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2011-05-24 07:17:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthPartners®, a Minnesota-based consumer-governed integrated health care system, partners with Linkwell Health, a fast-growing developer of innovative health and wellness engagement programs, to make it easier for plan participants to live healthier lives. Linkwell Health provides HealthPartners with quarterly high-value wellness offers for better-for-you products like whole-grain pasta, lifestyle product discounts, and...

2011-05-20 06:00:00

CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics (HPMG) and The Chartis Group today announce a unique collaboration to help hospitals and health systems achieve superior performance in health care quality and patient service, while simultaneously lowering costs. Together, The Chartis Group, a leading national healthcare management consulting firm, and HPMG, a successful integrated healthcare delivery system in Minneapolis, will provide advisory services,...

2010-11-15 15:22:00

Group Health Cooperative, HealthPartners, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and PreferredOne awarded for efforts to improve health and well being of members and communities WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a non-profit organization of employer-based health coalitions, honored four health plans with the 2010 eValue8 Innovations Awards today at its annual conference: Group Health Cooperative, HealthPartners, Kaiser Permanente...

2010-09-01 07:24:00

Annual Award Application Open through October WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Quality Forum (NQF) has opened the application period for its 2011 National Healthcare Quality Award, which recognizes exceptional organizational leadership and innovation to achieve national goals for quality improvement. The 2011 Award application is open through October 27, 2010. NQF presents the Quality Award each year to exemplary healthcare organizations that are role models...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.