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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)...

2012-10-04 02:26:50

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Allergy Services (UAS)(TM), the leading healthcare services company empowering physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced it has joined the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) as an Executive Committee member. The Executive Committee guides the efforts of the PCPCC, which aims to advance an effective health system built on a strong...

2012-10-03 10:23:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) will hold its first regional conference in Chicago, Illinois, on October 25(th), organized around the defining elements of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The conference will help participants understand "the nuts and bolts" of those elements, which include comprehensive team-based care; engaging patients and families as partners; coordinating care across the...

2012-04-23 02:28:37

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative has tapped two outstanding professionals for its board of directors. Beverley H. Johnson, of the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care, will assume the consumer- engagement board seat, while Harlan Levine, MD, of WellPoint will take the payer seat. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care in Bethesda, Md. She has provided...

2012-04-11 02:23:53

Panel discussion to focus on the evolution of patient-centered primary care WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marci Nielsen, Ph.D., MPH, executive director of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, will be a featured speaker at The Atlantic's fourth annual Health Care Forum on April 19 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. She will participate in a panel titled "The Evolution of Patient-Centered Primary Care," slated for 10:30 a m. The panel...

2012-03-14 07:45:00

Medical home champion sees quest for health system transformation as a mission WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, president of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and IBM's global director of healthcare transformation, will be honored March 27 as a recipient of the NCQA Health Quality Award. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is honoring Grundy as an early and enthusiastic champion of the patient-centered...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

Veteran of academic, government and non-profit sectors will take leadership Jan. 2, 2012 WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced today that Marcia Nielsen, Ph.D., MPH, will take leadership on January 2, 2012, as executive director of the organization. Nielsen comes to the PCPCC from the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she serves as associate dean for health policy and was named the department of...

2011-10-13 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a CAP accredited leader in health management, announced today that it is the first advanced laboratory to join the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) executive committee. The PCPCC, created in late 2006, is one of the major developers and advocates of the patient centered medical home (PCMH) model in America. The Collaborative membership includes a number of large national employers,...

2011-03-29 23:07:00

"Better to Best" represents unprecedented accord among stakeholders WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New models of care, such as patient centered medical homes and accountable care organizations, must emphasize value-driving elements of advanced primary care -- enhanced access, better care coordination, use of health information technology to support care transformation, and payment models that reward coordinated care. For the first time, stakeholders across a range...

2011-02-14 15:10:00

Dartmouth Institute's Elliott S. Fisher, MD, M.P.H., will deliver keynote WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transformation in health care is moving forward, building on primary care and crucial elements of the patient centered medical home as a foundation. Expert speaker panels will explore how physician practices and demonstration projects on the local, state and regional levels are implementing those elements at the March 30 Patient-Centered Primary Care...