Awareness: The act of "taking account" of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of, nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.Professional-Patient Relations: Interactions between health personnel and patients.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Psychotherapeutic Processes: Experiential, attitudinal, emotional, or behavioral phenomena occurring during the course of treatment. They apply to the patient or therapist (i.e., nurse, doctor, etc.) individually or to their interaction. (American Psychological Association: Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Transference (Psychology): The unconscious transfer to others (including psychotherapists) of feelings and attitudes which were originally associated with important figures (parents, siblings, etc.) in one's early life.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.United StatesPublic-Private Sector Partnerships: An organizational enterprise between a public sector agency, federal, state or local, and a private sector entity. Skills and assets of each sector are shared to deliver a service or facility for the benefit or use of the general public.Hospital Shared Services: Cooperation among hospitals for the purpose of sharing various departmental services, e.g., pharmacy, laundry, data processing, etc.Intraoperative Awareness: Occurence of a patient becoming conscious during a procedure performed under GENERAL ANESTHESIA and subsequently having recall of these events. (From Anesthesiology 2006, 104(4): 847-64.)Psychotherapy: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.Foundations: Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures: A formal financial agreement made between one or more physicians and a hospital to provide ambulatory alternative services to those patients who do not require hospitalization.Psychoanalytic Therapy: A form of psychiatric treatment, based on Freudian principles, which seeks to eliminate or diminish the undesirable effects of unconscious conflicts by making the patient aware of their existence, origin, and inappropriate expression in current emotions and behavior.Hospital Administrators: Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of hospitals.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Remote Consultation: Consultation via remote telecommunications, generally for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of a patient at a site remote from the patient or primary physician.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE established in 1990 to "provide indexing, abstracting, translating, publishing, and other services leading to a more effective and timely dissemination of information on research, demonstration projects, and evaluations with respect to health care to public and private entities and individuals engaged in the improvement of health care delivery..." It supersedes the National Center for Health Services Research. The United States Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Managed Competition: A strategy for purchasing health care in a manner which will obtain maximum value for the price for the purchasers of the health care and the recipients. The concept was developed primarily by Alain Enthoven of Stanford University and promulgated by the Jackson Hole Group. The strategy depends on sponsors for groups of the population to be insured. The sponsor, in some cases a health alliance, acts as an intermediary between the group and competing provider groups (accountable health plans). The competition is price-based among annual premiums for a defined, standardized benefit package. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)Dolphins: Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Cognitive Therapy: A direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Organizational Affiliation: Formal relationships established between otherwise independent organizations. These include affiliation agreements, interlocking boards, common controls, hospital medical school affiliations, etc.Models, Organizational: Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Asteraceae: A large plant family of the order Asterales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. The family is also known as Compositae. Flower petals are joined near the base and stamens alternate with the corolla lobes. The common name of "daisy" refers to several genera of this family including Aster; CHRYSANTHEMUM; RUDBECKIA; TANACETUM.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Diffusion of Innovation: The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.Capital Financing: Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.Consumer Advocacy: The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Telemedicine: Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Quality Improvement: The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Patient Care Team: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Perception: The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Hospital Administration: Management of the internal organization of the hospital.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Personnel, Hospital: The individuals employed by the hospital.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Psychotherapy, Brief: Any form of psychotherapy designed to produce therapeutic change within a minimal amount of time, generally not more than 20 sessions.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Safety Management: The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Helping Behavior: Behaviors associated with the giving of assistance or aid to individuals.Orchidaceae: A plant family of the order Orchidales, subclass Liliidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). All orchids have the same bilaterally symmetrical flower structure, with three sepals, but the flowers vary greatly in color and shape.Patients: Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.Mindfulness: A psychological state of awareness, the practices that promote this awareness, a mode of processing information and a character trait. As a therapy mindfulness is defined as a moment-to-moment awareness of one's experience without judgment and as a state and not a trait.Implosive Therapy: A method for extinguishing anxiety by a saturation exposure to the feared stimulus situation or its substitute.Hierarchy, Social: Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Genes, Chloroplast: Those nucleic acid sequences that function as units of heredity which are located within the CHLOROPLAST DNA.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Healthcare Financing: Methods of generating, allocating, and using financial resources in healthcare systems.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Patient Participation: Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Trust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Insurance Pools: An organization of insurers or reinsurers through which particular types of risk are shared or pooled. The risk of high loss by a particular insurance company is transferred to the group as a whole (the insurance pool) with premiums, losses, and expenses shared in agreed amounts.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Women: Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Community Networks: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.Hawaii: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)Medical Errors: Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.Psychological Theory: Principles applied to the analysis and explanation of psychological or behavioral phenomena.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Family Therapy: A form of group psychotherapy. It involves treatment of more than one member of the family simultaneously in the same session.Great BritainInformation Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Organizational Culture: Beliefs and values shared by all members of the organization. These shared values, which are subject to change, are reflected in the day to day management of the organization.IndiaCost Control: The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Organizational Innovation: Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.Defense Mechanisms: Unconscious process used by an individual or a group of individuals in order to cope with impulses, feelings or ideas which are not acceptable at their conscious level; various types include reaction formation, projection and self reversal.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.SingaporeSocial Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: A private, voluntary, not-for-profit organization which establishes standards for the operation of health facilities and services, conducts surveys, and awards accreditation.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Physical Therapists: Persons trained in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY to make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction.Atlantic Islands: Widely scattered islands in the Atlantic Ocean as far north as the AZORES and as far south as the South Sandwich Islands, with the greatest concentration found in the CARIBBEAN REGION. They include Annobon Island, Ascension, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, Fernando Po (also called Isla de Bioko and Bioko), Gough Island, Madeira, Sao Tome and Principe, Saint Helena, and Tristan da Cunha.Clinical Protocols: Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Cost of Illness: The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.Information Services: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Health Maintenance Organizations: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Immunization Programs: Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Patient Safety: Efforts to reduce risk, to address and reduce incidents and accidents that may negatively impact healthcare consumers.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Online Systems: Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)Capacity Building: Organizational development including enhancement of management structures, processes and procedures, within organizations and among different organizations and sectors to meet present and future needs.National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. It was established in 1948.Psychotherapy, Group: A form of therapy in which two or more patients participate under the guidance of one or more psychotherapists for the purpose of treating emotional disturbances, social maladjustments, and psychotic states.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Consciousness: Sense of awareness of self and of the environment.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Infection Control: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.Health Facility Administrators: Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of health care facilities such as nursing homes.Malaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Knowledge: The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.Databases, Factual: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.Medical Informatics: The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.Tertiary Healthcare: Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Behavior Therapy: The application of modern theories of learning and conditioning in the treatment of behavior disorders.Nurses: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Indian Ocean: A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289)Public Relations: Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Unconscious (Psychology): Those forces and content of the mind which are not ordinarily available to conscious awareness or to immediate recall.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Medical Records Systems, Computerized: Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.United States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Risk Management: The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
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The Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA) was created by veterinary organizations including the American Animal Hospital Association, ... Partners for Healthy Pets works to ensure that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a ... AAHA works to spread credible pet health information and raise awareness about accreditation of veterinary hospitals. AAHA's ... A 2011 survey of veterinary professionals revealed that declining pet healthcare visits are recognized as a problem and ...
The Alliance raises awareness and political commitment to improve the safety of care and facilitates the development of patient ... The CSPS is committed to the following goals and objectives: Raise awareness among the public, healthcare leaders, and members ... "About the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-08-27 ... 2003). "Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative: A Systems Approach for Achieving Perfect Health care". Health Affairs. 22 (5 ...
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The Sullivan Alliance became a 501c.3. non-profit organization in 2011. The Sullivan Alliance: (1) raises awareness of the ... WEDI is an authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care ... Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research (USCAHDR) consortium includes NIMHD, The Sullivan Alliance; and The ... The Sullivan Alliance actively participates in a project funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to train mid-level dental ...
... will occur in early October each year to raise awareness and encourage action on mental health care policy. Helping Families in ... which was noted in National Review and has been endorsed by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ... HR2646 contains a number of provisions that will serve to reform mental health care for those Americans with serious mental ... Mental Health Crisis Day National Review National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). ...
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The Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE) is a non-profit coalition of European charities all connected with improving healthcare ... It represents a range of patient groups from across Europe whose mutual goal is to drive stroke prevention and awareness and ... The Stroke Alliance for Europe was formed by the European Parliament in 2004. SAFE Website. ...
... "launch a national wake-up call to promote public and healthcare professional awareness of this serious medical condition that ... The National Blood Clot Alliance or NBCA for short (Formerly known as the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia or ... is a United States nationwide not for profit alliance of patients and medical professionals committed to raising awareness ... FindArticles - CDC Awards NBCA Funding to Improve Blood Clot Awareness U.S. Newswire, September, 2007 NBCA Official Web Site ...
