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2014-07-02 12:28:42

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliance, a Southeast Michigan-based Accountable Care Organization (ACO) responsible for the coordinated care of Medicare participants, has selected the Synapse(TM) Care Management Application Suite from Synaptic Advisory Partners to power their population health management initiatives. Under the agreement, Synaptic will provide several population health management solutions to the entire Reliance network through its award-winning platform,...

2014-07-02 12:26:38

Yale University Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the July 1 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While the number of screening mammograms performed among Medicare patients remained stable during the same time period, the study focused on the adoption of newer imaging...

2014-07-02 00:21:01

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedScope (www.medscope.org), the leading provider of high tech medical alert systems, has announced that use of its new two-way communication mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) has surged 35% in the first half of 2014. This growth is a result of increased sales from health plans, hospitals and accountable care organizations looking for cost-effective ways to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Photo -...

2014-07-01 23:05:00

In the coming years, the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry will benefit from more people with private insurance and an aging population; nevertheless, increased Medicare and Medicaid regulations may hamper industry operations in the five years to 2019. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Home Medical Equipment Rentals...

2014-07-01 10:25:58

The Lancet The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, can advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public health and private health care services, according to the authors of new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. The report was produced by health experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-07-01 10:21:50

The Lancet OECD warns that "more and bigger" efforts will be needed to contain US health budget to prevent reversal of recent slowdown in health spending growth as economic growth improves Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries, according to new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. However, the...

2014-07-01 08:30:04

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Lab, a leading healthcare experience design firm, recently completed a detailed study of health and wellness systems in the U.S. The verdict? While more Americans may have access to healthcare and wellness programs, the cost and bureaucracy of getting everyone on board continues to waste staggering amounts of money and time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123195 For instance, by 2022, Medicare/Medicaid spending is projected...

2014-06-30 23:05:46

Presentation spotlights “Growing Opportunity: Retirees and Near Retirees Turn to Financial Advisors for Medicare Guidance”. Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will join financial advisors from across the Denver, Colorado, region for the 2014 NAPFA West Region Symposium on Wednesday, July 9, at Table Mountain Inn in Golden, Colorado. The full-day program will touch on timely topics for financial advisors, including Medicare planning issues for retirees...

2014-06-27 23:02:13

The Medex team has a proven track record of success that spans 3 decades in providing medical and legal review services. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 This June, Medex Analytic Services proudly announces 3 decades of success in independent medical examinations and medical case management. Medex Analytic Services is a customer experience driven provider of medical claims management with a nationwide reach, headquartered in South Florida. “Medex is more than a medical...

2014-06-27 12:26:43

New beginning in health care provides roadmap for assuring high-quality, affordable health care PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Pennsylvania residents will have access to doctors and hospitals and new levels of protection against health care disruption under the terms of a new accord announced today by Gov. Tom Corbett in Harrisburg. Highmark Health fully supports the arrangement, formally two consent decrees, noting that it provides a "roadmap" for how Highmark...


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