Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - February 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-02-28 Genzyme introduces new global grant program to support LSD patient community 0 None
2011-02-28 HHS awards two contracts to accelerate flu vaccine availability 0 None
2011-02-28 Obama’s health care reform: States may now choose to opt out 0 None
2011-02-28 Obama administration awaiting next reform ruling from Florida judge 0 None
2011-02-28 LWW launches Orthopaedics Network 0 None
2011-02-28 Health law ups the ante in state-federal Medicaid budget battle 0 None
2011-02-28 Dialogue with children about healthy habits very important 0 5
2011-02-28 UCH installs GE's CARESCAPE Monitor B850 to enhance clinical decision making in the NICU 0 None
2011-02-28 Regulators face challenge of defining 'essential care' benefits 0 None
2011-02-28 UM CAS awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant 0 None
2011-02-28 Politics play into state-level implementation issues 0 None
2011-02-28 Capario releases Portal v3.7 of provider portal application 0 None
2011-02-28 'Romneycare' continues to draw political focus 0 None
2011-02-28 Deal to avert gov't shutdown appears within reach 0 None
2011-02-28 Viewpoints: Judge Kessler's decision; Utah is role model; Malpractice system flaws 0 None
2011-02-28 State News: N.Y. Medicaid's compromise; Va. ups health spending; Medi-Cal ruling 0 None
2011-02-28 EPA approves BioNeutral's Ygiene 206 antimicrobial disinfectant 0 None
2011-02-28 First Edition: February 28, 2011 0 None
2011-02-28 OTI receives additional order for 100,000 MediSmart healthcare biometric ID cards in Kenya 0 None
2011-02-28 PNH patients urge government to provide access to life-saving treatment 0 5
2011-02-28 LHSC takes necessary steps to protect staff and physicians following threats 0 None
2011-02-28 19th annual EJAF Academy Awards Viewing Party raises nearly $4 million to fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-02-28 Alexion joins EURORDIS, NORD and medical communities to observe Rare Disease Day 2011 0 None
2011-02-28 Western Medical installs Toshiba's vascular X-ray system to provide efficiency during diagnostic procedures 0 None
2011-02-28 Global Genes Project, 46NYC introduce t-shirts to create awareness about lack of drug treatments for rare disease 0 None
2011-02-28 EcoNugenics introduces CIRCUTOL Cardiovascular Health Support 0 1
2011-02-28 AARP commends lawmakers for their opposition to health care nullification bill 0 None
2011-02-28 Investing in adolescents can help reduce poverty, improve health, UNICEF report says 0 None
2011-02-28 FDA clears Ascom's ClinicalConneX | Cardiomax medical device 0 None
2011-02-28 Survey: 65% of patients in hospitals experience pain prevalence 0 None
2011-02-28 Governors want flexibility from federal officials on health issues 0 None
2011-02-28 Scientific Learning introduces new series of Virtual Brain Seminars for students 0 None
2011-02-28 New national campaign to help reduce risk of pressure ulcers in hospital and post-acute care settings 0 None
2011-02-28 Temporary budget compromise would not defund health law 0 None
2011-02-28 Progressive groups offer support for maintaining Medicaid requirements 0 None
2011-02-28 ABC program greatly reduces asthma-related ED visits in preschool children 0 4
2011-02-28 New study: Little historical evidence justifies economic downturns linked with large cuts in health aid 0 None
2011-02-28 House, Senate leaders continue negotiations on FY11 budget; global health advocates protest spending cuts 0 None
2011-02-28 CTSI awards NYU one-year pilot grant to assess feasibility of hemoglobin A1C diabetes test 0 None
2011-02-28 Study: Kinship caregivers receive fewer support services than foster parents 0 None
2011-02-28 Study: Storytelling program improves communication skills, positive affect in persons with dementia 0 None
2011-02-28 Norwegian study shows young children are able to learn and perform basic first aid 0 5
2011-02-28 Medical malpractice system heading for a change 1 None
2011-02-28 STD testing for elderly may be covered by Medicare 0 None
2011-02-28 Kiwis can go online to support St John for Christchurch ambulance service infrastructure work 0 None
2011-02-27 Johns Hopkins students to provide hands-on help to communities in need on spring break trip 0 None
2011-02-27 Experts offer myth-busting advice to fight against spring allergies 0 None
2011-02-27 Nation wide aged care deficits surface in report 0 None
2011-02-25 Well-being in adolescence linked to life satisfaction in adulthood 0 5
2011-02-25 Research Roundup: Health costs at life's end; Assessing hospital quality; Surgeons' burnout; Per capita Medicaid spending 0 None
2011-02-25 State News: Ga. Senate oks insurance mandates bill; Va. Assembly says abortion clinics should be regulated as hospitals 0 1.5
2011-02-25 Viewpoints: WSJ on Medicare Advantage, Texas Gov. Perry on 'Fed inroads,' Med students' health policy ignorance 0 5
2011-02-25 CIGNA's integrated disability and medical programs reduce workplace absence 0 None
2011-02-25 Affordable Care Act provides states with flexibility and resources to improve health care benefits 0 None
2011-02-25 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education to hold 37th Annual Conference, March 17-20 in Cincinnati 0 None
2011-02-25 Hospitals and health system innovations designed to increase efficiency, improve outcomes 0 None
2011-02-25 HHS offers new grants to help states with insurance rate reviews 0 None
2011-02-25 Humana CEO hails the importance of the health care consumer 0 None
2011-02-25 New York's Medicaid advisory panel approves plan to cut health spending 0 None
2011-02-25 Poll finds 1 in 5 Americans think health law was repealed 0 None
2011-02-25 Romney responds: He's proud of Mass. health care overhaul 0 None
2011-02-25 New policy research brief examines patients at risk of losing care under health center spending cuts 0 None
2011-02-25 Stink bugs may worsen asthma, cause allergy 0 None
2011-02-25 Redesign of donor-liver distribution network could increase transplants by 14% 0 None
2011-02-25 First Edition: February 25, 2011 0 None
2011-02-25 HIMSS survey: Nurse informaticists play a major role in implementation of healthcare IT 0 None
2011-02-25 New data indicates 44% of hospital respondents expect to achieve Stage 1 of meaningful use 0 None
2011-02-25 Strategies to minimize medical radiation exposure 0 None
2011-02-25 Most patients 'want to be listened, informed and considered by family doctor' 0 None
2011-02-25 Huckabee takes issue with Massachusetts' health overhaul 0 None
2011-02-25 Nearly 60,000 newly acquired infections per year in Germany's intensive care units 0 None
2011-02-25 Lawmakers deadlocked over spending bill 0 None
2011-02-25 Bristol-Myers Squibb awards $1 million grant to reduce hepatitis-related health disparities in Asia 0 None
2011-02-25 Patients presented to ED with adverse drug events are more costly to health care system 0 None
2011-02-25 Judge meant to halt health law implementation, states say 0 None
2011-02-25 Poll finds continuing confusion about health overhaul's status 0 None
2011-02-25 Longer looks: Best health policy picks from thought-provoking publications 0 None
2011-02-25 Sensable's new Intellifit TE Digital Restoration System offers wide range of benefits to dental labs 0 None
2011-02-25 House Republicans drafting two-week continuing resolution with about $4b in spending cuts 0 None
2011-02-25 Survey: 72% of locked-in syndrome patients are happy 0 None
2011-02-25 Wisconsin flare-up triggers analysis of other states' public employees' health benefits, pensions 0 None
2011-02-25 Study: When it comes to elective surgery, where you live matters 0 None
2011-02-25 States focus on health insurance exchanges 0 None
2011-02-25 Abortion issues draw state-level attention 0 None
2011-02-25 Roundup: In Ariz., Senate panel takes steps to end Medicaid; Mass. Gov. starts sales pitch for payment reform 0 None
2011-02-25 New report identifies key aspects of outstanding leadership in adult social care 0 4
2011-02-25 FSMB symposium to discuss telemedicine's future and its impact on health care 0 None
2011-02-25 PHA partners with NORD, EURORDIS to raise global awareness about PH 0 None
2011-02-25 Students and nurses to receive Alumni Awards from Loyola University Chicago 0 None
2011-02-25 Researchers to share information on delirium at ADS conference 0 5
2011-02-25 GUMC, FDA enter new partnership to improve public health 0 None
2011-02-25 MedInformatix, University Radiology work together to implement Federal Government-certified technology 0 None
2011-02-24 New study: Internet kiosks help reduce infant, child and maternal mortality rates in rural India 0 None
2011-02-24 New research: Significant number of HCV patients in the U.S. does not have health insurance coverage 0 None
2011-02-24 SPIN program to help mothers produce sufficient breast milk for their premature infants 0 3
2011-02-24 Lack of health insurance limits Hepatitis C patients' access to latest antiviral therapy 0 None
2011-02-24 Wisconsin's benefit backlash spreads to other states 0 None
2011-02-24 Study finds link between fasting serum glucose levels and in-hospital mortality in elderly non-diabetic patients 0 None
2011-02-24 Shock Doctor signs three-year endorsement contract with NFL 0 None
2011-02-24 FDA's tobacco advisory committee continues to ignore CRE statements 0 None
2011-02-24 State roundup: Budget cuts to affect health care for state workers, disabled, elderly 0 None
2011-02-24 The GOP strategy to defund the health law 0 None
2011-02-24 Roche receives DOD approval to provide remote service and support for its lab analyzers 0 None
2011-02-24 HHS issues home health grants to states 0 None
2011-02-24 Aetna introduces new IHP for employees to adopt healthy behaviours 0 None
2011-02-24 Talent Plus, Centric Health Resources partner to provide patient-centered quality services 0 None
2011-02-24 Study examines several homicides involving anesthetic drugs, outlines anesthesiologists' experiences 0 None
2011-02-24 Former Democratic and Republican Senate majority leaders to keynote GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit 0 2
2011-02-24 UK HealthCare to deploy Allscripts EHR, Practice Management solution for faculty providers 0 None
2011-02-24 Sanofi Pasteur to participate in first international bell-ringing event to eradicate polio 0 None
2011-02-24 New strategies to improve developing countries' access to low-cost generic drugs needed, experts say 0 None
2011-02-24 New study: Surgeon annual volume linked to decreased in-hospital mortality for aneurysm repairs 0 None
2011-02-24 U.N. commission on the status of women opens in New York 0 None
2011-02-24 HIMSS continues to add new health informations to Meaningful Use Onesource 0 None
