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Insurance Department Releases Report on Executive Compensation at State's Largest Blues' Plans

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Insurance Department today released an examination report providing comprehensive information on the compensation Highmark Inc. and Independence Blue Cross pay their executive management teams. The report was originall...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Drives Kentucky's Largest Electronic Medical Records Initiative With IBM

ARMONK, N.Y., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today that St. Elizabeth Healthcare is connecting hospitals, clinics and physicians offices in Northern Kentucky in the state's largest roll-out of electronic medical records to improve patie...

Lumenis, World's Largest Medical Laser Company, Honored by Premier Healthcare Alliance for 'Exceeding Performance Expectations'

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company, announced today that it is a winner of the Supplier Performance Award, presented by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP , the group purchasing unit of the Premier Healthcare Allian...

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), the Largest and One of the Most Prestigious Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology Practices on Long Island, Participates in Mission Cataract USA

WESTBURY, N.Y., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout August and September, doctors in the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) practice will perform FREE surgery at the Island Eye Surgicenter to give the gift of sight to those who have lost some or all of their vision because o...

SXC Health Solutions announces contract with largest worker's compensation organization in the U.S.

- Company to provide industry-leading PBM technology solutions and services for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation - LISLE, IL, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp. ("SXC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SXCI , TSX: SXC), a leading provider of techn...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Agreement With 2nd Largest Vaccine Manufacturer in China Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co

SHENZHEN, China, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) www.htdsmedical.com - subsidiary, Mellow Hope signed an agreement with Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co., Ltd for the Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine. Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co. Ltd is the second biggest man...

Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. Signs an Agreement with Healthy Directions, LLC, America's Largest Publisher of Alternative and Complementary Health Newsletters to Distribute its MedFlash EPHR

PALM CITY, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx (Pink Sheets: CTYX) - Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement where Healthy Directions, LLC will be promoting and selling Connectyx's MedFlash products through its ...

U-M study finds voice box can be preserved, even with the largest cancers

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Some patients with large tumors on their larynx can preserve their speech by opting for chemotherapy and radiation over surgery to remove the voice box. A new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that a single round of chemotherapy could iden...

MarketArt to Provide APCO With Rapid Response at World's Largest Public-Safety Communications Event

You Are Here™ Solution Helps Attendees and Exhibitors Connect at APCO Conference. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 -- MarketArt announced today that it has signed a multi-year event marketing agreement with The Association of Public-Safety Communications Offic...

Transforming the HR Function Into Strategic Partner at World's Largest Medical Device Company

Interaction Associates (IA) - a 40-year consultancy with a focus on collaboration - has released a case study about how its innovative HR transformation process helped the world's largest manufacturer of medical devices shift its HR function into a more strategic role, including developing HR lea...

California Doctors to Get Wired in State's Largest e-Prescribing Initiative

CalPERS, Anthem Blue Cross, Medco Health Solutions, and Blue Shield of California Look to Promote Adoption Among Physicians SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The State of California's efforts to move into the age of wired health care received a shot in the arm today as The...

Masimo Debuts New Rad-8(R) Pulse Oximeter to Largest Gathering of Sleep Specialists From Around the World at SLEEP 2009

New Features and Design Optimize Care and Process Efficiencies for Clinicians in both the Sleep Center and Homecare Environments IRVINE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse ...

Nation's Largest RN Union Endorses Trumka to Lead Labor as President of AFL-CIO

OAKLAND, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee today endorsed Richard Trumka to lead the U.S. labor movement as the next President of American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Trumka, the curren...

2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston and its Department of Health and Human Services joins the United Health Group's 3rd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) on Saturday, June 13th to promote its MAN UP Initiative. The Festival moves indoors to the George ...

The Pill Kills Women: Largest Protest Against Birth Control Pill

WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory is being issued by the American Life League: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) WHAT: American Life League's "The Pill Kills Women" WHEN : Thursday, June 4, 10 a.m. WH...

ACSM American Fitness Index(TM) Ranks 50 Largest Metro Areas on Health and Community Fitness

Washington, D.C. Tops List of America's Fittest Cities SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington, D.C., metro area is the fittest of America's 50 most populous metropolitan areas according to the American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) American Fitness Index(TM) (AFI). A...

AIM Health Group Inc. reports largest quarterly profit since going public and announces filing of financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009 on SEDAR

TORONTO, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AIM Health Group Inc. ("AIM" or the "Company") (TSXV - AHG), a fully integrated health care company, announced today that its income for the three months ended March 31, 2009 (the "Quarter") increased to $271,835 from a loss of $32,194 in the same period in...

Siemens Promotes May is Better Speech and Hearing Month on America's Largest Stage

Educating the public about hearing loss and the importance of hearing health PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc. celebrates May is Better Speech and Hearing Month in Times Square from May 11 through 28 in many cameo appearances. Siemens will air a 3...

Transform, the Largest Plastic Surgery Clinic, States That Men Are More Vain Than Women

1 in 3 women opt for plastic surgery to boost confidence, whereas 1 in 3 men opt for cosmetic surgery for pure vanity - 50% of men would change nothing about their appearance - Male rhinoplasty, Botox injections and liposuction are on the rise MANCHESTER, England, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Both ...

MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Santa Barbara Wildfires

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventura County firefighters who were overtaken by flames and seriously injured while battling brushfires in Santa Barbara are being treated at the Grossman Burn Center with skin donated by the largest non-profit tissue bank in the country, the Musculosk...

New Clinical Recommendations for Treating America's Largest Healthcare Epidemic

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes experts today issued new recommendations for the treatment of prediabetes, a condition affecting 57 million Americans, at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. These clinica...

