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2009-07-07 07:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. (BCBSF) has partnered with numerous health care providers in Broward, Charlotte, Hernando, Pasco, and Polk Counties to offer BlueSelect(R), a low-cost health care plan.

2009-07-02 15:27:00

Texas Health one of 63 businesses honored in Washington, D.C. ARLINGTON, Texas, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Resources has received the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award from the National Business Group on Health. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090702/DC41773LOGO ) The award recognizes the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs that promote a healthy workplace and for helping employees and their families make better choices about...

2009-06-24 14:00:00

United American Nurses Endorses Single-Payer Plan, Encourages Dialogue among Supporters of Universal Health Care SILVER SPRING, Md., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of an unprecedented and historic health care reform rally on Capitol Hill (Upper Senate Park, 11:30 a.m., June 25), nurse members and leaders of the United American Nurses, AFL-CIO join with other groups in the Health Care for America Now! coalition to urge Congress to enact a public health care option that is...

2009-06-24 11:27:00

Survey Reveals Over 60% of Business Leaders Believe that the Employer-Based Healthcare System is Unsustainable in the Long-Term WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Committee for Economic Development (CED) has released a Zogby International survey of 300 business leaders in companies that provide healthcare for their employees.

2009-06-23 09:24:00

Former CBO Director and Member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors' Authors New Report Titled "Who are the Uninsured?" WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) released a new study which shows that the widely employed estimate of 47 million uninsured Americans is a misleading representation of the problem.

2009-05-27 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underscoring the broad-based impact imposed by the worst economic environment in decades, the recession is taking a toll on some American workers' health and, consequently, is driving many workers to make behavioral changes to improve their health and well-being and better control their own health care costs, according to a new survey commissioned and released today by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH).

2009-05-04 07:00:00

New England States' Enhancement of Health Coverage Programs for the Unemployed Also Highlighted in New Analysis from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while Massachusetts' healthcare reform has been successful in providing access to healthcare, its ability to continue the program amid the recession and spiraling costs is under increased scrutiny, particularly as the...

2009-04-21 17:18:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Costs to families and businesses are increasing everywhere from the local grocery store to the neighborhood gas station. That is why it is more important than ever to keep health care affordable and accessible to all Oklahomans.

2009-03-27 15:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access released a report today on the status of medical liability reform on the state and federal level.

2009-03-26 07:00:00

Data May Serve As Benchmark to Measure Upcoming Healthcare Reform Legislation PITTSBURGH, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With the healthcare reform expected during newly elected President Obama's term, results of Cowden Associates, Inc.'s Eighth Annual Tri-State Area Employee Benefit Survey could prove to be a benchmark against which recent and upcoming healthcare reform legislation can be measured. The survey was conducted in late fall 2008 through early 2009.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.