafe 0 None
2009-10-21 PHNS to obtain federal electronic health record stimulus funds 0 None
2009-10-21 New health information website launched in the United Kingdom by WebMD Health 0 None
2009-10-21 First Edition: October 21, 2009 1 None
2009-10-21 Life science tool companies must consider multiple factors to develop strategies for future 0 None
2009-10-21 Health care experts and policy makers assemble to address current health care reform 0 None
2009-10-21 Purdue Pharma supports government prescription drug monitoring programs, grants NASCSA $200,000 0 None
2009-10-21 Case Western Reserve University Biomedical Engineering Department to celebrate its 40th anniversary 0 None
2009-10-21 Philadelphia's Franklin Institute to exhibit Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds 2 & The Brain 0 None
2009-10-21 California Association of Psychiatric Technicians rally against state budget cuts 0 None
2009-10-21 MUSC launches Social Media Newsroom for real-time information on medical news and research 0 None
2009-10-21 MIRP surgery carries higher risk of impotence and incontinence than traditional surgery 0 4
2009-10-21 UT Physicians to open new multi-specialty clinic in Sienna Village by 2010 0 None
2009-10-21 Sentillion bags contract from BTUH to implement its SSO solution 0 None
2009-10-21 American Association for Homecare commends bipartisan lawmakers 0 None
2009-10-21 New report examines the health care status quo that has left employees at risk of losing their insurance 0 None
2009-10-21 Doctor of Dental Medicine program to be launched in Utah 0 None
2009-10-21 2009 Connected Health Symposium highlights positive impact of digital health trends on patient care 0 None
2009-10-21 Massage Envy attempts to set a world record 0 None
2009-10-21 Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities frequently have multiple chronic conditions, says study 0 None
2009-10-21 Broadlane's partnership with CTC helps to deliver 24% average savings to its clients 0 None
2009-10-21 New website provides advice on health care and lifestyle options 0 None
2009-10-21 ACPh, Alberta Ministry of Health and Wellness ink pact to establish long-term model for pharmacy services 0 None
2009-10-21 UF scientists shed new light on old medical procedure 0 None
2009-10-21 Pelosi remarks on the health bill and its affect on people with pre-existing conditions 6 None
2009-10-21 Community Health Care partners with SUNRx to provide discount medication program 0 None
2009-10-21 Drug abuse expert Dr. Drew Pinsky and the Five Moms join in fight against OTC cough medicine abuse 0 4
2009-10-21 Hearing examines strengths and areas for improvement in reform proposals for small businesses 0 None
2009-10-21 CMSA and DMAA to promote fully-connected health care system to improve clinical and financial outcomes 0 None
2009-10-21 With mid-term elections fast approaching, Pelosi appeals to loyalties as coffers fill up 0 None
2009-10-21 Customized website is a valuable marketing tool for healthcare providers 0 None
2009-10-21 Health 360 event shares strategies to mitigate rising healthcare costs 0 None
2009-10-21 5-year global cooperative agreement awarded to IntraHealth International 0 None
2009-10-21 Pfizer announces first recipient of its Ripples of Hope Trainee Award in Mental Health 0 None
2009-10-21 Omni Home agrees to pay the United States $1.97 million to settle claims 0 None
2009-10-21 Rural doctors, administrators push for health reform to include safeguards against Rx drug abuse 0 None
2009-10-21 GOP message: Democratic health reforms are bad for America 0 None
2009-10-21 Aflac enhances its GSTD policy allowing businesses to offer competitive, quality benefits to employees 0 None
2009-10-21 Swine flu treatments, safety issues prompt health workers to speak out 0 None
2009-10-21 Regenstrief Institute links emergency medical services providers with electronic medical records 0 None
2009-10-21 Some Medicare recipients will see jump in premium costs next year 0 None
2009-10-21 Missouri group accuses Humana of using scare tactics 0 None
2009-10-21 Reid: No comment on public option, bill will be ready 'soon' 0 None
2009-10-21 Majority of IT practitioners believe organizations have insufficient resources to protect patients’ privacy 0 None
2009-10-21 The medical homes model is spreading 0 None
2009-10-21 New poll finds most Americans back public option in health reform 0 None
2009-10-21 Grady Memorial Hospital uses LiveProcess event log for emergency healthcare management 0 None
2009-10-21 Massachusetts seeks to cut increase in small business health care costs 0 None
2009-10-21 Health care reform leads to mergers 0 None
2009-10-21 Baucus doubts a pure public plan can get 60 votes in Senate 0 None
2009-10-21 Members of Humana to receive coverage for the administration cost of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-10-21 Senate health bill negotiators discussing, debating versions of public option 0 None
2009-10-21 Health care providers should assist patients in breaking the smoking habit 0 None
2009-10-21 Employers may not restore benefits to pre-recession levels 0 None
2009-10-20 New EHR and practice management solution from Nuesoft Technologies 0 None
2009-10-20 Computerized decision support solution from GE Healthcare 0 None
2009-10-20 White House rallies support for health care bills; relationship with Chamber Of Commerce sours 1 None
2009-10-20 Study: Working during retirement is good for your health 0 None
2009-10-20 By protecting doctors' Medicare pay, lawmakers look to keep health reform tab low 0 None
2009-10-20 Eclipsys supports healthcare providers to meet the goal of ARRA 0 None
2009-10-20 On-line portal for training doctors and nurses on fall prevention and protection 0 None
2009-10-20 Sojourns Award to recognize leadership in palliative care industry 0 None
2009-10-20 FTC Red Flags Rule compliance with message encryption 0 None
2009-10-20 Boehringer Ingelheim continues providing non assert declarations to manufacture HIV/AIDS medicines 0 None
2009-10-20 Meeting to discuss latest information on anti-aging medicine and euthanasia 0 None
2009-10-20 First Edition: October 20, 2009 0 None
2009-10-20 Unemployed nurses are switching to RN health coach careers 3 4
2009-10-20 “Second Opinion” from healthcare professionals on how to fix the healthcare system 0 None
2009-10-20 DCPR classification provides diagnostic criteria to evaluate psychosomatic syndromes 0 None
2009-10-20 HUFL to pay its second consecutive annual cash dividend to its policyholders/owners 0 None
2009-10-20 Cardiac Science and OMRON Healthcare sign distribution agreement 0 None
2009-10-20 Report on new psychoneuroendocrinology service in outpatient treatment 0 None
2009-10-20 FDA's annual symposium focuses on new scientific approaches for critical public health issues 0 None
2009-10-20 Sudbury and District Public Health Unit nurses to negotiate with their employer for a new contract 0 None
2009-10-20 PhRMA calls for appropriate incentives for continued biotechnology innovation 0 None
2009-10-20 Teacher participation in research experience program produces a significaant increase in student achievement 0 None
2009-10-20 Preliminary findings from EDC survey presented at DIA 3rd Annual Clinical Forum 0 None
2009-10-20 University of Leeds' £50 million research initiative to improve quality of life in second half century 0 None
2009-10-20 New survey shows 79% of seniors worry that they are not represented in Washington 0 None
2009-10-20 Gastrointestinal Associates emphasizes the need for colon screenings 0 None
2009-10-20 Federal judge stops the state from making cuts in the IHSS homecare program 0 None
2009-10-20 ECRI Institute reports increase in request for medical technology acquisition support from its members 0 None
2009-10-20 Academic medical centers do not always practice the values they preach 0 None
2009-10-20 OHA announces its selection as one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010 0 None
2009-10-20 Higher status positions can have negative impact on personal health 0 None
2009-10-20 New Enspire Multilabel Plate Reader platform from PerkinElmer 0 None
2009-10-20 UHC selects RGIS to streamline inventory counting services 0 None
2009-10-20 Benefit Express collaborates with National Student Clearinghouse for student status verification services 0 None
2009-10-20 Philips launches DirectLife fitness program to deliver health benefits 0 None
2009-10-20 Uninsured American adults with diabetes or high cholesterol often go undiagnosed and undertreated: Study 0 None
2009-10-20 Poor readiness by many hospitals to tackle H1N1 pandemic; RNs step up protest 0 None
2009-10-20 Congress should spell out how to pay for the changes if physician reimbursement rates in Medicare are raised 0 None
2009-10-20 Progressive group launches ad urging Sen. Reid to include public option in reform legislation 1 None
2009-10-20 Four Pharma companies underpay Medicaid rebate obligations, pay $124M to resolve allegations 0 None
2009-10-20 Senate postpones vote on Medicare 'doc fix' 0 None
2009-10-20 The CBO's educated guesses make or break reform bills 0 None
2009-10-20 Winner of first annual Healthcare Administrator Award announced 0 None
2009-10-20 Medicare officials back away from hard line stance on insurers' warning letters 0 None
2009-10-20 Attorney General announces marijuana guidelines for medical purposes 0 None
2009-10-20 Lawmakers struggle to balance interests as sweeping health legislation negotiations proceed 0 None
2009-10-19 Current medical assessment not sufficient; clinimetric methods may improve final outcomes 0 None
2009-10-19 California's community hospitals launch public education and media campaign on H1N1 0 None
2009-10-19 West Virginia nears dental crisis over stagnant Medicaid payments 0 None
2009-10-19 Baxa and SINOPHARM sign distribution agreement 0 None
