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2014-09-15 23:09:37

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn what Geisinger Health System and BCBS of North Carolina did, how they did it, and the extent to which their impressive results may be transferable to other medical procedures. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Insurers across the country are experimenting with bundled payment initiatives that bring providers on board as partners to control costs while improving quality and member satisfaction. When...

2014-09-15 23:05:21

Nineteen health systems are being recognized for their evidence-based leadership development practices that will be shared with organizations throughout the country to help them prepare future leaders and achieve organizational excellence. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) has identified 19 leading “BOLD” healthcare organizations that are using evidence-based leadership development practices to achieve excellence and improve...

2014-09-08 12:29:20

Pioneering and highly praised effort addresses unjustified variation, resulting in better outcomes DANVILLE, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2006, Geisinger Health System transformed the health care industry by testing and rewarding how elective cardiac surgery was performed and by offering a "warranty" on coronary artery bypass surgeries. That innovative effort marked the birth of the Pennsylvania-based health system's eminent ProvenCare program, which applies...

2014-09-04 16:27:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Population health management is more than an industry buzzword or the latest Affordable Care Act fad. Put simply, it can best be described as maintaining a healthier overall population that maximizes patient satisfaction while minimizing resource consumption. This shift in perspective is shaping the future of health care - one driven by accountability, transparency and value. Long at the forefront of health care reform,...

2014-08-19 12:29:09

Dr. Joseph Boscarino's research into disease that claimed his brother a major breakthrough DANVILLE, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137456 Joseph Boscarino, Ph.D. MPH, senior scientist, Geisinger...

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 - according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. The Geisinger study is considered the largest study of the effect of an adult's Roux-enY (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery on the weight of children in the same household. Leveraging Geisinger's advanced...

2014-07-23 08:32:17

DANVILLE, Pa. and CAMP HILL, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced today an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new contract, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Geisinger Clinic physicians will remain network providers for Highmark's indemnity and managed care members, and will continue to participate in networks currently under contract. "We pride ourselves on the relationships and partnerships...

2014-07-15 12:29:13

This collaboration complements world-class cancer care with sophisticated scientific research focused on providing targeted therapies DANVILLE, Pa. and HAMBURG, Germany, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indivumed, a leading provider of services enabling individualized cancer therapy, and Geisinger Health System (Geisinger), one of the largest integrated health systems in the United States serving approximately 3 million people, today announced a partnership that will afford...

2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-11 23:12:53

NCHL is honoring Schlichting and Steele for bringing high quality and high value healthcare services to their communities with their innovative approaches to leadership development and organizational excellence, as they seek to improve population health. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL), a not-for-profit that works to improve population health by enhancing the capacity of healthcare leaders, is pleased to announce the recipients of its...


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