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2014-04-15 23:07:07

Central Logic and Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) released a case study highlighting the impact of efficient hospital transfer centers. After implementing a patient transfer center, MSHA improved service to providers and patients, leading to market share increases, and a $650 million contribution margin. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) and patient flow software provider Central Logic released a case study highlighting seven benefits...

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...

2014-04-15 23:04:52

Texas-Based Health System Is Newest Member of NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is proud to welcome CHI St. Luke’s Health as the newest member of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program. “Stand Up for Patient Safety member organizations are leading the way in creating measurable improvements in the safety and care of patients across the country,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS,...

2014-04-15 08:30:41

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSU Institute for Palliative Care (Institute) (www.csupalliativecare.org), along with other national, state and community organizations, is participating in an effort to bring attention to the importance of having advance healthcare directives in place. Wednesday April 16(th) is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73179Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73178...

2014-04-15 08:30:37

Two of the nation's top healthcare thought leaders share insights on the future of healthcare informatics via live webinar series ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare organizations will find themselves grappling with deepening clinical care and financial pressures if they fail to transition effectively to value-based care and population health management. To help educate these organizations on the best strategies for making this transition, Wellcentive today announced that two...

2014-04-15 08:30:05

LONDON, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Nurse Practitioner, Practice Integration Outcomes Study releases study findings. The aim of this study is to foster a greater understanding of the nurse practitioners' practices in Ontario that contribute to interprofessional collaboration among nurses, doctors, and other providers for the purpose of providing high quality, timely and safe care to hospitalized patients and long term care residents. "The study elicited some very interesting information on...

2014-04-15 08:29:52

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access MediQuip, the nation's largest and leading innovator in surgical and implant management solutions, today announced an agreement with Osler Health IPA/Osler Health Management to provide quality-driven surgical bundles and pay-for-performance programs. The surgical bundle will be coordinated via Osler's national primary-care driven independent practice association (IPA) and delivered to Osler's growing surgical network. Osler is...

2014-04-15 08:29:08

Technology will support Lahey Accountable Care Organization (ACO) through patient engagement, quality improvement, data integration DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phytel announced today that Lahey Health has selected the company's comprehensive, Web-based population health and population engagement platform to help keep patients healthy, minimize expense and drive better outcomes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/MM68312LOGO Phytel's technology is used by hundreds of large...

2014-04-14 23:01:01

The combination of Orange Health Solutions’ population health management and care coordination services paired with MZI HealthCare’s suite of health benefit technology solutions will enable health care providers to successfully participate in the value-based care transformation underway in the health care industry. JACKSONVILLE, FL and GREENWICH, CT (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Orange Health Solutions (“Orange”), a Jacksonville, FL based technology enabled health care services company,...

2014-04-14 12:37:19

Geisinger CEO to discuss data and behavior change, now and in the future DANVILLE, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Glenn Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, will be a keynote speaker at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum on Thursday, April 17, at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel. At Geisinger, Dr. Steele has guided one of the nation's largest integrated delivery networks and made it a...