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Sway Medical’s app for sports concussion exam received European CE Mark as Medical Device

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TULSA, OK, 08-Sep-2016 — /EPR HEALTHCARE NEWS/ — Sway Medical is a US medical device company who’s software turns an iPhone or iPad into a mobile medical device that provides immediate medical grade, objective concussion measurement to medical professionals.

Sway Medical LLC (Sway) would like to announce its official availability in all European Union Countries. Sway was issued its CE Mark after being marketed in the United States and Canada for two years. This is significant because European sports organizations ranging from youth through pro level now have an affordable and convenient sideline assessment tool supporting concussion related medical decision making. Medical professionals and trained coaches can obtain a concussion assessment via an Apple mobile device (iPhone or iPad) and the Sway Balance™ System web-portal. Acute objective measurements are obtained by performing a 1.5 minute balance and reaction time test protocol. Licensed athletic trainers, physical therapists and athletic therapists are able to join physicians in acutely managing the underserved market of youth sports, ages six and older.

Concussion injuries are very common in sports, often going un-reported or ignored until the obvious symptoms have incapacitated the athlete or draws the attention of a parent or coach. Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) is a serious medical condition with published mortality rates of up to 50%. SIS occurs when an athlete returns to play while still recovering from an initial concussion injury. During this time, the brain is highly susceptible to additional injury and complications. The Sway Balance™ System is able to accurately assess and track the acute and chronic outcome related to an athlete’s balance, motion reaction time and concussion symptoms. The Sway Balance™ System provides a graphical representation comparing suspicious injury event tests against a pre-injury “normative” or baseline score. The comparison of event tests against an established baseline is a common measurement for traumatic brain injury diagnosis and recovery tracking.

The Sway Balance™ System is available for purchase by licensed medical professionals involved in school, occupational or sports medicine through www.swaymedical.com. Additional protocols are available to assess an individual’s “Fall Risk” or “Functional Status”.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

JobMedic.com Revolutionizing Healthcare Recruiting for Job Seekers and Employers

Houston, Texas, March 18, 2015 — /EPR HEALTHCARE NEWS/ — JobMedic.com is a new Houston-based company with a mission to improve healthcare recruiting. It is a new comprehensive web platform to find healthcare jobs and pair them with qualified candidates. JobMedic.com will serve as a new access point in the Healthcare Industry, providing relevant news summaries and information, career opportunities, company profiles, relevant career discussions, continued education and more.

“The need for a platform of this nature came to our attention when we found out there are currently thousands of unfilled jobs within the Texas Medical Center. We decided to create an evolved job board to better connect job seekers and employers within the Healthcare field for a more useful experience,” says Matt Bertram, Head of Business Development.

Different from other job-search engines, JobMedic.com serves as a talent acquisition platform and is an efficient way for employers to advertise healthcare positions and attract qualified job seekers.

Kyle Johnson, CMO & CTO at JobMedic.com, states, “Other job site platforms fail to cater to the needs of the healthcare industry and/or are extremely broad for recruiters to efficiently maneuver within a timely manner. We want to be the one-stop-shop for job seekers and employers under the healthcare umbrella to locate and place top candidates within the industry.”

For every approved resume that is uploaded, JobMedic.com will donate to the Doctors without Borders organization to support medical actions being conducted throughout 70 countries around the world. JobMedic.com will be running a campaign to raise $10,000 by July 2015.

Job Seeker, meet JobMedic. from JobMedic on Vimeo.

For more information, please visit our website for further details and a brief video that highlights all of the JobMedic.com functions: https://jobmedic.com/.

For all press inquiries please reach out to press@jobmedic.com

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Health Gorilla Releases Mobile Application for Doctors

Digital Health Leader Expands Marketplace Access with Mobility

SUNNYVALE, CA., 2014-8-20 — /EPR Healthcare News/ — Health Gorilla™, Inc., the first online healthcare marketplace to connect doctors and clinicians with over 9,000+ diagnostic labs and 35,000+ radiology centers, has announced today the release of Health Gorilla mobile.  Health Gorilla mobile provides access to the Health Gorilla Marketplace through the Apple® iPhone® and iPad™.

Today over 68% of doctors have standardized on the Apple platform to communicate with peers and patients. Doctors can now use their mobile devices to place electronic orders with Health Gorilla mobile to diagnostic labs, radiology centers, physical therapy, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and durable medical equipment (DME) and other medical providers nationwide with the ability to track and review the results instantly as they arrive.  Physicians can then forward electronic results within their practice or exchange them with peers and patients to streamline the process and improve quality of care.

According to a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine noted that approximately 59.3% of all of a primary care physician’s daily emails were for the interpretation of test results and 21.7% were responses to patients.  The use of email generally increases the risk for doctors and their patients as most email services are not HIPAA compliant.

Another study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported that researchers from the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston conducted a survey of primary care practitioners and found that a third reported missing alerts about test results from an electronic health record notification system designed to inform them when a patient has abnormal test results.

