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2013-08-01 16:28:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc. (NHS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ella Casey as the Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources. In her role, Ms. Casey will provide strategic leadership to ensure NHS has an organizational structure in place to fulfill its mission of creating opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their neighborhoods. (Logo:...

2013-07-29 04:21:15

SALISBURY, England, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Diagnostics Ltd announces that it has successfully completed analytical and diagnostic verification of its FluAB-RSV diagnostic assay on the Enigma(R) ML system at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and will conclude clinical validation and CE marking of the test in 2013. Enigma has installed a number of mini laboratory (ML) instruments at Guy's and St. Thomas' for use at the Trust's Centre for Clinical...

2013-07-26 23:00:59

Converge Consulting Group Inc. reports that the Chief Statistician for Canada is rejecting the opportunity to debate the reliability of Canada's National Household Survey (NHS) before independent statistical experts. Converge sees Statistics Canada's refusal as an admission poor data quality and is continuing to warn clients about the lack of NHS data reliability. CALGARY, AB (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Converge Consulting Group Inc. reports they were contacted by a spokesperson from...

2013-07-11 11:13:35

Beyond the Nicholson challenge: How the comprehensive spending review protection for the NHS hides a deepening financial crisis Chancellor George Osborne has announced an increase in health spending of 1.9% for 2015/16, but taking inflation into account the true figure will be just 0.1%. And although politicians are promising to protect and increase the health budget every year, the latest Comprehensive Spending Review shows that the reality to be quite different. According to Ford, the...

2013-07-11 11:12:19

1 in 7 commissioning groups in England has tightened criteria to save money Some CCGs have tightened the thresholds for access to "low priority" surgery such as hernia and joint problems, while others have introduced new systems to restrict the flow of patients being sent to hospital. The BMJ's investigation also found that only four of England's 211 new GP led organisations, which assumed statutory responsibility for commissioning around £60bn of NHS care on 1 April 2013,...

2013-07-02 10:55:41

Managers worst offenders; workload pressures and organizational culture contributory factors One in five UK NHS staff report bullying by colleagues, with almost half saying they have witnessed bullying, in the past six months, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Managers are the most common source of bullying, with workload pressures and organizational culture contributory factors, the study reveals. The findings are based on the responses of almost 3000 NHS...

2013-06-25 12:20:43

System will assess the achievement of quality outcomes for general practitioners (GP) against nationally and locally defined criteria FAIRFAX, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has successfully launched the Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) in partnership with the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) for the National Health Service (NHS) in England. The CQRS will...

2013-06-13 23:17:43

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, a provider of mental health and community care services in Lancashire under England´s National Health Service (NHS), has today announced a partnership with global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics vendor, Yellowfin. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The partnership will see the Trust — the largest provider of mental health and community care services in Lancashire, and one of the biggest in England — utilise Yellowfin´s Mobile BI...

2013-06-13 04:21:45

LONDON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magicool Plus(R) range of OTC topical, Class IIa sprays were recently listed in the NHS Drug Tariff part IX, under a specially created category and is available on prescription and OTC. The range comprises Magicool Plus(R) Prickly Heat, Magicool Plus(R) Itchy Skin due to Summer Ailments and Magicool Plus(R) Sunburn, for treating mild to severe forms of the respective conditions. (Logo:...

2013-06-12 16:27:00

NHS Foundation Trust Hospital to deliver coordinated care with Sunrise Clinical Manager CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has successfully implemented Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM). The activation occurred the weekend of June 8(th); three months ahead of schedule, and on budget. Sunrise Clinical Manager is an acute care Electronic Health Record. The new system will help Salford Royal, one of the UK's highest...