healthcare healthcare  /ˈhɛlθ ˌkɛr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession

News

  1. GE Healthcare To Spend $2 Billion On Data Analytics And Other Tools

    GE Healthcare plans to spend $2 billion over the next five years to provide hospitals with the tools they need to become more efficient in the age of Obamacare. GE Healthcare generated $18 billion in revenue last year, or 12% of General Electric’s total revenue. It sells medical equipment, but also electronic health records to hospital systems, such as Mayo Clinic. “Providers with razor-thin ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Kindred Healthcare to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Healthcare Conference

    Kindred Healthcare, Inc. today announced that Paul J. Diaz, Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Healthcare Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 10:35 a.m.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Healthcare Technology Leader Ivo Nelson Launches Next Wave Health

    Healthcare pioneer and investor Ivo Nelson announced today the launch of his latest venture, Next Wave Health. Next Wave Health will help start-up healthcare information technology
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell accused the Obama administration of arrogantly circumventing the American people by appointing "one of the most prominent advocates of rationed health care to implement their national (healthcare) plan."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global healthcare leader for the long term," states Richard T. Clark, Merck chairman and CEO. "While we believe these actions are necessary to support...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: Genetic Engineering News

  3. "The United States Senate knocked down a filibuster aimed at blocking a final vote on healthcare reform and scored a big victory for the American people," Obama said.
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters Canada

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