Health Net

Clearview Treatment Programs is Now an In-Network Provider with MHN and Health Net Insurance Plans | PRWeb | 11/1/2019

Clearview Treatment Programs is Now an In-Network Provider with MHN and Health Net Insurance Plans Share Article Clearview Treatment Programs’ clients can now use MHN and Health Net in-network benefits at most of our treatment facilities. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 01, 2019 Clearview is excited to announce that many of our programs are now covered in-network by MHN and Health NetTM plans. Our clients can now utilize …

Connexient Finishes Strongest Quarter Ever with New Customer Wins | PR Newswire | 11/1/2019

NEW YORK , Nov. 1, Connexient, the healthcare leader in digital wayfinding and indoor navigation, just completed its strongest quarter ever with impressive wins at some of the leading health systems in the country. New Connexient clients in the quarter include Banner Health System, Allegheny Health Network, UC Irvine Health System, Cone Health System, Children’s Wisconsin and Royal Victoria Health Centre, among others. Continue Reading Connexient’s Indoor GPS technology is being …

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The 673d Medical Group holds Medical Provider Open House | Arctic Warrior | frontiersman.com | 10/31/2019

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The 673d Medical Group (MDG) and Health Net Federal Services held a Medical Provider Open House Oct. 24, 2019, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The event was held to strengthen the relationships of the base’s mission partners with over 100 people attending. “I think it’s great for clinicians to have a good relationship with the providers who are referring patients to them,” said Briana …

Behavioral health providers affiliate to aid in transition to value-based payments | Crain’s New York Business | 10/30/2019

Reprints Print Advanced Health Network and Recovery Health Solutions—independent practice associations recently awarded state funding as behavioral health care collaboratives—have entered a strategic affiliation. The result is a comprehensive behavioral health network across the five boroughs and Nassau and Suffolk counties with 50 providers and 150 locations. The affiliation is expected to aid in value-based payment contracting, said Robert Detor, CEO of Advanced Health Network. At the …

/C O R R E C T I O N – FCB Health Network/ | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/30/2019

In the news release, FCB Health Network Takes Best in Show and Large Agency of the Year at Medical Marketing & Media Awards, issued 14-Oct-2019 by FCB Health Network over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there were multiple changes made to the release. The complete, corrected release follows: FCB Health Network Takes Best in Show and Large Agency of the Year at Medical Marketing & Media …

Covered California for Small Business Announces Expanded Choices and an Average Rate Change of 4.1 Percent for 2020 | 10/30/2019

Projected Large-Business Rate Change in 2020 1 6.0 Covered California for Small Business will be offering five plans in 2020, including two preferred provider organization (PPO) plans from Blue Shield of California and 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 …

Health Net Assisting Members in California During State of Emergency | Malvern Daily Record | 10/29/2019

In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared California-wide state of emergency, Health Net, LLC is providing special assistance to ensure Health Net members affected by ongoing wildfires have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information, and other healthcare services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress and trauma. Prescription information During evacuations, members in counties affected by the wildfires can obtain an emergency supply from the …

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

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 29, 2019– Sidecar Health, the company that created health plans with robust health care coverage at up to 40% savings over traditional 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 before becoming President of its Washington Medicaid health …

Who’s Hiring in Clarion County | 10/29/2019

Who’s Hiring in Clarion County Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 12:10 AM Posted by exploreClarion All Season Temporaries All Seasons Temporaries has immediate staffing opportunities in Venango, Clarion and surrounding counties. Opportunities consist of short-term temporary assignments, Long term assignments and short term transitioning to long term assignments. Assignments range from general labor to professional positions. ASTI’s offices are located at 1288 Liberty Street in Franklin and 113 N. Broad …

Health Net Assisting Members in the Counties of Los Angeles and Sonoma During State of Emergency | Business Wire | 10/26/2019

LOS ANGELES- In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared state of emergency in the counties of Los Angeles and Sonoma, Health Net, LLC is providing special assistance to ensure Health Net members affected by ongoing wildfires have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information, and other healthcare services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress and trauma. Prescription information During evacuations, members in counties affected by the …

PeaceHealth Notifies Patients It Will Drop Two Insurers | 10/26/2019

By Tiffany Eckert • 2 minutes ago Lane County’s largest hospital network will cancel contracts with two insurers on January 1, 2020. PeaceHealth will no longer be “in-network” for patients with Health Net or Trillium plans. The move could have significant impact on Lane County residents on the Oregon Health Plan who need to see a doctor at PeaceHealth’s hospitals or urgent care facilities. Trillium serves people who receive coverage …

Health Net Assisting Members in the Counties of Los Angeles and Sonoma During State of Emergency | Malvern Daily Record | 10/25/2019

In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared state of emergency in the counties of Los Angeles and Sonoma, Health Net, LLC is providing special assistance to ensure Health Net members affected by ongoing wildfires have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information, and other healthcare services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress and trauma. Prescription information During evacuations, members in counties affected by the wildfires can …

27 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/25/2019

Becker’s Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week: 1. Luminis Health, a Maryland-based integrated health system, named Timothy Adelman its general counsel and chief legal officer, effective Oct. 28. 2. Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Ind., appointed Matt Bailey interim president, effective Oct. 28.3. Davis Statesville, N.C., named Rose Brandau chief nursing officer, effective Oct. 28.4. Portland-based MaineHealth CEO …

TRO against insurer to provide information during open enrollment | 10/25/2019

PeaceHealth v. Health Net Health Plan, Inc., 2019 WL 5386474, No. 6:19-cv-01648-MK (D. Ore. worries about granting a TRO as compelled speech even though the speech is quintessentially commercial and the need to protect consumers great. And then the court goes into great, and perhaps counterproductive, detail about the specifics of the disclosure, go figure. PeaceHealth “operates hospitals and other healthcare services in the Northwest, including Oregon …

