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Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...ng field of Chinese audiology, said Dr. Soli, vice president
of technology transfer, House Ear Institute. The ...ograms increases, said Dr. Zheng, who is also vice president
of the Chinese Academy of Audiological Rehabilitation (CAAR). She further points out that audiologic...
Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success
... Another co-author, Ronald H. Small, M.B.A., vice president
for quality outcomes, noted that the collaboration between physicians and the hospital worked well to ensure not only that cost savings could be achieved but also that employees received pharmaceuticals that are shown by evidence to be effective....
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...ironmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins. Rifkin is president
of an environmental consulting firm in Baltimore. ...th risks. In the books foreword, Jared L. Cohon, president
of Carnegie Mellon University, says Rifkin and Bouwer have been courageous in writing this book. In ...
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...fficiency, said Anthony Shih, M.D., assistant vice president
for Quality and Efficiency Programs at the Fund. B... served under President Bill Clinton, is currently president
of the University of Miami. Thompson, who served under President George W. Bush, is currently indepe...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
...o Davis and co-author Sara Collins, assistant vice president
at The Commonwealth Fund, significant improvements in quality will require greater federal involvement in health care, not only in financing insurance coverage but also in the enhancement of federal programs and policies aimed at improving health sys...
RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University
...a member of the Institute of Medicine and a former president
of American Economics Association. Funding for the award is provided by the Bing Centers endowment. ...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...and Means, and Energy and Commerce committees, the president
of the American College of Physicians (ACP) today ... in the United States. David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president
of ACP, sent letters to Representatives Charles Rangel, chair, and Fortney H. Pete Stark, chair of t...
Physician and congressional leaders convene on Capitol Hill
(Washington, DC) Today, the president
of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), along with the Chief Executive Officers of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), met with House and Senate Democratic and Republican Leadership. D...
ACP commends proposed changes to payments for physician work at nursing facilities
... nursing facilities, said David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president
of ACP said. This increase in value should help to make work in the nursing home as attractive as work in other settings. ACP was pleased to work with the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) in assisting in the presentation of these co...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...Americans that suffer from asthma, said Tony Zook, president
and chief executive officer, AstraZeneca U.S. The addition of SYMBICORT to our respiratory portfolio reinforces AstraZenecas commitment to developing new, effective treatments, and provides patients and physicians with a new treatment option to impr...
Predicting danger of flu pandemic rests on differences in affected population, says O.R. Forum
...eneous Population, Dr. Richard C. Larson, a former president
of INFORMS and a professor at MIT, discusses the importance of forecasting and ultimately limiting the spread of disease while taking into account the different infection rates among those who might contract the disease. We allow for socially active ...
New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety
...hat may compromise safety, said Dr. Mark Rosekind, president
and chief scientist of Alertness Solutions, who conducted the survey. The results from this study show that insomnia affects workplace productivity, performance and safety, regardless of the type of insomnia experienced. Yet in spite of the signific...
ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses
...procedures and services," David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president
of the ACP, told the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health today. Dr. Dale testified at a subcommittee hearing, Strategies to Increase Research and Information on Comparative Clinical Effectiveness."In order to reach the goal," Dr....
High-Need Physician Workforce Incentives Act endorsed by American College of Physicians
...r generalist fields, said David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president
of the American College of Physicians. We enthusiastically endorse their efforts to provide scholarships and debt relief for physicians who choose primary care and agree to practice in critical shortage areas. The first proposal of the High-Need P...
Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
...on, leading Russian scientists, including the vice president
of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the rector .... Birx, vice chancellor for the UH System and vice president
for research for UH. More and more, were seeing talented individuals and groups worldwide pooling r...
Cedars-Sinai researchers present new endocrine findings at 2 international conferences
...comes in patients with acromegaly. Melmed, who is president
and founding member of the Pituitary Society and president
of the International Society of Endocrinology, will also highlight challenges scientists continue to...
GlaxoSmithKline honors cancer research pioneer Gianni Bonadonna with new ASCO Award and Fellowship
...he cure of breast cancer, said Gabriel Hortobagyi, president
of ASCO. Bonadonnas legacy is one of focus, persistence, passion, innovation and creativity. Thats a tall order for most new members of our profession but clearly is a combination of attributes that make Dr. Gianni Bonadonna a role model for oncolo...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure and American Society of Clinical Oncology partner in national initiative
...ncer care, said Hala Moddelmog, Komen for the Cure president
and CEO. Far too many people racial and ethnic mi... diagnosis of cancer, said Gabriel Hortobagyi, MD, president
of ASCO. This joint effort partners advocates and cancer physicians to tackle the complex issues of ...
Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US
...cco control. Therefore, it urges Congress and the president
to give FDA the authority to enforce standards for nicotine reduction and to regulate companies' claims that their products reduce exposure or risk. And the agency should have the authority to restrict the kind or number of outlets that can sell tob...
Why Good Things Happen to Good People
...nhancing benefits of giving behavior. He serves as president
of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, which conducts and funds research on altruism, compassion and service. His research shows that when we give of ourselves, especially if we start young, everything from life satisfaction to self-realiza...
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