Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - December 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-12-31 Organ donation gives a new life 0 None
2009-12-31 CMS and ONC issue regulations to implement widespread adoption of EHR incentive programs 0 None
2009-12-31 Majority of physicians think EMRs can compromise patients' safety 0 5
2009-12-31 Young hunters most likely to suffer serious injuries in tree stand-related incidents than older ones 0 5
2009-12-31 Rh-negative blood supply prioritized as tri-state area braces for winter months 0 None
2009-12-31 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan includes U-M Health System in Medicare Advantage PPO plan 0 None
2009-12-31 HealthPartners programs reduce medical expenses by more than $137 million 0 None
2009-12-31 HTA acquires Smyth Professional Building in Maryland 0 None
2009-12-31 FREEDRUGCARD.US launches new Rx savings program to reduce prescription drug prices 1 None
2009-12-31 AGD Web portal offers handy tips on oral health care 0 None
2009-12-31 Medicine At Work introduces telemedicine workplace clinic program in Atlanta 0 None
2009-12-31 St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital renews campus-wide contract for Masimo SET pulse oximetry technology 0 None
2009-12-31 Idaho Department of Insurance to review denied health insurance claims 0 None
2009-12-31 Food addiction remains largely ignored but can be easily overcome, says psychologist 0 None
2009-12-31 Maple Grove Hospital opened on schedule 0 5
2009-12-31 FLDIC completes merger and acquisition of PPIC 0 None
2009-12-30 Memorial Blood Centers selected as blood supplier for New Maple Grove Hospital 0 None
2009-12-30 CLSI and APHL announce 2010 educational teleconferences 0 None
2009-12-30 PIMS returns more than $104,000 in experience credit payments 0 None
2009-12-30 RNAO calls for entries to its 12th annual Awards for Excellence in Health-Care 0 None
2009-12-30 Popping a bottle of bubbly can be dangerous to health, says Ophthalmologist 0 None
2009-12-30 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia SDU delivers babies prenatally diagnosed with complex birth defects 0 None
2009-12-30 Tele-ICU system not linked to overall hospital mortality 0 None
2009-12-30 Current commercial EMR's better for billable events rather than care coordination 0 None
2009-12-30 Experts release recommendations to help adults bolster their cognitive health 0 None
2009-12-30 The Breema Center to host Breema Winter Intensive program 0 None
2009-12-30 Lakeshore General Hospital restricts patient visits as a result of bacterial outbreak 0 None
2009-12-30 NRG Energy signs contract to provide energy services to UMCPP 0 None
2009-12-30 FHCE provides answers to workers to fully benefit from health coverage 0 None
2009-12-30 Majority of Americans fail at keeping their New Years resolutions to lose weight and get in shape 0 None
2009-12-30 ACC files complaint against HHS Secretary in U.S. District Court 0 None
2009-12-30 Americans willing to consider significant changes in Medicare program, finds report 0 None
2009-12-30 Majority of small business owners do not support public health care option 0 None
2009-12-30 Spectranetics illegally imports unapproved medical devices, agrees to pay $5M for resolving allegations 0 None
2009-12-29 CSL Behring awards four advocacy grants to patient organizations in the U.S. 0 None
2009-12-29 JAMA: New series on caring for the aging patient 0 None
2009-12-29 "America's Wellness Challenge" campaign to motivate people to change their health habits 0 None
2009-12-29 GeckoSystems Intl. comments on's mobile robot solutions article 0 None
2009-12-29 Poland Spring Water supports Kingfield helipad construction 0 None
2009-12-29 Managing overwhelming multiple medications, Medco offers free guide for America's seniors 0 None
2009-12-29 CAMFT encourages people to focus on emotional health in 2010 0 None
2009-12-29 Employers pay close attention to health care legislation developments, according to MetLife 0 None
2009-12-29 BHS implements Greenway Medical Technologies' fully-integrated EHR solution 0 None
2009-12-29 Providence Service comments on the landmark healthcare legislation passed by the Senate 0 None
2009-12-29 Aetna and WellPoint are first national health plans to earn CORE Phase II certification 0 None
2009-12-29 ABCs for good health 0 None
2009-12-29 eHealthInsurance releases tips to provide consumers with year-end health insurance checkup 0 None
2009-12-29 Cholesterol expert offers simple resolutions and advice for staying heart healthy in New Year 0 None
2009-12-28 Genesys Health System to pay $669,413 over Medicare false claim allegations 0 5
2009-12-28 Medical treatment and evacuation during international travel 0 None
2009-12-28 Disability lawyers upgrade Social Security Disability Law website 1 None
2009-12-28 BPC supports passage of health care bill 0 5
2009-12-28 Data comparing non-group health insurance premiums of eHealth and subsidized COBRA premiums released 0 None
2009-12-28 Senate health care bill will increase patient access and help create high-wage, high-value jobs 0 None
2009-12-28 CAPG lauds passage of federal health care reform legislation 0 5
2009-12-28 DNC Chairman's statement on health care reform legislation 0 None
2009-12-28 Health care coverage expansion requires government monitoring of medical and insurance industries: Consumer Watchdog 0 None
2009-12-28 Senate's health care reform passage, a progress toward accessible health care coverage for all 1 None
2009-12-28 Flawed health care bill must be improved, says National Partnership for Women & Families 0 None
2009-12-28 New MAATS 2.0 application enables easier linkage of students and their families to the Medi-Cal program 0 None
2009-12-28 AARP supports passage of healthcare reform 0 None
2009-12-28 Family Research Council president comments on passage of the health care reform bill 0 None
2009-12-28 APA commends the U.S. Senate for its historic passage of legislation 0 None
2009-12-28 Also in Global Health news: Food shortages in Eritrea; Kenya HIV testing; aid in Malawi, Nepal; U.S. agriculture appointment 0 None
2009-12-28 APHA supports passing of healthcare reform legislation 0 None
2009-12-28 Masimo expands corporate headquarters 0 None
2009-12-28 Blog underlines link between fitness and healthcare outcomes 0 None
2009-12-28 GOP assails 'widely hated legislation' 0 None
2009-12-27 USCM felicitates U.S. Senate on passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 0 None
2009-12-27 Opinion: Food aid; HIV vaccine, microbicide research; Global Tobacco Surveillance 0 None
2009-12-27 PhRMA applauds Senate for passing health care reform 0 None
2009-12-27 AMA supports passage of Senate health care reform bill 0 None
2009-12-27 Medicare reimbursement for DXA tests restored 0 None
2009-12-27 AARP commends passing of health care reform; looks forward to improve legislation in conference committee 0 None
2009-12-27 Both Democrats and Republicans plan blitz to shape public perceptions 0 None
2009-12-27 Sen. Byrd casts vote for 'my friend' Ted Kennedy 0 None
2009-12-24 Obama says liberal critics are overlooking gains in health bill 0 None
2009-12-24 Children's Health Fund lauds Reid over release of the final Senate health care legislation 0 None
2009-12-24 National Alliance for Hispanic Health urges Congress to support passage of health insurance reform bill 0 None
2009-12-24 ANA President: Victory for advocates of meaningful health care reform 0 4
2009-12-24 Senate passage of health insurance reform bill: Speaker Nancy Pelosi issues statement 0 None
2009-12-24 Senate approves health care bill 0 None
2009-12-24 Senate bill fails the American people, says ACLJ 0 5
2009-12-24 AHIP CEO comments on passage of Senate health care reform legislation 0 5
2009-12-24 American Diabetes Association lauds passage of health reform in the Senate 0 None
2009-12-24 New series of 30-second PSAs on getting vaccinated against H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-12-24 Senate action for expanding health care coverage commended by Aetna 0 None
2009-12-24 Glendale Chamber of Commerce honors Lakeside Medical Organization 0 None
2009-12-24 Chicago Magazine names Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's Mary Keen as one of Chicago's top doctors 0 None
2009-12-24 The George Washington University announces Telemedicine Fellowship program 0 None
2009-12-24 Health Partners receives NCQA Accreditation 0 None
2009-12-24 Calorie disclosure requirement in healthcare reform legislation ineffective and expensive, says VMI 0 None
2009-12-24 Major hospitals adopt MedeAnalytics' PAI solution to improve patient experience 0 None
2009-12-24 Continuation of federal UC benefits and health insurance assistance for Pennsylvanians 0 None
2009-12-24 ACS awarded 2009 'Best in KLAS' ranking in national healthcare survey 0 None
2009-12-24 Eclipsys acute care EMR retains its No. 2 ranking in KLAS awards 0 None
2009-12-24 "Tan Tax" will hurt middle-class women and women-owned businesses 4 5
2009-12-24 Increase in COBRA health care plan enrollment rates among subsidy-eligible employees 0 None
2009-12-24 Philadelphia Insurance Companies to offer Chiropractor's Malpractice Insurance 0 None
2009-12-24 The Concord Coalition discusses fiscal risks in health care reform 0 None
2009-12-24 Data compare CORBA premiums and non-group health insurance options in Texas 0 None
2009-12-24 Michele Obama visits Children's National Medical Center 0 None
2009-12-24 CPF, ATS and health groups launch campaign to raise awareness on lung health 0 None
2009-12-24 Oklahoma's largest health insurer redesigns web site 0 None
2009-12-24 Terri McCormick's statement on Senate healthcare reform bill 0 5
2009-12-24 Data compares non-group health insurance and COBRA premiums 0 None
2009-12-24 Growing public health threat from surge in drug-resistant strains of acinetobacter 0 None
2009-12-24 Drug companies winners of the American prescription drug debate 0 None
2009-12-24 Study evaluates anemia treatment approaches adopted by different specialists 0 None
2009-12-24 Union Bank and AHA announce new sponsorship agreement 0 None
2009-12-24 NPAF impressed with progress on health care reform 0 None
2009-12-24 FRC Action launches campaign to protest Senate health care bill 0 None
2009-12-24 National Council on Aging favors Senate health reform bill 0 None
2009-12-24 PDI awarded contract sales engagement with Top 5 pharmaceutical company 0 None
2009-12-24 Senate rejects mass importation of medicine from Canada 0 None
2009-12-24 Schumer's hunting trip with Nelson; Reid gets a hero's welcome 0 None
2009-12-24 False Claims Act allegations: Visiting Physicians Association to pay $9.5M 0 None
2009-12-24 White House does not expect conference bill before State of the Union speech 0 None
2009-12-24 Obama defends health bill in Oval Office interview 0 None
2009-12-24 Angelica partners with HSC to provide quality healthcare for Haitian community 0 None
2009-12-24 States slash budgets including cuts in health programs 0 None
2009-12-24 Opinions: Doctors in developing nations; foreign aid 0 None
2009-12-24 Lawmakers, public take aim at deal struck for Sen. Nelson 0 None
2009-12-24 VOA News examines obstetric fistula in Africa 0 None
2009-12-24 AARP calls on Senators to vote in favor of health care reform bill 0 None
2009-12-24 HHS announces additional grant programs to support health IT workforce 0 None
2009-12-24 Republicans bitter about deals, resigned about likely overhaul passage 0 None
2009-12-24 LA hospital illustrates dilemma of expensive end of life care 0 None
2009-12-23 Lawmakers brace for conference as House Liberals vow not to give in on key issues 0 None
2009-12-23 Nursing shortage awaits baby boomers 0 None
2009-12-23 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-23 Industries brace for health overhaul as Senate nears deal 0 None
