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RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency

...tes the capabilities and expertise of two industry pioneers in health care analytics to pave the way for a new provider performance measurement system that will provide best-in-class capabilities for measuring quality and efficiency in the U.S. healthcare market. Under the agreement, Health Dialog will lice...

UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery

... the enzyme. She and her colleagues were among the pioneers in taking the copper and zinc out and putting other metals in to see what would happen. Her laboratory put more emphasis on biological factors over time. When I moved to UCLA in 1980, we started working on copper-zinc superoxide dismutase in yeast,...

NeuroArm: Navigating the future of surgery

...Research Centre, Calgary philanthropists, oilpatch pioneers and brothers Doc, B.J. and Don Seaman provided $2 million to begin planning neuroArm. Their contribution was a natural extension of their support for the research centre that began with the development of the world's first intraoperative MRI scanner ...

Still some way to go in tackling racism in mental health care

...two senior doctors say that, although services are pioneers in moving towards equity, they have some way to go before they meet the challenges of a multi-cultural society. The "Count me in" census, published last week by the Healthcare Commission, makes grim reading for people of African and Caribbean orig...

UCL scientist receives Max Planck Research Award 2007

...lcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, is one of the pioneers of modern neurobehavioural research, which uses neuroimaging to examine high-level cognitive processes in the brain. His own area of research is the study of emotion. Together with colleagues in Germany, he is going to use the prize money to investig...

Imaging technique is highly accurate in diagnosing, locating pancreas defects in newborns

...ccessfully cure patients. Our specialists are true pioneers in the diagnosis and treatment of HI, offering patients the most innovative and compassionate care. The Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to care. Our sophisticated team of pediatric endocrinologists, surgeons, pathologists, anesthesiologi...

Pioneers in field of functional genomics work toward gene therapy for vision defects

...ing color vision researchers, the Neitzes are also pioneers in the field of functional genomics. Their studies of human color vision have not only identified the genes responsible for colorblindness, but also defined one of the first examples of a nervous system defect for which a person's DNA can predict bot...

Virtual communities may foster mental health in severely ill kids

...th the dream of coming to the States to study with pioneers in the emerging field of children and technology," she said when accepting her award at the White House. "For me, this award is recognition of the fact that women can do good science--and they can do good science as spouses and mothers. It's also re...

Marquis receives major research award

...cteria that cause dental caries. He was one of the pioneers in the study of the basic effects of fluoride on microbial metabolism. He has long been a leader in this field and has clearly demonstrated that fluoride at low concentrations has profound effects on bacterial metabolism in dental plaque. He has also...

SCAI Founders' Lecture traces impressive progress in interventional cardiology

...ientific Sessions. It was established to honor the pioneers of invasive/interventional cardiology and founders of SCAI....

M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment

... M. D. Anderson's neuropsychologists were the pioneers - and are now leaders - in studying the long-term effects of brain cancer in terms of mood and ability to function. "Brain cancer is a disabling condition that causes impairment of real life functions, including poor memory, problems with communicati...

Psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for hereditary cancers meeting at Jefferson June 9-10

...ry Cancer Institute in Omaha, Neb., and one of the pioneers in the genetics of hereditary cancers will offer an historical perspective of the field. Ann-Marie Codori, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, will...

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners hosts 20th Annual National Conference

...elebrate 20/40. The special event brings together pioneers of the NP movement who will share stories about their experiences over the past 40 years and their views on what the nurse practitioner role will be 40 years from now. While the conference has been shortened to four and a half days, the new format of...

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