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2014-04-03 08:31:06

Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million...

2014-02-18 12:30:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today visited Hope Within Ministries, one of 40 new recipients to receive a grant through the department's Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program. The center will use its $190,096 grant to enhance its free primary care services to the underinsured and financially challenged in Dauphin and Lancaster counties. The department's Community-Based Health...

2012-03-29 02:29:55

The traditional separation between primary health care providers and public health professionals is impeding greater success in meeting their shared goal of ensuring the health of populations, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Integration of these fields will require national leadership as well as substantial adaptation at the local level, said the committee that wrote the report. The report recommends ways that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...

2011-09-29 22:20:00

Ensuring that quality care is delivered in Federally Deemed Health Center and Free Clinics Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 The Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. (KePRO) was awarded a one year contract by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to provide targeted consultative support for the management of Free Clinic Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) claims for the Health Center and Programs. KePRO previously held this contract from 2004-2010, when it went out...

2011-06-06 14:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to manage the long-term care of patients with HIV/AIDS, is now available online. Produced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the updated volume covers more than 90 topics and provides guidance on a broad range of clinical care issues, including testing and assessment,...

2011-04-27 16:46:00

Private/public partnership will make possible care for more than 20,000 people. BRONX, N.Y., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More primary and specialty health care will soon be available to Bronx residents thanks to a partnership between the City, the State, the Federal government and four private financiers. Urban Health Plan, Inc. announced the construction of a new six-story, 54,000-square-foot facility that will help more than 20,000 South Bronx residents get and remain...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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