2009-12-23 Health overhaul will keep insurers from dropping people after they become too expensive 0 None
2009-12-23 Costs of health overhaul may be felt before benefits accrue 0 None
2009-12-23 CBO questions democratic claims on Medicare savings 0 None
2009-12-23 Also in global health news: Sexual violence in DRC; anti-gay legislation; counterfeit drugs in Kenya 0 None
2009-12-23 An FDA 'ambiguity' means patients get unapproved devices 0 None
2009-12-23 AAAP celebrates 10-year anniversary of its California Eldercare Initiative 0 None
2009-12-23 BIO-key International's biometric identity solutions now support Windows Terminal Services and Citrix Clients 0 None
2009-12-23 SNM urges Congress to implement long-term solution for medical reimbursement rates 0 None
2009-12-23 ABBM grants certification for medical community who treats obesity and related conditions 1 None
2009-12-23 TGLN responds to CIHI report on organ donation 0 None
2009-12-23 Mediware Information Systems introduces new system interface to the U.S. Biovigilance Network 0 None
2009-12-23 New CIHI study highlights that Canada needs to retrieve more organs for transplants 0 None
2009-12-23 CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation for Aldagen 0 None
2009-12-23 Implications of physician-assisted suicide for people with disabilities 0 None
2009-12-23 Somnia announces Webinar Series to reduce anesthesia expenses and improve revenue and quality 0 None
2009-12-23 H.R. 3590 will drive up private health insurance costs, state NAHU and CAHU 0 None
2009-12-23 Poverty and dropout rates as important as smoking problem in the U.S. 0 None
2009-12-23 URAC announces its new Consumer Education Initiative 0 None
2009-12-23 Benefits of dispatcher-assisted bystander CPR outweigh potential injury risks 0 None
2009-12-23 US Oncology to host webinar to discover how new legislation will impact cancer care in 2010 0 None
2009-12-23 MSU researchers expand global health outreach 0 None
2009-12-23 Hispanics should consider healthy sight as a key resolution for New Year 0 None
2009-12-23 Bishops urge Congress and the Administration to fashion health care reform legislation 0 None
2009-12-23 IBM Global Financing enters into agreements with four leading EHR providers 0 None
2009-12-23 Senate health bill: A tremendous step forward for Hispanic Americans 0 None
2009-12-23 St. John Health System to pay over $13M for settling False Claims Act allegations 0 None
2009-12-23 UMHC activates Philips VISICU eICU Program to care for critically ill patients 0 None
2009-12-23 Riverside Medical Center launches new diabetes prevention program 0 None
2009-12-23 Magnetic stimulation therapy can treat depression 0 None
2009-12-23 Cardiac rehabilitation improves survival rate in heart attack patients 0 None
2009-12-23 New study identifies challenges in end-of-life care 0 None
2009-12-23 InstaMed Platform and Network product achieves CORE Phase II rules certification 0 None
2009-12-23 Macomb County Health Department announces 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccination program 0 None
2009-12-22 CompCare to provide managed behavioral health services for Universal Health Care Group members 0 None
2009-12-22 Lakeridge Health's NP wins Jerry Gerow Nurse Practitioner Award 0 None
2009-12-22 Government of Canada funds for new RMH Toronto project 0 None
2009-12-22 New study provides domestic model for low-cost, high-quality surgical care 0 None
2009-12-22 LA BioMed physician-researchers named Super Doctors in the Los Angeles Magazine 0 None
2009-12-22 GOP agrees to move up final Senate vote on health care bill to early Christmas Eve 0 None
2009-12-22 Baucus vows to have health overhaul bill to President's desk by State of the Union 0 None
2009-12-22 Obama denies that he compromised too much on health care bill 0 None
2009-12-22 Opinions: Community-based health care models; U.S. leadership in reproductive health care 0 None
2009-12-22 Ottawa Citizen examines water, sanitation in East Africa 0 None
2009-12-22 Sausage-making greases overhaul votes and fuels criticisms 0 None
2009-12-22 Also in Global Health news: HIV prevention in China; Global Fund in Philippines; drug-resistant TB; U.S. stance on anti-gay legislation 0 None
2009-12-22 MSF report names malnutrition, inadequate funds for HIV/AIDS, neglected diseases among top humanitarian crises of 2009 0 None
2009-12-22 Local leaders react to Senate health overhaul bill 0 None
2009-12-22 Disability-related problems continue to rise among older adults 0 None
2009-12-22 Lawmakers hope to combine Senate, House health reform bills quickly 0 None
2009-12-22 Senators keep health bill's Christmas Eve timeline on track 0 None
2009-12-22 How health reform might affect 'Young Invincibles' 0 None
2009-12-22 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-22 Difficult issues will remain even if Senate Democrats pass health bill 0 None
2009-12-22 Obama signs COBRA subsidy extension for laid-off workers 0 None
2009-12-22 Obama praises Senate for clearing key health care hurdle 0 None
2009-12-22 Lobbying set for a record year fueled in part by health care debate 0 None
2009-12-22 Political parties try to shape public opinion on health care 0 None
2009-12-22 Republicans blast Senate deal-making; contemplate delays 0 None
2009-12-22 Big hospitals amass cash, criticism 0 None
2009-12-22 AMA backs latest Senate bill 0 None
2009-12-22 First Edition: December 22, 2009 0 None
2009-12-22 Monarch Staffing awards new contracts for Registered Nurse Services and Psychiatric Technician Services 0 None
2009-12-22 NRF expresses disappointment at the Senate’s early morning vote on health care reform legislation 0 None
2009-12-22 Specialists On Call achieves telemedicine milestone 0 None
2009-12-22 Elysium Internet brings performance-based patient acquisition program to NYC 0 None
2009-12-22 Patients in dialysis centers demonstrated better clinical results after acquired by DaVita, study shows 0 None
2009-12-22 AARP applauds Senate for moving health care reform forward 0 None
2009-12-22 Projects In Knowledge provides support for local, national, and global organizations 0 None
2009-12-22 Prescription medication at lower costs for Oregon state agency employees 0 None
2009-12-22 Aviation-based training can improve patient safety 0 None
2009-12-22 Web-based CME courses to educate physicians on drug industry offered by FSMB Foundation 0 None
2009-12-22 New Medicare Advantage PPO plan launched by Clear One Health Plans 0 None
2009-12-22 AADA lauds indoor tanning tax in the health system reform legislation 0 3
2009-12-22 Seniors concerned over cost and coverage in 2010 Medicare enrollment plans 0 None
2009-12-22 Health care reform legislation will increase premiums for New Yorkers 0 None
2009-12-22 Cinergy Health expresses concern over Senate healthcare vote 0 None
2009-12-22 US Family Health Plan achieves 2009 member satisfaction 0 None
2009-12-22 School intervention programs may promote psychological well-being among adolescents 0 None
2009-12-22 ONE launches clinical software and business services for medical billing companies and physician groups 0 None
2009-12-22 DMC launches Dental Optimizer, a free online application connected to Microsoft HealthVault 0 5
2009-12-22 Persistent disparities exist in melanoma diagnosis 0 None
2009-12-22 Revel Consulting launches Healthcare Practice to improve healthcare quality 0 None
2009-12-22 Medical students from TCOM offer health screening for homeless 0 None
2009-12-22 Rural Health Institute receives funds to expand telemedicine in rural Alabama 0 None
2009-12-22 Amedisys recognized as top investment pick by Fortune magazine 0 None
2009-12-22 US Family Health Plan receives Dr. Lowell G. Daun Award 0 None
2009-12-22 IBM announces new Research collaboratory in Taiwan 0 None
2009-12-22 Garcia Research and Santiago ROI launch ongoing tracking service for Hispanic community 0 None
2009-12-22 HQP enters into agreement with Aetna to provide nurse care management services 0 None
2009-12-22 U.S. Senate's vote on health care reform would end costs and discriminatory insurance company practices 0 None
2009-12-22 Gilbert Hospital conducts gift-giving drive for employees and community residents 0 None
2009-12-22 CHG Healthcare Services placed among global elite corporate training programs 0 None
2009-12-22 Transport medicine service reaches agreement with paramedics' union 0 None
2009-12-22 AMA supports amended Senate health system reform bill 0 None
2009-12-22 Interactive Health Partner expands fitness tracking capabilities with Garmin running and fitness devices 0 None
2009-12-22 Eldercare Home Health says HST can raise seniors’ healthcare costs 0 None
2009-12-22 Ascent Healthcare Solutions introduces CE credit programs for sustainable healthcare solutions 0 None
2009-12-22 DR Systems announces eight new contracts with U.S. healthcare facilities 0 None
2009-12-22 Briggs Medical Service Company files lawsuit against Veridian Healthcare 0 None
2009-12-22 SBE Council: Senate health care bill continues to ignore the plight of U.S. small businesses 0 None
2009-12-22 U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group acquires four HealthForce Occupational Medicine centers in Seattle 0 None
2009-12-21 New West Physicians to provide health care services for Humana members 0 None
2009-12-21 EMSC acquires U.S. anesthesiology service providers 0 None
2009-12-21 BAE Systems signs agreement with Marathon Health to provide onsite health services 0 None
2009-12-21 Task force's role in reform bills draws scrutiny in the wake of mammography guidelines 0 None
2009-12-21 KHN column: The Senate bill saves families money 0 None
2009-12-21 Winners, losers examined in Senate health bill tax treatment, insurer regulations 0 None
2009-12-21 Technologies for optimizing medication adherence in older adults needed 0 None
2009-12-21 Senate Democrats win overnight procedural vote; move one step closer to approving health bill by Christmas 0 None
2009-12-21 Health insurance industry reports decline in net income 0 None
2009-12-21 Requirement for Americans to get insurance is central to health overhaul 0 None
2009-12-21 Reid's fight to get 60 votes dims Liberals' hopes of compromises in conference committee 0 None
2009-12-21 ValueOptions employs TriZetto’s Clinical CareAdvance application 0 None
2009-12-21 Democrats seek to regulate how insurers spend their customers' money 0 None
2009-12-21 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-21 First Edition: December 21, 2009 0 None
2009-12-21 Elysium Internet launches new Chiropractor directory 0 None
2009-12-21 MEDNAX acquires neonatal physician group in Louisiana 0 None
2009-12-21 Leicester doctor becomes President of International Federation for Emergency Medicine 0 None
2009-12-21 Manager's amendment does not alleviate Americans' problems, says FRC 0 None
2009-12-21 New Manager's amendment holds tax burdens that may raise Missouri premiums and subsidize other states 0 None
2009-12-21 FreedomWorks opposes proposed health care legislation 0 None
2009-12-21 Direct primary care amendment may offer affordable health care options for Americans 0 None
2009-12-21 Abortion compromise does not address core problem in Senate health bill, says Cardinal DiNardo 0 None
2009-12-21 Senate bill, a bad medicine and bad policy, say Medical groups 0 None
2009-12-21 FRC opposes Senator Reid's bill 2 None
2009-12-21 Statement on Senate health care reform legislation released by Karen Ignagni 0 None
2009-12-21 With deal in hand, Senate Dems proceed on health bill 0 None
2009-12-21 Nelson becomes the 60th vote as Senate Dems plod through a snowy work Saturday 0 None
2009-12-21 Final Senate health bill includes many last-minute changes 0 None
2009-12-21 Senate compromise amendment to health reform bill includes Small Business provisions 0 None
2009-12-20 How the Senate health reform deal happened 0 None
2009-12-19 XSPA Profile of SAML and XSPA Profile of XACML approved as OASIS Standards for Healthcare 0 None
