These are the sectors in Houston expected to add the most jobs in 2019
The job market for the city's energy industry is expected to continue its recovery from the 2015 oil downturn. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

These are the sectors in Houston expected to add the most jobs in 2019
The job market for the city's energy industry is expected to continue its recovery from the 2015 oil downturn. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Addiction treatment center invests $1M in Dayton facility to support up to 24 jobs
Dayton's newest opioid treatment center opened to patients last week and already has 20 clients on its books. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

Head of MassChallenge accelerators in Boston, Rhode Island step down
The directors of MassChallenge's startup accelerators in Boston and Rhode Island have left their posts, a spokesperson for the nonprofit confirmed on Friday. With the announcement last month that MassChallenge co-founder and CEO John Harthorne plans to leave to form an affiliated for-profit entity, MassChallenge is now hunting for candidates to fill three of its highest-profile jobs. Kiki Mills Johnston is leaving MassChallenge less than two years aft er she was named head of the organization's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelly J. O'Brien Source Type: news

WellSky will add 100 employees with latest acquisition
WellSky, backed by TPG Capital, will add 100 employees nationwide and create momentum for more jobs in Kansas City and Lenexa through its latest acquisition, CEO Bill Miller said.   Formerly Mediware Information Systems Inc., the Lenexa-based health software company acquired Consolo Services Group Inc., expanding its reach in the hospice industry to the palliative care, adult day care and memory care markets.  Consolo CEO Greg Kite will continue to lead his team at its he adquarters in Lexington,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Minority Report: NYPD unveils plan to deploy drone fleet that will soon use facial recognition to scan citizens on the streets
(Natural News) The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has a new crime-fighting tool at their disposal and it will forever change how police do their jobs. The NYPD has unveiled a new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) which will assist during hostage situations and crime scene surveillance. The new program includes eleven new quad copter... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Edwards to add 370 employees in Costa Rica
Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) is slated to add 370 to its workforce in Costa Rica as part of an expansion plan in the region, according to a post from the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE). The Irvine, Calif.-based company originally established its facilities in Costa Rica in 2016, and currently employs 480 employees in the region. “Edwards Lifesciences continues expanding with Costa Rica, generating new jobs in Cartago and adding value to the medical devices exports. In our country, the company has a high-tech plant for manufacturing cardiovascular valves which are exported worldwide. It is...
Source: Mass Device - December 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Edwards Lifesciences Source Type: news

Pharmaceutical giant to create 134 jobs in Louisville with $13M expansion
The company said the expansion is needed to meet customer demand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Marty Finley Source Type: news

3 questions with BayCare's CEO on plans for future 111-acre campus in Pasco
The new hospital will create 600 or so jobs through construction and permanent positions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon Can Add Value to Local Economies
Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon could better contribute to local economies if they were trained for middle-skill jobs and were able to relocate to areas with manufacturing firms that need trained workers. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - December 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

New $42M Florida Hospital facility to bring jobs, wellness to Winter Park
More businesses and nonprofits in the area have been investing into wellness concepts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

New $42M Florida Hospital facility to bring jobs, wellness to Winter Park
More businesses and nonprofits in the area have been investing into wellness concepts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

'Accidental Fentanyl Overdose is Not a Thing'
"Fake news" stories that tell tales of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel being hurt or injured by touching or inhaling fentanyl are prevalent today. In this article from Emergency Medicine News, author Dan Runde, MD, fact checks these "stories" and addresses the fear these articles spread--fear that's promtping unnecessary expenditures on overprotecting first responders and medical personnel as well as potentiallty harming patients. Read more at Emergency Medicine News.   Editor's Take: JEMS was alerted to this excellent article in Emergency Medicine News by S...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

