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Sep 03, 2015, 20:18 ET

Cumbre gratuita online sobre diabetes ofrece nuevas perspectivas sobre "Reversión de la diabetes"

El exclusivo formato permite la participación en su propio horario Una nueva Cumbre de Perspectivas sobre Diabetes gratuita y online ha...

Sep 03, 2015, 17:26 ET
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U.S. Court of Appeals Vacates Judgment Against Millennium Health

 The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a district court's judgment stemming from the June 2014 jury award of...

Sep 03, 2015, 16:31 ET

Free Online Diabetes Summit Offers New Perspectives On "Reversing Diabetes"

 A new, free online Diabetes Perspectives Summit is scheduled to begin next (this) Wednesday, September 9th. Explaining the summit's purpose...

Sep 03, 2015, 16:20 ET
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WellCare Announces Appearance at the Wells Fargo Securities 2015 Healthcare Conference

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that Drew Asher, senior vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to...

Sep 03, 2015, 16:15 ET

Streamline Health® Reports Second Quarter 2015 Revenues of $8.6 Million; Adjusted EBITDA of $1.9 Million

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

Sep 03, 2015, 15:09 ET
Marc R. Katz, M.D., (right) cardiac surgeon and chief medical officer of the Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute, implanted central Virginia's first HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device (LVAD) on August 18, 2015. Bon Secours is one of 60 elite centers in the U.S.--and the first in central Virginia--chosen to evaluate the HeartMate 3 device in the prestigious MOMENTUM 3 Clinical Trial.

Bon Secours' Patient FIRST in Central Virginia to receive New Life-saving Care

 As part of its ongoing commitment to provide exceptional care for patients with heart disease, Marc R. Katz, MD, MPH, cardiac surgeon and...

Sep 03, 2015, 13:15 ET

Highmark Health Reports Financial Results Through June 30, 2015

 Today, Highmark Health announced financial results for the first six months of 2015, citing an excess of revenue over expenses of $221...

Sep 03, 2015, 13:00 ET

Hy-Vee And North Memorial Health Care To Open Express Clinic Locations

 Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. and North Memorial Health Care announced plans to open walk-in medical clinics at the two new Hy-Vee stores that will open...

Sep 03, 2015, 12:00 ET
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CVS Health to Present at the Morgan Stanley 2015 Global Healthcare Conference

 CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton,...

Sep 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

Leading Cancer Centers to Present Clinical Utility Data For Guardant360 At IASLC's 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Denver Sept. 6-9

 Guardant Health®, the leader in liquid biopsies, announced today that five abstracts highlighting the performance and clinical utility of...

Sep 03, 2015, 09:00 ET
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CT BHP "iCAN" Conference Showcases Behavioral Health Services, Programs and Resources for Medicaid Recipients, Agencies and Providers throughout State

The Consumer and Family Advisory Subcommittee of the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP), administered by ValueOptions of...

Sep 03, 2015, 08:30 ET

HemCare Health Services to Acquire Access to National Insurance Providers through Strategic Acquisition

HemCare Health Services, Inc. (OTC; HCRE) – HemCare Health Services has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire 95% of John Isaac...

Sep 03, 2015, 07:00 ET
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CVS Health Marks First Anniversary of Tobacco Removal With New Data on Decision's Impact, Extends Commitment to Creating Tobacco-Free Generation

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today marked the first anniversary of ending tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy by releasing new data showing a measurable...

Sep 03, 2015, 07:00 ET
Ochsner Health System and Adeptus Health Partner to Enhance Emergency Medical Care in Louisiana

Ochsner Health System and Adeptus Health Partner to Enhance Emergency Medical Care in Louisiana

Ochsner Health System ("Ochsner") and Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE: ADPT) ("Adeptus Health") today announced that they have entered into a new...

Sep 02, 2015, 16:15 ET

Evolent Health Elects Kenneth A. Samet to Board of Directors

Evolent Health, the leader in helping progressive health care systems build and own the path to value-based care, today announced Kenneth A....

Sep 02, 2015, 14:08 ET

Healthcare Leader Announces $11.2 Million Success for Managed ACOs

Final reports from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Shared Savings Program show that $11,232,701 of the $806 million dollars...

Sep 02, 2015, 10:46 ET

Universal Health Services, Inc. To Present At Baird 2015 Healthcare Conference

 Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that Steve Filton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present...

Sep 02, 2015, 08:50 ET
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Perrigo Animal Health, Walmart Provide Ultimate Protection for Springfield, Mo., Police Patrol K-9s

 The Springfield Police Department's K-9 unit will now be protected in the line of duty thanks to the support of PetArmor®, a brand of...

Sep 02, 2015, 08:00 ET

AdCare Health Systems, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

 AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA), a self-managed healthcare real estate investment company that invests...

Sep 02, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Holyoke Medical Center Selects QPID Health for Quality Initiative

 QPID Health, which helps hospitals and medical groups achieve their quality goals with software that locates and synthesizes critical patient...