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2014-07-23 23:24:33

Apple Valley Post-Acute Rehab receives national recognition by US News and World Report as a ‘Best Nursing Home’ and a third consecutive five-star rating from Medicare for skilled nursing homes. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home, and similar numbers are expected as we continue through 2014. Many times, these individuals and their families encounter difficulty in choosing...

2014-07-23 23:22:12

New firm supports improving out-of-hospital care, management, and navigation AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Medic Health (http://www.medichealth.com) launches as a new international consulting firm designed to aid an underserved niche in the healthcare and out-of hospital care market. Founded by David M. Williams, Ph.D., a former paramedic, EMS system researcher, and faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Medic Health partners with provider organizations, health systems,...

2014-07-23 23:19:28

Patient-centered care is an innovative approach that focuses on delivering better quality outcomes, a better patient experience and lowering the cost of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 New study findings released today confirm that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered program is working to improve the coordination of care and lower costs. The 2013 patient-centered study is the largest to date and includes more than 200,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members....

2014-07-23 23:17:14

Annual Programs Support Research Efforts to Improve the Patient Experience Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Beryl Institute announces its fifth annual Patient Experience Grant Program and third annual Institute Scholar Program. These offerings reinforce the Institute’s commitment to support the growing importance of the patient experience in healthcare and the need for rigorous research to understand and address its impact. The grant and scholar programs are intended to encourage...

2014-07-23 23:13:08

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Awarded Contract Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North Dakota Health Care Review, Inc., and the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care recently aligned to form a new not-for-profit organization - the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN). Today, the newly-formed Great Plains QIN is pleased to announce our award of the CMS contract to serve as the Quality Innovation...

2014-07-23 23:01:24

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar, which will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern, will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar...

2014-07-23 23:00:59

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Oklahoma, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, announces the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields....

2014-07-23 08:38:48

When it comes to technology, robots are in. But are they ready to overcome some of the difficulties associated with healthcare? InformationWeek locates 10 robots that are changing the way we think about technology and medicine. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to welcoming our new robot overlords, InformationWeek editor David Wagner is ready to roll out the red carpet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129533 Healthcare is one of the major reasons to...

2014-07-23 08:32:03

EZDoctor levels the playing field for physician referrals by eliminating doctor listing fees, increasing the integrity of its physician information. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZDoctor (https://ezdoctor.com/), the innovative leader in online medical appointment booking, announced today it is permanently eliminating fees required from doctors to be listed on its site, greatly increasing the integrity of its online physician information while offering the...

2014-07-23 00:21:24

- Greater patient engagement is essential to more cost-effective healthcare NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and their caregivers should be much more involved in treatment choices, health planning and research, according to a new report from KPMG International. The report, What Works: Creating new value with patients, caregivers and communities, examines how existing models of care fail to engage patients sufficiently, which can result in over-diagnosis,...


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