Institute of Medicine

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Name: Institute of Medicine
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Ten Things Physicians Should Know about Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners are an important part of the healthcare system. Here are 10 things physicians should know about them:1. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are educated using the nursing model.  NPs are advance practice nurses — healthcare professionals who ... [Published Physicians Practice - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Adapting Healthcare Analytics for Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Perhaps more often than not, the topic of “healthcare analytics” focuses on dramatic breakthroughs in data analysis that enables the identification of diagnoses gaps in quality care delivery, or managing acute care populations, even the development of ... [Published SAP Community Network - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Experts to Senate panel: Patient safety remains a huge concern

E-mailPrintAccreditation Insider , July 22, 2014Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Accreditation Insider !In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released its To Err is Human report, which placed a harsh spotlight on the issue ... [Published HCPro - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Drinking More Water- Staying More Healthy!

What do you, an human body and the trees have in common? Give up? Well, you all need water! But why drinking water is important for health? This is because, water is indispensable to good health. Did you know that water is your body’s key chemical ... [Published KhmerBird - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Water: How Much Should You Drink Every Day?

How much water should you drink each day? It’s a simple question with no easy answers. Studies have produced varying recommendations over the years, but in truth, your water needs depend on many factors, including your health, how active you are and where ... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Medic Health Launches New Global Consulting Firm

Medic Health ( http://www.medichealth.com ) launches as a new international consulting firm designed to aid an underserved niche in the healthcare and out-of hospital care market. Founded by David M. Williams, Ph.D., a former paramedic, EMS system researcher, ... [Published Minyanville - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lecture: The History and Future of Cancer Research

Event DescriptionDr. Harold Varmus, co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for studies of the genetic basis of cancer,became Director of the National Cancer Institute on July 12, 2010, after 10 years as President of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and ... [Published SantaFe.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Flex Pharma Forms Distinguished Scientific Advisory Board

Flex Pharma, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to creatinginnovative, novel treatments for neuromuscular disorders. Flex Pharmahas demonstrated initial human efficacy related to muscle cramping inhealthy volunteers. The Company plans to initiate ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Test your 'caregiving knowledge'

CAREGIVER TO CAREGIVERSince these long, hot days of July are not conducive to much physical activity, try stretching your brain with this caregivers’ quiz. Choose the phrase that best completes each statement. (Answers are at end of column.)• 1. Common ... [Published Burlington Times-News - Jul 21 2014]
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First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stop calling soldiers “heroes”: It stops us from seeing them as human — and dismisses their experience

Last month the Institute of Medicine released a study showing that only half the Veterans with PTSD are getting treatment for the condition. While this might seem a failure on the part of the Veterans Administration, there are likely bigger cultural issues ... [Published Salon - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Experts Urge Senate Panel To Increase Hospital Safety Measures

Consumer advocates and medical specialists tell the committee that patients are not much safer today than they were 15 years ago when a landmark study on medical errors spurred calls for reform.The Wall Street Journal : Medical Experts Press Lawmakers ... [Published Kaiser Health News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Doctor Is Out, But the Advanced Practice Provider Can See You Now | Sofia F. Garcia

People trust nurses: they were again voted the most honest and ethical profession[1]. Yet, buoyed by typecasting, there are challenges to expanding their roles as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. Nurses' image as handmaidens to physicians persists, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]

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Much of the change occurred during the human genome era, he added. "There was a huge change of course with the decoding of the human genome. Instead of"
...Positive thinking can be as important as getting enough sleep, eating right and moving more. According to the Mayo Clinic, "positive thinking just means that you approach the unpleasantness in a more positive and productive way. You think the best is going to happen, not the worst." Cut out the negative self-talk and focus on positive thoughts. Positive thinking is great for your overall health and well-being...
"These athletes have many things they want to do in life" Balcer said. "Protecting their brains is important."
Lisa Alford, Executive Director Onondaga County Onondaga County Office of the Aging, said, "Including information on the LGBT community in our intake process has been important to ensuring we are providing vital services to seniors in Onondaga County. We commend Governor Cuomo's leadership to coordinate a statewide strategy with more state agencies to improve programs and services for all New Yorkers."

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Emphasizing Compassion in Nursing Orientation L... [Published Newswise - 20 hours ago]
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07.23.2014 Governor Cuomo Announces Multi-Agenc... [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
7/23/14 - Review of ADHD drug approvals highlig... [Published Pharmacy Choice - 22 hours ago]
Adapting Healthcare Analytics for Fraud, Waste ... [Published SAP Community Network - Jul 23 2014]
The Aging Services System—When It’s 64 [Published American Society On Aging - Jul 23 2014]
Media Advisory: New IOM Report Examines $15 Bil... [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
Prevent Glaucoma with a Folate Supplement [Published Bottom Line Publications - Jul 23 2014]
Drink more water, lose more weight? [Published News24 - Jul 22 2014]
UNCG School of Nursing Fast-Tracks Medically Tr... [Published PRWeb - Jul 22 2014]
Experts to Senate panel: Patient safety remains... [Published HCPro - Jul 22 2014]
Drinking More Water- Staying More Healthy! [Published KhmerBird - Jul 22 2014]
Remarks of Acting Secretary Sloan D. Gibson Dur... [Published Department of Veterans Affairs - Jul 22 2014]
Massachusetts General Hospital to receive AHA's... [Published Reliance Trust - Jul 22 2014]
College Receives $650,000 to Aid Students Study... [Published Hospital Newspaper - Jul 22 2014]
Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, and Robert P. Hebbel, ... [Published American Society of Hematology - Jul 22 2014]
Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Albert J. Stunkard, M.D.: A Tribute (February 7... [Published Psychiatric News - Jul 22 2014]
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SUBSIDY SPOTLIGHT: Paid to Pollute and Poison [Published Oil Change - 4 hours ago]
Article by Paul Thacker, on assignment with Oil Change International Kindra Arneson on the water (photo courtesy Cherri Foytlin) A wife and mother of two from Venice, Louisiana, Kindra Arnesen says her life can be divided into two chapters: before ...
Have the Feds Made School Food Worse with Gover... [Published TIME.com - 20 hours ago]
Last week I attended the School Nutrition Association’s annual meeting in Boston, a gathering of the nation’s school food service workers. While most of the controversy lately has focused on the federally-required improvements to nutrition standards ...
Drinking More Water- Staying More Healthy! [Published KhmerBird - Jul 22 2014]
What do you, an human body and the trees have in common? Give up? Well, you all need water! But why drinking water is important for health? This is because, water is indispensable to good health. Did you know that water is your body’s key chemical ...
Robert Kennedy Jr. Fights On Against a Phantom ... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 21 2014]
<p><img alt="Kennedy Post Cover" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14059752202618.jpg" title="Believing makes it so|||Washington Post" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Back in 2005, Rolling Stone andSalon jointly published ...
Report to President Obama Endorses Lean & Syste... [Published Lean Blog - Jul 21 2014]
I recently saw a tweet that referenced a May 2014 that was sent to President Obama and his administration: “ REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT BETTER HEALTH CARE AND LOWER COSTS: ACCELERATING IMPROVEMENT THROUGH SYSTEMS ENGINEERING .” The report was written ...
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Dr. Regina Benjamin Joins Alere Board [Published PR Newswire - Dec 12 2013]
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Ten Academic Medical Centers Receive UHC's 2013... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 18 2013]
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