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2014-08-20 23:07:18

What Employees Need to Know About Open Enrollment for Health Insurance in 2015 Park City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on open enrollment for 2015. According to Zane Benefits, with open enrollment for individual health insurance coming up in November, employees are encouraged to start thinking about their healthcare needs. For individuals seeking coverage in 2015, the open enrollment period will run...

2014-08-20 23:06:28

Top HHS and CMS leaders headline the distinguished field of presenters who will outline needed efficiencies during this era of health IT transformation Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the full agenda for its annual fall conference, WEDI-Con 2014: The Next Level of Health IT Efficiency. WEDI-Con 2014...

2014-08-19 23:12:01

Digital Health Leader Benefits from Expertise of Doctors Childers, Legere and Spencer Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem, today announced the formation of its Medical Advisory Board, and the first three members: doctors Kevin Spencer, M.D., Henry Legere, M.D. and Jake Childers, M.D. The LeadingReach Medical Advisory Board provides expertise and input and regularly meets with the...

2014-08-19 23:07:39

The Austin Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) elects OnRamp's Joshua Berman to the Board of Directors. Serving as a trusted advisor on the board, Berman will leverage his years of experience in the IT industry, producing and executing integrated marketing communications strategies designed to reach IT professionals in the technology, healthcare, and financial sectors to assist the group in furthering its goals. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014...

2014-08-19 12:28:50

Affordable, Quality Oral Health Care Becomes More Accessible to San Antonio Residents SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics, a leading dental services organization located throughout Texas, including Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin, announced the opening of a new affiliated office in San Antonio at 6700 S. Flores St., Suite 101. This new San Antonio office offers a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to its patients....

2014-08-18 23:09:34

Sheila Himmel, coauthor with Fran Smith of Changing the Way We Die (Viva Editions 2014), recently spoke with The Catholic Voice about incorporating religious practices into palliative care. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Once viewed with suspicion as a New Age indulgence or fringe religious practice, hospice has become a $14 billion-a-year business and arguably the most successful segment of health care in America. In Changing the Way We Die, award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila...

2014-08-18 23:01:18

Hospice Savannah’s new video featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care website. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 “Grief through a Child’s Eye,” a touching and inspiring three-minute video filmed during this year’s Hospice Savannah’s annual children’s grief camp, is being featured on the National Hospice and Palliative Care’s new website “Moments of Life made possible by Hospice.” The Moments of Life campaign is hoping to change the nation’s perception...

2014-08-15 23:03:23

Wholelifeinsurancecompanies.us (http://wholelifeinsurancecompanies.us/) announces a new blog post, “Can You Qualify for Whole Life Insurance With a Pre-Existing Medical Condition?”. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Wholelifeinsurancecompanies.us has released a new blog post announcing that clients can qualify for whole life insurance with a pre-existing medical condition. Clients who have pre-existing health problems can qualify for a whole life insurance plan. It is now possible to compare...

2014-08-15 23:01:24

Faith Leader luncheon provides an opportunity for attendees to be introduced to hospice and other health care services available to their respective congregations and communities. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Pathways Home Health, & Hospice and 102.9 KBLX Radio hosted an appreciation luncheon for Oakland Faith Leaders earlier this month. The first of several luncheons to be held throughout the year, this particular luncheon focused on the critical connection and care...

2014-08-14 23:01:56

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 ACOs to Know Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know," which highlights a variety of Medicare and commercial-payer ACOs, the majority of which are led by hospitals or health systems. This is the third year Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of ACOs to know, and the number of organizations to choose from has grown each year:...


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.