Doctors are adopting iPad and iPhones as the platform of choice to communicate with peers and patients. Health Gorilla mobile integrated messaging greatly reduces the risk in communication between a doctor and their patients by offering a fully HIPAA compliant environment. Health Gorilla mobile enables a physician to securely and compliantly forward diagnostic test results, radiology images, admission and discharge summaries and other clinical documents to patients and care coordinators through secure messaging.

Benefits of Health Gorilla Mobile Include:

  • HIPAA compliant and ONC modular certified MU2 solution
  • Order in less time than it takes to use fax forms
  • Receive results faster wherever you are
  • Forward results to patients instantly
  • Immediately refer results to another doctor and send messages
  • Eliminate error prone paper processes
  • Mobile solution available at no charge for doctors and their teams

“We believe that the value proposition is clear and compelling for doctors and their teams.” said Steve Yaskin, Chief Executive Office, Health Gorilla, Inc.  “The existing process is heavily dependent on paper, fax and manual processing.  It is slow, cumbersome and prone to error.  Doctors can better manage their time, and the time of their administrative and care coordinating teams, by using the power of the marketplace through the Health Gorilla app.  Now they have one place to order from any diagnostic lab, radiology center, hospital, physical therapy, sleep center, SNF and other healthcare providers in the United States.  A doctor can start with us the first day and begin ordering through the marketplace immediately.  Health Gorilla is the first to deliver this capability.  No other vendor can provide this benefit.”

Health Gorilla mobile is available as an approved Apple® enterprise application and will be distributed to existing Health Gorilla Marketplace users via a secure link for the next month.  In September Health Gorilla mobile app will be available from the Apple® store and will be fully integrated with the Apple® Health app upon its release.

About Health Gorilla
Health Gorilla™ is the first online healthcare marketplace to connect all doctors and clinicians with over 9,000+ diagnostic labs and 35,000+ radiology centers.  Doctors and their teams can instantly place orders, get results, and completely eliminate paper faxes. Uniquely, our HIPAA compliant and ONC modular certified MU2 solution is available immediately at absolutely no charge for doctors and clinicians.

Watch our 2 minute video Intro to Health Gorilla: http://youtu.be/6Luo5eNG8-s
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Health Gorilla Releases Mobile Application for Doctors
Health Gorilla Releases Mobile Application for Doctors

Dynamic Life Nutrition Launches New Website and Introduces Autoship Program

Dynamic Life Nutrition is pleased to announce the redesign of their website which features a wealth of information for health-conscious consumers who are looking for vitamins, nutritional supplements, nutraceuticals, smart pills or nootropics all through one online vitamin store.

Each newly redesigned product page on this online discount vitamins website has a thorough explanation about the product, including information on its ingredients, the benefits it will produce and which people should consider taking the vitamin as a part of a well-balanced diet. Nutrition labels for each product are provided and feature an enlarged image of the actual label so that customers can see exactly what the supplement contains.  Many of the product pages include a custom created video which gives a brief introduction to the products, and customer reviews are provided as well.

In addition to the new site, Dynamic Life Nutrition is rolling out a new autoship program which allows customers to have their supplements sent to their homes or offices, in unmarked boxes for added privacy, at their desired frequency. Shipping is done on-time, making it a natural choice for people to choose when they want to buy vitamins online. This autoship vitamins program offers discounts and customers are able to cancel at any time, without pressure. With the addition of advanced analytics, customers can track their past purchases and monitor new ones to ensure that they don’t over- or under-order their favorite products. Customers can also use this new feature to track and cancel their shipments.

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20 cm Long Worm In The Human Eye, First Ever Recorded On Video

Can you believe that a 20 cm worm can house itself in the human eye? But one has to believe one’s eyes.

Here is the video clip of a 20 cm long worm being removed from a human eye through surgical procedure. It is the first time ever that such a long worm growing in the eye has been recorded. The video has evoked great interest among medical students as well as the general public.

http://www.indiavideo.org/health/loa-loa-worm-removing-surgery-8857.php 

Dr. Ashley Thomas Mulamoottil, the doctor who recorded this unique surgery says that this is the seventh worm that he has removed in the last one decade and it is also the longest.

The worm Loa Loa was originally found in Africa and has now reached Asia. The mangrove fly or deer fly is believed to be the carrier of this worm. The eggs of the worm enter the human body through small wounds inflicted by the fly. The death of the worm inside the body could be fatal as it could contaminate the blood. The disease is known as microfilariasis or Loa Loa infestation (Loiasis).

The video portal www.indiavideo.org and the Indian language portal www.oneindia.in are taking the video to the world. According to Mr. M.R. Hari, Executive Editor of India Video, the process recorded by Dr. Ashley fetched 2 million views on Facebook in three days and this persuaded them to make a short movie with supporting information to make it useful. Loa Loa disease could be a major health problem in future and hence an awareness campaign is the need of the hour. ‘We take up that mission now’ says

Mr. Sriram Hebbar, CEO of One India.

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Holistic Health Breakthrough Can End Sickness Now

Holistic health and wellness expert Steve Carney has relaunched his health website, EndSicknessNow.com. The newly revamped site has also reached a milestone with its 75th article. The site’s mission is to help readers and clients reach optimum health and longevity, a mission inspired by Steve’s own battles with serious health and life obstacles.

