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2014-07-30 08:33:44

HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia today announced the launch of Theon, an industry-leading platform to help physicians, hospitals, and integrated health systems in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other shared risk arrangements improve patient care, quality, and cost. Comprised of four cost-effective, care-based modules, Theon delivers actionable analytics that enable all members of a care team to identify and care for patients and...

2014-07-28 16:23:23

'Health and Wellness University' event teaches kids about being healthy, staying active and living fearless HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living healthy while having fun is a key message professional athletes will share with more than 120 children, whose parents work at Capital BlueCross, during a special "Health and Wellness University" program from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the company's headquarters in Harrisburg. Highlighting the day will be a...

2014-07-22 12:24:07

Benefits of shale gas drilling "cannot come at the expense of the public's trust, health and wellbeing." HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released his report on the Special Performance Audit, conducted by the Department of the Auditor General, of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The audit made clear that DEP is falling well short in its regulatory oversight of the shale gas...

2014-07-17 16:21:43

Rights of local communities are affirmed HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Commonwealth Court reinstated local zoning regulation of the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania. The decision effectively means that local government can regulate where industrial gas operations can occur, such as by prohibiting those land uses in residential areas. Challenges to such laws will again be governed by the Municipalities Planning Code....

2014-07-15 08:29:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a heart attack, many heart failure patients suffer from enlargement of their left ventricle, diminishing the amount of blood the heart can pump to the body and resulting in life-threatening left-sided heart failure symptoms such as shortness of breath, decreased urine production, fatigue, and irregular or rapid heartbeat. Treatment options for patients whose left ventricle has enlarged have been limited, until now. Through a...

2014-07-08 12:29:10

Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth partner with Dauphin County on Bridges to Care program HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,000 children and more than 6,700 adults in the city of Harrisburg are not receiving adequate health care or do not have health insurance. To address this gap in care and coverage, Capital BlueCross, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth today announced that they have partnered with Dauphin County on a program called...

2014-06-30 20:21:17

Shortsighted management of both the budget and public lands jeopardizes extraordinary assets for future generations; state parks face acute danger of accelerated drilling HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Pennsylvania General Assembly considers passage of a $29.1 billion budget that is again balanced on the back of our public lands, PennFuture is urging legislators to stand up for the integrity of these assets and the interests of future generations by...

2014-06-26 12:28:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced the appointment of Chris Topf as Vice President & General Manager of WPMT FOX 43 in Harrisburg, where he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations, with a focus on continuing the growth of the station's audiences and revenue. He will report to Kathy Clements, COO, Tribune Broadcasting....

2014-06-10 16:24:34

Public is welcome and invited to participate HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 17, 2014 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the casino license of Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, LLC., operator of Parx Casino in Bucks County. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Bensalem Township Municipal Building, 2400 Byberry...

2014-06-06 12:27:01

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School will graduate 1,400 members of the Class of 2014 in three commencement exercises across the commonwealth, announced CEO Dr. Michael J. Conti. Graduation ceremonies are set for 11 a.m. this Saturday, June 7, in Pittsburgh's Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at The Forum in the State Capitol Complex in...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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