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2014-03-10 08:31:20

Hospital's physicians extend real-time, online schedule and profile access to Denver-area healthcare consumers DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The schedules and profiles of primary care, OB/GYN, and other specialty physicians affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital are now available with the DocASAP scheduling platform, greatly simplifying appointment bookings for healthcare consumers in the greater Denver area. DocASAP is an important element of efforts to streamline...

2014-03-07 23:23:56

Wisconsin's Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) was just chosen for a National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) research study. Only eight plans in the U.S. were selected, and NCQA’s choice reflects the unique way healthcare is delivered in Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) has been selected by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to participate in a research study to identify best practices in programs which...

2014-03-05 23:30:03

As of December 2013, Voyance is officially NCQA certified to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Survey both electronically and by paper. Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Voyance, a leading provider of patient satisfaction and perception management services, announced today that they have received NCQA certification to conduct the 2014 HEDIS® CAHPS® PCMH Survey to help physicians achieve PCMH recognition and distinction in Patient...

2014-03-04 14:09:11

In a new paper in the journal Health Affairs, several participants in a workshop convened by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine unveil their recommendations to improve health care for prisoners both during incarceration and after release. From a public health standpoint, they argue, it’s shortsighted to regard prison populations as separate from the community. The very premise of prison invites members of society to think of the people there as walled-off and...

2014-03-04 08:32:47

Population health management platform is health system's strategic foundation for managing clinical and financial risk across the care continuum ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Health, a health system serving the population of south central Pennsylvania, today announced the successful implementation of Wellcentive's suite of solutions and services for population health management. Summit Health contracted with Wellcentive to implement a technology infrastructure that...

2014-03-03 23:27:59

The Use of Respiratory Therapists as case managers or physician extenders will improve health outcomes, reduce costs and help organizations to demonstrate meaningful use for patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Respiratory Patient Centered Care is designed to meet the complex needs of patients that are diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are key to the success of...

2014-03-03 20:21:34

ROSELAND, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that Lori Leotta, LCSW will join the company to support its contract with Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey's oldest and largest health insurance company, and play a critical role in meeting the behavioral health care needs of the New Jersey health plan's nearly 3.6 million members. Leotta...

2014-02-28 16:23:48

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Health Plan--The Center for Children and Women has been selected for the Pregnancy Medical Home Pilot program. The program will provide maternity care management to women who receive medical care through Medicaid. Its goal is to reduce poor birth outcomes such as premature birth and low birth weight. The pilot program in Harris County, Texas was created through the Texas House Bill 1605, authored by Texas State...

2014-02-27 23:35:55

A diverse group of experts come together with a shared goal of improving the treatment and management of patients that are diagnosed with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Pulmonary Horizons programs are comprehensive and patient centered; developed by Vernon R Pertelle, MBA, RRT and Robert McCoy, BS, RRT, FAARC to help meet the complex needs of managing patients with COPD. The goals of the Pulmonary Horizons (PH) programs are to...

2014-02-25 08:30:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since last October, more than 6 million Americans have entered the healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act, which raises the often-asked question: "Who will provide care for new and existing patients?" For an answer, consider America's more than 95,000 physician assistants (PAs), who provide access to high-quality, cost-effective care for millions of Americans. PAs practice medicine across all specialties including...