Geisinger

Watch A Quiet Place online now ahead of A Quiet Place 2 release date | 2/25/2020

We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. How to watch A Quiet Place online now ahead of the sequel release SHH! 狼 By Gabriella Geisinger 25/02/2020 A Quiet Place Part II is heading to cinemas Friday, March 20, which isn’t that long now. Before you catch up with the Abbott family, you might want to refresh your memory as to what happened in the …

Shirley M. Kocher | 2/25/2020

WATSONTOWN — Shirley M. “Toot” Kocher, 80, of Watsontown, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born June 7, 1939, in Turbotville, she was the daughter of the late J. Howard and Nellie E. (Ellis) Hoy. She was a 1957 graduate of Turbotville High School and a 1961 graduate of Bloomsburg University with a bachelor’s degree in education. She …

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UPDATE: Police search second property tied to stabbing - Sunbury Daily Item | 2/24/2020

… signed by Sunbury District Judge Mike Toomey Sunday afternoon in the 500 block of Market Street. Timothy Moultrie was stabbed in the head and chest during a disturbance, and is undergoing medical treatment at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, according to a search warrant filed this morning. Moultrie is listed in critical condition at Geisinger. City and state police investigated the incident earlier today at a home in the 700 …

Vassello Sr., John J. | 2/24/2020

John J. Vassello Sr., 93, a longtime resident of Kingston, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, with his loving family by his side, in Residential Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. His loving wife was the late Catherine Spielmann Vassello, who passed away June 18, 1991.Born March 21, 1926, in Swoyersville, John was the son of the late John and Mary Lychok Vassello.John enlisted in the …

North Manheim Twp. man dies after struggle with police | 2/24/2020

… Twp. man is dead after what police said was his struggle with, and resistance to, them Saturday afternoon outside his garage. Adam Gamrak Jr., 38, of 93 N. Greenview Road, died Saturday evening at Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital in West Brunswick Twp., state police at Schuylkill Haven said. Deputy Coroner Al Barnes pronounced him dead at 6:50 p.m., according to Coroner Dr. David J. Moylan III. Police said they responded …

New Colgate® Zero is the Clear Choice for Family Oral Care | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

… 2-6 Years earned the ADA Seal of Acceptance after independent evaluation by dental experts found the product to be safe and effective in helping prevent tooth decay when used as directed,” said Dr. Mia Geisinger , chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. The Colgate ® Zero portfolio of products includes: Colgate ® Zero Peppermint Toothpaste has a micro-foaming formula that provides a deep clean and clinically proven cavity protection. It …

Opinion: Pharmacists, patients are stuck in the middle of a profit-before-all-else pharmacy racket | STAT | 2/24/2020

… health care team, and actively manage diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure by monitoring patients and changing and adjusting their medications. That’s exactly what pharmacists do in health systems like the Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger Clinic, the Veterans Health Administration, and Kaiser Permanente, to name a few. Community pharmacists want to do this kind of work, but often aren’t allowed to do much more than fill prescriptions as fast as …

Sunbury man critically injured in stabbing - Sunbury Daily Item | 2/24/2020

SUNBURY — A Sunbury man, found covered in blood on the porch of an Edison Avenue dwelling early Sunday morning, told city police that his sister stabbed him. Minutes later, Timothy Moultrie was whisked away to Geisinger Medical Center to receive emergency medical treatment for stab wounds to his head and chest, city police said. He was listed in critical condition at the hospital Sunday evening. City, state and local municipal …

Physical Therapy Market 2020-2027 Expected Statistical Growth :: Leading Players Are SPI ProHealth Limited Hong Kong, Meier & Marsh Physical Therapy; | 2/24/2020

… report are Olean Physical Therapy Professionals, AmeriCare Physical Therapy, Rehab Alternatives PLLC., fullmotionpt.net, PIVOT Physical Therapy., SPI ProHealth Limited Hong Kong, Meier & Marsh Physical Therapy, BTL., DJO Global, Inc., Performance Health, Athletico Physical Therapy, Geisinger Health, JAG-ONE PT, among other domestic and global players. Market share data is available for global, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA) and South America separately. DBMR analysts understand …

Geisinger’s Scranton Childbirth Center delivers 100th baby | 2/24/2020

Scranton couple welcomes newborn girl SCRANTON, Pa. – Victoria Sowka arrived as a milestone. The 100th child delivered at Geisinger Community Medical Center ’s Childbirth Center, Victoria was born at 4:57 p.m. Feb. 5 to Nicole Griguts and Joseph Sowka of Scranton. At her time of birth, she was 20 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Griguts had received maternity care in Scranton before, but this was the first …

Herman, John W. | 2/24/2020

Email Northumberland - John W. “Jack” Herman, 91, a resident of Heather Court and formerly of West Green Street, Shiremanstown, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Jack was born August 7, 1928 in Sunbury. He attended Sunbury Schools. Jack married the former Margaret Rose Hoffman who preceded him in death. He was a diesel mechanic and employed by Halls Motor Transit in Sunbury and later Mechanicsburg …

Law and order | Local News | standard-journal.com | 2/24/2020

… a left curve, left the roadway, went through a grass and gravel area, rotated counter-clockwise and struck a traffic sign and utility poles, troopers from Selinsgrove reported. Anderson was transported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with a suspected minor injury. It is not known whether or not he was belted, police noted. The crash remains under investigation. Courthouse Deed transfers • Janel L. Gardner, Janel L. Zeigler, Bryn …

Coleman, Anne Marie | 2/23/2020

Anne Marie Coleman, 70, of Dickson City, died Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a lifelong battle with diabetes, heart disease and epilepsy. She was born and raised in Mayfield. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine Karliak. She graduated from Lakeland High School in 1967 with the highest of honors and worked as a cutter at Billig’s Shoe Factory for several years.Anne Marie devoted her …

People on the Move - News - Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice | 2/23/2020

… customer service, disaster recovery and high availability of critical systems, desktop management, complex wide area and local networks, telecommunications, integration and expansion. Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Gerald Maloney, D.O., chief medical officer for Geisinger hospitals, was appointed associate dean for clinical affairs for the medical college. Maloney will retain his chief medical officer role. As associate dean for clinical affairs, he is responsible for advising the dean and senior …

Business Buzz | 2/23/2020

Share This Employees receive patient training Geisinger’s 65 Forward Health Center recently became even more well-equipped to care for patients 65 and older. The primary care facility, which is already specifically tailored to the expanding 65-and-over population with small patient panels, longer doctor’s visits, in-house lab and imaging services, and health, wellness and social activities, recently received accessibility training for blind and visually impaired patients from …

Enhancing the relationship | 2/23/2020

Most hospitals, including the Geisinger Health System, discourage physicians from accepting gifts. Yet, according to the AMA — Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 1.2.8 — “accepting gifts given out of gratitude or a reflection of the patient’s cultural tradition or upbringing can enhance the patient-physician relationship.” People come from various backgrounds and some do offer gifts to seek preferential treatment but how do we make that differentiation fairly? It can be …

