Tag: "overhead" at medical news
Free weight training gets workers with rotator cuff injuries back on the job
...rk muscles used in lifting large sheets of drywall overhead
and in place. During the last two days of each week, the amount of weight used durinig free weight lifting was heavier than that of the first two days of the week. At the end of the six weeks training, the workers were tested on physical function (...
Near 100 percent mammagraphy recall compliance costs less than a quarter per patient
...are continually trying to trim waste and eliminate overhead
costs in this era of spiraling health costs," said Caroline Blane, MD, lead researcher of the study and radiology department associate chair for clinical services. "We use clerical time to track down noncompliant patients to schedule them and the que...
Stanford study of owls finds link in brain between sight and sound
...g to someone talk and also hearing the buzz of the overhead
lights, the hum of your computer and the muffled conversation down the hallway. To focus on the person speaking to you, your brain clearly can't give equal weight to all incoming sensory information. It has to attend to what is important and ignore t...
Medicare fraud settlement causes oncologists to lose income
...n cost of cancer drugs plus administration-related overhead
such as rent, personnel costs and bad debt. In 2005, as a result of the settlements against the pharmaceutical companies, Medicare shifted to Average Sales Price-based reimbursement to address concerns that marketing incentives were driving pharmaceu...
Costs of coronary artery bypass graft surgery
... equally attributable to differences in direct and overhead
costs between the Canadian and U.S. hospitals. Thi... resource prices for products and labor and higher overhead
costs in the United States resulting from a nonsocialized medical system. However, U.S. hospitals al...
Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?
Children living close to high voltage overhead
power lines at birth may be at an increased risk of leukaemia, finds a large study in this week's BMJ. But the authors emphasise that these results may be due to chance and further research is needed to find out whether there really is a link. The au...