2009-12-19 Data released by CIHI supports CNA's vision on nursing and health 0 None
2009-12-19 $4.2M Medicare fraud: Three Detroit-area residents plead guilty 0 None
2009-12-19 'Help is Here Express' helps uninsured and financially-struggling patients with free prescription medicines 0 None
2009-12-19 HHS Secretary releases new report highlighting health insurance reform 0 None
2009-12-19 SUPPORT tools for evidence-informed health policymaking 0 None
2009-12-19 Majority of young adults support health reform legislation, says survey 0 None
2009-12-19 Only half of eligible heart failure patients receive implantable devices 0 None
2009-12-19 Pennsylvania pro-lifers to hold vigil at Senator Casey's home until the vote for cloture 0 None
2009-12-19 GSA publication focuses on health disparities minority elders face 0 None
2009-12-19 Medica's clinic-based chronic care management program delivers promising results 0 None
2009-12-19 HHS announces $60M to address barriers in adopting health IT 0 None
2009-12-19 Latest issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing shows how nursing education has changed over the years 0 None
2009-12-19 InHealth to further understand socioeconomic impact of medical devices and diagnostics 0 None
2009-12-19 AAPS: Withdraw the healthcare reform bill 0 None
2009-12-19 Medical liability concerns lead to overprescription of antibiotics 0 4.5
2009-12-19 NPRC urges Senators to work for final passage of the health care reform bill 1 None
2009-12-19 Senate Dems face GOP delays -- and snow -- in the next days of the health overhaul debate 0 None
2009-12-18 Health care bill "compromise" proposal on abortion morally unacceptable, says Galveston-Houston Archbishop 0 None
2009-12-18 Changes needed in healthcare reform legislation to prevent senior citizens and the disabled 0 None
2009-12-18 WHO sponsors event at Copenhagen conference to highlight climate change effect on public health 0 None
2009-12-18 Canada Health Infoway reaches a PSA with Agfa HealthCare for its IMPAX 6 PACS and DI-r systems 0 None
2009-12-18 Recent releases in Global Health 0 2
2009-12-18 Opinion: Uganda anti-gay bill; Shah confirmation 1 None
2009-12-18 National Journal examines USAID administrator nominee's experience, prospects at the Agency 0 None
2009-12-18 H1N1 cases still increasing in many countries; WHO to begin shipping donated vaccines within weeks 0 None
2009-12-18 Wisconsin cuts $600 million from Medicaid budget, still faces deficit 0 None
2009-12-18 Laid-off workers may get COBRA help before Christmas 0 None
2009-12-18 Health overhaul could worsen doctor shortages 0 None
2009-12-18 VA apologizes for faulty prostate-cancer program in Pa. but denies radiation violations 1 5
2009-12-18 Roundup of health policy research and analyses 0 None
2009-12-18 Health industry revenue up 5.7 percent, some seniors head south for care 0 None
2009-12-18 The backstories of politicians scrambling on health legislation 0 None
2009-12-18 COBRA extension moves forward - in defense appropriations bill 0 None
2009-12-18 A selection of today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-18 Republicans oppose military spending to delay health bill 0 None
2009-12-18 Labor leaders term Senate health bill 'inadequate' 0 None
2009-12-18 Senate health bill relies on government regulation to expand coverage 0 None
2009-12-18 White House stung by Liberal health bill backlash 0 None
2009-12-18 Senate leaders in hot pursuit of the elusive 60th vote: Ben Nelson 0 None
2009-12-18 TeamStaff awarded a five-year contract to provide nurse staffing to a military retirement facility 0 None
2009-12-18 Leerink Swann announces availability of its 2010 healthcare investment outlook report 0 None
2009-12-18 Allied Healthcare International increases its presence across London Boroughs, secures 3-year contract 0 None
2009-12-18 Congress lifts federal ban on needle exchange programs 0 None
2009-12-18 ABC News should focus more on integrity, says National Center for Public Policy Research 0 None
2009-12-18 First Edition: December 18, 2009 0 None
2009-12-18 NCD to address disability-related issues at next quarterly meeting 0 None
2009-12-18 NYSSA’s market forecast luncheon to include a focus on healthcare 0 None
2009-12-18 NHCAA, LearnSomething partner to develop a fraud, waste and abuse compliance training solution 0 None
2009-12-18 One quarter of Detroit-area Arab Americans reported personal or familial abuse since 9/11 0 5
2009-12-18 MedLink International guarantees to meet "Meaningful Use" guidelines for its EHR products 0 4
2009-12-18 SAIC receives multiple-award contract to support BUMED throughout the U.S. 0 None
2009-12-18 Government not held accountable for keeping nurses safe during SARS, Supreme Court denies appeal 0 None
2009-12-18 White paper discussing investment opportunities related to the U.S. healthcare reform released 0 None
2009-12-18 A program to reduce depression and isolation among the elderly during holiday season 0 None
2009-12-18 Three New York home health agencies to pay $24M for resolving Medicaid and Medicare fraud allegations 0 None
2009-12-18 CHA's statements on ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009’ 0 None
2009-12-18 Joe Chimera, the 25th person to receive MEP Certification from PHII 0 None
2009-12-18 Medicare expenditures less for POHs compared to non-POHs, says new study 0 None
2009-12-18 Fine print of Senate health reform bill would lead to pre-emption of state patient protection laws 0 None
2009-12-18 AHF praises California Assembly members' initiative to protect state’s AIDS drug program funding 0 None
2009-12-18 Private Health Management offers health care to travelers anywhere around the world 0 5
2009-12-18 First IOF Regional Osteoporosis Meeting in the Asia Pacific region 0 None
2009-12-18 2010 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research open for nomination 0 None
2009-12-18 Medicare buy-in can provide significant savings for seniors, says 2008 CBO report 0 None
2009-12-18 New issue brief discussing importance of strengthening independent Medicare commission released 0 None
2009-12-18 Survey indicates low EMR use among U.S. physicians 0 None
2009-12-18 S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic completes one year 0 None
2009-12-18 TSI organizes clinical, research and educational programs 0 None
2009-12-18 Priority Health launches new line of wellness packages for companies 0 None
2009-12-18 LaserBand signs agreement to provide patient ID wristbands for Premier’s ASCEND members 0 1
2009-12-18 IASIS Healthcare achieves DNV accreditation 0 None
2009-12-18 Healthnostics' MedGuardian system targets the needs of hospitalists 0 None
2009-12-18 Healthcare Trust of America to acquire medical office building for $10,775,000 0 None
2009-12-18 ELH offers vision product line for North Carolina and Tennessee employers 0 None
2009-12-18 AANS and CNS oppose Senate healthcare reform 0 None
2009-12-17 Full Accreditation in Health Utilization Management awarded to DNA Direct 0 None
2009-12-17 Union issues report regarding so-called 'cadillac tax' 0 None
2009-12-17 APHS: Senate needs to move quickly on health reform and reduce death and disability in the US 0 None
2009-12-17 Sen. Nelson rejects abortion compromise 0 None
2009-12-17 Also in Global Health news: Hospital births in Guinea-Bissau; drought in E. Africa; drug-resistant malaria; U.S. response to H1N1 0 None
2009-12-17 KHN column: Losing the real health care debate 0 None
2009-12-17 HHS money targets chronic disease management for seniors 0 None
2009-12-17 PEPFAR decisions to be grounded in scientific evidence, Goosby says 0 None
2009-12-17 Report estimates how many would gain coverage under senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-17 African AIDS vaccine conference addresses future trials in Africa, lower participation rates among women 0 None
2009-12-17 Obama says government will go bankrupt without health reforms to rein in costs 0 None
2009-12-17 USAID administrator nominee to meet with Sen. Coburn 0 None
2009-12-17 Landrieu and Klobuchar announce support for health bill 0 None
2009-12-17 Medicaid woes lead to a creative solution in Utah, cuts in Kansas 0 None
2009-12-17 Obama signs $447B omnibus spending bill 0 None
2009-12-17 A selection of today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-17 Senate health reform vote by Christmas in doubt as sides draw lines 0 None
2009-12-17 Reform issues in play: Selling insurance across state lines, Medicare’s doughnut hole 0 None
2009-12-17 Federal tech panel still defining electronic health records terminology 1 None
2009-12-17 Lieberman's health care move still reverberating 0 None
2009-12-17 House votes to extend COBRA benefits, delay Medicare physician pay cuts 0 None
2009-12-17 Pelosi signals openness to bill without public option, others also eye possibilities 0 None
2009-12-17 Pelosi signals openness to bill without public option but progressives chafe 0 None
2009-12-17 First Edition: December 17, 2009 0 None
2009-12-17 Obama meeting designed to boost Reid's effort to pass health bill 0 None
2009-12-17 HCC Medical Insurance Services develops business and customer relationships through social media 0 None
2009-12-17 LA dentist offers special service packages for Christmas season 0 None
2009-12-17 FRC Action hosts corporate prayer on health care overhaul bill 1 None
2009-12-17 Majority of Americans want businesses to invest in health issues 0 None
2009-12-17 New comparison of subsidized COBRA premiums and non-group health insurance premiums 0 None
2009-12-17 Health Research Institute presents top 10 issues in the upcoming year 0 None
2009-12-17 Pennsylvania's Patient Safety Advisory targets complications during pregnancy and childbirth 0 None
2009-12-17 Quantros launches new healthcare IT consulting division 0 None
2009-12-17 RehabCare Group receives approval to acquire St. Agnes Long-Term Care Hospital 0 None
2009-12-17 Healthcare sector achieves modest revenue growth in 2008 0 None
2009-12-17 HCRS awarded a contract to support AETC with medical records coding and training services 0 None
2009-12-17 Interactive conference session focuses on strengths and weaknesses of new trends in drug benefit plan design 0 None
2009-12-17 New study shows families, not doctors, raise the issue of prayer 0 None
2009-12-17 Californian children’s health shows consistent improvement, but recession can undermine gains 0 None
2009-12-17 Proposed health care legislation to set new standards in employer-based insurance system 0 None
2009-12-17 New learning collaborative for healthcare organizations 0 None
2009-12-17 ARNMD meeting examines psychological and neurological aspects of PTSDs and traumatic brain injuries 0 None
2009-12-17 CIHR experts offer suggestions for stress-free holiday 0 None
2009-12-17 National medical societies launch multi-state advertising campaign to oppose current health care bill 0 None
2009-12-17 JCTM established to advance new research toward clinical applications 0 None
2009-12-17 Flowers can uplift patients’ mood and reduce pain and anxiety 0 None
2009-12-17 Siemens Healthcare announces series of flexible financing solutions for healthcare providers 0 None
2009-12-17 Hospitals increase charity care with customized scoring solution 0 None
2009-12-17 Thermo Fisher Scientific selected as NCS biological and environmental sample repository partner 0 None
2009-12-17 $15 million federal funds for new cancer research program 0 None
2009-12-17 HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces $27 million to help older individuals with chronic conditions 0 None
2009-12-17 ChromoCure's new Southeast Research Center to be based in Aventura, Florida 0 None
2009-12-16 Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic team up to explore metabolic syndrome 0 None
2009-12-16 The White House reject Dean's challenge to Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-16 Senate stalls amidst GOP delay maneuver 0 None
