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2014-08-06 08:30:30

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced today that it has completed a pre-specified interim analysis of the ongoing initial pivotal Phase 3 trial for Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO The interim analysis was performed on data from the first 50% of patients who completed the study. The purpose of the interim...

2014-08-04 23:01:01

Appreciation goes out to Congressmen Reed (R-NY) and Thompson (D-CA) who introduced HR 5393. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Legislation requiring more timely surveys of Medicare-certified hospice care programs was introduced on Friday, August 1, before the House of Representatives adjourned for the August recess. Led by Congressmen Tom Reed (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), the Hospice Opportunities for Supporting Patients with Integrity and Care Evaluations (HOSPICE) Act, HR...

2014-08-04 08:28:49

New online course, developed by nationally recognized experts in palliative care helps make the business case for existing or proposed palliative care programs SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org. The Business Case for Palliative Care, starting August 18(th), is designed to orient clinical and administrative leaders to the critical concepts behind the business case for palliative care. The self-paced course introduces the analyses needed to assess the impact of...

2014-07-31 23:21:47

TriMED Healthcare is partnering with the community to raise funds for its elder home care initiative including medical research in undeserved communities. Newtown, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TriMED HealthCare is announcing the launch of its community based efforts to raise funds for its elder homecare initiative through improved business processes and technological innovation. The company is seeking to raise at least $100,000 in order to better meet the homecare needs of adult and elderly...

2014-07-31 23:09:39

Home Care website focuses on finding assistance for the elderly and disabled, including home health care, companion care, and hospice care services. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 http://www.HomeCareChoice.com, a home services website from Seniors Guide, will feature home care and home hospice services available in areas of Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, and Indianapolis. “Our listings of area home care are comprehensive,” says Katharine Ross, Vice President of Sales and...

2014-07-31 23:06:53

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Geriatric Care Services Market (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/geriatric-care-services-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The rising population of baby boomers in the U.S. is a major factor driving the global geriatric...

2014-07-31 23:01:11

Adventist Health System hospitals made Hospitals & Health Networks list of “Most Wired” for excellence in IT. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Adventist Health System, which is comprised of 45 hospitals in the U.S. including Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital Connerton Long Term Acute Care, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida...

2014-07-30 12:30:33

New organization refines, enhances and expands capabilities for serving seniors ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, today announced the formation of Ascension Health Senior Care, uniting the majority of its senior-focused programs into one national organization. The senior services ministry will include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, as well as PACE (Program of...

2014-07-29 23:06:41

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. LifeWings discusses one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat that increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. Studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami.[1] One...

2014-07-25 23:08:35

NaphCare, Inc., a leading provider of proactive correctional healthcare and innovative, corrections-based technology solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. Sylvie Stacy as its new Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management. BIRMINGHAM, AL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management, Dr. Stacy will be responsible for leadership and oversight of clinical aspects of healthcare operations, utilization management, and improving processes and...


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