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2014-08-25 08:27:49

441 PT Industry Leaders Demonstrate Varying Levels of Preparedness as New Medicare and Commercial Payer Regulations Disrupt Outpatient Rehabilitation Industry PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced the results of their Medicare compliance risk survey of therapy practice owners and managers. 441 physical therapy practice owners and managers responded to a five question, brand neutral...

2014-08-24 23:00:11

Medicare and Medicaid will likely cut reimbursement rates for robot-assisted surgeries that do not demonstrate high rates of cost effectiveness, thus hampering industry revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Robotic Surgery Equipment Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Since the FDA approved Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci in 2000, the Robotic Surgery Equipment...

2014-08-21 23:12:12

Report from peer60 suggests compliance with state laws may be at risk in efforts to engage patients. AMERICAN FORK, Utah (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Only 20 percent of healthcare providers currently meet a key patient engagement requirement of the Affordable Care Act according to a new report. Over 200 healthcare leaders participated in the report by responding to a request from Smart Data pioneer peer60. Participants reported many solutions used to engage patients may lead providers to...

2014-08-21 23:11:17

Now available from Atlantic Information Services, Bundled Payment Models: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers, the latest report in AIS’s Management Insight Series, walks through the entire process of building a bundled payment system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — industry-leading health business information publisher of ACO Business News and The AIS Report on Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans (not affiliated with the Blue Cross...

2014-08-21 08:28:59

Company Reported a 3.214% Annual Three-Year Growth Rate - Ranked 17th Among Top Health Companies RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today it placed 117(th) on the influential 2014 Inc. 500, an annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. In addition, hCentive also ranks as the #7 company in Virginia and #17 in Top Health Companies. hCentive offers a range of technology...

2014-08-20 23:02:36

Providers to Enhance Population Health with MEDSEEK Technology Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ASPA (Arizona State Physicians Association), one of the oldest and largest Independent Physician Associations in the country, has selected MEDSEEK Navigate for their care management technology to help pinpoint at-risk patients and engage them in their health. When researching a population health solution, top concerns for ASPA included data integration, full care management...

2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-19 08:29:09

Physician names are now in 62 million MedPar inpatient records and over 158 million outpatient records PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellimed is pleased to announce the availability of the 2012 MedPar Inpatient and Outpatient data including attending and operating physicians associated with each case. The physician's specialty and address are also available in the physician list. This was another step in their effort to improve transparency for all providers of CMS...

2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-15 23:06:58

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce they now provide Medicaid solutions for over 90% of the United States. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce they now provide Medicaid solutions for over 90% of the United States. The broad reach of coverage from over 1,500 predefined Medicaid state and waiver programs covering 46 states is unparalleled. When combined with the existing service line and payer solutions, the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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