2011-02-24 Opinions: Foreign aid lessons from Britain; food security; Global Fund investigation; U.S. food aid cuts; Africa needs trade 0 None
2011-02-24 Daily report global health conversations: Health sector corruption 0 None
2011-02-24 BHI: People with untreated hearing loss lose income annually 0 None
2011-02-24 Planned parenthood cuts draw opposition from state, local officials 0 None
2011-02-24 Senate Majority Leader will attempt to pass new one-month stopgap measure to avoid government shutdown 0 None
2011-02-24 CollaborativeCARE Conference, HIMSS form alliance to lead healthcare information technology 0 None
2011-02-24 Judge upholds health law's insurance coverage requirement 0 None
2011-02-24 General Electric extends healthcare IT portfolio to mobile devices and tablet computing 0 None
2011-02-24 Opponents of med-mal reform settle on new argument 0 None
2011-02-24 'Current Concepts' article outlines ultrasound use among clinicians 0 None
2011-02-24 Viewpoints: GOP's 'war' on family planning; state workers' health costs; health law already hurting U.S. 0 None
2011-02-24 UCSF study shows increased contraceptive supply decreases unintended pregnancy rates 0 None
2011-02-24 Will Massachusetts' health law derail Romney's presidential ambitions? 0 None
2011-02-24 Western Pistachio Association partners with USDA's MyPyramid 0 None
2011-02-24 WSJ: IT companies could get boost from health care coding switch 0 None
2011-02-24 Polio: Myanmar plans vaccination campaign after confirming first new case in three years; India fights disease in rural areas 0 None
2011-02-23 California researchers receive InHealth grant to evaluate device-intensive procedures 0 None
2011-02-23 MassHealth call center earns Center of Excellence designation 0 None
2011-02-23 Healthcare professionals need evidence-based education, guidance about CAM use in maternity care 0 None
2011-02-23 Tips for heart healthiness 0 2
2011-02-23 Hearing aids with the latest technology through NHS 0 None
2011-02-23 Orthopaedic groups select Entrada's automated clinical documentation solution 0 None
2011-02-23 T.H.E. Clinic to provide CompuMed's ECG telemedicine, CardioGramKids technology to Lennox School District 0 None
2011-02-23 Haiti's cholera outbreak has plateaued, death rate remains high in rural regions, U.N. says 0 None
2011-02-23 MWV announces availability of preservative pharmaceutical spray pumps for sampling 0 None
2011-02-23 AAFA study: Richmond ranked as No. 1 Asthma Capital in the U.S. 0 None
2011-02-23 Roundup: Calif. hospital's unusual Medicare billing; Tenn. gastric bypass; Mass. Acos 0 None
2011-02-23 UT Southwestern Medical Center launches new multidisciplinary abdominal wall surgery program 0 None
2011-02-23 New study finds inadequate health literacy among paid caregivers of seniors 0 None
2011-02-23 UCI study details benefits of physical activity, diet, relationships, fun and spirituality 0 None
2011-02-23 OptumHealth names Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island as Center of Excellence for Neonatal Care 0 None
2011-02-23 Study finds racial disparities among adolescents in receiving treatment for depression 0 None
2011-02-23 Kaiser Permanente leads nation in number of Stage 7 Awards from HIMSS 0 None
2011-02-23 Federal anti-drug campaign appears to reduce marijuana use among teenagers 0 None
2011-02-23 Medicaid central to White House-State budget tensions 0 None
2011-02-23 GE Healthcare IT introduces eHealth Community Desktop solution 0 None
2011-02-23 States, think tanks focus on ways to save Medicaid money, find efficiency 0 None
2011-02-23 Government showdown looms as budget battles continue 0 None
2011-02-23 Nationwide Children's Hospital joins Autism Speaks ATN to offer patient care 0 None
2011-02-23 After Florida health law decision, Alaska refuses to apply for exchange grants 0 None
2011-02-23 Viewpoints: Planned Parenthood funding; Governors and Medicaid; lessons from Wisconsin 0 None
2011-02-23 Phoenix, Uniontown sign three year agreement for comprehensive IT infrastructure outsourcing services 0 None
2011-02-23 HealthGrades recognizes America's 50 Best Hospitals for 2011 0 None
2011-02-23 U.S. behind peers on providing paid federal maternity leave 0 None
2011-02-23 Cost issues focus attention on health law's long-term care program 0 None
2011-02-23 Some GOP lawmakers like their government health insurance 0 None
2011-02-23 CAMH introduces mobile research lab to study mental health, addictions in communities across Ontario 0 None
2011-02-22 House votes to defund Planned Parenthood 0 None
2011-02-22 Claraview's Healthcare Analytics Solutions is now available for hospitals, clinics and health insurers 0 None
2011-02-22 'Day on Deadly Killers' 0 None
2011-02-22 Study: High-quality hospitals deliver lower-cost care to trauma patients 0 None
2011-02-22 House passes FY11 budget bill 0 None
2011-02-22 New Harris Poll suggests that many doctors dont help obese patients to lose weight 0 None
2011-02-22 Macrogen announces formation of Axeq Technologies in the US, Europe and Asia 0 None
2011-02-22 Tips for treating loose tooth 0 2
2011-02-22 CTS unveils world's first adjustable Patient Passport Express kiosks at HIMSS conference 0 None
2011-02-22 China Cord Blood announces formation of Zhejiang Lukou Biotechnology 0 None
2011-02-22 Epilepsy patients with low SES more likely to have poor quality of life 0 None
2011-02-22 New community partnership launched to provide free vision care services for Akron-area children 0 None
2011-02-22 SEIU's allegation concerning malnutrition rates is baseless, say Prime Healthcare hospitals 0 None
2011-02-22 Xerox helps healthcare clients with technology and consulting services to improve quality of care 0 None
2011-02-22 Researchers identify practical strategies to implement environmental practices in operating rooms 0 None
2011-02-22 UC Davis raises IT productivity bar with InterSystems Ensemble rapid integration, development platform 0 None
2011-02-22 Boxtone demonstrates latest mobile management platform for point-of-care applications at HIMSS 0 5
2011-02-22 Newly published paper outlines how physicians practice habits can affect their ability to treat LGBT patients 1 None
2011-02-22 AHFS, PEPID partner to deliver electronic drug information to pharmacists nationwide 0 None
2011-02-22 Discovery Holdings, Humana to offer Vitality wellness program for health plan members 0 None
2011-02-22 NYBC urges African American, Hispanic descent to donate blood for special patients 0 None
2011-02-22 CIBER completes key IT projects for leading healthcare organizations 0 None
2011-02-22 New report identifies risks linked with privacy and security breaches in health care 0 None
2011-02-22 Seal Shield launches new SILVER BLUE wireless iPad keyboard and case for healthcare 0 None
2011-02-22 Top healthcare companies select HP's imaging and printing solutions to drive clinical, financial value 0 None
2011-02-22 Stanly Regional selects McKesson's Paragon HIS to replace longstanding IT vendor 0 None
2011-02-22 C3 announces alliance with HIMSS to provide access to health information technology 0 None
2011-02-22 Women with melanoma seem to experience more health-related quality of life issues than men 0 None
2011-02-22 Desperate governors, state Legislatures seek ways to cut Medicaid costs 0 None
2011-02-22 Cedars-Sinai selects Encore for multi-million dollar EMR project 0 None
2011-02-22 Kronos announces additional details regarding pending acquisition of API Healthcare at HIMSS conference 0 None
2011-02-22 Wisconsin workers say they agree to pay more for health benefits 0 None
2011-02-22 U.S. House approves bill cuts for older Americans 0 None
2011-02-22 Bans on commercial shippers appear to reduce size, reach of online cigarette sales industry 0 None
2011-02-21 Mayo Clinic re-accredited as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by TJC 0 None
2011-02-21 Loyola forms new sixth research-focused transplant institute at LUHS 0 None
2011-02-21 VitalHealth announces latest version of EHR solution for small practices 0 None
2011-02-21 Standard Register launches world's first anti-microbial laser wristband for patient identification 0 None
2011-02-21 Urgent Cares of America acquires Urgent Care Express 0 5
2011-02-21 Panasonic to offer new high definition patient room display for hospitals 0 None
2011-02-21 Motorola announces new advanced data capture solution for healthcare 0 None
2011-02-21 CIGNA, Healthy Kids Challenge launch new online initiative to help reverse obesity trend 0 None
2011-02-21 GE Healthcare, CDC collaborate to explore efficacy of actionable health alerts 0 None
2011-02-21 GE Healthcare announces two new EMR solutions certified for meaningful use at HIMSS meeting 0 None
2011-02-21 Seattle Children's Hospital implements Gemalto's Protiva security solutions 0 None
2011-02-21 Highmark to deploy PatientPoint self-service check-in technology to Western Pennsylvania providers 0 None
2011-02-21 ImplementHIT to roll out OptimizeHIT physician EHR elearning solutions at HIMSS11 0 None
2011-02-21 Hitachi expands Medical Imaging VNAs to include entire healthcare facility 0 None
2011-02-21 GNAX demonstrates new Free Health Information Exchange at HIMSS11 0 None
2011-02-21 CentraCare completes rollout of InterSystems Ensemble integration, development platform 0 None
2011-02-21 SAP launches Collaborative E-Care Management application 0 None
2011-02-21 UMass Memorial Health Care selects MedCPU's Meaningful Use Advisor clinical decision support tool 0 None
2011-02-21 Unity Medical launches new Wellness Engagement Solution at 2011 HIMSS 0 None
2011-02-21 Zipit Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution debuts at HIMSS conference 1 None
2011-02-21 Virtua deploys MedCPU's Expert Advisor for OB 0 None
2011-02-21 The AFA initiates 2011 College Tour to educate young men and women about infertility 0 4
2011-02-21 Mater Children's Hospital converts to Masimo rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry technology 0 None
2011-02-21 Emdeon selects IBM as technology provider for patient-centric clinical information exchange 0 None
2011-02-21 Cedars-Sinai, AirStrip enter mobile patient monitoring solution collaboration 0 None
2011-02-21 eClinicalWorks, BayCare Health System partner to provide EHR solutions 0 None
2011-02-21 Dell launches subscription-based cloud-enabled service solutions for hospitals, physician practices 0 5
2011-02-21 GE Centricity Enterprise v6.9 achieves Complete EHR ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification 0 None
2011-02-21 HCL introduces ACE SmartCare Clinical Decision Support solution at HiMSS Conference 0 None
2011-02-21 Northrop Grumman introduces mobile application for veterans to access personal EHRs 0 None
2011-02-21 Passport introduces eCare NEXT intelligent revenue cycle platform 0 None
2011-02-21 Sarasota Memorial selects Meru for pervasive wireless coverage to healthcare industry 0 None
