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2014-08-22 23:06:33

Dr. Thomas Jones and John Cotton want people to take the bull by the horns and take charge of their health. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 If you are an American over 50 years old, it is important to understand what is going on when it comes to health-care policies and doctor-patient relations so you can aggressively demand the best care. That's the message Dr. Thomas Jones and John Cotton in their new book, Aging Aggressively. Once you know the ins and outs, you’ll feel more...

2014-08-21 23:12:12

Report from peer60 suggests compliance with state laws may be at risk in efforts to engage patients. AMERICAN FORK, Utah (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Only 20 percent of healthcare providers currently meet a key patient engagement requirement of the Affordable Care Act according to a new report. Over 200 healthcare leaders participated in the report by responding to a request from Smart Data pioneer peer60. Participants reported many solutions used to engage patients may lead providers to...

2014-08-21 08:28:59

Company Reported a 3.214% Annual Three-Year Growth Rate - Ranked 17th Among Top Health Companies RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today it placed 117(th) on the influential 2014 Inc. 500, an annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. In addition, hCentive also ranks as the #7 company in Virginia and #17 in Top Health Companies. hCentive offers a range of technology...

2014-08-20 23:11:08

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess significant proof a hospital or healthcare facility is upcoding their Medicare bills as a way to unjustly obtain higher payments from the government. The Center believes upcoding Medicare bills is a multi-billion dollar nationwide problem, which has been newly highlighted in a recent Justice Department court filing....

2014-08-20 23:02:36

Providers to Enhance Population Health with MEDSEEK Technology Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ASPA (Arizona State Physicians Association), one of the oldest and largest Independent Physician Associations in the country, has selected MEDSEEK Navigate for their care management technology to help pinpoint at-risk patients and engage them in their health. When researching a population health solution, top concerns for ASPA included data integration, full care management...

2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-20 16:25:05

DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Post Hospitalist Company, General Medicine, P.C. recently achieved another milestone. They are now contracted with 9 of the top 10 managed care companies in the U.S. and continues on a path of steady growth during the 3rd quarter of 2014. General Medicine is the nation's leading provider of specialized post-hospitalist medical care services to managed care organizations, Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible programs, Medicare Advantage Plans, accountable...

2014-08-20 08:27:43

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Century Health (NCH) and Cigna HealthCare of Arizona today announced an alliance focused on delivering quality care related to cancer. Cigna customers covered under Arizona Medicare Advantage plans who receive care through the Cigna Medical Group (CMG) are included in this new program with NCH. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120116/CG35564LOGO "Customers belong at the center of a health system that promotes quality and...

2014-08-19 23:09:31

With CMS Meaningful Use (MU) audits on the rise, Innovative Healthcare Services (IHS) announced recently a new service to help healthcare organizations be prepared for a potential MU audit. The impact of these audits is being seen across the U.S. and failure to pass an audit results in having to pay back 100 percent of any incentive monies received. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 With CMS Meaningful Use (MU) audits on the rise, Innovative Healthcare Services (IHS) announced...

2014-08-19 12:29:03

Livanta to use MCG care guidelines to help achieve CMS Triple Aim SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livanta LLC, a government contracting firm, has licensed clinical guidelines from MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines) to support new Medicare quality improvement projects valued at more than $120 million. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Livanta the contracts under the restructured CMS Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program....


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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