'Accidental Fentanyl Overdose is Not a Thing'
"Fake news" stories that tell tales of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel being hurt or injured by touching or inhaling fentanyl are prevalent today. In this article from Emergency Medicine News, author Dan Runde, MD, fact checks these "stories" and addresses the fear these articles spread--fear that's promtping unnecessary expenditures on overprotecting first responders and medical personnel as well as potentiallty harming patients. Read more at Emergency Medicine News.   Editor's Take: JEMS was alerted to this excellent article in Emergency Medicine News by S...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Cochrane US Network Coordinator - Flexible location within US
Specifications:  Part time 0.6 FTE, 1-year consultancy/secondment contract with potential to be extendedSalary:CompetitiveLocation: Flexible location within USApplication Closing Date: 19 January 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The successful candidate will support the development of theCochrane US Network.Working with a US-based Advisory Group and Cochrane ’s Central Executive, the Cochrane US Network Coordinator will facilitate and support the Network’s establishment and development to deliver its strategic a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Ada County (Idaho) Paramedics Unveil New Armored Ambulance
  BOISE (KTVB) — In the most dangerous situations, emergency responders across the Treasure Valley work hard to protect our communities. To best do their jobs though, they need the best equipment possible. Monday, Ada County Paramedics unveiled a brand-new vehicle to help them in unique situations -- a custom-made armored ambulance. The armored ambulance isn’t just a game changer for Ada County Paramedics, it's a new step for paramedic services across the country. Read more at KTVB. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Joe Parris (KTVB) Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News News Videos Source Type: news

Ada County (Idaho) Paramedics Unveil New Armored Ambulance
  BOISE (KTVB) — In the most dangerous situations, emergency responders across the Treasure Valley work hard to protect our communities. To best do their jobs though, they need the best equipment possible. Monday, Ada County Paramedics unveiled a brand-new vehicle to help them in unique situations -- a custom-made armored ambulance. The armored ambulance isn’t just a game changer for Ada County Paramedics, it's a new step for paramedic services across the country. Read more at KTVB. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - December 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Joe Parris (KTVB) Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News News Videos Source Type: news

Boehringer cuts nearly 300 jobs in France
The company's French workforce will see 327 jobs cut but will also see 32 new ones created. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gunman Fires at Mass in Brazil Cathedral, Kills at Least 4
Story updated at 3:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding four more before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said. The shooting happened right after the midday service had ended at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, a city about 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Sao Paulo. "It's so sad," said Wilson Cassante, a press officer with the archdiocese. "It's hard to imagine the pain this has caused." Hours after pa...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Peter Prengaman & C.H. Gardiner, Associated Press Tags: News Terrorism & Active Shooter Source Type: news

House tax bill would delay medical device tax by another 5 years
A bill to extend this year’s tax cuts would also put a five-year moratorium on the medical device tax enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act. Although the 2.3% levy on prescribed medical devices was enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, it didn’t go into effect until 2012 and was mothballed two years later; that moratorium, extended earlier this year, was slated to end in 2020. The U.S. House Ways & Means Committee yesterday released the tax extenders legislation including the new moratorium, which would pause the tax until 2025. The House has voted several times for an outright ...
Source: Mass Device - December 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Business/Financial News medicaldevicetax Source Type: news

Scientists Don't Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 11, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Strong U.S. job market hurts care for those in nursing homes
Facing low pay and grueling conditions, many workers in senior care facilities flee for other jobs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spewing total nonsense, Ocasio-Cortez claims "climate governance" will create "racial justice" ... do these nut jobs realize how stupid they sound?
(Natural News) Rising to fame as the youngest Congresswoman ever elected to the House of Representatives, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will take office in 2019 and represent New York’s 14th congressional district at age 29. Ocasio-Cortez is an outspoken democratic socialist who has been endorsed by Vermont’s Bernie Sanders. She advocates for things like new climate change... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

That was the year that was
January saw the union launch a campaign to encourage local government pension funds to divest from carbon – in other words, to pull their hard-earned money out of environment-unfriendly businesses. Some £16bn of local government pension funds is invested in fossil fuels and, with five million members in those schemes, the campaign can make an impact. Later that month, the higher education service group conference met in Chester. “We have to stand up for our members’ rights,” delegates agreed – particularly in the face of Brexit. Just over 10% of all university workers come from elsewher...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article campaigning care workers equal pay equality health care Industrial action local government organising recruiting recruiting and organising success Source Type: news

