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2014-06-05 12:31:12

Researchers also state the common practice of only tracking staff cleaning their hands as they go in and out of patient rooms puts patients at risk for infection and the World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines represent a higher standard of care CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as they should has been proven accurate in a...

2014-06-04 12:30:24

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between New York University's Global Institute of Public Health (NYU GIPH) and the global health and human rights organization HealthRight International, Inc. was announced today by Robert Berne, New York University executive vice president for health, Dr. Cheryl Healton, dean of Global Public Health and director of NYU GIPH, and Dr. Peter Navario, HealthRight executive director. Together, NYU GIPH and...

2014-06-04 08:31:31

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire "Champion's for Change" to lead the industry forward at this year's Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 7-9, 2014. PDI is committed to innovation in education and products to meet the needs of customers on the front lines of infection prevention....

2014-06-03 08:32:45

Germ-eliminating robot boasts most innovative UV disinfection technology on the market. ANAHEIM, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's 41st Annual Conference, leadership from TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) will be demonstrating the UV disinfection robot's one-of-a-kind technology and discussing the role the device's newest innovation, iTRU-D, is playing at hospitals across the U.S., the U.K. and the Middle East. TRU-D...

2014-05-30 23:12:09

Benedictine University’s Master of Public Health faculty member Jason Horay was selected as one of only 60 individuals to take part in the Work@Health Train-the-Trainer Program sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Lisle, Ill (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Benedictine University’s online Master of Public Health faculty member Jason Horay was selected as one of only 60 individuals to take part in the Work@Health Train-the-Trainer program sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control...

2014-05-30 23:11:42

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will address the subject of Effective Donor-Country Partnerships at Society For International Development, Washington D.C. chapter, June 24, 2014 at 12:30 PM. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 At the annual SIDW conference held May 20, 2014, Dr. Elvira, along with other global health experts, shared her views at a panel designed to answer the following three questions: 1.     How should the traditional...

2014-05-29 23:08:04

Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023". The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the market. Albany,New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "EpiCast Report: Multiple Sclerosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its huge collection of research reports. Multiple sclerosis (MS)...

2014-05-29 10:34:04

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dropping this policy may widen inequalities, warn researchers A policy of higher NHS spending in deprived areas compared with affluent areas is associated with a reduction in absolute health inequalities from causes amenable to healthcare in England, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. In 1999, the government introduced a new 'health inequalities' objective for the allocation of NHS resources in England, which resulted in greater NHS spending in...

2014-05-28 23:15:01

Child Family Health International teams up with prominent medical student and professional organizations. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Rightfully so, Global Health is proving to be more than just a fad on US campuses. Summer 2014 marks a 3-year partnership between Child Family Health International (CFHI) and the American Medical Students Association (AMSA). It also brings the beginning of a new partnership formed between CFHI and the American Medical Women’s...

2014-05-28 23:12:10

Social Solutions Global, Inc. (SSG), the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce the Sheboygan County, WI Department of Health and Human Services has selected Efforts to Outcomes (ETO®) software to support outcomes case management. Baltimore, Md. and Sheboygan, Wis. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc. (SSG), the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce the Sheboygan...


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.