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2014-02-18 12:30:58

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPartnersMD, Kansas City's only medical practice just for men since 2001, announced the roll-out of a new practice model, ProPartnersMD DIRECT, effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/CG65720) ProPartnersMD DIRECT is a direct primary care program offering comprehensive and unrestricted access to physicians as well as all diagnostic, treatment, preventive, and fitness services available at...

2014-02-14 23:04:44

The pressure is on with changing Medicare reimbursement rates, influxes of Medicaid patients and members from Insurance Exchanges, and fewer resources for long term and post-acute care providers. Black Book™ conducts the industry’s most in depth investigation of adoption and utilization to confront the challenges ahead as technology is poised to address regulatory requirements and economic conditions. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Black Book™ surveyed 464 providers of...

2014-02-13 23:28:19

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) and HealthCAWS announced today that they will co-sponsor a webinar at 12noon EST on February 13th, 2014, focused on advancing consumer engagement industry wide. HealthCAWS Chairman & CEO, Rose Maljanian and Gary Ozanich, PhD, of Northern Kentucky University, will present on industry trends and provide overviews of the Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool and the Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE). Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-02-12 23:03:57

Horizon BCBSNJ collaborates with 90 primary care doctors in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties on new model of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and the LHS Health Network announced today the launch of a collaborative Patient-Centered Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to improve care and patient outcomes for over 17,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members. Approximately 90 primary care doctors practicing at...

2014-02-12 12:32:35

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of specialized urgent care for newborns through college, will open its ninth urgent care practice on Monday, February 17 in Spring Valley, NY. The 6,950 square foot office located at 19 Spring Valley Marketplace, features state-of-the-art x-ray and lab, and 16 exam rooms set against a beautiful enchanted castle backdrop. Dr. Andre Persaud will serve as Medical Director of the new...

2014-02-12 08:30:19

Limited Access to Doctors, Uncertainty Over Health Reform Fuel Rise in Concierge Alternative RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are deeply skeptical that the predominant system for the delivery of health care in the United States--through the traditional primary-care physician model--will remain viable into the future, according to an independent survey commissioned by PartnerMD, a national membership-based medical provider. Sixty-nine percent of respondents expressed...

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...


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