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DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

WHEATON, Ill., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DuPage Community Foundation has awarded Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital a grant in the amount of $15,000. The grant is specifically targeted for Marianjoy's Pediatric Continuing Care Program, which offers group classes for children...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded the I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (JCC) the fourth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant aimed at promoting healthy eating and fitness among students in the Salt Lake County co...

American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screening and Discussion of the HBO Series, The Alzheimer's Project

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher Is Featured Facilitator CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a special community screening and discussion of the HBO S...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

Leading alternative medicine education resource introduces a natural health career industry news section featuring the latest news and trends from the "wellness" world. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -- With obesity, stress and chronic illness being the nor...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

BURBANK, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Steril-Aire, Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of germicidal ultraviolet C or UVC devices for HVAC systems, reports that the new Muskogee Community Hospital (Muskogee, Oklahoma) is using its UVC Emitters(TM) facility-wide in an innovativ...

Summa Health System Creates Quick Win With Their Caregiver Community By Implementing Sentillion's Clinical Workstation Solution

ANDOVER, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Summa Health System, a major healthcare network that serves a five county region in northeast Ohio, has gone live with Sentillion's single sign-on (SSO) and context management solutions and is systematically rolling it out to more than 4,000 caregi...

American Community Introduces Its Own PPO Network in Ohio to Save Policyholders Money

LIVONIA, Mich., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- American Community Mutual Insurance Company, a leading provider of Group and Individual health insurance, announced today that it has introduced its own proprietary medical provider network in Ohio. The American Community Provider Network will save...

Medical Transcription Service, MxSecure, Partners with CHV to Enhance Community Health Care

Agreement with Community Health Ventures (CHV) makes leading medical transcription service, MxSecure, available to 7,000 member health centers, serving 18 million patients Scottsdale, AZ, (PRWEB) July 28, 2009 - Community Health Ventures (CHV) and MxSecure, Inc. today a...

Kaiser Permanente Approves $11 Million in Community Benefit Grants

OAKLAND, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, one of America's leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans, announced today that it has approved more than $11 million in grants and donations to more than 700 nonprofit agencies nationwide in the second...

Mayor Menino Joins The Salvation Army to Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Kroc Community Center

BOSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Salvation Army officials along with Mayor Thomas M. Menino gathered today with community members and elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of the largest social service community center in the history of Massachusetts -- the $115 million K...

Eric Pettigrew to Lead Regence's Community and Business Relations Efforts

SEATTLE, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueShield announced today that Rep. Eric Pettigrew, who serves Washington's 37th legislative district, has joined the company as the director of community and business relations. His first day at Regence will be Monday, July 27. "We...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.6 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

Government Officials, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Teva Pharmaceuticals Hosting Local Roundtable as part of the Year of Affordable Healthcare Campaign PHILADELPHIA, JULY 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, health insurance premiums in Pennsylvania increased by 86.2% between 2000 and 2007. In an effo...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.2 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

The Community Oncology Alliance Responds to President Obama's Press Conference Comments Regarding Cancer Patients

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a national non-profit organization of oncologists that advocates for cancer patients and community providers of cancer care, has responded in a public statement to President Obama's press conference, saying: ...

Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?

ATLANTA, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the widespread discussion of universal health insurance and soaring medical costs, one of America's most cherished traditions -- the hometown community hospital -- has been largely forgotten. Many analysts suggest that small community hospitals are...

Top Obama administration officials to hold rural health community forum

Cabinet Secretaries Kathleen Sebelius, Hilda L. Solis, Tom Vilsack and Eric K. Shinseki will p articipate in community forum and hold m edi a a vailability WASHINGTON , July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser...

American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screenings and Discussion of HBO Series The Alzheimer's Project

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher and Asbury Methodist Village Social Worker are Featured Facilitators CLARKSBURG, Md., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a sp...

BurrellesLuce White Paper Gives Advice on Turning Twitter Connections Into Community Building Blocks

A white paper just issued by BurrellesLuce, the leader in media relations services, explains how PR professionals can add a vital dimension to their Twitter activity by regularly conducting interviews on Twitter (Twitterviews), and hosting or attending offline meet-ups of Twitter followers (Tweet...

More Cuts to Hospice Announced: Hospice Community Responds with Virtual Lobby Day on July 15

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's hospice providers are facing proposed cuts of$2.3 billion over a five-year period and $9.8 billion over a ten-year period in the preliminary estimates of the House of Representatives health reform proposal, released la...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Awards $1.4 Million to 14 Community Initiatives in Chicago and Downstate

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced today it awarded $1.4 million to 14 Chicago- and Springfield-based initiatives designed to teach children how to live healthy lifestyles and help reduce obesity among them. Rather than funding ind...

Businesses, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, between 2007 and 2008, nearly one out of three people in Illinois under the age of 65 went without health insurance. In an effort to bring awareness to the healthcare issues facing everyday Americans, on July 13, 2009, Teva Pha...

