SEARCH
Current Location:
>
> This Story


Log in or Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment

Never Miss a Story

Sign up for email alerts

 

More Magazine Features

RTLS/RFID points to life-saving potential that may surprise From the Jan/Feb issue of HCB News magazine

Best of the Year 2015 The health care professionals honored in their respective fields

When do OEMs use special logistics and rigging companies, and when should you? From the December issue of HCB News magazine

How to make renting a crane an uplifting experience 10 tips on making light work of heavy lifting

Charity – Communities making a difference for local hospitals The Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk and BRA Day Pittsburgh

See All Magazine Features  

More Industry Headlines

Pacemaker and ICD battery life needs to be extended to last 25 years Replacing batteries can lead to life-threatening infections

New telehealth legislation getting support from all angles CONNECT for Health Act gaining bipartisan, industry traction

Calling for a more personalized approach to preventing breast and ovarian cancers Psychological and medical risks need to be considered

Exposing the secrets of voodoo dolls through X-ray Virtual autopsy yields forensic insights in Haitian voodoo crimes

Portable seizure device yields unexpected mood benefits to PTSD patients Reduced sleeplessness, depression and nightmares by 30 percent

MR-compatible cardiac device implants add significant value to patient care A first-of-its-kind study finds value providers may be drawn to

Proton therapy is best for the most common pediatric brain tumor: study Medulloblastoma side effects diminished relative to conventional therapy

PET/CT beats CT and bone scans for detecting metastatic prostate cancer: study PET imaging of prostate has 'exploded' over last two years

Stryker to buy Sage for $2.8 billion HAI prevention product line expected to complement Stryker's offerings

Mathematical tool for MR may predict chance of migraines in concussion patients Shannon entropy may be more accurate than fractional anistropy

Baby blues: Why the country's infant mortality rate is so high and what can be done about it

by Olga Deshchenko , DOTmed News Reporter
This first appeared in the May 2011 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News


Perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of improving infant death rates in the U.S. is rooted in understanding the effects of the country’s disparities. According to IHME’s Rajaratnam, looking at the U.S. child mortality rates by counties would likely identify areas that are performing just as well as Europe, and others on par with the world’s poorest countries.

To find the answer to the question of why we’re so slow in improving the health of our babies, researchers are looking to explore trends in child and infant death region by region. “We are starting to do some of that local level research now and those results will help us get closer to putting our finger on what needs to change in order to save more lives,” Rajaratnam said.
Story Continues Below Advertisement

We want to buy your Siemens Symphony or Avanto MRI -- today!

Top Dollar Paid, Fixed or Mobile. Call our Siemens Specialist for a Quote today -- 212-558-6600 Ext. 250 DOTmed Certified




Back to DOTmed News
<< Pages: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

Related:


Interested in Medical Industry News? Subscribe to DOTmed's weekly news email and always be informed. Click here, it takes just 30 seconds.

You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Advertise
Increase Your
Brand Awareness
Auctions + Private Sales
Get The
Best Price
Buy Equipment/Parts
Find The
Lowest Price
Daily News
Read The
Latest News
Directory
Browse All
DOTmed Users
Ethics on DOTmed
View Our
Ethics Program
Gold Parts Vendor Program
Receive PH
Requests
Gold Service Dealer Program
Receive RFP/PS
Requests
Healthcare Providers
See all
HCP Tools
Jobs/Training
Find/Fill
A Job
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Get Parts
Quotes
Recently Certified
View Recently
Certified Users
Recently Rated
View Recently
Certified Users
Rental Central
Rent Equipment
For Less
Sell Equipment/Parts
Get The
Most Money
Service Technicians Forum
Find Help
And Advice
Simple RFP
Get Equipment
Quotes
Virtual Trade Show
Find Service
For Equipment
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2016 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED