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2014-07-24 23:03:39

Anticipating an adverse impact on profitability with the transition to value-based care, ACOs are focused on financial solutions. Black Book™ has produced a series of three ACO infrastructure surveys: Financial Services and Software, Clinical Integration and Support, and Business Intelligence and Analytics; and the first data set was released today. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Financial solutions are among the highest infrastructure priorities as identified by 97 percent...

2014-07-24 12:28:00

NJHA's 'Gainsharing' Pilot Achieves $113 Million in Healthcare Savings PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians to work together to provide more efficient, high-quality care, according to a profile from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (available at...

2014-07-24 08:30:44

Tableau dashboards help physicians and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) administrators track critical quality measures and patient data SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightiks, a provider of data and predictive analytics products and services to healthcare providers, is using Tableau to help physicians understand and manage data about their patients and practices. To help its customers navigate the rapidly changing healthcare field, Enlightiks developed an analytics...

2014-07-23 23:30:55

Health Informatics is an industry with tremendous growth area due to requirements and changes in the Affordable Care Act, as well as American Recovery and Reinvestment Act digital records requirements. Employers will need experts to fulfill job positions in this lucrative industry. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Steven Gerst, innovator and educator in the field of Health Informatics, admits that he originally got into the field of Health Informatics for the job...

2014-07-23 23:19:28

Patient-centered care is an innovative approach that focuses on delivering better quality outcomes, a better patient experience and lowering the cost of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 New study findings released today confirm that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered program is working to improve the coordination of care and lower costs. The 2013 patient-centered study is the largest to date and includes more than 200,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members....

2014-07-22 12:29:43

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Teresa D. Miller has joined the firm's Health Care Group as a partner in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Miller served as the acting director for both the State Exchanges Group and the Oversight Group, at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). At CMS,...

2014-07-19 23:02:29

The speakers, panelists and attendees represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single location all focused on the patient with COPD. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The Pulmonary Horizons COPD Conference will include speakers, panelists and attendees that represent the most comprehensive and diverse group of health care professionals, decision makers and policy leaders combined in a single...

2014-07-16 23:07:17

Real-Time Incentives Help Reduce Hospital/ER Visits, Improve Member Health, And Decrease Overall Cost Of Care For Health Plans, Employers, And Accountable Care Organizations Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Gold Mobile (GoMo Health™), a leading provider of a remote patient engagement system for hospitals, healthcare plans, employers and accountable care organizations (ACOs), today announced it is using United Preference’s incentive administration platform to deliver real-time...

2014-07-15 12:28:56

Changes Published in Federal Register July 11, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medicare plans to penalize hospital use for 4.9 million seniors who get health care from Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ACOs are groups of doctors and hospitals which sign up to receive rewards from Medicare if they cut Medicare spending on their patients. They also receive protection from antitrust and kickback rules. Photo -...

2014-07-14 23:08:04

In a July 23 webinar, participants will get the latest information on the use of FAIR Health data and other data sources for determining how to pay out-of-network providers in ACOs, exchanges and narrow networks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 In building products for public and private insurance exchanges, carriers emphasized lower-cost narrow-network products, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other models. As expected, consumers generally chose coverage based on price,...


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