Health Net

Health Net Federal Services Earns Prestigious Center Of Excellence Recognition From BenchmarkPortal For Eighth Consecutive Year | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. , June 17, Health Net Federal Services, LLC, (HNFS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ), announced today that its call center operations were certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal for the eighth consecutive year. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry. “Health Net Federal Services is proud to be recognized for …

Dupont Hospital to offer breast milk | 6/17/2020

Dupont Hospital will offer families who prefer to provide their infants human milk a new option, starting next week. The hospital, part of Lutheran Health Net work, on Monday will become Allen County’s first Donor Milk Express, or DMX, site. The Milk Bank’s program allows families to buy up to 40 ounces of pasteurized donor human milk without a prescription. The program “allows parents of healthy newborns to supplement with human …

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Local government and health experts give COVID-19 update | 6/17/2020

… and Allen County Commissioners Rich Beck, Therese Brown, and Nelson Peters were joined by Mindy Waldron, department administrator for the Allen County Department of Health, Dr. Jason Row, Parkview Health, Dr. Vishal Bhatia, Lutheran Health Net work, and Dr. Geoff Randolph, IU Health-Fort Wayne. Healthcare leaders discussed the current status of operations/what they’re seeing with COVID-19, how treatment is going at their respective facilities, what the public can …

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HEALTH EXPERTS PROVIDE A MEDICAL UPDATE ON COVID 19 | 6/17/2020

… and Allen County Commissioners Rich Beck, Therese Brown, and Nelson Peters were joined by Mindy Waldron, department administrator for the Allen County Department of Health, Dr. Jason Row, Parkview Health, Dr. Vishal Bhatia, Lutheran Health Net work, and Dr. Geoff Randolph, IU Health-Fort Wayne. Healthcare leaders discussed the current status of operations/what they’re seeing with COVID-19, how treatment is going at their respective facilities, what the public can …

Lutheran Health Network Urges People To Seek Critical Care When Needed | 6/12/2020

Lutheran Health Network Urges People To Seek Critical Care When Needed InkFreeNews.com Briley Gargis Updated: Jun 12, 2020 @ 7:17 PM News Release FORT WAYNE – Lutheran Health Network is urging the local community to seek emergency care when it is needed – without delay. If you experience a medical emergency, such as chest pain that may be a heart attack or stroke symptoms, receiving care in a timely manner will support the …

Waterbury HEALTH and ECHN Join Create® Network, Expanding Innovative Benefits Options for Connecticut Employees | PR Newswire | 6/11/2020

NEW YORK , June 11, Brighton Health Plan Solutions (BHPS), a health care enablement company, today announced a collaboration with Waterbury HEALTH and Eastern Connecticut Health Net work (ECHN) to offer an integrated delivery network to self-insured employers. Through the collaboration, Connecticut health care providers Waterbury HEALTH and ECHN will become part of BHPS’ proprietary Create network . Create partners with health care systems to offer employers integrated delivery networks for their …

Local hospitals nearing capacity | 6/6/2020

New coronavirus patient admissions are pushing up occupancy rates in local hospitals, which were already reaching full capacity as physicians resumed performing elective surgeries, officials said Friday. Parkview Health and Lutheran Health Net work officials said they are able to adapt to the dynamic situation, reallocating resources as needed. Even so, they urge residents to take precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19. Since Indiana started reopening its economy three weeks ago …

Health officials advise ongoing COVID-19 vigilance, announce case spike | 6/5/2020

… and the other when Indiana started relaxing the order – found a nearly 54% increase in the average seven-day running total of cases. (Supplied/Allen County Health Department) Both Parkview Health and the Lutheran Health Net work have also reported an increase in COVID-19 patient hospitalizations since mid-May, and leaders say it’ll be up to the public to help keep hospitals from becoming overwhelmed as more restrictions lift. “In …

Intrado Provides Free Access to Patient Messenger Solution to New York Hospitals Significantly Impacted by COVID-19 | 5/28/2020

… leader in technology-enabled services, announced today that it has provided free access to its Intrado Patient Messenger (“IPM”) notification solution to hospitals serving disadvantaged, hard-hit communities in New York, including the MediSys Health Net work in Queens, BronxCare, and Brooklyn’s SUNY Downstate. These healthcare organizations are leveraging IPM to educate patients quickly about COVID-19 symptoms, how to prevent spread, and what to do in case of a suspected …

Mountain Productions Donates Essential PPE To Frontline Workers in Partnership With ClubsHelp | 5/28/2020

… donated 1,000 sets of anti-microbial gowns and 3-ply masks in three key geographic areas: University of Mississippi Medical Center (Country Club of Jackson); Advent Health Systems and Orlando Health; and Eastern Connecticut Health Net work- Manchester Memorial Hospital (Ellington Ridge Country Club). “We are proud to support the selfless bravery of first responders across the country,” said Ricky Rose, CEO, Mountain Productions. “Our team is working around the clock …

Ellington Ridge Country Club Partners with Non-Profit ClubsHELP | 5/26/2020

… the current pandemic that matches member clubs with local hospitals to support frontline workers in their fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. ERCC is happy to announce that they are adopting the Eastern Connecticut Health Net work (ECHN) right in their local community. ERCC members, companies, and individual donors will be pitching in to gather, collect, and deliver the most critical items and resources needed. Hospitals around the world are in …

Donating to the front lines | 5/21/2020

MediSys Health Net work is accepting monetary donations to support its Flushing and Jamaica Hospital Medical Centers staff during the pandemic. Contributions will be put toward providing support to doctors, nurses and other frontline medical professionals in a variety of ways, including obtaining appropriate equipment and supplies and providing meals, lodging and transportation services. “[MediSys] front-line employees have been working tirelessly to treat the large number of patients and families …

Champignon Appoints Dr. Roger McIntyre as Chief Executive Officer | Globe Newswire | 5/11/2020

… has appointed Dr. Roger McIntyre as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. McIntyre is a Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at the University of Toronto and Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Net work, Toronto, Canada. Dr. McIntyre is also Executive Director of the Brain and Cognition Discovery Foundation in Toronto; Director and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) in …

Safety is Top Priority as AHN Returns to More Normalized Medical and Surgical Operations Following COVID-19 Restrictions | PRWeb | 5/5/2020

Safety is Top Priority as AHN Returns to More Normalized Medical and Surgical Operations Following COVID-19 Restrictions Share Article Allegheny Health Net work (AHN) is returning to a more normalized schedule and protocols for medical appointments and non-emergent surgical procedures after six weeks of restrictions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Dr. Donald Whiting, AHN Chief Medical Officer “After more than a month limiting medical visits and …

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

… of up to 8,000 MHFA participants over the next year Provider Training and Support For many, the emotional trauma of COVID-19 will last longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Net work and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training cohorts, which will enable up to 600 clinicians nationally to receive this highly effective training …

Nuvance delays financial filings while it investigates overstatement | Modern Healthcare | 5/4/2020

Print Modern Healthcare Illustration / Getty Images Prior to its early 2019 merger with Western Connecticut Health Net work , Health Quest overstated the amount it was owed by patients by an estimated $75 million. The resulting health system, not-for-profit Nuvance Health, made the announcement in recent fillings with bondholders to explain the delay in releasing its fiscal 2019 financial results as required under its debt agreements. Nuvance said it had …

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | Modern Healthcare | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Net work Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Net work launched in 2015 to bring together physicians in north Texas. The primary-care network has since expanded across the state and now boasts nearly 900 physician practices and more than 1 million covered lives. Crow, who serves as Catalyst’s president, says …

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report that recognizes hospitals for the quality and safety of the care they provide to patients. “Our hospitals have made great strides in all areas related to clinical quality and safety outcomes, and these grades are …

Kettering Medical Center to participate in COVID-19 clinical trial for new antiviral drug | 4/30/2020

… an average of 11 days versus 15 days, an improvement of 31%.“We are thrilled to be part of this groundbreaking clinical trial,” says Dr. Patrick Lytle, vice president of Clinical Outcomes for Kettering Health Net work. “Initial results are very promising, and with more testing, we can further determine remdesivir’s safety and effectiveness.”The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was optimistic about the results.”The …

One new COVID-19 case reported | 4/30/2020

… Medical Center announced it is participating in an expanded access clinical trial for the antiviral drug remdesivir, which has shown in preliminary trials to help COVID-19 patients recover more quickly. The other Kettering Health Net work hospitals caring for COVID-19 patients are in the process of applying for acceptance into the trial. Gilead Sciences, the maker of remdesivir, reported Wednesday that preliminary results of a randomized trial showed earlier …