2009-12-16 Obama: Government 'will go bankrupt' without health reform 0 None
2009-12-16 Medical device makers divided over reduced tax 0 None
2009-12-16 Obama 'cautiously optimistic' on reform after meeting with Senate Democrats 0 None
2009-12-16 More details emerge about UNITAID's plan for patent pool for HIV/AIDS drugs 0 None
2009-12-16 Hospital, physician lobbyists fought Medicare buy-in proposal 0 None
2009-12-16 Major Medicare fraud crackdown in 3 states 0 None
2009-12-16 A selection of today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-16 On and off Capitol Hill, politicians are taking positions on health bill 0 None
2009-12-16 Senate Democrats trying to push health reform bill ahead 0 None
2009-12-16 Reid assures Medicare Part D 'doughnut hole' will be closed 0 None
2009-12-16 Mission Health System to implement RIVA 0 None
2009-12-16 States battle budget cuts and recession 0 None
2009-12-16 Lieberman assures Democrats of his support but ties with party are fraying 0 None
2009-12-16 Business concerns focus of Obama's holiday party lobbying 0 None
2009-12-16 ACI survey: 48% of Americans oppose the Senate bill 0 None
2009-12-16 Liberals agitated by compromise, but appear to back health reform 0 None
2009-12-16 Poll: Public cooling to health reform as debate drags on 0 None
2009-12-16 Tea Party protestors rally against health bills at Capitol protest 0 None
2009-12-16 Immigrants lose lawsuit against hospital in Atlanta 0 None
2009-12-16 Amendment to allow drug importation fails in Senate 0 None
2009-12-16 Cost-effective alternative to original Medicare or Medicare supplement plan for Syracuse-area residents 0 None
2009-12-16 Thomson Reuters delivers a comprehensive HIE technology platform with analytic capabilities 0 None
2009-12-16 MDPathways and RNPathways launched to tackle healthcare recruitment and staffing issues 0 5
2009-12-16 First Edition: December 16, 2009 0 None
2009-12-16 New passing standard for the NCLEX-RN Examination 9 4
2009-12-16 HealthInsight and HealthMedia join to deliver Internet-based Digital Coaching solutions 0 None
2009-12-16 HHS to provide H1N1 response update on December 17, 2009 0 None
2009-12-16 New research building at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia receives LEED certification 0 None
2009-12-16 GlobalHealth Education & Training service established to meet growing demand in healthcare 0 5
2009-12-16 AARP says bipartisan amendment can bring down medication costs 0 None
2009-12-16 Senator discusses small business amendments in health bill 0 None
2009-12-16 Food and Health Bureau invites EOI from Hong Kong in developing private hospitals 0 None
2009-12-16 Consumer Watchdog calls for preserving state authority, ban on annual benefit limits and effective rate regulation 0 None
2009-12-16 Challenges U.S. and U.K. cancer patients face in gaining access to expensive treatments 0 None
2009-12-16 Patient who received Total Artificial Heart and dual transplant celebrates Christmas 0 None
2009-12-16 New York Times highlights shortfalls in transplant patient immunosuppressive drug coverage 0 None
2009-12-16 Thirty indicted over $61M Medicare fraud 0 None
2009-12-16 Spiritual care can improve outcomes in terminally ill cancer patients 0 None
2009-12-16 VA and Department of Defense clinical practice guidelines for mTBI 0 None
2009-12-16 Our Lady of Lourdes Health Care Services to pay U.S. $7.95M for resolving Medicare fraud allegations 0 None
2009-12-16 Pharmaceutical manufacturers controlling health reform debate, Senate disallows prescription drug import 0 None
2009-12-16 CDHPs deliver quality and accessible health coverage at lower costs 0 None
2009-12-16 Physicians support EHR use, but privacy breaches remain an issue 0 None
2009-12-16 Senate Democrats vote against tax amendment 0 None
2009-12-16 New method to improve accuracy of estimated blood loss 0 None
2009-12-16 MERI's EMS disaster training courses to be offered to paramedics and EMTs 0 None
2009-12-16 Post-surgical infections raise healthcare expenditures 0 None
2009-12-16 Prostate cancer tests promised but not delivered 0 None
2009-12-16 Health information training dispels myths and promotes health awareness 0 None
2009-12-16 Nebraska Medicare beneficiaries to make important decisions about their health coverage 0 None
2009-12-16 NREF supports new post-residency fellowship grant program 0 4
2009-12-16 CPA introduces 10 resolutions and rules to help people live healthy life 0 None
2009-12-16 University of Florida obtains stimulus grant to establish ataxia consortium 0 None
2009-12-16 MU researcher says older American women face unique barriers in healthcare 0 None
2009-12-16 TRAPPC9 as gene may be associated with intellectual disability world-wide, scientists identify 0 None
2009-12-15 Vangent to implement SSO and Context Management capability in Military Health System 0 None
2009-12-15 FDA opens third city post in Latin America 0 None
2009-12-15 Lieberman ready to support health bill without Medicare buy-in or public option 0 None
2009-12-15 Hoyer: House could pass health bill without public option 0 None
2009-12-15 Patient advocate to discuss provisions in current health bills 0 None
2009-12-15 White House report says health reform will cut cost growth 0 None
2009-12-15 U.S. questions California's CHIP program; Milwaukee schools face rising retiree health care costs 0 None
2009-12-15 News outlets check the facts and explain health care reform 0 None
2009-12-15 Increased funds lead to 'significant progress' in global malaria fight, WHO report says 0 None
2009-12-15 Wild poliovirus reaches more African countries in 2009, WHO official says 0 None
2009-12-15 A selection of opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-15 Also in Global Health news: Drug trafficking in Kenya; violence in S. Sudan; Uganda bill; sleeping sickness 0 None
2009-12-15 Questions raised on health bills' affordability, cost savings 0 None
2009-12-15 Obama urgently pushes lawmakers to pass reform bill 0 None
2009-12-15 CALSTAR 6 recognised with the "Thermal Angel Lifesaver of the Year Award" 0 5
2009-12-15 Democrats say victorious Lieberman flip-flopped on Medicare buy-in 1 None
2009-12-15 VA struggles to provide better care for increasing numbers of younger, female veterans 0 None
2009-12-15 Contentious party politics consume health care debate 0 None
2009-12-15 Prescription drug import amendment divides Senate Democrats 0 None
2009-12-15 Kidney drug plan divides transplant and dialysis supporters 0 None
2009-12-15 After tense meeting, Dems likely to ditch Medicare buy-in plan in health bill 0 None
2009-12-15 First Edition: December 15, 2009 8 None
2009-12-15 Sierra Vista Developmental Center in Yuba City to close its doors 0 None
2009-12-15 New study shows healthcare spending is an investment rather than an expenditure 0 None
2009-12-15 Senator Arlen Specter's amendment to The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act applauded 0 5
2009-12-15 Medicare power mobility remains a viable option for beneficiaries 0 None
2009-12-15 Decline in reducing youth smoking and increase in smokeless tobacco use 0 1
2009-12-15 GBC: Most federal executives lack confidence in government on taking new roles in health care 0 None
2009-12-15 Private insurance companies are subject to federal jurisdiction, affirms Tenth Circuit 0 4
2009-12-15 Department of Health regulates home care agencies and registries in Pennsylvania 0 None
2009-12-15 Lee Enterprises cancels health coverage for retirees 0 5
2009-12-15 SNFs in Ohio make major changes in operations and services to deal with Medicaid bed tax 0 None
2009-12-15 Beneficiaries may need to pay coinsurance for orally delivered oncology drugs, says new report 0 None
2009-12-15 Opinions: Future of PEPFAR; family planning 0 None
2009-12-15 Study compares status of health care systems in U.S. and UK 0 None
2009-12-15 Hospitals to find acceptable alternatives to STERIS System 1 sterile processing system 0 None
2009-12-15 Anthem Blue Cross to receive Tri-County Commercial contract renewal award 0 None
2009-12-15 The United States Senate passes funding for teen pregnancy prevention program 0 None
2009-12-15 Utah may be forced to raise Medicaid payments for dentists; mandatory student insurance would benefit Florida 0 None
2009-12-15 Spending on health care eventually leads to economic growth increase 0 None
2009-12-15 White House asks Reid to cut deal with Lieberman, Politico reports 0 None
2009-12-15 States in money pinch turn low-income women away from free cancer screenings 0 None
2009-12-15 Senate holdouts threatening '09 health care reform bill passage 0 None
2009-12-15 HealthEast Mental Health and Addiction Services receives $800,000 charitable gift by V.K. Arrigoni Foundation 0 None
2009-12-15 Majority of dialysis patients face readmission to acute care facilities, says study 0 None
2009-12-15 The San Francisco Foundation awards $30,000 grant to Conard House 0 None
2009-12-15 Medicare actuary: Health costs would rise after overhaul 0 None
2009-12-15 Long-term care proposal raises cost, sustainability concerns 0 None
2009-12-15 New reports highlight health care costs 0 None
2009-12-15 Women's health becomes political issue in health care debate 0 None
2009-12-15 Primary care shortage affecting communities as hospitals struggle to keep up 0 None
2009-12-15 UT Southwestern Medical Center performs minimally invasive procedures for sinuses and chronic rhinosinusitis 0 None
2009-12-15 Congress must include health workforce planning body in health reform, urges AAHC 0 None
2009-12-15 KHN column: Why $75-a-day matters to caregivers 0 None
2009-12-15 Study shows elderly blacks more likely to skip medication compared to white counterparts 0 None
2009-12-15 HFA urges American Red Cross to end current labor issues over blood supply 0 None
2009-12-15 Medicare buy-in plan's cost may deter centrist lawmakers, potential customers 0 None
2009-12-14 Experts consider public option compromise, role of OPM in health bill 0 None
2009-12-14 White House: Health reform would curb cost growth 0 None
2009-12-14 Fine print raises alarms over health bill 0 None
2009-12-14 DeParle gets GOP cold shoulder on health reform 0 None
2009-12-14 Data mining by drug companies raises concern 0 None
2009-12-14 McClatchy series examines Africa's population 1 None
2009-12-14 Companies shed more light on health bill lobbying 0 None
2009-12-14 Language Line Services honored with ‘Raquel Cashman Language Access Award’ 0 None
2009-12-14 Pulse EHR receives 2011 CCHIT Comprehensive certification 0 4
2009-12-14 Grantham University adds new Health Sciences degree programs to its existing portfolio 0 None
2009-12-14 US journal identifies fundamental factors behind failed EPR projects 0 None
2009-12-14 First Edition: December 14, 2009 0 None
2009-12-14 Recipients of ‘2009 Putting Patients First grant’ program announced 0 None
2009-12-14 New technological system to help improve availability of anti-malarial drugs in Tanzania 0 None
2009-12-14 Detroit-area residents plead guilty in connection with health care fraud schemes 0 None
2009-12-14 Psychopharmacology expert calls for more mental health staffing at army bases 0 None
2009-12-14 Michigan Legislature passes new legislation for smoke-free workplaces 0 None
2009-12-14 ICON expands its European Central Laboratory in Dublin 0 5
2009-12-14 MHI launches new research program in heart failure 0 None
2009-12-14 Analysis of mortality and quality of life in ICU patients 0 None
2009-12-14 Maine-based EMHS recognized for creating system-wide culture of safety 0 None
2009-12-14 VHI introduces 2009 industry report on efficient hospitals and nursing care facilities 0 None
2009-12-14 Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer care 0 None
2009-12-14 Anthropologists create framework for measuring nutrition and health in violence-prone regions 0 None
2009-12-14 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh officially opens HB4Life Center for caregivers 0 None
