Tag: "suppliers" at medical news
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...Combinatorial auctions let bidders - in this case, suppliers
- bid on bundles of items, thus allowing them to c...tionships. The technology provides a win-win, with suppliers
benefiting, as well. Swift & Co., working with Aspen Technology, brought operations research model...
Updated guideline: Carotid endarterectomy beneficial for stroke prevention in some patients
...m blocking the carotid arteries which are the main suppliers
of blood for the brain. There is strong evidence recommending carotid endarterectomy to prevent stroke in people who have severe (70 to 99 percent) blockage in their carotid artery. Nearly 25 percent of people who recover from their first stroke will...
Measurement and standards issues in telemedicine
...emedicine practitioners, researchers and equipment suppliers
to discuss the need for standards, protocols and test methods to assure that telemedicine images are accurate from acquisition to possible data compression, transmittal, storage and display. The workshop also will consider the need to develop an indu...
New labelling on foods still not clear enough for allergy sufferers
...adopted in Australasia, they argue, where all food suppliers
have to give consumers detailed information on foo...nburgh, said: 'Policy makers, legislators and food suppliers
need to appreciate that neither underplaying or overplaying the risks of exposure to allergenic food...
Dietary intake of antioxidants associated with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration
... products. Carrots, kale, and spinach are the main suppliers
of beta carotene, while vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, green peppers, broccoli, and potatoes. Based on this study, foods high in these nutrients appear to be more important than nutritional supplements. Until more definitive data are...
5 finalists compete for Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research
... retailer by negotiating marketing agreements with suppliers
(airlines, hotels, etc.), managing web content and expanding into more profitable lines of business. Using O.R., Travelocity Revenue Management and Sabre Research Group collaborated to improve Travelocity's performance through modeling of customer b...
Organ-recipients' deaths prompt call for suppliers of pet rodents to screen for LCMV disease
...recommendation that regulatory authorities require suppliers
of pet rodents to screen their colonies for the vi...e the risk of human infection with LCMV is to have suppliers
of pet rodents screen their colonies for the infection, Peters writes in the journal article titled ...
Surgical instruments may not be fair trade
...ospital in London. Dr Bhutta says that while NHS suppliers
are encouraged to act in an ethical business manne...arn around 1 a day ($2, 1.50). The firms sell to suppliers
and retailers in the developed world who then sell on to companies in Germany which sell to the NHS ...
Study shows unique garlic product works like the real thing
... our innovation will deliver a competitive edge to suppliers
who in turn will be able to ensure consumers receive the benefits of fresh raw garlic without the sometimes unfriendly side effects," Falkenberg said. Since 1993 a number of peer-reviewed and published studies have demonstrated an association betwe...
Out of REACH
... admitted the company was also in discussions with suppliers
over REACH, but declined to say whether any particular products were affected. GSK is also reviewing suppliers, but a spokesman said that they had not come up against any problems to date. 'Finding a new supplier would be very much a last resort,...
Arsenic in chicken feed may pose health risks to humans, C&EN reports
...f increasing controversy. A growing number of food suppliers
have stopped using the compound, including the nations largest poultry producer, Tyson Foods, according to the article. Still, about 70 percent of the 9 billion broiler chickens produced annually in the U.S. are fed a diet containing roxarsone, the a...
Difficulties of keeping the global food supply chain safe
...nt of protein in foods, it is believed the Chinese suppliers
may have added melamine to make their products app... depends on a vast worldwide network of producers, suppliers
The future of biofuels is not in corn
... " As long as we spend more on subsidizing energy suppliers
than we do on investments in energy efficiency, we are on a path to pain. We are already subsidizing corn-ethanol with more money than we spend on high-mileage cars or on quality mass-transit. Thats good for some companies and some politicians, but ...