Consulting Firm Gives Away Services to Celebrate National Hospital Week

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 12, 2009 ) DETROIT Enovasis Healthcare Solutions(http://www.enovasis.com), a Michigan-based health care consulting firm, is celebrating National Hospital Week by giving away its services to improve hospital profitability, quality and efficiency. During the week of May 10-16, 2009, which is designated as National Hospital Week, Enovasis will give away consulting hours and a WhereToFindCare.com Premium Home Page to one lucky hospital. The consulting hours will be applied to data analysis services that will identify opportunities within any patient population (up to 1,000 1,000 patients). Enovasis will analyze the data set for revenue, cost or quality improvement opportunities. Similar projects […]

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Veteran-owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

Veteran-owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives /EIN News/ New York- May 13, 2009 – A U.S. company registered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Center for Veterans Enterprise as a veteran-run business filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with NYS Governor David A. Paterson, alleging discriminatory practices by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). Fortunately, the VA has programs for the support of veteran-owned enterprises, and I am grateful for them, said Gerard Sunnen, MD, president of Ozonics International, a startup company engaged in the research […]

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Private Sector Makes Pledge for Health Care Reform

New Source: WiredPR News.comSeveral groups commit to helping with health care reform initiatives. Wired PR News Private sector health care groups have made a commitment to reduce growth in health care costs. As reported by CNNMoney.com, President Barack Obama is set to announce on Monday that a number of groups have made a commitment to assist with health care reform initiatives, which may lead to $2 trillion saved in spending on health care over the course of ten years. As quoted in the AP report, Obama is expected to state Monday, in accordance with prepared comments, It is a recognition […]

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Economic Woes Hard on those with Alzheimer’s and their Caregivers

Miami, FL (MMD Newswire) May 11, 2009 — “With lost jobs and foreclosed homes, families caring for those in the moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimers disease at home are hitting the breaking point. Recalibrating their expectations in ways they never imagined, families are looking for answers and we can’t afford to ignore them.” Dr. Zo Ann Lewis stated at recent caregiver conference in Miami. “In this economy we are seeing financial barriers that prevent families from accessing help for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s. For many confronting this disease, the finances targeted for their golden years evaporated and families […]

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Euro Holds Up Better Than Expected, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 11, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte recently noted: The Currency Euroshares (NYSE: FXE) ETF is holding up quite well despite evidence that the European economy is far from any sustainable recovery. Duarte added: Currencies mirror the economic and political health of their country or region. Weakness in one or both of these variables usually leads to a weak currency. Yet, the euro, despite a weak economy is not falling out of bed, especially with regard to the U.S. dollar. Meanwhile, the dollar, which reflects the state of the U.S. economy and its political health, is weakening, despite a popular […]

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Chileans Spending More on Food Products

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 11, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report Chile Food and Beverages Market Outlook to 2013, consumer expenditure on food and beverages in Chile rose strongly during 2004-08, accounting for 51% of total retail sales. With growing awareness, changing consumption pattern and increasing demand for convenience food, the consumer spending is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6% between 2009 and 2013. The consumption pattern in Chile shows that there has been a move away from the consumption of locally produced staples towards more expensive branded products products and processed […]

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H1N1 Flu Scare Prompts Questions

H1N1 Flu Scare Prompts Questions Why not optimally protect our front line emergency personnel? Irvine, CA – May 6, 2009 — Front line laboratory, medical, and civil service personnel are critical to the containment and cure of the virus. While out there working to save our lives, are they deployed with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep them safe? Or, are they only minimally protected due to out-of-date information? News reports everywhere are full of images of people wearing simple masks. Some are N95 respirator masks. Rarely, as recently in some AP photos (right), do we see use of […]

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Ternian(R) Expands Voluntary Benefits Portfolio with Three New Limited-Benefit Health Insurance …

Phoenix, Arizona (MMD Newswire) May 7, 2009 – Ternian Insurance Group LLC is pleased to announce the launch of their new limited-benefit health insurance plans. The plans are designed to provide affordable, minor-medical insurance coverage to working Americans, association members, and individuals. The expanded program complements and enhances Ternian’s existing portfolio of Direct Voluntary Benefits. While the insurance industry has seen many new entrants in limited-benefit health insurance plans (sometimes referred to as mini-meds), Ternian’s footprint in the marketplace is deep rooted. The founders of Ternian have dedicated over 20 years in the marketplace. They helped pioneer the concept of […]

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PruHealth Reveals Stressed Lifestyles Increasing During Recession

PruHealth research shows that the nation appears to be stuck in a downward spiral of unhealthy lifestyles as stressed Britons look to save time and money by cutting back on exercise and healthy foods. LONDON, ENGLAND, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — PruHealth’s bi-annual Vitality Index* – which tracks the nation’s health trends – has revealed that the health of the nation has declined by two points since July 2008 to a health rating of just 59%. Nearly one in five (18%) Brits now admit they live unhealthy lifestyles, an increase of four per cent in just six months.** In the […]

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Appoint IT LLC Selects Scio Consulting for SaaS Product Design and Development

Appoint IT has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry. SAN JOSE, CA, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Appoint IT LLC has announced today they have selected Scio Consulting to design and develop Appoint IT, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appointment scheduling application for the healthcare and service industry using a proven SaaS development and delivery platform from Apprenda. Appoint IT will be an on-demand appointment scheduling application available on a subscription basis, with an open API, and full SaaS functionality. Appoint IT LLC […]

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