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2014-10-16 12:29:49

PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice is excited to announce that it has received Health Utilization Management (HUM) Re-Accreditation from URAC, a Washington DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the healthcare system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate...

2014-10-10 23:00:37

CareMed Pharmaceutical Services announced that it has been included on the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 CareMed, a global leader in the Specialty Pharmacy Industry, announced today that it’s been named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing privately-held companies. This year marks CareMed’s first time on the list and they received the impressive rank of #2298. CareMed...

2014-10-09 16:27:05

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of provider data and end-to-end solutions that address data management, regulatory compliance and market intelligence, is undergoing Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) Accreditation from URAC, an independent nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. and a well-known leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs. The...

2014-10-07 12:32:32

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navitus Health Solutions, LLC announced today that it has signed a three-year contract to provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services to L.A. Care Health Plan (L.A. Care). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150726 L.A. Care is the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, serving more than 1.5 million Los Angeles County residents through a variety of health coverage programs. L.A. Care is also a Qualified Health...

2014-10-06 12:29:04

BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Health Strategies, LLC congratulates five of its health plan partners for being named in the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2014-2015 list of top 15 Medicaid plans. Approximately 136 plans qualified to be ranked out of the 273 Medicaid health plans evaluated by the NCQA. To be eligible for the rankings, health plans must authorize public release of its performance information and submit enough data for a statistically...

2014-10-02 12:31:26

AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Information Designs (HID) announced today that it has been awarded Health Utilization Management (HUM) Accreditation for its Prior Authorization Services by URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. "HID is proud to earn this accreditation," said Rob DiBenedetto, Chief Executive Officer. "For decades, we have always been dedicated to ensuring...

2014-09-30 23:13:47

Universal Background Screening has been named to the 2014 “Hot List” of background screening providers by Workforce Magazine. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Universal Background Screening, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named to Workforce Magazine’s 2014 “Hot List” of background screening providers. This marks the fifth consecutive year in a row that Universal has been recognized by the prominent human resources and talent management publication....

2014-09-23 23:11:34

Advanced Medical Reviews Obtains URAC UM Accreditation and Passes URAC IRO Reaccreditation Audit Scoring a Perfect 100% Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Advanced Medical Reviews (“AMR”), one of the country’s leading Independent Review Organizations (“IRO”), is pleased to announce having received their Utilization Management (“UM”) accreditation from URAC. “This is a significant milestone in our continued growth as an organization”, says Vince Bianco, CEO of...

2014-09-15 16:28:17

New Directions Hires Medical Director and Corporate Vice President KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Directions Behavioral Health® (New Directions) has hired Dr. John Langlow as Medical Director and Sesha Mudunuri as Corporate Vice President for Claims, Information Technology (IT) and Analytics. Due to record growth, New Directions now serves nearly seven times more members than in 2008. Today the company provides behavioral health care solutions to...

2014-09-12 23:01:35

URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs announced a call for public comment on its new Accountable Care Measures. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As part of its commitment to a comprehensive review of its standards and measures, URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs announced a call for public comment on its new Accountable Care Measures. URAC...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.