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2013-07-17 12:26:44

Near-Perfect Rating Awarded for "Financial Performance, Accountability and Transparency" HAMPTON, Va., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a leading national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases -received Charity Navigator's...

2013-07-13 23:04:02

Dorland Health presents the 2013 Measurement Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop September 19-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The need for change is upon those working within healthcare, and the outcomes we need are clear: Better performance, better quality and a smaller cost burden. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is tying payment to quality standards, investing in patient safety, and offering new...

2013-07-02 23:21:40

An interactive all day-conference for professionals involved in practice of patient advocacy the opportunity to learn, network with colleagues, discuss practice-related challenges and hone their advocacy skills. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 On Dec. 6th, the Professional Patient Advocate Institute, in partnership with leading healthcare media publisher Dorland Health, hosts its 3rd Annual Patient Advocate Conference at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, Florida....

2013-06-21 23:01:15

Presenters to Collaborate to Accelerate Much-Needed Treatments for Patients Horsham, Pa (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Ashley Appell, 26, has a rare disease that could kill her at age 30. Appell and her fellow panelists at the DIA 2013 49th Annual Meeting, taking place June 23–27 in Boston, hold the power to help develop a drug that can save her and others with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome. The meeting, beginning on Monday at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, will include thousands...

2013-06-18 20:20:39

HAMPTON, Va., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation's (PAF) professional case managers were recently honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, with a Case In Point Platinum Award recognizing outstanding case management organizations making a difference in today's complex healthcare system by ensuring the system is patient- and family-centric, safe and effective. The fourth annual awards program held at the Gaylord National Resort in...

2013-06-17 08:35:36

First Agreement Between the Online Patient Network and Global Clinical Research Organization Promises to Help Speed Recruitment for Drug Development BURLINGTON, Mass., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Health, Inc., offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services, today announced a partnership with the innovative online patient network PatientsLikeMe to bring more people more quickly into medical research and clinical trials. This is the first such...

2013-06-14 23:23:07

The video of the Fifth Care Coordination Summit that took place May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., is soon to be available for healthcare professionals to share with their teams. The Care Coordination Summit: Paving the Way Toward a Sustainable Healthcare System firmly embraces the need to create a sustainable healthcare system that will subsist long into the future. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The video of the 5th Care Coordination Summit that took place May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., is...

2013-06-12 23:21:40

The Take-Charge Patient, by patient advocate and award-winning author, Martine Ehrenclou, has won 16 book awards. The most recent is gold winner of The Benjamin Franklin Awards sponsored by the IBPA. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care by patient advocate and award-winning author, Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., is a gold winner in The Benjamin Franklin Awards for best reference book in 2013. It has also won finalist in the self-help...

2013-05-30 23:30:40

It's not how care providers keep patient records that matters; it's how easily they can access a patient's complete record from all their providers at the point of care. MedKaz is the only system that makes them accessible anytime, anywhere. Brownsville, VT (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 In February, the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments stopped trying to develop a single electronic medical record system that would serve all branches of the military and the VA. After spending five years and...

2013-05-24 23:35:04

Founding Registry Partners voice strong support for the shared, open-access registry able to collect data on any disease San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 PatientCrossroads today announced that the CONNECT open-access patient registry is now available for patient communities and disease organizations — including patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies and medical researchers — to join. Founding Registry Partner organizations, which collectively represent 70 diseases,...