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2014-09-23 23:07:48

Improving health care delivery requires that all stakeholders within the delivery system actively partner with patients and families – central to the concept of patient and family engagement – to create change in how care is received. Today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, in collaboration with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), released the first unifying “Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare Practice and Research,” The Roadmap, found at...

2014-09-23 23:07:15

Easier access to data improves patient care and practice efficiency for a growing private practice San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 i2i Systems today announced it has been selected by Florida-based Meadowcrest Family Physicians to provide Population Health Management and Analytics solutions. Meadowcrest Family Physicians is a private practice based in Crystal River, Florida. The father-son physician team serves about 2,500 patients and is growing rapidly. Along this Gulf...

2014-09-23 23:02:11

NQF Releases Guidance for Consumers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 What information do patients need to find affordable care? The National Quality Forum (NQF) released a report (http://bit.ly/1DwekE9), consumer fact sheet (http://www.qualityforum.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=77687), and an infographic (http://bit.ly/1tX3lzA) resulting from an in-depth look at the rising cost of healthcare, how patients define affordability, and what information and...

2014-09-23 16:27:30

One of first with federal designation to share best practice data, lessons from closed malpractice claims to help physicians, hospitals ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MagMutual Patient Safety Institute will help lead a national push to improve the quality and safety of medical care as the latest Patient Safety Organization (PSO) designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Institute is one of only 81 PSOs in 30 states that aggregate and analyze...

2014-09-23 16:24:38

Decision Resources Group Announces New Country Archetypes Model: A Guided Tour of Global Market Access BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that similarities in pricing and reimbursement (P&R) decision criteria and payer requirements in key pharmaceutical markets, along with expert insights into each country, allow pharma to leverage similar payer value messaging across different markets. Global market access is extremely complex, with each...

2014-09-23 12:30:15

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Health, the leading consumer care coordination and navigation company, was once again recognized by Inc. magazine on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies. Ranked 1,902 on the list, this is the sixth consecutive year Quantum Health has made the Inc. 5000 and the seventh time since 2007. "We're extremely proud of this recognition, which underscores what we know to...

2014-09-23 08:30:50

Helps healthcare organizations move beyond reporting on quality to proactively improve delivery of care BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm, a population health company, today introduced Caradigm® Quality Improvement, an application that enables healthcare organizations to make the important shift from retrospective quality reporting to proactive performance improvement, and to use analytics and intelligence to identify gaps in care and take action within...

2014-09-22 23:14:34

Avera eCARE doctors and nurses will use the CareSpan platform to provide primary and specialty care for patients hundreds of miles away, with remote capture of vital signs, images and diagnostics. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 CareSpan USA, Inc. announced today at the Health 2.0 conference it has entered into a joint services agreement with Avera eCARE, a leading healthcare system based in South Dakota, to deploy the CareSpan Virtual Clinic in multiple states where Avera...

2014-09-22 23:13:33

Progressive Medical Center, a leading integrative medical clinic in the Atlanta area is pleased to announce their first annual Progressive in the Park 5k race for life. This event, which will take place on Saturday, October 11th will benefit patients in the Atlanta area who cannot afford essential medical treatment for life-threatening conditions. Atlanta, GA. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Progressive Medical Center, a leading integrative medical clinic in the Atlanta area is pleased to...

2014-09-22 23:01:11

Nicolette Merino will Receive the Award at the OHCA Annual Convention in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday September 23, 2014 Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 During the annual Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) Annual Convention, key leaders from the Oregon long-term care and senior housing industry are recognized for their efforts to go the extra mile for the well-being of others. This year, Nicolette Merino, Regional Director of Operations for Avamere Health Services, will be...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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