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2014-05-09 16:24:21

OAKLAND, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries (KFH/HP) reported today a combined total operating revenue of $13.9 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2014, compared to $13.1 billion in the same period in 2013. Operating income was $822 million in the first quarter of 2014, compared to $551 million in the same quarter last year. Net non-operating income was $324 million in the first...

2014-05-09 08:22:21

Organization cites concerns over climate change and effects on health OAKLAND, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to improving the health of the communities it serves, Kaiser Permanente announced Friday that it will increase its onsite solar generation capacity by as much as 50 megawatts, with additional installations planned for its medical campuses and other locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The announcement comes days after the White House...

2014-05-08 20:24:30

PHOENIX, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are very pleased with the Arizona Department of Insurance's (DOI) announcement today," said Jeff Stelnik, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) senior vice president. The DOI released a statement giving insurers the option to renew plans that would otherwise have been cancelled under the Affordable Care Act. Members affected are those who purchased plans between March 24, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013. "We support the decision...

2014-05-08 12:29:07

AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) March 31 deadline for 2014 health plan enrollment now having passed, many consumers are asking, "What are my health coverage options for the remainder of the year?" The answer is a bit complex, will require thoughtful consideration and most likely professional help, but there is good news. There are options available. One of those options hinges on whether an individual has a life-changing situation,...

2014-05-07 08:25:56

Award recognizes Kaiser Permanente data centers' high performance, sustainability and efficiency OAKLAND, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has received one of the first Uptime Institute Brill Awards for Efficient IT. The award recognizes the health care organization's efficiency in capital deployment, technology, design, operations and overall management of its data centers and IT operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "It says a lot that our...

2014-05-06 23:16:02

ColoHealth announces short-term health insurance plans as coverage between the Affordable Care Act open enrollment periods. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 ColoHealth has announced it will offer short-term medical plans as an alternative form of health coverage for many Coloradans who remain uninsured now that the open enrollment period for 2014 Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage has ended. Because health plans cannot be sold after the open enrollment period ends, there are few options for health...

2014-05-06 23:08:01

CVS/pharmacy First to Seek Community Pharmacy Accreditation Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality, has announced the launch of its new accreditation program, Community Pharmacy. As healthcare reform reshapes the healthcare industry, demand is increasing for quality improvement programs and quality outcomes in the marketplace. CVS/pharmacy is the first applicant organization to seek community pharmacy accreditation from URAC. CVS/pharmacy is...

2014-05-06 16:26:25

A physician leader's call to action prescribes a cure for America's ailing health care system OAKLAND, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American health care system is in crisis, and at the center are doctors who are increasingly dissatisfied, burned out and unable to provide the level of care they would like to provide. These dynamics are examined, along with the potential solution, in "The Doctor Crisis: How Physicians Can, and Must, Lead the Way to Better Health Care," on...

2014-05-06 08:43:15

Research Reveals Huge Opportunity, With Only 2% of Industry Pros Already Using Private Exchanges as Solution for Employee Benefits ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers, today announced the results of its first annual Private Healthcare Exchange Survey, which found that 60 percent of senior level benefit decision makers feel the cost of healthcare will rise as a direct result...

2014-05-06 08:36:10

Dr. Art Ulene Supports New HelpCare Plus Discount Plan that Can Create Huge Savings for Nursing Home, Assisted Living and Home Health Care, Hearing Aids, MRIs and More DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seniors and members of their households can receive substantial discounts for many types of health care products and services, including Long Term Care, hearing aids and MRIs, thanks to a new, comprehensive membership discount program called HelpCare Plus. Memberships are available at a...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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