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2014-03-26 16:24:50

Quinn's Leadership Will Keep Illinois from Falling Over State's Fiscal Cliff CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn gave his annual budget address to the legislature today and released his fiscal year 2014-15 budget. The Governor proposed a budget that provides hope for working families by maintaining the state's 5% income tax rate to prevent Illinois from falling over the fiscal cliff. SEIU HCII is praising the Governor Quinn's budget proposal as...

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...

2014-03-04 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...

2014-01-27 23:04:44

1300 delegates are registered to attend 17th EUEC 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona, February 3-5. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 EUEC 2014 will kick off with outstanding opening session speakers Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation; Christopher A. Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy; Alan R. Hodnik, Chairman of Allete; Philip R. Sharp, President of Resources...

2013-12-13 12:22:03

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Political Science Association (APSA) will host a congressional briefing on the findings from the APSA Task Force Report, Negotiating Agreement in Politics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/DC18511LOGO-b) Why: With conflict over the filibuster on center stage, the budget and other legislative battles looming on the horizon, and the partial government shutdown in October fresh in mind, we cannot help...

2013-11-27 08:25:29

Forum explores next steps in Medicare Payment Reform MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 /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 exploring the urgent need for Medicare physician payment reform and next steps on November 19, 2013. (http://www.brookings.edu/events/2013/11/19-medicare-physician-payment-reform#lightboxDiv)...

2013-11-26 20:21:47

Video calls on Congressmen Miller and Cook to take action now! LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, SEIU ULTCW and other advocates for commonsense immigration reform are raising awareness through a viral video of the thousands of families who will not be together this holiday season due to our broken immigration system. They're also calling on the public to join them in placing pressure on local Congress Members to...

2013-11-14 23:21:30

JayStar Group President David Roger announced today that CSEA SEIU Local 2001 in Hartford, CT has selected JayStar Group, Inc. (JayStar) to install its ORION XE Membership and Dues System. This advanced solution will replace the union’s various legacy systems. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The ORION XE suite is a comprehensive set of applications configured to meet the specific needs of labor organizations large and small. JayStar’s solutions and staff are widely recognized by...

2013-11-04 23:27:47

AED.com recently donated a Zoll AED Plus to the Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME) Health Center in Karatu, Tanzania. Dr. Reed Shnider personally delivered the AED to the Health Center on his trip to Tanzania. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 AED.com, a leading distributor of new and recertified automated external defibrillators, recently donated a Zoll AED Plus to the FAME Health Center in Karatu, Tanzania. FAME, or Foundation for African Medicine and Education,...

2013-10-30 20:24:49

As flu season approaches, The Partnership for Quality Care joined the Kaiser Permanente and health workers represented by SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West to stress the importance of getting immunized against influenza. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Care held a press conference at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center today urging all health care workers and the public to get a flu vaccination to keep themselves, their patients,...