Kettering Medical Center to administer remdesivir for coronavirus | 4/30/2020

A drug that received worldwide attention on Wednesday for its potential to treat coronavirus patients will be tested at Kettering Medical Center. Coronavirus: Complete Coverage Kettering Health Net work announced on Thursday that the hospital will participate in an expanded access clinical trial for the antiviral drug remdesivir, which has shown in preliminary trials helps coronavirus patients recover faster. Dr. Patrick Lytle, vice president of clinical outcomes for Kettering Health, said …

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning | PRWeb | 4/30/2020

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning Share Article Partnership with Mercy Virtual Increases ICU Capacity at Four Network Hospitals Today, this partnership has even greater significance as we scale operations across our network in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) April 30, 2020 Increasing critical care capacity has been a central priority of hospitals and health systems that are responding to …

Allegheny Health Network Teams with Pittsburgh Startup to Study Voice Patterns of People with COVID-19 Infection | PRWeb | 4/30/2020

Allegheny Health Network Teams with Pittsburgh Startup to Study Voice Patterns of People with COVID-19 Infection Share Article Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network and voice diagnostic startup Telling.ai are researching whether voice patterns can detect COVID-19 infection or even predict when COVID-19-related illness is about to progress to a critical stage. What they discover could change how novel coronaviruses are detected and monitored in the future …

Local ER shown appreciation | 4/29/2020

EATON — Preble County first responders recently showed their appreciation for the health care workers at Preble County Kettering Health Net work Emergency Center with a hospital staff appreciation display. Departments including Fire, EMS, ambulance service, and police gathered on Thursday, April 23, for a lighted parade through the Emergency Center parking lot. The large crowd displayed lights and sirens to thank those fighting COVID-19 on the frontlines. For Chris Straszheim …

AHN Forbes Hospital Caregivers Turn to “Maskless” ID Badges, Letting Patients See a Smiling Face During COVID-19 Pandemic | PRWeb | 4/28/2020

AHN Forbes Hospital Caregivers Turn to “Maskless” ID Badges, Letting Patients See a Smiling Face During COVID-19 Pandemic Share Article At Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Net work’s Forbes Hospital, caregivers are adopting second ID badges that show their unmasked faces, helping them build a stronger connection with patients in the time of COVID-19. Caregivers at Allegheny Health Net work’s Forbes Hospitals are adopting “maskless” IDs so that patients can see …

COVID-19

PHL COVID-19 Fund awards $2.4 million in latest grants to area nonprofits | PR Newswire | 5/14/2020

The PHL COVID-19 Fund awarded $2.4 million to 87 area nonprofits on Thursday in its fifth round of grants. Formed on March 19 , the fund has now given more than $13 million to 383 … 45,000; Coatesville Area Senior Center, $30,000; COMHAR Inc., $25,000; CompleteCare Health Network, $50,000; Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, $10,000; Creative Health Services Inc., $50,000; Deborah Hospital Foundation …

Coronavirus

PHL COVID-19 Fund awards $2.4 million in latest grants to area nonprofits | 5/14/2020

… of grants. Formed on March 19 , the fund has now given more than $13 million to 383 nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is a collaboration established by the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Foundation … 45,000; Coatesville Area Senior Center, $30,000; COMHAR Inc., $25,000; CompleteCare Health Network, $50,000; Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, $10,000; Creative Health Services Inc., $50,000; Deborah Hospital Foundation …

Behavioral Health

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

Behavioral Health (NCBH) transition part of their training program to a virtual program, which will enable the training of up to 8,000 MHFA participants over the next year Provider Training and Support For many, the emotional trauma of COVID-19 will last longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy …

Mental Health

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources Centene partners with organizations across the country to support their respective mental health efforts during COVID-19 pandemic News provided by May 04, 2020, 07:00 ET Share … longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training cohorts, which will enable …

Continuum of Care

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | 5/4/2020

… communities,” said Michael F. Neidorff , Chairman, President and CEO of Centene. “We will continue to support these populations across the continuum of care throughout the pandemic and beyond.” As part of this effort Centene is … longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training cohorts, which will enable …

Medicare

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | 5/4/2020

… For many, the emotional trauma of COVID-19 will last longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused … 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the Health Insurance Marketplace, the TRICARE program, and individuals in …

Medicaid

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

… For many, the emotional trauma of COVID-19 will last longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused … to nearly 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the Health Insurance Marketplace, the TRICARE program, and …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

… For many, the emotional trauma of COVID-19 will last longer than the pandemic itself. Centene is partnering with Allegheny Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused … indebtedness; our ability to maintain or achieve improvement in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Star ratings and maintain or achieve improvement in other quality scores in each case that can impact revenue …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Centene To Invest In Critical Mental Health Resources | 5/4/2020

… Health Network and the CARES Institute at Rowan University to fund 25 virtual Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) training cohorts, which will enable up to 600 clinicians nationally to receive this highly effective training. TF-CBT is an evidence-based treatment for the impact of traumatic experience on child and adolescent mental health. Centene is also directing funds to the Crisis Text Line to support their ‘For the …

Virtual Care

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … 40 days, when physicians are now working from home. That virtual care team is now a super-engaged part of everything they do. We are doing direct handoffs …“Hey, I want you to talk to …

Electronic Medical Record

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … There’s a core team … that’s virtual. They work (through) the electronic medical record. Now, imagine how the world has changed in the last 40 days, when physicians are now working from home. That virtual care …

Patient Safety

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report that recognizes hospitals for the quality and safety of the care they provide to patients. “Our hospitals have made great strides in all areas related to clinical quality and safety outcomes, and these grades are …

Medicare Advantage

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … work with) Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare Advantage, Medicare shared savings. Since we (have all of those) lives under contract, the physician practices can have a single model to take care …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | Modern Healthcare | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … Village Health Partners that I founded. We were the first National Committee for Quality Assurance Level-3 medical home in the middle part of the U.S. back in about 2007, so I’ve been in this …

Readmissions

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | HealthIT Analytics | 4/21/2020

Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health … We have a great ability to impact waste through reducing readmissions or revisits to the .” A recently discharged patient might receive calls from the insurer, hospital, specialist, and primary care provider. But one integrated platform …

Medication Adherence

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | 4/21/2020

Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health … keep patients out of the hospital or engage them in medication adherence.” Tagged …

Community Health

Brazoria County opens free testing site at fairgrounds - Houston Chronicle | 4/21/2020

In a joint effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing, Community Health Network and Brazoria County are providing free testing at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds at 901 S. Downing St. in Angleton. Those who want to be tested must first go through a prescreening process via a site call center to meet criteria for testing. There is no cost for the prescreening or testing. ON HOUSTONCHRONICLE.COM: Coronavirus live updates …

Care Networks

Mesmerize Expands Footprint To Specialty Pharmacies With ASP Cares | PR Newswire | 4/21/2020

… and is a logical evolution as we constantly strive to improve our service to patients and communities.” In August 2019 , Mesmerize added a digital footprint to its portfolio with the acquisition of Pharmacy Health Network. In the past year, Mesmerize has expanded beyond their existing pharmacy network to include specialty pharmacies, like ASP Cares, with plans to broaden the network to national pharmacy chains in the coming months. Mesmerize’s digital …

Patient Satisfaction

The Christ Hospital Health Network Partners with Air Methods to Serve Greater Cincinnati Area | 4/16/2020

Newest dedicated aircraft allows Christ Hospital Health Network team to provide greater service for critically ill and injured patients in Greater Cincinnati and beyond Cincinnati, April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Christ Hospital Health Network … the top five percent of hospitals in the country for patient satisfaction. For more than 125 years, The Christ Hospital has provided compassionate care to those it serves. Doug Flanders Air Methods [email protected] Matt …

American Heart Association

Impact of the new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association definition of hypertension on atherosclerotic vascular events in systemic lupus erythematosus | BMJ | 4/16/2020

American Heart Association definition of hypertension on atherosclerotic vascular events in systemic lupus erythematosus Free Murray Urowitz 4 1 Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases , University of Toronto Lupus Clinic , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 2 Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases , University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 3 Lupus Clinic, Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases , University Health Network , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 4 Center for …

Electronic Health Records

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… 19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia English Application works with electronic health records to track patient medical tests; helps with coronavirus patient workflows News provided … member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of …

Virginia Commonwealth University

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Patient Management

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Masimo SafetyNet™, a Remote Patient Management Solution Designed to Aid COVID-19 Response Efforts | Business Wire | 4/10/2020

