Las Vegas, Nevada Doctor Selected to the "America's Best Physicians" 2018 Directory

Dr. Saleha Baig, MD, Listed as Top Doctor in Psychiatry

Dr. Saleha Baig Selected as Top Doctor in Psychiatry”

— TodaysBestPhysicians.com

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES, April 16, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Las Vegas, Nevada psychiatrist Dr. Saleha Baig has been selected to the "America's Best Physicians" registry for 2018. Selections were made by the National Consumer Advisory Board, an organization that identifies top professionals in their fields.

Dr. Saleha Baig practices Psychiatry at the Nevada Psychiatric Clinic, 4560 S Eastern Ave, B17 in Las Vegas, serving patients throughout Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada.

Services include: Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Opioid Withdrawal, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Learning Disorders, Cognitive Delays, Traumatic Brain Injury and Eating Disorders.

Dr. Baig received her Medical degree (MD) from Sind Medical College and completed Psychiatry residencies at the University of Omaha and Austin State Hospital in Texas. She performed her Advanced Fellowship Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Baig is highly regarded by her patients and has numerous top reviews online. She has been selected to “The Leading Physicians of the World” and received the "Trademark Woman of Distinction" honor in 2017. She has been in practice for over 20 years.

For more information, please go to www.TodaysBestPhysicians.com or contact Dr. Saleha Baig, MD directly at 702-365-9006 or http://www.nevadapsychiatricclinic.org/.

The "National Consumer Advisory Board" accepts no fees, sponsorships, donations or advertising in their selection process. Doctors were chosen following an application based on training, experience, continuing education, and dedication to excellence. Only Doctors that satisfy all of the board's criteria can qualify for inclusion in the "Americas Best Physicians" directory.

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IMIC Research gets accepted in MAGI Blue Ribbon Sites

IMIC Inc

IMIC Research

Blue Ribbon Site

IMIC Research as a research clinic in Miami and following quality review is accepted as a Blue Ribbon site in MAGI, one of the leading research organizations.

PALMETTO BAY, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, September 30, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — IMIC Research is a dedicated clinical research site in Palmetto Bay, FL. The site participates in research studies sponsored by pharmaceutical companies in different fields. These studies help advance the medicine and the development of new medications.

Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI) is streamlining clinical research by standardizing best practices for clinical operations, business and regulatory compliance. MAGI is one of the research organizations that host yearly research conferences to educate the research community, dedicated to advancing the practice of clinical research and provide free, highly informative, non-promotional webinars.

The MAGI Blue Ribbon Sites program promotes a culture of excellence in the clinical site community by:
-Publishing a directory of excellent sites so they can grow and do more excellent research
-Facilitating collaborations and shared best practices among the members so they can become even more excellent
-Partnering with leading product and service providers to help members find superior solutions at discounted prices
-Encouraging other sites to become excellent so they can join the program
MAGI Blue Ribbon Sites meet the following criteria:
-Have been conducting clinical research for at least five years
-Conduct enough clinical research to ensure stability (e.g., have at least two full-time study coordinators)
-Start studies quickly
-Have consistently met enrollment commitments in the past year for at least one investigator in at least one therapeutic indication
-Maintain a substantial database of potential study subjects
-Accept ethical review by accredited central IRBs, or a local IRB that meets the same standards for timeliness
-Are a member of at least one selective site network or CRO/sponsor preferred site program (preferred)
-Have a sterling reputation among study sponsors, CROs and other MAGI Blue Ribbon Sites

Having met all the above IMIC Research is accepted in The Blue Ribbon Sites Program as of 09/28/2018.

IMIC Inc is a private company in Palmetto Bay, FL. President is Aimee Cabo, CEO is Boris Nikolov. IMIC Research has been incorporated since 2006 in Florida. IMIC Research is curently working on 32 research studies as one of the dedicated sites of the global programs of many pharmaceutical companies. Current research studies are enrolling new patients in Diabetes, Asthma, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's disease, Liver Cirrhosis, ADHD, Tourette's syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, Bipolar disorder, NASH, among others. IMIC Research has succesfully enrolled more than 1500 patienst in more than 100 research studies in the past 10 years.