2011-02-21 'Experience station' program offers rheumatologists to gain insight into patients' everyday challenges 0 None
2011-02-21 NextGen Healthcare unveils new innovations to enhance providers' performance at HIMSS conference 0 None
2011-02-21 NCPA, NACDS explain importance of pharmacies in Medicaid program 0 5
2011-02-21 Logicworks, Orion partner to provide highest standard of security for organizations using HIE SaaS model 0 None
2011-02-21 ESMO creates new Community Oncology Working Group to ensure best standards of care 0 None
2011-02-21 Merge Healthcare's iConnect image interoperability platform to be showcased at HIMSS meeting 0 4
2011-02-21 Stanley Healthcare, InfoLogix provide hospitals with new ways to improve patient care, financial outcomes 0 None
2011-02-21 New study urges healthcare organizations to engage with emerging care delivery models 0 None
2011-02-21 HealthPort announces participation in test phase of CMS esMD gateway services 0 None
2011-02-21 FRC condemns Obama administration's decision to eliminate conscience rights for medical professionals 0 None
2011-02-21 HP announces new telehealth solutions to improve quality, efficiency of healthcare 0 None
2011-02-21 OBMLS launches two new online services for medical community 0 None
2011-02-21 New research suggests prevention of unwanted births may decline fertility rates 0 None
2011-02-21 dbMotion announces contract awards with numerous healthcare organizations 0 5
2011-02-20 HHS overturns Bush 'conscience' rule for workers opposing abortion 0 None
2011-02-20 Largest Medicare fraud case nets 114 offenders 1 None
2011-02-19 Research cuts could mean ongoing cancer deaths 0 5
2011-02-19 Canadian Cancer Society calls for legislation to ban cosmetic pesticides 0 None
2011-02-19 Kresge Foundation awards $750,000 grant for East Cleveland Teen Collaborative 0 None
2011-02-19 Steering more women toward careers in surgery: WIS Career Symposium 0 5
2011-02-19 ICA launches innovative patient portal product at HIMSS11 0 None
2011-02-19 Watson's performance on Jeopardy! inspires 700% spike in volunteers for World Community Grid 0 None
2011-02-19 2011 Clinical Congress of American College of Surgeons to take place in October, in San Francisco 0 None
2011-02-19 Cutting of funds for Planned Parenthood long overdue, says ACLJ 0 None
2011-02-19 Imprivata to showcase new product innovations at HIMSS11 0 None
2011-02-19 MedVirginia to showcase interoperability solutions at HIMSS11 Conference 0 None
2011-02-19 Scientist argues cost-effectiveness analysis should play bigger role in American health care system 0 None
2011-02-19 Jenny Craig to launch new male-targeted weight loss initiative 0 None
2011-02-19 Eating tissue to stay thin 0 None
2011-02-19 Rescinding elements of regulation protecting conscience rights of health care providers a disappointment 0 None
2011-02-19 Northrop Grumman to highlight technology and solutions applicable to military at HIMSS 0 None
2011-02-19 NSBRI awards four scientists with postdoctoral fellowships for space-related biomedical research 0 None
2011-02-19 Heart And Stroke Foundation praises federal government for tobacco package warning system 0 None
2011-02-19 BCBSF Foundation honors 5 Florida nonprofits at 2010 Sapphire Award ceremony 0 None
2011-02-19 Mardi Gras fundraiser event to bring better quality of life to homeless seniors 0 None
2011-02-19 Early diagnosis can delay or halt progression of macular degeneration 0 None
2011-02-19 EMR implementation earns DHR high ranking on HIMSS U.S. EMR Adoption Model 0 None
2011-02-19 PBMI awards CVS Caremark and ArcelorMittal the 2011 Rx Benefit Innovation Award 0 None
2011-02-19 AAOS partners with Gateway EDI for claims processing and revenue management services 0 None
2011-02-19 American Scientific announces Lebanon-based HospiServices in Middle East, Africa 0 None
2011-02-19 New book on staying fit after 60 by 77-year-old man 0 4
2011-02-19 Healthcare Realty Trust files shelf registration statement with Securities and Exchange Commission 0 None
2011-02-19 FRC commends amendment to prevent federal funding for Planned Parenthood 0 None
2011-02-19 Patients who undergo orthopedic surgeries at high-volume hospitals have better outcomes 0 None
2011-02-19 Cintas commits fundraising for AHA programs to promote heart health awareness 0 None
2011-02-19 Planned Parenthood funding sparks passionate debate on House floor 0 None
2011-02-19 Former President Carter highlights gains in reducing spread of Guinea worm disease 0 None
2011-02-19 Hennepin DOCCR selects SCRAMx alcohol testing system for county's Home Monitoring program 0 None
2011-02-19 New studies unveil latest information on hip care at AAOS meeting 0 None
2011-02-19 Author provides tips to combat symptoms of seasonal affective disorder 0 None
2011-02-19 Kaiser Permanente receives No. 1 customer loyalty ranking in health insurance sector 0 None
2011-02-19 Opeds: Leavitt on HHS secretary's power; entitlements and fed budget; health threat of Wisc. 'showdown' 0 None
2011-02-19 Grifols to start construction of new plant in Spain for plasma fractionation 0 None
2011-02-19 In 'largest-ever' bust, Medicare Fraud Task Force arrests 111 0 None
2011-02-19 ADAO applauds U.S. Senate for introduction of resolution recognizing National Asbestos Awareness Week 0 None
2011-02-19 American Cancer Society receives AAHPM Presidential Citation Award for palliative care research 0 None
2011-02-19 MEDHOST to provide new process management solution for healthcare executives 0 None
2011-02-19 Medical students can bebefit from ACMG Summer Genetics Scholar Program 0 None
2011-02-19 Canadian Cancer Society praises new, enhanced cigarette package warnings 0 None
2011-02-19 Justice Department asks judge for more clarity on health law decision 0 None
2011-02-19 House to vote on FY11 budget bill, Senate likely to reject it 0 None
2011-02-19 AHF commends Congressman Hastings for securing additional $42M for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs 0 None
2011-02-19 House Republicans begin work to defund health law 0 None
2011-02-19 MFA finds health insurance companies across the U.S. alter vendor management policies 0 None
2011-02-19 Research roundup: Racial disparities in hospital readmissions; evaluating home oxygen costs; Medicare funding hurdles 0 None
2011-02-19 FirstHealth selects Bottomline's Inprotica workflow solution to streamline patient data collection 0 None
2011-02-19 HHS approves Medicaid expansion for Minnesota 0 None
2011-02-19 State roundup: Mass. cost control plan advances; Texas Senate's abortion bill vote; Miami's public hospital crisis 0 None
2011-02-19 CareTech Solutions to unveil its new brand identity on Feb. 21 at HIMSS11 0 None
2011-02-19 Ways and Means Committee passes 1099 repeal 0 None
2011-02-19 TLC plans for Laser Eye Centers in Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego 0 None
2011-02-19 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2011-02-19 Worksmart to provide Free EMR software for physician clients that utilize its medical services 0 None
2011-02-19 European Commission bans fragrance material Musk xylene, in line with global IFRA Standards 0 None
2011-02-19 AAWC develops series of brochures in Spanish for skin care and treatment of wounds 0 None
2011-02-19 2 bills to expand mental health coverage introduced 0 None
2011-02-19 Pelvic exam DVD improves students' knowledge and confidence 0 None
2011-02-19 ACOEM expresses strong concerns about effect of proposed funding cuts to NIOSH 0 None
2011-02-19 ASU, CGU enter agreement to establish international Biosignatures Center 0 None
2011-02-19 HP announces new digital solution portfolio for health organizations 0 None
2011-02-19 Health benefits a key part of partisan battle in Wisconsin 0 None
2011-02-18 Alaska bypasses federal money for health exchange 0 None
2011-02-18 Universal Health Care enters into new four-year $40 million senior credit facility 0 None
2011-02-18 FDA defends record for approving medical devices 0 None
2011-02-18 Frequent, potentially avoidable readmissions are major driver of pediatric health care costs 0 None
2011-02-18 Ashford University introduces Bachelor of Arts in Health Education degree 0 None
2011-02-18 Rotary club plans variety of awareness and fundraising activities to eradicate polio 0 None
2011-02-18 NAE, IOM introduce Collegiate Challenge to tackle health issue in creative way 0 None
2011-02-18 Long Bon International, Golden Meditech enter MOU for strategic cooperation in Taipei 0 None
2011-02-18 U.N.-backed meeting in Bangkok will examine how legal barriers in Asia hamper fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-02-18 RAF, Image Gently partner to raise awareness about radiation safety in pediatric imaging 0 None
2011-02-18 Hearing Loss Clinic plans for Kenya mission trip to provide people with hearing instruments 0 None
2011-02-18 Legislation to repeal health law's 1099 reporting requirement would cut premium tax credits 0 None
2011-02-18 Retired NC judge calls for full compensation on medical malpractice damages 1 5
2011-02-18 Media examines foreign aid stakeholders' reactions to FY11, FY12 budgets 0 None
2011-02-18 U.S. Chamber of Commerce commends House Judiciary Committee's approval of medical liability reform legislation 0 None
2011-02-18 AHRQ: Low-income rural Americans with COPD more likely to be hospitalized 0 None
2011-02-18 UNC, Cleveland Clinic choose Carefx Physician Insight Plus tool for performance improvement 0 4
2011-02-18 Daily Report Global Health Conversations: Global health funding and the FY11, FY12 budgets 0 4
2011-02-18 CCS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines help Canadian physicians recognize and treat heart conditions 0 None
2011-02-18 Longer looks: KHN's best health policy picks from thought-provoking publications 0 None
2011-02-18 Arizona plan to cut adults from Medicaid highlights possible 'escape hatch' for states 0 None
2011-02-18 U.S. officials should improve access to suicide prevention program across military services 0 None
2011-02-18 Obama Administration acts on waivers, awards exchange innovation grants 0 None
2011-02-18 IOHO, sanofi-aventis partner for new training program to help patients with chronic disease 0 None
2011-02-18 MU study finds behavior strategies increase physical activity levels in healthy adults 0 None
2011-02-18 State roundup: Gov't workers face benefit changes; worry over social service cuts 0 None
2011-02-18 In battle against health law, hard-liners advise GOP lawmakers not to 'fix it' 0 None
2011-02-18 When Social Security benefits are improved, older people benefit most 0 5
2011-02-18 Massachusetts Gov. to unveil plan to curb health costs via payment reforms 0 None
2011-02-18 ACS to provide therapy related assessment and training services to UCP 0 None
2011-02-18 Opinions: U.S. foreign aid; Lay health workers 0 None
