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eHealth News Roundup for April 21st – May 2nd 2003

Posted on: 09 May 03

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The healthcare industry has utilized the Internet most recently as both a marketing tool and as a facility to pass on important medical information. Leading drug maker Abbott Laboratories will be look
The healthcare industry has utilized the Internet most recently as both a marketing tool and as a facility to pass on important medical information. Leading drug maker Abbott Laboratories will be looking to increase media exposure for its rheumatoid arthritis treatment after launching a dedicated website for the drug. Other websites created were designed to offer additional sources of information for patients suffering from illnesses as serious as cancer to those with allergies and asthma. Online healthcare information Online colorectal cancer resource launches HealthTalk Interactive has launched a new colorectal cancer information resource on its website. Called the Colorectal Cancer Information Network, the site is designed to empower chronically ill patients by providing them with the latest information and access to trusted experts. Read full article The American Lung Association unveils new online treatment option tools for people with asthma and allergies The American Lung Association and NexCura have unveiled a pair of free web-based healthcare information and education tools to help and support asthma and airborne allergy sufferers make treatment decisions and better manage their health. Read full article New online program to help sufferers of trichotillomania An online behavior modification program has been launched to help sufferers of trichotillomania, a psychological disorder that entails the compulsive pulling out of one's own hair. Read full article eMarketing Abbott launches interactive web site for rheumatoid arthritis community Abbott has officially launched an interactive site to offer information for people considering Humira or those who are already receiving treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Read full article Company information: Abbott Laboratories eTrials provides web-based post-marketing surveillance tools for Actelion eTrials Worldwide, a leading provider of software for the clinical trial process, has successfully deployed its web-based ASFlash product as part of Actelion's ongoing post-marketing surveillance programs. The software is being used to remotely gather data from more than 430 European centers, enabling researchers to simplify and accelerate data collection. Read full article Company information: Actelion eLearning MedCases partners with Unbound Medicine to deliver medical librarian online MedCases, a leading medical eLearning solutions provider, has partnered with Unbound Medicine, a leading provider of knowledge management systems, to offer the MedCases Medical Librarian, a robust, web-based interface that integrates with Unbound's state-of-the-art medical literature search services. Read full article American Diabetes Association launches interactive, educational website The American Diabetes Association has launched an interactive on-line educational tool, Link for Life, specifically designed to help people with diabetes learn how they can better manage their disease and reduce their risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Read full article Texas program paves way for improved healthcare nationwide for chronic illnesses Texas program paves way for improved healthcare nationwide for chronic illnesses Read full article

Michael Randle

Last updated on: 27/08/2010 11:40:18

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