Archive for June, 2013

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Travel Guidance

This Controller Alert provides clarification on conference activity in light of the FY 2013 sequestration of non-exempt budgetary resources required by section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985...

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More on the SUPPORT trial

In Support of SUPPORT — A View from the NIH Kathy L. Hudson, Ph.D., Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D., and Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. June 5, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1306986 http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1306986?query=TOC

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Taking on Patent Trolls to Protect American Innovation

Executive actions the Obama Administration is taking, and the legislative measures that we are calling on Congress to pass to protect American innovators. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/06/04/taking-patent-trolls-protect-american-innovation?utm_source=060413&utm_medium=photo&utm_campaign=daily   troll patent_report

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Fact sheet: Impact of Sequestration on the National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health is the nation’s medical research agency and the leading supporter of biomedical research in the world. NIH’smission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and apply...

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Get your operation only on Tuesday through Thursday

Day of week of procedure and 30 day mortality for elective surgery: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2424 (Published 28 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2424 http://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f2424 day of the week surgery bmj.f2424 P...

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