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May 27, 2015, 13:50 ET

Kentucky Lowers Costs, Enhances Care with H2U

 An innovative move to improve access to primary care services for nearly 9,000 Commonwealth of Kentucky employees is paying real dividends....

May 27, 2015, 11:31 ET

Trust for America's Health's Statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's Latest Clean Water Act Rule: Important for the Nation's Health

The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) is pleased the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a final rule clarifying the definition of...

May 27, 2015, 11:23 ET
Karun Sharma, MD, PhD, interventional radiologist at Children's National Health System, poses with 10-year-old Niyati Shah and 16-year-old Alfredo Coreas, the first two children with osteoid osteoma successfully treated in the U.S. as part of an innovative research study using noninvasive MR-HIFU.

Children's National first in US to destroy bone tumors with incisionless surgery

Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Health System are the first in the United States...

May 27, 2015, 10:00 ET

Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Study Shows "Tipping Age" for Health Decline in Adults

 A study conducted by Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions, Inc. and published in PLOS ONE, an open access journal published by...

May 27, 2015, 10:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Wins Global Call Center of the Year Award from ICMI

 For the second time in four years, UPMC Health Plan's call center was named the Global Call Center of the Year in the large call center...

May 27, 2015, 09:12 ET
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DPS Health Rebrands as Canary Health, Targets Emergent-Risk Population

DPS Health, the leader in digital health self-management, announced that effective immediately it has renamed the company Canary Health to better...

May 27, 2015, 08:30 ET

New Studies Reinforce Important Role Real-World Patient Data Can Play in Developing Value-based Reimbursement Strategies

 Later this week, Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will present a new series of health economic outcomes research (HEOR) studies that...

May 27, 2015, 08:15 ET

Glucose Health™- New OTC Product For Type-2 Diabetes Health And Wellness

 Healthcare professionals now have a new OTC (over- the-counter) product designed for the 2 in 5 Americans the Centers for Disease Control and...

May 27, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Multiple Oncotype DX® Presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Highlight Genomic Health's Leadership in Personalizing Breast, Prostate Cancer Care

 Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that results from four Oncotype DX® studies will be presented at the 2015 American...

May 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Nurtur's Asthma Management Program Wins Award from Dorland Health

 Nurtur Health, Inc. (Nurtur), a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), was recently honored by Dorland Health's Case in...

May 27, 2015, 07:57 ET
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Genomic Health to Present at the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference

 Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that Brad Cole, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the...

May 27, 2015, 07:52 ET
AMC Health is a leading provider of customized, scalable and cost-effective "real-time" patient management solutions that assist organizations serving at-risk populations or that conduct clinical trials. Its patient engagement, health monitoring and care coordination solutions have been proven in several studies published in peer-reviewed journals to improve patient outcomes and quality of care, and reduce overall healthcare costs.

AMC Health Quality Management System for Telehealth in Clinical Trials Use Compliant with 21 CFR 820 and 21 CFR 11 Requirements

 AMC Health, a leading provider of 'real-time' patient management solutions, has announced that it has successfully undergone a third-party...

May 27, 2015, 06:00 ET

Leading Cancer Centers To Present Clinical Utility Data for Guardant360® At ASCO

 Guardant Health® today announced that five abstracts submitted by the University of California, San Francisco; University of California,...

May 26, 2015, 15:00 ET

President Obama To Deliver Future of Health Care Address At Catholic Health Assembly

 President Barack Obama will address the Catholic Health Association's 2015 annual membership Assembly on June 9 in Washington, D.C., where he...

May 26, 2015, 13:45 ET
Pamela Tarapchak, Editor, ADVANCE for Nurses

ADVANCE for Nurses Editor, Pamela Tarapchak, Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) announced today that Pamela Tarapchak has joined the Physician-Patient Alliance...

May 26, 2015, 13:20 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Health Launches Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign

Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today reminded Pennsylvanians that that they should take the proper precautions to protect themselves against...

May 26, 2015, 11:58 ET
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Introducing Health Catalyst Academy: An Innovative Approach for Accelerating Outcomes Improvement

 Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, today launched Health Catalyst Academy, an immersive educational...

May 26, 2015, 10:30 ET

Guidelines bring UNT Health Science Center's blood test for Alzheimer's one step closer

 A simple blood test developed at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step closer to...

May 26, 2015, 09:30 ET

Dr. John Spengler to Receive ASHRAE'S 2015 Environmental Health Award

 Dr. John D. Spengler, co-founder and Principal of Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E), a leading provider of environmental and...

May 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Halyard Health, Inc. to Present at Morgan Stanley Leveraged Finance Conference

 Halyard Health, Inc. (NYSE: HYH) today announced that Robert Abernathy, chairman and chief executive officer will present at the 2015 Morgan...