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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...

2014-05-06 08:34:32

SIMED's use of Analytics Partners' Health Intelligence Analytics (HIA) Solution enhances ability to track and deliver coordinated care ensuring patients are getting the right care at the right time JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analytics Partners (AP) advances the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) objective by delivering integrated and accessible data to SIMED. AP's HIA solution enables SIMED to analyze and manage their population of Medicare beneficiaries...

2014-05-02 23:00:49

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has submitted a series of cost-efficient proposals to Congress to improve the quality and access to healthcare by Medicare beneficiaries and outlined specific actions appropriate for the remainder of the 113th Congress. The proposals were submitted to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee as a written statement for a hearing entitled “Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients.” (PRWEB)...

2014-04-30 23:10:32

Southampton A.C.O. announces the benefits of joining an accountable care organization. As many healthcare professionals and facilities adapt to this new pragmatic approach, Southampton A.C.O. allows its members to structure the organization and develop the principles the members will follow. Southampton, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Southampton A.C.O. announces the benefits of joining an accountable care organization. As many healthcare professionals and facilities adapt to this new...

2014-04-30 23:06:01

ACA Reforms to Healthcare Payment Models; Obstacles and Solutions Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT, invites legislators and their staff to a policy luncheon concerning the progress industry is making toward the creation of payment models under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Russell Senate Office...

2014-04-29 23:02:35

Business Process Outsourcing Company Partnering with Price Waterhouse Coopers to Offer Free Webinar King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid markets, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar entitled, “Next Steps for ACOs: What’s on the Horizon?” on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern...

2014-04-15 08:29:52

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access MediQuip, the nation's largest and leading innovator in surgical and implant management solutions, today announced an agreement with Osler Health IPA/Osler Health Management to provide quality-driven surgical bundles and pay-for-performance programs. The surgical bundle will be coordinated via Osler's national primary-care driven independent practice association (IPA) and delivered to Osler's growing surgical network. Osler is...

2014-04-15 08:29:08

Technology will support Lahey Accountable Care Organization (ACO) through patient engagement, quality improvement, data integration DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phytel announced today that Lahey Health has selected the company's comprehensive, Web-based population health and population engagement platform to help keep patients healthy, minimize expense and drive better outcomes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/MM68312LOGO Phytel's technology is used by hundreds of large...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.