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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...

2014-06-04 23:10:51

In the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’s ACO Business News, a leading consultant speculates that perhaps more than just poor financial results could be contributing to Universal American’s decision to drop certain ACOs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Health insurer Universal American Corp., which has partnered with 34 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the last three years to offer financial and analytical support in...

2014-06-03 23:09:58

Somnoware Healthcare Systems Inc., the leading provider of cloud based software for the sleep wellness and sleep medicine industry, has reached an exclusive agreement with Welltrinsic Sleep Network, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) funded national network connecting sleep physicians and accredited centers to deliver high-quality, integrated care for individuals with a sleep-wake disorder. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Somnoware Healthcare Systems Inc., the leading provider of cloud...

2014-06-03 12:40:22

Quality Institute to use EpisodeMetrix to increase transparency for consumers PENNINGTON, N.J. and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced today that it has partnered with ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics to identify and compare detailed information of both hospital cost and outcomes-based quality measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/MM66640LOGO The Quality Institute will...

2014-05-28 12:29:55

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) is pleased to announce that David Introcaso, Ph.D., has joined the staff as Vice President of Policy and Operations. David has had a long career in health care delivery, research, and policy in Washington, D.C. David's prior experience includes time spent at DC General working in acute care and consulting with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in post-acute care. He has...

2014-05-23 16:24:08

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth Partners LLC (EHP) announced the creation of the Puget Sound region's first clinically integrated network linking independent physicians and private practices with EvergreenHealth-employed physicians in a network dedicated to improving safety outcomes, lowering overall cost and increasing value. The network, which includes nearly 500 providers representing more than 80 practices across the Eastside, began offering the...

2014-05-21 23:10:40

Definitive Healthcare announces the launch of its physician database—the latest addition to its comprehensive healthcare database including coverage on hospitals, health systems, physician groups, surgery centers, payors and much more. Framingham, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Definitive Healthcare (http://www.definitivehc.com) is pleased to announce the release of data and analytics on over 870,000 physicians to add to its comprehensive and daily updated information on healthcare providers...

2014-05-21 12:26:28

Branded Products That Improve Hospital-Based Outcomes Have Advantages in Securing Preferred Drug Status in ACOs, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that managed care organizations and cardiologists alike believe accountable care organizations (ACOs) will reduce costs and improve outcomes for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and atrial fibrillation (AF). A survey of 100 non-interventional cardiologists...

2014-05-15 16:27:39

The Advisory Board Company honors Nashville-based Accountable Care Organization and South Carolina-based health system with national awards for successful physician partnership WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MissionPoint Health Partners and Hospital Corporation of America's South Atlantic Division were selected from more than 900 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Crimson® Physician Partnership Award presented today by The Advisory Board Company at its national Crimson summit...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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