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Millennium Health Announces New Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Clinical Officer, Health Economist

Appointments bolster executive team’s compliance, clinical, health outcomes acumen

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 3, 2015) Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, today announced the appointment of Darrell W. Contreras, as its new Chief Compliance Officer; Angela Huskey, PharmD, CPE, as Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer; and Rami Ben-Joseph, PhD, as Senior Vice President, Health Outcomes Research. Contreras brings nearly 20 years of experience in compliance in the health care industry and will be responsible for leading all areas of the company’s compliance programs. Huskey has nearly 15 years of clinical practice and medical affairs experience and will be responsible for ensuring the clinical integrity of all corporate initiatives. Ben-Joseph is a renowned expert who will direct Millennium’s health economics and outcomes research team to support Millennium’s products and services.Read More

Millennium Health Finalizes Settlement Agreement with DOJ; Reaches Plan to Restructure Capital with Investors

Company successfully re-positioned for future, despite reimbursement headwinds

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Millennium Health today announced that it has reached agreement with a substantial majority of holders of its debt, its current equity holders, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other state and federal agencies, on the terms of a financial restructuring plan that would satisfy a previously announced settlement and reduce the company’s debt.

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Safe Homes Coalition Launches Keep Kids Safe Program in Greater Boston

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, at a press conference held at the Massachusetts State House, the Safe Homes Coalition announced the launch of the Keep Kids Safe Program in Greater Boston and throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The program aims to reduce misuse and abuse of prescription medications by raising awareness, education, and providing re-sealable plastic bags to safely secure prescription medications. Read More

San Diego 6: San Diego Vets Introduced to Adaptive Sports

More than 120 disabled veterans from around the country are in San Diego this week for a unique and life-changing experience. They are trying their hand at sports they may have considered impossible after being injured while serving our country. They are learning to row, surf, cycle, kayak and more. Read More

U.S. Court of Appeals Vacates Judgment Against Millennium Health

Court rejects Ameritox’s jury award, rules in favor of Millennium

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 3, 2015) — The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a district court’s judgment stemming from the June 2014 jury award of approximately $12 million in favor of Ameritox. The Court concluded that the District Court “abused its discretion” in allowing Ameritox’s “outlandish” claims to reach the jury and that Ameritox’s pursuit of its case “wasted both judicial resources and Ameritox’s money.”Read More

Your Tango: 6 Reasons to Watch This Other, Other Wahlberg Movie With Your Teen

Teenage abuse of prescription drugs is a huge, easily fixed problem. Check out If Only with your kids to see what you can do.

You know that little person living your home who probably doesn’t know how to use the washing machine? No, not your father-in-law (but you may need to straighten him out too), your teenaged kid. Yeah, the guy or girl that still needs you to make doctor’s appointments on his behalf may be sneaking into your medicine cabinet chasing some kind of high. Per the Partnership For Drug Free Kids’ Medicine Abuse Project, 25% of teens report abusing/misusing prescription drugs and it’s the poison of choice for 12 and 13-year olds. “Yikes!” is an appropriate response but talking to them about it immediately is an even more appropriate one.

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