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Happier hospitals means healthier patients

...d we do it better" In the best places, the chief executives are genuinely interested in the patients. And we know that where theres a good relationship, clinical outcomes for patients are better. Now the team plans to bring managers and health professionals together to encourage the best-performing hospital...

Government fails sleepy Judge Dodd

...does that extend to politicians and senior company executives because if that's the case there will be a lot of people out of a job". Published in the May edition of Sleep, the journal of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and US Sleep Research Society, the paper asserts that occupational sleepiness in w...

Study of US restaurants shows no healthier foods without healthier profits

...able when eating out? In an interview study of top executives at major U.S. restaurant chains, researchers found...iews with 41 senior menu development and marketing executives at leading casual dining and fast-food restaurant chains to learn about current practices and in par...

Tobacco companies obstructed science, history professor says

...manufacturing doubt, fomenting ignorance. Industry executives created a climate of untruth that people bought into and died from." Proctor also has delved into the phone logs and correspondence records of tobacco companies to look at what consumers were thinking. "Even in the 1970s and '80s, lots of people ar...

Stevens Institute of Technology Roundtable

...ived the gap as widening, while only 25 percent of executives in the financial and IT industries viewed it so. Information security executives ranked current employees (59 percent) as the greatest threat to their organizations' security, follo...

Emory study lights up the political brain

...e in decision-making, Westen says. "Everyone from executives and judges to scientists and politicians may reason to emotionally biased judgments when they have a vested interest in how to interpret 'the facts,' " Westen says. Coauthors of the study include Pavel Blagov and Stephan Hamann of the Emory Departmen...

Key strategy to limit managed care drug costs failing, survey shows

...vailable mid-September. It is based on a survey of executives in more than three dozen physician groups and HMOs in four large U.S. cities. The survey found widespread dissatisfaction with the HMO strategy of making doctors financially liable for prescription drug costs above a certain limit. It also found d...

Does the workplace damage your brain?

...rcial developers in the United States. Over 75% of executives and employees practice Transcendental Meditation as a company-sponsored health program. Arthur "Bud" Liebler, Former Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at DaimlerChrysler; Principal at Liebler!MacDonald Communication Strategists. ...

New technology can boost bottom lines for US hospitals

...epending upon the hospital. Nevertheless, hospital executives can expect to see increased operating efficiencies within months of installing the system in an environment where the aphorism "time is money" is, without a doubt, appropriate....

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(Date:7/28/2014)... Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard ... will be commercialized by a newly formed private ... and personalized medicine products. The announcement ... of Technology Development (OTD) and the start-up Emulate ... automated human Organs-on-Chips platform. , "This is ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can ... in smoke. , The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is ... ends up in the tobacco smoke. Once inhaled, it ... is activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome ... nicotine can partially interfere with the activation of NNK, ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range ... the first time that any mayfly belonging to the genus ... The new species, called Labiobaetis soldani , "is named ... to the understanding of the Ephemeroptera of Palaearctic and Oriental ... the new mayfly in the Journal of Insect Science ...
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