Monthly Archives: September 2011

Contract Suppliers Selected Under New Medicare Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the list of the 356 suppliers that have contracts with Medicare to provide certain medical equipment and supplies to beneficiaries in nine communities across the U.S. at competitive bid rates. This … Continue reading

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American Research Finds Twins More Likely To Have Premature Menopause

Twins are more likely to have a premature menopause than other women, according to research published on line today (Wednesday 25 October) in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal, Human Reproduction[1] . In a study of more than 800 Australian and … Continue reading

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‘Pony Scrub’ Offers Stylish Solution For Rapunzel RN’s

Leave it up to an industrious anesthesiology resident to come up with the perfect solution for a scrub hat for people with longer hair. blue sky scrubs, an Austin, TX-based scrub attire company founded by Shelby Marquardt, M.D. has introduced … Continue reading

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Brain’s Visual Circuits Do Error Correction On The Fly

The brain’s visual neurons continually develop predictions of what they will perceive and then correct erroneous assumptions as they take in additional external information, according to new research done at Duke University. This new mechanism for visual cognition challenges the … Continue reading

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Aware Introduces Healthcare Software Platform For Standards-Based, High-Performance Image Sharing At RSNA

Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE), a global provider of imaging and biometrics software, announced the introduction of the redesigned AccuRad ImageShare Server at RSNA 2010. AccuRad ImageShare Server is now a modular, service-oriented (SOA) application services platform used to integrate advanced … Continue reading

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BreakPoint(R) Self-Adhesive LabelВ tells You If A Vaccine Or Diagnostic Kit Has Been Frozen

In the light of the success of its innovative labels which guarantee the traceability of chilled products (Time-Temperature indicators), CRYOLOG announces the launch of BreakPoint(R), a revolutionary threshold crossing indicator. Certain vaccines, blood, and diagnosis kits must not be frozen. … Continue reading

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Assembly Passes Legislation To Prohibit Mandatory Overtime For Nurses, New York

The New York State Assembly has passed legislation that would make it illegal for employers to require nurses to work overtime. The action was applauded by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), which had proposed and promoted the legislation. … Continue reading

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