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2014-09-04 16:27:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Population health management is more than an industry buzzword or the latest Affordable Care Act fad. Put simply, it can best be described as maintaining a healthier overall population that maximizes patient satisfaction while minimizing resource consumption. This shift in perspective is shaping the future of health care - one driven by accountability, transparency and value. Long at the forefront of health care reform,...

2014-09-04 08:31:24

HARRISON, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica Retirement Solutions, a sponsor of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management ("the Institute"), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Leaders in Health Care Scholarship. This year's winners, Sheryl Muirhead-McCrae and Tina Huynh, will each receive a $5,000 scholarship toward pursuing an advanced degree in health care administration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141110 Each year, two...

2014-09-04 08:31:03

Company to scale FDA-cleared digital therapeutic to tackle $100 billion cost of treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) MADISON, Wisc. and WAYNE, Penn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced that it raised $14.5 million in Series B financing, led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with participation from Series A investor The Social+Capital Partnership....

2014-09-03 23:13:48

To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, IHS and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week . Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important...

2014-09-03 12:31:36

DALLAS, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Patient Handling Equipment Market by Product (Wheelchair, Scooter, Beds, Bathroom Safety, Mechanical, Ambulatory), Type of Care (Bariatric, Fall, Critical, Wound), Accessories (Lifting, Transfer) & End User (Home Care, Hospital) - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Patient Handling Equipment Market will reach $14,227.1 Million by 2019 growing at a 10.7% CAGR...

2014-09-03 12:30:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Mountain Capital, LP, a New York-based investment management firm, announced today that its private equity group structured and led a multimillion dollar growth equity investment in Activate Healthcare, LLC. Activate Healthcare is transforming the primary care delivery model by developing and managing the next generation of workplace health clinics. On average, Activate clients see a $2 - $4 return for every dollar they invest in a...

2014-09-03 12:30:41

ROYAL OAK, DEARBORN, and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have completed their affiliation agreement to combine operations as a new organization called Beaumont Health. Federal and state regulatory officials have reviewed and approved the affiliation and granted tax-exempt status as a new $3.8 billion not-for-profit health care organization. Beaumont Health was officially launched on Sept. 2. Beaumont,...

2014-09-03 12:30:14

New Braunfels Firm Supports Health Services Expansion NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexus Medical has launched Analytix Health, a new division providing medical practice management, healthcare financial consulting, and business services locally and nationally. Analytix is a response to the growing needs of healthcare providers, attorneys, employers, and insurers in Texas and throughout the US. The demand for healthcare in Texas is growing rapidly. From 2000 -...

2014-09-03 12:28:27

Facing Higher Costs, MCOs Will Push for Lower-Cost Treatments, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), psychiatrists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate a significant increase in demand for drugs treating major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, owing to the expansion of Medicaid (in 24 states) and the availability of affordable...

2014-09-03 08:34:53

Critical Access Hospital in the Mountain Town of Estes Park is Now Using the CORHIO Health Information Exchange to Improve Patient Care and Streamline Medical Transfers DENVER, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that Estes Park Medical Center has successfully connected its electronic health record (EHR) system to the health information exchange (HIE) network. Estes Park Medical Center is the first independent...


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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