Tag: "management" at medical news
Antidepressants Can Lead To Mouth Infections
... "Prevention should beincorporated in the clinical management
of depressed patients. Clinically,complaints of oral dryness should be elicited at every stage of antidepressanttreatment. In cases of long-term treatment, attention to the oral health of thepatient should be part of routine clinical practice." ...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...vides strategic consulting services, clinical risk management
andoperational consulting services, and insurance and reinsurance products for thehealthcare industry. In addition to its Deerfield headquarters, MMI has anetwork of offices throughout the United States and overseas. For moreinformation about MMI, ...
DFG To Fund Four New Research Units
...arch unit "Information system for small-scale farm management
- Drnast" at Munich's Technical University and Ludwig Maximilian University. At the Drnast experimental farm the unit will develop tools for effective farm management, taking into account the ecological aspect as well. Among other things, the scient...
Experts To Discuss Findings From New Lewin Group Study In Conference Call
... haveproof that they should invest in a population management
approach, rather thanmerely providing patient education programs. Policymakers, consumer advocatesand the general public now have evidence that the promise of managed care can befulfilled. When: Monday, August 3, 1998, 10 a....
Lewin Study Confirms Diabetes Treatment Centers of Americas Diabetes NetCareSM Program Improves Health Status, Reduces Medical Costs
...enters of America's (DTCA) comprehensivepopulation management
program, Diabetes NetCareSM, show a 12.3 percent o...on. This is the first set ofmultisite, population management
outcomes integrating both health status andfinancial data for people with diabetes to be released. D...
Managed Care Symposium Sponsored By Society Of Actuaries Examines HEDIS, Stakeholders' Views
...niversityresearcher; Alan Rosenberg, M.D., quality management
and medical director, AetnaHealth Plans, Chicago; James Murphy, consulting actuary, Howard Johnson & Co.,Seattle (moderator). At the symposium, Schield stated: "HMOs are in it for themoney (but) that can be said of every stakeholder. ... The questio...
PAHO Responds To Countries Affected By Hurricane Georges, Makes Appeal For
Emergency Funds For Haiti And Dominican Republic
...eaffected countries, and has set up special supply management
teams in St. Kitts,Antigua, the Dominican Republic...ical engineers to St.Kitts and disaster and supply management
experts to Antigua, Haiti and DominicanRepublic. "In an emergency, it's very important that we mana...
Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors
... magnetic imaging could revolutionize breast tumor management
and cancer diagnosis in other parts of thebody as well." "By avoiding biopsy for most breast tumors we can reduce the number of unnecessary procedures, save time, and give patients the option of a non-invasive method that may prove very useful in ...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
...s Roger Battistella,professor of health policy and management
at Cornell, writing in the next issueof the journal "Compensation and Benefits Management" (Vol. 15, No. 3, Winter1999). "It just doesn't fit in today's society with its aging work force, skyrocketinghealth insurance premiums, global competition an...
PAHO Working With Affected Communities In Central America
...of supplies, which often pose serious logistic and management
problems for national authorities, while remaining transparent and accountable. SUMA began as a PAHO/WHO technical cooperation project in Latin America and the Caribbean in 1990 and has since trained 1400 officers in more than 30 countries in the Ame...
Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America
...said. In addition the SUMA project, a toolfor the management
of humanitarian supplies, is helping manage the fl...ication that has always been a vital input for the management
ofdisasters. Before communications by satellite it was practically an impossiblechallenge to reestab...
HIV Patients Treated With Protease Inhibitors Are More Likely To Engage In Risky Sex, Emory Researchers Report
...rotease inhibitors, hasrevolutionized the clinical management
of HIV, protease inhibitors have becomean integral component of the clinical strategy to treat HIV infection. "Giventhat many HIV-infected individuals will be treated with protease inhibitors,these unanticipated consequences are disturbing and sugge...
Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients
... products that includepharmacoeconomic and disease management
benefits such as out-patient therapy,improved clinical efficacy, higher level of safety, cost-effective treatment andimproved patient compliance. The Company has initiated three Phase III cancerclinical trials for its lead product Maxamine in the U....
Patient Workshop On Trigeminal Neuralgia Scheduled
...g neurologist at Cedars-Sinai, will addressmedical management
of this disorder. Robert Merrill, DDS, Clinical Di...LA Medical Center, will provide an overview ofpain management
options, and Kenneth Ott, M.D., neurosurgeon and medicaldirector of the San Diego Gamma Knife Center...
Society Of Actuaries Issues Proceedings From Symposium, 'Managed Care In A Time Of Transition'
...ichael Chernew, Ph.D., assistant professor, health management
andpolicy, University of Michigan School of Public Health Jeffrey J. Nohl, F.S.A., senior vice president, Wisconsin PhysiciansServices Insurance Corporation Debra L. Lowry, director of market performance appraisal, KaiserPermanente Diana L. Murray...
Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation May Offer Dramatic Short-Term Relief For Chronic Back Pain
.... Paul White, professor of anesthesiology and pain management
and member ofthe Eugene McDermott Center for Pain Management. The randomized, sham-controlled study, which involved 60 healthy patients with severe lower backpain, compared the effectiveness of PENS to that of transcutaneous electricalnerve stimulati...
Evidence For A Heart Failure Epidemic Released
...y," Dr. McCulloughsays. "Resource planning for the management
of chronic heart failure must takeplace by health systems along with local, state and national public healthofficials."...
Management Academy To Boost Training For Local, State Public Health Departments
... Hill willreceive a $2.8 million grant to launch a management
academy for public healthprofessionals in four sta...andKenan-Flagler Business School - will strengthen management
skills of 600 senior-and mid-level managers in local and state public health departments acrossGeorg...
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...by Peter D. Jacobson, associateprofessor of health management
and policy at the University of Michigan Schoolof ...ent for common acute illnesses, diseaseprevention, management
of chronic illnesses and a host of other primary careservices. Physician assistants are usually trai...
Non-Invasive Techniques To Visualize Heart Disease Confirm Importance Of Pre-Menopausal Risk Factors, Find U. Of Pgh. Researchers
...teries. "We are excited about our findings for the management
of post-menopausal womenbecause we know that vascular disease generally appears in the aorta and thecarotid artery before it appears in the heart," added Dr. Sutton-Tyrrell. "Bydetecting early vascular disease in the aorta or carotids, we may be abl...
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