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Jul 21, 2015, 13:00 ET

Knapp Community Care Foundation Awards Additional $2.5 Million in Grants

 More than $2.5 million in new grants will be awarded at the 2nd Community Care Awards, Tuesday, July 28 in Weslaco. A total of 13 proposals...

Jun 12, 2015, 12:04 ET

Florida House Passes Bill to Expand Access to Surgical Recovery Care

 The following release is being issued by Floridians for Better Community Care: The House of Representatives today passed a measure (HB 23A)...

Jun 10, 2015, 11:11 ET

House Health & Human Services Committee Passes Bill to Strengthen Delivery of Safe, Cost-Effective, Same-Day Surgical Procedures

The following release is being issued by Floridians for Better Community Care: The House Health & Human Services Committee today adopted...

May 28, 2015, 14:05 ET

Advocates Urge Florida Lawmakers to Advance 23-Hour Care Legislation in Extended Session

As Florida lawmakers prepare to enter the extended legislative session next month, the Floridians for Better Community Care and...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:14 ET

New Legislation Offers Floridians Increased Access to Same-Day Surgical Care in Safe, Community-Based Settings

 The following is being released by Floridians for Better Community Care: Florida's House Health & Human Services Committee today hosted a...

Apr 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner to Speak at Community Care Recovery Conference

 Jeffrey Brenner, MD, who has gained national recognition for his work in improving the quality of medical care to the underserved,...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:46 ET

Patient Advocates Ask Florida Lawmakers to Expand Surgical Recovery Care Access Across Florida

 The following is being released by Floridians for Better Community Care: A bill allowing Florida's ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) to...

Mar 30, 2015, 12:34 ET

Community Care Access Centres and Ontario Nurses' Association reach collective agreements

TORONTO, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Nine Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) now have finalized collective agreements with the Ontario Nurses'...

Mar 10, 2015, 13:30 ET

New Legislation Expands Access to Surgical Recovery Care Across Florida

The following is being released by Floridians for Better Community Care: Florida patients and families who seek surgical care in the state's...

Feb 15, 2015, 17:01 ET

CCAC Labour Disruption Comes to an End

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Talks resumed Saturday, February 14th between the CCACs and the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) with a mediator...

Feb 13, 2015, 13:49 ET

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Urges Interest Arbitration

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - As the labour disruption affecting nine Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) enters its fifteenth day, CCACs are...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:12 ET

Backgrounder: Myths vs facts on labour disruption affecting nine CCACs

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - On January 30, 2015, employees represented by the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) working in nine Community Care...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:57 ET

CCACs Say It's Time For ONA to Come Back to the Table

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - To date, only one Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has been able to reach a settlement with the Ontario Nurses'...

Feb 04, 2015, 15:13 ET

Facts on Labour Disruption Affecting Nine CCACs

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's Community Care Access Centres want to ensure that their patients, caregivers, health care partners and the...

Jan 20, 2015, 14:45 ET

Ontario's CCACs are committed to reaching negotiated collective agreements

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are optimistic they can reach negotiated collective...

Jan 05, 2015, 15:57 ET

Millions of Dollars Awarded to Six Mid-Valley Organizations

More than $4 million in grant money was awarded December 17th to six mid-valley area non-profit organizations. The grants were presented at the...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Community Care Earns Health Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC

 Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care) received full Health Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, an...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Recommendations to Improve Patient Care at Home and in the Community

Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres releases paper on home and community care TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario...

Sep 11, 2014, 06:00 ET

Arches Health Plan launches mobile health app from Symptomly: Asthma Tracker for its Members and Providers

Arches Health Plan announced today that it has partnered with Symptomly to provide a more integrated care strategy to asthmatic members. In the...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

Community Care Releases Best Practice Guidelines for Methadone

 Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone,...