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2008-09-05 09:00:37

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes today announced that the President of its Health and Wellness Division, Christopher J. Behling, will be a speaker at the 2008 Integrated Care Summit, co-hosted by DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance (DMAA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Mr. Behling will present on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. in Hollywood, Florida. Mr. Behling's presentation entitled "Effectively Implementing Biometric...

2008-08-25 15:01:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting the expanding scope of chronic disease care and the impact of economic, social, cultural, and environmental factors on health care systems and practices, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance and publisher Mary Ann Liebert Inc. have renamed the peer-reviewed journal of DMAA Population Health Management. The new name of the journal (formerly Disease Management) begins with the August 2008 issue (Volume 11, Number 4). With the new name comes...

2008-08-14 12:00:54

SCIOinspire, Corp., a premier provider of healthcare cost-containment services, today announced the official launch of its PROSpect(TM) software application, which serves as a cornerstone of the firm's PRO-series suite of products. The suite, developed by Solucia, Inc., a SCIOinspire company, has been designed to enable employers and health plans to manage the entire care management process more efficiently and to increase opportunities for improved outcomes for targeted patient populations....

2008-07-22 12:01:09

James R. Mault, MD, a key figure behind Microsoft's innovative "HealthVault" online personal health platform and an accomplished physician, researcher and inventor, will speak at a September Summit in Florida about how personal health records (PHR) can aid the fight against chronic disease in the workplace. Dr. Mault, director of new products and business development for the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft Corp., will be a featured speaker at the Sept. 8 to 10 Integrated Care Summit,...

2008-06-30 12:02:49

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Smart Television Alliance (STA) announced the "OutSmart the Summer Spike!" campaign with a call to action for busy parents and caregivers to use technology to control what television children watch, to make smart viewing choices, and to promote a balanced media diet. Children's television viewing during the summer increases 150 percent according to analysis of Nielsen audience measurement data compared to the rest of the year. The...

2008-06-19 12:01:06

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fifth Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference and Exhibition, hosted by The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI), will feature the coming together of consumer and healthcare technologies to promote wellness and to help manage diseases. The Conference will take place at the San Francisco Marriott on July 7-8, 2008. Attendees will include a diverse representation of the many business segments that will be impacted by these...

2007-10-16 15:00:41

DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance and HealthSciences Institute (HSI), a leading health care certification and resource organization, today announced an agreement under which the Institute's Chronic Care Professional (CCP) certification program will carry the DMAA name and endorsement. The agreement, which the DMAA Board of Directors approved in September, marks a significant step toward greater promotion of evidence-based professional education in chronic care, health management and...

2007-04-10 15:00:41

Florida Medicaid, one of the nation's largest Medicaid Programs, will use a new Disease Management Association of America (DMAA) survey instrument to gauge participant satisfaction with Florida Medicaid Reform health plan programs for congestive heart failure, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Florida Medicaid joins other major health care entities that have chosen the DMAA Participant Satisfaction Survey and Usage Guidelines for evaluating consumer satisfaction with disease management...

2006-08-25 19:48:35

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Countries raced against the clock on Friday to finish drafting a United Nations treaty to protect the rights of the world's 650 million disabled people before the end of the day. A U.N. General Assembly committee that includes all 192 U.N. member-nations has been working since 2001 on a treaty to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities, with the latest -- and hopefully final -- two-week working session set to end on Friday evening. As...

2006-08-15 14:37:27

By Matthew Verrinder UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. members should finish drafting a treaty to protect the rights of the world's 650 million disabled people by the end of next week, the diplomat leading the negotiations said on Tuesday. "I think there is a good chance of it concluding by the end of this session," New Zealand Ambassador Don MacKay told a news conference. "Most of the technical issues are largely resolved. I think we're at the crunch point of hopefully being able to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.