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2014-04-15 23:06:24

Solution to Drive Breakthroughs in Both Quality and Efficiency of Care Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Geisinger Health Plan (GHP), a leader in population health management, has deployed Caradigm Care Management to achieve breakthroughs in care efficiency, care coordination and patient outcomes. “For 15 years, we have built and refined innovative care models. We found without data or decision support tools, we were not going to achieve the continuous learning that’s...

2014-04-02 11:21:42

New research highlights inadequate and uncoordinated approach Care of patients with heart failure in the UK is inadequate and has not changed in a decade, according to new research published in BMJ Open. The findings by a team at Durham University and Darlington Memorial Hospital - and funded by national charity Heart Research UK - highlight inadequacies in heart failure care as well as an uncoordinated approach to diagnosis and management of the condition between primary and secondary...

2014-03-04 12:26:52

Incentives for Pathway Compliance, Reduced Hospitalization are Changing Treatment, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the increasing use of clinical pathway programs, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and bundled payments is changing the prescribing of oncology drugs in the treatment of colorectal cancer and renal cell carcinoma. As more payers and oncology practices adopt pathways,...

2014-03-03 23:27:12

Extraordinary market conditions continue to force US healthcare providers to find proven ways to ensure their survival. Employing Lean methodologies has been recognized by LifeWings and many industry leaders as the most effective way to optimize safety, quality, lead time, and return on investment (ROI). Collierville, TN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Extraordinary market conditions continue to force US healthcare providers to find proven ways to ensure their survival. Employing Lean...

2014-02-25 23:02:37

Cape Visiting Nurse Association a member of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group announced that it has been named to the Top 100 of the 2013 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its eighth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Cape May, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Cape Visiting Nurse Association a member of Visiting Nurse...

2013-12-20 08:23:41

LONDON, December 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare News from ITN Productions has released a new in-depth programme that drills down into the changes in the UK primary care sector, focussing on the most innovative changes, the latest best practice and thought leadership. Hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky from the ITN studios and filmed at the frontline of primary care in the UK in conjunction with the NHS Alliance, the programme is a broadcast quality healthcare resource. It is...

2013-12-19 12:28:02

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Health HomeCare has been ranked in the nation's Top 25 percent of home health providers in an independent rating of home health quality and performance. The Dallas home health agency was named to the 2013 HomeCare Elite list, compiled annually by National Research Corporation and DecisionHealth to recognize the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Texas Health HomeCare is one of 64 LHC Group home health providers...

2013-12-17 11:21:32

'It is as illogical to discredit the LCP because of errant clinicians as it is to ban the Highway Code because of bad drivers.' Claud Regnard, FRCP, a palliative care consultant, has called the demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway a "tragedy" and compared it to banning the Highway Code because of bad drivers in a paper for the journal Age and Ageing, published online today (Tuesday). After a series of media stories about the palliative care system causing malnutrition, dehydration, and...

2013-12-05 23:20:58

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is among the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies in the United States to receive the HomeCare Elite award. Winners of this award are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, best practice implementation, patent experience, and quality improvement and consistency. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Pathways Home Health & Hospice was named a 2013 HomeCare Elite Top Agency by the National...

2013-11-04 16:27:59

Leading Health System to Expand Philips' Coordinated Telehealth Programs ANDOVER, Mass. and ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy, one of the earliest providers of telehealth for critical care in the U.S., and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that they will collaborate to expand Mercy's telehealth services to include medical and surgical hospital units. Telehealth enables clinicians to remotely monitor and manage patients in any location and is one of the fastest...