2009-12-14 MultiCare Health Systems contracts Skanska to expand Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup 0 1
2009-12-14 Physician's counsel can make a difference in reducing sudden death syndrome 1 None
2009-12-14 Senator Arlen Specter proposes new amendment to current healthcare reform bill 0 1
2009-12-14 National Vaccine Plan aims to protect Americans from vaccine-preventable illnesses 0 None
2009-12-14 Senate plan may raise costs and cut healthcare access for senior citizens, says new report 0 None
2009-12-14 UnitedHealthcare completes previously announced acquisition of Health Net 0 None
2009-12-14 Case Western Reserve University grants option to startup Thermalin Diabetes 0 None
2009-12-14 Workers and employers anxious for COBRA extension 2 None
2009-12-14 VNA of Greater Philadelphia expands its home health and specialty services in Bucks County 0 None
2009-12-14 Wellpoint stock surges as public plan struggles 0 None
2009-12-14 Some Democratic Senators raise red flag on Medicare expansion idea 0 None
2009-12-14 New Hill-Rom's Advanta 2 Bed for hospitals and home care facilities 0 None
2009-12-14 Some rural communities concerned reform provisions could hurt Medicare services 0 None
2009-12-13 Senators at odds about drug importation amendment 0 None
2009-12-13 Senate faces another working weekend as holiday target appears increasingly hard to reach 0 None
2009-12-13 Loophole in Senate bill would let insurers cap payments for costly diseases 0 None
2009-12-13 Skilled Healthcare Group acquires nursing facility in Iowa 0 None
2009-12-13 Pelosi calls House, Senate bills "75 percent compatible" 0 None
2009-12-13 Democrats struggling to find delicate balance on Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-12 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta receives $5 million multi-year gift to care for low-income children 0 None
2009-12-12 State Medicaid programs face cuts, backlog of applications 0 None
2009-12-12 UPMC Health Plan signs agreement to offer brain fitness software from Posit Science 0 3
2009-12-12 Illinois prepares to implement medical error reporting law 0 None
2009-12-12 Health reform profiles: People working in the health industry and those struggling with coverage 0 None
2009-12-12 Health policy study roundup 0 None
2009-12-11 Expansion of Medicare in health care compromise faces challenges 0 None
2009-12-11 Patients can reduce their health care costs, improve overall wellness by communicating with doctors 0 None
2009-12-11 Disabilities account for a quarter of U.S. adult health care costs 0 None
2009-12-11 wins gold at Healthcare Internet Conference and silver at W3 Awards 0 None
2009-12-11 Talk To Me Technologies to help customers get funding through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance 0 None
2009-12-11 First Edition: December 11, 2009 1 None
2009-12-11 Prescription drug and healthcare expenditures increase for U.S. adults 0 None
2009-12-11 SCAN Health Plan Arizona named to the 2009 "Best Places to Work" list 0 None
2009-12-11 University of Maryland School of Nursing to spearhead new Center for Pain Studies 0 None
2009-12-11 State's inability to pay overdue bills leaves Illinois' seniors to fend for themselves 0 None
2009-12-11 NAA protests against abusive restraint and seclusion in schools 0 None
2009-12-11 Prescription Solutions achieves overall generic prescription drug penetration rate of 68.8 percent 0 None
2009-12-11 PharmMD raises $8.8 million in capital from The Riverside Company and FCA Ventures IV 0 None
2009-12-11 NCKUH and NHRI sponsor virology lab in Vietnam Children’s Hospital 0 None
2009-12-11 New scientific society established to promote non-animal toxicological testing methods 0 None
2009-12-11 HSMR helps identify sepsis as an area of concern for Canadian hospitals 0 None
2009-12-11 Pfizer extends its patient assistance program for unemployed and uninsured Americans 1 None
2009-12-11 New campaign urges Americans to oppose Senate restrictions on flexible spending accounts 0 None
2009-12-11 Speaker Pelosi lauds lift of ban on federal funding for syringe exchange initiatives 0 5
2009-12-11 Ten years later: Look to nurses as champions of patient safety 0 None
2009-12-11 Teamsters supports Sanders amendment to eliminate tax 0 None
2009-12-11 RetireSafe urges vote against Senator Dorgan's drug importation amendment 0 None
2009-12-11 McGraw-Hill Education's free instructional resources on H1N1 available online 0 None
2009-12-11 COA: Current health reform legislation does not address major inadequacies in Medicare reimbursement 0 None
2009-12-11 Four new H1N1 influenza vaccination clinics scheduled by Macomb County Health Department 0 None
2009-12-11 MedPAC home care cuts can harm home health agencies and impact senior Americans, says NAHC 0 None
2009-12-11 California's EWC program: Cuts alarm breast cancer survivors and advocates 0 None
2009-12-11 Perspective on HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 testing presented by Edifecs 0 None
2009-12-11 CIGNA unveils new program to predict short-term disability 0 None
2009-12-11 Nutritional supplements to strengthen immunity and improve periodontal health 0 None
2009-12-11 Cedars-Sinai Center for Weight Loss re-accredited as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence 0 None
2009-12-11 HST Global and HMD team up to develop curriculum for FIT protocol 0 None
2009-12-11 Italy's economically disadvantaged people have higher rates of hospitalization for ACSC disorders 0 None
2009-12-11 Ethics guidelines for hand surgeons 0 None
2009-12-11 American Sentinel University offers new online healthcare degree programs for professionals 0 None
2009-12-10 FY2010 State and Foreign Ops bill expected to move on the Hill this month 0 None
2009-12-10 $6.5 million awarded to Esperanza Health Center for construction and renovation projects 0 None
2009-12-10 Financial Times analyzes global approaches to debate over family planning 0 None
2009-12-10 Pelosi: Depending on Senate, House could work part of Christmas week 0 None
2009-12-10 Psychologists can help people deal with anxiety and depression symptoms more effectively 0 5
2009-12-10 MedPAC suggests recouping overpayments to hospitals 0 None
2009-12-10 Michigan goes smoke-free 0 None
2009-12-10 Fewer Massachusetts taxpayers penalized for lacking health insurance 0 None
2009-12-10 Key Democratic Senators aren't yet committing to health bill 0 None
2009-12-10 Many questions remain on Medicare expansion proposal 0 None
2009-12-10 Medicare Advantage plans waste billions, report finds 0 None
2009-12-10 Ford may use stocks to pay for retiree health fund 0 None
2009-12-10 Hospitals, insurers oppose health bill compromise on Medicare buy-in 0 None
2009-12-10 Senate Democrats express 'guarded optimism,' wariness on public option compromise 0 None
2009-12-10 Today's opinions and editorials: Public option, Catholic Bishops, nurses, Medicare 0 None
2009-12-10 Experts begin calculating Senate health bill impact on consumers 0 None
2009-12-10 Drug importation takes center stage on Senate floor 0 None
2009-12-10 Phytel’s Proactive Patient Outreach solution to be implemented at The Iowa Clinic 0 None
2009-12-10 Differences between Senate and House health bills increase 0 None
2009-12-10 VISN 19 to deploy CliniComp’s Essentris Critical Care solution 0 None
2009-12-10 Department of Veterans Affairs renews license for QuadraMed's HIM and Revenue Cycle Management solution 0 None
2009-12-10 Health IT investments continue as security experts express concern 0 None
2009-12-10 St. Vincent's Medical Center ensures OSHA compliance with Streamline Health's workflow solution 0 None
2009-12-10 U.S. Well-Being Report for November 2009 released by Gallup and Healthways 0 None
2009-12-10 First Edition: December 10, 2006 0 None
2009-12-10 Convergence between EDC and RTSM solutions simplifies workflow management 0 None
2009-12-10 McMaster University launches first online interactive educational program on bleeding disorders 0 None
2009-12-10 $1 billion drug benefits contract to CVS Caremark: TRS urged to examine further before voting 0 None
2009-12-10 Pneumatic tube systems still going strong 0 None
2009-12-10 Gap between Medicaid and quality care spells trouble for America's elderly and disabled citizens 0 None
2009-12-10 eHealth data identifies average premiums for non-group family health insurance plans in 46 states 0 None
2009-12-10 CMHA calls to extend Employment Insurance benefits and Pharmacare program for mentally-ill patients 0 None
2009-12-10 RushCard introduces free prescription drug discount program 0 5
2009-12-10 Medicare will be broke in eight years, says CCAGW 0 None
2009-12-10 Three innovative HHS ideas to protect and improve people’s health 0 None
2009-12-10 New healthcare reform bill can undermine physician-owned hospitals, says PHA 0 None
2009-12-10 Tobacco prevention and cessation programs: States cut funding by more than 15% 1 None
2009-12-10 New survey shows doctors are more likely to report side effects through EHR system 0 None
2009-12-10 U.S. bishops: Senate vote to table Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment, a serious blow to genuine health care reform 0 None
2009-12-10 NRF welcomes Sen. Landrieu’s health care amendment 0 None
2009-12-10 Texas ranks 4th in terms of aggregate Medicaid underfunding, according to Medicaid analysis 0 None
2009-12-10 Knowledge gaps exist among physicians in diagnosis and management of food allergy 0 None
2009-12-10 Tips to help patients become more active and involved in their health care 0 None
2009-12-10 Courtney Gamston wins the inaugural 2009 Facts & Comparisons Enhancement Scholarship 0 None
2009-12-10 Ubiquitous health monitoring system can cut hospital visits and save lives 0 None
2009-12-10 AHA approves RAConciliation as RACTrac compatible product 0 None
2009-12-10 UT Southwestern Medical Center program receives HHMI grant 0 None
2009-12-10 Experts offer tips to combat health care crisis 0 None
2009-12-10 Studies raise questions about the role and responsibilities of patients on medication safety 0 None
2009-12-10 New health study reveals Ontario women less likely to receive cardiac care than men 0 None
2009-12-10 Obama Administration plans to spend $600 million to improve nation's community health centers 0 None
2009-12-10 IBM announces C$22.5 million project with the Government of Manitoba to create EHR system 0 None
2009-12-10 Small business owners unveil a package of amendments that will benefit small businesses 0 None
2009-12-10 Rise in U.S. disability health care spending, but preventive care may reduce expenditure 0 None
2009-12-09 National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of NIH awards Grand Opportunities grant to BMC 0 None
2009-12-09 WHO issues report on global tobacco use 0 None
2009-12-09 Washington Post, New York Times examine PEPFAR 0 None
2009-12-09 OPDQ adopts global vision on food and nutrition 0 None
2009-12-09 Reid to meet this afternoon with Democrats on health care reform deal 0 None
2009-12-09 Also in global health news: Illegal drug trade in E. Africa; Somalia humanitarian crisis; alcohol, IV drug use in Russia; HIV/AIDS in China; FBOs engage in HIV fight 0 None
2009-12-09 Reid continues to court moderates for health bill support 0 None
2009-12-09 Polls show stable attitudes on public option, abortion 0 None
2009-12-09 Reid says 'broad agreement' on public option, senators await details 0 None
2009-12-09 Community Memorial Health System selects Allscripts EHR and PM solution to enhance patient experience 0 None
2009-12-09 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-09 New York cuts drug reimbursements, states trim tobacco prevention funding 0 None
2009-12-09 'Hidden nuggets' on work breaks and calorie counts added to health reform legislation 0 None
2009-12-09 House staffers mull strategies to speed health bill passage 0 None
