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2014-01-28 23:23:40

Edifecs and Massachusetts Health Data Consortium Offer Collaborative Testing Tools and Support to Reduce Costs, Lower Risks Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Today, Edifecs, Inc., a healthcare solutions company specializing in information management and compliance technology, announced a strategic partnership with the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC). MHDC will leverage the Edifecs Collaborative Testing Solution to support its ICD-10 testing efforts for data transactions...

H7N9 Bird Flu Resurges, China Halts Poultry Trade
2014-01-28 09:03:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As China embraces for the Lunar New Year this week, the country’s health officials are also dealing with a resurgence of the dangerous H7N9 bird flu that first started sweeping across the country in February 2013. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been receiving nearly daily reports on new laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 since the beginning of the year, with close to a hundred cases reported and 19...

2014-01-24 12:22:54

- Space among the Top 10 Canadian specialty channels in 2013 - - Space exclusives DOCTOR WHO, ORPHAN BLACK, and FACE OFF contribute to audience growth - - Space original series BITTEN kicks off 2014 with a roar with more than 400,000 viewers tuning into premiere - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1eWfElD "With one of the most talked-about dramas on Canadian specialty (ORPHAN BLACK), healthy audience growth and a new look, Bell Media's Space channel had a "stellar" 2013."...

2014-01-21 23:01:12

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of events and online programs. New sessions of the “7-Day Health for All NOW” online program will begin February 7th. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Global Health Leader and CEO Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of online global health programs and events, including new sessions of the popular 7-Day Health for All NOW online program. The next session of the...

2014-01-20 23:00:09

High profile representatives from the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and regulatory authorities around the world are to speak at DIA Japan’s Special Symposium, to be held in Tokyo following the PMDA Forum. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 High profile representatives from the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the World Health...

2014-01-15 23:28:52

Career Step is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs, which provide physicians an overview of the coming ICD-10 changes and information on how documentation practices need to change for the new code set. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is now enrolling physicians in its ICD-10 Physician Education and Training programs. Announced at the American Health...

2014-01-14 08:30:03

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The implementation of ICD-10 on October 1 presents a challenge for private practices, especially those who have still not made preparations for the changeover. Technical difficulties could result in undue financial stress and glitches similar to those that hamstrung the rollout of HealthCare.gov. Health care consulting firm Creative Practice Solutions has monitored the long development of ICD-10 and has offered some actionable suggestions for...

Multiple New Cases Of H7N9 Have Been Confirmed In The Last Week
2014-01-14 07:51:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week, redOrbit reported that several new cases of human infection with H7N9 had been confirmed since the New Year began. In the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has received reports from two Chinese health agencies confirming 13 new cases of H7N9 bird flu. JANUARY 10 The WHO released the first report on January 10, 2014, stating that China’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP), based in Hong Kong SAR,...

India Looks For WHO To Recognize Asian Country As Being Polio-Free
2014-01-13 09:51:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online India, which had once been the polio capital of the world, has now been free of the debilitating disease for three years. The Asian country will now look forward to being officially declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March. The WHO will still investigate India’s claims, making a sweep for any sign of possible undetected cases before making an official declaration. In 2012, the Centers for Disease...

2014-01-10 23:04:09

Pfizer Global Health Fellows and Accordia Global Health Foundation recognize 10 years of improving healthcare in Africa. (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Accordia Global Health Foundation and Pfizer Inc. have collaborated for the past decade to advance the activities and impact of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Accordia’s flagship center of excellence in Uganda. Among their most effective alliances is the Pfizer Global Health Fellows program (GHF). Pfizer’s signature corporate...


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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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