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Page 4 of Health and Medical News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



California Physician honored for Commitment to Global Health

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Irene Bih Wakam, a family physician practicing in Ventura, California, has been awarded the 2015 Global Health Excellence Award from Student International Development Engagement, a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience and contribute to development issues.

Just Among Friends: Long-Term Care Insurance on Facebook

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care insurance agents often resist reaching out to friends who could use their help. And seekers of LTC insurance information also resist reaching out to friends who may be in the business. But there’s much to gain from overcoming this reluctance, according to ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

Drug Rehab Center Generates High Rates of Recovery Due to New Detox Procedures

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, addictions to alcohol or illicit substances affect the lives of over 23 million people in the country every year. Intervention Drug Rehab Association has put together a state-of-the-art service to place individuals into the correct addiction treatment program for their specific recovery needs.

Epilepsy Educational Conference comes to Anchorage

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An epilepsy educational conference comes to Anchorage on Sept. 26, featuring presentations on epilepsy medications, treatments, neuroimaging, a medical panel for questions, and a Studio E Art Therapy session, hosted by The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW).

Drug Rehab and Addiction Treatment Center Exhibits Higher Rate of Recovery

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No one should have to face recovery alone, especially because those individuals in recovery who lack a sober network of support tend to experience relapse after returning home from their addiction treatment center. At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas.

Gmate SMART mobile diabetes monitoring system launches in all Kmart pharmacies

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philosys, Inc. announces today that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate blood glucose test results right to your smartphone.

E-VAI – the Artificial Intelligence Platform from Eularis Changes the Rules of the Marketing in Pharma

NEW YORK, N.Y. and Tokyo, Sept. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eularis announces today the release of E-VAI, the latest development in sophisticated artificial intelligence technology delivering next generation analytics and decision making to Pharma marketers globally. E-VAI changes the game for marketers struggling to understand and get value from their marketing.

First Multi-Lingual Group Counseling in History Comes to Web

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world’s largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

Vital Images Licenses Zero Footprint Medical Imaging Patent Portfolio from Heart Imaging Technologies

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) announced today that Vital Images Inc., a leader in advanced medical image visualization software, has licensed HeartIT’s zero footprint patent portfolio.

10,000+ De-Identified Cardiac MRI Exams with Associated Clinical Reports Available for Research via CloudCMR Platform

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) is extremely excited to announce that their CloudCMR service now contains over 10,000 de-identified Cardiac MRI (CMR) procedures and their associated, finalized, clinical reports.

Anchorage Epilepsy Conference Announced

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces an epilepsy educational conference to be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage. The conference is free and open to the public.

Captiva Lab Nationally Recognized for its State-of-the-Art and Quality Laboratory Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Captiva Lab, LLC, an innovative reference laboratory featuring advanced testing services, announced on August 20, 2015, that it has earned full Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization and received its coveted and highly regarded COLA Certification.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. successfully obtained Mexican Tender for 31 Stainers and First Delivery of new Manual Microtome to China

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc., ( OTCQB:MDIT / OTCMKTS:MDIT ) specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces its Mexican distributor, ATYDE won a public tender for delivery of 31 MEDITE tissue staining machines with a the total retail value of approximately $600,000. This is the first major sale to Mexico for MEDITE.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and Six Month 2015 Results

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Company,’ OTCQB symbol: MDIT / OTCBB:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions announces second quarter and six month 2015 results.

Weitz and Luxenberg Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters from Cook Medical

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

Twenty Eight of America’s ‘Top 100’ Long-Term Care Insurance Agents Are with a Single Agency, ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-flying birds tend to flock together. At least that seems to be the case with long-term care specialists from ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency. Twenty eight of them received the ‘2015 Long-Term Care Sales Achievement Award’ and were among the top 100 individual LTCi producers, based on premium.

Clear Lake Area Doctor Selected as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center of Reproductive Medicine today announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a ‘Rising Star’ – an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

Hearing Professionals Opens New Celina, Ohio Location

CELINA, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hearing Professionals, a leading area provider of hearing aids, today announced that they are opening a new office at 1939 Havemann Rd. Celina, OH to better meet the needs of those seeking out assistance with their hearing problems.

Weitz and Luxenberg Probes Data Breach at Medical Informatics Engineering and NoMoreClipboard

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced.

Government Attacks California Chiropractic Activist for His Opposition to Forced Mass Poisoning of Children: Chiropractor Charges Govt. with Hate Crime

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted straight chiropractor in Marin County, California, received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. ‘I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.’

C Diff Foundation Volunteers Raise Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Awareness July 27 to Aug. 9 at PA and NY Fairs

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.

