Monthly Archives: July 2012

In Massachusetts, ‘Individual Mandate’ Led to Decreased Hospital Productivity

Costs of Individual Mandate Portion of the National Health Care Reform May Be Higher than Initial Forecasts, Suggests Study in Health Care Management Review Philadelphia, Pa. (July 30, 2012) – As the “individual mandate” of the Affordable Care Act moves … Continue reading

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Ketamine Doesn’t Enhance Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy

Some Other Anesthetics May Interfere with Ketamine’s Rapid Antidepressant Effect Philadelphia, Pa. (July 26, 2012) – The anesthetic agent ketamine has a fast-acting antidepressant effect, but that doesn’t improve the response to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for severe depression, according to … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health and The Transplantation Society Announce a Partnership to Advance Transplantation Journal Content and Access – Broadening the Reach of this Essential Resource Globally

New York, NY — (July 26, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health and The Transplantation Society are pleased to announce a partnership affiliation to advance content and access to Transplantation journal, the official journal of The Transplantation Society (TTS), for society … Continue reading

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Sport Sciences Looks at Demands of Competitive Surfing

Surfers Need High Endurance for Short Bursts at High Workloads, Reports Journal of Strength and Conditioning Philadelphia, Pa. (July 23, 2012) – Want to train to become a competitive surfer?  You’ll need high endurance for paddling with bursts of high-intensity … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Wins 17 Apex Awards for Excellence in Publishing

Emergency Medicine News Takes Apex Grand Award for Excellence in the Category of Magapapers & Newspapers for Third Consecutive Year; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Wins iPad App and Website Awards Philadelphia, PA (July 16, 2012) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins … Continue reading

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Tablets and Digital Library Lead to Increased Study Time and Improved Test Scores

Philadelphia, Pa. (July 16, 2012) – The neurosurgery residency training program at UCLA has successfully introduced digital and mobile technology—including tablet computers linked to a digital library of resources—to make neurosurgical training more effective and efficient, according to an article … Continue reading

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Best-Selling Drug Reference for Nurses Now a Mobile App – MD News

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For nurses, Smartphones at work are the norm – FierceMobileHealthcare

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NSCA Leads the Way as First Society to Publish Athletic Science Journals on the iPad®

Visit Booth # 718 at the NSCA’s 35th Annual National Conference Providence, R.I. (July 11, 2012) – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) now offers digital access to its official peer-reviewed journals with the introduction of iPad® editions for … Continue reading

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Evidence Supports Health Benefits of ‘Mindfulness-Based Practices’

Practices Derived from Buddhist Meditation Show Real Effectiveness for Certain Health Problems, Reports Journal of Psychiatric Practice Philadelphia, Pa. (July 11, 2012) – Specific types of “mindfulness practices” including Zen meditation have research-proven benefits for patients with certain physical and … Continue reading

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