2009-10-19 Baucus: Public insurance option 'alive' in Senate negotiations 0 None
2009-10-19 Even with budget concerns, lawmakers fight for rural hospitals 0 None
2009-10-19 Experts: Treat swine flu quickly, even without verification 0 None
2009-10-19 Federal grant for ecstasy research 0 2
2009-10-19 More details emerging on health reform's proposed changes to Medicare 0 None
2009-10-19 Innovative financing for global health issues discussed at Nairobi meeting 0 None
2009-10-19 Also in Global Health News: Asia-Pacific reproductive health; developing country medical waste disposal; draft bill in Uganda; diarrhea deaths in China 0 None
2009-10-19 Campaign seeks to hold governments accountable to meeting MDG targets 0 None
2009-10-19 A selection of today's opinions and editorials 1 None
2009-10-19 Health providers make cuts, changes and gambles in face-off with economy 1 None
2009-10-19 White House hedging bets on public option in health bills 0 None
2009-10-19 Analysts urge Democrats to tailor health reform pitch to women 0 None
2009-10-19 Workers to pay more for health care next year, consultants say 0 None
2009-10-19 SEIU opts out of ad campaign opposing tax on 'Cadillac' plans 0 None
2009-10-19 Young adults struggle finding health care coverage 0 None
2009-10-19 Medicaid expansion could hit struggling state budgets 0 None
2009-10-19 Is 'model health system' Geisinger replicable elsewhere? 0 None
2009-10-19 Health reform bills may not protect consumers from treatment denials 0 None
2009-10-19 Insurers, other health businesses examine effect of reform bills 0 None
2009-10-19 eHealth launches new website to help consumers learn about Medicare health plan options 0 None
2009-10-19 CSC's HealthSpace Advisor selected by GHHS to optimize revenue generation 0 None
2009-10-19 SequelMed Patient Portal launched by Sequel Systems 0 None
2009-10-19 Premier Plastic Surgery redesigns its website to provide more information of cosmetic surgery 0 None
2009-10-19 First Edition: October 19, 2009 0 None
2009-10-19 Online education programs for medical professionals at a fraction of the cost of travel-based programs 0 None
2009-10-19 Mcconnell: GOP will seek amendments to offset cost of Medicare physician pay fix 0 None
2009-10-19 Pelosi has tough words for insurers as she pushes public plan 0 None
2009-10-19 Minnesota Governor proposes to let residents buy out-of-state insurance and other state headlines 0 None
2009-10-19 GOP leaders keep up the criticism about Democratic-backed health overhaul plans 0 None
2009-10-19 Insurers vs. Dems: Battle over AHIP report leads to 'grudge match' 0 None
2009-10-19 Pelosi raises banner of public plan in response to insurers' attacks 0 None
2009-10-19 Senate Democratic leaders say party will unite on health reform vote 0 None
2009-10-19 Physical therapists can promote early diagnosis of breast cancer-related lymphedema 3 5
2009-10-19 Lawmakers wrestle with health reform details - publicly and behind closed doors 0 None
2009-10-19 Slow start for PSOs meant to help providers learn from mistakes 0 None
2009-10-19 Poll questions lead to varying answers on health reform 0 None
2009-10-19 Public option re-emerges in Senate discussions; continues to play role in House 0 None
2009-10-19 Hearings focus on gender discrimination in health coverage and the underinsured 0 None
2009-10-19 Study reveals greater public support for reducing health care disparities among socio-economic groups 0 None
2009-10-19 Palin criticizes Baucus health bill in essay on her Facebook page 0 None
2009-10-19 New NIH grants to develop Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System 0 None
2009-10-19 Obama administration appears open to public plan 'trigger' 0 None
2009-10-19 GOP, Some Dems object to plan for adjusting physicians' medicare pay 0 None
2009-10-19 House members consider where others stand in health reform debate 0 None
2009-10-19 Studies find frail seniors often get poor, futile care 0 None
2009-10-19 Inaccurate body temperature readings can harm the entire health care system 0 None
2009-10-19 Lawmakers seek to quickly fix Medicare payments for physicians 0 None
2009-10-19 Latest ad audit asks if the insurers' claims add up 0 None
2009-10-19 Legislation only modestly addresses medical errors 0 None
2009-10-19 Wellness provisions advance in reform legislation 0 None
2009-10-19 Leading Blue Dog suggests extending Medicare to uninsured 0 None
2009-10-19 Medicare advantage premiums could climb 25% next year 0 None
2009-10-19 Leahy's funds help physicians and independent pharmacies to adopt health information technology 0 None
2009-10-19 Lobbying efforts heat up on health care 0 None
2009-10-19 Gloomy health care statistics in Texas top state news 0 None
2009-10-19 Health debate in Congress could last well into December 0 None
2009-10-19 Insurer's "triple-barreled assault" triggers counter attacks 0 5
2009-10-19 Concierge medicine for the masses could succeed where insurance-based health care fails 4 None
2009-10-19 Power coalesces among a few Senate players, not all elected 0 None
2009-10-19 Controversy, lobbying surround Reid's Medicare payment 'fix' plan 0 None
2009-10-19 Panel discusses future of USAID, QDDR 0 None
2009-10-19 Cultural frameworks and institutional practices for quality health care 0 None
2009-10-19 WHO, UNICEF publish plan to reduce childhood diarrhea deaths 0 5
2009-10-19 CBO estimate: House bill closing in on Obama's $900 billion limit 0 None
2009-10-19 Democratic lawmakers seek momentum, Republican votes as two versions of reform bills are combined 0 None
2009-10-19 NTNU launches European Palliative Care Research Centre 1 5
2009-10-19 Recent releases in global health 0 None
2009-10-19 Also in global health news: Street pharmacies; China health care; Hospital safety; African cardinals; Cells phones for health 0 None
2009-10-19 House panel sets stage for reconciliation maneuver 1 None
2009-10-19 Center remains elusive despite Snowe's support 0 None
2009-10-19 Internet use among older Americans can reduce U.S. healthcare costs 0 None
2009-10-19 Bedside coaching and exercising for ICU patients on ventilators 0 None
2009-10-19 Over 80 countries mark world handwashing day 0 None
2009-10-19 CVS Caremark's seasonal flu shot clinics to run through October 22 0 None
2009-10-19 Obama: Health insurers' anti-reform efforts are 'deceptive and dishonest' 0 None
2009-10-19 California study suggests more spending can save lives 0 None
2009-10-19 AHIP and AMA launch health care TV ads 0 None
2009-10-19 Roundtable discussion to elevate awareness about the importance of biopreparedness 0 None
2009-10-19 HHS Secretary to address ASTHO to discuss critical national public health issues 0 None
2009-10-19 AARP struggles to educate seniors about health care 0 None
2009-10-19 Qforma introduces new phase of its healthcare database 0 None
2009-10-18 St. Anthony Hospital installs Toshiba America Medical Systems' Vantage Titan MR system 0 None
2009-10-15 Overview of innovative technology for treating ischemic and autoimmune disorders 0 5
2009-10-15 Ultimate Software's healthcare customers report significant improvements after implementing UltiPro 0 None
2009-10-15 Prometheus Laboratories introduces three new cancer diagnostic products 0 None
2009-10-15 NBC Universal's 'Healthy At NBCU' to connect its health and wellness content with consumers 0 None
2009-10-15 Managing Myeloma launches educational activities for multidisciplinary professionals 0 None
2009-10-15 IMS Health introduces IMS MIDAS Global Biologics 0 None
2009-10-15 LTC Hotline simplifies the process of long term care insurance 0 None
2009-10-15 PCDC to provide long-term financing to community health centers in low-income areas 0 None
2009-10-15 National Women's Law Center reports how insurance industry discriminates against women 0 5
2009-10-15 Delays contribute to unnecessary ER visits and additional imaging services in symptomatic gallstone treatment 0 5
2009-10-15 Cost saving benefit faces eventual elimination without relief 0 5
2009-10-15 Layoffs, privatization may not help people struggling with substance abuse 0 None
2009-10-15 State Psychiatric Technicians welcome Senate study regarding Schwarzenegger’s furloughs on taxpayers 0 None
2009-10-15 BSA LifeStructures opens a new office in St. Louis 0 None
2009-10-15 NAHC completes BlackBerry Report 0 None
2009-10-15 Genzyme ranked third on the global list for best employers 0 None
2009-10-15 Research to investigate and improve patient adherence to prescription drug therapies 0 None
2009-10-15 Health reform bill approved by finance panel, Snowe sides with Democrats 0 None
2009-10-15 Pervasive Integration provides cost-effective data integration solution to healthcare companies 0 None
2009-10-15 Premier's corporate headquarters relocated in North Carolina 0 None
2009-10-15 Innovative technologies and devices feature at AdvaMed 2009 0 None
2009-10-15 Snowe's vote prompts speculation about broader bipartisan support 0 None
2009-10-15 New tips to defend against medical identity theft 0 None
2009-10-15 SCAN Health Plan Arizona hosts special community forums to discuss healthcare options for seniors 0 None
2009-10-15 Televised show to educate people on health care resources 0 None
2009-10-15 Modern Healthcare ranks IPC The Hospitalist Company as one of the "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" 0 None
2009-10-15 UNICEF and WHO call for an urgent plan to control diarrheal disease 0 None
2009-10-15 NHC Geriatric Clinical Residency Program receives accreditation 0 None
2009-10-15 Windsor Place of Wilmington opens to welcome new residents 0 None
2009-10-15 Senate Finance Committee passes health bill, but with plenty of grumbling 0 None
2009-10-15 Hospital visitation policy to reduce the spread of H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-10-15 Forum Extended Care Services earns accreditation for quality operational practices 0 None
