Partnership aims to secure Mo-99 supply
Under a new partnership, Nordion of Canada will be supplied with molybdenum-99 by the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center, which will manufacture the isotope using low-enriched uranium from General Atomics. The goal is to secure supply for Nordion ahead of the closure of Canada's Chalk River reactor. Canadian government officials recently pushed to postpone the reactor's closure until March 2018. World Nuclear News
|Making the Most of Meaningful Use: Why Choosing the Right EHR Matters|
Healthcare professionals understand how EHRs can increase patient engagement and the quality of care. What's not clear is how to choose the right EHR vendor or how to transition to a new EHR smoothly and within government guidelines. This guide provides an overview of Meaningful Use, highlights the requirements for 2015, and provides tips for selecting the right EHR to avoid penalties and position your practice for continued success in the future. Read now.
High-risk angina patients often skip follow-up, study finds
One-quarter of high-risk patients who present to the emergency department with angina failed to obtain follow-up care, according to findings reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. "Given that many studies have shown the importance of continuity of care during the transitional period between discharge from the emergency department and returning to the community setting, we believe a paradigm shift ensuring follow-up care is needed," the authors wrote. CardiovascularBusiness.com
Study warns of risks when frail older patients take multiple BP meds
Frail elderly nursing home residents with low systolic blood pressure taking two or more antihypertensive medications were at a twofold higher risk of dying within two years compared with peers, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers also found a higher portion of those deaths were from cardiovascular causes -- 14.5% of patients on multiple antihypertension medications, compared with 9.4% of others taking fewer than two blood pressure-lowering drugs. Medscape (free registration)
|Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.|
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.
Show off your work this fall at ASNC2015
ASNC invites all physicians and technologists to submit their original scientific abstracts for consideration as an oral or poster presentation to be presented at ASNC2015. Abstract submitters who are in residency/fellows training programs or under the age of 35 have the option of having their abstracts considered for the Young Investigator Competition. Oral and poster abstracts presented at ASNC2015 will be published in the July/August issue of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. The deadline for submission is April 16 at 5 p.m. ET. For more info and to submit.
Free symposium March 13: Nuclear Cardiology For Fellows-in-Training in sunny San Diego
This FREE one-day symposium for Fellows held the day prior to the ACC.15 Annual Meeting will enable participants to recognize the proper application of the ACC/ASNC appropriate use criteria across a variety of patients, review the role of radionuclide MPI for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease, and other methodologies and imaging techniques. This program lays the foundation for Fellows to prepare for initial certification in nuclear cardiology. This is a non-CME program. For more details and to register.
|How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers|
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.
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