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2014-09-02 08:31:49

DMC among few to receive $10 million award from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to test new primary care model in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about...

2014-08-31 23:05:10

Connexion Point, a leader in contact centers for Health Care, awarded top ten on Utah Business Magazine’s 2014 Fast 50, a ranking of the state’s fastest growing public and private companies. Salt lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Connexion Point, a leader in contact centers for Health Care, awarded top ten on Utah Business Magazine’s 2014 Fast 50, a ranking of the state’s fastest growing public and private companies. “We are honored be in the top ten in the Utah Business...

2014-08-28 16:27:41

Home health leaders advocate for value-based purchasing reform to replace arbitrary across-the-board cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep healthcare costs down by reducing the need for expensive emergency room visits. The patients who utilize this care are some of Medicare's most costly patients with multiple chronic...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...

2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-26 23:13:22

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that several of their state healthcare and human services program experts were featured speakers at the annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) held August 18-21 in Denver, Colorado. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that several of their state healthcare and human services program...

2014-08-26 16:27:54

Pioneer in PQRS reporting introduces new multi-facility health system subscription ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the pioneer and leader in pay-for-performance and quality reporting for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), announced today its PQRS application is now available, one of the earliest full-service enterprise reporting solutions released to market this year. The solution is updated and fully compliant with the 2014 federal government registry...

2014-08-25 16:27:37

CMS tells DME MACs to only review necessity of repair, not original equipment WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing the way it deals with medical equipment repairs. In response to complaints from patients across the nation, CMS has admitted that patients are having trouble getting equipment repaired and has released new guidance on supplier documentation for durable medical equipment, prosthetics,...

2014-08-25 08:27:49

441 PT Industry Leaders Demonstrate Varying Levels of Preparedness as New Medicare and Commercial Payer Regulations Disrupt Outpatient Rehabilitation Industry PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced the results of their Medicare compliance risk survey of therapy practice owners and managers. 441 physical therapy practice owners and managers responded to a five question, brand neutral...

2014-08-24 23:00:11

Medicare and Medicaid will likely cut reimbursement rates for robot-assisted surgeries that do not demonstrate high rates of cost effectiveness, thus hampering industry revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Robotic Surgery Equipment Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Since the FDA approved Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci in 2000, the Robotic Surgery Equipment...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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