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2014-04-08 12:30:45

Tandigm Health's innovative coordinated care model will provide higher-quality care, lower costs PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and DaVita HealthCare Partners today announced the creation of Tandigm Health. This unique joint venture, based in Philadelphia, Pa., will help deliver high-quality, affordable care to the region by combining the expertise of one of the country's largest, most innovative Blue insurers and a nationally...

2014-04-08 12:26:38

RESTON, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- inPractice® Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Clinical Care Options (CCO), today announced the launch of a first-of-its kind education and reference tool dedicated to the needs of all nurses who provide care for patients with cancer. inPractice® Oncology Nursing is a point-of-care tool that combines high-quality nursing-focused content, oncology-specific clinical decision support, patient education, and professional development...

2014-04-08 08:31:49

Product Demonstration by former Northwestern Data Warehousing, and Intermountain Nursing Leaders to Illustrate Population Health Management Technologies' Usefulness in Lowering Heart Failure Readmissions SALT LAKE CITY, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst will present a free webinar Wednesday, April 9(th) to demonstrate the analytics applications helpful for successful population health management, including a case study of a large academic medical center that reduced heart failure...

2014-04-08 08:27:54

Pocket Primary Care Puts 187 Chapters, 215 Harvard-affiliated Authors and 2,600+ References, All in a Pocket PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today launched Pocket Primary Care, a pocket-sized guidebook designed specifically for healthcare providers in outpatient settings. Developed by a team of expert physicians at the Massachusetts General...

2014-04-07 23:27:57

Watch the Winners of the Challenge Videos on Supporting Healthcare Enrollment in Connecticut Hartford, CT (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Health Justice CT, an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut and health reform, announced the winners of the Health Justice CT Challenge. This year’s challenge was designed to inform people of color, students, and low-income families about the importance of having...

2014-04-07 23:22:35

Boston Based Company Secures Seed Round Funding Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Wellframe, a Boston-based company that combines mobile technology and artificial intelligence to amplify caring clinical relationships by engaging patients in personalized care plans, today announced that the company has secured $1.5M in seed funding from leading entrepreneurs and investors. These include, among others, athenahealth CEO, Jonathan Bush, Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher...

2014-04-07 23:02:32

The elderly aren't dead yet. That is the message of Thomas Jones and John Cotton in the new book, Aging Aggressively. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 These authors want people to take the bull by the horns and take charge of their health. If an elderly American in the United States is over 50 years old, it is important they understand what is going on when it comes to health-care policies and doctor-patient relations so they can aggressively demand the best care. Once people know...

2014-04-07 16:25:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth's Palliative Care Services recently launched its outpatient practice, which offers patients with serious illnesses the opportunity to seek treatment from board-certified palliative care physicians in an outpatient setting. Housed within the EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care Center, physicians at the outpatient practice collaborate closely with the members of each patient's medical team to ensure that quality of life is...

2014-04-07 12:34:36

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the next two decades, an aging population, fewer family caregivers, increasingly limited personal financial resources, and growing strains on federal, state, and family budgets will create an unsustainable demand for long-term care. Over the past 20 years, policymakers have debated different solutions, but have failed to reach consensus on a sustainable means of financing and delivering long-term services and supports. Failure to find...

2014-04-07 12:34:07

Supplemental Health Care CEO Provides Advice on Workforce Solutions and Strategies PARK CITY, Utah, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's healthcare system is entering a new era that will require more innovative and creative staffing solutions to meet increased patient demands and provide quality patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/CL43247LOGO Implementation of the Affordable Care Act combined with an aging workforce and more seniors in the U.S....