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2010-04-01 07:00:00

SEATTLE, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company, has released its 14th Edition of clinical guidelines and software to more than 1,700 clients in the US and internationally. In 2010, Milliman's clinical content and software have again been updated with the most current evidence available, helping clients to deliver effective, efficient care to their members and patients. In addition, new and enhanced care management solutions expand support of provider...

2010-02-23 09:39:00

CHICO, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Landacorp, a SHPS company, today announced it is integrating Milliman Care Guidelines' CareWebQI® software with its CareRadius suite of care management software. CareWebQI is interactive point-and-click software that provides access to the evidence-based Milliman Care Guidelines®. It allows health plans to capture and report on real-time clinical data, measure healthcare performance against national quality...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, today announced that its data-mining analytic platform, MedInsight®, is now available for use by a wider variety of healthcare organizations seeking improved efficiency. MedInsight has created a new sales and marketing team to engage these organizations, which include accountable care organizations, community data-pooling operations, and provider groups looking to...

2010-01-26 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company, now provides online training and testing tools that help health plans, hospitals and other clients optimize the benefits of Milliman Care Guidelines® evidence-based products and software. The Care Guidelines promote quality care by giving healthcare professionals access to best practices based on annually updated evidence, thus enabling informed and consistent clinical decisions. The...

2009-11-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of hospitals using the Milliman Care Guidelines® has grown eight-fold from 116 in 2002 to more than 950 in 2009 thanks to client-driven innovations and enhancements in all Care Guidelines products and software. These enhancements include improved care pathway tables, expanded patient education materials and integrated quality measures, plus enhanced search, documentation and customization features in...

2009-11-10 14:35:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, today released the latest update to the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index, which consists of 100 of the nation's largest defined benefit pension plans. In October, pensions experienced asset decreases of $7 billion and liability decreases of roughly $3 billion, resulting in a $4 billion decrease in funded status. The funded ratio decreased from 75.3% to 75%. "We've seen six months...

2009-09-30 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masspro, one of the nation's leading Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs), has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company, to use the Care Guidelines for Medicare and Medicaid utilization and quality reviews in the state of Massachusetts. Masspro will use all Care Guidelines products -- Ambulatory Care, Inpatient and Surgical Care, General Recovery Guidelines, Recovery Facility Care, Home Care,...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals, health plans and other organizations can ease their care management and patient-tracking workload with new tools and features available in CareWebQI((R)) Version 1.9 from Milliman Care Guidelines. CareWebQI is flexible, interactive software that allows Milliman Care Guidelines((R)) clients to capture and report on real-time clinical data. The software enables consistent point-and-click application of these annually updated, evidence-based...

2009-09-16 09:28:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, today released the latest update to the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index, which consists of 100 of the nation's largest defined benefit pension plans. In August, pensions experienced asset increases of $14 billion and liability increases of roughly $26 billion, resulting in a $12 billion decrease in funded status. The decline reduced funded status to 75.0% based on $1.007 trillion...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jill Van Den Bos, a healthcare consultant in Milliman's Denver Health practice, and her colleagues from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been named recipients of the prestigious Charles C. Shepard Award. The Shepard Award, named for a former CDC scientist, is awarded annually by the Centers for Disease Control to honor excellence in science achievement. The award was received for a 2008 paper titled "Cost effectiveness of...