2009-10-15 Snowe's vote paves way for other centrists to support Baucus health bill 0 None
2009-10-15 Wellness programs may face regulations to protect genetic information 0 None
2009-10-15 Regional health care experts weigh in on health reform efforts 0 None
2009-10-15 Senator Snowe's continued fight to ensure stable Medicare funding for seniors praised 0 None
2009-10-15 MDI Healthcare Solutions partners with Wolfram|Alpha to reduce employers' healthcare costs 0 None
2009-10-15 Illness for uninsured adults in the United States nearing retirement age spells financial disaster: Study 0 None
2009-10-15 Shortage of general surgeons may be linked to higher rate of perforated appendix in rural areas 0 None
2009-10-15 New anesthesia information management system from iMDsoft 0 5
2009-10-15 Reform primers from both sides of the pond 0 None
2009-10-15 CalRHIO's statewide HIE system implemented in Orange County 0 None
2009-10-15 Hoag Memorial Hospital implements PCTS' Amelior EDTracker software 0 None
2009-10-15 Required flu vaccines for New York health workers draws criticism 0 None
2009-10-15 Senate Finance bill protects some Medicare advantage patients 0 None
2009-10-15 Opinions: Pragmatic vs. moral approach to health care access; Pres. Bush's PEPFAR 0 None
2009-10-15 Unions run newspaper ad to critizice Finance Committee bill 0 None
2009-10-15 Orthopedic device industry rattled by proposed tax 0 None
2009-10-15 Federal money for COBRA has helped many but may soon end 0 None
2009-10-15 Press Ganey Associates collaborates with HMA to improve patient care 0 None
2009-10-15 Insurers' report backlash: Unified Dems, angry White House, dissenting experts 0 None
2009-10-15 Medicaid enrollments jump but states are trying to cut costs 0 None
2009-10-15 AAPA welcomes Senate Finance Committee's vote to approve the America's Healthy Future Act 0 None
2009-10-15 Reid: Repeal "damaging" antitrust exemptions for insurers 0 None
2009-10-15 Interest groups campaign against proposed health taxes 0 None
2009-10-15 Institute of Medicine elects two new members from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 0 None
2009-10-15 New food reports highlight growing global hunger 0 None
2009-10-15 House bill would extend parents' coverage for young adults 0 None
2009-10-15 News outlets examine efforts to control TB in South Africa 0 None
2009-10-15 Also in Global Health News: 'Delivering as one'; syringe vending machine; hospital preparedness 0 None
2009-10-15 UCLA to establish a new Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center 0 None
2009-10-15 IMF policies harm Kenyan health system, report says 0 None
2009-10-15 Veterans Affairs establishes service-connection benefits for Vietnam Veterans 0 None
2009-10-15 Dramatic effects on Norway's health service 0 None
2009-10-15 HealthPartners to establish new clinic in Minnesota 0 None
2009-10-15 New York Times examines HIV stigma in Vietnam 0 None
2009-10-15 Analysis: Support for health reform drops if people think it'll cost them more 0 None
2009-10-15 APN and Cardinal Health sign agreement to help improve practice operations 0 None
2009-10-15 After key vote, Senate still has long way to go on health care reform 0 None
2009-10-14 Status report on the health care reform proposals in Congress 0 None
2009-10-14 ACS to develop and maintain the Kentucky Health Information Exchange 0 None
2009-10-14 Solutions to break up BUCA monopoly on health insurance market 0 None
2009-10-14 American College of Physician Executives offers new course for physicians to improve patient safety 0 None
2009-10-14 22nd Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo successfully celebrated 0 None
2009-10-14 National Health Partners kicks off phase 2 of its internet marketing campaign 0 None
2009-10-14 First Edition: October 14, 2009 0 None
2009-10-14 HERO House granted 501 (c) (3) status by the Federal Government 0 None
2009-10-14 Caregivers to be honored by Shield Healthcare, announces its 9th annual story contest 0 None
2009-10-14 NY Senators co-sponsors bill to establish comprehensive program for lung cancer 0 None
2009-10-14 Institute of Medicine elects researcher from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as its member 0 None
2009-10-14 The Regence Foundation unveils signature philanthropic program to access quality palliative care 0 None
2009-10-14 Trauma care in the U.S. is fragmented, overwhelmed and underfunded: American College of Surgeons 2009 Clinical Congress 0 None
2009-10-14 MEDai to implement Pinpoint Review at Sharp HealthCare 0 None
2009-10-14 VDH completes CDC funded project to improve medical resources during pandemic 0 None
2009-10-14 Telemedicine can optimize trauma care delivery 0 None
2009-10-14 Regence BlueCross BlueShield issues statement on Senate Finance Committee's health care legislation vote 0 5
2009-10-14 Chamberlin Edmonds and Associates to help improve patient access to state and federal benefit programs 0 4.5
2009-10-14 UnitedHealthcare in Indiana joins IHIE's Quality Health First program 0 None
2009-10-14 Small business owners divided on health care reform options 0 None
2009-10-14 Public option viable despite the Senate Finance Committee vote 0 None
2009-10-14 Reliance Standard collaborates with AllOne Health to provide HPM services 0 None
2009-10-14 2009 American Cancer Society Pathfinder in Palliative Care awarded to James A. Block 0 None
2009-10-14 Prime Healthcare Services renews its supply chain relationship with Broadlane 0 None
2009-10-14 FDA expert to deliver keynote address for Track & Trace Virtual Trade Show 0 None
2009-10-14 Pelosi's statement after Senate Finance Committee passes the health insurance reform proposal 0 None
2009-10-14 Information in hospital prescription records can quite easily re-identify patients, says study 0 None
2009-10-14 Senate Finance Committee's bipartisan bill is the best blueprint for comprehensive health care reform: PhRMA 0 None
2009-10-14 Key provision in health insurance reform legislation for young Americans 0 None
2009-10-14 As Canadian population ages, blood donors dwindle 0 None
2009-10-14 Physicians having less than six hours of sleep linked to increase rate of surgical complications 0 None
2009-10-14 UC Irvine implements automated perioperative solution from Surgical Information Systems 0 None
2009-10-14 Swedish Risk Drinking Project surveys physicians and nurses of Sweden 0 None
2009-10-14 NetMotion Wireless publishes free mobile computing white paper for healthcare IT managers 0 None
2009-10-14 NTU condemns Senate Finance Committee's support for health care bill 0 None
2009-10-14 Important issues facing nephrologists to be presented by Satellite Healthcare 0 None
2009-10-14 IDGA summit examines health information systems for future initiatives 0 None
2009-10-14 Seniors and people with disabilities to choose new healthcare coverage 0 None
2009-10-14 National study shows people who work after retiring experience fewer major diseases 0 None
2009-10-14 House, Senate Democrats to face off over health taxes 0 None
2009-10-14 Laser Spine Institute opens medical consultation facilities in Beverly Hills and Fort Lauderdale 0 None
2009-10-14 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal treads reform line between Dems and Republicans 0 None
2009-10-14 K Streeters must choose sides as health debate nears showdown 0 None
2009-10-14 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to support research in numerous health areas 0 None
2009-10-14 Portico Healthnet to launch Minnesota Coalition for Kids Health Coverage 0 None
2009-10-14 CAHI releases statement on Senate health care reform proposal 0 None
2009-10-14 Finance Democrats approve overhaul measure with boost from Snowe 0 None
2009-10-14 Senate Finance Committee to vote today on health care reform overhaul 0 None
2009-10-14 Patients at highly rated hospitals have a 52% lower chance of dying: Study 0 None
2009-10-14 Mayo's decision to limit patients makes it a poor model, critics say 1 None
2009-10-14 Good nutrition and exercise vital to stay young and healthy 0 None
2009-10-14 Consumer Watchdog urges Congress should embrace "prior approval" regulation of health care rates 0 None
2009-10-14 The Health & Wellness Institute and Consortium Health Plans partner to implement a comprehensive wellness strategy 0 None
2009-10-14 Children's dental care gets boost in health reform plans 0 None
2009-10-14 Is universal coverage goal 'slipping away?' 0 None
2009-10-14 Committee nears vote, with boost from Snowe 0 None
2009-10-14 Case Western Reserve University receives a $20.5M gift to support medical education and research programs 0 None
2009-10-14 Also in Global Health News: Ban addresses women's health; Afghanistan's health services; PMI Africa grants; Q&As 0 None
2009-10-14 Financial advisers help wealthy Americans navigate Medicare 0 None
2009-10-14 Approaching today's Finance Committee vote, predictions take the spotlight 0 None
2009-10-14 News outlets examine East African drought 0 None
2009-10-14 Aetna ends two Medicare advantage programs while a Medicare experiment grabs attention 0 None
2009-10-14 Global food price increases are 'realistic possibility,' FAO says at high-level forum 1 None
2009-10-14 Today's selection of opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-14 New ambulatory EMR and practice management solution from HMS 0 None
2009-10-14 States eye budget cuts and health reform 0 None
2009-10-14 Studies examine H1N1 treatment, outcome differences in Mexico, Canada 0 None
2009-10-14 AHIP supports bipartisan health care reform that covers all Americans 0 None
2009-10-14 BRIC nations spend $500 billion in 2009 for health care despite economic downturn 0 None
2009-10-14 Ahead of key Committee vote, Democrats attack insurers' claim that health premiums will rise 1 None
2009-10-14 Consumer reports survey shows health plans get lukewarm response 0 None
2009-10-14 Core administrative costs in Medicaid plans decreases by 1.4% in 2008: SEER study 0 None
2009-10-14 Kaiser Permanente receives $54 million grant from NIH to conduct health research 0 5
2009-10-14 Webinars to discuss how MCA improves patient care 0 None
2009-10-13 More employers demand workers prove dependents are eligible for coverage 0 5
2009-10-13 Prescription drug ads drive up U.S. health costs 0 None
2009-10-13 Pharmacists can help solve the health care puzzle by reducing overall health care costs 0 None
2009-10-13 Hartford Hospital awards three-year contract to Zix Corporation for email encryption services 0 None
2009-10-13 Bright Note Technology is now available in McKesson’s ambulatory electronic health record solutions 0 None
2009-10-13 USAID awards Abt Associates 'Strengthening Health Outcomes Through Private Sector' grant 0 None
2009-10-13 National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants to hold its first annual conference 0 None
2009-10-13 TCGRx and NetRx sign partnership to improve the overall process in pharmacies 0 None
2009-10-13 Congressman Joe Wilson's statement on healthcare reform 0 None
2009-10-13 Virginia Health Information releases HMO quality and satisfaction reports 0 None
2009-10-13 First Edition: October 13, 2009 0 None
2009-10-13 Sixth annual Medical Student Research Forum highlights latest findings 0 None
2009-10-13 The Mobile Robots in Motion conference to focus on new CPT Codes in home medical device monitoring reimbursements 0 None
2009-10-13 Good Samaritan Hospital tops HealthGrade ratings for stroke treatment and joint replacement 0 None
2009-10-13 North Bend Medical Centers partners with Oracle and PracticeOne to support its medical specialties 0 None
2009-10-13 Campaign to address rising health care costs 0 None
2009-10-13 "It is exciting to be included in the debate on needed health reforms": MediConnect CEO 0 None
2009-10-13 The third annual AdvaMed 2009: The MedTech Conference commences today 0 None
2009-10-13 "Recognizing Innovation in Multicultural Health Care Award" for Kaiser Permanente 0 None
2009-10-13 Health plans efforts to improve health care access to patients facing language barrier recognized by NCQA 0 None
2009-10-13 Health care workers raise troubling concern about H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccines 0 None
2009-10-13 Patient outcomes better in highly rated hospitals than others 0 None
2009-10-13 Report on health plan performance related to tobacco cessation strategies 0 None
2009-10-13 Kidney Care Partners commends CBC for supporting reforms to improve access to quality kidney care 0 None
2009-10-13 New Jersey's hospitals fuel local and state economies despite recession 0 None
2009-10-13 Data Advantage releases the Top 100 Hospital: Best in Value Hospitals list 0 None
2009-10-13 Closure simulation reinforces how educational technologies meet DOE expectations for H1N1 preparedness 0 5
2009-10-13 New OASIS-C products to meet extensive regulatory changes mandated by CMS 0 None
2009-10-13 Five principles recommended by Iowa Committee for high-value health care 0 None
2009-10-13 Cox's initiative to safeguard the community at-large 0 None
2009-10-13 Document Storage Systems bags claims processing contract from Department of Veteran Affairs 0 None
2009-10-13 Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers to complete Campus Transformation Project 0 None
2009-10-13 Fully-insured members of Guardian to receive 100% coverage of the administrative cost of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-10-13 Qwest Communications to provide communications network solution to MPM-managed health care clinics 0 None
2009-10-13 President Obama to sign a healthcare reform package, according to members of Congress 0 None
2009-10-13 Webinar to discuss the issues surrounding disease management programs 0 None
2009-10-13 University of Florida to build a new research facility in Orlando 0 1
2009-10-13 Health care reform should include transparency requirements for PBMs: Consumer groups 0 None
2009-10-13 Sandata Technologies and Allscripts sign agreement to implement Santrax 0 None
2009-10-12 Democrats and reform advocates lash back at insurers 0 None
2009-10-12 Enroll NY website helps New York State's largest public and private health plans with valuable leads 0 None
2009-10-12 WellPoint honored for its "Journey Forward" initiative 0 None
2009-10-12 Fully insured members of AvMed Health to receive coverage for H1N1 flu administration fees 0 None
2009-10-12 Medical interpreters to bring equitable healthcare to LEP patients closer 0 None
2009-10-12 Thousands of patients, workers and families threatened by proposed cutbacks 0 None
2009-10-12 Health on the hill 0 None
2009-10-12 New U.S. agricultural research institute launched; global food aid examined 0 None
2009-10-12 Low-, middle-income countries could receive donated H1N1 vaccine shipments by November, WHO says 0 None
2009-10-12 Also in global health news: HIV immigration rules; Global Fund Aid in Kenya; water shortage in Yemen; testing for TB 0 None
2009-10-12 News outlets examine efforts to improve sanitation worldwide 0 None
2009-10-12 Study lawmakers' support for health reform not necessarily based on constituent needs 0 None
2009-10-12 States experiment with reform, but gaps suggests some national changes needed 0 None
2009-10-12 Free web-based e-prescribing solution for Iowa physicians 0 None
2009-10-12 Senate finance members weigh their health bill votes 0 None
2009-10-12 DNC pulls health reform ad after Dole complains 0 None
2009-10-12 Benefits of health overhaul won't be immediate 0 None
2009-10-12 Today's selection of opeds: Cutting health costs 0 None
2009-10-12 GetWell Town Interactive Patient Care system for children's hospitals 0 None
2009-10-12 Young 'invincibles,' small businesses worry about proposed mandates 0 None
2009-10-12 Sage Practice Analytics system from Sage Software Healthcare 0 None
2009-10-12 Insurers change course, attack health care reform, predict huge premium increases 0 None
2009-10-12 Female lawmakers shape health care with their own stories 0 5
2009-10-12 Obama highlights GOP reform supporters; Capitol Hill battle grinds on 0 None
2009-10-12 Horizon BCBSNJ to use NaviNet’s Web-based portal for secure information exchange with providers 0 None
2009-10-12 Bend Urology Associates selects Aprima Medical Software to implement EHR and PM systems 0 None
2009-10-12 Imprivata conducts joint webinar with Carefx on healthcare management 0 None
2009-10-12 RelayHealth networks 50 health systems and hospitals to facilitate health information exchange 0 None
2009-10-12 Automated patient registration process reduces waiting times, routine administrative tasks 0 None
2009-10-12 Congressional -- and political -- agenda tied to outcome of health care reform 0 None
2009-10-12 Grid technology enables accurate healthcare data exchange between physician EHRs and hospitals 0 None
2009-10-12 Cifra healthcare platform from Wound Management Technologies 0 None
2009-10-12 Employers offering more high-deductible plans this enrollment season 0 None
2009-10-12 Physician shortage worries rural communities but gets little attention in health bills 0 None
2009-10-12 States struggle with Medicaid issues 0 None
2009-10-12 'Modern' patients help drive up health care costs 0 None
2009-10-12 Public option for the House bill still viable 0 None
2009-10-12 Navinet to outline ways in which healthcare providers can maximize reimbursement in a post-CDH world 0 None
2009-10-12 RNs and RPNs at SMGH vote to select Ontario Nurses' Association as their union 0 None
2009-10-12 State representatives to announce patient-centered plan for health care reform 0 None
2009-10-12 COPD Management Program for South Region TRICARE beneficiaries 0 None
2009-10-12 Collaborative effort to premiere nation’s second Mobile Emergency Room 0 None
2009-10-12 President of Consumers Union calls health reform 'vital' 0 None
2009-10-12 40% tax on individuals in “gold-plated, Cadillac” health insurance plans is tax on groups of the chronically ill: Med-Vision 0 None
2009-10-12 First Edition: October 12, 2009 0 None
2009-10-12 Press Ganey releases report on home care patient satisfaction 0 None
2009-10-12 Jason Beans, CEO of Rising Medical Solutions discusses logical solutions for healthcare reform 0 None
2009-10-12 MDMA opposes medical device tax as part of the health care reform bills 0 None
2009-10-12 Rural Americans with heart disease at risk of impending Medicare cuts 0 None
2009-10-12 Detroit jury indicts alleged perpetrators of X-Press Center $2.3M Medicare fraud scheme 0 None
2009-10-12 Public forum and scientific workshop on women's health issues 0 None
2009-10-12 New RecoverIt reconciliation solution launched by A-Life Medical 0 None
2009-10-12 Democrats pull 'Republicans support health reform' ad after Dole objects 0 None
2009-10-12 PPA bus tour to raise awareness of patient assistance programs 0 None
2009-10-12 Medical liability reform to save $54 billion over 10 years 0 None
2009-10-12 Concord Coalition sends list of suggestions concerning the healthcare reform bill 0 None
2009-10-12 2009 ASH Visitor Training Program to build hematologic capacity in developing countries 0 None
2009-10-12 Public plan - or something like it - still on the table in health reform debate 0 None
2009-10-12 New law lets injured or ill college students keep parents' health insurance 0 None
2009-10-12 CBO: Medical malpractice reform would save $54 billion over 10 years 0 None
2009-10-12 Critical moments ahead for health reform legislation 0 None
2009-10-12 Dems get boost from another Republican supporting health reform 0 None
2009-10-12 Streamwood Behavioral Hospital implements initiatives to improve patient services 0 None
2009-10-12 Study shows acute care surgery service can provide efficient emergency care 0 None
2009-10-09 News media examine health reform roles of Snowe, Voinovich, Gregg 0 None