IRVINE, Calif.- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the full market release of Masimo SafetyNet™, an innovative, economically scalable cloud-based patient management solution designed to help clinicians care for patients remotely in hospital settings and in non-traditional settings and circumstances. Successfully piloted at leading institutions like University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland and St. Luke’s University Health Network (St. Luke’s) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Masimo SafetyNet is now available …

Cardiac Care

The LSU Health Network Partners With Ninety One Inc. to Bring Artificial Intelligence and Precision Medicine to Cardiology in the Fight Against Covid-19 | 4/9/2020

NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 9, 2020– In response to Covid-19, the LSU Health Network will be the first healthcare system in the southeast to bring Ninety One’s advanced algorithms and technologies to assist … prevention, in an effort to bring the highest level of cardiac care to Louisiana, despite the challenges presented by Covid-19. At the same time, this will help us reduce costs and the overall burden …

Healthcare Supply Chain

Redesigned Neptune PPA Dashboard Implemented by Dartmouth-Hitchcock & UVM Medical Center to Manage COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment Supply | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

… the Neptune PPA app, the company, with active physician development input, strengthened its capability to provide full transparency in the healthcare supply chain. It unites healthcare professionals, both clinical and administrative, and suppliers to ensure … Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) and now utilized at other UVM Health Network hospitals, was developed in partnership with a team of physicians and supply chain professionals. Press Contact: Rodney Erb [email protected] Related Images neptune …

IBM Watson Health

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning | 4/30/2020

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning Share Article Partnership with Mercy Virtual Increases ICU Capacity at Four Network Hospitals Today, this partnership has even greater significance as we … five large U.S. health systems from 2016 to 2019 by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices …

Cerner

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

… Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Holy Cross Health, a member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala … coming weeks.” The application fully integrates and is embedded within Cerner’s Millennium EHR, allowing physicians and clinicians to track patient tests and segment them based on their test results as well as monitor symptoms checklists …

Universal Health Services

The Global Behavioural Health Market is expected to grow from USD 121,223.12 Million in 2018 to USD 169,452.12 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.90% | PR Newswire | 3/31/2020

… Health Network Inc., CareTech Holdings PLC, The MENTOR Network, Inc., Universal Health Services, Inc., Ascension Seton, North Range Behavioral Health, Promises Behavioral Health, Pyramid Healthcare Inc., and Strategic Behavioral Health LLC. On the basis of Disorder, the Global Behavioural Health Market is studied across Alcohol Use Disorders, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Substance Abuse Disorders.On the basis of Service, the Global Behavioural Health Market is studied across …

Wolters Kluwer

Migraine and risk of stroke | BMJ | 3/26/2020

… not-for-profit sectors. Competing interests DWD reports the following conflicts: Personal fees: Amgen, AEON, Association of Translational Medicine, University Health Network, Daniel Edelman Inc, Autonomic Technologies, Axsome, Allergan, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Biohaven, Charleston Laboratories, Clexio … Meetings, Catamount, UpToDate (Elsevier), Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Wolters Kluwer Health. Stock options: Precon Health, Aural Analytics, Healint, Theranica, Second Opinion/Mobile Health, Epien, Nocira, Matterhorn, Ontologics, King-Devick Technologies. Consulting without fee …

Wolters Kluwer Health

Migraine and risk of stroke | BMJ | 3/26/2020

… not-for-profit sectors. Competing interests DWD reports the following conflicts: Personal fees: Amgen, AEON, Association of Translational Medicine, University Health Network, Daniel Edelman Inc, Autonomic Technologies, Axsome, Allergan, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Biohaven, Charleston Laboratories, Clexio … Meetings, Catamount, UpToDate (Elsevier), Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Wolters Kluwer Health. Stock options: Precon Health, Aural Analytics, Healint, Theranica, Second Opinion/Mobile Health, Epien, Nocira, Matterhorn, Ontologics, King-Devick Technologies. Consulting without fee …

Biohaven

Migraine and risk of stroke | 3/26/2020

… Health Network, Daniel Edelman Inc, Autonomic Technologies, Axsome, Allergan, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Biohaven, Charleston Laboratories, Clexio, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories/Promius, Electrocore LLC, Eli Lilly, eNeura, Neurolief, Novartis, Ipsen, Impel, Satsuma, Supernus, Sun Pharma (India), Theranica, Teva, Vedanta, WL Gore, Nocira, PSL Group Services, XoC, Zosano, ZP Opco, Foresite Capital, Oppenheimer; Upjohn (Division of Pfizer), Pieris, Revance, Equinox, Salvia, Amzak Health. Speaking fees: Eli Lilly, Novartis Canada, Amgen, Lundbeck. Speakers Bureaus: None …

Optum

Opinion: Physician practice consolidation: It’s only just begun | 2/27/2020

… medical practices and 14,000 physicians left private practice to work in hospitals. Here’s an example: In New Jersey, Hackensack University Health Network merged with Meridian Health system in 2016 to create Hackensack Meridian Health. Its … of health care. UnitedHealth Group is doing this through its Optum division. Optum recently acquired Surgical Care Affiliates for $2.3 billion, setting the base for OptumCare’s primary and specialty care division , which focuses on acquiring …

UnitedHealth

Final Program Announced For The 2020 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute Next Month In Clearwater Beach | 1/28/2020

UnitedHealth Care Julia Brillhart, RN, MSN, Vice President, Operations, Magellan Complete Care John Selig, Vice President, Optum Public Sector The Institute will feature many high-profile faculty members from leading organizations throughout the country, including: Annette Lusko, D.O., Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Community Bridges, Inc Ashley Sandoval, Associate CEO, Emergence Health Network Cathy Lipton, M.D., CMD, National Medical Director, Institutional Programs, Optum Debra Nussbaum, Ph.D., LCSW, Senior Director, Behavioral Product …

Omnicell

Allegheny General Hospital Partners with Omnicell to Automate Sterile Compounding | Business Wire | 1/21/2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 21, 2020– Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for health systems and pharmacies, today announced that Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., part of Allegheny Health Network (AHN), has selected Omnicell’s Central Pharmacy IV Compounding Service, a comprehensive, turnkey approach for insourcing some sterile compounding operations. Nearly one out of ten IVs are not prepared within guidelines …

Cardinal Health

Allegheny Health Network cancels surgeries after Cardinal Health puts hold on surgical gowns | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

Print Email After Cardinal Health warned customers that some of its surgical gowns may not be sterile, Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network canceled some elective surgeries Jan. 16, a health system spokesperson confirmed to Becker’s Hospital Review . Cardinal Health has placed a hold on the affected Level 3 surgical gowns and the PreSource procedural packs that contain the gowns and said it will o initiate a voluntary product recall. Allegheny …

IBM Watson

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

… Health Network and Premier Health , both based in Dayton, Ohio, partnered with Alphabet’s life sciences arm Verily to establish a tech-based rehabilitation center for patients struggling with opioid addiction and recovery. 2. Hackensack (N.J.) Meridian Health tapped Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing platform to advance its public-private hybrid cloud strategy. 3. IBM Watson Health announced plans to invest $50 million over 10 years to support research collaborations with Boston …

Microsoft Health

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

Dozens of hospitals and health systems across the U.S. formed partnerships with major technology companies in 2019. Here are 36 that announced new partnerships with Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, IBM, Facebook and Microsoft in the last year. Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Partnerships are arranged in chronological order of when they were announced. 1. Kettering Health Network and Premier Health , both based in Dayton, Ohio, partnered with Alphabet’s …

Apple Health

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

Dozens of hospitals and health systems across the U.S. formed partnerships with major technology companies in 2019. Here are 36 that announced new partnerships with Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, IBM, Facebook and Microsoft in the last year. Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Partnerships are arranged in chronological order of when they were announced. 1. Kettering Health Network and Premier Health , both based in Dayton, Ohio, partnered with Alphabet’s …

Medtronic

40 GI company developments in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/23/2019

Here is what 40 gastroenterology-focused companies did in 2019: Gastrologix and the Digestive Health Network developed GastroAssure, a medical professional liability insurance platform for independent gastroenterology-focused practices. Takeda trimmed down its debt from … a gastroenterology company focused on specialty, rare and orphan diseases. Medtronic launched GI Genius, an endoscopy module that uses AI to detect colorectal polyps. Jamison, Pa.-based Physicians Endoscopy named Raymond Hino its new vice …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

