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Women's Health & FEED Team Up For 3rd Annual RUN10 FEED10 Nationwide Charity Race Series With Upgraded App

 Women's Health --the fastest-growing international women's magazine with a global audience of 35 million -- and FEED, the social...

08:30 ET
Female Health Company.  (PRNewsFoto/The Female Health Company)

The Female Health Company Reports Third Quarter Operating Results

 The Female Health Company (NASDAQ - CM: FHCO), which manufactures and markets the FC2 Female Condom® (FC2), today reported its financial...

08:00 ET
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Genomic Health to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Thursday, August 7, 2014

 Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that the company will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 7 at 4:30...

06:00 ET

Arches Health Plan Selects TruClinic to Bring Healthcare into the Home

Arches Health Plan announced today that it has chosen TruClinic as the telemedicine solution for its provider network, and will become one of the...

Jul 30, 2014, 16:01 ET
Everyday Health, Inc. Logo.

Everyday Health to Present at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference

Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), a leading digital health and wellness company, today announced that Brian Cooper, Executive Vice President...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Adeptus Health Reports Second Quarter Results

 Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE: ADPT) ("ADPT" or the "Company") announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. All...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:14 ET

New Report Finds Home-Based Primary Care Leads to Lower Medicare Costs

 A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:05 ET

LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon Challenges the Pacific Northwest to Hike 10,000 Miles During 10-Week Hiking Challenge

In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon...

Jul 29, 2014, 11:45 ET

Maxwell Health Unveils First Ever "Health as a Service" Platform

 Maxwell Health (Maxwell), a fast-growing industry leader in health IT, announced today a major release of their revolutionary operating system...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

Torrance Memorial Medical Center & Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach Partner to Expand Access to Highly Specialized Pediatric Hospital Care

Two of Los Angeles County's most prominent hospitals—Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach—have...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:11 ET
Health Catalyst delivers a proven, Late-Binding(TM) Data Warehouse platform and analytic applications that actually work in today's transforming healthcare environment. Health Catalyst data warehouse platforms aggregate data utilized in population health and ACO projects in support of over 30 million unique patients. (PRNewsFoto/Health Catalyst)

Health Catalyst Adds Keynote Speakers, New Sessions, and Expands Attendee Limit for Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014

 The Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 (HAS '14) at The Grand American Hotel in Salt Lake City, Sept. 24-25 has added four keynote speakers...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
Health Care Service Corporation.  (PRNewsFoto/Health Care Service Corporation)

Consumer-Directed Health Plans Show Cost Savings

Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from...

Jul 29, 2014, 07:46 ET

Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Offering Of Senior Secured Notes

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) today announced an offering of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due...

Jul 29, 2014, 07:45 ET

Kurbo Health Launches First Proven Program to Combat Childhood Obesity Using Mobile Tools

 Kurbo Health today announced the launch of Kurbo, the first safe and effective program to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic using mobile...

Jul 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

10 Years Straight: Memorial Hermann Again Named One of Nation's 'Most Wired' Health Systems

 For the 10th consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Health System has been selected as one of the nation's "Most Wired," according to a survey...

Jul 29, 2014, 05:00 ET

Kaiser Permanente CEO to Keynote Health 2.0 8th Annual Fall Conference

 Health 2.0 announces Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, as a keynote alongside visionary physicians Eric Topol, Patrick Soon-Shiong, and...

Jul 28, 2014, 19:03 ET
The Board of Trustees of Texas Health Resources today announced the selection of Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE, as the next chief executive officer of the health system effective September 1, 2014.  Berdan is replacing long-time CEO Doug Hawthorne, FACHE, who announced last January that he was stepping down from the CEO position.  Board chair Anne T. Bass led the search committee composed of board members and physicians who conducted a nation-wide search. (PRNewsFoto/Texas Health Resources)

Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees names Barclay Berdan next CEO

The Board of Trustees of Texas Health Resources today announced the selection of Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE, as the next chief executive officer of...

Jul 28, 2014, 17:52 ET

Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

 Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center announced today that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:00 ET
Brian Druker, M.D., director of the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (PRNewsFoto/Oregon Health & Science Universi)

OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge attracts $100 million gift

 Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute has received a $100 million gift to fuel its ambitious vision to stop cancer...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:07 ET
Brad Towle, Senior Vice President of Business and Client Development (PRNewsFoto/Propeller Health)

Propeller Health Hires Brad Towle as Senior Vice President of Business and Client Development

 Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, announced the hire of Brad Towle as Senior Vice...

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