Orange County Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Reaches Out to Community with New Website

Dr. Semira Bayati, an Orange County and Newport Beach cosmetic plastic surgeon , is giving her website a state-of-the-art upgrade to provide visitors with innovative educational tools and a virtual window into her practice. (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- A study from the Amer...

Insurance Department Seeks Comment On Community Health Reinvestment Activities

Consumers can review proposals and offer comment HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario is seeking public input on the Community Health Reinvestment Activities, also known and CHR, for health plan corporations and professional health services plan ...

Press Ganey Launches Community Image Solution

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. today announced the launch of its newest service, the Community Image Solution. This new service will measure community awareness of and preferences for health care facilities and what factors the community truly values. Press...

The Healthcare Scoop Community Says 'Eye Care'

In honor of National Eye Safety Awareness Week, individuals asked to share their perspectives on eye care and safety. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- Stop squinting…proper eye care and safety can help enhance all the sights of summer, including this Four...

Wayne County Community College District's Downtown Campus Presents the 2nd Annual Summer Safety Fair

DETROIT, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wayne County Community College District's (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division presents the 2nd Annual Summer Safety Fair. This event will be held on Friday, June 26, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the WCCCD Downtown Campus, located at 1001 W. Fort Stree...

Hospice Community Urges President Obama to Stop Funding Cuts

Cuts Beginning October 1 Will Reduce Access to Care for Dying Americans ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 3,524 hospice providers from across the country sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to stop cuts to the Medicare hospice benefit beginning on Octo...

Health Care Company Donates $60,000 to Keep Community Pool Open

Keystone Mercy Health Plan to Host Christy Pool's Summer Opening Ceremony Philadelphia, Pa. (Vocus) June 24, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest Medical Assistance managed care organization in Pennsylvania, has donated $60,000 to Christy Recreation Center, a...

Sentillion and Healthland Create New Efficiencies for Community Hospitals

Partnership of Healthcare's Leading IT Providers Makes Single Sign-On Available and Affordable ANDOVER, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentillion, whose identity and access management (IAM) solutions are the most widely implemented in healthcare, and Healthland, America's market leader of hea...

Purple Communications Dream Bigger Initiative Honors Rochester Physician and Deaf Community Trailblazer

Campaign Celebrates Stories, Culture, and Heritage and Accomplishments of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrating the stories, culture and heritage of America's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Purple Communications(TM), I...

Conceive Introduces New MyConceive Online Community for Women Seeking to Get Pregnant

ORLANDO, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Conceive, which recently relaunched its website ConceiveOnline.com, is excited to present the new MyConceive social networking site for women to connect, make friends, and share similar TTC (trying-to-conceive) and getting-pregnant experiences. Whether ...

Greenway Medical Technologies Supports Community-Based Interoperability Efforts by Offering Preferred Rates to Buffalo, N.Y. Area Community Healthcare Organizations

CARROLLTON, Ga., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to enhance and encourage community-based health information technology (HIT) adoption within the Buffalo, N.Y. region, Greenway Medical Technologies today announced a new program designed to work with regional health information organiza...

Businesses, Community Leaders Invited to Come Together to Examine the Rising Cost of Healthcare

Teva Pharmaceuticals Hosting Second Business Roundtable as part of the Year of Affordable Healthcare Campaign CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Families USA, between 2007 and 2008, nearly one out of three people in Illinois under the age of 65 went without healt...

The Wellness Community Launches National Education Program Addressing the Cost of Cancer Care

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released earlier this month by Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School and Ohio University found that medical bills are involved in more than 60 percent of US bankruptcies, up from 50 percent just six years ago. Additionally, more than ...

Ser Padres Joins Forces with la Doctora Aliza's VidaySalud.com to Offer the Hispanic Community Unprecedented Online Health-Related Content in Spanish

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ser Padres magazine, the primary source of parenting information for U.S. Hispanics, has expanded its relationship with Ser Padres Contributor and Health Expert Dr. Aliza Lifshitz, M.D. (la Doctora Aliza), and her recently-launched web site VidaySalud.com. The...

Highmark Program Receives Top Community Leadership Award

PALS encourages seniors to help other seniors, remain active PITTSBURGH, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Foundation recently honored Highmark Inc.'s PALS (People Able to Lend Support) program with its 2009 Community Foundation Leadership Award. PALS was recogni...

DaVita Launches First Corporate Social Responsibility Report With Nationwide Community Service Blitz

Report Details Fortune 500 Company's Innovative Vision for 'Community Care' DENVER, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today launched its first Community Care Report to...

McRoskey Mattress Company Comforts Homeless/Low-Income Residents of San Francisco's Canon Barcus Community House With Bed Donation

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of its ongoing support of the Canon Barcus Community House of San Francisco, the McRoskey Mattress Company today delivered new mattress and box spring sets to the community house's newest resident families. McRoskey Mattress began its affilia...
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