November Is American Diabetes Month

How can American Diabetes Month make a difference? We can use this month to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage people to make healthy changes. Here are just a few ideas:   •  Encourage people to make small changes, like taking the stairs instead of the elevator.   •  Talk to people in your community about getting […]

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Price Transparency and Workforce Issues Dominate Dicussion of Emerging Issues in Health Care

  M. H. West & Co., Inc.’s Chair and CEO, Marilyn West participated in a Virginia Business Coalition on Health Emerging Trends in Health Care & Insurance Roundtable discussion. Below are selected highlights from the Richmond Times Dispatch article about the event. ********************************************************** Marilyn West, chairwoman and CEO of consulting firm M.H. West & Co. […]

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Marilyn West on the Panel for the Virginia Business Coalition on Health Emerging Trends in Health Care & Insurance Roundtable

M. H. West & Co., Inc.’s Chair and CEO, Marilyn West will be participating as a panel member of  the Virginia Business Coalition on Health Emerging Trends in Health Care & Insurance Roundtable on Thursday October 15, 2015 at the Marriott Innsbrook. The focus of the discussion will be to inform members of the business […]

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual campaign that aims to increase knowledge and awareness of the disease. A closer look at the staggering stats about breast cancer reveal why this is an important cause to so many people. According to the American Cancer Society, every 2 minutes a woman in […]

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July 28th Is World Hepatitus Day

The theme for this year’s World Hepatitis Day is “Prevent hepatitis. Act now”. Viral hepatitis is caused by 5 distinct hepatitis viruses. Infection from these viruses results in approximately 1.45 million deaths each year. These viruses are transmitted through contaminated water and food, as well as by contact with blood or bodily fluids, through unsafe […]

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