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2014-10-29 23:10:20

Jefferson School of Population Health, eQHealth Solutions, and Jiff join growing membership base. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed three new member organizations to its growing association. New members include Jefferson School of Population Health, eQHealth Solutions, and Jiff. “The field of population health continues...

2014-10-29 08:33:28

New Survey from the Society for Women's Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four in five women agree that access to mammograms that offer better detection and lower their chances of being called back for more testing is important (81 percent and 82 percent, respectively), according to new...

2014-10-28 23:04:25

Sports Marketing Partners, LLC (SMP) has partnered with Offerpop to power social engagement promotions through the end of the 2014 NFL season. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Sports Marketing Partners, LLC (SMP) has partnered with Offerpop to power social engagement promotions through the end of the 2014 NFL season. SMP is sports marketing and consulting company with expertise in player endorsements, digital and social marketing and community and public relations. Offerpop is a...

2014-10-24 08:25:26

Even a modest increase in Canadians' movement would substantially reduce premature deaths, diminish prevalence of chronic diseases and boost economic growth OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce Canada's health care costs by $2.6 billion and inject $7.5 billion into the Canadian economy by the year 2040. This report, Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of...

2014-10-23 08:31:11

Oakstone's Personal Best® wellness publications take home awards in recognition of excellence in promoting consumer health BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakstone, one of the foremost providers of unbiased multimedia educational programs for healthcare providers as well as corporate health and wellness communication tools, announced that two of its Personal Best® publications were honored for excellence by the National Health Information Awards. In NHIA's Health...

2014-10-22 23:02:35

Nurtur Total Population Health Information Program includes motivational posters, online banners, emails, postcards and a quick start flyer. Using motivational imagery and compelling messages, campaign actively engages individuals in health coaching. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Nurtur, the health and wellness company serving employers, health plans and government programs, is proud to receive Gold recognition in the 21st Annual National Health Information Awards SM (NHIA)....

2014-10-22 23:01:02

Pumerantz Lecture features MemorialCare wellness experts Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Health educators, employers and providers must be the leaders in setting an example of health and wellness, if the United States is to ever pull itself out of a downward spiral of obesity and chronic disease, two wellness experts said at Western University of Health Sciences Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Dr. David Tillman, Medical Director for MemorialCare Health System of Orange County, and...

2014-10-22 12:29:14

Unique Longitudinal Study Offers Multiple Insights for Marketers, Including a Glimpse into the Power Children Wield In Making Family Health Decisions BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adheris Health, an inVentiv Health Company and the nation's largest provider of medication adherence programs, announced today the start of the next phase of a groundbreaking ethnographic study into how Americans make healthcare decisions and the role of American culture in influencing...

2014-10-21 23:13:51

The HELEN initiative is excited to bring on the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved to help ensure that health policy issues impacting HIT and health disparities are appropriately addressed in this new network. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Morehouse School of Medicine in collaboration with the National REACH Coalition (NRC) and the National Collaborative for Health Equity has launched the Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN) – A Campaign...

2014-10-15 08:31:13

Returns $2.8 Million in benefit savings to employees in just one year, and cuts hospital admissions by nearly one third SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, and JFK Health, a leading healthcare provider in Central New Jersey, announced today that after five years of partnership on employee wellness JFK Health has measurably improved health and lowered costs for more than 8,000 employees and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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