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2014-10-22 12:30:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, a family physician from Arlington, Virginia, was awarded the 2014 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting. The AAFP's Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary contributions to the health of the American public. Jarris is the executive director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, a former...

2014-10-22 12:30:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. -- Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is president of the board. Wergin is a family physician in...

2014-10-22 12:30:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Wergin was chosen president-elect in September 2013 by the Congress of Delegates, the AAFP's governing body. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. As...

2014-10-22 12:30:07

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand its expertise in care management and population health, xG Health Solutions(TM) is adding two former Geisinger executive leaders to its team - Duane Davis, M.D., FACP, FACR; and Steven Pierdon, M.D. xG Health was developed by Geisinger Health System - one of the nation's largest rural health services organizations - as an independently operated for-profit company financially backed by Oak Investment Partners. The...

2014-10-22 12:29:35

Company Committed to Delivering Clinical Workflow Efficiencies and Improving Patient Care Through Smart Pharmacy Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PipelineRx, a leading medication management services company focused on clinical telepharmacy, today announced the availability of its TPIS platform offering to further address the needs of today's efficient pharmacy. Since being announced last year, 31 hospitals are currently using the TPIS SaaS platform to bring...

2014-10-22 12:29:23

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Connected Health today announced a co-development agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to create a mobile app to serve as a coaching platform for patients with atrial fibrillation who have been prescribed oral anticoagulation therapy. The goal of this mobile app will be to support patients living with atrial fibrillation by helping improve patient adherence and compliance to medication, as well as fostering feedback loops...

2014-10-22 12:29:14

Unique Longitudinal Study Offers Multiple Insights for Marketers, Including a Glimpse into the Power Children Wield In Making Family Health Decisions BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adheris Health, an inVentiv Health Company and the nation's largest provider of medication adherence programs, announced today the start of the next phase of a groundbreaking ethnographic study into how Americans make healthcare decisions and the role of American culture in influencing...

2014-10-22 08:33:34

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospect research and marketing services for nonprofits, healthcare, education, luxury goods and financial services, and the Gobel Group, the leading healthcare philanthropy consulting firm that educates and engages clinicians in the philanthropic process, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to support hospitals and healthcare organizations. As partners, the companies...

2014-10-22 08:31:54

Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres releases paper on home and community care TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) is calling for changes to improve patient care and make greater use of CCACs' proven ability to increase patient access, provide safe, high-quality care and deliver better value for public dollars. The OACCAC, whose members provided home and community care to 700,000 patients in 2013/2014, makes the...

2014-10-22 08:30:39

Acquisition expands physician-practice footprint into seventh state with one of Colorado's largest and most respected physician practices DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of population health and kidney care services, today announced that HealthCare Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire Colorado Springs Health Partners (CSHP), a multi-specialty medical group with more than 100 physicians at 11 locations...


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