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2014-04-03 08:38:13

Hexaware to exhibit and speak during several sessions at conference for Oracle community LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at booth #1517, and presenting eight sessions focused on the Oracle E-Business Suite, the PeopleTools 8.53 upgrade, PeopleSoft Test Automation and the Oracle In-Memory Cost Management Application at the COLLABORATE 2014...

2014-04-01 16:25:22

GENEVA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to dolutegravir could improve millions of lives in developing countries The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare announced a new collaboration on HIV medicines today, signing two licensing agreements to increase access to dolutegravir (DTG), a promising new antiretroviral, for both adult and paediatric care. The agreements would allow generic...

2014-04-01 16:25:15

- Timely collaborations underscore ViiV Healthcare's commitment to increase access to life-saving HIV medicines for children and adults in the developing world LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced new collaborations with the goal of increasing access to its HIV medicine, dolutegravir (marketed under the name Tivicay®), just two months after its approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and eight months after approval by the US Food and Drug...

'Unprecedented' Ebola Outbreak Sweeping Across Parts Of West Africa
2014-04-01 10:23:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An “unprecedented” outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) has spread throughout Guinea and beyond with more than a hundred patients confirmed to have the highly-infectious and equally as deadly disease. The first reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) surfaced just over a week ago on March 23, after the Ministry of Health of Guinea reported to the UN health arm that the disease was rapidly spreading throughout the...

2014-03-28 23:25:53

Verified Clinical Trials is proud to announce their presence at the Partnerships In Clinical Trials meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss the largest North American clinical research volunteer database that stops dual enrollment in clinical trials, while promoting patient safety and data quality. VCT is partnered with the world's largest pharmaceutical companies and CROs and continues to grow at an exponential pace in an effort to eliminate the professional research subject. Garden...

2014-03-27 23:29:08

With the ICD-10 compliance deadline only seven months away, many providers are looking for ways to oversee and report on their performance once they are live with the new code set. In a recent report, Jvion provided guidance on managing and monitoring ICD-10 data to enable the greater analytic power promised by the move to ICD-10. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Now that CMS has held firm on the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 compliance deadline, providers are starting to think critically...

2014-03-27 12:30:04

TUCSON, Ariz., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group has made an educational grant to support the World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Advisory Meeting being held March 31 through April 1, 2014 in Chicago. The meeting's purpose is to update the existing WHO monograph on Tumours of the Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues published in 2008. The meeting will be attended by up to 100 global experts in the field of...

2014-03-25 23:35:08

As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. In October of 2014, the method for healthcare providers reporting diseases will be changed for ICD-9 to ICD10. This will be the largest change to the healthcare industry in...

2014-03-25 23:32:07

Work to address ICD-10’s financial impact has focused primarily on inpatient settings leaving gaps in risk related to professional fee reimbursements. Jvion—the leader in ICD-10 analytics—recently released guidance on the importance of understanding and addressing ICD-10’s potential repercussions for this significant and critical portion of provider revenues. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With the ICD-10 compliance deadline looming, many providers are kicking their programs...

WHO Pegs Air Pollution As Top Environmental Hazard, Resulting In Millions Of Deaths Annually
2014-03-25 10:34:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new information released from the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is currently the No. 1 environmental hazard around the world – causing around 7 million deaths in 2012. The new WHO estimates on air pollution are driven by a greater understanding of the diseases brought on by both indoor and outdoor air pollution and a better evaluation of human contact with air pollutants via improved measurement capacity...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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