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2014-04-02 23:22:28

Central Virginia Family Physicians uses i2iTracks to improve coordination of care, streamline care team workflows and improve outcomes of care. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneer and leading provider of Population Health Management (PHM) solutions, i2i Systems, announced today that Central Virginia Family Physicians (CVFP) has selected i2iTracks to support them in achieving various value-based care initiatives to improve population health and reduce per capita costs. As they...

2014-04-02 12:31:58

Sebelius, Conway, Orszag, Brenner join more than 60 industry and policy leaders convened by The Advisory Board Company and the Aspen Institute to spotlight health care innovation; video footage of select presentations now available on event website WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a group of more than 600 health care providers, executives, and policy experts at the Care Innovation Summit on February 27, United States Secretary of Health and Human...

2014-03-30 23:04:28

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) represent the single best resource to help improve the health outcomes, quality of life, and reduce the costs associated with the treatment and management of patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clinical trial will validate the effectiveness of RTs in improving health and financial outcomes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will include patients admitted for...

2014-03-28 23:24:07

In the April 9 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear details of the innovative oncology management programs Aetna Inc. has launched, and the results their personalized, value-based initiatives have achieved thus far. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Although effective oncology management has been a high priority for payers for many years, recent developments in U.S. health care are presenting new opportunities for health plans. Some are working with...

2014-03-20 12:32:53

Patients are Staying Closer to Home for Care as Innovation Travels Westward, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that competition for patients in the Springfield market is increasing with the acquisition of Cooley Dickinson Hospital by Massachusetts General Hospital, which is part of Partners HealthCare. Patients in Springfield have long been traveling to Boston, which draws patients from across...

2014-03-18 23:03:51

More than 450 Bergen County primary care physicians to participate in new collaborative ACO. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Hackensack-Physician Hospital Alliance (HackensackAlliance) ACO announced the launch of a collaborative Accountable Care Organization (ACO) agreement to improve care and patient outcomes for over 16,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. More than 450 primary care doctors practicing at approximately 40...

2014-03-17 08:29:47

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The consulting division of SOAPware, Inc., known as DOCS CPR(TM), is proud to announce that the first group of PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home) Accelerator(TM) participants has completed the PCMH Accelerator(TM) for SOAPware! (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/PH84042LOGO-a)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/PH84042LOGO-b) What is the PCMH Accelerator(TM)? The DOCS CPR division of SOAPware, Inc....

2014-03-11 23:32:14

New Population Health Management System and Services Gain Traction and Mass General and SRGT Agree on Licensing Exclusive for TopCare Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 At HIMSS 2014, in Orlando FL at the end of February, SRG Technology (SRGT) announced that the company has been granted exclusive international rights to the sale and deployment of the Population Health Management System (PHM), TopCare powered by Blender. The licensing agreement is an important extension of SRGT’S...

2014-03-11 08:30:23

DALLAS and SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoxHealth, one of the nation's Top 100 integrated Health Networks, has deployed a comprehensive, Web-based population health and patient engagement platform from Phytel to improve the health of patients and ease the transition from fee-for-service to outcomes-based payment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/MM68312LOGO Physician groups across the US have been making the transition to value-based care, which requires them...

2014-03-10 23:04:28

New ACO at 50 Central New Jersey practices to commence April 1. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Edison-based JFK Medical Center, through its JFK ACO, announced today the launch of a collaborative Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to improve care and patient outcomes for over 5,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. More than 140 doctors practicing at approximately 50 practice locations in Central New Jersey are participating in...


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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