“After a terrible childhood illness, I spent 20 years researching health, nutrition and disease prevention and treatment. I use a unique blend of consulting, support and encouragement to help each client achieve their health goals. Common health problems, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, pain and inflammation often improve in a few weeks. Client’s enjoy more energy, stamina, and better sleep,” Steve explained.

End Sickness Now is an expert source for optimum health and disease prevention. Steve provides the latest research and newest breakthrough methods for easy weight loss, preventing and treating health conditions, and improving mood. The site also helps to expose numerous nutrition, health and disease myths perpetrated by the medical industry and the media.

“The constant flow of myths and misinformation creates confusion. Decades of nutrition and medical myths have harmed people’s health, along with their chances to live a longer life,” Carney stated.

Steve is a Certified Nutrition and Fitness expert, and Professional Life Coach. For those who wish to take their first steps toward optimum health and wellness, contact Steve for more information about a free, 30-minute phone assessment.

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A More Effective Source Of Vitamin C Than Oranges Or Standard Supplements

Vitamin C is crucial to a person’s health has long been known, but what is less known is the different methods of how it is absorbed into the body.

Some delivery methods are better than others. Citrus fruits, like oranges, do deliver a good dose of vitamin C, but it’s not the best way. Most supplements only provide about 16% absorption.

As proven in repeated scientific studies published in peer-reviewed journals, Lypo-Spheric vitamin C has the highest absorption rates of any form of the vitamin. It is available in capsule form from Vitamin Pros, http://www.vitaminpros.com/lypo-spheric-vitamin-c.html.

“After through research we believe Lypo Spheric vitamin c is the best form of vitamin C available today … the bioavailability of this product far out performs any other product,” said Chris Kochan, president of Vitamin Pros.

About 98 percent of this form of the vitamin is absorbed by the body, greatly surpassing all other forms.

That statement about lypo spheric vitamin C is backed up by a study published in the “Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine” in 2008.

Vitamin Pros delivers vitamin C to the body in a liposomal encapsulation system. This capsule system has also been studied by researchers and found to be extremely effective.

“We want to educate our visitors about vitamin C. Lypo spheric prevents the vitamin from degrading. The liposomal system makes sure the vitamin reaches the bloodstream and cell where it can go to work,” he said. “You can get vitamin C supplements anywhere, but you will not find a technology that delivers more of this critical vitamin to your body than this form.”

Vitamin C is important for wound healing and enzymatic reactions. It boosts the immune system and pays a key part in collagen building. Vitamin C is a first line defense in fighting the common cold. It is a natural antioxidant. For more information visitwww.vitaminpros.com/lypo-spheric-vitamin-c.html

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Professional Tennis Player Overcomes Debilitating Anxiety & Panic Disorder Unconventionally

The tennis world has seen many comebacks in the past but none as unlikely as this one. After 6 years Dennis Simsek a professional tennis player and teaching pro on the ATP tour has naturally been able to overcome Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder, after being moments from taking his own life. Emergency visits before and after important tennis matches, intense physical sensations that resembled serious illnesses during matches, and overwhelming fearful thoughts were just a few of the personal mental and physical battles.

The ‘Me vs Myself On & Off The Court’ eBook outlines natural and unconventional ways Dennis overcame his mental illnesses. The coping strategies such as anti anxiety pills were only a short term fix that didn’t lead to long term recovery, and this is causing a major roadblock for people suffering from intense panic and anxiety these days. The ups and downs of this inspirational story will give readers a glimpse into the life of a professional athlete that feared everything from crowded areas to up tempo music. Readers will be able to relate to these stories, gain strength to stay motivated to face their fears, and reach their dreams through my online blogs and 30 day fear eliminator challenge set to launch on Jan 1st.

This eBook as well as the many interactive tools were launched through The Anxious Athlete website on Dec 15th, and can be purchased through the website below. I am hoping you will be able to see the enourmous benefits that athletes and non athletes who suffer with mental illnesses will gain from reading this book.

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Centralized Sent Mail Folder for Crypt-n-Send, Email Encryption Service

MDofficeMail is proud to announce the release of new version of Compose-Webpage, Webmail, iPhone/iPad App and Android App for their HIPAA compliant Email Encryption Service, Crypt-n-Send.

Most advanced and advantageous feature of this new version is- Centralized Sent Mail folder.

With most of the email services, when email messages are sent from webmail, Outlook/other email client applications or smart phone email programs, messages sent are stored in different folders. For example if you have sent a message from Outlook of your home computer, you don’t have access to that message unless you have access to that particular computer.

To overcome this common problem, CryptnSend adopted a new software technology.

Secure email messages sent using any of the below given methods are saved in to the Sent Mail folder of your Webmail. Further, this folder can be accessed directly from your smart phone and Compose-Webpage without logging into your Webmail:
A. Compose-Webpage: Browse https://cryptnsend.com, compose a secure message, and send.
B. Webmail: Browse https://secure.cryptnsend.com, login, compose a secure message, and send.
C. iPhone/iPad and Android App: Download and install the app, login with your email id and password, compose and send message.
D. MS Outlook/Apple Mail/Any other Email Client program: Configure your CryptnSend account in your email client program and send secure, encrypted messages.

