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2014-07-23 23:10:59

The Husson University announced today that its School of Nursing, a leading educator of healthcare professionals, has received a $684,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As the only nursing program in Maine to receive this prestigious grant this year, this action is a testament to the quality of Husson’s nursing program and the institution's dedication to improving the lives of rural and underserved...

2014-07-16 23:00:57

NE Delta HSA Partners with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to Extend Coordinated Behavioral Health and Primary Care Capacity Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) announced today the creation of two Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs) with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to collaboratively serve citizens through its Richland Parish Hospital and its Delhi Community Health Center (DCHC). The MOAs provide coordinated...

2014-07-14 12:26:55

Majority of Contract Pharmacies Located Outside of Underserved Neighborhoods WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new white paper released today by the Alliance for Integrity and Reform of 340B (AIR 340B) suggests that rapid contract pharmacy growth in the 340B program may not directly benefit the vulnerable patients for whom the program is intended. The paper, "The Impact of Growth in 340B Contract Pharmacy Arrangements," highlights the growth of thousands of...

2014-07-02 23:11:33

Summit provides an opportunity for behavioral and primary healthcare professionals to learn more about the advancement and implementation of integrated healthcare. Current integrated healthcare trends and initiatives will be discussed from a local, statewide and national perspective. Link to summit registration form is available below. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) announced today The Statewide Primary Care and Behavioral Health...

2014-06-17 12:25:59

Special Guests Include HRSA Administrator Mary Wakefield; Nationally Recognized Nurse Practitioners Championing Innovative Care Delivery; and Country Music Superstar Martina McBride NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today kicks off its 2014 National Conference, the largest annual gathering of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the country. The event brings together approximately 5,300 NPs for more than 250...

2014-06-11 20:22:42

Participants Strive to Protect Program for True Safety Net Providers While Guarding Against Abuse from Others WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading health care policy experts from community health centers, patient and clinician specialty groups, industry organizations and academic institutions convened yesterday to discuss challenges in the federal 340B Drug Discount Program, and the importance of preserving aspects that truly serve vulnerable, uninsured and...

2014-05-01 20:24:08

HealthHIV's Third Annual State of HIV Primary Care National Survey Identifies Significant Training Needs and Barriers to Quality Care WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Primary care providers who provide clinical HIV care (HIV PCPs) are experiencing rising HIV caseloads from newly insured patients under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), according to a national survey released today by HealthHIV. Forty percent of those surveyed say that the number of...

2014-02-28 08:27:54

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Solutions Global, Inc., the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce that client St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN) has been acknowledged by the Healthy People 2020 initiative for their achievements in coordinating and retaining patient access to primary care through the Community Referral Coordinator (CRC) program. The Healthy People 2020 initiative, launched in 2010, provides...

2014-02-20 08:32:22

Medicine Access & Compliance Coalition Developing Private-Based Initiatives to Correct Drug Pricing Program's Irregularities WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicine Access & Compliance Coalition (MACC), a 340B drug pricing reform group, has offered concrete solutions to address concerns and a lack of transparency cited in the recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) Report. The 340B program gives safety net hospitals and clinics, known as covered...

2014-01-28 23:02:10

Consolidated Appropriations Act Passed House with 359-67 Vote and Senate with 72-26 Vote; PC Network Act Passed House with 388-18 Vote and Senate with Unanimous Consent Vote Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Please note - Correction appears in fourth paragraph clarifying the authorization amount per year. The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 56 poison centers are commending the U.S. Congress for its recent passage of the Consolidated...


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