Tag: "managers" at medical news
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
A national survey of state immunization program managers
reveals gaps in coverage for the current vaccine f...rchers interviewed nine state immunization program managers
and subsequently interviewed and surveyed 48 state immunization program managers
from January to Jun...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...omes are improved. Frictions between doctors and managers
have been well documented. And the new research, l... spending. It can be difficult for doctors and managers
to get on, said Becky Malby, Director of the Universitys Centre for Innovation in Health Management,...
Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant
...edicine in Antwerp, Belgium quizzed human resource managers
from 13 organisations sending volunteers to sub-Sa...pacity building and resource allocation. Health managers
organise and develop health services for the general population, whereas volunteer organisations do ...
Swing or take on 3-0?
...ly chain and portfolio management can help general managers
in a lecture, "Supply Chains, Investment Portfolios, and Roster Management." Operations research techniques are used successfully to determine investment portfolios and coordinate supply chains. Many of the same basic concepts are important in the l...
Older patients with major depression live longer with appropriate treatment, Penn study shows
... primary care physicians team with depression care managers
are 45% less likely to die within a 5-year time period than older adults with major depression who receive their care in primary care practices where there are no depression care managers. This study, conducted by researchers at the University of Pe...
US businesses not prepared for aging workforce
...stribution of age groups than others? How might managers
promote the sharing of knowledge among employees at different career stages? Could the continued labor force participation of older workers (and the postponement of full-time retirement) help the organization to address some of its HR challenges?...
Fixed versus growth intelligence mindsets: Its all in your head, Dweck says
...ience, and even sports coaches and human-resources managers
intent on helping clients reach higher levels of achievement. The journal Child Development released a paper Feb. 7 co-authored by Dweck titled "Implicit Theories of Intelligence Predict Achievement Across Adolescent Transition: A Longitudinal Study ...
Referral management schemes damage patients' interests
...ated often by the government at present. But trust managers
admit privately that the true purpose of the schemes is to reduce costs in the face of the budget deficits so many of them are confronting, he says. Typically, such schemes require that 80% of GPs' referral letters be reviewed in primary care and t...
Treatment for homeless youth pays off in long run, study finds
...lace to rest and the opportunity to meet with case managers
who helped connect them with counseling and other services that they needed. This is the standard treatment for homeless youth around the country, Slesnick said. The CRA program offered a more comprehensive treatment involving 12 individual therap...
Benefits to employers outweigh enhanced depression-care costs
...nts had detected the workers' depression, the care managers
did further assessments and, when necessary, refer...als, the researchers estimated how successful care managers
might be in helping workers seek out and adhere to adequate treatment regimens. While the cost-benef...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Nov. 21, 2006, issue
...f two groups (Article, p. 713). In one group, case managers
helped the caregivers get the needed services and care from various doctors and community agencies. In the other group, the caregivers and patients were responsible for coordinating their own doctor visits and social services. Pairs in the coordina...
Stereotypes contribute to older men seeking, receiving depression care less frequently
...T, including referring physicians, depression care managers
and study recruiters, to learn about the challenges in recruiting and treating depressed older men. Hinton and his team found that, compared with older women, older men were much less likely to be referred to IMPACT, to recognize and describe sympt...
Dobbs to give plenary keynote at Drug Information Association conference in Philadelphia, Sept. 26
...ofessionals, experts in outsourcing, clinical data managers
andregulatory professionals who deal with global electronic product labeling.The goal of the plenary session is to address the challenges andopportunities facing the global biopharmaceutical industry and its people. "To say that the pharmaceutical ...
Researchers examine why food tastes bad to chemotherapy recipients
...ravel around the U.S. to educate utility staff and managers
on how to use sensory analysis to detect changes in water quality. She is also a co-developer of three odor-testing methods for the daily monitoring of raw and untreated water. Now she is hoping to work with medical personnel as she, Duncan, and Lee...
Consumer hygiene fears keep food industry on its toes
...d in Environmental Health Scotland, says that many managers
in hotels, restaurants and food shops in the UK pa...evaluating food hygiene and safety risks. 'Most managers
in the sample sense a general public awareness of food safety and food hygiene risks,' says CARR co-...
Survey shows many teens injured on the job
...ational injury," Zierold said. Late at night, when managers
have gone home, "teens may be asked to perform more prohibited or hazardous tasks than when supervisors are present." Zierold said, "Prohibiting teens from working long and late hours, improving safety training, and increasing communications between ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 15, 2006, issue
... heart failure received either counseling by nurse managers
about heart failure, or a patient information handout. After 12 months, the patients in the nurse-manager group functioned better and had modestly fewer hospitalizations (148 vs. 180) than the other group, but the differences did not continue after 1...
Bars and restaurants with regular staff meetings are less likely to sell alcohol to drunk patrons
... but the rates are still high. Establishments with managers
who have more than one year of employment are mor... study differentiates among the work experience of managers
of bars and restaurants, types of liquor licenses, and policies and practices in order to tease out ...
Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
...tly relevant to government policy-makers, resource managers
and others concerned about the sources and consequences of mercury pollution. Conference hosts include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. A press conference will be held on Frida...
How to cut energy waste in China, India, Brazil said crucial to forestalling climate change
...schemes into existing SME lending practices. Bank managers
point out that the program helps improve cost competitiveness and profitability of SME clients, which can lead to further client growth and bank lending opportunities. The 3CEE project organized several meetings between Indian, Chinese and Brazilian ...
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