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2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-07-03 12:25:06

AUSTIN, Texas, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today called on the Veterans Administration to move quickly to improve veterans' access to high-quality, timely health care by granting the VA's nurse practitioners full-practice authority throughout the system. AANP, the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners, also urged Congress to increase the number of nurse practitioners in VA facilities....

2014-07-01 23:10:06

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors, as part of their Thought Leaders in Population Health Speaker Series, will host a complimentary webinar in July on emerging trends in population health. The webinar—What Role Do Patient Engagement Strategies Play in Promoting Population Health?—will examine different approaches to target, engage, and modify individual behaviors to lead a healthier lifestyle New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors, as part of their...

2014-07-01 23:06:04

The Maternity Care Excellence Award Distinguishes CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center for Delivering Superior Outcomes in Women’s Health Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center today announced that it has been recognized for both the Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award and Five-Star Recipient for Maternity Care, as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about...

2014-07-01 08:27:02

Harvard Medical School graduate Dr. Shara Yurkiewicz will join staff NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today, a property of Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), announced today the inaugural recipient of the MedPage Today Medical Journalism Fellowship, a one-year program that gives health care professionals in training the opportunity to work alongside the world's leading medical newsgathering team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110317/NY67235LOGO Shara...

2014-07-01 04:21:56

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center has welcomed Tod Lambert as the company's Group CEO. With a newly opened facility in Abu Dhabi, Cambridge offers specialized and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long-term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. Cambridge is affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard...

2014-06-30 23:02:33

Ce-Classes.com is offering a series of online training and continuing education classes for health care professionals. The series is targeted to assist Healthcare professionals who work with people who have mental health disorders. Fort lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they have renewed offering a series of evidenced based classes for healthcare professionals new continuing education course for Nurses. These courses have been created in response to...

2014-06-29 23:03:26

Dubai Podiatry Centre today announced an initiative to recruit additional experienced Podiatrists to join their team in Dubai. Dubai Podiatry Centre, a renowned foot and ankle clinic in the UAE, has been experiencing continued rapid growth and demand for its services, due to increasing population growth in the UAE, positive economic outlook and greater awareness of foot and ankle health and the role of Podiatrists in treating foot, ankle and leg disorders. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Strong...

2014-06-26 12:26:24

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announces the publication of the ASTHO State Profile of Public Health, Volume 3, which is a comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the profile aims to define the scope of state public health services, identify variations in practice among state public health agencies, and...

2014-06-26 08:28:56

Becomes Third U.S. State to Enact Prescription Privileges WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association applauded a new law making Illinois the third state in the country to authorize licensed clinical psychologists with advanced, specialized training to prescribe certain medications for the treatment of mental health disorders. "This is a landmark moment for mental health care," said Norman B. Anderson, PhD, APA's executive vice...


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