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2014-06-23 12:29:26

PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the United Steelworkers (USW) announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will remain the health insurance provider for its staff personnel and for those Steelworkers who are covered by Highmark through various USW- sponsored plans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "It was an easy decision to keep covering our staff, their families and our members who rely on Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield,"...

2014-06-23 08:28:27

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA)offer students insights on access to healthcare INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine are onsite at Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) corporate headquarters in Indianapolis working alongside healthcare professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Lilly announced today that the summer pilot program will also include...

2014-06-21 23:01:40

Zane Benefits Announces Using Premium Reimbursements can Save on Healthcare Costs Park City, UT (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a primer on the benefits of premium reimbursement arrangements for employees. According to Zane Benefits’ blog post, more and more, small and medium-sized businesses are canceling group health insurance and setting up formal Premium Reimbursement Programs to reimburse employees for individual health...

2014-06-20 23:02:15

Appointment of Everett M. Devaney as President and Chief Information Officer of VNANE Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Visiting Nurse Associations of New England, Inc, (VNANE) the largest network of home health agencies in the New England states, has appointed Everett M. Devaney, as its new president and chief executive officer. VNANE is a membership organization of some 35 member Visiting Nurse Associations across the New England region and is comprised of high performing...

2014-06-20 12:23:08

The Elizabeth Hospice recognized for the care of veterans and their families SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Hospice has been awarded the Large Employer of the Year Award by Disabled American Veterans (DAV), in recognition of the not-for-profit's commitment to its work with veterans. Jan Jones, CEO and president of The Elizabeth Hospice, accepted the award at the 93(rd) Annual State DAV Convention recently held in San Diego, California....

2014-06-20 12:22:58

Opening of Northville Health Center and more planned in FY2015 ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System's leaders have reported positive fiscal year-end results, with an anticipated 0.7 percent ($17 million) targeted margin on operating revenues of $2.52 billion for the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers. This performance helps position the university's health care enterprise for continued investment in targeted strategies and support...

2014-06-20 08:24:00

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s5hblm/health_insurance) has announced the addition of the "Global Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) IT Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global HIX IT market is mainly categorized by exchange type, phase, component, and end user. Private exchanges are expected to register the fastest growth rate among the...

2014-06-19 23:11:01

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center earns three 2014 Women's Choice Awards. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Chesapeake Regional Medical Center was recently honored with three Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, America’s Best Breast Care Centers and America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care. The Women’s Choice Award is the only distinction that identifies the nation’s best health care institutions based on robust criteria that considers...

2014-06-19 23:08:05

Fletcher Allen Health Care - Vermont's academic medical center - and the four-hospital network it anchors in Vermont and New York have changed their names to reflect their deep connections to the University of Vermont. The change is being made to clarify that people throughout our region have access to a high-quality health network aligned with one of the top ten academic medical centers in the country. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Fletcher Allen Partners and The University...

2014-06-19 23:02:06

New Survey Ranks Physician Groups at National Healthcare Conference of Experts Novato, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Meritage Medical Network is proud to achieve the coveted Elite status from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), the largest association in the country representing physician organizations practicing coordinated care. This year, Meritage Medical Network received four out of four stars, surpassing a peer-defined threshold score in key domain areas. CAPG...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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