2009-12-09 Senate rejects abortion amendment, sparking new fight 0 None
2009-12-09 Despite recession, some states boosting insurance coverage 0 None
2009-12-09 Drug makers attract scrutiny over cost and ads, but may benefit from overhaul 0 None
2009-12-09 Study finds one third of American adults serves as a caregiver 0 None
2009-12-09 Aetna understated profits, overhead, lawmakers say 0 None
2009-12-09 White House announces $600 million for community health centers, medical records 0 None
2009-12-09 Medicare to pay for HIV testing 0 None
2009-12-09 UnitedHealthcare improves access to health care with DocGPS App of Apple’s iPhone 0 None
2009-12-09 BCBSNC to implement Callidus Software's Monaco Suite 0 None
2009-12-09 Joint Commission awards Primary Stroke Certification for TMCA 0 None
2009-12-09 Syclo develops a mobile field service solution in alignment with SAP CRM 0 None
2009-12-09 First Edition: December 9, 2009 0 None
2009-12-09 Home health care workers’ compensation cases discharged prior to 'order-end date' 0 None
2009-12-09 HIPAA Privacy and HIPAA Security Accreditations for MedRisk 0 None
2009-12-09 PSQIA: Ramifications for healthcare organizations 0 None
2009-12-09 Save Flexible Spending Plans praises Sen. Charles E. Schumer for filing FSA protection amendment 0 None
2009-12-09 New survey reveals expansion and safeguard of health coverage for children and parents in CHIP 0 None
2009-12-09 LCA-Vision to provide free corrective vision surgery to U.S. military veterans 5 5
2009-12-09 Insurrecta Nex: Will Catholic Bishops truly defend babies? 0 None
2009-12-09 Risk of serious injury at summer camps is low compared to other popular youth activities 0 None
2009-12-09 2009 Ward Burdick Award for UAB Director 0 None
2009-12-09 FRC: Taxpayers to foot the bill for abortion-on-demand 0 None
2009-12-09 No co-pays for patients enrolled in AstraZeneca's Medicare Part D prescription savings program 0 5
2009-12-09 Report highlights the state of oral health for children and adults in the United States 0 None
2009-12-09 New Acesis software platform improves patient safety and quality care 0 None
2009-12-09 Vestagen Technical Textiles introduces Nanotechnology-Based Healthcare Specialty Textiles 0 None
2009-12-09 Hospitals need to implement new solutions to meet the health goals of local community 0 None
2009-12-09 Medicare covers HIV screening: AHF lauds CMS 0 None
2009-12-09 MEP HG and heart experts discuss EU achievements in combating cardiovascular disease 0 None
2009-12-09 CMS to cover HIV infection screening for Medicare beneficiaries 0 None
2009-12-09 Canadians have mixed emotions about their priorities for national healthcare system, finds survey 0 None
2009-12-09 New guidelines on the management of antithrombotic agents for endoscopic procedures published 0 None
2009-12-09 Two-year program designed to enhance patient safety at public hospitals 0 None
2009-12-09 AUL Action opposes health care bill 0 None
2009-12-09 State and national medical societies join to oppose the 'Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act' 0 None
2009-12-09 Comprehensive report details the prevalence, implications, costs of caregiving and demographics of caregivers 0 None
2009-12-09 Doctors around the world join the battle against human trafficking 0 None
2009-12-09 Dr. Brian Newman to conduct two training sessions for medical professionals on Veinwave system 0 None
2009-12-09 Kennedy Krieger Institute opens new center for individuals with muscle disorders 0 None
2009-12-09 Despite rising costs of U.S. health care, quality lags in ambulatory care 0 None
2009-12-09 Riverside Medical Center offers new volunteer program to promote healing 0 None
2009-12-09 Macomb County Health Department opens new H1N1 influenza immunization clinics 0 None
2009-12-09 CPS calls for national child poverty strategy to address disparities in income and opportunities 0 None
2009-12-09 Eating Recovery Center expands inpatient and residential treatment capacity 0 None
2009-12-08 Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital receives AACVPR Innovation Award 0 None
2009-12-08 Senate Democrats continue pursuit of health care deal 0 None
2009-12-08 Reid: 'Broad agreement' reached by Senate Democrats on health bill 0 None
2009-12-08 House Democrats criticize recent increases in brand-name drug prices 0 None
2009-12-08 Swine flu news round-up 0 5
2009-12-08 Aid agencies launch $378M 2010 aid request to improve health in Zimbabwe 0 None
2009-12-08 Acesis Performance Improvement Platform provides digital performance assessment capabilities for hospitals 0 None
2009-12-08 Lieberman draws increasing ire from Democrats, Reid criticized for GOP/slavery comments 0 None
2009-12-08 Personal stories highlight how reform will affect some individuals 0 None
2009-12-08 Public option 'compromise' may rest on private insurers 0 None
2009-12-08 Utah project seeks to reduce 'overuse of health care' 0 None
2009-12-08 Senate vote on abortion amendment - a major hurdle to health bill - could occur today 0 None
2009-12-08 Liberals may trade public option for expansion of Medicare, Medicaid 1 None
2009-12-08 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-08 Drug reimportation emerges again in health debate 0 None
2009-12-08 Consumer reports details the screening tests that may be unneccesary 0 None
2009-12-08 Summa Health System to implement Agilysys' software solution suite 0 None
2009-12-08 Senate staff raise idea of taxing indoor tanning salons 0 None
2009-12-08 New report: CBO underestimates savings from health bills but economists worry savings aren't enough 0 None
2009-12-08 ADVocacy for IMmunization program receives a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 0 None
2009-12-08 QuantRx Biomedical launches its new flagship POC diagnostic reader device at MEDICA 2009 0 None
2009-12-08 Medicare seeks to cut hospital readmissions with 'Care Transitions' project 0 None
2009-12-08 FDA probes excessive radiation dose cases 0 None
2009-12-08 Health IT: W.Va. savings forecast; federal official foresees private-sector dominance 0 None
2009-12-08 An unexpected ally for health reform: The restaurant industry 0 None
2009-12-08 Moses Cone Health System to implement Streamline Health Solutions' enterprise technology 0 None
2009-12-08 Nightingale Informatix to provide its EMR system to Uptown Health Centre 0 None
2009-12-08 First Edition: December 8, 2009 0 None
2009-12-08 Healthways receives NCQA WHP accreditation 0 None
2009-12-08 New iPhone application to help find the top doctor 1 None
2009-12-08 TLC Gift of Sight: A new financing option for corrective eye surgery 0 None
2009-12-08 Experts attribute increased demand for nursing jobs to rise in pediatric specialty services 0 5
2009-12-08 eHealthInsurance provides comparison data on health insurance premiums 0 None
2009-12-08 Consumer Watchdog: Opponents of health reform are fear-mongering relentlessly during Senate debate 0 None
2009-12-08 Seattle-based Qualis Health selects Genuine Interactive as its interactive agency of record 0 None
2009-12-08 TAFP and RemitDATA team up to improve revenue and reimbursement trends 0 None
2009-12-08 BIOGUARD barrier gauze dressings exhibit high antiviral efficacy against H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-12-08 VisionShare to enable connectivity to the NHIN and HIEs from its secure exchange platform 0 None
2009-12-08 Catholics for Choice's statement on restriction of abortion coverage 0 None
2009-12-08 Opportunity for wireless technologies in Western Europe's e-healthcare market 0 None
2009-12-08 Beryl launches H1N1 Risk Assessment service to provide useful information about H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-12-08 LCA-GA praises Senators' support in establishing comprehensive program for lung cancer 0 None
2009-12-08 Saint Therese implements InSites Enterprise Visibility Platform 0 None
2009-12-08 Roche Diagnostics launches new customer training center in Pleasanton, California 0 5
2009-12-08 Canadians’ health and well-being can be improved by adopting certain environmental health measures 0 None
2009-12-08 'Hand Hygiene Saves Lives' encourages patients to remind healthcare staff to wash their hands 0 None
2009-12-08 Deaths from opioid use in Ontario have doubled, according to new study 0 None
2009-12-08 Group Health selects Avaya contact center solutions to improve patient service operations 0 None
2009-12-08 New pharmacology textbook released by Elsevier 0 None
2009-12-08 CDA launches Acne And Rosacea Awareness Campaigns 0 None
2009-12-08 U.S. bishops recommend the Senate to support Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment 0 None
2009-12-08 The big health reform issues bedeviling Harry Reid 0 None
2009-12-08 Workforce Alliance receives $134,790 grant to fund workforce training program 0 None
2009-12-08 Snowe becomes less prominent in health debate, McCain more partisan 0 None
2009-12-08 Small businesses recast reform role in hopes of health care cost relief 0 None
2009-12-07 States struggle with budget cuts and Medicaid funding issues 0 None
2009-12-07 Senate Democrats seek agreement on public plan alternative 0 None
2009-12-07 Nelson introduces abortion amendment to Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-07 Obama urges Senators to seize 'historic opportunity' 0 1
2009-12-07 New BI solution for the insurance industry from SAP and Wipro Technologies 0 None
2009-12-07 Senators to take on abortion this week 0 None
2009-12-07 Last-ditch public option compromise looks to federal employees' plan 0 None
2009-12-07 Investigation: Temp firms often employ incompetent nurses 0 None
2009-12-07 KHN column: The true costs of reform 0 None
2009-12-07 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-07 In New Jersey, cosmetic surgery tax raised funds far below projections 0 None
2009-12-07 Gawande: A 'hodgepodge' of pilot programs may be the right approach to cut health costs 0 None
2009-12-07 Demand for doctors in rural areas and primary care physicians increases 0 None
2009-12-07 Deals on health reform in jeopardy as support from drugmakers, senior groups is tested 0 None
2009-12-07 Black women may need different mammogram guidelines 0 None
2009-12-07 Some progress on health bill, Senators prepare for long December 0 None
2009-12-07 Advocates worried about health insurance affordability push for more subsidies 0 None
2009-12-07 Masimo SpHb monitoring technology installed at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center 0 None
2009-12-07 'Never events' - medical errors - still continue 10 years after landmark report 0 None
2009-12-07 Medicare fraud 'rampant' in Miami, spreads among different ethnic communities nationally 0 None
2009-12-07 First Edition: December 7, 2009 0 None
2009-12-07 New report shows U.S. citizens are ready to make hard choices on fiscal and economic priorities 0 None
2009-12-07 Multibillion dollar market opportunity for onsite treatment of regulated medical waste 0 None
2009-12-07 Cubicle Curtain Factory to increase awareness of its innovative hospital privacy curtains 0 None
2009-12-07 NEEBC names Amica Mutual Insurance as recipient of 2009 'Best Benefits Practice' award 0 None
2009-12-07 ICON, CMFT collaborate to develop translational medicine facilities on the MRI campus 0 None
2009-12-07 NHS teams up with international staff engagement specialists to improve patient care 0 None
2009-12-07 Early antisocial behaviours and parental factors affect various health outcomes 40 years later 0 None
2009-12-07 VAI expands to support annual research operation 0 None
2009-12-06 Deal time? Key Senate Dems meet on public option in health bill 0 None
2009-12-06 Combative health debate continues: Senate considers insurance executives' pay, cost controls 0 None
2009-12-06 Obama on Senate health bill: 'They're going to get it done' 0 None
2009-12-05 "Healthcare costs are out of control", says Tulane University School of Medicine professor 0 None
