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CareTech Solutions Earns 2014 Best in KLAS Award, Ranking #1 in Healthcare for IT Outsourcing
1/30/2015 1:23:29 PM
CareTech Solutions has announced it has been named Best in KLAS for IT Outsourcing (Extensive) by KLAS Research, which specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. This marks the seventh consecutive year that CareTech has been named a Best in KLAS category leader in IT outsourcing. “We’re honored to be recognized and highly-rated again by our …
ClearDATA to Provide Disaster Recovery and HIPAA-compliant Cloud Solution for Henry Schein’s Dentrix Enterprise Practice Management Software
1/30/2015 12:19:27 PM
ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading provider of healthcare cloud computing platform and services announced a new agreement with Henry Schein, Inc. to offer Dentrix Enterprise as a Software as a Service (SaaS) practice management system. Under the agreement, Henry Schein’s Practice Solutions division, a leader in dental practice management solutions with a global installed …
The American Diabetes Association Announces Successful 2014 Tour de Cure® Results That Will Help Stop Diabetes®
1/29/2015 8:23:15 AM
The American Diabetes Association announced the results from a successful Tour de Cure® in 2014. The cycling event had more than 61,000 cyclists participating in 86 cities throughout the country, raising a total of $27 million to help fight diabetes. All the funds that were raised at the Tour de Cure events will go to support the Association’s mission -- to prevent and cure …
Webinar: Enterprise Management Associates and Aternity Present Three Ways End User Experience Management Optimizes Healthcare IT Delivery for Mobile, Cloud and Virtualization
1/29/2015 8:00:00 AM
BOSTON, MA (USA) — Jan. 29, 2015 — Aternity Inc ., the industry’s leader in providing End User Experience Management (EUEM) solutions for any application running on physical, virtual and mobile devices, will host a webinar on February 12 at 11 a.m. ET: “Three Ways End User Experience Management Optimizes Healthcare IT Delivery.” This free, 30-minute webinar will be …
Cigna and Duke Connected Care Start Collaborative Care Program to Improve Health and Lower Costs in North Carolina
1/28/2015 12:55:34 PM
Cigna (NYSE: CI) has launched a collaborative care initiative in the Greater Research Triangle with Duke Connected Care, to improve access to health care, enhance care coordination , and achieve the goal of improved health , affordability and customer experience . Duke Connected Care is a clinically integrated network consisting of physicians from Duke Medicine and …
Labour Party lays out 10-year NHS plan
1/28/2015 11:07:23 AM
The enormous NHS challenges will only be addressed if future Governments take a long-term view on healthcare policy. BMA council chair Mark Porter made the comment in response to the Labour Party outlining its 10-year vision for the health service, which includes investment in staff and greater integration of care from home to hospital. He said that long-term investment and …
Hundreds of Millions More Children to Receive Protection against Deadly Diseases, a Chance at a Healthy Future
1/28/2015 11:04:54 AM
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced a five-year, US$1.55 billion commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to bring life-saving vaccines to children in the world’s poorest countries. The commitment was announced at the Gavi Replenishment Conference in Berlin, hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. At the conference, US$7.5 billion in pledges were made, …
ACAC Unveils Moisture Control Certifications
ACAC Unveils Moisture Control Certifications
1/28/2015 11:00:00 AM
The American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) has announced two new professional certification programs in moisture control consulting:  the Council-certified Moisture Control Investigator (CMCI)  and Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant (CMCC).   Individuals with field experience in moisture control during building design, construction and maintenance …
Effects of Brain Surgery for Epilepsy Sustained for More than 15 Years
1/28/2015 8:57:41 AM
Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians. “These encouraging findings will be valuable during the decision-making process and counseling on different aspects of care in patients with epilepsy,” says Vibhangini S. Wasade, M.D., a neurologist at Henry Ford Hospital and lead …
How to Achieve Work Life Balance – Today’s Woman Reveals Secrets
1/27/2015 8:02:52 PM
ADELAIDE, Australia January 2015 – Many women hold on to the notion that ‘having it all’ is achievable – the close family, successful career and secure lifestyle. But trying to figure out how to achieve work life balance is an idealistic pressure that society puts on women, and women unfailingly put on themselves. Some believe that achieving the perfect work life …
Freeclaim Solicitors look at ways of living with Chronic Pain
Freeclaim Solicitors look at ways of living with Chronic Pain
