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2014-01-23 12:29:36

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center one of six in the nation chosen to review and provide expert feedback on innovative Healthcare Hotspotting Toolkit OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers announced that Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit Medical Center has been selected as one of only six organizations in the nation to comprise a Hotspotting Advisory Group. "Hotspotting" is a new tool designed to analyze data that focuses on the...

2014-01-22 23:23:57

Funding Will Support Inflexxion's Study of Chronic Pain Patients’ Use of Innovative Technology to Improve Care Coordination and Patient Engagement Newton, MA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Inflexxion, a leader in health care information technology with world-class subject matter experts and a research staff that develops scientifically-based, interactive technologies to improve lives through behavioral change, has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...

2014-01-22 23:02:11

New, collaborative program designed to deliver better outcomes, better patient experience, and lower costs through better coordination of care for pregnant women Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today the state’s first Patient-Centered Pregnancy and Delivery Episode of Care Program (Program) designed to deliver better outcomes, better patient experience, and lower costs through better coordination of care for...

2014-01-22 08:29:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute today announced a webinar exclusively designed for federally qualified health centers. In this webinar, Medical Assistants & Patient-Centered Medical Homes, participants will learn how to engage Medical Assistants - the staff on the frontline of health care - to help federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) succeed as patient-centered medical homes. The webinar will be offered on January 29(th) at noon EST and...

2014-01-21 16:25:13

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that six Weld County Banner Health Clinics received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2011 program for using evidence-based, patient-centered methods that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term provider-patient relationships. The patient-centered medical home emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into "what...

2014-01-16 23:22:19

Office Practicum® now supports up to a total of 61 credits towards PCMH recognition, assisting pediatric practices with more than 60% of the work necessary to receive Level 3 Recognition from NCQA. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Connexin Software, Inc., a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management (PM) software solutions for pediatric medicine, has earned 2011 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Prevalidation from The National Committee for...

2014-01-16 23:02:13

More Than 330,000 Horizon BCBSNJ Members and 1,300 Primary Care Doctors Now Participate State-wide Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today the continued expansion of New Jersey’s largest Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. Three-hundred doctors joined the Program to help improve care coordination for an additional 71,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members, as of January 1, 2014. With this Program growth, Horizon...

2014-01-16 12:30:22

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan received an overall grade of D, ranking 46(th) in the nation, in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state showed improvements in the category of Quality and Patient Safety, but received a failing grade in the category of Access to Emergency Care for issues including...

2014-01-14 23:26:32

Advanced Practiced Nurses with doctoral education are influencing healthcare outcomes. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Today we are challenged to provide cost effective care to a growing number of Americans. Healthcare changes are on the horizon and the need for access to services will continue to grow. Doctoral prepared nurses are in a key place in the development and implementation of delivery systems to improve patient outcomes. Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc. is a network of advanced...

2014-01-13 08:30:27

Collaboration connects leading health insurer with renowned provider network for better outcomes, lower costs HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System are teaming up to offer businesses a unique new health insurance plan for their employees. Marketed as CareConnect Point of Service (CareConnect), this plan connects the high-quality benefits and services of Capital BlueCross with the renowned physicians and facilities of...


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