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Documents: Blue Cross CEO urged commissioner not to comment on DWI
The leader of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, with his job at stake after a driving while impaired arrest, implored the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner not to go public with concerns about the arrest, according to documents obtained by Triangle Business Journal.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC and Cambia pull applications for proposed partnership
Blue Cross NC's planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions looks to be falling away following the sudden ouster of its CEO, with both companies withdrawing their respective applications with state regulators. The two companies had previously agreed to join into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in Ma rch, but following news of Dr. Patrick Conway's June arrest for DWI, the deal was put on "hold" while Cambia waited for the legal process to come to a…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Cooked, diced chicken recalled by CFIA over possible Listeria contamination
Some cooked diced chicken meat that was marketed under a number of brand names is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the chicken was sold across the country by Tip Top Poultry Inc., Reuven International Ltd., Sysco and AlimPlus Inc.
Source: CBC | Health - September 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC and Cambia pull applications for proposed partnership
Blue Cross NC's planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions looks to be falling away following the sudden ouster of its CEO, with both companies withdrawing their respective applications with state regulators. The two companies had previously agreed to join into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in Ma rch, but following news of Dr. Patrick Conway's June arrest for DWI, the deal was put on "hold" while Cambia waited for the legal process to come to a…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Documents: Blue Cross CEO urged commissioner not to comment on DWI
The leader of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, with his job at stake after a driving while impaired arrest, implored the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner not to go public with concerns about the arrest, according to documents obtained by Triangle Business Journal.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC CEO steps down amid controversy over DWI arrest
Patrick Conway has resigned as CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in the wake of his arrest for DWI earlier this year. The company's board of trustees has decided he should step down – a reversal of its initial stance to keep him on. The decision comes after news that Conway was arrested in June on charges of driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse following an accident on Interstate 85 in Randolph C ounty. At the time of the incident, Conway's daughters were in the…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Sudan: New Cases of Cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile En Sennar States
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The daily report of the Ministry of Health on the cholera epidemic shows that 167 people have contracted the disease up till Sunday, 117 in Blue Nile state and 50 in Sennar state. This includes four new cases reported in Blue Nile state and five in Sennar state on Sunday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The $16 billion Blue Cross deal with Cambia Health is put on hold
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's (BCBSNC) planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions could be in jeopardy following the June DWI arrest of BCBSNC CEO Patrick Conway. The two companies agreed to form into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in March, but following news of Conway's arrest, the deal has been put on "hold" while Cambia waits for the legal process to come to a conclusion. Conway was arrested in June on charges of driving while…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Update in Blue Nile State
[Radio Dabanga] Blue Nile -Two people died of cholera and 12 new cases were recorded in Wad El Nil and surrounding villages in Sennar on Saturday and Sunday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Duncan James Health: Blue singer ‘I could have spent the rest of my life in a wheelchair’
DUNCAN JAMES shot to fame as baby faced crooner in the boy band Blue. Duncan woke up one morning with a strange feeling that if not treated at the time could have meant him spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York insurer's case against Florida Blue dismissed
A judge on Sept. 20 dismissed the case of a New York-based insurance company which alleged that Florida Blue had a broker monopoly in the Orlando area. The verdict on Oscar Insurance Corp.'s case came on Sept. 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida after Judge Paul Byron ruled that the Jacksonville-based insurance provider's contract with salespeople to exclusively sell Florida Blue policies was legal. The case, filed on Nov. 13, 2018, claimed that the exclusive agreement…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy
Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemiaDoctors say numbing agent for toothache to blameIt turns out that “feeling blue” is not a figure of speech after all.A 25-year-old woman has given new meaning to the expression after she turned up at a Rhode Island hospital with blood that had turned navy blue.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 20, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Edward Helmore Tags: Rhode Island US news World news Medical research Science Health Society Source Type: news

Her Blood Turned Blue, How It Happened
You can be a blue blood or have blue blood. A woman had the latter after using medication for a toothache.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Independence Blue Cross, Cancer Treatment Centers sign 4-year agreement
Independence Blue Cross and Cancer Treatment Centers of America Philadelphia said Thursday they have have signed a four-year provider agreement. “We are pleased to have CTCA Philadelphia join our network and look forward to our members having another option for cancer care,” said Dr. Richard L. Snyder, executive vice president of Facilitated Health Networks and chief medical officer at Independence, in a prepared statement. Independ ence is the Philadelphia region's largest health insurer…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Sudan: 15 New Suspected Cholera Cases in Blue Nile State
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin -The Blue Nile Doctors Committee reported 15 new suspected cholera cases in various localities of Blue Nile state.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Anthem Aside, Blue Cross Obamacare Participation Steady
Aside from Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans have been largely consistent in selling individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act for the last five years, according to a new market analysis tool from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

