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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...

2014-06-10 23:08:16

Successful Family Practice, Ascent Family Medicine, to Join New West Physicians July 1st Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 New West Physicians, a large privately owned group practice with 16 offices throughout the Denver metro area will expand its network in central Denver area with Ascent Family Medicine coming on board. While there are numerous benefits for individual practices to join a larger organization, Ascent Family Medicine did their research and chose New West Physicians. In...

2014-06-10 16:28:22

IRVING, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions announced today that it has contracted with USMD to deploy the Lightbeam population health platform to support USMD's CMS ACO population as well as several other at-risk reimbursement programs.USMD currently utilizes EHR systems from multiple vendors to manage its ACO, Patient-Centered Medical Home and SeniorCare patient population. The Lightbeam Health platform will aggregate data from these systems into a...

2014-06-05 08:29:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals chosen to support the first oncology practice recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology-specific patient portals, announces that Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology, P.C. (CMOH) in Delaware county Pennsylvania has chosen Navigating Cancer's Patient Engagement Portal for its cancer...

2014-06-04 23:05:13

Leading population health management system enables better tracking and management of patients’ chronic health conditions. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 i2i Systems, the leader in Population Health Management and Analytics, today announced that Marin Community Clinics has selected i2iTracks to improve both patient care and business processes, helping achieve Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)goals. The four-clinic, multi-specialty Federally Qualified...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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