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2014-06-26 08:28:34

Solution to reduce readmissions and drive care coordination for thousands of patients across Pa. and N.J. PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHEC (formerly IGI Health) a leader and innovator in health information exchange and accountable care solutions, today announced that Allegiance ACO, part of the Allegiance Health Group (AHG) of New Jersey and Pennsylvania has selected to implement HEALTHEC's comprehensive ACO-in-a-Box solution suite to support the...

2014-06-24 23:17:14

Medorizon has helped a number of providers in all specialty with joining an ACO. It is important to know what your options are before signing a contact. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The new onslaught of the ACO “Accountable Care Organization” hitting the healthcare scene has been taking the approach of “join or die.” Maybe that last quote was a bit dramatic but if physicians decide to stand alone, the “organization” gives them the strong arm with extra processing fees....

2014-06-24 23:17:02

The Advalent ACO Solution focuses on ACO administration, including managing ACO financial risk and improving patient health with ACO care management. Westborough, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Advalent Corp. announced today the Advalent ACO Solution, an ACO financial risk and ACO administration solution for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Advalent healthcare IT solutions are based on a flexible and scalable cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Configuration options and data mapping...

2014-06-24 08:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today jointly announced a strategic educational partnership to help meet the staffing needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), and other risk-based health care models. The first course created as a result of this unique collaboration - Coordinating Care in a Fragmented System - gives frontline nurses and social workers the...

2014-06-20 12:22:58

Opening of Northville Health Center and more planned in FY2015 ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System's leaders have reported positive fiscal year-end results, with an anticipated 0.7 percent ($17 million) targeted margin on operating revenues of $2.52 billion for the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers. This performance helps position the university's health care enterprise for continued investment in targeted strategies and support...

2014-06-20 08:23:26

DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Patient Health Care (Premier PHC) and Encompass Home Health & Hospice (Encompass) are pleased to announce a new partnership that actively manages the quality and cost of care for patients across multiple settings, in order to meet quality benchmarks and improve patient outcomes. Premier PHC is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) serving over 20,000 Medicare patients in north Texas and south Oklahoma. Encompass serves as a preferred...

2014-06-19 23:02:06

New Survey Ranks Physician Groups at National Healthcare Conference of Experts Novato, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Meritage Medical Network is proud to achieve the coveted Elite status from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), the largest association in the country representing physician organizations practicing coordinated care. This year, Meritage Medical Network received four out of four stars, surpassing a peer-defined threshold score in key domain areas. CAPG...

2014-06-19 16:25:55

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Toland Physicians achieved the highest possible "elite" status in the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) Standards of Excellence survey of nationwide physician groups for the eighth year in a row. The San Francisco independent practice association has earned the top-tier ranking since the association began evaluating medical groups in 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119574 The Standards of Excellence...

2014-06-18 12:38:38

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider today announces that Michelle Templin, Vice President Strategic Business Development, MHA ACO Network, will be a panelist at the Fifth National Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Summit taking place June 18-20(th), 2014, in Washington DC. The panel discussion titled "Caring for and...

2014-06-18 08:28:04

Leading Population Health Management Company Establishes Position Focused on Team-Based Care and Patient Engagement BEAVERTON, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management, announced today the appointment of Jacquelyn Hunt, PharmD, MS, as its chief population health officer. In this role, Dr. Hunt will oversee development and delivery of Kryptiq CareManager(TM) population health management programs. In this capacity, Dr. Hunt will...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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