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2014-09-29 23:08:15

Mnet Financial has announced the addition of online bill presentment, a feature making medical bills available to patients online anytime and anywhere as an added feature of their patient portal. This innovation not only gives patients access to a copy of their actual medical bill but also highlights the amount of debt already paid as well as the amount of debt that is due currently. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Mnet Financial, innovator and leader in the world of...

2014-09-29 12:29:41

DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a two-year succession plan, Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System, announced today that she will retire in December 2016 and the appointment of a new president for the health system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148925 Wright L. Lassiter, III, currently CEO at Alameda Health System in Oakland, California, will begin his new role as president of Henry Ford Health System on Dec. 15. "It is very important...

2014-09-25 12:30:04

Millions of Americans Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid Are Migrating to Managed Care BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions LLC, a provider of technology solutions and services to health plans, integrated delivery systems, and health care providers, has released a white paper on the next great opportunity for managed care plans: Serving the millions of Americans eligible for healthcare coverage through both the Medicare and Medicaid programs....

2014-09-25 12:29:28

DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The United States Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The United States is the world's largest in vitro diagnostics and nearly half of the global IVD market. While companies seek emerging markets for growth, most healthcare business is generated in the United States and its volume is still a strong advantage of this...

2014-09-25 08:26:53

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell) and Organizacion Sanitas Internacional (OSI) have established a strategic alliance to create a new company with the purpose of offering a culturally relevant health delivery model that provides affordable and quality health care to the important and growing Hispanic market. This international strategic alliance brings two leading health care brands together. GuideWell is a health solutions...

2014-09-23 23:07:48

Improving health care delivery requires that all stakeholders within the delivery system actively partner with patients and families – central to the concept of patient and family engagement – to create change in how care is received. Today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, in collaboration with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), released the first unifying “Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare Practice and Research,” The Roadmap, found at...

2014-09-18 12:30:15

Provider Finder Cost Estimator Assists Consumers In Making More Informed Health Care Decisions RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), the largest provider of health benefits in the state, announces the enhanced Provider Finder, an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and...

2014-09-17 12:26:51

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total health care costs follow health risks and can be mitigated over time through incentivized workplace wellness programs, according to a five-year observational study by UPMC Health Plan. The report, "UPMC MyHealth: Managing the Health and Costs of U.S. Healthcare Workers," has been published today by the "American Journal of Preventive Medicine" (AJPM). The study was designed to evaluate the impact of UPMC's health management and...

2014-09-17 08:28:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health promotion and disease prevention programs have become ubiquitous in workplaces across the country. However, to deliver on their promises to improve employee well-being, reduce avoidable costs and enhance organizational functioning, these programs must be well designed, based on good scientific evidence, effectively executed and properly evaluated. To recognize organizations for outstanding health promotion programs that...

2014-09-16 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite Pennsylvania's longstanding status as a state of "universal coverage" for all documented children, the commonwealth is home to more than 144,000 children who lack health insurance, according to the latest annual State of Children's Health Care report from Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. This means about 1 in 20 of Pennsylvania's children lack health insurance - a statistic that has remained relatively unchanged in...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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