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2014-08-24 23:00:11

Medicare and Medicaid will likely cut reimbursement rates for robot-assisted surgeries that do not demonstrate high rates of cost effectiveness, thus hampering industry revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Robotic Surgery Equipment Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Since the FDA approved Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci in 2000, the Robotic Surgery Equipment...

2014-08-21 23:12:12

Report from peer60 suggests compliance with state laws may be at risk in efforts to engage patients. AMERICAN FORK, Utah (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Only 20 percent of healthcare providers currently meet a key patient engagement requirement of the Affordable Care Act according to a new report. Over 200 healthcare leaders participated in the report by responding to a request from Smart Data pioneer peer60. Participants reported many solutions used to engage patients may lead providers to...

2014-08-21 23:11:17

Now available from Atlantic Information Services, Bundled Payment Models: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers, the latest report in AIS’s Management Insight Series, walks through the entire process of building a bundled payment system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — industry-leading health business information publisher of ACO Business News and The AIS Report on Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans (not affiliated with the Blue Cross...

2014-08-21 08:28:59

Company Reported a 3.214% Annual Three-Year Growth Rate - Ranked 17th Among Top Health Companies RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today it placed 117(th) on the influential 2014 Inc. 500, an annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. In addition, hCentive also ranks as the #7 company in Virginia and #17 in Top Health Companies. hCentive offers a range of technology...

2014-08-20 23:02:36

Providers to Enhance Population Health with MEDSEEK Technology Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ASPA (Arizona State Physicians Association), one of the oldest and largest Independent Physician Associations in the country, has selected MEDSEEK Navigate for their care management technology to help pinpoint at-risk patients and engage them in their health. When researching a population health solution, top concerns for ASPA included data integration, full care management...

2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-19 08:29:09

Physician names are now in 62 million MedPar inpatient records and over 158 million outpatient records PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellimed is pleased to announce the availability of the 2012 MedPar Inpatient and Outpatient data including attending and operating physicians associated with each case. The physician's specialty and address are also available in the physician list. This was another step in their effort to improve transparency for all providers of CMS...

2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-15 23:06:58

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce they now provide Medicaid solutions for over 90% of the United States. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce they now provide Medicaid solutions for over 90% of the United States. The broad reach of coverage from over 1,500 predefined Medicaid state and waiver programs covering 46 states is unparalleled. When combined with the existing service line and payer solutions, the...

2014-08-14 23:07:35

A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website making it easy to obtain free quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. The site, http://www.radioltc.com, allows consumers to get their quotes without having numerous insurance agents calling them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website which will offer an easy way to obtain quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. http://www.radioltc.com allows consumers...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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