2009-10-09 Nursing homes and adult care centers deal with mental health issues 0 None
2009-10-09 Haiti, Dominican Republic leaders aim to eradicate malaria, lymphatic filariasis by 2020, funding unclear 0 None
2009-10-09 House Dems seek health bill support from liberals, women, and even Republicans 0 None
2009-10-09 Caring for Alzheimer's patients proves costly 0 None
2009-10-09 Clinical trial reveals cholera vaccine is safe, offers protection for up to 2 years 0 None
2009-10-09 Lawmakers renew demands for public option in health bill 0 None
2009-10-09 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-10-09 The 'Turbocharged' health IT industry 0 None
2009-10-09 PFCD releases the updated comparison of chronic care provisions contained within health reform bill 1 None
2009-10-09 Scidev.Net examines African Network for Drugs and Diagnosis Innovation 0 None
2009-10-09 Senate Finance Committee plans Tuesday vote as lawmakers crunch numbers 0 None
2009-10-09 VOA News examines U.S. global health funding 0 None
2009-10-09 U.S. bishops urge Congress to improve current health care reform legislation 0 None
2009-10-09 House leaders discuss taxing insurers to help finance health care 0 None
2009-10-09 Today's editorials and opinions 0 None
2009-10-09 Health policy research roundup 0 None
2009-10-09 Hospital-insurer tug of war leaves patients in middle 0 None
2009-10-09 Arizona clinic stops accepting Medicare, some Penn. Medicare Advantage plans cancelled 0 None
2009-10-09 Health industries: Changes could kill health reform bill 0 None
2009-10-09 Fox News Channel airs misleading data from HHS 0 1
2009-10-09 United Concordia Dental helps to provide $400,000 in free dental services to nearly 2,800 people in need 0 None
2009-10-09 Catholic bishops call for changes in health care legislation 0 None
2009-10-09 Are doctors to blame? NPR reports on what drives up medical costs 0 None
2009-10-09 Patients sue insurers for denying transplants 0 None
2009-10-09 Web-based TV program to focus on holistic lifestyle 0 None
2009-10-09 Aspen Institute and TIME magazine to present panel discussions on health care reform 0 None
2009-10-09 Hepatitis A to be included in Expanded Programme on Immunization in 2010 0 None
2009-10-09 Courtyard Group commends Auditor General's report on eHealth initiative 1 3
2009-10-09 Government of Quebec develops new strategy to strengthen biopharmaceutical sectors 0 None
2009-10-09 Ministry of Health protects for-profit health care corporations while closing non-profit medical laboratories 0 None
2009-10-09 AST assembles at Capitol Hill to support health care reform for kidney transplant recipients 0 None
2009-10-09 20 million school-age children across 26 countries to be dewormed in 2009 0 None
2009-10-09 Persistent, growing disparities underscore the need for national reform 0 None
2009-10-09 Up-to-date compendium of state and federal pharmacy statutes and regulations now available 0 1
2009-10-09 One-third of long-term care executives believe the new QIS process to improve quality of care 0 None
2009-10-09 First Edition: October 9, 2009 - Finance Committee still dominates news 0 None
2009-10-09 AMHN to air new healthcare video segments of Saddle Ranch Productions on its network 0 None
2009-10-09 Presidio partners with Cisco, Radianta and Ekahau to host Healthcare Technology Executive Summit 0 5
2009-10-09 Harris Poll shows physician and consumer interests in mobile healthcare technologies 0 None
2009-10-09 Senate Finance Committee puts forward health care reform framework 0 None
2009-10-09 Majority of public still says the government is responsible for basic health care: WPO poll 0 None
2009-10-09 National Health Care Compliance Training Week to educate healthcare organizations 0 None
2009-10-09 Kaiser Permanente to host 16th Annual Mother and Daughter Learning Together Conference 0 None
2009-10-09 AST urges Senate Finance Committee to adopt a health care provision for transplant drug extension 0 None
2009-10-09 Millions of people with HIV/AIDS lack access to lifesaving treatment, says AHF 0 None
2009-10-09 Speaker Pelosi issues statement on veterans' bills 1 1
2009-10-09 U.S. Chamber urges Congress to include medical liability reform in health care legislation 0 None
2009-10-09 CBO: Finance bill price tag estimated at $829 billion over 10 years; will reduce deficit by $81 billion 0 None
2009-10-09 Physician shortage affects older Americans' access to basic care 0 None
2009-10-09 SCAN members in Maricopa County now have access to three local hospitals 0 None
2009-10-09 Generic medicines and mail-service pharmacies are viable options for reducing health care costs 0 None
2009-10-09 Senate Finance Committee could vote within days, still looking for White House guidance 0 None
2009-10-09 New web-based system for RAC tracking and revenue process improvement 0 None
2009-10-09 Hanger Orthopedic Group adds three patient care centers to its portfolio 0 None
2009-10-09 Study suggests better health care improves cognitive development for kids 0 None
2009-10-09 Educational Summit to address healthcare and pharmacies’ role in the coming years 0 None
2009-10-09 Cold Spring Publishing releases new oncology publication for nurse practitioners 0 None
2009-10-09 Study detects hazardous chemicals in health care professionals 0 None
2009-10-09 House Republicans, disputatious Democrats discuss health reform bills 0 None
2009-10-09 Public plan debated as health proposals come closer to floor votes, unions pressure lawmakers 1 None
2009-10-09 Obama, health care regain ground in public opinion polls 0 None
2009-10-09 North Carolina to penalize smokers, the obese; states face Medicaid cliff 0 None
2009-10-09 Senate bill vote Tuesday, Reid says 0 None
2009-10-09 Industry executives say health reform won't be lasting cure 0 None
2009-10-09 CHI announces its agenda for the 2009 California Healthcare Policy Forum 0 None
2009-10-09 Harborside Healthcare to pay $1.375M to resolve kickback allegations 0 5
2009-10-09 CBO: Over 10 years, finance health reform bill will cost $829 billion but reduce deficit 0 None
2009-10-09 Coburn opposes Medicare Part B premiums freeze, Mccain calls drug pact 'unsavory' 0 None
2009-10-09 Children's Hospital Boston conference explores innovative ways to transform the national Health IT system 0 None
2009-10-09 Also in Global Health News: Uganda malaria efforts; child mortality in Vietnam; refugee health; U.S. aid to Somalia; HIV in South Africa 0 None
2009-10-09 Today's editorials and opinions 0 None
2009-10-09 HMO stocks slump on CBO health care reform score 0 None
2009-10-09 Children's access to health care poses significant health problem despite of health insurance coverage 0 None
2009-10-09 CIGNA and Prohealth Physicians to implement an enhanced care coordination program 0 None
2009-10-09 Children on Medicaid still face difficulty getting dental care 0 None
2009-10-09 NAMM to provide Humana members with convenient access to quality care 0 None
2009-10-09 Americans cut back on health care, Consumers Union finds 0 None
2009-10-09 CBO score a score for Baucus, but others balk 0 None
2009-10-08 GOP continues health reform opposition, quotes concerned Democrats 0 None
2009-10-08 Health care varies significantly among states, Study finds 0 None
2009-10-08 European hospitals replace halogen lights with longer lasting LED surgical lights 0 3
2009-10-08 Minority groups gear up to push for health care reform 0 None
2009-10-08 Hospital ethics panels help families make difficult decisions 0 None
2009-10-08 New Merck Manuals provide trustworthy health information to consumers 0 None
2009-10-08 Study indicates key credentials of practitioners need to be verified regularly 0 None
2009-10-08 eClinicalWorks signs agreement with Healthwise to provide two Healthwise solutions to help its physicians 0 None
2009-10-08 Latinas have reservations about health care reform 0 None
2009-10-08 Patient selectivity is an important driver of the superior outcomes at focused hospitals: INFORMS meeting 0 None
2009-10-08 First Edition: October 8, 2009 0 None
2009-10-08 Medicalert Foundation International, STS collaborate to standardize the health information in EMIR 0 None
2009-10-08 RWJF presents 2009 Community Health Leaders Award to New York City ER doctor 0 None
2009-10-08 Privately insured African-Americans HMO enrollees more likely to use emergency rooms 0 None
2009-10-08 Insurer denies out-of-network liver transplants, lawsuit filed 0 5
2009-10-08 MDLiveCare and Google Health collaborate to provide online health record platform 0 None
2009-10-08 Medical tourism in Latin America requires regulation: University of Montreal researchers 1 5
2009-10-08 DoD funds Screening for Mental Health's awareness program for military personnel 0 None
2009-10-08 Employers make substantial changes to employees' medical plan for 2010 0 None
2009-10-08 States deal with hospital fees, medical industry concerns and levies on physician payments 0 None
2009-10-08 Fringe Benefit Group announces new expense incurred limited medical benefit program 0 None
2009-10-08 Utah Drug Card statewide prescription assistance program to commence 0 None
2009-10-08 Medsphere Systems urges hospitals to meet EHR implementation deadline to avail maximum federal funding 0 None
2009-10-08 New entitlement is not a viable health care reform, says Concord Coalition 0 5
2009-10-08 eHealth Ontario take steps to regain public's trust 0 None
2009-10-08 While some votes are still in play, other lawmakers vie for audience with Reid 0 None
2009-10-08 Lifeline Vascular Access receives re-accreditation from Joint Commission 0 None
2009-10-08 Senate Finance health reform bill still facing challenges from Committee Democrats 0 None
2009-10-08 Precautionary measures being taken at Texas hospitals for combating flu 0 None
2009-10-08 ignite09 symposiums to focus on convergence of behavioral economics and healthcare 0 None