About Crypt-n-Send Email Encryption Service from MDofficeMail
To send any confidential information like PHI by email, it is necessary that
a)Both the sender and the recipient should have a secure email account.
b)The content of the message should not be in human readable format if it is accessed by someone else.

In general, many responsible senders like medical facilities will have secure email service at their end. However, they ignore the importance of security at recipient’s end. It is a known fact that majority of people use free accounts with no security at all. To handle this critical issue that is most often ignored, to maintain the end-to-end security of emails, MDofficeMail is presenting to you Crypt-n-Send.

Crypt-n-Send is an innovative service for encrypting and delivering email with end-to-end security. You can use any email account to SEND secure email. The recipient’s email account need not be secure.

In addition, this process doesn’t involve the hassle of installing additional software, security certificates, or keys. However if you choose MS Outlook to send secure and plain messages, you can install Crypt-n-Send Add-in for MS Outlook as an option.

How Crypt-n-Send works
Continue to use your existing email account as before and subscribe to Crypt-n-send service for your existing email id.

Other important features of Crypt-n-Send include:
New recipient validation: By selecting this option while composing a message, the sender can restrict a new recipient from viewing the message without a security token. This token can be given to the recipient over phone.

Password reset authorization: Unless the sender authorizes, recipient cannot reset a forgotten password to view a secure message.
Validation of recipient to reset password: Optionally, the sender can validate the recipient requesting for a reset of a forgotten password.

Sender has the option to send encrypted message or plain message to any email recipient.

Access logs: Access logs can be viewed for each user, as required by HIPAA

Force expiration of sent messages: In case incorrect information is emailed by error, sender can force expire the message. Force expired message will no longer be available to the recipient.

Fixed life of sent message: Messages are automatically deleted from MDVault after 30 days irrespective of whether it is already viewed by the recipient or not.

Downloading and storing: If the recipient wants to save important messages for future reference, they can download and save the message on their computer.

Secure reply: Recipient of a secure message can send a secure, encrypted reply.

Automatic session time-out.

Change-Password Reminder: Users are reminded to change their password every 90 days to maintain the HIPAA compliance.

Attachments: Attachments can be sent using Compose Webpage, Webmail and MS Outlook.
Attachments are encrypted and can be downloaded from MDVault secure site. Recipients can include attachments in their replies as well.

Limitations with Crypt-n-Send Service from MDofficeMail:
Message headers, including the subject are not encrypted and will get delivered to the recipient in the notification. Be careful not to include sensitive information in the subject line.

Messages held by MDVault will be removed after 30 days for better security. So, it can’t be used as a long-term secure message storage.

Sign up for Crypt-n-Send service from the following link:https://cryptnsend.com/SecureOrder.aspx

For more information on Crypt-n-Send and MDofficeMail Email Hosting Service, please visithttp://MDofficeMail.com

Encryption technology used in Crypt-n-Send and MDofficeMail Email Hosting Service:

MDVault uses industry-standard AES-256 encryption in CBC mode with MD5 hash. Many federal agencies and financial institutions around the globe use the same class of encryption to protect very sensitive data. AES-256 encryption is so secure that there are no publicly-known attacks that will recover anything useful from an AES-256 encrypted file in any remotely reasonable amount of time.

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New Book, “Bush Medicine of the Bahamas” is the 2012 Recipient of Mary W. Klinger Book Award for Outstanding Book of the Year

Ethnobotanist, Jeffrey H. McCormack, Ph.D., says that what makes “Bush Medicine of the Bahamas” unique is its innovative, multi-faceted, cross-cultural approach that integrates oral history with botany, anthropology, and pharmacology. Its integrative approach and readable style make it especially appealing to Caribbean travelers, herbal practitioners, and educators. It also serves as a guide to medicinal flora.

The residents of the Bahamas practice a form of traditional medicine using tropical plants for curing diseases and treating ailments. On his website (http://www.bushmedicine.org) lead author, Jeffrey H. McCormack, Ph.D., writes that the enslaved African ancestors of the Bahamian people brought to the New World a practical knowledge of medicinal plants, and a legacy of “medicinal plant literacy” that helped them “read” and recognize the potential healing qualities of the many new and unfamiliar plants of the Bahamas. Under the influence of European and colonial practices, their diverse beliefs and healing practices were then simplified, distilled, transformed, reformulated, and further refined by generations of experimentation. This distinctive form of medicine is of value today for what it tells us of a unique culture, traditional healing, and the therapeutic value of their plants.

“Bush Medicine of the Bahamas” is the recipient of the 2012 Mary W. Klinger Book Award for outstanding book of the year, awarded annually by the Society for Economic Botany. The book has also been selected for the 19th annual Virginia Festival of the Book held in Charlottesville, Virginia, March 20-24, 2013.

