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2014-06-03 08:32:32

Payers report cost savings and some impact on quality WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bundled payment is no longer assigned only to pilot status as a number of public and private payers are committing to this model as a core payment and delivery reform strategy according to the latest research commissioned by the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)) and conducted by Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC....

2014-03-25 08:29:11

Report card takes a deeper look at public websites; no state received an A BERKELEY, Calif. and NEWTOWN, Conn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five states received a failing grade, only two received a B (Maine and Massachusetts), and no states earned an A, according to the second annual Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws developed by Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) and Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI(3)). The Report Card offers policymakers,...

2014-01-14 08:30:25

Resources help patients find good care through clinician search app, encourages consumers to engage in health care reform movement NEWTOWN, Conn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To arm consumers with quality and cost information and tools they need to play a more active role in the health care reform movement, the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI(3)) has created INQUIREhealthcare(TM). The website and clinician search app offers objective medical...

2011-02-07 08:47:00

Reducing potentially avoidable complications can improve quality and reduce cost WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four potentially avoidable complication (PAC) measures from the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI3(TM)) have been endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF), a quality improvement and consensus standards setting organization. Reduction of PACs - preventable failures in care that cause harm to patients - can play an important role...

2010-10-13 08:11:00

Key goal is to cut preventable hospitalizations by 17%, saving millions in medical expenses NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc.'s (HCI3(TM)) Bridges to Excellence (BTE) and the New York City Health Department's Primary Care Information Project have partnered to develop a new program to identify and recognize physicians who deliver high-value primary care to adult patients in New York City. The Adult Primary Care...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.