Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - June 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-06-30 Health reform's early retiree reinsurance program accepting applications; Other overhaul initiatives get attention 0 None
2010-06-30 DataCare completes Type II SAS 70 audit of Ahshay electronic workplace application 0 None
2010-06-30 GE Capital supports Guardian Healthcare with $90 million in senior secured credit facilities 0 None
2010-06-30 Proton Therapy USA, CareCapital form Proton Therapy Global Management 0 None
2010-06-30 AMI study finds India's healthcare sector set to spend over $250M on IT in 2010 0 None
2010-06-30 First Edition: June 30, 2010 0 None
2010-06-30 AdVnt launches 15 Minute Black Mold Detection Test 0 None
2010-06-30 Blue Shield of California offers SilverSneakers Fitness Program to Medicare Supplement Plan subscribers 0 None
2010-06-30 Integra LifeSciences VP honored as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing 0 None
2010-06-30 Independence Blue Cross announces five new Personal Choice PPO plans 0 None
2010-06-30 Federal agencies, state governments take action to educate, protect against serious risks of indoor tanning 0 None
2010-06-30 Centris selects CA Service Desk Manager to provide quality customer support 0 None
2010-06-30 Call for incorporation of scientific evidence into illicit drug policies 0 None
2010-06-30 Excellence in Paediatrics to be held in London, from 2 - 4 December 2010 0 None
2010-06-30 Tufts Medical Center physicians conduct online, live medical consultations for Haiti relief efforts 0 None
2010-06-30 Canadian Cancer Society urges for mining, export permission denial 0 None
2010-06-30 Midwest Infusion Center opens new treatment center in Plymouth 0 None
2010-06-30 Majority of physicians believe concerns over malpractice lawsuits result in "defensive medicine" 0 None
2010-06-30 WHO's Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities helps create healthy urban environments for older residents 0 5
2010-06-30 Infection and severe sepsis mortality rates higher in black patients 0 None
2010-06-30 Majority of German patients say public health system needs fundamental change 0 None
2010-06-30 Humana launches ‘Points of Caregiving’ program 0 None
2010-06-30 Poor clinical system performance impacts clinician productivity and adoption of EHR/EMR technology 0 None
2010-06-30 More awareness about advance care planning, and hospice and palliative care 0 None
2010-06-30 Study highlights importance of individualized, patient-centered therapies 0 None
2010-06-30 Merck wins Vioxx lawsuit 0 None
2010-06-30 Gene diagnosis to be featured at 9th INT'L BIO FORUM & BIO EXPO JAPAN 0 None
2010-06-30 U.N. Economic and Social Council meeting focuses on MDGs, empowering women 0 None
2010-06-30 Complication rates for vaginal and C-section deliveries can vary across hospitals 0 None
2010-06-30 Khon Kaen University deploys Aruba's adaptive Wi-Fi networks and AirWave Wireless Management System 0 None
2010-06-30 Insuring your health: Part-time workers to get help on health insurance – but not now 0 None
2010-06-30 Health law provisions kicking in; States prepare for high-risk insurance pool implementation 0 None
2010-06-30 SMART-UR launches Client Service Center to assist with medical Utilization Review request process 0 None
2010-06-30 Experts evlauate impact of Medicare Part D program on independent and chain pharmacies 0 None
2010-06-30 Lack of reimbursements limit drug-eluting stent market across Latin America 0 None
2010-06-30 Ph II data of perifosine + capecitabine in metastatic CRC to be presented at gastrointestinal cancer congress 0 None
2010-06-30 States struggle as Congress fails to come through with extra Medicaid money 0 5
2010-06-30 Geriatric population soars while NIH devotes modest resources to aging research 0 None
2010-06-30 Oil spill disaster raises concern in the Gulf region 0 None
2010-06-30 Health experts to discuss OA prevention and treatment strategies at international Arthritis Summit 0 None
2010-06-30 Survey of doctors suggests widespread 'defensive medicine' 0 None
2010-06-30 Seventh Annual HealthGrades Maternity Care in Hospitals Study ranks Good Samaritan in top 5% 0 None
2010-06-30 News round up: UniCare will drop health coverage for Virginians; Hawaii concerned about lack of physicians 0 None
2010-06-30 Doctors want pain drugs to be tracked 0 None
2010-06-30 Wishard-Regenstrief partnership earns NAPH President's Award for Health Reform Readiness and Leadership 0 None
2010-06-30 ACRO calls for sufficient resources for FDA to monitor foreign clinical trials 0 None
2010-06-30 Consumer guides about part-time workers, Medigap coverage and navigating medical costs 0 None
2010-06-30 New strategies can improve continuity of primary care, shorten patient waiting time 0 None
2010-06-30 GOP objecting to management of health fund for 9/11 workers 0 None
2010-06-30 Supreme Court will not review San Francisco health plan 0 None
2010-06-30 COBRA, jobs bill in further jeopardy after death of Sen. Byrd 0 None
2010-06-29 Ambulance services to improve in Victoria promises Health Minister 0 None
2010-06-29 Rise in hospital admissions over last five years 0 None
2010-06-29 Omnicell's OmniCenter qualifies for VMware Ready logo 0 None
2010-06-29 Arizona Integrated Physicians to implement eClinicalWorks unified EMR/PM system 0 None
2010-06-29 Aging of workforce a threat to health care sector: Report 0 None
2010-06-29 New Canadian legislation bans sale of flavoured cigarillos, cigarettes, blunt wraps 0 None
2010-06-29 Clinical assessment study identifies opportunities to improve end-of-life care 0 None
2010-06-29 First Edition: June 29, 2010 0 None
2010-06-29 Majority of doctors resort to defensive medicine practices, says survey 0 None
2010-06-29 U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in civil racketeering lawsuit against cigarette manufacturers 0 None
2010-06-29 Tray bleaching: An effective solution to improve oral health 0 None
2010-06-29 Researchers evaluate hospital working conditions to promote improved patient care 0 None
2010-06-29 AMGA adds new distribution methods to Patient Satisfaction Benchmarking Survey 0 None
2010-06-29 High-risk insurance program in Pennsylvania for uninsured individuals with pre-existing medical conditions 0 None
2010-06-29 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ranked among top 10 "Best Places to Work in Academia" 0 None
2010-06-29 Maternal alcohol consumption impacts semen concentration in male offspring 0 None
2010-06-29 International symposium to highlight current and future applications of MR-guided ultrasound 0 None
2010-06-29 New research project to develop reliable and cost-effective virtual autopsies 0 None
2010-06-29 Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act signed into law 0 None
2010-06-29 Literature review discusses herniated disks and treatment options for low back pain 0 None
2010-06-29 G8 nations commit $5B for maternal, child health; Additional $2.3B committed from other countries, foundations 0 None
2010-06-29 N.J. Gov. still undecided on whether to join lawsuit against overhaul while health care costs roil Mass. Governor's race 1 None
2010-06-29 Foreign Policy examines GHI, PEPFAR 0 None
2010-06-29 FDA's consumer health information on bottled water 0 None
2010-06-29 A&A journal achieves significant increase in Impact Factor; reflects scientific value of medical journals 0 None
2010-06-29 Efforts to contain drug-resistant malaria near Thai-Cambodian border appear to be working, officials say 0 None
2010-06-29 Hospice care falls as more Americans spend final days in hospitals; Milwaukee hospital reports success with treatment guidelines 0 None
2010-06-29 A neuro-optometric rehabilitation case report 0 None
2010-06-29 Opinions: G8 commitments to maternal, child health 0 5
2010-06-28 Queensland health payroll was faulty right from testing phase: Auditor’s report 0 None
2010-06-28 Five Star Quality Care added to Russell 3000 Index 0 None
2010-06-28 People in Medicare's two-year disability waiting period continue to wait 0 None
2010-06-28 Othello Community Hospital second in nation to achieve Stage 6 on EMR Adoption Model 0 None
2010-06-28 Health reform law this week: Some states to miss deadline on high-risk pools, tanning tax kicks in 0 None
2010-06-28 Senate Dems continue Medicaid money, jobless benefits push 0 None
2010-06-28 Harris leverages CONNECT solution to enhance capabilities of Bidirectional Health Information Exchange interface 0 None
2010-06-28 Greenway to provide physician's infrastructure solutions to St. Cloud Medical Group 0 None
2010-06-28 World's leading pharma services industry events to held at Frankfurt in 2011 0 None
2010-06-28 Over 90% of U.S. adults consume twice the recommended limit for sodium intake 0 None
2010-06-28 Republicans start new effort to advance greater federal abortion funding restrictions 0 None
2010-06-28 States struggle with physician shortages, health care workforce issues 0 None
2010-06-28 Bayonne Medical Center implements Picis ED PulseCheck ahead of schedule 0 None
2010-06-28 Tricare to allow civilian employers of military retirees to offer cafeteria insurance plans 0 None
2010-06-28 AMP comments on barriers to market for molecular diagnostic tests at FDA CDRH meeting 0 None
2010-06-28 Pittsburgh companies using wellness to try to keep health costs down 0 None
2010-06-28 Fireworks Safety Tips from AMR paramedics 0 None
2010-06-28 Today's OpEds: A new breed of medical education, more on the Medicare 'doc fix,' efforts to cut health care waste 0 None
2010-06-28 Medicare turns to more comprehensive tools to find fraud 0 None
2010-06-28 KHN column: The Medicare 'doc fix': How to make political lemonade 0 None
2010-06-28 Instant processing of insurance claims possible during doctor visit 0 None
2010-06-28 Conmed signs agreement with City of Roanoke to provide correctional facility health care services 0 None
2010-06-28 Boston Therapeutics submits structure, function claims of SUGARDOWN to FDA 0 None
2010-06-28 New guides available to help hospital planners protect patients, health care workers 0 None
2010-06-28 Pharmacy technician certification associated with reduction in medication errors, survey finds 0 None
2010-06-28 Quick-Med Technologies announces application for EPA registration of Stay Fresh technology 0 None
2010-06-28 First Edition: June 28, 2010 0 None
2010-06-28 Increased follow-up care proves key to helping depressed patients feel better 0 None
2010-06-28 CDC fails to implement official HIV testing guidelines, AHF criticizes 0 None
2010-06-28 Loyola University Hospital awarded Joint Commission's certification as Advanced Primary Stroke Center 0 None
2010-06-28 VA secretary breaks ground for new 1.5 million-square-foot medical center in New Orleans 0 None
2010-06-28 Saint Thomas Chest Pain Network awarded HRSA grant for placement of AEDs in 14 rural communities 0 None
2010-06-28 St. Mary Medical Center opens new outpatient center for chronic wound treatment 0 None
2010-06-28 Report: Health information technology could result in harm to patients without proper monitoring 0 None
2010-06-28 Cardiac MRI helps avoid hospital admissions for chest pain patients 0 None
2010-06-28 WellPoint research leads to limits on use of Boniva; FDA spars with tobacco company 0 None
2010-06-28 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills achieves Heart Failure Institute accreditation 0 None
2010-06-28 OPQC Scheduled Birth Initiative reduces unnecessary planned late pre-term, near-term deliveries in Ohio 0 None
2010-06-28 Mass. bill would lift gift ban; Workers rally in Md., Minn. 0 None
2010-06-28 New center opens for vets with traumatic brain injuries and psychological issues 0 None
2010-06-28 Hospital for Special Surgery announces receipt of $5M commitment from CA Technologies 0 None
