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2014-10-30 12:29:37

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hal Miner was rushed to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California several years ago, complaining of severe headaches and unable to write his own name, the emergency room medical staff immediately sized up the situation and ordered a CT scan. After the results came back, there was no time to wait: Hal needed brain surgery that night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "We have to do brain surgery tonight on...

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...

2014-10-27 23:04:56

CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards recognizes top performers in the reduction of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers, Falls Management and Infections San Ramon, CA and San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 CALNOC, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, today announced its annual CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards recognizing exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reducing hospital acquired pressure ulcers, injuries from falls and infections....

2014-10-24 16:25:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMetrix Research president Alan Mittermaier reports that marginal changes occurred among Medicare Advantage plans after evaluating the new 2015 plan benefits along with the recently-issued Star performance ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When overlaying the 2015 CostShare Report findings on plan benefits with the CMS Star performance ratings, HealthMetrix Research found plans boasting both top...

2014-10-23 16:21:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LogistiCare recently became the first and only manager of non-emergency medical transportation to earn nationally-recognized URAC accreditation for quality in all of its operations. To federal and state governments and managed care organizations, the accreditation assures that healthcare partners meet rigorous standards for operational integrity, consumer protection and patient engagement. "LogistiCare should be commended for meeting strict...

2014-10-22 23:13:32

India Network Health Insurance alerts all elderly visitors to the United States, Canada or Mexico to apply for health insurance before they leave their home county to take advantage of pre-existing condition coverage. All elderly visitors are encouraged to take a plan with pre-existing conditions coverage. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 India Network Health Insurance program today alerted the community of visitors to the United States about the need to take a health insurance...

2014-10-22 23:09:31

A new partnership between TaxSlayer and VelaPoint promises to serve customers with tax and insurance needs in a whole new way. Evans, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 TaxSlayer, LLC has announced a new partnership with insurance brokerage, VelaPoint Insurance. This relationship, conceived in order to address the brand new set of issues facing Americans during the first tax season since health reform laws have gone into effect, will provide TaxSlayer’s current and future customers with...

2014-10-21 23:11:38

MediGap Advisors is hosting an informative webinar, Your Guide to Medicare’s 2015 Annual Enrollment Period, on October 22, 2014. Topics will include Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, and How to take maximum advantage of Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 MediGap Advisors will host an interactive educational webinar on October 22, 2014 to inform Medicare recipients of the recent changes to Medicare coverage and how to...

2014-10-21 12:32:10

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 6(th) consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2014 U.S. Pharmacy Study(SM)(.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The J.D. Power study measures customer pharmacy satisfaction based on responses from nearly 14,000 customers who filled new prescriptions or refilled current prescriptions in the three months prior to...

2014-10-17 16:24:53

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is committed to cutting the number of colorectal cancer deaths in half by 2023. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults are not adequately screened. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is...


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