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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...

2014-08-25 12:27:13

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JerseyCare IPA, a subsidiary of Osler Health IPA, a primary care physician centered, physician owned and managed health network, has contracted with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) to provide a new model of integrated care to Horizon BCBSNJ members. Services become available October 1, 2014, starting in Northern New Jersey. JerseyCare is a next generation physician network designed to provide...

2014-08-03 23:01:59

Throughout the history of mankind, human beings have displayed a rather uncanny knack for labeling other humans. However, one family-owned, New Hampshire based private home care provider, Live Free Home Health Care, makes it their company’s mission to peel back the labels that have been assigned to the seniors for whom they provide care, and find the fascinating, unique individuals who so greatly need them. New Hampton, NH (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Too often in the world we live in, and...

2014-07-30 23:16:48

Model of care can aid in faster access to doctors, better outcomes, and higher satisfaction. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Saint Luke’s Medical Group’s 11 primary care practices have recently been awarded the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Level 3 Recognition—the highest level bestowed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Only one out of four physicians' groups nationwide has achieved NCQA Level I, Level 2, or Level 3 recognition. Patients of primary care...

2014-07-25 23:02:26

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Edward Boylan, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Boylan to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of...

2014-07-24 16:26:49

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Physicians announced today that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated 134 United Physicians primary care practices representing 360 primary care physicians (PCPs) as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The designation period runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. "Our physicians are dedicated to enhancing the overall health of our patient population and devoted to delivering high quality,...

2014-07-24 12:27:24

Growth in program's six years shows statewide transformation of care DETROIT, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its sixth year, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home designation program has influenced a transformation of care statewide as 1,422 physician practices, comprising 4,022 primary care doctors, have been designated as patient-centered medical homes for the 2014 program year. These practices care for more than 1.2 million BCBSM members in 78...

2014-07-21 23:02:46

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Paresh Shukla, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Shukla to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of top...

2014-07-21 10:08:09

Wolters Kluwer Health Study shows increased use of treatment and screening recommendations after three-step initiative A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Led by Dr Michael E. Thase of the University of Pennsylvania Medical...

2014-07-14 20:21:20

Study Reveals the Potential for Program Failure. CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /Good Intentions /- In a week long study conducted by De Paul University students, 294 physician offices were contacted from a list provided on the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation's physician profile search, and asked whether or not their practitioners would be certifying patients for the medical use of marijuana in Illinois. The offices ranged from small family practices with...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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