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2010-01-25 13:29:52

New research by health economists at the University of York has raised concerns over any move to broaden the range of costs and economic benefits considered in the analysis of new NHS treatments. A study by the University's Centre for Health Economics suggests that widening the perspective used by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to assess the cost-effectiveness of new technologies may not benefit either the NHS or the wider economy. The research examined a...

2009-12-23 14:49:37

Research: Screening for postnatal depression in primary care: Cost effectiveness analysis Routine screening for postnatal depression in primary care - as recommended in recent guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) - do not appear to represent value for money for the NHS, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that both the NICE guidance and widespread current practice should be reviewed. More than one in 10 women suffer from...

2009-08-19 05:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, August 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), the leading global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract insight from interactions to drive performance, today announced that it won a mega security contract from a government agency. The government agency will be implementing NICE's NiceTrack technology, for advanced telecom interception. NICE has received an advanced payment for the first phase of the contract, which is...

2009-07-08 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today introduced NICE Perform eXpress, delivering cost-efficient call recording for regulatory compliance. NICE Perform eXpress is designed for the specific needs of branches in larger corporations and small to medium contact centers, trading floors, and back offices. The new...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced that the Police Department for the City of San Jose, the tenth most populous U.S. city and the third largest city in the State of California, has decided to implement NICE Inform and other NICE solutions to enhance handling of critical calls at its communications...

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2009-04-22 15:24:13

Experts say that parents are making children suffering from vomiting and diarrhea sicker by giving them flat coke and lemonade. According to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), it was a myth that sugary drinks could help ease bouts of gastroenteritis. Instead, NICE said bad cases of stomach bugs in children under five need treatment with rehydration drinks. The NHS advisers said that quick action was needed to avoid hospital admissions. Half of all the children...

2009-04-22 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced significant new capabilities, which are available in its new NICE Perform release, that is part of NICE SmartCenter. NICE Perform 3.2 includes ground-breaking SIP-based recording and enhanced virtualization capabilities that help customers deal with current...

2009-04-20 06:00:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE), a leading global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced the agenda for Interactions '09, the Annual User Conference, to be held in Dallas, Texas, April 20-23. This year's conference will focus on business strategies for driving value in contact centers and enterprises. Executives from Microsoft, Avaya,...

2008-12-12 23:30:46

A British oncologist says he is dismayed that kidney cancer patients may be denied four new treatments due to cost. Dr. Tim Eisen of the University of Cambridge reports in BJU International that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has provisionally decided sunitinib, sorafenib, temsirolimus and interferon plus bevacizumab are too costly. While none of these new drugs cure the condition, they sometimes can extend life, Eisen said. For instance, some patients taking...

2008-12-04 06:01:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, December 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced that it won an 8-digit deal valued at over $10 million from an EMEA law enforcement agency that will utilize the NICE solutions for enhanced citizen safety and security. Project revenue is expected to contribute to 2009 financial results. NICE offers a unified...


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