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2014-04-18 23:02:16

Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May 1st from 6:30pm-10:00pm at the Riverhouse at Rumson Country Club. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May...

2014-04-18 23:00:17

Mr. Timothy B. McMurry, EdD, MSN, BSN; Brings Leadership and Proven Healthcare Experience to the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Timothy B. McMurry, EdD, MSN, BSN, as the new Director of the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center located in Columbia, South Carolina. Mr. McMurry will oversee the delivery of health care to nearly 74,000 unique Veteran patients via a workforce of nearly 2200...

2014-04-18 20:21:07

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense today awarded Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) administration of the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, Fourth Generation (TPharm4) contract serving approximately 10 million beneficiaries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO "Express Scripts is proud to continue providing world-class service and specialized pharmacy care to our men and women in uniform, along with their dependents and also...

2014-04-17 23:10:38

Registration Open for Home Care LINK 2014 Event, June 3-5 in Chicago Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Home Care LINK is proud to announce the organizations that have earned the 'Elite Supplier' distinction for the 2nd Annual Home Care LINK Conference. This award is given to the suppliers that participated in Home Care LINK 2013 and ranked in the top 25% based on provider evaluations for their ability to be consultative, innovative, and the overall value of each supplier...

2014-04-16 23:02:24

Based on data gathered from Securities and Exchange Commission, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* finds WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 WellPoint, Inc. CEO Joseph Swedish received nearly $17 million in salary and other perks during his nine months at the helm in 2013, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans finds in its...

2014-04-16 08:32:18

Advocate Health Care senior vice president of information systems and CIO brings decades of experience in evolving care delivery MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ: OMCL) today announced the appointment of Bruce D. Smith, senior vice president of information systems and CIO for Advocate Health Care, to its board of directors. With more than 25 years of health IT experience, Mr. Smith brings a unique understanding of the technology challenges facing...

2014-04-16 08:28:08

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, Wednesday, April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day and the California State University Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) in conjunction with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging & Independence Services, and Caregiver Coalition of San Diego are making the Caregiver's Handbook available at no charge on the Institute's website. This 35-page booklet is designed to...

2014-04-15 23:01:19

On April 11th, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) hosted a day of learning to inform the Good Care Collaborative and other health industry leaders about the Nurse Family Partnership program its goals, outcomes and cost-effective model of care. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On April 11th, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) hosted a day of learning to inform the Good Care Collaborative and other health industry leaders about...

2014-04-15 08:24:30

Mobile health and wellness program provided at no cost to Medicaid beneficiaries in 11 states WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxiva, Inc. and Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., are experiencing early success with enrollment in Txt4health, a mobile health and wellness program for adults age 18 and over. Through a partnership between Voxiva and SafeLink Health Solutions®, a TracFone brand, Amerigroup members have access to free mobile phones and...

2014-04-14 23:11:54

In an April 24 Atlantic Information Services webinar, participants will learn how to avoid narrow-network legal and public relations problems, and set rates for out-of-network providers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 To keep premium rates affordable and competitive, health insurers have turned to narrow networks inside and outside of insurance exchanges. They also are partnering with provider groups on accountable care organizations (ACOs), which raises other questions of network...