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2014-07-30 23:04:45

Awards recognize the nation’s best digital health resources. PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, has received a Merit award from the Web Health AwardsSM | MOBILE for its Health Cost Estimator mobile app. Health Cost Estimator (HCE) is a pricing transparency tool developed to provide Health Advocate members with the information and resources necessary to...

2014-07-17 12:29:45

Issues recommendations to broaden use HIGHLAND, Md., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasingly, US adults turn to the Internet for health information, but few use or fully understand the quality of care information they receive. The JKTG Foundation commissioned a team of Harvard health communication experts, led by K. Viswanath, PhD, to summarize why and recommend how the use and understandability of quality measures can be improved. The paper, "Communication and Quality of Care:...

2014-07-10 08:25:07

BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) released today a special supplement devoted entirely to health communication and its role in HIV prevention and treatment. The supplement was sponsored by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and led by Johns Hopkins...

2014-07-08 12:28:22

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG), a DC-area research and consulting firm, welcomes three new employees to support our expanding federal health research team. Dr. Lenette Golding joins as Health Communication Project Leader, Scott Woosley as Healthcare Consultant, and Dr. David Keating will support the communication research team as a Research Associate. "Over the past few years, Fors Marsh Group has proactively grown our health communication research...

2014-06-27 23:09:56

Global health leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea, CEO of MIDEGO, Inc., has been awarded the 2014 Mid-Career Achievement Award by the APHA International Health Section. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MIDEGO founder and CEO, Dr. Elvira Beracochea has been awarded the 2014 Mid-Career Achievement Award by the American Public Health Association's International Health Section. The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health...

2014-05-31 23:02:05

DocbookMD provides a communication backbone for those seeking secure, real-time access to physicians. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 DocbookMD, a physician-centered mobile health technology company based in Austin, Texas, announced that after perfecting their secure, mobile communication platform that physicians across the country have helped shape over the past five years, they are now poised to be the de facto connection for any third party that relies on quick access to physicians....

2014-01-24 23:25:35

Ashland University has established a new online master’s degree program that aligns with AU’s vision to develop more outstanding distance education programs and aligns with AU's current emphasis in health related programs. Ashland, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Ashland University received final approval this week from the state’s Higher Learning Commission in Columbus for its new online master’s program in Health and Risk Communication. The approval means Ashland University...

2013-09-16 23:25:27

American Sentinel University is pleased to announce that Dr. Margaret Czart, assistant professor, health care informatics, has been chosen as a reviewer for The International Journal of Health Promotion and Education (IJHPE) based on her impressive background in health care informatics and her specialty and interest in health promotion and communications. For more information about American Sentinel University’s online nursing informatics program, please visit...

2013-09-10 23:21:47

Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announces the recent addition of Paul Argay to the newly-created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health and wellness programs, announces the recent addition of Paul Argay to the newly-created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Argay is an experienced marketing executive with an outstanding record of growing...


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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