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2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2013-08-06 23:26:36

Medical Center of Marin has partnered with the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services to dispense medication and vaccinations to the general public free of charge in the event of a public health emergency. (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Medical Center of Marin has partnered with the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services to dispense medication and vaccinations to the general public free of charge in the event of a public health emergency. Public health emergencies...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Disaster management experts gather to preview and shape decision support tools for the healthcare system. Greenbelt, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 ElanTech today announced that on March 30, 2011, it completed a successful tabletop simulation of its new (IMDSS-H) software tool, which will be used by public health incident response teams facing conflicting data and incomplete information when they arrive at the scene of a public health emergency. ElanTech is a government prime contractor...

2011-01-04 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The best of science needs to be the basis for protecting and informing all communities," stated Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, as she was appointed by Secretary Sebelius to the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB). The NBSB is a federal advisory committee that provides expert advice and guidance to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the HHS...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.