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2014-09-23 23:09:13

The appropriate use of data and analytics and a new approach to achieving engagement in population health management programs are the topics of the October webinars in the Population Health Alliance’s PHM Virtual Brown Bag Series WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, today announced October’s lineup of webinar presenters for the Population Health Management Virtual Brown Bag Series:...

2014-09-17 23:01:54

PHA welcomes two new members that showcase the association’s focus on collaboration and innovative services Washington DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed two new members to the association: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and ScriptSave. “Working with other associations is a key component of PHA’s mission as we promote the importance...

2014-09-16 23:02:23

New Action Guide 1.0 Ready for Input Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Programs and policies that promote health and disease prevention could potentially yield hundreds of billions of dollars in savings for the US health system, according to a 2007 report by the Commonwealth Fund. To help spur these types of improvements, the National Quality Forum (NQF) is seeking up to 10 collaborative groups from across the country to field test the NQF Action Guide 1.0 (http://bit.ly/1wo4gsa)...

2014-09-12 23:05:56

Upcoming webinar, along with an Annual Conference scientific track and exhibit hall neighborhood, shows the Population Health Alliance’s focus on data and analytics Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, has been at the forefront of promoting the relevance and appropriate use of data and analytics to improve population health management programs. This focus has guided the organization’s...

2014-09-10 12:24:48

Wellcentive recognized for flexible, all-in-one solution and strong market vision ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the industry leader in end-to-end population health management (PHM) for healthcare organizations, is one of only two vendors cited as a "standout" in both product and market categories in Chilmark Research's 2014 Analytics for Population Health Management Market Trends Report. This report marks the fourth time in the past year that an independent analyst...

2014-08-27 23:03:37

Tapping virtual humans to drive behavior change and improving the health of those with moderate risks will be the topics of September webinars in the Population Health Alliance’s PHM Virtual Brown Bag Series WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, today announced September’s lineup of webinar presenters for the Population Health Management Virtual Brown Bag Series: DPS Health and Kognito, on...

2014-08-27 12:27:48

Factors Driving This Change Include Proliferation of Healthcare Technology and Changes in Compensation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed managed care organizations (MCOs), endocrinologists and primary care physicians (PCPs) anticipate the percentage of their beneficiaries and patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled in population health management (PHM) programs will increase over...

2014-07-31 23:10:28

PHA welcomes two new members that showcase the association’s focus on employers and consumers of all ages. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed two new members to the association: KidsHealth and Sensei. “We are very excited with the growing interest our association is garnering among companies and organizations serving very broad and varied segments of...

2014-07-28 10:03:34

Drexel University Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too. While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. The research community has often rejected one of these effects because it conflicted with the other, so...

2014-07-21 23:01:07

PHA welcomes four new members that showcase the association’s focus on employers and consumers. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed four new members to the association: Coach Alba, Cummins, Kognito and Welltok. “These new members come as population health continues to gain traction as a solution to the health and health care crisis we face,” said...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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