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2014-07-01 08:29:30

ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) ("Centene") announced today that it has completed the transaction whereby Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. ("CHS") assigned its contract with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals ("DHH") under the Bayou Health Shared Savings Program to Centene's wholly owned subsidiary, Louisiana Healthcare Connections, Inc. ("LHCC"). The closing resulted in the issuance of 746,369 shares of Company common...

2014-06-30 23:01:11

“Fortech, an innovative health care technology firm seeks to establish in each country, Public Private Partnership (PPP) program to integrate stakeholders to raise awareness on the use of remote medical technologies which includes: mHealth, eHealth and telemedicine. In summary, Alliance will act as a Clearinghouse: share best practices, cross-cutting ideas and learning, and communicate with all parties to foster and enhance innovation and Discovery: Lower the barriers to parties working...

2014-06-30 16:26:17

DENVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health has contracted with Banner Health to provide remote, electronic intensive care services for 21 Banner Health hospitals across the Western United States. From a room on the main campus in Denver, National Jewish Health intensive-care experts use a suite of electronic resources to monitor seriously ill patients and provide guidance on their care. They join two other teams, in Phoenix and Los Angeles, on the Banner...

2014-06-29 23:01:27

Having surpassed targets set for its initial three-year, $10 million commitment, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) is pleased to announce that it will continue beyond that original commitment. Going forward, MAMA will be governed by an Advisory Board comprised of leaders from multiple sectors in order to drive scale, impact and sustainability to improve maternal, newborn and child health worldwide. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action...

2014-06-26 23:03:04

IAL to Help Drive Strategy through Commercialization of New Patient Engagement Tool and Re-define Mobile Health Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Insight Accelerator Labs has partnered with healthcare start-up Healthy-TXT™ to further develop and commercialize the company’s mobile health engagement platform that delivers real-time, targeted support to patients to reduce patient readmissions and improve health outcomes. As part of its new IAL member designation, Healthy-TXT™ will work...

2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

2014-06-25 20:22:11

Sequoia also re-certified as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital has added cutting-edge technology to its Emergency Room team to combat stroke--a telemedicine robot designed to quickly diagnose patients with stroke symptoms. Sequoia is the first hospital on the Peninsula to offer this technology. The robot, called the RP-VITA(TM) and nicknamed "Rosie" after the robot on The Jetsons...

2014-06-25 16:26:17

Targeted Engagement Alerts Complement Existing Programs to Encourage Wellness, Medication Adherence, Point-of-Care Optimization and Effective Chronic Care Management BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare has launched its newest solution for health plans and self-insured employers looking to improve population health and reduce healthcare spending via consumer engagement. Targeted Engagement Alerts enable highly customized, targeted messaging to support...

2014-06-25 08:30:24

Successful completion of telehealth testing program ensures faster implementation and greater data exchange NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMC Health, a leading provider of end-to-end telehealth solutions, today announced the completion of their standardized integration with Epic. The bidirectional integration allows demographic data from EHRs to auto-populate AMC Health's telehealth platform, and data from AMC Health's telehealth platform to be automatically transferred to...

2014-06-25 08:29:41

Samsung Electronics President To Take Center Stage SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech giants storming the digital health landscape will be center stage at Health 2.0's 8th Annual Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. An impressive line-up of health and tech executives headline three full days of live demos and innovative sessions. Highlights include keynotes from visionary physicians Eric Topol and Patrick Soon-Shiong as well as Samsung Electronics President, Young Sohn in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.