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CVR Medical Shareholders Approve Restructure

The Approved Restructuring Provides Clarity, Responsibility and Accountability While Paving the Way to Long-term Success

CVR Medical Corp. (OTCQB:CRRVF)

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, September 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — CVR Medical Corp. (CVM.V) (TSXV: CVM) (FRANKFURT: B3BN) (OTCQB: CRRVF) ("CVR Medical”) announces that on September 26, 2018 the Board of Directors for CVR Medical Corp. (CVM) held a Special Meeting of the Shareholders to approve amongst many things the Restructuring of the Agreement between CVR Medical Corp. and CVR Global Inc. CVR Medical is pleased to report that the Shareholders approved the restructuring as well as all other matters voted. This restructured agreement calls for the companies to terminate and relinquish the previously agreed upon 50%/50% profit sharing structure in exchange for 30MM shares of CVR Medical Corp. stock and additional royalties associated with the commercialization and future sales of the Carotid Stenotic Scan (CSS). All of the current and future Intellectual Property pertaining to the CSS will now reside within CVR Medical. The agreement is subject to and will require TSX.V approval, which CVR Medical leadership anticipates being forthcoming. With the approved transaction CVR Global Inc. will transition to a milestone driven equity-based contractor and upon achieving the milestones stated below, could allow them to become one of the Company’s largest shareholders which includes the following:

• Approval & Signing of Agreement (3MM Shares)
• FDA Submission (2MM Shares)
• FDA Clearance / Approval (10MM Shares)
• Achievement of $50MM in Sales Revenue from CSS Device Sales (15MM Shares) *
*Contingent on a maximum 36-month timeframe from initial CSS sale

Additionally, CVR Global would also be granted a 7% royalty on all CSS device sales, with a 3% royalty on all associated disposable sales.

“As with any undertaking, my goal in this restructure was to have all stakeholders benefit from this transaction and the future successes it will facilitate” states CVR Medical CEO/President Peter Bakema. “This deal was always going to be much easier in theory than in implementation, hence the prolonged timeline. This restructure will allow for the distribution of both risk and reward, while the future economics surely inure to the benefit of the CVR Medical shareholders. There is a significant buy-in by all parties involved, a statement that is only validated by the recent equity investments made by CVR Medical Board Members. This will not only free us up operationally, but it also cleans up a corporate structure which lacked clarity. Roles are now clearly defined, as is the pathway to our ultimate goal of the CSS market launch.”
About CVR Medical

CVR Medical Corp. is a healthcare company that operates in the medical device industry focused on the commercialization of its disruptive, proprietary CSS Device. The CSS device is a diagnostic tool that encompasses subsonic, infrasonic, and low frequency sound wave analysis technology. The CSS Device is a patented device designed to detect and measure carotid arterial stenosis. CVR is currently in pivotal clinical trials in preparation for its planned submission to the FDA. CVR is led by an experienced and proven team of professionals with extensive healthcare, medical device, international expansion, regulatory and sales experience. CVR Medical trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CVM. Additional information regarding the Company can be found in our recent filings with the SEDAR as well as the information maintained on our website at www.cvrmed.com

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:
(signed) "Peter Bakema"
CEO, President & Director

For further information contact:
Peter Bakema, CEO, President and Director
Email: info@cvrmed.com
or
Marc S. Lubow.
Vice President Capital Markets, Investor Relations
marclubow@cvrmed.com

This press release contains forward-looking information that involves various risks and uncertainties regarding future events related to the Joint Venture. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements and are not guarantees of future performance of the Company. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including: (1) a downturn in general economic conditions in North America and internationally, (2) the inherent uncertainties and speculative nature associated with commercialization of technology and the practice of medicine, (3) a change in health regulations, (4) any number of events or causes which may delay or cease commercialization and development of the Joint Venture, (5) the risk that the Company or the Joint Venture does not execute its business plan, (6) inability to retain key employees, (7) inability to finance operations and growth, and (8) other factors beyond the Company's control. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results differed from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE INC. HAS NEITHER APPROVED NOR DISAPPROVED THE CONTENTS OF THIS PRESS RELEASE. NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

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North America sees almost 1,800% increase in ISO 27001 certifications

ITG USA

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, September 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — – The most recent ISO Survey of Certifications has revealed that, over the past decade, ISO 27001 certifications have grown by 1,782% in North America.

IT Governance USA founder and executive chairman, Alan Calder, said: “This is a huge step forward for data protection in North America. This increase in certifications is encouraging and means more organizations are heeding the warnings that we as a company issue on a regular basis regarding the dangers of not being compliant.”

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) is the international standard that describes the requirements for an ISMS (information security management system). IT Governance has delivered qualification-based training to more than 7,000 people worldwide on implementing and auditing ISO 27001.

