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Fingertip Formulary Accounts(R) Now Offers Access to Comprehensive Real-Time Account Information and Integrated Formulary Data, in a State-of-the Art Web-Based Platform

GLEN ROCK, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingertip Formulary((R)) announces the launch of the latest version of Fingertip Formulary Accounts((R)), a state-of-the art web-based platform that provides the pharmaceutical industry with detailed managed care data and resources at an account level....

New Data Say Uninsured Account for Nearly One-Fifth of Emergency Room Visits

Sebelius Releases New Nationwide Emergency Department Sample Data ROCKVILLE, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today released new data from the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample -- the largest, all-paye...

MicroMass Hires Veteran Relationship Marketing Strategist Richard Patterson As VP, Group Account Director

CARY, N.C., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMass Communications, Inc., a leader in behavioral science-based relationship marketing in the healthcare industry, has appointed veteran business executive and marketing strategist Richard Patterson to the position of vice president, group account director....

Lightspeed Research - The Foresight Group, Announced Today that Holly Bossert has Joined the Company as a Senior Account Manager for the East Coast

Lightspeed Research - The Foresight Group, a global provider of innovative employee survey solutions, 360 surveys and manager feedback surveys, announced today that Holly Bossert has joined the company as a Senior Account Manager for the East Coast. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) ...

Health Savings Account Enrollment Reaches Eight Million

HSA accountholders come from all income levels WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of more than 31 percent since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insur...

Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths

Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says,,,, TUESDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Want to reduce your risk of dying prematurely? Don't smoke and keep a healthy blood pressure level. Each of those factors accounts for about one in five deaths among U.S. adults, accor...

MedThink Communications Account Director Among First to Receive CMPP Certification in Medical Publications Planning and Development

RALEIGH, N.C., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Brady of MedThink Communications is among the first medical publication professionals in the nation to become certified by the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals, a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and education f...

HealthEquity, a Leading Healthcare Account Administrator, Licenses Thomson Reuters Information Solutions to Help People Make Better Healthcare Decisions

Consumer Advantage(TM) Applications Show Individuals How Much They Will Pay for Treatment and How They Can Save Money and Improve Their Healthcare ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As people take more responsibility for their healthcare and its cost, employers and health insurers need...

Genome-wide Association Studies Must Account for Ancestry

Ask someone where their ancestors were from and odds are that they know. Or maybe not. A new study published in Human Molecular Genetics suggests that scientists using the latest tools to scan the human genome must pay attention to ancestry when analyzing and interpreting their results. ...

Maximize Flex Spending Account Funds Before They Expire

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Omron Healthcare, Inc. reminds consumers to take full advantage of the remaining dollars left in Flex- Spending Accounts (FSA's) before they expire by purchasing products to take control of their personal and family health such as home blood pressure monit...

MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals Retains National Account Firm VCG & Associates

GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MBRK ), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel anti-infective products, today announced that it has retained national account firm VCG & Associates. VCG & Associates w...

Regence Teams With U.S. Bank to Offer New Health Savings Account Solution

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Members who choose Regence's Health Savings Account (HSA) will soon benefit from a new banking option, now that the company has added U.S. Bank as a banking partner. Regence selected U.S. Bank for its comprehensive approach to health care banking and its...

Newly found gene variants account for kidney diseases among African-Americans

For the first time, researchers have identified variations in a single gene that are strongly associated with kidney diseases disproportionately affecting African-Americans. This work was conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by NIH-funded investigators at the Joh...

New Vaccine May Account for Less Severe Rotavirus Season

Hospital, doctor visits down sharply in many places, CDC reports WEDNESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine for rotavirus -- a leading cause of vomiting and diarrhea in infants and children -- may account for this year's less severe season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro...

More Than Six Million Enrolled in Health Savings Account Plans

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 6.1 million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, a 35 percent increase since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) found. HSAs were authorized starti...

Jennifer Samuels Joins GHG Grey Healthcare Group as Executive Vice President, Account Services

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- GHG Grey Healthcare Group (GHG), a WPP company and one of the world's leading healthcare communications firms, announced that Jennifer Samuels has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Account Services. Ms. Samuels has a wide range of pharmaceutical...

Former Blue Cross/Blue Shield Account Manager Sentenced for Health Care Fraud Scheme, Tax Evasion

BOSTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Rockland woman was sentenced today in federal court for Health Care Fraud and Tax Evasion. United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan and Douglas Bricker, Special Agent in Charge of the Internal Revenue Service in New England, announced today th...

Plexus Systems, Inc. Names Khanna to Senior Account Manager - Western Region

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Systems, Inc., provider of Plexus Online on-demand software for the manufacturing enterprise, today named Anil Khanna its Senior Account Manager of the Western United States. He is responsible for ensuring Western region customers' manufactur...

Mangrove Announces Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Product Launches

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Employer Services, a leading software and services provider of web-based Human Resource Management, Payroll, Benefits Administration and Self Service solutions, announces the launch of its new HSA and HRA programs. Mangrove Employer Services teame...

Overactive nerves in head and neck may account for 'ringing in the ears'

Do your ears ring after a loud concert" Nerves that sense touch in your face and neck may be behind the racket in your brain, University of Michigan researchers say. Touch-sensing nerve cells step up their activity in the brain after hearing cells are damaged, a study by U-M Kresge Hearing Res...

'Tis the Season ... to Utilize Your Flexible Spending Account on Vision Care

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most of us are counting down the days leading up to the holidays, but while you're busy thinking of others, the Vision Council of America reminds you that time is running out to spend any remaining funds you may have in your flexible spending acco...

Big ticket: You'll spend more thinking about your bank account than about your wallet

It has long been assumed that consumers are good judges of affordability, but a new study reveals that how much youre willing to spend is influenced by whether you think about a larger pool of resources (such as your bank account) or a smaller pool (the cash in your wallet). Through a series of f...

PHR: After Senate Report, Psychologists Who Tortured Must Be Held to Account

In the wake of the Senate Armed Services Committee's (SASC) report on detainee abuse, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is calling for the psychologists who justified, designed, and implemented torture for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Defense (DoD), to lose their profes...

PWN Announces That Consumers Can Now Store webLAB Test Results In Their Microsoft HealthVault Account

Each day more consumers are turning to webLAB to save time and money by ordering general wellness lab tests online. Physicians Wellness Network (PWN) today announced that consumers can now store, track and trend their webLAB test results in their Microsoft HealthVault account. HealthVault is an...

Government Puts $114 Million in Planned Parenthood Savings Account

Jim Sedlak: "Taxpayer money represents 33 percent of Planned Parenthood's income" WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It is absolutely incredible," said Jim Sedlak, vice president of American Life League, "but the annual report just released by Planned Parenthood Federation of...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

India's unwanted baby girls have been drowned in milk, burned alive in sealed mud pots or fed milk laced with poisonous seeds, but these days it is much easier to kill them in the womb . These are some of the chilling anecdotes in a new book on how a traditional preference for sons in India...

Spouse's Income Taken Into Account In Nursing Home Charges

The HSE and Department of Health have admitted that some nursing homes do take into account spouse's income before deciding on the charges//. This does not concur with the existing legislation. Fine Gael health spokesman Dr Liam Twomey said that the report on more illegal charges was worrying....

Global Fund Demands Account from Kenya For $10 million

Its accounting time at the Global Fund Centre and Kenya has been asked to spell out, account of expenditure for the $10-million received// from the Global Fund’s intended 134 million. The fund was provided to Kenya to assist in combating Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Now, Kenya would have to prov...

President Bush Urges Citizens to Invest In Health Savings Account (HSAs)

In an attempt to manage the ever-increasing health care cost and increase the availability of medical insurance, the U.S. President, George W. Bush has urged the citizens to invest // in health saving accounts or HSAs that comprises of pretax dollars. At the time of need, the funds can be mobilized...

Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

...o were in debt met the medical criteria for obesity. Writing in the early online edition of BMC Public Health , the researchers say they took into account the income of the participants, and the link between debt and obesity "was not explained by components of traditional socioeconomic status definitions...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

... providing a summary to show the computation of adjusted EBITDA taking into account certain charges that were taken during the quarters and six months ended Ju... $1.55 to $1.60 $1.60 to $1.65 (1) Our 2009 guidance does not account for the impact of any future new licensing agreements. (2) Tota...

Cleveland Joins Navvis & Company

...ational accounts manager for Biotronik, Inc., a European medical device company designing cardiac and electrophysiology products. She previously held account management and consulting positions with St. Jude Medical, Austin, TX; VHA Consulting Services, Irving, TX; Performance Logic, New York, NY; and APM, ...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

...ens. Although only 3% of total patients on treatment in low-income and sub-Saharan African countries are taking second-line ARVs today, these patients account for nearly 20% of total ARV expenditures because of the high cost of second-line drugs compared to first-line drugs. These percentages will grow stead...

Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover

...e in October 2009. Purdue will support the introduction with a comprehensive media plan that includes national television advertising, retail account programs, coupons, and rebates. In addition, the contemporary design for the brand will not only stand out on-shelf, but will also reinforce Senokot...

Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk

...ong Mexican and Puerto Rican women in Florida compared with women in their homelands, the researchers found. These differences should be taken into account when developing cancer prevention programs for Hispanic groups in the United States, Pinheiro said. Amelie G. Ramirez, director of the Institute fo...

CareFirst Joins Partnership of Blues Plans as Owner of NASCO

...ueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) today announced that it has received the required regulatory approvals for its investment as a full partner in National account Service Company LLC (NASCO), joining the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue S...

Almost Family Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...g August 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. ET and ending on August 19, 2009. The replay telephone number is 1-877-660-6853 (USA) or 1-201-612-7415 (International). account Number: 3055 and Passcode: 329007. A live Web cast of the call will also be available from the Investor Relations section of the corporate Web ...

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 24

...www.nepstar.cn . Interested parties may access the replay by dialing +1-877-660-6853 (North America) or +1-201-612-7415 (International) and entering account number 286 and conference ID number 329377. About China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD ) ...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

...'s Zemplar capsules saw a year over year decrease in market share. Hectorol PO also declined year over year, but together these newer analogues still account for roughly half of the CKD patient share while calcitriol remains the market share leader. The next wave of TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrolog...

Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

...ter the abuse was reported was more than twice as great as it was for seniors who were not abused. Dong said the researchers controlled the data to account for numerous factors -- such as medical conditions, socioeconomic status, health habits and memory -- but still found a strong association between ab...
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