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2014-10-28 23:06:32

Healthcare Solutions' subsidiary, Procura Management, recognized for its commitment to promoting quality health services Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, Procura Management, ScripNet and Modern Medical, announced today that its subsidiary, Procura Management, has been awarded full accreditation for case management from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for...

2014-10-28 16:26:45

Research Expected to Inform Future Discussions around CMS Five-Star Quality Measures and Promote Additional Improvements in Care BOWIE, Md., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, today released preliminary results of a groundbreaking study to better understand the association of socioeconomic status (SES) and other factors with underlying poor quality...

2014-10-28 08:36:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSI Health, a pioneer in helping healthcare provider and payer organizations implement Medicaid Health Homes, announced today 100% plus growth over the past year. GSI Health's introduction of the GSIHealthCoordinator Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution in 2011 for care coordination set the stage for its current record growth in 2014 given the momentum for value based care delivery and payment programs. Over the past 12 months, GSI Health...

2014-10-24 16:25:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMetrix Research president Alan Mittermaier reports that marginal changes occurred among Medicare Advantage plans after evaluating the new 2015 plan benefits along with the recently-issued Star performance ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When overlaying the 2015 CostShare Report findings on plan benefits with the CMS Star performance ratings, HealthMetrix Research found plans boasting both top...

2014-10-23 16:21:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LogistiCare recently became the first and only manager of non-emergency medical transportation to earn nationally-recognized URAC accreditation for quality in all of its operations. To federal and state governments and managed care organizations, the accreditation assures that healthcare partners meet rigorous standards for operational integrity, consumer protection and patient engagement. "LogistiCare should be commended for meeting strict...

2014-10-22 08:27:04

Launching medical measures mobile application for patients NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tapTrak MED®, a limited liability company creating medical mobile applications, announced that it is partnering with University Physicians Group (UPG) of New York to launch a mobile application for patients and physicians to capture multiple medical measures for HEDIS, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and insurance incentive programs to augment and enhance patient care. HEDIS...

2014-10-21 23:10:26

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, two of the industry’s leading authorities on the CMS star-rating system will analyze CMS’s newest ratings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 CMS’s 2015 Medicare Advantage and Part D star ratings released earlier this month show how plans are doing in relation to their competitors — and what marketing edge or disadvantage they’ll have for the 2015 Annual Election Period. The data also indicate which stars measures...

2014-10-21 23:00:18

CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan recently announced Kim Roherty joined its leadership team as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In her role as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes Kim Roherty will develop corporate strategies for the continuous improvement of health plan accreditation and quality measures. CareSource continues to develop innovative programs with a focus on the needs of members in order to...

2014-10-21 20:24:10

Parrish Medical Center Named Recipient of 2014 LEAP Award CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) today announced the start of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, hosting over 400 attendees from the Company's client base of 170 healthcare delivery systems and 1,000 hospitals across the U.S. Strata Decision provides a cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is leveraged for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost...

2014-10-21 12:32:40

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, is advising all individuals to take advantage of the 2015 open enrollment period to select the form of insurance that best serves their dental needs. Patients have from November 15, 2014, until February 15, 2015, to choose their type of dental insurance and add or remove dependents from their coverage. A variety of advantages are available to patients when they choose PPO insurance for 2015. In particular,...


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