2011-02-17 Senate 'Gang of Six' develops deficit reduction framework 0 None
2011-02-17 Viewpoints: Arizona's waiver; next gen's 'different' Medicare?; individual mandate's constitutionality 0 None
2011-02-17 Health law, budget plans examined, defended during Capitol Hill hearings 0 None
2011-02-17 Study: Ventilator-associated pneumonia infections drop by 70% in Michigan hospitals 0 None
2011-02-17 Poll: Most Americans don't want to defund health law 0 None
2011-02-17 Massachusetts receives $35.6 million HHS grant to develop online health care exchanges 0 None
2011-02-17 West Virginia receives $186,000 AstraZeneca grant to expand Cardiovascular Health program 0 None
2011-02-17 New CDC data: Arthritis affects 3.1 million Hispanics in the U.S. 0 None
2011-02-17 1000th clinical trial added to Cancer Research UK's patient information website 0 None
2011-02-17 Ascom, Meru provide 802.11n wireless phone to healthcare industry 0 None
2011-02-17 More than 170 executives visit members of Congress to advocate for senior-friendly public policies 0 None
2011-02-17 Patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease need physicians guidance on financial planning 0 None
2011-02-17 PM Pediatrics launches new location in Bayside, Queens 0 None
2011-02-17 PMC to sponsor UCLA Seminar on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma 0 None
2011-02-17 University of Melbourne becomes first University to head Secretariat of Movement for Global Mental Health 0 1
2011-02-17 CHIS releases latest data on health and well-being of state's residents 0 None
2011-02-17 CMS selects BWH to participate in Medicare Imaging Demonstration project 0 None
2011-02-17 HHS to announce health exchange 'early innovator' grants to 7 states 0 None
2011-02-17 Viewpoints: NY Times on high-risk pools; GOP on Medicaid 'flexibility;' health workers' rights 0 None
2011-02-17 ASN opposes proposed $1.6 billion reduction to NIH budget 0 None
2011-02-17 Roundup: Calif. kids' care; high Mass. health workers' costs; Iowa nursing home inspectors 0 5
2011-02-17 Poll: 73% of New Jersey people think investment on global health research is important to state's economy 0 None
2011-02-17 Senate finance leaders push for permanent Medicare 'doc fix' 0 None
2011-02-17 Study: 35% of imaging costs ordered for defensive purposes 0 None
2011-02-17 World Bank highlights significant food price rises 0 None
2011-02-17 Medicaid should stop paying more than Medicare for pharmacy benefits 0 None
2011-02-17 Study finds poor security practices in clinical trial file sharing methods 0 None
2011-02-17 STMicroelectronics to produce iChip microprocessor for LifeNexus Personal Health Card 0 None
2011-02-17 AHRQ lists SVS as Patient Safety Organization 0 None
2011-02-17 States grapple with new ways to cut state Medicaid costs 0 None
2011-02-17 USAID Administrator discusses global health programs at NIH event 0 None
2011-02-17 Over and under treatment of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients leads to patient safety issues 0 None
2011-02-17 Can Obama, GOP find consensus on Medicare, Medicaid spending? 0 None
2011-02-17 WH statement says Obama would veto FY11 budget that 'undermines critical priorities or national security' 0 None
2011-02-17 HHS unveils new National Vaccine Plan to enhance coordination of immunization activities 0 None
2011-02-17 Obama launches push to reform state med-mal laws, curb defensive medicine 0 None
2011-02-17 Upcoming Bangladeshi mass cholera vaccine program might shed light on strategy effectiveness 0 None
2011-02-17 Patients with high blood pressure can benefit from 'adherence therapy' course 0 None
2011-02-17 GOP presses on with CR budget cuts; Some health programs at risk 0 None
2011-02-17 GOP continues attack on Planned Parenthood, abortion funding 0 1
2011-02-17 Study: 1 in 5 homeless people with tuberculosis die within a year of diagnosis 0 None
2011-02-16 3M, Nuance partner to deliver ICD-10-ready clinical documentation, coding solutions 0 None
2011-02-16 Arrests made in major Medicare fraud case 0 None
2011-02-16 Gov. Brewer: Feds say Arizona can cut Medicaid rolls 0 None
2011-02-16 New research: Children of working mothers more likely to experience health problems 0 None
2011-02-16 U.S. Patent Office issues notification of allowance to AirPal's inflatable patient positioning system 0 None
2011-02-16 New study finds racial disparities among elderly Americans in hospital readmissions 0 None
2011-02-16 Only hope of future affordability is better utilization of health resources and teamwork among professionals 0 None
2011-02-16 Memorial Medical Center selects NextGen's healthcare information systems 0 None
2011-02-16 Congress must address unprecedented shortage of primary care physicians 0 None
2011-02-16 Study finds chances of dying early are higher in north of England due to health inequalities 0 None
2011-02-16 NYU Langone one of 16 centers chosen to participate in American Joint Replacement Registry 0 None
2011-02-16 Racial disparities in readmissions related to both patient race and site of care 0 None
2011-02-16 Newham University Hospital NHS Trust deploys Power & Patch Management from 1E 0 None
2011-02-16 New whitepaper explores key components of data segmentation in health information 0 None
2011-02-16 Northwestern Memorial Hospital partners with CeaseFire to prevent violence in Chicago 0 None
2011-02-16 Women, young people who experienced premium increase more likely to seek health care information 0 None
2011-02-16 Two-thirds of California's 7 million uninsured will gain coverage under health reform 0 None
2011-02-16 NQF converts endorsed measures from paper-based format to electronic 'eMeasures' 0 None
2011-02-16 Global Patient Safety Alerts is now available for public 0 5
2011-02-16 ACC releases CardioSmart 'Survival Guides' for five common heart problems 0 None
2011-02-16 American Academy of Dermatology releases final guidelines of care for psoriasis 0 None
2011-02-16 Viewpoints: Budget disappointment; supporting CLASS Act; health law's Medicaid 'mess' 0 None
2011-02-16 New review: Multiple interventions might enable work-related outcomes among cancer survivors 0 None
2011-02-16 New study finds 35% of imaging costs ordered for defensive purposes in Pennsylvania 0 None
2011-02-16 Republican leadership's FY11 budget cuts would endanger national security, Clinton says 0 None
2011-02-16 Sanofi-Aventis, Boehringer, World Heart Federation collaborate to raise awareness about AF 0 None
2011-02-16 New Rush clinic brings trained clinicians to care for patients with pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2011-02-16 MDI releases major software update to Viewpoint Analytics 0 None
2011-02-16 Microsoft, Visionshare partner to enhance health information transaction between physicians, patients 0 None
2011-02-16 Also in global health news: Gates Foundation global health head to step down; drug, medical supply shortages in Gaza; food security in N. Korea 1 None
2011-02-16 Majority of parents continue to give OTC cough and cold medicines to children under 2 0 None
2011-02-16 GAVI chair calls for greater reductions in vaccine prices for developing countries 0 None
2011-02-16 Study: Expedited medical device reviews account for majority of recalls 0 None
2011-02-16 AHF condemns budget move by House Republicans for global AIDS programs 0 None
2011-02-16 Medicare pay cut for docs already drawing fire 0 None
2011-02-16 New report examines impact of Affordable Care Act on national immunization policy 0 None
2011-02-16 CR still under consideration as House GOP vehicle to defund health law 0 None
2011-02-16 Obama's 2012 budget proposal requests boost for GHI funding, slight core budget increases for State, USAID 0 None
2011-02-16 Obama budget draws GOP criticism for not taking on entitlements 0 None
2011-02-16 Graham plans health law opt-out legislation for states 0 None
2011-02-16 Budget pushes health law implementation, provides some limited — but not easy — increases 0 None
2011-02-16 New study: CHG cloths more effective in reducing risk of hospital-acquired infections 0 None
2011-02-16 New study finds peer support greatly reduces symptoms of depression 0 None
2011-02-16 GOP point of interest: Selling insurance across state lines 0 None
2011-02-16 AML patient raises awareness in community about national stem cell registry 0 None
2011-02-16 Benchmark signs definitive agreement to form $890 million partnership with Health Care REIT 0 None
2011-02-16 Medicaid's home health challenges 0 None
2011-02-16 Non-specialist mental health staff can treat depression with psychotherapy 0 None
2011-02-16 Roundup: States grapple with high health costs, Medicaid squeeze 0 None
2011-02-16 ODA offers tips on how to handle winter-related dental injury 0 None
2011-02-15 UMB achieves 35% increase in health spending accounts 0 None
2011-02-15 UC Davis and Sutter first to share electronic health records in the region 0 None
2011-02-15 First Edition: February 15, 2011 0 None
2011-02-15 CRN Magazine recognizes Meru Networks as one of the top 100 2010 Health Care Vendors 0 None
2011-02-15 Allina Hospitals & Clinics deploys NetMotion's mobile Virtual Private Network 0 None
2011-02-15 A Plus Warehouse offers Akro clear insight bins for healthcare industry 0 None
2011-02-15 CWRU's REC helps doctors to adopt electronic health records 0 None
2011-02-15 'Real world' guidelines may effectively prevent cardiovascular disease in women 0 None
2011-02-15 President to unveil $3.7 billion budget blueprint; challenge is to show fiscal discipline while funding health law's implementation 0 None
2011-02-15 US Oncology's PAPs help cancer patients to access high quality care 0 None
2011-02-15 Swedish launches series of initiatives to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke 0 None
2011-02-15 2007 financial crisis linked to increase in patients seeking treatment for prescription drug and painkiller addiction 0 None
2011-02-15 Doctors pleased with Ontario government's consideration to cover cost of smoking cessation drugs 0 None
2011-02-15 Healthcare practitioners can increase referrals to cardiac rehabilitation programs by 40% 0 None
2011-02-15 International agriculture conference highlights need to connect health, agriculture 0 None
2011-02-15 FDA requests $4.3 billion to protect and promote health of Americans as part of FY 2012 budget 0 None
2011-02-15 In Supreme Court, how key judges would vote on individual mandate is not sure thing 0 None
2011-02-15 USDA nutrient dosage recommendations not sufficient, says USANA 0 3.7
2011-02-15 States' rights at issue in House medical malpractice cap debate; anti-abortion advocates in Senate watch House developments carefully 0 None
2011-02-15 PCMA releases statement on President Obama's budget proposal for biotech medications 0 None
2011-02-15 Tobacco free program leads to 500,000 fewer smokers in Florida 0 None
