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2014-07-31 08:35:25

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Marilyn DeLuca and Dr. Charles Ok Pannenborg are the two newest members of IntraHealth International's Board of Directors. Together, DeLuca and Pannenborg bring decades of combined experience in health care practice, health systems, and long-range strategic policy. "This is an exciting time in terms of IntraHealth's mission and future," DeLuca says. "I hope to bring technical expertise in global health and help develop...

2014-07-25 23:06:52

India Network Health Insurance offers a customized health insurance program for visiting parents of all ages, including pre-existing condition coverage. India Network health insurance is designed to offer benefits that are truly payable with no exceptions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 India Network Foundation has been helping thousands of Asian Indian families in the United States with visitor health insurance for more than two decades. During that time, the Foundation's plans...

2014-07-11 10:10:05

St. Michael's Hospital For the first time, researchers have access to detailed information about how an urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new study, called Our Health Counts, uses this health database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada – according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. The findings, published today in BMJ Open, illustrate striking disparities between urban First Nations individuals and...

2014-07-02 12:28:34

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's publicly funded drug plan provides the best access to new drugs among all the federal and provincial public drug plans in Canada. The study compares Canada's public drug programs in terms of the number of new drugs approved for public insurance coverage, as well as the time that patients must wait for publicly insured access to new drugs. It ranks the quality of coverage...

2014-07-01 23:10:06

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors, as part of their Thought Leaders in Population Health Speaker Series, will host a complimentary webinar in July on emerging trends in population health. The webinar—What Role Do Patient Engagement Strategies Play in Promoting Population Health?—will examine different approaches to target, engage, and modify individual behaviors to lead a healthier lifestyle New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors, as part of their...

2014-06-30 12:31:57

Gap Between Medicaid Eligibility & Obamacare Subsidies Lacks Public Support SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket has released the results of a nationwide survey of consumer opinion regarding the gap where people can make too much for Medicaid eligibility but too little for Obamacare premium subsidy. Almost 5 million people across the United States fall into this gap. Previous Medicaid research by HealthPocket found that even using the lowest cost...

2014-06-26 12:26:24

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announces the publication of the ASTHO State Profile of Public Health, Volume 3, which is a comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the profile aims to define the scope of state public health services, identify variations in practice among state public health agencies, and...

2014-06-25 23:12:36

India Network visitor health insurance programs have been providing valuable coverage for all ages 0-99 with or without pre-existing conditions. These plans have now been oversubscribed due to the unique coverage options available to members. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 India Network Services, administrator of visitor health insurance in the USA, announced today that the comprehensive and scheduled benefit health insurance policies exceeded expectations of enrollment of elderly...

2014-06-25 23:04:13

The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services totaling nearly $2 million to support programs and research related to prevention of child abuse and neglect. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health has received a four-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the U.S....

2014-06-24 08:32:29

ZURICH, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online and mobile dacadoo health engagement solution obtains the US patent for its Health Score and launches a completely new website to consumers, employees and business partners. dacadoo offers a comprehensive health engagement and lifestyle navigation solution that enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health and well-being in an easy and fun way. Applying the principle of 'what you can measure you can...


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