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2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-09-02 12:29:53

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Latin America Home Healthcare Market (By Device Types: Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices, Therapeutic Home Healthcare Devices, Mobility Assist Devices and Medical Supplies; By Services: Rehabilitation, Telehealth and Telemedicine, Respiratory Therapy, Infusion Therapy and Unskilled Home Healthcare Services) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

2014-09-02 12:27:25

CO-OP Performance and the Opportunities They Create Discussed in New Decision Resources Group Executive Briefing BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that analysis on the Year One performance of Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs) generates insights into related market access opportunities, which are key decision inputs for pharmaceutical account managers in planning season. These new nonprofit insurers are competing alongside much bigger...

2014-09-02 08:28:47

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today plans to build a new claims processing center in Ferguson, Missouri creating 150 to 200 full-time jobs with a multitude of benefits, including extensive health care, dental and vision insurance. The facility will process claims from Centene's Missouri based Home State Health Plan and overflow from its other health plans across the country. "This is the right thing to do for the community, state...

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,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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