Western Diabetes Institute, NHS Scotland Forge International Collaboration to Improve Diabetes Care

Pomona, California (PRWEB) January 16, 2015 The Western Diabetes Institute (WDI) at Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) is collaborating with the National Health Service Scotland (NHS Scotland) to enhance the visualization, personalization and communication of diabetes patients’ health conditions, promote self-management, and ultimately to improve health care outcomes. WDI is working with NHS ...

Family Matters In-Home Care Integrates GeriJoy Connected Care System to Enhance Its Personalized Home Care Services

Family Matters In-Home Care Integrates GeriJoy Connected Care System to Enhance Its Personalized Home Care Services
Campbell, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2014 Based in Campbell, CA, Family Matters In-Home Care lives up to its name by the quality of care it provides. Jacob Laffen, Co-Owner of Family Matters, explained, “We chose the name Family Matters because our goal is to treat all of our clients like family, and that is exactly ...

American Journal of Managed Care Editors Highlight Key Studies, Looking Back on 20 Years of Contributions

American Journal of Managed Care Editors Highlight Key Studies, Looking Back on 20 Years of Contributions
PLAINSBORO, N.J. (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 Throughout 2015, The American Journal of Managed Care will celebrate 20 years as the leading forum for evidence-based research and commentary on healthcare delivery systems. In January, the look back begins as Editors-in-Chief A. Mark Fendrick, MD, and Michael Chernew, PhD, highlight key studies that have appeared since the ...

Behavioral Norms for Continuing Care Industry Now Available in HealthcareSource Staff Assessment

Woburn, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 HealthcareSource(R), the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that continuing care norms are now available within the HealthcareSource Staff AssessmentSM behavioral assessment solution. Continuing care encompasses non-acute care organizations such as long-term care communities, home health agencies, and hospice providers, and excludes acute ...

KVC Mobilized Communities to Give Holiday Gifts to 5,800 Children in Foster Care

Olathe, KS (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 During the 2014 holiday season, KVC Health Systems and its subsidiaries brightened the holidays for 5,876 children in foster care and/or receiving treatment at KVC’s children’s psychiatric hospitals by providing gifts for them. Most of the youth who received gifts have experienced physical or sexual abuse, neglect or other ...

General Medicine, The Post-Hospitalist Company, Achieves High Quality Measures While Decreasing Health Care Spending

General Medicine, The Post-Hospitalist Company, Achieves High Quality Measures While Decreasing Health Care Spending
Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 General Medicine, The Post-Hospitalist Company, has maintained patient spending levels lower than industry standards while maintaining care levels well above its peer group performance. Data gathered from Medicare’s 2014 account of Quality and Resource Use Report for 2013 and The Journal of American Medical Associations (JAMA) further illustrate General ...

Brookhaven Retreat Observes Importance of Eye Care Relating to Mental Health

Brookhaven Retreat Observes Importance of Eye Care Relating to Mental Health
Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 January is National Eye Care Month, a month dedicated to educating people on protecting and caring for the eyes. This month was started by optometrists and ophthalmologists in an effort to promote healthy vision, and has since grown into a topic that is particularly important to women experiencing mental ...

Saint Francis Care and Trinity Health Sign Definitive Agreement to Join Together

Saint Francis Care and Trinity Health Sign Definitive Agreement to Join Together
Livonia, Mich. (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Saint Francis Care, Inc. will join Trinity Health, a leading national health system, under the terms of a definitive agreement, the two systems announced today. The organizations will combine strengths in inpatient, outpatient and continuing care settings to better serve patients. Together, they will expand, in New England, Trinity ...

Initiative Aims to Transform Closing Naval Base into Career College for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Initiative Aims to Transform Closing Naval Base into Career College for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
Charleston, WV (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 KVC Health Systems, the private, nonprofit organization with the nation’s longest track record of providing foster care case management services, is leading a broadly-supported initiative to transform the closing Sugar Grove naval base in Pendleton County, West Va. into a specialized career college for youth aging out of foster ...

Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care Decorates the Homes of Families Facing Hard Times

Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care Decorates the Homes of Families Facing Hard Times
Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2014 To kick-off the season, Colorado’s premier holiday lighting vendor, Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care, decorated the homes of two deserving families along the Front Range. Swingle’s Making Spirits Bright campaign allowed people to nominate a family facing hard times, and based on those nominations the company selected two ...