News about Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare
Latest news articles in the life-science, healthcare, medical device, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sectors.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a technical note (TN) that challenges the common misconception that there is significant variation in high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD) peak area response of oligosaccharides. TN 133: HPAE-PAD Peak Area Resp
Genevac, world leaders in solvent removal technology, has over 20 year’s experience of supplying evaporators for removal of solvents from oil, fat and fuel samples. Oils, fats and fuels are normally isolated from natural sources using extraction or separation techniques that present the final sample in a solution of organic solvent. Before analysis such samples must be dried or concentrated....
A survey finding specialists accounting for less revenue to hospitals reflects changes putting more emphasis on primary care as the Affordable Care Act is implemented.
Federal officials highlight significant differences among some facilities' prices but are noncommittal about whether they might do the same reporting of physician charges.
CMS always has kept a close eye on physician billing and is focusing on the connection between electronic health records and a growing number of higher-level codes. Doctors say that concern is misplaced — but some are getting cautious with coding.
More than 3 million low-income people are projected to stay without coverage in states not expanding, but primary care access problems could hit expansion states.
Several studies suggest that lower-than-expected health spending growth reflects systemic changes, not just the most recent economic downturn.
An Ohio Supreme Court ruling highlights differences among states on protections for doctors to express sympathy to patients without the threat of being sued.
Tools to evaluate how health care facilities perform ethically are in their infancy. The VA Health Care System hopes others can benefit from its experience.
Connected coverage — selected articles on trends, challenges and controversies in the changing world of medicine.
Illnesses caused by the bacterium remain at historically high levels, while most other health care-associated infections are declining.
Trends are being sorted out as claims of misdiagnosis and other legal challenges increase, and recordkeeping improves, in a fast-growing specialty.
Physician witnesses tell lawmakers that stable payments and a commitment of federal resources are needed to move Medicare beyond fee-for-service.
Guidelines call for screening adolescents and adults ages 15 to 65 who are not known to be at increased risk for HIV infection.
A researcher finds a way to attach identities to nameless records, but information collected by physician practices is not likely to carry the same risks.
Some hospitals have been successful by launching apps that give patients access to their medical records. Physician practices might find similar interest.
Proteintech Europe are pleased to announce that they have been awarded ISO 9001:2008 BSI Accreditation. The award was made through URS Certification (http://www.urscertification.com/) a world leader in assessing business processes against internation...
An SMO business has reached the final shortlist in Lancashire’s premier business awards.MAC Clinical Research, based in the Bispham area of Blackpool, have been finalised in a hat-trick of categories including Creative Business, E-Business and...
d·HEALTH Barcelona seeks radical change in innovation in the healthcare sector. It goes beyond traditional classes and submerges participants in a hospital setting, where they will gain first-hand experience of...