2010-06-28 National Intrepid Center of Excellence to treat veterans with traumatic brain injury 0 None
2010-06-28 Senate fails to pass 'extenders' bill, state Medicaid funding 0 None
2010-06-28 Authorities unsure of Queensland health staff pay woes 0 None
2010-06-28 Mass. Legislature denies requests to trim municipal health benefits; N.Y. ordered to transfer people with mental Illness out of institutional group homes 0 None
2010-06-28 Kansas doctor and wife found guilty of prescribing painkillers, causing deaths 0 None
2010-06-28 Insurer sees coming health insurer 'oligopoly,' doctors band together on system changes 0 None
2010-06-28 High-risk health insurance pools opening soon 0 None
2010-06-28 Chronic disease expert: U.S. health care system needs to treat 'whole person' 0 None
2010-06-25 Pennsylvania reports drop in hospital infections, other patient care issues include CT scans 0 None
2010-06-25 GSA selects Helene Fung as 2010 recipient of Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award 0 None
2010-06-25 Mass. panel overturns cap on insurer's premiums; Calif. finds 'substantial' errors in planned premium increase 0 None
2010-06-25 Utah to run state high-risk pool while still opposing health law 0 None
2010-06-25 Inside Business Magazine honors PartsSource with 2010 Manny Award for best Workplace Environment 0 None
2010-06-25 Sixth annual Mayors Campaign Against HIV launched to encourage people test for HIV 0 None
2010-06-25 House passes 6-month Medicare 'doc fix,' Obama to sign bill 0 None
2010-06-25 Calif. hospitals bank on tech investments 0 None
2010-06-25 Friday opinions: Mandate to buy insurance; Medicare and 'political game' 0 None
2010-06-25 Prescription Solutions introduces Clinical Vantage to improve health and well-being of members 0 None
2010-06-25 Research roundup: Docs' views of industry gifts; Chemotherapy payments; Health law and states 0 None
2010-06-25 Medco Health Solutions, BIG direkt gesund execute agreement for advanced pharmacy-driven solutions 0 None
2010-06-25 mscripts, PDX offer integrated mobile communications platform for pharmacy system users 0 None
2010-06-25 First Edition: June 25, 2010 0 None
2010-06-25 HHS Secretary to speak about benefits of Affordable Care Act for women 0 None
2010-06-25 HQC report presents different aspects of health care delivered in Saskatchewan hospitals 0 None
2010-06-25 SAMHSA study: Only 6% of substance abuse treatment facilities offer special programs for gays, lesbians 0 None
2010-06-25 Neurosurgeons applaud newly-released draft standards for supervision, duty hours of medical residents 0 None
2010-06-25 Thomson Reuters names Mayo Clinic as one of top 10 hospital systems in the country 0 None
2010-06-25 June 2010 independent survey of retirees covered by Medicare 0 None
2010-06-25 Unum produces guide on the effects of health care reform 0 None
2010-06-25 Surgical care improvement measures associated with lower probability of postoperative infection: JAMA 0 None
2010-06-25 Opinions: Harper and global health; Health workers in developing countries; Funding commitments; DDT, GMO use 0 None
2010-06-25 News roundup: Judge approves $712 million settlement for 9/11 emergency workers' health problems; Missouri ballot measure on health overhaul challenged 0 None
2010-06-25 Saint Francis Hospital achieves Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services 0 None
2010-06-25 House will take up stand-alone 'doc fix' as senate tries once again to advance broader jobs bill 0 None
2010-06-25 Despite cuts, GOP continues block of Bill to extend Medicaid assistance, 'fix' Medicare payments 0 None
2010-06-25 Obesity keeps out recruits, raising medical costs for military 0 None
2010-06-25 Experts to meet in Miami to discuss new ways of avoiding errors in radiation therapy 0 None
2010-06-25 Medical weight loss programs before bariatric surgery show no clinical benefit 0 None
2010-06-25 Governors, state attorneys general seek to counter lawsuit against health law 0 None
2010-06-25 Details emerge on young adults coverage, small business health law provisions 0 None
2010-06-25 Mercy Hospital signs letter of intent to sell its facility to HCA 0 None
2010-06-25 Few insurers control chunk of Medicare Advantage market, report finds 0 None
2010-06-25 FHCRC selects SciQuest to enhance its ERP system and improve on cost-efficiency 0 None
2010-06-25 Workers in small businesses more likely to have high premium for employer-sponsored health plans: AHRQ 0 None
2010-06-25 Electronic medical records a national priority, but adoption lags 0 None
2010-06-25 Congressional hearing explores Medicare payment issues, including permanent 'doc fix' 0 None
2010-06-25 Efforts to make medicine cheaper, more efficient underway 0 None
2010-06-25 Medicare to use new fraud identification tool 0 None
2010-06-25 Latino population less likely to receive basic preventive tests, says study 0 None
2010-06-25 Conn. AG launches probe of CVS prescription plan termination threat 0 None
2010-06-25 Researchers call for new psychological support for people living with disfigurement 0 None
2010-06-25 KHN column: About those presidential promises 0 None
2010-06-25 Day-long shifts for rookie doctors to be scaled back 0 None
2010-06-24 Devastating 21% SGR cuts to Medicare disproportionately impact cancer care 0 5
2010-06-24 Six-month Medicare patch slows Medicare meltdown for now 0 None
2010-06-24 e-Health identifiers for Australians to be allocated next week 0 None
2010-06-24 University of Michigan professor recognised with PHA Award of Excellence 0 None
2010-06-24 BCBST achieves certification for implementation of CAQH CORE Phase II rules 0 None
2010-06-24 LTCFP announces publication of revised guidebook, Long Term Care Insurance at the Worksite 0 None
2010-06-24 Premier healthcare alliance recognizes winners of Pinnacle and Performance Awards 0 None
2010-06-24 Individuals get involved in alcohol or drug related accidents during summer holidays 0 None
2010-06-24 MHQP survey assesses patients' experiences with primary care since health reform law implementation 0 None
2010-06-24 Personalized medicine holds promise for the future of healthcare 0 None
2010-06-24 Study: Traditional methods for assessing patients after cardiac arrest may underestimate chances for survival 0 None
2010-06-24 Medica, HealthInsight partner to deliver value-based benefit program to commercial customers 0 None
2010-06-24 Nominations for 2010 Excellence in Healthcare Information Management Award are now open 0 None
2010-06-24 First Edition: June 24, 2010 0 None
2010-06-24 Mayo Clinic receives Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award 0 None
2010-06-24 Increased mortality rates in Bangladesh is associated with arsenic exposure, study finds 0 None
2010-06-24 Patients denied insurance for bariatric surgery develop new obesity-related diseases, conditions 0 None
2010-06-24 Patient health and safety initiatives to be highlighted at ADA annual conference 0 None
2010-06-24 Study examines relationship between SCIP measures and postoperative infection 0 None
2010-06-24 U.S. District Court Judge approves amended settlement in WTC litigation 0 None
2010-06-24 MEDSEEK CEO speaks in a series of eHealth podcasts posted on Healthcare Technology Online 0 None
2010-06-24 Warren Mosler signs pledge to never vote for any reductions in Medicare benefits 0 None
2010-06-24 Florida State University College of Medicine to produce set of medical orders for dying patient's care 0 None
2010-06-24 Stratford Dentist attains Invisalign Preferred Provider status for 2010 0 None
2010-06-24 Medicare beneficiaries in Idaho are paying the price for Congress' inaction against 21% pay cut: AARP 0 5
2010-06-24 Mayo Clinic releases official diet plan 0 1
2010-06-24 ACGME task force presents draft standards that revise requirements for better supervision, duty hours 0 None
2010-06-24 United Seating & Mobility launches new redesigned website, expands e-commerce store 0 None
2010-06-24 WGU gains approval to commence enrolling Utah students in B.S. in Nursing program 0 None
2010-06-24 RF Technologies completes installation of Safe Place Infant and Pediatric Security Solution for Baptist Memorial 0 None
2010-06-24 Washington personalities: Lobbyist Tauzin shakes it up; More on OMB director's impending departure 0 None
2010-06-24 CMS proposes new rules for hospitals to protect patients' visitation rights 0 None
2010-06-24 New poll illustrates difficult situations cancer patients face in affording needed health care 0 5
2010-06-24 Study proposes new way to measure infection prevention efforts 0 None
2010-06-24 Wellpartner agrees to provide patients access to low-cost medications using 340B Access Solution 0 None
2010-06-24 U.S. ranks low again on health care quality, efficiency and equality, study finds 0 None
2010-06-24 Stolen computers could jeopardize personal records of 1.2 million health plan members 0 None
2010-06-24 Minn. Gov. decides to not expand Medicaid early; Ohio wrestles with increased Medicaid costs in overhaul; Kansas officials worry about 25% cut in health policy operating budget 0 None
2010-06-24 Mixed progress on MDGs, additional advancement still possible, report says 0 None
2010-06-24 Former solicitor general: Roe v. Wade likely to be overturned 0 None
2010-06-24 HHS launching health website for consumers next week 0 None
2010-06-24 White House unveils consumer protections in health law 0 None
2010-06-24 New hospital gown ensures patient privacy, dignity 0 None
2010-06-24 States face less federal Medicaid money, more demand 0 None
2010-06-24 Obama to insurers: Health reform no excuse for big rate hikes 0 None
2010-06-24 BCBSM launches new website to help people understand health care reform requirements, impacts 0 None
2010-06-24 Today's OpEds: Extending jobless benefits; Medicare payment cuts; NY Times on premium increases 0 None
2010-06-24 GOP continues attacks on health law, Boehner issues critical report 0 None
2010-06-23 Americans spend more on health and get poorer care: Report 1 None
2010-06-23 How new health insurance regulations could affect some premiums, coverage 0 None
2010-06-23 Several hospitals seek buyers or mergers to strengthen their bottom lines 0 None
2010-06-23 Democrats stymied on Medicare physician pay 'fix' 0 None
2010-06-23 BioDigital, NYU Langone partner to create Right Upper Lobe Resection Cognitive Task Trainer 0 None
2010-06-23 University of Colorado honors Taligen as Bioscience Company of the Year 0 None
2010-06-23 Window World selected to receive New Corporate Partner of the Year award 0 None
2010-06-23 San Francisco dentist recognized with Presidential Award at SCDA's annual national meeting 0 None
2010-06-23 California Providence hospitals select Allscripts for new homecare automation systems 0 None
2010-06-23 Grant introduces new range of digital, analogue ultrasonic benchtop baths 0 None
2010-06-23 UK cancer survival rates increase at 3% each year 0 None
2010-06-23 First Edition: June 23, 2010 0 None
2010-06-23 Healthcare policies need to adequately address dental health of entire families 0 None
2010-06-23 SSO launches Peace of Minds campaign to raise awareness about schizophrenia 0 None
2010-06-23 Helping sick or disabled loved ones may promote well being of helpers, study finds 0 None
2010-06-23 US physicians concerned about health risk to patients from heat-damaged medicinal products 0 None
2010-06-23 Educational comic strips can help young girls make better food choices, improve physical fitness: Study 0 5
2010-06-23 Infusion Nurses Society paper states role of RNs in using IO access devices 0 None
2010-06-23 US lags in health system performance 0 None
2010-06-23 Misperceptions about 'light,' 'low,' 'mild' cigarettes 0 None
2010-06-23 Pelosi issues statement on implementation of key patient protection provisions in health insurance reform 0 None
