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2010-08-09 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' confidence in their ability to access and pay for healthcare remained low in June, according to a consumer sentiment index from Thomson Reuters. The Consumer Healthcare Sentiment Index found that overall confidence in June remained at the same level as May -- 97 points. The index, which is based on the Thomson Reuters PULSE(TM) Healthcare Survey, has two parts: A retrospective component gauges respondents' experiences during the past...

2010-07-19 13:58:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services has awarded Thomson Reuters a five-year contract to provide a healthcare reporting and analytics system. The system will enable the State of North Carolina to better manage all of its health programs -- including Medicaid, North Carolina Health Choice, Community Care of North Carolina, Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, and Public Health. It will contain data on...

2010-06-21 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Thomson Reuters released today shows despite world-class universities, established government laboratories and several Nobel Prizes, Japan's performance in scientific research has remained mostly static. The overall national trend points to a comparatively flat research output and declining share of the world's annual scientific literature. The study, Global Research Report: Japan, found that the country's overall share of...

2010-05-28 01:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' confidence in their ability to access and pay for healthcare bounced back in April after dipping in February and March, according to a new consumer sentiment index from Thomson Reuters. "We're seeing a bit of volatility so far in 2010 -- optimism tempered by uncertainty regarding the economy and the future of the healthcare system," said Gary Pickens, chief research officer at Thomson Reuters. The Consumer Healthcare Sentiment Index...

2010-05-26 23:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the end of apartheid in 1994, South Africa has increased both its research output and its scientific collaboration with other countries. In the May/June issue of Science Watch, Thomson Reuters assesses South Africa's research performance using its National Science Indicators, which tracks publication and citation statistics for more than 180 countries. Science Watch last examined the state of research in South Africa in March 1995....

2010-05-09 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the authority on research analytics and decision support citation data for more than half a century, today announced preliminary results of its Academic Reputation Survey. The survey not only received responses from professional scholars from every corner of the world, but also an excellent breadth of results across different subject areas. Thousands of responses were received in six subject areas: engineering and...

2009-10-06 02:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Thomson Reuters released today predicts that, based on substantial and recent growth, India's research productivity will be on par with most G8 nations within 7-8 years and could overtake them between 2015-2020. The study, Global Research Report: India, informs policymakers about the research and collaboration potential of India and its current place in world science. The study is part of a new series of Global Research Reports...

2009-06-09 09:02:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters reported today that, despite difficult economic times, renewals of Web of Science(R) have remained strong, and many existing customers have even added new content to their portfolio of products. Web of Science is the world's largest citation database, providing researchers, administrators, faculty and students access to more than 11,000 actively covered, high impact journals and 110,000...

2009-04-20 13:52:00

Consumer Health Survey Shows Physician Visits Are First to Go When Money Gets Tight ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More patients are postponing healthcare due to cost, according to a study released today by the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters. A total of 20 percent of U.S. households postponed or cancelled care in the past year, a sharp increase from 2006. Among those who postponed or cancelled care, 24.1 percent of households cited cost as the primary reason. These...

2009-03-16 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced the results of its annual roundup of the "hottest" researchers and research papers. In its March/April issue of Science Watch, Thomson Reuters identified the top 13 authors who fielded the highest numbers of Hot Papers in 2007-2008 as well as the most-cited research papers of 2008. "Our annual list of those authoring multiple Hot Papers serves to highlight researchers who...