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2014-09-16 20:27:20

Kaiser Permanente and technology veteran Dick Daniels to lead IT organization OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson announced today that Richard (Dick) Daniels will assume the role of interim chief information officer (CIO) for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc., effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "Kaiser Permanente is a recognized leader in developing and implementing...

2014-09-16 12:29:49

Delta Dental Had Highest Average Premium of Plans Examined SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more insurers selling dental insurance through government exchanges, HealthPocket examined premiums and out-of-pocket costs to determine the typical expenses facing consumers. For adults buying stand-alone dental coverage on government exchanges across the nation, HealthPocket found that the average monthly dental insurance premium was $31.81. However, HealthPocket also...

2014-09-15 23:02:54

Pennsylvania health insurance organization to offer private exchange for purchasing medical and specialty insurance products PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Array Health, an independent provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced that Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, has selected the Array Spectrum™ Private Exchange solution for its online private health insurance exchange...

2014-09-15 16:29:16

New training model prepares physicians for 21st century health care HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients in today's changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a hospital. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve and to ensure that patients continue to receive high quality medical care; Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced today the launch of its new internal medicine residency program. The...

2014-09-15 16:28:17

New Directions Hires Medical Director and Corporate Vice President KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) has hired Dr. John Langlow as Medical Director and Sesha Mudunuri as Corporate Vice President for Claims, Information Technology (IT) and Analytics. Due to record growth, New Directions now serves nearly seven times more members than in 2008. Today the company provides behavioral health care solutions to...

2014-09-15 16:24:33

New Grant Awards and Advertising to Support Renewal and Enrollment in 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on high enrollment in 2014, Covered California launched its community outreach campaign for 2015 on Monday, including new grants to community groups and a comprehensive advertising campaign aimed at attracting new consumers and encouraging them to enroll in the state's health benefit exchange. "Today we are sharing stories about real people whose...

2014-09-12 23:01:35

URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs announced a call for public comment on its new Accountable Care Measures. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As part of its commitment to a comprehensive review of its standards and measures, URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs announced a call for public comment on its new Accountable Care Measures. URAC...

2014-09-09 08:33:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente is collaborating with Radboud university medical center, a world leader in Parkinson's disease, to deliver high-quality, evidence-based care to Kaiser Permanente patients with the life-altering nervous system disorder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Kaiser Permanente will implement Radboud's "ParkinsonNet," a transformative, well-established care model for patients and caregivers who manage...

2014-09-04 23:01:33

The average number of workers enrolled in a company-sponsored health plan remains flat, despite the reform law’s mandates that all full-time employees be offered insurance. The Sept. 1, 2014, issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Health Plan Week examines why. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Despite many industry observers who expected that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate would spur more individuals to take advantage of employer offerings and avoid...

2014-09-02 08:31:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy announced today that it is applying for Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141641 The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through...


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