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2011-06-02 12:57:02

An advanced imaging technique has revealed that some U.S. military personnel with mild blast-related traumatic brain injuries have abnormalities in the brain that have not been seen with other types of imaging. The abnormalities were found in the brain's white matter, the wiring system that nerve cells in the brain use to communicate with each other. The study is reported June 2 in The New England Journal of Medicine by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and...

2011-05-25 15:30:00

DENVER, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing your health just got easier with the launch of Emergency Room (ER) wait times for adult and pediatric HealthONE ERs throughout the Denver metro area. The new Denver smart phone application, HealthONE Fast LocatER, will provide wait times directly to your smart phone as well as locate the nearest HealthONE ER, find a physician, make an appointment request, call 911 and more. Beginning this month, HealthONE will be the first hospital system in...

2011-05-23 22:22:17

Johns Hopkins University bioethicists say disaster-response planning has generally overlooked the special needs of people who suffer from pre-existing and serious mental conditions. Survivors already diagnosed with schizophrenia, dementia, addictions and bipolar disorder are vulnerable long before a disaster strikes, they point out. In a commentary appearing in the June issue of the journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, faculty from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics say that...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

BEIJING, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chinmax Medical Systems Inc., a leading cardiac biomarker distributor in China announced an update regarding the progress of its lawsuit against Inverness Medical Beijing (IMB), a subsidiary of Alere Inc.(NYSE: ALR). According to the Complaint, Inverness Medical Beijing secretly imported massive quantities of Triage product and sold the same to Chinmax customers during the period when Chinmax retained the undisputed contractual rights as...

2011-03-21 23:43:18

Weill Cornell and UC Davis study creates blueprint for effective use of telemedicine in disaster response A new study published by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and the University of California, Davis, foresees improvements in patient outcomes after a major earthquake through more effective use of information technology. A control tower-style telemedicine hub to manage electronic traffic between first responders and remote medical experts could boost the likelihood that...

2011-03-08 00:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. announced today that it is preparing for the introduction of the Ahead(TM) EU-100, a product in development to aid in the assessment of head injury, in the United Kingdom. This product has the potential to represent a significant advancement in the early identification and assessment of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) (including its milder forms commonly referred to as "concussion"). This announcement...

2011-02-28 15:23:56

Heart attack patients with a history of depression presenting at emergency departments were less likely to receive priority care than people with other conditions, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100685.pdf. Several studies indicate that people with heart attacks and depression have worse outcomes than people without, although emergency department care has not been looked at as a possible...

2011-02-03 00:00:42

TriageLogic's after-hours triage application supports 140,000 triage calls a year Winston-Salem, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 TriageLogicâ“ž¢, a leading provider of quality and affordable triage solutions in healthcare, announces full implementation of its Call Center Solutionâ“ž¢ at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital located in Cleveland, OH. Rainbow is consistently ranked one of America's Best...

2011-01-27 01:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced its sponsorship of a multi-center, observational clinical study, the "B-Ahead U.K. Trial", utilizing its technology in development to aid in the assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its milder forms (commonly referred to as "concussion") in emergency departments in the United Kingdom. Dr. Rupert Pearse, M.D. from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry will serve as chief...

2011-01-26 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a visual that anyone who has watched TV in the last ten years would recognize: sirens blaring, ambulance wheels screeching to a stop, paramedics speeding an occupied gurney toward the emergency room doors. The scene has played out hundreds of times on screens throughout Southern California. Yet for most patients, their experience in the emergency room is decidedly different. Because hospital emergency rooms see patients with a wide...


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