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DUBLIN (Reuters) – At least 5,000 people marched to the offices of Ireland’s socially conservative prime minister on Saturday to call for clearer guidelines on abortion following the death of a woman denied a termination.

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Coal stocks seem to be finally rebounding, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.

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Burbank, Ca (PRWEB) August 29, 2012

Richard Stephenson, CEO and Founder of RISARC, a leading national provider of high-technology and revenue recovery solutions to the U.S. healthcare industry, has publicly endorsed plans by Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services, to ramp up funding for front line state and municipal healthcare providers that will facilitate achieving interoperability.

Secretary Sebelius announced last week that an additional $ 48.8 million will be directed to bolster achieving seamless information exchange, what we call interoperability, for state and local laboratory systems engaged in fighting infectious diseases. Five cities, 50 states and Puerto Rico will apply these funds to desperately needed IT improvements critical to capturing and transmitting information about disease breakouts to health authorities and the general public.

Said Secretary Sebelius last week: Todays awards support the critical work of public health departments to prevent, track and respond to new and emerging infectious diseases.

Fast track innovation

Said Stephenson regarding the HHS awards: We need to realize quickly the vision of President Barack Obama and Secretary Sebelius that all systems in our national health care delivery chain be able to effectively exchange and use the same data even when the systems dont share the same interfaces. Achieving this interoperability goal with our front line protectors in public health departments and agencies inside the states and our biggest cities will also fast track IT innovations among our largest health care providers, public and private, which depend on these agencies for health alerts and information.

The HHS awards announced last week represent the third year of funding made possible by the Affordable Care Act Prevention and Public Health Fund for the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Cooperative Agreements. Funds will help interconnect epidemiology, laboratory and health information systems in health departments in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Palau, the District of Columbia, New York City, Los Angeles County, Chicago, Philadelphia and Houston.

Full interoperability

Added Stephenson: Effective medical decisions can only be made when doctors and other providers have accurate information. This is the vision of the Affordable Health Care Act and the early Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITEC) Act. The grants announced by Secretary Sebelius this week represent one more great step forward in realizing the shared dream of fully interoperable, seamlessly connected, privacy-protected information systems to protect the health of all.

About RISARC

RISARC is a leading national high-technology and revenue recovery consulting firm to the healthcare industry. RISARC, founded in 1990, has recovered over $ 1 billion for its clients. The company offers the RMSe-bubble for secure electronic document exchange and the signature RISARC 360

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Hotel workers, community leaders, clergy, elected leaders, educators, students, healthcare professionals, LGBT & Equality activists, immigrant rights activists, and workers rights activists all standing in solidarity on the 4th Anniversary Action of the Hyatt Santa Clara California Campaign. www.hyatthurts.org www.facebook.com/UniteHereLocal19 www.votehyattworst.org
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Starring Swison, Inthu and Kelvin The idea of combining 3 different issues of rights and freedoms into one and informing the general public. Even though the song is entirely crappy, I hope you see what we’ve done and take a stand for what’s right! Swison – General Human Rights Issue Syrian Uprising – Corrupt government Kelvin – Aboriginal Human Rights Issue Health care is lower even though they were here first. Inthu – Animal Rights Issue Animals being abused each day Visit www.amnesty.ca http
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Rationing: Talk and Action in Healthcare

This unique publication, co-published with the King’s Fund, is about talk and action in health care rationing. It presents the latest thinking and practical experience in rationing today. Read about why rationing is inevitable, look at what the public thinks, and decide for yourself what action should be taken in the future

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Health Care Day of Action
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Contraception battle looms in Massachusetts Senate race
Consumer advocate and Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren has responded by criticizing Brown for signing on to a Republican-backed bill that would allow employers and health care plans to deny coverage for any service they say violates their moral or …
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Health And Social Care Bill:
Some of them argue that GPs should be concentrating on treating patients rather than organising the commissioning of specialist healthcare services; and sceptics point out that GPs tend to to make decisions in the interests of GPs and are not …
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Senators urge action on health care bills
Seward, who chairs the Senate insurance committee, said other senators saw the bill as a validation of the federal health care overhaul President Barack Obama pushed in 2010. Seward said others wanted to wait for more federal guidelines, …
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What's Happened to Civility and Shared Sacrifice? Romney Pledges to Repeal
Again, I don't know whether the health care bill needs tweaking; if it does, we should tweak it. But, we should not abandon the concept of universal health care for all citizens; it is a worthy goal and a lofty ambition. I am proud that our President …
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New Coalition Promotes Investment in Health Workers
The coalition includes the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Family Care International, the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care and RESULTS. Related Articles Maternal Health Poses Another Major Challenge for Somalia Two decades of …
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Olympus Corp’s ousted CEO, Michael Woodford, said the scandal-hit company needs to address what it should do with non-core companies.

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TV | http | Gary Franchi and team break down the new healthcare bill recently passed by congress, reveal new information on the new National Implantable Device Registry, and take the pulse from the viewers. Michael Lemieux, author of …. SEE: opencongress

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Open Congress : Blog Articles for H.R.3200 America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009

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