1/27/2015 4:46:42 AM
Chronic pain is described as a long-term persistent pain, usually lasting several months or longer. It is often brought on as a result of an injury sustained in an accident, but the pain can continue a long time after the initial injury has healed. At Freeclaim Solicitors we understand the devastating effects it can have on a person’s quality of life, making it difficult …
Texas IAQ Professionals Share Information about Mold Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Texas IAQ Professionals Share Information about Mold Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
1/26/2015 6:43:05 PM
When a home or building suffers a water incursion or high humidity levels, mold can quickly begin to grow and impact the indoor air quality (IAQ). When this occurs it can create an indoor environment with elevated levels of microbial contaminants in the air that people breathe.   Elevated levels of mold can cause allergies, trigger asthma and result in infections in some …
Better, Smarter, Healthier: In historic announcement, HHS sets clear goals and timeline for shifting Medicare reimbursements from volume to value
1/26/2015 2:54:30 PM
In a meeting with nearly two dozen leaders representing consumers, insurers, providers, and business leaders, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, and the health care system at large, toward paying providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they give patients. …
Symphony Performance Health to provide population health and referral management analytics for McLaren Physician Partners
1/26/2015 1:59:58 PM
Symphony Performance Health (SPH), a leader in action analytics for healthcare networks, announced today that Flint, Michigan-based McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) has selected SPH and its new MDinsight 7.0 software for population health management, as well as the company’s referral management analytics. MPP is the Physician-Hospital Organization for McLaren Health Care, a …
Pittsburgh Hospitals Reduce Emergency Department Visits using Patient Navigators
Pittsburgh Hospitals Reduce Emergency Department Visits using Patient Navigators
1/26/2015 10:32:42 AM
Three hospitals in western Pennsylvania had a 43 percent reduction in excessive emergency department visits by using patient navigators – low-cost, trained members of the community who connect patients with essential care services – as part of a one-year pilot  study  conducted by  Accenture  and the Highmark Foundation . With the support of the  Patient Navigation …
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Breaks Ground on Laboratory Facility in Research Triangle Park, NC
1/23/2015 11:47:40 AM
January 23, 2015 –  FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A., Inc. , a Biologics Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization with experience focused on the development and manufacture of recombinant biopharmaceuticals including proteins, vaccines, and monoclonal antibodies,broke ground this week to launch the construction of a new three-story, 62,000 square foot …
Key factor discovered in the formation of metastases in melanoma
1/22/2015 8:58:36 AM
Melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancer strains, is often fatal for patients due to the pronounced formation of metastases. Until now, a melanoma’s rampant growth was mainly attributed to genetic causes, such as mutations in certain genes. However, researchers from the University of Zurich now reveal that so-called epigenetic factors play a role in the formation of …
Plant Pure Nation Selects Kelli Marcum as Student Liaison
1/22/2015 8:00:00 AM
Nelson Campbell, CEO of Plant Pure Productions (www.plantpurenation.com), announced on January 20, 2015, that Kelli Marcum has been selected to be student liaison for Plant Pure Nation. Plant Pure Nation is an organization and a film promoting worldwide health through nutrition. “Kelli has the necessary skills and passion to develop this program on campuses in the United …
American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control 2015” Report Charts Path Forward to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease
1/21/2015 11:47:44 AM
Today, the American Lung Association released its 13th annual " State of Tobacco Control " report that found that in 2014 the states and the federal government failed to enact the tobacco control policies that will save lives and end the tobacco epidemic.  The report finds most states earn poor grades and tobacco control progress is at a standstill. "Despite cutting U.S. …
Mayo Clinic Selects Epic as Strategic Partner for Electronic Health Record and Revenue Cycle Management System
1/21/2015 11:03:16 AM
  Mayo Clinic announced today that Epic has been selected as its strategic partner for a single, integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) system. The new system will replace Mayo’s three EHRs in use today and will be a foundation for Mayo Clinic operations over the next several decades. “We’re confident in choosing Epic as our strategic …