Health News – Managed Care / HMO

Drugs.com Helps Seniors Reduce Their Prescription Drug Costs – New guide and comparison tool takes the guesswork out of Medicare Part D Plan selection for millions of seniors. (PRWeb Nov 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1639004.htm Radiologist Salary Survey Shows Fear of Universal Healthcare – Average Radiologist Salary Increased in Annual LocumTenens.com Survey (PRWeb Nov 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Radiologist_Salary_Survey/Universal_Healthcare/prweb1642364.htm Canadian Pharmaceutical Distribution Network Signs 7-Year Contract with ThoughtSpeed? eCommerce for Web Based Order Management Services – TS Link™ Solution enables Canadian Hospitals to place Pharmaceutical orders over the Internet (PRWeb Nov 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1634904.htm New Sales Team and Structure Announced at HealthSmart – The HealthSmart Company is pleased to announce a new sales and account management organization, as part of their strategy to maximize organic growth. Alex Arnet, Chief Sales Officer says, “Our belief is that a team approach of combining new sales with account management will help us exceed our sales and retention goals.” In addition, HealthSmart has recently invested in hiring top sales talent around the country to support the new company brand and products. (PRWeb Nov 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1631844.htm Healthcare Provider, HealthCare Partners, CEO Dr. Robert Margolis Honored for Hospital Philanthropy – Robert J. Margolis, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners LLC, a healthcare provider with operations in California, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, headquartered in Torrance, California was honored by the Legacy Society of the California Hospital Medical Center Foundation as a respected healthcare provider and leader for his thoughtful vision and understanding of the dynamics of the healthcare marketplace. (PRWeb Nov 17, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1609064.htm Georgetown Report Finds Progress On Children’s Health Care Coverage Threatened By Economy – Increasing unemployment, declining state revenues, and a growing affordability gap are causing an increase in the number of people losing health coverage. (PRWeb Nov 17, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medicaid/schip/prweb1631184.htm NDB, Accountants & Consultants Launch the Official SAS 70 Audit Resource Guide – Visit the official SAS 70 Audit Resource Guide, the most in-depth and comprehensive web portal designed for anyone seeking to learn and understand the inner workings and framework of the much used SAS 70 auditing standard. From service organizations to auditors, the SAS 70 Audit Resource Guide is your one stop shop for learning all you need to know about SAS 70 audits. (PRWeb Nov 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1614654.htm A Bold Approach to Healthcare Reform: Eliminate Insurance Companies – A Bold Approach to Healthcare Reform: Eliminate Insurance Companies, Use Patient Smart Cards – CEO of Jackson Healthcare Proposes Plan to Make Health Services More Accessible, Cost Efficient (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1602344.htm Medicare-PartD.com Highlights Changes in 2009 Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans – Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are changing again in 2009 and Medicare-PartD.com released their online PDP-Compare tool to help Medicare beneficiaries quickly see how their current 2008 Medicare Part D plan changes in 2009. With PDP-Compare, Medicare beneficiaries can compare changes in prescription drug plan costs and features such as monthly premiums, donut hole coverage, co-payments, and deductibles. Advocates can also use PDP-Compare to quickly see whether a Medicare beneficiary’s 2008 Part D plan still qualifies for the 2009 state-specific Low Income Subsidy $0 premium. (PRWeb Nov 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Medicare-PartD_com/PDP-Compare/prweb1611194.htm Jackson Healthcare Dedicates New Corporate Headquarters – Modern “Workscape” Created to Make Associates Proud of the Place They Live (PRWeb Nov 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Jackson/Healthcare/prweb1604694.htm HealthCare Partners Rated A ‘Top Performing California Physician Group’ By IHA For the Fifth Straight Year – HealthCare Partners is being recognized as one of the top performing California physician groups by the Integrated Healthcare Association for the fifth straight year. HealthCare Partners is one of only four California Physicians groups in the greater Los Angeles area to receive this recognition. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1578164.htm Analgesics Market to Reach $35.5 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. – Aging population and rising therapeutic benefits of drugs continue to boost the market for analgesics. Driven by growing demand for pain relief medications, the market is projected to reach $35.5 billion by 2015. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/analgesics_pain_relief/internal_external/prweb1595114.htm Healthcare Partners Medical Group to Host Free Medicare Benefits Presentations – With a commitment to helping seniors and their families understand their Medicare benefits and options, HealthCare Partners Medical Group and Affiliated Physicians is hosting eight “Knowing Your Medicare Benefits for 2009” comparison presentations during November in communities throughout Los Angeles County. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1596744.htm Innovative New Program Offers Free Online Services to UrologistsUrologychannel.com, a leader in patient education information and marketing services for urologists since 1998 announces the launch of its Online Marketing Center (OMC). The new Center offers free services to help urologists maximize their ability to use the Internet to educate patients and improve their practice website’s search engine presence. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1600264.htm Boomers Play an Active Role with Parent’s Medication Decisions – According to a new survey from Caring.com, baby boomers caring for an aging parent are playing an active role when it comes to decisions about their parents’ medications. (PRWeb Nov 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/11/prweb1600502.htm Study Finds Rise in Rate of Diagnostic Imaging in Managed Care – Use of radiology imaging tests has soared in the past decade with a significant increase in newer technologies, according to a new study that is the first to track imaging patterns in a managed care setting over a substantial time period. (PRWeb Nov 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Diagnostic_Imaging/Radiology/prweb1581874.htm The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on Historic Win – The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) would like to congratulate President-elect Barack Obama on his inspirational and historic win. (PRWeb Nov 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Minority_Black/Healthcare_Executives/prweb1587884.htm World Trauma Devices Market to Reach $4.8 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. – Noteworthy factors triggering growth in the market for trauma devices include rise in osteoporosis prevalence, product and technological innovations, availability of reimbursement options and growing attention to old age healthcare. As ageing population and life expectancy continue to increase steadily, global demand for trauma devices will continue to expand and reach $4.8 billion by 2012. (PRWeb Nov 10, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/trauma_devices/internal_fixation_devices/prweb1584554.htm LocumTenens.com Finds Psychiatrists are Neutral on Universal Healthcare – Average psychiatrist salary increased for 60 percent of survey respondents. (PRWeb Nov 6, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/psychiatrist-salary/universal-healthcare/prweb1573094.htm Sales of Specialty Medical Chairs to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts – Rising disability population rate, and advent of technologically advanced products with innovative designs are driving the demand for specialty medical chairs. Global market for specialty medical chairs is projected to reach $1.6 billion by 2015. (PRWeb Nov 6, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medical_chairs_dental/examination_treatment/prweb1568964.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.

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