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance educates health care professionals and raises public awareness of the risks and symptoms ... Since 2002, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance has been working to save the lives of women by helping healthcare ... The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the advocacy arm of the ovarian cancer movement. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance ... Increasing awareness that early recognition of symptoms is the best way to save lives; Educating medical and other healthcare ...
The Global Alliance for Rabies Control works to unite rabies stakeholders to increase awareness and support for rabies ... Inequality in access to preventive health care and proven control methods means that around 59,000 people, almost all in Africa ... In 2007, the Global Alliance for Rabies Control created World Rabies Day, an annual global day of awareness on September 28, ... "Alliance for Rabies Control , Global Alliance for Rabies Control". rabiesalliance.org. Retrieved 2017-08-08. "EDUCATE, ...
... and healthcare providers that have helped raised awareness of sepsis in the community. Held in New York City, Sepsis Heroes was ... In 2011, Sepsis Alliance launched Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis Awareness Month is promoted every September through social ... "Sepsis Alliance Survey Reveals Over 60% of Americans Don't Know Sepsis". Sepsis Awareness. October 12, 2010. Archived from the ... Sepsis Alliance is a voluntary health organization dedicated to raising awareness of sepsis by educating patients, families, ...
APALA also works to build awareness of the labor movement among Asian-Pacific American workers. Second, APALA works to build ... and health care industries. Most recently, APALA has been working with the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the ... The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance was founded on May 1, 1992 when 500 Asian-Pacific American labor activists met to ... The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) is a nonprofit organization of Asian-Pacific American trade union members ...
The Alliance brings together doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to advocate for better responses to climate ... UKHACC emphasises the health co-benefits of tackling climate change, and raises awareness about the relationship between health ... "UK health services unprepared for climate change, warns major new health alliance". Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. 2016-03- ... "Members of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change". www.ukhealthalliance.org. Retrieved 2017-12-04. UK Health Alliance on ...
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"WHO , World Alliance for Patient Safety". Who.int. 2004-10-27. Retrieved 2015-04-23. Sivathasan N, Rakowski KR, Robertson BF, ... By following a few critical steps, health care professionals can minimize the most common and avoidable risks endangering the ... It is important to increase awareness of this safety initiative. Before the patient undergoes anaesthesia, the patient must ... The World Alliance for Patient Safety initiated work on the Challenge in January 2007. The checklist essentially identifies ...
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The NHC played a key role in lobbying for health care reform legislation in 2009 and 2010. For example the NHC sent numerous ... "Fred Friendly Seminars to raise awareness about the issues surrounding chronic illness." [3] Retrieved on 2009-01-04. National ... International Alliance of Patients' Organizations Governing Board, Community Health Charities Board of Directors, and the ... Its activities include strengthening the work of patient advocacy organizations, developing public awareness and advocacy ...
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  • Presented in partnership with Sepsis Alliance, Beth Wathen and Wendi Redfern, critical care nursing leaders and 2017 winners of the Sepsis Alliance Erin K Flatley Pediatric Sepsis Award, joined Children's Hospital Association in discussing the challenges and potentials for their roles. (sepsis.org)
  • The submission deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 4, for the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient perspectives on care survey data for second quarter 2017 discharges (April 1-June 30). (mhanet.com)
  • According to the 2017 Sepsis Alliance Awareness Survey , conducted by Harris Poll, only 58 percent of American adults have ever heard of sepsis, while it is the third leading cause of death in the country. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The ACI Alliance educates health care plan executives and government officials about cochlear implant technology, its economic and social benefits, and the relative value associated with coverage. (nih.gov)
  • Sepsis Alliance is saving lives by raising the alarm on sepsis," said George Irish, Eastern Director of The Hearst Foundation, Inc. "We are proud to support this work on a national level, and provide the opportunity to create sustainable awareness and education programs to improve sepsis outcomes. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Increasing funding and research grants, growing pressure to curb healthcare spending, and improving patient outcomes are driving the growth of this market. (marketsandmarkets.com)
  • An alliance with outcomes measurement body ICHOM intends to accelerate the push towards value-based care. (sciencebusiness.net)
  • Europe's pharma companies have signed up to a three-year deal with the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM), in a move that adds significant heft to the push to implement value-based healthcare. (sciencebusiness.net)
  • The alliance sees the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) join forces with ICHOM to make the case for an outcomes-centred approach in Europe, showcasing examples of the model in action. (sciencebusiness.net)
