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2014-04-07 23:02:32

The elderly aren't dead yet. That is the message of Thomas Jones and John Cotton in the new book, Aging Aggressively. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 These authors want people to take the bull by the horns and take charge of their health. If an elderly American in the United States is over 50 years old, it is important they understand what is going on when it comes to health-care policies and doctor-patient relations so they can aggressively demand the best care. Once people know...

2014-04-03 08:29:46

Advisors include industry experts, such as Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan, with goal of advancing medication management SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories announced today that it has established an advisory board consisting of distinguished health care, technology and public policy experts to provide strategic guidance to the company. An established leader in the science of medication monitoring and...

2014-04-02 12:31:58

Sebelius, Conway, Orszag, Brenner join more than 60 industry and policy leaders convened by The Advisory Board Company and the Aspen Institute to spotlight health care innovation; video footage of select presentations now available on event website WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a group of more than 600 health care providers, executives, and policy experts at the Care Innovation Summit on February 27, United States Secretary of Health and Human...

2014-03-25 23:23:30

This WCRI study, CompScope™ Medical Benchmarks for Texas 14th Edition, examines medical costs, prices, and utilization in Texas and compares them with 15 other states. It further examines how these metrics of medical costs and care have changed following the Texas reforms. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Payments per claim for the medical care of injured workers in Texas grew nearly 8 percent in 2011, largely the effect of price increases from earlier reforms, according to a...

2014-03-25 16:25:41

CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing your medical history repeatedly at different healthcare facilities soon will be a thing of the past--at least for patients at facilities operated by Accelera Innovations. This is just one of the ways that by vertically integrating healthcare services, Accelera Innovations seeks to improve efficiency with proprietary software platforms, while maintaining the highest level of care. Illinois-based Accelera Innovations' patient-centric,...

2014-03-23 12:21:34

DALLAS, March 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Company Profiles: An in-depth overview of 11 top-tier home health care companies" 2014 market research report in its store. On the same industry, "Consumer Survey: Attitudes and Awareness: Home Health and Private Duty" and "Primed for High Growth: Home Health Care Market Outlook 2014-2019" research reports are also available at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/publisher/Launch-Factory.html . To better...

2014-03-20 12:33:27

Stewart Mills joins home health advocates to speak out on the negative impact Medicare cuts are having on vulnerable seniors and the state's economy DULUTH, Minn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the Duluth home health community took part in a press conference with special guest Congressional candidate Stewart Mills to raise awareness about the unprecedented 14 percent cut to Medicare home health funding that went into effect on January 1 as part of the...

2014-03-11 08:29:30

Eastside Family Medicine Clinic joins other regional groups in adopting Physician Care Direct's Employer Health Ownership Plan(TM). Primary care-focused health plan gives small- and medium-sized employers the same control over costs as larger employers BELLEVUE, Wash., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid news that health insurance premiums will rise for nearly two-thirds of small businesses under the Affordable Care Act, Physician Care Direct today announced that Eastside Family Medicine...

2014-03-10 08:28:25

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires Medicare-participating hospitals to treat emergency medical conditions of any person regardless of capacity to pay, and makes unlawful the discharge of patients prior to stabilizing any medical condition. The purpose of EMTALA is to prevent...

2014-03-07 16:22:54

February 2014 home health job losses are the largest in the healthcare sector and the largest suffered by home health workers - most of whom are women - in more than a decade WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: The February jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today represents the single highest level of monthly job loss in the home health sector in more than a decade....