Dr. McCormack says that the book is a comprehensive treatment of Bahamian bush medicine, dedicated to the preservation and continued use of this knowledge before it is lost. Chapters explore the cultural roots, principles, and practice of bush medicine. The materia medica covers 120 medicinal plants and 22 non-botanical remedies, including details of administration and dosage, pharmacology, and cross-cultural uses of bush medicine. Throughout the book, colorful oral histories provide details of the healers’ practices and glimpses of the culture of San Salvador Island in the Bahamas. What makes the book sing are the oral histories and personal stories. As internationally-celebrated nature writer Gary Paul Nabhan has written, “… what beautiful stories they are, some of them with healing power in their own right.”

This book can also serve as a field guide to medicinal flora and will therefore be of interest to nature-minded travelers throughout the Caribbean. Currently, it is available through several distributors in the Bahamas and U.S., and online at http://www.bushmedicine.org/orders-retail.html

Published by JHM Designs Publications, Charlottesville, VA, this is a large hardcover book (9” x 12” x 1”) of nearly 400 pages, including 161 illustrations (104 in color). Additional illustrations include photographs of bush medicine practitioners and island landscapes where they harvest their plant medicines. A dictionary of Bahamian dialect is included in the appendix. There are four indexes including common name, scientific name, subject index, and index of medicinal plants according to principal uses.

Excellent advance reviews from Gary Paul Nabhan, James A. Duke, Rosita Arvigo, and Roy Upton. For example: “This is the most comprehensive and richest ethnobotanical presentation on traditional bush medicine that I have seen …”

The lead author, Jeffrey Holt McCormack, Ph.D., is formerly a faculty member at Middlebury College, and the University of Virginia. Trained in natural products chemistry and physiological plant ecology he has worked in the fields of sustainable agriculture, genetic preservation, plant breeding, and ethnobotany. Co-author, Kathleen Maier, P.A., RH, is a nationally known herbalist, and recipient of the first Medicinal Plant Conservation Award bestowed by the United Plant Savers. Co-author, Patty Wallens, M.A., has a background in medical interviewing and home-based counseling.

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Amazing Deals on Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard from Explosive Nutrition

Whey Protein is the number one essential nutrient for building muscle, burning fat and repairing your body after a long workout session. Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard is a whey protein supplement that can help you get amazing results from your regular exercise regime. This product comes in a powdered form, so you can drink it on-the-go by adding milk or water. The high amino acid content in Gold Standard encourages your body to continue building muscle even after you stop exercising. Whether you want to achieve lean, toned muscles or improve your general health and well-being, Gold Standard can help you reach you achieve your dream goals.

Explosive Nutrition are currently selling Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard at fantastic prices- plus when you buy the 2.27kg (5Ib) tub, you get 30 servings of free amino energy. Whilst the recommended retail price is £116.58, Explosive Nutrition comes in at just £49.25 – that’s a huge saving of over 58% or £67.33. There are 77 servings per batch, which works out at a super low-cost of 64p per serving. Whey protein isolates are the purest form of whey, with 90% pure protein as part of their nutritional make-up. Take a look at the Gold Standard label to see the essential muscle building ingredients such as BCAAs, whey peptides and glutamine.

Explosive Nutrition are one of the top UK retailers of bodybuilding supplements, so you can trust their dedicated team to deliver quality products and service. This leading retailer works in conjunction with bodybuilding experts, that give you personal advice about bodybuilding strategies and fully endorse products such as Gold Standard. Easy to drink and really tasty – Optimum Nutrition Whey Gold Standard has the hallmark of approval from experts and retailers alike, so take advantage of Explosive Nutrition’s excellent deals today.

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Smart Phone App to Send HIPAA Compliant, Encrypted Email from Crypt-n-Send Service

MDofficeMail is proud to announce the release of iPhone/iPad App and Android App for their HIPAA compliant Email Encryption Service, Crypt-n-Send.

By installing this app iPhone/iPad and Android phone users can send encrypted email messages from their smart phones.

About Crypt-n-Send Email Encryption Service from MDofficeMail:

To send any confidential information like PHI by email, it is necessary that
a) Both the sender and the recipient should have a secure email account.
b) The content of the message should not be in human readable format if it is accessed by someone else.

In general, many responsible senders like medical facilities will have secure email service at their end. However, they ignore the importance of security at recipient’s end. It is a known fact that majority of people use free accounts with no security at all. To handle this critical issue that is most often ignored, to maintain the end-to-end security of emails, MDofficeMail is presenting to you Crypt-n-Send.

Crypt-n-Send is an innovative service for encrypting and delivering email with end-to-end security. You can use any email account to SEND secure email. The recipient’s email account need not be secure. In addition, this process doesn’t involve the hassle of installing additional software, security certificates, or keys. However if you choose MS Outlook to send secure and plain messages, you can install Crypt-n-Send Add-in for MS Outlook as an option.

