Tag: "commends" at medical news
Statement of registered dietitian Rebecca S. Reeves, President of the American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association commends
the Institute of Medicine for undertaking a comprehensive study of food marketing and advertising that target children. As parents and as a nation, we owe our children the best possible health. That includes easy access at age-appropriate levels to...
Statement from Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
... National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) commends
the IOM committee for its in-depth review of the public health significance of sleep loss and sleep disorders, and its analysis of national research and clinical resources to meet current and future needs. The NCSDR, which NHLBI administers, will gi...
Mayo Clinic study finds coma grossly misrepresented in the movies
...rs for their assessment of accuracy. Dr. Wijdicks commends
two movies, "Reversal of Fortune" and "The Dreamlife of Angels" for portraying well the agony of waiting for a comatose patient to awaken and accurately depicting the patient and the complexity of care. However, the researchers say the other 28 movie...
ACP commends CMS proposals to increase values assigned to evaluation and management codes
...pts the E/M recommendations made by the RUC. "ACP commends
CMS for accepting the RUC recommendations," Dr. Lichtenfeld said. "The fact that these recommendations were supported by at least two-thirds of the RUC members shows that the physician community recognizes that these changes are warranted. ACP also ...
Annual study finds top hospitals have 28 percent lower mortality rate
...r vice president of medical affairs. "HealthGrades commends
those hospitals for achieving consistent, high-quality care, not just in one or two specialties, but across the board, from orthopedic surgery to cardiac care. However, the continued gap between the nation's top and poorest-performing hospitals conti...
UCLA Stroke Center receives American Stroke Association's Initial Achievement Award
...in this award. "The American Stroke Association commends
the UCLA Stroke Center for its success in implementing standards of care and protocols," said Dr. Lee H. Schwamm, national GWTG steering committee member and director of acute stroke services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "The full imp...