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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...

2014-01-10 08:24:25

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new contract of nearly $7 million will take advantage of Kaiser Permanente's pioneering expertise in health care research to build a data network aimed at improving patient outcomes in colorectal cancer, heart disease and obesity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The Kaiser Permanente-led clinical data research network is one of 29 individual network projects that were approved for a total of $93.5...

2013-11-26 10:45:54

Randomized controlled trial, now in practice at Group Health When Group Health patients received support from a nurse navigator, or advocate, soon after a cancer diagnosis, they had better experiences and fewer problems with their care—particularly in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care—according to a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Patients with a nurse navigator reported feeling better supported emotionally and...

2013-11-12 12:19:31

Meanwhile, United States has much higher medical costs and worse outcomes than Over the last decade, the biggest driver of the high health care costs in the United States has been neither the aging of the population nor the large numbers of tests and treatments being prescribed. Instead, new Johns Hopkins-led analysis described in the Nov. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests it has been the increasing prices of drugs, medical devices and hospital costs...

2013-10-15 23:24:15

Program for Bariatric Procedures Guides Patients through Their Surgery and Weight Loss Journey Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Wellbe, Inc. announced today the official debut of the Guided CarePath for Bariatric Surgery at Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit focused on obesity management. Wellbe designed the system in conjunction with surgeons, care coordinators, dietitians, and bariatric nurses to provide patients with multiple benefits, including the convenience...

2013-09-24 16:26:01

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 24 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Medical Group was recognized for the eighth year in a row as one of the State's top rated physician groups in California by Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA). IHA is a statewide not-for-profit collaborative of various healthcare participants that independently surveys and gathers information to ensure quality and to recognize medical groups that excel in patient care. Each year, the Association...

2013-09-16 08:28:53

Solution designed to help risk-bearing organizations improve care and health outcomes while reducing costs BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm announced today it has released Care Management, the foundation of the company's population health suite of applications designed to enable healthcare organizations to successfully transition to value-based care models and accountable care. Caradigm Care Management was developed in partnership with Geisinger Health Plan, a leader...

2013-07-24 23:17:33

Horizon BCBSNJ Innovations Improving Care, Expanding Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Innovative new models of care are beginning to transform the delivery of health care benefitting patients and lowering costs, according to the results announced today from one of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered programs. The 2012 Patient-Centered Medical Home Program (Program) results show that patient-centered physician practices are improving the coordination of care...

2013-04-17 12:25:36

BOISE, Idaho, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Idaho Primary Care Association (IPCA) has been awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $300,000 from the Cambia Health Foundation to work with 20 Idaho community health center (CHC) clinics to facilitate their transformation into Patient-Centered Medical Homes. About the grant The grant made to The Idaho Primary Care Association represents the largest grant the Cambia Health Foundation has made in Idaho and aligns with the...

2013-03-06 23:02:22

Oklahoma family physician and educator will deploy multidisciplinary expertise in support of practice transformation to new Patient-Centered Medical Home model LEAWOOD, Kan. (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Dr. Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP, will lead the Centers of Excellence at TransforMED, a nonprofit, wholly owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) that facilitates implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care delivery. As Medical Director,...