Vast majority of violent crime goes unreported in metro Atlanta: Hospital study
New partnership helps communities act on anonymous data. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Deal of the Week: Lovelace acquires major health care provider
One goal of the partnership, according to Lovelace officials: to better serve New Mexico's rural communities, which often have little access to cardiology care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rachel Sams Source Type: news

Deal of the Week: Lovelace acquires major health care provider
One goal of the partnership, according to Lovelace officials: to better serve New Mexico's rural communities, which often have little access to cardiology care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rachel Sams Source Type: news

Safety for Frontline Health Workers Paramount to Ebola Response and Global Health Security
November 09, 2018The threat in DRC may no longer be containable and could become endemic.US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert Redfield came to Capitol Hill in Washington Monday with an ominous warning:The current Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now so serious that it might not be containable and could become endemic.TheWorld Health Organization (WHO) reports this week that there are now 300 cases of the virus and 186 deaths since the outbreak was declared four months ago. Twenty-seven health workers have been infected and three have died.Key to ending the ...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Arab-American Frontiers Symposium Held in Kuwait City
The sixth Arab-American Frontiers Symposium of Science, Engineering, and Medicine was held earlier this week in Kuwait City in partnership with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The symposium brought together over 100 young researchers from the U.S. and 12 Arab countries to discuss cutting-edge advances in big data, water systems, microbiome, air quality, and next generation buildings and infrastructure. More information on the Arab-American Frontiers program and symposia can be found here. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - November 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

An Impatient Truth
15 years ago, I introduced the concept of patient centricity at our first ‘Patient Summits’ in London and Philadelphia. At the time, the idea was somewhat alien; pharmaceutical executives were more interested in patient compliance, the science of getting patients to take their medicine as instructed, and driving sales through repeat prescriptions.The existing language of the day was aggressive. It was all about ‘capturing’ market share and ‘dominating’ the minds of customers. I’ll never forget being berated by one delegate because a conference talk had deviated from the agenda &nda...
Source: EyeForPharma - November 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Simms Source Type: news

Sudan: QRCS Dispatches Convoy to North Kordofan State
[SNA] Al-Obied -The Qatar Red Crescent Society(QRCS) in collaboration with Hamad Medical Foundation and in partnership with Sudanese Red Crescent Society dispatched a medical convoy to North Kordofan State for treating eye diseases and combating blindness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health plans continue Medicare partnership
The region ’s two largest health plans are seeing good results from a partnership launched in January for Medicare recipients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Lovelace Health System acquires state ’s largest private cardiology practice
One of the state's top health care systems just got a little larger. Lovelace Health System has acquired the New Mexico Heart Institute, New Mexico's largest private cardiology practice, Lovelace announced Thursday. "By fully integrating the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center and NMHI, we will be able to offer improved continuity of care and a more seamless patient experience. This partnership also provides an opportunity to better serve the rural communities of New Mexico… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Collin Krabbe Source Type: news

CareerFusion to the Next Level with CareerFusion 2
Call for Speaker Abstract Submissions is Now Open,Re-Launch Special Tuition and Sponsor Fees Are in EffectDaytona Beach, FL – November 01, 2018 –CareerFusion, one of dentistry ’s first professional development workshop platforms is being updated and relaunched as CareerFusion 2. CareerFusion 2 is a dedicated group of multi-generational, inter-disciplinary thought-leaders, coaches and mentors who help their clinical colleagues achieve professional development, personal growth and optimal life balance during each phase of their careers. According to company founder Beth Thompson, RDH, “...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Passport saved millions through partnership with Louisville startup — here's how
In just six months, Passport Health Plan has saved millions of dollars through a partnership with a local data-analytics firm that specializes in preventing preterm births. The firm, a Louisville startup called Lucina Health Inc., said it has helped Passport reduce the number of preterm births of its health plan enrollees by 13.5 percent. Passport is one of five health insurers that partner with Kentucky government to administer its Medicaid program. It's a nonprofi t corporation with about 308,000… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Fit and proper person test used as ‘sword against managers’
Fit and proper person regulations are increasingly being used “merely as a sword against managers”, according to the head of the Managers in Partnership trade union. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and more pharmas made big bets on digital health in Q3 2018
MobiHealthNews tracked investments, pilots, partnerships and app launches from major pharma companies during the quarter. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Life Image teams up with Mendel.ai
Medical image-sharing software provider Life Image has formed a strategic partnership...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammosphere debuts patient engagement platform LifeImage debuts image, information sharing application LifeImage releases new Clinical Connector software LifeImage partners with Google Cloud LifeImage unveils new image-sharing platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mount Sinai and AllerGenis, LLC announce partnership to bring novel, precision diagnostics to food allergy patients
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) AllerGenis, LLC, a data-driven diagnostic company, announced a partnership agreement with Mount Sinai Health System to develop and commercialize technology for improved food allergy detection and patient management. The diagnostic technology will provide information to both patients and clinicians. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Otis Brawley, Face of ACS, to Step Down as Chief Medical Officer
(MedPage Today) -- Report cites Brawley's concern over corporate partnerships at ACS (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AAFP to HHS: Let Physicians Transform Their Practices
In response to a request for information, the AAFP urged HHS'Office of Inspector General to confirm that any new CMS action would " allow for physician collaboration and partnerships to improve care delivery and appropriate beneficiary incentives. " (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - November 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ProHealth Care buys prime site in Delafield
ProHealth Care bought 17.8 acres adjacent to its joint-venture partner Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin ’s facility in Delafield. ProHealth Care paid $3.5 million for the property, according to a deed filed Friday with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. The seller was a limited partnership related to Fiduciary Real Estate Development of Milwaukee, the document said. A ProHealth spokeswoman said Tuesday the Pewaukee-based health care system has “no immediate plans” for the parcel on Golf… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