Calder added: “The benefits of achieving ISO 27001 certification are widely known and have proven instrumental in ISMS implementation and auditing in a variety of industries. These benefits include avoiding penalties and financial losses due to data breaches, and meeting local and global security laws such as the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).”

To learn more about ISO 27001 or discover the best solutions to your cybersecurity challenges, IT Governance offers a variety of certified training courses, security testing services, books, toolkits, software, and consultancy services.

To find out more, please visit the IT Governance USA https://www.itgovernanceusa.com email servicecenter@itgovernanceusa.com, or call 1-877-317-3454.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

IT Governance Ltd is the single-source provider of books, tools, training, and consultancy for IT governance, risk management, and compliance. It is a leading authority on data security and IT governance for business and the public sector. IT Governance is ‘non-geek’, approaching IT issues from a non-technology background and talking to management in its own language. Its customer base spans Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, and Asia. More information is available at www.itgovernanceusa.com.

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IT Governance USA
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Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Places a Huge Emphasis on Seeing to It That a US Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Wyoming hires the Nation's Most Capable Attorneys to Ensure Better Compensation

Before you hire a mesothelioma attorney please call us at 800–714-0303 and compare the qualifications of who we consider to be the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys to any other law firm.”

— Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, September 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “If you are a US Navy Veteran who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and you live anywhere in Wyoming or you are their family member please call us anytime at 800-714-0303 so at a minimum you can receive incredibly honest advice about what specific mesothelioma attorneys you should be talking to and which ones to avoid. As an example, we want you talking directly with the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys as opposed to a mesothelioma middleman marketing law firm.

“Our bottom line is we want a US Navy Veteran or person in Wyoming with mesothelioma to receive the very best possible financial compensation results and retaining the services of a very skilled mesothelioma attorney is required for the best possible financial settlement results.” http://Wyoming.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center is extremely concerned that most US Navy Veterans with mesothelioma in Wyoming will never obtain the very best possible financial compensation for this rare cancer because they had no way of telling the difference between mesothelioma marketing law firms or one of the nation’s premier mesothelioma attorneys-who has first- hand experience doing mesothelioma compensation claims for US Navy Veterans-nationwide.

If the Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center had one really vital financial compensation tip for a US Navy Veteran in Wyoming with mesothelioma it would be, “Before you hire a mesothelioma attorney please call us at 800–714-0303 and compare the qualifications of who we consider to be the nation’s most skilled mesothelioma attorneys to any other lawyer, or law firm. Please don’t allow yourself to get shortchanged when it comes to mesothelioma compensation for a US Navy Veteran or anyone else in Wyoming with this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure.” http://Wyoming.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their free services are available to people anywhere in Wyoming in communities such as Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Jackson hole, Gillette, or Rock Springs.

For the best possible mesothelioma treatment options near Wyoming the Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center strongly recommends the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed victim, or their family get to the right physicians at this very prestigious hospital.

* The Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota: https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/mayo-clinic-cancer-center.

Individuals in the state of Wyoming could have been exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Navy, or while working at a power plant, oil refinery, in the oil, gas or coal production business, as a plumber, a boiler technician, as an auto repairman, as an electrician, or in the construction industry. In most cases, the exposure to asbestos caused mesothelioma at one of these types of workplaces and the exposure took place in the 1950′s, 1960′s, 1970′s, or 1980′s. Mesothelioma typically takes three to five decades to appear.

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is a national advocate 100% focused in on doing everything possible to ensure people with mesothelioma in Alabama and every state receive the best possible financial compensation settlement results. The group offers on the spot access to some of the nation’s most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys because to receive the very best possible financial compensation a diagnosed person must be represented by the most capable mesothelioma lawyers in the United States as they would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma

Michael Thomas
Wyoming Mesothelioma Victims Center
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Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig Expands on its Estate Planning Services

Rhonda A. Miller joins the Northern Virginia offices of Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig to focus on estate planning.

Learn more at www.DBLLawyers.com

Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig Expands on its Estate Planning Services – Rhonda A. Miller joins the Northern Virginia offices to focus on Estate Planning.

Rhonda has a great breadth of special experience assisting clients to implement tax-efficient strategies that preserve their wealth for successive generations.”

— Thomas Dunlap, Founding Partner

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, September 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, a leading corporate and intellectual property law firm with law offices across the U.S., Puerto Rico, London and Toronto, proudly announces the addition of Rhonda A. Miller as a Partner. Ms. Miller will be working in the Estate Planning practice of DBL. This includes special needs trusts, asset protection trusts, spousal lifetime access trusts, charitable remainder trust, qualified small business trusts and other trust used to minimize or eliminate capital gains and estate tax. Rhonda is also a community property expert.

