Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

Advalent Corporation Completes Acquisition of Medvensys Analytics

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Advalent Corporation, a claims administration and medical management platform for complex value-based care products and Medvensys, a leading cloud-based analytics technology in clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement whereby Advalent has agreed to acquire Medvensys.

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Calls for Expansion of Affordable Medical Access in Richmond County Area

PINEHURST, N.C. — Pinehurst Surgical Clinic has served Richmond County and its surrounding areas since 1946 as a reliable and trustworthy provider of affordable surgical services. Offering a number of medical services, from a Urological Surgical Center and a Women’s Care Center, Pinehurst Surgical Center has proved itself a valuable and necessary surgical resource in Richmond County.

United Disabilities Services Wins National Award for Work Related to Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Depression and Anxiety

LANCASTER, Pa. — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Care Management Program, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has received first place in the Stories from the Field contest. This award recognizes organizations serving people with disabilities who have successfully grown their community-based business.

Local Foot and Ankle Surgeon Heals His Own Foot Pain with New Brace

CARMEL, Ind. — An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis – a common foot and ankle problem – after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren’t efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities.

National Behavioral Health Conference Scheduled in New Orleans, October 28 – 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The 2018 59th Annual National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference will be held in New Orleans at the Renaissance Arts Hotel from October 28 – 31, 2018, and is titled “Reinventing the Behavioral Health Workforce: Implementing Innovative Solutions.”

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Advalent Corporation (‘Advalent’) signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

PET Imaging Institute of South Florida Increases its Presence in Fort Lauderdale by Opening a New Dedicated PET/CT Facility

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — PET Imaging Institute of South Florida (PIISF), a leader in the PET/CT Medical Imaging Market, announced today that they will be opening a new, dedicated, 2800 sq. ft. PET/CT facility in Fort Lauderdale. PIISF has experienced rapid growth and an expanding patient base across Broward County, creating the need to open a new facility in this underserved area.

Spodak Dental Group Earns Invisalign’s Highest Distinction, VIP: Diamond Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Spodak Dental Group has earned the VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign for 2018, which is the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Diamond Providers are the most experienced providers of the Invisalign(R) treatment, and include only a few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers.