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2014-02-10 23:22:17

Meritus Health Joins the Explorys Network to Acquire Deeper Insight Into Trends Throughout the Continuum of Care, Aggregate and Analyze Population Health Data Across Disparate Systems and Locations Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Meritus Health, a 257-bed, acute-care, non-profit hospital located outside of Baltimore, MD, complemented by 16 primary and specialty physician practices, has selected...

2014-02-04 11:49:50

Use fell for healthier patients--but rose for 'complex' patients with many other diseases Group Health studied how patients with treated hypertension used outpatient specialty care before, during, and after a primary-care redesign (the patient-centered medical home) was spread system-wide. David T. Liss, PhD, now a research assistant professor in medicine-general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, led the report in the Journal of...

2014-02-03 12:28:17

Geisinger startup reflects on 2013 accomplishments, positioned for 2014 success COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With support from a $40 million investment from Oak Investment Partners, Geisinger Health System a year ago helped launch independent for-profit xG Health Solutions(TM), dedicated to transforming health care delivery in a risk-based financial environment. "We have the ability and opportunity now to improve the way health care is delivered and...

2014-01-31 16:22:34

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the current state of fee-for-service reimbursement continuing its decline, physicians across the country are being forced to explore new ways for their medical practices to survive and thrive. Reimbursement levels for new and existing patient visits declined or remained flat again in 2013, according to the annual Fee Schedule Survey by Physicians Practice, the leading online community for practice management professionals. Pay for...

2014-01-30 12:28:10

Parties Form New JV, Abrazo Acquires 50 Percent Stake in Arizona Care Network PHOENIX, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health in Arizona and Abrazo Health, two of the state's largest health care organizations, further solidified a commitment to grow their accountable care footprint in Arizona, with Abrazo Health signing an agreement enabling investment in the funding and expansion of Arizona Care Network. Under the terms of the agreement, Abrazo Health, which is owned by Tenet...

2014-01-29 23:32:48

LifeLong Medical Care’s Berkeley Primary Care is recognized as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 LifeLong Medical Care’s Berkeley Primary Care health center has received recognition as a Level Three Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This highest level of recognition is for using evidence-based, patient-centered...

2014-01-28 23:02:17

Explorys’ big data analytics platform to help breakthrough orthopaedic physician-hospital organization (PHO) improve quality and standardize cost of care. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that the National Orthopaedic & Spine Alliance (NOSA) has selected the Explorys Platform and suite of cloud-based analytics solutions for its big data curation needs. Under the terms of the agreement, NOSA’s...

2014-01-24 08:23:55

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that its wholly-owned Mississippi subsidiary, Magnolia Health Plan, has earned Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Accredited rating is awarded to organizations with programs for service and clinical quality that meet basic requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. "The team at Magnolia Health Plan is proud to receive our NCQA...

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...