Jean-Louis, Bryson | 2/23/2020

Bryson Jean-Louis, 15 days old, of Hanover Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Feb. 5, 2020, in Danville, he was the son of Katie Yelland and Watson Jean-Louis. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his brother Jeremiah; and sister, Selena Jean-Louis; Aunt Jennifer Yelland and Uncle Mallie Bryant; cousins, Bryleigh and Cailyn Yelland; great-aunt and uncle …

Kania, Narcy | 2/23/2020

Narcy Kania, 87, of Nanticoke, passed away Thursday morning, February 20, 2020, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center following an illness. He resided at Guardian Healthcare, Sheatown since October.A life-long resident of Nanticoke, he was born December 27, 1932 a son of the late Anthony and Katherine Sharpe Kania. He attended the Nanticoke schools and served his country with the U.S. Navy .Narcy was employed at Luzerne County Court …

Danville woman in critical condition following crash | Local News | dailyitem.com | 2/23/2020

… injured, one critically, in a one-vehicle crash Friday night in Montour County, state police at Milton reported on Sunday. Zena S. Martin, 21, of Danville, was listed in critical condition Sunday night at Geisinger Medical Center, according to a nursing supervisor. Police said the driver, Alex K. Horn, 25, of Cogan Station, had a suspected minor injury, following the crash in Anthony Township, just east of Arrowhead Road near …

The pancreas … what we should know | Lifestyles | dailyitem.com | 2/23/2020

… If that’s the case, a family care doctor will order bloodwork then refer the patient to a gastroenterologist. “People need to be aware of the diseases of the pancreas,” Khara said. He noted that Geisinger partners with MyCode, a precision medicine project that studies patients’ genetic predispositions and may lead to personalized medicine. “The main thing is to address the symptoms early. If it’s something that’s persistent and not going …

Telehealth

How Geisinger is staying connected to patients | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/17/2020

By making home visits and helping patients use telehealth solutions, Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger is working to make sure patients stay connected to providers, according to The Daily Item . Although many surrounding communities have ample access to the internet, the limited broadband access can make it a challenge sometimes for patients in rural areas to virtually see a provider. To make sure patients get the proper care, home health providers …

TELEMEDICINE IN THE VALLEY: Technology bringing medical care home | 2/16/2020

… couch as her husband of 69 years sat nearby in a recliner having his heart and lungs monitored by a Geisinger physician. The physician, Dr. Anthony Wylie, was in his Pittston office more than 60 … Wylie through the Internet. The Centers for Disease Control calls telehealth services “a promising public health tool” because of its potential to expand access to medically underserved areas and save billions of dollars. Its use …

Digital Health

20 hospital and health system chief digital officers to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/12/2020

… support Navicent’s digital initiatives. San Banerjee. Vice President of Digital Experience for Texas Health Resources (Arlington). Mr. Banerjee leads the digital health experience at Texas Health Resources, a 27-hospital health system. With more than … Dr. Erskine previously served as the chief informatics officer at Geisinger in Danville, Pa. Randall Gaboriault. Chief Digital and Information Officer of ChristianaCare (Wilmington, Del.). Mr. Gaboriault is the chief digital and information officer at …

Ehave and BurstIQ Enter Into a Partnership Expanding Ehave Dash Bringing HIPAA & GDPR Compliant Data Storage to Healthcare | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 2/6/2020

… Governor of the State of Virginia and Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Karen Murphy, Chief Innovation Officer of Geisinger; Alex Rodriguez, Former MLB All-Star and Founder & CEO of A-Rod Corp; Donald … The company’s private, permissioned data network allows health systems, payers, digital health companies, pharma & life science companies and governments to unlock the full potential of health-related data. The platform uses blockchain, Big Data, machine …

Population Health

Geisinger Optimizes Hospital Efficiency and Safety with Continued Investment in Omnicell XT Series Automated Dispensing Systems | Business Wire | 2/10/2020

… NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for health systems and pharmacies, today announced that Geisinger, one of the leading health systems serving Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has partnered with … and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence and population health solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . Taking Action Against …

Geisinger Optimizes Hospital Efficiency and Safety with Continued Investment in Omnicell XT Series Automated Dispensing Systems | BioSpace | 2/10/2020

Through a six-year sole source agreement with Omnicell, Geisinger will employ Omnicell ® XT Automated Dispensing Systems to improve nurse-pharmacy workflows and medication safety and security. This investment follows Geisinger’s recent upgrade to the … and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence and population health solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . Taking Action Against …

Genomics

Precision Medicine in Primary Care: Bespoke. Genetic and Genomic. And Maybe Not Ready. | Managed Care Magazine | 1/30/2020

… genomic sequencing on the rise and patients having more say about their treatment, two hot areas—predictive genetic testing and pharmacogenomics—promise to extend “personalized” medicine beyond cancer care. But will this precision improve outcomes … providers have started testing precision medicine beyond oncology. In 2018, Geisinger Health System in central Pennsylvania made a splash by announcing that it would add DNA sequencing to routine primary care. A small number of …

City of Hope to lead national research aimed at improving testing/treatment for devastating cancer-causing syndrome | Business Wire | 11/23/2019

… who had brain tumors at 18 months,” said Jeffrey Weitzel , M.D., director of City of Hope’s Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, the Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medical Oncology and the grant’s co-principal … agnostic approaches to testing, including commercial genetic testing laboratories, the Geisinger MyCode project, the PROMPT study of individuals with germline mutations and the ORIEN tumor/germline sequencing project. “Carriers of true germline TP53 mutations may …

Remote Monitoring

Precision Medicine in Primary Care: Bespoke. Genetic and Genomic. And Maybe Not Ready. | Managed Care Magazine | 1/30/2020

… years. Aided by a multibillion-dollar genomic testing industry, some providers have started testing precision medicine beyond oncology. In 2018, Geisinger Health System in central Pennsylvania made a splash by announcing that it would add … genetic testing for the three CDC Tier 1 conditions and remote monitoring devices. Before the pilot, which ended in 2018, Stanford did not offer routine genetic testing in primary care. So far, that hasn’t changed …

A Decade in Review with CarePort | 1/9/2020

… not prevalent outside key markets like Boston, Southern California, Southern Florida or innovative provider organizations such as Cleveland Clinic or Geisinger. However, CMS, HHS and other governing bodies have long understood the importance of value … fuel quality improvement in the next decade through data, analytics, remote monitoring and new care delivery models. Mike Ipekdjian, Director of Customer Success Over the past decade… there has been positive momentum in improving quality …

Healthcare Supply Chain

Global Healthcare Supply Chain Management Market Set to Reach $4.10 billion by 2027 | Globe Newswire | 1/22/2020

Dublin, Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Healthcare Supply Chain Management - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Healthcare supply chain management is the regulation of the flow of medical goods … Boots Alliance, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Henry Schein, Inc., Intermountain Healthcare, Geisinger Health System, Providence Health & Services. Delivery Modes Covered: Web-based On-premise Cloud-Based Components Covered: Hardware Software Models Covered: Build-To-Order Chain …

