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Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc. Commends Congressman Tom Price for Introducing Medicare Legislation to Improve Access to Home Health

Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies, Inc. (GAHHA) today thanked Congressman Tom Price (R-Roswell) for introducing new Medicare legislation...

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Information Update - Safe use of topical antiseptics for preoperative and preinjection skin preparation

OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding healthcare professionals, caregivers and consumers of the safe use of topical...

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Health Briefs Reviews the Weight Loss Strategies

The struggle to lose weight is long and one which can cost a great deal of money. While some choose the nation's most popular and affordable...

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WellStar Hires New Lead For Cancer Program

 WellStar Health System is leading the way for cancer care in metro Atlanta.  Joel Helmke joins WellStar as corporate vice president of...

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Cardinal Health Announces Three Best Practice Winners for Leading Change in Community Pharmacy

Cardinal Health will today name three of the nation's most innovative community pharmacies as winners of its prestigious Independent Pharmacy Best...

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Support for SAVE Medicare Home Health Act Mounts

The following is being released by The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: Home health leaders today said that growing support for the...

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Minister Ambrose Takes Steps to Address Safe Prescribing Practices for Drugs Prone to Abuse

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose,...

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Butterfly Health Launches Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL) Educational Initiative with National Association for Continence (NAFC)

 Butterfly Health launches an accidental bowel leakage (ABL) educational initiative with NAFC called "Let's Talk about Bowel Health." The...

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Solid Landings Behavioral Health Appoints New Program Director

Solid Landings Behavioral Health recently appointed Stacey Sugar as program director of its affiliate, Sure Haven, a recovery treatment center...

Jul 24, 2014, 17:01 ET

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results, Increases 2014 Full Year Earnings Guidance And Announces Share Repurchase Program

 Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its reported net income attributable to UHS was $151.7 million, or $1.51 per...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:30 ET
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Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services

 Restore Health, a leading personalized medicine company that provides specialty and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is now...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:01 ET
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM) is a healthcare industry leader in capturing, aggregating, and translating enterprise data into knowledge - actionable insights that reduce exposure to risk, enhance operational performance, and improve patient care. Through our Looking Glass(TM) Platform we provide clients with meaningful, intelligent SaaS-based solutions from patient engagement to reimbursement. We share a common calling and commitment to advance the quality of life and the quality of healthcare - for society, our industry, our clients, the communities they serve, and the individual patient. For more information, please visit our website at (PRNewsFoto/Streamline Health Solutions, Inc)

Streamline Health® Reports First Quarter 2014 Revenues Of $7.0 Million

Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of transformational data-driven solutions to help healthcare providers reduce...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:26 ET

BigAppleRx Saves Uninsured New Yorkers More Than $25 Million

 Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:04 ET

New York Tech Startup Leading Fight Against Obesity and Chronic Disease

 Today, 3Pound Health™ announced the full commercial release of Euco™, a patient-engagement platform designed to expand the reach...

Jul 24, 2014, 11:00 ET

Geisinger study: Overweight boys may benefit from living with adult who has bariatric surgery

A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to  break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son – body mass index (BMI) of 85...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:17 ET

Passport Health celebrates 20 years as the travel medicine industry leader

 This year, Passport Health, the largest and leading provider of travel medicine and immunization services in North America, celebrates its 20...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:05 ET

GaHIN Connection to National eHealth Exchange Paves the Way for State-to-State Exchange of Health Information

 Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals,...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:30 ET

'Women in Pharmacy' Program Seeks to Expand Pharmacy Ownership

 As part of its ongoing effort to help women pharmacists become business owners, Cardinal Health will host its annual Pharmacy Ownership Boot...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:30 ET

The Female Health Company To Report Third Quarter Operating Results on Thursday, July 31, 2014

 The Female Health Company (NASDAQ-CM: FHCO), today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results...

Jul 23, 2014, 17:01 ET

Universal Health Realty Income Trust Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results

Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE: UHT) announced today that for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014, reported net income was $3.4...

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