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2014-06-24 08:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today jointly announced a strategic educational partnership to help meet the staffing needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), and other risk-based health care models. The first course created as a result of this unique collaboration - Coordinating Care in a Fragmented System - gives frontline nurses and social workers the...

2014-06-23 23:04:44

Local Community Health Centers showing improved quality of care San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Maine Primary Care Association is now using new insight from i2i Systems’ population health management solution to proactively improve the quality of care its members provide to Maine’s most needy patients. Seven of Maine PCAs health center members have implemented i2iTracks, the leading population health management program used by more than 1000 healthcare facilities nationwide....

2014-06-19 23:13:05

Certification status is presented to health care organizations that meet NCQA's standards in providing high-quality services to their members. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 DentaQuest, a national leader in improving oral health, received Certification status in Credentialing and Recredentialing by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of healthcare. This certification...

2014-06-19 23:02:06

New Survey Ranks Physician Groups at National Healthcare Conference of Experts Novato, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Meritage Medical Network is proud to achieve the coveted Elite status from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), the largest association in the country representing physician organizations practicing coordinated care. This year, Meritage Medical Network received four out of four stars, surpassing a peer-defined threshold score in key domain areas. CAPG...

2014-06-19 16:25:55

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Toland Physicians achieved the highest possible "elite" status in the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) Standards of Excellence survey of nationwide physician groups for the eighth year in a row. The San Francisco independent practice association has earned the top-tier ranking since the association began evaluating medical groups in 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119574 The Standards of Excellence...

2014-06-18 08:29:20

ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) has announced that its wholly owned Kansas subsidiary, Sunflower Health Plan, has received Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA Health Plan Accreditation evaluates how well a health plan manages all parts of its delivery system - physicians, hospitals, other providers and administrative services - in order to continuously improve the quality of care and services provided to...

2014-06-17 10:27:03

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences UCLA study suggests new models for more efficiently delivering preventive care to low-income families Well-child visits are the foundation of pediatric primary care in the U.S. Accounting for more than one-third of all outpatient visits for infants and toddlers, the appointments are intended to give doctors the opportunity to identify health, social, developmental and behavioral issues that could have a long-term impact on...

2014-06-16 08:28:09

ST. LOUIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) has announced that its wholly owned Washington subsidiary, Coordinated Care, has earned Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for both its Medicaid and Exchange HMO plans. NCQA's New Health Plan Accreditation Program applies to health plans that are less than 36 months old. The program is distinct from NCQA's Health Plan Accreditation Program. "The Coordinated Care team is proud...

2014-06-13 12:24:51

Boeing is first employer to sign on with the UW Medicine Accountable Care Network SEATTLE, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UW Medicine announced today that it has formed an accountable care network with other healthcare organizations in Puget Sound and has entered into an agreement to offer healthcare services to certain employees of Boeing beginning in January, 2015. "This is a very exciting time for UW Medicine," said UW Medicine CEO Paul Ramsey, M.D. "Working with a large employer...

2014-06-12 23:06:12

Horizon's innovative, lower cost plans for small group employers to be available July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is continuing its work to transform the way health care is delivered in the state by introducing two, innovative new health plans for small employers that encourage members to take advantage of the state’s largest network of patient-centered practices. The new plans will be available on July 1, 2014, and will be Horizon...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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