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2013-07-19 16:20:45

Hospital Staff, Community Members Can Vie For Top Prize: Up To $900 Of Free Power CHICAGO, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Up to $900 of free electricity is top prize as 10 hospitals participate in a friendly competition to help Chicago-area homes go green and relieve the pain sparked by high air-conditioning bills, Presence Health and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) announced Monday. The Presence Health Energy Saver Competition is one step in a larger green campaign that...

2012-12-31 16:21:10

CHICAGO, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Howard Drenth has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Presence Medical Group (PMG) effective January 7, 2013. Presence Medical Group is a physician-led multispecialty medical group with over 320 physicians in more than 90 locations throughout the state of Illinois and was created by the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. As the PMG CEO, Drenth will provide strategic direction and leadership in collaboration with...

2012-12-13 12:24:54

CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services notified Presence Health on December 11, 2012 that its Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) application met the requirements for participation and was awarded a 3-year contract. In September 2012, Presence Health applied to CMS to become part of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) under the name Medicare Value Partners...

2012-10-07 23:00:15

Presence Health, which provides healthcare services in the Chicago area, and WoundRounds®, the point-of-care wound management software and prevention solution, were featured in a clinical study on wound care presented at the 4th Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall (SAWC) poster session. During the seven month study, Presence Heritage Village, a 51-bed skilled nursing facility, was able to decrease the incidence of facility-acquired pressure ulcers by over 80%. According to the...