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2014-10-17 23:01:43

The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC), Array Health and Benaissance will jointly present a webinar on billing readiness. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 More choices provided by private exchanges are great for consumers. But what does it mean for employers and insurers who have to process billing and payments? This webinar will explore this question and more, giving insurers and employers the tools to navigate the increasingly consumerized healthcare landscape with...

2014-10-17 16:24:42

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has a newly elected president waiting in the wings to lead the 50,000 strong organization. Dr. Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, is the president-elect and will take the helm as president in June 2015 at the AANP Annual Conference in New Orleans. She has worked as a family nurse practitioner at the family care clinic at Fox Army Health Center, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama for over 11...

2014-10-17 16:24:21

DALLAS, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 research report says active wound care market is expected to register the highest growth rate in the wound care market during the forecast period, owing to the continuous...

2014-10-17 12:29:11

The doors to great local coverage are open LUBBOCK, Texas, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lubbock area residents have a new place to explore health care coverage options in person. FirstCare Health Plans announced today the opening of a new enrollment center in Lubbock, located at 1901 W Loop 289, Suite 8B. Staffed with knowledgeable representatives, the center offers a place to come in, sit down, ask questions and navigate health care coverage face-to-face for a variety of plans....

2014-10-17 08:26:02

Firm acquires a majority stake in leading hybrid standalone emergency & urgent care provider FRISCO, Texas and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) and Kingfish Group (Kingfish) today announced a majority equity investment into Legacy ER & Urgent Care (Legacy), a leading operator of hybrid standalone ER and urgent care clinics. Founded in 2008, Legacy currently operates two clinics in the Dallas area, providing unscheduled medical...

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria, BC Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. This newest release of the industry’s most advanced integrated software solution brings new automation to workforce management, enhances regulatory...

2014-10-16 23:13:18

Leading Mobile Platform Delivers Real-time Operational Improvements Schaumburg IL, Phoenix AZ, Nashville TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday. When challenges are met agencies find better compliance, higher efficiency and better more informed care is delivered. As the mobile leader in care and...

2014-10-16 08:31:39

Data published in The American Journal of Managed Care based on quality of care measures from RAND and professional medical organizations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) demonstrates the excellent quality of care delivered at MinuteClinic retail medical clinics for three common acute conditions - ear infections, strep throat and urinary tract infections. Results on these measures suggest that care is the same, and in some cases...

2014-10-16 08:31:29

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Limelight Health, provider of mobile enterprise technology for health insurance agencies, today announced their first round funding from Launchpad Digital Health, the next generation accelerator for digital health. As part of the first class of portfolio companies, Limelight Health joins five other technology startups within Launchpad Digital Health's accelerator program, creating digital health technology focused on improving care,...

2014-10-16 08:26:25

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique resource offers trusted content and competency management functionality for home healthcare professionals Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of Mosby's Home Health Care [http://www.mosbyshomehealthcare.com ]. This resource combines trusted...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.