Tag: "saving" at medical news
Following heart care guidelines saves lives
...profound influence quality improvement can have on saving
patients lives." The study involved analyzing r...strated the effectiveness of specific therapies in saving
lives, focus on giving suspected heart attack patients anti-platelet medications, heparin, glycoprot...
Generic drug use varies widely by state, study reveals
...aving opportunities associated with generic drugs, saving
money for both plan sponsors and their members. For example, GenericsWorkSM, a generics-focused program, provides savings opportunities for plan sponsors and members by promoting the use of generics and low-cost brands. Plan sponsors that implement G...
Voluntary health organizations, publishers announce major information initiative
...er as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving
lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. No matter who you are, we can help. For more information, visit: www.cancer.org . About the American Diabetes Association The American Diabetes Asso...
USC researchers highlight disparities in cancer rates among racial and ethnic groups in California
...ity rates for all groups suggest that screening is saving
women's lives. Esophageal cancer declined rapidly in blacks but was steady or increased slightly in Asian groups. This reflects the existence of two types of esophageal cancer: one related to smoking and the other unrelated to it. ...
Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved
... option in the beginning to bring early success to saving
newborn lives. The paper includes three real case ...amining the cost and effect of varying options for saving
the lives of newborns in Ethiopia, Madagascar, and one large state in India. Lead author Dr Rudolf K...
eDocAmerica launches Hispanic Website for members
... office and sit in a waiting room. The service is saving
money for corporations, associations and insurance companies, as well as their employees and members. The Morgan White Group, eDocAmerica's largest international client, recently selected eDocAmerica for its business clients in Latin America. Morga...
Computerized order entry systems can increase risk of medication errors
...al for reducing prescribing errors and potentially saving
hundreds of billions in annual costs. Published studies have indicated that CPOE reduces medication errors up to 81 percent. Few researchers, however, have focused on the existence or types of medication errors facilitated by CPOE. Ross Koppel, Ph.D...
Emergency clopidogrel could save thousands of lives46,000-patient heart attack trial results
...ly widely would make an important contribution to saving
lives and reducing disability." Professor Rory Collins, co-chair of the study's steering committee and co-director of the CTSU, told the conference that giving three intravenous doses of 5 mg metoprolol during a heart attack, followed by 200 mg daily...
NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is saving
money and energy while also protecting the environment. The university has installed a 50-kilowatt solar-powered system on the roof of its new campus center. An array of 160 solar panels carpets the roof, converting sunlight into electrical current...
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