Health care clinic to provide free medical services at Cal Expo | 10/25/2019

… event, put on by nonprofit California CareForce, was almost canceled due to lack of funding, but a last-minute grant allowed the clinic to happen.”KCRA came to interview us at our office and Health Net saw the story and they gave us the $75,000 to make the clinic happen,” said Pam Cogdon, with California CareForce.Health care provider Health Net stepped up with necessary funds to put on the clinic …

GLOBE LIFE INC. REPORTS Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/24/2019

MCKINNEY, Texas Globe Life Inc. (NYSE: GL ) reported today that for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 , net income was $1.82 per diluted common share, compared with $1.55 per diluted common share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $1.73 per diluted common share, compared with $1.59 per diluted common share for the year-ago quarter. HIGHLIGHTS: Net income as an ROE was 12.0%. Net …

DOCTORS WANTED: Free Sacramento health clinic gets grant, but still needs help | 10/24/2019

An annual health clinic that provides free medical services to the community will not be canceled, thanks to a health insurance provider.California CareForce was close to canceling the clinic because it was short $75,000. However, a grant from Health Net will allow the free event to go on as planned this weekend. “KCRA came to interview us at our office and Health Net saw the story and they gave us …

Available on Business Wire’s Website and the Associated Press Photo Network: Health Net Recognized as Diversity Champion by the National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs | Business Wire | 10/23/2019

In October, Carol Kim, Health Net VP Community Investments & Government Affairs and Public Affairs, accepted the Diversity Champion Award on behalf of Health Net at the National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs annual career conference. She is joined by Alissa Ko, Health Net’s Director of Strategic Giving and Community Engagement, and Christie Cardenas, Health Net’s Community Relations Representative. The award was presented by Senator Dr. Richard …

PeaceHealth cutting ties with Trillium, Health Net | 10/23/2019

PeaceHealth will no longer be in-network for people who have Eugene-based Trillium or Tigard-based Health Net plans. 10:20 AM Updated: Oct 23, 2019 1:50 PM Posted By: KEZI Staff EUGENE, Ore. – Lane County’s largest health care provider is cutting ties with two insurers in 2020. PeaceHealth will no longer be in-network for people who have Eugene-based Trillium or Tigard-based Health Net plans. This could …

PMB celebrates grand opening of Goodyear Medical Plaza, formerly a… | PRWeb | 10/23/2019

PMB, one of the nation’s leading real estate owners and developers across the continuum of care, is pleased to announce the completion of Goodyear Medical Plaza, a uniquely challenging adaptive reuse project that converted a 50,000-square-foot 1980s-era multiplex movie theater to a modern medical use. A grand opening celebration for the project, which is currently 90 percent leased, is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 24. The repurposed …

Health Insurance Marketplace

Covered California for Small Business Announces Expanded Choices and an Average Rate Change of 4.1 Percent for 2020 | 11/3/2019

… will be offering five plans in 2020, including two preferred provider organization (PPO) plans from Blue Shield of California and Health Net, both offering their broadest provider networks, and two health maintenance organization (HMO) plans … Dental Network. About Covered California Covered California is the state’s health insurance marketplace, where Californians can find affordable, high-quality insurance from top insurance companies. Covered California is the only place where individuals who qualify …

Community Health

Paul Doyle with Details on ‘West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy’ event | 11/2/2019

… IDI). Paul is a recipient of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Leadership & Philanthropy Award, Grand Rapids “GIANTS” Leadership Award for Community Health and the Legacy Award for Legislative Leadership. He teaches as Adjunct Faculty at … Program Director and has been working for the program at Health Net of West Michigan since May 2014. Gema Lowe, panelist - Gema Lowe was born in Mexico and she immigrated to the US in the …

FCHN employees honored at annual reception | 11/1/2019

FARMINGTON - The University of Maine at Farmington’s North Dining Hall was the festive setting for the Oct. 29 annual employee recognition banquet for Franklin Community Health Network. Employees with five or more years of service and at five-year milestones, as well as those with more than 40 years of service were invited to attend, along with their managers. Miriam Leonard, FCHN chief operating officer, welcomed the group and thanked …

Medicare

Open | 11/2/2019

… an increase of $16 per month. See Employee Medical Costs for 2020. Changes to prescription drug formulary for UC’s non-Medicare PPO plans – To help keep prescription drug costs and premiums affordable, CORE, UC Care … from UC Health & Welfare Plans will be on hand including Health Net, Kaiser, Anthem, Delta Dental, Fidelity and Optum Behavioral Health, to name a few …

St. Luke’s Warren receives designation and other company news - The Morning Call | 11/1/2019

St. Luke’s Warren named a Tier 1 provider St. Luke’s University Health Network announced that, effective October 1, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has designated St. Luke’s Warren Campus as both an OMNIA Tier 1 provider and a participant in the Horizon Medicare Blue Advantage (HMO) Plan. Under the agreement, St Luke’s Warren Campus, including its inpatient and all outpatient ancillary and testing services, will be OMNIA …

Behavioral Health

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Acuity IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

… be an application SME on the Acuity (Referrals and Authorizations) application team and liaison between the IS department and the Acuity users from various business users from Banner University Health Plans (BUHP), Banner Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. Business user include Prior Auth, Medical Management, Case Management, Utilization Management, and Behavior Health. In the Acuity IT Systems Consultant role within Acuity, you will assist in integrating …

Open | 11/2/2019

… Health Net, Kaiser, Anthem, Delta Dental, Fidelity and Optum Behavioral Health, to name a few …

Mental Health

(USA-CO-Fort Collins) Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship - Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) & Primary Care Behavioral Health | 11/2/2019

… Health Network The Colorado State University Health Network is an integrated mental health and medical service serving both undergraduate and graduate students within a large land-grant university. It is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) for the doctoral internship in Counseling & Clinical Psychology and by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The training of clinically-competent, ethical, self-aware, and culturally sensitive psychologists is central to …

