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The Lancet calls for creation of Int'l Commission on Global Responses to Complex Emergencies
...n on Global Responses to Complex Emergencies. This commission
would draw on research evidence to set out recommendations and mechanisms to respond to man-made or natural disasters. Richard Horton, Editor of The Lancet, comments: "Any catastrophe should be the trigger for a regional or global response that has ...
Why is Ian Kennedy's healthcare commission damaging NHS care?
...alth Service (NHS) Trusts in England. Although the commission
concluded that "the NHS is improving", the newswor... wonder if you fully appreciate the harm that your commission
is causing. Let me quote from a letter sent to reassure demoralised staff at one hospital that not o...
New report highlights lack of minorities in medicine
...ies." Governor Mitt Romney signed the special commission
into law in April 2004 with the goal of developing a comprehensive statewide approach to eliminating health disparities. Some key findings in the report: While people of color make up just over 50% of Boston's population, no teaching hospital repo...
3D neutron-based medical imaging, 4D lung scans, and hitting a moving tumor
...y. Medical physicists working in radiation therapy commission
and develop new therapeutic techniques; collaborate with radiation oncologists to design improved cancer-treatment plans; and calibrate and model therapeutic equipment to ensure that every patient receives precisely the prescribed dose of radiation a...
NIAID funds construction of biosafety laboratories
...ram is to provide funding to design, construct and commission
comprehensive, state-of-the-art BSL-4, BSL-3 and BSL-2 laboratories, as well as associated research and administrative support space; the RBL construction program will provide funding for similar facilities containing BSL-3 and BSL-2 labs. The BSL la...
AAS praises President's Commission for emphasizing suicide prevention
...tated AAS Executive Director Dr. Alan Berman. "The commission
has reaffirmed the importance of the Surgeon General's National Strategy regarding the seriousness of suicide as a public health problem that demands greater attention," added Berman. "With the Commission now having issued its report, it is critical...
Physics and medicine in San Diego
.... Medical physicists working in radiation therapy commission
and develop new therapeutic techniques; collaborate with radiation oncologists to design improved treatment plans; and calibrate and model therapeutic equipment to ensure that every patient receives precisely the prescribed dose of radiation at the c...
ACP-ASIM releases plan to eliminate uninsured by 2009
...e would be based on recommendations of an advisory commission
to be appointed by Congress. The commission
would also report annually on the effectiveness of measures to expand health insurance coverage. "E...
DFG to support twelve new Clinical Research Units
...rch schemes, which were reviewed by the DFG Senate commission
for clinical research. Fourteen initiatives were selected and requested to submit detailed applications. Twelve Clinical Research Units have now been approved:molecular mechanisms of opioid analgesia in inflammatory pain, FU Berlinbiomechanics and b...
Common hearing test for newborns may be wrong up to a third of the time
...ional Institutes of Health report and a 1995 joint commission
endorsed universal newborn screening. More than 30 states have since called for mandatory screening. The new mandates have prompted many hospitals to start programs, though they often have little or no extra funding for the equipment and trained staf...
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...nded by the Physician Payment Review Commission, a commission
thatadvises Congress on Medicare payment policies....
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...urn of the century.In addition, the Kerry-Danforth commission
has studied a proposal that wouldhike the retirement age to 70, and Manton said he's even heard talk of raisingit to 72. He acknowledged that it's hard to predict how such changes would be receivedby the American public. "The trend actually has bee...