Home Healthcare

AL Providers, Payer Form Value-Based Medicare Advantage Plan | HealthPayer Intelligence | 1/17/2020

… Health’s disposal for the Medicare Advantage plan include home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, pharmacies, and durable medical equipment providers. Home healthcare provisions could be critical for seniors in an area that ranks second to … is a natural progression, according to some experts. Kurt Wrobel, Geisinger Health Plan’s chief financial officer, explained that it is a missed opportunity for hospitals that choose to forego this step. “ACOs can form relationships …

Home Health Provider Adopts Cerner EHR to Drive Population Health | EHR Intelligence | 10/31/2019

Vively Health and Cerner agreed to a five-year partnership to help patients with chronic conditions. Vively Health, a home healthcare provider for vulernable patient populations, announced a partnership with Cerner EHR to improve care … use aspects of the EHR vendor’s platform. Earlier this month , Geisinger announced a new ten-year agreement with Cerner to implement its HealtheIntent platform for improved population health management. Geisinger will use actionable insights and …

Infection Control

Attorney Applauds State’s Findings Following Infant Deaths at Geisinger NICU | 1/8/2020

Tumblr MAHONING TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A scathing report from the State Department of Health found Geisinger Medical Center near Danville failed on multiple levels to provide sanitary conditions to its most vulnerable patients, premature babies in … had systemic and repeated failures to follow the most basic infection control practices,” said attorney Matt Casey, who has filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of Cepeda and another infant against Geisinger. “They never told …

Regulator cites failures at hospital where 3 preemies died | 1/8/2020

… used to prepare donor breast milk, according to a state health department report released this week. Health department staff ordered Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to correct several deficiencies, determining the hospital’s systemic failure to … cited a “systemic nature of non-compliance with regards to infection control.” Matt Casey, who represents the families of two of the babies who died, said Monday the inspection uncovered “serious and shocking deficiencies, even …

Mental Health

First Edition: January 7, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 1/7/2020

… described by researchers as “guided missiles” packing a powerful anti-cancer punch. (1/6) USA Today: As Marijuana Induced Psychosis Rises, Mental Health Treatment Elusive When Garrett Rigg moved from a “transitional living program” facility near … state health department report released Monday. Health department staff ordered Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to correct several deficiencies, determining the hospital’s systemic failure to prevent infection in its most vulnerable patients constituted “immediate jeopardy …

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 1/7/2020

… Peter Thiel, investor Christian Angermayer, and Bitcoin booster Michael Novogratz. Thomas Insel, former director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, and Paul Summergrad, former head of the American Psychiatric Association, are on its … state health department report released Monday. Health department staff ordered Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to correct several deficiencies, determining the hospital’s systemic failure to prevent infection in its most vulnerable patients constituted “immediate jeopardy …

CMS Innovation Center

First Edition: January 7, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 1/7/2020

… and to hear the case before the current term ends in June. (Neidig, 1/6) Modern Healthcare: Brad Smith Appointed New CMS Innovation Center Leader Brad Smith, who co-founded palliative care provider Aspire Health is … state health department report released Monday. Health department staff ordered Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to correct several deficiencies, determining the hospital’s systemic failure to prevent infection in its most vulnerable patients constituted “immediate jeopardy …

Geisinger and Medial EarlySign Advance to First Stage of CMS AI Health Outcomes Challenge | 12/5/2019

Joint Proposal to Reduce Adverse Events and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions Selected Among Top 25 Submissions DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger, one of the leading integrated health services organizations in the United States, and EarlySign ( earlysign.com ), a pioneer … of more AI tools being considered for potential use in CMS Innovation Center payment and service delivery models. More than 300 entities submitted proposed AI solutions to the Challenge. The joint Geisinger/EarlySign proposal – Reducing …

CVS Health

20 hospital and health system chief digital officers to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/12/2020

… clinicians and researchers in the design of clinical information systems. Dr. Erskine previously served as the chief informatics officer at Geisinger in Danville, Pa. Randall Gaboriault. Chief Digital and Information Officer of ChristianaCare (Wilmington, Del … working as chief technology officer and head of architecture for CVS Health and Aetna. In his current role, Dr. Jensen is responsible for the data and technology integration across the health system and developing data …

Ehave and BurstIQ Enter Into a Partnership Expanding Ehave Dash Bringing HIPAA & GDPR Compliant Data Storage to Healthcare | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 2/6/2020

CVS Health President, Aetna Foundation; George Halvorson, Chairman and CEO of Institute For Intergroup Understanding, Rod Hochman, President and CEO of Providence; Terry McAuliffe, Former Governor of the State of Virginia and Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Karen Murphy, Chief Innovation Officer of Geisinger; Alex Rodriguez, Former MLB All-Star and Founder & CEO of A-Rod Corp; Donald Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology @ Department of Health …

Medial EarlySign

Cross-Sector AI Partnerships Curb Hospital Readmissions | HealthIT Analytics | 1/9/2020

Cross-Sector AI Partnerships Curb Hospital Readmissions A cross-sector partnership leverages artificial intelligence to identify and reduce Geisinger’s unnecessary hospital readmissions. Source: Thinkstock By Hospital readmissions are associated with billions of dollars in unnecessary … and reduce adverse health events,” Vawdrey explained. Geisinger partnered with Medial EarlySign to develop a machine learning technique for early disease detection. The cross-sector partnership was recently named a Stage 1 finalist in the …

Geisinger-AI vendor aim to reduce adverse events, avoid readmissions | 12/9/2019

Israel-based Medial EarlySign and Geisinger Health System have partnered to apply advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to Medicare claims data to predict and improve patient outcomes. An EarlySign-Geisinger proposal has been selected as one of 25 participants to advance to Stage 1 of a technology challenge from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to accelerate the development of AI and machine learning solutions for healthcare …

McKesson

The decade in healthcare: 12 milestones we won’t forget | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/31/2019

… operators, such as Walmart, have introduced limits on opioid prescription supplies, while major health systems such as Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger have implemented systemwide opioid reduction initiatives to cut prescriptions in half. At least a … program in 2015, which benefits more than 15,000 Boeing employees. McKesson joined the Centers of Excellence network in 2014 to provide hip and knee replacement surgeries for its employees. Perhaps one of the largest examples …

10-21-19 MINUTES | Legal Notices | tulsaworld.com | 10/31/2019

… cost of $245; Darren Henin to Internal Auditors Class Oct 2019 on 10/23/19 in Stillwater, OK; cost of $175; Karri Geisinger­Hamilton and Kimberly Whitty to HARVU: Children in Midst of Natural and Man­Made … CHEM/LAB SUPPLY 105.00, 2009075, HAMBRICK FERGUSON, SUPPLIES 351.00, 2009077, MCKESSON MEDICAL, CHEM/LAB SUPPLY 633.00, 2009079, MENTAL HEALTH ASSOC, TRAINING 345.00, 2009086, PANCHAL, SHIVANGI, MILEAGE IN COUNTY 162.40, 2009087, HOLT, PAM DAIGLE, MILEAGE IN …

