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2014-08-06 08:33:49

Dr. Stephen Kahane, President of the Enterprise Solutions Group at athenahealth, and Rick Jelinek, Operating Partner at Advent International and former OptumHealth CEO, join RedBrick Health MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ --RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change technology, today announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Kahane and Mr. Rick Jelinek to its Board of Directors, extending the board to eight members. "We are...

2014-08-01 23:01:36

Healthcare Consultant Group’s Foundation Hosts Popular Event to Assist Healthcare Providers to Become More Proficient in the Use of Certified EHR Technology and the Affordable Care Act Legislation DELRAY BEACH, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, June 30th, the Quirk Healthcare Foundation hosted the 2014 California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now in its fourth year, the 2-day event was held at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. “We are excited about returning to...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.