Spodak Dental Group Named Top 1 percent Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been named as a Top 1 percent Provider of Invisalign for 2015, which is the highest distinction in the field. Top 1 percent providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign Providers and are among the most experienced.

Check Out Long-Term Care Insurance Agents before Engaging with Them, ACSIA Partners Advises

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, you’ve probably submitted some online forms. And your phone may be ringing. How should you respond? ‘Cautiously at first,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.

Revenue Recovery Expert Terry Massey Joins The Oncology Group

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oncology Group today announced that Terry Massey has joined the company as vice president. Mr. Massey will lead The Oncology Group’s newest consulting service, revenue recovery.

RxQ Antioxidant Complex for Those Faced with Excessive Oxidative Stressors from Busy and Stressful Lifestyle

SAN PEDRO, Calif., July 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Schoenwetter Supplements, LLC is excited to announce the release of an advanced concept formulation of antioxidants, RxQ Antioxidant Complex. Its proprietary antioxidant formula takes into consideration not only adding antioxidants that can rapidly be depleted but is mindful of the necessary other constituents that serve to help recycle some important antioxidant systems that are everywhere present in our bodies.

CA SB277: Marin Chiropractor Dr. Harte Says Power Structure Bigoted Against Boy in Wheelchair, vs. Leukemia Boy

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, charges the media with ‘an evil bigotry.’ He says, ‘The mass media refuses to acknowledge the existence of vaccine-injured children. This is quite a trick, since we are talking millions of children.’

Forerun joins with Urgent Care Integrated Network to increase Efficiency and Productivity in Electronic Charting for Urgent Care with UrgiChart

WALTHAM, Mass., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart – an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.

Mauro Orthodontics Delivers Smiles for Festivarians and Pink Ribbon Girls

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trebius Promotions announces today that Mauro Orthodontics is an official sponsor of Miyelo Music Festival presented by Dave Arbogast, a day-long summer music event to be held in Tipp City, Ohio’s downtown merchant district this Saturday, July 18.

Dr. Samin Eftekhari Selected as Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Samin Eftekhari of Spodak Dental Group has been named the Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida. As a Captain in the ARMY Reserve, he is dedicated to giving back to our nation’s personnel.

Stem Cell ARTS’ Dr. Mayo Friedlis Invited to Lecture in China on Regenerative Injection Therapy in Treating Musculoskeletal Pain

MCLEAN, Va., July 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — StemCell ARTS, an affiliate of National Spine and Pain Centers, is proud to announce that Dr. Mayo Friedlis was invited to co-lead the esteemed ‘CUHK Primary Care Symposium 2015’ on July 4, 2015 in Hong Kong, N.T., People’s Republic of China. Dr. Friedlis presented a Plenary Lecture on ‘Musculoskeletal Intervention of Primary Care Physicians: The Role on Injection Therapy.’

SAN FRANCISCO: SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves – in partnership with big pharma – to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as California Senate Bill 277.

CA SB277: Marin Chiropractor Dr. Harte Charges California with ‘Chemical Child Molestation’

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, notes with disgust, ‘Today, June 30th, California Governor Brown signed SB277, stripping away both personal belief and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations.’

ACSIA Partners Offers Election Poll on Key Issue: Incentives to Help More Americans Afford Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners LLC announces a straw poll asking Americans to say which 2016 Presidential candidate, Democratic or Republican, is more likely to back federal incentives for owning long-term care insurance.

Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious General Dentist, Dr. George Sanchez, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include George Sanchez, DDS. He has a passion for excellence and is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

Opinion: The Failure of Medicine and Opioid Addiction

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Giving voice to a growing public health problem,’ notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor, ‘a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as ‘bait.’ That cover proclaims ‘They’re the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they’re creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.’ No kidding!’

Weitz and Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 billion as compensation for problems encountered with Rejuvenate and ABGII metal-on-metal modular hip implants.

Eastern Pennsylvania Now Sports Latest in Tattoo Revisions

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc., Sandy, Utah, announced the opening of their latest Tatt2Away(R) center in Eastern Pennsylvania at Marc’s Tattooing and Body Piercing. Tatt2Away offers a patented, innovative alternative to laser tattoo removal that is less painful, less costly, and more effective at removing all tattoo colors of pigment.

Health Koncepts, a New Health and Wellness Company Launches, Giving Employers an Enhanced Benefits Portfolio

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Koncepts is proud to announce a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.

ACSIA Partners Offers Free Speakers on a Hot Topic, How to Pay for Long-Term Care When Public Programs Won’t

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners announces the availability of a national network of speakers with expertise in long-term care funding. They’re prepared to address any group about how to cover the long-term care expenses most longer-living Americans will incur at some point.

