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2014-04-03 12:27:47

Decision Resources Group's Experts Dissect CMS Medicare ACO Results, Including Pioneer ACOs and Medicare Shared Savings Programs (MSSPs), In New Executive Briefing BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) recent release on Medicare ACO results, which included specific measures, allows much more detailed analysis versus last summer's early Pioneer results. For businesses looking to partner with...

2014-04-02 23:29:58

A new white paper from national healthcare consulting firm PYA gives a straightforward explanation of what’s required for participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 PYA presents a new white paper that provides a straightforward explanation as to what is required for participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Interest in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) is at an all-time high. At the American College of Healthcare...

2014-03-30 23:04:28

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) represent the single best resource to help improve the health outcomes, quality of life, and reduce the costs associated with the treatment and management of patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clinical trial will validate the effectiveness of RTs in improving health and financial outcomes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will include patients admitted for...

2014-03-25 23:21:41

Alliance will support Memorial Hermann’s patient-centered initiatives. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Hayes, Inc, a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to provide Memorial Hermann Physician Network (MHMD), and Memorial Herman Health System with research, clinical evidence analysis, and an on-site expert to support their clinical initiatives. The largest not-for-profit health system in...

2014-03-25 16:25:41

CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing your medical history repeatedly at different healthcare facilities soon will be a thing of the past--at least for patients at facilities operated by Accelera Innovations. This is just one of the ways that by vertically integrating healthcare services, Accelera Innovations seeks to improve efficiency with proprietary software platforms, while maintaining the highest level of care. Illinois-based Accelera Innovations' patient-centric,...

2014-03-25 08:31:49

Lightbeam Health Announces Strategic Alliance with Ingram Micro to Deliver End-to-End Population Health Management Solutions IRVING, Texas, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Ingram Micro Inc. Ingram Micro will offer the advanced Lightbeam Health platform to its growing number of U.S. channel partners. The Lightbeam solution will help Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), insurance payers, health systems, large...

2014-03-25 08:31:23

American Well®'s success lies in connecting a robust mobile and web software platform with a national network of care providers and payers to provide a simple, yet efficient, telehealth solution MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its ongoing analysis of the telehealth services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes American Well with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for providing a turnkey telehealth service that connects...

2014-03-22 23:04:14

MicroBloggingMD from M2 Information Systems, Inc. Improves Quality of Care by Securely Delivering Real-Time Patient Results & Updates to Providers Smart Phones & Desktop Computers Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Physicians at Jupiter Medical Center, who are participating in the Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (ACO), are piloting an innovative technology called “MicroBloggingMD” created by M2 Information Systems, Inc. This technology allows physicians to receive...

2014-03-20 12:32:53

Patients are Staying Closer to Home for Care as Innovation Travels Westward, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that competition for patients in the Springfield market is increasing with the acquisition of Cooley Dickinson Hospital by Massachusetts General Hospital, which is part of Partners HealthCare. Patients in Springfield have long been traveling to Boston, which draws patients from across...

2014-03-18 23:03:51

More than 450 Bergen County primary care physicians to participate in new collaborative ACO. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Hackensack-Physician Hospital Alliance (HackensackAlliance) ACO announced the launch of a collaborative Accountable Care Organization (ACO) agreement to improve care and patient outcomes for over 16,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. More than 450 primary care doctors practicing at approximately 40...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.