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2014-10-08 23:14:21

South Carolina healthcare and technology leaders collaborate to ensure seamless delivery of patient services Mount Pleasant, SC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 eGroup, the Southeast’s leading provider of cloud, application, end-user computing and managed services, today announced that Palmetto Primary Care Physicians (PPCP) has selected it to help consult, design, deploy and support the healthcare leaders’ new 24x7 AlwaysOn computing infrastructure. PPCP’s hyper growth across the state of...

2014-10-08 23:13:45

PTMS head Cary Edgar to address Texas Orthopaedic Association and Texas Association of Orthopaedic Executives on using data to manage physical and occupational therapy Phoenix,AZ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Cary Edgar, president of PT Management Support Systems (PTMS), a leader in setting up and managing physical and occupational therapy programs for healthcare organizations, will speak at the 2014 annual conference of the Texas Orthopedic Administrators Society on October 10 regarding the...

2014-10-08 23:11:36

Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive developers are now looking for amenities that make their communities pop by using health care as a game changing differentiator. Austin, Texes (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive...

2014-10-08 23:07:47

For the second year in a row, Vancouver Technology company, Connect the Doc, wins the best healthcare referral service in Vancouver. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Connect the Doc, an online healthcare booking and referral service based in Gastown, has won Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver award for a second year in a row. “We are honoured to receive this award and would like to thank you for all the support,” says Nadeem Kassam, CEO and Co-Founder of Connect the Doc....

2014-10-08 23:05:30

Equipment leasing and financing company LeaseQ announces that the rising costs of healthcare could be solved in part by the use of the right medical technology. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Despite the rollout of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or otherwise known as "Obamacare" on March 23, 2010, medical expenses have continued to rise. However, recent data shows that medical and financial experts...

2014-10-08 23:03:39

Leading medical innovation think tank claims CBS is ‘dead wrong’ New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI.org– a non-profit research organization specializing in promoting medical innovation) criticized CBS’ “60 Minutes” segment on cancer treatment prices as not just distorted but ‘dead wrong.’ “‘60 Minutes’ ignores the contribution new medicines make in reducing health care costs, improving wellbeing and saving...

2014-10-08 23:01:47

Chief Medical Officer of Intellicure, Caroline Fife, MD, to discuss health care reform and quality measures at upcoming SAWC Conference in Las Vegas. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Caroline Fife, MD, will be headlining two continuing education sessions at the upcoming Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Las Vegas October 16-18, 2014. One session sure to draw a crowd focuses on recent health care reform changes and how they will affect wound care physicians and centers....

2014-10-08 16:26:27

CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care Centers, an independently-owned, physician-directed urgent care provider in South Carolina, is proud to announce all Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans are accepted in every MEDcare clinic across the state. "Over the past 120 days, citizens, municipalities, business owners, mayors and political leaders, union workers, the SCMA and healthcare providers have stood side-by-side with MEDcare in our fight to...

2014-10-08 16:26:18

DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software, will present at the "Care Revolution" conference to be held Oct. 15 in Anaheim, Calif. The company is also a sponsor of this event, which will be attended by professionals from home health, hospice, private duty, assisted living, senior living, residential care facilities and non-medical home care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/151052 "Health care providers are challenged to...

2014-10-08 16:26:16

MONTREAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Praise for RelayHealth, McKesson Canada's proven web-based solution for electronic health records, continues with a new recognition to add to its growing list of kudos. The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness Personal Health Records project, which is powered by RelayHealth, was awarded second place in the 2014 Canada Health Infoway Accelerate Challenge in mid-September for its impressive growth in patient adoption. The Personal Health...


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