40 GI company developments in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/23/2019

Here is what 40 gastroenterology-focused companies did in 2019: Gastrologix and the Digestive Health Network developed GastroAssure, a medical professional liability insurance platform for independent gastroenterology-focused practices. Takeda trimmed down its debt from … Terrie Curran as CEO after Celgene Corp. was acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb in November. The FDA cleared six new Fujifilm Medical Systems, U.S.A. endoscopic products. The new products are: ED-580XT duodenoscope EI-580BT …

Teva Pharmaceutical

40 GI company developments in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/23/2019

Here is what 40 gastroenterology-focused companies did in 2019: Gastrologix and the Digestive Health Network developed GastroAssure, a medical professional liability insurance platform for independent gastroenterology-focused practices. Takeda trimmed down its debt from … Health subsidiary Salix Pharmaceuticals settled an intellectual property case against Teva Pharmaceuticals over Salix’s ulcerative colitis drug Apriso. Artificial intelligence device-maker NinePoint Medical received FDA approval for its NvisionVLE Imaging System. Gastroenterology-focused pharmaceutical …

Teva Pharmaceutical

40 GI company developments in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/23/2019

Here is what 40 gastroenterology-focused companies did in 2019: Gastrologix and the Digestive Health Network developed GastroAssure, a medical professional liability insurance platform for independent gastroenterology-focused practices. Takeda trimmed down its debt from … Health subsidiary Salix Pharmaceuticals settled an intellectual property case against Teva Pharmaceuticals over Salix’s ulcerative colitis drug Apriso. Artificial intelligence device-maker NinePoint Medical received FDA approval for its NvisionVLE Imaging System. Gastroenterology-focused pharmaceutical …

Exact Sciences

40 GI company developments in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/23/2019

Here is what 40 gastroenterology-focused companies did in 2019: Gastrologix and the Digestive Health Network developed GastroAssure, a medical professional liability insurance platform for independent gastroenterology-focused practices. Takeda trimmed down its debt from … allow the device to be used in the pulmonary space. Exact Sciences acquired diagnostic testing company Genomic Health in a $72 per share, $2.8 billion dollar deal, creating a globally focused cancer diagnostics company in …

Bristol-Myers

Global Testicular Cancer Drugs Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities with Baxter and Bristol-Myers Squibb | Technavio | Business Wire | 12/19/2019

… Health Network, Testicular Cancer Society, ChapCare, and Testicular Cancer Foundation has further boosted the growth of testicular cancer drugs market in North America. Register for a free trial today and gain instant access to 17,000+ market research reports. Technavio’s SUBSCRIPTION platform Major Five Genetic Testing Companies: Baxter, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, and Teva Pharmaceutical are among the vendors who have a strong position in the global market. Baxter …

Centene

Enhanced My Health Pays Member Rewards Program Helps Ambetter from Arizona Complete Health Members Take Charge of Their Health | PR Newswire | 12/10/2019

Centene Corporation, provides and administers health benefits through Marketplace, Medicaid, Medicare and dual eligible programs. Formerly known as Health Net of Arizona and Cenpatico Integrated Care, Arizona Complete Health offers Medicare Advantage coverage through its Allwell program and Marketplace coverage through Ambetter. For more information on Arizona Complete Health, please visit the company’s website at www.azcompletehealth.com . SOURCE Arizona Complete Health Related Links https://ambetter.azcompletehealth.com …

Equality Health

Arizona Provider Practices Awarded for Tech-Enabled Advances in Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 12/5/2019

PHOENIX , Dec. 5, Arizona providers are leading the way in evolving our nation’s healthcare into a proactive, preventive model, announced HealthBI®, the technology division of whole-health delivery system Equality Health. Multiple practices in the fully integrated Equality Health Network were recently awarded for their effective use of HealthBI’s care coordination platform, CareEmpower®, to advance value-based care at the practice level. The Equality Health Network is made up of …

RxAdvance

Making Sense Of The 40% Jump In Centene’s Stock Since Early October | Forbes | 12/3/2019

… revenues and 8% growth in adjusted profits year-on-year. The announcement of a strategic partnership between Centene, Walgreens and RxAdvance to introduce a new model for pharmacy management that aims to increase transparency and … of programs in multiple states. 78.4% in 2016 (acquisition of Health Net) 19.1% in 2017 We expect Total Revenues growth of 23.1% in 2019. Trefis A closer look At Centene Corporation’s Total Expenses over the …

Big Health

Column: Californians with health coverage hit with surprise fees - Los Angeles Times | LA Times | 11/19/2019

Miriam Mandell, 96, has been paying for long-term care insurance for almost a quarter-century - and has watched as her premiums have steadily risen over the years. So she assumed a recent letter from her insurer, CNA Financial, was notifying her that her costs were going up yet again. They were, but not because CNA was jacking up its rates. The letter was confusing, but Mandell was able to …

Allscripts

8 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/15/2019

… are eight recent health information technology vendor contracts and go lives affecting healthcare organizations. 1. Burlington-based University of Vermont Health Network began rolling out a pilot program in partnership with Invitae and LunaPBC that … Banning, Calif.-based San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital will implement an Allscripts Sunrise EHR system. 7. Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, La., will renew its partnership with Meditech and transition to its mobile, web-based …

MEDITECH

8 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/15/2019

… are eight recent health information technology vendor contracts and go lives affecting healthcare organizations. 1. Burlington-based University of Vermont Health Network began rolling out a pilot program in partnership with Invitae and LunaPBC that … Health System in Shreveport, La., will renew its partnership with Meditech and transition to its mobile, web-based EHR system. 8. St. Louis Children’s Hospital and its Washington University Heart Center integrated Locus Health’s real …

Morgan Stanley

117 GI physicians to know in 2019 | Becker’s ASC Review | 12/20/2019

… of UC Los AngelesAnne Tuskey, MD, of UVA Health System in Charlottesville, Va.Joel E. Lavine, MD, PhD, of NewYork-Presbyterian/ Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York CityMiguel Saps, MD, of University of Miami Health … based NYU Langone HealthNoel Martins, MD, of St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa.Neeral Shah, MD, of UVA Health System in Charlottesville, Va.Sang H. Kim, MD, of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens in New York CitySteven …

Launchpad Digital Health

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… approved health innovations that show promise for improved diagnosis, treatment and return to better health,” said Anil Singh, MD , Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and VITAL medical advisor. “By testing MOVN, we’re studying a new cardiac … Moving Analytics’ investors include OCA Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Harlem Capital and Impact Engine. To learn more visit www.movinganalytics.com . SOURCE Highmark Health Related Links http://www.highmarkhealth.org …

Goldman Sachs

Forward Networks Unveils New In-App Network Query Engine (NQE) Checks | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

… of intent-based networking to large enterprises: agility, predictability, and scalability. Forward Networks was founded in 2013 by four Stanford Ph.D. graduates and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California . Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Goldman Sachs, Threshold, and A.Capital. For more information, visit forwardnetworks.com. SOURCE Forward Networks Related Links http://forwardnetworks.com …

JP Morgan

ThreatList: Data Breaches Batter Stock Prices at Public Companies, For Months | Threatpost | 11/11/2019

… Health Net, Heartland Payment Systems, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Marriott International, Monster, T-Mobile, Sony, Staples, Target, TJ Maxx, Under Armour , Vodafone and Yahoo. All of them resulted in at least 1 million records leaked, and some ( Capital One , Equifax, Target , Yahoo ) are among the largest breaches in American history. In analyzing their closing share prices prior to and after the data breach incidents, Comparitech found that after about a …

Versant Ventures

Versant Ventures Announces Acquisition of Cell Therapy Company BlueRock Therapeutics | Business Wire | 8/8/2019

SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK & VANCOUVER, British Columbia & BASEL, Switzerland- Versant Ventures today announced the acquisition of portfolio company BlueRock Therapeutics by Bayer AG for up to $1 billion in total value. For the firm, it … technology from the McEwen Stem Cell Institute at the University Health Network in Toronto and the Stem Cell Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York, key management talent, intellectual property, as well as manufacturing …

The Carlyle Group

Net Health to Acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, Expanding Its Purpose-Built Electronic Medical Record Platform | PRWeb | 7/2/2019

… headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, serving customers nationwide with office locations in six states. Net Health is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group and Level Equity. Investment funds affiliated with each will invest additional equity … Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. About Net Health Net Health is the leader in cloud-based software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Known for being experts in The Art of the Right …

Alpine Investors

Net Health to Acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, Expanding Its Purpose-Built Electronic Medical Record Platform | PRWeb | 7/2/2019

