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2014-04-14 23:11:54

In an April 24 Atlantic Information Services webinar, participants will learn how to avoid narrow-network legal and public relations problems, and set rates for out-of-network providers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 To keep premium rates affordable and competitive, health insurers have turned to narrow networks inside and outside of insurance exchanges. They also are partnering with provider groups on accountable care organizations (ACOs), which raises other questions of network...

2014-04-14 23:01:01

The combination of Orange Health Solutions’ population health management and care coordination services paired with MZI HealthCare’s suite of health benefit technology solutions will enable health care providers to successfully participate in the value-based care transformation underway in the health care industry. JACKSONVILLE, FL and GREENWICH, CT (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Orange Health Solutions (“Orange”), a Jacksonville, FL based technology enabled health care services company,...

2014-04-11 23:22:46

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the seventh webinar in a series focusing on emerging trends in population health. The session, Defining the Scope of Population Health Management: What Is Covered and What Is Not, will focus on the opportunities and challenges in population health management (PHM). New York, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the seventh webinar in a series focusing on emerging trends in population health. The session,...

2014-04-08 23:04:54

New ACO covers over 3,000 Horizon members and more than 80 doctors at 22 office locations. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Teaneck-based Holy Name Medical Center, through its HNMC Hospital/Physicians ACO, announced today the formation of a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designed to improve patient care coordination and quality outcomes for over 3,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. The new ACO will serve Horizon BCBSNJ...

2014-04-08 12:32:01

MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians Join New Program That Improves Care and Coordination of Chronic Conditions with Strong Focus on Prevention and Added Services to Improve Health of Patients LOS ANGELES and ORANGE Counties, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and MemorialCare Medical Foundation, the physician division of MemorialCare Health System, announced that they are collaborating to offer Anthem's Enhanced Personal Care...

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,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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