How Crypt-n-Send works:

Continue to use your existing email account as before and subscribe to Crypt-n-send service for your existing email id.
Send secure messages in four different ways:
A. Compose Webpage: Browse https://cryptnsend.com, compose a secure message, and send.
B. Webmail: Browse https://secure.cryptnsend.com, login, compose a secure message, and send.
C. iPhone/iPad and Android App: Download and install the app, login with your email id and password, compose and send message.
D. MS Outlook: Download, Install and Configure the Add-in from http://mdofficemail.com, follow instructions to send secure and encrypted messages from MS Outlook.

Other important features of Crypt-n-Send include:

1. New recipient validation: By selecting this option while composing a message, the sender can restrict a new recipient from viewing the message without a security token. This token can be given to the recipient over phone.
2. Password reset authorization: Unless the sender authorizes, recipient cannot reset a forgotten password to view a secure message.
3. Validation of recipient to reset password: Optionally, the sender can validate the recipient requesting for a reset of a forgotten password.
4. Sender has the option to send encrypted message or plain message to any email recipient
5. Access logs: Access logs can be viewed for each user, as required by HIPAA
6. Force expiration of sent messages: In case incorrect information is emailed by error, sender can force expire the message. Force expired message will no longer be available to the recipient.
7. Fixed life of sent message: Messages are automatically deleted from MDVault after 30 days irrespective of whether it is already viewed by the recipient or not.
8. Downloading and storing: If the recipient wants to save important messages for future reference, they can download and save the message on their computer.
9. Secure reply: Recipient of a secure message can send a secure, encrypted reply.
10. Automatic session timeout.
11. Change-Password Reminder: Users are reminded to change their password every 90 days to maintain the HIPAA compliance.
12. Attachments: Attachments can be sent using Compose Webpage, Webmail and MS Outlook. Attachments are encrypted and can be downloaded from MDVault secure site. Recipients can include attachments in their replies as well.

Limitations with Crypt-n-Send Service from MDofficeMail:
Message headers, including the subject are not encrypted and will get delivered to the recipient in the notification. Be careful not to include sensitive information in the subject line.

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User Friendly Home Study Now Available For Paediatric First Aid Training

Train Aid has created a brand new home study scheme to be used on their monthly open paediatric first aid courses. The twelve hour courses are usually run over two Saturdays each month at the Selhurst Children’s Centre in South London and the Highgate Road Chapel north of the river. Most of the candidates work full time through the week in childcare roles, and therefore to ease the strain the idea to have one day’s home study was born. This means that candidates only now need to attend the second Saturday, and have as much time as they require too complete the home study work packs.

Work packs are easy to understand, which enable users to research theoretical topics, and then test themselves on them. Puzzles, pictures and multiple choice exams combine to test if a candidate has grasped a particular topic. The packs are then brought along to the practical day of the course where the instructor can make sure everything is in place, and field any questions. Paediatric first aid training coordinator Heather Bennett who designed the pack was on hand to say a little more:

“The concept behind the work packs was to replace the lectures usually held on day one of the training. For example of you take the sample topic of ‘First Aid Kits’, The learner now reads up on the topic instead of having a lecture, and can then test themselves through a puzzle. The material is still learnt in the same way, but there is no need to travel to a training centre”.

The main benefit to the new system is that learners can complete the first day of the course in their own time, and within the comfort of their own home . However this can be extended to anywhere, which means people can fill out their work packs on the commute to work or even on a lunch break. Another benefit is that the second day on the paediatric first aid courses solely focuses on learning hands on practical skills.

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Smoking, Obesity And Lack Of Activity Named As Global Killers

Research published in leading medical journal The Lancet suggests that a lack of exercise can be as big a killer as obesity and smoking.

According to the study, approximately one third of adults do not do a healthy amount of exercise, and it is suggested that this could be causing 5.3 million deaths worldwide each year – the equivalent of one in ten deaths – from related illnesses such as breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

Nutritionist Caron Leckie, who works for the UK’s largest provider of chef prepared meals and delivered diets, Diet Chef, comments: “In my experience the weather has a big impact on activity levels, certainly in the UK, and many people use it as an excuse to stay indoors and watch television, rather than getting out and about.

“In addition to this, thousands of our customers have jobs which see them sitting down at a desk for up to nine hours each day. It is logical that this sedentary lifestyle can be conducive to obesity.”

Ms Leckie also added that Diet Chef is “working hard to help people to lose weight with our calorie-controlled diet” and that as a company they are also “working closely with a personal trainer to offer advice and tips on how to move more, no matter what your age, weight or health status.”

It is recommended that adults should do a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week, this equates to just over 20 minutes per day.

According to a report by the BBC, “researchers said the problem was now so bad it should be treated as a pandemic”.

Ms Leckie’s top tips for motivation to exercise include:
1. Add An Activity
2. Try Something Different
3. Find a Positive Each Week
4. Take up a Hobby

Read her full list of tips on the Diet Chef blog.

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HappyFitMe Womens Health and Fitness Launches

HappyFitMe Women’s Health and Fitness, the fast and elegant online custom exercise and workout platform, today announced that it has launched its women’s fitness system to the general public.