… Alpine Investors. Houlihan Lokey served as exclusive financial advisor to Optima, while Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati acted as legal counsel. Latham & Watkins LLP, Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Performance Improvement, LLC, and PwC served as advisors to Net Health. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. About Net Health Net Health is the leader in cloud-based software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Known for being experts in The Art …

Carlyle Group

Net Health to Acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, Expanding Its Purpose-Built Electronic Medical Record Platform | PRWeb | 7/2/2019

… in Pittsburgh, PA, serving customers nationwide with office locations in six states. Net Health is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group and Level Equity. Investment funds affiliated with each will invest additional equity in … Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. About Net Health Net Health is the leader in cloud-based software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Known for being experts in The Art of the Right …

RK Ventures

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. | PRWeb | 5/17/2019

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. Share Article Commitments secure value-added institutional investors who bring significant financial and business resources FREDERICK, Md. The University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and legal firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati recently invested in BioFactura’s $6M Series B Financing Round. “With the commitment from the UVM fund and WSGR, BioFactura is now securing value-added …

Network Ventures

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. | PRWeb | 5/17/2019

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. Share Article Commitments secure value-added institutional investors who bring significant financial and business resources FREDERICK, Md. The University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and legal firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati recently invested in BioFactura’s $6M Series B Financing Round. “With the commitment from the UVM fund and WSGR, BioFactura is now securing value-added …

Macquarie

New headspace mental health support announced for Katoomba | 4/17/2019

twitter TWEET The Morrison Government will establish a new headspace service in Katoomba to provide innovative mental health support for young people in the Blue Mountains. Federal health minister Greg Hunt said the new $1.5 million headspace centre will provide vital services and deliver innovative support for young Australians in Macquarie. From Left, Dr Michael Crampton (Nepean Blue Mountain Primary Health Network, GP Clinical Adviser), Gregory Lazarus (CEO Gateway Family …

Symphony Technology Group

SPH Analytics Awarded MIPS Qualified Registry And QCDR Approvals | PRWeb | 1/3/2018

… Care™, Population Value™, and Population Engage™ solutions are built on the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure … SPH Analytics is a portfolio company of the $3 billion Symphony Technology Group. For more information, call 1-866-460-5681 or visit SPHAnalytics.com …

California Health Care Foundation

National Hispanic Health Foundation Honors Health Leaders and Health Student Scholars | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

Health Net is the Gold Sponsor. Other sponsors include AltaMed, NovoNordisk, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA , Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science , Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Blue Shield of California , American Career College & Contemporary Forums, Brand New Day , Carlos Corral , MD El Paso Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgeons PA, Natural Resources Defense Council, Martha Preciado , The California Health Care Foundation, PAN 1 Family Limited Partnership …

Hyde Park Venture Partners

Outcome Health’s path: From a Northwestern classroom to the courtroom | Chicago Tribune | 12/1/2017

… for entrepreneurs to build multibillion-dollar companies. “We have one fewer of those stories,” said Ira Weiss , a partner at Hyde Park Venture Partners. More than decade ago, Shah and a friend, Derek Moeller, hatched … the company expanded, starting with the launch of its Rheumatoid Health Network. Between 2010 and 2016, ContextMedia increased its network from a few hundred hospitals and clinics to more than 10,000, according to a 2016 …

Leerink Partners

How to Make a Fortune on Obamacare - Bloomberg | 11/16/2017

… million customers have marketplace coverage, that slice accounts for 15 percent of earnings, according to Ana Gupte, an analyst at Leerink Partners. Tawanna Peterson is a client smack in the company’s sweet spot. She’s 60 … Medicaid provider —on top of its $6 billion purchase of Health Net Inc. last year, Centene says it will be the largest Medicaid provider in the four most populous states. It’s gradually expanding into the …

AHN

Safety is Top Priority as AHN Returns to More Normalized Medical and Surgical Operations Following COVID-19 Restrictions | 5/5/2020

Safety is Top Priority as AHN Returns to More Normalized Medical and Surgical Operations Following COVID-19 Restrictions Share Article Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is returning to a more normalized schedule and protocols for medical appointments and non-emergent surgical procedures after six weeks of restrictions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Dr. Donald Whiting, AHN Chief Medical Officer “After more than a month limiting medical visits and …

Health Quest

Nuvance delays financial filings while it investigates overstatement | 5/4/2020

Print Modern Healthcare Illustration / Getty Images Prior to its early 2019 merger with Western Connecticut Health Network , Health Quest overstated the amount it was owed by patients by an estimated $75 million. The resulting health system, not-for-profit Nuvance Health, made the announcement in recent fillings with bondholders to explain the delay in releasing its fiscal 2019 financial results as required under its debt agreements. Nuvance said it had …

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh PA

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report … Valley Hospital, and Grove City Hospital all received A grades. Allegheny General Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital, and Canonsburg Hospital each received Bs. “At AHN, providing the safest possible care for patients is our highest priority …

West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh PA

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report … patients in their care. In the spring 2020 Leapfrog report, West Penn Hospital, Jefferson Hospital, Forbes Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital, and Grove City Hospital all received A grades. Allegheny General Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital, and …

Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie PA

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning | 4/30/2020

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning Share Article Partnership with Mercy Virtual Increases ICU Capacity at Four Network Hospitals Today, this partnership has even greater significance as we … hospitals, the Network also launched the program this month at Saint Vincent Hospital. The partnership has expanded AHN’s ICU capacity by more than 60 beds overall, with the potential to increase capacity by 50 additional …

Northwell Health

40 health systems unite to share COVID-19 lessons, successes and best practices in managing patient surge challenges | 4/27/2020

… and Census Dashboard released April 1, 2020 is available to customers using Capacity Management Suite v. 3.4 or greater Kettering Health Network Operations Command Center powered by TeleTracking is located in Dayton, OH Pittsburgh, PA … MA; Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA; Huntington Hospital part of Northwell Health in New York, NY; Kettering Health Network in Dayton, OH; Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX; and University Medical Center of El Paso …

Carilion Clinic

40 health systems unite to share COVID-19 lessons, successes and best practices in managing patient surge challenges | 4/27/2020

… and Census Dashboard released April 1, 2020 is available to customers using Capacity Management Suite v. 3.4 or greater Kettering Health Network Operations Command Center powered by TeleTracking is located in Dayton, OH Pittsburgh, PA … representatives from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA; Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA; Huntington Hospital part of Northwell Health in New York, NY; Kettering Health Network in Dayton, OH; Methodist Healthcare in San …

Huntington Hospital, Huntington NY

40 health systems unite to share COVID-19 lessons, successes and best practices in managing patient surge challenges | 4/27/2020

… and Census Dashboard released April 1, 2020 is available to customers using Capacity Management Suite v. 3.4 or greater Kettering Health Network Operations Command Center powered by TeleTracking is located in Dayton, OH Pittsburgh, PA … Medical Center in Boston, MA; Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA; Huntington Hospital part of Northwell Health in New York, NY; Kettering Health Network in Dayton, OH; Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, TX; and University Medical …

Highmark Health

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | HealthIT Analytics | 4/21/2020

Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health outcomes for value-based care. Source: Getty Images At Allegheny Health Network, providers use real-time data and analytics to follow patients throughout the healthcare system, a big step towards successful care coordination and value …

UPMC

How 2 big Pittsburgh companies’ relationship led to game-changing PPEs | The Business Journals | 4/17/2020

Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Apr 17, 2020, 6:13am EDT A partnership between MSA and Allegheny Health Network that is helping many health systems and first responders protect themselves against the highly contagious COVID-19 began … care providers. And that’s just what happened, with distributions to UPMC, other local health systems, and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire for their first responders. “He did a really nice job,” Vartanian said. MSA received …

Christ Hospital, Cincinnati OH

The Christ Hospital Health Network Partners with Air Methods to Serve Greater Cincinnati Area | Yahoo News | 4/16/2020

Newest dedicated aircraft allows Christ Hospital Health Network team to provide greater service for critically ill and injured patients in Greater Cincinnati and beyond Cincinnati, April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Christ Hospital Health Network today announced that it will partner with Christ LifeFlight, a subsidiary of Air Methods, to add a new dedicated rotor wing helicopter for the Christ Hospital . The new base will support the care and transportation …

Kaiser Permanente

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full-Network PPO Plans from Anthem Blue Cross | 4/15/2020

… Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage. “At CaliforniaChoice, we celebrate the differences of each of our members,” said Michael Payton, Senior Vice President of Sales, at CHOICE Administrators, the parent organization for CaliforniaChoice. “The new Anthem Blue Cross PPO plans – and access to the Prudent Buyer Network – are great additions to our portfolio. They help us provide members with …

Sutter Health

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full-Network PPO Plans from Anthem Blue Cross | 4/15/2020

… Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage. “At CaliforniaChoice, we celebrate the differences of each of our members,” said Michael Payton, Senior Vice President of Sales, at CHOICE Administrators, the parent organization for CaliforniaChoice. “The new Anthem Blue Cross PPO plans – and access to the Prudent Buyer Network – are great additions to our portfolio. They help us provide members with …

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Inspira Health

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core …

UW Medicine

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Medical Center, Macon GA

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia English Application works with electronic health records to track patient medical tests; helps with coronavirus … member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of …

Medical Center, Scottsville KY

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia English Application works with electronic health records to track patient medical tests; helps with coronavirus … member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia English Application works with electronic health records to track patient medical tests; helps with coronavirus … member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of …

MedStar Health

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

University Hospital, Columbia MO

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Holy Cross Health, a member of Trinity Health, Silver Spring and Germantown, Md. Inspira Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia …

University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville TN

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Harborview Medical Center

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

UAB Medicine

TransformativeMed Expands Free COVID-19 EHR Application to Several Health Systems and Medical Centers Across the U.S. and Saudi Arabia | 4/14/2020

… Health Network in Woodbury, N.J. MedStar Health in Columbia, Md. UAB Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. UW Medicine ( University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Northwest Hospital) in Seattle, Wash. Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va. In addition to the U.S., TransformativeMed is rolling out the Core COVID …

Aetna

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … We (work with) Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare Advantage, Medicare shared savings. Since we (have all of those) lives under contract, the physician practices can have a single model to take …

Cigna

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | Modern Healthcare | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together … 1,000. We (work with) Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare Advantage, Medicare shared savings. Since we (have all of those) lives under contract, the physician practices can have a single model to …

UnitedHealthcare

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full-Network PPO Plans from Anthem Blue Cross | 4/15/2020

… Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage. “At CaliforniaChoice, we celebrate the differences of each of our members,” said Michael Payton, Senior Vice President of Sales, at CHOICE Administrators, the parent organization for CaliforniaChoice. “The new Anthem Blue Cross PPO plans – and access to the Prudent Buyer Network – are great additions to our portfolio. They help us provide members with …

Oscar Health

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full-Network PPO Plans from Anthem Blue Cross | 4/15/2020

… Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage. “At CaliforniaChoice, we celebrate the differences of each of our members,” said Michael Payton, Senior Vice President of Sales, at CHOICE Administrators, the parent organization for CaliforniaChoice. “The new Anthem Blue Cross PPO plans – and access to the Prudent Buyer Network – are great additions to our portfolio. They help us provide members with …

Anthem Blue Cross

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full-Network PPO Plans from Anthem Blue Cross | Business Wire | 4/15/2020

… Anthem Blue Cross. These plans offer access to the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer network of hospitals, doctors, and specialists. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200415005004/en/ Beginning with the July 1, 2020, effective date, CaliforniaChoice members have access to the new PPO plans in addition to plan options from Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health …

Molina Healthcare

Hot Topics Recap: Coronavirus | Business Wire | 3/11/2020

… Complimentary AR Live Training Service for Beauty Brands, Strengthening Global Connectivity Amid COVID-19 Outbreak Source: Perfect Corp. BOTHELL, Wash.– Molina Healthcare of Washington Temporarily Transitions Employees to Remote Status in Response to COVID-19 … Aid in Coronavirus Response Source: Wells Fargo & Company LOS ANGELES– Health Net Assisting Members in California During State of Emergency Source: Health Net LONG BEACH, Calif.– Molina Healthcare Waives COVID-19 Testing Costs for Members …

Gateway Health

Allegheny Health Network Expands ‘Healthy Food Center’ Program to Allegheny General Hospital | PRWeb | 1/17/2020

Allegheny Health Network Expands ‘Healthy Food Center’ Program to Allegheny General Hospital Share Article Originally launched at West Penn Hospital, this first-of-its-kind program in the Pittsburgh region offers eligible patients free foods … is supported by its many partners including 412 Food Rescue, Gateway Health, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Highmark, The Food Trust and Travelers Aid of Pittsburgh. About Allegheny Health Network Allegheny Health Network ( http://www.AHN.org …

Wellcare Health Plans

Making Sense Of The 40% Jump In Centene’s Stock Since Early October | Forbes | 12/3/2019

… Revenues growth of: 37.4% in 2015, on account of expansion of programs in multiple states. 78.4% in 2016 (acquisition of Health Net) 19.1% in 2017 We expect Total Revenues growth of 23.1% in 2019. Trefis … more information on how Centene Corporations’ revenue growth compares with WellCare Health Plans, Anthem and Humana , view our interactive dashboard analysis. How has Centene Corporation’s EBT trended? EBT for Centene increased significantly by 20.6% from …

Humana

Thousands of Tricare Beneficiaries Lost Coverage During Contractor Changes: GAO | 12/3/2019

Thousands of Tricare Beneficiaries Lost Coverage During Contractor Changes: GAO Letters received from Health Net by Amy Bushatz (Military.com) 3 Dec 2019 Military.com By Dorothy Mills-Gregg At least 15,000 Tricare beneficiaries lost their health … is with Health Net Federal Services in the West and Humana Military in the East. They began covering Tricare’s 9.5 million beneficiaries on Jan. 1, 2018, and the contracts are set to expire on Dec …

Humana Military

Thousands of Tricare Beneficiaries Lost Coverage During Contractor Changes: GAO | 12/3/2019

Thousands of Tricare Beneficiaries Lost Coverage During Contractor Changes: GAO Letters received from Health Net by Amy Bushatz (Military.com) 3 Dec 2019 Military.com By Dorothy Mills-Gregg At least 15,000 Tricare beneficiaries lost their health … is with Health Net Federal Services in the West and Humana Military in the East. They began covering Tricare’s 9.5 million beneficiaries on Jan. 1, 2018, and the contracts are set to expire on Dec …

Centene Corp

Making Sense Of The 40% Jump In Centene’s Stock Since Early October | Forbes | 12/3/2019

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin BRAZIL - 2019/08/12: In this photo illustration the Centene Corporation logo is seen displayed on a … [+] smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty … of programs in multiple states. 78.4% in 2016 (acquisition of Health Net) 19.1% in 2017 We expect Total Revenues growth of 23.1% in 2019. Trefis A closer look At Centene Corporation’s Total Expenses over the …

Network Health

(USA-NJ-Bridgeton) Health Services Administrator | 11/24/2019

Job Information CFG Health Network Health Services Administrator in Bridgeton , New Jersey Serves as the chief on-site administrative manager responsible for the delivery of contract services, and supervision of personnel & liaison services within the institution. Direct and supervise the day-to-day activities of the health service unit assigned staff. Coordinate the healthcare delivery system with other institutional functions. Develop healthcare policies and procedures. Provide administrative support to the …

Inland Empire Health Plan

Google Alert - care plan | 11/19/2019

… Health Network will … The health plan’s Medicare Advantage members and all members in … Flag as irrelevant Take the holidays to talk advance care planning with your family 13WHAM-TV “Advance care planning is this process of planning for future medical care in case you have an acute illness, are injured and you’re unable to make … Flag as irrelevant Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) Brings Together Health Care Leaders at Inaugural …

Select Health

Select Heath Network Provides Notice of Data Security Incident | PR Newswire | 11/14/2019

MISHAWAKA, Ind. Select Health Network (“Select Health”), provides a provider network to certain health plans and additional services to healthcare providers, and today issued notice of a recent event that may impact the privacy of personal information for current or former members of these plans or healthcare providers. Select Health recently concluded an investigation into unusual activity related to an employee email account. Upon learning of the suspicious activity, Select …

The Health Plan

Highmark Health and Carnegie Mellon University expand longstanding relationship with new building to address student well-being | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Highmark Health is committed to continuing to invest in the western Pennsylvania region, both in our continued expansion of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and in our partnerships with organizations who share our vision for a … licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Highmark Inc. (the Health Plan) and its affiliated health plans (collectively, the Health Plans) work passionately to deliver high-quality, accessible, understandable, and affordable experiences, outcomes, and …

Sharp Health Plan

California: CoveredCA for Small Biz announces expanded choices & avg. rate hike of just 4.1% in 2020 | 11/4/2019

