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2013-06-13 16:26:28

Bipartisan Policy Center and Intel host interactive policy forum exploring the opportunities, challenges, and policies critical to encouraging innovation in health care through the use of big data WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Intel Corporation invite you to an interactive policy forum exploring the opportunities, challenges and policies critical to encouraging innovation in health and health care, specifically focusing on...

2013-05-28 23:04:13

Approximately 28 percent of U.S. adults have several of the risk factors for pre-diabetes but only one out of six are aware of it, according to a study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) that found providing services that would prevent or delay the onset of the disease could generate savings for the federal government and private providers. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Approximately 28 percent of U.S. adults have several of the risk factors for pre-diabetes but only one...

2013-05-20 08:22:36

The Alliance to Save Energy, BPC, BRT, NAM and U.S. Chamber Issue Joint Letters WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Business Roundtable (BRT), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21(st) Century Energy (the Chamber) issued joint letters to the president and Congressional leaders today urging them to advance energy efficiency....

2013-05-17 12:22:20

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Citizens for Political Reform effort. The effort, which is led by BPC Senior Fellows former Senator Olympia Snowe and former Secretary Dan Glickman, aims to connect with American citizens to find real solutions to help shape policy recommendations and support leaders who show the courage and the independence to work across the aisle to address the nation's...

2013-04-18 12:27:56

Recommendations Urge Better Quality, Higher Value Health Care WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Care Cost Containment Initiative released a comprehensive package of reforms designed to lower health care costs and improve quality and value in our health care delivery system today. The proposal, which includes an enhanced Medicare system and reforms the tax treatment of employer-provided health benefits, would slow the rate of...

2013-04-16 12:27:20

National Contest Calls on Health Care Organizations to Identify Roadblocks to Implementing New Care Models WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Heritage Provider Network (HPN), and The Advisory Board Company launched the Care Transformation Prize Series, a national contest to address the most daunting data problems U.S. health care organizations face as they implement new delivery system and payment reforms. (Logo:...

2013-03-22 12:27:15

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Governors' Council called upon the Senate to pass the Enzi Amendment to the fiscal 2014 budget resolution. This amendment would enable states to collect sales taxes from out of state e-retailers. "We would like to commend Senator Enzi and his bipartisan group of co-sponsors: Senators Alexander, Blunt, Cardin, Durbin, Harken, Heitkamp, Johnson (SD), Reed, Rockefeller and Whitehouse for their...

2013-03-18 16:21:40

Bipartisan Policy Center Bridge-Builder Series to Feature Senator Mark Udall Tomorrow WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With sequestration and general federal budget pressures threatening the National Park Service budget, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and National Park Hospitality Association (NPHA) will host a national dialogue about supplementary funding strategies for national parks at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) on Tuesday, March 19 at...

2013-02-25 16:28:37

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attending the Bipartisan Policy Center's unveiling of Housing America's Future, New Directions for National Policy, RiskSpan Managing Director Allen H. Jones called the event and report an important step in the national public policy debate on the future role of government in housing. The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission presented recommendations after a 16-month process of roundtable discussions and regional housing forums. The BPC...

2013-02-25 12:25:23

Company extends its commitment to leadership in blending robust innovation with aggressive safety standards MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Fidelity, a healthcare big data company and technology leader in clinical natural language processing (NLP), was invited by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Health Innovation Initiative to share its insight on BPC's new report: An Oversight Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Healthcare Information Technology. The...