Medical Industry News
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.
AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.
Healthcare Insights to Present Session on Cost Accounting and Clinical Analytics at 2015 International MUSE Conference
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Healthcare Insights, LLC, a leader in providing financial management software and services to hospitals and health systems nationwide, will be presenting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care during the annual International MUSE Conference in Nashville.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that it will be joining Constellation, a mutual holding company, and its family of companies. Arkansas Mutual is a provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, located in Little Rock; it will be the third Constellation member company, joining MMIC and UMIA.
CARR granted pilot project in to create a rating system for the San Diego County assisted living facilities
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.
Dialysis Scholarship Fund Annual Fundraiser Helps Kidney Transplant Patients Succeed with Online Learning
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (DSF) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fundraising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. DSF, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.
Dr. Janice Brunstrom-Hernandez, Pediatric Neurologist, Opens Cerebral Palsy Practice in Texas Treating the ‘Whole Child’
PLANO, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called 'Dr. Jan' by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice located in Texas - 1 CP Place - is designed to do just that.
PACIFICA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those 'incompleted' customers.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida's Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts.
Claire Hicks M.D. Named Physician of the Year by Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina. Most recently, Hicks has introduced narrative medicine, the healing power of story, into her work with hospice patients and staff.
PUYALLUP, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America's Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A white paper titled 'The Perfect Storm,' co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.
Healthcare Insights to exhibit top-ranked hospital decision support software at Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When more than 1,200 hospital business and strategy leaders gather in Chicago next month for Becker's Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will be exhibiting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care.
NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives.
Dr. Don Harte says Big Medicine and Big Pharma have perpetrated campaign of fear, especially during Measels ‘Epidemic’
CORTE MADERA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
North Dakota Passes First Acupuncture Law Requiring National Standards for Education and Certification Examinations
BISMARCK, N.D. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As a result of the efforts of a small group of dedicated acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) practitioners from the North Dakota Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and proponents of AOM in North Dakota, Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2191 into effect on March 23, 2015, the state's first law regulating the practice of acupuncture, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM(R)) announced today.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s Millicent Burke-Sinclair Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by SHRM
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life in N.C., has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.
TeDan Surgical Innovations Launches MIS ALIF Retractor System, Provides Improved Access to the Anterior Lumbar Spine
SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.
Florida-based Spodak Dental Group Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings during Oral Cancer Awareness Month
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2015 is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, there will be more than 40,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year.
Medical alert monitoring service firm, Medical Care Alert, earns 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award
NORTHVILLE, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida-based Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide its patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it's even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.
OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.
SIDNEY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals announces that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team in Ohio. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.
HeartIT launches CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images
DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) has launched a brand new solution, CloudCMR, designed to promote worldwide sharing of de-identified cardiovascular magnetic resonance images for education, research, and quality control purposes.
HeartIT Precession Solution Advances Medical Imaging by Delivering a Complete CMR Platform in a Web Browser
DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: HeartIT (Heart Imaging Technologies) is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry.
BATON ROUGE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal's proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. Laura Crandall, Co-founder of the SUDC Foundation and mother who lost her 15 month old daughter to a sudden unexplained death says, 'I am deeply touched by this proclamation.'
Saluda Medical, developing world-first neuromodulation technologies, secures $10 million in new financing
SYDNEY, Australia /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality. New investor Biosciences Managers led the funding round, in which existing investors also participated.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group in Florida is offering a February 'sweet' deal for patients who are interested in straightening their smile in 2015. Patients will receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign when they enroll in treatment during the month of February.
MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: David Nour, CEO and Founder of The Nour Group, Inc., enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact, will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on Feb. 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Fla.
EQ2 LLC Completes Connectivity Testing for Hospital Software to ‘Talk’ with Smart Medical Instruments
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Vermont-based EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, today announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI's INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.
Integrated Physical Medicine is hosting business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance
TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance.
TeDan Surgical Innovations Develops Innovative Sternal Retractor System, Launches at Annual STS Meeting
SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego, Calif.
COOPER CITY, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forever Young MedSpa, South Florida's go-to establishment for medical aesthetics and plastic surgery, is one of only a very few centers in the entire United States to offer the brand-new Flex applicator for BTL's Vanquish 'fat busting' system. Vanquish uses radio frequency energy to target and destroy fat cells.
Foundation for Healthy Living Announces FREE mental health workshops and resources ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’
MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first 'Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities' event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.
After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Spodak Dental Group is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is accepting current and future patients who are interested in routine, preventative and emergency dental care. Spodak Dental Group is a full-service practice that is conveniently equipped to meet all dental needs.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.
SUDC Foundation lauds the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'