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2014-08-23 23:02:47

The Brookings Institution released a report that identified Six Essential Ingredients to the success of Colorado’s legalization, naming the marijuana inventory tracking system (MITS) as key component. A discussion and case study of the Report and Findings from Colorado, presented by Cathy Jolley, METRC at the International Cannabis Association Conference, on Oct 11-13 • New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, Manhattan, NY http://internationalcannabisassociation.com/ New York, New York...

2014-08-21 08:26:27

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reports on the progress of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in seven southern states (Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia) will be formally released and discussed in a forum hosted by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State University of New York, the Brookings Institution, and the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania on...

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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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