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2014-10-16 08:32:14

Care transitions expert Mary Naylor of UPenn, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation speaks Dec. 2 MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poor coordination of care transitions cost an estimated $12-$44 billion each year--not counting the human cost of common transition mistakes such as medication errors, infections and falls. As health care providers respond to the carrots and sticks within the Affordable Care Act intended to improve care transitions, the Commission for...

2014-10-16 08:31:39

Data published in The American Journal of Managed Care based on quality of care measures from RAND and professional medical organizations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) demonstrates the excellent quality of care delivered at MinuteClinic retail medical clinics for three common acute conditions - ear infections, strep throat and urinary tract infections. Results on these measures suggest that care is the same, and in some cases...

2014-10-16 08:30:35

Roos Honored for Her Work in South Africa and Other Regions of the World to Develop Sustainable Animal Health Care Programs for Indigenous, Indigent Communities and for Advancing the One Health Concept MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that Dr. Annelize Roos is the recipient of the second...

2014-10-15 23:13:12

Tea Leaves Health, a leader in business intelligence for the healthcare industry, has partnered with Clariture, a healthcare marketing platform that helps providers target, engage and retain patients in digital, social and mobile channels. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Tea Leaves Health, a leader in business intelligence for the healthcare industry, has partnered with Clariture, a healthcare marketing platform that helps providers target, engage and retain patients in digital,...

2014-10-15 23:11:30

On October 10, the FDA announced that several lots of CareFusion 203, EnVe and ReVel ventilators are recalled due to power connection failure. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on EnVe and ReVel ventilators. The US FDA announced on...

2014-10-15 23:08:51

Horizon is the lead investor in oncology tech firm COTA, execs from both companies tell Atlantic Information Services’ Specialty Pharmacy News. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey recently made a significant investment in COTA, Inc., a technology company focused on oncology management. Representatives from COTA and Horizon spoke with Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s (AIS) Specialty Pharmacy News for October 2014 about how the...

2014-10-15 23:07:16

Shapiro to address Tutera Senior Living & Health Care’s operational efficiencies to ensure the highest level of residential care for seniors at PointClickCare’s 2014 Summit (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Shapiro to address Tutera Senior Living & Health Care’s operational efficiencies to ensure the highest level of residential care for seniors at PointClickCare’s 2014 Summit Ilene Shapiro, vice president of IT and accounting information services for Tutera Senior Living &...

2014-10-15 23:06:46

Wide-sweeping regulatory reform, consumerization of healthcare, cost consciousness, and convergence of care financing and delivery are driving new IT priorities. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wide-sweeping regulatory reform mandates as well as a new phenomenon of demand consumerization are forcing healthcare payers to alter their operating models and rethink their technology initiatives. The duress they face is driven by a fundamental market shift in which individual consumers...

2014-10-15 23:05:37

Global Healthcare Logistics Market 2014-2018 key players profiles like Deutsche Post DHL,FedEx,KUEHNE + NAGEL,United Parcel Service, Agility,CEVA, Kerry Logistics,Panalpina World Transport,TNT Express, UTi Pharma Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Logistics is a part of the supply chain management and plays an essential part in the progress of the Healthcare industry. Logistics is a process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the supply chain activities to look...

2014-10-15 23:01:50

Leading Journal Releases Progress Report on Landmark Initiative to Improve Care for Vulnerable Populations Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 A special November supplement to the journal Medical Care presents the progress and lessons learned from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative (SNMHI). The supplemental issue presents nine papers describing the 2008-2013 multi-state initiative that tested a replicable, sustainable implementation model to transform primary care safety net...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.