ProHealth Care buys prime site in Delafield
ProHealth Care bought 17.8 acres adjacent to its joint-venture partner Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin ’s facility in Delafield. ProHealth Care paid $3.5 million for the property, according to a deed filed Friday with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. The seller was a limited partnership related to Fiduciary Real Estate Development of Milwaukee, the document said. A ProHealth spokeswoman said Tuesday the Pewaukee-based health care system has “no immediate plans” for the parcel on Golf… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Intelerad partners with EnvoyAI
Canadian PACS vendor Intelerad Medical Systems is partnering with artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Intelerad scores PACS contract in Mo. Intelerad launches new patient portal Intelerad appoints new CEO EnvoyAI completes 1st installation at Wake Radiology EnvoyAI, TeraRecon, and Insignia to bring AI to U.K. Imaging Biometrics and EnvoyAI announce partnership (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tampa General radiology center is in the works near St. Joseph's Riverview campus
A radiology center is planned for Riverview in the Shoppes of Southbay retail center. The project dubbed the Tower Radiology Center would be located at 10615 Big Bend Road near the southern campus for St. Joseph's Hospital. Tower Radiology, the largest physician owned and operated outpatient radiology practice in Tampa Bay, according to its site, recently entered into a partnershi p with Tampa General Hospital in October. The center will be operated by both as part of the partnership. Applicant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Network influences on the development and implementation of active transportation policies in six U.S. cities - Zwald ML, Eyler AA, Haire-Joshu D, Handy SL, Harris JK, Moreland-Russell S, Brownson RC.
Many communities have prioritized policy and built environment changes to promote active transportation (AT). However, limited information exists on the partnerships and processes necessary to develop and implement such policy and environmental changes, pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

500,000 patients to benefit from new NHS partnerships and technologies
Patients could benefit from faster access to treatment under two new programmes, which identify innovative technologies and treatments then speed up their uptake across the wider NHS. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NSF announces awards to shape the human-technology partnership for the well-being of workers and their productivity
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing over $25 million in 26 projects to advance the cognitive and physical capabilities of workers in the context of human-technology interactions. These new awards will address critical social, technical, educational and economic needs in the workplace. The awards were issued under the Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (FW-HTF), one of 10 Big Ideas for ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=297116&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - November 5, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cancer Society Executive Resigns Amid Upset Over Corporate Partnerships
The American Cancer Society ’ s fund-raising alliances with Herbalife and others have stirred concerns, and influenced the departure of its chief medical officer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Philanthropy Cancer Ethics and Official Misconduct Advertising and Marketing American Cancer Society Herbalife Ltd Otis Brawley Long John Silver's Source Type: news

Are You Ready for the Factory of the Future?
There’s a lot of data tied up in medical device manufacturing processes—but it’s been challenging to capture and process this information from historically independent and disjointed machines and processes, say experts. In addition, skilled operators with a deep understanding of such processes have often served as the keepers of the knowledge. Connecting those processes and machines so that they can communicate with each other and then collecting and analyzing the data from those processes could yield several benefits. Such connected, highly automated environmentsâ...
Source: MDDI - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Assembly and Automation Source Type: news

Cook Medical inks deal to distribute Taewoong Medical Niti-S esophageal stents
Cook Medical said today that it inked a collaborative deal with South Korean Taewoong Medical to distribute a selection of the company’s stents in the U.S. The deal includes Taewoong’s Niti-S Through The Scope esophageal stent, which is the flagship product of the company’s Niti-S self-expandable line of metal gastrointestinal stents, Cook said. The Niti-S TTS esophageal stent is intended for use in treating certain esophageal strictures caused by malignant tumors, Bloomington, Ind.-based Cook Medical said. The system is deployed through a 10.5 French delivery system which Cook said is unique to the ...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Stents Cook Medical taewoongmedical Source Type: news

