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2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...

2014-08-19 23:14:40

Voyance’s National APEX Quality Award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. The 2013/2014 winners include ambulatory surgery centers, catheterization laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, endoscopy centers, hospitals, physician practices, and therapy and rehabilitation centers. Branford, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Voyance is very excited to announce the healthcare industry’s...

2014-08-19 23:12:20

One in Four Children will Face a Mental Health Issue During Childhood. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is well known for our highly-respected, intensive psychiatric residential treatment center. Recently, Orchard Place Campus Admissions director Lori Dawson-weeks, shared how the program has become so successful and tips for parents who are struggling with a child with severe mental health issues. Psychiatric Medical...

2014-08-12 16:26:40

His Life Should Continue to Inspire Us ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America: Robin Williams' tragic and untimely death after a decades-long battle against bipolar disorder reminds us that mental illnesses are all too often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases. Mental illnesses--especially serious ones--rob us of our health and well-being. They present daily challenges that can...

2014-08-12 12:26:14

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MarijuanaConnect.com staff is incredibly proud to announce its site launch this week. Marijuana Connect will soon become a dedicated resource for all things relating to cannabis and medical marijuana news. No single element of cannabis service, cannabusiness or social networking has been overlooked. Everyone on Marijuana Connect will enjoy the extensive and thorough coverage of cannabis news, medical and legalized marijuana...

2014-08-11 23:02:13

The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana patient. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana...

2014-08-07 23:01:51

Special Poster Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting This Week Presents New Analysis Supporting Measure for Mental Well-Being Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 A new tool that allows healthcare providers to quickly screen for multiple mood and anxiety disorders—including depression, anxiety, PTSD and bipolar—is paving the way for increased behavioral health integration between psychologists and primary care providers. M3 Clinician is a...

2014-08-06 12:29:05

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaf Healthcare, Inc., an innovative medical technology company focusing on wireless patient monitoring solutions, announced today it has joined the Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). "We are tremendously proud and extremely excited to be part of the Corporate Advisory Council of the prestigious National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel," said Barrett Larson, MD, Chief Medical Officer...

2014-07-31 12:29:24

Nurses from UMass Memorial Medical Center campuses in Worcester, Marlborough Hospital and Leominster Hospital Detailed Concerns Prior to Delivering Joint Letter to UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson Calling for Immediate Action to Protect Patients and Improve Care (to receive a copy of the letter, email dschildmeier@mnarn.org) WORCESTER, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses who work at a number of UMass Memorial Health Care facilities...

2014-07-31 08:36:56

-- Panorama NIPT technology significantly reduces the number of false positives compared to quantitative NIPTs -- SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, today announced a study published in the August issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which demonstrates that the Panorama non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) performs consistently well in all pregnant women, regardless of their prior risk level. This is the first major...


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