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Oct 08, 2015, 14:03 ET

Orange County Register Readers Vote Saddleback Memorial and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Centers the Region's Best Hospitals

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and Orange Coast Memorial Medical again took top spots in the Best Hospital Category in the Orange County...

Oct 08, 2015, 08:40 ET

Lehigh University Receives Award for Alcohol Training Program

 Health Communications, Inc. (HCI), provider of the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) Program, is pleased to announce that Lehigh...

Oct 08, 2015, 08:30 ET
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WellCare to Award $13,500 in Micro-Grants to Support Social Service Agencies in New York

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today that it will award $13,500 in micro-grants to support New York social service organizations...

Oct 08, 2015, 08:05 ET
Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, host of the WebMD Health Hero Awards Gala, interviews WebMD Health Hero People's Choice Award Winner, Glenn Close.

WebMD to Celebrate 2015 Health Heroes

 WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that Emmy Award-winning actress and Oscar nominee...

Oct 08, 2015, 07:03 ET
Jaken Kasper and Kristyn Cannon in their wedding at Dignity Health St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center

"Because we might not get another chance…"

 Fighting for his life and praying for a pair of donor lungs at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, a young man...

Oct 07, 2015, 14:15 ET
Prevea Health is a physician-owned, multi-specialty clinic offering primary and specialized health care to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Prevea works in partnership with Hospital Sisters Health System - Eastern Wisconsin Division which includes: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. To learn more about Prevea, visit

Rodgers Signs Multi-Year Extension with Prevea

 Green Bay-based health care provider Prevea (pronouncer: PRE-VAY-UH) Health and Aaron Rodgers have agreed to partner for another four years of...

Oct 07, 2015, 13:00 ET

Health Initiative to Target Early Childhood Obesity Unveiled in LA County

 With California leading the country in childhood obesity, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) announced today a...

Oct 07, 2015, 12:46 ET

Health Connect Partners Adds And Combines Conferences

Health Connect Partners, Inc., ( (HCP), announced starting in 2016, it will host two Hospital O.R. &...

Oct 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

CSS Alliance LLC Hires New Vice President

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CSS Alliance ( APRE) is pleased to announce that the company has successfully hired a...

Oct 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

Health Care Providers Receive $924,000 in Grant Funding to Impact Efficiency, Quality of Care from Cardinal Health Foundation

The Cardinal Health Foundation awarded 29 grants totaling $924,551 to help non-profit health care institutions across the country improve the...

Oct 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
Rob Lowe, Stand Up to Cancer Ambassador, Actor and Author

Rob Lowe Added as Special Guest Speaker for 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit

 Armada Health Care (Armada) is pleased to announce that celebrity, author and leading healthcare advocate, Rob Lowe, will join the Armada...

Oct 07, 2015, 08:30 ET

'Ohana Health Plan to Offer Free GED Testing for its Medicaid Members to Help Improve Health and Well-being

'Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare (NYSE: WCG) company, is proud to announce it will offer free General Educational Development (GED) testing for...

Oct 07, 2015, 08:00 ET
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CMS Increases Final Pricing Determination for Oncotype DX® Breast Cancer Test to Previously Established Rate of $3,416

 On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers the Medicare program, issued updated...

Oct 07, 2015, 08:00 ET

St. Joseph Health expands interest in digital health with $10 million investment in Datu Health

 Dātu Health, developer of a digital platform for engaging and activating consumers in their health, announced today that it has secured a...

Oct 07, 2015, 07:30 ET
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Adeptus Health Inc. Announces Closing of $175 Million Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE:  ADPT), the largest operator of freestanding emergency rooms in the U.S., today announced that it has closed on...

Oct 06, 2015, 15:37 ET

Una manera divertida de ayudar a las personas a tomar decisiones serias sobre el seguro de salud

Las personas que están comprando o renovando su seguro de salud a través de los intercambios podrán comenzar a escoger un plan para...

Oct 06, 2015, 15:37 ET

A Fun Way to Help People Make a Serious Health Insurance Decision

People buying or renewing their health insurance through the exchanges will be able to begin picking a plan for 2016 in less than a month. Which...

Oct 06, 2015, 14:56 ET

Puerto Rican Family Institute presenta el segundo evento anual ¡Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving®

Este sábado 10 de octubre del 2015, la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos y Puerto Rican Family Institute presentarán el...

Oct 06, 2015, 14:51 ET

Puerto Rican Family Institute Presents Second Annual Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event

 This Saturday, October 10, 2015, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Puerto Rican Family Institute presents the 2nd Annual Vive tu...

Oct 06, 2015, 14:40 ET

Performance Health Partners with Advances in Clinical Education

Performance Health is proud to announce an educational partnership with Advances in Clinical Education, a leader in continuing education for...