DBL Founding Partner Thomas Dunlap welcomes Miller to the firm, stating, “Rhonda has a great breadth of special experience assisting clients to implement tax-efficient strategies that preserve their wealth for successive generations. We are thrilled to have her join our team of other experienced Estate Planning attorneys at DBL.”

Throughout her career, Ms. Miller has been working in partnership with individuals, families, business owners, corporate executives, retired military officers, and more, to provide tailored legal solutions. Her legal portfolio includes many of her own original documents, hand-drafted to address such issues as asset protection, flexible tax planning to ensure documents are nimble in the face of ever-changing tax laws, capital gains avoidance, problems with survivor benefits (TSP and FEGLI), and other client-specific needs. She is often hired by personal injury attorneys to handle guardianships, conservatorships, and special needs trusts for their injured or disabled clients.

Ms. Miller says “It is so hard to choose the right lawyer. Most people do not even know where to start. My advice is to always choose an attorney who only practices in estate planning. Then find one that makes you feel comfortable. I try to make my clients feel comfortable by sharing what I have learned through the years personally and professionally. Often it is through that interaction that helps guide clients to make the right decisions for themselves.” She also added “My Father told me that I should find my passion and do it for a living because you spend a lot of your time working. I am pleased to say I have found my passion. Not just the law but specifically in estate planning. I truly enjoy working with my clients and love getting to know them on a more personal level.”

Ms. Miller earned her J.D. with honors from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA and is a proud graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, with honors. Rhonda has been awarded the AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the highest ranking possible by her peers in the areas of ethical conduct, professional experience, and knowledge. She also has a 10 out of 10 ranking on AVVO and has been named a Best Attorney as seen in the Wall Street Journal; top 50 Women Virginia Attorney; Woman Leader in the Law as seen in Forbes Magazine, 2016 & 2015 Top Lawyers in California, Virginia and DC, and 2014 Best Attorneys in Virginia and DC.
In the community, she sits on the Board of Directors for the Capital Gymnastic Girls Booster Club and is a proud member of The Alexandria Singers. She resides in the Northern Virginia area with her husband and two children.

Ms. Miller will be teaching at an upcoming seminar on TCJA (1.5 CEs pending), How to Take Advantage of TCJA Before it Sunsets, on October 25th in Northern, VA. For more information please visit DBL Seminar page.

DUNLAP BENNETT & LUDWIG, PLLC
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is a leading consumer, corporate, estate planning, immigration, patent and intellectual property law firm with 16 offices nationwide, as well as Toronto and London. DBL was founded by US Army veterans and has over 70 attorneys licensed to practice in over 40 states. Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig has been recognized as one of the top intellectual property law firms by IP Watchdog. For more info visit:  www.DBLLawyers.com.

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Rosemary Barclay and the Bonne Santé Wellness Center Offers Holistic Acne Treatment to Boost Back to School Confidence

Rosemary Barlcay Bonne Santé

Industry leader, Rosemary Barclay of Old Lyme CT helps students reduce their acne naturally.

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES, September 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Bonne Santé Wellness Center is known for offering holistic solutions to everyday issues. For over a decade, Rosemary Barclay and the Bonne Santé treatment center has changed lives through natural and therapeutic means. This wellness center believes in helping the mind, body, and soul. That is why it is important for Rosemary Barclay and the other experts at Bonne Santé to help patients not only look great but also feel great.

Rosemary Barclay knows that most Acne remedies do not work since they do not address the root cause of acne. This is not only unhealthy for skin, it is also detrimental for self-esteem. That is why Bonne Santé uses a host of methods and expertise to provide a holistic Acne treatment that works.

-Acne Specialist

The Bone Santé Wellness Center has such a strong dedication to their Acme treatment, they have their own onsite expert. Melina Traverso is a Certified Esthetician and Acne Specialist. Traverso is a graduate of the International Institute of Cosmetology & Skincare. Plus, being a sufferer of Acne herself, Traverso has worked hard to find a solid plan that is constantly effective. Traverso works personally with Bonne Santé clients to help rid themselves of their Acne. Her work is renowned throughout Connecticut and her dedication is relentless.