That was the year that was – the year in UNISON
January saw the union launch a campaign to encourage local government pension funds to divest from carbon – in other words, to pull their hard-earned money out of environment-unfriendly businesses. Some £16bn of local government pension funds is invested in fossil fuels and, with five million members in those schemes, the campaign can make an impact. Later that month, the higher education service group conference met in Chester. “We have to stand up for our members’ rights,” delegates agreed – particularly in the face of Brexit. Just over 10% of all university workers come from elsewher...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article campaigning care workers equal pay equality health care Industrial action local government organising recruiting recruiting and organising success Source Type: news

Pharmacy company opens 400-employee Phoenix facility
A California-based pharmacy firm has opened its first facility in the Valley, creating nearly 400 jobs. Irvine, California-based Central Admixture Pharmacy Services Inc. (CAPS), which specializes in the outsourcing of compounded sterile preparations, opened a 503B compounding facility this month in Phoenix. A 503B compounding facility produces drugs for use at health care facilities such as hospital s and clinics rather than individual patients. “As we continue to grow, our commitment to providing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tim Gallen Source Type: news

Pharmacy company opens 400-employee Phoenix facility
A California-based pharmacy firm has opened its first facility in the Valley, creating nearly 400 jobs. Irvine, California-based Central Admixture Pharmacy Services Inc. (CAPS), which specializes in the outsourcing of compounded sterile preparations, opened a 503B compounding facility this month in Phoenix. A 503B compounding facility produces drugs for use at health care facilities such as hospital s and clinics rather than individual patients. “As we continue to grow, our commitment to providing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tim Gallen Source Type: news

Amazon warehouse robot pepper sprays 24 employees, sends them all to the hospital, one in critical condition
(Natural News) An unfortunate “robot mishap” was behind a bear repellant spray incident at an Amazon warehouse that sent dozens of workers to the hospital. The accident comes at a time when many Amazon warehouse workers are already on edge as they see robots increasingly taking over their tasks and threatening their jobs, and now... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses Help Nurses After Losing Nearly All in California Fire Nurses Help Nurses After Losing Nearly All in California Fire
A group of nurses is helping nurses and other healthcare workers who lost everything, including their jobs, when their hospital was badly damaged during the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California, last November.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Contracts Officer - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary:up to £35,000 DOELocation: London with flexibility to work from home up to 3 days a weekApplication Closing Date: 2nd January 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Contracts Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The successful candidate will support the Senior Contracts Specialist in delivering an effective contracts management service to the Central Executive Team.Key Tasks:Manage and maintain a contracts database in conjunction with the Senior Contracts Specialist, including: record set-up and archiving; maintaini...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Here are Central Florida's busiest hospitals
Central Florida's health care providers are preparing to meet a growing need for hospitals and other medical services in the area. The Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metro area's population is expected to grow from 2.18 million in 2011 to a projected 4.02 million in 2047, according to the University of Central Florida Institute for Economic Competitiveness. Besides an increased need for transportation infrastructure and jobs, the area also will need more hospitals to take care of its residents. Henry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Brentwood health care company to lay off 200 people
Brentwood-based AAC Holdings Inc., the holding company for American Addiction Centers, is laying off 200 people across the organization, the company announced Friday. The move is part of a $15 million cost-reduction program to be implemented following a board of directors and management performance review, according to the release. Approximately 100 of the positions were eliminated effective Nov. 30. It was not immediately clear how many jobs inside the Brentwo od headquarters would be impacted by… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Brentwood health care company to lay off 200 people
Brentwood-based AAC Holdings Inc., the holding company for American Addiction Centers, is laying off 200 people across the organization, the company announced Friday. The move is part of a $15 million cost-reduction program to be implemented following a board of directors and management performance review, according to the release. Approximately 100 of the positions were eliminated effective Nov. 30. It was not immediately clear how many jobs inside the Brentwo od headquarters would be impacted by… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Gender letter: Does ‘ Having It All ’ Mean Doing It All?
Plenty of new research underscores the reality that women are still shouldering, and expected to shoulder, much of the work associated with the home. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Obama, Michelle Brown, Helen Gurley Women and Girls Anxiety and Stress Labor and Jobs Women's Rights Having It All: Love, Success, Sex, Money...Even if You're Starting With Nothing (Book) Source Type: news

