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2014-07-30 12:30:33

New organization refines, enhances and expands capabilities for serving seniors ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, today announced the formation of Ascension Health Senior Care, uniting the majority of its senior-focused programs into one national organization. The senior services ministry will include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, as well as PACE (Program of...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...

2014-07-30 08:34:06

Offers Access to Top Consultants in Fifteen Specialties RADNOR, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoBlue, a leader and innovator in serving the health care needs of world travelers, announced today that they are the first expat insurer to contract with London's premier new private health facility, London Claremont Clinic (LCC). Through this agreement GeoBlue members have cashless access to a range of specialist clinics, diagnostic tests and treatments from a team of professionals,...

2014-07-30 08:33:44

HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia today announced the launch of Theon, an industry-leading platform to help physicians, hospitals, and integrated health systems in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other shared risk arrangements improve patient care, quality, and cost. Comprised of four cost-effective, care-based modules, Theon delivers actionable analytics that enable all members of a care team to identify and care for patients and...

2014-07-29 23:08:06

Occupational Medicine specialists are ready to assist the community of Colton La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Occupational medicine is now available at the Healthpointe clinic in Colton. Designed for employees and employers, Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program helps create a safer workplace environment, provides expert medical care, and specializes in worker’s compensation cases, among other services. One of the benefits of Healthpointe’s occupational medicine service...

2014-07-29 23:04:53

Connance to Help Advocate Improve Its Operational Integrity and Control, Enhance Patient Experience, Increase Recoveries and Reduce Costs Waltham, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), the industry’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois, has contracted with Connance for a comprehensive vendor performance...

2014-07-29 23:00:51

The installation and use of non-clinically regulated Nurse Call Life Safety Systems across Australian healthcare facilities is of growing concern. Perth WA, Australia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Recent international changes to the definition and regulation of medical devices have determined Nurse Call Systems to be considered medical devices. Under Australian and international legislation, this requires all Nurse Call Systems to be clinically regulated, audited and certified. This regulatory...

2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

2014-07-29 08:33:23

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems is pleased to announce that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), one of the oldest and largest public health agencies, has selected the company's software solution, the InsightCS® Revenue Cycle Management System (RCMS). The DOHMH will be implementing InsightCS® in its Centralized Business Office (CBO) to provide end-to-end patient service functionality for thirteen (13) clinics...

2014-07-29 08:31:27

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation's "Most Wired," according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month's issue of Hospitals & Health Networks. Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, said the health system is pleased to be recognized for its accomplishments in business and administrative management,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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