-A Natural Approach

Bonne Santé Wellness Center also offers a three-step skincare regimen that pinpoints the cause of the Acne and eradicates it. The first step is to analyze the client’s skin to see the extent of the Acne and what would be best to rectify the issue. During this step, Bonne Santé specialists will recommend herbs, and nutritional supplements, along with lifestyle changes to clear the Acne.

The second step is to initiate these remedies, supplements, and lifestyle changes at home. During this time, the Bonne Santé Wellness Center will keep track of the client’s progress. The third step is a relaxing, rejuvenating facial, that will cleanse and heal the skin.

-Lifestyle Treatment

During the consultation with Bonne Santé Wellness Center, lifestyle changes will be recommended. Once the client introduces these lifestyle changes, they will notice that disappearing Acne is likely not the only difference. In addition to clearing Acne, this holistic, healthy treatment will help people feel better about themselves and their lifestyle. This change is sure to promote a surge in confidence, which will come just in time for the start of the school year. Continuing this Acne treatment will help students feel and look their best, which in turn will help them be successful.

In summation, Bonne Santé Wellness Center is an excellent source for education and holistic treatment. Rosemary Barclay of Old Lyme CT and the rest of the wellness staff wants everyone to look and feel amazing. That is why they work so diligently to offer a plethora of different treatments and solutions for wellness-related issues. For more information about Bonne Santé Wellness Center, check out their website.

Eric Ash
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Local Medical Startup WeShareMD Expands Into La Jolla

WeShareMD, Plans to Continue Expansion throughout Southern California, with Additional Offices Slated to Open in 2019.

LA JOLLA, SAN DIEGO, USA, September 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The San Diego-based medical startup WeShareMD, headed by Dr. James Chao and real-estate developer George Scopetta, is expanding their footprint for the third time this year, making their total assets estimated at over $200M.

The team began their model of providing lease-free medical spaces to local doctors in their Activity Road Medical Center in San Diego, beginning early this year. Due to the demand for flexible office spaces for doctors to conveniently see patients, the startup self-funded two additional locations to open shortly thereafter, in Temecula and Encinitas.

Doctors enjoy the “WeWork” style flexible model because they can utilize the patient examination rooms that WeShareMD offers and benefit from WeShareMD’s on-site staff, medical tools and other facilities that come with a WeShareMD membership.

Member doctors have used the startup’s services to expand their medical practice to new locations or open a new medical practice of their own. Now, retiring doctors are jumping on the bandwagon as well, utilizing the startup to see their patients a few days per week and foregoing the high-costs and long leases of traditional medical office spaces.

WeShareMD is expanding into the prominent UTC area of La Jolla, CA beginning in October of 2018 and plans to continue its expansion throughout Southern California, with projections of at least 10 additional offices slated to open in 2019.

Doctors interested in joining the WeShareMD membership model can sign up with $0 sign up fees throughout 2018. All members receive access to all WeShareMD locations at a fixed price of $300 for half of a day, with discounts available on larger packages.

For more information:
www.wesharemd.com
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Kat Levy
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Intermountain Healthcare partners with the CDC to improve outpatient antibiotic prescribing

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, September 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Intermountain Healthcare has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to launch a patient-centered initiative targeting outpatient antibiotic prescribing. The initiative, called the Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge, was launched at the United Nations General Assembly on September 25th and participating organizations make year-long commitments through September 2019.

Intermountain has committed to the challenge and to the White House that by 2020, it will reduce inappropriate outpatient antibiotic use for upper respiratory conditions by 50 percent. Work to get there will involve novel antibiotic prescribing metrics with prescriber feedback, electronic medical record tools, education for patients and providers, and a public awareness campaign. Intermountain will also launch the Healthy Patient Initiative to build on current infection prevention activities, including improving patient hygiene, environmental hygiene, and caregiver infection prevention.

Intermountain’s efforts are discussed in a podcast discussion with Eddie Stenehjem, MD, an infectious disease specialist and Intermountain’s Antibiotic Stewardship Medical Director, Whitney Buckel, System Antibiotic Stewardship Pharmacist Manager, and Shannon Phillips, MD, Chief Patient Experience Officer.

“The development of drug resistance leads to worse outcomes and worse patient experience,” Dr. Stenehjem says. “It leads to higher cost of care and it leads to high rates of death. We need to be stewards of these resources for generations to come. We're not going to get around this by making new drugs. We're always going to have drug resistance and so we have to slow that tide.”

