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University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank

...cate tests for patients. Patients can also feel secure in knowing that the portal is a highly secured environment with only authorized individuals allowed access. Other medical information housed in the portal includes patient demographic data with laboratory results, diagnosis information, PACS image...

Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M

...e setting the gold standard for all our efforts to secure the future of our great institution; in so doing, he and Joan are also making a qualitative difference in the lives of countless human beings across the globe." "These gifts to our campaign represent the best possible investment one can make in sci...

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

...Congress take efforts, including the allocation of secure and sustained funding, to create or support a trusted entity that systematically develops evidence on the relative effectiveness of various alternative healthcare services." That entity, he said, should have the following characteristics: it sh...

Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat

...cialization strategies and, if possible, help them secure other types of funding. The nine funded projects are:Prabhakar Bandaru, professor of Materials and Aerospace Engineering, for a proposal titled, "Enabling highly efficient heat-energy conversion, through Si/SiGe Quantum Well Thermoelectrics - appli...

Sustainability of energy, food and water theme of ACS national meeting

...gies in the next ten years is needed to affordably secure the water needs. (SUST 007, Monday, March 26, 2:45 p.m., McCormick Place Lakeside, Arie Crown Theater) Tuesday, March 27 Cyanotoxins: a growing contaminant concern in drinking water Often called blue-green algae, cyanobacteria blooms and t...

Pacifier use may lower risk of SIDS

...sing homemade pacifiers, avoid strings or cords to secure the pacifier to the child, and regularly clean and replace pacifiers. Even though evidence is mounting that pacifiers help to prevent SIDS, no one knows why. "Because SIDS happens so rarely, it is difficult to do large-scale controlled studies to d...

Remote device allows cardiologist to monitor patients daily at their homes

...s home. The data is automatically transmitted to a secure Internet server where the physician can access this medical information anytime, from anywhere. Unlike other remote devices which only transmit data if certain parameters are out of range, the LATITUDE system uploads health information that can hel...

Research ethics committees in Africa report inadequate funding, staffing and training

...ely it is to have depth and training in ethics and secure funding for its work. The number of protocols...committees to "rubber stamp" approvals in order to secure international funding. While acknowledging that much more needs to be done, the case study's ...

Insurance companies deny medically necessary breast reductions based on random, unproven criteria

...ach year because of rigid, unfounded conditions to secure coverage, according to a study presented today at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Plastic Surgery 2006 conference in San Francisco. "People often think breast reduction is an elective cosmetic procedure, but the majority of women see...

Progesterone shows promise as treatment for traumatic brain injuries

...rogesterone in 1000 patients with TBI and hopes to secure funding from the NIH for this project. They also hope to study the effects of progesterone treatment in animal models of blast-related brain injury, a major cause of death among combat personnel. They plan to implement a study of progesterone to trea...

Nearly nine of 10 who seek individual market health insurance never buy a plan

...er-sponsored coverage, it is by no means a safe or secure haven for everyone." People with High-Deductible Health Plans Face Potentially Large Cost Burdens The report also highlights the increasing cost burdens families are facing due to the decline in the quality of coverage and more cost-shifting to emp...

New tool helps blood specialists improve patient care

...ach self-evaluation module and preparation for the secure exam....

Bone mass continues to increase in liver transplant patients, despite early loss

...openia," they state. However it is not enough. "To secure the benefits of OLT on bone mass, and to reduce the risk of fracture after OLT, therapeutic intervention is mandatory," they urge, advocating that patients with progressive liver disease should be treated very early, whether or not they will need a t...

Checklist improves assessment of aggressive boys' needs

...th psychiatry professionals who may make them more secure in their role", says Dr. Enebrink. "The equivalent tool for assessing risk factors for girls is called EARL-21G, but it has not yet been tested in Sweden." ...

Humanitarian response urgently needed to address Lebanese health crisis

...equate funding. Currently, little has been done to secure any of these basic requirements. At least 900 000 Lebanese have been displaced; hundreds of thousands have taken refuge in public spaces. Those remaining without humanitarian assistance are the old, sick, and injured. Damage to roads and bridges in L...

Distressed by your babys distress? How you respond matters

...cially in the first year, is more important to his secure attachment than lots of positive feedback when he's happy and content, concludes a University of Illinois study published in the June issue of the Journal of Family Psychology. "Unfortunately, sometimes it's difficult for parents to deal with their...

Sandia work launched on space shuttle shows live cells influence growth of nanostructures

...ed by yeast and other single cells can create more secure homes for their occupants - even in the vacuum and radiation of outer space - than those created by more standard chemical procedures. Sandia is a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory. "Cheap, tiny, and very lightweight sensors of ...

Majority of health care opinion leaders say Medicare Part D helps beneficiaries, changes are needed

...neficiaries to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan secure in the knowledge that they can change their mind if it is not the right delivery system for them." Majorities of the 180 survey respondents favor (strongly favor or favor) additional policy changes in the Medicare drug benefit: 79 percent favor a...

FDA changes to accelerate patient recruitment

...e in Europe, the US and Australia. We intend to secure a major leadership position in the global LVAD market," Mr Crosby said. ...

For men, catheter type makes a huge difference in urinary infection risk, study finds

...more expensive condom catheters, which allow for a secure fit, are less likely to fall off than other kinds of condom catheters, and can be used for 48 hours. But Saint suspects that by reducing the incidence of bacteriuria, symptomatic UTI, and death, the extra expense up front will pay for itself in the e...

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