2009-10-08 Workplace wellness programs: Good for health costs? 0 None
2009-10-08 Swine flu may levy higher toll on minorities 0 None
2009-10-08 Healthcare providers to incorporate new technologies to improve their business and patient care 0 None
2009-10-08 Forum created to help transform health care for individuals and families throughout the world 0 None
2009-10-08 User's guide to refocus and reform American health care 0 None
2009-10-08 Annual benefits open enrollment period for AvMed Health Plans begins 0 None
2009-10-08 RWJF selects Sonith Peou to receive Community Health Leaders Award 0 None
2009-10-08 Morehouse School of Medicine to receive nearly $500,000 as grant from Kaiser Permanente Of Georgia 0 None
2009-10-08 Sebelius defends policy on insurers' politically oriented letters 0 None
2009-10-08 House Democratic caucus considers larger Medicaid expansion, public option 0 None
2009-10-08 RWJF announces winners of the 2009 Community Health Leaders Award 0 None
2009-10-08 Amended health bill could gain majority's favor, reveals survey 0 None
2009-10-08 Out-of-beltway Republicans answer Obama's call 0 None
2009-10-08 Ultimus to host webcast focusing on the steps to achieve operational efficiencies in hospitals 0 None
2009-10-08 Finance Committee health bill: Party leaders handle key undecided votes differently 0 None
2009-10-08 Medicare fraud, once a white-collar crime, now attracts Mafia, violence 0 None
2009-10-08 Needlestick injuries in home care nursing can also affect patients 0 None
2009-10-08 Pending health reform legislation lacks strategic emphasis on health workforce, say health center CEOs 0 None
2009-10-08 Effective use of economic incentives and clinical tools help employers to control drug benefit costs 0 None
2009-10-08 Legislation increasing states' role in health reform 0 None
2009-10-08 CBO: Finance Panel's health bill pricetag is $829 billion over 10 years; provides coverage to 91% of U.S. residents 0 None
2009-10-08 Health reform bill vote delayed 0 None
2009-10-08 Dutch provide lessons on health reform, while Europe's highest court rules for drug maker 0 None
2009-10-08 Today's editorials and opinions 0 None
2009-10-08 Eliza to discuss the future role of businesses in healthcare 0 None
2009-10-08 New book from Fraser Institute discusses the government-run health insurance in Canada 0 None
2009-10-08 States speak up: Medicaid spending among top issues for most states 0 None
2009-10-08 Domestic abuse victims struggle with another blow: Difficulty getting health insurance 0 None
2009-10-08 WHO emphasizes H1N1 vaccine safety 0 None
2009-10-08 More than 2m infants, women die from childbirth annually, study says 0 None
2009-10-08 New Palliative Medicine Fellowship program for Pacific Northwest physicians 0 None
2009-10-08 Doctors, hospitals lag on EMR but use props - new and old - to close gap 0 None
2009-10-08 New England Donor Registry launched by Donate Life 0 None
2009-10-08 SPAPN awards four individuals for their contributions in advancing mental health care in New Jersey 1 5
2009-10-08 Congress may address health coverage discrimination against women, domestic violence victims 0 None
2009-10-08 MENA's diabetes action plan to improve the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes 0 None
2009-10-08 As House begins new push for reform, taxes on 'Cadillac' plans trigger Democrats' opposition 0 None
2009-10-07 Paper outlines the benefits of how social support can affect behavior change 0 None
2009-10-07 2010 Medco Medicare Prescription Plan to identify lower-cost medication options 0 None
2009-10-07 First Edition: October 7, 2009 0 None
2009-10-07 Deputy Secretary Gould talks about strategies to implement President's reform agenda 0 None
2009-10-07 AAPS poll reveals that 93% of the doctors are against the health care reform plans 1 None
2009-10-07 Views on primary source of healthcare reform funding differ between payers and physicians 0 None
2009-10-07 Four professional surgeon groups recommend multiple changes in the resident environment of training 0 None
2009-10-07 Free educational brochure on physical therapy 0 None
2009-10-07 Panel Intelligence expands patient focused market research service 0 None
2009-10-07 Working Nights Spanish Calendar for Hispanics to improve their security and wellbeing 0 None
2009-10-07 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative National Summit to focus on reforming health care delivery 0 None
2009-10-07 Priority Health to provide Medigap insurance plans in 2010 0 None
2009-10-07 Rapid viral testing might benefit health systems 0 None
2009-10-07 Deadline for pharmacies to meet Medicare’s DMEPOS accreditation requirements extended, Senate lauded 0 None
2009-10-07 UnitedHealthcare launches new interactive website 0 5
2009-10-07 Change in health care delivery system is certain, says Segal 0 None
2009-10-07 CTGHS ranked eighth in the Modern Healthcare's 15 largest healthcare management consulting firms list 0 None
2009-10-07 DestinationRx celebrates 10th anniversary 0 5
2009-10-07 Guidelines for implementing spirituality for improved healthcare 0 None
2009-10-07 Uncertainty regarding clinical effectiveness is a key issue in coverage decisions: Study 0 None
2009-10-07 HHS and PEPFAR approve the 100th HIV/AIDS antiretroviral drug 0 1
2009-10-07 EmEx recognizes Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Wisconsin as Emergency Center of Excellence 0 None
2009-10-07 Humana announces expansion of its Medicare offerings in California 0 None
2009-10-07 White House hosts white-coated doctors for health reform pitch 0 None
2009-10-07 Swine Flu vaccine arrives as flu moves quickly through population 0 None
2009-10-07 Today's editorials and opinions 0 None
2009-10-07 NANDA-I urges political leaders to include nurses in health care debate 0 5
2009-10-07 Jacobs Engineering continues to provide program and construction management services 0 None
2009-10-07 Allsup: Disabled people experience difficulty in receiveing much-needed treatment 0 None
2009-10-07 California Center for Cardiothoracic Surgery: A destination for diagnosing and treating lung cancer 0 None
2009-10-07 Parents should watch out for flu warning signs, says Minnesota physicians 0 None
2009-10-07 Patients increasingly charged 'facility fees' 0 None
2009-10-07 Hope for deadly smoking addiction; federal Tobacco Act amendment on the anvil 0 None
2009-10-07 Senate Finance Committee vote delayed; House Republicans prepare to meet Sebelius 0 None
2009-10-07 Obama seeks 'broadest coalition possible' but finds greater success outside beltway 0 None
2009-10-07 Award-winning GWTG hospitals have lower mortality rates for heart attack and heart failure patients: Study 1 None
2009-10-07 'Facility fees' are a surprise cost for many patients 0 None
2009-10-07 Magazine compiles rankings of U.S. nursing homes 0 None
2009-10-07 Out-sourcing and cash incentives may increase healthcare access in low income countries 0 None
2009-10-07 GE to commission three hospitals in Cambodia through its Developing Health Globally program 0 None
2009-10-07 Pre-Visit Patients are more engaged and empowered to take action and influence others 0 None
2009-10-07 Social factors, including housing, income and education, affect health 0 None
2009-10-07 Insurers push back against the Finance Committee's softened individual mandate penalties 0 None
2009-10-07 House Democrats question their reform role while Republicans plan meeting with Secretary Sebelius 0 None
2009-10-07 $4.8 million grant from CDC to establish Indiana Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics 0 None
2009-10-07 Minorities support reform ad campaign, although immigrants may get little relief from legislation 0 5
2009-10-07 For one senior, Medicaid provides model care 0 None
2009-10-07 Brushing removable dentures is better than soaking in enzyme cleaning solutions 0 None
2009-10-07 Health officials spray Indonesian city to prevent diseases; news outlets examine other natural disasters 0 None
2009-10-07 Primary care providers should screen all adults for depression: ACPM 0 None
2009-10-07 PDS to implement its PRISM suite of tools for University Physician Associates 0 None
2009-10-07 Health experts examine maternal mortality in Africa at conference 0 None
2009-10-07 Also in Global Health News: U.S. aid to Somalia; Nigerian health workers strike; male circumcision in Swaziland; PEPFAR in Uganda 1 None
2009-10-07 California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger supporting health reform efforts 0 None
2009-10-07 Baucus says bill score could come Wednesday 0 None
2009-10-06 Examining the recent winners and losers in the health reform debate 0 None
2009-10-06 Balancing costs, quality a difficult task both in Congress and practice 0 None
2009-10-06 States face rising Medicaid rolls under health reform 0 None
2009-10-06 Health insurance exchanges examined as part of reform proposals 0 None
2009-10-06 Health reform may open employment opportunities 0 None
2009-10-06 U.S. lags behind industrialized countries on preventable deaths 0 None
2009-10-06 Administration considers extending COBRA premiums 0 5
2009-10-06 Supreme Court asks Obama's opinion on San Francisco’s health care law 0 None
2009-10-06 California officials question cost-effectiveness of immigrant screening rules 0 None
2009-10-06 Alere to showcase its Apollo integrated health management system at the Health 2.0 conference 0 None
2009-10-06 New four-year accreditation for SCAN Health Plan's medical education program 0 None
2009-10-06 First Edition: October 6, 2009 0 None
2009-10-06 HeartWare International receives approval to expand its clinical sites 0 None
2009-10-06 Comprehensive Medicare coverage from Priority Health 0 None
2009-10-06 Former HHS Secretary to be the featured speaker of the health care reform Webinar event 0 None
2009-10-06 Top Republicans receive campaign contributions from UnitedHealth 0 None
