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2014-09-03 12:31:26

President and CEO Janet Elkin, Three Others are Panelists at Gathering of Staffing Executives PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four executives from Supplemental Health Care - led by President and Chief Executive Officer Janet Elkin - will showcase their wide-ranging expertise in panels at the upcoming 2014 Staffing Industry Analysts' Healthcare Staffing Summit, scheduled for Sept. 8-10 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Elkin's session, entitled "Physical and Occupational Therapy:...

2014-09-03 08:34:43

Stanson's evidence-based Choosing Wisely® recommendations helps guide providers toward decisions that safely reduce unnecessary care. Coupled with relevant analytics, Stanson's solution supports organizations preparing for risk at the point of care. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawai'i Pacific Health, a nonprofit health care organization, announced today an agreement to deploy Stanson Health's alerts and analytics CDS system. Stanson's solutions are integrated in the...

2014-09-02 04:21:22

DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) - Colorado's nonprofit State Office of Rural Health and member-based association - today announced the launch of its new fully-featured website coruralhealth.org. The new site reflects CRHC's commitment to providing resources and tools for rural healthcare providers and its role as the clearinghouse for rural health information. Other integral features include the cross-platform integration...

2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...

2014-08-22 23:02:19

Top specialist now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading specialist in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care, Dr. Michelle Reisner, has joined the network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Their system welcomes Dr. Reisner to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced...

2014-08-22 23:01:09

With the stage set for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo - which will be held in Boston August 23-26 - The Boston Globe published a pro-pharmacy op-ed in its online opinion section, Podium. The op-ed “To improve medical care, enlist pharmacists” is co-authored by Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, president & CEO of NACDS, and Michael Malloy, PharmD, dean of the MCPHS University School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB)...

2014-08-21 12:29:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today kicked off Pennsylvania's second biennial Health Equity Conference, an event aimed at improving health care access and delivery. "The Department of Health is committed to improving the health of all Pennsylvanians," DeLone said. "Addressing the issues surrounding health care access for and delivery to underserved and vulnerable populations is a vital part of our...

2014-08-21 12:29:34

Indicators of Public Health are Steadily Improving MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's infant mortality rate has decreased from 111 in 1994 to 65 per one thousand in 2011, said the country's Health Secretary of State, Maria del Carmen Andeme Ela. She also reported that the percentage of pregnant women receiving prenatal care from skilled health personnel has increase from 61% in 2000 to 91.3% this year. Secretary of State Andeme...

2014-08-18 12:27:47

New Facility to Train New Dentists & Expand Access to Oral Care for the Community's Underserved Population MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the grand opening of a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions business in American Fork, Utah, that will offer practitioners a state-of-the-art...

2014-08-18 08:28:59

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that its Accordant Health Services division has received full NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management (DM) accreditation for programs to support: Epilepsy (Seizures), Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Parkinson's Disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or Lupus), Myasthenia Gravis, Sickle Cell Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophilia,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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