Hammersmith and Fulham to work Our aim is to encourage the health of residents by providing access to quality health services quit quit a healthy lifestyle .. Hammersmith & Fulham PCT Local Enhanced Service for Cardio – Vascular Disease requires a recent BMI reading for 40 percent of the population. The campaign lasted less than an hour of Practice Manager time, including searching for patients with old or no BMI reading, nearly 100,000 people receiving responses on reflect on the patient record. The campaign will now be replicated across the Borough, touched the lives of nearly 100,000 people. IPLATO Managing Director Tobias Alpsten said: Over the years we have seen surgeries use our text messaging system for campaigns to develop health promotion The possibility of a patient current BMI reading might get in a quick and accurate way play an important role in the struggle for obesity to reduce nationwide.
For example, on New excise tax on medical devicesThe Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance has today issued a statement with the Internal Revenue Service regarding the implementation of the new excise tax on medical devices by the Healthcare and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. The unit taxes imposed a serious burden for Imaging and Radiotherapy producers who are already operating in a fiercely competitive global marketplace, said David Fisher, Executive Director of MITA. It is essential that the implementation the tax reform has the unique nature of medical imaging and radiation therapy industry bring bring not impede the ability of manufacturers and innovative diagnosis and treatment on the market. Thoughtful implementation is necessary. . Continue reading