FDA, DoD formalize medical product development deal
The FDA said last Friday that it and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Health Affairs inked a Memorandum of Understanding to support medical product development  intended to support military personnel. The deal creates a framework through which the FDA and DOD can implement “enhanced engagements” that were part of a law passed by Congress last year. “We’re extremely grateful to the men and women who defend our nation, often at great personal risk and sacrifice. It’s our honor and duty to support our military personnel by ensuring they have access to safe and effective medic...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Research & Development U.S. Department of Defense Source Type: news

Ambitious Agenda, Ambitious Financing? UNGA Shows a Long Way Still to Go for SDGs
Discussions around the strategy’s launch revealed plenty of evidence recognising the urgency of transforming economic and financial systems to advance sustainable development. Research by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched on the morning of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting, points to alarming trends in several of the SDGs.Four hundred million people are likely to be living in extreme poverty in 2030; there is slow progress in reducing inequalities in wealth, income or gender; world hunger is on the rise; and access to safe water and sanitation is actually in decline in some countries.T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Garett and Kathryn Tobin Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Nigeria:Accountability and Inclusiveness in the Health Sector - DRPC Organizes Retreats for Kano OGP
[Nigeria Health Watch] As part of efforts to hold government accountable to its promises through enhanced inclusiveness, transparency and accountability in governance, the development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC) in partnership with the Women in Media (WIM) under the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health At Scale, PACFaH@Scale is organized a two day retreat for the Open Government Partnership, Kano as a way of improving engagement in governance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

StataCorp LLC and Code Ocean partner to accelerate reproducible research with code
(Code Ocean) StataCorp and Code Ocean announce a partnership enabling researchers to share Stata software code on Code Ocean, a computational reproducibility platform for researchers to share, discover, and run code. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Freddie Mercury Didn ’t Want to Be a ‘Poster Boy’ for AIDS — But He and Other Celebrities Played a Key Role in Its History
In the new biopic about Freddie Mercury — Bohemian Rhapsody, in theaters Friday — the Queen lead singer (played by Rami Malek) has one request when he tells his bandmates about his HIV diagnosis: that they keep the news private, because he doesn’t want to be a “poster boy” for AIDS or a “cautionary tale.” While Mercury is remembered more for his music than for anything, his health status did in fact become public just days before he died of complications of AIDS-related pneumonia on Nov. 24, 1991, at the age of 45. And in fact, even if the timeline of his diagnosis in real life doe...
Source: TIME: Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized health movies Music Source Type: news

Encompass Health presents $250,000 gift to Tuskegee University
A $250,000 commitment from Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) will assist in finding scholarships for nursing and occupational therapy students in Tuskegee University ’s School of Nursing and Allied Health.  The philanthropic partnership with Tuskegee represents the company’s first university partnership with a historically black college or university.  A portion of Encompass Health’s gift will benefit the university’s endowment, ensuring the scholars hip are awarded into perpetuity. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Just one in 10 locum GPs interested in future partnership role
Just around one in 10 locum GPs would consider taking on a partnership role in the future, a major survey of locum GPs has revealed.  In our sister publication Pulse's first ever survey of locum GPs, only 13% answered yes to whether they would‘ever’ become a partner in future, while 65% said no and the remainder that they did not know.  The main barriers appear to be a lack of a financial incentive and concerns regarding partner workloads. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 2, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice development Practice management Premises Latest News Source Type: news

Eating Veggies Is Fun! An Implementation Pilot Study in Partnership With a YMCA in South Los Angeles
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

The Partnership for Digital Healthis Coming to Frontiers Health
15 - 16 November 2018, Berlin, Germany. The initiative co-founded by Egon Zehnder and including partners Sanofi, SAP and Qiagen, is one of the most forward-thinking partnerships for promoting innovation in digital health in Europe. This year on November 15 in Berlin, Frontiers Health will host the annual European Digital Health Day. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - November 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Power Player 2018: Dr. Steve Motew
In the last year, Novant Health has increased its partnerships with area universities and other health care providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Power Player 2018: Dr. Steve Motew
In the last year, Novant Health has increased its partnerships with area universities and other health care providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Swedish GP provider launches video consultations in the NHS
A Swedish GP provider offering video consultations has launched its service in the NHS.  Forty practices in North West Surrey are now offering GP video consultations following a partnership between North West Surrey integrated care services (NICS) GP federation and LIVI, the video consultation provider. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 1, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patients Practice development Latest News Source Type: news

