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2014-07-08 12:26:30

Improving Health Care and Mandatory Accident Insurance in Some Countries Will Drive Procedure Volumes, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for trauma devices and reconstructive joint implants in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico will be driven by favorable demographics, high numbers of motor vehicle accidents and improving access to health care, which will allow more patients to...

2014-07-08 08:31:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the appointment of Mark Caron as Geneia's CEO by Gary D. St. Hilaire, President and CEO of Capital BlueCross, Geneia today announced the selection of industry pioneer Avishek (Avi) Mukherjee as the company's Chief Technology Officer. He joins an executive team comprised of Mark Caron, Chief Operating Officer Heather Lavoie, and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jennifer Chambers. "We are excited to have such a pioneer in the industry...

2014-07-07 23:07:13

Baylor Scott & White Health and Trinity Mother Frances, along with an alliance of other community-based hospitals and healthcare systems, will leverage the Explorys Platform to improve care quality and simultaneously reduce costs. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Texas Care Alliance (TCA), a member-led consortium representing community-based hospitals and nine healthcare systems in Texas, has...

2014-07-07 23:05:33

Mobile Health Consumer reports that employers are continuing to migrate to private exchanges as a way to deliver greater value to their employees and manage costs. The partnership between Mobile Health Consumer and Assurex Global provides the ability to manage employees’ health through personalized outreach, education, and incentives pushed directly to their smartphone – mitigating risk in the Assurex Global Private Exchange and ensuring stable costs over time. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB)...

2014-07-04 23:03:40

Spectrum Accountable Care Company released their new website featuring engaging graphics targeted to reach talented healthcare professionals to join their stable of qualified physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and others for placement in facilities across the country. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Spectrum Accountable Care Company (Spectrum ACC), the Nevada staffing firm rapidly hiring qualified healthcare professionals, launched their new website today at...

2014-07-03 23:07:51

Tea Leaves Health has announced today that Saint Francis Medical Center(Cape Girardeau, Mo.), one of the largest health systems in Missouri serving more than 650,000 people in a five-state area, has implemented the innovative Tea Leaves Health Patientology product solution. This key implementation will provide advanced business intelligence applications that help advance the Medical Center’s strategic growth initiatives. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Tea Leaves Health has announced...

2014-07-03 23:00:31

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cory Price as Assistant Director effective June 29, 2014. In this key position, Mr. Price will have direct leadership oversight of several key services across the healthcare system to include Logistics, Nutrition and Food Service, Police, Prosthetics and Sensory Aids, and Voluntary Service. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is pleased to announce the...

2014-07-03 12:26:17

SPOKANE, Wash., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care have announced a new name and brand for their jointly-owned accountable care organization (ACO). Called CareUnity, the new name and brand identity expresses the vision of both organizations-- collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124373 Group Health and Providence formed an ACO in 2012, a group...

2014-07-03 12:25:06

AUSTIN, Texas, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today called on the Veterans Administration to move quickly to improve veterans' access to high-quality, timely health care by granting the VA's nurse practitioners full-practice authority throughout the system. AANP, the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners, also urged Congress to increase the number of nurse practitioners in VA facilities....

2014-07-03 08:23:22

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3s2w72/population_health) has announced the addition of the "Global Population Health Management Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The healthcare industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation globally as it shifts from a volume-based business to a value-based business. Growing demands from consumers for improved...


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