Tag: "resource" at medical news

HealthGrades study: Bariatric surgery patients have fewer complications at high-volume hospitals

...ere posted today to www.HealthGrades.com as a free resource for consumers. Each hospital receives a star rating based on their patient outcomes for bariatric surgery. Hospitals with above-average outcomes receive a five-star rating. Hospitals with average outcomes receive a three-star rating, and hospitals wi...

Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant

...ropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium quizzed human resource managers from 13 organisations sending volunteers ... significant local impact on capacity building and resource allocation. Health managers organise and develop health services for the general population, wher...

RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University

...is yielded valuable insight not only about medical resource use, but also health-related behaviors. Fuchs is a Stanford University economics professor who is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a former president of American Economics Association. Funding for the award is provided by the Bing Centers...

New book guides boomers through retirement maze

... retirement, and baby boomers would benefit from a resource tailored to them. Hegland has spent his career t... retirement, and baby boomers would benefit from a resource tailored to them. Hegland has spent his career teaching law students how to use the law to solve l...

LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes

... New Orleans and Dean of its School of Medicine. A resource for members of the health care team at all stages of their careers, the LSUHSC Level 1 Accredited Comprehensive Education Institute will improve patient safety and health outcomes. According to the American College of Surgeons, the goal of the ACS A...

SAGE to publish British Journal of Infection Control

...l both be working together to provide an essential resource for all health professionals in infection prevention, in order to advance the evidence base in this important field, commented Stephen Barr, Managing Director, SAGE. He continued, We strive to be the natural home for authors, editors, and societies...

A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses

...ations and the relative inflexibility of food as a resource it is often anything but a straightforward exercise to improve programming on the ground. Despite the challenges, Maxwell maintains that adopting best-practice standards will help the humanitarian community to link food aid programs to broader inter...

Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site

...o extend the Web site to become a global community resource for the blind and visually impaired. Proceeds made by White Cane Label will go back into the organization and fund scholarships for the blind and visually impaired. Profits will also be used to help fight preventable blindness in children living in d...

May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...ice-based research networks (PBRNs) are known as a resource for accelerating the translation of research into practice and performing research relevant to everyday primary care. This survey of the 89 of the 111 PBRNs in the United States finds they represent 1,871 practices, 12,957 patients and 14.7 million ...

Genetic mutations identified for type of gastric cancer

...ily with the 2398delC founder mutation is a useful resource for determining risk-modifying factors in the development of diffuse gastric cancer or lobular breast cancer, such as diet or genetic polymorphisms, and for studying secondary genetic events that lead to cancer formation. The identification of this m...

Help for pediatricians in treating behavioral health problems only partially successful

....C. Continuing medical education, newsletters and resource guides were only partially successful in changing ...ric Mental Health Connections, 79 percent used the resource guide, 31 percent participated in the interdisciplinary sessions, 21 percent attended a workshop, an...

Clinical guidelines for blood conservation during cardiac procedures developed

...acic Surgery. "Blood must be viewed as a scarce resource that carries risks and benefits," said Spiess. "This is a huge event for medicine. If these guidelines are adopted by a majority of cardiovascular centers in the world, we can decrease the amount of blood transfusions, blood usage and cost and blood ...

Decorated professor adds Farfel Award to his long list of honors

...ic institutions of which he is a part; be a public resource in the service of the broader society; and must pursue excellence to the utmost of his abilities." ...

Psychosocial support for cancer survivors needs strengthening

... only mental care and external disease information resource cancer patients have. While previous studies have shown about one in five women with early stage breast cancer use support services in the year following treatment (18 percent), little is known regarding participation in support groups and support gr...

Healthy country, healthy people

...pared to their involvement in natural and cultural resource management. This exploratory study investigated ..."In addition, participants in natural and cultural resource management practices report a more nutritious diet and a greater degree of physical activity," he ad...

National Autism Conference slated for June

...ocial skill instruction will take place June 29. A resource room featuring information from vendors and service agencies also will be open both days to provide materials to participants....

New edition of medical reference book provides the latest in hematology

... Program (ASH-SAP) is a comprehensive educational resource from the American Society of Hematology designed to help hematologists, oncologists, internists, pediatricians, and fellows in training stay current with the latest advancements in the rapidly evolving disciplines of adult and pediatric hematology an...

Drug therapy can reduce preterm births and decrease lifetime medical costs

... can help inform health policy decisions and guide resource investments in the prevention of preterm birth." At the present time 17P is not yet FDA approved for this indication. The Journal editors add, "We urge readers to share both Dr. Bailit's analysis and Dr. Armstrong's commentary with colleagues and t...

US Senate introduces bill to train more preventive medicine doctors

...esent an underutilized and increasingly threatened resource to meet the nation's health and health care needs," said Dr. Parkinson. In 1998, there were 90 preventive medicine training programs in the U.S. training 420 physicians. Today, there are only 76 programs training an all time low of 364 physicians. ...

Global burden of childhood deafness overlooked

...out cost-effective interventions for international resource mobilisation and allocation to the developing world. They found that although the figures in the report included adult-onset hearing impairment, they excluded permanent childhood impairment and all other child-onset hearing impairment in the calcul...

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