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2014-07-30 08:32:35

Pharmacy transparency and optimization solution to help employees save on out-of-pocket pharmacy costs DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Medical Home Exchange, a Dallas, TX-based health information exchange IT company and RxREVU, Denver, CO-based prescription optimization company, announced a partnership to transform health engagement by delivering transparency to consumers around medication cost and quality. The partnership powers a new value-based prescription...

2014-07-30 08:32:33

Company to Provide Development, Support and Maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network RESTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime task order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide development, support and maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The single-award time and materials task order has a one-year base period of...

2014-07-29 23:15:48

Doctor Evidence, LLC has developed a comprehensive database of clinical evidence in Hepatitis C (HCV) to address the evolving needs of healthcare stakeholders. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Doctor Evidence (“DRE”), the Santa Monica, California-based healthcare information leader has responded to marketplace clamor related to the transformative innovations in Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatments with a comprehensive comparative effectiveness database that allows healthcare...

2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-07-29 08:31:36

Dr. Bryan K. Williams, former customer service expert for the Ritz-Carlton, joins Dr. Scott Sears, Chief Clinical Officer at Sound Physicians. TACOMA, Wash., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction, and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, will host a complimentary webcast on Sept. 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. PST entitled, "Giving Meaningful Feedback to Physicians." The...

2014-07-29 08:31:27

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation's "Most Wired," according to a survey published by the American Hospital Association in this month's issue of Hospitals & Health Networks. Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, said the health system is pleased to be recognized for its accomplishments in business and administrative management,...

2014-07-28 08:30:11

An Innovative Approach That Puts Clinicians in Charge MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced that it has launched the Upsher-Smith Galaxy(TM), a new and growing suite of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) that offers people with epilepsy consistent, affordable and accessible therapies. The current Upsher-Smith Galaxy(TM) Portfolio includes seven frequently prescribed AEDs which represent more than one out of every three...

2014-07-28 08:29:24

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading company focused on improving patient and economic outcomes on a global basis by developing and delivering innovative minimally invasive coronary and peripheral visualization, physiology diagnostics and therapies, today announced that it will report its operating results for the first quarter and first six months of fiscal 2014 on Thursday, August 7. The company will hold a conference call to...

2014-07-25 23:06:31

Florida-based nursing home Regents Park Boca Raton earned top honors for its on-going commitment to helping reduce the stress and anxiety of family member caregivers. It was one of only three nursing homes nationwide to receive the distinction. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In recognition of its aggressive commitment to ease the burden on family caregivers with loved ones at Regents Park Boca Raton, the facility received the national Today’s Caregiver Magazine’s 2014...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...


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