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2014-05-22 08:29:56

NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10 million Hispanics are eligible to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, representing unparalleled opportunity for businesses aiming to succeed in the emerging New Health Economy focused on delivering consumer-centered care, according to "Hispanics: A growing force in the New Health Economy" a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI). The report highlights the enormous opportunity and challenges that...

2014-05-22 08:28:23

HALIFAX, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor is holding a national conference on health care to respond to the unprecedented challenges facing the public system and to health care workers' rights. Local union leaders and members in the health care sector will gather in Halifax from May 23 to 25 at the Delta Halifax to hear from leading experts in health care and to discuss the future of Canada's publicly funded system. Prominent medical professionals and leaders from across the country...

2014-05-09 23:04:26

Top US Venture Capitalists, Including Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund, Are Investing Heavily in Digital Health Companies that Impact the 50+ Boston, MA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating innovation in health and wellness, presented new research at the 3rd AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch in Boston, showing that more than half of digital health investment since 2010 is focused around nine areas that benefit the 50+ market....

2014-05-08 08:32:29

Broadening Coverage of Preventive Services Could Result in Better Health Outcomes, Cost Savings WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 Millions of Americans could benefit from expanded coverage of preventive services under health savings account (HSA)-qualified high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), according to a new white paper authored by researchers at theUniversity of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and Harvard University Medical School....

2014-05-07 23:05:24

CHE Trinity Health and Ascension Health Form Michigan-Based Clinically Integrated Network to Transform Care in New Era of Population Health Management Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Physician leaders in Michigan, in collaboration with the health systems of Ascension Health and CHE-Trinity Health, have created a new statewide clinically integrated network of healthcare providers to improve access, cost and quality of care for the communities they serve. This new company, called...

2014-04-30 23:07:24

Company makes donation to American Cancer Society on behalf of its team of nurses. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 In recognition of National Nurses Week, Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, will honor its expert staff of nurses with a donation to the American Cancer Society, a nationwide organization dedicated to saving lives from cancer. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 9 at the company’s Plymouth...

2014-04-28 12:23:35

Six Hospitals Receive Awards for Excellence in Sustainability from VHA Inc. IRVING, Texas, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to six member health care systems in two categories for their achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27 during VHA's Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. VHA's annual member conference brings health...

2014-04-23 08:31:46

University of Utah Health Care was the first academic medial center to post physician reviews online in Dec. 2012 and continues to advance its system. SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care --the first hospital system in the country to post online physician reviews and comments --Utah's only academic medical center is reporting new data about the...

2014-04-23 08:30:54

With technology in place, or on the way, conference will air issues aimed at overcoming barriers to wider global adoption SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) said today that its ninth annual Convergence Summit here next month will focus on achieving broader global adoption of technology-enabled health care at a time when the pace of innovation in connected health and personal health solutions is accelerating....

2014-04-21 23:01:51

Prevention-focused population health solutions are crucial in achieving health equity in minority communities. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leading advocate for population health and workplace wellness, today issued the following statement in recognition of April as National Minority Health Month, an annual observance that seeks to raise awareness of the health disparities and unfavorable health outcomes that disproportionally affect African...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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