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National Commission on Vision and Health Company Profile

08:08 EST 23rd November 2017 | BioPortfolio

The National Commission on Vision and Health strives to improve the nation's visual health by collaborating with science and health policy experts to ensure informed analysis and policy recommendations in order to prevent blindness, improve vision and eliminate vision health disparities. The multidisciplinary commission publishes consensuses reports from its ten-person leadership team, comprised of optometrists, ophthalmologists, a dentist, a physician assistant, a state health department chronic disease program specialist, a Medicaid policy specialist, the executive director of the National Medical Association, and a CDC disabilities specialist. For more information visit www.visionandhealth.org.


News Articles [2480 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

National Vision Holdings, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (“National Vision”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rela...

Speaker: Vision care should continue to be essential health care

Vision screenings and vision health care, especially for children, should continue to be treated as an essential health benefit, a speaker said at the Prevent Blindness 2017 Focus on Eye Health Nation...

[Comment] Africa and health: a Commission to accelerate success

The final results of a 4-year project to analyse the challenges and opportunities for health in sub-Saharan Africa are now published as a Lancet Commission—The Path to Longer and Healthier Lives for...

Laying the foundation for a lifetime of eye health

After life itself, it is said that God’s great gift is vision. 80 percent of what we learn is through vision. Babies are not born with perfect vision. They develop vision over time. A child who neve...

European Commission awards Antares Vision a grant for new technology

The European Commission (EC) has awarded Antares Vision, provider of serialisation-based track and trace solutions for the pharma industry, a grant for the development of new technology for the inspec...

Researchers predict greater need for low vision services

The exponential growth in the prevalence of low vision with age reflects the increased risk of vision loss as a result of age-related eye disease each year, according to researchers utilizing data fro...

“It’s my care—please share” . . . and other stories

41% about me without meThe slogan “No decision about me without me” was adopted by health secretary Andrew Lansley in 2010 as part of his vision for liberating the National Health Service. At that...

SUNY downstate receives $2 million for research into vision-threatening diseases

(SUNY Downstate Medical Center) Brahim Chaqour, PhD, professor of cell biology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received two awards to support research into treatment of current...

PubMed Articles [5785 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of regional project to strengthen national health research systems in four countries in West Africa: lessons learned.

Since the Commission on Health Research for Development (COHRED) published its flagship report, more attention has been focused on strengthening national health research systems (NHRS). This paper eva...

Incorporation of new medicines by the National Commission for Incorporation of Technologies, 2012 to June 2016.

The National Commission for incorporation of Health Technologies (CONITEC), established in 2011, advises the Ministry of Health in decisions related to the incorporation, exclusion or change of medici...

The prevalence of vision loss due to ocular trauma in the Australian National Eye Health Survey.

To determine the prevalence of vision loss due to ocular trauma in Australia.

Recruitment and Testing Protocol in the National Eye Health Survey: A Population-Based Eye Study in Australia.

To present the recruitment and testing methodology of the National Eye Health Survey (NEHS), a population-based study that aimed to determine the prevalence and causes of vision impairment and blindne...

The validity of self-report of eye diseases in participants with vision loss in the National Eye Health Survey.

We assessed the validity and reliability of self-report of eye disease in participants with unilateral vision loss (presenting visual acuity worse than 6/12 in the worse eye and equal to or better tha...

Clinical Trials [4158 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Retrospective and Prospective Observational Study of MRI Changes in Bone and Visceral Lesions of Patients With Type 1 Gaucher Disease Treated With VPRIV® (Velaglucerase Alfa)

This study with standardized reading MRIs, will provide for the first time objective and quantified data on organomegaly (liver and spleen volumes) as well as bone alteration (Bone Marrow ...

Low-vision Rehabilitation Program for Low-vision Patients and Care Givers

To evaluate health related quality of life (HRQoL) of low-vision patients and their care givers undergoing low-vision rehabilitation program (LVRP).

China PEACE Millions Persons Project

China PEACE Millions Persons Project is a national screening project for cardiovascular disease in China. This Project was approved by National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC...

Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation

Vision loss can result in feelings of frustration, helplessness, anxiety, depression, and anger, which compromise a person's activities of everyday living. While emotional distress may res...

Low Vision Intervention Trial II (LOVIT II)

This study will determine if the interdisciplinary team low vision rehabilitation program is more effective than basic low vision care provided by an optometrist working alone in improving...

Companies [3857 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

National Commission on Vision and Health

The National Commission on Vision and Health strives to improve the nation's visual health by collaborating with science and health policy experts to ensure informed analysis and policy recommendation...

One Health Commission

The One Health Commission represents a call for greater cooperation across multiple disciplines at the local, national and global level to achieve optimal health for people, domestic animals, wildlife...

Certification Commission for Health Information Technology

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) and an Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Authorized Cer...

National Vision Holdings, Inc.

National Vision is one of the largest optical retail companies in the United States with 980 retail stores and 19 consumer websites. National Vision offers a variety of products a...

The National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO)

Steve Holden, President of Davis Vision has joined the NASHO Board of Directors as a new director. Davis Vision is one of the nation’s leading managed vision care companies w...

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