NextImage Medical/WorkWell Announces Mary Jane DeMille As New Chief Operating Officer

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014

DeMille joins NextImage/WorkWell from Occupational Orthopedic Medical Group (OOMG) where she served as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Network Development and established the first statewide orthopedic network in Workers’ Compensation as well as the associated call center. Previously, at US HealthWorks, she was Vice President Western Region and formerly acted as Director of FHP/ Great States Health Care Organization.

NextImage/WorkWells Chairman and CEO, Liz Griggs says, I am very pleased to welcome Mary Jane to the our team. Her experience and reputation within the Workers Comp industry will help NextImage articulate our enthusiasm and dedication to bringing quality products to our clients. I am confident that the addition of Mary Jane will help us achieve greater heights.

To that end, DeMille continued, I believe that my experience on the insurance carrier, employer and provider sides will help further NextImages mission to bring a more outcomes-focused, quality product line to the Workers Compensation industry. I am thrilled to be a part of the NextImage/WorkWell team as we unveil our new and more successful approach to Physical Therapy Networks this fall. “

About NextImage Medical:

NextImage Medical provides Workers Compensation payers including insurance carriers, third party administrators, and self-insured employers with the highest quality, fastest, and most technologically advanced solutions to manage Workers Compensation costs. NextImage Medical has developed the industrys leading scheduling platform known as the NextImage Grid which has the ability to expertly capture, transport, and store radiology studies and reports. NextImage Medical and our radiology partners are committed to lowering the cost of radiology services through the entire continuum of care. We believe that our cooperative model of working with patients, payers and providers is the answer to the healthcare industrys demand for high-quality, low-cost imaging.

About WorkWell:

Musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses decrease workforce health status and account for more healthcare spending than any other single health condition. Musculoskeletal injuries are the largest single category of workplace injury and significantly contribute to the imbalance between hours paid and hours actually worked resulting in a significant decrease in workforce productivity. WorkWells suite of services focuses exclusively on musculoskeletal wellness and augments existing wellness programs, safety initiatives, medical services and offers customized off-site and on-site solutions. WorkWell offers an integrated suite of musculoskeletal wellness services that increases workforce availability by reducing musculoskeletal injury and illness frequency and severity. For more information, please visit

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Health Insurance in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 25, 2014

The Health Insurance industry is an integral part of the Australian health system, providing coverage to almost 47.0% of the population. Health insurers generate revenue from the sale of health insurance policies (premium income) and the investment of premium reserves (investment income). Premium income generally accounts for more than 95.0% of revenue, though this changes from year to year. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by 3.8% in 2014-15, to reach $ 20.6 billion, on the back of strong growth in premium income. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 4.9%. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Andrei Ivanov, over the past five years, growth in premium income has been propelled by higher private health insurance prices and membership numbers. This has led to premium income growth estimated at 3.3% annualised over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $ 20.0 billion. Investment income has also contributed to the industry’s solid performance, as local markets have posted strong increases despite global economic uncertainty.

Healthy revenue growth will translate into a stronger bottom line for the industry. The industry’s largest expense, benefit payments, is expected to grow as a proportion of revenue, as benefit costs and utilisation rates increase, and the membership profile ages. Premium prices have been steadily growing by over 5.0% per annum, to counterbalance these increases. The industry will work to limit the effect of these rising costs by minimising growth in management expenses, through investment in online service platforms and other labour-saving technologies, says Ivanov. In 2015-16, revenue is expected to grow, as health insurers continue to benefit from a rebounding economy, growing investor confidence and continued strengthening in the premium cycle. Profit is expected to increase marginally over the next five years, in line with the industry winning approval for larger price rises, thereby offsetting the profit-eroding effects of increasing benefit expenses.

IBISWorld classifies the Health Insurance industry as having a high level of market share concentration. In the last couple of years, smaller major players NIB, HCF and HBF have managed to gain some ground on the much larger BUPA and Medibank, while the total market share between the five major players has not significantly changed. Consolidation is expected to occur over the next five years, due to the pressures the industry faces relating to competitiveness and profitability, partly brought on by the increase in the Medicare Levy Surcharge threshold and changes in the PHI Rebate. Some of the industry’s larger players are expected to acquire struggling smaller players, resulting in a decline in the number of industry enterprises.

For more information, visit IBISWorlds Health Insurance industry in Australia report page.

This industry includes businesses that primarily underwrite insurance policies relating to health and medical risks. Underwriting insurance policies involves assuming risks and assigning premiums. The type of insurance cover provided by businesses operating in the industry is for hospital, medical, dental, pharmaceutical and funeral expenses or costs. Businesses within the industry generate revenue not only through insurance underwriting but also by investing premiums.

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IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics

Industry Performance

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Current Performance

Industry Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain

Products & Services

Major Markets

International Trade

Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration

Key Success Factors

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Basis of Competition

Barriers to Entry

Industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data

Annual Change

Key Ratios

About IBISWorld Inc.

Recognised as the nations most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every Australian industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Melbourne, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organisations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit or call (03) 9655 3886.

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Vic’s Tree Service of Northern Virginia Announces Fall 2014 Promotion

Great Falls, VA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014

Vics Tree Service is excited to offer customers 15 percent off tree removal and all tree services from September until November 2014. As northern Virginias comprehensive tree expert, Vics has served residents of Arlington, Alexandria, Great Falls, and surrounding areas since 1978.

