Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
Details of MediShield Life premiums are expected to be released soon. But while health experts say the proposed changes to MediShield Life go far enough to e…
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White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2012
The latest edition of Care-Outlook News, produced by Alicare Medical Management, one of the nations leading care management solution providers, presents a unique look at many of todays hot topics in health care from rising visits to the emergency room for dental patients and trends in triage such as illness spikes and dosage requirements. Alicare Medical Management is a national leader in developing care management solutions that promote cost savings and patient satisfaction.
In the newest Care-Outlook News, Alicare Medical Management experts provide a unique perspective on issues that impact quality of care for patients. Claire Levitt, MS, president, examines developments in phone triage. The advantages for patients are enormousmedical advice easily accessible around the clock, fewer unnecessary and expensive visits to the emergency room, fewer office visits and a lower chance of readmission to a hospital after discharge, she says.
Julie OBrien, BSN, RN, MS, Alicare Medical Management vice president/COO, highlights the advancements in technology that boost phone triage efficiencies. Regarding a new partnership with technology company LVM Systems, OBrien says, We especially like the fact that, regardless of the screen they are on, our nurses can always see their clients customized information or nuances, which personalizes the experience and makes it all the more efficient.
A sorry picture of local mental health and addictions services was painted at a meeting Friday to discuss renewed efforts to raise a spotlight on…
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Mental health care system filled with shortfalls, forum told …
Inmate health bills in Jackson Health System budget spotlight
As Miami-Dade County commissioners consider the Jackson Health System budget this week , two looming questions are likely to be why taxpayers are footing the bill for inmate healthcare and why Jackson isn’t even trying to charge prisoners for their own care, as required by state law.
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Florida Inmates’ Health Bills in Spotlight for Hospital
Miami-Dade County commissioners ask why a hospital isn’t charging prisoners for their own care, as required by state law.
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Vitals Spotlight – We Give the Doctor an Exam – Dr. James Brockman Offers Insurance-Free Health Care.
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Dr. James Brockman Offers Insurance-Free Health Care « Vitals …
The new U.S. health care reforms do not bode well for pharmaceuticals in the long run, says Stephen Barker, senior analyst at MF Global. He provides more insight on the sector, with CNBC’s Oriel Morrison & Adam Bakhtiar.
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In the Spotlight: Arizona governor’s immigrant claims just aren’t true
Jan Brewer has lost her head.
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