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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...

2013-07-23 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...

2013-07-12 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...

2013-07-05 23:00:41

Gary Cohen; Jeff Thompson, MD; and Laura Anderko, PhD, RN; Recognized for Efforts Linking Climate and Health Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Health Care Without Harm is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Gary Cohen, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. The honor is bestowed on Cohen and others who are leaders in making the link between climate and health, and helping the health sector lead the effort to...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.