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2014-05-05 16:26:40

Workshop on Improving Lives Through Payer/Provider Collaboration AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico is pleased to announce that Michelle Thomas, Clinical Director, will co-present with Thresholds' Mark Furlong, VP of Clinical Operations, at this year's National Conference in Washington, D.C., May 5-7. Cenpatico, with its sister health plan, IlliniCare, partnered with Thresholds to develop and implement a pilot program that focused on improving the lives of super...

2014-05-05 16:26:31

Some See Their Compensation Double PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Healthcare-NOW!: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84055 Chief executive officers at Fortune 500 health insurance companies, who have opposed new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, emerged this month as one of the ACA's greatest beneficiaries. Recently filed financial reports show that average compensation for these top nine health insurance...

2014-05-02 00:21:43

Company Remains Committed to Bringing Moxduo® to Market SYDNEY and BEDMINSTER, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QRxPharma Limited (ASX: QRX and OTCQX: QRXPY) announced today that Dr. John Holaday has stepped down as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. The Company's Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Edward Rudnic to Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Dr. Rudnic has been QRxPharma's Chief Operating Officer since early 2012. "This change in leadership was...

2014-05-01 08:37:32

The nation's largest cities urge expansion of proposed FDA regulations to restrict marketing of highly addictive, kid-friendly products WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), a project of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), officially requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expand their proposed regulations to address the sale, marketing, manufacturing, and labeling of e-cigarettes. In particular,...

2014-04-30 23:17:42

Dr. Elvira Beracochea and MIDEGO is announcing big changes so they can make a bigger impact and help more health professionals improve the health system in their countries. The next Realizing Global Health Teleseminar will be held on May 27th at 1PM Eastern time. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 MIDEGO is announcing it is making big changes so they can make a bigger impact and help more health professionals improve the health system in their countries. Gandhi said, “Be the change...

2014-04-29 23:22:04

A new health insurance program for US Citizens, Green Card holders and other workers who are in the United States on a regular long-term basis was announced today to help those missed the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. The plans are available for people under 65 years old. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 India Network Foundation announced new temporary health insurance programs for US Citizens and residents today. Standard Security Life Insurance Company of New...

2014-04-29 23:16:10

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the 7-Day Health for All NOW online program starting on May 23rd. Participants will learn and apply proven strategies to become effective global health leaders. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the next session of the 7-Day Health for All NOW online program on May 23rd. Participants will learn proven strategies to be effective global health leaders....

2014-04-24 20:23:22

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a statewide group of leading health organizations, responded today to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)'s proposed regulations on e-cigarettes. The following is their statement: E-cigarettes have become popular in Minnesota and around the country, but the many unknowns about their health effects, their relationship to youth smoking and other issues have raised concerns among health...

2014-04-24 12:30:33

ARLINGTON, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its proposed rules on the regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, hookahs (water pipes), nicotine gels, and certain dissolvables that are not smokeless tobacco. This is an important step in the process of regulating tobacco products currently free of regulation. The FDA currently regulates cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco, and smokeless...

2014-04-23 08:31:46

University of Utah Health Care was the first academic medial center to post physician reviews online in Dec. 2012 and continues to advance its system. SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care --the first hospital system in the country to post online physician reviews and comments --Utah's only academic medical center is reporting new data about the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'