Business Plan Scholarship: Fit Small Business

The Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities was established in 2014 to encourage students with disabilities to pursue careers in business. It is awarded twice a year based on applicants' responses to the essay prompt "What I learned from writing a business plan." More information is available at the official scholarship page:
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Authors: Perez BA, Slover J, Edusei E, Horan A, Anoushiravani A, Kamath AF, Nelson CL Abstract BACKGROUND: Total joint arthroplasty is one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States with total knee arthroplasty (TKA) being one of the most successful surgeries for restoring function and diminishing pain. Even with the demonstrated success of TKA and a higher prevalence of arthritis and arthritis related disability among minorities, racial and gender disparity remains a constant issue in providing care for the adult reconstruction patient. AIM: To assess the role of demographics and expectations ...
Source: World Journal of Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: World J Orthop Source Type: research
Some poor and sick Americans qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. But the programs are administered separately and care is fragmented. In the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Arielle Elmaleh-Sachs, M.D., and Eric Schneider, M.D., examine Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans, which aim to integrate the programs.        
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Publications - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: Lower extremity vascular injury can result in either temporary or permanent disability. METHODS: This is a clinical audit involving all patients admitted to our institution from January 2008 to June 2018 of those who had undergone revascu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant health issue in the US military. The purpose of this study was to estimate the probability of long-term disability among hospitalized service members (SMs) with TBIs, using the South Carolina Trauma...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
This study aims to identify reliable and objective gait-based biomarkers to monitor progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in clinical s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
The number of older adults is steadily increasing in the United States and across the globe. Aging is linked to an increased risk of disability. Disabilities that limit one or more major life activities such as seeing, hearing, walking, and motor skills im...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Conditions:   Low Back Pain;   Veterans Family Interventions:   Behavioral: Pain modulation with physical pain treatment;   Behavioral: Telephone delivered self-management counseling for increasing physical activity;   Behavioral: Telephone delivered behavioral treatment for participants with high risk for continued disability;   Behavioral: Patient pre ference treatment protocol;   Behavioral: Nonpharmacological guideline adherent treatment protocol;   Behavioral: Facilitated referrals to existing VA or non-VA pain management resources Sponsors: &n...
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Older patients have a much higher chance of progressively developing a severe disability when they are hospitalized for an illness or injury such as a fall.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
A report published today by the CQC showed that 386 people receiving social care for learning disabilities died between April 10 and May 15, up from 165 in the same period last year.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Deaths among those receiving learning disabilities services in England have tripled during the coronavirus outbreak, new data published by the Care Quality Commission suggests.
Source: HSJ - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
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