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8-29-2014 The China Greentech Initiative, supported by RTI International, releases report on changes across China’s greentech markets
The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, released by the China Greentech Initiative, provides insight on the regulatory, financing and technology changes across China’s greentech markets in response to the government’s shifting priorities, and recommends how companies can best capture opportunities while supporting China’s battle against smog. The report is sponsored by RTI International, DP CleanTech and Parkview Green.
8-28-2014 Robert Beach, David Dayton named RTI International Fellows
RTI International has named Robert Beach, Ph.D., and David Dayton, Ph.D., as RTI Fellows. The RTI Fellow Program provides professional opportunities for exceptionally talented staff committed to science, technology, research and policy analysis in support of RTI's mission to improve the human condition.
8-28-2014 Nail polish that detects date-rape drugs stirs a storm
– Chicago Tribune
Four N.C. State University students have dreamed up a striking way to detect date rape drugs that's getting some major media buzz.
8-27-2014 RTI International recognized as family-friendly company by Carolina Parent
RTI International has been selected as one of North Carolina’s 2014 Family-Friendly 50 companies by Carolina Parent magazine for the sixth consecutive year.
8-27-2014 NCSU students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs
– News & Observer
A 2007 study of college students by RTI International in Research Triangle Park supports the notion that alcohol is the drug most linked to rape.
8-27-2014 Going beyond cooperation: Why it's critical for NTD control and elimination in Nigeria
– Global Network
It has been one hundred years since Nigeria’s independence and while much has changed through substantial development and investments, Nigeria’s rating against the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health-Indicators still lags; maternal and child morbidity and mortality remain high and quality and affordable health services are either lacking or not readily accessible, especially for the 70 percent of Nigerians living on less than $2 a day.
8-27-2014 PCMH Study briefing: Lower cost of care or Medicare beneficiaries
– Yahoo! Finance
A new, independent research study, conducted by RTI International and published in the Health Services Research journal, adds to the evidence that NCQA patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) deliver lower cost and drive more appropriate health care utilization.
8-26-2014 RTI International, partners to advance global health priorities in Africa
The U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health has selected RTI International to be a prime contractor under the Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4)-Africa Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. 
8-26-2014 Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study
– Chicago Tribune
In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
8-26-2014 Medicare ACOs can learn lessons from earlier demo project
– Modern Healthcare
The precursor to Medicare's large and growing accountable care program ran five years and ended the month after the Affordable Care Act became law.
8-26-2014 3 reasons to attend Devex's Addis Adaba Career Forum
– Devex
After successful Devex Career Forums in Nairobi, Washington, D.C. and Manila, Devex, along with executive partner RTI International, is taking the forum to yet another dynamic development city: Addis Ababa.
8-26-2014 PCMH Study briefing: Lower cost of care or Medicare beneficiaries
– Technology News
8-26-2014 Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study
– Yahoo! News
In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
8-25-2014 Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries
A recent study by RTI International has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.
8-25-2014 Health insurance reimbursement may determine cancer screening rates
– News-Medical
A study published today indicates that people living in American states that offer higher Medicaid payments for office visits are more likely to have been screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers than those in states giving lower levels of Medicaid support.
8-24-2014 Revving our engines: 10 lessons from launching an impact accelerator
– Huffington Post
Accelerator programs are proliferating with an estimated 300 to 2,000 programs worldwide.
8-24-2014 Fort Bragg soldiers needed for wellness study
– FayObserver.com
Soldiers on Fort Bragg could help researchers revolutionize health, wellness and stress management programs for the military.
8-24-2014 Medicaid reimbursements: The more doctors get paid, the more likely they do cancer screening
– Science 2.0
Cancer screening is one of the controversial aspects of health care; America has long had a 'defensive medicine' problem, where in some cases doctors and hospitals run many unnecessary tests to check off the boxes so that if something does go wrong, lawyers won't be shedding tears in court about how the greedy or incompetent medical community ruins lives.
8-24-2014 In ongoing Ebola crisis, emergency aid not enough
– News & Observer
Global health organizations in the Triangle – such as IntraHealth International, RTI International and FHI 360, to name just a few – can help, too.
8-22-2014 G. Edward “Eddie” Story named a top corporate counsel by Triangle Business Journal
Triangle Business Journal recognized G. Edward “Eddie” Story, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at RTI International, as one of the top corporate counsels in the Triangle. 
8-22-2014 Corporate Counsel: G. Edward Story
– Triangle Business Journal
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
8-22-2014 Impact of race, ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– The Today Online
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence in high-risk populations
Researchers from RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council’s (SAMRC) Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit presented findings from two intervention studies that showed that HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence among high-risk populations.
