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2014-08-28 16:27:54

BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCMC LLC (MCMC) is excited to announce an innovative network optimizer model called PPO Fusion®. Fusion automates multiple preferred networks increasing PPO provider penetration and savings, while reducing bill processing time. PPO Fusion® provides access to more than 100 national, regional, and local networks as well as specialty networks including radiology, physical therapy, DME and other ancillary networks. MCMC clients have implemented...

2014-08-27 12:31:00

Leading Health Systems Poised to Partner with Managed Care Organizations on Value-Based Care Delivery and Payment Models, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the intense physician acquisition activity that characterized the Memphis health system and hospital sector in recent years has given way to clinical integration, with rivals Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Baptist Memorial Health...

2014-08-27 12:27:48

Factors Driving This Change Include Proliferation of Healthcare Technology and Changes in Compensation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), endocrinologists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate the percentage of their beneficiaries and patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled in population health management (PHM) programs will increase over...

2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-21 23:14:41

Smith & Jones Offers Insights on Marketing Accountable Care Organizations Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Smith & Jones, an agency specializing in healthcare marketing, published a new white paper today titled, “Transitioning Marketing Efforts to the ACO Model.” This white paper reviews the charges of accountable care and five changes in marketing strategy for ACOs, including wellness marketing, patient research and measurable goals. “Transitioning Marketing Efforts to the...

2014-08-20 16:24:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllazoHealth has released a two-part survey research that outlines the current trends in Managed Care Organization (MCO) medication adherence intervention programs. Part one of the survey describes MCO patient and intervention targeting techniques, and part two describes MCO intervention techniques. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/137996 Medication adherence is a critical issue as non-adherent patients incur significantly...

2014-08-19 23:12:01

Digital Health Leader Benefits from Expertise of Doctors Childers, Legere and Spencer Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem, today announced the formation of its Medical Advisory Board, and the first three members: doctors Kevin Spencer, M.D., Henry Legere, M.D. and Jake Childers, M.D. The LeadingReach Medical Advisory Board provides expertise and input and regularly meets with the...

2014-08-19 08:30:08

More than 80 procedures and conditions now available; goal is 80% coverage of all costs of care by 2015 NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone toward health care payment and delivery reform has been reached with the release of more than 80 Evidence-informed Case Rate (ECR®) definitions from the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)). An ECR is an entire episode of care that includes all covered services across all providers...

2014-08-18 08:25:42

DaVita HealthCare Partners ranks No. 1 in its category for 3rd consecutive year DENVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care and health care services, today announced it has been recognized by the Denver Business Journal as Metro Denver's healthiest extra-large employer. This is the third consecutive year the publication has recognized the company's commitment to teammate health and wellness with a first place...

2014-08-14 23:01:56

Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 ACOs to Know Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know," which highlights a variety of Medicare and commercial-payer ACOs, the majority of which are led by hospitals or health systems. This is the third year Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of ACOs to know, and the number of organizations to choose from has grown each year:...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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