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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...

2014-06-26 12:26:24

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announces the publication of the ASTHO State Profile of Public Health, Volume 3, which is a comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the profile aims to define the scope of state public health services, identify variations in practice among state public health agencies, and...

2014-06-23 23:04:33

Health policy expert Don Berwick brings more than 400 to Albany, NY to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A lively debate in Albany as business, policy, and health care professionals gathered to discuss the future of health care in the Capital Region. The event, which was co-sponsored by CDPHP and the University at Albany School of Public Health, featured a keynote address by leading health policy expert Dr. Donald Berwick. “Never...

2014-06-18 16:26:23

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Project will host a forum on health care delivery and payment reform on Thursday, June 19, at 10am, focusing on the transition from a volume-based to value-based health care delivery system. In April 2013, BPC released A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-Wide Cost Containment. That report laid out policy recommendations to put health care in America on a pathway to improved...

2014-06-17 12:29:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Health Services, Inc. (SHS), a leading provider of Population Health Management solutions, today announced an agreement with King's Daughters Health System to offer comprehensive health and wellness services to their employees and community-at-large. King's Daughters selected SHS for their demonstrated success delivering cost-effective and personalized population health management solutions that have resulted in a reduction in...

2014-06-09 23:04:14

Payer Payroll market report can be segmented by Geographies and Companies. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/payer-payroll-reports-2729802903.html (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The global payer payroll market is forecasted to grow at CAGR of 5.8% for the time period 2013-2018. In 2013, it accounted for $750.2 million and it is expected to grow to $996.3 million by 2018. The most essential factors for driving the healthcare industry globally are overall reduction in healthcare costs,...

2014-06-03 12:40:06

Presented at Health Datapalooza 2014 by Health Data Consortium, annual award recognizes extraordinary contributions to open health data movement WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Data Consortium (HDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit, public-private partnership working to foster the availability and innovative use of open health data to improve health and health care, announced today that ProPublica's reporting team of Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber, Jennifer LaFleur, Lena Groeger...

2014-06-02 23:03:03

Event for New City Kids connects medical professionals and teens. Panel speakers discuss career opportunities in health care. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 CarePoint Health hosted an event for New City Kids at the Vroom Street Evangelical Free Church in Jersey City on May 20, 2014. CarePoint Health brought together a panel of speakers to provide information about jobs in the field of medicine and to encourage high school students to consider careers in health care. On hand were...

2014-05-28 12:31:46

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phreesia, the leader in health care point of service, today announced a partnership with athenahealth as part of athenahealth's More Disruption Please (MDP) program. Phreesia works with athenahealth to link athenahealth's growing network of more than 52,000 health care providers with Phreesia's innovative patient self-service and mobile platform to offer a tightly integrated solution that automates front-office workflow and drives tangible...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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