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Behind The Smile Launch Brand New App
Behind The Smile Launch Brand New App
10/22/2014 5:34:24 AM
Ever sat in a dentist chair and been told you might need a filling/dentures/crown? Well at the touch of a button you can have all the information you need about many types of cosmetic dentistry procedures including the risks benefits and average costs. Completely free and easy to use, just download the app and you have all the information you need to make the right choice at …
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair
10/21/2014 2:17:59 PM
Allegheny General Hospital’s (AGH) Cardiovascular Institute is offering a new, minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve as the heart continues to beat. The MitraClip system, developed by Abbott Vascular, is designed to treat degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR), a progressive and life-threatening condition in which the heart’s …
Tasmanian Aged Provider Care Assess Launches a New Website
10/21/2014 9:25:37 AM
When staying in your own home is a priority, then leading Tasmanian Aged Care Provider , Care Assess, can help.   “We’re very excited to announce the release of our new website,” a company spokesman for Care Assess said, before adding, “The website’s focus is on ‘w ellness model of care’ a nd the ‘wellness model of nursing.’”   The spokesman went on to explain that Care …
New IDC Health Insights Report Outlines Best Practices in Payer Health Management Programs
10/20/2014 2:25:45 PM
IDC Health Insights today announced a new report, “ Best Practices in Payer Health Management Programs: The Evolution of Quality and Payment Models ,” ( Document#HI251745 ) which provides an overview and discussion of the background, underlying challenges, and current best practices being implemented by health management programs in the U.S healthcare payer market segment. …
Tennessee Primary Care Association Selects i2i Systems to help meet quality care initiatives and thrive in the face of payment reform
Tennessee Primary Care Association Selects i2i Systems to help meet quality care initiatives and thrive in the face of payment reform
10/20/2014 12:18:19 PM
i2i Systems today announced it has been selected by Tennessee Primary Care Association to provide Population Health Management and Analytics for several of the state’s Federally Qualified Health Centers. Fourteen FQHCs, representing 130 clinics throughout Tennessee, will implement i2i System’s tools to improve their capacity to generate reports that can be used to inform …
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
Allergies or a Common Cold – Indoor Allergen Testing May Provide the Answer
10/20/2014 9:58:11 AM
Most years, the cold and flu season starts in late fall and runs through mid-spring.  Although a person can catch a common at any time of the year, the winter months are when medical professionals generally see the peak in the number of people coming down with a cold.   However, that runny nose, sneezing and congestion could also be due to allergies instead of the common …
Hypnotherapy can Defeat Emotional Eating
Hypnotherapy can Defeat Emotional Eating
10/20/2014 8:57:19 AM
Clinical hypnotherapist and weight loss expert Helen Mitas said hypnotherapy can effectively help people who engage in emotional eating behaviour to moderate their behaviour in a short period of time. “People who come to see me for weight loss fall into two broad categories. In the first category, people are generally happy with their life but have established some bad …
Fujifilm Provides Innovative Endoscopic Solutions to Meet Clinical and Business Needs of Medical Professionals at ACG 2014
10/17/2014 2:07:55 PM
Wayne, N.J., October 17, 2014 (Booth # 505) – At the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. will showcase the EPX-4440HD Digital Video Processor with FICE and Light Source which is now available in the United States. The annual meeting will be held October 17 – 22, 2014 at …
CarePoint Health Details Ebola Preparedness Measures
10/16/2014 6:07:35 PM
CarePoint Health today announced several system-wide measures detailing its organizational preparedness in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and individual cases in other parts of the world.  These latest measures have been put into place throughout the CarePoint Health system which includes: CarePoint Health-Hoboken University Medical Center (Hoboken), CarePoint …
Identifying Environmental Sources of Mycobacterium avium Complex to Prevent Disease
Identifying Environmental Sources of Mycobacterium avium Complex to Prevent Disease
10/16/2014 4:55:36 PM
Mycobacterium avium complex, commonly referred to as MAC, consists of two species of bacteria. They include Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare.  These species can cause disease in humans and are found in various environmental settings across the globe. Interestingly the ecology, epidemiology and transmission of MAC is very similar to Legionella . Both …
WellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation For Medicaid And Medicare Health Plans In Kentucky
10/16/2014 2:41:24 PM
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded an accreditation status of Commendable to its Medicaid health plan in Kentucky. WellCare also received an Accredited designation for its Medicare Advantage plan in the state. NCQA accreditation evaluates the quality of health care that health plans …
World Cup Players’ Head Injuries Spark Change In Uefa Rules
World Cup Players’ Head Injuries Spark Change In Uefa Rules
10/16/2014 9:00:00 AM
For those who watched the World Cup this year, perhaps two harrowing incidents standout, aside from England being knocked out that is! Uruguay’s Alvaro Pereira and Germany’s Christoph Kramer suffered what can only be described as sickening head injuries during high profile games in Brazil. In two separate games, both Pereira and Kramer were knocked unconscious after …
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
10/15/2014 4:28:56 PM
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, medical advisor for the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious R. Rodney Howell Award, for Excellence in Newborn Health, this past weekend. The Newborn Foundation honors leaders in newborn health, technology, policy and advocacy at their yearly awards gala, held this year in Minneapolis. Dr. Lloyd-Puryear is …
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of 
Benefits Engagement Software
Navera Announces 2014 Fall Release of Benefits Engagement Software
10/15/2014 2:56:38 PM
Navera today announced its latest release of Benefits Engagement software, a cloud-based service that enables employees and consumers to select the healthcare and voluntary benefits that most closely match their needs.  The 2014 Fall Release includes major enhancements to the consumer experience and to profile-driven and context-sensitive plan recommendations.  It also offers …
Healthcare IT Outsourcing Market Accelerates as Payers Alter Operating Models
10/15/2014 12:35:26 PM
Wide-sweeping regulatory reform mandates as well as a new phenomenon of demand consumerization are forcing healthcare payers to alter their operating models and rethink their technology initiatives. The duress they face is driven by a fundamental market shift in which individual consumers exhibit increased ownership of health outcomes. As a result of these converging forces, …
DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services Inaugurates Charity Program in the Houston, TX Area and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Chapter of Susan G. Komen
10/14/2014 9:23:52 PM
Houston, TX – DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services in Houston, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate …
Free Online Medical Service Reveals How a Medical Marketing Plan Can Build Client Databases for Medical Specialists and Private Hospitals
10/14/2014 8:59:56 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia October 2014 – Even with the arrival of modern technology and the internet - including online search engines and blogging - finding a quality medical specialist without waiting months to see them still remains difficult. Many of Australia’s top healthcare experts fail to utilise the benefits that come with online medical marketing, with most not even …
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
10/14/2014 4:33:05 PM
Chicago, IL – With a new charity program in the Chicago, IL area, Joe Schneider Agency has again teamed up with Imerman Angels and one of their own cancer survivors, Megan, to support her efforts in making her dog Blue a service dog. Megan lost her right eye and function in her right hand from brain cancer when she was younger, and has grown to rely on Blue’s assistance to …
Affordable Care Act still leaving individuals in the cold when it comes to prescription medication costs
10/14/2014 11:25:51 AM
Discount Rx Programs has created www.discountprescriptioncards.net to help individuals who are struggling with prescription medication costs not covered by Affordable Care Act. After a year of implementing the Affordable Care Act, many are now finding that prescription drug coverage is not available at an affordable cost. There is a solution to many with the cost of …
American Heart Association and Cigna Provide CPR Training for Baltimore County High Schools
10/14/2014 10:02:03 AM
In light of a new state law requiring all Baltimore County students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before graduation, Cigna (NYSE: CI) has donated CPR in Schools Training Kits  developed by the American Heart Association for the students at three schools in the Baltimore County Public School District: Randallstown High School, Overlea High School and …