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2014-06-23 12:29:31

SEATTLE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today announced that it has expanded its Milliman Advanced Risk Adjusters (MARA) software to include greater flexibility for calculating risk scores in and outside of health exchanges. The latest release includes the federal risk adjustment model developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for use in the individual and small group marketplaces starting in...

2014-05-27 08:35:58

Award Estimated at up to $47.5 million Over Five Years MCLEAN, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secure, cloud-based, enterprise-wide Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today that WidePoint subsidiary iSYS LLC has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for...

2014-05-15 16:29:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals are leading the movement to improve the quality of care delivered to U.S. patients, outpacing improvements in other settings, according to two national reports issued today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Three-quarters of hospital quality measures showed significant improvement, compared with 60 percent for home health and nursing home care, and about half for ambulatory settings. The U.S....

2014-05-08 23:12:12

The cloud-based EDIS software was successfully implemented at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, AR, a partner in the Capella Healthcare system. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC proudly announced today that it has successfully implemented its cloud-based Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) in National Park Medical Center, located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Used by nurses and physicians to care for emergency patients, this program is a...

2014-04-22 23:13:45

veEDIS continues its 20-year history of pioneering “meaningful” data capture in the Emergency Department with deployment of its 2014 Meaningful Use Certified version. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC continues deployment this week of its veEDIS v2, the company’s proprietary Emergency Department Information System (EDIS), which was certified earlier this year under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator...

2014-04-15 23:12:32

HealthUnity® announced today that Healthysite™ Release 2014 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on February 7, 2014 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for hospitals adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 HealthUnity® announced today that Healthysite™ Release 2014 is compliant...

2014-04-09 12:32:06

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you started your application for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but didn't finish before the March 31(st) deadline, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will give you until April 15, 2014, to complete your application. According to HHS, you can still sign up if you tried to enroll but did not make the deadline because: -- You couldn't start or continue your application because you couldn't get...

2014-03-27 23:04:28

Medical Informatics innovators from the public and private sector to headline 2nd Annual Conference. Needham, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) and Clinical Informatics News’ Medical Informatics World Conference, a professional forum focused on the cross-industry connections and innovative solutions needed to take biomedical research and healthcare delivery to the next level, today proudly announced its keynote speakers for its second annual conference, to...

2014-03-18 23:23:29

New executives’ add expertise in digital health and enterprise SaaS applications to the Jiff executive team’s existing expertise in connected health devices, social networking, and gaming. Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Jiff, a technology company reinventing healthcare one employee at a time, today announces the hiring of Pierce Graham-Jones as vice president of business development and Daniel Wong as vice president of engineering. Graham-Jones has more than eight years of...

2014-02-27 16:27:26

March 30 to April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the U.S. Government's announcement of record-breaking recoveries returned to the Medicare Trust Funds and U.S. Treasury, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today four additional speakers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General have been added to the 18th Annual Compliance Institute agenda....


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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