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HHS Proclaims 27 Beneficiaries of the Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns Awards
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius declares the 27 beneficiaries of the new Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns awards. The Strong Start for Mothers and...more



Thanks to Medicare, Over 6.6 Million People Saved Over $7 Billion Costs on Prescription Drugs
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in the event of the 48th anniversary of the passage of Medicare and Medicaid into law, reports that over 6.6 million Medicare beneficiaries have...more

A Topic Guide On Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare
A topic guide on community vitality and rural healthcare centers on how community and economic development can be in line with health services in rural areas and how collaboration between the sectors...more

Medical Education Simulated Learning Helps to Improve Patient Care Outcomes
According to a study conducted by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researcher, William C. McGaghie, PhD, he and his colleagues found that use of simulation techniques in medical...more

Medicaid Expansion, Affordable Coverage Exchanges To Improve Drugs Access for Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
The U.S. Physician & Payer Forum report entitled Healthcare Reform and Behavioral Health: Impact of Health Exchanges and Medicaid Expansion on Prescribing for Schizophrenia, Major Depression, and...more

Social Enterprise Hopes to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene in Underprivileged Areas
Soap Cycling is a social enterprise that collects used soap bars from hotels, processes them, and works with NGOs to circulate processed soap to children and families in disadvantaged Asian...more

Health Reform Impact on Community Health Centers, Patients
The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) releases new report on the potential...more

First Coast Service Options Secures Medicare Administrative Contract for Jurisdiction N
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has given the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor contract for Jurisdiction N (JN) to the First Coast Service Options (First Coast). JN,...more

TMG Health Names New Director of Audit Services
TMG Health, the leading national provider of expert solutions for health plans, has recently announced the appointment of Mary Anne Kania as the new Director of Audit Services. Prior to joining...more




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