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2014-09-11 08:27:34

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has partnered with Symptomly to provide a more integrated care strategy to asthmatic members. In the United States there are currently over 25 million Asthmatics, or 1 in every 12 people is suffering from Asthma. Of those, 2.1 million will be admitted to a hospital or emergency room this year. The estimated medical costs for asthmatics patients can be as high as $60 million dollars...

2014-09-11 08:26:08

John Blair, MD, joins other industry leaders to discuss future of health information exchange at National Health Policy Forum FISHKILL, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seamless and secure exchange of health information becomes increasingly crucial as health care moves away from volume-based payment. In fact, it is the foundation of that transformation. That will be part of MedAllies CEO A. John Blair III, MD's message Friday, Sept. 12, when he participates in a National...

2014-09-11 04:21:17

MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HolaDoctor.com, the leading health website in the Hispanic digital market, launched a new Interactive Health Insurance Center which aims to inform and educate Hispanics on how to apply for and acquire health coverage in 2015. According to the Affordable Care Act, which came into effect in March 2010, all citizens and legal residents of the United States must be covered by health insurance or they may have to pay a fee and assume all their health...

2014-09-10 23:05:27

Combined offering allows providers to automatically import critical health data into patient care plans Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Filament Labs today announced the integration of its Patient IO care delivery platform with Apple’s newly announced HealthKit, enhancing the ability of health professionals to manage patient health behaviors between doctor visits. Integrating HealthKit with the Patient IO platform will allow providers to automatically pull critical health data...

2014-09-10 23:01:48

AirStrip ONE may speed the delivery of care by securely transmitting near real-time vital signs to care team members SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Scripps Health has launched a pilot study of AirStrip ONE®, a software system that securely delivers data from multiple hospital-based patient monitoring systems to mobile devices used by physicians both within and outside the hospital. “This system gives doctors near real-time access to a wide range of patient vital signs from...

2014-09-10 16:23:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Supplement. Clinical preventive services are various forms of important medical or dental care that support healthy development. They are delivered by doctors, dentists, nurses and...

2014-09-10 12:28:43

Hundreds of hospital decision makers and medical suppliers meet to evaluate products that improve patient care, safety IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, held its annual Innovative Technology Expo today in Irving, Texas. Medical suppliers, both large and small, are at the Expo to demonstrate the latest innovative health care products and meet with hospital clinicians and decision makers. This year, the Expo features 120 suppliers...

2014-09-10 08:40:59

BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Wellocracy, the majority of Americans currently using wearable activity trackers or mobile apps share their personal health and wellness data with others. Further, most Americans reported that they want personalized feedback on their data and are willing to pay for it, especially from a trusted health expert, such as a doctor, nutritionist or fitness trainer. Wellocracy, a...

2014-09-10 08:32:24

Company Unveils Unique Platform to Combine Cloud-Based Analytics with the First FDA-Cleared Interactive Blood Glucose Meter PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livongo Health(TM), a consumer digital health company, launched today with a vision to empower people with chronic conditions to live better through the combined power of technology, real-time personalized information, and support from their chosen care team. "We're reinventing the way people with chronic...

2014-09-10 08:32:15

Provider Finder Cost Estimator Assists Consumers in Making More Informed Health Care Decisions CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower health care costs, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, announces the enhanced Provider Finder, an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and hospitals, as well as...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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