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2014-08-21 23:09:33

Minneapolis-Based Startup to Deliver Social Wellness Platform That Emphasizes Benefits of Community-Based Healing Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hunhu Healthcare, Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of intelligent social wellness solutions, announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Mayo Clinic to develop medical best practices, mobile technology and predictive analytics for recruiting, leveraging and managing its solution for online wellness...

2014-08-21 12:29:43

Applications Accepted Through September 5th WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women and 42 million American women are living with or at risk for heart disease. More women than men have died from heart disease every year since 1984. And women heart patients can become community leaders on this vital health issue by applying for WomenHeart's fall 2014 Science & Leadership Symposium to become a WomenHeart Champion...

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2014-08-13 10:14:09

Sharon Theimer, Mayo Clinic Study: younger, older people likelier to visit ER repeatedly with gallstone pain before surgery Gallstone pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit emergency rooms. Figuring out who needs emergency gallbladder removal and who can go home and schedule surgery at their convenience is sometimes a tricky question, and it isn’t always answered correctly. A new Mayo Clinic study found that 1 in 5 patients who went to the emergency room with...

2014-08-06 08:33:51

Sponsored by Ergotron, the ErgoExpo webinar focuses attention on modern society's unhealthy relationship with chairs ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergotron, Inc., a leader in the sit-stand workplace revolution, is sponsoring an hour long informational webinar with renowned NEAT(TM) expert Dr. James Levine on August 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. The webinar, Get Up - Your Life Might Depend on It, is part of a free monthly webinar series put on by ErgoExpo(TM) and...

2014-07-29 16:27:45

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company that provides innovative genetic analysis solutions, and Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML), the third-largest provider of esoteric laboratory services in the United States, have announced a license agreement for noninvasive prenatal testing patents and applications. "We have great appreciation for Mayo Clinic's commitment to research, innovation, and patient care, and we welcome the...

2014-07-25 12:25:13

Joel Helmke Joins as Corporate Vice President of Oncology Services from MD Anderson MARIETTA, Ga., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar Health System is leading the way for cancer care in metro Atlanta. Joel Helmke joins WellStar as corporate vice president of oncology services. He previously held a leadership position at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. At WellStar, Helmke will utilize the System's state-of-the-art technology, innovative physicians...

2014-07-24 23:00:24

Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief quality officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, effective July 21, 2014. In his new role, he will oversee the hospital's clinical quality and patient safety initiatives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized leader and innovator in health care quality, has been appointed senior vice president and chief...

2014-07-21 12:24:28

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Mobile Medical Apps Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052113/Global-Mobile-Medical-Apps-Trends-Industry.html A mobile medical app refers to software that is developed to run on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Designed to assist the clinical community, these apps play an important role in modern medicine.The report analyzes and presents an overview of...

2014-07-18 12:24:31

Customers Include Mayo Clinic, Rush University Medical Center and Dozens of National Healthcare and Research Organizations ROSSLYN, Va., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICOM Grid, makers of the most comprehensive cloud-based platform for medical image management and exchange, today announced a $6 million inside funding round backed by Canaan Partners, CHL Medical Partners, Mayo Clinic and several individual investors. Fueled by the increased demand for image management and...

2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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