Latest COVENTRY Stories

2010-11-11 07:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coventry Health Care, Inc., of which Coventry Workers' Comp Services is a division, has been named #1 Preferred Provider Organization by Consumer Reports for 2009. The November issue highlighted the Best Products of the Year and published a feature article on health care announcing the results. National PPOs were ranked based on the results of a satisfaction survey conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center. In addition to the...

2010-11-05 03:37:00

LONDON, November 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Netintelligence.com, the cloud security service from iomart Group, has won the title of Security Project of the Year at the inaugural UK Computing Security Awards. The accolade was given to the company for its work in securing and providing comprehensive parental controls on the 250,000 laptops distributed to families across England under the government's Home Access Scheme, designed to provide low-income families with internet access....

2010-10-12 11:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Coventry Health Care will experience growth as Medicaid enrollment swells. According to the National MCO Analyzer: Coventry Health Care will likely be ahead of other large insurers by 2014, when health reform will increase the national eligibility for Medicaid. Coventry's success rate in getting new Medicaid business has increased in recent years, and...

2010-08-03 06:33:00

HELSTON, England, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After four fruitful years working in a converted barn, Frugi was bursting at the seams, prompting its move to new and bigger premises in nearby Helston. After 6 years Frugi, co-founded by Lucy and Kurt Jewson, has expanded from a 'back bedroom' business to a vibrant, leading light, ethical business. It has grown rapidly over the past year and now employs 18 people and supplies over 400 stockists in 44 countries with scrumptious organic clothing....

2010-06-28 10:45:51

Scientists from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, are the first to directly measure a specific region of DNA in human embryos. The length of this region could be a quality marker for embryonic development. Researchers at the University of Warwick's Warwick Medical School and University Hospital, Coventry, have measured telomeres, regions of repetitive DNA at the ends of a chromosome which protect it from deterioration. Telomeres shorten...

2010-03-26 10:39:35

Researchers from the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education at England's University Hospital Coventry have discovered a possible link between oral sex and an increase in mouth cancer. The study, prepared by lead author Hisham Mehanna and published in the British Medical Journal, has discovered a link between the increase of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and the sexually-transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV). OSCC, a form of mouth cancer in which a tumor forms in the...

2010-02-02 02:00:00

LONDON, February 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Children who grow up without access to the internet or computers in the home, are being left behind in their social and educational development and could lose out in the job market. Now BLi Education, (http://www.blieducation.com/) in partnership with Government agency Becta*, is encouraging parents to take advantage of the Home Access programme to provide grants for computers and internet access to families that need them most. Several studies...

2010-01-22 10:30:00

COVENTRY, Conn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A small country hamlet known as the town of Coventry nestled in the woods of New England is celebrating the news that Jerry Pelletier had become a new business marketing coach for a growing and super successful internet marketing community of entrepreneurs. Jerry, already a business owner for 27 years in the housing industry, is willing to take on the new challenges ahead of him on the world wide web with internet marketing. The internet...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md. and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One of the greatest financial tolls on the nation's health care system is the cost of hospitalizations for the elderly, with Medicare spending reaching $196.2 billion in 2007. To develop a care model that could significantly reduce hospitalizations and their related costs for the Medicare population, Coventry Health Care, Inc. (NYSE: CVH) and Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) today announced the launch of the...

2009-06-01 02:30:00

A series of briefings with top analysts will provide an overview of the powergen sector in specific countries - The first conference will focus on Russia LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "There is a tremendous amount of opportunities out there," stated Frost & Sullivan's Chairman David Frigstad a few days ago, during a live television appearance on CNBC in London. These growth opportunities represent an enormous, and often hidden potential for companies from different markets across the...

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.'