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2012-07-26 06:22:28

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmund L. Valentine presents how your healthcare, personal finances, and America's future will be positively or negatively affected by U.S. healthcare legislation and regulation. Healthcare is a skyrocketing >$6 trillion global opportunity that can revitalize the United States economy and put it on a long-term growth path. However, politics is putting America's ability to capitalize on healthcare at risk. Misinformation, funded by...

2012-06-04 06:26:32

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe in Common (SIC) today welcomed the release of a joint recommendation by Federal government agencies for the increased use of needlestick prevention devices within the operating rooms of U.S healthcare facilities, but said it did not go far enough in delivering optimal protection to all healthcare personnel at risk of harm. On May 30, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),...

2012-05-23 06:23:41

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmund L. Valentine states, "Healthcare is a skyrocketing global opportunity, not an economic burden. The fix is different if healthcare is viewed as an opportunity versus a rising cost that has to be controlled. One approach will kill the global opportunity; the other will capitalize upon it. One will revitalize the U.S. economy, the other kill the U.S. middle class. U.S. Healthcare at $2.7 trillion is so big and so complex that the...

2012-05-08 02:29:25

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe in Common, a non-profit organization of healthcare safety advocates, today announced its support and endorsement of the Consensus Statement and Call to Action to reduce the risk of healthcare personnel exposure to bloodborne diseases via needlestick injuries and other potential transmission modes. Safe in Common joins the International Healthcare Worker Safety Center at the University of Virginia (UVa), the American Nursing Association (ANA), and...

2012-03-28 02:25:08

YORK, Pa., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, 5.6 million healthcare personnel in the U.S. are put at risk of occupational exposure to HIV, hepatitis C and other life-threatening blood-borne diseases via transmission modes such as needlestick injuries. Safe in Common, a non-profit organization of healthcare safety advocates, is launching a nationwide campaign to unite 100,000 U.S. healthcare personnel who believe current Federal standards for needlestick prevention are largely...

2012-02-15 11:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmund L. Valentine states that implementation of the Affordable Care Act will present unprecedented opportunities to create wealth while benefiting America in the upcoming years in "Multi-Trillion Dollar U.S. Healthcare to 2020 Gold Rush" (ISBN 0984047808). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/NY54088 ) "The Affordable Care Act, which contains provisions pioneered by both Republicans and Democrats, is the single...

2012-01-30 15:06:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. healthcare institutions face numerous challenges today, including declining reimbursements, rising costs, and growing demands for services. To better understand these issues and their impact on design and construction trends, Mortenson Construction spoke to healthcare professionals at the Healthcare Design Conference in Nashville, Tenn. More than 300 professionals provided feedback, including healthcare administrators and facilities...

2011-12-21 07:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc., a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, is now certified as a Health Data Intermediary (HDI) by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDOH). Emdeon is the first ePrescribing entity to be certified as an HDI and the second company overall to earn this level of authority under the Minnesota Health Information Exchange Oversight Program. As the single...

2011-11-10 08:19:00

Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research Issues Third Study on Role of Distributors ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Primary healthcare distributors continue to provide increased value to the healthcare sector while navigating economic, regulatory and business climate challenges in the pharmaceutical industry, according to The Role of Distributors in the U.S. Healthcare Industry released by the Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research. The Center is the...

2011-10-03 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As 73% of all registered hospitals in the U.S. are community hospitals having 300 beds or less, collectively these hospitals account for the largest sector of the U.S. healthcare system. Providing well-located access to emergency and medical care, the role of community hospitals is vital to the wellbeing of Americans. To sustain community healthcare with quality physicians and equipment, community hospitals must ensure solid financial performance,...