2011-02-15 Baylor's new nurse-midwifery program gets initial accreditation 0 None
2011-02-15 TFAH applauds overall increase in disease prevention funding, expresses concern over CDC cuts 0 None
2011-02-15 House GOP advances plans for continuing resolution, includes about $9 billion in HHS spending cuts 0 None
2011-02-15 New grant for patient safety research to prevent 'fumbled handoffs' leading to medical errors 0 None
2011-02-15 Viewpoints: Expediting SCOTUS health law review; birth control funding; budget cutting and the stock market 0 None
2011-02-15 Joslin upgrades its website to raise awareness about diabetes in Latino population 0 None
2011-02-15 Pneumococcal vaccine officially rolled out in Kenya 0 None
2011-02-15 House CR proposes to cut/eliminate funding for programs to prevent teen and unplanned pregnancy 0 None
2011-02-15 Veterans organizations urge Administration and Congress to invest $65.3B to meet veterans health-care, benefits 0 None
2011-02-15 ASU, Mayo sign agreement to broaden collaboration in health care, medical research and education 0 None
2011-02-15 3M's Infection Prevention Division, Sage Products enter second agreement 0 5
2011-02-15 AFP/News24 reports on uptick in dengue outbreaks in Latin America 0 None
2011-02-15 New study: Poor pharmaceutical communication with Hispanic patients affect quality of care 0 None
2011-02-15 House Republicans release CR proposing to cut $100B from FY11 budget 0 4
2011-02-15 State court jury rules in favor of Merck in FOSAMAX trial 0 None
2011-02-15 Hospital for Special Care announces opening of comprehensive heart failure in-patient unit in Connecticut 0 None
2011-02-15 Greater accountability is needed for physicians to use social media 0 None
2011-02-14 Researchers to develop automation system for sedation control in hospital ICUs 0 None
2011-02-14 Governors, mayors face fiscal challenge with costs of retiree health benefits 0 None
2011-02-14 Elsevier / MEDai launches latest version of Pinpoint Review for hospitals 0 None
2011-02-14 State Roundup: Calif. adult day care; S.C.'s budget cuts; Minn. 'boomer bust' 0 None
2011-02-14 NIH awards renewal grant to BMC's CARE unit to expand education of physicians-in-training 0 None
2011-02-14 Australian Department of Defence, CSC sign contract to develop, implement JeHDI system for ADF 0 None
2011-02-14 GE Healthcare to leverage SAS technology to help hospitals address preventable adverse medical events 0 None
2011-02-14 Elsevier / MEDai launch new version of Pinpoint Review clinical surveillance system for hospitals 0 None
2011-02-14 Contaminated alcohol prep pad may have caused sudden death of two year old 0 None
2011-02-14 University Hospitals to deploy Allscripts EHR for 1,400 physicians across Northeast Ohio 0 None
2011-02-14 AP: Crooks find Medicare Part D an easy target 0 None
2011-02-14 Questcor's pricing issue 0 None
2011-02-14 Best Practices publishes new report on 'Innovations in Patient-Focused Initiatives' 1 5
2011-02-14 Med DataCare Pro and home-based billers join to create healthcare professional network 0 None
2011-02-14 Huntington Insurance adds to prescription drug benefit program 0 None
2011-02-14 First Edition: February 14, 2011 0 None
2011-02-14 Public-sector research has had an immediate effect on improving public health: Study 0 None
2011-02-14 Johns Hopkins nursing students promote healthy diet and lifestyles in Baltimore's vulnerable communities 0 None
2011-02-14 Registration open for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis healthcare summit 0 1
2011-02-14 Free, confidential home-kit testing for sexually transmitted infections effective with young people 0 None
2011-02-14 Study: Young survivors covered by Medicare Part D often can't afford stroke medications 0 None
2011-02-14 Rising number of livestock diseases threatens public health, food security in developing countries, report says 0 None
2011-02-14 ER visits involving drug related suicide attempts reveal considerable fluctuations among adolescent males 0 None
2011-02-14 Northwest Hospital's Subacute Care Unit receives five-star U.S. News ranking 0 None
2011-02-14 Study explores levels of burden and depression in caregivers with sensory impairment 0 None
2011-02-14 New Republican spending cuts include well-known health programs 0 None
2011-02-14 Campaign to undermine e-prescribing's safety, savings benefits 0 None
2011-02-14 HealthCare Alert introduces new web site and mobile application 0 None
2011-02-14 SOC, UCLA present national stroke study data at 2011 International Stroke Conference 0 None
2011-02-14 Day after Berwick hearing, Mitch Daniels talks about 'limitations' on health care spending 0 None
2011-02-14 Opinions: U.S. foreign aid; Polio eradication 0 None
2011-02-14 Professor Rosser to focus on importance of nurse education at BU on 23 March 0 None
2011-02-14 West Virginia families can now pay premiums online through WV CHIP website 0 None
2011-02-14 Neurologic and neurosurgical patients do not receive therapy to prevent VTE: Study 0 2
2011-02-13 Study: Coastal Canadians living in deprived neighbourhoods likely to have poor health 0 None
2011-02-13 Proposed health reforms need to be ironed out 0 4
2011-02-13 53 share a needle & HIV risk due to a clinic blunder 0 None
2011-02-11 Sec. of State Clinton meets with House Budget Committee chair as budget debate continues 0 None
2011-02-11 CMS chief testifies at Ways and Means Committee, stays cool despite grilling 0 None
2011-02-11 New York Medicaid: Task force considers reform ideas, auditors investigate overbilling 0 None
2011-02-11 GOP eyes planned parenthood in efforts to slash federal budget 0 None
2011-02-11 Voices from the right offer views on health law repeal, political strategies 0 None
2011-02-11 State roundup: Fla. preps for Medicaid overhaul; Funding cut fears in Mass., Texas; Calif. exchange board's challenges 0 2
2011-02-11 High risk insurance pools: Enrollment is up but still short of projections 0 None
2011-02-11 CBO: Health law could result in 800,000 fewer workers 0 None
2011-02-11 White House, GOP governors spar over health care exchanges 0 None
2011-02-11 Research roundup: Access to care in Mass.; Mental health spending; Gender and medical debt: How much do Americans know about health law? 0 None
2011-02-11 Catholic Health Partners implements Phytel's Proactive Patient Outreach solution 0 None
2011-02-11 Surgical procedure to repair spina bifida while still in the uterus may help the baby walk after birth 0 None
2011-02-11 AHRQ: $25.3 billion spent for kidney disease treatment every year 0 None
2011-02-11 Ex-wife caregivers face unique experiences 0 None
2011-02-11 BIDPO implements Ingenix technology to measure clinical, operational performance 0 None
2011-02-11 First Edition: February 11, 2011 0 None
2011-02-11 Med-Mal bill hits 'speed bump' during House Judiciary Committee consideration 0 None
2011-02-11 Pyrethroid insecticides linked to delayed mental development in children 0 None
2011-02-11 Longer looks: KHN's best health policy picks from thought-provoking publications 0 None
2011-02-11 House Republicans release partial list of proposed cuts to Obama's FY11 budget request 0 None
2011-02-11 GOP Reps. grill CMS Chief Berwick about health reform law, earlier remarks on British system 0 None
2011-02-11 Minnesota makes progress in reducing tobacco usage and exposure to secondhand smoke 0 None
2011-02-11 African leaders meet in Rwanda to discuss capacity building 0 None
2011-02-11 Family planning funds targeted by GOP 0 None
2011-02-11 New resources made available to increase awareness of PCIP 0 None
2011-02-11 Rite Aid raised $4.9M in funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 2010 0 None
2011-02-11 Viewpoints: Sebelius on empowering states; NY Times on insurance mandate; WSJ on 'next repeal target' 0 None
2011-02-11 HHS lists GE PSO as part of AHRQ Patient Safety Organization program 0 None
2011-02-11 CHPA to lend its support for The Patients' Freedom to Choose Act 0 None
2011-02-10 State roundup: Arizona Medicaid waiver; Mass. BCBS plans charge more for high-cost hospitals; Texas Dems' abortion fight 0 None
2011-02-10 House Republicans unveil partial list of budget cuts, advance plan to offer amendments to 'defund' health law 0 None
2011-02-10 New model of dementia care reduces emergency department visits, hospitalizations 0 None
2011-02-10 College health plans must comply with health law's 'central provisions' 0 None
2011-02-10 Guide designed to help hospitals reduce variation in care 0 None
2011-02-10 GE Healthcare, BHS announce planned implementation of HIE 0 None
2011-02-10 Analyst offers prediction about Medicare advantage plans 0 None
2011-02-10 HERAE signs agreement with Aetna to offer electronic solutions 0 None
2011-02-10 First Edition: February 10, 2011 0 None
2011-02-10 Gallup-Healthways January 2011 Well-Being Index increases 0.7 points to 66.7 0 None
2011-02-10 Edward Hospital joins Premier healthcare alliance and saves $1,053,000 0 None
2011-02-10 People with heart health issues, no insurance can benefit from Californians for Patient Care's online tool 0 None
2011-02-10 House Appropriations Committee approves $32B budget cut, reducing foreign aid, domestic spending for FY11 0 None
2011-02-10 FDLI's new Policy Forum takes close look on emerging health care liability issues 0 None
2011-02-10 Indiana University creates Institute for Personalized Medicine 0 4
2011-02-10 USCCB says permanent ban on abortion funding long overdue, supports No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act 0 None
2011-02-10 Avian flu vaccine stockpiled in 2004 still useful 0 None
2011-02-10 International Stroke Conference: News releases and news tips 0 None
2011-02-10 Global Hygiene Council: Three simple steps to keep your family protected against infections 0 5
2011-02-10 Lakewood Regional Medical Center supports 'Focus on the Heart' campaign 0 None
2011-02-10 DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan receives ABA and ACS Burn Center Verification 0 None
2011-02-10 NextGen clients secure $2 million in reimbursements from PQRI program 0 None
2011-02-10 ADA commends Congressmen for introduction of Dental Emergency Responder Act 0 None
2011-02-10 Florida pain clinic society opposes Gov. Scott's proposal to repeal Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 0 None
2011-02-10 UCSD: Medication education can help patients with diabetes better stick to drug treatment plans 0 None
2011-02-10 Virginia wants SCOTUS review soon, Dems ask Justice Thomas to step aside from case 0 None
2011-02-10 Americans willing to pay more, but up to a limit, for safer food 0 None
2011-02-10 State and federal efforts to monitor drug prescriptions and payments face challenges 0 None
2011-02-10 Growing number of organizations decide not to drop health-care coverage for employees 0 None
2011-02-10 More companies are using HighRoads' procurement services to secure competitive healthcare coverage 0 None