… Health Net, both offering their broadest provider networks, and two health maintenance organization (HMO) plans — which are provider- and hospital-based — from Kaiser Permanente and Blue Shield. Rounding out the 2020 portfolio of health plans are Sharp Health Plan in San Diego and newcomer Oscar Health Plan of California, which will be offering coverage in Los Angeles and Orange counties. In addition, Blue Shield will expand its HMO plans to …

Amerigroup

Sidecar Health Welcomes Stuart Battersby and Joe Greenberg | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

… major medical plans, today announces important additions to its executive leadership team. Stuart Battersby has come to Sidecar Health from Amerigroup Washington, a fully owned subsidiary of Anthem, where he served as CFO and COO … He also served as Vice President of Operations Strategy at Health Net. More recently, Greenberg ran the Individual line of business for Blue Shield of California. “Sidecar Health has built what the industry has discussed …

Blue Shield of California

Inaugural Bay Area Health Summit Brings Healthcare Industry Together to Transform Communities | PR Newswire | 10/16/2019

… Blue Shield of California—Platinum sponsor Stanford Health Care—Platinum sponsor Sutter Health—Gold sponsor Alignment Health Plan—Silver sponsor Health Net—Silver sponsor UnitedHealthcare—Silver sponsor Aetna—Gallery sponsor Anthem—Gallery sponsor UPshow—Gallery sponsor theDifference Consulting—Facilitation “We are deeply honored to have collaborated with the best and brightest subject matter experts for this inspirational event where all participants had the opportunity to bring their unique perspectives and …

Wellcare

HealthMetrix Research Selects 2020 Medicare Advantage Plans for Exceptional Benefit Value & Overall Performance | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… Fort Wayne Humana (4 Star) Indianapolis Humana (4 Star) Knoxville United HealthCare (4.5 Star) Lansing HAP (4 Star) Little Rock WellCare (3.5 Star) Louisville WellCare (3.5 Star) Milwaukee Anthem (4 Star) Minneapolis-St. Paul Blue … Humana (4.5 Star) El Paso Cigna HealthSpring (4.5 Star) Fresno Health Net (4 Star) Los Angeles Area (Los Angeles, Orange San Bernardino, Riverside counties) Ventura county Alignment Health Plan (4.5 Star) WellCare (4 Star) Portland …

Optima Health

ACA Round-Up: HealthCare.gov Maintenance, MLR Data, And More | Health Affairs | 10/9/2019

Optima Health Plan in Virginia must rebate the most, owing nearly $100 million to consumers in the individual market, followed by Health Net of Arizona, whose individual market consumers are owed $92.3 million. The formal CMS results are slightly higher than estimates in a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis from September 2019. A prior post discussed that study and provided background on MLR requirements. Scheduled Maintenance For HealthCare.gov CMS released its …

Indian Health Service

ACA Round-Up: HealthCare.gov Maintenance, MLR Data, And More | Health Affairs | 10/9/2019

… the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the Indian Health Service (IHS). New Medical Loss Ratio Data On October 4, CMS released new … 100 million to consumers in the individual market, followed by Health Net of Arizona, whose individual market consumers are owed $92.3 million. The formal CMS results are slightly higher than estimates in a Kaiser Family …

Bright Health

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Arizona Markets | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Bright Health announced details of its 2020 individual and family plans and Medicare Advantage plans for Arizona . Bright Health developed its plans through collaborations with Arizona Care Network and Carondelet Health Network. The company has received regulatory approval from the Arizona Department of Insurance to Arizona Network, Bright Health is able to engage proactively with members, including those with high-risk or chronic conditions …

Anthem

Health Net Appoints J. Brian Ternan as CEO | Business Wire | 9/17/2019

LOS ANGELES- Health Net, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Brian Ternan as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Health Net of California and California Health & Wellness effective beginning September 16, 2019. Mr. Ternan brings to Health Net robust leadership and expertise developed through nearly 30 years of executive experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Mr. Ternan served as Senior Vice President, Anthem Inc., and …

Moda Health

It’s Been A Good Year For Health Insurers | 8/20/2019

… insurers in Oregon’s commercial market – Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, Providence Health Plan, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Moda Health Plan and PacficSource Health Plans – notched higher underwriting profits in the first six … million. Two much smaller commercial insurers, BridgeSpan Health Co. and Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, are in worse financial shape than last year. BridgeSpan’s underwriting profits fell from $5.1 million to $2 million, while …

Providence Health Plan

It’s Been A Good Year For Health Insurers | 8/20/2019

… of dollars in past years. The five largest insurers in Oregon’s commercial market – Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, Providence Health Plan, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Moda Health Plan and PacficSource Health Plans … million. Two much smaller commercial insurers, BridgeSpan Health Co. and Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, are in worse financial shape than last year. BridgeSpan’s underwriting profits fell from $5.1 million to $2 million, while …

Christopher Crow

Why primary care needs a prospective payment system | 5/2/2020

Print Dr. Christopher Crow, president of Catalyst Health Network Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment. Catalyst Health Network launched in 2015 to bring together physicians in north Texas. The primary-care network has since expanded across the state and now boasts nearly 900 physician practices and more than 1 million covered lives. Crow, who serves as Catalyst’s president, says …

Anil Singh

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning | 4/30/2020

Virtual ICU Model Plays Key Role in Allegheny Health Network Pandemic Response Planning Share Article Partnership with Mercy Virtual Increases ICU Capacity at Four Network Hospitals Today, this partnership has even greater significance as we … during their engagement with the onsite clinical teams. According to Anil Singh, MD, MPH, MMM, FCC , Executive Medical Director of Clinical Transformation at Highmark Health and System Division Director of Critical Care at AHN, the …

Cynthia Hundorfean

DICK’S Sporting Goods Donates Supplies to Support AHN COVID-19 Pandemic Response | 4/20/2020

… Article DICK’S Sporting Goods has joined the growing list of organizations stepping up to help health care providers like Allegheny Health Network respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic in western Pennsylvania. “We’re sincerely grateful for … of our patients and communities during this challenging time,” said Cynthia Hundorfean, AHN president and CEO. AHN implemented its pandemic response plan in early February and continues to take steps daily to better prepare for …

David Holmberg

How 2 big Pittsburgh companies’ relationship led to game-changing PPEs | The Business Journals | 4/17/2020

Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Apr 17, 2020, 6:13am EDT A partnership between MSA and Allegheny Health Network that is helping many health systems and first responders protect themselves against the highly contagious COVID-19 began out of the relationship between the CEO of the Cranberry-based safety products manufacturer and AHN’s parent company, Highmark Health . MSA CEO Nish Vartanian and Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg first got acquainted through community …

David Holm

How 2 big Pittsburgh companies’ relationship led to game-changing PPEs | 4/17/2020

Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Apr 17, 2020, 6:13am EDT A partnership between MSA and Allegheny Health Network that is helping many health systems and first responders protect themselves against the highly contagious COVID-19 began out of the relationship between the CEO of the Cranberry-based safety products manufacturer and AHN’s parent company, Highmark Health . MSA CEO Nish Vartanian and Highmark Health CEO David Holmberg first got acquainted through community …

Joe Kiani

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Masimo SafetyNet™, a Remote Patient Management Solution Designed to Aid COVID-19 Response Efforts | Business Wire | 4/10/2020

… Health Network (St. Luke’s) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Masimo SafetyNet is now available worldwide to help clinicians and public health officials combat the global COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 am PDT, Masimo and University Hospitals will jointly host a public webinar in which Dr. Peter Pronovost and his colleagues at University Hospitals join Masimo Founder and CEO Joe Kiani to discuss Masimo SafetyNet and UH’s …

Peter Pronovost

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Masimo SafetyNet™, a Remote Patient Management Solution Designed to Aid COVID-19 Response Efforts | Business Wire | 4/10/2020

… Health Network (St. Luke’s) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Masimo SafetyNet is now available worldwide to help clinicians and public health officials combat the global COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 am PDT, Masimo and University Hospitals will jointly host a public webinar in which Dr. Peter Pronovost and his colleagues at University Hospitals join Masimo Founder and CEO Joe Kiani to discuss Masimo SafetyNet and UH’s …

