Tag: "private" at medical news
Distinguished, outstanding, innovative optometrists receive honors from UH
...ld a spot on the UH System Board of Regents, has a private
practice, Golden Eye Associates, in Carthage, Texas. He was chosen for this year's Distinguished Alumni Award for working tirelessly to promote the college and the profession, as well as always thinking of patients first. "We are truly fortunate t...
St. Jude helps South American community achieve improved survival rates for leukemia
...hing a new, non-profit foundation supported by the private
sector to support children with cancer. The founda...dhood Cancer Support Center) raises funds from the private
sector to assist families with a variety of needs, such as lodging, transportation and medical costs...
Extra Medicare payments for private health plans to total $2.75 billion in 2004
New York City, May 20, 2004--In 2004 Medicare private
plans in the country will be paid 8.4% more per en...hat while the objective of higher payment rates to private
plans in the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) is to save...
Poor kids' health insurance situation changes often, affecting their medical care, study finds
...t to or from being uninsured, or may join or leave private
insurance policies and public programs like Medica...nuous coverage. Meanwhile, many families have lost private
insurance coverage as employers lay off workers or pass more of their benefit costs on to employees....
Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons
...t. Permit dram-shop liability lawsuits , wherein private
parties injured by patrons of licensed establishments who were served while intoxicated should be permitted to sue the establishments where the service occurred. Conversely, if the establishments can show that their staff was trained and that traini...
Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake
...thesis, the scientists studied 16 male subjects in private
suites, free of time cues, for 29 days. Instead of keeping to a 24-hour day, researchers scheduled the subjects to live on a 42.85hour day (28.57-hour wake episodes), simulating the duration of extended wakefulness commonly encountered by doctors, an...
Three Harvard Medical School endowed chairs named simultaneously in sleep medicine
...onics Sleep and Respiratory Research Foundation, a private
foundation established by Respironics, Inc. The professorship was named in honor of Respironics' founder who has been committed to advancing sleep disorder research and treatments for nearly 30 years. John L. Miclot, President and CEO of Respironics,...
New study: Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake
...is, the scientists sequestered 16 male subjects in private
suites, free of time cues, for 29 days. Instead of keeping to a 24 hour day researchers scheduled the subjects to live on a 42.85 hour day (28.57-hour wake episodes), simulating the duration of extended wakefulness commonly encountered by doctors, an...
Kids' year-round asthma symptoms triggered by parent's second-hand smoke
...answered yes. Three-quarters of the households had private
insurance, while 14 percent were insured through Medicaid. The remainder had other government insurance or paid for healthcare themselves. Just over 40 percent of the children lived in temperate climates, where differences between seasons were not dr...
Cedars-Sinai receives full AAHRPP accreditation for all research involving human subjects
...ate-of-the-art clinical research facilities of any private
hospital in the nation, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Cedars-Sinai serves to protect the rights and welfare of patients participating in research at the Medical Center. The IRB has the authority to review, approve, and monitor the progress...
Bone contusion in knees of adolescents often occur without significant ligament or cartilage injury
...tric knee MRI examinations from a university and a private
institution. Of this group, 13% (55 patients) had bone bruises without accompanying meniscal, ligamentous or cartilaginous injuries. According to Gregory Chalub, MD, one of the authors of the study, the results could impact treatment for these bone i...
HHS launches diabetes prevention campaign
...on. The program involves more than 200 public and private
sector partners who work at the national, state, and local level. ...
University of Minnesota to lead national effort in food bio-security
...ense (PHFPD) is a national consortium of academic, private
sector, and government partners including three ot..., and agriculture and food industry companies, and private
sector consultants. More than 90 investigators make up the consortium. "The breadth and depth of f...
Epilepsy guidelines will improve treatment and access
...n attempt to contain costs, Medicaid, Medicare and private
insurance companies use drug formularies to assess the amount they will reimburse patients covered under their plans. The formulary drugs are supposedly selected by the health plan based on safety, efficacy and cost. When patients use formulary drugs...
Cutting-edge sensors and software tests will help protect Pentagon from airborne hazards
...lities. Partners from academia and the public and private
sector are joining NCAR in the effort, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). NCAR brings to the test years of experience in developing systems that detect and warn for wind shear and turbulence at airports and protect ag...
Some infertile couples unaware of multiple birth risks
... were at UI Hospitals and Clinics and one was at a private
gynecological practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Not having any children, being younger and having a lower income were factors associated with the increased desire to have twins or more babies. The major problem with twin pregnancies is prematurity, wh...
Oral cancer survey from Case dental school shows dental hygienist's role in catching cancer
...l cancer knowledge with the general dentist in the private
practice, they often do not carry out oral cancer screenings. Oral cancer impacts people. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 28,900 people were diagnosed in 2002 with oral cancers and 7,400 people would died as result of their...
A rose by any other name
...ferent regions of your brain are each processing a private
motion picture of their own. The unified percept you experience is, in fact, the result of a tremendous, individualistic 'jam session' played by many different, highly specialized brain areas." ...
Mayo Clinic establishes landmark research program to predict and prevent alcoholism
...n a concerted effort by Mayo Clinic to secure both private
and public funds that will allow us to translate g...ter things as we work with a variety of public and private
partners to move genomic medicine forward." David Mrazek, M.D., chair, Mayo Clinic Department of Psy...
Prescription of opioids for back pain needs improvement
...pioids at more than twice the rate than those with private
insurance or those who were uninsured. "The variation in opioid use between the South and the Midwest raises the possibility that there may be a lack of consensus in opioid use among physicians and patients between the regions," she continued. Patien...
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