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2014-04-11 12:23:39

COA Statement Details Why Medicare Data in Opposition of Administration's Intentions WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has issued a statement on the release of physician-specific Medicare reimbursement claims data by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in which COA outlines serious concerns with the data. COA finds the data to be incomplete, biased, without context, and an unrepresentative sample of Medicare...

2014-04-11 12:23:26

-New business to provide easy access to Emergency Medicine Physician services in retail setting- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and ORLANDO, Fla., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GuideWell Health has formed GuideWell Emergency Medicine Doctors, LLC, which will serve as a stand-alone medical facility serving the Orlando metropolitan area from its premier location in Winter Park, Fla. This unique medical facility is staffed by emergency medicine physicians and has the clinical capabilities to handle both...

2014-04-10 23:28:50

U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) have collaborated to incorporate MHIN’s HIE infrastructure and USPM’s community wellness tools to broaden capabilities in population health. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 As health information exchanges (HIEs) explore better ways to support provider efforts with preventive patient care, U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and MHIN (Michiana Health Information Network), one of the nation’s leading...

2014-04-08 23:04:54

New ACO covers over 3,000 Horizon members and more than 80 doctors at 22 office locations. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and Teaneck-based Holy Name Medical Center, through its HNMC Hospital/Physicians ACO, announced today the formation of a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designed to improve patient care coordination and quality outcomes for over 3,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. The new ACO will serve Horizon BCBSNJ...

2014-04-08 12:32:01

MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians Join New Program That Improves Care and Coordination of Chronic Conditions with Strong Focus on Prevention and Added Services to Improve Health of Patients LOS ANGELES and ORANGE Counties, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and MemorialCare Medical Foundation, the physician division of MemorialCare Health System, announced that they are collaborating to offer Anthem's Enhanced Personal Care...

2014-04-03 08:31:06

Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million...

2014-04-02 23:22:28

Central Virginia Family Physicians uses i2iTracks to improve coordination of care, streamline care team workflows and improve outcomes of care. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneer and leading provider of Population Health Management (PHM) solutions, i2i Systems, announced today that Central Virginia Family Physicians (CVFP) has selected i2iTracks to support them in achieving various value-based care initiatives to improve population health and reduce per capita costs. As they...

2014-04-02 12:31:58

Sebelius, Conway, Orszag, Brenner join more than 60 industry and policy leaders convened by The Advisory Board Company and the Aspen Institute to spotlight health care innovation; video footage of select presentations now available on event website WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a group of more than 600 health care providers, executives, and policy experts at the Care Innovation Summit on February 27, United States Secretary of Health and Human...

2014-03-30 23:04:28

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) represent the single best resource to help improve the health outcomes, quality of life, and reduce the costs associated with the treatment and management of patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The clinical trial will validate the effectiveness of RTs in improving health and financial outcomes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will include patients admitted for...

2014-03-28 23:24:07

In the April 9 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear details of the innovative oncology management programs Aetna Inc. has launched, and the results their personalized, value-based initiatives have achieved thus far. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Although effective oncology management has been a high priority for payers for many years, recent developments in U.S. health care are presenting new opportunities for health plans. Some are working with...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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