England ’s school staff asked to vote on effect of cuts
School support staff in England will be asked whether they are prepared to take industrial action over the way central government cuts are affecting their jobs and employment. UNISON will hold an on-line indicative ballot in January, asking school workers across England about the issue. Education is a devolved issue in Cymru/Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. “The ballot gives us an opportunity to get into schools and raise funding concerns with members,” says national secretary Jon Richards. “The employment issues they face are linked to cuts in funding and that is why we are conducting the ballot.&rd...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News cuts education cuts education services England Industrial action local government school cuts schools Source Type: news

Reserved (low pay) seat threshold for 2019
UNISON’s principles of proportionality and fair representation means that some seats on elected bodies, including the NEC, are reserved for women and low-paid members, so that the make-up fairly represents the wider union. The definition of “low paid” reflects the median gross weekly earnings for all jobs (full time or part time) and is revised each year. The median gross weekly earnings figure for 2018/19 has been calculated in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings at £460, a 2.6% increase on last year. This means the cut-off wage for election to reserved (low pay) seats in the union is now &poun...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News activists elections Source Type: news

Modest increases indicate ongoing job growth for Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) 'President Bush understood that hiring people with disabilities benefits employers and our economy, as well as the individuals who gain greater independence,' noted Dr. O'Neill. 'When more employers recognize that they can rely on employees with disabilities, more job seekers with disabilities will effectively compete for jobs. Let's encourage employers across the nation to raise their expectations and honor his memory by hiring people with disabilities, thus providing opportunities for them to succeed.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Divide Continues Between Nations and Companies at United Nations Climate Talks
(KATOWICE, Poland) — Divisions deepened at the U.N. climate talks Thursday, pitting rich nations against poor ones, oil exporters against vulnerable island nations, and those governments prepared to act on global warming against those who want to wait and see. The stakes were raised by a scientific report that warned achieving the most ambitious target in the 2015 Paris climate accord to limit emissions is getting increasingly difficult. Fresh figures released this week showed that emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped the highest in seven years, making the task of cutting those emissions one day to zero e...
Source: TIME: Science - December 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: FRANK JORDANS / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate onetime Source Type: news

Survey: US Businesses Added 179K Jobs Last Month
U.S. businesses hired new workers at a solid pace in November, adding 179,000 jobs, according to a private survey. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Liberals drop contentious anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding
Contentious wording in Ottawa's summer jobs program that tied pro-choice beliefs on abortion to funding eligibility is being dropped after a backlash to what was styled last year as a values test. Instead, the federal Liberals have retooled the 2019 version of the Canada Summer Jobs program. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

What does expanded Medicaid mean for the health & work lives of enrollees? A lot
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A new study could help states that will soon expand Medicaid, or may add a work requirement, understand what might be in store. Nearly half of enrollees in Michigan's expanded Medicaid felt their physical health improved; more than a third cited better mental or dental health. Over two-thirds of those with jobs said coverage helped them do better at work; those who said their health had improved were four times as likely to say this. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthcare workers on the frontline need effective technology
Ewan Davis, CEO, Inidus, says that patient-centered care is important, but it's also necessary to deliver technology to make the jobs of healthcare workers easier and more enjoyable. Additionally, he shares his predictions and hopes for the future of the NHS. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Biotech to add local jobs to after FDA approval
After getting the green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals said it will add 28 full-time employees to sell and market its newest drug. About half of those jobs will be based in Coral Gables, Catalyst (Nasdaq: CPRX) CEO Patrick J. McEnany said. The new hires are part of the biopharmaceutical company's commercialization plan for Firdapse, which the FDA approved for sale last week. It's expected to be commercially available in the first quarter of 2019. Firdapse… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

