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National Healthcare Decisions Day
Today is dedicated to taking control of your long-term healthcare plans. It's National Healthcare Decisions Day a day to educate the public and health care provider about the importance of advance care planning.
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HHS releases new software for updating (but not replacing) HIPAA security risk assessment toolkits
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services released a new, free, downloadable tool to assist small and medium-size health care provider offices to conduct security risk assessments .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Healthcare is hot for CIOs
WellPoint, Inc. announced that Thomas Miller has been named CIO, effective May 1. Prior to joining WellPoint, Miller served as SVP and CIO for Coca Cola Refreshments and served in the concurrent role as CIO for the Coca Cola's North America Group with responsibility for consumer-facing technologies in digital marketing, social media and loyalty ... (more)
Fidelis adding 75 new IT positions
The health care provider is looking for information technology workers with a wide range of skill sets, entry level to management.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Application of Medical Records Act Argued in High Court
Arguments before the state Supreme Court in a case that is set to determine whether pharmacists have been overcharging attorneys for records focused on the 1998 amendments to the Medical Records Act, attorneys who attended the argument session said.
No question but that CVS's decision to end the sale of tobacco products is highly polarizing, with diametrically opposed opinions on various levels.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Bitter rift on youth mental health provider headspace
A major rift within national youth mental health service headspace has erupted, with one of its founding board members publicly raising questions about how the organisation is run and whether it is reaching the vulnerable young people it was set up to help.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
PHN is meeting the need
Residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties have a new option for health care and local public officials are touting it as a much-needed addition to the area.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Take care, A talk with . . .
Art Caron, social worker and behavioral health therapist with Keystone Behavioral Health, Chambersburg: This is the first in a four part series on mental health, taking a look at why having access to mental health care is important to our community and why people don't seek help.
Charleston Daily Mail
Mobile service cuts health costs, turnaround time
A health care startup headquartered in Hurricane is reducing the cost of X-rays for patients who can't get to a doctor or hospital.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Jason Gurahoo is New CFO at EMQ FamiliesFirst
In his new position, Jason will oversee accounting and finance for the agency, which serves children in crisis and their families in more than 30 counties in California.
Thank you for your interest in the Revenue-Cycle Manager. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.
Bangor Daily News
Long-secret Medicare data reveals payments to Maine doctors
More than 20 Maine health providers were paid at least $1 million each from Medicare in 2012, according to a trove of government data released Wednesday that sheds unprecedented light on health care billing across the country.
Medical News Today
Could genome sequencing of MRSA allow doctors to gauge strain severity?
By sequencing the genome of MRSA, scientists may be able to predict the severity of infection in an individual, according to a new study published in Genome Research .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
San Juan Islander
Measles Immunization clinic on SJI April 10
There are five cases of measles on San Juan Island as of April 9. The Health Department will be providing additional immunizations from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in Friday Harbor.
Officials warn of potential measles outbreak in Phoenix
An unvaccinated person who has measles may have spread the disease around portions of the Valley, Maricopa County Health Officials said Wednesday.
The Waterland Blog
Another case of measles in person visiting Seattle, Sea-Tac airport
Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Annals Of Internal Medicine
On Being a Doctor 4
"There's so much richness here. These writings go way beyond the stereotypical image of medicine as we've known it.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Journal of the San Juans
Health department readies measles vaccine; clinics on San Juan, Tuesday, Orcas, Wednesday
In the wake of the recent outbreak of measles on San Juan Island, the San Juan County Health Department once again urges adults who are around young children, parents, and grandparents to ensure they are fully immunized.
Conway Regional Health System Still Mulls Affiliation Options
In October, Conway Regional announced it was exploring "potential strategic affiliation options," including partnering with another health care provider or system.