Hospital closure blocks payments to severely mentally ill patients | 11/1/2019

… Mental Health. “I think we’re all just expecting to have more people in our jails and in our emergency rooms. There’s no safety net.” A temporary solution emerged Friday. The Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network, which oversees the Golden Center, provided cash to patients who lost disability pay, said the network’s chief executive officer, Ann Berner. Also, Palm Beach County and West Palm Beach are working with the network and …

Population Health

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Provider Manager IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

… Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. In the Provider Manager IT Systems Consultant role within Provider Manager, you will assist in integrating Provider Manager (BUHP and Banner Health Network) and to support all Lines of Business within the Insurance Division. Complex integration efforts of multiple provider systems and interfaces will extend the existing Provider Manager team far beyond their current capacity. You will assist with managing relationships …

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Acuity IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

… Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. Business user include Prior Auth, Medical Management, Case Management, Utilization Management, and Behavior Health. In the Acuity IT Systems Consultant role within Acuity, you will assist in integrating Acuity (BUHP and Banner Health Network) and to support all Lines of Business within the Insurance Division. Integrated system will serve approximately 551,000 members and 540 users, doubling the current support needs. You …

Home Health

Chief Executive Officer - City and County Of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA | 11/2/2019

Description Department of Public Health The mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and promote the health and wellness of all San Franciscans. The San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) is the DPH Integrated Delivery System and maintains operational responsibility for the delivery of primary and specialty outpatient medical and behavioral health, home health, acute rehabilitation, and long term care services. For more information, please …

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Wins 2019 Doyle Award for Innovative Post-Acute Care Strategy | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

MCG Health , part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, has named Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) a recipient of the 2019 Richard L. Doyle Award for Innovation … 1.3 million savings in Medicare expenditures. The ACO also decreased home health spend by 8% over the same timeframe. Since the ACO’s inception in 2014, they have been able to reduce overall SNF spend in …

ACA

Bad flu season in Southern Hemisphere could be a harbinger for U.S. - The Morning Call | 11/2/2019

St. Luke’s University Health Network has already treated 11 influenza patients, including someone who died in September, marking an harsh start to flu season, Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, the network’s vice president of academic affairs, said Thursday. The person who died was an older adult who had recently traveled abroad, Jahre said. He would not say if the person was a Lehigh Valley resident because of health privacy laws. Advertisement Flu …

WellCare Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… in GAAP and adjusted total revenue were primarily the result of the company’s 2018 acquisition of Meridian and net organic growth across all business segments, partially offset by the effect of the 2019 ACA Health Insurer Fee (HIF) moratorium. GAAP SG&A expense was $567.4 million for the third quarter of 2019 compared with $433 .2 million for the third quarter of 2018. Adjusted SG&A expense was $540.8 million …

Patient Satisfaction

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) Manager Nursing, 8A Transplant and 8C General Surgery | 11/2/2019

Department: 8A Transplant & 8C General Surgery Status: Full Time Shift: 40 hours every two weeks Union: NO The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent … improvement needs. Meet or show consistent progress toward meeting established patient satisfaction goal. FINANCE: Demonstrates fiscal stewardship through effective and efficient use of staff, facilities, equipment, and other resources while maintaining patient care standards. Maintains …

Decision point | 10/30/2019

… looking organizations are eager to embrace it. Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) in Allentown, Pennsylvania – part of the Lehigh Valley Health Network – is such a forward-looking organization. Last year, it transformed a challenge into … or antivirals warranted?). That equates to labor efficiencies and greater patient satisfaction, as well a positive impact on antibiotic stewardship. In addition, reimbursement for molecular tests is greater than that for visually read tests with …

Continuum of Care

Chief Executive Officer - City and County Of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA | 11/2/2019

… of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and promote the health and wellness of all San Franciscans. The San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) is the DPH Integrated Delivery System and maintains operational responsibility for the … existing programmatic, or clinical silos; assures a seamless and innovative continuum of care, delivered at the appropriate venue by providers and staff; ensures that the model of care and operations for the integrated delivery system …

Clearview Treatment Programs is Now an In-Network Provider with MHN and Health Net Insurance Plans | PRWeb | 11/1/2019

Clearview Treatment Programs is Now an In-Network Provider with MHN and Health Net Insurance Plans Share Article Clearview Treatment Programs’ clients can now use MHN and Health Net in-network benefits at most of … DBT) and evidence-based treatment programs, Clearview offers a full continuum of care. Clearview provides treatment for drug addiction, alcoholism , and co-occurring mental health disorders (BPD, PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and …

Health Catalyst

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

… providers to transform care delivery and work in unison. Innovaccer’s solutions have successfully activated data for several institutions, government organizations, and corporate enterprises 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 more information, please visit innovaccer.com . Press Contact Sachin Saxena Innovaccer Inc. 415-504-3851 …

Accuray Reports Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Financial Results | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Oct. 29, Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY ) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 ended September 30, 2019 . Recent Company Highlights Gross orders increased 28 percent year over year to $78.5 million 11 orders received from China , including 2 orders sourced from the China joint venture Accuray systems named in 50 out of 58 Class A licenses awarded by the China Ministry of Health …

Optum

Open | 11/2/2019

… Health Net, Kaiser, Anthem, Delta Dental, Fidelity and Optum Behavioral Health, to name a few …

Family Medicine Physician - Peru, IN - UnitedHealth Group - Peru, IN | 10/28/2019

Share Description American Health Network, OptumCare partner , is a physician led organization where physicians are appreciated and are leaders at their local clinics. AHN has more than 70 clinics in Indiana and Ohio - and employs over 1600 individuals. Physicians enjoy autonomy and have very high job satisfaction. Our culture is to enjoy our families and have hobbies because we believe in having good quality of life. Primary Responsibilities: Conduct assessments …

