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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:...

2014-08-14 12:27:44

WebInsure State Solution will be Implemented to Provide Optimal Health Insurance Choice to Massachusetts Residents RESTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with support from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), decided to use hCentive's WebInsure State solution for their state based health insurance exchange for Fall 2014 Open Enrollment. hCentive...

2014-08-13 12:28:37

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove; Fair Oaks to Be Added in October WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in the Sacramento metropolitan area opened today inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove. A third clinic is slated to open in Fair Oaks in October. With the openings, there are now more than 50 MinuteClinic locations in the Golden State in the San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange...

2014-08-13 08:29:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions announced today a contract agreement with Community Health Alliance ACO (CHA), an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to deploy the Lightbeam population health platform to support CHA's ACO patient population. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135664 CHA's provider community currently utilizes multiple EHR systems to manage a 200+ multispecialty physician network throughout Indiana and parts of Michigan....

2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-08-12 16:27:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spending on health insurance for state employees was up slightly in 2013 over the previous two years, with the cost varying widely from state to state. According to a first-of-its-kind analysis from the State Health Care Spending Project, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 49 states (data for Pennsylvania were unavailable) insured 2.7 million state employee households in 2013...

2014-08-12 12:29:11

Employers Show Increased Interest in Shifting Lives into Private Exchanges, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that interest in private exchanges has sharply increased as the Affordable Care Act has gotten officially underway. These private exchanges come in numerous forms, including multiple or single carrier exchanges, and are marketed to employer groups of varying sizes. Ohio and Tennessee, two...

2014-08-12 12:28:37

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Support Services, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drugstore chains. Through the agreement, CSS will provide MTMPath medication management software to Rite Aid pharmacies piloting Rite Aid's new Health Alliance program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135515 Unveiled in March of this year, Rite Aid's Health Alliance program offers coordinated,...

2014-08-11 23:08:07

Defense Daily’s Open Architecture Forum will donate five percent of revenue through September 15 to Warrior Canine Connection. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Defense Daily’s annual Open Architecture Summit is pleased to announce a partnership with the Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a non-profit organization that enlists recovering Warriors in a therapeutic mission of learning to train service dogs for their fellow Veterans. Through September 15, 2014, five percent of...


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