Tag: "strategic" at medical news

UK politicians failing to address low morale among doctors

...ek's issue of THE LANCET. Politicians have made a strategic mistake in putting the patient before everything else in the quest to achieve effective health care. Their debates about the NHS have been based on a set of entirely false notions about what matters to patients, states the editorial. Meanwhile doctor...

Doctor voices concerns over new NHS IT system

...r meetings produced "lame presentations by various strategic health authority IT leaders." He goes on to describe problems with the "choose and book" system, in which doctors will select from a list of local hospitals and book an appointment while the patient waits. This has a national implementation date of t...

New data show the efficacy of EQUETRO in patients with Bipolar I Disorder

...s a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a strategic focus on meeting the needs of the specialist physician and currently focuses on developing projects and marketing products in the areas of central nervous system (CNS), gastrointestinal (GI), and renal diseases. Shire has operations in the world's k...

Swedish researchers first in the world to gain access to BIMS

... establishment of the BIMS informatics system is a strategic investment at KI to support and enable future advanced clinical research. It makes it easier to find causes, diagnostic tools and cures for diseases by allowing more research scientists and research fields to make use of huge amounts of connectable d...

New NIAID grants strengthen national biodefense and emerging infectious diseases research network

...or attack. With these grants, a key element of our strategic plan to counter bioterrorism and emerging infectious diseases is now complete," says Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of NIAID. "Our network is working diligently to uncover new knowledge and create preventive, therapeutic and diagnostic tools that w...

Northwestern Memorial named among '100 Most Wired Hospitals' for sixth consecutive year

... information technology to address operational and strategic challenges. Questions in the survey are updated each year to focus on new technology trends in the industry. This year's survey, which drew participation from more than 1,200 hospitals (about 21 percent of the total number in the country), measured ...

NIAID funds Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI)

...hrough the creation and implementation of a shared strategic scientific plan, mobilization of resources and greater coordination among HIV vaccine researchers worldwide. NIAID established CHAVI in response to recommendations of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, and its goals are linked to the goals of the Ent...

FDA expands indication for ADDERALL XR (CII) confirming safety and efficacy in adolescents

...s a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a strategic focus on meeting the needs of the specialist physician and currently focuses on developing projects and marketing products in the areas of central nervous system (CNS), gastrointestinal (GI), and renal diseases. Shire has operations in the world's ke...

$1 million grant from John A. Hartford Foundation awarded to UCSF geriatric nursing center

...To achieve this goal, the new funding will support strategic initiatives in three target areas of the UCSF Center: --Master's and doctoral program expansion: Recruit more than 22 students each year for five years, maintain and enhance cultural diversity in the student population, and develop formal educationa...

Female genital mutilation could cause infertility

...come female genital mutilation is through multiple strategic approaches with various different messages, which collectively tip the weight of public opinion. Legitimate concern about impairment of fertility can certainly weigh in heavily and help achieve the attainable goal of ending female genital mutilation....

Researchers model avian flu outbreak, impact of interventions

...icymakers and researchers powerful tools to use in strategic planning." The H5N1 strain of the avian flu virus, found in birds throughout Southeast Asia, has infected a number of species, including domestic poultry, pigs, and people. Scientists fear that a genetic exchange between bird and human flu viruses o...

CryoSat launch will be blast from the Cold War past

...ween the West and the old Soviet Union reduced the strategic arms stock," explains Peter Freeborn of Eurockot. "Then came the bright idea, why not, instead of wrecking or chopping up these ICBMs, why not use at least part of them for peaceful reasons namely for launching satellites into low-Earth orbit? "To ...

Hebrew University receives its largest NIH research grant ever -- $5.6 million biodefense award

...ectual property. Zeev Weiss, head of life sciences strategic consulting, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Israel, was instrumental in building and supporting the team that led to the successful application. "The grant will fund development of Atox Bio's drug for biodefense, using a shortened pathway towards US Food an...

Calls to prevent chronic disease 'juggernaut'

...stem at a meeting in Melbourne. The meeting, More strategic use of the health dollar?, explored approaches to improve primary health care in Australia with a view to getting a better return for health spending, the Director of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APCHRI) at ANU, Professor Ni...

Leaders work to establish diabetes plan for Pennsylvania

... first step in the development of a comprehensive, strategic plan to address an epidemic of diabetes that is robbing Pennsylvanians of their quality of life and putting an enormous financial strain on the nation's overburdened healthcare system." Also speaking at the event: Frank Vinicor, M.D., M.P.H., direc...

Growing health effects of global warming outlined on regional scale

...ersity. "This synthesizing paper points the way to strategic research that better assesses the risks to health from global climate change." The UW-Madison and WHO assessment appears only weeks before global leaders convene in Montreal during the first meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol...

ISN pioneering timely prevention of chronic kidney disease in Latin America

...se. From November 21-23, 2005, the ISN will lead a strategic Summit meeting that will signpost the future directions of prevention in order to avoid this emergency striking Latin America: Prevention Strategies for Chronic Kidney Disease in Latin America: A Strategy for the Next Decade , Park Lake Hotel, Vil...

Strategic plan to accelerate Australian drug development

Contract research organisation TetraQ has formed a strategic alliance with Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals Inc (GZP) to help new Australian pharmaceuticals get to market. While only established in May [2005], The University of Queensland (UQ) based TetraQ is quickly becoming a key provider of services for Austral...

Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients

...p://www.fosrenol.com. Shire plc Shire's strategic goal is to become the leading specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist physician. Shire focuses its business on central nervous system (CNS), gastrointestinal (GI), general products (GP) and human genetic ...

European Science Foundation warns nanomedicine benefits will be lost without major investment

... report carries the following recommendations: A strategic focus on nano-therapeutics for major disease areas such as cancer, neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disorders 5- and 10-year plans to enable manufacturing industry to move to production of in vitro multi-analyte nanodiagnostics and in vivo nanos...

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