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2014-04-02 16:31:37

New menu additions further medical center's focus on healthier eating LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients, staff and visitors to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica can now enjoy a healthier version of the traditional burger-and-fries lunch. The hospitals' menus now include burgers made from antibiotic-free, grass-fed beef and herb roasted potatoes, as well as antibiotic-free chicken breasts. With the changes, the...

2014-04-02 08:34:29

The Critical Role of Case Managers in Air Medical Transport and Continuity of Care SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent changes in the American health care system affect the delivery of care. As regulations are revised and new rules released, case management and transitions of care have become increasingly important to ensure an effective and efficient care process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/LA54793LOGO-b To help educate critical care partners...

2014-03-27 08:35:04

Major milestones showcase how West Health ecosystem is furthering technologies that can lower the cost of healthcare SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund announced that the assets of Sense4Baby, Inc., developer of a smartphone-based maternal/fetal monitoring system, have been acquired by AirStrip to further improve the quality of care for mothers and babies with innovative mobile solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not...

2014-03-25 08:29:11

Report card takes a deeper look at public websites; no state received an A BERKELEY, Calif. and NEWTOWN, Conn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five states received a failing grade, only two received a B (Maine and Massachusetts), and no states earned an A, according to the second annual Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws developed by Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) and Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI(3)). The Report Card offers policymakers,...

2014-03-24 16:24:43

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Mujer is proud to announce that CEO Rosario Perez was selected by the Schwab Foundation as a 2014 Social Entrepreneur. The announcement was made today, March 24, 2014. Ms. Perez was honored in recognition of Pro Mujer's leadership in creating and implementing innovative health care solutions for poor women in Latin America. A non-profit social enterprise, Pro Mujer began in 1990 and operates in five Latin American countries. Over its...

2014-03-23 12:21:34

DALLAS, March 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Company Profiles: An in-depth overview of 11 top-tier home health care companies" 2014 market research report in its store. On the same industry, "Consumer Survey: Attitudes and Awareness: Home Health and Private Duty" and "Primed for High Growth: Home Health Care Market Outlook 2014-2019" research reports are also available at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/publisher/Launch-Factory.html . To better...

2014-03-21 12:23:58

ROYAL OAK, Mich., DEARBORN, Mich. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have signed a letter of intent and begun exclusive negotiations about combining their operations into a new health care system. The boards of the three not-for-profit organizations have approved a letter of intent calling for formation of a new, $3.8 billion health system that would combine assets, liabilities and operations under...

2014-03-18 12:32:28

Updated brand identity mirrors changes to healthcare, ensures future flexibility LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeHome Network announced today that they are changing the company's name to VergeAlliance. The company's leadership felt VergeAlliance more accurately reflects the brand identity of a company elevating the role of eye care in the healthcare delivery system. "Recognizing the challenges the American healthcare delivery system faces specific to affordability,...

2014-03-11 08:31:56

Insight solution works to lower costs and manage the risks of population health NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announces a groundbreaking collaboration with the Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative (NNEACC) to deliver services, technology, analytics and insights to enable value-based care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Deloitte and NNEACC will offer a solution called "Insight" that will help U.S. health care providers...

2014-03-11 08:29:30

Eastside Family Medicine Clinic joins other regional groups in adopting Physician Care Direct's Employer Health Ownership Plan(TM). Primary care-focused health plan gives small- and medium-sized employers the same control over costs as larger employers BELLEVUE, Wash., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid news that health insurance premiums will rise for nearly two-thirds of small businesses under the Affordable Care Act, Physician Care Direct today announced that Eastside Family Medicine...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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