2010-06-23 Only doctors familiar with local health services should provide out of hours primary care: Experts 0 None
2010-06-23 UnitedHealthcare, Centura Health announce official launch of Connected Care in Colorado 0 None
2010-06-23 HealthGrades study examines mortality rates for patients entering hospitals through emergency departments 0 None
2010-06-23 Compliance Jumpstart introduces healthcare compliance program 0 None
2010-06-23 Obama to meet Tuesday with insurance executives 0 None
2010-06-23 Insurers will receive Presidential warning while administration to release regulations to protect consumers 0 None
2010-06-23 PBMs: Post Office plan to end Saturday shipments could boost drug prices 0 None
2010-06-23 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine develops RAALI for healthcare providers 0 None
2010-06-23 Going barefoot in home may contribute to falls among elderly: Study 1 None
2010-06-23 Obama to grant federal workers time off to care for same-sex partner's kids 0 None
2010-06-23 Canada and New Zealand charities join international alliance in global fight against bowel cancer 0 None
2010-06-23 Mass. weighs overhaul's effects; Conn. first state to add adults to Medicaid under new health law 0 5
2010-06-23 Opinions: Canada's role in global health; Drug licensing agreements promote drug access; Funding for USAID, state; Haiti 0 None
2010-06-23 Proven Diagnostics signs contract to provide comprehensive laboratory services to Highmark members 0 None
2010-06-23 Media examine GHI, U.S. HIV/AIDS funding 0 None
2010-06-23 Politics surround Berwick, no hearings scheduled for CMS nominee 0 None
2010-06-23 Certification rule opens door for health IT vendors, but other regs lag 0 None
2010-06-23 Survey: MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil recommended for overall cardiovascular health 0 5
2010-06-23 Obama warns health insurers against using reform to boost premium rates, unveils new patient bill of rights 0 None
2010-06-23 Mayo Clinic, University of Illinois announce strategic alliance for technology-based health care 0 None
2010-06-23 Budget chief Orszag reportedly set to resign 0 None
2010-06-23 GHX cuts over $155.6M in healthcare costs during first-quarter 0 None
2010-06-23 New survey: Consumers who buy their own health insurance report big rate increase requests 0 None
2010-06-23 Exercise alone without creatine supplements helps in cardiac rehabilitation 0 None
2010-06-23 Insuring your health: Rising costs spur increase in health savings accounts 0 None
2010-06-23 Medicare physician payment cuts could cost millions more in reprocessing 0 None
2010-06-23 Study investigates benefits of filtering blood to create safer approaches to transfusion therapy 0 None
2010-06-23 HHS, insurers, health systems preparing for health law's impact 0 None
2010-06-23 Senate Dems explore phase-out of Medicaid enhanced funding 0 None
2010-06-23 AIDS specialist leaves Calif. practice, citing rising costs 0 None
2010-06-23 Health reform includes changes to denied claims, health savings accounts 0 None
2010-06-22 States worry about Medicaid funding caught in Congressional impasse 0 None
2010-06-22 Benioff family gifts $100 million for construction of new UCSF Children's Hospital at Mission Bay 0 3
2010-06-22 Nature Rocks, American Heart Association encourage increased physical activity among all Americans 0 None
2010-06-22 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network hosts fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day 0 None
2010-06-22 First Edition: June 22, 2010 0 None
2010-06-22 Diabetes control in COPD patients could improve outcomes, length of hospital stays and risk of death 0 None
2010-06-22 Complimentary analyst briefing on the potential of European remote patient monitoring market 0 None
2010-06-22 CHOICE Administrators, E-chx announce exclusive payroll product for health insurance market 0 None
2010-06-22 Concord Medical adds two new centers by furthering partnership with Navy General Hospital 0 None
2010-06-22 Improving health care for Saskatchewan patients remains a challenge: HQC report 0 None
2010-06-22 Most Americans view paid sick days as basic worker right 0 None
2010-06-22 Access to Healthcare signs contract with World Diabetes Foundation for new healthcare project in India 0 None
2010-06-22 Insurance cover in "passive war" environment saves reforestation expert 0 None
2010-06-22 Veterans with substance use disorders utilize violent means to commit suicide: Study 0 None
2010-06-22 Gardner Family Health Network to deploy NextGen Ambulatory EHR, Practice Management, QSI Dental System 0 None
2010-06-22 Kaiser survey examines views of people who buy health coverage in individual market 0 None
2010-06-22 Six Rio South Texas hospitals among nation's top 5% 0 None
2010-06-22 ZynxOrder evidence-based order sets implemented into Riverside Health System's EHR system 0 None
2010-06-22 Kaiser Permanente recognized as Best Place to Work 0 None
2010-06-22 Connecticut is first state in U.S to expand coverage for low-income residents under Affordable Care Act 0 None
2010-06-22 First anniversary of Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act 0 None
2010-06-22 BD, PEPFAR commence multi-year initiative to improve blood collection practices in African clinics, hospitals 0 None
2010-06-22 CIGNA, CareCentrix team up to offer Care Transitions Program to decrease hospital readmissions 0 None
2010-06-22 Pfizer to discontinue commercial availability of Mylotarg for AML in U.S. 0 None
2010-06-22 NTU, Technion announce new collaboration to jointly offer PhD programme 0 None
2010-06-22 Patients are seeking self-service convenience to manage healthcare expenses: NCR survey 0 None
2010-06-22 New $20M fund to support Haitian small-, medium-sized businesses announced after first Interim Haiti Reconstruction Committee meeting 0 None
2010-06-22 FDA to hold workshop on medical device innovation to address unmet public health needs 0 None
2010-06-22 Research article sheds light on liability concerns and electronic health records systems 0 None
2010-06-22 Report says G8 countries short $10B on $50B commitment, reveals mixed progress on health goals 0 None
2010-06-22 Lack of tracking of medical devices' performance raises questions about safety and efficacy 0 None
2010-06-22 Star Scientific seeks FDA approval of Stonewall-BDL as "modified risk tobacco product" 0 None
2010-06-22 Extenders bill in limbo, placing COBRA subsidy and Medicaid enhanced funding in even deeper jeopardy 1 None
2010-06-22 WHO issues comprehensive recommendations on children's medicines 0 None
2010-06-22 Health leaders formally launch new strategy for polio eradication 0 None
2010-06-22 Exposure to BPA in early life may affect testis function into adulthood 0 None
2010-06-22 Tentative deal raises cigarette taxes in NY; Many Iowa hospitals close inpatient psychiatric units 0 None
2010-06-22 Louisiana becomes first state with a Democrat legislature to oppose requirement to purchase health insurance 0 5
2010-06-22 Number of uninsured grew by 3 million in 2009; Health safety net continues to fray 0 None
2010-06-22 DeCare Dental introduces International Emergency Dental Program 0 None
2010-06-22 Cernostics, Geisinger announce personalized healthcare collaboration 0 None
2010-06-22 Hospitals shift business plans for waning economy, changing government policies 0 None
2010-06-22 People who purchase insurance on their own faced premium hike rates around 20 percent, survey finds 0 None
2010-06-22 Diabetes disease management program helps Medicare patients reduce cost of medical care: Study 0 None
2010-06-22 Walgreens will stay in Caremark's prescription network 0 None
2010-06-22 Health reform implementation: Risk pool nears enrollment date; Seniors anxious about Medicare changes; Benefits reportable 0 None
2010-06-22 Congressional hearing examines administration's crack down on health care fraud 0 None
2010-06-21 Reform law gives major boost to community health centers, medical homes 0 None
2010-06-21 Angeion launches new TRUcal resting metabolic rate system 0 None
2010-06-21 Hospitals and researchers test programs to stop readmissions 0 None
2010-06-21 Malpractice reformers get grants, but fear of lawsuits remains ER scourge 0 None
2010-06-21 CareGroup Healthcare System to implement InterSystems Ensemble rapid integration, development platform 0 None
2010-06-21 Doctors, Pelosi pan Senate-passed 'doc fix' plan 0 None
2010-06-21 Also in Global Health News: WHO scraps drug development group; Access to medication in Philippines; Yellow fever vaccine shortage; HIV-positive employee protection 0 None
2010-06-21 Today's OpEds: Medicare reimbursements threaten health care; Battling health care fraud; A national standard on nurse-patient ratios 0 None
2010-06-21 Select Medical to acquire Regency Hospital 0 None
2010-06-21 Keane Healthcare Solutions Division announces partnership with Ormed Information Systems 0 None
2010-06-21 KHN column: Even with the 'grandfather clause' protection, change is coming to most health plans 0 None
2010-06-21 Emdeon's Assistant, Claim Master solutions earn HFMA Peer Reviewed designation 0 None
2010-06-21 MDT aligned with AAP position statement on efforts to be made to save patient's natural dentition 0 None
2010-06-21 Antibacterial lab coats to help prevent spread of disease in hospitals 0 2.3
2010-06-21 PHCG recognized with CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation in fight against cancer 0 None
2010-06-21 FDA grants EarlySense marketing clearance for EverOn Touch system 0 None
2010-06-21 First Edition: June 21, 2010 0 None
2010-06-21 MediConnect Global's PHR system now compatible with a wide array of mobile devices 0 None
2010-06-21 Thomson Reuters identifies top 10 U.S. health systems from second annual study 0 None
2010-06-21 PHS offers special discounted program for clients utilizing Milliman Care Guidelines 0 None
2010-06-21 Toshiba's Aquilion ONE dynamic volume CT system improves clinical pathway for patients in ERs 1 3
2010-06-21 Researchers develop intelligent medical sensors to help patients monitor their symptoms 0 None
2010-06-21 Total Medical Solutions introduces Supply Recovery program 0 5
2010-06-21 Cancer survivor organizes first Chattanooga Oral Cancer Awareness Walk 0 None
2010-06-21 A-Life Medical selected as Finalist for Red Herring's North America 100 award 0 None
2010-06-21 Spark Together for Health Kids program promotes access to physical activity, healthy food 0 None
2010-06-21 EIN News expands health news-monitoring coverage 0 None
2010-06-21 Medco Health Solutions, Celesio join to help relieve financial burden on healthcare payors across Europe 0 None
2010-06-21 Federal funds available to support specialized training curriculum on Mental Health Procedures Act 0 None
2010-06-21 Consumers can now access high quality health and medical information on Internet using 0 None
2010-06-21 CPTC offers training program for firefighters to help reduce health-related deaths and injuries 0 None
2010-06-21 Government's COE Program encourages research activities in universities across Japan: Study 0 None
2010-06-21 Achieving remission in patients lessens burden of RA on societies with aging populations: Study 0 None
2010-06-21 SAGE launches new online resource to spotlight on research published across scholarly journals 0 None
2010-06-21 CORD:USE plans to open family cord blood bank 0 5
2010-06-20 Greater focus on mental health is needed says expert 0 None
2010-06-19 American Heart Association CEO on first anniversary of Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act 0 None
2010-06-19 Pfizer Canada announces temporary suspension of Lipitor Continuity Card Program 0 5
2010-06-19 U.S. releases statement on Global Health Initiative 0 2
2010-06-19 NLRB issues third strike against Sal Rosselli, other former SEIU-UHW officials 0 None
