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2009-05-08 07:47:00

'Dedicated to lasting behavior change' reflects organization's long-term, active approach to achieving organizational and individual health improvement goals DEERFIELD, Ill., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when we could all use some help managing our bottom lines, Focused Health Solutions is reinforcing its value proposition to emphasize how it can help employers better manage increasing healthcare costs. Focused Health Solutions, a leading national provider of customized population health...

2008-12-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. health care reform should make improved quality and efficiency paramount and move the system's focus from reactionary care to promotion of health as a shared national resource, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance said today in reform principles. "The time is now to change the current direction of health care," DMAA says in its "Principles for Health Care Reform." DMAA represents organizations and individuals dedicated to health and wellness...

2008-11-05 15:00:39

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Healthcare, one of the country's leading specialty healthcare companies, has moved its headquarters to 44 South Broadway in downtown White Plains. The company now occupies 44,082 square feet of space on the 12th floor of Westchester One. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/NY44126LOGO ) Ultimately, the move is slated to bring 200 new jobs to White Plains. To date, the company has hired more than 70 associates. "Westchester...

2008-10-20 15:00:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The current economic slowdown reinforces the need for employers to protect their most valuable asset -- employees -- through programs to promote prevention, wellness and chronic disease management, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance says. "Tough economic times make it critically important to keep employees healthy, productive and on the job," DMAA President and CEO Tracey Moorhead says. "Wellness and chronic condition management programs...

2008-10-20 15:00:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many Americans forgo prescription drugs, physician visits and other basic care in a slumping economy, the need to maintain continuity of care -- especially for the chronically ill -- has taken on renewed importance, DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance says. "When you interrupt continuity of care for chronic conditions, you risk slipping backward in health status and creating higher costs later, when those conditions worsen for lack of regular...

2008-10-20 15:00:30

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance, responding to reports that many Americans are forgoing basic medical care in the economic downturn, today called for renewed vigilance in the fight against chronic disease and support for care management. "While some forms of belt-tightening make sense in tough economic times --dining out less often or carpooling, for example -- we can't afford to extend cost-cutting to medical care, especially for people with...

2008-09-19 12:00:28

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today students, families and staff from Boyd Elementary School along with The Heart of America Foundation(R) and Target Volunteers, celebrated the unveiling of a newly-renovated library. As part of the Target Volunteers school library makeovers, Boyd Elementary received a complete transformation this summer, including thousands of new books, technology, paint, lighting, customized wall art murals and reading corners. More than 600 students, school staff,...

2008-09-10 15:00:37

Health plans and employers show a strong and growing interest in wellness programs and view participant satisfaction as an important measure of program success, a market survey released today by DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance shows. The survey of 114 major health plans, employers and companies that provide population health improvement programs, such as wellness and disease management service organizations, found that 84 percent of health plans and employers offer one or more wellness...

2008-09-10 12:00:25

New York City officials urged the United Nations to suspend public tours of its landmark headquarters due to fire-safety concerns. The move comes in the wake a city fire inspection of the complex that turned up 866 code violations, the New York Post said Wednesday. It was the first such inspection since 1952. Marjorie Tiven, the city's commissioner to the United Nations, told the organization in a letter this week that the city was halting tours by New York public-school students and...

2008-09-08 15:00:55

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today students, families and staff from Armour Elementary School, a local Chicago public school, along with The Heart of America Foundation(R) and Target Volunteers, celebrated the unveiling of a newly-renovated library. As part of the Target Volunteers school library makeovers, Armour Elementary received a complete transformation this summer, including thousands of new books, technology, paint, lighting, customized wall art murals and reading corners....


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