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2014-04-09 23:25:00

Retired Maj. General Arnold Punaro, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced that NDIA has recruited Jon Etherton as a senior fellow to lead its 2014 acquisition reform initiative. Punaro called Etherton “one of the top experts on acquisition law and regulation” and highlighted his successful record in leading teams in similar acquisition reform efforts over a career spanning three decades. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Retired Maj. General...

2014-04-09 23:22:24

NPSF and AQIPS Team Up to Offer Educational Program for Health Professionals at 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (AQIPS) have announced a cooperative educational program to be offered on site at the 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, May 14-16, 2014, in Orlando, FL. The program, Using Patient Safety Organizations to Improve Quality,...

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

2014-04-09 12:30:41

SHANGHAI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In China NPC & CPPCC 2014, encouragement of transportation for pharmacy from API manufacturers to formulation manufacturers, formulation export, speed up new drug application and reform of basic drug bidding have become hot topics again. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140409/0861402219-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140409/0861402219-b ) Due to the success from 2 years of Pharma QbD, 4 years of Pharma Supply Chain, 4 years...

2014-04-07 08:30:35

Panel Reveals Strategies that Help Consumers Adapt to Healthcare Reform Rules and Regulations WASHINGTON and DANVERS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliza Corporation ("Eliza"), the pioneer and recognized leader in Health Engagement Management, today will moderate a panel of experts at the 11(th) Annual World Health Care Congress about personalized, data-driven approaches to Healthcare Exchange ("HIX") consumer engagement. The panel discussion will take place at 2:00 p.m. (ET), at the...

2014-04-06 20:20:30

Leading Ophthalmologists Provide an Update on Breakthroughs in Artificial Vision Research TOKYO, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, M.D., coordinating investigator and founding director of the Institute for Ophthalmologic Research at University Eye Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany, presented an update on breakthroughs in artificial...

2014-04-04 12:27:10

Sunshine Coast fertility nurse Denise Donati selected to deliver a presentation at the 5th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction BUDERIM, Australia, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sunshine Coast, Queensland - Denise Donati, co-owner and fertility nurse, of Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast and Fertility Solutions Bundaberg is to deliver a presentation at the 5(th) Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction in Brisbane, Australia April 4(th) -...

2014-04-02 20:21:57

Healthcare Reform, TRIA, Flood Insurance, Regulation, Crop, Top Issues of Focus WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) got a warm welcome - and got their points across - in congressional visits during their recent Federal Legislative Summit (FLS). The agents converged on Capitol Hill March 26-27 for the annual advocacy event. PIA agents engaged their representatives and senators in discussions...

2014-04-02 16:35:29

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, said today an effort by the Obama Administration to transfer control of the Internet from U.S. hands to a "multinational" body is extremely dangerous which would put the online liberty of Americans at great risk. The Commerce Department has signaled that it wants to give up American control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and...

2014-04-02 16:20:20

ARLINGTON, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, William Downey, executive vice president for corporate affairs and chief security officer at The Kenan Advantage Group, said before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that several statutory changes are necessary in order to improve the safety and security of hazardous materials shipments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Today, I want to propose four common sense solutions that...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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