2010-06-19 AORN supports Pennsylvania's signing of HB 1641 requiring perioperative RN during surgery 0 4
2010-06-19 Research findings support the need to establish standards for DFSA care 0 None
2010-06-19 NPAF draws attention on need to ensure patients' right to privacy in Virginia's HIE 0 None
2010-06-19 Lightning Safety Awareness Campaign reduces death and injury from lightning strikes in the U.S. 0 None
2010-06-19 NASA Flight Surgeon honored with Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D. Award 0 None
2010-06-19 Fastest growing waste in the EU could help combat hospital infections: Scientists 0 None
2010-06-19 CNA blasts PERB for colluding with UC in suppression of RNs democratic rights 0 None
2010-06-19 HFO MRA symposium emphasizes importance of partnership among Ontario's health-care stakeholders 0 None
2010-06-19 MN HIE to conduct pilot project with Aging Services of Minnesota 0 5
2010-06-19 Talecris CEO receives Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Award 0 None
2010-06-19 Teradata congratulates CMS team for receiving 2010 CIO Council Leadership Award 0 None
2010-06-19 Disparity between rich, poor countries in access to biological treatments for RA 0 None
2010-06-19 Blind cyclists to travel from Toronto to Collingwood in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness 0 None
2010-06-19 UMDNJ-SOM offers hot-weather safety tips to protect children and elders during summer 0 1
2010-06-19 Incidence of blood based deficiencies is strong predictor of poor outcome in pSS patients: Study 0 None
2010-06-19 Illustrated plastic surgery application for iPad 0 None
2010-06-19 UKCMRI unveils vision for biggest biomedical research, innovation centre in Europe 0 None
2010-06-19 CFIDS Association applauds AABB for responding to questions about safety of general blood supply 0 None
2010-06-19 ASHP communicates support for Berwick nomination to Senate 0 None
2010-06-19 Advocacy groups oppose lawsuits that could undermine new legislation's protections against insurances abuses 0 None
2010-06-19 Ingen Technologies to exhibit, sponsor at upcoming Medtrade conference 0 None
2010-06-19 DEA, Harvard Drug Group announce agreement to modify suspension 0 None
2010-06-19 HHS Secretary announces new $250M investment to improve health and well-being of Americans 0 None
2010-06-19 Date set for Ryan Phua Memorial Kids' Ride, Burlingame Criterium 0 None
2010-06-19 Report examines G8's $22B food security pledge, highlights need for funding delivery 0 None
2010-06-19 Medicare begins 21% payment cuts to physicians 0 None
2010-06-19 TFAH recognizes steps taken by Obama Administration on Prevention and Public Health Fund 0 None
2010-06-19 Health Robotics announces new Canadian marketing contracts for i.v.STATION, i.v.SOFT 0 None
2010-06-19 Lawyer chronicles history, evolution of advance directives 0 None
2010-06-19 Group Net donates $1000 to Horizon Relief to help individuals affected by oil spill 0 None
2010-06-19 Drug-resistant malaria spreading beyond Western Cambodia, U.S. malaria coordinator says 0 None
2010-06-19 Big Brothers Big Sisters, AME Church partner to help children of single parents succeed 0 None
2010-06-19 Medicare payment cuts to doctors loom as Republicans reject slimmed-down 'extenders' package 0 None
2010-06-19 ASTRO participates in FDA's meeting to discuss highest level of safety for radiation therapy patients 0 None
2010-06-19 Health settlement for ground zero workers faces new hurdles 0 None
2010-06-19 Montana Governor visits Cannabis Science's latest acquisition 0 None
2010-06-19 Research roundup: Medical homes working in poor areas, designing insurance exchanges, health law's effects 0 None
2010-06-19 Brazil's deforestation linked to increased malaria incidence, study says 0 None
2010-06-19 CareFusion, Cisco, Medtronic join West Wireless Health Institute as Technology and Education partners 0 None
2010-06-19 Senate reaches deal, passes short-term "doc fix" 0 None
2010-06-19 Patients' relationship with primary care physician improves health care quality: Study 0 5
2010-06-19 UNDP releases 8-pronged strategy to help developing countries meet MDGs 0 None
2010-06-19 Obama administration names eight 'GHI Plus' countries 0 None
2010-06-19 HBSS reaches $103M settlement with Astra Zeneca 0 None
2010-06-19 files suit against Texas Medical Liability Trust 0 5
2010-06-19 N.Y. tries to get more patients in clinical drug trials; Atlanta hospitals create partnerships 0 None
2010-06-19 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-06-19 LUHS opens clinic to treat debilitating effects of CPP in women 0 None
2010-06-19 Medicaid funds may not come through, leaving states in a lurch 0 None
2010-06-19 Hospitals work to reduce wait times, readmission rates 0 None
2010-06-19 Equatorial Guinea strengthens health facilities to boost access to reproductive health services 0 None
2010-06-19 Federal agencies will establish a 'do not pay list' to prevent fraud 0 None
2010-06-19 Survery: Most respondents don't really get health IT 0 None
2010-06-19 Health care issues major factors in Utah, Florida races 0 None
2010-06-19 Friday Opinions: Uwe Reinhardt, Reps. Ron Paul and John Sarbanes, Minnesota nurses' strike 0 None
2010-06-18 Lawmakers want crackdown on drug agreements that keep generics out 0 None
2010-06-18 ActiveCare, Vista Therapeutics announce strategic relationship to develop Nano Biosensors for seniors 0 None
2010-06-18 National Cheng Kung University Hospital's Outpatient Building inaugurated 0 None
2010-06-18 General practitioners exchange knowledge, experience via e-mail list started in 1999 0 None
2010-06-18 AHRQ: Only 57% of U.S. men see doctor for routine care compared to 74% of women 0 None
2010-06-18 9th INT'L BIO FORUM & BIO EXPO JAPAN from June 30 - July 2, 2010 0 None
2010-06-18 PCPCC welcomes Obama's announcement to promote primary care workforce training 0 None
2010-06-18 First Edition: June 18, 2010 0 None
2010-06-18 Labor Board dismisses SEIU charges to block union elections 0 None
2010-06-18 Family Research Council calls for FDA transparency, honesty on "Emergency Contraceptive" Ella 0 None
2010-06-18 Researchers recommend involving teachers in nutrition education policy making 0 None
2010-06-18 Antwerp ITM calls for change in WHO guidelines on Buruli ulcer 0 None
2010-06-18 ASH selects 14 participants for 2010 MMSAP 0 None
2010-06-18 Physical fitness reduces metabolic risk in college students 0 None
2010-06-18 American Red Cross fined $16M 0 None
2010-06-18 WTA report card: Many Canadian patients still face long waits for needed medical care 0 None
2010-06-18 UMHHC expects to achieve 3.3% operating margin on revenues of $2.0 billion in fiscal year 2010 0 None
2010-06-18 Life Technologies announces product launches in concert with ISSCR 8th Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-06-18 Yearlong collaborative partnership launched to reduce hospital readmissions due to heart failure 0 None
2010-06-18 New multimillion dollar BSL-3 laboratory complex at Nigerian National TB and Leprosy Training Center 0 5
2010-06-18 NAN warns health care practitioners about dangers posed by EPHINEPHrine shortage 0 None
2010-06-18 ACP supports announcements of $250M in investments to expand primary care workforce 0 None
2010-06-18 Richmond Bone & Joint Clinic deploys NCR MediKiosk patient self-service solution 0 None
2010-06-18 AAIM identifies core principles that delineate shortfalls of GME funding 0 None
2010-06-18 KHN column: Market-based reform initiatives are key to success of health law 0 None
2010-06-18 WSJ: Study on eye medicine reveals possible savings for Medicare 0 None
2010-06-18 Protect Your Lungs, LUNGevity Foundation announce merger 0 None
2010-06-18 ASH announces recipients of 2010 ASH Research Training Award for Fellows 0 None
2010-06-18 Nurse-monitored ART found to be as safe, effective as therapy monitored by doctors in South African trial 0 None
2010-06-18 NPR's Morning Edition examines Global Health Initiative 0 None
2010-06-18 Researchers study risks and consequences of cigarette smoking in people living in multiple-unit housing 1 None
2010-06-18 New VA surgery rating system affects where vets get care; Abortion changes considered for military 0 None
2010-06-18 State round up: Colo. to delay Medicaid pay to doctors; La. Legislature passes law requiring ultrasounds before an abortion 1 None
2010-06-18 Gary Coleman's death highlights importance of end-of-life decisions 0 None
2010-06-18 Drug makers face tightened regulations by FDA and less clout at medical meetings 0 None
2010-06-18 Elderly people in sub-Saharan Africa remain neglected as a result of AIDS epidemic: Researchers 0 None
2010-06-18 Paternal involvement in pregnancy reduces infant deaths 0 None
2010-06-18 Loss of Manhattan hospital crowds other ERs; Utah discourages Medicaid patients from unnecessary ER visits 0 None
2010-06-18 Medical Simulation announces new agreement with New York's North Shore-LIJ Health System 0 None
2010-06-18 Obama thanks nurses for health law support, nurse practitioners push role 0 None
2010-06-18 Fraudulent Tamiflu sold over Internet, FDA warns 0 None
2010-06-18 Republicans, Obama administration spar over health overhaul 0 None
2010-06-18 Justice Department asks court to throw out states' lawsuit challenging health overhaul 0 None
2010-06-18 HHS announces $250 million in federal funding to boost primary care providers 0 None
2010-06-18 IU-Regenstrief programs to address growing workforce needs for qualified health IT workers 0 None
2010-06-18 GOP extenders proposal fails; Dems still seek to lower cost on their bill 0 None
2010-06-18 Health IT implementation plan: 'Bold incrementalism' 0 None
2010-06-18 Women with college degrees more likely to have health insurance 0 None
2010-06-18 Feds to states: Set up health insurance pools for high-risk patients by July 1 0 None
2010-06-18 States want Congress to keep extra Medicaid money flowing 0 None
2010-06-18 Democrats scale back 'doc fix' in pursuit of votes to pass jobs bill, Medicaid provision may be dropped 1 None
2010-06-17 Nineteen facilities named Centers of Excellence in APBI for use of SAVI applicator 0 None
2010-06-17 Kaplan EduNeering, DIA announce strategic alliance to create online educational offerings 0 None
2010-06-17 One in three people with psoriasis do not receive proper treatment due to health insurance issues: Survey 0 None
2010-06-17 Amerinet joins Unibased to provide financial performance improvement solutions 0 None
2010-06-17 LWW sponsors symposium on wound care 0 None
2010-06-17 BIOTRONIK receives first-ever Cardiostim Innovation Award 0 None
2010-06-17 First Edition: June 17, 2010 0 None
2010-06-17 No evidence on health benefits of oxygen inhalation during heart attack: Researchers 0 None
2010-06-17 Proportion of substance abuse treatment admissions involving older Americans doubles: SAMHSA 0 None
2010-06-17 AMP raises ethical, laboratory practice concerns in whole genome sequencing at SACHGS meeting 0 None
2010-06-17 Study: Free-range eggs may not be healthier than regular eggs 0 None
2010-06-17 FDA seeks public input on regulation of laboratory-developed tests 0 None
2010-06-17 Community talk show to highlight importance of resident training for patient safety 0 None
2010-06-17 HHS Secretary announces series of new investments to strengthen primary care workforce 0 None
2010-06-17 ASTRO urges MedPAC to recommend end to abuse of physician self-referral law in radiation oncology 0 None
2010-06-17 Two-day conference examines effectiveness of U.N. pilot program to coordinate development assistance 0 None
2010-06-17 Opinions: Maintain fight against HIV/AIDS; Ending PMTCT; Impact of U.S. health reform on foreign-trained physicians 0 None
2010-06-17 Officials discuss ways to improve quality measures in health care 0 None