  • The two organisations aim to showcase examples of how to use the ICHOM model to improve outcomes, and may support the implementation of a standard set at a selected healthcare site. (sciencebusiness.net)
  • EMS practitioners are often a sepsis patient's first contact into the healthcare system and in severe cases, the timely assessment and treatment they provide can greatly impact patient outcomes. (naemt.org)
  • Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 13, 2007--The Premier healthcare alliance today received the nation's top business excellence award from Vice President Dick Cheney for major contributions to improving nationwide patient outcomes while safely reducing the cost of care. (csrwire.com)
  • The Alliance, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Medical Society, advocates and promotes good health among the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (massmed.org)
  • The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance works with federal policy makers, including the President, Congress, and federal agencies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (wikipedia.org)
  • To increase awareness of arthritis, its impact, the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management, and effective prevention strategies. (cdc.gov)
  • However, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance has worked to increase funding for ovarian cancer research, with the goal that this funding will support breakthroughs to help detect ovarian cancer early, treat it more thoroughly, and allow women with ovarian cancer to survive, and thrive. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Alliance holds congressional briefings to increase awareness of such diseases and conditions as osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, oral care and diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • To help increase awareness of both, Ferndale Healthcare ® , the manufacturer of RectiCare ® (Lidocaine 5%) Anorectal Cream - a topical, local anesthetic which works quickly to provide relief from pain, itching and burning associated with hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders - has partnered with the Colon Cancer Alliance, to ensure that people have their symptoms diagnosed by a doctor before self-treating. (malestandard.com)
  • In Pakistan, the Medical Research Council is using SMS text message to increase awareness and link people to testing facilities. (worldhepatitisalliance.org)
  • To increase donor awareness and increase the availability and usage of organs and tissues. (aftercollege.com)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance partners with the Department of Defense to do "Whatever It Takes" to support the health care needs of 2.9 million members of America's military family. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The contribution from The Hearst Foundations will make a significant impact in our national awareness programs, and we truly appreciate their support. (bioportfolio.com)
  • From 2002-2008 the Alliance has hosted "Aged to Perfection," a wine tasting fundraiser bringing together individuals and experts from the biotechnology, health, finance, political and wine communities in order to show support for aging research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Working for a better mental health system requires education, support, heightened awareness, and legislative action, all of which the non-partisan, nonprofit does, according to NAMI Minnesota's executive director, Sue Abderholden. (tcdailyplanet.net)
  • The prominent market players offering medical decision support systems for sepsis include Wolters Kluwer Health (US), Cerner Corporation (US), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Amara Health Analytics (US), McKesson Corporation (US), Ambient Clinical Analytics (US), Iatric Systems Inc. (US), PeraHealth Inc. (US), Health Catalyst Inc. (US) and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (US). (marketsandmarkets.com)
  • ACAM's goals are to improve skills, knowledge, and diagnostic procedures as they relate to complementary and alternative medicine, to support research, and to develop awareness of alternative methods of medical treatment. (hepcchallenge.org)
  • Please feel free to join us on February 7th at the Round House as we educate about and support for the critical healthcare provided through both types of clinics. (constantcontact.com)
  • As the world's largest and most comprehensive private supporter of biomedical research in lupus, the Lupus Research Alliance will continue to provide support for a solid cornerstone of cutting-edge innovative research to understand lupus and an integrated scope of research from fundamental science to novel concepts, translational and clinical research, and clinical proof of concept for new treatments. (charitynavigator.org)
  • STRATEGIES FOR SUPPORTING LUPUS RESEARCH INCLUDE: Investing in Trailblazing Research Since 1999, the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) has funded over $200 million in support of innovative lupus research, leading to key discoveries that are improving diagnosis and treatment, while helping researchers find the mechanisms to prevent and cure the disease. (charitynavigator.org)
  • The campaign involves an alliance of partners working to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use and reduce the spread of resistance to antibiotics. (healthypeople.gov)
  • Johanna's Law authorized the development of a national gynecologic cancer awareness campaign, which was dedicated to educating women about the early detection of gynecologic cancers. (thedoctorstv.com)
  • For more than 15 years, Genetic Alliance has spearheaded an effort to promote family health history awareness and discussion both in communities and the healthcare setting. (geneticalliance.org)
