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2011-01-03 08:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today represents a major step in the health information technology (IT) landscape. More than two years of policymaking have culminated in the opening of registration so hospitals and physician groups can begin the process of attesting to Stage 1 Meaningful Use as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. The Medicare EHR Incentive Program will provide incentive...

2010-12-30 13:23:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital and Aetna today announced that they have successfully reached a resolution regarding the terms of their Contracting Hospital Agreement. The two organizations came to an agreement on a fair and equitable reimbursement rate for the care El Camino Hospital provides to patients covered under the Aetna health plan. As a result of these discussions, Aetna patients will be able to continue to choose El Camino Hospital for...

2010-12-06 15:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jean-Paul Creusat, M.D. has been named chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) for Ardent Health Services. Dr. Creusat will perform a key clinical role for Ardent in its work toward becoming a meaningful user of electronic health systems. He was previously with ROI Healthcare Solutions, a health care IT consulting service. "Dr. Creusat is proven in shaping the development of clinical information systems that assist physicians and nurses in...

2010-12-02 17:33:00

DENVER, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group's annual class of top hospitals was announced today in Washington, DC at Leapfrog's 10th anniversary meeting and named St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, a Centura Health hospital, in Frisco, Colorado. St. Anthony Summit Medical Center was selected as one of only five rural hospitals nationwide. The 2010 list includes 65 hospitals nationally; 53 urban, 5 rural, and 7 children's hospitals. The selection is based on the results of...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade at The Leapfrog Group's 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C. last night. Only two hospitals in the nation received the special recognition "” the other being the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore (UMMC). This is the first honor of its kind and was created to coincide with Leapfrog's 10th anniversary. Seattle (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Only 5% of Eligible Hospitals Achieved this Prestigious National Designation for 2010 Buffalo, NY (Vocus) December 1, 2010 The Leapfrog Group's annual class of Top Hospitals "” 65 from a field of nearly 1,200 "” was announced December 1 in Washington, D.C., and included Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in Buffalo, NY, for the first time. The announcement came at Leapfrog's 10th anniversary meeting. The Leapfrog Group is a coalition of public and private purchasers of...

2010-12-01 17:14:00

According to a national ranking from the Leapfrog Group, U-M Hospitals and Health Centers provide some of the safest and most effective care in the country ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan hospitals are among the safest and most effective hospitals in the country, according to a new national ranking from the Leapfrog Group. The announcement was made at last night's 10th anniversary meeting for Leapfrog, a respected independent health...

2010-12-01 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group's annual list of top hospitals named Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's Minneapolis and St. Paul hospitals as two of the top seven pediatric hospitals in the country for quality and efficiency. This is the second year in a row Children's has been recognized by the Leapfrog Group. Children's was the only pediatric hospital in the five-state-region to receive a 2010 Leapfrog award. "We are extremely proud to receive...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

Largest Number of Hospitals to Achieve this Prestigious National Designation WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group's annual class of top hospitals - 65 from a field of almost 1200 - was announced today in Washington at Leapfrog's 10th anniversary meeting. A complete list of 2010 Leapfrog Top Hospitals can be viewed at www.leapfroggroup.org. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090818/LEAPFROGLOGO) The 2010 list includes university and other...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

The University of Maryland Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center Honored at Leapfrog's 10-Year Anniversary Gala WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing their strong public commitments to and major achievements in reducing medical errors and other innovations in patient safety and quality, The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore and Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle have been named "Leapfrog Top Hospitals of the Decade" by...