Latest Health maintenance organization Stories

2012-10-01 23:00:15

Four rural hospitals to receive $7,500 each from MultiPlan New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 MultiPlan, Inc., the nation´s oldest and largest provider of independent PPO networks, today announced the recipients of its 2012 Rural Health Outreach Grant Program. The company revised the program for 2012, which historically awarded ten grants of $3,000 each. This year, four grant recipients were selected from 139 applications and represent a diverse array of programs focused on...

2012-09-10 23:15:43

A University of Illinois microbial engineer has synthesized a sugar in human milk that is thought to protect babies from pathogens. That's important because 2FL, the shorthand scientists use to describe this human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), has not been added to infant formula because HMOs are incredibly expensive. "We know these oligosaccharides play a vital role in developing a breast-fed baby's gut microbiota and in strengthening their immunity. 2FL (2-fucosyllactose) is the most...

2012-08-16 23:02:46

Entries accepted through September 14, 2012 New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 MultiPlan, Inc., the nation´s oldest and largest independent PPO network, announced today it is now accepting submissions for its annual Holiday Card Program. One of MultiPlan´s most popular philanthropic initiatives, the Holiday Card Program collects holiday-inspired drawings from pediatric patients in hospitals participating in any of MultiPlan´s PPO networks and hosts a vote on its website....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.