  • We are pleased to be launching this program pilot with the CPF," said Sharon Terry, the President & CEO of Genetic Alliance. (cnbc.com)
  • Genetic Alliance and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) developed the initiative to explore the use of a technology-enabled, crowd-sourcing approach to patient engagement as a complement to ongoing patient-focused drug development efforts under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA V). (cnbc.com)
  • The long-range goals of this program are twofold: to stimulate new research on the role of environmental exposures in the etiology and prevention of developmental disorders in children, and to promote translation of basic research findings into applied intervention and prevention methods, thereby enhancing awareness among children, their families, and health care practitioners regarding detection, treatment, and prevention of environmentally related diseases and health conditions. (epa.gov)
  • Dare Bioscience Inc (DARE) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the company's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), partnerships and financings.The report provides detailed information on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnership transactions recorded by the company over a five year period. (reportbuyer.com)
  • The Alliance for Aging Research is a proud recipient of GuideStar's Platinum Seal of Transparency. (agingresearch.org)
  • White House Conference on Aging The Alliance has been a part of the once-a-decade White House Conference on Aging, helping the President and Congress adopt resolutions to make aging research a national priority. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every year the Alliance holds its Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner to highlight how policymakers work together to advance aging research and celebrate recent achievements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aging-associated diseases Geriatrics Research into centenarians Alliance for Aging Research - About Us, Alliance for Aging website, accessed Oct 9, 2009 The Volunteer Center Alliance for a Stronger FDA CAMR PFCD NCMHA The Volunteer Center American Chronic Pain Association ACT-AD 2008 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures National Review Congressional Awards Dinner Legislative Issues NIA. (wikipedia.org)
  • SAN DIEGO May 23 /- TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the. (bio-medicine.org)
  • SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation donated 5,000 copies of the best-selling book, "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty," to California schools. (bio-medicine.org)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation will present a copy of the book, "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty," to Bob Watkins, president of the San Diego County School Board, on May 23 at the USS Midway, 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Matter of Moments is a BMS-Pfizer Alliance initiative which aims to elevate awareness of AFib, its connection to stroke and the importance of AFib diagnosis. (bms.com)
  • JDL Technologies provides managed services and other information technology services to commercial enterprises and SMBs and well as healthcare and education. (cnbc.com)
  • Access Alliance offers labor unions distinctive courses of action to inform and educate their members-and the physicians who care for them-in this dynamically changing environment. (bio-medicine.org)
  • As a healthcare clinician, I feel it is our responsibility to take an active role to educate the communities we serve. (cdc.gov)
  • At the Access Group, we continue to strengthen our labor union and pharmaceutical company relationships by increasing our presence as a liaison between labor unions and their members through Access Alliance," said Keith Maley, Vice President of Labor Union Relations of the Access Group. (bio-medicine.org)
  • We will collaborate with Access Alliance on issues that are most relevant to our union, keeping our members informed and up to date. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Sepsis Alliance gives a voice to the millions of people who have been touched by sepsis - to the survivors, and the friends and family members of those who have survived or who have died. (prweb.com)
  • Half of the beer's sales revenue was earmarked for the Music Health Alliance , a local nonprofit that helps members of the music industry access health care. (tennessean.com)
  • Over the next three months, atom Alliance team members will be gathering information about current patterns of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and opioid misuse in our five-state region. (constantcontact.com)
  • She also introduced the TLOD family (ladies, lords and teens) and recognized the Health Awareness Day committee members. (theweeklychallenger.com)
  • Learn more about the Alliance for Aging Research's work in Alzheimer's through the resources (educational materials, videos, press releases, blog posts, and more) below. (agingresearch.org)
  • These resources will enable you with the topics and techniques to improve your learner's awareness in security. (sans.org)
  • Having forged strong partnerships with labor union leaders, the management team of Access Alliance possesses the strategic knowledge to offer effective programs to this particular demographic, resulting in the greatest potential return for labor unions as well as pharmaceutical partners. (bio-medicine.org)
  • BioPortfolio's alliances, mergers acquisitions and partnerships channel provides the latest news and corporate information on the global bio-pharmaceutical industry. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Many of our supporters work in the most challenging of environments, for example where healthcare, medicines and equipment for brain tumour treatments and care do not exist, are in short supply or difficult to access. (theibta.org)