2009-12-05 Crescent Healthcare CIO selected as finalist for 'Chief Innovation Officer' Appy Award 0 None
2009-12-05 European scientists discuss strategies to strengthen the role of EU in promoting global public health 0 None
2009-12-05 New Emergency Stroke System ensures patients’ access to effective treatment 0 None
2009-12-05 Zynx Health to highlight clinical decision support for improved and quality patient care 0 None
2009-12-05 OrthoAccel Technologies announces the availability of new Continuing Education course 0 None
2009-12-05 CareTech Solutions' client -hospital websites receive eHealthcare Leadership Awards 0 5
2009-12-05 Health experts available to discuss health care reform 0 None
2009-12-05 United Country Lippard Auctioneers announces the public auction of former Kingfisher Regional Hospital 0 None
2009-12-05 First lifestyle magazine and website for nurses launched 0 None
2009-12-05 Join Sonic Foundry, Wisconsin Department of Health Services to host webinar on health information 0 None
2009-12-05 Introduction of the Endocrine Disruption Prevention Act of 2009 commended 2 None
2009-12-05 New data reveals insurance-based discrimination is more common among lower income women 0 None
2009-12-05 Health experts available to discuss national healthcare policy issues 0 None
2009-12-05 Unique project to address key healthcare reform issue to be launched 0 None
2009-12-05 Red Cross workers educate public on unfair labor conditions 0 None
2009-12-05 RetireSafe calls for the Senate to oppose the Dorgan Importation plan 0 None
2009-12-05 Findings underscore the need for additional medical student education for healthcare reform 0 None
2009-12-05 Recession continues to impact low-income families with disabled children 0 None
2009-12-05 Florida's top nonprofits receive awards for improving health care 0 None
2009-12-05 Despite positive job market trends, economy continues to face challenges 0 None
2009-12-05 Tulane University medical students talk about healthcare reform in community-based primary care practices 0 None
2009-12-05 Humana introduces senior-friendly dance pad video game at Kissimmee Guidance Center 0 None
2009-12-05 FRC announces phone call campaign to express opposition to health care reform 0 None
2009-12-05 Perspective opinion piece addressing health care reform published 0 None
2009-12-05 Forest Park Realty Partners III acquires Westmount Realty Capital's landholdings 0 None
2009-12-05 Mayo Clinic and Oxford University Press team up to publish medical reference books 0 None
2009-12-05 Iowa business researchers use efficient manufacturing principles to help contain rising health care costs 0 None
2009-12-05 ACP pleased with affordable coverage for all Americans, expresses concern regarding several provisions 0 None
2009-12-05 Call for every health insurance plan to cover Phenylketonuria 0 None
2009-12-05 Wide variation in state Medicaid and SCHIP policies determine financial burden for families 0 None
2009-12-05 Health experts available to speak about health care reform 1 None
2009-12-05 Club Red Clinic offers preventive care for women with cardiovascular risk factors 0 None
2009-12-05 Congress will not let the full SGR cuts take effect 0 None
2009-12-05 Strategic solutions for hospitals to meet Joint Commission and CMS Requirements 0 None
2009-12-05 Medithrive wins Patient's Choice Award 0 None
2009-12-05 Thirty-four urban, eight children's and three rural hospitals named 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospitals 0 None
2009-12-05 NHI to purchase Florida skilled nursing facilities from CFA for a total of $67 million 0 None
2009-12-05 Free health clinic offers preventive primary care for uninsured residents of Kansas City 0 None
2009-12-05 Health experts address treatment gap in epilepsy management at AES Annual Meeting 0 None
2009-12-05 Aetna Medicare Advantage members now have access to MidState Medical Center and Windham Hospital 0 None
2009-12-05 ISO 9001:2008 certification for Mobile Aspects 0 None
2009-12-04 Joint Commission's Accreditation for Shared Imaging 0 None
2009-12-04 Foreign Policy examines 'philanthrocapitalism' trend 0 None
2009-12-04 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-12-04 Senators offer cost-constainment amendment; Senate continues to discuss abortion, public option 0 None
2009-12-04 Senate rejects amendment to strip proposed Medicare cuts from Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-04 Two examples of health innovations: A new pediatric specialty and a well-wired clinic 0 None
2009-12-04 Senate bill moves forward, amendment ensures coverage for women's preventive care 0 None
2009-12-04 Senate debate expected to turn to abortion 0 None
2009-12-04 Health Policy Research Roundup 0 None
2009-12-04 Democrats stress 'doughnut hole' provisions to woo senior support for reform 0 None
2009-12-04 Democrats debate public option: Publicly with GOP, and privately among themselves 0 None
2009-12-04 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-04 Cosmetic surgery industry lobbies against the 'Botax' in Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-04 Geisinger Health System's diabetic bundling program pays dividends 0 None
2009-12-04 Surgeon General Benjamin: U.S. needs more minority doctors 0 None
2009-12-04 Public Campaign Action Fund names Sen. Richard Burr as its final 'Insurance Puppet' 0 None
2009-12-04 Some Doctors' groups breaking with AMA to oppose health bill 0 None
2009-12-04 Senate's efforts on health care being slowed by other issues 0 None
2009-12-04 Surgeon General calls for more minority doctors to join physician workforce 0 None
2009-12-04 Fact checking lawmakers' claims about health bills 0 None
2009-12-04 Watchdog group names Sen. Chuck Grassley as third 'Insurance Puppet' 0 None
2009-12-04 Campaign for legislation to protect adult film industry performers 0 None
2009-12-04 HHS Secretary highlights the benefits of health insurance reform for businesses 0 None
2009-12-04 Public Campaign Action Fund names Sen. Joe Lieberman its second 'Insurance Puppet' 0 5
2009-12-04 U.S. Court grants preliminary approval of $350M settlement in lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group 0 None
2009-12-04 Sudbury & District Public Health Unit nurses reach tentative settlement with employer 0 None
2009-12-04 2010 American Occupational Health Conference to be held in Orlando 0 None
2009-12-04 Family Research Council responds to Senate's approval of Mikulski amendment 0 None
2009-12-04 First Edition: December 4, 2009 0 None
2009-12-04 Healthcare professionals from Kaiser Permanente facilities to leave SEIU and join NUHW 1 5
2009-12-04 New Jersey hospitals fight to recover from economic downturn 0 None
2009-12-04 Long term care insurance and the home care option make it easier for Austin couple 0 None
2009-12-04 New Center for Digestive Care to care for all aspects of digestive disease 0 None
2009-12-04 Study reveals that majority of all vaccine preventable deaths occur in those 65 and older 0 None
2009-12-04 CBO analysis understates key factors contributing to increased premiums 2 None
2009-12-04 AMHN to expand network operations and relocate its offices to Burbank 0 None
2009-12-04 Study examines trends in long-term health care and utilization of associated support services 0 None
2009-12-04 International Brotherhood of Teamsters loses court injunction against American Red Cross 0 None
2009-12-04 Sculptural work of a deceased victim failed by the labyrinth of American healthcare system 0 None
2009-12-04 RNAO calls for a broader definition of workplace violence and addressal of shortcomings in Bill 168 0 None
2009-12-04 Controversy over recent breast cancer screening guidelines discussed 0 None
2009-12-04 APCER Pharma Solutions' webinar on 2010 FDA drug safety and pharmacovigilance initiatives 0 None
2009-12-04 Hospital based surgical center out performed by ambulatory surgical center in otolaryngic surgeries 0 None
2009-12-04 New survey concludes health care reform debate as a cause of stress and annoyance among Americans 0 None
2009-12-04 GetWellNetwork experiences positive momentum for its IPC solutions across major hospitals 0 None
2009-12-04 CCI patients discharged from hospitals on ventilator support fare poorly four months later, says study 0 None
2009-12-04 CDEX felicitates recipients of the 2009 ASHP Literature Award for Pharmacy Practice Research 0 None
2009-12-04 New tool may allow doctors to predict long-term survival rates of dialysis patients 0 None
2009-12-04 Duke Medicine creates DCHI to provide campus focus for health informatics 0 None
2009-12-04 Majority of Canadians living with diabetes do not receive all clinical tests from health providers 0 None
2009-12-04 AAHSA commends the Senate for passing Sen. Michael Bennet's amendment 0 None
2009-12-04 Caregivers are not choosing low cost plan option, says new study 0 None
2009-12-04 The Cancer Center at Harrington receives approval to treat its first patients 0 None
2009-12-04 Text messaging technology has important implications for public health initiatives, finds study 0 None
2009-12-04 RemedyMD launches first nationwide Pediatric Diabetes Registry 0 None
2009-12-04 Geisinger Medical Center opens new ‘Vestibular and Balance Center’ 0 None
2009-12-04 Opinions: Media coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and global health; G8, HIV/AIDS; stopping syringe reuse 0 None
2009-12-04 Geisinger Health System and Philips VISICU team up to launch eICU Program 0 None
2009-12-04 Malaria campaign kicks off, will coincide with 2010 World Cup Soccer 0 None
2009-12-04 Senate votes to reject Medicare cuts; Reid discusses next anticipated amendments 0 None
2009-12-03 Senate approves women's screening amendment in first health bill vote 0 None
2009-12-03 American Pain Society supports FDA drug disposal guidelines 0 2.3
2009-12-03 Also in global health news: U.S. aid to Philippines, Swaziland, Guyana; Uganda Bills; Botswana HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-12-03 Senators prepare to debate abortion treatment in Senate bill 0 None
2009-12-03 Will 'Cadillac tax' push employers to trim health insurance costs 0 None
2009-12-03 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-03 Senate leaders say health bill amendment votes to start today 0 None
2009-12-03 Medicare cuts in Senate health bill get support from seniors' groups 0 None
2009-12-03 KHN column: Debating cost control 0 None
2009-12-03 GOP playbook highlights Senate procedural tactics 0 None
2009-12-03 Doctors' groups break ranks to oppose Senate health overhaul 0 None
2009-12-03 At House hearing, panel seeks to clarify advice on mammograms 0 None
2009-12-03 Reid still seeks common ground on public option 0 None
2009-12-03 States weigh health cuts; Mass. considers student health 'revision' 3 None
2009-12-03 GTSI named value-added reseller of the Intel Health Guide RPM solution 0 None
2009-12-03 New health IT grants to be 'models' for the nation 0 None
2009-12-03 CBO report shows hundreds of millions spent on direct marketing of drugs to consumers 0 None
2009-12-03 Cielo MedSolutions, DrFirst partner to provide a comprehensive e-prescribing solution 0 None
2009-12-03 ARC workers protest that unfair labor practices can endanger donor and blood safety issues 0 None
2009-12-03 Survey reveals majority of Americans are not taking disability insurance 0 None
2009-12-03 First Edition: December 3, 2009 0 None
2009-12-03 Most of the fatal falls in the home can be avoided with fall prevention and protection products 0 None
2009-12-03 Airgas’ home-oxygen delivery system complies with new Medicare Accreditation rules 0 None
2009-12-03 CHF: Single federal agency to coordinate all disaster case management program implementations needed 0 None
2009-12-03 Book on the most common interventional and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures 0 None
2009-12-03 Majority of Canadians are concerned about access to high-quality primary care 0 None
