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2014-02-19 08:28:12

Internal Medicine Physician's Revolutionary System Is the Result of His Career-Long Dedication to the Development of Personalized Cost Effective Systems of Health Care Delivery CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Albrecht, M.D. is an internal medicine physician by training, but his maverick entrepreneurial spirit and success as a true trailblazer in the healthcare industry has always made him pause when people ask the simple question, "What kind of doctor are you?"...

2014-02-11 08:31:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verus Healthcare, Inc., formerly Sleep Nation, announced today that it is now in-network with one of the largest health plans in the country and the largest Blue Cross Blue Shield plan. At the same time, Verus Healthcare recently completed its largest acquisition to date bringing its total acquisition count to 64. Verus Healthcare nearly tripled its number of customers in 2013 and it sees that trend continuing through its expanded...

2014-02-10 23:20:16

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 sent ripples through the medical equipment industry in 2013 and its lasting impact continues to be met with uncertainty as the New Year begins. Equipment leasing and financing marketplace LeaseQ comments on the impact of Obamacare on the medical equipment leasing industry. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 has already driven extensive changes within the health care field, and...

2014-02-03 12:28:17

Geisinger startup reflects on 2013 accomplishments, positioned for 2014 success COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With support from a $40 million investment from Oak Investment Partners, Geisinger Health System a year ago helped launch independent for-profit xG Health Solutions(TM), dedicated to transforming health care delivery in a risk-based financial environment. "We have the ability and opportunity now to improve the way health care is delivered and...

2014-01-24 12:23:24

Nationally Renowned Home Health Agency Joins Revolutionary Libertana Brand BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In January, 2014, Alternative Home Care, one of the largest home health agencies on the West Coast, became a Libertana Franchisee through Libertana's Agency Transition Program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/MN52110) Libertana is an innovative home health brand offering home health services, including medical and non-medical...

2014-01-18 23:01:05

This industry has been burdened with cost pressures, including rising labor and liability expenses and the price of new technology. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on Specialist Doctors in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Specialist Doctors industry enjoyed a rise in demand in recent years, leading to increased industry revenue, employment and wages. An aging population and increasing occurrences of...

2014-01-13 23:04:21

A new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines the impact of the 30 percent reduction in the Illinois medical fee schedule that was enacted in 2011. Prior to the reduction, the Illinois fee schedule was one of the highest in the nation. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 A new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines the impact of the 30 percent reduction in the Illinois medical fee schedule that was enacted in 2011. Prior to the...

2014-01-13 08:26:25

First NHS patient treated less than seven weeks following NICE published guidance ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that it has begun shipping initial orders of ILUVIEN® to several United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) facilities. Additionally, on January 10, 2014, the...

2014-01-10 16:22:26

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM), today announced its business outlook for calendar year 2014. Select Medical expects consolidated net operating revenues for the full year 2014 to be in the range of $3.05 billion to $3.15 billion. Select Medical expects net income before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, stock compensation expense, other income/(expense), and equity in earnings/(losses),...

2014-01-07 23:05:08

Two services help people remain in their homes longer. Home health care is temporary and is intended for people recovering from illness, injury, or surgery. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Living in your own home can be a challenge when you need help caring for yourself. For a growing number of aging and ailing Americans, living at home is made possible by having someone come to the home to provide care, reports the January 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "We always make an effort to...


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  • A bat.
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