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2014-09-02 08:31:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy announced today that it is applying for Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141641 The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through...

2014-08-20 08:27:43

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Century Health (NCH) and Cigna HealthCare of Arizona today announced an alliance focused on delivering quality care related to cancer. Cigna customers covered under Arizona Medicare Advantage plans who receive care through the Cigna Medical Group (CMG) are included in this new program with NCH. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120116/CG35564LOGO "Customers belong at the center of a health system that promotes quality and...

2014-08-06 23:02:55

For this revision, URAC seeks to update its programs’ standards and measures with current practices, ensure that the key functions covered by the accreditation remain comprehensive, and address important quality and safety trends. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs, announces a call for public comment on revisions to its Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy Accreditation Standards and...

2014-07-31 08:35:44

URAC's new accreditation validates the quality of CVS/pharmacy's patient care WOONSOCKET, R.I. and WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy and URAC announced today that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this...

2014-07-22 08:29:10

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WiserTogether, Inc., which offers a healthcare information decision tool for consumers, announced today it was awarded full Health Content Provider accreditation from URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes healthcare excellence through its quality benchmarking programs. URAC accreditation is nationally recognized as a seal of approval for companies who have achieved a level of excellence and quality by adhering to the most...

2014-07-21 23:05:23

Moritz will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and communications and will be part of the executive team. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs named Christian Moritz as its vice president of sales and marketing. Moritz will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and communications and will be part of the executive team. He was selected after a successful nationwide search....

2014-07-17 08:29:07

FLINT, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today it has acquired MedPro Rx, a specialty pharmacy focused on specialty infusion therapies including hemophilia and immune globulin based in Raleigh, North Carolina. "MedPro Rx shares our focus on caring for patients through personalized, high-touch service and communication," said Phil Hagerman, Diplomat CEO. "We acquired MedPro to expand our existing specialty...

2014-06-25 16:26:17

Targeted Engagement Alerts Complement Existing Programs to Encourage Wellness, Medication Adherence, Point-of-Care Optimization and Effective Chronic Care Management BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare has launched its newest solution for health plans and self-insured employers looking to improve population health and reduce healthcare spending via consumer engagement. Targeted Engagement Alerts enable highly customized, targeted messaging to support...

2014-06-05 23:15:25

RadSite™, a national leader in the certification and accreditation of diagnostic imaging systems, and an official accrediting body as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), congratulates Garry Carneal, JD, MA, RadSite president & CEO, on his 25th anniversary in the health care industry. As Carneal celebrates this career milestone, he is working with RadSite to develop the next generation of smart networks in medical imaging. Houston, TX and Annapolis, MD...

2014-06-03 08:32:54

DataCare Corp. expands it medical case management offering SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCare Corporation today announced the CaseBook(TM) Medical Case Management Software, an affordable web-based solution for managed care companies. "Pay for what you use" and support for business accounting systems makes it ideal for even small case management organizations. Our customers report: -- "It is so easy to enter my notes right along with my billable time" -- "My...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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