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2013-09-02 16:20:36

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- intoPIX -- Not widely known but not exactly a secret either; intoPIX has been developing a new advanced image and video compression algorithm in order to efficiently and invisibly tackle important cost and bandwidth challenges faced by our industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130902/NY72621 ) At the upcoming IBC show in September 2013, intoPIX will unveil and display its new TICO compression. At IBC, intoPIX launches...

2011-07-13 13:06:35

In this week's PLoS Medicine, John Ioannidis and Alan Garber from Stanford University, USA, discuss how to use incremental cost-effectiveness ratios (ICER) and related metrics so they can be useful for decision-making at the individual level, whether used by clinicians or individual patients. The authors say that "Cost-effectiveness analysis offers a foundation for rational decision-making and can be very helpful in making health care more efficient and effective at the population level. Such...

2010-02-04 11:13:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Maryland recently upheld their commitment to green procurement with the purchase of Ice B'Gone®, an all-natural road de-icing product. The state asked for bids for the treated salt category and chose Ice B'Gone because it met Maryland's environmental guidelines under it's new Smart, Green & Growing initiative. The initiative brings together state agencies, local governments, businesses and citizens to uphold a number...

2010-01-05 16:14:43

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review summary incorporates findings from 3 separate appraisals of 6 treatment options A comprehensive appraisal of the management and treatment options for low-risk prostate cancer found that the rates of survival and tumor recurrence are similar among the most common treatment approaches, although costs can vary considerably. The report was prepared by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), a leader in comparative effectiveness research...

2009-11-19 11:25:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA, Inc. (www.jigaloo.com), makers of innovative automotive and home improvement products, announced today the newest addition to their family of products: Extreme De-Icer. Designed to instantly melt ice and frost as well as to remove road grime and tree sap off windshields, Extreme De-Icer is a high-performance automotive de-icer that comes equipped with a built-in scraper, allowing for on-the-spot defrosting and ice removal. "We...