New research presented at CHEST 2012.

Cobinamide might help reverse ramifications of cyanide toxicity Smoke inhalation is the major cause of loss of life in fire victims because of cyanide poisoning improve sexual function . However, new research presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American University of Chest Physicians, demonstrates a fresh antidote, cobinamide, can help reverse the effects of cyanide toxicity. Researchers from multiple institutions, like the University of California Irvine Medical Center, exposed six ventilator-supported New Zealand white rabbits to cold smoke breaths until toxic carbon monoxide amounts were achieved, concurrent with intravenous cyanide infusion.

Coalfire, HealthShare partner to provide compliance management solutions to healthcare customers Coalfire and HealthShare Montana announced today their partnership to offer compliance management solutions to healthcare-provider customers across the State of Montana. The new partnership shall give services through HIPAAcentral, a compliance administration exchange developed with insight from both the covered business and entity associate communities. HIPAAcentral provides a secure, business-to-business network with usage of teaching, templates, white papers, alerts and other resources to monitor the complex and changing security and compliance scenery constantly. The platform is based on market frameworks such as NIST 800-66, and the Office of Civil Privileges audit protocol to meet the requirements of the HIPAA Protection Rule, as well as the IT security-related requirements of the HITECH and Omnibus Rule.