Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:42:15 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:38:01 GMT
(RNN) - After an estimated 26 tornadoes hit five states on Sunday, and a massive EF-4 tornado leveled the Oklahoma City metropolitan area killing 24 on Monday - more severe weather is expected to impactMore >>
The Storm Prediction Center at the National Weather Service believes there is a high probability for severe weather in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:37:24 GMT
You can help those affected by the deadly, severe weather that hit Oklahoma Monday. Over the weekend, Missouri, Iowa, Kasas and Illinois also experienced severe weather.The American Red Cross is acceptingMore >>
Learn how you can help victims of severe weather recover in the Plains States...More >>
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.More >>
The farm bill the Senate is considering this week would cut some farm subsidies but also expand government-subsidized crop insurance, a safety net used by many farmers in case of bad weather or lost revenue.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:47:11 GMT
- May 31 at 2 p.m., the ASU Honey Beez will debut on nationwide TV!- Free & open to the public! WHEN: Friday, May 31, at 2 p.m.WHERE: ASU's J. Garrick Hardy Student Center, near the Dunn-Oliver AcadomeMore >>
On Friday May 31st the ASU the Honey Beez, the University's plus-sized dance team, will make their national television debut on the Steve Harvey Show. To celebrate ASU will hold a watch party on May 31st at 2pm in the new J. Garrick Hardy Student Center located near the Dunn-Oliver Acadome & Shuttlesworth Dining Hall. More >>
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SOURCE Cambia Health Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The health care landscape continues to evolve as employers, insurers and providers look for ways to educate consumers about their health care choices, and empower them to make informed medical decisions. As a featured speaker at the 6th Annual Consumer-Directed Healthcare Forum, Scott Decker, President of Consumer Transparency at Cambia Health Solutions, will discuss how transparency capabilities and strategies are driving consumer awareness and behavior change, turning patients into informed healthcare shoppers. He joins an impressive docket of reputable speakers from the health care industry, including Cigna, Aetna and WageWorks.
"Cambia has seen firsthand the value employers get when they give patients information to make independent and informed healthcare decisions," said Decker. "That's why we are building on our experience and expertise to develop the next generation of healthcare transparency solutions for insurers under our HealthSparq brand. We look forward to engaging with conference participants to demonstrate how simple, employee-driven transparency solutions can help to improve the quality, cost and overall care their employees are receiving."
Learn more about transparency in health care. Scott Decker is available for interviews at the conference:
WHO: Scott Decker speaks at the 6th Annual Consumer-Directed Healthcare Forum, sponsored by Corporate Research Group.
TOPIC: Consumer Healthcare Transparency: The Complete and Integrated Story
WHEN: Tuesday, February 26th, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cambia Health Solutions is a nonprofit total health solutions company based in the Pacific Northwest/Intermountain region, serving consumers and communities for nearly 100 years. Cambia companies provide a wide range of products and services, including healthcare information technology and software development, retail healthcare, health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand, life insurance, pharmacy benefit management, consumer engagement and wellness. For more information, please visit www.cambiahealthsolutions.com.
HealthSparq develops integrated healthcare transparency software-as-a-service solutions that leverage patient claims, cost and treatment data linked together with community reviews and discussions to empower patients, providers and insurers to make smart, informed decisions. HealthSparq is a member of the Cambia Health Solutions family of companies in Portland, Oregon. To learn more, visit www.HealthSparq.com.