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Taking Great Ideas From The Lab To The Fab

Taking Great Ideas From The Lab To The Fab

National Science Foundation (NSF) NSF and Intel support the development of domain-specific hardware to address health care needs A "valley of death" is well-known to entrepreneurs -- the lull between government funding for research and...

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2014-07-28 04:20:46

OXFORD, England, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OmPrompt today announces that Albion Ventures is investing GBP2.5 million to help it meet the global demand for customer automation management in consumer goods, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and logistics. Albion joins Shackleton Ventures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/697982 ) Over the past 18 months OmPrompt has underpinned accelerated growth with investments in its platform, its management...

2014-07-25 23:06:31

Florida-based nursing home Regents Park Boca Raton earned top honors for its on-going commitment to helping reduce the stress and anxiety of family member caregivers. It was one of only three nursing homes nationwide to receive the distinction. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In recognition of its aggressive commitment to ease the burden on family caregivers with loved ones at Regents Park Boca Raton, the facility received the national Today’s Caregiver Magazine’s 2014...

2014-07-25 23:05:37

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on the recent announcement that the federal government will be supporting senior-led projects in Alberta through their New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical,...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...

2014-07-25 23:03:41

Tool enables organizations to create networks of quality, cost-effective providers Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution in an upcoming webinar called Leveraging Provider-Centered Analytics: Reduce Costs and Enhance Quality. The webinar will be held twice on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 AM ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more...

2014-07-25 23:02:26

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Edward Boylan, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Boylan to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of...

2014-07-25 23:00:49

In light of the Affordable Care Act and the rising costs of healthcare, Avant Systems Inc announces the development of its Consumer Driven Healthcare Tool, which aims to enable people and businesses to customize their healthcare plans in order to cut extraneous costs and make purchasing healthcare a more efficient and independent process. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Avant Systems, Inc, an entrepreneur-minded business in IT product development, aims to change the way healthcare plans...

2014-07-25 12:24:48

Additional lawmakers, senior and family advocates, rural community leaders and veterans groups support Medicare payment reforms to replace harmful, across-the-board Medicare cuts WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: Home health leaders today said that growing support for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act - introduced last week by Representatives Greg...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-24 23:07:17

Single name signifies one unified team focused on high-quality care. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Catholic Health Partners (CHP), the parent healthcare system of Humility of Mary Health Partners, has changed its name to Mercy Health. The system’s name change is part of a Ministry evolution to one unified team, focused on high-quality care, increased efficiencies and lower patient costs. Mercy Health is Ohio’s largest health system and fourth-largest employer. “Our new name...


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