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2014-08-29 23:00:45

From blood pressure screenings to workshops about a variety of topics, the physicians at Atlantic General Hospital are committed to helping people stay as healthy as possible Berlin, MD (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 AGH Healthy Happenings, a community education and outreach service provided by the Doctors in Delaware at Atlantic General Hospital, are now offering area residents a variety of free health-related services. In addition to no-cost blood pressure screenings at a local pharmacy, the...

2014-08-28 23:03:11

Data from the American Hospital Association’s 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement shows that while most hospitals utilize a basic electronic health record (EHR) system, more advanced use of health care information technology is still a challenge. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Data from the American Hospital Association’s 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement shows that while most hospitals utilize a basic electronic health record (EHR) system, more advanced use of health care...

2014-08-28 08:28:13

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with an active stream of competition and a high probability for integration, today's successful home care and hospice organizations are addressing industry issues with greater scrutiny over their operations and new benchmarking tools to understand the strategies that drive financial performance. According to David J. Berman, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, many high-pressure situations can be minimized if home care and hospice...

2014-08-28 08:27:49

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its wholly-owned Missouri subsidiary, Home State Health, has earned Medicaid and Marketplace HMO accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA is a private, not-for-profit organization with a strong record of over 20 years as a leading accreditor of health plans. NCQA Accreditation is a nationally recognized evaluation that regulators and consumers use to assess...

2014-08-27 23:12:59

To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Versio by ScribeRight (known as Versio) and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week , September 15-19, 2013. Renton WA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between...

2014-08-27 23:08:09

The Midwest is at the forefront of the Health Care & Medical Device industry and the role of robotics in transforming it. Learn how robotics is being used to reduce costs, improve quality of health care, train health care professionals, provide enhanced therapy and generally improve the lives of patients everywhere at the 2014 Robotics Alley Conference & Expo. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Global leaders in robotics research, design, business development, investment,...

2014-08-27 16:25:23

Planning for a stage of life viewed as passive and dependent turns many get-up-and-go Americans off, the agency asserts. KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of "empowered living," an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care. An aging workforce and maturing Baby Boomers are escalating the need for senior services. Failing to plan for this jeopardizes federal and family...

2014-08-27 12:31:00

Leading Health Systems Poised to Partner with Managed Care Organizations on Value-Based Care Delivery and Payment Models, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the intense physician acquisition activity that characterized the Memphis health system and hospital sector in recent years has given way to clinical integration, with rivals Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Baptist Memorial Health...

2014-08-27 04:21:14

WASHINGTON, NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research solutions, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the addition of new content to its Kalorama Information Medical Devices Knowledge Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 The Medical Devices Knowledge Center provides an easy-to-use platform hosting the latest market research in the healthcare industry. Users have access to an entire library of reports from industry...

2014-08-26 16:25:43

Providers get paid to manage patients through custom mobile health app INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedDiary Inc., a mobile health (mHealth) software company, has launched its mobile health software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, consisting of a cloud-based portal for healthcare providers and a mobile app for patients. This integrated platform enables healthcare providers to easily create a custom mobile health app for their patients and then monitor them remotely....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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