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2014-05-28 12:29:55

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) is pleased to announce that David Introcaso, Ph.D., has joined the staff as Vice President of Policy and Operations. David has had a long career in health care delivery, research, and policy in Washington, D.C. David's prior experience includes time spent at DC General working in acute care and consulting with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in post-acute care. He has...

2014-05-23 16:24:08

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Partners LLC (EHP) announced the creation of the Puget Sound region's first clinically integrated network linking independent physicians and private practices with EvergreenHealth-employed physicians in a network dedicated to improving safety outcomes, lowering overall cost and increasing value. The network, which includes nearly 500 providers representing more than 80 practices across the Eastside, began offering the...

2014-05-21 23:10:40

Definitive Healthcare announces the launch of its physician database—the latest addition to its comprehensive healthcare database including coverage on hospitals, health systems, physician groups, surgery centers, payors and much more. Framingham, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Definitive Healthcare (http://www.definitivehc.com) is pleased to announce the release of data and analytics on over 870,000 physicians to add to its comprehensive and daily updated information on healthcare providers...

2014-05-21 12:26:28

Branded Products That Improve Hospital-Based Outcomes Have Advantages in Securing Preferred Drug Status in ACOs, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that managed care organizations and cardiologists alike believe accountable care organizations (ACOs) will reduce costs and improve outcomes for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and atrial fibrillation (AF). A survey of 100 non-interventional cardiologists...

2014-05-15 16:27:39

The Advisory Board Company honors Nashville-based Accountable Care Organization and South Carolina-based health system with national awards for successful physician partnership WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MissionPoint Health Partners and Hospital Corporation of America's South Atlantic Division were selected from more than 900 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Crimson® Physician Partnership Award presented today by The Advisory Board Company at its national Crimson summit...

2014-05-14 08:32:16

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Jan Oldenburg, former vice president of physician and patient engagement at Aetna Accountable Care Solutions, has joined the firm as a senior manager in its Advisory Health Care Practice. Oldenburg has extensive experience working with accountable care organizations to create and implement patient-centered care and patient engagement programs....

2014-05-14 08:31:38

BOSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia President Heather Lavoie will participate in the panel, Analytics Strategy: Integrating Clinical and Claims Data, at the May 14(th) - 15(th) iHT² Payer-Provider Evolving Business Model Summit in Boston. Lavoie will be joined by Laurance Stuntz, Director at the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, and the panel will be moderated by Mark Hagland, the Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Informatics. During the panel, Lavoie will discuss the need to...

2014-05-12 12:31:13

Patient Pathways, VillageHealth Recognized with National Awards DENVER, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that its approach to integrated care has been recognized with two Dorland Health "Case In Point" Platinum Awards, a unique awards program that recognizes the most successful and innovative case-management programs working to improve...

2014-05-09 08:26:22

BOSTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), and The Geneia Institute jointly announced their participation in a webinar on May 13(th), The ACO Playbook: Lessons Learned from Successful Early Adopters. "Massachusetts has one of the highest concentrations of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country, and is home to five of the 32 Pioneer ACOs chosen by Medicare to lead the nation,...

2014-05-07 23:09:42

In the wake of Aetna’s announcement that it would create a new delivery and care management model that links private exchanges to a national accountable care organization chain, industry observers interviewed in the May 5 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Health Plan Week suggest that private exchange-ACO relationships are becoming an increasingly popular next-generation care model among carriers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 When Aetna Inc. CEO Mark Bertolini on April...


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