Labor Press Release
|05/15/2015 - 13:09||
Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, Takes the Helm as President of the John A. Hartford Foundation
Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, has joined the John A. Hartford Foundation and taken up her role as its new president, the Foundation announced today. Dr. Fulmer brings experience as a nurse, researcher, teacher, administrator, and innovator to her new position, and is deeply committed to transforming the way health care is delivered to older Americans. She succeeds Corinne H. Rieder, EdD, who led the Foundation from 1997 until her retirement in 2015.
|05/15/2015 - 13:00||
Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test Improves Risk Assessment for One in Four Men and Reduces Overall Healthcare Costs
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 15, 2015 / / -- Genomic Health, Inc.
|05/15/2015 - 12:46||
ACR Mechanical Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Charge
LAS VEGAS - ACR Mechanical Inc., a Las Vegas-based refrigeration service contractor, will pay $10,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
|05/15/2015 - 12:31||
SBA Presents Small Business, Champion and Lender Awards as Small Business Week Wraps up in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, PR – The Puerto Rico office of the U.S. Small Business Administration today honored small business entrepreneurs, champions and lenders as Small Business Week came to an end on the island.
|05/15/2015 - 12:23||
Washington State Signs Provider Status Legislation into Law, Recognizes Pharmacists as Providers
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this week, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed into law landmark legislation requiring health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers. The legislation, ESSB 5557, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, is the first of its kind in the country to mandate coverage of pharmacists’ patient care services.
|05/15/2015 - 12:23||
CSAF, wife to host 2nd Google Hangout
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and his wife, Betty, will host their second Google Hangout May 21, at 3:30 p.m.
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|05/15/2015 - 12:17||
VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2015 Excellence Awards for Supply Chain Management
Sixteen Hospitals Receive Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Management from VHA Inc.
|05/15/2015 - 12:16||
UBC Aboriginal MD program meets goal five years ahead of schedule
Lee-Anna-Huisman will accept her medical degree from UBC later this month.
|05/15/2015 - 12:11||
VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2015 Excellence Awards for Sustainability
Five Hospitals Receive Awards for Excellence in Sustainability from VHA Inc.
|05/15/2015 - 12:02||
VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2015 Excellence Awards for Clinical Effectiveness
Six Hospitals Receive Award for Excellence in Clinical Effectiveness from VHA Inc.
|05/15/2015 - 11:12||
50 years later, recalling a founder of Head Start
Intrigued by his work, Lady Bird Johnson invited Bronfenbrenner to tea at the White House, where he shared his findings on early childhood programs he had observed abroad. In January 1965, as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, Sargent Shriver empaneled 13 experts – including Bronfenbrenner – to develop a federally funded preschool program for the nation’s poorest children.
|05/15/2015 - 10:44||
Internet Companies Shouldn't Be Censors
PayPal blocked an account set up by Russian activists seeking to collect funds for the publication of a report on Russia's involvement in eastern Ukraine. The U.S. online payment company explained that it didn't "provide the option of using its system to receive donations to political parties or causes in Russia." It's just the latest example of an Internet giant cast in a role for which it is ill-equipped.
|05/15/2015 - 09:31||
WorldatWork Introduces Revised Total Rewards Model
May 15, 2015 — WASHINGTON, D.C. — WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association and leading compensation authority, unveiled its new Total Rewards Model today at the WorldatWork Total Rewards 2015 Conference & Exhibition in Minneapolis.
|05/15/2015 - 09:21||
Real-World Data Presented at American Geriatrics Society Meeting Show Consistent Safety of XARELTO ® in Elderly Patients
National Harbor, MD (May 15, 2015) — New data from an ongoing post-marketing study evaluating the safety of once-daily XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) were presented at the American Geriatrics Society 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting. The data show the rates of major bleeding and fatal outcomes in elderly patients treated in routine clinical practice generally are consistent with those reported in Phase 3 clinical trials, which show a correlation between increased age and bleeding.
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|05/15/2015 - 09:15||
Comment: Low growth and productivity mean big challenges ahead for Osborne and the UK economy
Jonathan Perraton, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Sheffield, comments on the range of economic challenges facing the UK's new government.
|05/15/2015 - 09:15||
How to become part of medical history and help to change lives
World-leading scientists and researchers from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust will be giving people across South Yorkshire a unique insight into how they can contribute to ground breaking medical discoveries during International Clinical Trials Day (Wednesday 20 May 2015).
|05/15/2015 - 09:00||
Global Clinical Trial Finds Medtronic Micra® Transcatheter Pacemaker Meets Initial Safety and Performance Measures
DUBLIN and BOSTON - May 15, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced study results of its Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), which demonstrated that the miniaturized pacemaker has met its initial safety and performance measures. In the largest report to date of a transcatheter pacing system, 100 percent of the first 140 patients who received the Micra TPS experienced a successful implant procedure, and mean electrical pacing measurements at all patient visits (one- and three--month follow up) were within expected ranges. These data, from the Medtronic Micra TPS Global Clinical Trial, were presented today during a Late-Breaking Clinical Trials session at Heart Rhythm 2015, the Heart Rhythm Society's 36th Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston.
|05/15/2015 - 08:57||
Take Immigration Reform Past Talking Points
From Hillary Clinton’s Nevada speech in favor of immigration reform to Jeb Bush’s unwavering support for it, every presidential candidate in both parties is busy staking out a position on immigration.
|05/15/2015 - 08:55||
3D Systems Manufacturing the Future Now at RAPID 2015
ROCK HILL, South Carolina, May 15, 2015 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will be showcasing its extensive lineup of 3D printers as well as its professional desktop design and scan solutions at the RAPID 2015 Conference and Exposition, May 18 – 25, 2015, in the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California, in booth 814. Attendees who want to discover the ease of cloud manufacturing can also see the on-demand solutions and expertise offered by 3DS’ Quickparts services in booth 1029.
|05/15/2015 - 08:55||
3D Systems Names New Chief Financial Officer
ROCK HILL, South Carolina – May 15, 2015 - 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) announced today that it entered into a mutual separation agreement with Ted Hull, its Chief Financial Officer, effective as of the end of the day on May 15, 2015, pursuant to which Mr. Hull will leave the company in order to meet company needs and to pursue his personal interests.
|05/15/2015 - 08:39||
CONVERGYS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS IN BELFAST
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK: May 15, 2015) Convergys, a global leader in customer management, today, hosted an event to mark its 10th anniversary operating in the city, attended by senior leadership, local dignitaries and clients.
|05/15/2015 - 08:27||
Hastings Center Webcast: The Moral Foundations of Health Insurance
Conservatives and progressives have very different views of what constitutes a wise system of health insurance, but what are the human values underpinning their arguments? James A. Morone, a leading expert on health policy, examined this question and its policy implications in a lively talk at The Hastings Center on May 15.
|05/15/2015 - 08:25||
Study: Fee-For-Service Health Care May Lead to Higher Risk for Robotic Prostate Surgery Patients
DETROIT – A “perverse disincentive” for hospitals that have invested in expensive technology for robotic surgery may be jeopardizing prostate cancer patients who seek out the procedure, concluded a new study led by Henry Ford Hospital researchers.
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|05/15/2015 - 08:06||
Actions Semiconductor Launches High Performance 64-bit S900 and ActDuino S900
ZHUHAI, China, May 14, 2015 -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
|05/15/2015 - 07:43||
Higher taxes on goods and services linked with higher rate of infant deaths
A new study published in The Lancet suggests that taxes on goods and services could potentially increase infant mortality in developing countries because they make it harder for poor families to afford food and basic health care.