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2014-10-15 08:29:40

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announce the award of a UH2 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to engage in a collaboration to improve chronic disease management for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The nearly $5.8 million grant, "Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces(TM)," is coordinated by the NIH Common Fund, which supports "exceptionally high...

2014-10-13 16:24:57

- Industry Veteran to Lead Company's Transition to Property Owner and Leasing Company - ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK) (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed William "Bill" McBride III as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of the board serving as a Class I director, effective immediately. A veteran of the REIT industry, Mr. McBride steps out of retirement to assume the...

2014-10-09 12:30:12

Finalists selected for AVIA/UHC START-UP CHALLENGE CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC and AVIA have partnered to launch the 2(nd) Annual UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered, a competition which provides five digital health care startups the opportunity to pitch a new health care innovation in front of a live audience for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. The five presenting companies were selected through collaboration with UHC, a Chicago-based consortium of 118 leading...

2014-10-08 23:11:36

Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive developers are now looking for amenities that make their communities pop by using health care as a game changing differentiator. Austin, Texes (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive...

2014-10-08 23:07:47

For the second year in a row, Vancouver Technology company, Connect the Doc, wins the best healthcare referral service in Vancouver. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Connect the Doc, an online healthcare booking and referral service based in Gastown, has won Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver award for a second year in a row. “We are honoured to receive this award and would like to thank you for all the support,” says Nadeem Kassam, CEO and Co-Founder of Connect the Doc....

2014-10-07 08:31:04

Data interoperability, risk stratification, analytics and care management combine to help health networks manage risk and improve population outcomes BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm, a population health company, today introduced a specially priced bundle of health IT applications to enable clinically integrated networks (CINs) moving to value-based care to manage the health of populations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130619/SF34463LOGO Caradigm's new...

2014-10-06 12:29:47

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grove Hill Medical Centers, P.C. (GH) and Connecticut Multispecialty Group, P.C. (CMG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) enabling the companies to move towards a full merger of the two groups. A successful union would create the largest physician-owned, fully integrated multispecialty medical practice in central Connecticut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150225 The combined enterprise would have more than...

2014-10-06 08:27:50

Acquisition strengthens Bayshore and eOccupancy's ability to offer the highest quality of care for seniors MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - In a continued effort to provide the highest quality of care and services to seniors across Canada, Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. is pleased to announce that, as of August 29, 2014, it has acquired eOccupancy Senior Living. A leading provider of home and community healthcare services, Bayshore HealthCare will incorporate eOccupancy into its...

2014-10-02 23:12:53

New book shares valuable insights on many aspects in delivery of health care. New Paltz, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Author, Dr. Randolph R. Estwick’s perception of the health care dilemma was motivated by his daily experience with his wife who has suffered from the sudden onset of a stroke. This experience has brought him face-to-face with occurrences and practices which were alien to him as a physician and consultant in physical medicine and rehabilitation. “The Health Care...

2014-10-02 23:04:12

Hospital has seen big gains in patient care and experience since adopting Care Logistics’ central care coordination model and software Springfield, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Mercy Medical Center announced dramatic improvements in patient care quality measures since launching CareConnect in 2013, a hospital-wide change in culture, processes and technology designed to deliver the best quality care at the lowest possible costs. The hospital collaborated with Georgia-based Care Logistics...


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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.