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2013-09-16 23:25:08

Comprehensive Background Check Program for Health & Medical Providers. The Fraud and Abuse Control Information System (FACIS®) is a current and historical database of sanctions, exclusions, debarment and disciplinary actions for all provider types at federal and state levels. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 SafeGuard Background Screening, a leading provider of employment screening and drug testing services today announced the launch of a comprehensive background check...

2013-09-09 23:25:18

Led by some of the nation’s most knowledgeable experts on Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible programs, Atlantic Information Services’s Oct. 8 virtual conference will provide intensive training on the most serious challenges facing the implementation of dual-eligible programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the industry-leading health business publisher of Medicare Advantage News, Health Plan Week and the annual Managed Medicare and...

2013-09-05 23:18:26

Renowned health policy experts and scholars offer advice to public administrators for implementing Affordable Care Act in special issue of Public Administration Review. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As states prepare for the first major enrollment of individuals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Administration Review, the premier journal of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), has released a special issue focused on health care. Frank Thompson of Rutgers...

Exercise Equally Effective In Shorter, Intense Workouts
2013-09-02 11:32:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that spending just a few minutes a day on a higher-intensity of physical activity can have positive effects on weight loss. The scientists wrote in the American Journal of Health Promotion that they found the intensity of the activity matters more than the duration. "This new understanding is important because fewer than 5 percent of American adults today achieve the...


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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