"Grey chicken": female students as exploitation victims in the commercial sex industry - Suyanto B.
This study found a number of ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Cases Rise in Sudan's Blue Nile - Who Responds
[Radio Dabanga] Blue Nile State -The number of cholera cases in Blue Nile State has risen to 57 in various hospitals in various localities on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Barbecue chicken pizza
The combination of vegetables, lean chicken breast and low-fat cheese makes this pizza a healthy, well-balanced meal.
Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day - September 12, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Blue Earth touts talks at ASTRO 2019
Bracco molecular imaging subsidiary Blue Earth Diagnostics is directing attention...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bracco to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics Blue Earth highlights SNMMI 2019 presentations Blue Earth touts presentations at AUA 2019 Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis Blue Earth promotes results for PET/CT agent
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do code blue and other hospital codes mean?
Code blue alerts hospital staff to a patient emergency, such as cardiac arrest or a breathing problem. Learn more about code blue and other hospital codes in this article.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors - Suspected Cholera Spreading Fast in Sudan's Blue Nile State
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin -Doctors in Sudan's Blue Nile state report that the number of cases of 'acute watery diarrhoea', most possibly caused by cholera, has risen to 40 in state hospitals as of Saturday - ten more than a day earlier.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UK worries Brexit could bring 'chlorinated chicken' from US
Prospect of "chlorinated chicken" from the United States has the British agitated
Source: ABC News: Health - September 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Two Die of 'Acute Watery Diarrhoea' in Sudan's Blue Nile State
[Radio Dabanga] El Roseires -The Blue Nile state Doctors' Committee has confirmed on Tuesday that two patients in El Roseires Hospital died due to acute watery diarrhoea. Nine people suffering from the same disease have been hospitalised in an isolation ward. One of the victims was 85 years old, the other died because of delays in reaching the hospital.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

In quest to save independent docs, Blue Shield spinout focuses on tech
Independent doctor practices are struggling to keep pace with the technology of a value-based health care system. This Blue Shield of California spinout — and its first deal — is designed to help those doctors.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Chlorinated chicken poses 'no health problems', claims senior Government scientist
Sir Ian Boyd, the chief scientific adviser for the UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, said deciding whether to eat chlorinated chicken was a question of ethics, not science.
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross promotes company veteran to two C-level positions
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has named Michael Patterson chief administrative officer and chief legal officer. Patterson joined Blue Cross in 1986 as an accountant, according to the company. He also served in a number of roles, including C-level positions. This includes the roles of senior managing attorney, director of legal services, vice president of legal services, general counsel, senior vice presiden t, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Patterson is a graduate of UAB with…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Blue Cross Plan Doubles Housing Investments To Address Social Determinants
One of the nation ’s largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans is more than doubling its investments in housing and related support to the homeless and those who cannot afford rent as health insurers intensify their investments to address social determinants of health.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Arkansas Blue Cross Announces New Hire, Promotion
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield on Friday announced the hiring of Dr. Mark Jansen as vice president and chief medical officer and the promotion of Max Greenwood to vice president of government and media affairs.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 24, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Minnesota Oncology Announce Five-Year Collaboration
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 22, 2019 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and Minnesota Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network, today announced a five-year agreement that will change the way cancer care is paid for and managed in order to deliver optimal health outcomes at lower...
Source: McKesson News - August 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Big Blue Cross Plan Hires Social Workers To Address Determinants
One of the nation ’s largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans is hiring dozens of social workers at centers it owns across Florida where the insurer wants to educate and connect health plan enrollees to more than just medical services.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Blue Ash firm to double workforce, limit environmental impact
Blue Ash Auto Body intends to double the size of its workforce as a result of increased productivity and utility savings the company will achieve with new equipment financed by the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority. The company has now closed on $248,745 in clean-air financing from the OAQDA that was approved by the authority at its July meeting.   Steven Wurtz, CEO of Blue Ash Auto Body, said his business will add nine positions and a double-vehicle prep area as it replaces two outdated…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Weaver Frozen Chicken Patties Recalled
About 39,000 pounds of Weaver brand chicken patty products have been recalled by Tyson Foods Inc. due to possible contamination with foreign matter.
Source: WebMD Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marcus James Promoted to SVP at Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)
Marcus James has been named senior vice president of claims and membership for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Over 29,000 pounds of Tyson chicken patties recalled over 'metal pieces'
Tyson issued a recall of its pre-cooked chicken patties yesterday after receiving reports that consumer found what looked like pieces of metal in their food, posing a potential chocking hazard.
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson recalls nearly 40,000 pounds of Weaver chicken patties
Tyson Foods Inc is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of its Weaver chicken patties after some consumers found pieces of rubber in the product, the no. 1 U.S. meat processor said.
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

3 dogs die after swimming in pond with blue-green algae
Pet owners across the country are being warned about a potentially deadly toxic algae. Three dogs in North Carolina died last week after swimming in a pond that had blooms of blue-green algae. Anna Werner reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Patients and In Silico Clinical Studies Improve Blue Light Treatment for Psoriasis
A new study supports the use of virtual patients and in silico clinical studies to evaluate the effectiveness of blue light to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Researchers also demonstrated that this in silico approach can be used to improve the treatment response of patients with psoriasis to blue light by modifying the settings of the therapeutic protocol, as reported in the study published in Systems Medicine, an open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.
Source: eHealth News EU - August 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Is Timing Right For An Anthem-HCSC Blue Cross Mega Merger?
The departure of top executives at Health Care Service Corp. could open the door to an eventual mega-merger with another Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan, possibly even Anthem.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Seafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled as Blue Crab from U.S.
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 2, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Mercy relocates a dozen top executives, scores of others to Blue Ash
Bon Secours Mercy Health, which is based in Bond Hill, has renovated space at its former regional headquarters in Blue Ash to accommodate a dozen high-level executives and support staff for the hospital system ’s Cincinnati market and Mid-American Group.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

How to Maximize That Whole Chicken
WEDNESDAY, July 31, 2019 -- To get the most out of a whole chicken, roasting is the way to go. It ' s an easy and flavorful way to prepare this protein-rich, lean meat, plus you ' ll have dinner for two and lunch for the next day. Simple prep steps...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 31, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CEO Leaving Big Blue Cross Plan Health Care Service Corp.
Paula Steiner, who has led Health Care Service Corp. since 2016, is departing the operator of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in five states: Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Montana.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news