2009-12-03 New study sheds light on feeding challenges faced by premature infants 0 None
2009-12-03 "Soft individual mandate" in the healthcare bills raises concern 0 None
2009-12-03 Molina Healthcare of Utah ranked among the top fifty of “America’s Best Health Insurance Plans” 0 None
2009-12-03 EU study to promote health and reduce risk-taking and self-destructive behavior in young people 0 None
2009-12-03 Majority of Americans skeptical about healthcare improvement 0 None
2009-12-03 Arizona SunView Care Center acquired by The Ensign Group 0 None
2009-12-03 Videos can help overcome communication barriers and influence patients' choices for medical care 0 None
2009-12-03 Health-care reform bills continue to benefit illegal aliens 4 5
2009-12-03 Bishop-endorsed healthcare system can undermine medical treatments and preventative measures 0 None
2009-12-03 AACR offers a compendium of best research practices to aid the FDA in regulating tobacco 0 None
2009-12-03 Care Support of America's outpatient palliative care coordination model improves the quality of life for seniors 0 None
2009-12-03 Medical research experts explore new strategies to speed up treatments for medical disorders 0 None
2009-12-03 Uninsured residents of Kansas City can now register for free health clinic 0 None
2009-12-03 Biomoda appeals N.M. congressional delegation to support Lung Cancer Mortality legislation 0 None
2009-12-03 Sinai Hospital of Baltimore launches Diabetes Resource Center 0 None
2009-12-03 HHS Secretary announces plans to support innovative Beacon Community Program 0 None
2009-12-03 Hennepin Regional Poison Center receives AAPCC accreditation 0 5
2009-12-03 Association of Surgeons in Training affliates with International Journal of Surgery 0 None
2009-12-03 Study: Affluent people more likely to undergo bowel cancer screening than deprived counterparts 0 None
2009-12-03 LSI collaborates with United Healthcare to meet the growing demand for spinal procedures 0 None
2009-12-03 BCBSGa and Radio Disney team up to provide free vision care service for Georgia school children 0 None
2009-12-03 SJH and Pharos Innovations team up to enhance care and reduce healthcare costs 0 None
2009-12-03 U.S. unveils 5-year PEPFAR strategy 0 None
2009-12-03 Beta blockers and stress tests before non-cardiac surgeries should be avoided, according to study 0 None
2009-12-03 Widowed population experiences higher mortality rate, says study 0 None
2009-12-03 Yale researchers survey door-to-balloon times in 831 hospitals 0 None
2009-12-02 Senate debate moving slowly, Reid could extend session 0 None
2009-12-02 Leaders respond to World AIDS Day; South Africa to expand HIV treatment program 0 None
2009-12-02 Orszag: Current health bills only a first step to controlling health costs 0 None
2009-12-02 MSC's Quality Initiative Programs to be highlighted at the 2009 IHI National Forum 0 None
2009-12-02 New CareTracker Clinical Intelligence technology to be introduced in 187 health centers 0 4.8
2009-12-02 Senators consider women's insurance amendment, Medicare funding issues, with votes likely today 1 None
2009-12-02 Partisan sniping dominates Senate health debate 0 None
2009-12-02 Officials to review U.S. health-threat response systems 0 None
2009-12-02 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-02 Legal immigrants still lack care in Massachusetts; Ohio hospitals brace for new fees 0 None
2009-12-02 Democrats push for extension as dwindling COBRA subsidies are bad news for jobless 5 None
2009-12-02 Medpac examines regional differences in use of medical care 0 None
2009-12-02 World AIDS Day observed, activists decry budget cuts 0 None
2009-12-02 Butler Health System implements PatientKeeper’s Platform and Physician Portal 0 None
2009-12-02 URMC implements Allocade's artificial intelligence based solution to manage patient flow and logistics 0 None
2009-12-02 Reactions to CBO report on Senate health bill are mixed 0 None
2009-12-02 Behind-the-scenes players Daschle, Carper, Orszag help guide health debate 0 None
2009-12-02 Efforts to expand adult day care programs threatened by recession-driven cuts 0 None
2009-12-02 Minnesota's first e-Patient 0 None
2009-12-02 Health bill's lesser-known provisions could have big impact 0 None
2009-12-02 Online medical pricing takes on new importance in struggling economy 0 None
2009-12-02 Capsule launches first intelligent touch-screen platform to manage bedside device connectivity 0 None
2009-12-02 IDN Health Systems implements PHACTS' Enterprise-Wide Inventory Management Solution 0 None
2009-12-02 International AIDS Vaccine Initiative calls for redoubled efforts in vaccine development 0 None
2009-12-02 BC's Ministry of Health cuts funds for HIV and AIDS service organizations 0 None
2009-12-02 Columbia University VP testifies on medical malpractice reform 1 None
2009-12-02 Health eTouch helps to enhance communications between patients and doctors 0 None
2009-12-02 First Edition: December 2, 2009 0 None
2009-12-02 Kaiser workers face pay and healthcare benefits risk by NLRB decision 0 None
2009-12-02 Integrated eating disorders center to be launched shortly 0 2
2009-12-02 OEM's and third parties granted access to Telemis Group's PACS solutions 0 5
2009-12-02 Ege University’s surgical team completes first phase of certification training on ‘Syncardia Total Artificial Heart’ 0 None
2009-12-02 Public Campaign Action Fund names Senator McConnell its first "Insurance Puppet" 0 None
2009-12-02 Individuals in CDHPs likely to exhibit a number of cost-conscious behaviors 0 None
2009-12-02 SCIP amends perioperative temperature management guidelines by including Hotdog patient warming technology 0 None
2009-12-02 Pharmacists provide strategies to minimize disruption on common prescription drugs 0 None
2009-12-02 Infections remain a common problem in ICU patients 0 None
2009-12-02 Peab to build new hospital building in Seinäjoki, Finland 0 None
2009-12-02 Affordable Health Care Act to increase number of insured Americans by 36 million 0 None
2009-12-02 Baker College Online's new BSN degree program for registered nurses 0 None
2009-12-02 AHF protests against budget cuts to AIDS services 0 None
2009-12-02 New nursing guideline to enhance improved care for MMT clients 0 None
2009-12-02 Despite price transparency legislation in California, uninsured patients do not receive price estimates 0 None
2009-12-02 Howard Leight dispels common misconceptions associated with hearing protection 0 None
2009-12-02 New preventive screening packages for heart disease 0 None
2009-12-02 URAC accreditation ensures round the clock access to quality health care 0 None
2009-12-02 AANS and CNS join other surgical organizations to oppose 'Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act' 0 None
2009-12-02 LeapFrog Investments announces ZAR 50 million investment in AllLife 0 None
2009-12-02 CMA and Pfizer Canada team up for new online CME program for physicians 0 None
2009-12-02 ICON, Draeger to provide clinical support services for H1N1 healthcare providers 0 None
2009-12-02 Allina Hospitals selects Acuo Technologies' integrated medical imaging solution for improved patient care 0 None
2009-12-02 New direct-to-consumer laboratory testing service offers streamlined access to healthcare 0 None
2009-12-02 LEED certification for UM Clinical Research Building 0 None
2009-12-02 Universal Access and Human Rights: A central theme for World AIDS Day 2009 0 None
2009-12-02 CHG Healthcare Services implements campaign to lessen the spread of H1N1 among employees 0 None
2009-12-01 Emerging Healthcare Solutions announces their American health care initiative 0 None
2009-12-01 Music therapy can reduce pain and anxiety in hospice pateints 0 5
2009-12-01 Women's insurance amendment slated for Senate's first health bill vote 0 None
2009-12-01 Uninsured cancer patient gives human face to health care debate 0 None
2009-12-01 Swine flu cases appear to have peaked 0 None
2009-12-01 Seniors can be reluctant to switch Medicare drug plans 0 None
2009-12-01 CDEX to showcase its ValiMed MVS at the ASHP Conference 0 None
2009-12-01 Political squabbles mark opening day of Senate health debate 0 None
2009-12-01 Nationwide 'Medicare Fraud Strike Force' focuses on driving down cost 0 None
2009-12-01 With health reform, Reid faces political challenges on the Hill and at home in Nevada 0 None
2009-12-01 Medicaid funding subject of lawsuits in Massachusetts, Idaho 0 None
2009-12-01 To influence Senate health debate, lobbyists' public voices getting louder 0 None
2009-12-01 Mystery surrounds possibilities for public option compromise in Senate health bill 0 None
2009-12-01 CHS introduces the Optic onsite health care solution 0 None
2009-12-01 Today's opinions and editorials 0 None
2009-12-01 Abortion-rights group gear up for Senate debate 0 None
2009-12-01 CBO: Most Americans wouldn't see a post-reform premium cost increase 1 None
2009-12-01 Color-coded IV lines with labels to help differentiate multiple lines and avoid errors 0 None
2009-12-01 Questions circle over health reform's effect on rising costs 0 None
2009-12-01 Unemployed who are losing COBRA subsidy face dramatically higher insurance payments 4 None
2009-12-01 'Budget reconciliation' still part of health bill strategy discussions 0 None
2009-12-01 Drug risk disclosures not read due to information overload, condensed version needed 0 None
2009-12-01 Driscoll Children's Hospital implements the CAREt bedside medication administration system 0 None
2009-12-01 Toshiba launches new education plan for healthcare staff 0 None
2009-12-01 First Edition: December 1, 2009 0 None
2009-12-01 Free medications to people after heart attack will increase length of their life 0 None
2009-12-01 Guidelines for using videoconferencing for mental health services approved 0 None
2009-12-01 New analysis suggests physicians should change their diagnosis and treatment for sore throat 0 None
2009-12-01 First ever study records an average of 753 aviation-related deaths each year 0 None
2009-12-01 Study examines racial disparities in hospitalization for white and black adults with preventable conditions 0 None
2009-12-01 Health care reform bill will disrupt dental coverage of more than 441,000 Virginia children 3 None
2009-12-01 Employers strengthen their benefit programs and initiatives to improve health and productivity of workers 0 None
2009-12-01 VA expands Veteran-focused services 0 None
2009-12-01 Senate healthcare reform bill will make coverage more expensive: CBO 0 None
2009-12-01 Translational Medicine Graduate Training Program awarded $700,000 HHMI grant 0 None
2009-12-01 Women less likely than men to receive major funds for scientific research, says study 0 None
2009-12-01 NRR to be available exclusively on OvidSP online search and discovery platform to all Ovid customers 0 None
2009-12-01 Insurance customers have intentions to switch their Medicare coverage, finds study 0 None
2009-12-01 Brain monitors help avoid postop dementia from routine anesthesia over-medication 0 None
2009-12-01 White House video features Joe Biden as part of effort to push back on health reform 'misinformation' 0 None
2009-12-01 Stryker to acquire Ascent Healthcare Solutions 0 None
2009-12-01 Studies find that tackling climate change can prevent deaths worldwide; doctors launch climate change, health group 0 None
2009-12-01 Verisk Health announces the release of DxCG Risk Solutions 3.0 0 None
2009-12-01 MedBuild completes new PET/CT imaging facility for Nash General Hospital, N.C 0 None
2009-12-01 Low-income women experience significantly greater gaps in access to health care 0 None
2009-12-01 Senate health reform players prepare policy positions 0 None
2009-12-01 New Medicare advantage plans for affordable and quality health care 0 None
2009-12-01 Centura Health establishes comprehensive trauma system across its regional facilities 0 None


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