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2014-01-28 23:03:05

Australia’s ageing population is increasing demand for hospital services and leading to shifts in both public and private health funding. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the General Hospitals industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 General hospitals provide acute care, and are split between government-funded public hospitals and private hospitals. Public hospitals receive the majority of their funding from state...

2014-01-22 12:22:37

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's airports and airlines are hobbled by federal government policies that send travelers' costs soaring, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Full Throttle: Reforming Canada's Aviation Policy," author Benjamin Dachis finds high fares are symptomatic of wider problems in the aviation industry that Ottawa should address with sweeping policy reforms. Federal government policies are a major cause of high costs...

2014-01-21 23:22:22

AnyPresence cross-platform app development solution enables Acentia’s Mobility Center of Excellence. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions to public sector healthcare and Federal Government civilian customers, today announced a partnership with AnyPresence, a leading enterprise mobile development platform. The strategic alliance aims to support government modernization efforts and enables government agencies to...

2014-01-07 23:26:54

CRGT is a Premier Sponsor of this Prestigious Event Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 CRGT Inc., a leading provider of management consulting and full life-cycle IT services in emerging technology for the Federal Government, will share its extensive Big Data expertise at AFCEA Bethesda’s Big Data Technology Symposium on January 14, in Washington, DC as a Premier Sponsor of this event. CRGT’s Big Data subject matter experts know how to help organizations convert data into actionable...

2014-01-06 23:04:18

Management Concepts Press announces the publication of a work that brings to light the success stories in human resources management happening right now across the federal government. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Management Concepts Press announces the publication of a work that brings to light the success stories in human resources management happening right now across the federal government. During a time when the federal work force is facing tremendous challenges,...

2013-12-31 12:22:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several key pieces of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, and may include changes to your healthcare coverage. Pennsylvania wants to ensure that individuals who have applied, or are planning to apply, for healthcare know their status and where to go for assistance. If you applied for healthcare coverage through the federal government's website, HealthCare.gov, technical issues may impact your...

2013-12-12 23:31:36

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders or employees at companies that are providing the federal government with defective equipment to contact them immediately at 866-714-6466 about reward programs available to whistleblowers. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 According to the Corporate Whistleblower Center, "We believe a growing number of contractors are knowingly providing defective products to various government agencies. When the...

2013-12-09 23:24:42

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “PharmaSphere: US Healthcare Policy Update – Impact Analysis of the Affordable Care Act on Stakeholders” Latest Report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 On June 28, 2012, after months of suspense, the US Supreme Court announced its decision on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (referred to hereafter, as “ACA” or “the Act”). The Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, ruled that the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'