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2014-02-13 08:29:58

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As Belgium prepares to become the first country in the world to enact a law permitting euthanasia of children on February 13,2014, Belgium will be in violation of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. In the convention, children rights include: 1. A right to life. 2. The survival and development of the child. 3. Special protection 4. Adequate medical services 5. Special treatment and care for handicapped children. 6....

2014-02-13 08:28:06

HAMDEN, Conn., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Timing has always been key in admitting a patient for home health or hospice care. In an ideal scenario, health professionals focus on timely arrangements to effectively carry out an appropriate plan of care that supports the patient's goals, diagnosis, and wishes in familiar surroundings that support optimal health and well-being. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/NY49396LOGO ) According to Kathleen Hessler, RN, JD, Director of...

2014-02-12 08:29:21

HERZLIYA, Israel, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essence, the leading connected-home solution provider, has launched Care@HomeTM - a game-changing M2M cloud-based in-home care solution for the elderly and chronic disease sufferers. The company, which already offers comprehensive connected home and home security solutions, focuses on solutions that enable service providers to offer their customers the comfort to age at home independently with peace of mind for themselves...

2014-02-11 23:02:10

Grants of $180,000 Offered for Up to Six Recipients Annually Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Cambia Health Foundation, in its continuing commitment to advancing palliative care in the United States, today announced the launch of a national initiative to identify and support outstanding physicians and nurses in the field. The Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program will focus on cultivating emerging palliative care leaders, offering two-year, $180,000 grants to up to six scholars...

2014-02-08 23:00:02

One type of medication often used for pain management is Opioids, but there are dangers and benefits to their use. Integrative Pain Center of Arizona helps navigate the waters by explaining common uses and safety information about these powerful drugs. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 Integrative Pain Center of Arizona is Tucson’s premier pain treatment center. They use a tailored and collaborative approach to treatment in order to help patients return to their productive lives. One...

2014-02-07 23:02:22

Healthcare reform could lessen the amount of reimbursement from assistant programs, and will threaten profit and revenue in the Hospices and Palliative Care Centers industry. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Hospices and Palliative Care Centers industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Hospices and Palliative Care Centers industry has grown rapidly for more than a decade, aided by continued...

2014-02-06 23:03:53

Delaware-Based Health System Is Newest Member of NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is proud to welcome Christiana Care Health System as the newest member of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program. “Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations are providing the leadership necessary to create measurable improvements in the safety and care of patients across the country,” said Tejal K....

2014-02-05 23:05:01

According to a recent article in USA Today, millions of Americans are suffering from chronic pain, and the condition results in more than $635 billion annually in health care costs. Non-invasive and non-drug methods of treatment such as Synodrin supplements and lotions have been shown to be the most effective method of treatment for chronic pain sufferers. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Doctors and patients are searching for better ways to treat chronic pain. In a recent article in USA Today,...

2014-02-05 23:03:53

Senior care company provides educational resources to help individuals plan for an effective recovery at home following congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular condition. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is raising awareness around heart disease and stroke prevention in observance of heart month. Heart Disease is a leading cause of death and a major cause of disability. In...

2014-02-05 12:28:57

Providers to leverage cloud-based technology for access to critical patient information, business data analytics and reporting for optimal financial, operational and clinical outcomes ATLANTA, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Liaison Healthcare, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with myCatalyst Inc. (MCI), a leading provider of analytics for monitoring population health. myCatalyst will...