MEDICINE'S BIG RETURNS
- WHOLISTIC CARE FOR WORKING POOR. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2003, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p70
Presents information on Saint Joseph Health Center in South Bend, Indiana. Focus of the center in providing care to the working poor; Support of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center to the center; Variety of services offered by the health center.
- BEHIND THE HEADLINES. // Community Care;2/27/2003, Issue 1461, p22
Cites the views of experts on health and social services on the closure of the Low Pay Unit in Great Britain. Bill Badham; Julia Ross; Bob Hudson.
- The 340B Drug Pricing Program helps hospitals get care to people in need. UMBDENSTOCK, RICH // AHA News;9/12/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 18, p4
The article discusses how the 340B program has been helping patients and communities across the U.S. by providing financial relief from high prescription drug costs and health care providers that care for low-income and indigent populations.
- Celebrating the 150 year anniversary of district nursing. Pountney, David J. // British Journal of Community Nursing;Feb2009, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p60
The article reports that district nursing celebrated its 150 years in the Great Britain. District nursing services were introduced in 1858 in Liverpool, England by philanthropist William Rathbone. The concept of district nursing offers medical services for the poor and disadvantaged people and...
- Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America. // PR News;12/8/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 46, p2
The article presents information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) program launched by the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers America to identify 475 patient assistance programs. Accordingly, buses have been deployed in cities across the country in order to directly reach...
- Gift-giving protocol. Gray, Andi // Westchester County Business Journal;11/19/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 47, p10
The article provides tips on how companies could provide a gift-giving etiquette to their employees, customers, business partners and supporters in Westchester, New York. It cites that making a list can estimate how much resources would be spent and suggests that giving could be done through...
- MEMOS FROM OUR MEMBERS. Raftis, Ambrose; Boston, Elizabeth; Sloan, Jean H.; Fawcett, Louise; Rolls, Bill; Riley, Wilma; Meades, Edna; Koocher, Bill; Heald, Henry F.; Creech, Richard C. // CCPA Monitor;Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p20
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the previous issue including "Many cancers are caused by treatable infections," "Many Canadians travel to other countries for medical care," and "Charities help needy, but also help governments deny help."
- Training Low-Income Adults for Jobs. Boston, Gabriella // World & I;Dec2005, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p16
The article emphasizes the significance of Strive DC, a nonprofit organization that offers job training to low-income adults in Washington, D.C. The group aims to assist low-income adults rebuild their lives through job training and placement as well as life-skills lessons. According to the...
- School works to meet student needs. Derbawka, Peter // Saskatchewan Sage;Jan2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on the work required to meet student's need. When it looked as if the school would close its doors, a group of teachers asked the school board for a year's grace period, then set out to find out how to change the school for the better. The answers they found matched the views...