2010-06-17 Hospital waiting time reduced nationally: Report 0 5
2010-06-17 Rand Paul, who opposed federal 'handouts,' is criticized for taking Medicare patients; Other health politics news 0 None
2010-06-17 GAO audit explores use of taxpayer funds by family planning groups 0 None
2010-06-17 AACC receives $6.6M grant to fund development of open-source delivery platform for healthcare careers 0 None
2010-06-17 HealthPort launches AudaPro web-based audit management tool 0 None
2010-06-17 Financial Times examines how GAVI's $2.6B shortfall might affect new vaccine programs in developing countries 0 None
2010-06-17 State round-up: Calif. orders review of insurers' planned rate hikes; S.D. targets young smokers 0 None
2010-06-17 Seniorlink announces approval of Caregiver Homes 0 None
2010-06-17 States push for additional Medicaid funding with budget cuts on the horizon 0 None
2010-06-17 PVAHCS receives 2010 Silver Anvil Award from PRSA 0 None
2010-06-17 Senate rejects plan to extend jobless aid, avert looming Medicare cuts 1 None
2010-06-17 Scientists receive over $3M to launch training and mentorship programs for promising young researchers 0 None
2010-06-17 Young canvassers part of nationwide health care drive 0 None
2010-06-17 Renewed threat of Medicare pay cuts leaves doctors with 'sense of fatigue' 0 None
2010-06-17 U.S. Department of Labor announces over $14.7M in health care career grants 0 None
2010-06-17 Wednesday's OpEds: Berwick nomination; Health reform costs and benefits; Medicaid and COBRA in jobs bill 0 None
2010-06-17 JHUSON joins Maryland Alliance to address Maryland's growing healthcare needs 0 None
2010-06-17 Money for early retirees and insurers' customer service 0 None
2010-06-17 OnDemand AP solution helps hospitals reduce processing costs 0 None
2010-06-17 Hospital lobbying spending down 0 None
2010-06-17 Healthcare clinicians' disruptive behaviors negatively affect patient care: Data 0 None
2010-06-17 Health Record Services awarded Multiple Award Schedule contract by GSA 0 None
2010-06-17 Highlands Hospital, Cleveland Clinic collaboration promises brighter future for children with autism 0 None
2010-06-17 Federal government seeks power to exclude those involved with health fraud from working again with Medicare 0 None
2010-06-17 GOP-led health law repeal vote fails 0 None
2010-06-17 CDC survey shows 3 million more uninsured in 2009 0 None
2010-06-17 Doctors still waiting for Capitol Hill action on Medicare payment cuts 0 None
2010-06-16 Health on The Hill – June 15, 2010 0 None
2010-06-16 Also in Global Health News: Clinton to Haiti; Global Fund suspends Zambian aid; Ugandan health workers; MDG summit; Rwandan health insurance; HIV drugs in Kenya 0 None
2010-06-16 TEREC member Dental Prosthetic Services joins SensAble Authorized Production Center Program 0 None
2010-06-16 EMS announces availability of SIM-EMR application for training medical and nursing students 0 None
2010-06-16 Health Care IT market set for continued growth over next five years: Compass Intelligence 0 5
2010-06-16 CAMFT listed in 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll 0 None
2010-06-16 SOA provides clarity regarding law's consequences on existing health insurance plans, benefits 0 None
2010-06-16 Alameda Alliance for Health utilizes MedeAnalytics' analytic solutions to improve member outcomes, services 0 None
2010-06-16 First Edition: June 16, 2010 0 None
2010-06-16 Benefits, quality gains of electronic referral management 0 None
2010-06-16 Toshiba provides support to ACHE to help educate future healthcare leaders 0 None
2010-06-16 CSMG, CSHA awarded Elite status 0 None
2010-06-16 Interventions are needed to make people exercise after cardiac event 0 None
2010-06-16 BIOTRONIK announces 10th anniversary of world's first wireless, mobile patient monitoring technology 0 None
2010-06-16 Senior U.S. healthcare executives divided over healthcare reform: Survey 0 None
2010-06-16 Secretary of Aging urges citizens to report any suspected abuse of older adults 0 None
2010-06-16 New public service advertisements to spread preventive medical testing awareness 0 None
2010-06-16 New data shows Ohio children with special health care needs have inadequate insurance coverage 0 None
2010-06-16 Global drug distribution programs one factor in hastening drug resistance, report says 0 None
2010-06-16 Rating system for Medicare Advantage plans slated for upgrade 0 None
2010-06-16 Supreme Court to hear case on overcrowding and medical needs of Calif. prisoners; Ohio state employees have unusual situation covering adult children 0 None
2010-06-16 Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, Spanish government announce $150M for health projects in Central America, Mexico 0 None
2010-06-16 Most elite medical schools rank low on 'social mission' 0 None
2010-06-16 Florida Advisory Council on Radiation Protection endorses ASTRO's Target Safely patient protection plan 0 None
2010-06-16 Course on cancer rehabilitation for nurses and other health professionals 0 None
2010-06-16 Cancer overtreatment raises concern; Physicians tend to use new technology even before solid evidence backs it 0 None
2010-06-16 Reid takes steps toward final vote on 'extenders' package after turning down GOP alternative 0 None
2010-06-16 Health insurance issues: State regulators wary of health law, Medicare Advantage star system 0 None
2010-06-16 Medicare will hold off processing payment claims until June 18 0 None
2010-06-16 Both sides try to score political points on health law 0 None
2010-06-16 Inability of Mass. to curb health costs could be harbinger for national efforts 0 None
2010-06-16 UOHI tests Canada's first in-hospital program to screen and treat patients for diabetes 0 None
2010-06-16 Employer health costs slowing, but still face 9 percent increase in 2011 0 None
2010-06-16 WellPoint to begin offering 'electronic' house calls 0 None
2010-06-16 AMA: 20 percent of medical claims paid incorrectly, wastes billions 0 None
2010-06-16 Elite medical schools rate poorly on social mission 0 None
2010-06-16 FDA cautions on infant overdose risk with liquid Vitamin D 0 None
2010-06-16 Cheers, jeers for new federal rules on changes in health benefits 0 None
2010-06-16 UIC receives $3M grant to evaluate comprehensive process for responding to patient harm events 0 None
2010-06-15 eHGT announces eHealth Access Indexing 0 None
2010-06-15 AmWINS Group Benefits re-launches EGWP program to help reverse negative effects of RDS 0 None
2010-06-15 Oakwood Healthcare selects RL Solutions as partner for infection control and prevention 0 None
2010-06-15 DATATRAK premieres Safety Case Manager at 46th Annual DIA Meeting 0 None
2010-06-15 SBE Council: New regulations may impact health coverage for small businesses 0 None
2010-06-15 Wisconsin CLTS Medicaid Waiver covers Rethink Autism program for children and youth 0 None
2010-06-15 Diversity publication recognizes UH as a leader among health care institutions 0 None
2010-06-15 First Edition: June 15, 2010 0 None
2010-06-15 AIDS activists to protest BMS' Reyataz pricing, policies at Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference 0 None
2010-06-15 HealthPrize Technologies takes fresh approach to prescription non-adherence problem 0 5
2010-06-15 CRH Medical's marketing program provides new patient inquiries to physicians 0 None
2010-06-15 ActiveCare announces availability of new line of services for aging individuals 0 None
2010-06-15 Central Washington Hospital improves patient experience with Toshiba' Vantage Titan MR system 0 None
2010-06-15 CombiMatrix Diagnostics receives final licensure documentation and approvals to begin Medicare billing 0 None
2010-06-15 Cartoon moms combat obesity 0 None
2010-06-15 Tips for correct application of sunscreen 0 None
2010-06-15 ACRO unveils survey findings on decline in physician participation in clinical research 0 None
2010-06-15 New regulation on 'grandfathered' health plans 0 None
2010-06-15 GE Healthcare unveils Centricity Advance SaaS solution for small, independent clinical practices 0 None
2010-06-15 APR launches new Corporate Website, changes Business Model 0 None
2010-06-15 AMA voted to adopt new public health policies 0 None
2010-06-15 Women who drink boiled coffee at lower risk of breast cancer 0 None
2010-06-15 AMA recommends classification of e-cigarettes as drug delivery devices 0 None
2010-06-15 Health insurance made available to contractors, entrepreneurs and job seekers: oDesk 0 None
2010-06-15 New public health research on environmental impact on physical activity 0 None
2010-06-15 AMA's National Health Insurer Report Card helps improve claims processing performance 0 None
2010-06-15 ATA members raise concern about reduction in dietary iodine intake 0 None
2010-06-15 Medicare coverage of unproven mammography screening device leads to surge in usage 0 None
2010-06-15 ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors 48 endoscopy units 0 None
2010-06-15 Retiring health care professionals may strain an overburdened system 0 None
2010-06-15 Senate wrangling on bill with 'doc fix,' Medicaid payments, possible COBRA subsidy 0 None
2010-06-15 Free clinics across the U.S. care for 1.8M uninsured patients annually: Survey 0 None
2010-06-15 Canada invites Africa, Caribbean, South American leaders to meeting during upcoming G8 summit 0 None
2010-06-15 Media examine Women Deliver conference 0 None
2010-06-15 Texas prepares for health reform's changes despite opposition to new law; Other states brace for federal funding cuts 0 None
2010-06-15 WHO calls for more blood donations worldwide 0 None
2010-06-15 Report: Violent crime increasing at hospitals and clinics 0 None
2010-06-15 Study: Millions of cancer survivors put off care they can't afford 0 None
2010-06-15 HHS issues interim rules for grandfathered health plans 0 None
2010-06-15 Behind the Numbers report: Employers' medical costs to increase by 9% in 2011 0 None
2010-06-15 States, Feds look to expand ACOs and medical homes 0 None
2010-06-15 CMS to hold Medicare claims for four more days 0 None
2010-06-15 AMA adopts new policies to strengthen physician workforce 0 None
2010-06-14 Stryker's facilities in Michigan, US and Suzhou, China earn LEED certifications 0 None
2010-06-14 Studies show rising health costs, ways to slow them 0 None
2010-06-14 My Insurance Expert to sell, distribute ING Term Life Insurance policies 0 None
2010-06-14 KHN column – Medicare Advantage: You get what you pay for 0 None
2010-06-14 Aesculap receives FDA clearance for SterilContainer product line for use in STERIS V-PRO systems 0 None
2010-06-14 Feds to issue rules on 'grandfathered' health plans and new law 0 None
2010-06-14 Health overhaul skirmishes simmer over government fliers, drug benefits 0 None
2010-06-14 Health reform continue to dominate campaigns 0 None
2010-06-14 Desert Medical Imaging to implement XIFIN's revenue cycle management system 0 None
2010-06-14 AMA's support for health law sparks infighting 0 None
2010-06-14 Today's Opinions: Medicare advantage to shrink; Insurers anti-trust protection; Health law regulations; The need for maternity leave 0 None
2010-06-14 UMC introduces new software certification program for WHO Drug Dictionary Enhanced 0 None
2010-06-14 Phase Forward Central Coding application achieves UMC's new certification 0 None
2010-06-14 Programs try cash incentives to get forgetful patients to take meds 0 None
2010-06-14 Medical marijuana advocates bypassing traditional approval, effectiveness regulations 1 None
2010-06-14 HCL Infosystems, Wellogic partner to create India's National Health Information Exchange Environment 0 None
2010-06-14 Healthcore Media launches dynamic, educational and community-oriented health website 0 None
2010-06-14 Parents are little aware of concussion risks and support school policies to minimize them: Poll 0 None
