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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...

2014-06-13 12:24:54

Boeing is first employer to sign with the Providence-Swedish Health Alliance SEATTLE, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services today announced the launch of the Providence-Swedish Health Alliance, one of the first accountable care organizations (ACO) in the country to work directly with employers on high quality, affordable health care benefits for employees. Boeing is the first employer to sign with the new ACO....

2014-06-12 23:06:12

Horizon's innovative, lower cost plans for small group employers to be available July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is continuing its work to transform the way health care is delivered in the state by introducing two, innovative new health plans for small employers that encourage members to take advantage of the state’s largest network of patient-centered practices. The new plans will be available on July 1, 2014, and will be Horizon...

2014-06-11 16:26:44

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Tatum, a leading management and advisory firm offering hands-on strategic, financial and technology solutions that measurably improve business performance WHAT: Will present "Choosing the Right Accountable Care Structure" and exhibit at ANI 2014, Healthcare Financial Management Association's National Institute WHEN: The conference will take place from Sunday, June 22 - Wednesday,...

2014-06-10 16:28:24

Medical Group's Strategic Philosophy Brought to Life in 2013 Annual Report SAN RAMON, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it came time to create the look and feel for the 2013 annual report, Hill Physicians turned to the people who have been working to improve healthcare delivery across Northern California. "Collaboration: Creating a Mosaic of Care" not only conveys Hill Physicians' long-held strategic view of partnering, but also bears the imprint of more than 100 employees...

2014-06-05 23:15:25

RadSite™, a national leader in the certification and accreditation of diagnostic imaging systems, and an official accrediting body as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), congratulates Garry Carneal, JD, MA, RadSite president & CEO, on his 25th anniversary in the health care industry. As Carneal celebrates this career milestone, he is working with RadSite to develop the next generation of smart networks in medical imaging. Houston, TX and Annapolis, MD...


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