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2011-05-03 05:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information announces Dr. Jay Schukman has been elected as the new Anthem Representative to the VHI Board of Directors. Dr. Schukman's experience and leadership abilities will contribute to the organization's further development during this exciting time. Dr. Schukman is currently the Regional Vice-President and Senior Medical Director with WellPoint, Inc. and serves as a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine,...

2011-03-08 09:00:00

LONDON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa International has announced the launch of its free online health assessment. The assessments are part of the Bupa International's new health section on its website, which has more than 50 factsheets and a series of health theme pages which include articles and videos explaining medical issues. The online health assessment is designed to help users find the answers to any health-related questions they may have. The health assessment will ask...

2011-03-07 07:43:00

LONDON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bupa has announced the launch of the first part of its new health section online at bupa-intl.com, featuring more interactive content and 50 medical factsheets for an international audience. The new factsheets have been organised into theme pages that address some of Bupa users' key concerns regarding issues such as travel and healthy living choices. The factsheets and health themes have been prioritised by Bupa International's managing director, Dr....

2011-02-21 05:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information hosted its Sixth Annual Welcome Back Legislative Breakfast January 26, 2011 in the Virginia General Assembly Building. As a public/private partnership, VHI serves the Commonwealth of Virginia with a wide variety of health information for consumers and services to businesses. Legislators and their aides were introduced to VHI's Board of Directors and staff with information on how their constituents benefit...

2010-11-15 05:50:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information (VHI) released its 2010 Industry Report: Virginia Hospital & Nursing Facilities, which contains efficiency rankings along with information on providers' costs, profits and charity care. This data on the efficiency of ambulatory surgical centers, hospitals and nursing facilities is particularly important for businesses and health care purchasers. The 2010 Industry Report contains a Composite Efficiency...

2010-09-17 05:50:00

Report lists pricing information for health care services RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginians now have access to information on what health care procedures cost -- before they receive medical care. Virginia Health Information has published a report showing the average amounts that health insurers in Virginia pay for 31 procedures including preventive, emergency, outpatient and hospital inpatient care. Examples of procedures include everything from a visit to a...

2010-07-16 05:50:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information (VHI) publishes hospital patient satisfaction ratings at www.vhi.org. This new report provides patients' views of hospital conditions, care received and how they felt about the doctors and nurses taking care of them. Hospital care affects millions of Virginians and their families. Consumers familiar with satisfaction ratings for cars and other products can now compare hospitals close to their home or across Virginia....

2009-12-11 08:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Health Information (VHI) released its 2009 Industry Report: Virginia Hospitals and Nursing Facilities, which identifies the most efficient and productive hospitals, nursing facilities and other health care providers. The report contains important information for businesses and health care purchasers including data on providers' costs, profits and charity care. The 2009 Industry Report also contains a Composite Efficiency and...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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