2011-02-10 Meredith announces launch of Diabetic Living in Russia, Mexico and India 0 None
2011-02-10 Private health sector employment share in the US reaches all-time high of 10.7% 0 None
2011-02-10 Tart cherries can help athletes reduce muscle damage more quickly 0 None
2011-02-10 NYBC ends emergency appeal for blood donations 0 None
2011-02-10 State progress on health law implementation follows varying paths; Meanwhile, ACOs, waiver processes grab headlines 0 None
2011-02-10 WIN Consortium proposes unique alliance to fight cancer 0 None
2011-02-10 Health Foundation grants $50,000 to Good News to improve medical care 0 None
2011-02-10 AHF commends LA City Council for legal study on tying condom use to adult-film production permits 0 None
2011-02-10 New study: No difference in contamination between physicians' long-, short-sleeved workwear 0 None
2011-02-10 New regulation ensures health insurance coverage to students 0 None
2011-02-10 Willis Group, PeriGen enter strategic alliance to improve quality of healthcare 0 None
2011-02-10 Parks and recreational facilities should be part of health care system 0 None
2011-02-10 For lawmakers, first-person experiences impact health policy decisions 0 None
2011-02-10 Pediatricians can play a key role in promoting tobacco-free lifestyle among children, adolescents 0 None
2011-02-10 World Bank report documents rise of noncommunicable diseases in S. Asia 0 None
2011-02-10 Viewpoints: Abortion fight intensifies; Michelle Obama's anti-obesity crusade; Milken on research investment 0 None
2011-02-10 RFID, RTLS technology use in hospitals can improve patient care and safety 0 None
2011-02-10 Study shows pregnant teens have aspirations to continue education, pursue careers 0 None
2011-02-10 Advocates help improve care and outcomes for American Indian patients 0 None
2011-02-10 Department of VA launches new, enhanced services for caregivers of Veterans 0 None
2011-02-10 APS announces new online public access initiative for US high schools 0 None
2011-02-10 FDA proposes plan to speed medical device reviews 0 None
2011-02-10 BioSan announces precautionary voluntary recall over undeclared soy in Essentials, RightFoods products 0 None
2011-02-10 House Republicans push anti-abortion bills 0 None
2011-02-10 New low-cost Medicare Supplement insurance policy is now available for Georgia seniors 0 None
2011-02-10 GOP advances plan to block health law funding 0 None
2011-02-10 Opinions: Polio vaccines; Alternatives to DDT, insecticides; Food price volatility; Global poverty; Foreign aid for vaccines 0 None
2011-02-09 Two community health centers receive GE grant to provide increased access to healthcare in the US 0 None
2011-02-09 Humana Military introduces new website for mobile phones and tablets 0 None
2011-02-09 Mobily introduces first mobile medical imaging service 0 None
2011-02-09 No effort for ensuring continuity of supports and services as ASD children age into adulthood: Study 0 1
2011-02-09 IDF commends Illinois advisory committee for unanimous vote to recommend SCID Newborn Screening 0 None
2011-02-09 Over 45 telemedicine networks under management of InTouch Health 0 None
2011-02-09 East Texas Medical Center implements Unibased Consumer Access and Scheduling for Healthcare patient portal 0 None
2011-02-09 First Edition: February 9, 2011 0 None
2011-02-09 Virtues of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act a 'mixed bag' for older Americans 0 None
2011-02-09 Iworx introduces 2011 Product Catalog of physiology teaching and advanced research solutions 0 None
2011-02-09 International AIDS Society urges donors and governments to continue funding 0 None
2011-02-09 Steep reductions in co-pays may not motivate seniors to seek mental health care: Study 0 None
2011-02-09 AcademyHealth recognizes military health research study with 2011 HSR Impact Award 0 None
2011-02-09 ONC announces additional funds to help CAHs for health IT adoption 0 None
2011-02-09 Researchers find large variations in quality and safety across diabetes websites 0 None
2011-02-09 Chief medical officer offers tips to women for better heart health 0 None
2011-02-09 Five tips to lower cholesterol 0 3.6
2011-02-09 HHS Medicaid savings agenda must prevail despite opposition 0 None
2011-02-09 Sermo discussion poll finds 37% of physicians concerned with current state of healthcare 0 None
2011-02-09 Updating approach to pharmacy benefits will help Florida Medicaid save $462 million 0 None
2011-02-09 Electronic Fitness Assistant motivates and demonstrates exercises 0 None
2011-02-09 Medical Web Technologies receives US patent for One Medical Passport solution 0 None
2011-02-09 Battle lines clear as House Republicans hold two hearings this week on abortion legislation 0 None
2011-02-09 Study: Financial incentives increased employee participation in health improvement programs 0 None
2011-02-09 Improved awareness of AIDS deaths, fear of infection lead to huge decline in Zimbabwe's HIV rates 1 None
2011-02-09 Canadian Diabetes Association releases Saskatchewan Diabetes Cost Model report 0 None
2011-02-09 ASC launches ACT NOW to offer support, education about asthma and respiratory allergies 0 None
2011-02-09 Sebelius signals readiness to tweak long-term care insurance program 0 None
2011-02-09 Obama will send Congress 'tough choices' budget, White House budget director says 0 None
2011-02-09 Rational use of heath care dollars for tonsillectomy 0 None
2011-02-09 U.N. officials call for renewed effort to stop female genital mutilation/cutting 0 None
2011-02-09 UMMC researchers develop MOPAT tool to assess acute pain in non-communicative patients 0 None
2011-02-09 Irisys to develop sensors for improving compliance with hospital handwashing regulations 0 None
2011-02-09 GOP Govs seek flexibility in insurance exchanges 0 None
2011-02-09 Politics swirl around health law provisions 0 None
2011-02-09 Pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service improves quality of care for HIT patients 0 None
2011-02-09 Viewpoints: Prof. Tribe on health law constitutionality; Repeal/replace rhetoric; Texas abortion law 0 None
2011-02-09 Essential benefits, child-only policies among health overhaul issues gaining attention 0 None
2011-02-09 Physician offers tips to kick-off heart disease and its risk factors 0 None
2011-02-08 Governors face painful budget choices 0 None
2011-02-08 Roundup: Fraying safety nets; Calif. mental health clinics; Texas obesity costs rising 0 None
2011-02-08 Cleveland Regional receives NCSA grant to assist hospital's stroke program 0 None
2011-02-08 ICF receives new $10 million contract through HPTi to support U.S. Department of VA 0 None
2011-02-08 Australian research reveals more than 70% of hospital patients are malnourished 0 None
2011-02-08 Abacus introduces new e-blood pressure control system for hospitals 0 None
2011-02-08 KONAMI announces physical education program to combat childhood obesity 0 None
2011-02-08 AJN: Nurses and physicians lack knowledge about human trafficking 0 4
2011-02-08 Service disengagement rates are high in youths with autism spectrum disorder after high school 0 None
2011-02-08 New DGA urge Americans to reduce sodium intake, consume walnuts for 'good' fat 0 None
2011-02-08 HHS Secretary reinforces commitment to move forward with implementation of CLASS Act 0 None
2011-02-08 UBA opens 2011 Benefit Opinions Survey 0 None
2011-02-08 Health care reform study offers comprehensive review of new federal law impact on Florida 0 None
2011-02-08 How cocoa in chocolate reduces risk of heart disease 0 None
2011-02-08 Survey finds most hospitals, birthing centers do not routinely screen for congenital heart defects 0 None
2011-02-08 Tower announces formation of Cancer Support Network to provide high quality of care 0 None
2011-02-08 Kinship caregivers more likely to have low socioeconomic status, need greater support services 0 None
2011-02-08 UK medical student seeks new initiative to promote culture of healthy eating for Kentuckians 0 None
2011-02-08 NCI awards grant to reduce cancer-related health disparities among Latinos 0 None
2011-02-08 Republican FY 2011 budget proposal to be introduced as legislation soon 0 None
2011-02-08 U.S. News Media Group releases 2011 Best Nursing Homes online rankings 0 None
2011-02-08 Vatican to host one-day international HIV/AIDS conference in May 1 None
2011-02-08 Congress focuses on cognitive treatment for troops with traumatic brain injuries 0 None
2011-02-08 Anthem Blue Cross reminds seniors in Maine to get vaccinated against annual flu, pneumonia 0 None
2011-02-08 Governors continue to face serious fiscal issues, health programs at risk 0 None
2011-02-08 Some House Republicans see health law as prime spot for deep budget cuts 0 None
2011-02-08 New study shows economic burden of dengue in Western Hemisphere is $2.1 billion per year 0 None
2011-02-08 Is the health overhaul's individual mandate the law's 'linchpin'? 0 None
2011-02-08 MTBC EMR v 5.0 achieves ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification as Complete EHR 0 None
2011-02-08 Executive wellness a legit corporate expense 0 None
2011-02-08 Tufts announces public launch of Institute for Biomedical Partnerships, HUB website 0 None
2011-02-07 Rush University director receives first $50,000 AACN Impact Research Grant 0 None
2011-02-07 Personalized feedback can serve as effective tool for people with addictive behaviors 0 None
2011-02-07 Aetna, Tenet sign new multi-year agreement to access quality health care services 0 None
2011-02-07 Kaiser examines latest data and trends in Medicaid long-term services and supports 0 5
2011-02-07 Health care fraud: No longer a faceless crime, now it has a mug shot 0 None
2011-02-07 Abortion issues will take center stage this week in the House 0 None
2011-02-07 State Roundup: Setting up health insurance exchanges; Community-based clinics cuts; Autism legislation; End-of-life care 0 None
2011-02-07 Viewpoints: (Still) Debating health law's constitutionality; Food labels; Lawmakers' abortion divide 0 None
2011-02-07 Unison Health Plan of Pennsylvania announces name change to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan 0 None
2011-02-07 First Edition: February 7, 2011 0 None
2011-02-07 BAI releases 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report 0 None
2011-02-07 Proactive chronic care management can reduce hospital admission, readmission rates 0 None
2011-02-07 Greenway University receives Colorado state approval to teach medical marijuana 0 None
2011-02-07 Court filings: Tobacco companies seek to block public disclosure of proposed statements 0 None
2011-02-06 Health reform law court decision sparks more political maneuvering 0 None
2011-02-06 New Northern Ireland ambulances to cater for obese 0 None
2011-02-05 Article examines new challenges Federal Government will face when Medicaid eligibility expands in 2014 0 5
