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2013-06-25 23:03:43

Tom Emerick and Al Lewis expose "How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care." Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Cracking Health Costs: How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care (Wiley, $45.00, July 2013; ISBN: 978-1-118-63648-0), a new book by two of America’s most respected health care experts Tom Emerick and Al Lewis, shows small and large business how to fight against rising health care costs and gain more...

2013-06-19 23:22:07

MMAP will be launching their Visibility and Statewide Awareness campaign on June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP Statewide Coordinator Training event held at Lansing Community College. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is proud to launch their visibility and awareness campaign for beneficiaries and their families in the Michigan area who need healthcare help. The campaign is set to launch Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP...

2013-06-19 23:19:40

New from Atlantic Information Services, Health Insurance Exchanges: Product Design, Promotion and Positioning examines the primary factors that will affect product designs for state health insurance exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Health insurance exchanges may be the boldest experiment in the history of managed care. As many as 20 million people are expected to find coverage through the new state-based and federally operated marketplaces. With details on the federal...

2013-06-18 11:42:55

A Georgetown public health expert and attorney examines what the FDA must do to prevail When the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposes new graphic warning labels for tobacco products, they can survive a First Amendment challenge if they depict health consequences and their effectiveness is supported by adequate scientific evidence, says a Georgetown University Medical Center public health expert and attorney. Graphic tobacco warning labels–which combine images with health...

2013-06-17 23:04:26

The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been awarded the sole contract statewide to analyze, revise and develop new materials and outreach efforts to help individuals with disabilities successfully navigate the California health care system under the Affordable Care Act. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy (HFCDHP) at Western University of Health Sciences has been...

2013-06-12 23:25:56

Out of more than 13,000 entrants, Trajectory and Reading Health System were honored with three bronze 2013 Telly Awards for Cancer and Women's Health Services service line campaigns. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Branding and marketing agency Trajectory was recently honored with three Telly Awards for its healthcare marketing work — for Reading Health System's Cancer and Women's Health Services service line TV commercials. These awards follow on the heels of a Gold Aster Award...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.