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2014-09-11 23:07:51

Personalized Digital Healthcare on Display Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Columbus, Ohio based Optimized Care Network (OCN) is one of only 90 startup companies nationwide to be selected to participate in The Hive at TEDMED 2014 in Washington, D.C. from Sept. 10-12. “TEDMED is delighted to welcome this year’s selection of leading startups and entrepreneurs to The Hive, where we will be showcasing the most exciting innovations in health and medicine,” said TEDMED COO...

2014-09-11 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care stakeholders convened on Capitol Hill today to discuss the importance of preserving patient access to community-based care at a briefing organized by the newly formed Patient Access to Community Treatment (PACT) Coalition, comprised of patient advocacy organizations, provider groups and health care distributors. During the briefing, expert panelists discussed both the financial and quality of life benefits of community-based...

2014-09-11 16:27:49

Extends Daylight IQ(TM) Product Set to Include Advance Care Directives CLEVELAND, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive (also known as Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS), has extended the company's post-acute care offerings with the acquisition of Directed Medical Systems (DMS). The DMS organization is recognized for subject matter expertise in critical care decision support solutions and specifically, Advance Care Directives. The acquisition supports the COMS...

2014-09-11 12:27:49

In its first day, approximately 1,000 adults and children will access medical, dental and vision care at the free Care Harbor clinic LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor - a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics - kicked-off today its annual Los Angeles clinic, which will run September 11-14 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor will provide free...

2014-09-11 12:27:30

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores Now Open in Five Communities WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the St. Louis metropolitan area in Creve Coeur, Ellisville, O'Fallon, St. Peters and St. Louis (Mehlville). MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States. The St. Louis-area clinics join 15 Missouri-based MinuteClinic...

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...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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