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2014-10-22 23:13:32

India Network Health Insurance alerts all elderly visitors to the United States, Canada or Mexico to apply for health insurance before they leave their home county to take advantage of pre-existing condition coverage. All elderly visitors are encouraged to take a plan with pre-existing conditions coverage. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 India Network Health Insurance program today alerted the community of visitors to the United States about the need to take a health insurance...

2014-10-22 20:23:31

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first Ebola patients diagnosed in the U.S., questions have been raised as to the preparedness of the country's response. In a viewpoint article published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), James G. Hodge Jr., professor of Public Health Law and Ethics at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and two colleagues examine whether, post Dallas, the U.S. health care system is...

2014-10-21 23:05:56

Study from Health Quality Advisors and iVantage Health Analytics rates each Congressional district by the preventable deaths and injuries in its hospitals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A new report rates each Congressional district by the preventable deaths and injuries its hospitals cause every year and examines whether districts represented by Republicans or Democrats provide better care. "The Politics of Patient Harm: Medical Error and the Safest Congressional...

2014-10-21 23:03:41

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one of the nation’s largest oncologist physician groups – to create an Episode of Care (EOC) program to deliver highly specialized care for breast cancer patients. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has joined with Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) – one...

2014-10-21 20:24:14

Research Reveals Eight of Ten Healthcare Providers are Falling Short of Cost Reduction Targets CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision), a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based software tools for financial analytics, business intelligence and decision support in the U.S. healthcare market, announced the launch of StrataJazz® Continuous Cost Improvement, the first...

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria, BC Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. This newest release of the industry’s most advanced integrated software solution brings new automation to workforce management, enhances regulatory...

2014-10-16 23:13:18

Leading Mobile Platform Delivers Real-time Operational Improvements Schaumburg IL, Phoenix AZ, Nashville TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday. When challenges are met agencies find better compliance, higher efficiency and better more informed care is delivered. As the mobile leader in care and...

2014-10-16 23:07:35

LifeMed ID is the U.S. healthcare leader that automates patient validation, record matching, insurance and payment verification processes. Automating registration workflow and validating patient demographic data eliminates 92% of record mistakes including misidentification, fraud, transposition, keystrokes errors and duplicate record creation. Brookfield, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 iStream Financial Services today announced a strategic partnership with LifeMed ID that combines the...

2014-10-15 23:13:03

Administration argues for favorable ACA impact; looming inflection point in new data is a concern. Madison, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 While there are still major uncertainties confronting the outlook for national health care expenditures and medical price inflation, property-casualty insurers should avoid the temptation to reduce the medical trend factors in their reserve development. “Inflection points matter,” William Wilt, President of Assured Research, a firm that...

2014-10-15 23:01:50

Leading Journal Releases Progress Report on Landmark Initiative to Improve Care for Vulnerable Populations Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 A special November supplement to the journal Medical Care presents the progress and lessons learned from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative (SNMHI). The supplemental issue presents nine papers describing the 2008-2013 multi-state initiative that tested a replicable, sustainable implementation model to transform primary care safety net...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.