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2014-01-30 12:24:55

LONDON, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Healthcare authorities FDA and NHS are due to speak at the first ever European Healthcare Apps Summit, an upcoming two-day event dedicated entirely to mobile apps in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries http://www.healthcareappseurope.com/news The meeting, hosted by Pharma IQ - a division of global events company IQPC - is the first of its kind in European grounds. A two-day event featuring a mix of...

2014-01-28 04:21:06

SAN JOSE, Calif. and LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of clinical researchers from The Harris Birthright Centre for Fetal Medicine is leading a study to evaluate the implementation of cell-free DNA testing using the Harmony(TM) Prenatal Test in the UK screening population of 700,000 women per year. While the Harmony test is available throughout the UK, it is being offered only through private clinics where women pay directly for the test themselves. The Harmony test...

2014-01-21 23:24:19

My Health Record is offered to over 3 million residents of Central Southern England and The Channel Islands. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is about to rollout its “My Health Record” portal — which is based on Get Real Health’s InstantPHR™ patient engagement platform — to a wider outpatient population, as well as add support for extra care pathways. The move follows UHS’s successful initial pilot of...

2013-11-17 23:03:00

2013 Award recipients include Independence Blue Cross and NHS Germantown Recovery Community Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 NHS Human Services Foundation will host the 10th Annual Leading the Way Awards Gala at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel in King of Prussia on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The black tie event celebrates one of the nation’s leading community-based human service organizations and its work providing assistance to children and adults in the areas of mental...

2013-11-14 11:40:43

Call handling service did not reduce pressures during first year of operation, as intended The call handling service NHS 111 increased the use of ambulance and urgent and emergency care services during its first year of operation, shows a detailed evaluation, published in the online journal BMJ Open. This is despite the fact that NHS 111 was set up with the intention of relieving pressure on these services by ensuring that patients are directed to care that is appropriate for their...

2013-10-29 23:01:45

The Firm is representing hundreds of clients in Pinnacle hip lawsuits, all of whom suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications, allegedly due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant System. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 As DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) involving a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System continue to move forward in courts throughout the U.S.,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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