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2014-08-29 23:04:48

The European Healthcare Payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-healthcare-payer-it-5725724312.html (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The European Healthcare Payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The healthcare payer IT market in Europe was valued at $2,908.769 million in 2013, and is estimated to grow to...

2014-08-28 23:06:00

Save On Medical, an e-commerce and price transparency website used to help patients shop for affordable medical procedures, has been accepted into the Healthbox Florida accelerator program. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Save On Medical (http://www.saveonmedical.com) has been accepted into the Healthbox tech accelerator program in Tampa. Healthbox Florida has teamed up with Florida Blue to help seven innovative healthcare companies grow and achieve their goals. Healthbox...

2014-08-28 23:05:18

The North American payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-healthcare-payer-it-5736955120.html (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The North American payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The payer IT market in North America was valued at $7,355.48 million in 2013, and is estimated to grow to...

2014-08-28 16:27:41

Home health leaders advocate for value-based purchasing reform to replace arbitrary across-the-board cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep healthcare costs down by reducing the need for expensive emergency room visits. The patients who utilize this care are some of Medicare's most costly patients with multiple chronic...

2014-08-28 12:30:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Poland" & "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Turkey" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Poland (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140879) The report "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape Poland" an essential source of information and...

2014-08-28 08:28:13

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with an active stream of competition and a high probability for integration, today's successful home care and hospice organizations are addressing industry issues with greater scrutiny over their operations and new benchmarking tools to understand the strategies that drive financial performance. According to David J. Berman, Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants, many high-pressure situations can be minimized if home care and hospice...

2014-08-27 12:27:48

Factors Driving This Change Include Proliferation of Healthcare Technology and Changes in Compensation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), endocrinologists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate the percentage of their beneficiaries and patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled in population health management (PHM) programs will increase over...

2014-08-26 12:28:00

Premiums Are Higher but Overall Costs Lower When Out-of-Pocket Costs Included SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Using publicly released 2015 rate filings in 9 states, HealthPocket analyzed health plan costs for five common specialty drugs. Specialty drugs have been a growing concern for consumers given their high costs and shortage of generic alternatives. They treat complex medical conditions, can cost thousands per prescription, and are used for a broad...

2014-08-25 16:27:11

CieloStar Expands its Growing Network of Partnerships MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CieloStar, a leading nationwide healthcare benefit distribution, private health exchange and payment technology company, announced today that it has partnered with HCC Life Insurance to extend the private healthcare exchange concept to the self-funded marketplace. The "HCC Self-funded Private Exchange" will offer an exclusive pricing arrangement that allows selected HCC Partner Brokers,...

2014-08-25 08:28:02

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc., a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, today announced the launch of Emdeon Easy Save(TM) for retail pharmacies. Emdeon Easy Save delivers quick and simple access to some of the largest copay assistance programs available while empowering retail pharmacies to offer copay coupon programs to their customers when they need it. "We know from industry...


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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