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2014-07-22 12:29:43

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Teresa D. Miller has joined the firm's Health Care Group as a partner in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Miller served as the acting director for both the State Exchanges Group and the Oversight Group, at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). At CMS,...

2014-07-22 12:29:39

BCBSTX Focuses on Geographic Diversity and Invests More Than $1.5 Million in Funding Across the State to Promote Health and Wellness for Children RICHARDSON, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fourth year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative has awarded $1.54 million in grants to 29 organizations across the state. Of the 29 grantees, 19 are new recipients....

2014-07-21 23:04:54

Global healthcare leaders collaborate on optimizing clinical quality and enhancing the patient experience by adopting OnBase and Epic technologies. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The eighth annual OnBase + Epic User Forum will convene July 21-23 at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Downtown Cleveland. Cleveland Clinic CIO, Dr. C. Martin Harris, will start the event as keynote speaker sharing his global perspective of healthcare trends impacting today’s technology...

2014-07-21 23:04:52

Invidasys’ VIDAFlow Workflow Management system streamlines operations for health insurance providers. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Invidasys, a software engineering firm that develops component solutions for health insurance plans, announced the release of its VIDAFlow™ Workflow Management system. VIDAFlow™, when combined with Invidasys’ components and a health insurance plan’s core administrative platform, offers an alternative to the costly and time consuming “rip and...

2014-07-21 08:26:44

Robust pipeline of specialty drugs requires strategies to reduce burden on health care system WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) commentary published online today and scheduled to appear in the August 13 print edition addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) treatments such as Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. CVS Caremark...

2014-07-18 23:00:43

The 2014 Robbie Smith Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Hospice Savannah has helped many people care for their loved ones dealing with a life-limiting illness. Now, the family of a special patient is showing their gratitude for that care with an event that will benefit the not-for-profit organization. The 2014 Robbie Smith Golf Outing benefiting Hospice Savannah, Inc. will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Club at Savannah Harbor. Robbie...

2014-07-17 16:26:01

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature MD, Inc. (SignatureMD), a privately held concierge medicine membership program provider headquartered in Los Angeles, is suing a much larger competitor over what it deems anti-competitive and monopolistic behavior in violation of several federal and state laws. In a complaint filed yesterday, SignatureMD alleges that MDVIP, based in Boca Raton, FL, entered into agreements with physicians that contain covenants so restrictive that...

2014-07-16 23:07:17

Real-Time Incentives Help Reduce Hospital/ER Visits, Improve Member Health, And Decrease Overall Cost Of Care For Health Plans, Employers, And Accountable Care Organizations Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Gold Mobile (GoMo Health™), a leading provider of a remote patient engagement system for hospitals, healthcare plans, employers and accountable care organizations (ACOs), today announced it is using United Preference’s incentive administration platform to deliver real-time...

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...

2014-07-15 23:14:10

Texas Health Resources is realizing the benefits of strategic clinical decision support management provided by LogicStream Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LogicStream Health Incorporated, a leading provider of strategic clinical decision support management and analysis software, today announced that Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States, has selected LogicStream’s Intelligence Platform to help optimize...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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