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Aetna, Hill Physicians Medical Group and Dignity Health’s Hospitals and Medical Foundation Form Accountable Care Collaboration in Northern California
10/2/2014 12:28:01 PM
Aetna (NYSE: AET ), Hill Physicians Medical Group, Inc., Dignity Health Medical Foundation and Dignity Health hospitals today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of the Aetna Whole HealthSM product. The new product, designed for businesses with employees who reside in Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties, will be available starting in …
Spotlite’s Seven Strategies for Improving Engagement During Open Enrollment
Spotlite’s Seven Strategies for Improving Engagement During Open Enrollment
10/2/2014 11:31:28 AM
With many employers making changes to their health insurance plans—including accelerated adoption of high-deductible health plans—it’s more critical than ever for companies to strengthen their efforts to engage employees during their Open Enrollment periods, according to Spotlite. Spotlite is a leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions that enable consumer-driven …
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
10/2/2014 10:06:53 AM
The cosmetic surgery industry is booming in the UK but unfortunately the number of botched private operations is also on the increase. Many people are falling victim to botched cosmetic surgery performed in particular by foreign surgeons.  The surgeons fly into the UK and use private UK clinics. However many private clinics where these surgeons are practicing, refuse to …
Judgment and decision-making: brain activity indicates there is more than meets the eye
Judgment and decision-making: brain activity indicates there is more than meets the eye
10/2/2014 9:50:27 AM
People make immediate judgments about images they are shown, which could impact on their decisions, even before their brains have had time to consciously process the information, a study of brainwaves led by The University Of Melbourne has found. Published today in PLOS ONE, the study is the first in the world to show that it is possible to predict abstract judgments from …
Allstate to Make Comprehensive, Supportive Guide Available to Every Person in the U.S. Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
10/2/2014 9:48:05 AM
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Allstate Insurance Company today announced it is partnering with bestselling author Hollye Jacobs to provide "The Silver Lining Companion Guide" to any person in the U.S. diagnosed with breast cancer. The guide was specially created to provide important information, practical tips and inspiration for those navigating through …
Fibromyalgia and the Role of Brain Connectivity in Pain Inhibition
10/1/2014 3:42:59 PM
The cause of fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome is not known. However, the results of a new study that compares brain activity in individuals with and without fibromyalgia indicate that decreased connectivity between pain-related and sensorimotor brain areas could contribute to deficient pain regulation in fibromyalgia, according to an article published in Brain …
The FDA takes steps to strengthen cybersecurity of medical devices
10/1/2014 1:56:40 PM
To strengthen the safety of medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized recommendations to manufacturers for managing cybersecurity risks to better protect patient health and information. The final guidance, titled “ Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices ,” recommends that manufacturers consider …
The Effect of the Affordable Care Act Excise Tax On Medical Devices Packaging
The Effect of the Affordable Care Act Excise Tax On Medical Devices Packaging
10/1/2014 11:36:26 AM
However, since the tax is projected to generate approximately $20 billion over 10 years, repeal is unlikely.  This means that medical device manufacturers will need to find ways to adapt to the new tax.   The tax applies to a variety of medical devices, generally defined as devices that are intended for human use and registered as devices with the Food & Drug …
Care, Support & ALS: New Moments Video
9/30/2014 3:28:01 PM
Visit Pam and Steve’s quiet home in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Chestnut Hill and you will find a loving couple facing the most monumental challenge of their life together, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .  Steve was diagnosed with ALS – more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease – just before the couple’s second wedding anniversary.  Pam is now her husband’s …
West Melbourne Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
West Melbourne Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
9/30/2014 11:08:58 AM
Recognizing the toll that breast cancer takes on women and their families, Rich’s Auto Technology Services, is doing its part to stop it with their Brakes for Breasts Campaign. During the October fundraiser, Brevard residents get free brake pads and 10% of the labor costs go directly to an organization that is pursuing a cure for cancer. This is the second year Rich’s Auto …
Sharecare To Host Two Panels At Advertising Week XI During Health, Wellness and Wearables Track
9/30/2014 10:26:56 AM
Sharecare, the health and wellness engagement platform created by Dr. Oz and WebMD founder Jeff Arnold, today announced it is hosting two panels at 2014 Advertising Week , the world’s largest annual gathering of advertising, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industry leaders. Presented in collaboration with Publicis Health Media , Mobeam and Edison …
Boehringer Ingelheim invests €100 million: Expanded Respimat® production in Dortmund
9/30/2014 9:50:53 AM
Boehringer Ingelheim is investing more than €100 million at its Dortmund site to expand production capacity for the Respimat® inhaler to 44 million units per year. With this expansion, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating approximately 100 new jobs on site. “The Respimat® is a success story – for Boehringer Ingelheim and for the patients,” explained Dr …
“Herbal Medicine Is A New and Non-surgical Alternative for Female Infertility Caused by Endometriosis,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
“Herbal Medicine Is A New and Non-surgical Alternative for Female Infertility Caused by Endometriosis,” States Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic
9/30/2014 7:48:43 AM
Endometriosis is a main cause of female infertility, and it is generally treated by surgeries. Now a new herbal medicine named fuyan pill has found to be effective on treating this condition. It offers a non-surgical alternative for endometriosis patients. According to Webmd, infertility affects about a third of women with endometriosis. In most cases, health care …
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
9/30/2014 4:54:14 AM
The Health and Safety at Work Act recently reached its 40th anniversary. The Act was introduced in 1974 in a bid to reduce workplace accidents and to make employers better protect their workers from harm. The Act sets out guidelines and rules for employees to follow to protect not only their employees, but also members of the public, as well as guidelines for employees …
Aspirin May Lower the Risk for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
9/29/2014 6:37:30 PM
Use of aspirin and/or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with a reduced risk for aggressive prostate cancer in men who had elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA) and a negative biopsy prior to study commencement, according to data presented at the 13th Annual American Association for Cancer Research International Conference on Frontiers in …
New Book “We Survive To Thrive” Is Set To Release October 2014 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
New Book “We Survive To Thrive” Is Set To Release October 2014 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
9/29/2014 5:24:10 PM
Following up on the success of her first book, “ Dreams, Hopes and Possibilities: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Story of a Dream Come True” (August, 2013; Amazon), Paula Smith Broadnax offers her growing readership a new collection of personal narratives chronicling the survival of those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer—but who have chosen to thrive and live a …
Morristown Medical Center Receives Verification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center
9/29/2014 4:14:31 PM
Morristown Medical Center has been verified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2017 by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for injured patients. Established by the American College of Surgeons in 1987, the Consultation/Verification Program for Hospitals promotes the development of …
How You Can Help Prevent Spread of EV-D68 Virus
9/29/2014 4:08:39 PM
Enterovirus D68 has hit as many as 277 people in 40 states and the District of Columbia as of September 26, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The American Red Cross has some simple steps people can follow to help prevent the spread of the virus. Infants, children and teenagers are most likely to become ill from the virus. Enterovirus D68 …
ChoiceHealth and Cigna Start Collaborative Care Program
9/29/2014 2:50:31 PM
Cigna (NYSE: CI) and ChoiceHealth doctors in Virginia are launching a collaborative care initiative to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination, and achieve the goal of improved health, affordability and patient experience. ChoiceHealth, a subsidiary corporation of Novant Health will bring independent primary care providers that are part of the …
McMurray Stern Announces, “Speed and Feed: An Exclusive Client Appreciation Event.”
9/29/2014 1:24:51 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is proud to announce an exclusive Client Appreciation Day to be held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.  “Whether we’re just getting to know you and your business, or you consistently work with us to create amazing storage solutions for your …