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2014-06-24 23:16:20

Mountainside Detox is part of a new 52,000-square-foot building that will also include Mountainside’s expanded Family Wellness Center and Outpatient Services. The state of the art building and campus leverage evidence-based environmental design to improve health outcomes for clients. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Mountainside today announces the expansion of its services, now providing medically monitored detoxification for individuals entering into treatment for substance abuse....

2014-05-28 14:32:20

The JAMA Network Journals An analysis of more than 600 class I (procedure/treatment should be performed/administered) American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guideline recommendations published or revised since 1998 finds that about 80 percent were retained at the time of the next guideline revision, and that recommendations not supported by multiple randomized studies were more likely to be downgraded, reversed, or omitted, according to a study in the May 28 issue of...

2014-04-10 16:24:01

Interactive workshop will provide a better understanding of methodologies used by payers and providers for evaluating medical devices, drugs, processes, and procedures PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Which approaches are best for assessing new and emerging technologies that do not have established track records? What about technologies that are already widespread? ECRI Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to researching the best approaches to improving patient...

2014-03-18 12:31:26

New Position Fosters Integration of Engagement and Communication Science WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced today the appointment of Jean Slutsky, PA, MSPH, as Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer, a new position in which she will lead PCORI's Engagement Program and growing dissemination and implementation planning efforts. She will also continue to serve as Director of PCORI's Communication...

2014-02-27 16:27:39

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Select Media's Cuidate! is featured in a report by the Bridgespan Group highlighting top-tier, evidence-based programs being implemented under the federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program. Released in November 2013, the Bridgespan Group report, "What does it take to implement evidence-based practices?" features Cuidate! and other Select Media interventions as "high-impact programs that have been tested in rigorous trials and...

2014-02-11 23:31:31

Narconon Arrowhead drug and alcohol rehabilitation program develops a new tracking system to monitor treatment outcomes. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 In 2004, Narconon International partnered with Psychometric Technologies Inc. and developed what turned out to be a cost effective method of monitoring and managing drug and alcohol treatment outcomes. This system which came to be known as The Routine Outcome Management system or ROM was first used in an in-house outcome review...

2014-01-27 08:28:05

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the state's Drug Court system rapidly expanding, the backlog of mental health and substance abuse assessments has reached epic proportions. Evidence has shown that timely intervention is a strong predictor of success for non-violent drug offenders; seeing this need, Two Rivers Evaluation Services (http://trevaluation.com/) has unveiled a first-of-its-kind technological solution to streamline the work of New Jersey's court-ordered...

2013-11-14 23:26:48

Evidence In Motion releases Called To Care, a course that focuses on the non-clinical factors that impact patient outcomes. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Evidence In Motion (EIM) is pleased to announce the release of Called to Care, a program designed to shift healthcare away from deeply impersonal care towards an enhanced commitment among caretakers to high quality patient connections with an emphasis on compassion and empathy. Called to Care is based on recent research conducted by EIM...

2013-11-12 23:02:18

New paper sheds light on federal program that expands use of evidence-based interventions and supports their implementation with fidelity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The federally funded Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program, which has awarded $75 million in competitive five-year grants to nonprofit and public agencies across the country, is showing promise as a model for how to support the growth of evidence-based programs (EBPs), according to a recent report by The...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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