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2014-04-11 23:23:45

Groundbreaking model will provide comprehensive, person-centered health care for people with disabilities and seniors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Community Care Alliance of Illinois (CCAI) today announced its entry into the Chicago area to provide comprehensive health care and wellness services to people with disabilities and seniors covered by Medicaid. CCAI is a nonprofit Managed Care Community Network. Voluntary enrollment for seniors and persons with disabilities under...

2013-10-29 12:28:13

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care) is offering a series of 12 Web-based trainings for psychiatrists focusing on strategies that psychiatrists can use to help individuals improve their health. The 30-minute presentations each come with free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. The training sessions focus on strategies that psychiatrists can use to help patients improve their health - such as quitting smoking and...

2013-10-09 23:33:11

Community Care is currently expanding across Long Island, and Connecticut. Three new offices will be opening; one will be in Smithtown, the other in Riverhead, as well as one in Connecticut. Riverhead, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Founded in 1986, Community Care Companions, Inc. was a non-medical companion care agency specializing in hourly and live-in care. Seeing the need for a higher level of care, Community Care became licensed with the New York State Department of Health. This license...

2013-07-29 23:01:27

Groundbreaking Model Will Provide Comprehensive, Person-centered Health Care for People with Disabilities and Seniors Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The Community Care Alliance of Illinois (CCAI) today announced its entry into the Rockford area to provide comprehensive health care and wellness services to people with disabilities and seniors covered by Medicaid. CCAI is a nonprofit Managed Care Community Network (MCCN). Voluntary enrollment for people with disabilities and...

2013-07-02 23:25:25

Good Hands Community Care, a leading in-home care provider serving Memphis, held its first annual Senior Cool Out Day and distributed over 100 fans to seniors in need. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 On Friday, June 28th 2013, Good Hands Community Care, a leading in-home care provider serving Memphis, held its first annual Senior Cool Out Day at the Hollywood Community Center. The goal of this event wass to offer heat relief to local seniors who cannot adequately cool their homes by...

2013-06-24 12:26:05

NORCROSS, Ga., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UHS-Pruitt Corporation Chief Operating Officer, Chris Bryson, was elected as chair of the Georgia Health Care Association board of directors within hours of being honored with the organization's Leadership Excellence Award. Mr. Bryson has several decades of experience in health care and is a recognized leader in the long-term and post-acute care fields. He was selected for the leadership recognition because his work demonstrates he holds a...

2013-05-16 12:30:36

NORCROSS, Ga., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Nursing Home week is an annual, weeklong celebration that spotlights nursing home patients and staff. From May 12th to the 18th, the UHS-Pruitt family of healthcare providers will once again draw focus to the positive difference that its vast number of nursing home staff makes in the lives of their patients every day; as well as honor its residents for their inspiration and individuality. (Logo:...

2012-12-18 12:27:21

SURRY COUNTY, N.C., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UniHealth Home Health, a member of the UHS-Pruitt Corporation family of providers, has begun offering quality care programs to patients and families in Surry County, North Carolina, through the acquisition of an existing home health agency. The provider now offers quality care services delivered in the comfort of a patient's home among the beautiful, rural area of the eastern foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. UniHealth Home Health is a...

2012-05-23 06:25:39

OTTAWA, May 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Home and community care currently accounts for approximately five per cent of total health spending in Canada, about a quarter of which is funded from out-of-pocket spending or private insurance. However, for every hour of paid care that home care recipients receive, at least 10 hours of unpaid care are provided by family, friends and volunteers. A new Conference Board of Canada report, Home and Community Care in Canada: An Economic Footprint, provides a...

2012-05-05 23:01:56

Cobble Hill Health Center´s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Tony Lewis as President and CEO of the Cobble Hill Health Center effective May 1, 2012 Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 Cobble Hill Health Center´s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Tony Lewis as President and CEO of the Cobble Hill Health Center effective May 1, 2012. Mr. Lewis was the Administrator at Cobble Hill Health Center for over 20 years and succeeds Olga Lipschitz, who is...