2009-10-06 AAAHC accreditation for Laser Spine Institute Tampa 0 None
2009-10-06 Keiser University launches its new Master of Science degree in P.A. program 0 None
2009-10-06 Health plans launch initiative to make delivering and getting health care easier for patients and their physicians 0 None
2009-10-06 Patients should ask questions to reduce health care costs 0 None
2009-10-06 International health delegates to congregate at Medical Tourism Association's flagship event 0 None
2009-10-06 Senate Finance Committee pushes back health bill vote 1 None
2009-10-06 Elekta Impac Software to demonstrate its integrated oncology EHR, MOSAIQ at EHR Symposium 0 None
2009-10-06 Center for Health Value Innovation aligns with ACOEM and IBI to launch HPM Clinics 0 None
2009-10-06 New institutional advertising campaign based on real stories 0 None
2009-10-06 Patient and caregiver tools available in Spanish and French translations 0 None
2009-10-06 Primary care shortage worsens and an Illinois clinic experiments with a program to train more nurses 0 None
2009-10-06 Reducing costs without affecting the quality of patient care 0 None
2009-10-06 Priority Health announces the opening of Medicare Information Centers 0 None
2009-10-06 Reform effort could expand drug coverage, affordability 0 None
2009-10-06 Uninsured by choice: A 'calculated risk' 0 None
2009-10-06 Politics, payment plans and potential lawsuit costs 0 None
2009-10-06 Senate Democratic leaders prepare for floor action on health bills; public plan still the flashpoint 0 None
2009-10-06 Asian Healthcare industry to network with international delegates to understand latest trends in medical tourism 0 None
2009-10-06 New York health workers protest H1N1 vaccine mandate 1 None
2009-10-06 Forsyth receives research grants from National Institutes of Health stimulus funding 0 None
2009-10-06 More than 1 million babies worldwide born prematurely die in first month, Study says 0 None
2009-10-06 Healthagen partners with HCA to provide ER wait times through smartphones 0 None
2009-10-06 House leaders 'tantalizingly close' to finalizing bill - but work still remains 0 None
2009-10-06 Health information updates from FDA 0 None
2009-10-06 President Obama speaks to doctors to promote health overhaul 0 None
2009-10-06 Ending insurance discrimination, closing coverage gaps proving difficult in reform efforts 0 None
2009-10-06 Mutual of Omaha offers new dental product for workplace needs 0 None
2009-10-06 Obama discretely lobbying for public option in Senate health bill 0 None
2009-10-06 Features of Ingenix's CareTracker EMR e-prescribing solution expanded 0 None
2009-10-06 NCQA awards Excellent Accreditation status to AvMed Health for its commercial and Medicare products 0 None
2009-10-06 Ankota releases Healthcare Delivery Management software 0 None
2009-10-06 Incentives move doctors to e-prescribe; hospitals slow to join HIT exchanges 0 None
2009-10-05 MSF calls on drug companies to pool HIV patents 0 None
2009-10-05 Eleventh-hour lobbying campaigns hope to lower costs to industry 0 None
2009-10-05 Health reform a chance for mental health care changes 0 None
2009-10-05 Costs of health bills, health care under scrutiny 0 None
2009-10-05 NC State researchers help design affordable sanitary pads from local, organic materials 0 None
2009-10-05 ZYNEX obtains accreditation as a Medicare DMEPOS supplier 0 None
2009-10-05 Also in Global Health news: World Bank budget concerns; Ethiopia prepares for malaria surge; malnutrition in Yemen; malaria prevention in Africa 0 None
2009-10-05 HealthCare Insight launches new care management program for oncology claims 0 5
2009-10-05 Today's editorials and opinions 0 None
2009-10-05 Challenges surround the calculation of costs associated with illegal immigrant care 2 None
2009-10-05 Medicaid expansion proposal continues to worry governors 0 None
2009-10-05 San Francisco’s public option receives high marks 0 None
2009-10-05 Lawmakers plan to finance health reform with Medicare cuts, much to seniors' dismay 0 None
2009-10-05 Nursing home industry: New funding cuts will force closures 1 None
2009-10-05 Snowe, some Democrats hesitate to support finance reform package 0 None
2009-10-05 Supportive housing program is cost-effective option for people with mental illness 0 None
2009-10-05 ACS to establish EHR and HIE interoperability for Wyoming Department of Health 0 None
2009-10-05 Innovative health care information technology solutions to improve quality of patient care 0 None
2009-10-05 Discus Dental to host 2010 Las Vegas Extravaganza 0 None
2009-10-05 Millennium Administrators named to the Philadelphia 100 for helping employers to control healthcare costs 0 None
2009-10-05 Coventry Health Care signs definitive agreement to acquire Preferred Health Systems 0 None
2009-10-05 First edition: October 5, 2009 0 None
2009-10-05 Jon O'Brien's statement on healthcare reform 0 None
2009-10-05 Trapeze Medical program to increase Medical-Grade Mobility solutions 0 None
2009-10-05 Former AMA President’s statement on healthcare reform 0 None
2009-10-05 Task Force seeks public comments on accessibility to information about FDA activities 0 None
2009-10-05 MHA announces endorsement relationship between AHR, VISTA Staffing Solutions and On Assignment 0 None
2009-10-05 New distributor program from A-Life Medical 0 None
2009-10-05 HHS Secretary pleased with Governors supporting health insurance reform, issues statement 0 None
2009-10-05 USCCB: Senate Finance Committee accepts healthcare reform bill, rejects pro-life amendments 0 None
2009-10-05 NHIT achieves milestone with NHIN CONNECTfx gateway software 0 4.5
2009-10-05 Tehachapi Valley Healthcare to deliver quality health care services 0 None
2009-10-05 Lawmakers urged to defend adequate Medicare funding to protect most vulnerable constituents' care 0 5
2009-10-05 Tools to educate employees about disability threats 0 None
2009-10-05 UnitedHealthcare launches 2010 portfolio of Medicare products 1 None
2009-10-05 'Final' Finance Committee's health bill may not be final word for Senate 0 None
2009-10-05 Premier Insurance Management Services introduces Clinical Risk Management assessment program 0 None
2009-10-05 Free surgical care program for injured war veterans 0 None
2009-10-05 Health reform bill moving ahead, despite lingering questions 0 None
2009-10-05 Obama: 'I will not accept partisan efforts' blocking health reform bills 0 None
2009-10-03 American Lung Association kicks off its Faces of Influenza campaign in Miami 1 5
2009-10-03 BUSM's geriatrics clerkship meets all the ambulatory core geriatric competencies 0 None
2009-10-03 Lawsuit filed against MultiCare Health System for unilaterally implementing a mandatory vaccination policy 0 None
2009-10-03 Aurora Baycare Honored as Emergency Center of Excellence 0 5
2009-10-03 UNICEF: Number of children affected by natural disasters growing 0 5
2009-10-03 Rewarding healthy behavior with incentives helps lower healthcare costs 1 None
2009-10-03 Electronic medical records: A valuable asset to healthcare industry 0 3
2009-10-03 CHI announces its speaker lineup for the 2009 California Healthcare Policy Forum 0 2
2009-10-03 Fully implemented HIT system improves healthcare quality and access, according to survey 0 None
2009-10-03 Grady's challenges highlight problems of safety-net hospitals 0 None
2009-10-03 NCPA: Bill may allow seniors to continue getting valuable health care supplies from community pharmacies 0 None
2009-10-03 The Center for Health Value Innovation launches new book on value-based designs for the healthcare system 0 None
2009-10-03 Senate finance amends reform bill to allow states to negotiate with insurers 0 None
2009-10-03 Professor's research to transform mobile phones into powerful medical devices 0 None
2009-10-03 States grapple with budgets, quality and compliance; California offers cautionary tale for lawmakers 0 None
2009-10-03 Study: Medicaid enrollment surges, threatening state budgets 0 None
2009-10-03 Six hospitals to pay $8 million to Medicare to settle allegations of false claims 0 None
2009-10-03 Seniors fret cuts to private Medicare plans 0 None
2009-10-03 Senate Finance Members consider amendment that would require lawmakers 'to walk the walk' regarding reform proposals 0 None
2009-10-03 Scientists identify measures for reducing $2 billion healthcare burden from substance abuse 0 None
2009-10-03 New regulations of HHS help protect individual's genetic information 0 None
2009-10-03 Report names top recipients of health care contributions 0 None
2009-10-03 Make healthy housing a priority: NCHH 0 None
2009-10-03 Recent releases in health policy research 0 None
2009-10-03 RWJF to honor 10 unsung heroes for improving health care in their communities 0 None
2009-10-03 66 percent of women unaware about accreditation of breast care centers: ACoS survey 0 None
2009-10-03 Rough rhetoric pervades health care debate in the House 0 None
2009-10-03 EPIC, Senior Care Group sign MOU to acquire interests in 10 healthcare facilities 0 None
2009-10-03 Medicare advantage plans to increase premiums for some -- but not all -- in 2010 0 None
2009-10-03 APWU adds new benefits and enhances old plans for 2010 0 None
2009-10-03 High-risk surgery patients have shorter hospital stays when their care was co-managed by hospitalists 0 None
2009-10-03 Pharmacies sue states they say underpaid them for prescription drugs 0 None
2009-10-03 Obama tells Governors health reform will help in tough times 0 None
2009-10-03 Teens with chronic disease often have expensive, uncertain coverage 0 None
2009-10-03 "The Holistic Success Show" to premiere on Web-TV 0 None
2009-10-03 TIME examines breastfeeding in the Philippines 0 None
2009-10-03 Report highlights rural health care challenges 0 None
2009-10-03 Lawmakers get contributions from industry groups and associated lobbyists 0 None
2009-10-03 New (and old) ideas for health care show possibility of savings, improvements 0 None
