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2013-12-23 12:09:54

Contracting model, based on global payment and pay-for-performance, improves quality of care for sickest pediatric patients Within two years of implementation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Alternative Quality Contract (AQC) had a small but significant positive effect on the quality of pediatric care, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital. The results were published online Dec. 23 in Pediatrics. To stem the continued growth in health care spending, Blue...

2012-12-14 05:02:14

CEOs from 35 Blues plans collectively brought home about $93 million in bonuses, salary and other compensation in 2011, according to an analysis of state insurance department filings by The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, published independently by Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Lower-than-anticipated medical utilization and robust enrollment growth in 2010 led to some sizable performance bonuses for health plan executives in 2011....

2004-11-30 09:00:14

Awards Follow Forrester Research's Ranking of Molecular among the Top Interactive Agencies Nationwide Molecular, Inc., a leading technology consulting firm, today announced that the company has been selected as the winner of the 2004 MITX Awards in the category of Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals for its Genzyme Genetics Site Redesign. Molecular was also bestowed with two Gold Awards on behalf of the 2004 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for Best Interactive Site and Best Overall Site for...

Word of the Day
  • 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.