2011-02-05 Patient need to share medication side effects with health care team: Retired family doctor 0 5
2011-02-05 Transitions Optical unveils golf video tips to raise awareness about healthy vision, sports performance 0 5
2011-02-05 NQF annual conference to focus on population health 0 5
2011-02-05 NaviNet president to speak on future of health IT in the U.S. 0 5
2011-02-05 HHMI launches $60M documentary film initiative to bring science features to television 0 5
2011-02-05 City of Pontiac retains Sommers Schwartz to file healthcare fraud lawsuit in Detroit federal court 0 5
2011-02-05 Critical care journal editors release joint statement affirming commitment to ethical conduct of research 0 5
2011-02-05 MHCC to support Bell Let's Talk on February 9 0 None
2011-02-05 TRICARE may choose to direct TriWest's contribution to provide healthcare for military families 0 None
2011-02-05 USCA endorses decision of Judge Vinson holding health care reform law unconstitutional 0 None
2011-02-05 Northern Virginia Magazine releases names of physicians recognized as 'Top Doctors' 0 None
2011-02-05 Unionized podiatrists offer free foot, ankle care to NFL players 0 None
2011-02-05 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to sponsor Get Fit 3v3 Soccer Challenge for children 0 None
2011-02-05 Vascular birthmarks can cause concern for parents: Dermatologists 0 2.2
2011-02-05 Hospice Foundation of America develops free online webinar to analyze impact of advanced cancer 0 None
2011-02-05 Henry Schein, supplier partners, ADA to sponsor 'Give Kids A Smile Day' event 0 None
2011-02-05 Ameritox makes significant strides to advance its industry leadership position 0 None
2011-02-05 CRN selects LaSalle Solutions for Top 100 Health-Care VARs 0 None
2011-02-05 American Academy of Dermatology brings visitors back to New Orleans 0 None
2011-02-05 GHC expands to support 70 emerging leaders in 2011-2012 fellowship class 0 None
2011-02-05 House Republican leaders’ FY11 budget proposal cuts $32b in spending 0 None
2011-02-05 PharmaMarketing Summit 2011 to focus on missing elements in pharmaceutical marketing 0 None
2011-02-05 AvMed Health Plans joins community leaders to raise awareness about heart disease among women 0 None
2011-02-05 AstraZeneca contributes $250,000 to help La Red Health Center build new facility in Sussex County 0 None
2011-02-05 AMGA convenes leadership teams from 16 medical groups, organized systems of care 0 None
2011-02-05 Uofl makes $6.8 million economic impact in four regions of Kentucky 0 None
2011-02-05 Steward announces launch of new advertising campaign during Super Bowl XLV 0 None
2011-02-05 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses presented at Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore 0 None
2011-02-05 VA announces first Ai2 awards under Industry Innovation Competition 0 None
2011-02-05 Mental health, substance abuse spending grew more slowly than all other health spending: Study 0 None
2011-02-05 Blumenthal steps down from his post leading Obama's health IT office 0 None
2011-02-05 NCC, BD to implement cervical cancer early detection program for underserved women in Peru 0 None
2011-02-05 Proper skin care, cosmetics can improve skin of acne and rosacea patients 0 None
2011-02-05 Tips for women to ensure a healthy heart and a healthy vacation 0 None
2011-02-05 Canisius College professor explains long-term benefits of leisure 0 None
2011-02-05 NOCSAE warns athletes and parents not to rely solely on marketing, promotional materials 0 None
2011-02-05 HHS releases first-ever list of health care's most wanted fugitives 0 None
2011-02-05 HCR to pay off existing term loan and revolving credit facilities 0 None
2011-02-05 New community for women survivors of gender violence opened in Bukavu, DRC 0 2
2011-02-05 WCRF: Healthy lifestyle can reduce risk of common cancers 0 None
2011-02-05 BCBSIL, IHA partner to reduce Illinois hospital readmissions through PREP initiative 0 None
2011-02-05 Viewpoints: Judge Vinson's decision and Sarah Palin, Voting Rights Act; States' Medicaid 'burden;' Global fund controversy 1 None
2011-02-05 Doctors of Optometry troubled by disregard for vision and eye health needs of children 0 None
2011-02-05 Cosmetic Bootcamp introduces comprehensive esthetic textbook 0 None
2011-02-05 Virginia asks high court to expedite review of health law challenge 0 None
2011-02-05 Unemployed people suffer more often from physical, emotional complaints: GEDA study 0 None
2011-02-05 U-M Medical School earns $368.7 million in NIH research funding during federal fiscal year 2010 0 None
2011-02-05 Systematic review confirms benefits of taking exercise in natural environment 0 None
2011-02-05 Roundup: Fla. turns down another $1m grant; Colo. provider fees; Conn. bulk Rx purchases 0 None
2011-02-05 Be R.E.A.D.Y. safety initiative to help reduce tube feeding errors in hospitalized kids 0 None
2011-02-05 National Minority Quality Forum launches novel resource to map lung cancer prevalence estimates 0 None
2011-02-05 Tenet signs multi-year agreement with UnitedHealthcare 0 None
2011-02-05 Ascend Health opens Mother-Infant Outpatient Program to treat post-partum depression 0 None
2011-02-05 Pay gap growing for women physicians 0 None
2011-02-05 SVHC to deploy athenahealth's cloud-based physician medical billing and practice management service 0 None
2011-02-05 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2011-02-04 Roundup: House Republicans plan to advance anti-abortion agenda with action next week; Medical device makers lobby to repeal tax 0 None
2011-02-04 Jungle Brolly launches new natural line of non alcoholic industrial hand sanitizers 0 None
2011-02-04 Senior citizens can benefit from new emergency detection system 0 None
2011-02-04 Opinions: Global Fund; Accountability for Haiti Aid 0 None
2011-02-04 General Dynamics to collaborate with MPT to offer EHR solution to DoD 0 None
2011-02-04 FDA clears new mobile radiology application 0 None
2011-02-04 Research roundup: Comparing profit and nonprofit hospice care; Hospital mortality and spending; High-deductible insurance plans 0 None
2011-02-04 Dermatologists offer preventative tips to minimize pesky skin problems caused by plants 0 3
2011-02-04 Governors get advice from Obama administration on how to handle Medicaid 0 None
2011-02-04 First Edition: February 4, 2011 0 None
2011-02-04 Role of rehabilitation nurses in recovery 0 1.7
2011-02-04 AACN Advanced Critical Care features symposium series on benefits of certification for clinicians 0 None
2011-02-04 Cancer Care Ontario supports UICC in efforts to raise awareness for World Cancer Day 0 None
2011-02-04 First ever story-collective for people involved in reproductive technologies 0 None
2011-02-04 MEDfx announces Direct Project pilot to demonstrate health information exchange among providers 0 None
2011-02-04 Senate rejects health law repeal but approves amendment to undo 1099 provision 0 None
2011-02-04 Poor adolescents who live in tight-knit communities less likely to smoke and be obese 0 None
2011-02-04 Loyola dietitians available to comment on incorporating 2010 Dietary Guidelines 0 None
2011-02-04 Pediatric neurosurgery patient named Grand Marshal of 2011 Go the Distance fundraising event 0 None
2011-02-04 GSA commends '2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans' 0 None
2011-02-04 Report examines how health worker shortages could keep developing countries from achieving universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment 0 None
2011-02-04 'Vision-based hand gesture recognition' technology in future operation theatres 0 None
2011-02-04 7 Day Dental to kick off its first annual event on February 13, 2011 0 5
2011-02-04 Bigger, bolder drinks pack plenty of sugar and calories 0 None
2011-02-04 Study finds total cost of dengue illness in Americans to be $2.1 billion per annum 0 None
2011-02-04 Research findings show high potential to save neonatal live births in remote settings 0 None
2011-02-04 At Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, Sec. Clinton, Shah discuss QDDR 0 None
2011-02-04 Rolling back Clean Air Act has life and death stakes 0 None
2011-02-04 Prognosis brings EHR success to providers across the country 0 None
2011-02-04 Over 2 million children gain Medicaid or CHIP coverage during 2010 0 None
2011-02-04 New study reveals performance-based financial incentives may not improve nurse staffing 0 4
2011-02-04 44% of seniors receive lower Social Security checks this year compared to 2010 0 None
2011-02-04 HHS encourages lower-cost drug usage to help reduce Medicaid spending 0 None
2011-02-04 Preventive dental care could lead to lower overall dental expenses for older Americans 0 None
2011-02-04 Study highlights link between food insufficiency, health care use among homeless adults 0 None
2011-02-04 RNAO calls on Ontario political parties to address nurses shortfall 0 None
2011-02-04 Obama administration contemplates requirement that insurers offer free contraceptives 0 None
2011-02-04 Viewpoints: Dem lawmakers on fighting repeal; Debating Judge Vinson's impact; Medicaid cuts 0 None
2011-02-04 CAB expands offerings to EMS Transport business 0 None
2011-02-04 Truth or false? Fact-checker examines health reform claims from Senate debate 0 2
2011-02-04 AHRQ finds 3.4 million emergency department visits for back problems in the U.S. 0 5
2011-02-04 New study finds link between mealtime family interactions and children's health 0 None
2011-02-04 WorkSafeBC fines VIHA for failure to protect healthcare staff 0 4
2011-02-04 And the oversight committee investigations begin... 0 None
2011-02-04 Study finds increased prescription drug abuse among teens 0 None
2011-02-04 AHF urges all AIDS drug manufacturers to reduce medication cost by 20% 0 None
2011-02-04 After the ruling: States grapple with implementation decisions 0 None
2011-02-04 Health law: Senate Judiciary hearing offers preview of possible Supreme Court arguments 0 None
2011-02-04 Roundup: N.Y., Texas, Calif. Medicaid plans spark protests; Conn. nursing homes; Fla. Medical Board 0 None
2011-02-04 Congress moves to consider foreign aid spending cuts 0 4
2011-02-04 The 'catastrophic' experience: Is the past prologue? 0 None
2011-02-04 Physiotherapy Associates opens new clinic in Silver Spring 0 None
2011-02-04 House Republicans consider new Medicare limits 0 None
2011-02-03 Does trend toward consolidation risk health care cost controls? 0 None
2011-02-03 Philanthropist awards Mayo Clinic $100 million to establish Proton Beam Therapy Program 0 None
2011-02-03 Kiran Consortium, SSI announce alliance to utilize ClickON ClearView 5010 0 None
2011-02-03 Chinese SFDA approves MIT's MED-JET needle-free injection system 0 None
2011-02-03 First Edition: February 3, 2011 0 None
2011-02-03 Innovative Heart Attack Rapid Response Team for snow shoveling heart attacks 0 None