8-21-2014 TBJ honors corporate counsel winners
– Triangle Business Journal
Leave the lawyer jokes at home, they’re no good here.
8-21-2014 Towards nuts and bolts for a data revolution
– Global Partnership for Education
I recently read a blog post from Jean-Marc Bernard “Data Are Not Just to Please Statisticians” in which he makes a strong case for getting the “data revolution” done.
8-21-2014 Impact of race, ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– ScienceDaily
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 Researchers examine impact of race and ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– Bio-Medicine
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 Researchers examine impact of race and ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– Medical Xpress
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-15-2014 Misdiagnosis: Can it be remedied?
– MedPage Today
Misdiagnosis -- diagnosing a patient with the wrong disease, or with the correct one too late -- continues to be a big issue for healthcare providers.
8-15-2014 Researchers develop new lung-on-chip model for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges
– News Medical
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-15-2014 University of North Carolina develops novel lung-on-a-chip
– Biospace
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-15-2014 RTI International develops novel lung-on-a-chip
– San Francisco Chronicle
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-14-2014 RTI International, Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care launch new health information system in Zimbabwe
The Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care, assisted by RTI International and supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, launched a new Zimbabwe national health information system with mobile health messaging. 
8-14-2014 RTI International develops novel lung-on-a-chip
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically-stacked cellular layers that mimic the structure of the airway tissue.
8-14-2014 Novel lung-on-a-chip developed
– ScienceDaily
A new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics has been developed by scientists.
8-14-2014 Addressing the state of populations most-at-risk for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
– ScienceDaily
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa, experts are co-hosting a policy forum to address the state of key populations at risk of HIV in the Western Cape and discuss findings from two recent prevention studies funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
8-13-2014 RTI International, Yachay E.P. sign memorandum of understanding to strengthen knowledge economy in Ecuador
RTI International signed a memorandum of understanding with Yachay E.P., an Ecuadorian public company, to strengthen the knowledge economy in Ecuador by promoting technology and knowledge exchange. 
8-13-2014 RTP study: federal homicide stats not fully accurate
– INDY Week
A senior researcher at RTP's Research Triangle Institute has published a recent federal report noting slight inaccuracies in the government's homicide data.
8-12-2014 F. Ivy Carroll, R.K.M. Jayanty named American Chemical Society Fellows
F. Ivy Carroll, Ph.D., and R.K.M. Jayanty, Ph.D., have been named 2014 American Chemical Society Fellows for their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and contributions to the American Chemical Society. 
8-12-2014 RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council to address the state of populations most-at-risk for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa, RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are co-hosting a policy forum to address the state of key populations at risk of HIV in the Western Cape and discuss findings from two recent prevention studies funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
8-12-2014 What skills are considered a plus for RTI International in the Philippines?
– Devex
A whopping 100 percent of RTI’s office in the Philippines are Filipinos, according to Joie Buban, an HR Manager for RTI International’s Philippines office.
8-8-2014 Behavioral health data exchange faces tech, privacy obstacles
– GCN
A recent report of a successful pilot of interstate behavioral health data exchange by a coalition of states demonstrated that some technical and operational barriers remain before such data can be exchanged nationwide.
8-7-2014 Seat belt usage tops 90 percent in North Carolina
– NCDOT
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced today that 90.6 percent of drivers and passengers in North Carolina are wearing their seat belts.
8-7-2014 The List: The Triangle's largest employers
– Triangle Business Journal
Take a look at the largest employers in the Triangle and you’ll see a lot of big public company names
8-5-2014 RTI International to evaluate career education and training program in Montana
In an effort to strengthen education and career training programs, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the Great Falls College-Montana State University to evaluate the Strengthening Workforce Alignment in Montana’s Manufacturing and Energy Industries project, an initiative sponsored by the Department of Labor aimed at bolstering training programs in two key industries.
8-5-2014 Do Russians Know More Than Americans When it Comes to Food Safety?
– Food Safety News
Rapid-fire question: You have a raw, whole chicken or turkey. Do you wash it in the sink before cooking it, or do you stick it straight in the oven unwashed?
8-5-2014 Community Pharmacist Intervention Boosts Drug Adherence, Reduces Health Care Costs, Pitt Study Says
– Pharmacy Choice
Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
8-4-2014 New book explores the use and impact of forensic evidence
A new book, “Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice: Critical Issues and Directions,” explores the use of forensic evidence and its impact on the justice system.