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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...

2013-07-23 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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.