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Ensuring quality at every point of the food transportation chain is crucial for ensuring public health

Whenever food, either in raw form or after being cooked, is transported, it carries the risk of contamination. Since the food that is being transported is so vulnerable, care has to be taken at just about every possible point in order to prevent disease from originating and spreading from the sources of food transporation. Standard procedures for washing and sanitizing the containers, in which food is transported need to be established, managed and maintained.…


Added by Compliance4all on October 4, 2016 at 7:31am — No Comments

America Has A Health Care Paradox

We have a real paradox in American healthcare. On the one hand we have exceptionally well educated and well trained providers who are committed to our care. We are the envy of the world for our biomedical research prowess, funded largely by the National Institutes of Health and conducted across the county in universities and medical schools. The pharmaceutical industry continuously brings forth life saving and disease altering medications. The medical device industry is incredibly innovative…


Added by Stephen C Schimpff on September 18, 2012 at 5:05pm — No Comments

ALLIEDHIE and ICA Launch National Health Information Exchange


Media Contact:

Dodge Communications for ICA

Jeff Nessler; 770.576.2573


For AlliedHIE

Kelly Lewis;  570.510.7745…


Added by Kelly Lewis on June 18, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Can You Get a Prompt Appointment With Your Doctor?

Having trouble getting an early appointment with a doctor? It’s a common problem. Here is one company’s proposed solution.

It takes an average of 20.5 days to get an appointment with a physician, according to a study by Merritt Hawkins & Associates and related to me by the principals at ZocDoc, a startup company. That’s a long time. ZocDoc aims to fix that problem with a rapid appointment scheduled on line.

Perhaps your need is not urgent in the classical sense but imagine…


Added by Stephen C Schimpff on June 15, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

Integrative Medicine Part II -- Health Care of the Future

Is it possible that health care can become more effective, more personalized, more attuned to real health and wellness in a manner that truly benefits you the customer? 

At the recent health and wellness conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine there was a panel discussion moderated by Center director Brian Berman, MD on the topic of health care of the future. Here are some excerpts from the comments made by…


Added by Stephen C Schimpff on May 14, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

We Are Ruining Our Children’s Future Health

Our children (and grandchildren) are the future and we are responsible for their growth and development. As responsible parties, we are clearly failing. 

That is my interpretation of the report issued a few days ago by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey on seven criteria known to the associate with ideal cardiovascular health. They are defined, briefly, as 1) a diet with…


Added by Stephen C Schimpff on November 21, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

MMVR19 / NextMed Conference, February 9 - 11, 2012 Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, California



Consistently, one of the most interesting medical technology meetings of the year - MMVR, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality - this year returning to its historic home in beautiful Newport Beach, California. 

I can attest from personal experience, a wonderful venue...






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Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on October 18, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Stem Cells and Cancer – What would you do?

This Thursday I am hosting the final call in the teleseries Conversations with the Masters of Healing…


Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on August 10, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

What should I eat to help keep my hormones balanced?

metal toxicity

What a great conversation we had last night with the founder of the Fellowship for Functional and Regenerative Medicine and prevention specialist, Dr. Pamela W. Smith. Dr. Smith and I discussed Hormone Therapy: Real Life Scenarios.…


Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 30, 2010 at 5:05pm — No Comments

What can I do to stop the pain and why am I always soooo tired?!

metal toxicity

Enjoyed a fantastic call with Dr. Maria Sulindro last night as we discussed “Stop Living with Pain and Fatigue: An In-Depth Look at Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.”

Here are a few of the questions Dr. Maria answered:

• How do you begin the process of assessing pain, pain reduction and management?

• Do you use nutrient testing to determine what supplements are needed to manage their pain?

• Why is magnesium so important?

• What is… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 28, 2010 at 4:13pm — No Comments

The Mystery of Stem Cells: A Controversial Issue presented by Dr. Maharaj

stem cell research

On August 3rd, Dr. Maharaj, founder of the South Florida Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Institute, is joining us for Conversations with the Masters of Healing!

Dr. Maharaj will be sharing:

  • What are Stem Cells and why they are so important?
  • Who benefits from a Stem Cell Transplant?
  • How Stem Cells can be used to treat cancer…

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 27, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

What should I eat to help keep my hormones balanced?

Great conversation yesterday with Dr. Alicia Stanton regarding Hormone Harmony and how it’s intertwined with the foods you eat.…


Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 23, 2010 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Is HCG the Right Choice For You to Lose Weight?

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weight loss

Great discussion yesterday with dietitian Lisa Nelson of, Matt Gallant, and Sherman Supley both of…


Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 21, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

Hormone Therapy: Real Life Scenarios with Dr. Pamela W. Smith

hormone therapy

Conversations with the Masters of Healing kicked of last week and Dr. Pamela W. Smith will be joining us to share some real life scenarios via case studies completed on hormone therapy.

Here’s a little background information on Dr. Pamela W. Smith:

Pamela Wartian Smith, M.D., MPH spent her first twenty years of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center.… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 20, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is the Connection Between Earthing and Cell Phone Use?

What a FABULOUS call with Dr. Sinatra! He is so enjoyable to speak with. He joined us as a guest speaker for Conversations with the Masters of Healing to discuss Energy Medicine: Earthing and Metabolic Cardiology.…


Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 16, 2010 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Metal Toxicity and Disease with Dr. Buttar - Special Bonus Guest

metal toxicity Conversations with the Masters of Healing begins Tuesday and we have a special bonus guest - Dr. Rashid Buttar!

Here’s a little background information on Dr. Rashid Buttar:

Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM, trained in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine and then served as Brigade Surgeon for 2nd Infantry Division, Republic of South Korea and later, as the… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 15, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is the connection between cholesterol and sex?

Last night’s call with Dr. Bentley went off without a hitch as we discussed “Sex, Lies, and Cholesterol” in-depth!

Here are just a few of the questions we covered:
• Why do some people have higher cholesterol numbers?

• Why has there been such…

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 14, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Weight Loss Expert Panel includes Dietitian Lisa Nelson

weight loss
Next month dietitian Lisa Nelson with be joining me as part of our expert panel as we cover Weight Loss from A to HCG: An Honest Discussion as part of the Conversations with the Masters of Healing.

Here’s a little background information on Lisa Nelson RD:

Lisa Nelson RD, founder and owner of and Health… Continue

Added by Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD on July 8, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Today’s Health Insurance Has Perverse Incentives

Whether we have commercial insurance through our employer or Medicare, the incentives are poorly aligned to lower costs and improve quality. In fact, they actually encourage greater and greater expenditures. In most instances, our insurance covers everything from prevention to basic routine care to complex care of serious illness. Coverage may not be all that good for some things like preventive care and our primary care physician feels underpaid for routine visits but nevertheless we basically… Continue

Added by Stephen C Schimpff on July 1, 2010 at 8:47am — No Comments

A Roadmap to Broadband Adoption Conference - TODAY LIVE coverage

Broadband for America, NextGenWeb, Net Literacy, and USIIA have partnered to host "A Roadmap to Broadband Adoption Conference" taking place today in Washington, DC.

Follow coverage of the conference on the Broadband for America blog here, tweets by me here using #BBRoadmap and watch the speakers via livestream… Continue

Added by Christine Stineman on June 22, 2010 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

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