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2014-04-17 08:27:56

Rapidly growing primary care leader expanding to new markets, fueled by employer demand for an affordable care delivery solution SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Medical Group, the fastest-growing primary care system in the country, today announced that it has raised $40 million of growth capital to expand to new markets and meet the critical needs of employers for an affordable care delivery solution. The round was led by Redmile Group, with participation from...

2014-04-09 23:23:14

Using a technology-based, proprietary mock environment and industry norms, the new research tool quantitatively assesses and optimizes healthcare professional journal ads. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Continuing to build on its suite of healthcare-specific brand and advertising evaluation research products, Phoenix Marketing International today announced the launch of Journal AdPi® (Ad Performance Index). This new technology-based and proprietary research tool quantitatively...

2014-04-08 16:03:01

Two new dementia care models seek to decrease stress for caregivers, reduce health care costs and improve quality of care for older adults The number of older adults with dementia in the United States is forecast to more than double over the next 40 years. Caring for these individuals will have a significant impact on caregivers as well as the health care system and its workforce. In a paper published in the April issue of the peer-reviewed journal Health Affairs, Regenstrief Institute...

2014-04-02 23:22:28

Central Virginia Family Physicians uses i2iTracks to improve coordination of care, streamline care team workflows and improve outcomes of care. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneer and leading provider of Population Health Management (PHM) solutions, i2i Systems, announced today that Central Virginia Family Physicians (CVFP) has selected i2iTracks to support them in achieving various value-based care initiatives to improve population health and reduce per capita costs. As they...

2014-03-31 12:29:11

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today issued a statement from its Chief Executive Officer, Dominick Sartorio, providing an update on corporate developments over the past year. The statement is included in its entirety below: "We have spent the past year positioning Millennium Healthcare to become a leader in the delivery of innovative healthcare solutions that improve patient care and support implementation of new healthcare...

2014-03-18 23:31:52

The Continuing Education Company CME conference for Primary Care Physicians February 3-7, 2014 highlighted the latest JNC 8 hypertension guidelines for family and internal medicine physicians and other allied health professionals. Palm Coast, Florida (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Hypertension update lecture at a recent continuing medical education (CME) conference for primary care physicians and other allied health professionals highlighted the recent JNC 8 guidelines. Continuing Education...

2014-03-11 23:00:42

Local physicians recognized for achievements in patient satisfaction, quality of care, and efficiency in health care services. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 CDPHP has awarded $750,000 to local physicians for achievements in patient satisfaction, quality of care, and efficiency in health care services. The practices, all which are part of the CDPHP Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) initiative, serve as an example of how coordinated health care can improve peoples’ lives and lower health...

2014-03-06 20:21:56

PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Success rates soared to 75% for patients who waited less than 2 years for a spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implant, compared with 15% for patients whose implants happened 20 years after the onset of pain, according to a retrospective analysis. The length of time patients waited for a referral also varied by specialty, as shown in a scientific poster presented today at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine....

2014-03-03 23:27:59

The Use of Respiratory Therapists as case managers or physician extenders will improve health outcomes, reduce costs and help organizations to demonstrate meaningful use for patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Respiratory Patient Centered Care is designed to meet the complex needs of patients that are diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are key to the success of...

2014-02-26 23:29:22

American College of Lifestyle Medicine to Host Fourth Annual Conference October 19 – 22 in San Diego. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) will host its fourth annual conference October 19 – 22, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel in San Diego, California. After experiencing year-over-year attendance growth of more than 200 percent at its conference last year, ACLM is anticipating a sell-out crowd of more than 400...