CVS

The top 20 news stories of 2019 in Health Data Management | 12/23/2019

… at Google Health, a division that earlier this year was placed under the leadership of David Feinberg, MD, the former Geisinger president and CEO.Read the story here . HDM names 2019 class of Most Powerful Women … new—and sometimes, unexpected—problems and costs.Read the story here . CVS Health takes telemed nationwide with MinuteClinic Video Visits A telemedicine service from MinuteClinic—CVS Health’s retail medical clinic—is providing access to care 24 …

US Home Health Care Market Report: Industry Overview & Trends - Business Insider | 12/17/2019

CVS Health, Emerald, Epic Geisinger, GreatCall, InTouch Health, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Medically Home, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Philips SnapMD, Teladoc, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Here are some of the key takeaways from the report: Home-based care is a large and growing market for US health systems and hospitals, while growth in the services that providers have historically relied on for profitability is tapering off. The home healthcare market opportunity …

KeyHIE

FHIR standard integral to Life Image’s new image viewing, sharing app | 12/9/2019

FHIR standard integral to Life Image’s new image viewing, sharing app The Geisinger-led Keystone Health Information Exchange launched a cutting-edge imaging app based on the FHIR standard to make it easier to share … medical imaging data. Geisinger Health System’s Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE), composed of more than 350 healthcare facilities and serving about 5.8 million patients across Pennsylvania and New Jersey, recently launched the Life Image Viewer …

Geisinger Launches Digital Tool for Better Breast Care Management | 11/12/2019

News Breast Imaging November 12, 2019 Geisinger Launches Digital Tool for Better Breast Care Management Mammosphere allows women to request, store and share their breast health records, including previous mammograms, for timely and accurate breast … supported by a Pennsylvania Department of Health grant awarded to KeyHIE through the Pennsylvania Patient and Provider Network aims to support interoperability of health information including diagnostic images to enhance the quality of patient care …

Cerner

HIMSS20 Views from the Top Sessions Announced | Globe Newswire | 12/4/2019

… Cerner, Geisinger, GYANT and BenevolentAI to accelerate value-based care. Demystifying Interoperability, Information Blocking and APIs: Clear Guidance on Improvement Opportunities The proposed rule addressing the topic of information blocking caught the full attention of the healthcare industry at HIMSS19. With the anticipated release of the final rule in the future, its implications relating to information blocking and API certification criteria has providers and health IT developers preparing for how …

‘I expected better from Google’: Tech chiefs at 3 top US hospitals shared their concerns as health systems and tech giants get cozy | Business Insider | 11/21/2019

… cloud and considerations for groups making the transition. “I expected better from Google,” John Kravitz, the chief information officer at Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, told Business Insider. Subscribe to Dispensed, Business Insider's … deals in healthcare. In July, the health information-technology giant Cerner said it had made Amazon Web Services its preferred cloud provider as it moved its business from its own data centers to the cloud …

Fitbit

Data alone can’t make health improvements happen | 12/3/2019

… personal information . Then there’s the mountains of GPS and location services data associated with Google Maps. Google also recently acquired Fitbit and all of the data collected by its fitness trackers. With so many data … has been a lot of action in this space lately. Geisinger and IBM have developed a tool to predict a patient’s sepsis risk , informed by the health system’s electronic medical record data. Blue Health Intelligence …

Dr. Google Will See You Now - Patriots’ Soapbox 24/7 News Network | 11/27/2019

… mind, all the while ‘ vacuuming ’ and usurping data, to become a megalithic repository. November 1st: Google’s parent company Alphabet acquired FitBit for a cool $2.1 billion, adding it to the other 200 companies it owns … In January 2018, Dr. David Feinberg , the former CEO of Geisinger Health System, breezed through, making the switch from the hospital world to the tech world. “Feinberg has been working to coordinate health initiatives across …

Microsoft Health

Data alone can’t make health improvements happen | 12/3/2019

… more value Healthcare data partnerships are increasingly common, and there has been a lot of action in this space lately. Geisinger and IBM have developed a tool to predict a patient’s sepsis risk , informed by … AI-based predictive health tool that Epic Systems built with Microsoft . This isn’t Google’s first foray into healthcare data either: Mayo Clinic inked a 10-year partnership to store its data in Google Cloud and …

‘I expected better from Google’: Tech chiefs at 3 top US hospitals shared their concerns as health systems and tech giants get cozy | Business Insider | 11/21/2019

… cloud and considerations for groups making the transition. “I expected better from Google,” John Kravitz, the chief information officer at Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, told Business Insider. Subscribe to Dispensed, Business Insider's … from data servers they operate to cloud providers like Google , Microsoft , or Amazon , as they grapple with the challenge of managing and securing large amounts of patient information. The hope is that moving to the …

Amazon Health

Data alone can’t make health improvements happen | 12/3/2019

… this type of data matchmaking , but a future partnership could pave the way. And if not Google, maybe we’ll see Amazon make a play to match its treasure trove of shopping behavior data against pharma’s … has been a lot of action in this space lately. Geisinger and IBM have developed a tool to predict a patient’s sepsis risk , informed by the health system’s electronic medical record data. Blue Health Intelligence …

‘I expected better from Google’: Tech chiefs at 3 top US hospitals shared their concerns as health systems and tech giants get cozy | Business Insider | 11/21/2019

… cloud and considerations for groups making the transition. “I expected better from Google,” John Kravitz, the chief information officer at Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, told Business Insider. Subscribe to Dispensed, Business Insider's … servers they operate to cloud providers like Google , Microsoft , or Amazon , as they grapple with the challenge of managing and securing large amounts of patient information. The hope is that moving to the cloud would …

Quest Diagnostics

Global Specimen Validity Test (SVT) Reagents Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 | 11/28/2019

… 2.6.3 American Screening Corporation, Inc. Specimen Validity Test (SVT) Reagents Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018) 2.7 Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 2.7.2 Specimen Validity Test (SVT) Reagents Type and Applications 2.7.2.1 Product A … Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018) 2.9 Geisinger Health System 2.9.2 Specimen Validity Test (SVT) Reagents Type and Applications 2.9.2.1 Product A 2.9.2.2 Product B 2.9.3 Geisinger Health System Specimen Validity Test …

Can Blockchain Technology Fix Healthcare’s Problems? Not Even Close | HIT Consultant | 9/30/2019

… Geisinger, IBM Develops Predictive Model Using EHR Data to Detect Sepsis The Synaptic Health Alliance pilot has been a cue about blockchain’s future in healthcare. Led by healthcare giants Aetna, Ascension, Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, UnitedHealthcare, and Quest Diagnostics, the program plans to use blockchain to reduce administrative costs and improve data quality. Early this year, other big-time players — Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), PNC Bank, and IBM …

Cambia Health Solutions

Doctor On Demand Joins the Health Care Transformation Task Force | 11/6/2019

Cambia Health Solutions ChenMed Clarify Health Solutions Cleveland Clinic Community Catalyst Dignity Health Doctor On Demand Encompass Health Evolent Health Geisinger HRHCare Kaiser Permanente Mark McClellan Mental Health America National Health Law Program National Partnership for Women & Families Pacific Business Group on Health Partners Healthcare Premier Remedy Sentara Healthcare Trinity Health Washington State Health Care Authority UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ABOUT DOCTOR ON DEMAND Doctor On Demand, the nation’s …

Get ready for the second annual HLTH conference - MedCity News | 10/20/2019

… Geisinger, Google, Cambia Health Solutions, Anthem, Optum, Philips, and CVS Health. The diversity of companies represented at the event reflects an intriguing development that’s become more evident in recent years — boundaries defining the healthcare industry have been receding as retail, banking and finance, transportation, and other sectors push into healthcare. MedCity’s patient engagement event ENGAGE will also be part of the HLTH conference for the first time this year. ENGAGE …

Third Rock Ventures

Thrive Earlier Detection Announces Appointment of David J. Daly as Chief Executive Officer | Business Wire | 8/1/2019

… a stronger leader to take the helm of Thrive and our ambitious mission,” said Steven J. Kafka, Ph.D., partner at Third Rock Ventures. “Dave brings high energy with a passion for our company mission and … interventional study of its kind being conducted in partnership with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and we are deep into planning for our Registration Trial. I am thrilled to be a part of this mission …

Iris Dorbian wrote a new post, VC-backed Thrive Earlier Detection Corp taps Daly as CEO, on the site PE Hub | 8/1/2019

… a stronger leader to take the helm of Thrive and our ambitious mission,” said Steven J. Kafka, Ph.D., partner at Third Rock Ventures. “Dave brings high energy with a passion for our company mission and … interventional study of its kind being conducted in partnership with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and we are deep into planning for our Registration Trial. I am thrilled to be a part of this mission …

William Blair

Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) CEO Charlie Giancarlo on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/22/2019

… Strategy Conference Call Participants Alex Kurtz - KeyBanc Steve Milunovich - Wolfe Research Aaron Rakers - Wells Fargo Pinjalim Bora - JPMorgan Jason Ader - William Blair Karl Ackerman - Cowen Andrew Nowinski - Piper Jaffray Katy Huberty - Morgan Stanley Rod Hall … large scale production. This quarter, customers across several industries, including Geisinger Health have chosen the AIRI converged platform from Pure, NVIDIA and Cisco as the backbone of their AI deployments to gain better insight into …

Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript - Nasdaq.com | 5/22/2019

… is paving the way with solutions from early inception to large scale production. This quarter, customers across several industries, including Geisinger Health have chosen the AIRI converged platform from Pure, NVIDIA and Cisco as the … you. Operator Your next question comes from Jason Ader from William Blair. Jason Ader – William Blair – Analyst Yeah. Thank you. I got a couple, I want to slip in two. Just on – continuing on the …

Battery Ventures

Redox Lands $33M for Scalable Healthcare Data Interoperability Platform | HIT Consultant | 4/18/2019

… changing the way healthcare providers and software vendors share data has raised $33 million in Series C funding led by Battery Ventures. The Series C round also included participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE … include AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

Redox Raises $33 Million in Series C Funding Led by Battery Ventures to Revolutionize How Healthcare Data Is Exchanged | Business Wire | 4/17/2019

… share data, today announced that the company closed a $33 million Series C funding round led by global investment firm Battery Ventures with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Intermountain Ventures. Click … AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

RRE Ventures

Redox Lands $33M for Scalable Healthcare Data Interoperability Platform | HIT Consultant | 4/18/2019

… in Series C funding led by Battery Ventures. The Series C round also included participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Intermountain Ventures. Finally. A Scalable Way to Exchange Healthcare Data Currently, inconsistent … include AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

Redox Raises $33 Million in Series C Funding Led by Battery Ventures to Revolutionize How Healthcare Data Is Exchanged | Business Wire | 4/17/2019

… 33 million Series C funding round led by global investment firm Battery Ventures with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Intermountain Ventures. Click to Tweet: Excited to announce @Redox raised $33 million … AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

406 Ventures

Redox Lands $33M for Scalable Healthcare Data Interoperability Platform | HIT Consultant | 4/18/2019

… 33 million in Series C funding led by Battery Ventures. The Series C round also included participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Intermountain Ventures. Finally. A Scalable Way to Exchange Healthcare Data … include AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

Redox Raises $33 Million in Series C Funding Led by Battery Ventures to Revolutionize How Healthcare Data Is Exchanged | Business Wire | 4/17/2019

… closed a $33 million Series C funding round led by global investment firm Battery Ventures with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures, and Intermountain Ventures. Click to Tweet: Excited to announce @Redox raised … AdventHealth, Atrium Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital , Clarify Health, Cleveland Clinic, Geisinger, HCA, Healthgrades, Intermountain Healthcare, Invitae, Fitbit, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Microsoft, Ochsner, OSF HealthCare , PointClickCare , R1, ResMed, Stryker, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, and WellStar. In …

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Hospitals back expanded practice authority for nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/12/2020

Geisinger Health System in Danville, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown. NPs have full practice authority in 22 states and Washington, D.C., according to the report. Read the full story here . More articles on integration and physician issues …

Reader asks when the competition between LVHN and St. Luke’s kicked into gear - The Morning Call | 2/4/2020

… news is covered in the Lehigh Valley region. Have your own question? Ask us at mcall.com/yourcall . St. Luke’s and Lehigh Valley Health Network are aggressively competing with each other. I see it in their … the cost of a new hospital in Schuylkill County with Geisinger. It has a hospital under construction in Carbon County and has pumped money into expansion of its Anderson campus in Bethlehem Township and its …

Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill PA

Williamson Sr., Glenn A. | 2/10/2020

NEWPORT - Glenn A. Williamson, Sr. 86 of Newport passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Geisinger-Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. He was the husband of the late Edith L. “Edie” (Lilley) Williamson. Glenn was born on March 7, 1933 in Juniata County. He was the son of the late George and Mary (Minium) Williamson. He was a US Army veteran and served during the Korean War. Glenn retired …

Healthcare officials work to prevent spread of coronavirus at the local level | 1/29/2020

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital. To ensure the risk of contracting coronavirus remains low, 15 additional U.S. airports began screening for the virus, bringing to total to 20 screening airports. Healthcare facilities in central Pennsylvania are also taking added precautions with their patients. WellSpan Health now includes extra information in their appointment confirmation calls, asking patients who have traveled to China within the past 30 days to call ahead before arriving …

Geisinger Health System

How much will the coronavirus spread? It’s a question of biology and math. | 1/31/2020

Geisinger health system in Danville, Pa. In 2003, one patient who was hospitalized with SARS did not transmit the virus to patients in beds on either side, located three feet away. But the patient did transmit the virus to a person who came to visit, standing within the three-foot range, Shelly said. Evidence so far suggests that the new coronavirus, like its cousin that causes SARS, is behaving similarly …

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre PA

Business briefs | 1/15/2020

… in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Geisinger facilities recognized Geisinger’s health care equality and inclusion efforts are recognized by the Human … Berwick Hospital Center, Moses Taylor Hospital, Regional Hospital of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and Commonwealth Health Physician Network. This year, more than 3,000 telephone calls were made from TPS Pavilion, Kingston; Berwick Hospital Center …

