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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...

2014-10-09 23:10:20

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) hosted the first in a series of annual conferences to present cutting-edge strategies that use health IT (HIT) tools to advance healthcare and ultimately improve health in underserved populations. Washington, DC. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) hosted the first in a series of...

2014-10-09 08:28:12

World-Class Facility Offers State-of-the-Art Integrative Medicine Programs and Services MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic Health System today announced the opening of the Chambers Center for Well Being, a state-of-the-art facility providing a holistic approach to health and well-being in an extraordinary 20,000 square-foot space at 435 South Street in Morristown. The Center for Well Being houses Atlantic Health System's integrative medicine program,...

2014-10-06 23:00:12

Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2012. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor...

2014-10-02 12:31:55

San Francisco Health Plan and its provider network is the recipient of the statewide quality bronze award SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan serving over 120,000 San Francisco residents, announced today that it is the recipient of the 2014 Bronze Award for Excellence in Quality Care from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Award rankings are determined by performance in the Healthcare...

2014-10-02 08:28:54

Companies Developing New Digital Health Improvement Programs that Include Incentives through Walgreens Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices(TM) NEW YORK and DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) and Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) are partnering to improve health and wellness in America by helping and incenting consumers to make healthier choices at home, work and on-the-go. In the coming months, the companies will work together to provide...

2014-10-01 15:02:38

Families and individuals often find themselves questioning where they should be living, in the city or in the country. The question of whether urban living is better or worse than rural living involves a number of issues and factors, but the bottom line is choosing a place to live that provides the best quality of life for that family or individual. When considering whether to live in an urban or rural area, health and wellness is always a top concern. It is a medical fact that living in...

2014-10-01 12:31:49

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) today announced the launch of its new Advancing Wellness grants program designed to promote equity through advocacy and access. The grantmaking will focus on three interconnected portfolios: Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care; Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods; and Expanding Education and Employment Pathways. The grants program also includes the Opportunity Fund to...

2014-10-01 12:31:36

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2014 The First Nations Health Authority, British Columbia Ministry of Health, and Health Canada are pleased to mark the one-year anniversary of the historic transfer of health services for BC First Nations previously administered and delivered by Health Canada to the new First Nations Health Authority on October 1. The First Nations Health Authority is the health and wellness partner to First Nations in BC and supports community-based health service delivery for 203...

2014-10-01 08:33:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today released this statement to congratulate the recipients of the 2014 C. Everett Koop National Health Award, which recognizes population health promotion and improvement programs. "The C. Everett Koop National Health Awards is an opportunity to honor companies who understand the critical correlation between employee health and company performance. This...


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