Pfizer

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … on the data and safety monitoring board for Sanofi, Pledpharma, Pfizer, Johnson Roche, Sanofi Genzyme, Teva,TG Therapeutics and UCB. GC has received honoraria from CSL Behring. BCJ has received funding for research projects from …

Insmed Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… Clinical Development & Medical Affairs, Specialty Care Business Unit, and Chief Medical Officer, Vice President of Medicine, Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacovigilance, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada. Prior to that, Dr. Flammer held commercial and medical roles at Pfizer. She holds a medical degree from the University of Vienna Medical School, Austria and a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University Stern School of Business. Financial Guidance and Balance Sheet As of September …

Novartis

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … Behring, DP Clinical, Grifols, Hansa Medical, Karos Pharmaceuticals, Neurocrine Biosciences, Novartis, Octapharma, Pharnext, Seattle Genetics, Sun Pharmaceuticals, and Syntimmune. He is on the data and safety monitoring board for Sanofi, Pledpharma, Pfizer, Johnson Roche, Sanofi …

Behavioral health providers affiliate to aid in transition to value-based payments | Crain’s New York Business | 10/30/2019

Reprints Print Advanced Health Network and Recovery Health Solutions—independent practice associations recently awarded state funding as behavioral health care collaboratives—have entered a strategic affiliation. The result is a comprehensive behavioral health network across … Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Its clients include Audible, Comcast, Novartis, SAP and Urban Outfitters. Henry is in-network for major dental plans such as Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UnitedHealthcare. Its services are billed …

Boehringer Ingelheim

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … Alcobra Pharma, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Annexon Biosciences, Akros Pharma, Biotest Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cigna HealthManagement, CSL Behring, DP Clinical, Grifols, Hansa Medical, Karos Pharmaceuticals, Neurocrine Biosciences, Novartis, Octapharma, Pharnext, Seattle Genetics, Sun Pharmaceuticals, and Syntimmune. He …

Insmed Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… global brands and managed pipeline portfolios across therapeutic areas and geographies, including the U.S., Europe , Japan and China . Dr. Flammer was most recently Head of Corporate Division Customer Value, Senior Vice President at Boehringer Ingelheim International. She has previously held various roles at Boehringer Ingelheim, including Vice President Clinical Development & Medical Affairs, Specialty Care Business Unit, and Chief Medical Officer, Vice President of Medicine, Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacovigilance, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada …

Seattle Genetics

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … Grifols, Hansa Medical, Karos Pharmaceuticals, Neurocrine Biosciences, Novartis, Octapharma, Pharnext, Seattle Genetics, Sun Pharmaceuticals, and Syntimmune. He is on the data and safety monitoring board for Sanofi, Pledpharma, Pfizer, Johnson Roche, Sanofi Genzyme, Teva,TG …

McKesson

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

… EXPRESS, SUPPLIES 358.66, 2009066, ADMIRAL EXPRESS, SUPPLIES 358.66, 2009067, ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL, CHEM/LAB SUPPLY 54.72, 2009069, CADILLAC FOOD, REFUNDS 425.00, 2009071, CONCORDANCE HEALTH, CHEM/LAB SUPPLY 105.00, 2009075, HAMBRICK FERGUSON, SUPPLIES 351.00, 2009077, MCKESSON MEDICAL, CHEM/LAB SUPPLY 633.00, 2009079, MENTAL HEALTH ASSOC, TRAINING 345.00, 2009086, PANCHAL, SHIVANGI, MILEAGE IN COUNTY 162.40, 2009087, HOLT, PAM DAIGLE, MILEAGE IN COUNTY 89.90, 2009087, HOLT, PAM DAIGLE, TRAVEL-OUT OF COUNTY 152.12, 2009087 …

Decision point | 10/30/2019

Decision point SPONSORED: MCKESSON Lehigh Valley Physician Group turns revised FDA regulation into a better diagnostics option for its clinics Opportunity presents itself in strange ways. Often, it comes disguised as a challenge. Forward-looking organizations are eager to embrace it. Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) in Allentown, Pennsylvania – part of the Lehigh Valley Health Network – is such a forward-looking organization. Last year, it transformed a challenge into an …

Impact Health

McKesson Reports Fiscal 2020 Second-Quarter Results | Business Wire | 10/30/2019

IRVING, Texas- McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today reported results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2019. Fiscal 2020 Second-Quarter and Year-to-Date Result Summary Second Quarter Year-to-Date ($ in millions, except per share amounts) FY20 FY19 Change FY20 FY19 Change Revenues $57,616 $53,075 9% $113,344 $105,682 7% Net income / (loss) 1 ($729) $498 (246)% ($300) $359 (184)% Adjusted Earnings 1,2 $661 $714 (7)% $1,286 $1,303 (1 …

Bunge Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. , Oct. 30, Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG ) Q3 GAAP EPS of $(10.57) vs. $2.39 in the prior year; $1.41 vs. $2.52 on an adjusted basis Results included ~$1.7 billion of charges related to portfolio initiatives, primarily the formation of the joint venture for the Brazilian Sugar & Bioenergy business Agribusiness managed challenging markets well and benefited from approximately $25 million of net mark-to-market gains, which included $95 …

Outcome Health

Bunge Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. , Oct. 30, Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG ) Q3 GAAP EPS of $(10.57) vs. $2.39 in the prior year; $1.41 vs. $2.52 on an adjusted basis Results included ~$1.7 billion of charges related to portfolio initiatives, primarily the formation of the joint venture for the Brazilian Sugar & Bioenergy business Agribusiness managed challenging markets well and benefited from approximately $25 million of net mark-to-market gains, which included $95 …

Insmed Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq: INSM ), a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients with serious and rare diseases, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 and provided a business update. “We remain very pleased with the continued strong performance of the US launch of ARIKAYCE ® (amikacin liposome inhalation suspension). Insmed remains guided by our desire to have a positive …

