Latest California HealthCare Foundation Stories

2014-07-22 08:30:31

Accelerator Gives Capital Boost and High-Profile Mentoring to Health IT Startups NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York is at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of health information technology, thanks to a public-private partnership sponsored by the State of New York, the nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC), and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the city's leading business organization. Today, this partnership announced the...

2014-05-20 23:04:51

CDPHP and Independent Health collaborate to improve health care in respective communities. Albany and Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CDPHP and Independent Health, two health plans nationally recognized for customer service, provider partnerships and innovative approaches to improving community health, today announced a strategic alliance to explore opportunities to enhance their efforts to further transform health care in their respective communities, while remaining independent. The...

2014-05-12 23:10:25

“This year’s conference promises to be dynamic and intriguing, bringing together professionals across healthcare and the health technology space,” says HTF founder Pronoy Saha. “It’s an honor to be working in partnership with organizations like Vodafone Foundation, the California HealthCare Foundation, USF, and HIMSS.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Health Technology Forum (HTF) will hold its third annual Innovation Conference in San Francisco on May 20, showcasing...

2014-04-23 16:29:11

Initiative Ensures Government Accountability, Provides Billions in Federal Matching Funds PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million voter signatures statewide in order to qualify the Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 for the November ballot. The measure builds upon SB 239, an important bipartisan agreement...

2014-04-03 08:28:36

First Class of Healthcare Startups Created Over 120 Jobs, Raised $12 Million in Additional Capital, 2 Companies Acquired NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City (Partnership Fund) launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a program that is making New York a hub for the emerging digital health technology industry. NYDHA's...

2014-03-25 20:22:28

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association, the nation's leading organization working with Hispanic physicians to improve the health of America's Hispanic and other underserved populations, will hold its 18(th) Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. More than 500 physicians, other health professionals, students and government and private sector advocates...

2014-03-10 08:31:20

Hospital's physicians extend real-time, online schedule and profile access to Denver-area healthcare consumers DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The schedules and profiles of primary care, OB/GYN, and other specialty physicians affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital are now available with the DocASAP scheduling platform, greatly simplifying appointment bookings for healthcare consumers in the greater Denver area. DocASAP is an important element of efforts to streamline...

2014-01-30 08:31:51

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new eHealth Initiative (eHI) report finds that social media can reduce the burden of chronic disease on the U.S. health system by providing real-time access to care, information, and support that empowers patients to achieve personal health goals, correct high-risk behavior, and better manage chronic conditions. However, there are challenges that need to be addressed before social media can reach its full potential. Today, more than 133...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'