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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,...

2014-07-14 08:27:26

Propeller connected health solution now available to Arizona Care Network patients ?with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease MADISON, Wis. and PHOENIX, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propeller Health (formerly Asthmapolis), the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, and Arizona Care Network, a physician and health system collaboration, jointly announced today that ACN will be the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to offer the Propeller platform...

2014-07-10 12:30:36

Helen Macfie, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, Vice President of Population Health, Will Focus on Helping to Manage All Aspects of Care--from Wellness and Prevention to Complex Conditions ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California. Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina...

2014-07-08 23:11:47

FluidEdge Consulting analyzes the top Medicare payment codes so ACO physicians can see the cost impact of admitting to different nearby competing facilities. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 FluidEdge Consulting announces a new tool to help Medicare and Commercial ACOs understand and implement a Site of Service savings program. Whether it's a Health System based ACO trying to address the impact of leakage, or a Physician-Led ACO trying to lower Inpatient Hospital expenditures, this...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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