2009-10-03 VA Medical Centers, health care organizations join Planetree to focus on patient-centered health care 1 5
2009-10-03 News outlets continue to examine findings of recent U.N. report 0 None
2009-10-03 New health care ads hit the airwaves 0 None
2009-10-03 BMI training course launched by Anthem Blue Cross to tackle childhood obesity 1 None
2009-10-03 $1 million grant to expand health insurance coverage to uninsured children 0 None
2009-10-03 Budget cuts to affect low-income seniors 0 None
2009-10-03 Health reform unlikely to fix Medicare doctor payment system 0 None
2009-10-03 Finance's marathon markup complete as senators look forward to panel vote and floor action 0 None
2009-10-03 Eye treatment reimbursement change could cost Medicare millions 0 None
2009-10-03 Democratic leaders shift on public plan, but push ahead despite setbacks 0 None
2009-10-03 Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital opens Hamon Tower for treating critically ill patients 0 None
2009-10-03 HHS awards $2.1 million grant to Albert Einstein College to expand HCOE 0 None
2009-10-03 Doctors battle proposed penalties for heavy use of tests 0 None
2009-10-03 Also in Global Health news: U.S. food aid declines; agriculture in Zimbabwe; U.S.-backed ITN network; reducing maternal mortality; DNDI expands; healthcare in Congo 0 None
2009-10-03 Acuality Patient Classification System from API Healthcare 0 None
2009-10-03 Cleveland and Mayo Clinic CEOs raise concerns about Congressional reform proposals 0 5
2009-10-01 Senate Finance Committee rejects GOP efforts to gut various taxes and fees from bill 0 None
2009-10-01 Reid's Medicaid deal for Nevada draws criticism 0 None
2009-10-01 Illegal immigrants receive offers to return home for their health care 0 None
2009-10-01 Last finance hurdle: how to pay for overhaul 0 None
2009-10-01 House Democratic leaders work to bridge divisions in ranks 0 None
2009-10-01 For American majority - those confused about health reform - a fresh wave of primers 0 None
2009-10-01 Fact check: Canadian versus. U.S. systems; AARP claims 0 None
2009-10-01 Doctors can be frustrated, confused by health care system 0 None
2009-10-01 Electronic medical records may help doctors spot or predict abuse 0 None
2009-10-01 CBO estimate left out hospital exemption; Baucus savings likely lower 0 None
2009-10-01 Capitol Hill personalities play a key role in how health bills are taking shape 0 None
2009-10-01 Baucus: Complete committee action on health bill 'by nightfall' 0 None
2009-10-01 Health care reform bill in Finance Committee could be finalized Friday 0 None
2009-10-01 The HealthWell Foundation 's panel discussion draws attention on growing crisis of the underinsured 0 None
2009-10-01 Individuals invited to participate in National Board written exam pilot 0 None
2009-10-01 Majority of people don't feel they have a voice in debate over health care: Poll results 0 None
2009-10-01 Screening and diagnostic tests contribute to health care value across spectrum of care 0 None
2009-10-01 FDA-regulated product information for consumers and health care professionals 0 None
2009-10-01 Presence of sequencing technologies in routine hospital and physician office labs over the next decade 0 None
2009-10-01 FDA releases first draft guidance on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies for select drugs 0 None
2009-10-01 Health information technology can improve health care for Americans living in rural communities 0 None
2009-10-01 ASCRO adds non-profit organization to the radiation oncology field 0 5
2009-10-01 Contact Solutions announces its continued commitment to lower health care costs 0 None
2009-10-01 Cardinal Health Foundation awards more than $1 million fund to improve the quality of care 0 None
2009-10-01 Cord Blood America to open cryogenic research and storage laboratory in Las Vegas 0 None
2009-10-01 Watch4net installs its APG Software Suite at Clarian Health 0 None
2009-10-01 First Edition: October 1, 2009 0 None
2009-10-01 Americans urged to carry an up-to-date medication list 0 None
2009-10-01 ACS NSQIP recognizes Baylor Dallas for achieving exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care 0 None
2009-10-01 Senate health overhaul plan offers employers penalties, rewards 0 None
2009-10-01 Effect of healthcare reform on treating cardiovascular disease patients 0 None
2009-10-01 NextGen Healthcare executes agreements for its NextGen CHS with five organizations 0 None
2009-10-01 HHS awards $7.6M to help states recruit new health care professionals for shortage areas 0 None
2009-10-01 Six Indiana and Alabama hospitals settle whistleblower lawsuit 0 None
2009-10-01 Kaiser Permanente to join the Health 2.0 Accelerator consortium 0 None
2009-10-01 57% of Americans believe that tackling health care reform is more important than ever: Kaiser poll 0 None
2009-10-01 Medicaid members to receive cover for administration cost of the H1N1 vaccine from WellCare 0 None
2009-10-01 10-point checklist from eHealthInsurance 0 None
2009-10-01 Recession impacts health: AOA survey 0 None
2009-10-01 North Shore-LIJ Health System to implement the largest EHR program in the New York metropolitan area 0 None
2009-10-01 AMR signs several new medical transportation agreements 0 None
2009-10-01 Physician-assisted deaths do not cause significant grief among family members 0 None
2009-10-01 The Finance Committee continues its health bill mark-up, and the October recess is cancelled 0 None
2009-10-01 Health care should be made secure and affordable to all: Speaker Pelosi 0 5
2009-10-01 Researchers develop integrated treatment program for PTSD affected veterans 0 5
2009-10-01 Rotary/Flames House set to open shortly 0 None
2009-10-01 State budget cuts continue to erode Medicaid programs, new and old models gain traction 0 None
2009-10-01 Study reveals that training pediatricians will help reduce early childhood cavities 0 None
2009-10-01 Study sheds light on why some hospitals have lower mortality than others 0 None
2009-10-01 Amicus brief filed against tobacco companies' lawsuit challenging FDA tobacco regulation law 0 None
2009-10-01 US employers form buying groups to keep health insurance premiums at a manageable level 0 None
2009-10-01 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-10-01 MSN launches new online service to help people manage healthcare decisions 0 5
2009-10-01 Todd Cancer Institute granted approval for constructing proton therapy center 0 None
2009-10-01 VA's reliance on for-profit health care providers is straining medical center budgets, says Union 2 None
2009-10-01 NCD recommends health care reform for disabled people 1 5
2009-10-01 Senate Committee rejects public insurance option 0 None
2009-10-01 METI Nurse Residency Program for reducing health care costs 2 None
2009-10-01 Reconciliation: A health reform end-run with its own obstacles 0 None
2009-10-01 Consumer Watchdog urges Democrats to to support a robust public option in health insurance reform 0 None
2009-10-01 WHO: 2.7 is the new limit for indoor radon gas 0 None
2009-10-01 The RMC foundation develops videos for schools on how to tackle swine flu 0 None
2009-10-01 HHS announces grants to help them find eligible uninsured children for Medicaid or CHIP 0 None
2009-10-01 Stanford Hospital invests $3 million in technology for safe patient handling 0 None
2009-10-01 Public feels its voice is not heard in debate, Poll finds 0 None
2009-10-01 Mondial Assistance participates in global fundraising initiative 0 None
2009-10-01 The American Legion urges Congress to pass VA budget without delay 0 None
2009-10-01 University of Michigan researchers say students need better curriculum 0 None
2009-10-01 St. Luke’s Miners Memorial Hospital and The Seltzer Group collaborate to provide medical insurance solutions 0 None
2009-10-01 Americans show significant interest in healthcare issues 0 None
2009-10-01 Leading healthcare organizations choose DeviceAnywhere Test Center 0 None
2009-10-01 UnitedHealth Group grants $2 million for CSUF's project 0 None
2009-10-01 New provider management solution from Initiate Systems 0 None
2009-10-01 Press Ganey Associates approved as qualified HH-CAHPS survey vendor 0 None
2009-10-01 Hospice in nursing homes can provide high quality end-of-life care and other benefits: Study 0 None
2009-10-01 Children's Hospital deploys Guardianedge's encryption solution to protect patient information 0 None
2009-10-01 Strong voter support for women's health provisions included in health care reform packages 0 None
2009-10-01 Jindal to GOP: Time to say "here's what we're for" 0 None
2009-10-01 Survey: Mothers' opinions not sought in health care reform issues 0 None
2009-10-01 Walgreens celebrates American Pharmacists Month 0 None
2009-10-01 New report: Without reform, state health costs could skyrocket 0 None
2009-10-01 Hill Physicians Medical Group and MMC use RelayHealth’s referral management service 0 None
2009-10-01 House leaders work to bring health bill below $900 billion 0 None
2009-10-01 Allscripts chosen as West Penn Allegheny's clinical IT solutions provider 0 None
2009-10-01 Obama's turn to retake lead on health reform nears 0 None
2009-10-01 President and Congress delve into age rating 0 None
2009-10-01 National E-Health Network remains industry challenge 0 None
2009-10-01 Injectible H1N1 vaccine ships ahead of schedule in U.S. 0 None
2009-10-01 Stop cuts to home care services: AARP 0 None
2009-10-01 Finance panel continues march to the floor, considers a number of health bill amendments 0 None
2009-10-01 Health care TV ads top $100 million 0 None
2009-10-01 Federal employees can expect a big increase in their health care costs 0 None
2009-10-01 BMJ examines new strategy for universal healthcare in Asia Pacific 0 None
2009-10-01 IDC to supply DR systems for Indian hospitals 0 None


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