2010-06-14 Cintas issues tips for maintaining secure, compliant EMRs 0 None
2010-06-14 Successful go live of HCIM's SymKey Professional Claims, Virtual Auto-Post modules at MedPOINT Management 0 None
2010-06-14 Study evaluates correlation between EverOn system and detection of patient deterioration in hospitals 0 None
2010-06-14 McDermott's Health Industry Advisory Practice Group recognized as Health Team of the Year 0 None
2010-06-14 SearchAmerica launches Collection Performance Advisor service for hospitals 0 None
2010-06-14 First Edition: June 14, 2010 0 None
2010-06-14 Worby Groner Edelman & Napoli Bern announce support for James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act 0 None
2010-06-14 New book provides perspective on contributions made by nurses 0 None
2010-06-14 Nurse with enhanced clinical skills detects same breast abnormalities as surgeon 0 None
2010-06-14 New report provides state-by-state analyses of substance abuse, mental illness patterns 0 None
2010-06-14 People under 25 contribute 38% of voluntary blood donations 0 None
2010-06-14 Study finds survival disparities among patients with colorectal cancer 0 None
2010-06-14 New report on beneficial effects of nanotechnology innovation on human health, environment 0 None
2010-06-14 Consortium formed to improve community disaster readiness and recovery through research programs 0 None
2010-06-14 JHUSON's Applied Health Informatics Program now opened for healthcare professionals 0 None
2010-06-14 Medicare, uninsured, elderly and critically ill patients use ambulances for transport to ER: Study 0 None
2010-06-14 Internal Medicine board sanctions doctors for cheating on certification tests; APA to issue conflict-of-interest guidelines 0 None
2010-06-14 U.S. healthcare industry can eliminate $3.6 trillion in healthcare waste over next 10 years: White paper 0 None
2010-06-14 Ontario Shores creates new public website to better serve needs of users 0 None
2010-06-14 HHS announces grants to support States' efforts to implement, evaluate patient safety approaches 0 None
2010-06-14 FRC praises decision of federal Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability 0 1
2010-06-14 PolyMedix awarded $150,000 grant to support development of antimicrobial sutures to reduce SSIs 0 None
2010-06-14 State round-up: Tenn. lawmakers fail to pass bill to opt out of health care law; Mass. officials continue to study hospital sale 0 None
2010-06-14 President Obama calls on Congress to avert 21% cut in payments to physicians 0 None
2010-06-14 U.S. judge approves $712.5 million settlement for 9/11 responders' health problems 0 None
2010-06-14 TWI launches new educational module to understand role of biofilms in chronic wound infections 0 None
2010-06-14 Allied Telesis to provide integrated network solutions for TAF hospital system 0 None
2010-06-14 New research project to identify tactics, strategies for working with patient advocacy groups 0 None
2010-06-14 Florida GOP gov. candidate surges despite questions about involvement in Medicare fraud case 0 None
2010-06-14 Cancer survivors forego medical care because of financial concerns 0 None
2010-06-14 Obama, GOP spar on Medicare 'doc fix' 0 None
2010-06-14 Trauma patients without insurance more likely to die of injuries than privately insured patients: Study 0 None
2010-06-14 Capitol Hill briefing addresses neglected tropical diseases 0 None
2010-06-14 States worry about whether Congress will extend extra Medicaid funding 0 None
2010-06-14 New hip exposes conflicts of interests for doctors 0 None
2010-06-11 BIOTECanada congratulates CPHA on 100 years of leadership in public health 0 None
2010-06-11 Scammers use promise of Medicare rebate checks to steal personal info 0 4
2010-06-11 PAF launches CINV CareLine to assist patients with cancer, CINV 0 None
2010-06-11 Equatorial Guinea advances public health services with ultramodern hospital in Bata 0 4
2010-06-11 White House urged to promote health care innovation; Feds prepare $25 million in malpractice grants 0 None
2010-06-11 Start-up seeks to provide consumers with health care comparison shopping guide 0 None
2010-06-11 Today's opinions: Cuts in Medicare advantage; Benefits of Medicaid expansion; Closing the doughnut hole 0 None
2010-06-11 Lack of access to primary care leads reasons for poorer health in US 0 None
2010-06-11 Medicare drug spending varies by region, does not offset other medical costs 0 None
2010-06-11 HHS announces grants to implement and evaluate patient safety approaches, medical liability reforms 0 None
2010-06-11 Dems to seniors: The Medicare checks are in the mail 0 None
2010-06-11 States keep watch over insurers rate hikes, solvency as overhaul sets roots 0 None
2010-06-11 Senate continues consideration of 'tax extenders,' Democrats push for COBRA subsidy 0 None
2010-06-11 Ambulatory Surgery Center industry responds to infection control concerns raised in JAMA 0 None
2010-06-11 Thousands of Minnesota nurses strike for one day 0 None
2010-06-11 Excess Re introduces unlimited annual maximums on stop-loss policies 0 None
2010-06-11 PharmaTrust to demonstrate MedCenter technology at Annual Healthcare Conference 0 None
2010-06-11 Series of regional meetings focused on ACOs are drawing healthcare leaders together: AMGA 0 None
2010-06-11 $125M added to plaintiffs' compensation in WTC site operations 0 None
2010-06-11 Study on health disparities and sexual orientation 0 None
2010-06-11 Gore introduces new internet cloud-based 3-D modeling system and case planning aid 0 None
2010-06-11 First Edition: June 11, 2010 0 None
2010-06-11 QI initiatives in U.S. hospitals need to be overseen to ensure implementation of ethical issues: Johns Hopkins study 0 None
2010-06-11 Researchers to present advanced treatment strategies for eye diseases at NEI symposium 0 None
2010-06-11 FRC supports new blood donation policy 0 None
2010-06-11 Perceptive Informatics releases new web-based version of DataLabs Designer module 0 None
2010-06-11 HITN launches Mi Salud Primero initiative that responds to health disparities of Latinos living in the U.S. 0 5
2010-06-11 New undergraduate major in health sector management and policy launched 0 None
2010-06-11 NuPhysicia's technology solutions provide distinctive medical service 0 None
2010-06-11 sanofi pasteur congratulates Canadian Public Health Association for 100 years of leadership and service 0 None
2010-06-11 Physhield receives state of Maryland approval to underwrite medical malpractice insurance 0 None
2010-06-11 Budget cuts, poor fiscal management threaten breast cancer screening for needy women 0 None
2010-06-11 Family caregivers experience typical patterns of wellbeing and distress their relatives going through 0 None
2010-06-11 ACS HPRI maps surgeon supply across U.S. 0 None
2010-06-11 Inadequate treatment strategies make cancer patients suffer unnecessarily: Survey 0 None
2010-06-11 Hospital cutbacks may risk quality and safety of health care delivery 0 None
2010-06-11 NADHS organizes second annual Oral Cancer walk 0 5
2010-06-11 U.S. is quickly losing ground as global leader in medical innovation: Study 0 None
2010-06-11 Programme on surgical and medical treatment strategies for cancer 0 None
2010-06-11 INPC to include post-acute care facilities for individuals with significant health care needs 0 None
2010-06-11 APTA accredits Fox Rehabilitation to offer post-graduate residency training program in geriatrics 0 None
2010-06-11 N.Y. dermatologist to pay $2.75M to resolve Medicaid, Medicare fraud allegations 0 None
2010-06-11 U.N. MDG summit draft conclusions call for aid promise follow through, highlight progress and challenges 0 None
2010-06-11 Women Deliver conference concludes 0 None
2010-06-11 iCAD to supply CAD technology for mammography to VA, Department of Defense Hospitals 0 None
2010-06-11 WHO Director-General responds to criticisms over agency's H1N1 response 0 None
2010-06-11 Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology forms joint venture with SiriCell Technologies 0 None
2010-06-11 Senate Dems point to Medicare rebate checks to improve health law's image 0 None
2010-06-11 Report urges Canada to increase foreign aid spending for G8 maternal, child health initiative 0 None
2010-06-10 Remote monitoring and nurse case management combined improve health of Medicare beneficiaries with CHF 0 None
2010-06-10 Author Calvin Hill releases new book to share health and life-saving benefits of exercise program 0 4
2010-06-10 $250 checks in the mail for Idaho Medicare beneficiaries in "Rx doughnut hole" 0 None
2010-06-10 Patient Home Monitoring retains Equicom for strategic investor relations 0 None
2010-06-10 Emerging health care models and approaches discussed at 2010 Health Care Conference 0 None
2010-06-10 Goodmans Interior Structures and Shore Memorial Hospital receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation 0 None
2010-06-10 HDMA honors Upsher-Smith with two DIANA Awards 0 None
2010-06-10 Atrium Medical wins Supplier Performance Award 0 None
2010-06-10 Misinterpretation of genetic information may undermine efforts to promote behavioral changes for disease prevention 0 None
2010-06-10 Extensive usage of antibiotic linezolid associated with ICU outbreak of LRSA 0 None
2010-06-10 CPHA celebrates 12 great achievements of public health in Canada 0 None
2010-06-10 Gallup-Healthways U.S. Well-Being Report for May 2010 0 None
2010-06-10 TeleHealth Services announces new partnership with Desoto Memorial Hospital 0 None
2010-06-10 AACN endorses scientific statement on prevention of TdP 0 None
2010-06-10 Caregiver's guide on avoiding life-threatening swallowing problems 0 None
2010-06-10 Videoconferencing experience enriches nursing home residents' lives: Study 0 None
2010-06-10 Majority of physicians, members oppose AMA's position on health care coverage expansions 0 None
2010-06-10 Study reveals insurance related differences in hospital mortality for AMI, stroke, pneumonia 0 None
2010-06-10 Number of Medicare patients transferred to long-term acute care hospital after critical illness tripled: JAMA 0 None
2010-06-10 California to succeed in achieving health insurance exchange: New white paper 0 None
2010-06-10 Forensic pathologists chronicle phenomenon of doctors who kill 0 None
2010-06-10 Driving while distracted is equivalent to drunken driving 0 None
2010-06-10 Ontario Pharmacists' Association disappointed with government's regulatory changes 0 None
2010-06-10 Dell announces launch of new state health services practice 0 None
2010-06-10 Improvement in Americans' health risk profile will save $945 billion 0 None
2010-06-10 2010 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases at Atlanta, Georgia 0 None
2010-06-10 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to implement BioImagene's digital pathology solutions 0 None
2010-06-10 World Bank, partner programs 'not achieving intended outcomes' for TB in Africa, report says 0 None
2010-06-10 USAID's policy bureau takes shape 0 None
2010-06-10 Overall death rate for patients developed complications during hospitalization fell by 23%: AHRQ 0 None
2010-06-09 Medicalis launches Coordinated Imaging Care Solution 0 None
2010-06-09 Union Hospital joins Indiana Network for Patient Care 0 None
2010-06-09 AmeriCare to expand into South Carolina 0 None
2010-06-09 Hooper Holmes launches iParamed Expedite for insurance applications 0 None
2010-06-09 Caritas Christi Health Care implements MedAptus' Intelligent Charge Capture suite 0 None
2010-06-09 DST Health Solutions' latest version of CareAnalyzer released 0 None
2010-06-09 University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina licensed A.D.A.M. health tools for their hospital websites 0 None
2010-06-09 ISMP Canada develops new website to help consumers report medication incidents 0 None