Dubik, Sophia | 12/30/2019

Sophia Dubik, 90, of Hanover Twp., passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in Residential Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.She was born in Throop on Oct. 18, 1929, the daughter of the late Walter and … their deep gratitude to the entire staff of nurses of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital ICU, the entire staff of Residential Hospice at Geisinger South and C-Wing staff of Hampton House, Hanover Twp. Published in …

UnityPoint Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/2/2020

… and health systems are listed in alphabetical order. 1. Amita Health (Lisle, Ill.) seeks a system clinical pharmacy manager 2. Geisinger Community Medical Center (Scranton, Pa.) seeks an assistant pharmacy director 3. Hackensack (N.J.) Meridian … Systems (Newport News, Va.) seeks a pharmacy operations manager 9. UnityPoint Health (West Des Moines, Iowa) seeks a retail pharmacy director 10. Wake Forest Baptist Health (Winston-Salem, N.C.) seeks an assistant director of specialty …

Adopter Organizations | 1/1/2020

… Norfolk, Neb. Flagler Hospital, Augustine, Fla. Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Menomonee Falls, Wis. Froedtert West Bend Hospital, West Bend, Wis. Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa. Greater Regional Medical Center, Creston, Iowa Henry County Health Center … Texas UAB Medicine, Birmingham, Ala. UnityPoint Clinics, Des Moines, Iowa UnityPoint Health, Des Moines, Iowa University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, Utah UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa. UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals, Harrisburg, Pa. Van Diest Medical Center …

Boston Medical Center

What 30 hospital CEOs told Becker’s in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/31/2019

… Editor’s note: Quotes are listed in alphabetical order by hospital or health system. Responses have been lightly edited for clarity. Boston Medical Center Health System President and CEO Kate Walsh “Since I began at Boston … a difference. We should be honored to have that opportunity.” Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu, MD “We are not going to innovate for innovation’s sake but innovate to solve problems facing our patients and members. The …

Exact closes its $2.8B acquisition & more: 7 GI industry key notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/13/2019

Boston Medical Center is studying how Motus GI’s Pure-Vu System affects bowel preparation in a clinical setting. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health and Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health broke ground on a medical clinic in Lock Haven, Pa. More articles on surgery centers …

Emory Healthcare

36 hospitals, health systems that partnered with big tech in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/28/2019

… based health system’s digital healthcare innovation strategy using cloud computing, data analytics and machine learning technologies. 13. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced a collaboration with the IBM Data Science and AI Elite teams … the health and wellness of senior citizens living independently. 17. Emory Healthcare in Atlanta partnered with Verily to use advanced data analytics to improve cost-effectiveness, efficiency and quality. Additionally, many of these health-tech …

Patient Experience Conference 2020 Program Announced by The Beryl Institute | PRWeb | 10/17/2019

… Emory Healthcare, Geisinger Health System, Hospital Sírio-Libanês, Kiaser Permanente, March of Dimes, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Vanderbilt University, Yuma Regional Medical Center and more. Presentations were evaluated by volunteer review teams and The Beryl Institute’s conference planning committee. The program includes a wide range of global insights from a broad range of topics, care settings and development levels allowing participants the opportunity to customize their conference …

UPMC

Wolf Administration Announces Newest Participants in Rural Health Model | 12/26/2019

Geisinger Jersey Shore, UPMC Kane and Wayne Memorial. Now joining those hospitals are the following eight hospitals: • Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, Armstrong County • Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber in Windber, Somerset County • Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Fulton County • Greene Hospital in Waynesburg, Greene County • Monongahela Valley Hospital in Monongahela, Washington County • Punxsutawney Area Hospital in Punxsutawney, Jefferson County • Tyrone Hospital in Tyrone, Blair County …

The top 20 news stories of 2019 in Health Data Management | 12/23/2019

… at Google Health, a division that earlier this year was placed under the leadership of David Feinberg, MD, the former Geisinger president and CEO.Read the story here . HDM names 2019 class of Most Powerful Women … and effective surgeries with improved surgical outcomes.Read the story here . UPMC cuts hospital readmission rates with ML algorithm The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s clinical analytics team has leveraged machine learning to develop an algorithm …

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville PA

Workers try to turn hospital into a home away from home for holiday | 12/25/2019

DANVILLE — Katy Mahon spent her 14th birthday Monday in a hospital room at Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and today, she’ll do the same for Christmas. Being home for the holidays is akin to spending a shift, a night or longer at the hospital for some patients and staff of Geisinger Medical Center. “Obviously, I’m not excited for it,” said Mahon, 14, of Lewisburg, a kidney transplant recipient who was …

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 12/22/19 | 12/23/2019

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 12/22/19 Schuylkill County Obituaries for 12/22/19 James V. Wixted , 57, Ashland passed away peacefully on Friday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hanover, he was a son of the late Bernard and Francis Dimmerling Wixted. Jim worked as a State Trooper for the Pennsylvania State Police for 25 years before retiring from the Frackville Barracks. Jim was a member of …

Adventist Health

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… ground on a $180 million, six-story patient care tower and implement an Epic EHR systemwide. 9. Marysville, Calif.-based Adventist Health + Rideout deployed a Cerner EHR system Aug. 18. 10. Laramie, Wyo.-based Ivinson … EHR across its network Oct. 1. 25. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced in October it will deploy Cerner’s EHR-agnostic population health management platform HealtheIntent across its clinical network. 26. Milford, Conn.-based …

Big Tech: Is Apple’s Healthcare Confidence Justifiable? | 11/13/2019

Geisinger and Adventist Health System to solo medical practices. The Health app allows patients to aggregate health records from providers alongside of the data they’ve generated on their own. Where is Apple going with all of this? Generally speaking, its leadership seems to be convinced that if it becomes a trusted data sharing partner for providers and consumers, and helps both sides accomplish what they want, Apple will be able …

Health Net

POCONO BLOOD DRIVES | 1/9/2020

Geisinger health system, Lehigh Valley Health Network (including LVHN-Hazleton and LVHN-Schuylkill), and St. Luke’s University Health Network (including St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten, St. Luke’s Miners Memorial, St. Luke’s Monroe, and St. Luke’s Palmerton campuses), announced the upcoming blood drives: — Plainfield Volunteer Fire Company: 3 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, 6480 Sullivan Trail, Wind Gap; 610-691-5850 or 800-223-6667. — Western Pocono Community Library: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the …

TennCare

More details emerge on Magellan Healthcare breach | 12/3/2019

Geisinger Health Plan disclosed in October that they were one of Magellan Healthcare’s impacted clients, with 5,848 of their patients impacted. On November 8, we learned that almost 44,000 TennCare members were impacted. And on November 29, McLaren Health Plan disclosed that they, too were impacted. They were notified by Magellan on October 4. McLaren had contracted with Magellan through December 31, 2018. It was not a great year for …

Delta Dental of Arizona Reports July 2019 Phishing Attack-Related Breach | HealthIT Security | 11/12/2019

