Hospitals

Clinical Trials Research Seeking Participants for Reducing Symptoms of Menopause in Women

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:37pm

More than two-thirds of North American women who are heading into menopause have hot flashes.

Key Points: 
  • More than two-thirds of North American women who are heading into menopause have hot flashes.
  • Clinical Trials Research (CTR), located in Lincoln and Sacramento, is seeking participants for a study researching investigational medications that could help to reduce symptoms associated with menopause.
  • Clinical Trials Research is a clinical research site with two locations providing coverage to the greater Sacramento area in northern California.
  • Clinical Trials Research collaborates with well-known Pharmaceuticals (Sponsors), Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) for the purpose of enhancing the lives of millions through the pursuit of medical innovation and research.

Real-Time Alerts Enable HHUNY to Improve Transitions for Incarcerated Individuals in New York State

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

Netsmart and Health Homes of Upstate New York (HHUNY) announced the expansion of their collaboration together, to include the incorporation of real-time justice system alerts designed to improve transitions for individuals entering and exiting correctional facilities.

Key Points: 
  • Netsmart and Health Homes of Upstate New York (HHUNY) announced the expansion of their collaboration together, to include the incorporation of real-time justice system alerts designed to improve transitions for individuals entering and exiting correctional facilities.
  • Time is of the essence when someone is going through a major life change, said HHUNY Executive Director Deborah Salgueiro.
  • Approximately 20 percent of jail inmates and 15 percent of state prison inmates have some form of serious mental illness.
  • The use of these alerts will allow the organizations to be more effective in supporting individuals during significant transitions.

First Opioid Treatment Medication Unit in Ohio Opens Monday by Pinnacle Treatment Centers

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 5:07pm

Pinnacle Treatment Centers , a leader in providing accessible treatment for adult men and women struggling with substance use disorder, will open Georgetown Treatment Services, Ohios first medication unit, on Monday.

Key Points: 
  • Pinnacle Treatment Centers , a leader in providing accessible treatment for adult men and women struggling with substance use disorder, will open Georgetown Treatment Services, Ohios first medication unit, on Monday.
  • Geographically separated from its home opioid treatment program (OTP), a medication unit must be located within 45-90 miles of its main clinic, which provides the full range of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services including individual and group counseling.
  • Joe Pritchard, CEO of Pinnacle Treatment Centers headquartered in New Jersey, stated, Ohios need for a broader range of opioid treatment is clear, particularly in rural counties like Brown.
  • Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a recognized leader in comprehensive substance use treatment services.

Mount Sinai Research Finds that Heterogeneity of Liver Cancer Cells Help Explain Tumor Progression in Patients

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 1:00am

This greater awareness will hopefully lead to the identification of biomarkers that can predict which patients will be responsive to treatment."

Key Points: 
  • This greater awareness will hopefully lead to the identification of biomarkers that can predict which patients will be responsive to treatment."
  • Among the clinical implications associated with intra-tumor heterogeneity identified by the research team was the discovery that a single liver cancer biopsy could potentially mischaracterize a liver tumor.
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West are ranked 23rd nationally for Nephrology and 25th for Diabetes/Endocrinology, and Mount Sinai South Nassau is ranked 35th nationally for Urology.
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

Physicians’ Education Resource® to Host 5th Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncology®

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 8:07pm

Physicians Education Resource (PER), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host the 5th Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncologyon Saturday, March 21, at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Key Points: 
  • Physicians Education Resource (PER), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host the 5th Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncologyon Saturday, March 21, at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
  • The gastrointestinal (GI) cancer landscape is constantly transforming, as is the growing number of therapies and treatment options, said Phil Talamo, president of PER.
  • With separate tracks in medical oncology, surgical and radiation oncology, and case-based SOGO seminars, the program is designed to match the learning interests of everyone who attends.
  • While expanding into topics outside of oncology, PER stands as the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology.

CURE® to Host Educated Patient Summit at Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:34pm

CURE Media Group, the industry-leading multimedia platform devoted to cancer updates and research that reaches over 1 million patients, will host several patient-focused sessions on breast cancer Saturday, March 7, at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Florida during the Physicians Education Resource 36th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference.

