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2014-10-29 23:10:20

Jefferson School of Population Health, eQHealth Solutions, and Jiff join growing membership base. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed three new member organizations to its growing association. New members include Jefferson School of Population Health, eQHealth Solutions, and Jiff. “The field of population health continues...

2014-10-29 12:29:39

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan, one of the first non-profit Co-Op health plans in the U.S., announced today that there would be a Board of Directors election held in November. Three Arches members will be chosen, from among their peers, to help govern the non-profit health plan. "We are excited to see the first ever election of Co-Op members to serve on the Arches Health Plan Board of Directors," said Mickey Braun, Arches Chairman of the...

2014-10-29 08:33:11

Health Plan Members Comprise Majority of Board of Directors NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) announced today the results of its inaugural Member Director election to its Board. This marks the first time in New York State history that health insurance members voted for fellow members to represent them on a Board of Directors. In January 2015, the newly elected "Member Directors" will make up a majority of the board, holding nine of...

2014-10-28 23:09:33

To combat rising health care costs, Cypress Benefit Administrators and its Argus Claim Review Division make careful examination of employer-clients’ medical claims a standard practice. In a new case study example, the third party administrator (TPA) shows why this review process is so essential – especially in terms of hospital billing – and how it was able to save two clients more than $120,000 combined. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 With health care costs climbing...

2014-10-28 23:06:32

Healthcare Solutions' subsidiary, Procura Management, recognized for its commitment to promoting quality health services Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, Procura Management, ScripNet and Modern Medical, announced today that its subsidiary, Procura Management, has been awarded full accreditation for case management from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for...

2014-10-28 23:01:52

American HealthCare Lending will showcase their innovative non-recourse patient financing platform designed to bridge the patient affordability gap caused by rising healthcare costs at the MGMA 2014 Annual Conference Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 American HealthCare Lending (AHCL) the leading non-recourse patient financing platform serving health systems, physician groups, surgical centers, and other healthcare providers, will exhibit their innovative financing platform at...

2014-10-28 16:27:04

Davis Vision's providers gain access to new group of direct-pay patients PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpendWell Health(TM), an online marketplace for health care services, has signed an agreement with Davis Vision, one of the nation's largest eye care provider networks with more than 44,000 providers and over 19 million members. Through the partnership, optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians within the Davis Vision network can now expand their business' reach...

2014-10-28 12:31:36

Measure Gaps, Solutions Topic of White Paper and October 30 Conference WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measuring the quality and cost of health care is an integral part of accountable care, but new research from the National Pharmaceutical Council and Discern Health sheds light on gaps in measurement and missed opportunities to promote improvement in patient care and health systems. The research also offers solutions for addressing measure gaps, particularly for specialty...

2014-10-28 12:30:27

Growth of business health coalitions reflects growing employer/purchaser focus on health care quality and value WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of employer-based health coalitions, representing over 4,500 employers, unions and local governments, and approximately 35 million employees and dependents across the United States, has added four new members in 2014: EmployersLikeMe, Kentuckiana...

2014-10-27 23:02:24

Massachusetts hospital partners with Summit Healthcare to support integration needs (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 HealthAlliance Hospital, part of UMass Memorial Healthcare System, is a not-for-profit, full service, acute care hospital that serves the communities in North Central Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Priding themselves on offering patients direct access to advanced medical technology, it’s no wonder why they chose Summit Healthcare to help streamline their physician...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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