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2014-04-04 23:32:17

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Understanding South Africa's Regional Healthcare Markets” and “Understanding Myanmar's Regional Healthcare Markets” reports to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 With a new National Health Insurance system being implemented, what will the effects be on the under-resourced public sector and the expensive private sector? And what changes can be seen at the varied regional and provincial levels? A two-tiered health care...

2014-04-04 04:20:20

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/djz77d/health_insurance) has announced the addition of the "Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) IT Market by Type, Phase, Component & End User - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/djz77d/health_insurance ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Health Insurance...

2014-04-02 12:32:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today held a Healthy Pennsylvania Public Health Summit in Harrisburg, bringing together more than 250 individuals and organizations to share both public health challenges and current best practices. The summit was convened as part of Governor Corbett's Healthy Pennsylvania plan to increase access to affordable, quality healthcare for all Pennsylvanians. "The aim of this summit is to set the goals and lay the...

2014-03-27 23:31:46

BlackDoctor.org and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions host awards dinner to honor the nation’s leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 BlackDoctor.org, the leading online health resource for African Americans, will honor 20 black healthcare professionals at its inaugural "BlackDoctor.org Top Blacks in Healthcare" awards banquet on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr....

2014-03-27 08:35:04

Major milestones showcase how West Health ecosystem is furthering technologies that can lower the cost of healthcare SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund announced that the assets of Sense4Baby, Inc., developer of a smartphone-based maternal/fetal monitoring system, have been acquired by AirStrip to further improve the quality of care for mothers and babies with innovative mobile solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not...

2014-03-17 23:01:51

The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March 19. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Georgia State University School of Public Health, in collaboration with Emory University, will host the Vitality Institute’s Atlanta Forum “Building Healthier Societies: Pioneering Perspectives” on Wednesday, March...

2014-03-17 16:28:39

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/DC70603LOGO In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, a bipartisan deal to permanently fix Medicare physician payments appears to have unraveled after House Republicans insist on paying for it with a five-year delay in the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The...

2014-03-11 23:00:31

The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other drugs seniors can get through Medicare Part D. The following statements from health care policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a Chicago-based free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other...

2014-03-10 08:20:42

Company to Provide Research and Development Services for the Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology Department RESTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract, Behavioral Epidemiology Assessment Research (BEAR), by the Naval Medical Logistics Command to provide research services for multiple behavioral health and epidemiology projects that support the Naval Health Research...

2014-03-05 08:30:37

The de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the CDC Launch "Practical Playbook" Initiative to Integrate Public Health and Primary Care WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the medical and public health communities have struggled to stem the rise of illnesses that have led to a dramatic decline in population health. Today, chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes have replaced acute diseases like polio and smallpox...


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  • A spider.
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