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2014-07-31 08:34:37

SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnerChange, a leader in trusted behavioral therapy, has selected Jennifer Crute Steiner as its next Chief Executive Officer. Steiner will assume her new role on August 4, 2014, taking over for Val Christensen who has acted as the Interim CEO since November 2013. Val will continue to be involved as Chairman of the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132084 "Jennifer brings a passion for excellence in health care delivery...

2014-07-31 08:34:01

Arches combines TruClinic's telemedicine solution with innovative reimbursement strategies to create a disruptive solution for access to convenient, quality care. SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has chosen TruClinic as the telemedicine solution for its provider network, and will become one of the first independent US insurance payers to reimburse providers for home-based telemedicine visits. TruClinic provides a...

2014-07-30 23:16:48

Model of care can aid in faster access to doctors, better outcomes, and higher satisfaction. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Saint Luke’s Medical Group’s 11 primary care practices have recently been awarded the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Level 3 Recognition—the highest level bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Only one out of four physicians' groups nationwide has achieved NCQA Level I, Level 2, or Level 3 recognition. Patients of primary care...

2014-07-30 12:30:33

New organization refines, enhances and expands capabilities for serving seniors ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system, today announced the formation of Ascension Health Senior Care, uniting the majority of its senior-focused programs into one national organization. The senior services ministry will include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, as well as PACE (Program of...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...

2014-07-30 08:34:06

Offers Access to Top Consultants in Fifteen Specialties RADNOR, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoBlue, a leader and innovator in serving the health care needs of world travelers, announced today that they are the first expat insurer to contract with London's premier new private health facility, London Claremont Clinic (LCC). Through this agreement GeoBlue members have cashless access to a range of specialist clinics, diagnostic tests and treatments from a team of professionals,...

2014-07-30 08:33:44

HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia today announced the launch of Theon, an industry-leading platform to help physicians, hospitals, and integrated health systems in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other shared risk arrangements improve patient care, quality, and cost. Comprised of four cost-effective, care-based modules, Theon delivers actionable analytics that enable all members of a care team to identify and care for patients and...

2014-07-29 23:08:06

Occupational Medicine specialists are ready to assist the community of Colton La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Occupational medicine is now available at the Healthpointe clinic in Colton. Designed for employees and employers, Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program helps create a safer workplace environment, provides expert medical care, and specializes in worker’s compensation cases, among other services. One of the benefits of Healthpointe’s occupational medicine service...

2014-07-29 23:04:53

Connance to Help Advocate Improve Its Operational Integrity and Control, Enhance Patient Experience, Increase Recoveries and Reduce Costs Waltham, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), the industry’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois, has contracted with Connance for a comprehensive vendor performance...

2014-07-29 23:00:51

The installation and use of non-clinically regulated Nurse Call Life Safety Systems across Australian healthcare facilities is of growing concern. Perth WA, Australia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Recent international changes to the definition and regulation of medical devices have determined Nurse Call Systems to be considered medical devices. Under Australian and international legislation, this requires all Nurse Call Systems to be clinically regulated, audited and certified. This regulatory...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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