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2014-07-24 12:27:36

Partnership between Stratis Health, MPRO and MetaStar FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded a Quality Innovation Network - Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract to support its work improving health care for Medicare beneficiaries in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. The new contract takes effect Aug. 1, 2014. During the next five years, the QIN-QIO work will focus on health care...

2014-07-23 23:31:20

Always Safe combines comprehensive in-home care during the day with a fall detection system for evenings and nights. Always Best Care staff will work with your loved one on exercise routines to maintain flexibility and dexterity, monitor nutritional intake to maintain strength, help them with daily activities of living, and adhere to safety precautions and their care plan. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For seniors needing evening protection from falls but not evening or overnight...

2014-07-23 23:30:55

Health Informatics is an industry with tremendous growth area due to requirements and changes in the Affordable Care Act, as well as American Recovery and Reinvestment Act digital records requirements. Employers will need experts to fulfill job positions in this lucrative industry. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Steven Gerst, innovator and educator in the field of Health Informatics, admits that he originally got into the field of Health Informatics for the job...

2014-07-23 23:25:36

Hospitals can analyze their 2015 QualityNet hospital-specific reports at no charge. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare revenue enhancement and protection services for hospitals, is pleased to offer a complimentary version of their Readmissions Analytics(SM) tool to assist hospitals with analyzing their 2015 QualityNet Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs). The 2015 HSRs released on July 21 allow hospitals to validate their Medicare...

2014-07-23 23:24:33

Apple Valley Post-Acute Rehab receives national recognition by US News and World Report as a ‘Best Nursing Home’ and a third consecutive five-star rating from Medicare for skilled nursing homes. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home, and similar numbers are expected as we continue through 2014. Many times, these individuals and their families encounter difficulty in choosing...

2014-07-23 23:16:18

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014”) championing so-called “any willing pharmacy” mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-23 16:27:34

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) reported today that for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, net income was $.98 per share, compared with $.96 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $1.02 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Reconciliations between net income and net operating income, GAAP ROE and management ROE, and GAAP book value and management book value are shown in the...

2014-07-23 16:26:54

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New York and South Carolina and for the District of Columbia. Under a new arrangement that begins August 1, state-based Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will be replaced by regional QIN contractors, focusing on hospital and nursing home quality improvement, care transitions, drug safety,...

2014-07-23 12:31:36

Medicare reforms needed to protect rural access to home health for vulnerable seniors WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Grange expressed support today for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced last week by Congressmen Greg Walden (R-OR) and Tom Price (R-GA) to restore funding for skilled home health services that are vital to American seniors, particularly those living in rural parts of the country. The SAVE...

2014-07-23 08:21:08

- Diluted EPS from continuing operations rises 3.9 percent over second-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2014 second-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $646 million, or $1.88 per share on a diluted basis, compared to second-quarter earnings from continuing operations in 2013 of $640 million, or $1.81 per diluted share. Second-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.5 billion....


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