Latest Alberta Children's Hospital Stories

2014-01-22 16:25:57

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists at the Alberta Children's Hospital and the University of Calgary are teaming up with the YMCA Calgary to study the effect of intensive aerobic activity on brain plasticity and as a potential new therapy for depression in adolescents. Dr. Frank MacMaster, holder of the Cuthbertson & Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health, will lead the pilot study - a first of its kind in Canada. His research team will work with certified...

2009-05-15 16:06:00

C. Martin Harris M.D., a Leader in Healthcare Technology Initiatives, Selected as Advisor to Second Presidential Administration on Improvements to Healthcare Delivery CLEVELAND, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic Chief Information Officer C. Martin Harris, M.D., M.B.A., has been named to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee. As one of 23 experts appointed to the federal advisory committee by HHS, Dr. Harris will be...

2008-08-11 15:01:17

MedBuild, the specialized healthcare division of Modular Space Corporation (ModSpace(R)), has completed construction of River Hospital Clinic in Alexandria Bay, NY. The 5,040-sq.-ft. modular facility provides space for six physicians with an office for each doctor, 12 exam rooms, two procedure rooms, a waiting room, and administrative area. River Hospital Clinic will be used to provide primary care, post-op, and OB-GYN services to the area's growing patient population. "For River Hospital,...

2008-07-16 12:01:30

Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG) and Minnesota Bridges to Excellence today announced that 104 high-performing clinics from 22 medical groups in Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and North Dakota - more than double the number of last year - will be recognized for meeting diabetes and cardiovascular treatment goals established by the Minnesota Bridges to Excellence guiding coalition, a multi-stakeholder group designing the first pay-for-performance program of its kind. The Bridges to...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.