2010-06-09 HHS Secretary statement on new study that underscores urgency for reducing HAIs in ASCs 0 None
2010-06-09 Lapses in infection control common in ambulatory surgical centers 0 None
2010-06-09 Clinical guidelines for UC emergency medicine physicians 0 None
2010-06-09 Screen time contributes to headache, backache in school-aged teenagers 0 None
2010-06-09 HealthGrades ranks top hospitals in patient experience 0 None
2010-06-09 RIC leverages InteleOne to offer range of services to hospitals, emergency departments 0 None
2010-06-09 Pelosi releases statement on the benefits of Affordable Care Act for America's seniors 0 None
2010-06-09 Ontario's Community Pharmacies Coalition reacts to new regulations and vows to fight for patient care 0 None
2010-06-09 EMSC acquires CPPA anesthesia services companies 0 None
2010-06-09 In the news: Senate and jobs bill; Obama appeals to seniors; States' Medicaid squeeze; Beyond COBRA 0 None
2010-06-09 American Diversified Holdings enters Mobile Health Care Market 0 None
2010-06-08 Princeton University president named 2010 winner of Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research 0 None
2010-06-08 Successive 12-hour shifts for hospital nurses leads to widespread fatigue, patient care errors 3 5
2010-06-08 Two Canadian stroke services earn Stroke Services Distinction from Accreditation Canada 0 None
2010-06-08 Xenex Healthcare Services announces commercial launch of pulsed xenon room disinfection system 0 None
2010-06-08 CMAJ to publish comprehensive new guidelines on immigrant health 0 None
2010-06-08 ZixCorp announces new, 3-year email encryption contract with Orlando Health 0 None
2010-06-08 Springhill retirement community opens Woodlands Memory Support Neighborhood 0 None
2010-06-08 Research project to transform primary care practices into patient-centered medical homes concludes 0 None
2010-06-08 Medicare bidding program will lead to 'suicide bidding', says Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers 0 None
2010-06-08 Pelosi issues statement in response to HHS Health Insurance Premium Review Grants 0 None
2010-06-08 Top 10 tips to avoid medical mistakes 0 None
2010-06-08 UPMC Health Plan collaboration launches pediatric weight management program 0 None
2010-06-08 CMI must implement payment initiatives to improve health care delivery, reduce spending: New article 0 None
2010-06-08 Secondhand smoke exposure associated with psychological distress 0 5
2010-06-08 Regular exercise reduces fall risk 0 None
2010-06-08 Nurses working 12-hour shifts struggle to remain vigilant during successive shifts: Research 0 None
2010-06-08 Outsource Testing expands Healthcare Quality Management software services program 0 None
2010-06-08 Evidence-based oral health guidelines for pregnant women 0 None
2010-06-08 Gail Donner receives Jeanne Mance Award for her positive impact on practice of nursing in Canada 0 None
2010-06-08 New federal health care reform law covers large number of Americans at lower cost: RAND study 0 None
2010-06-08 Opinions: Improving maternal health 0 None
2010-06-08 Health Impact Project announces six grants to conduct HIAs at state and local levels 0 None
2010-06-08 Report finds racial and ethnic disparities in children's health and health care 0 None
2010-06-08 Encouraging healthy lifestyle changes helps reduce aging relative's risk of cancer, say experts 0 None
2010-06-08 Washington Post Q&A with Rajiv Shah; AP examines 'surging' global food prices 0 None
2010-06-08 U.N. Secretary-General, Sec. of State Clinton address Women Deliver conference 0 None
2010-06-07 HIV & Hepatitis scare after endoscopy at a Warrawong Clinic 0 None
2010-06-07 People conflicted and stymied between public and private long term care insurance 0 None
2010-06-07 MHRA issues Supplementary Accreditation to Chiltern 0 None
2010-06-07 First Edition: News coverage on Dems' health reform campaign; Medicare fees; Medical marijuana 0 None
2010-06-07 Masimo announces full market release of Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring to provide RRa 0 None
2010-06-07 New GUM PerioBalance helps maintain oral health 0 None
2010-06-07 Oslo University Hospital, Induct announce long term strategic partnership Agreement 0 None
2010-06-07 NPWT clinical hotline for patients 0 None
2010-06-07 UBMD selects Allscripts EHR solution to help its physicians enhance quality of patient care 0 None
2010-06-07 SEMHIE wins $3M contract for Social Security Administration's electronic medical records initiative 0 None
2010-06-07 Guardian Home Care Holdings, Cardiocom provide home telehealth technology to patients with chronic illnesses 0 3
2010-06-07 University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust implements Lorenzo Regional Care Release 1.9 0 None
2010-06-07 MKMG implements CoActiv Medical's EXAM-VAULT QUAD-REDUNDANT ARCHIVING solution 0 None
2010-06-07 Baylor Health Care System opens new Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute in South Dallas 0 None
2010-06-07 HP Enterprise Services signs seven-year agreement with NASCO 0 None
2010-06-07 SunTech Medical named Rookie Vendor of the Year 0 None
2010-06-07 Allergan receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation 0 None
2010-06-07 Arrhythmia Alliance launches 'Know Your Pulse' global awareness campaign on World Heart Rhythm Week 0 None
2010-06-07 Pharmacoeconomic methods influence only 13% of hospital formulary system decisions: Survey 0 None
2010-06-07 ASHP honors First DataBank pharmacist with the title of Fellow for excellence in pharmacy practice 0 None
2010-06-07 Strained relationship with parents following stroke increases depression in daughters: Study 0 None
2010-06-07 Smoke-free laws protect both children and adults from exposure to secondhand smoke 0 None
2010-06-07 Kaiser Permanente earns perfect 100% rating on Healthcare Equality Index 0 5
2010-06-07 USA Health System to implement MEDSEEK's eHealth ecoSystem 0 None
2010-06-07 Humana sees strong future in Medicare; AHIP seeks more cost containment measures 0 None
2010-06-07 Health overhaul supporters plan $25 million promotion campaign 0 None
2010-06-07 Congress returns to controversy over COBRA, doctors' Medicare pay 0 None
2010-06-06 Expansion of e-mental health necessary for better care 0 None
2010-06-05 MediciGlobal survey identifies strategies followed in patient recruitment for clinical trials 0 3
2010-06-05 Burden of substance abuse casts tragic shadow on the lives of many young people: Report 0 None
2010-06-05 New book highlights specific aspects of salivary gland development 0 None
2010-06-05 US dental school graduates not adequately prepared to screen for sleep disorders 0 None
2010-06-05 Comprehensive review of paediatric bronchoscopy 0 None
2010-06-05 St. Jude Medical's statement on settlement agreement with U.S. DOJ 0 None
2010-06-05 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recognized as leader in all 10 clinical specialties 0 None
2010-06-05 Research roundup: Evidence-based medicine consumer/expert divide; Pay for performance limitations; Improving community health centers 0 None
2010-06-05 CSTE 2010 Annual Conference to focus on public health challenges 0 None
2010-06-05 Unsatisfactory interactions with physicians affect sickle cell disease patients' trust in medical profession 0 5
2010-06-05 EU sends $29M in food, medical aid to combat increasing food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region 0 None
2010-06-05 BMJ report questions WHO advisors' ties to pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2010-06-05 Roles for payers in HIE, uses of multi-payer portals in healthcare to be discussed at AHIP Institute 2010 0 None
2010-06-05 Bangladeshi children who lose mothers more likely to die, Lancet study finds 0 None
2010-06-05 Siemens Healthcare donates MAGNETOM ESSENZA MRI system to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center 0 None
2010-06-05 Maryland doctors to get rewards for cheaper care; In S.D., Sue to open more doc-owned hospitals 0 None
2010-06-05 St. Jude Medical to pay $3.7M to resolve allegations of illegal kickbacks 0 None
2010-06-05 COBRA subsidy starts running out for some as Congress grapples with extension 0 None
2010-06-05 South Africa prepares health systems for World Cup disaster — but could be overwhelmed 0 None
2010-06-05 Sebelius defends Berwick for CMS post 0 None
2010-06-05 Survey: Group insurance rates rise for employers 0 None
2010-06-05 Insurers, White House bound by need to make overhaul a success 0 None
2010-06-05 Obama sets town hall meeting with seniors to tout Medicare rebate checks 0 None
2010-06-05 United American Insurance introduces new 2010 Medicare Supplement plans 0 None
2010-06-05 States to curb retiree benefits in search of savings 0 None
2010-06-05 Health care quality issues: The disconnect between patients and experts 0 None
2010-06-05 N.J. court case examines end-of-life decisions 0 None
2010-06-05 AHF applauds Gilead for offering pricing, access concessions to AIDS Drug Assistance Programs 0 None
2010-06-05 AMA launches ads pushing Senators on 'doc fix' while warning on cuts 0 None
2010-06-05 Boston hospitals increasingly scrutinized for costs while Buffalo hospitals will receive more Medicare funding 0 None
2010-06-04 TeleTracking Technologies, Sodexo announce multi-year renewal of sales partnership 0 None
2010-06-04 MediQuant announces DataArk for managing legacy healthcare data from older applications 0 None
2010-06-04 6th Research Congress of the EAPC reflects research in palliative care 0 None
2010-06-04 ASCO 2010 marks first anniversary of "Cancer Patient Statement of Principles" 0 None
2010-06-04 Freescale Semiconductor develops portable medical kiosk to run routine health screenings at home 0 None
2010-06-04 Montefiore-Einstein announces Abdominal Organ Transplant Symposium on June 10, 2010 0 None
2010-06-04 First Edition: June 4, 2010 0 None
2010-06-04 Study links shelter, transportation, insurance and health care cost difficulties with heavier ED usage 0 None
2010-06-04 Lumeris releases innovative technology platform to improve quality of care delivered to consumers 0 None
2010-06-04 Kidney dialysis patients unprepared for disasters: Study 0 None
2010-06-04 Strategy for harnessing physics for health 0 None
2010-06-04 Connect with nature to get re-energized 0 None
2010-06-04 SAMHSA establishes Regional Office in Region VI in Dallas, Texas 0 None
2010-06-04 Chronically ill children with private insurance less likely to be admitted to specialty-care center: Study 0 None
2010-06-04 Right Medicare choices for individuals over 65 0 None
2010-06-04 AMA launches new multi-million dollar ad campaign to get Senators to fix Medicare physician payment cuts 1 None
2010-06-04 Mikey's Way Foundation expands from hospitals to Ronald McDonald House New York 0 None
2010-06-04 AMGA releases Accountable Care Organization Principles for healthcare delivery systems 0 None
2010-06-04 Tax credit for organ donation may help address shortage for transplant 0 None
2010-06-04 20% of returning war veterans report PTSD or major depression 0 None
2010-06-04 MAXIMUS President to present on challenges that impact efficiency of Medicaid and CHIP 0 None
2010-06-04 NICE recommends minimum price for alcohol and ban on alcohol advertising 0 None
2010-06-04 Students develop innovative optical radar system to help blind people maneuver around obstacles 0 None
2010-06-04 EPIC Imaging Centers improves practice management services with MedInformatix RIS 0 None
2010-06-04 VA now requires PTCB certification for pharmacy technicians employed at grade GS-6 0 None
2010-06-04 Some say calculated risk of 'no' vote failed for Alabama Democrat in Gov. race 0 None
2010-06-04 New ECRI Institute Patient Safety Blog launched to share relevant information on patient safety topics 0 None
2010-06-04 Obama adds benefits to same-sex partners of federal workers 0 None
