Latest Mark McClellan Stories

2014-04-28 08:31:43

Experts discuss "Treating Congestive Heart Failure" and the role of payment reform MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership and the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, launched the new "MEDTalk" series that merges medicine, education and healthcare delivery reform on Wednesday, April 16, 2014....

2014-04-03 08:29:46

Advisors include industry experts, such as Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan, with goal of advancing medication management SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories announced today that it has established an advisory board consisting of distinguished health care, technology and public policy experts to provide strategic guidance to the company. An established leader in the science of medication monitoring and...

2014-03-05 08:30:17

Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner to provide strategic insights as company grows to meet national demand for innovative healthcare analytics ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics, announced today that Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.A., a senior fellow and director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative at the Brookings Institution, is joining its Board of Directors....

2013-08-07 23:22:17

Three former top government officials reflect on some of the challenges they faced with Part D, and look at some of the parallels between that program’s launch and the implementation of health insurance exchanges, in the current issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 For its Aug. 1 issue, Atlantic Information Services’s (AIS) Inside Health Insurance Exchanges interviews three former top government officials...

2010-07-21 09:18:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), which was authorized by the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 and funded through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, held its first orientation meeting on July 19 and July 20, 2010 in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Commission members reviewed the priorities and goals of the Commission as established in the law and set...

2010-04-19 08:13:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D. has been named chair of the Commission of the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST), an international coalition dedicated to the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can transform the aging experience. In this role, McClellan will help to drive research and education around key policy issues to advance aging services technologies, as well as support efforts that educate...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'