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2014-04-17 23:02:11

Waypoint Consulting will be introducing their new Healthcare Data Science and Business Intelligence Solution at the CHOP Informatics Symposium on April 25th. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Waypoint Consulting LLC today announced the general availability of its data science solution created for, and in partnership with, healthcare providers. Waypoint will publicly introduce this solution via a customer case study with PinnacleHealth System at the upcoming CHOP (Children’s...

2014-04-02 08:34:41

At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed at PinnacleHealth were revealed this weekend at the American College of Cardiology's 2014 Scientific Sessions and simultaneously published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/MN95343) "In patients with aortic valve stenosis, the self-expanding...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-21 23:04:42

Susquehanna Health announces the recent approval of River Health Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). One of 123 new ACOs in Medicare, River Health ACO, LLC is comprised of PinnacleHealth System, Susquehanna Health, Family Practice Centers, Annville Family Medicine, Laurel Health Centers and Susquehanna Community Health & Dental Center. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Susquehanna Health announces the recent...

2014-01-13 08:30:27

Collaboration connects leading health insurer with renowned provider network for better outcomes, lower costs HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and PinnacleHealth System are teaming up to offer businesses a unique new health insurance plan for their employees. Marketed as CareConnect Point of Service (CareConnect), this plan connects the high-quality benefits and services of Capital BlueCross with the renowned physicians and facilities of...

2013-12-19 12:28:48

Valve repair can improve the quality of life for patients with debilitating mitral valve disease HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Last week, Brijeshwar Maini, MD, Cardiologist and Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at PinnacleHealth, and Mubashir Mumtaz, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at PinnacleHealth, performed the first catheter-based valve repair with the MitraClip® in Pennsylvania following the device's FDA approval. The U.S. Food and...

2013-08-30 08:25:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth System, Susquehanna Health, Family Practice Center, Annville Family Medicine, Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center and Laurel Health Centers have applied to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as River Health ACO to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program as an Accountable Care Organization. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130830/MN71449) River Health ACO, LLC, was...

2013-08-13 12:23:31

Hawaii Health goes live with SIS; enhanced interoperability with Siemens delivers streamlined processes and seamless data continuity ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems (SIS), a leader in perioperative information systems, announced today Perioperative Management by SIS has been selected by PinnacleHealth System (PinnacleHealth) and Meridian Health System (Meridian Health) to automate surgery and anesthesia documentation processes and provide...

2013-02-28 12:27:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the success of Highmark Inc.'s Patient-centered Medical Home pilot program, PinnacleHealth System is expanding its participation in the program to include all PinnacleHealth Medical Group (PHMG) practices. The pilot included one PHMG practice, Colonial Park Family Practice. The expansion encompasses 22 practices and 75 primary care physicians. The main goals of the initiative is to improve the patient experience and medical outcomes...

2012-08-01 02:28:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. and the PinnacleHealth System are collaborating to increase the focus on quality and ultimately help improve health outcomes for people. The companies announced today that PinnacleHealth has continued to steadily improve patient care by a variety of measures during the last several years as they participated in Highmark's Quality Blue hospital program. As a result, PinnacleHealth is proud to receive the maximum reward possible...