Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Computing
Conference & Expo
November 2-4, 2009 NYC
Register Today and SAVE !..

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
In many cases, the end of the year gives you time to step back and take stock of the last 12 months. This is when many of us take a hard look at what worked and what did not, complete performance reviews, and formulate plans for the coming year. For me, it is all of those things plus a time when I u...
SYS-CON.TV
Baby, Look at Me Now! Jumbotron in Times Square Opens APHL/CDC Campaign Celebrating 50 Years Saving Babies' Lives

SILVER SPRING, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- With families flocking into New York City for the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, it was the right time to signal a year-long campaign to save babies' lives, thought Scott Becker, executive director of the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL). Becker's group is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to raise awareness about newborn screening, a nationwide program that tests the 4 million babies born annually for dozens of potentially lethal genetic conditions.

"We typically don't speak with the 'loud voice' of CBS's jumbotron in Times Square," said Becker," but we're proud of our record -- 50 years saving babies' lives! And since the scientific invention that made the newborn screening test available to every baby, occurred right here in New York State, it seemed like a good place to announce the campaign."

APHL represents the state and local public health laboratories in the US that fight disease outbreaks, test for food and waterborne disease, and solve public health mysteries, such as the entry point of the H1N1 virus into the US, and the source of contaminated bagged lettuce in California. State public health labs also analyze 97 percent of newborn screening tests.

"Public health labs are incredibly dedicated to their communities," Becker said. "Since the effects of some of the conditions screened for can begin to do damage within a short time frame, lab scientists feel compelled to get to their lab to maintain an unbroken chain of testing and reporting results back to hospitals, or directly to parents, if urgent retesting is required."

Their determination was challenged, but not daunted, recently during Hurricane Sandy, when lab staff dodged downed trees, winds and threatening waters in New Jersey to get to the lab.

"While many were running for higher ground, we were scheduling our staff to guarantee that screening would not be interrupted during the storm," said New Jersey Newborn Screening Manager Scott Shone, PhD.

"2013 marks the 50th anniversary of newborn screening in the US, starting in Delaware, Massachusetts and Oregon. Yet many parents and some healthcare providers are unaware of its benefits and achievements. Newborn screening saves 12,000 babies a year from the effects of debilitating conditions and even death," said Becker.

"We want parents to make sure their babies get the test, and that they take follow-through seriously if tests are positive. Sometimes all they need are a few words of wisdom from their healthcare provider. That's what this campaign is all about."

For more information, go to www.50yearssavingbabies.com.

The Association of Public Health Laboratories is a national non-profit located in Silver Spring, MD, that is dedicated to working with members to strengthen governmental laboratories with a public health mandate. By promoting effective programs and public policy, APHL strives to provide public health laboratories with the resources and infrastructure needed to protect the health of US residents and to prevent and control disease globally.

Embedded Video Available

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2168079
Embedded Video Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2167721

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
Jody DeVoll
240.485.2753
jody.devoll@aphl.org

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

SOA World Latest Stories
Express Logic, Inc., the worldwide leader in royalty-free real-time operating systems (RTOSes), introduces X-Ware™, an integrated, optimized, comprehensive middleware solution that provides a solid foundation for Internet of Things (IoT) development. X-Ware consists of Express Logic’s ...
Many mid-market companies have invested significant time and resources to secure and back up their servers, client computers, data, and overall network infrastructure in what was the traditional client-server setup. Now, what were considered emerging technologies just a few years ago, ...
I've been writing recently about the dimensions of Big Data in the IoT: urgency, importance, frequency, consequences, remedy, cost. You can find my stories on IoT Journal or at my personal website. The big item missing from this list is, of course, size. How big are individual messa...
Processes are not documented and reused by a set of individuals because they lead to failure. Like design patterns, they are documented and reused because they lead to success. They are all put together by very talented people who have successfully used them to develop software multip...
Vormetric on Tuesday announced that Rackspace Hosting has joined the Cloud Partner program, and will be offering encryption and key management services to customers via Vormetric's Transparent Encryption solution. Vormetric's Transparent Encryption combines the performance, flexibility...
I'm reading a McKinsey report from May 2013 that talks about 12 disruptive technologies, including cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). I'll focus on the IoT here. The report estimates the IoT Internet to be worth between $2.7 and $6.2 trillion by the year 2025.(The world'...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021


SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE