Healthcare Buyer's Connection, Vol. VI, No. 17, 9/7/2007


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Healthcare Buyer's Connection
Volume VI, No. 17
September 7, 2007

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Table of Contents
  1. Company Profiles
    • Gelb Consulting
    • Centromine
    • Pharmalicensing Ltd.
    • MedPlus Inc.
  2. Employer-Sponsored Weight Management Programs — The Business Case
  3. "Public Health Crisis:" Obesity Rates Climb Among Minority And Low Socioeconomic Status Groups
  4. Obesity-Behavioral, Medical, and Surgical Management, 2nd Edition
  5. Recommended Reading: Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives

1.) Gelb Consulting

Gelb Consulting has provided customized marketing research/consulting to healthcare providers for over 30 years. We specialize in: Satisfaction/Value, Preference, New Product Development, Physician

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http://www.hin.com/buyers_connection_consultants.html#gelb



Centromine

Centromine provides internet-based software for the behavioral healthcare market. Our browser-based Care Management System provides an enterprise-wide solution that runs from any computer completely over the Internet or private Intranet.

For more information please visit:
http://www.hin.com/buyers_connection_technology.html#centromine



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Pharmalicensing Ltd.

The definitive resource for pharmaceutical and biotech business development and licensing executives, providing in-depth company and licensing opportunity profiles, news, events and much more.

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http://www.hin.com/buyers_connection_publications.html#pharma



MedPlus Inc.

MedPlus provides enterprise wide patient record systems, optical archival and retrieval systems and distributed object computing technology.

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http://www.hin.com/buyers_connection_technology.html#medplus



2.) Employer-Sponsored Weight Management Programs — The Business Case

This new white paper details the significant benefits to organizations that invest in proven weight control strategies at work. The paper cites more than a dozen studies highlighting the return on investment in terms of health risks, costs, and worker productivity and offers employers solutions to the growing crisis.

Learn more in this white paper available for download at:
http://www.hin.com/library/registerkhp.html



3.) "Public Health Crisis:" Obesity Rates Climb Among Minority And Low Socioeconomic Status Groups

By the year 2015, 75 percent of adults will be overweight and 41 percent will be obese, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Human Nutrition.

Obese and overweight Americans has increased at an average rate of 3-8 percent across different sociodemographic groups over the past thirty years. Minority and low socioeconomic status groups are disproportionately affected, such as non-Hispanic black women and children, Mexican-American women and children, low socioeconomic status black men and women and children, Native-Americans and Pacific Islanders.

To read this story in its entirety click here:
http://www.hin.com/bcstory.html



4.) Obesity-Behavioral, Medical, and Surgical Management, 2nd Edition

Obesity-Behavioral, Medical, and Surgical Management, 2nd Edition presents a basic program for self-management of weight reduction, plus when needed, the prerequisites for drug or surgical management. This 195 page manual is primarily written for use by healthcare professionals. It includes extensive references and resources.

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5.) Recommended Reading: Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives

In Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives, expert speakers weigh in on the key features of obesitymanagement programs, strategies for increasing member participation,and the programs' impact on the healthcare bottom line.

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