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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:...

2014-08-13 08:29:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions announced today a contract agreement with Community Health Alliance ACO (CHA), an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to deploy the Lightbeam population health platform to support CHA's ACO patient population. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135664 CHA's provider community currently utilizes multiple EHR systems to manage a 200+ multispecialty physician network throughout Indiana and parts of Michigan....

2014-08-12 23:08:24

The four sessions of Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos, presented by 11 of the nation’s top duals experts from the private and public sectors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market Data factbook, is...

2014-08-11 08:30:09

The United States Department of Justice resolved alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 Community Health System hospitals across the country. DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a thin line between not knowing coverage and fraud. In a recent settlement, the Community Health Systems, Inc has to pay $97million to resolve whistleblower lawsuits uncovered in federal courts across the United States, the reason being--medical necessity. CHS...

2014-08-04 08:24:49

New Initiatives Offer Innovative Alternatives to Traditional Insurance Plans, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that University of Washington Medicine (UW Medicine) and Providence Health & Services-Swedish Health Services (Providence-Swedish) have each launched new accountable care organizations (ACOs), contracting directly with employers. These direct-contract ACOs, the first in the Seattle...

2014-07-31 16:27:58

Commercial Opportunities and Hurdles Discussed in New Decision Resources Group Executive Briefing BURLINGTON, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group's experts are scoping healthcare funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has affected both reimbursement and prescribing of pharmaceutical therapies. The ACA altered how Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) cover beneficiaries through new regulations and expanded access via government-supported...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.