CVS

CVS Pharmacy Opens First Standalone Retail Locations in Oregon | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 29, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ), celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever standalone store in Oregon with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The new store at 105 NW 13th Ave in Portland, OR , is the first of three retail locations to open in the Greater Portland market in 2019, with one more store opening in 2020. (PRNewsfoto/CVS Pharmacy) (PRNewsfoto …

6 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/28/2019

Six recent health information technology vendor contracts and go-lives: 1. St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital will transition to an Epic EHR to be on the same system as all other Johns Hopkins Medicine entities. 2. To identify patients with various health challenges and provide those patients with care, Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network signed a five-year agreement with CVS Health on May …

California Health Care Foundation

It’s Time for California to Solve the Double Standard of Care - California Health Care Foundation | 10/25/2019

… Colorectal cancer screening rates increased for Latino members by 20%, and disparities between Latino and white members decreased by 44%. Health Net wanted to do something about disparities in maternal health — including high maternal mortality … Sandra R. Hernández, MD, is president and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation. Prior to joining CHCF, Sandra was CEO of The San Francisco Foundation, which she led for 16 years. She previously served …

Vice President Joe Biden to Keynote 6th Annual StartUp Health Festival | PRWeb | 12/7/2017

… and sponsors including Accenture, Google, Sanofi, Klick Health, Oliver Wyman, Allianz, Allied Physicians, Aurora Health Care, Bayer, BioQuest, Boston Scientific, California Health Care Foundation, Celgene, DaVita, DLA Piper, Genentech, Guidewell, Impact Pediatrics, Israel Economic Mission … term platform for entrepreneurs includes the StartUp Health Academy, StartUp Health Network, StartUp Health Media and StartUp Health Ventures. StartUp Health was founded by Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time …

Morgan Stanley

Obituaries | 10/23/2019

… July 8. 1980s 1980 Nancy L. Heacock Nu’80, Upper Black Eddy, PA, director of physician development at Lehigh Valley Health Network; June 20. She previously worked as a nurse manager at the Hospital of … C’01 CGS’03, Portland, OR, a former executive at Morgan Stanley; March 18. 2004 Jacob Stephens CGS’04, Greenville, SC, an automotive store manager and artist; July 21. 2005 Dr. James L. Rhodes V …

Morgan Stanley Study Finds that Financial Wellness Is an Opportunity to Reduce Employee Stress, Improve Retention and Engagement, and Differentiate Companies | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/6/2019

Spring Has Sprung Photo AP Morgan Stanley Study Finds that Financial Wellness Is an Opportunity to Reduce Employee Stress, Improve Retention and Engagement, and Differentiate Companies 5 hrs ago Save NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 6, 2019– Morgan Stanley at Work today released an employee financial wellness study conducted by the Financial Health Network on behalf of the organization. The study finds that financial wellness is an opportunity for employers …

Versant Ventures

Bayer AG buys BlueRock Therapeutics for $1 bln | PE Hub | 8/8/2019

Bayer AG buys BlueRock Therapeutics for $1 bln August 8, 2019 Bayer AG has acquired BlueRock Therapeutics from Versant Ventures for up to $1 billion. BlueRock, a biotech, focuses on stem cell research. PRESS RELEASE … 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 …

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 …

Goldman Sachs

OneFifteen Opens the First of its State-of-the-Art Facilities for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Dayton, Ohio | PR Newswire | 6/14/2019

… within its state-of-the-art campus today in Dayton, Ohio . OneFifteen, which was launched earlier this year by Kettering Health Network, Premier Health, and Verily, also welcomed Natalie Lester , M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. as medical … leaders by enabling OneFifteen’s partnerships with other organizations, such as Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, that share the goal of working towards a brighter future for Dayton .” “Once known for its legacy of innovation, in …

The science behind OneFifteen’s addiction treatment program | The Business Journals | 6/14/2019

… financed by Google’s sister company Verily in California, a life sciences research organization, and the local Premier Health and Kettering Health Network. The nonprofit OneFifteen is “a robust response to the opioid epidemic, the No … c)(3) that coordinates community-based, wrap-around services. Related : Goldman Sachs to open regional hub in Dayton, collaborate with OneFifteen Schlosser said the program will not only offer the full continuum of care, but …

JP Morgan

Debbie Demchak and Scott Izzo named to Highmark Health’s Board of Directors | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/3/2019

PITTSBURGH , June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Highmark Health announced today that Debbie Demchak , former executive at JP Morgan, and Scott Izzo , the former director and current senior consultant for the Richard King Mellon Foundation, have been … Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to 4.5 million members in Pennsylvania , West Virginia, and …

Network Ventures

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. | 6/1/2019

Date:6/1/2019 FREDERICK, Md. (PRWEB) May 31, 2019 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 institutional investors who bring significant financial and business resources to bear as we advance our biopharmaceutical products to the clinic,” said Darryl Sampey, BioFactura’s …

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 …

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Soncini Gooddrich & Rosati Invest in Biofactura, Inc. | PRWeb | 5/6/2019

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 institutional investors who bring significant financial and business resources to bear as we advance our biopharmaceutical products to the clinic,” said Darryl Sampey, BioFactura’s President and CEO. Dr. Jeffrey Hausfeld, Chairman of …

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 …

HVHC Inc. And Centerbridge Partners close On Vision Transaction Aimed At Driving Growth | PR Newswire | 12/1/2017

… acted as financial advisor to Highmark. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP served as legal counsel to Highmark. Barclays and Macquarie Capital acted as financial advisors to Centerbridge. Goldman Sachs, Bank USA , Barclays, BMO Capital … Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to nearly 5 million members in Pennsylvania , West Virginia …

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 …

SPH Analytics Releases Case Study Highlighting Success in Quality Measure Management for Commercial Risk Agreements | PRWeb | 12/29/2017

