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2014-08-21 23:02:03

More than 300 attended the 112th National Medical Association's Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The W. Montague Cobb/ NMA Health Institute, celebrating its 10th anniversary and a national voice in the elimination of health disparities, honored three outstanding leaders in health disparities during the 112th National Medical Association’s (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Distinguished honorees included: John Ruffin,...

2014-08-21 12:29:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today kicked off Pennsylvania's second biennial Health Equity Conference, an event aimed at improving health care access and delivery. "The Department of Health is committed to improving the health of all Pennsylvanians," DeLone said. "Addressing the issues surrounding health care access for and delivery to underserved and vulnerable populations is a vital part of our...

2014-08-18 12:22:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf today announced enhancements to the department's internal processes for responding to environmental health concerns and complaints specifically related to Marcellus Shale drilling. "Protecting the public's health, and ensuring that citizens and health care providers have access to accurate, timely and relevant information, is a primary responsibility of the department, and one that the governor and I...

2014-08-18 08:29:08

State's fastest growing commercial health insurer enhances employer wellness programs with award-winning Health Improvement Platform. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health Solutions, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, today announced that Family Health Hawaii will give its 8,000+ members access to the award-winning SeeChange Health Improvement Platform effective November 1. An innovative health insurance provider with one of the...

2014-08-18 08:25:30

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian parents look to structured activities to get their kids moving, but let's not forget about the importance of free, unstructured play. The before-, during- and after-school periods are opportune times for spontaneous, outdoor play and getting to and from places on foot. For back-to-school, ParticipACTION provides parents with a few backpack must-haves to encourage their children to be active throughout the school day. "Sport leagues, programs and school...

2014-08-13 08:24:20

New book offers timely insight into the movement to 'green' the health care system OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released book, Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet, Kaiser Permanente's environmental stewardship officer, Kathy Gerwig, explores a universal paradox of health care: As hospitals deliver life-saving care to individuals, their substantial environmental footprint can often be detrimental to environmental and community health....

2014-08-12 23:06:41

Ella Health, a San Francisco-based health care provider, has started a new style of physical therapy just for women, with specialized programs focused on helping women live better and grow stronger through major life events such as pregnancy, Osteoporosis, breast cancer, and chronic diseases. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Ella Health, a physical therapy and wellness provider designed by women for women, is launching a new style of care based on improving health and helping...

2014-08-12 23:04:06

New book highlights steps to improved patient care, reducing health disparities and costs in health and healthcare Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The costs of health and healthcare are increasing annually in the United States and it is not likely to be fully solved with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Healthcare costs are at an all-time high, and across the country, hospitals in small towns, thriving cities and rural areas have similar problems: struggling hospitals...

2014-08-07 23:11:36

Former OHCA Commissioner adds CON, ACA expertise to portfolio of consulting services Hamden, Connecticut (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors (VantagePointconsult.com) has increased their capability, adding depth and breadth to their team with the hire of Cristine Vogel, M.P.H., as a senior consultant. She will be assisting clients with strategic planning and marketing initiatives in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the Certificate of Need (CON)...

2014-08-07 23:04:40

Accountable Health Solutions, Inc. is pleased to introduce DiabetesConnect℠, the first in a series of Health Improvement Connections℠ programs that offer a new approach to total population health management. The programs leverage deep expertise in lifestyle and behavior change and combine it with smart technology to support those with chronic conditions on the path to better health. (Rockville, MD) (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Our mission is to provide a real-time comprehensive support...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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