2011-02-03 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, American Cancer Society receive CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation 0 None
2011-02-03 IDF commends Florida council for recommending SCID screening for all newborns 0 None
2011-02-03 Chances of surviving cardiac arrests high in large public venues having AEDs 0 None
2011-02-03 Stockpiling flu drugs, vaccines reduces impact of pandemic, but option out of reach for most countries, study finds 0 None
2011-02-03 PanCare Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivor Care and Follow-up Studies to kick off in Lund, Sweden 1 4
2011-02-03 Public health experts: Improved community engagement needed to prevent pandemic spread 0 None
2011-02-03 New concrete actions on cancer prevention in Europe 0 None
2011-02-03 Physicians should contribute some efforts to improve patient safety, outcomes 0 None
2011-02-03 Canadian government urged to approve proposed federal food labelling regulations 0 None
2011-02-03 PBOI to leverage revenue cycle management services from NextGen Practice Solutions 0 None
2011-02-03 Alcohol industry sponsorship associated with more hazardous drinking in sportspeople 0 None
2011-02-03 U-M conference to focus on detection of mental illness during high stakes college years 0 None
2011-02-03 NHS awards £350,000 for study on physician assistants 0 None
2011-02-03 Limited school closures ineffective, strain hospital ICUs during epidemics 0 None
2011-02-03 New survey: 4 in 10 Americans face economic struggle despite recovery from recession 0 None
2011-02-03 American Society of Nephrology supports US Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 0 None
2011-02-03 PEARS project reviews professional pharmacy education in Ireland 0 None
2011-02-03 Generic drugs to treat hypertension, heart failure could help NHS save £200 million 0 None
2011-02-03 Politico looks at how proposed budget cuts could affect U.S. foreign aid, including global health funding 0 None
2011-02-03 Virginia Autism Project applauds House for historic bill requiring insurers to cover autism for children 0 None
2011-02-03 Economist Conferences to holding 17th annual The Pharma Summit 2011 in London 0 None
2011-02-03 Senate repeals small piece of health law, but Republican attempt at overall repeal fails 0 None
2011-02-03 New findings: For-profit hospices may choose cheaper-to-treat patients 0 None
2011-02-03 Viewpoints: N.Y. Times slams Vinson ruling as WSJ, Wash post parse it; Violence in hospitals; Bending health cost curve 0 None
2011-02-03 HealthCore, AstraZeneca collaborate to conduct real-world studies on disease states, treatment 0 None
2011-02-03 Prehabilitation before knee replacement surgery may improve functional ability in osteoarthritis patients 0 None
2011-02-03 Many employers receive waivers from health law's requirements 0 None
2011-02-03 Roundup: Fla., Texas, Minn., Ga., Conn., Mass. officials examine state health programs 0 None
2011-02-03 AMCs should adjust and adapt to new health care reform laws: New England Journal 0 None
2011-02-03 African first ladies gather to discuss HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-02-03 Merz introduces new educational website for patients with focal dystonias 2 None
2011-02-03 Republicans advance plans for Senate vote on repealing health overhaul 0 None
2011-02-03 Study: Health insurers consolidate market power 0 None
2011-02-03 Poor adolescents with strong community get protection from risky health behaviors 0 None
2011-02-03 Health law ruling draws different state reactions 0 None
2011-02-03 Blue Shield of California agrees to postpone rate increase 0 None
2011-02-02 Analyzing the health law's 'prognosis' 0 None
2011-02-02 Legal decision triggers political twists 0 None
2011-02-02 New study: Clinical trials exclude older patients due to age-related conditions 0 None
2011-02-02 Federal judge's ruling could lead to new, patient-focused reforms to American health care system 0 None
2011-02-02 Effective methods to change physician behavior and improve compliance to guidelines 0 None
2011-02-02 2010 Dietary Guidelines urge Americans to keep calorie intake from saturated fat to less than 10% 0 None
2011-02-02 New state scorecard finds geographic disparities in health insurance coverage for children 0 None
2011-02-02 Elsevier acquires Cancer Information Group's oncology journals portfolio 0 1
2011-02-02 Survey finds 75% of workers use their employers for medical and health information 0 None
2011-02-02 DCRI, Kaplan EduNeering partner to train clinical research work force 0 None
2011-02-02 Size of influenza-laden particles linked to risk of infection 0 None
2011-02-02 Bill Gates' annual letter calls for focus on eradicating polio, governments to sustain foreign aid 0 None
2011-02-02 MedAssets' products receive 'Peer Reviewed by HFMA' designation 0 None
2011-02-02 New national initiative to increase heart attack awareness among women 0 None
2011-02-02 Steps to protect security and privacy of protected health information 0 None
2011-02-02 New 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans addresses unhealthy public 0 None
2011-02-02 Four new fact sheets address impact of combat injury on intimacy 0 None
2011-02-02 TEAM TO END AIDS endurance training program launched 0 None
2011-02-02 At AU Summit, U.N. Secretary-General calls for more efforts to empower women, stop sexual violence 0 None
2011-02-02 Daily Report Global Health Conversations: Reflections on Haiti's health system 0 None
2011-02-02 Clay County and Paris Community Hospitals select HMS EDIS software suite 0 None
2011-02-02 Viewpoints: On Judge Vinson's decision; Medicaid and long-term care; Doctors' ennui; Insurers' profits 0 None
2011-02-02 ACP finds diagnostic imaging for low back pain does not improve patients health 0 None
2011-02-02 Economists suggest new approach to monitor nutrition, child mortality in developing countries 0 5
2011-02-02 Conference on the Value of Play at Clemson University 0 None
2011-02-02 GOP proposal draws ire from abortion rights supporters 0 None
2011-02-02 Raytheon, Baptist sign agreement to deliver SMART training for health care systems 0 None
2011-02-02 What happens next: The decision's immediate impact 0 None
2011-02-02 Strategies to improve care include targeting hospital spending, reducing hospital infections 0 None
2011-02-02 Roundup: Medicaid worries in Texas, Ill., Pa.; California insurance exchanges; Kansas controversy on health law 0 None
2011-02-02 New Spanish version of ASPIRE for Hispanic teens 0 None
2011-02-02 Federal judge in Florida rules health law unconstitutional 0 None
2011-02-02 NY Times: New take on concierge medicine 0 None
2011-02-02 In-depth analysis of health law decision 0 None
2011-02-02 Senate GOP leaders advance efforts to force health law repeal vote 0 None
2011-02-02 Some insurers join forces for health law lobbying efforts 0 None
2011-02-01 First Edition: February 1, 2011 0 None
2011-02-01 John Snow sponsors MEDEA 2011 conference 0 None
2011-02-01 Potential adverse effects of radiations on children's health 0 None
2011-02-01 Sensitive and confidential patient health records not adequately protected: Survey 0 None
2011-02-01 Public services supporting California's low-income, disabled elderly is fragile, says study 0 None
2011-02-01 Prime Healthcare Services alleges extortion campaign by SEIU 0 None
2011-02-01 ACS launches inaugural edition of International Year of Chemistry Virtual Journal 0 None
2011-02-01 IFT announces support for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans 0 None
2011-02-01 Bill Gates argues the case for polio eradication and expanded childhood immunization 0 1
2011-02-01 Oncology experts to discuss latest developments in head and neck cancers 0 None
2011-02-01 Eat more seafood to realize health benefits 0 None
2011-02-01 New Medicaid panel 'off to rocky start'; States continue to struggle with Medicaid's pressure on their budgets 0 None
2011-02-01 New White House chief of staff warns of 'substantial' budget cuts; Draws line in sand regarding health law 0 None
2011-02-01 Fox Chase announces posting of clinical outcomes data to its website for patient use 0 None
2011-02-01 Roundup: Tenn. community health centers feel budget pinch; Minn. faces struggles with costs of inmate care 0 None
2011-02-01 CAM therapies are more pronounced among whites than racial and ethnic minorities 0 None
2011-02-01 Duke, LifePoint enter joint venture to improve healthcare delivery for North Carolina community hospitals 0 None
2011-02-01 McLeod Health joins SafetyConnect to effectively monitor clinical data and reduce infections 0 None
2011-02-01 Loyola opens Comprehensive Diabetes Care Clinic in Hickory Hills 0 None
2011-02-01 Older Americans treated in Michigan ICUs see vast decrease in likelihood of dying: New study 0 None
2011-02-01 U.S. has no plans to end aid to Haiti despite disputed election, Sec. of State Clinton says 0 None
2011-02-01 Johns Hopkins-led safety checklist program appears to reduce hospital deaths by 10% 0 None
2011-02-01 PCMA finds Ohio's Medicaid program can save $135 million over the next decade 0 None
2011-02-01 CINJ Foundation, Panera Bread enter joint venture to fight against cancer 0 None
2011-02-01 MSPP announces formation of spirituality and psychotherapy center 0 None
2011-02-01 WCRI study finds 12% increase in medical costs per claim in Wisconsin 0 None
2011-02-01 High-risk pools, hospital readmissions among health law topics in the news 0 None
2011-02-01 DNA Direct implements four new health plan clients for molecular diagnostic and genetic tests 0 None
2011-02-01 Johnson & Johnson deal may bring HIV/AIDS drugs to developing countries faster 0 None
2011-02-01 Radiologists should provide first-rate physiology education for medical students 0 None
2011-02-01 Media outlets examine challenges facing Pakistan six months after floods 0 None
2011-02-01 Current prevention efforts delay but do not prevent HCV among injection drug users 0 None
2011-02-01 U.K., Gates Foundation announce extra funding for global polio eradication as WEF wraps up 0 None
2011-02-01 News briefs from February issue of journal Chest 0 None
2011-02-01 Generics companies weigh in on biological drugs, the Wall Street Journal reports 0 None
2011-02-01 New study finds link between race and treatment delay in women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-01 Mayo Clinic opens new center to deliver optimal health care solutions 0 None
2011-02-01 Florida judge's ruling imminent in health law multi-state legal challenge 0 None
2011-02-01 Efforts to repeal Medicare advisory board could attract Dem support 0 None
2011-02-01 Health premium costs: Hot topic in partisan debate 0 None
2011-02-01 Viewpoints: Insurance data mining and Medicaid reform in Illinois 0 None


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