Medical specialists expressed concerns about a 2006 law that rushes the process of reporting on quality measures.
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A new hand sanitation device for use by hospital healthcare workers and doctors has been demonstrated by Germgard Lighting LLC.
A new program is helping patients transition from the hospital into skilled care settings quicker and with fewer complications than before.
USC study finds immigrants from Mexico in better health than Mexicans-Americans born in the United States. Hardy immigrants mask poor vital signs of American-born Hispanic community.
A study demonstrated the increased radiosensitivity of human NSCLC cell lines in the presence of nimotuzumab both in vitro and in vivo.
A new book demonstrates the enormous costs for many eastern European and central Asian countries of insufficient efforts to meet their huge health challenges.
MedAir AB launches OxyCheck fingertip pulse oximeter, a medical monitoring device that performs fast and accurate measurement of oxygen saturation and pulse rate.
Silence Therapeutics has entered a Research & Development collaboration with AstraZeneca primarily in the respiratory therapeutics field.
"Assessments for Measuring Patient-Centered Cultural Sensitivity in Community-Based Primary Care Clinics," Journal of the National Medical Association:Researchers developed and evaluated three forms to assess the cultural sensitivity of services that community-based primary care centers provided to Hispanics, blacks and whites. The research involved two phases.
Researchers report a critical new role that an enzyme called DNA polymerase epsilon plays in replicating DNA in higher organisms such as yeast and perhaps even humans.
The growth of Internet applications in healthcare has been rapid, and growing number of patients are becoming increasingly involved in the healthcare service they receive.
A new Safety Forum has been set up to support health and social care organisations in implementing internationally recognised measures that save lives and reduce harm to patients.
Proposals to give NHS patients fairer and more equal access to compensation when things go wrong and allow easier settlement of clinical negligence claims.
New Jersey Department of Health announced opening of the Health Command Center.
Minnesota is now the first state in the nation to require all health care payers and providers to submit claims and eligibility transactions electronically using a common format starting in 2009.
The new requirements, signed into law by Governor Tim Pawlenty as part of the 2007 Omnibus Health and Human Services funding bill, apply to all health care providers and affects virtually anyone who bills for or buys health care services on behalf of a group of people.
Best-in-class companies expect at least a 20 percent increase in annual sales with a re-launch.
Prescription drug data mining is a process by which sophisticated software enables health officials to search through large databases looking for possible drug dangers.
Washington Post examined the growing practice of palliative care.
An international team of investigators has identified the first human antibodies that can neutralize different strains of the virus responsible for outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
U.S. bishops have joined persons urging Amnesty International to restore its neutral position on abortion and to reverse a recent decision by its executive council to take a pro-abortion stand.
Scientists will discuss the question of how chemicals affect our lives.
The province's pandemic plan for the health system will aim to reduce the amount of sickness and death during a potential influenza pandemic.
As the nation heads to movie theaters this weekend to see Sicko, Michael Moore's expose on U.S. healthcare.
HHS Fights Durable Medical Equipment Fraud Demonstration. The Project Targets Fraudulent Business Practices in South Florida and Southern California.
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