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2014-05-05 12:28:18

MPRO and Governor Snyder to honor recipients May 9 FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MPRO and the office of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder are proud to present 188 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes and community coalitions with the 2014 Governor's Award of Excellence. The prestigious award recognizes participants for their dedication to improve health care quality and patient safety in Michigan. To be eligible for the award, participating...

2014-04-27 12:20:58

TORONTO, April 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Ved Tandan envisions a health system that breaks down the walls between hospitals, doctors' offices and the community - where care is truly centered around the patient, and teams of providers come together to deliver seamless, highly coordinated care to patients wherever they are, whenever they need it. As the new president of the Ontario Medical Association, Dr. Tandan pledged today that he will work toward this future by beginning to dismantle...

2014-04-22 20:22:12

Fact Check Shows Misinformation Prominent in AB 1952 Health Committee Discussion SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Hospital Association (CHA) today released a Fact Check to correct inaccurate claims made by proponents of Assembly Bill 1952, a measure that would impose a 5 percent mandate for charity care on most not-for-profit hospitals. The bill would create a one-size-fits-all charity care requirement across diverse communities in...

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...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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