06/09/2010 – 4:50 pm PDT | No Comment

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440 Billion Euro Safety Net in Place; Estonia Joins Club Euro; Is Belgium "Greece of the North"?
06/09/2010 – 9:30 am PDT | One Comment

Interest rates on Belgian government bonds are soaring as is Belgian debt to GDP ratios. Moreover Political bickering compounds the fiscal problems. Some are wondering … Is Belgium “Greece of the North”?
Please consider Political inertia …

OT lawsuit costs Beth Israel Deaconess and parent CareGroup $8.5M; Portable kiosk takes health monitoring into patient homes;
06/09/2010 – 9:18 am PDT | No Comment

> Pending court approval, CareGroup Healthcare System in Boston has agreed to pay up to $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit charging that four member hospitals-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Beth Israel …

Seniors Across the Country Join President Obama’s Discussion on Health Reform and Medicare
06/09/2010 – 9:06 am PDT | No Comment

Yesterday, seniors across the country participated in President Obama’s tele-town hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act. Tens of thousands of seniors listened or watched the event while others gathered at more than 100 watch …

SPOTLIGHT: Some physicians say charging patients extra fees is necessary to survive
06/09/2010 – 9:06 am PDT | No Comment

A growing number of doctors across the country are asking patients to pay extra fees for services insurance doesn’t cover, such as no-show fees of $30 to $50 for missed appointments, varying charges for filling …

Death rates for elderly patients transferred to acute-care long-term hospitals increasing
06/09/2010 – 9:06 am PDT | No Comment

New approaches to patient care at long-term acute care hospitals throughout the U.S. are needed considering that the survival rate of elderly patients transferred to such facilities after a critical illness is low, a new …

Same-day surgery centers have problems enforcing infection control
06/09/2010 – 8:36 am PDT | No Comment

If you’re having surgery at a same-day surgery center, you might want to ask your provider to wash his or her hands: A study published in today’s Journal of the American Medical Association found such …

JA Solar (JASO) Announces New High Efficiency Line Of Solar Cells
06/09/2010 – 8:28 am PDT | No Comment

Like Evergreen Solar, JA Solar is also unveiling a new line of high efficiency solar cells. The new product line, called SECIUM, has been certified with an 18.9 percent conversion efficiency by the Fraunhofer Institute …

American Superconductor (AMSC), Hyundai Heavy Industries To Build 5MW Offshore Wind Turbines
06/09/2010 – 8:28 am PDT | No Comment

American Superconductor (AMSC) & Hyundai Heavy Industries announced today that they have expanded their existing joint venture relationship to include the collaboration on a 5MW wind turbine for use in offshore wind farms.  Once HHI …

06/09/2010 – 8:12 am PDT | No Comment

LOL, I actually know what the minis are doing. There is a civilized world still left somewhere! Lord knows there is not much civilized in Denali. After two days of traveling to get here and …

The Boom and Bust in Euro-U.S Home Prices
06/09/2010 – 8:12 am PDT | No Comment

During the majority of the last decade European and U.S. home prices followed similar trends booming when credit was easy and the housing mania ran hot and crashing hard once the party was …