… 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 …

Launchpad Digital Health

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

Launchpad Digital Health Expands Advisors Mark J. Morgan Joins Advisory Board News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Launchpad Digital Health, the leading U.S. seed investor and … an increasing level of positions as a senior executive with Health Net of California , Blue Shield of California , Anthem Blue Cross, and culminating in his position as President of Anthem Blue Cross in California through …

Kaiser Permanente

Covered California for Small Business Announces Expanded Choices and an Average Rate Change of 4.1 Percent for 2020 | 11/3/2019

Projected Large-Business Rate Change in 2020 1 6.0 Covered California for Small Business will be offering five plans in 2020, including two preferred provider organization (PPO) plans from Blue Shield of California and 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 …

Geisinger

Groundbreaking held for St. Luke’s Carbon and other company news - The Morning Call | 11/3/2019

Groundbreaking for St. Luke’s Carbon Campus St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on its new St. Luke’s Carbon Campus on Oct. 3. Situated on more than 100 acres at the intersection of Fairyland and … wing. The St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus outside Quakertown, the Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, and the Women and Babies Pavilion at the Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township are on schedule to …

Determinants of Successful Weight Loss in Low-Income African American Women: A Positive Deviance Analysis. | National Institutes of Health | 11/2/2019

1 Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2 2 Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA. 3 3 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 4 4 ACT.md, Boston, MA, USA. 5 5 Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: We set out to investigate the behaviors of low-income African American women who successfully lost weight. METHODS: From an urban, academic, family medicine practice, we used a mixed methods positive …

Banner Health

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Provider Manager IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

Job Information Banner Health Provider Manager IT Systems Consultant in Tucson , Arizona Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to … Provider Manager users from Banner University Health Plans (BUHP), Banner Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. In the Provider Manager IT Systems Consultant role within Provider Manager, you will assist in integrating …

(USA-AZ-Tucson) Acuity IT Systems Consultant | 11/2/2019

Job Information Banner Health Acuity IT Systems Consultant in Tucson , Arizona Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make … various business users from Banner University Health Plans (BUHP), Banner Health Network (BHN), and Banner’s Population Health Services Organization. Business user include Prior Auth, Medical Management, Case Management, Utilization Management, and Behavior Health. In the …

Premier Health

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) Manager Nursing, 8A Transplant and 8C General Surgery | 11/2/2019

Department: 8A Transplant & 8C General Surgery Status: Full Time Shift: 40 hours every two weeks Union: NO The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent … beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save …

(USA-PA-Pittsburgh) Registered Nurse, Psych Consultation Liaison | 11/2/2019

… 80 hours every two weeks Rotation 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm, with weekend rotation-every other Union: Yes The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint … beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save …

UPMC

Revolutionary Regional Cancer Center set to close - News - GoErie.com - Erie, PA | 11/1/2019

… Scibetta knew, had one jointly owned by competing hospitals. The RCC, located at 2500 W. 12th St., is owned by UPMC Hamot and Saint Vincent Hospital. “It took five years for us to convince the … with Hamot joining UPMC and Saint Vincent affiliating with Allegheny Health Network, convinced the hospitals to go separate ways. They moved chemotherapy back to the hospitals in September 2016. Radiation treatments continued to be done …

Rep. Kelly should take action on medical costs | 11/1/2019

… reasonable rates are set that reflect the true cost of care, which helps local hospitals like Sharon Regional Medical Center, UPMC Horizon, and UPMC Jameson remain strong and stable so no patient’s access to quality … Society’s Board of Trustees. He is a physician at Primary Health Network in Sharon, who specializes in obstetrics & gynecology …

Ascension

Studies on nonprofit hospitals lead to polarizing opinions | 11/1/2019

… Health Network, Franciscan Alliance, Indiana University Health, Parkview Health Systems and St. Vincent (Ascension). In economic terms, a monopoly is a market with a single seller, selling a unique product in an industry. This allows that seller to set the price of the industry, Hicks said. The professor said the handful of nonprofits have created a monopolistic and anti-competitive atmosphere in the healthcare industry. According to the study, the …

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … PhD (HagaZiekenhuis, The Hague, The Netherlands); S.A. Zivkovich, MD, PhD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA). Contributors CV: Study concept and design, patient inclusion, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation of the data, drafted …

Allegheny Health Network Names Pietro Bajona, MD, PhD, Director of Cardiac Surgery at Forbes Hospital | PRWeb | 10/23/2019

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is pleased to announce the appointment of cardiovascular surgeon, Pietro Bajona, MD, PhD , as Director of Cardiac Surgery at Forbes Hospital . In this role, Dr. Bajona will guide the hospital’s multidisciplinary … post-graduate training with fellowships at the University of Toronto, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York. For more information on the AHN Cardiovascular Institute, visit http://www.ahn.org/cardiovascular …

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Chromosomal Instability and mTORC1 Activation through PTEN Loss Contribute to Proteotoxic Stress in Ovarian Carcinoma | 11/1/2019

Tumor Biology and Immunology Chromosomal Instability and mTORC1 Activation through PTEN Loss Contribute to Proteotoxic Stress in Ovarian Carcinoma M. Herman Chui , Sasha A. Doodnauth , Natalie Erdmann , Rodger E. Tiedemann , Fabrice Sircoulomb , Ronny Drapkin , Patricia Shaw and Robert Rottapel M. Herman Chui Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles | PRWeb | 10/9/2019

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles Share Article Allegheny Health Network today announced two significant transitions in its leadership team. David Parda, MD, has been named President of Allegheny … additional cancer research training at the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and radiation oncology. Under Dr. Parda’s leadership, AHN’s radiation oncology network has …

Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie PA

Revolutionary Regional Cancer Center set to close - News - GoErie.com - Erie, PA | 11/1/2019

… one jointly owned by competing hospitals. The RCC, located at 2500 W. 12th St., is owned by UPMC Hamot and Saint Vincent Hospital. “It took five years for us to convince the hospitals and the … with Hamot joining UPMC and Saint Vincent affiliating with Allegheny Health Network, convinced the hospitals to go separate ways. They moved chemotherapy back to the hospitals in September 2016. Radiation treatments continued to be done …