TennCare Both Florida Blue and TennCare have been added to the victims of the third-party vendor breach of Magellan Health, which also included Geisinger Health Plan and Presbyterian Health. Magellan provided some medical management services on behalf of Florida Blue. The vendor notified Florida Blue on September 25 that officials discovered a hacker gained access to an employee email account, which included plan member data. The vendor discovered the …

Geisinger Health Plan

AG’s office given documentation alleging old Wood-Mode failed to remit taxes it deducted - pennlive.com | 11/23/2019

Geisinger Health Plan, which administers the plan, explained to members Wood-Mode stopped funding the plan April 8 so it had no money to pay their bills. Wiest said another former worker notified him she also received a tax collection notice but he has not seen her documentation. The custom wood cabinet manufacturer in Snyder County abruptly closed May 13 leaving 938 out of work but has since reopened under …

LVHN’s acquisition of Coordinated Health gets OK from regulators - The Morning Call | 11/22/2019

Geisinger Health Plan, an insurance company that covers people in the Lehigh Valley, dropped Coordinated Health from its coverage, affecting 3,700 patients . A year later, in December 2018, Coordinated Health agreed to pay $11.25 million and Chairman and CEO Emil DiIorio agreed to personally pay $1.25 million to resolve allegations of fraudulently billing Medicare and other federal health care programs for unnecessary procedures during knee replacements and other surgeries. Symptoms …

Cigna

Google Alert - debt | 11/22/2019

debt As-it-happens update ⋅ November 22, 2019 NEWS Geisinger’s Long-Term Investment Plan to Eradicate Med School Debt , Strengthen Primary Care HealthLeaders Media Geisinger is the latest medical school to offer debt -free education … sometimes scamming — zombie debt collectors. Flag as irrelevant Debt Instruments Cigna Cigna companies have issued a number of senior unsecured debt instruments. View details online. Flag as irrelevant Bonds and Debt Issuance,” Eastern Washington Finance …

Cigna, Geisinger and Health Net Recognized by National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions with 2019 eValue8 Innovation Award | 11/21/2019

Posted November 20th, 2019 for National Business Coalition on Health WASHINGTON – Nov. 20, 2019 – The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions , a nonprofit organization of purchaser-led business and health coalitions, honored Cigna, Geisinger Health System and Health Net, LLC with its 2019 eValue8™ Innovation Award. The award recognizes the innovative work and measurable results of health plans that participate in eValue8, the National Alliance’s resource used by purchasers to …

Humana

The success of Medicare Advantage makes it a better policy choice than ‘Medicare for All’ - MarketWatch | 11/20/2019

… through private health-insurance companies such as United Healthcare UNH, +0.48% , Aetna (now owned by CVS Health CVS, +0.33% ) and Humana HUM, +0.48% . Medicare pays these plans a fixed monthly amount for each enrolled beneficiary … in the West, Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City and Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania. They each rely on coordinated, team-based care, with access to transparent data on costs and clinical outcomes. And like most …

Outside a Box: The success of Medicare Advantage creates it a improved process choice than ‘Medicare for All’ | 11/20/2019

… by private health-insurance companies such as United Healthcare UNH, +0.48% , Aetna (now owned by CVS Health CVS, +0.33% ) and Humana HUM, +0.48% . Medicare pays these skeleton a bound monthly volume for any enrolled beneficiary … in a West, Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City and Geisinger Health in Pennsylvania. They any rest on coordinated, team-based care, with entrance to pure information on costs and clinical outcomes. And like many …

UnitedHealthcare

Google Alert - care plan | 11/9/2019

… Geisinger, Highmark Health break ground on new medical clinic in Lock Haven Milton Daily Standard The two-story facility will offer a walk-in urgent care center, adult and … of this medical clinic for both Highmark and Geisinger Health Plan members … Flag as irrelevant UnitedHealth hit with another lawsuit over mental health coverage Becker’s Hospital Review 18 comment to Becker’s, UnitedHealthcare said, “We strive to ensure that health plan members …

Dispensed: A trip to rural Pennsylvania, the final word on uBiome, and the looming cloud wars in healthcare | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/4/2019

… logging way more miles than my rental car would’ve liked. But along the way, we got a picture of what Geisinger Health System is doing to take care of its aging population. Personally, it was … Haven’s underrated or overrated, he replied that an insurer like UnitedHealthcare has a better chance of building a commercial bank than JPMorgan has a chance at fixing healthcare . Cue the fire emojis. That’s it for …

Aetna

Dispensed: What happened in Vegas, tough times for Juul, and big microbiome bets | Business Insider | 11/1/2019

… has been assembled under Dr. David Feinberg, who came to Google in January after a stint as the CEO of Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania. From how I understand it, there are lots of ways … where it faces rivals like Humana, CVS Health's Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Business Insider in conversation We've had a lot of chats this week/listened into some interesting podcasts! Here's …

Dispensed: What happened in Vegas, tough times for Juul, and big microbiome bets | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 11/1/2019

… has been assembled under Dr. David Feinberg, who came to Google in January after a stint as the CEO of Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania. From how I understand it, there are lots of ways … Advantage market, where it faces rivals like Humana, CVS Health’s Aetna, and UnitedHealth. Business Insider in conversation We’ve had a lot of chats this week/listened into some interesting podcasts! Here’s a recap. Erin spoke …

Hillary Clinton

TV Guide - What’s New to Watch in March on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Disney+ - Entertainment - Austin American-Statesman - Austin, TX | 2/20/2020

… Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium “ data-image-credit=”Lisa Lake, Getty Images for Geisinger Sympo” data-image-alt-text=”Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium” data-image-credit-url=”” data-image-target-url=”” data-image-title=”Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium” data-image-filename=”180917-hillary-clinton.jpg” data-image-date-created=”2018/09/17” data-image-crop=”” data-image-crop-gravity=”” data-image-aspect-ratio=”” data-image-height=”1380” data-image-width=”2070 …

TV Guide - What’s New to Watch in March on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Disney+ - Entertainment - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL | 2/20/2020

… Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium “ data-image-credit=”Lisa Lake, Getty Images for Geisinger Sympo” data-image-alt-text=”Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium” data-image-credit-url=”” data-image-target-url=”” data-image-title=”Hillary Clinton, Geisinger National Symposium” data-image-filename=”180917-hillary-clinton.jpg” data-image-date-created=”2018/09/17” data-image-crop=”” data-image-crop-gravity=”” data-image-aspect-ratio=”” data-image-height=”1380” data-image-width=”2070 …

Mary Ann

Lucchi, John J. | 2/20/2020

John J. Lucchi, 75, of Moosic, died Tuesday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. His wife of 40 years is Mary Ann Parenti Lucchi.Born in Scranton on Jan. 29, 1945, he was the son of the late John and Nora Popoli Lucchi. John graduated from Scranton Cathedral High School and the University of Scranton, where he earned his Bachelor and Master of …

