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One In Four Americans Have No Health Insurance, Study Finds
2012-04-20 09:42:41

More than a quarter of US adults went without health insurance in 2011 because of lost work, a change in jobs, or Medicaid ineligibility, according to a new report released Thursday, April 19. With the fate of healthcare reform emerging as a key campaign issue in this election year, the Commonwealth Fund report shows the need for improvements in the healthcare system as close to 70 percent of working-age adults who lost their insurance went without coverage for more than a year, and more...

2012-04-02 23:00:56

Health Connexions works with 2nd Sight to improve patient care. Burdens of a Complex Health Care System are Relieved by Novel Company which Helps People Navigate through a Medical Crisis or Major Illness Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 2nd Sight Patient Advocacy has been launched to meet the needs of families who are experiencing a medical crisis or major illness. http://www.secondsightadvocacy.com People are overwhelmed and confused by the many options and decisions required when they...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Reduces Costs for Businesses; Helps Members Navigate the Healthcare System Covington, LA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Gilsbar Incorporated announced today the launch of Care Advocates. Care Advocates was developed to help employers, associations and affinity groups assist their employees and members with navigating the ever-changing and complex healthcare system. During these tough economic times, people are experiencing a much higher level of stress, which is affecting their mental, physical...

2011-06-20 10:02:00

New study highlights OTC medicines' valuable role WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans could avoid approximately 50 million unnecessary visits to primary care physicians each year and save over $5 billion per year with increased self-care, including the safe and effective use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, according to a recent cost analysis of health management options. These findings--along with a corresponding consumer and physician survey--were...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

High number of people using these fake notes is unbelievable. It makes a person wonder whether with the changes taking place in the healthcare system, fake doctor notes will become a common thing. In fact, many people are using these fake doctor notes ever so often to escape from work or to get excused for not meeting a project deadline. The real question here is, "Should you use fake doctor note to get out of work?" Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Recently, in February 2011, when...

2011-04-04 06:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly proposed Medicare rules designed to promote and reward high-quality patient care under healthcare reform closely mirror quality reporting programs already well established as part of the American healthcare system, a MedeAnalytics analysis has found. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100621/SF23660LOGO) The quality measure analysis is included in MedeAnalytics' white paper, "Accountable Care Organizations: Summary and...

2011-03-22 06:57:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sermo, Inc., the world's largest on-line physician community, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Janssen Global Services, LLC to develop and deliver new mobile and web services that allow physicians to move their patients more easily and efficiently through the healthcare system. Both companies recognize a key ingredient missing in healthcare transformation is a physician's ability to refer a patient for...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

MEDSEEK,the leading provider of enterprise eHealth solutions that give patients, clinicians and administrative staff an optimal 360-degree online experience, today announced plans to deepen its relationship with long-time partner Trinity Health. It will develop, design and implement the healthcare system's fully integrated online patient experience. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 25, 2011 MEDSEEK,the leading provider of enterprise eHealth solutions that give patients, clinicians and administrative...


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