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Aug 18, 2014, 08:45 ET
Roger Chu and his flock of new TIPS Trainers in Taiwan (PRNewsFoto/Health Communications, Inc.)

TIPS Launches Responsible Alcohol Service Training in Taiwan

 In partnership with the Bartender Association of Taiwan (BAT), Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced the launch of the TIPS...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

Community Care Releases Best Practice Guidelines for Methadone

 Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone,...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Buckeye Community Health Plan Program Receives Top Honor from OAHP

 The Buckeye Community Health Plan "FIRST STEP Addiction in Pregnancy" case management program received the Ohio Association of Health Plan's...

Jun 24, 2014, 10:41 ET
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NBCH and Benz Communications Launch 2014 Inside Benefits Communication Survey

 Benz Communications and the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) announced the 2014 Inside Benefits Communication Survey, a...

Jun 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Frostburg State University Receives 2014 TIPS Award of Excellence for Alcohol Training Program

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

Jun 02, 2014, 18:14 ET

First-of-its-kind PCMH study: Hudson Valley medical homes outperform peer practices using paper-based or electronic health records

In a novel approach to test the merits of the patient-centered medical home model, research published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine...

Jun 02, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Cleveland Clinic Joins BCHP Network for Medicare

Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) today announced that, effective May 1, Cleveland Clinic facilities and providers are part of the in-network...

Apr 22, 2014, 15:00 ET
Buckeye Community Health Plan.  (PRNewsFoto/Buckeye Community Health Plan)

Minority Populations in U.S. Hit Hard by High Blood Pressure, Kidney Disease, Diabetes

 April is National Minority Health Month, and Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) encourages all Ohioans to understand that some minorities...

Apr 21, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Michigan Liquor Control Commission Approves TIPS Online Alcohol Server Training Program

 Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced that eTIPS On Premise – Michigan, an online responsible alcohol...

Apr 03, 2014, 08:45 ET
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First Public-Private Partnership to Raise the Bar for Responsible Alcohol Service in Singapore

 In partnership with Asia Pacific Breweries Singapore (APB Singapore) and the Association of Bartenders and Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS),...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:14 ET

Emory and Grady Join Georgia's First Statewide Electronic Health Information Exchange

 Emory Healthcare and Grady Health System join Georgia's Department of Public Health and the state's Medicaid program in connecting to the...

Mar 12, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Communication and Understanding Are Keys to Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Teasing and name calling may appear to be a harmless and "normal" part of teen dating, but Ronald Charles, M.D., vice president for medical affairs...

Feb 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Buckeye Community Health Plan Shares Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

 "According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country. About...

Feb 11, 2014, 11:28 ET

Foundation Seeks to Improve Health Coverage Enrollment in States Limiting Medicaid Expansion

With enrollment efforts hampered in states that have imposed restrictions on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the RCHN Community Health Foundation is...

Feb 03, 2014, 09:30 ET

inVentiv Health's Digital+Innovation Partners With Appinions Analytics to Identify and Rank the Most Influential People in Healthcare

inVentiv Health Communication's digital consultancy, inVentiv Digital+Innovation, today announced a strategic alliance with influence...

Jan 21, 2014, 08:35 ET
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The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control Approves Nation's Leading Online Alcohol Server Training Program, eTIPS On Premise

Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced that eTIPS On Premise - Louisiana, an online responsible alcohol training and certification...

Jan 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

CommonGround Investigation Published by Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- CommonGround, a Web-based application developed to support recovery and shared decision making...

Jan 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Receive Same Number of Psychotropic Medications As Other Adults with Mental Health Conditions

There are no significant differences in the number of psychotropic medications that adults with intellectual disabilities are prescribed and the...

Dec 10, 2013, 10:00 ET

Community Care Supports Best Practice Guidelines for the Management of Benzodiazepines in Medication-Assisted Treatment Released by Philadelphia DBHIDS

With support from Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (Community Care) and the Institute for Research, Education and Training in...

Dec 04, 2013, 14:31 ET

IT award to Hamilton Healthcare Leader

HAMILTON, ON, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Mark Farrow is named today as a 2014 Premier 100 IT Leader by Computerworld. Farrow is the Vice President and...