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2014-04-08 12:32:53

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of...

2014-04-04 23:30:03

According to the Affordable Care Act, losing job-based insurance coverage is a qualifying event, which allows the consumer to enter the new Health Insurance Marketplace and potentially save money. Bedford Park, Illinois (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 “Whether you are an agent specializing in Group Health, Individual Health, or Property & Casualty insurance, the Affordable Care Act has significantly changed the insurance industry,” began Bill Hallberg, Chief Enrollment Officer, ACA...

2014-04-02 12:32:21

San Francisco Health Plan now provides affordable, quality health care to one out of eight San Francisco residents SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan, announced today that it has surpassed 100,000 members. Today's announcement represents an important milestone in the effort to help individuals and families obtain access to high-quality health care services in San Francisco County. Since 1997, SFHP has been...

2014-03-31 23:34:11

The leading toll free number for Medicare supplement insurance, 1-800-MEDIGAP, is proud to be working in conjunction with Esteemed Living Magazine. The March edition of Esteemed Living has been released online as an informative, inspiring resource for seniors. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 1-800-MEDIGAP is proud to announce that it has teamed up with Esteemed Living Magazine to provide a resource for seniors. Each month, Esteemed Living Magazine releases an online edition of the publication,...

2014-03-31 23:21:18

As the need for long term care continues to increase, planning ahead for the high risk can help protect finances in retirement. A study by LTC Tree found that 1 in 3 Long Term Care Insurance policyholders use their benefits. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Long term care is a topic that is on the minds of more and more Boomers these days. With the approaching retirement crisis and the constantly rising cost of health care, planning for a big cost such as long term care can be...

2014-03-31 23:04:29

Can employers pay employees to get their own health insurance? Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on paying employees to get their own health insurance. According to Zane Benefits’ website, many small business owners are asking: "Can I pay my employees to get their own health insurance?" That's because most small businesses want to offer health insurance, but struggle to afford...

2014-03-31 16:26:33

PHOENIX, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 J.D. Power U.S. Member Health Plan Study((SM) )ranks Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) highest among health plan members in the Southwest region. The Southwest region consists of Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. BCBSAZ also received the region's highest scores in the following categories: -- Coverage and benefits -- Provider choice -- Customer service -- Claims processing "This year as BCBSAZ reflects...

2014-03-31 16:24:34

Kaiser Permanente physicians consistently rank among the region's elite physicians ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With affordability and quality top of mind when it comes to making healthcare decisions, consumers should also consider health plans with physicians that consistently rank among the area's elite doctors. In its March 2014 issue, The Washingtonian Magazine recognized fifty-nine Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians as "Top Doctors."...

2014-03-28 16:23:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that Janet Liang, president of the organization's Hawaii Region, has been promoted to chief operating officer for the Northern California Region. Mary Ann Barnes, senior vice president and executive director for Kaiser Permanente's San Diego Service Area, has been promoted to regional president of Hawaii. The official transition begins immediately, with Liang and Barnes both moving into their new roles...

2014-03-27 16:24:55

Role will oversee Kaiser Permanente's national quality program and advocate for the advancement of evidence-based medicine and proven innovation for the industry OAKLAND, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today named Patrick Courneya, MD, as executive vice president and chief medical officer for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In this role, he will oversee Kaiser...


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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