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2014-01-13 08:27:26

Advanced analytics technology adds population drug therapy management and predictive capabilities to medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics for optimizing medication outcomes. SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing, announced today its acquisition of RxAnte, a health care predictive analytics and decision support company that improves population-level...

2014-01-10 08:23:58

Nomogram aims to enable informed decision-making and personalized treatment SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies have found that prostate cancer is overdiagnosed in up to 42 percent of cases, prompting men to receive unnecessary treatment that can cause devastating side effects, including impotence and incontinence. Now, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington have developed a personalized tool that can predict the likelihood...

2014-01-09 08:28:09

Hospital Universitari i Politecnic La Fe in Valencia is First in Country to Use New Technology MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announces that its technology is now available in Spain for clinical use. Physicians at Hospital Universitari i Politecnic La Fe in Valencia were the first in the country to offer the innovative catheter ablation...

2014-01-08 23:24:13

The new “Tips To Become A Patient Person” article on the website Vkool.com teaches people how to be more patient effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The new “Tips To Become A Patient Person” report on the website Vkool.com instructs readers how to be more patient within a short period of time. At the beginning of the article, people will get to know some benefits of developing patience, such as stress reduction, better decision making, and empathy improvement. After...

2014-01-08 23:21:58

Coming off of an exceptional 2013 marked by milestone achievements in improving patient safety, expanding on proven industry standards, delivering top notch educational programming and educating legislators through its EDvocacy efforts, NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, released its top four goals for the New Year. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Coming off of an exceptional 2013 marked by milestone achievements in improving patient safety,...

2014-01-08 08:27:38

CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalila Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of next-generation steerable catheter technologies, today announced it has received CE mark approval for its Vado(TM) Steerable Introducer Sheath for vascular and intracardiac access including Atrial Fibrillation (AF) procedures. "During an ablation procedure, it is extremely important to have precise control over placement of the ablation catheter," says...

2014-01-07 23:00:19

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have launched a 2014 Topamax Center for parents who took the antiepileptic drug while pregnant. The site has compiled research on the drug’s side effects, as well as safety alerts for patients, and legal news for claims alleging birth...

2014-01-07 10:42:10

Using a nomogram that incorporates age, Gleason score, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level at diagnosis, individual risks that a screen-detected prostate cancer has been overdiagnosed can be estimated, according to a new study published January 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The authors used a standard definition of overdiagnosis to refer to a cancer that would not have become symptomatic or clinically identifiable if it had not been detected by screening....

2014-01-07 08:32:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals delivers patient education to improve medication adherence for cancer survivors SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology specific patient portals, announces milestones related to their Patient Education and Medication Adherence Program launched in early 2013. Navigating Cancer's Patient Education Program allows cancer programs to digitize their education and establish intuitive rules to automatically...

2014-01-07 08:27:12

Cost Worries Trump Urgent Health Issues WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chase Communications, a national public relations and health policy communications firm, and Ed Stevens, a healthcare communications research expert and strategist, have collaborated to create the Chase Healthcare Worry Scale, a survey-based tool for measuring and tracking Americans' evolving concerns about healthcare and the U.S. healthcare system. The first Healthcare Worry Scale survey of...