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2014-02-03 12:26:30

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy announced the first major expansion of the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy in the peer-reviewed journal's 20-year history, with an increase in circulation from 15,000 to more than 32,000 and number of issues from nine to twelve. This is the latest step in AMCP's strategic plan to provide the latest and most authoritative research to improve patient outcomes and health care affordability....

2014-01-31 23:22:18

Mobile app now empowers physicians and pharmacists to send patients direct messages that trigger recommended health care activities and education. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Today Allayo announced that Allie – their innovative virtual health assistant app – will offer an action messaging infrastructure that can be used to enhance patient outreach and improve patient health. Acclaimed at HealthBeat 2013 as one of the coolest new apps, Allie provides health care consumers with an easier...

2014-01-30 23:30:45

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking continuous care during labor and how this lowers their risk of medical interventions. Many women are hiring doulas to help them avoid highly interventionist births common in today’s hospital setting. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 According to Birth Ambassadors, a new book from...

2014-01-30 23:23:51

Two titles published by F.A. Davis Company, Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care: Best Evidence-Based Practices and Psych Notes: Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, recognized as 2013 Book of the Year Award winners by AJN. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 F.A. Davis Company has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing as the publisher of two of the 2013 Book-of-the-Year Award winners in two different categories. These awards recognize the most valuable publications of the...

2014-01-30 23:04:21

"All people have a right to health,” Starla Hairston Blanks of Morehouse School of Medicine told UNE students and faculty, adding that people from the same community are treated differently when it comes to access to good care, and that a person’s income, education and housing are possible barriers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 University of New England’s Portland Campus celebrated the 50th anniversary since Martin Luther King’s visit to UNE (then St. Francis...

2014-01-29 12:28:02

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CREATION Health, a worldwide health care institution dedicated to lifestyle transformation, is hosting the first total health event on Sunday, February 2 at the Miami Airport Convention Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CREATION Health Total Health 2014 is a free health fair that seeks to inspire, educate and motivate families in South Florida communities with a mindset of total health and prevention. The event expects over 5,000 attendees. (Photo:...

2014-01-29 08:30:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today announced a new, co-provided program to educate nurses and social workers to become effective care coordinators. Care coordinators - clinicians who work closely with the patient and their health care team to increase patient satisfaction, improve health outcomes, and control costs - are in demand more than ever as the number of accountable care organizations (ACOs)...

2014-01-29 08:24:40

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Ohioans continue to grapple with growing concerns and questions about the accessibility and affordability of high quality health care, a new website aims to help educate consumers on their options for care. MyHealthCareOhio.com, an information-based website conceived and developed by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) in Ohio, seeks to shed light on common questions, concerns and options for Ohioans to consider as they...

2014-01-28 23:31:54

Ce-classes.com announces the deployment for the new required CE course for Florida Nurses; Now offering a 100 percent online Florida Laws and Rules course for Nurses. Weston, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Ce-Classes.com has announced that they are now offering a new continuing education course for Nurses. The course has been created in response to the Florida's change in the requirements for Nursing license renewals. The State of Florida is hoping to reduce medical errors and ensure...

2014-01-28 12:29:47

- Summit Health & Rehab Center renamed to PruittHealth-Rome - ROME, Ga., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 17, shortly before we began the new year, the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center formerly known as Summit Health & Rehab Center, located just north of Berry College in northwest Georgia, got a new start of its own. Through acquisition, it has now become a part of the PruittHealth Family of Providers and renamed to PruittHealth - Rome. (Logo:...