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2014-07-17 12:29:45

Issues recommendations to broaden use HIGHLAND, Md., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increasingly, US adults turn to the Internet for health information, but few use or fully understand the quality of care information they receive. The JKTG Foundation commissioned a team of Harvard health communication experts, led by K. Viswanath, PhD, to summarize why and recommend how the use and understandability of quality measures can be improved. The paper, "Communication and Quality of Care:...

2014-07-17 12:29:34

First three-year agreement for this category is indicative of growing demand for electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems among U.S. hospitals CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed has been awarded a group purchasing agreement in the Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems category with Premier, Inc. Effective October 1, 2014, the new three-year agreement allows healthcare organizations that are Premier members access to the DebMed Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS). The DebMed GMS...

2014-07-17 08:29:34

"Speaking Up" is Vital, Given the Significant Impact of the Disease on Women WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that Maria Davis - a music industry promoter and HIV advocate - and Positive Women's Network - USA (PWN-USA) - are joining its national HIV education campaign, I Design. The awareness campaign will help inspire and motivate women living with HIV to "vocalize" how they...

2014-07-17 04:21:01

Large majorities of the public give very high marks to physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants for quality of care but are somewhat less confident in their medical advice NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The public has a high regard for physicians and for the growing number of nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants. On a scale of A to F, very large majorities of adults who have been to a health care provider within the past year give each an A or a B...

2014-07-16 23:09:35

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Deneen Omer, a Senior Practice Adviser in CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice, presented at the 2014 American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) National Policy Forum held June 16 – 18 in Washington, D.C. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Deneen Omer, a Senior Practice...

2014-07-16 23:00:57

NE Delta HSA Partners with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to Extend Coordinated Behavioral Health and Primary Care Capacity Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) announced today the creation of two Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs) with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to collaboratively serve citizens through its Richland Parish Hospital and its Delhi Community Health Center (DCHC). The MOAs provide coordinated...

2014-07-16 16:25:36

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the software, financial services, healthcare, and industrial technology industries, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Evolution1(®), an industry leader in consumer directed health (CDH) payments and technology, to WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) for $532.5 million. Eli Weiss, a Principal at Genstar,...

2014-07-16 12:27:09

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Healthcare EDI Market by Component, Transactions, Mode of Delivery & by End-users - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has helped evolve the healthcare market for claims management and supply chain management to depend from paper based to electronic based mode of transactions. The benefits...

2014-07-16 08:28:43

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major health care providers to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health care providers include ProHealth Physicians in Connecticut, Texas...

2014-07-15 23:14:23

Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. “The book is intended to help...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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