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2014-03-11 23:32:14

New Population Health Management System and Services Gain Traction and Mass General and SRGT Agree on Licensing Exclusive for TopCare Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 At HIMSS 2014, in Orlando FL at the end of February, SRG Technology (SRGT) announced that the company has been granted exclusive international rights to the sale and deployment of the Population Health Management System (PHM), TopCare powered by Blender. The licensing agreement is an important extension of SRGT’S...

2014-03-11 08:30:23

DALLAS and SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoxHealth, one of the nation's Top 100 integrated Health Networks, has deployed a comprehensive, Web-based population health and patient engagement platform from Phytel to improve the health of patients and ease the transition from fee-for-service to outcomes-based payment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/MM68312LOGO Physician groups across the US have been making the transition to value-based care, which requires them...

2014-03-10 23:04:28

New ACO at 50 Central New Jersey practices to commence April 1. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Edison-based JFK Medical Center, through its JFK ACO, announced today the launch of a collaborative Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to improve care and patient outcomes for over 5,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. More than 140 doctors practicing at approximately 50 practice locations in Central New Jersey are participating in...

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...


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