NxStage Ranked Fourth Largest Revenue Gaining Company in Massachusetts for 2008

LAWRENCE, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that it has been recognized as the fourth largest revenue gainer in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal, ranked by percent c...

TeamStaff Rx Signs Staffing Agreement With One of the Nation's Largest Healthcare Services Networks

SOMERSET, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TeamStaff, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSTF ) , a national provider of healthcare, logistics and administrative staffing services, today announced that its travel nurse and allied healthcare staffing division, TeamStaff Rx, Inc., has signed an agreement givi...

Youth to Fight Obesity With World's Largest Exercise Class

Children around the world exercise in unison for 21st annual Project ACES Day INDIANAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children in schools across the globe will walk, jog, bike or play games on May 6 as a part of Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) Day...

Schering-Plough Flips the Switch on 1.7 MW Rooftop Solar Panel System, One of the Largest in N.J., North America

Local 5th Graders Learn About the Science Behind Energy Production SUMMIT, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) welcomed local and state officials, and a class of fifth graders, to celebrate the completion of a 1.7 megawatt solar energy system. W...

World's largest DNA scan for autism uncovers new gene variant for disorder

UCLA scientists, in partnership with 30 research institutions across the country, have identified a new gene variant that is highly common in autistic children. And when researchers scrutinized the activity of the gene, known as CDH10, in the fetal brain, they discovered that it is most active in ...

Ohio Health Care Association/Ohio Centers for Assisted Living Host Midwest's Largest Long-Term Care Convention in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,000 long-term care professionals are meeting in Columbus May 4 - 7 for the Midwest's largest gathering of personnel from skilled nursing facilities, assisted living residences, and facilities for the developmentally disabled populat...

Michigan Blues Launch Nation's Largest Program for Patient-Centered Medical Home

Program designed to strengthen doctor-patient relationship and create long-term improvements in the quality and cost of health care statewide DETROIT, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced plans to designate more than 1,000 physicians in its Patient-Cent...

Los Angeles Area Non-Profit OneLegacy Grows Into World's Largest Tissue Recovery Organization

Record 1,960 Eye and Tissue Donors in 2008 Benefit Tens of Thousands LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- OneLegacy, the non-profit, federally designated organ and tissue recovery organization serving the seven-county greater Los Angeles area, has within the last year become the largest tiss...

Blue Cross Launches Largest Selection of Individual Plans Available in Minnesota

New Consumer-Designed Health Plans Offer Broader Choice EAGAN, Minn., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the largest array of individual health plan options available in the state for people looking to buy health insurance ...

GVI Security Solutions Provides Video Surveillance Solution for One of the Largest Health Care Organizations in Colombia

CARROLLTON, Texas, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GVI Security Solutions, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: GVSS), a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products will provide a video surveillance solution including Samsung Electr...

Craneware to Offer Financial Performance Solutions to Hospitals and Healthcare Providers Through Premier, the Largest U.S. Healthcare Alliance

ATLANTA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Craneware, Inc. (AIM: CRW.L), the healthcare industry's trusted market-leading provider of financial performance solutions, announced an agreement with Premier Purchasing Partners, LP , the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. Under the agreement, Premi...

Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D., President & CEO of MemorialCare Medical Centers to Chair Southern California March for Babies 2009, March of Dimes Largest Fundraising Events

Raising Funds for the Fight for Healthy Babies LONG BEACH and FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D., President and CEO of MemorialCare Medical Centers and one of the nation's most prominent and well respected health care executives, was named...

Nation's Largest Home Care Provider Welcomes New Management Team to San Francisco Office

Most Trusted Name in Home Health Care Provides Extensive Services & Support SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest and most experienced provider of in home support and recovery services has announced a new management team for its San Francisco location. Interim Home...

Final Patient Completes Treatment In Boehringer Ingelheim's RE-LY(R) Study, The Largest Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes Trial To Date

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the last patient has completed treatment in the Phase III Randomized Evaluation of Long term Anticoagulant therapy (RE-LY(R)) study. This study compared the long-term efficacy and safety of the oral direct thromb...

HealthyPlace.com, the Largest Consumer Mental Health Site, Launches Mediminder, a Free Medication Reminder Tool for the More Than 30 Million People Who Suffer From Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Other Mental Health Conditions

SAN ANTONIO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthyPlace.com , which provides the most extensive depression and anxiety information on the internet, unveils Mediminder, a mental health medication reminder tool which alerts people daily via e-mail or text message when it's time to take their antid...

Agent for Social Change to Lead Nation's Largest Membership Organization

A. Barry Rand to take over as CEO for AARP WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest membership organization, AARP, will appoint A. Barry Rand, known for being a catalyst for social change and inclusion in the workplace, to become CEO in early April succeeding Bill...

Greenway Medical Technologies Partners With Pediatric Associates, the Nation's Largest Ambulatory Provider of General Pediatric Care

Western Washington-Based Healthcare Provider, Seeing More Than 250,000 Patients Per Year, to Utilize Greenway's Flagship EHR Solution, PrimeSuite CARROLLTON, Ga., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, a leading provider of integrated electronic health records (EHR), practice ...

MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Australian Wildfires

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadliest wildfires in the history of Australia have now killed over 200 people and injured many more. Local medical institutions are filled with those who have escaped the blazes, many with severe burns. The United States' largest tissue bank, the M...

Zix Corporation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expand the Industry's Largest e-Prescribing Program

e-Prescribing industry's longest running program adds additional users with Zix Corporation DALLAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)) (Nasdaq: ZIXI ) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) today announced a contract to add another 400 e-Prescribing...
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