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Centura Health and DaVita HealthCare Partners Introduce FullWell

 Centura Health and DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE:DVA) today unveiled FullWell, the brand name of the two partners' recently announced joint...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:34 ET

The $293 Billion Elephant in the Waiting Room

 According to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than 41 million (18 percent) American adults had...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:27 ET

Note to editors - Health Product InfoWatch

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Health Canada released the inaugural edition of the Health Product InfoWatch, a new monthly publication...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:00 ET

Toledo Physician Recognized for Outstanding Patient Care

Buckeye Health Plan (BHP) recognized Ashalata Patel, M.D., of Mercy Hospital in Toledo with a Physician Summit Award, the company's highest...

Jan 29, 2015, 14:23 ET

For The First Time, Video Platform Allows Healthcare Companies To Create Compliant, Branded, User-Generated Testimonial Videos

Storyvine™ Health announces the launch of their new mobile video-creation platform, which interviews patients, doctors and caregivers....

Jan 29, 2015, 13:16 ET

Highmark Health selects Doner as Lead Advertising Agency

 Highmark Health today announced their selection of Doner as the organization's new lead agency.  Doner was awarded the contract from a...

Jan 29, 2015, 13:10 ET
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Watertree Health President Responds To CDC Study On Prescription Affordability

 New data issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that one out of every twelve people in the country forgo their...

Jan 29, 2015, 11:10 ET
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HCI3 Relationships Strengthen U.S. Health Care Payment Reform Infrastructure and Process

 To expedite payment reform across the U.S., the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) has partnered with key...

Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

New reports find potential overuse of health care services across Washington state

The Washington Health Alliance announced today the release of three new reports that detail potential overuse of health care services in Washington...

Jan 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

Glucose Health, Inc. Appoints Respected Nutrition Scientist As Advisor

Glucose Health, Inc. (OTC: GLUC) ("Company") today announced the appointment of Chandrasekhar Mallangi, Ph.D., as an advisor to the Company,...

Jan 29, 2015, 07:00 ET

Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results

Cardinal Health today reported fiscal year 2015 second-quarter revenue of $25.5 billion and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) from...

Jan 28, 2015, 13:34 ET

Campbell Alliance's New Suite Of Services Delivers Launch Excellence To Clients

Campbell Alliance, the consulting arm of inVentiv Health, today announced the formation of the Campbell Alliance Launch Suite, an integrated...

Jan 28, 2015, 13:05 ET

District 1199C, The National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees (NUHHCE), AFSCME, AFL-CIO endorses Jim Kenney for Mayor of Philadelphia

The following release is being issued by District 1199C, The National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees (NUHHCE), AFSCME, AFL-CIO: "Jim...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:14 ET

RedBrick Health Earns NCQA Certification for Health Appraisal and Self-Management Tools

 RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change solutions, announced today it has earned Wellness...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:30 ET

Grady Memorial Hospital Wins Statewide Patient Safety Award for Reduction of Falls

The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) presented its prestigious Quality and Patient Safety Award to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:22 ET
Stephanie C. Eken, M.D., F.A.A.P., a regional medical director with Rogers Behavioral Health System. Dr. Eken serves as as the regional medical director for Rogers Behavioral Health-Nashville, which is scheduled to open in May 2015. The Nashville location will offer two levels of OCD and anxiety treatment: an intensive outpatient program (IOP), which consists of treatment three hours a day, four days per week; and a partial hospitalization program (PHP), which consists of treatment six hours a day . . . .

Rogers' Specialists Address Adolescent Anxiety Disorders at NATSAP

 Stephanie C. Eken, M.D., F.A.A.P., a regional medical director with Rogers Behavioral Health System, will address the issue of childhood...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:13 ET

Taking a Stand Against Added Sugars: ENU® Nutritional Shakes

 Sugar has been called the most addictive drug of our time, and one product category often overlooked regarding the amount of added sugar are...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:12 ET

Catholic Health Association To Supreme Court: Working Families In Every State Should Be Eligible For Subsidies

 The Catholic Health Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of King v. Burwell to help defend...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:01 ET

New biological evidence reveals link between brain inflammation and major depression

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that the measure of brain...

Jan 28, 2015, 08:35 ET

Health Endeavors Releases Cloud-Based Physician Admin Software Tool "MyMedTrac" on Amazon

 Health Endeavors, a technology company focused on cloud-based data management solutions, announced the release of a cost-effective small...