Tag: "service" at medical news
Blackwell Publishing acquires BMJ Books
...J titles only strengthens the scope of Blackwell's service
to clinicians world-wide, and demonstrates our com...fer moves forward, Blackwell will further the high service
standards set by BMJ, reinforcing the strength of publishing excellence for which Blackwell is known...
Intensive diabetes management yields positive results, according to Pittsburgh project
... is remarkable and demonstrates the UPMC physician service
division's commitment to leading edge quality care in diabetes mellitus." "At the beginning of the initiative, we found that primary care physicians were not uniformly delivering diabetes care based on evidence-based guidelines. Since over 90 percent...
Home-based program effective in treating minor depression in chronically ill older adults
...years or older, recruited through community senior service
agencies in metropolitan Seattle from January 2000...ination of PEARLS within existing community social service
programs has the potential to significantly improve the well-being and function of depressed older a...
UCSF Medical Center palliative care experts mentor health care organizations in end-of-life care
...or of medicine and director of the palliative care service
at UCSF Medical Center. "Our leadership center off... best possible quality of life, said Pantilat. The service
includes physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers and pharmacists who work together to address ...
Place of death influences hospital league tables
...ospitals in England, have been published by health service
commentators. The rationale for publication is that differences in death rates may indicate differences in quality of hospital care, yet provision and use of different facilities for the care of the dying varies geographically. Terminally ill patient...
NYU Child Study Center and The Bear Stearns Charitable Foundation launch outreach campaign
...ow the television PSAs with print and radio public service
announcements. As the sole corporate sponsor, The Bear Stearns Charitable Foundation has helped underwrite the cost of the initiative. ...
Mount Sinai warns of fake HIV/AIDS notification letter
...tion Service" at Mount Sinai. But there is no such service
at Mount Sinai and the letter is a complete fabrication. The letter, produced on faked Mount Sinai letterhead utilizing graphic elements apparently lifted from the hospital's web site, has been received by nearly a dozen or more individuals in New Yo...
Lactation program increases rate of breast feeding
...ts. "Our program, for instance, uses a taxi service
that allows women without cars to come to the hospital to participate in the Friday luncheons," she said. Additionally, Meier has recruited and trained five breast-feeding peer counselors to help the new mothers with breast-feeding. All five had in...
Doctor attacks South African government for failing women while spending billions on arms deals
...eening. I suggested that a mammographic screening service
in South Africa would cost about one billion rand ...hat it would cost to set up a nurse-based clinical service
with the 46 billion rand (about 5.2 billion euros) that the country spent recently buying four naval...
A new hypothesis about Alzheimer's disease
...zheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, a service
of the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer's disease is now believed to inflict some 4.5 million people and is the most common form of dementia among older people in the United States. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer's and no way to slow...
2004 Souder Award to David Eick
...asonably be expected to advance significant dental service
to the public. It is intended to confer the highest honor in the field of dental materials research upon those scientists who, through research in this field, bring about outstanding advances in dental health. The award was established by the IADR's ...
Awards & fellowships presented in Hawaii
... an IADR Officer but who has performed outstanding service
to the Association or distinguished service
over a period of time. The award consists of a plaque and travel expenses to the IADR General Sessio...
UNC to become regional center for research on health workforce
... to treat Medicaid patients after completing their service
obligations, he said. Dr. Thomas "Bob" Konrad of t...nce to Southeastern states to develop primary-care service
areas. They also will help interpret and apply revisions to rules that govern federal designations o...
Heart attack deaths increase during winter holidays
... and strains of trying to maintain a high level of service
with less staffing and resources," he said. The study was supported by the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Easton, Md., and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Other members of the Duke team were Manesh Patel, M.D., Venita DePu...
Blacks at greater risk for developing cataracts
...d people do? EyeCare America, the Academy's public service
foundation, offers multiple eye care programs, for which individuals may qualify. Callers will be automatically screened to determine the program that provides the most appropriate eye care services. Eligible seniors who have not seen an ophthalmolog...
March 2, 2004, Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet
...ssion, which seeks "to meld science and art in the service
of humanity," should remain vigilant and look and listen carefully for family and intimate partner violence among children, women or older adults (Editorial, p. 399)....
UK Teenage Cancer Trust demands government action to aid young cancer patients
...s to be smashed if our young people are to get the service
they need and deserve," said Mrs Whiteson. ...he medical profession, hindering reorganisation of service
delivery. Nor had the NHS made any infrastructure changes to care appropriately for young cancer pat...
New tool measures children's own health perceptions
...ccurate predictor of children's future health care service
use. Three manuscripts in the March 2004 edition o...y the CHIP-CE, is a better predictor of children's service
use than parent reports or physician-diagnosed disorders," said co-author and pediatrician, Christop...
New data suggests Seroquel improves quality of life in first episode schizophrenia
...ualify of life was rated with the SQLS, and health service
use with the Client Service Receipt Inventory. Attitude to medication was rated with the DAI....
Landslide warnings from satellites may save lives
...section of the Campania region. In Switzerland the service
covers the eastern Valais and Berne cantons. "Our ...-accelerate existing landslides." Three different service
products are available: a large-scale Landslide Motion Survey identifying areas affected by landslid...
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