Key Points: 
  • CURE Media Group, the industry-leading multimedia platform devoted to cancer updates and research that reaches over 1 million patients, will host several patient-focused sessions on breast cancer Saturday, March 7, at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Florida during the Physicians Education Resource 36th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference.
  • We are so honored to be able to make a direct impact on the lives of breast cancer patients by hosting our second patient-focused summit held in tandem with the Miami Breast Cancer Conference, said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, parent company of CURE magazine.
  • This one-day breast cancer program will represent all stages of disease and demographics of patients with breast cancer, as well as their caregivers and advocates.
  • CURE is partnering with METAvivor , Susan G. Komen Miami/Fort Lauderdale , Susan G. Komen Florida and Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation to present CURE's Educated Patient Summit on breast cancer.

Nanox Secures $26M Supported by Strategic Investment From Foxconn, Unveiling the Nanox System

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 3:52pm

(Nanox or the Company), an innovative medical imaging technology company, announces that it has secured funding of $26M with participation of strategic investor Foxconn, bringing the total funds raised for the Nanox System project to $55M thus far.

Key Points: 
  • (Nanox or the Company), an innovative medical imaging technology company, announces that it has secured funding of $26M with participation of strategic investor Foxconn, bringing the total funds raised for the Nanox System project to $55M thus far.
  • The Nanox System will promote early detection of medical conditions that are discoverable by X-ray.
  • Once regulatory approval is obtained, Nanox plans to penetrate the global market by deploying its Nanox System in collaboration with governments, hospitals and clinic chains.
  • The Nanox System is designed to enable medical screening as a service to improve the accessibility and affordability of early-detection services worldwide.

Anesthesia Business Consultants to Exhibit at the ASA’s PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ Conference 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 3:11pm

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce it will be attending PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2020 hosted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

Key Points: 
  • Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce it will be attending PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2020 hosted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
  • Per the ASA, PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2020 is where leaders in anesthesia practice operations will share insights, discuss common challenges and solutions, and help you stay at the forefront of anesthesia practice management.
  • As leaders in anesthesia billing and practice management, the ABC and Medac team captures your claims, manages your practice, and provides the unparalleled information you need to manage your practice.
  • Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), established in 1979, is the nations largest billing and practice management company dedicated to the complex and intricate specialty of anesthesia and pain management.

Business Allies Combine Efforts to Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections; PCTL Clarifies Testing Schedule for the U.K. and Announces Changes to Healthcare Market Website

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

PCT LTD (OTC Pink: PCTL) announces a joint effort to market and distribute its wholly owned subsidiarys (PCT Corp.s) Annihilyzer Infection Control System, clarifies the study period for the hospital trial and testing in the United Kingdom, and announces new healthcare market website.

Key Points: 
  • PCT LTD (OTC Pink: PCTL) announces a joint effort to market and distribute its wholly owned subsidiarys (PCT Corp.s) Annihilyzer Infection Control System, clarifies the study period for the hospital trial and testing in the United Kingdom, and announces new healthcare market website.
  • The combined effort is to further promote PCT Corp.s Annihilyzer Infection Control Systems being deployed more quickly and to obtain more growth in this market.
  • Gary Grieco, CEO of PCTL stated, PCTLs civic goals include being a good business community member and we stand willing to offer help to reduce and/or prevent HAIs.
  • PCT LTD ("PCTL") focuses its business on acquiring, developing and providing sustainable, environmentally safe disinfecting and tracking technologies products.

MD Ranger Announces New Benchmarks through a Strategic Partnership with A.J. Gallagher

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

MD Ranger, Inc., a company that benchmarks physician compensation, today announced a strategic partnership to incorporate A.J.

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  • MD Ranger, Inc., a company that benchmarks physician compensation, today announced a strategic partnership to incorporate A.J.
  • Gallaghers Human Resource & Compensation Consulting Practice's Salary and Production Benchmarks (formerly Integrated Healthcare Strategies) into MD Ranger's web-based product.
  • Given our firms expertise in physician compensation benchmarking and compensation planning, we are thrilled that our survey is available to MD Ranger subscribers.
  • Through a web-based product, MD Ranger helps health care organizations and medical groups set compensation and document FMV.