We hope our loyal customers take full advantage of this annual fall promotion, said Vic Price, owner of Vics Tree Service. Our customers are the core of our business, and this 15 percent discount is one small way were saying thank you.

Vic’s Tree Service is a full service tree company, and offers tree removal, tree trimming, general landscape cleanup, and fertilization. With more than 35 years of experience, Vics is dedicated to safely preserving the integrity and beauty of trees.

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About Vic’s Tree Service

Vics Tree Service caters to the residents of Northern Virginia in the form of excellent tree care and maintenance. They specialize in enhancing the aesthetic and functional value of their customers landscape, while simultaneously improving the health of their trees. They are fully licensed and insured, and provide exceptional service around the clock. For more information about Vics Tree Service, please visit

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Insurance Quotes for General Auto Coverage Added to Easy Search System Online

Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2014

Finding out the real cost of a vehicle insurance plan is now easier for motorists who gain entry to the Quotes Pros website online. A new assortment of insurance quotes from general providers can be accessed from

The simple database offered for research gives instant access to providers in the U.S. who underwrite general plans for automobile owners. Because the companies are listed by zip code, a driver will input an authentic code that is validated before access to agency price data is granted.

“The immediate access that we’re providing to car owners this year can shorten any time required to find general price information from state or national companies,” said one Quotes Pros rep.

The auto coverage types that are available to review for price information are not restricted to only liability type plans. The providers that appear for research inside of the Quotes Pros database underwrite collector, full coverage, high risk and other top plans that consumers can gain access to review for price data.

“The detailed information that companies prepare for motorists who use our search system can be helpful when comparing a listing of companies to find better prices,” the rep included.

The Quotes Pros company is expected to continue adding providers to its search tool for the American public to review through the remainder of the year. Companies that prepare price information for health, renters and homeowners insurance protection plans are also available to sort through at


The company supports the public using its open portal for insurer research on the Internet. The database the company uses to help consumers find insurance pricing is always updated with new content. The company regularly offers access to insurer provider information through use of its zip code finder solution to help the public make decisions about what policies to purchase in the U.S.

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MedPost Urgent Care to Open La Habra, CA Clinic in September

(PRWEB) September 04, 2014

MedPost Urgent Care has plans to open an urgent care clinic on West Imperial Highway in Imperial Promenade near Target on September 20. MedPost has walk-in clinics across the U.S., as well as six locations in California, including Anaheim Hills, Brea, Cerritos, Costa Mesa, Cypress and Placentia. They have plans to open a walk-in clinic in Yorba Linda and Long Beach later this year.

In addition to providing comprehensive urgent care services to patients of all ages, MedPost offers flu shots for $ 15 and sports physicals for $ 25, with no appointment required. From seasonal allergies to on-the-job injuries to STD testing, MedPost strives to give patients quick care that is affordable and accessible. Each urgent care center accepts most major insurance plans, as well as cash and credit card.

MedPost in La Habra will be open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. Walk-in patients are welcome, and MedPost offers online check in on for those wanting to save their spot in line.

“Our goal is to be the gold standard for urgent care in the markets we serve, providing the right type of care at the right time, in a convenient and compassionate way,” said Alan Cason, Chief Executive Officer of MedPost. “Continuity of care is also important. We make timely referrals for patients to obtain follow-up and specialty care when needed.”

Each MedPost Urgent Care clinic is staffed with physician specialists in primary care, internal medicine and emergency medicine, as well as nurse practitioners and other health professionals. As a convenient and affordable alternative to the emergency room, MedPost strives to offer short wait times for patients with non-life threatening medical issues. Most visits to MedPost last less than an hour, and out-of-pocket costs are generally significantly lower than a visit to the ER.

MedPost is focused on serving the La Habra community and the surrounding areas with dependable and convenient urgent care in a friendly atmosphere. Patients can also follow MedPost on social media, on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, to get health and wellness tips and more.

About MedPost Urgent Care

MedPost Urgent Care is a part of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading healthcare services company that operates 77 hospitals and over 190 outpatient centers across the country. MedPost has urgent care clinics in eight states across the U.S., in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, and is committed to national growth. MedPost provides accessible, affordable and efficient walk-in care to the communities it serves.

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TMG Health To Host Live Webinar on Medicaid Managed Care Trends & Opportunities

(PRWEB) September 03, 2014

TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar entitled, Medicaid Managed Care: Trends & Opportunities on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar will offer expert insight from Pamela Coleman, Senior Consultant at Sellers Dorsey.

This informative webinar will look at national trends in the evolving Medicaid Managed Care market – such as the effort by state and federal entities to move Dual Eligibles and other populations into managed long term services and supports – and will outline the opportunities that are created by such trends. Further discussion will revolve around recommendations for Health Plans looking to leverage the opportunities and what they can do to mitigate the challenges.

As Medicaid Plans, Providers, and their strategic partners adapt to changes and reforms in the program, it is vital to keep abreast of the current trends, said Bill Haggett, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy at TMG Health. Fine-tuning a Plans strategy in response to trends in the marketplace is not only good business, but assists Plans in ensuring positive health outcomes for their members.

The 45-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer period.

For more information or to register for this complimentary webinar, visit

About TMG Health

TMG Health is the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid plans. With more than 16 years of experience in providing technology-enabled services to the government market exclusively, our knowledge of health plan processes, regulatory requirements, and the daily challenges plans face within the government market is second to none. Our expertise, coupled with a strong commitment to our Clients success, positions us as a trusted partner who can help solve the challenges of today and prepare for those of tomorrow.

TMG Health is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa. and is a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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