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2014-07-01 10:21:50

The Lancet OECD warns that "more and bigger" efforts will be needed to contain US health budget to prevent reversal of recent slowdown in health spending growth as economic growth improves Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries, according to new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. However, the...

2014-06-27 23:04:39

Annual award recognizes outstanding contribution to the coverage of mental health and addictions issues at the provincial level Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Mediaplanet is honoured to accept the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 2014 Media Award. CMHA recognized Mediaplanet as this year’s recipient because of its ongoing coverage about mental health and addictions issues at the provincial level through three different campaigns: “Mental Health” December 2013;...

2014-06-24 12:28:03

Dr. David Naylor named head of federal advisory panel that will explore how the Government of Canada can foster innovation, improve patient care and sustainability of the healthcare system TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Minister Rona Ambrose today officially launched her new Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation. The Minister named Dr. David Naylor to chair the panel, which is made up of prominent Canadians from across the country providing a range of perspectives...

2014-06-11 23:11:56

C.M. Smith Health Coaches, provider of face-to-face employee coaching, biometric screenings and wellness workshops, is pleased to announce its one-year anniversary working onsite with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mt. Sinai Hospital employees. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 C.M. Smith Agency, providing a broad range of employee benefits, insurance and retirement services to employers, responded to a growing client demand in Employee Health Management by adding a Health...

2014-06-10 23:03:08

An employer health care arrangement is an agreement by the employer to contribute to employees' health care costs. Park City, UT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published an introduction to employer health care arrangements. According to Zane Benefits’ blog post, Employers use employer health care arrangements either as a stand-alone health benefit or as a supplemental health benefit, integrated with a group health insurance plan....

2014-06-10 12:29:59

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With all eyes on Brazil and the FIFA World Cup scheduled to kick off in a matter of days, tens of millions of spectators around the world will get a glimpse of life in this fabled country, famous for its football, samba, carnivals and of course as one of the BRIC countries. Brazil, or to give it its correct name, the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the...

surgery costs elusive
2014-06-10 10:04:02

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most products, consumers have access to a wealth of data and information to guide them in a purchasing decision. When it comes to health care, especially the price of surgical procedures, information is nearly impossible to find. According to a new study from the University of Iowa, the quote for prostate cancer surgery varied between 100 hospitals by a 13-fold range. When comparing prices, the team found a wide range of...

2014-06-05 23:00:56

PPI Benefit Solutions Fourth Annual Nonprofit Employee Benefits Study reveals that despite challenges, private nonprofit employers remain committed to delivering health and welfare benefits to their employees but are seeking solutions to help manage costs and improve employee engagement. Wallingford, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 PPI Benefit Solutions (PPI), a leading provider of benefits administration technology and services with over 40 years of experience working with nonprofit...

2014-06-04 23:00:50

Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance in recognition of her contributions to strengthening the Medicare system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award...

2014-06-03 12:40:06

Presented at Health Datapalooza 2014 by Health Data Consortium, annual award recognizes extraordinary contributions to open health data movement WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Data Consortium (HDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit, public-private partnership working to foster the availability and innovative use of open health data to improve health and health care, announced today that ProPublica's reporting team of Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber, Jennifer LaFleur, Lena Groeger...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.