Navigation Links
Highmark Foundation Extends Subsidy for Health eTools for Schools(R) through 2013
Date:9/2/2008

rtunity to learn ways they can take action to be healthy and to positively influence others, including their parents."

InnerLink, which uses a collaborative approach to help schools reverse the current health crisis in their communities, was contracted by Highmark Foundation to develop Health eTools for Schools and provides technical support to schools who adopt the program. Recently honored with the 2007 Silver World Wide Web Health Award for the best online health information, this innovative solution includes online tools that help school nurses, health and physical educators, food service professionals, and administrators address the factors that can lead to childhood obesity in a coordinated and systemic way. For more information on the award, visit http://www.healthawards.com/wwwha/fw2007winners/hp_portal.htm.

The program allows schools to evaluate themselves against best practices, and enables them to prioritize and implement a plan through policy, practice, and curriculum. The Highmark Foundation funding helps reduce limitations schools face in acquiring resources, like Health eTools for Schools, to implement programs to help students make healthy choices.

"We are pleased by the vote of confidence that this contract extension implies. Since its launch in September 2006, Health eTools has been rapidly embraced across Pennsylvania and is presently helping more than 400,000 students in this region learn how to adopt healthy lifestyles for a lifetime," said Martha L. Harris, vice president of Coordinated School Health Solutions at InnerLink. "As individual students learn to become health literate, they inform their parents on ways to stay healthy, generating communities of wellness."

"I have been very impressed with the capabilities of Health eTools for Schools to help my district implement the goals and objectives of our wellness policy," said G
'/>"/>