With its mission of making women’s health and fitness about a sustainable focus on positive movement and happiness,  HappyFitMe.com goes beyond the traditional, fickle barometers of counting calories and inches. A first in the fitness industry, HappyFitMe offers a robust and simple interface allowing women to improve from wherever they are at in their fitness journey and provides inspiration, structure and fun in exercise.

HappyFitMe’s download-free interface lets users workout online from anywhere, and the platform is entirely free of the advertisements that plague other freemium workout solutions.

“HappyFitMe is the one place where everything you need for exercise to be fun and inspirational is tied together beautifully — fun custom workout routines, both step by step and video workouts, tracking and sharing with friends, computer and smart phone accessible – all in perfect harmony,” said Amber Taves, a subscriber to HappyFitMe. “The fact that I have access to a personal trainer as well is icing on the cake.”

HappyFitMe leverages the cloud to support its workout systems, and it’s this advantage that lets them offer a professional grade solution for nearly free.

HappyFitMe’s Key Benefits

  • Fun custom workout routines –  Matched to your ability, no equipment needed. Fresh Video and step by step workout routines.
  • Fitness for your schedule –  All the benefits of exercise to custom fit the time you have.
  • Share with Friends – Achieve goals –  Friends cheer you on, connect through Facebook & Twitter.
  • Personal Trainer –  Your Fitness Coach for support, advice or inspiration!
  • Online Workouts from anywhere –  No software, use any computer or smartphone.

“The big online women’s fitness systems known to most of us are old and tired, crowded by ads and pretend to be experts in everything from recipes to nutrition to exercise, while those offered by new startups don’t have the polish, reliability or features busy women need,” said Tammy Andreotti, president and co-founder, HappyFitMe. “We wanted to offer the most robust yet easy-to-use web fitness solution in the market without the headaches or the unwanted advertisements. Women just love it!”

How to Register for HappyFitMe
HappyFitMe is a fast and simple health and fitness platform made for women at any fitness level, free of charge for 30 days. It takes less than 60 seconds to sign up for an account and you can be starting your workout routines and sharing your fitness journey with friends and family in minutes. Register for a free HappyFitMe trial account at http://www.happyfitme.com/free-fitness-trial/

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Chris Smith, The Diabetic Chef Joins “Living Well” Diabetes Eduaction Cruise Hosted by Diabetes Daily Post (DDP)

Novi-based Diabetes Daily Post announces on June 29, 2012 that it has join hands with Chris Smith to educate diabetes patients on nutrition, diet, and diabetes cooking on Royal Caribbean Cruise which sails on January 7, 2013 for a 6 day Caribbean cruise. Other participants are Jorge Prada, MD, an Educator and Diabetes Researcher, Susan Sloane Pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator, a member of American Diabetes Association board of director and Charles Liu, Clinical Pharmacist with special interest in Type 2 Diabetes. With Chris Smith’s participatiion, DDP’s education program lands itself as one the most comprehensive and dynamic diabetes education program offered in the North America. The participants will receive a broad and comprehensive education including a diabetes-exercise session and onboard two-mile fun walk for diabetes to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association and go home with usable recipes and cooking methods to control their diabetes better.

“Diabetes is a cause for many other metabolic diseases such as heart and vascular diseases and stroke. Complications include loss of eye sight, kidney failure and amputation. Recent study showed a 62% reduction in diabetes-related health care costs if a comprehensive interdisciplinary diabetes education is implemented. Diet control is one of the most important facets in controlling diabetes and this is often neglected or ignored. We are very fortunate to have Chirs onboard to drive home on this point. Chris is known as one of the most caring and talented chef. He educates and motivates: he is completely at home with the subject of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. His passion comes from being a diabetic patient himself.” says Charles Liu R.Ph, MBA, DDP’s Cruise Education Coordinator and spokesman.

The Diabetes Daily Post a/k/a/ www.diabetesdailypost.com based in Novi, Michigan was created in 2011 to educate, enrich, and expand the knowledge of Diabetes. Its goal is to keep you informed about the latest news and drug innovations, provide health tools for diabetes management, motivate with triumph personal stories and talk about key opinion leaders who have worked on the elusive cure for Diabetes. The Diabetes Daily Post offers its “Living Well” Diabetes Education program both on cruises and in major cities.

Chef Chris is a Certified Executive Chef with over 20 years experience in the culinary field. With his focus on healthy cuisine, Chef Chris is an authority on diabetic nutrition and food preparation. He has been featured in TIME Magazine, USA Today, CNN, Web MD, Southern Living magazine. National television appearances include “DLIFE” and “Taking Control of Your Diabetes”. Chris is Novo Nordisk“Diabetes Academy” National tour speaking to both public and corporate audiences on the importance of cooking healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Chef Chris’s cookbook: The Diabetic Chef’s Year Round Cookbook along with Cooking with The Diabetic Chef, are published by The American Diabetes Association. Both cookbooks provide simple tips, cooking techniques and a wide range of easy to prepare recipes the whole family will enjoy!

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Still Growing: Comfort Medical Opens Retail Outlet

Comfort Medical Supply, LLC located in Ormond Beach, FL since 2005, has been ranked – despite economic pressures – has been ranked on the Inc 500 and Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S. for two years in a row and is now offering a retail outlet open to the public. The store is located in the Ormond Oaks Plaza in Ormond Beach at 619 S. Yonge St.

Comfort Medical Supply is a national supplier of home medical equipment and is accredited by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA). An approved Medicare supplier, Comfort supplies to all lower 48 states with 7 locations in the Southeast specializing in complex rehab power chairs, power mobility, drug-free pain therapy and orthotic support devices. Comfort was founded in 2005 and acquired Southeast Mobility Group, LLC in January 2007. The company has continued to grow despite the many obstacles the home medical equipment industry has endured over past years due to legislation affecting Medicare and health care.

Historically, the company ‘s revenues were derived almost exclusively from insurance coverage. However, due to reimbursement cuts in Medicare and other private insurance over the past 2 years, the company has ventured into the retail segment, where products often aren’t covered by insurance. “We recognized that to continue our growth, we had to offer additional products that are sold on a cash basis”, said Craig Daley, President & CEO. “Retail products such as home lifts, vehicle carriers, bathroom safety and daily aids to living are in high demand. When our customers receive a device that is covered by insurance, they soon discover that there a number of other items available that they also need to meet their living needs on a daily basis. Our retail segment is now available to meet those needs at competitive pricing.”

The retail store is open Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Special appointments are available by calling (386) 673-6902.

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Symmetry Press Introduces Its Newest Weight-Loss Book For Women In The Using Psychology To Lose Weight Series

Stop Your Emotional Eating is all about helping you put a stop to a well-integrated habit, a mindset, and behaviors that have been keeping you overweight. The material in this book gives you ways to stop your emotional eating, and start afresh.

Because breaking the habit of emotional eating is such a hard thing to do, we wrote this book to say to you, “C’mon let’s do this together.” (ISBN
9780985130008)

Other books in the series —

Psych Your Diet Vol 1 Psych Yourself to Start
Psych Your Diet Vol 2 Psych Yourself to Stick to It
Psych Your Diet Vol 3 Psych Yourself to Keep It Off
…handy advice manuals to use everyday

Breaking Up With Food: Maria’s Last Diet
…a novel of passionate weight loss. Self-help through a psychological milieu

Contact Details: Symmetry Press LLC

239 Dorothy Drive
Torrington Connecticut USA 06790
www.symmetrypress.com
hi@symmetrypress.com

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Helpful Information For People Who Suffer From Incontinence

Incontinence can be described as the uncontrolled leakage of urine or faeces, and is an extremely common problem. But help is at hand. Incontinence UK is a leading UK supplier of incontinence products, incontinence pads and incontinence pants.

You’ll find a series of helpful frequently asked questions below, designed to help you gain a greater knowledge of the incontinence products available, so that when it comes to purchasing incontinence products, incontinence pads or incontinence pants of your own, you are able to make an informed decision.

Will one type of incontinence product suit all my needs?

This is not always the case, and different incontinence products, incontinence pads and incontinence pants will offer different benefits.

Some sufferers might prefer a smaller, thinner incontinence pad or incontinence pant during the day but a larger, more absorbent incontinence pad at night when their leakage could be more severe. Alternatively, some incontinence sufferers might prefer the simplicity of exchanging incontinence pads during their daily routine, but prefer the added security of incontinence pants on special occasions or long days out.

What are the benefits of disposable incontinence pads?

Disposable incontinence pads can be thrown away after usage, meaning that hygiene and convenience are great benefits. It is very easy to carry disposable incontinence products with you and change them as and when is needed. Incontinence UK supply a large range of disposable incontinence products, pads and pants; ensuring that you can find an incontinence product to suit your needs.

What are the benefits of washable incontinence products?

Over time, washable incontinence pants prove to be more economical and environmentally friendly than disposable incontinence products. With the look and feel of normal underwear, certain incontinence sufferers prefer to wear washable incontinence pants, and they can also be easier to store. It is important, however, to ensure that you have enough washable incontinence pants to suit your needs.

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New e-Book: How to Avoid 7 Medicare Traps

For those turning 65 the path to Medicare enrollment is filled with bumps and traps that can end up meaning higher health care costs for retirees. iQuote.com’s new booklet: Getting Ready for Medicare: How to Avoid 7 Medicare Traps can help people avoid mistakes and missed deadlines when enrolling for Medicare and selecting a Medicare health plan.

Medicare terms can be confusing. iQuote.com finds people are often confused about how to sign up, when to sign up and then how to compare different Medicare plan choices. The new booklet is designed especially for those who are getting ready to sign up for Medicare or choosing a Medicare health plan. It identifies some of the terms, deadlines and choices that, if missed, can end up increasing the cost of health care coverage in retirement.

Some of the traps include missing Medicare enrollment dates, misunderstanding deadlines, staying on COBRA too long and failing to understand the costs of Medicare and how to compare plans to find the right Medicare plan.

The booklet can be downloaded at www.medicare.iquote.com/medicare-resources-links.aspx.

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