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2014-03-18 08:27:15

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:...

2014-03-12 23:01:32

Senior Obama Administration officials heard from business leaders about shaping health care and how technology and innovation can reduce health care costs, improve health outcomes and increase competition Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Business leaders from across the country gathered at the White House yesterday to brief White House and Department of Health and Human Services officials on ways to encourage innovation and use new technologies to improve America’s health care...

2014-03-10 08:30:02

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While health insurance companies are introducing themselves to customers in new markets through new channels, 41 percent of existing health plan members feel they do not have enough coverage for routine visits, serious illness or injury, health and wellness programs, routine diagnostics and drug coverage. Concerns over not having enough health coverage negatively impacts overall satisfaction by 133 points, more than any other...

2014-02-27 16:25:34

Decision Resources Group's Experts Define the Most Impactful Data, Analysis and Insights on Healthcare Reform in "Sift Through The Noise" Initiative BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Healthcare Reform in general--and ACOs and Exchanges in particular--will continue to be highly disruptive to U.S. Healthcare in 2014. Exchanges have the potential to shift the insurance system away from the employer-sponsored status quo to an...

2014-02-25 08:33:04

BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with other industries measured by Randstad in Q4 2013, U.S. healthcare workers' confidence levels decreased by 4.1 points to 55.1, according to the Randstad Healthcare Employee Confidence Index. The online study among 148 healthcare employees, which included physicians, healthcare administrators and other healthcare professionals, was conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Randstad Healthcare. Despite the decline in overall confidence, nearly half...

2014-02-24 23:29:05

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear what steps two leading insurer-owned PBM units are taking to address the expensive and dangerous problem of opioid overuse and abuse among their member populations. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Deaths related to drug overdose, including those involving prescription drugs like opioid analgesics, have steadily risen over the last 11 years, reports the CDC. Beyond the death rate, health care costs...

2014-02-20 08:32:08

Issues 2014 Financial Guidance ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today its results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 increased 8 percent to a fourth quarter record of $35.5 million compared to $32.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenues for the full year of 2013 increased...

2014-02-19 23:00:05

Neil Raymond, CEO of Pacific Prime, has recently commented on Aetna's purchase of InterGlobal. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 International insurance provider Aetna announced on November 25, 2013 that they would be purchasing InterGlobal in the first half of 2014, and Neil Raymond, CEO of Pacific Prime, has recently commented on the acquisition in a Q&A on PacificPrime.com. “We've had an excellent relationship with InterGlobal over the years as one of their top global brokers, so...

2014-02-19 08:31:11

COB Smart(TM) delivers timely and reliable coordination of benefits (COB) information WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CAQH(®) and a number of major health plans today announced the launch of COB Smart(TM), a national coordination of benefits (COB) registry that enables providers and health plans to identify individuals with multiple forms of coverage before care is delivered. As a result, COB claims can be processed correctly the first time. The registry is...

2014-02-18 23:01:37

The Connecticut Health Council is pleased to host ‘A Weighty Issue: America’s Unhealthy Relationship with Food and the Impact on Our Economy, Health and National Security’ on Friday, February 21st from 7:30-9:30a.m. at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Connecticut Health Council, an association of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a national center of health excellence and to improve health care...


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