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2014-09-08 08:31:33

Course Prepares Workers to Succeed in Changing Healthcare Environment NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing the need for improved coordinated care in healthcare delivery systems, the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds and the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today released the "Care Coordination Fundamentals" course for healthcare workers. The course is designed to help healthcare workers understand and participate in new and advanced models of healthcare...

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access to inpatient treatment is a key for long-term recovery and suicide prevention in the wake of Robin Williams' death. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Following the recent suicide of actor Robin Williams, national mental health expert...

2014-09-04 23:01:33

The average number of workers enrolled in a company-sponsored health plan remains flat, despite the reform law’s mandates that all full-time employees be offered insurance. The Sept. 1, 2014, issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Health Plan Week examines why. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Despite many industry observers who expected that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate would spur more individuals to take advantage of employer offerings and avoid...

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,...


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