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2014-05-16 16:24:54

Bringing Canada's perspective to global health challenges like maternal and child health OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Geneva next week to participate in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA). The WHA is an opportunity for World Health Organization Member States to discuss proposals to address global health challenges, review progress and share information. Minister Ambrose will deliver a statement to the plenary on...

2014-05-13 23:11:47

Career Step has released a new ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders training program, which is designed to quickly teach ICD-10 trained coders the ICD-9 code set so they can earn an industry credential and start working despite the ICD-10 implementation delay. Provo, UT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders training program. This new course is designed to quickly teach ICD-10 trained coders...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-05-13 08:31:25

Consensus Statement Supports Adoption of Psoriasis Resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) at Upcoming 67th World Health Assembly PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and The Arthritis Society today issued a joint consensus statement to provide a framework addressing the unmet needs faced by the over 125...

2014-05-12 23:02:09

The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. The Handbook is designed to help train coders to improve their coding accuracy and make the transition from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding easier to understand and execute. The Handbook is written...

2014-05-11 23:00:26

Transparency Market Research report added "Outage Management System (OMS) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/outage-management-system.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 OMS is a tool for identifying and improving the efficiency of restoration and communication with customers. OMS integrates with systems such as Supervisory Control...

2014-05-07 08:34:05

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has reached a 75% reduction in maternal mortality, reaching its UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target a full two years before the end of 2015, the deadline set by the UN, said a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO). The report said, "Sub-Saharan Africa is still the riskiest region in the world for dying of complications in pregnancy and childbirth."...

2014-05-06 23:17:51

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Conference in Las Vegas held May 7-9 with information on its ICD-10 readiness training for CDI specialists and physicians. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Conference in Las Vegas...

2014-05-05 23:10:58

WetKeys Washable Keyboards launches a waterproof computer keyboard cleaning guide providing suggestions on how to properly clean and sanitize computer input devices to help stop the spread of drug-resistant germs and cross-contamination leading to Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs). The release of the keyboard cleaning guide coincides with the World Health Organization’s global campaign, “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands”. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In support of the World...

2014-05-05 23:10:41

The iDocuMint solution bridges the gaps between what physicians document, and coders need to code. It also offers an easy to use ICD-9 favorites list that provides a simple list of ICD-10 required components for Physician education. VitalWare will be demonstrating the solution at ACDIS in Booth 129 in Las Vegas on May 7-9, 2014. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 VitalWare™, the leader in healthcare intelligence for ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, today announced a new web site,...


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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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