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2014-10-20 23:03:05

Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Elizabeth Rubin, Director of Healthcare Informatics Operations for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ), has been named as a 2014 “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine. A mother of two and an...

2014-10-20 16:27:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Abrams, a former Florida state representative, will join the Board of Directors of Hospice Foundation of America, it was announced today. Abrams is a partner with Florida-based Ballard Partners, a government affairs firm, where he serves as chair of its public policy team, concentrating on areas of health care policy and government affairs. Abrams' appointment is effective November 1. "Mike is a great addition to HFA's...

2014-10-20 08:30:18

HPNA, HPNF, and HPCC have joined forces to transform the care and culture of serious illness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three national nursing organizations today announced a collaborative effort to transform the care and culture of serious illness in the United States. Together, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF), and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC, formerly known as NBCHPN)...

2014-10-17 23:05:51

“Private Insurance Exchanges: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers,” the upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services, will offer a valuable lesson on the current status of private health insurance exchanges and where they are headed. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), is pleased to announce the full agenda for its upcoming virtual conference, “Private Insurance Exchanges: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers.” The...

2014-10-17 23:05:00

Home health & hospice industry's first fully integrated, easiest to use mobile solution for Androids Ozark, MO (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in cloud-based software and services for home health and hospice care, will be announcing a new mobile solution for Androids at the 2014 National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting, the largest national event for home care agencies. Attendees of the NAHC Annual Meeting are encouraged to visit...

2014-10-17 23:01:22

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is teaming up with the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital of Tampato to host a job fair at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Centeron on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The event will take place in the JC Cobb room (building 100) located on the first floor of the medical center. BAY PINES, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is teaming up with the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital of Tampato to...

2014-10-16 23:05:21

This press release is to inform readers that news of shocking price hikes on generic drugs in US is propelling people to buy from Medicines Mexico Pharmacy. Acapulco, Guerrero (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 According to the Wall Street Journal, a recent analysis found that half of all generic drugs in the US sold through retailers became exceedingly more expensive over the past year. The prices paid by pharmacies for these drugs more than doubled for one out of 11 generic drugs. In some...

2014-10-16 23:04:23

FSAstore.com Finds More Than $20 Billion in Tax-Free Savings Are Left Untapped By Consumers by Not Enrolling in Tax-Advantaged Healthcare Accounts New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In light of the current benefits open enrollment season, FSAstore.com, the only e-commerce site exclusively stocked with FSA-eligible products, urges consumers to consider enrolling in a tax-advantaged FSA or Health Savings Account (HSA) to maximize their healthcare savings and minimize out-of-pocket costs,...

2014-10-16 23:01:25

Horizon BCBSNJ announces the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. The new plan features lower out-of-pocket costs and more coordinated care when members use Horizon BCBSNJ’s network of patient-centered practices, the...

2014-10-16 12:29:26

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins community partners in statewide effort to help educate uninsured individuals about the Affordable Care Act RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find affordable health insurance options and begin to benefit from important medical services that meet their needs. Consumer education is essential to helping...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.