2010-06-04 Federal jury convicts Houston-area physician, residents over multi-million dollar Medicare fraud scheme 0 None
2010-06-04 St. Jude receives top spot in 2010-11 Best Children's Hospital rankings 0 None
2010-06-04 COBRA subsidy stall could raise premiums for millions while battle rages over 'doc fix' 0 None
2010-06-04 American Cancer Society and NPCRC award $1.8M for palliative care research 0 None
2010-06-04 State roundup: Health law could be critical for Miss.'s poor; Colorado passes end-of-life care laws, Penn. details plan for high risk pool 0 None
2010-06-04 States face budget scramble as chances for federal Medicaid assistance extension get slim 0 None
2010-06-04 Administration claims about Dartmouth Medicare analyses questioned 0 None
2010-06-04 United Health, Cigna differ on how plans will change after exchanges begin 0 None
2010-06-04 ViiV Healthcare to provide additional cost savings to cash-strapped ADAPs 0 None
2010-06-04 Report ranks best children's hospitals 0 None
2010-06-04 Study: 10% increase in cigarette pricing can reduce smoking among people with alcohol, drug disorders 0 None
2010-06-04 Sebelius to highlight geographic differences in Medicare hospital payments 0 None
2010-06-04 Vermont regulator demands $3 million payback from insurer 0 None
2010-06-04 Poll says more than half of Californians support health overhaul 0 None
2010-06-04 Government health IT advisers examine privacy policies 0 None
2010-06-04 European countries focus on drug price cuts 0 None
2010-06-04 Mass. insurers ask for double-digit rate hikes, again 0 None
2010-06-04 GHP selects MirixaPro web-based clinical platform to support delivery of MTM services 0 None
2010-06-04 Health overhaul politics churn as regulators move forward 0 None
2010-06-04 Drug makers push for more time to pay half-off discount on drugs 0 None
2010-06-04 Today's OpEds: New Republic and National Review on health law; Conservative bloggers blast CBO numbers 0 None
2010-06-04 AMA launches ad campaign to push Senators on 'doc fix' 0 None
2010-06-03 Over 90% of psychiatric patients treated in community hospitals are cared for in specialty units: Study 0 None
2010-06-03 OMHS invites community to participate in 5K Walk-Run events 0 None
2010-06-03 Old practice may discourage organ donation among minority individuals 0 None
2010-06-03 First Edition: June 3, 2010 0 None
2010-06-03 Delaying cholecystectomy in elderly patients can increase cost and mortality 0 None
2010-06-03 Combined alcohol dependency treatments reduce social costs of health care: Study 0 None
2010-06-03 Study suggests inexperienced medical staff make fatal medication errors 0 None
2010-06-03 Five critical access hospitals to implement NextGen EHR solution 0 None
2010-06-03 National initiative to share wealth of new community health data to improve health of Americans 0 None
2010-06-03 NCHS report: Declines in teen sex, improvements in contraceptive use remain unchanged 0 None
2010-06-03 Health on The Hill: June 1, 2010 0 None
2010-06-03 Grassroots awareness and education programs increase minority organ and tissue donations: Study 0 None
2010-06-03 Rate of in-hospital mortality decreases and hospital readmission increases for heart failure patients: JAMA 0 None
2010-06-03 Tips on how to make right capital purchases with scarce technology dollars re-released 0 None
2010-06-03 Study: Shortened hospital stays may bring increased risks of return 0 None
2010-06-03 Medtronic spent $1.07 million in first-quarter lobbying 0 None
2010-06-03 Beacon Partners study uncovers how healthcare organizations impacted by economy 0 None
2010-06-03 Loophole in CHIP costs feds millions in lost revenue 0 None
2010-06-03 Same-sex partners to get long-term care benefits, federal personnel office says 0 None
2010-06-03 Middle-aged Americans are close to panic about future, says Alberta researcher 0 None
2010-06-03 The Beryl Institute establishes grant program to improve patient experience in healthcare 0 None
2010-06-03 What the new health law means for you 0 None
2010-06-03 Top physicians offer health advice to help people survive during summer 0 None
2010-06-03 ARRA awards stimulus grants to AMIA members 0 None
2010-06-03 Tips to prevent back injuries 0 None
2010-06-03 African-Americans less likely to undergo total joint replacement procedures 0 None
2010-06-03 Regulators miss deadline on medical loss ratios: Other implementation developments continue to emerge 0 None
2010-06-03 New concept: Hotel 'medical-concierge' program 0 None
2010-06-03 Medicare: Both doctors and patients are looking for private options 0 None
2010-06-03 Judge denies extension for federal response to health lawsuit 0 5
2010-06-03 New book proposes engineering approach to US health care reform 0 None
2010-06-03 California examines 'never events' at hospitals; La. seeks funding for primary care clinics; Texas trims children's health program 0 None
2010-06-03 Academic detailing technique may help doctors follow treatment guidelines 0 None
2010-06-03 Today's opinions: Virginia suit leads opposition to health law; Help for 9/11 responders; Blue Dogs' support for doctors 0 None
2010-06-03 IDC to provide new software package for Orthopaedic DR Customers 0 None
2010-06-03 Experts call on EU Parliament to ensure widespread benefits of nanomedicine 0 None
2010-06-03 Egg donation is not a simple process 1 None
2010-06-03 Fraud roundup: LA hospital workers investigated; Guilty pleas in Texas and N.J. cases; Fla. candidate defends his actions 0 None
2010-06-03 FTC delays 'red flags' rule; doctors' lawsuit continues 0 None
2010-06-03 AP: Asking questions can save patients money 0 None
2010-06-02 Queensland Health pay bungle continues into June 0 None
2010-06-02 Companies offer cash to employees to lose weight 0 None
2010-06-02 Rural hospitals: Does the health law help or hurt? 0 None
2010-06-02 AMA to campaign for Medicare payment 'doc fix,' physicians increasingly frustrated 0 None
2010-06-02 3.5 million FC2 Female Condoms ordered for distribution at 2010 World Cup 0 None
2010-06-02 CompCare joins Peoples Health network as exclusive managed behavioral healthcare provider 0 None
2010-06-02 CCAC applauds Quebec Ministry of Health's colorectal cancer screening pilot 0 None
2010-06-02 Bangalore INDIA BIO 2010 inaugurated 0 None
2010-06-02 Holon announces entree into healthcare information technology vertical 0 None
2010-06-02 May Assets in HSAs and HRAs grown to $7.1 billion in 2009: EBRI study 0 None
2010-06-02 Researchers offer solutions for groundwater contamination crisis 0 4.5
2010-06-02 CDC data shows frequent binge drinkers more likely to report suboptimal self-rated health 0 None
2010-06-02 First Edition: June 2, 2010 0 None
2010-06-02 SAGES issues new practice guideline for surgical treatment of GERD 0 None
2010-06-02 Updates in Surgery, the official journal of SIC to be published by Springer in English 0 None
2010-06-02 NHO introduces first healthcare assistance program for Americans, employers, groups and associations 0 None
2010-06-02 Aegis Health Group offers ten best practices to foster hospital-employer partnerships 0 None
2010-06-02 CookShop nutrition education program helps students make healthier food choices: Survey 0 None
2010-06-02 Health Canada releases survey results of BPA exposure levels in canned foods 0 None
2010-06-02 Smoking cessation for first 6-weeks after acute fracture surgery reduces risk of postoperative complications 0 None
2010-06-02 New recommendations can lower radiation exposure for patients undergoing MPI procedures: ASNC 0 None
2010-06-02 High oxygen delivery after postcardiac arrest leads to higher rate of death in hospitals 0 None
2010-06-02 CPA introduces myPatientAccess portal to help patients access their PHR 0 None
2010-06-02 Healthcare facilities lack appropriate equipment, supplies to manage emergency situations: Report 0 4
2010-06-02 EHSI develops new iPhone app to reduce medication errors for senior citizens 0 None
2010-06-02 MSI Surgical Solutions adds three new autoclaves to expand ETO sterilization capabilities 0 None
2010-06-02 New Health Navigator program to help IEHP Members better understand how to use health care 0 None
2010-06-02 KHN Consumer column: Health care tax credit comes with benefits, strings for small businesses 0 None
2010-06-02 State roundup: Ohio and Washington prepare high risk pool plans; Calif. lawmakers consider 20 bills; Virginia wrestles with Medicaid issues 0 None
2010-06-02 NFP receives $2M gift to support public health program around the U.S. 0 None
2010-06-02 Insurance industry faces tough scrutiny from new HHS watchdogs 0 None
2010-06-02 Opinions: Stopping active recruitment of developing country health care workers; MDGs at 10 years 0 None
2010-06-02 Rep. Dingell opposes proposal for drug reimportation 0 None
2010-06-02 Medtronic discloses payments, mostly royalties, to doctors 0 None
2010-06-02 With Congress on recess, health reform politics emerge on homefront 0 None
2010-06-02 Former Columbia/HCA CEO Rick Scott spends millions on Florida governor campaign 0 None
2010-06-02 Scammers look to take advantage of health law 0 None
2010-06-02 Tomorrow's elderly will need to pay for care 0 None
2010-06-02 Cancer patients should find ways to be physically active during and after treatment: New national guidelines 0 None
2010-06-02 Obama administration sides with city in San Francisco lawsuit 0 None
2010-06-02 Medicare patients may face accessibility crisis to medical care 0 None
2010-06-02 Infighting threatens COBRA subsidy extension, longer Medicare doc pay 'fix' 0 None
2010-06-02 Postdoctoral scientists receive NYSCF-Druckenmiller Fellowship award 0 None
2010-06-02 Health law implementation: Insurance, coverage and Medicare payment questions 0 None
2010-06-02 GOP candidates for California governor struggle with budget issues, including health care 0 None
2010-06-02 911 program aims to reduce ER visits 0 None
2010-06-02 Businesses fret penalties, seek opportunities in health overhaul 0 None
2010-06-02 Firms chase opportunities in online medicine 0 None
2010-06-01 AMA President to unveil multi-million dollar ad campaign 0 5
2010-06-01 First Edition: June 1, 2010 0 None
2010-06-01 New walk-in medical center opened in Duane Reade Pharmacy 0 None
2010-06-01 AAPA honors Col. John W. Bullock with 2010 Federal Service PA of the Year Award 0 None
2010-06-01 Donald M. Pedersen of Salt Lake City receives AAPA's 2010 Outstanding PA of the Year Award 0 None
2010-06-01 9th INT'L BIO FORUM & BIO EXPO JAPAN from June 30 - July 2, 2010 0 None
2010-06-01 Seattle's Phoumy Bobby Bounkeau receives 2010 Humanitarian PA of the Year Award from AAPA 1 None
2010-06-01 Portland's Dana Gray and Jonathan Hill honored with AAPA's Physician-PA Partnership Award 0 None
2010-06-01 Elsevier Foundation seeks grant proposals for 2010 Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program 0 None
2010-06-01 Sweet Tomatoes kicks off annual cookie campaign for Easter Seals 0 None
2010-06-01 AAPA recognizes role of PAs in transforming health care delivery with 2010 PAragon Awards 0 None
2010-06-01 ASH wins six Aster Awards for excellence in healthcare marketing and advertising 0 None
2010-06-01 Odds of surviving cardiac arrest may depend on neighborhood: Study 0 None
2010-06-01 Foods advertised on TV oversupply nutrients associated with chronic illness: Study 0 None
2010-06-01 Race matching among donors and recipients has no effect on survival rates: Study 0 None
2010-06-01 Canadian Diabetes Association supports TELUS Health Solutions' new online consumer ehealth service 0 None
2010-06-01 ACR Task Force proposes steps to improve relationships between radiologists and health care systems 0 None
2010-06-01 Health law mandates higher Medicare payment for osteoporosis tests 0 None


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