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2014-06-18 12:33:34

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clinical Nutrition Products Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/dietary/supplements/clinical_nutrition_products.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Nutrition Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Enteral Nutrition, Infant Nutrition, and Parenteral Nutrition. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-06-18 08:28:04

Leading Population Health Management Company Establishes Position Focused on Team-Based Care and Patient Engagement BEAVERTON, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management, announced today the appointment of Jacquelyn Hunt, PharmD, MS, as its chief population health officer. In this role, Dr. Hunt will oversee development and delivery of Kryptiq CareManager(TM) population health management programs. In this capacity, Dr. Hunt will...

2014-06-17 23:07:18

When a physician alleged that as many as 40 veterans died while waiting up to 21 months for care at a Phoenix, AZ Veterans Affairs hospital, and that schedulers there manipulated patient data so hospital executives could qualify for bonuses, the scandal grew like a firestorm. Steve Harden, CEO of LifeWings, believes there is much that can be learned by the civilian healthcare community from this scandal. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 As reported in the May 2014 issue of The...

2014-06-17 16:26:31

South Jersey Veterans Currently Facing Waits of Almost a Month for Initial Primary Care Visits and a Month-and-a-Half for Specialty Care CAMDEN, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, area veterans joined with Cooper University Health Care to announce the new "Cooper Veterans VIP Priority" program that promises same day service for area veterans seeking primary care, as well as dedicated health professionals to assist them with their overall healthcare needs. The program will serve...

2014-06-17 12:29:35

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced that two of its senior executives will assume new roles as part of the company's growth strategy and mission to deliver comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care services to its customers and the communities it serves. Karen Hanlon, who joined the company in 1997 and has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis since 2009, has been named Executive Vice President...

2014-06-17 08:30:17

Despite shift in generics and other less expensive traditional drugs, specialty drug costs drive net ingredient cost and overall commercial pharmacy spend increases ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help make medicine more affordable for the 25 million members it serves, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) starts with delivering an industry-low net cost per prescription*. In 2013, Prime's average net ingredient cost per prescription was $58.99, according to its 2014 Report on...

2014-06-16 12:29:09

Approval to Begin Clinical Laboratory Operations in Support of PraediCare-Dx(TM) Portfolio CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests that provide predictive insights to cancer patient response to treatment, today announced its laboratory, located in Cambridge, MA, has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for...

2014-06-16 08:29:30

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it was certified by NCQA in Utilization Management. NCQA Utilization Management Certification focuses on consumer protection and improvement in service to customers. Standards recognize that organizations that apply for certification have open access networks, and can improve service quality and utilize customized structures to meet purchasers' needs....

2014-06-13 23:00:36

The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes additional preventive care for women. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes...

2014-06-13 08:24:26

HAMDEN, Conn., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, home care and hospice are emerging as some of the most fertile ground on the healthcare landscape for accelerated integration to improve quality and reduce costs. According to Kimberly Skehan, RN, MSN, Senior Manager at Simione Healthcare Consultants, these mostly "out-of-hospital" care delivery models are gaining more attention from hospitals and health networks, who continue to forge ahead in developing systems of care that will...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.