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2013-07-12 23:02:42

The Boston Hospital Learning Network is One of 38 Nationwide to Receive “Model Practice Award” from NACCHO. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Health Care Without Harm and the Boston Public Health Commission were honored at the 2013 annual conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), for developing and implementing a program that demonstrates exemplary and replicable qualities in response to a local public health need. The Boston Hospital...

2013-07-05 23:00:41

Gary Cohen; Jeff Thompson, MD; and Laura Anderko, PhD, RN; Recognized for Efforts Linking Climate and Health Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Health Care Without Harm is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Gary Cohen, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. The honor is bestowed on Cohen and others who are leaders in making the link between climate and health, and helping the health sector lead the effort to...

2013-06-27 23:34:37

‘Medical History of Mankind’ is a highly engaging and deeply interesting volume that tackles the importance, purpose and impact of medicine to human lives. Kiev, Ukraine (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Author Andrey Nabokov aims to attempt to understand the medical history of mankind not only in a scientific and historical manner but also to see in the images that are visible as to how the attitude of mankind has changed towards himself and towards his body and its functions, as well as the...

2013-06-25 23:03:43

Tom Emerick and Al Lewis expose "How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care." Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Cracking Health Costs: How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care (Wiley, $45.00, July 2013; ISBN: 978-1-118-63648-0), a new book by two of America’s most respected health care experts Tom Emerick and Al Lewis, shows small and large business how to fight against rising health care costs and gain more...

2013-06-19 23:19:40

New from Atlantic Information Services, Health Insurance Exchanges: Product Design, Promotion and Positioning examines the primary factors that will affect product designs for state health insurance exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Health insurance exchanges may be the boldest experiment in the history of managed care. As many as 20 million people are expected to find coverage through the new state-based and federally operated marketplaces. With details on the federal...

2013-06-19 14:12:40

"With rising health care costs and 30 percent of privately insured adults enrolled in high-deductible health care plans, calls for greater health care price transparency are increasing. In response, health plans, consumer groups, and state governments are increasingly reporting health care prices. Despite recognition that price information must be relevant, accurate, and usable to improve the value of patients' out-of-pocket expenditures, and the potential for this reporting to affect health...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.