Folsom's StemExpress lands international distribution deal
Folsom-based StemExpress' bone marrow-based stem cells are set to hit the global market, as the company has entered a partnership with international distributor Biological Industries USA.   Biological Industries USA is the Cromwell, Connecticut-based arm of Biological Industries Israel Beit Haemek Ltd., a biological supply company based in Israel. The company received nonexclusive distribution rights for StemExpress' human bone marrow-based stem cell products. StemExpress' produc ts are typically… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Here's what to expect as open enrollment for health plans kicks off in Oregon
Consumers this week can begin choosing among 51 different plans, including a unique partnership between Moda and Legacy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Here's what to expect as open enrollment for health plans kicks off in Oregon
Consumers this week can begin choosing among 51 different plans, including a unique partnership between Moda and Legacy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Medical device security gets a boost
Suzanne Schwartz, Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships at the FDA, shared insights and advice on medical device security, including cybersecurity attack response and best practices for CIOs and CTOs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Practice staff to be protected by new'zero tolerance' policy against abuse from patients
GP practice staff will be protected by a new'zero tolerance' policy aiming to reduce the number of assaults on NHS staff.  The measures are part of a new violence reduction strategy launched by the Department of Health and Social Care to better protect NHS staff from attacks and abuse.  A new zero-tolerance approach will be adopted and a partnership between the NHS, police and Crown Prosecution Service will aim to see offenders prosecuted quickly. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - October 31, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick HR Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Is the United Nations in Kenya Fit For Purpose?
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Siddharth Chatterjee the UN Resident Coordinator discuss youth unemployment in Kenya. Credit: State House KenyaBy Yusuf HassanNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 2018 (IPS)The United Nations globally is witnessing some of the most ambitious reforms led by the UN Secretary General Mr. Antonio Guterres. Most relevant to us in Kenya is the entire reform of the development system and how the UN will adapt to a fast-changing development environment. The countdown to the ambitious SDGs is already on, and the Agenda 2030 timeline implies we should already have gone one-fifth of the way towards all the targets. Ken...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yusuf Hassan Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Vivli to use Cochrane vocabulary to power Vivli ’s search
Cochrane and Vivli formalise partnership aimed at accelerating global medical researchCochrane and Vivli are pleased to announce their partnership aimed at helping health researchers move faster toward new treatments and cures. The first phase of the partnership has been to work together to use the Cochrane ontology to power the Vivli search. Clinical trials included or cited on the Vivli platform are annotated using the Cochrane PICO ontology and vocabulary.  Vivli is a non-profit organization that promotes clinical trial data sharing via a platform designed to serve all elements of the international research communi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Rocking Midwest Chapter MLA!
Fall is a busy season for staff in the Greater Midwest Region office, this season took our team to exciting locations such as Traverse City, MI (cherry pies!), Springfield, IL (Lincoln!), St. Cloud, MN (Eh…Juno?), and Cleveland, OH (rock and roll!). In particular, our team worked hard to debut two new courses at the Midwest Chapter MLA meeting in Cleveland from October 5-8. Precision Medicine One of these courses was Open Science for Health Sciences Librarians, which was developed by content expert, Erin Foster from Indiana University (not the University of Indiana, I get it, I get it) in partnership with Sam Watson...
Source: The Cornflower - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: Conferences and Meetings General Source Type: news

NuVasive posts mixed bag Q3
NuVasive (NSDQ:NUVA) today released third quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations for revenue but missed on earnings per share consensus. The San Diego-based company posted profits of $15.9 million, or 56¢ per share, on sales of $271.3 million for the three months ended September 30, seeing profits shrink 52.5% while sales grew 9.8% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were 56¢, just behind the 62¢ consensus on The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $265.4 million. “Our third quarter results reflect accelerated ye...
Source: Mass Device - October 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Nuvasive Source Type: news

Carbon Health merges with Direct Urgent Care, pairs mobile patient app with physical care services
The collective entity offers its vertically-integrated service to patients in Northern California, and is eyeing platform partnerships elsewhere in the country.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 30, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UAB to play Auburn in new Mike Slive Invitational basketball game
Birmingham sports marketing firm Knight Eady, in partnership with the Mike Slive Foundation, will host a basketball event in December that will pay homage to the legacy of former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. The Mike Slive Invitational, which will be held Dec. 15 at Legacy Arena, will feature at matchup between Auburn University and UAB. The event, building on last year's BHM JAM, has been developed to support the Mike Slive Foundation and initiatives that were important to the former commissioner… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news