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2014-07-10 23:04:11

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Animal Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/animal-healthcare-industry.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global animal healthcare market is growing due to the increasing animal population of both types: companion and production. Companion animals...

2014-07-10 23:02:06

LTC Consumer is a new, free online service featuring one-of-a-kind tools to help consumers easily understand, evaluate, and price long term care insurance policies. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 LTC Consumer is a new, free online service featuring one-of-a-kind tools to help consumers easily understand, evaluate, and price long term care insurance policies. The website is LTCconsumer.com, and can be used on tablets and smartphones in addition to computers. “One of the biggest...

2014-07-10 12:30:55

Three-Year Grant to Support New Model of Care for Patients with Complex Cancer CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-10 08:29:13

Costs Lower than Expected for 3rd Consecutive Year; Key Quality Indicators Show Positive Care Trends for 1.1 Million Members Covered by PCMH Program BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After three years, CareFirst's large-scale, region-wide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) is continuing to lower the rising costs of care for CareFirst members covered by the program. In addition, emerging data suggests that CareFirst members under the care of participating PCMH...

2014-07-10 08:28:11

SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) today announced plans to release fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 results on Thursday, Aug. 7, following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100706/CAREFUSIONLOGO The company will host a conference call on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. PDT (5 p.m. EDT) to discuss the results for the quarter and year, ended June 30, 2014, as well as provide guidance for future periods....

2014-07-10 08:28:01

Population health management technology will help close care gaps, ease transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement DALLAS and COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bassett Healthcare Network, one of the nation's Top 100 integrated Health Networks, has deployed a comprehensive, Web-based population health and patient engagement platform from Phytel to ensure better patient outcomes by identifying and closing gaps in care....

2014-07-09 23:14:44

Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. As a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual RISE Association California Summit in San Diego, Pulse8 brings big data, advanced analytics and risk adjustment expertise to this conference through the following educational and...

2014-07-09 23:11:42

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) and University Health Conway announced today the creation of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaboratively serve citizens in Ouachita Parish and the 12 parishes of Northeastern Louisiana. The MOA provides coordinated care for people seeking behavioral health care and/or primary health care. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) and University Health Conway...

2014-07-09 23:10:31

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that LeCretia Johnson has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that LeCretia Johnson has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Johnson is a healthcare and human services expert with over 25 years of experience working in state...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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