SOURCE InnerLink, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Zix Corporation to Participate in $29 Million Highmark e-Prescribing/eHealth Initiative
2. Highmarks SMART(TM) Registry Reports Aid the Chronically Ill
3. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Concordia and Catholic Charities Join Forces to Offer Free Health, Dental Services This Saturday
4. Highmark and Independence Blue Cross CEOs Say Combination of Highmark and Independence Blue Cross will Provide $1 Billion in New Resources Over Six Years
5. Economist Finds Highmark/IBC Merger Would Result in 70 Percent Share in Pennsylvania, Far Higher Than Initial Reports
6. Highmark Caring Place to Honor Central Pennsylvania Volunteers Who Committed Over 5,000 Hours to Grieving Children
7. Highmark Blue Shield and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Name Area Hospitals as 2008 Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Care
8. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Name Area Hospitals as 2008 Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Care
9. Insurance Department to Hold Statewide Meetings on Proposed Consolidation of Independence Blue Cross, Highmark
10. Highmark Caring Place Resources Help Children Deal With Death of Parent During Mothers Day and Fathers Day
11. Highmark Medicare Services Achieves Certification to COPC-2000(R) CSP Standard
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014 For its December ... The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield ... on the varied strategies the two Blues plans are ... with treatments for sleep apnea, ranging from brick-and-mortar retail ... it’s linked to increased rates of a variety of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Meier has enhanced ... to offer current and prospective patients an online destination ... “We’re really excited to present the new and improved ... added features make it easier than ever for current ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 GI for Life ... seen reductions in prices of their popular nutritional supplements: ... Vitamin D3 . Discounts of 40% will be ... GI for Life’s proprietary ColoVite supplement is a scientifically ... promote colon health. One easy-to-take colon vitamin with ALL ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Sonru, the video interviewing specialist, has ... Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, in addition to the ... Jeff Jones has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. ... role of Chief Marketing Officer. , Mr Jones is ... career includes senior roles with The Walt Disney Company ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 Anthropologists have ... in containing and stopping Ebola, improve international support, ... healthcare systems in West Africa. , The ... Stop Ebola: Anthropologists Offer Insights,” will be made ... American Anthropological Association (AAA), Fri., Dec. 5, 11 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AIS Newsletter Reports on Strategies Blues Plans Are Implementing to Combat Sleep Apnea 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Reports on Strategies Blues Plans Are Implementing to Combat Sleep Apnea 3Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Steven Meier Announces Relaunch Of Practice Website 2Health News:GI For Life Slashes Prices by 40% on Liposomal Vitamin D3 and ColoVite Colon Health Formula for a Limited Time 2Health News:Sonru Expansion continues with appointment of new executive team and opening of new London base 2Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 2Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 3
... AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 17 As the ... country, Summa Health System provides the following response to the latest ... As a system, Summa continues to inform the debate by sharing ... that would impact its patients, health in a positive way, including ...
... , , HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 ... at schools in Beaver and Erie counties has not detected unsafe ... said today. , , DEP,s investigation was prompted ... toxic air around the schools. , , DEP ...
... , , , SUNNYVALE, Calif., ... financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2009. ... loss of $5.4 million, or $0.20 per share, compared to a net loss ... 2008. , , Total non-GAAP net loss for the quarter ...
... NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 17 Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the blood transfusion industry, today announced that it will release its ... the market close. The Company will host a conference call on ... the results. , , Investors are ...
... , , ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Valturna((R)) (aliskiren and valsartan) ... within the renin system, also known as the renin angiotensin aldosterone ... first approval for Valturna, which is indicated for the treatment of ...
... are still too low, CDC report finds , THURSDAY, Sept. ... the United States are gaining ground, there is still a ... of 90 percent coverage, a new government report shows. , ... for measles-mumps-rubella and Hepatitis B vaccinations among teens aged 13 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ohio Healthcare Organization Responds to Healthcare Reform 2Health News:Ohio Healthcare Organization Responds to Healthcare Reform 3Health News:Ohio Healthcare Organization Responds to Healthcare Reform 4Health News:Ohio Healthcare Organization Responds to Healthcare Reform 5Health News:Results of Ongoing Testing Show Air Quality is Safe Near Schools in Beaver and Erie Counties in Pennsylvania 2Health News:Results of Ongoing Testing Show Air Quality is Safe Near Schools in Beaver and Erie Counties in Pennsylvania 3Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 2Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 3Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 4Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 5Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 6Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 7Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 8Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 9Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 10Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 11Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 12Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 13Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 14Health News:Pharmacyclics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results 15Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 2Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 3Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 4Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 5Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 6Health News:Novartis Receives FDA Approval for Valturna(R), a Single-Pill Combination of valsartan and aliskiren, to Treat High Blood Pressure 7Health News:More Teens Getting Needed Vaccines 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... YORK , Nov. 26, 2014 ... growing at a rate of 4%, with world ... to Kalorama Information. MRI and other types of ... diagnosis and treatment of numerous medical conditions in ... technologies and techniques. Kalorama,s report, Medical Imaging ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... FRANCISCO , Nov. 25, 2014  goBalto, Inc., ... has been recognized as a winner of Red Herring,s ... a Global Top 100 North America award in 2013, ... international technology landscape. Red Herring,s Top 100 ... identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 25, 2014   Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: ... "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and other ... , Executive Chair, will attend The Benchmark Company, LLC,s Micro ... conference will be held at The Palmer House Hilton, 17 ... 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please email hska@haydenir.com ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 2Kalorama: Steady Growth in the Medical MRI Market 3goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 2goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 3Heska to Attend Benchmark Micro Cap Discovery Conference 2
... , March 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... and distributor of botanical products,bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ... a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time ... financial results for the first quarter,of its fiscal year ...
... announced today that it has finalized an amendment to its loan and security agreement with Silicon Valley Bank.  The amendment extends the ... to obtain additional funds if necessary. , ... , ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Renhuang Schedules Conference Call to Discuss FY 2010 First Quarter Results 2Renhuang Schedules Conference Call to Discuss FY 2010 First Quarter Results 3Otix Global, Inc. Extends Term of Loan and Security Agreement With Silicon Valley Bank 2Otix Global, Inc. Extends Term of Loan and Security Agreement With Silicon Valley Bank 3
Automated QC module...
... The FLEXLINK software links ... at the bedside, making data ... eliminating the risk of incorrect ... is part of 1st automatic, ...
... is a unique tool that ... commands to activate shortcut keys ... the need to perform manual ... can devote your full attention ...
... Manometry Application for POLYGRAM NET™ (PNET) ... recorder to record and analyze pressure, ... esophageal manometry procedures. The PNET software ... solid-state or water-perfused manometry catheters and ...
Medicine Products: