November 2011
Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p36
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to the U.S. health care sector. Online auction site eBay has launched a new section called eBay Celebrity that intends to serve not-for-profit healthcare organizations and celebrities. The Veterans Health Care Stamp Act was introduced by Representative Michael Burgess of Texas in November 2011. Home-care worker Ben Fodor has been disqualified from working following an arrest relating to his superhero work.


Related Articles

  • Varicella vaccine may also reduce herpes zoster incidence in children.  // Infectious Disease News;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p21 

    The article discusses research being done on varicella vaccine and herpes zoster prevention in children, referencing a study by H. F. Tseng, published in a 2009 issue "Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal."

  • A VACCINE to Shoo Away SHINGLES. Dunkin, Mary Anne // Arthritis Today;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p40 

    Provides information on the role of varicella vaccine in protecting adults from shingles. Function of the vaccine in protecting children from chicken pox; Background on shingles; Investigation conducted by researchers at Stanford University to determine whether the vaccine could prevent shingles.

  • Outliers ASIDES & INSIDES.  // Modern Healthcare;1/16/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p36 

    The article offers news briefs in the U.S. healthcare industry. The new 14-story building that houses the Rush University Medical Center was decorated by H. Marion Art Consulting Services with around 1,400 pieces of framed arts. Several websites like YouCaring.com are used by individuals to...

  • Can Shingles Be Prevented?  // Shingles: Hope through Research (NINDS);May2010, p7 

    The article offers information on the prevention of shingles. It mentions the varicella-zoster virus (VZV) vaccine, Zostavax, for the prevention of shingles in people over 60 who have had chickenpox, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is mentioned that...

  • Varicella vaccination in Europe: are we ready for a universal childhood programme? Sengupta, Nitu; Booy, Robert; Schmitt, H. J.; Peltola, Heikki; Van-Damme, Pierre; Schumacher, R. Fabian; Campins, Magda; Rodrigo, Carlos; Heikkinen, Terho; Seward, Jane; Jumaan, Aisha; Finn, Adam; Olcén, Per; Thiry, Nancy; Weil-Olivier, Catherine; Breuer, Judith // European Journal of Pediatrics. Supplement;2008, Vol. 167, p47 

    Safe and effective vaccines against varicella zoster virus (VZV), the aetiological agent of varicella and shingles, have been available in Europe for the last 5-10 years. The USA has had a universal childhood vaccination policy since 1995 and this has resulted in a dramatic decrease in the...

  • Outliers: ASIDES & INSIDES.  // Modern Healthcare;9/26/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 39, p36 

    The article presents an update related to health in the U.S. as of September 26, 2011. The Department of Veterans Affairs sponsored the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in San Diego, California for veterans with mental and physical injuries. The MacArthur Foundation launched its genius...

  • outliers: asides & insides.  // Modern Healthcare;4/28/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 17, p36 

    The article offers information on the fallacy in the use of therapy animals that help in improving the wellbeing of hospital patients. Topics discussed include deriving of therapeutic effect by the patients from their association with the animals, charging o fine on the Christopher Lewis, a...

  • Outliers: ASIDES & INSIDES.  // Modern Healthcare;11/28/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 48, p36 

    The article narrates a tale of two squirrels in the U.S. in November 2011. A squirrel reportedly caused a disruption that cut off power to businesses for more than 90 minutes including AnMed Health Medical Center in South Carolina which relied on backup power. In St. Louis, Missouri, a Rally...

  • We don't want to say his idea is cartoonish, but...  // Modern Healthcare;8/23/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 34, p44 

    The article discusses how Centura Health president and chief executive officer (CEO) Gary Campbell produced a YouTube video which highlighted how healthcare executives in the U.S. should approach accountable care organizations.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics