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2014-04-28 08:31:43

Experts discuss "Treating Congestive Heart Failure" and the role of payment reform MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership and the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, launched the new "MEDTalk" series that merges medicine, education and healthcare delivery reform on Wednesday, April 16, 2014....

2014-03-18 23:00:31

Bringing Together Patients, Payers and Product Developers Horsham, Pa. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 DIA and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution will host “A Model of Patient, Payer, and Product Developer Collaboration to Support Innovating for Value” April 22 to 23 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference will highlight the perspectives and outcomes most relevant to patient communities: reimbursement requirements...

2014-03-05 08:30:17

Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner to provide strategic insights as company grows to meet national demand for innovative healthcare analytics ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics, announced today that Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.A., a senior fellow and director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative at the Brookings Institution, is joining its Board of Directors....

2014-03-04 08:31:49

Forum discusses how to better prepare clinicians in healthcare economics, delivery systems and reforms. Announces collaboration with Khan Academy for free online courses. MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership and the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, sponsored a forum discussing the role of policy, education, online tutorials, media and social...

2013-10-09 23:02:11

Understanding and Anticipating Payer Requirements Is Essential for Successful Product Launches HORSHAM, Pa. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 DIA will partner with the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution to engage stakeholder groups to identify promising approaches for communication among patients, payers and product developers throughout the product life cycle to define value, advance innovation and improve quality in the health care system. This first-ever...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.