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2014-07-31 08:35:25

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Marilyn DeLuca and Dr. Charles Ok Pannenborg are the two newest members of IntraHealth International's Board of Directors. Together, DeLuca and Pannenborg bring decades of combined experience in health care practice, health systems, and long-range strategic policy. "This is an exciting time in terms of IntraHealth's mission and future," DeLuca says. "I hope to bring technical expertise in global health and help develop...

2014-07-29 12:35:23

Major product release transforms benefits shopping experience and simplifies HR administration BOSTON and NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Health (Maxwell), a fast-growing industry leader in health IT, announced today a major release of their revolutionary operating system for employee benefits. For the first time ever, employers across the country can provide a comprehensive Health as a Service (HaaS) platform that enables and encourages a holistic view of health....

2014-07-25 23:03:41

Tool enables organizations to create networks of quality, cost-effective providers Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution in an upcoming webinar called Leveraging Provider-Centered Analytics: Reduce Costs and Enhance Quality. The webinar will be held twice on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 AM ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more...

2014-07-23 23:32:12

Jonathan Bush’s 2014 NY TIMES Best Seller “Where Does It Hurt?” envisions health care to be an entrepreneur’s field of dreams. Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box, offers an assessment of the good, bad, and ugly aspects that can be found in Bush’s vision of the health care delivery system that Bush says is rapidly transforming patient care in America. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Williams says, “Bush has joined the constantly enlarging chorus of those...

2014-07-22 16:27:05

DETROIT, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The health system was honored July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-07-09 08:28:51

White Paper Outlines Reimbursement Challenges Hindering Growth WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) released today, members of the personalized medicine community are calling for critical changes in payment and coverage policies to encourage innovation and improve the quality of health care for millions of patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130517/DC16280LOGO PMC's new white paper, "The Future...

2014-07-07 16:24:24

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth recently celebrated the first class of local high school students who gained experience in health care through a new STEM Global Health program in partnership with the Lake Washington School District. The students studied STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through a year-long collaboration that provided hands-on education and learning opportunities at EvergreenHealth. As part of the Lake Washington...

2014-07-02 12:28:34

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's publicly funded drug plan provides the best access to new drugs among all the federal and provincial public drug plans in Canada. The study compares Canada's public drug programs in terms of the number of new drugs approved for public insurance coverage, as well as the time that patients must wait for publicly insured access to new drugs. It ranks the quality of coverage...

2014-07-01 10:21:50

The Lancet OECD warns that "more and bigger" efforts will be needed to contain US health budget to prevent reversal of recent slowdown in health spending growth as economic growth improves Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries, according to new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. However, the...

2014-06-26 23:03:04

IAL to Help Drive Strategy through Commercialization of New Patient Engagement Tool and Re-define Mobile Health Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insight Accelerator Labs has partnered with healthcare start-up Healthy-TXT™ to further develop and commercialize the company’s mobile health engagement platform that delivers real-time, targeted support to patients to reduce patient readmissions and improve health outcomes. As part of its new IAL member designation, Healthy-TXT™ will work...


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