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2014-06-02 20:22:22

Research shows it's not about the technology--it's about the medical home culture FISHKILL, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a novel approach to test the merits of the patient-centered medical home model, research published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine concludes these practices improve care quality at a significantly higher rate than their non-PCMH peers--regardless of whether the comparison practices used paper or electronic health records. The three-year study...

2014-06-02 08:31:05

Pediatric-focused population health management solution's unprecedented view of individual patients drives higher standard of care ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Health Alliance, a not?for?profit association of clinically integrated, independent primary care pediatricians, has selected Wellcentive's suite of population health management solutions and services to support its clinical quality improvement and high-function medical home programs caring for pediatric...

2014-05-29 23:08:37

In partnership with Dorland Health, the new publication will be the knowledge source on everything clinical integration. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality, is pleased to announce the launch of its new monthly publication, The Pulse on Clinical Integration. In partnership with Dorland Health, each monthly issue will feature topics in all areas of clinical integration, from preventive to end-of-life care. “As the healthcare industry...

2014-05-26 23:03:57

Keona Health, a healthcare software startup, is featured this week at the CIPCI Primary Care Office of the Future simulation. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Following on the heels of closing a $2.5M round, Keona Health has been selected by the Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation (CIPCI) to be featured in its simulation of the future of primary care. Keona Health, creators of automated patient communication software, announced their role in the Primary Care Office of...

2014-05-21 16:24:56

Acquisition of Cloud-based Population Health Management Analytics Company Expands ZirMed's Ability to Support Value-Based Reimbursement Models LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed(®), a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today announced that it has acquired California-based Intelligent Healthcare, a data-driven clinical integration and population health management company. ZirMed will immediately begin integrating Intelligent...

2014-05-20 23:15:22

Medical Management and Rehabilitation Services (MMARS) received the prestigious Case in Point Platinum Award in the Medicaid category for its Rare and Expensive Case Management Program during Dorland Health’s 5th Annual Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2014, in Washington, DC. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Medical Management and Rehabilitation Services (MMARS) received the prestigious Case in Point Platinum Award in the Medicaid category for its Rare and Expensive Case Management Program...

2014-05-14 23:10:33

The May 9 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s (AIS) Drug Benefit News (DBN) offers coverage of AIS’s recent webinar on drug-related star ratings, including commentary and strategies from executives from Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative, which has consistently earned high marks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the final 2015 Advance Notice and Call Letter, CMS last month confirmed that its three-year quality bonus payment demonstration — which offered scaled bonus...

2014-05-14 08:31:38

BOSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia President Heather Lavoie will participate in the panel, Analytics Strategy: Integrating Clinical and Claims Data, at the May 14(th) - 15(th) iHT² Payer-Provider Evolving Business Model Summit in Boston. Lavoie will be joined by Laurance Stuntz, Director at the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, and the panel will be moderated by Mark Hagland, the Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Informatics. During the panel, Lavoie will discuss the need to...

2014-05-08 08:32:44

COLUMBIA, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a result of the recent expansion of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Geisinger Health System (GHS) and xG Health Solutions(TM) have announced partnerships with 20 additional hospitals and will support those organizations as they continue to work towards value-based care. All participants in the Geisinger-xG Health BPCI collaborative gain access...

2014-05-07 23:05:56

Integration and Reporting of Data Key to Community Health Center Recognition as Patient-Centered Medical Homes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 i2i Systems announced it has been selected by Hawaii Primary Care Association (HPCA) to build a data warehouse for Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Hawaii. California-based i2i Systems was selected to build the data warehouse that will enable Hawaii’s CHCs to accurately track the patients they treat, as well as report on the health...


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