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2014-05-14 08:32:16

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Jan Oldenburg, former vice president of physician and patient engagement at Aetna Accountable Care Solutions, has joined the firm as a senior manager in its Advisory Health Care Practice. Oldenburg has extensive experience working with accountable care organizations to create and implement patient-centered care and patient engagement programs....

2014-05-09 12:22:38

For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN), Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: TMO), Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

2014-05-07 23:09:42

In the wake of Aetna’s announcement that it would create a new delivery and care management model that links private exchanges to a national accountable care organization chain, industry observers interviewed in the May 5 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Health Plan Week suggest that private exchange-ACO relationships are becoming an increasingly popular next-generation care model among carriers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Aetna Inc. CEO Mark Bertolini on April...

2014-05-07 08:39:23

New research finds that lowering copayments for medications following a heart attack could have a significant impact on reducing the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in cardiovascular disease Research demonstrates that lowering copayments for cardiovascular medications results in better adherence and outcomes among all patients, but until now, little was known about whether lowering copayments could improve known disparities in cardiovascular care. New research finds that lowering...

2014-05-05 16:27:07

Analysis demonstrates how Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) approach significantly increases adherence and reduces disparities in cardiovascular care WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications prescribed for post-heart attack patients, can significantly improve medication adherence and...

2014-05-05 16:26:31

Some See Their Compensation Double PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Healthcare-NOW!: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84055 Chief executive officers at Fortune 500 health insurance companies, who have opposed new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, emerged this month as one of the ACA's greatest beneficiaries. Recently filed financial reports show that average compensation for these top nine health insurance...

2014-05-01 16:31:11

ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. healthcare workers' confidence levels rebounded in the first quarter of 2014, rising 2.9 points to 58.0, according to the Randstad Healthcare Employee Confidence Index. The online study among 158 healthcare employees, which included physicians, nurses, healthcare administrators and other healthcare professionals, was conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Randstad Healthcare during the first quarter of 2014. Furthermore, overall confidence levels...

2014-04-30 12:30:43

Strategic product development expert joins healthcare transformation leader NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Health, a leading healthcare technology company that has developed an award-winning patient health portal designed to empower patients and support healthcare transformation, announced today that Nita Stella, a healthcare veteran with more than 20 years of experience in product and strategy development and management, has joined their expanding team. Previously,...

2014-04-29 08:36:34

-- Evidence-Based Cancer Care Program Promotes Best Practices -- UPLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna (NYSE: AET), the MOASC Contracting Network and Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions announced today the launch of an evidence-based program designed to improve cancer care in California. The program is available to Aetna network oncologists who are members of the MOASC Contracting Network. This program identifies clinical best practices that improve cancer treatment...

2014-04-15 12:29:53

60% of the health plan inquiries come from consumers between the ages of 18 and 34 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health.Verticalize, a marketing firm for on- and off-exchange health insurance, has released data today demonstrating extraordinary young adult interest in Affordable Care Act health plans. Nearly 60% of the individual health insurance inquiries generated by the company in the last nine months have come from consumers between the ages...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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