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2013-08-06 23:02:42

U.S. Preventive Medicine has named Robert J. Tazioli as Chief Executive Officer. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) has named Robert J. Tazioli as Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2013. The appointment signals a renewed focus by the accredited global health management firm on engaging consumers in recognizing and improving their health status. Mr. Tazioli brings to his new role 28 years of senior management experience with progressive...

2013-08-05 23:23:01

The report, from human resources technology firm HighRoads, joins others by Leavitt Partners, MediMobile, Milliman and Optum. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) has added a new report on managing health plan benefits to the “White Papers, Studies and Surveys” feature on AISHealth.com. The report, from human resources technology firm HighRoads, joins others by Leavitt Partners, MediMobile, Milliman, Optum and other leading health care...

2013-08-05 23:04:31

New Final Rule on Navigators and non-Navigator assistance programs for the health insurance marketplaces. The new rule clarifies roles and training. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the online alternative to group health insurance, published new information on navigator final rule. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final rule on health insurance marketplace Navigators and non-Navigator...

2013-08-05 12:28:32

NEW YORK and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Health (maxwellhealth.com), a human resources platform that manages benefits and promotes employee health, today announced a $2 million Series A funding round led by Tribeca Venture Partners, with participation from Lerer Ventures, Vaizra Investments, BoxGroup, and additional New York and Boston-based investors, including TiE Angels. Maxwell Health, available nationwide, is a no cost, user-friendly SaaS platform and...

2013-08-05 12:28:10

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI, today announced a partnership with Michigan and Illinois to embark on developing a new platform that employs 21(st) Century technology to reduce costs in the Medicaid industry, a first in the nation. The partnership will develop and implement a completely automated real-time and cloud enabled Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), referred to as Medicaid as a Service (MaaS). This cloud solution will leverage efficiency and...

2013-07-23 11:29:41

Complications of diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and other preventable conditions are more likely to land former prisoners in the hospital, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the July 22 online issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. According to the study, about one in 70 former inmates are hospitalized for an acute condition within seven days of release, and one in 12 by 90 days, a rate much higher than the general population. "The period immediately after release has a high risk...

2013-07-19 15:58:53

UCLA-led study shows that many countries have it, but not the US Uruguay has it. So does Latvia, and Senegal. In fact, more than half of the world's countries have some degree of a guaranteed, specific right to public health and medical care for their citizens written into their national constitutions. The United States is one of 86 countries whose constitutions do not guarantee their citizens any kind of health protection. That's the finding of a new study from the UCLA Fielding School...

2013-07-18 23:00:20

Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. “We are thrilled to receive support...

2013-07-17 16:28:14

Acquires Assets of Indiana Home Care Network with Six Indiana Locations; Divests Two Locations in Alabama LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM) today announced an agreement to acquire the assets of the Medicare-certified home health agencies owned by Indiana Home Care Network (IHCN), for $12.5 million. IHCN is a provider of home health services that operates six home health locations, primarily in northern Indiana. IHCN produced full year...

2013-07-12 23:02:42

The Boston Hospital Learning Network is One of 38 Nationwide to Receive “Model Practice Award” from NACCHO. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Health Care Without Harm and the Boston Public Health Commission were honored at the 2013 annual conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), for developing and implementing a program that demonstrates exemplary and replicable qualities in response to a local public health need. The Boston Hospital...