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2014-01-08 17:45:30

Community and home-based care are popular and cost Medicaid less money than nursing home care, but a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society finds that seniors who left the nursing home for such services were 40 percent more likely to become hospitalized for a potentially preventable reason than those who stayed in the nursing home. Seniors want greater access to home- and community-based long-term care services. Medicaid policymakers have been happy to oblige with new...

2013-11-14 23:33:43

Medi-Share Sees Nearly 150 Percent Increase in Inquiries Melbourne, Fla. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate to purchase insurance in 2014 has caused the unexpected ripple effect of a record number of families exploring unconventional alternatives. During the first month of open enrollment, thousands of Christians have chosen to satisfy the individual mandate by taking advantage of a special provision in the new law. Members of Medi-Share, a healthcare...

2013-11-07 23:01:00

Griffin employees participated in a medical weight loss program that generated positive results for the employees and the Hospital. Obese workers cost employers more and are less productive. Shelton, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In February 2012, Griffin Hospital implemented the Medi-Weightloss® Corporate Wellness Program as a benefit to employees. In October 2013, an analysis was conducted to determine the amount of money Griffin Hospital saved. Cost savings were calculated using...

2013-10-31 10:30:08

In the years leading up to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of Californians who received their health insurance through public programs continued to rise, likely in direct response to the loss of job-based coverage in the state, according to a new analysis by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The data for the analysis, collected in 2012 by the California Health Interview Survey, represents the most recent comprehensive statewide source of information on...

2013-10-22 23:29:11

Delightfully designed and aesthetically appealing to young wearers, Medi-Kid's Pedi-Wrap™ Pediatric Arm Immobilizers are used to safely and quickly control arm movements to prevent young patients from pulling out feeding tubes, tracheostomies, stitches, putting objects in their mouths, and from inflicting injuries to themselves. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...


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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.