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2013-10-29 23:23:48

Five tips for finding affordable startup health insurance Park City, Utah (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on affordable startup health insurance. According to Zane Benefits’ website, many startup entrepreneurs feel daunted by the task of taking full responsibility for health insurance for themselves and their employees. Startups with limited capital may be tempted to forgo health...

2013-10-23 23:26:16

Of the 78 carriers participating in Small Business Health Options Programs, 67 are operating in only one state, according to Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) survey data appearing in the Oct. 17 issue of Inside Health Insurance Exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOPs) being operated in 32 of the 34 states with federally facilitated exchanges (FFEs) feature 78 different carriers — 67 of which are operating in only one...

2013-10-22 23:30:26

A 14-person delegation of leaders in health care from Montgomery County, Maryland will travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts to discuss best practices and identify opportunities for reforming the health care safety-net. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 A 14 person delegation of local leaders in health care is traveling to Cambridge Massachusetts this week to engage in a two-day idea exchange session with the leaders of many innovative health care organizations in New England....

2013-10-10 23:28:49

Twice as many patients are needlessly dying in our nation’s hospitals now than were estimated to be needlessly dying over twenty years ago. Dr. Ira Williams announces a series of presentations entitled “Find The Black Box – Establish Patient Care Accountability”. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 "There are 200,000 preventable deaths each year in the US healthcare system, like having 20 Boeing 747 airliners going down each week,"...

2013-10-09 11:41:48

Study find first empirical evidence of external market forces at play Accountable care organizations are rapidly being formed with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and they are being established in areas where it may be easier to meet quality and cost targets, researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice said in a study published in the journal Health Services Research. An accountable care organization is a group of providers...

2013-10-03 23:31:50

CFHI and "brigade" models for educating U.S. medical students on global health issues abroad go head-to-head, providing new insights into best practices. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Child Family Health International - CFHI Global Health Education Programs are profiled in this month’s Academic Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The article, Global Health Educational Engagement-A Tale of Two Models, compares CFHI ‘s model of...

2013-10-02 14:04:42

Out-of-pocket medical expenses will decline for most consumers who become newly insured or change their source of health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The study found that overall the Affordable Care Act will have a varied impact on health spending by individuals and families, depending primarily on their income and whether they would have been uninsured in 2016 without the program. People who will be newly insured and do not...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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