Saint Vincent unveils new cancer center - Business - GoErie.com - Erie, PA | 10/31/2019

Saint Vincent unveils new cancer center Oct 31, 2019 at 4:10 PM Christopher Clark, Saint Vincent president: “Our patients are the reason we have done this.” It was less than two weeks ago that Saint Vincent Hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a $51.5 million addition that included a new emergency department and operating rooms. On Thursday, Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network cut the ribbon on another local …

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Chromosomal Instability and mTORC1 Activation through PTEN Loss Contribute to Proteotoxic Stress in Ovarian Carcinoma | 11/1/2019

Tumor Biology and Immunology Chromosomal Instability and mTORC1 Activation through PTEN Loss Contribute to Proteotoxic Stress in Ovarian Carcinoma M. Herman Chui , Sasha A. Doodnauth , Natalie Erdmann , Rodger E. Tiedemann , Fabrice Sircoulomb , Ronny Drapkin , Patricia Shaw and Robert Rottapel M. Herman Chui Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering …

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles | PRWeb | 10/9/2019

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles Share Article Allegheny Health Network today announced two significant transitions in its leadership team. David Parda, MD, has been named President of Allegheny … additional cancer research training at the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and radiation oncology. Under Dr. Parda’s leadership, AHN’s radiation oncology network has …

Network Health

8 recent acquisitions involving ASCs, outpatient centers | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/5/2019

… an unoccupied ASC. In August, Audax Group and Linden Capital Partners acquired Phoenix-based The Core Institute , which has 88 physicians across 25 locations in Arizona and Michigan. Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network plans to acquire the assets of Allentown-based Coordinated Health, pending regulatory approval. Coordinated Health operates multiple facilities in Pennsylvania, including an ASC in East Stroudsburg. PrimeMed Realty acquired a medical office housing Davenport-based …

8 quotes about hospital innovation at Intermountain, Geisinger, Mayo Clinic & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/31/2019

… because there is no innovation without action; there’s no innovation without incorporating something, doing something or implementing something that will actually solve the problem.” Mike Minear , senior vice president and CIO, Lehigh Valley Health Network (Allentown, Pa.): “Real innovation occurs when a team is brought together to solve a real-world problem. The more diverse the skills, perspectives and experience, the better the team will be at problem solving. The …

Cigna

Second IVIg course in Guillain-Barre syndrome with poor prognosis: the non-randomised ISID study | BMJ | 11/1/2019

… MD (Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo NY, USA); C.L. Sommer, MD (Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany); J.D. Varrato, DO (Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, USA); J. Verschuuren, MD, PhD (Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands … Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Annexon Biosciences, Akros Pharma, Biotest Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cigna HealthManagement, CSL Behring, DP Clinical, Grifols, Hansa Medical, Karos Pharmaceuticals, Neurocrine Biosciences, Novartis, Octapharma, Pharnext, Seattle Genetics, Sun Pharmaceuticals, and Syntimmune. He is on …

Behavioral health providers affiliate to aid in transition to value-based payments | Crain’s New York Business | 10/30/2019

Reprints Print Advanced Health Network and Recovery Health Solutions—independent practice associations recently awarded state funding as behavioral health care collaboratives—have entered a strategic affiliation. The result is a comprehensive behavioral health network across … is in-network for major dental plans such as Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UnitedHealthcare. Its services are billed to those insurers at no extra cost to employers. The company is able to perform preventive …

The Health Plan

Covered California for Small Business Announces Expanded Choices and an Average Rate Change of 4.1 Percent for 2020 | 10/31/2019

Covered California for Small Business unveiled the health plan choices and rates for small-business employers and their employees for the upcoming 2020 plan year. The statewide weighted average rate change will be 4.1 percent … provider organization (PPO) plans from Blue Shield of California and 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 …

Analysis: New York’s surprise-billing solution is causing healthcare costs to climb | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/30/2019

… suggests that the opposite is true.” According to the researchers, consumers and taxpayers appear to be “losing” whether the insurer or provider “won” in arbitration. “That is, even arbitration decisions in favor of the health plan have averaged only 11 percent below the 80th percentile of charges, still far above in-network rates or typical out-of-network payments — implying that health plans only ‘win’ in arbitration when they offer …

Aetna

Behavioral health providers affiliate to aid in transition to value-based payments | Crain’s New York Business | 10/30/2019

Reprints Print Advanced Health Network and Recovery Health Solutions—independent practice associations recently awarded state funding as behavioral health care collaboratives—have entered a strategic affiliation. The result is a comprehensive behavioral health network across … Henry is in-network for major dental plans such as Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UnitedHealthcare. Its services are billed to those insurers at no extra cost to employers. The company is able to perform …

WellCare Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… in 2018; amortization expense associated with acquisitions (“acquisition-related amortization expenses”); and certain one-time transaction and integration costs related to the proposed acquisition by Centene and acquisitions of Universal American, Meridian and Aetna Part D membership (“transaction and integration costs”). Although the excluded items may recur, WellCare believes that by providing non-GAAP measures exclusive of these items, it facilitates period-over-period comparisons and provides additional clarity about …

UnitedHealthcare

Behavioral health providers affiliate to aid in transition to value-based payments | Crain’s New York Business | 10/30/2019

Reprints Print Advanced Health Network and Recovery Health Solutions—independent practice associations recently awarded state funding as behavioral health care collaboratives—have entered a strategic affiliation. The result is a comprehensive behavioral health network across … major dental plans such as Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental and UnitedHealthcare. Its services are billed to those insurers at no extra cost to employers. The company is able to perform preventive and restorative dentistry, such …

UnitedHealthcare Launches Hearing Healthcare Program | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/2/2019