Hospital Data Breach Affects Thousands of Patients

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach that has resulted in the theft of patients’ personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the law firm.

THE DROP 22 CHALLENGE – A Veteran Treatment and Suicide Prevention Drive

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, May 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.

Nearly Two Thousand Walk for Epilepsy in the Northwest

SEATTLE, Wash., May 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly two-thousand people will march in thirteen cities throughout the Northwest for the 12th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy. All events benefit the uncompensated programs provided by the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest.

Forerun UrgiChart Joins ADP AdvancedMD Marketplace to Provide Innovative Solutions for Private Practices

WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the ADP(R) AdvancedMD(R) Marketplace to help private medical practices in urgent care by providing UrgiChart – an intuitive electronic health record enabling physicians to document efficiently, freeing up more time for patient interaction, streamlining clinical decision-making and increasing operational improvement.

Marsha Fountain to Retire as President of The Oncology Group

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oncology Group today announced that its owner and president, Marsha Fountain, will retire effective May 29, 2015. Steve Black, who has served as vice president of The Oncology Group since August 2013, will take over as president.

SB277 is Sacramento Syringe of Shame, says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., May 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, May 14, the California State Senate approved SB277 (with the Assembly and the Governor expected to agree), designed to destroy personal belief vaccine exemptions, including religious exemptions. ‘California is becoming, officially, as medically ‘enlightened’ as Mississippi and West Virginia, the only two states to have such draconian vaccine laws,’ says Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor.

MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. Announces Change of Auditor

ORLANDO, Fla., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (‘Company,’ OTCQB symbol: ‘MDIT’ / OTCBB:MDIT), specializing in the development, manufacturing and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions, announces change of auditors.

Healthcare Insights to Present Session on Costing Solutions at 2015 International MUSE Conference in Nashville

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), a leader in providing financial management software and services to hospitals and health systems nationwide, will be presenting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care during the annual International MUSE Conference in Nashville later this month.

Arkansas Mutual to Join Constellation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that it will be joining Constellation, a mutual holding company, and its family of companies. Arkansas Mutual is a provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, located in Little Rock; it will be the third Constellation member company, joining MMIC and UMIA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Mother-Daughter Team Releases Children’s Book Designed to Delight Parents, Typically Developing Kids, and those with ADD/ADHD or Autism Spectrum

PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sherwood, Oregon based publisher, Journey Books, LLC, releases ‘Going to Bed is Easy Now’ (ISBN: 978-0692357842), first in series of illustrated children’s books by Doris and Maritsa Bowman. Written in both English and Spanish, the book is designed to ease the stress of everyday activities that create chronically challenging behaviors in typically developing children, as well as those with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, and other disabilities.

County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County’s assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

Dialysis Scholarship Fund Announces 5th Anniversary and Vegas Night Gala!

DENVER, Colo., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (‘DSF’) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a ‘Vegas Night’ fund-raising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The Dialysis Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John ‘JT’ Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.

Pediatric Neurologist Opens New Cerebral Palsy Practice that Treats the Whole Child

PLANO, Texas, May 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called ‘Dr. Jan’ by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice – 1 CP Place – is designed to do just that.

Half-Removed Tattoos Get Treated by New Non-laser Tattoo Removal Technology

PACIFICA, Calif., April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those incompleted customers.

Spodak Dental Group Named as a Top Workplace in South Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida’s Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts. The winners were announced at the Sun Sentinel’s Top Workplaces luncheon on April 23, 2015.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Announces a New Veterans Hiring Initiative with Hire America’s Heroes

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today a new hiring initiative with the non-profit organization Hire America’s Heroes(R). The purpose of the initiative is to provide a unique avenue for job-seeking Veterans in the Puget Sound, Washington area to find jobs in the health care industry. Interested Veterans will submit their resume to an online repository.

Lack of Reimbursement for Healthcare Interpreting Services is Unsustainable

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A white paper titled ‘The Perfect Storm,’ co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.

Steven Berger to Speak at Healthcare Business Analytics Best Practice Summit

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steven Berger, chairman of Healthcare Insights, LLC, and a nationally known hospital financial management expert, will be a featured speaker at the Healthcare Business Analytics Best Practice Summit in Chicago on May 5, 2015. The summit, taking place at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, is presented by the Chicago Healthcare Business Intelligence Alliance (CHBIA).

Claire Hicks, M.D., Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Named Physician of the Year by Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina.

Healthcare Insights to Exhibit Costing Solutions at Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting in Chicago

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When more than 1,200 hospital business and strategy leaders gather in Chicago next month for Becker’s Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI) will be exhibiting its solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care.

NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Hoogstra, Hendersonville Hospice Contributions with Resolution

RALEIGH, N.C., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives today.