Daniel Edelman

Migraine and risk of stroke | 3/26/2020

… Health Network, Daniel Edelman Inc, Autonomic Technologies, Axsome, Allergan, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Biohaven, Charleston Laboratories, Clexio, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories/Promius, Electrocore LLC, Eli Lilly, eNeura, Neurolief, Novartis, Ipsen, Impel, Satsuma, Supernus, Sun Pharma (India), Theranica, Teva, Vedanta, WL Gore, Nocira, PSL Group Services, XoC, Zosano, ZP Opco, Foresite Capital, Oppenheimer; Upjohn (Division of Pfizer), Pieris, Revance, Equinox, Salvia, Amzak Health. Speaking fees: Eli Lilly, Novartis Canada, Amgen, Lundbeck. Speakers Bureaus: None …

Donald Trump

New Jersey to reopen Woodbury hospital in expectation of coronavirus surge | 3/19/2020

New Jersey health officials are working to reopen Inspira Health Network’s former hospital in Woodbury in an effort to increase capacity in advance of a likely surge in coronavirus-related hospitalizations. The Gloucester County hospital … On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy sent a letter to President Donald Trump saying the state would need at least 2,000 new critical care beds — at least 10 percent of which need to be equipped with …

Rod Hochman

As testing ramps up, medical professionals, ill patients still experience problems | 3/17/2020

… Rod Hochman, who heads up the 51-hospital Providence St. Joseph Health Network across the American West. Planning for worst-case scenarios It’s not just about the lack of tests, or the long wait time in some locations, Hochman said. Some facilities don’t have the necessary swabs for collecting samples. Others are seeing a shortage of the pipettes used to transport liquids. “On the West Coast we’re planning – we’re counting …

Stephen K. Klasko

How a pending Jefferson deal could reshape Philadelphia’s health-care market | 1/19/2020

… of health-care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. CHARLES FOX / Staff Photographer FILE photo shows Stephen K. Klasko, head of Thomas Jefferson University, beside a portrait of Steve Jobs, one … at the expense of UPMC’s main competitor.” That is Allegheny Health Network, owned by Highmark, a Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer. A yearslong contract dispute between Highmark and UPMC illustrates what can go wrong when …

Jody Hunt

Community Health accused of improper Medicare claims in federal lawsuit | 1/16/2020

The United States government has filed a complaint against Community Health Network, alleging the central Indiana health care system submitted false claims to the Medicare program. Community, however, is calling the claims “meritless.” The complaint … care, and ultimately drive up Medicare costs,” assistant attorney general Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division said in a statement. “We are committed to eliminating these improper inducements and thereby ensuring the …

Josh Shapiro

Ellwood City hospital workers might benefit from revamped Grove City Medical Center | 1/12/2020

Grove City Medical Center becoming part of Allegheny Health Network likely does not bode well for reopening of Ellwood City Medical Center, but it does offer opportunity for its laid-off workers. ELLWOOD CITY – Grove … on at the hospital before its closure. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a motion in Lawrence County Court last month alleging Americore has not met its requirements, including funding the pension fund, and urged …

Tom Wolf

New Law Requires Patient Agreements & Mandatory Drug Tests For Chronic Pain | 11/28/2019

Filed Under: Allegheny Health Network , Gov. Tom Wolf , Jon Delano , Local TV , Opioids , Pittsburgh News HARRISBURG (KDKA) — It’s the General Assembly’s latest effort to deal with the over-prescription of pain medicines to those with chronic pain. “It’s extremely important. I think this Senate bill is a step in the right direction,” says Dr. Jack Kabazie of the Allegheny Health Network. A new law just signed by Gov. Wolf, the …

Laura Wood

Global Behavioral Health Markets, 2017-2019 and Forecast to 2027 - Acquisition & Partnerships by Service Providers in the U.S. and U.K. - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 11/25/2019

… Health Network Inc. 14.3.6. North Range Behavioral Health 14.3.7. Strategic Behavioral Health 14.3.8. Ascension Seton 14.3.9. Pyramid Healthcare 14.3.10. Promises Behavioral Health For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/3ixso0 Contacts ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 …

Susan Manzi

Allegheny Health Networks Dr. Susan Manzi receives prestigious award for outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology | 11/21/2019

Posted November 20th, 2019 for Allegheny Health Network Wednesday, November 20, 2019 PITTSBURGH – Allegheny Health Network’s Susan Manzi, MD, MPH , is the recipient of the American College of Rheumatology’s 2019 Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award. She was recently presented with the award at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ACR/ARP) Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The meeting is attended by an estimated 16,000 participants from around the world …

Srinivas Murali

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… approved health innovations that show promise for improved diagnosis, treatment and return to better health,” said Anil Singh, MD , Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and VITAL medical advisor. “By testing MOVN, we’re studying a new cardiac … through the VITAL test-and-learn platform,” said principal investigator Srinivas Murali , MD , chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and co-chairman of the AHN Cardiovascular Institute. “Because of the general underutilization of cardiac …

Abhinav Shashank

Innovaccer Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™ | PR Newswire | 11/15/2019

… America now in its 25th year. Also, Innovaccer had revenue growth of 506% during this period. Innovaccer’s chief executive officer, Abhinav Shashank , said, “Even today, healthcare needs to organize information and make it more accessible … such as Mercy ACO, StratiFi Health, UniNet Healthcare Network, Catalyst Health Network, Hartford Healthcare, and Osler Health Network. Innovaccer is based in San Francisco with offices around the United States and Asia . About Deloitte Deloitte …

Timothy A. Churchill

MaineHealth selects presidents of 2 entities | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/13/2019

Portland-based MaineHealth named new presidents for Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Community Health Network and Western Maine Health in Norway, according to a MaineBiz report. Trampas D. Hutches was appointed president of Franklin Community Health … Health and Human Services. Mr. Hutches and Ms. Patstone succeed Timothy A. Churchill, who is retiring Jan. 1. More articles on executive moves …

Amy Amick

SPH Analytics Announces Launch of IgniteMIPS Next Generation User Experience | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

… requirements. Out of the data, a provider must understand what action to prioritize to create the greatest overall improvement,” said Amy Amick, President and CEO of SPH Analytics. “This IgniteMIPS release is transformative in the … the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial risk measurement, healthcare survey and patient outreach solutions …

Robert Nussbaum

UVM Health Network Integrates Genomics with Routine Clinical Care | HealthIT Analytics | 11/11/2019

Precision Medicine News UVM Health Network Integrates Genomics with Routine Clinical Care The health system has begun a pilot project to offer genomic DNA testing to patients as part of their clinical care. Source: Getty … for which instituting or altering medical management is warranted,” said Robert Nussbaum, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Invitae. “Genetic screening like the Genomic DNA Test in a population health setting can help identify these risk …

Dawn Barry

UVM Health Network Integrates Genomics with Routine Clinical Care | HealthIT Analytics | 11/11/2019

Precision Medicine News UVM Health Network Integrates Genomics with Routine Clinical Care The health system has begun a pilot project to offer genomic DNA testing to patients as part of their clinical care. Source: Getty … a leading role in the advancement of precision medicine,” said Dawn Barry, LunaPBC President and Co-founder. “This effort puts patients first to create a virtuous cycle for research that doesn’t sacrifice patients’ control or …

Bernard J. Tyson

14 Health Systems Vow $700M for Social Determinants of Health | Patient Engagement HIT | 11/8/2019

… We’ve committed to invest $200 million to address housing affordability, homelessness, and related challenges in our communities across the nation to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve,” said Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente. “As a co-founder of the Healthcare Anchor Network, we hope this collective commitment by the 14 health systems will help encourage others to invest alongside us in …

Kanav Hasija

Innovaccer Launches Its Care Management Solution on Microsoft Teams Platform | PR Newswire | 11/8/2019

… teams. This launch will be taking the capabilities of InCare to a whole new level of efficiency and credibility,” says Kanav Hasija, Co-founder at Innovaccer. With Microsoft Teams, InCare can create a culture of … such as Mercy ACO, StratiFi Health, UniNet Healthcare Network, Catalyst Health Network, Hartford Healthcare, and Osler Health Network. Innovaccer is based in San Francisco and has offices all over the United States and Asia . For …

Carol Kim

Photo of Health Net’s Carol Kim Speaking at the California Primary Care Association’s Annual Conference is Available on Business Wire’s Website and the Associated Press Photo Network | 11/6/2019

BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 5, 2019– A photo is available on Business Wire’s website and the Associated Press Photo Network of Health Net’s Carol Kim, VP of Community Investments & Government Affairs and Public Affairs, speaking at a panel of the California Primary Care Association’s annual conference. Kim discussed how the company is working with the California Department of Health Care Services to improve the health of patients by enhancing the quality …