Troubled Atlanta biomedical company MiMedx to slash 240 jobs, EY quits as auditor
Troubled Atlanta biomedical company MiMedx Group Inc. said Wednesday it will slash its workforce by approximately 240 full-time employees, or 24 percent of its total workforce. MiMedx also said accounting firm Ernst& Young LLP  has resigned as the company's auditor effective immediately. Of the jobs being cut, about half are sales personnel, MiMedx (OTC PINK: MDXG) said. The cost reductions also include various non-employee expenses. As a result of the realignment program, MiMedx said, its expects… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Save Our Services blog: The environmental health officer ’s tale
For SOS Day on 6 December, we asked our members working in safety related roles, such as environmental health, trading standards, social services and many others, to tell us about the reality of working to keep their communities safe under years of austerity. Here is the account of an environmental health officer. As an environmental health officer, I’m responsible for… …inspecting homes to make sure that standards are met and to improve the quality of homes. I conduct criminal investigations to prosecute rogue landlords who rent unlicensed and dangerous shared accommodation. Increasingly, we ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Blogs SOS local government Save Our Local Services save our services Source Type: news

Cochrane Fertility Regulation seeks new Co-ordinating Editor – flexible location
 TheCochrane Fertility Regulation Group (CFRG) is looking to appoint one or more new Co-ordinating Editor(s) to provide leadership of the Group. The CFRG is part of theCochrane Children& Families Network. This is an important opportunity to lead and shape the future development of a strategically important area of Cochrane ’s healthcare evidence coverage. The CFRG portfolio of reviews includes 81 active reviews and 13 protocols.Applications are welcomed from individuals based in any country. We invite applications from within existing Cochrane Groups and beyond, and also individuals interested in a job share...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Allegro: A new medical writer ’s views on an innovative approach to training
When I began applying for medical writing jobs I was surprised by the behaviour that I encountered with healthcare communications agencies: messages were lost, the replies came very... The post Allegro: A new medical writer’s views on an innovative approach to training appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare. (Source: Ashfield Healthcare News)
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Healthcare Communications Source Type: news

Redundancies raise their heads
UNISON branches in England and Wales are gearing up to defend members after the University of Gloucester and Cardiff University both announced plans for redundancies to deal with funding shortages. Gloucester warned unions at the weekend that it plans to cut 100 posts as it seeks to make savings of around £5m as part of its ‘Securing a Sustainable Future’ plan. The university has recently opened a new £16m business school, and a new sports centre is close to being completed. The local branch said it has been “aware for some time” that the university is trying to make savings, and had bee...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article education education services higher ed higher education redundancies redundancy universities Source Type: news

$60M investment and 90+ jobs: OhioHealth teams with for-profit concierge for senior care
OhioHealth Corp. is teaming up with a for-profit practice that specializes in concierge-like healthcare for low-income, chronically ill seniors. The first clinics are expected to open next fall in Hilltop, East Side and Linden or northeast Columbus. It's the first joint venture with a nonprofit health system for Miami-based ChenMed LLC, which has been financed in other markets by a social enterprise-focused private equity fund and deals with insurers. “We do expect going forward this will serve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

$60M investment and 90+ jobs: OhioHealth teams with for-profit concierge for senior care
OhioHealth Corp. is teaming up with a for-profit practice that specializes in concierge-like healthcare for low-income, chronically ill seniors. The first clinics are expected to open next fall in Hilltop, East Side and Linden or northeast Columbus. It's the first joint venture with a nonprofit health system for Miami-based ChenMed LLC, which has been financed in other markets by a social enterprise-focused private equity fund and deals with insurers. “We do expect going forward this will serve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news