News - The Times-Tribune | 2/16/2020

… Army before opening the Cognetti and Conaboy Family Practice in Scranton. Paglia , of Shavertown, is associate designated institutional official for Geisinger Health System and a clinical associate professor at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Dually … vice chairman; John Kearney , treasurer; Mary Marrara , secretary; James Gavin , Mary Ann Chindemi , LeeAnn M. Eschbach , Ph.D., Patricia DeSouza , Susan Duckworth , Melissa Simrell , the Honorable Edward G. Staback , Kim Heritscko , Francis Stevens , Lewis Marcus , Jeffrey …

Sundar Pichai

Google Health, the company’s newest product area, has ballooned to more than 500 employees | 2/12/2020

… Google Health, mostly out of the Palo Alto offices formerly occupied by smart home group Nest. It’s led by former Geisinger CEO David Feinberg, who reports to Google AI chief Jeff Dean, and key players … growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who was recently promoted from Google’s CEO to run the whole conglomerate, has said health care offers the biggest potential for Alphabet to …

Google Health has more than 500 employees | Be Love News | CNBC | 2/11/2020

… its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who was recently promoted from Google’s CEO to run the whole conglomerate, has … out in interviews for the job because he helped motivate Geisinger to start thinking more deeply about preventative health and not just treating the sick, according to people familiar with the hiring process. During his …

Karen Murphy

People on the Move | 2/9/2020

Geisinger Karen Murphy, Ph.D., chief innovation officer and founding director of the Steele Institute for Health Innovation, has been named a 2020 “Woman to Watch” in health information technology by Becker’s Hospital Review. In her role at the Steele Institute, Murphy leads the health system’s commitment to innovation, developing leading-edge solutions that slow rising costs, improve quality and increase access to health care. She formerly served as Pennsylvania’s secretary …

Donald Trump

DANVILLE, PA - NOVEMBER 09: Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, | 2/6/2020

DANVILLE, PA - NOVEMBER 09: Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, MD, speaks on stage during the Geisinger National Symposium, “From Crisis to Cure: Revitalizing America’s Healthcare System,” on November 9, 2017 in Danville, Pennsylvania. (Photo by … senior adviser Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, in 2017. The Haaretz report states that Trump’s peace plan opens the door to the idea with the provision stating that “subject to …

Marketers: Focus on fundamentals to make a return this year | 1/9/2020

… opinion leaders, influencers and/or media personalities expected to make waves in the above sectors this coming year, and why? “Donald Trump and whoever the Democratic nominee is will continue to shape people’s opinion of … of data access. David Feinberg, M.D., the ex-CEO at Geisinger Health turned VP of Google Health, is out to “restore the joy of caregiving,” with Google’s own EMR. With a cloud-based EMR, Google …

Elizabeth Warren

For Managed Care, the Future Looks Rosy if… | Managed Care Magazine | 1/22/2020

… over health insurers, of course, is the executioner. The Medicare for all proposals of Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would either end or dramatically reduce the role of private health insurance. François … have responded to the value challenge—usual suspects like Intermountain, Geisinger, and Kaiser—but says many provider organizations still feel they’re doing fine when the cash registers resound the old more-is-merrier way. “The …

The decade in healthcare: 12 milestones we won’t forget | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/31/2019

… operators, such as Walmart, have introduced limits on opioid prescription supplies, while major health systems such as Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger have implemented systemwide opioid reduction initiatives to cut prescriptions in half. At least a … healthcare spending. Citing a study from the Urban Institute, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has said while promoting her “Medicare for All” policies, that out-of-pocket spending will climb to $11 trillion in the …

Bernie Sanders

For Managed Care, the Future Looks Rosy if… | Managed Care Magazine | 1/22/2020

… market. Standing vigil over health insurers, of course, is the executioner. The Medicare for all proposals of Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would either end or dramatically reduce the role of private … have responded to the value challenge—usual suspects like Intermountain, Geisinger, and Kaiser—but says many provider organizations still feel they’re doing fine when the cash registers resound the old more-is-merrier way. “The …

Dr. Google Will See You Now - Patriots’ Soapbox 24/7 News Network | 11/27/2019

… Bernie Sanders, who said Califf’s ties to the pharmaceutical industry made him unfit to regulate the industry impartially. In 2019, he was also given the responsibility of overseeing Google Health’s strategy and policy team. But most of the mainstream press doesn’t point out he was already working at Goolag. In January 2018, Dr. David Feinberg , the former CEO of Geisinger Health System, breezed through, making the switch from the hospital …

Yonatan Adiri

Smartphone Solution Tackles Festering $25B Chronic Wound Problem | PR Newswire | 1/15/2020

… the problem and why we have created a solution that will help them accurately track wound progress over time,” said Yonatan Adiri , founder and CEO of Healthy.io. “Our expertise, robust partnerships, and track record in … the world including Siemens, Samsung, the UK National Health Service, Geisinger Health, Johns Hopkins University , and the US National Kidney Foundation. For more information, visit www.Healthy.io or follow us on Twitter @Healthyio1 . 1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov …

Smartphone Solution Tackles Festering $25B Chronic Wound Problem | Benzinga | 1/15/2020

… the problem and why we have created a solution that will help them accurately track wound progress over time,” said Yonatan Adiri , founder and CEO of Healthy.io. “Our expertise, robust partnerships, and track record in … the world including Siemens, Samsung, the UK National Health Service, Geisinger Health, Johns Hopkins University , and the US National Kidney Foundation. For more information, visit www.Healthy.io or follow us on Twitter @Healthyio1 . 1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov …

Jaewon Ryu

Foods that heal (and we don’t talk about chicken soup for colds) | Good Life | 1/7/2020

Geisinger Health System has been promoting, since 2017, a program that recipe healthy foods (fruits, vegetables, lean meats, low sodium options …) to patients from Northumberland County, in Pennsylvania (USA). “Giving priority to food and teaching people to incorporate it into their diet can end up being more impactful than medications,” Dr. Jaewon Ryu, executive director of Geisinger, wrote in the article published in Time. “And it is a great victory …

What 30 hospital CEOs told Becker’s in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/31/2019

Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu, MD “We are not going to innovate for innovation’s sake but innovate to solve problems facing our patients and members. The end for us has always got to be making health easier. That’s what drives me and sparks the ‘innovation bug’ in me, if you will.” HealthPartners CEO Andrea Walsh “I think gratitude and focusing on the little things is really important for leaders. From my …

Mitch McConnell

The decade in healthcare: 12 milestones we won’t forget | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/31/2019

… operators, such as Walmart, have introduced limits on opioid prescription supplies, while major health systems such as Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger have implemented systemwide opioid reduction initiatives to cut prescriptions in half. At least a … not likely to become law, as U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and President Donald Trump have spoken out against it. The decade closes with other major issues unresolved. Interoperability remains a challenge …

First Edition: November 11, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/11/2019

… person familiar with the matter. It could include traditional cigarettes and other tobacco products, the person said. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earlier this year introduced legislation that would raise the minimum age to purchase … Traced To Contaminated Equipment, Hospital Says The infants at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., neonatal intensive care unit were tiny, with some born 27 weeks premature. In July, some started to get ill …