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2014-03-31 08:29:17

As a result of the heightened need for an affordable alternative to dental insurance, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Universal Dental Plan have teamed up to improve the quality and value of oral health care in New England. BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Dental Plan (UDP) is pleased to announce an exclusive arrangement with the #1 private health plan in America*, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. UDP will offer its discount dental program at a reduced rate to Harvard...

2014-03-31 08:29:12

Employers share efforts to adopt value-based health benefit strategies WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Improving health while reducing costs was a key focus for the employers who participated in the American Health Strategy Project (AHSP) according to a new report released this week by the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), Partnership for Prevention, and Pfizer Inc. AHSP is a national pilot launched in 2010 by NBCH in cooperation with Pfizer, with...

2014-03-28 23:25:54

FastCare, a Miami Urgent care facility, announced today that they now offer more convenient forms of payment for their patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For over four decades, urgent care centers have been treating Americans on a faster and more affordable basis than hospitals. Urgent care centers tend to be faster, less crowded, more cost effective, and still provide great medical care. And yet, centers for urgent care are staffed with the same highly trained medical personnel...

2014-03-28 23:23:18

Dr. Eugene Raber believes that every person deserves affordable, quality healthcare. With the implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act, or Obamacare, many people are left without their previous insurance options and are looking for new, high-quality healthcare providers. Glen Cove, New York (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dr. Eugene Raber believes that every person deserves affordable, quality healthcare. With the implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act, or Obamacare, many people...

2014-03-28 23:03:46

Addition to Leadership Team Expands Company Expertise in Health Care Delivery and Opens New Opportunities for Partnerships with Providers and Manufacturers San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Today Allayo announced the addition of a new member to the company board of directors. Allayo, known for their innovative virtual health assistant app which was acclaimed at HealthBeat 2013 as one of the coolest new apps, provides health care consumers with an easier way to understand and act on...

2014-03-28 23:03:09

Monitoring Management – MonMan, a 20-year HVAC and healthcare industry veteran, has completed an HVAC air quality upgrade project for a major healthcare provider’s cardiac intensive care unit. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Monitoring Management, MonMan, a 20-year HVAC and healthcare industry veteran, has completed an HVAC air quality upgrade project for a major healthcare provider’s cardiac intensive care unit. “Our client is one of the nation’s largest healthcare...

2014-03-27 23:32:35

New Services Offered to Patients Seeking Treatment When Doctors' Offices are Closed Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Prime Urgent Care, based in the Houston suburb of Pearland, Texas, announces the offering of its new medical care services. The new medical care services being provided by Prime Urgent Care are designed to meet the growing needs of patients who need to have access to healthcare when most convenient for them. The array of new services offered will help patients become...

2014-03-27 23:23:43

AMA Insurance’s Med Plus Advantage Program Announces Student Contest (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The “Med Plus Advantage Global Health Challenge” contest has been launched! The winning team of the essay and video contest will have an opportunity to work alongside Timmy Global Health (TGH) in Ecuador, Guatemala or the Dominican Republic to provide high quality health services to underserved populations. In addition, contest winners have the opportunity to serve as volunteer TGH Health...

2014-03-27 12:31:01

AUSTIN, Texas, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, officials at FirstCare Health Plans announced that they have recently teamed up with Chicago-based GoHealth LLC, an online health insurance company, to provide FirstCare customers another avenue to access and enroll in health insurance online with support from unbiased advisors. "At FirstCare, we believe that Texans and their communities should be healthy, and GoHealth is another way we help Texans find and purchase the insurance...

2014-03-27 12:31:00

BALTIMORE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The preliminary program for the UNITY 2014 National Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference was released today and is available at www.populationhealthcenter.org/chwln. This is the 12th Annual UNITY Conference which is set for May 20-23, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. UNITY 2014 is the only national CHW conference designed for and about community health workers. The theme for this year's conference...