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2013-05-30 23:30:40

It's not how care providers keep patient records that matters; it's how easily they can access a patient's complete record from all their providers at the point of care. MedKaz is the only system that makes them accessible anytime, anywhere. Brownsville, VT (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 In February, the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments stopped trying to develop a single electronic medical record system that would serve all branches of the military and the VA. After spending five years and...

2013-05-30 08:29:18

Winners will be named at the Health Datapalooza Forum, Monday, June 3, 2013 in Washington, DC MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prize winners in the $3million Heritage Health Prize competition (www.heritagehealthprize.com) will be announced by Heritage Provider Network at the Health Datapalooza Forum in Washington DC., on Monday, June 3, 2013, at 9:10 am, EST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120418/LA89605LOGO-a) The prize challenges entrants...

2013-05-29 16:26:00

OTTAWA, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Christopher Hayes, medical director at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, is the recipient of the 2013/14 Canadian Harkness Fellowship, an award co-funded by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI), allowing a Canadian health leader to participate in The Commonwealth Fund's 12-month Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice. Established by The Commonwealth Fund in 1925, and modeled after the Rhodes Scholars program, the...

2013-05-28 04:21:21

-Union and Business Leaders Combine to Lower Health Care Costs- TAMPA, Fla., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive Care Corporation (OTC BB: CHCR), a leading behavioral health, substance abuse and pharmacy management provider for employers, Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds, and managed care companies, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Clark A. Marcus, has been named to the Board of Directors of "America's Agenda: Health Care for All." "America's Agenda: Health...

2013-05-18 23:14:17

New Insurance Options Available to Vermont Individuals and Small Businesses This Fall Park City, Utah (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published a new information on the Vermont Health Insurance Exchange. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in health care reform, defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements. According to Zane Benefits´ website, starting in...

2013-05-13 23:25:31

Program provides scholarship awards to schools nominated by GENEX employees. WAYNE, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 GENEX Services, Inc. (“GENEX”), the leading provider of case management services to the workers´ compensation, disability, and auto markets has announced the recipients of its second annual Case Manager Scholarship Award Program. The program will provide $100,000 in scholarship awards to schools nominated by GENEX employees that graduated from those institutions. The...

2013-05-02 23:18:45

Nation's Largest and Most Influential Conference on Sustainable Health Care Draws 900+ Attendees in Boston (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 CleanMed, the nation´s premier conference on health care and sustainability, marked its tenth conference in 2013 by drawing more than 900 health care leaders to Boston to discuss best practices, learn from each other and preview innovative new technologies. Attendance was the highest since the conference began in 2001. CleanMed is convened and organized...

2013-04-29 15:53:46

U.S. emergency care costs may be more than twice previously published estimates, according to a new analysis that critiques those estimates, argues for improved accounting, and suggests considering the value of emergency care as well as total spending. Alternately praised in the aftermath of horrible tragedies as a heroic service and lamented in policy debates as an expensive safety net for people without primary care, emergency medicine is often a hot topic. Despite that importance, an...

2013-04-28 23:01:47

Cover Oregon to Help 560,000 Oregonians access health insurance. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published a new guide on the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements. According to Zane Benefits´ website, starting in 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA),...

2013-04-25 12:28:03

COLUMBIA, Md., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Every individual has a colossal interest in the future of health care, whether he knows it or not. Together we'll thrive or together we'll fall," says A. Maria Hester, MD, creator of the Patient Whiz App for iOS. "While ordinary citizens may not have control over life-altering decisions made by politicians and administrators in high places, they do have control over their own actions, or inactions. I believe everyone can play a pivotal role in...