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2014-09-05 12:23:50

Ten articles inspired by WISH featured in September issue of Health Affairs WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its September issue, Health Affairs today published ten articles focusing on global healthcare policy written by World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) authors and contributors. WISH is a global initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. The launch of the new issue of Health Affairs took place at the National Press...

2014-07-22 16:27:20

ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Gentiva plans to issue its financial news release the morning of August 5, 2014 before pre-market trading. The August 5, 2014 conference call is open to investment analysts and managers, Company shareholders and others...

2014-07-21 16:25:45

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to protect vulnerable seniors, healthcare providers, and jobs across Michigan's home health community JACKSON, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of the nation's leading innovators of home healthcare dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare - today applauded the introduction of Medicare reform legislation that would...

2014-07-09 11:43:10

Rice University Half of Texans who are eligible for premium subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and who looked for health plans in the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace said cost was the main reason they didn’t enroll in a plan. That’s just one of the findings in a report released today by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. The report specifically looked at lower- to middle-income families in Texas who don’t...

2014-05-08 16:24:37

Data Analytics on Health Care Data Hold Promise for Better Health and Lower Costs WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica's Human Services IT Advisory Group (HSITAG) released a white paper entitled, "The Role of Data in Health Care Reform: Better Health, Better Care, & Lower Costs". The paper outlines and highlights the potential benefits of using large scale health data sets and data analytics to help government and health organizations make better use of their...

2014-05-06 16:33:37

ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) announced today that it will participate at the following upcoming investor conferences: Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference Tuesday, May 13, 2014 7:30 a.m. PT (10:30 a.m. ET) Phoenix, AZ Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 p.m. ET) Las Vegas, NV Gentiva executives will discuss the Company's operations and...

2014-05-06 16:26:25

A physician leader's call to action prescribes a cure for America's ailing health care system OAKLAND, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American health care system is in crisis, and at the center are doctors who are increasingly dissatisfied, burned out and unable to provide the level of care they would like to provide. These dynamics are examined, along with the potential solution, in "The Doctor Crisis: How Physicians Can, and Must, Lead the Way to Better Health Care," on...

2014-05-06 14:47:59

Findings offer insights into population-level health effects that could occur under Affordable Care Act In the first four years after Massachusetts instituted comprehensive health reform in 2006, mortality in the state decreased by 2.9% compared with similar populations in states that didn't expand health coverage, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. They estimated that Massachusetts' health reform law, which provided near-universal coverage,...

2014-04-24 23:04:18

What CPA’s Need to Know About Health Care Reform Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new overview of what CPA’s need to know about health care reform. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires CPAs, Tax Advisors, and Accountants to be experts on the key provisions of health care reform. As a result, CPA's are becoming one of the "go-to" professionals for health...

2014-04-24 12:29:34

Internationally recognized health care futurist Joe Flower provides a look into the future post reform HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross will host internationally renowned health care futurist Joe Flower at its 2014 health care forums in April, which will trace how the health care industry has evolved and where it is headed for businesses and consumers post-health care reform. Titled Picture This: The Development of the Health Care Industry, the...


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