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2014-08-27 12:31:00

Leading Health Systems Poised to Partner with Managed Care Organizations on Value-Based Care Delivery and Payment Models, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the intense physician acquisition activity that characterized the Memphis health system and hospital sector in recent years has given way to clinical integration, with rivals Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Baptist Memorial Health...

2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-21 23:14:41

Smith & Jones Offers Insights on Marketing Accountable Care Organizations Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Smith & Jones, an agency specializing in healthcare marketing, published a new white paper today titled, “Transitioning Marketing Efforts to the ACO Model.” This white paper reviews the charges of accountable care and five changes in marketing strategy for ACOs, including wellness marketing, patient research and measurable goals. “Transitioning Marketing Efforts to the...

2014-08-20 23:03:35

Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation New York, N.Y. and Middletown, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation (“The Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance”). The Alliance is a partnership between Mount Sinai and Crystal Run in which the...

2014-08-19 23:12:01

Digital Health Leader Benefits from Expertise of Doctors Childers, Legere and Spencer Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem, today announced the formation of its Medical Advisory Board, and the first three members: doctors Kevin Spencer, M.D., Henry Legere, M.D. and Jake Childers, M.D. The LeadingReach Medical Advisory Board provides expertise and input and regularly meets with the...

2014-08-19 08:30:49

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. It should be noted that the Company changed its year-end and now reports financial results on calendar quarters. FY 2015 now covers the reporting period from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Financial Highlights for the Three Months...

2014-08-19 08:30:08

More than 80 procedures and conditions now available; goal is 80% coverage of all costs of care by 2015 NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR®) definitions from the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)). An ECR is an entire episode of care that includes all covered services across all providers...

2014-08-14 23:01:56

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 ACOs to Know Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know," which highlights a variety of Medicare and commercial-payer ACOs, the majority of which are led by hospitals or health systems. This is the third year Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of ACOs to know, and the number of organizations to choose from has grown each year:...

2014-08-13 12:28:35

Outcomes-Based Approaches by Payers May Support Value Messaging for Pharmaceuticals, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the outlook for the pharmaceutical market in the United States is becoming more favorable, as the size of the insured population is expanding and opportunities for specialty pharmaceutical products support premium pricing and better profitability. The implementation of the...

2014-08-13 08:29:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions announced today a contract agreement with Community Health Alliance ACO (CHA), an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to deploy the Lightbeam population health platform to support CHA's ACO patient population. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135664 CHA's provider community currently utilizes multiple EHR systems to manage a 200+ multispecialty physician network throughout Indiana and parts of Michigan....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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