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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...

2008-10-27 06:00:23

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation today welcomed an announcement by the U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommending the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for patients with chronic neuropathic pain. In its comprehensive final guidance, NICE confirmed that SCS is both safe and clinically effective in these patients. Importantly, NICE also concluded that SCS is cost-effective when used to treat patients with...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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