Dr. Stenehjem says many patients want to be prescribed an antibiotic for every ailment, and that’s a tough expectation for prescribers to change. “This is incredibly challenging,” he says. “There’s a sentiment out there that antibiotics can fix everything and I think it's up to us as a healthcare system to help educate the public. We need to let patients know that when they come to us for an illness or for a symptom, we're going to take care of them. We're going to treat their symptoms. But that may not include an antibiotic.”

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based not-for-profit system of 23 hospitals, 170 clinics, a Medical Group with about 2,300 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a health plans group called SelectHealth, and other medical services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. For more information about Intermountain, visit www.intermountainhealthcare.org.

Daron Cowley
Intermountain Healthcare
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Join leading organisations at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

HISA

Paving the road to Sustainable Smart Healthcare

JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA, September 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The 4th Annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is scheduled to take place on 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Paving the road to Sustainable Smart Healthcare”, this year’s conference is set to attract over 300 healthcare industry professionals who will convene for two days of top-level content, workshops, case studies, live demo’s and dynamic conversations addressing how healthcare is being redefined through technology.

The summit will cover emerging technology trends in healthcare such as AI, IoT and wearables, electronic health records, medical practice management solutions, healthcare data security and privacy, telemedicine, predictive analytics and much more. It will also look at the impact that these technologies have on hospital operations and healthcare delivery.

These are just some of the organisations that will be in attendance this year:

• Free State Health
• Gauteng Health
• Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
• South African Medical Research Council
• Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
• University Of Free State
• Stellenbosch University
• Microsoft
• IBM
• Med-e-Mass
• Mediswitch
• RecoMed
• Discovery Health
• Lenmed Health
• Busamed Hospital Group
• Life Healthcare Group
• Medscheme
• Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Kenya
• Datacentrix
• Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd
• Health Focus
• Steward Bank Zimbabwe
• FisioCloud Brazil
• Flying Doctors Nigeria
• Melomed
• Public Investment Cooperation
• Boehringer Ingelheim
• Perinatal HIV Research Unit
• MediKredit
• UNISA
• Elabs
• Healthbridge
• Indigo Group
• Fujifilm South Africa
• TechNvst (Pty) Ltd
• Sakhiwo Infrastructure Solutions
• Hello Doctor
• WWC
• Vertice Medtech
• Praekelt.org
• Dr Steenkamp Conradie Practice
• Dr YM Essack inc
• Universal Care
• Universal Healthcare
• Dr Astrid Samuels Practice
• Minerva Risk Advisors
• Sanlam Health Administrators
• PwC
• Abby (Robotic Nurse)
• Frost & Sullivan

Confirmed speakers for this summit include:

• Montsheng Margret Tsiu, Free State MEC of Health
• Dr Michael Mol, Head of Hello Doctor and former Top Billing presenter (Conference Host)
• Andrew Raynes, Director of IM & T and Chief Information Officer at Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
• Rajeev R. Eashwari, Director: eHealth, Gauteng Department of Health
• Dr Sindeep Bhana, Principal Specialist & Head of Endocrinology & Metabolism at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
• Dr Tapiwa Chiwewe, Manager: Advanced and Applied AI at IBM
• Sheraan Amod, CEO: RecoMed
• Debbie Rodgers, Managing Director of Praekelt.org
• Iraneus Ogu, Director Africa Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain for Healthcare Initiative at Insilico Medicine, Inc
• Etienne Dreyer, Associate Director: PwC
• Leonard Slabbert, CTO: Boehringer Ingelheim, Sub-Sahara Africa
• Reg Courtenay, Deputy Director: IT Systems in Health, Joburg City
• Dr Kofi Okyere-Dede, Medical Doctor & “Ideas Guy” for Novitech Digital
• Mike Perk, CEO at WWC
• Peter Kanda, Head of Information Services at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Kenya
• Dr Burton Shinners, COO, BusaMed Hospital Group
• Dr Ola Orekunrin-Brown, Founder of “Flying Doctors Nigeria”
• Ana Lídia Moreira, CCO & Co Founder of FisioCloud Brazil
• Paul Saunders, Data Analytics Product Manager at Mediswitch

How to Participate:

Join as an attendee: Join local and international hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders, service providers and government functionaries – for two days of top-level content, case studies, live demos, breakaway sessions and plenty of networking opportunities.

Join us as an exhibitor: Showcase your health-tech innovations, projects, and solutions. Put your organisation at the centre of this one-of-a-kind gathering. Find new partnerships, investors, leads, and opportunities.

For more information about this conference, visit: http://www.healthcareinnovationsummit.co.za/

Matshego Njumbuxa
IT News Africa
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