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Jul 03, 2015, 08:38 ET

Digital Health Executive Jeff Johnson Joins Datu Health as Senior Vice President, Strategy

 Dātu Health announced that digital health veteran Jeff Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Strategy,...

Jul 02, 2015, 18:09 ET

Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products

This notice has been updated to communicate the recall of various brands of frozen uncooked breaded chicken products due to possible exposure to...

Jul 02, 2015, 14:35 ET

Are Urinary Tract Infections Being Measured Correctly? Maybe Not And $373 Million In Federal Fines May Be Impacted, If They Are Not.

The following is being released by Health Watch USA: A recent article published in the American Journal of Infection Control raises questions on...

Jul 02, 2015, 13:00 ET
Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Barnabas Health Names New President and CEO for Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, Executive Director of the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) in Seattle, Washington, since 2007, has been...

Jul 02, 2015, 11:17 ET

Information Update - Safe Use of Pesticides in and Around Your Home

OTTAWA, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Have insects or rodents invaded your home? Is your lawn or garden being destroyed by pests? If you choose to use a...

Jul 02, 2015, 07:08 ET

Centene To Combine With Health Net In Transaction Valued At Approximately $6.8 Billion

 Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) and Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) announced that the Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously...

Jul 01, 2015, 20:44 ET
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WellCare Selected to Continue Serving Kentucky's Medicaid Managed Care Program

 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today that the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services selected WellCare of...

Jul 01, 2015, 18:31 ET
Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS

Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani Named Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS has been promoted to Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health. She has been with...

Jul 01, 2015, 16:06 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 www.prevea.com.

Green Bay-Based Prevea Health Expands to Western Wisconsin, Offers Health Care Services in Chippewa Valley

 Prevea Health is pleased to announce its high-quality health care services are now available in the Chippewa Valley as it works in partnership...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:47 ET
L-RNeonatologists Philippe S. Friedlich, M.D., and  Steven W. Chin, M.D. of Children's Hospital Los Angeles team with Frances Su, M.D., a neonatologist at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, part of a partnership to enhance care for children in the Valley communities.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles partner to enhance pediatric care in the San Fernando Valley Area

 Children in the San Fernando Valley now have access to an enhanced level of pediatric care, under the terms of an innovative agreement between...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:30 ET

WellStar Opens Outpatient Surgery Center at East Cobb Health Park

 WellStar Health System continues to advance community-based healthcare.  On July 1, WellStar opened an Outpatient Surgery Center at the...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:02 ET

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Issues Statement on Attorney General's Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Chain

Secretary of Health Karen Murphy said she was deeply concerned by the allegations of inadequate care in 12 nursing homes operated by Golden Senior...

Jul 01, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Beacon Health Options Begins Serving Georgia

 Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that it began serving individuals who qualify for Georgia's Medicaid and state-funded...

Jul 01, 2015, 11:22 ET

Enzyme provides built-in protection against atherosclerosis

Staying active, never smoking and controlling diabetes and cholesterol can prevent hardening of the arteries, but effective treatment of...

Jul 01, 2015, 11:06 ET

New Breakthrough in Preventing Teen Drug Abuse

 A recently published study sheds new light on how to prevent teen drug abuse. It also provides new evidence that the conventional wisdom...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:30 ET

Growth Investment from FFL Positions Interactive Health for Continued Success

 Interactive Health, the largest independent provider of integrated workplace wellness solutions to organizations in the United States,...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:03 ET
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes, "Don't Let Risky Drinking Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun," July 2015, www.niaaa.nih.gov.

Risky Drinking Can Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun

Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard...

Jul 01, 2015, 08:30 ET

Need for Psychiatric Inpatient Services Continues to Grow, NAPHS Annual Survey Finds

The need for psychiatric services in inpatient hospitals continues to grow, according to the latest annual survey from the National Association of...

Jul 01, 2015, 07:37 ET

Les biomarqueurs tumoraux sont essentiels mais pas suffisants pour prévoir la réponse aux médicaments anticancéreux

- Les biomarqueurs de la lignée germinale permettent de prédire la toxicité médicamenteuse : impact sur la routine...

Jun 30, 2015, 19:38 ET

Unauthorized products being sold in Mississauga, Ont., seized by Health Canada

OTTAWA, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The issue: Three unauthorized health products that may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians were seized by...