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2014-06-25 12:30:00

Program integrity reforms cited as superior to across-the-board Medicare funding cuts WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - commended the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for drawing increased attention to the need for greater fraud...

2014-06-24 08:30:39

Free Resource Helps Infection Prevention Navigate Healthcare Reform and Drive Quality Improvements ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention products and solutions, today released its Healthcare Reform Champions Kit, a digital educational tool designed to demystify key components of the recent Healthcare Reform legislation. The tool kit will assist infection preventionists and other healthcare personnel build the business acumen to work with hospital...

2014-06-10 12:32:29

CECity to Power Over 25% of All Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) Across Specialties to Foster Improved Patient Care, New Measures and Payment Models, Simplified PQRS and MOC Reporting PITTSBURGH, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity, healthcare's leading provider of cloud-based registry platforms for performance improvement, value-based payment and professionalism, today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized ten (10) of...

2014-06-03 12:40:22

Quality Institute to use EpisodeMetrix to increase transparency for consumers PENNINGTON, N.J. and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced today that it has partnered with ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics to identify and compare detailed information of both hospital cost and outcomes-based quality measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/MM66640LOGO The Quality Institute will...

2014-06-02 23:01:46

New White Paper Highlights Research and Opportunity for Action in a Pay for Performance Environment Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 As the dialogue on patient experience improvement continues to expand, The Beryl Institute releases a new white paper, The Association between Patient Experience and Hospital Financial Performance in a Pay for Performance Environment. The paper explores the link between patient experience and organization performance through a study conducted by Anthony...

2014-06-02 20:22:22

Research shows it's not about the technology--it's about the medical home culture FISHKILL, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a novel approach to test the merits of the patient-centered medical home model, research published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine concludes these practices improve care quality at a significantly higher rate than their non-PCMH peers--regardless of whether the comparison practices used paper or electronic health records. The three-year study...

2014-05-30 23:15:30

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the summer schedule for the well-received 2014 Population Health Webinar Series. The ongoing series of webinars spotlights emerging trends in population health through the insights of several nationally known thought leaders in health care. New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the summer schedule for the well-received 2014 Population Health Webinar Series. The ongoing series of webinars spotlights...

2014-05-21 16:24:56

Acquisition of Cloud-based Population Health Management Analytics Company Expands ZirMed's Ability to Support Value-Based Reimbursement Models LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed(®), a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today announced that it has acquired California-based Intelligent Healthcare, a data-driven clinical integration and population health management company. ZirMed will immediately begin integrating Intelligent...

2014-03-07 23:24:42

In a March 18 webinar, participants will learn how to implement innovative bundled payment programs to boost quality and improve efficiency. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Bundled payment programs are among the most promising — and most mature — value-based purchasing initiatives to gain momentum in the marketplace. And with several years of experience under their belts, two insurers have developed successful programs to reimburse providers for episodes of care, combining...

2014-03-04 16:26:09

- Home health community leaders warn such changes would directly impact seniors who are older, poorer, sicker and more likely to be female and minority than all other Medicare beneficiaries - WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Home healthcare community leaders today expressed deep concern in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget, which proposes to cut Medicare funding for home health services and re-impose a copayment on Medicare home health...


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