Value-Based Care News UnitedHealthcare Launches Hearing Healthcare Program UnitedHealthcare will address hearing healthcare by partnering with two hearing aid vendors and a non-profit to increase access to affordable devices. UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is launching … Service Plans (HSPs), EPIC is also the recipient of the Health Network Accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) in 2015. With EPIC, UHC beneficiaries across the nation will have access to 5,000 audiologists …

Wellcare

WellCare Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 . As determined under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), net income for the third quarter of 2019 was $241.0 million , or $4.74 per diluted share. Adjusted net income for the third quarter of 2019 was $279.8 million , or $5.50 per diluted share. “We are pleased with our strong …

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 …

Priority Health

Spectrum Therapeutics and Tree of Knowledge Announce Partnership to Educate and Support Healthcare Professionals | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

Spectrum Therapeutics has partnered with Tree of Knowledge International to provide education and support for patients and their healthcare professionals (CNW Group/Spectrum Therapeutics) SMITHS FALLS, ON , Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Spectrum Therapeutics, the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) (TSX: WEED ) (NYSE: CGC ) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tree of Knowledge International Corp. (“Tree of Knowledge”) (CSE: TOKI) (OTC: TOKIF) to provide education …

Together Health closes after five years | Modern Healthcare | 7/12/2019

After five years, Together Health Network, an ambitious effort by three of the leading health systems in Michigan to contract with payers and employers and achieve shared savings for its hospitals and doctors, has closed … a comment. Neither did Trinity, another parter, Blue Cross or Priority Health, which contracted with Together Health at one time. Together Health signed a number of managed care contracts, most of which were geared at …

Wellcare Health Plans

WellCare Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) (“WellCare”) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 . As determined under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), net income for the third quarter of 2019 was $241.0 million , or $4.74 per diluted share. Adjusted net income for the third quarter of 2019 was $279.8 million , or $5.50 per diluted share. “We are pleased with our strong …

Molina Healthcare hires new California plan president | Modern Healthcare | 7/23/2019

Molina Healthcare has quietly named former Health Net executive John Kotal as president of its California health plan. He replaced Deborah Miller, who had served as president of Molina Healthcare of California for the past … Tran chief financial officer; Tran previously served as CFO at WellCare Health Plans. Also in 2018, Molina hired James Woys, another long-term Health Net executive, as executive vice president of health plan services. Letter …

Anthem Blue Cross

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

Anthem Blue Cross in various leadership roles, culminating in Vice President and General Manager of the Small Group Business Segment. 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 for years – an affordable, fully transparent, non-restrictive, robust, consumer-driven healthcare solution that addresses …

Sidecar Health Welcomes Stuart Battersby and Joe Greenberg | Malvern Daily Record | 10/29/2019

Anthem Blue Cross in various leadership roles, culminating in Vice President and General Manager of the Small Group Business Segment. 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 for years – an affordable, fully transparent, non-restrictive, robust, consumer-driven healthcare solution that addresses …

Humana

LAAHU Small Group Carrier Panel Attracts 100+ | 10/23/2019

… Humana, opened the meeting. ““We are all doing important work by helping millions of Californians get health care,” Sullivan told the group. “Even during busy open enrollment season, over a hundred of you showed up. That shows real commitment to your clients.” During the panel, representatives from eight carriers shared updates and 2020 offerings. In the fold were Kristen Berthiaume of CHOICE Administrators, Ernie Bernal of Health Net, Amy Dalton …

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

… Jacksonville Florida Blue (5 Star) Naples Florida Blue (5 Star) New York City Area (Westchester) (Nassau, Suffolk) MVP (4.5 Star) Humana (3.5 Star) Pensacola Florida Blue (5 Star) Philadelphia Aetna (4.5 Star) Pittsburgh Highmark (4 … 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 …

Josh Shapiro

Governor, Pittsburgh area officials, sports teams remember victims of Tree of Life tragedy one year later | 10/27/2019

… Hill and the Jewish community as they honor the memory of lives lost one year ago today.”Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro: “October 27, 2018 is a day I will never forget.”The images of … and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.” -LBP Allegheny Health Network: “Today, we remember eleven lives that were tragically lost one year ago and honor all of our neighbors who ran to help, stood …

Highmark Health CEO on UPMC pact: ‘We’ve hit no bumps in the road’ | The Business Journals | 8/8/2019

Josh Shapiro . But Holberg said there were many details that had to be addressed. “It takes a little bit of time to do something so complicated and detailed,” he said. Holmberg praised the agreement and Shapiro’s efforts, saying it was good for the region and also provided opportunity for Highmark and its Allegheny Health Network, to compete on a level playing field. “People are staying with us and moving to …

David Geffen

Bayer Announces Recipients of the Pulmonary Hypertension Accelerated Bayer (PHAB) Awards at CHEST Annual Meeting 2019 | PR Newswire | 10/21/2019

… of breath in patients who have suffered a pulmonary embolism using invasive cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Sonia Jasuja , M.D., Fellow Physician, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA , Los Angeles, CA will study the use of … FACC, FCCP, Temple University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA Hunter Champion M.D ., Ph.D., Southeastern Cardiology, Columbus, GA Rajan Saggar , M.D., Ronald Reagan University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los …

2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus | BMJ | 8/12/2019

Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto Scleroderma Research Program , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 15 Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases , The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research , Manhasset , New York , USA 16 Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine , Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 17 Division of Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine , University of California at Los Angeles , Los Angeles , California , USA 18 Department …

Elie Aoun

Allegheny Health Network, Highmark Health open endoscopy center — 3 insights | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/15/2019

Pittsburgh-based providers Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health opened AHN Center for Advanced Endoscopy at Allegheny General Hospital. What you should know: 1. The endoscopy center is 13,000 square feet. 2. The center has 18 pre- and post-procedure bays and six procedure rooms. 3. AHN gastroenterology division chief Elie Aoun, MD, said the lab builds on the hospital’s rich tradition of “providing exceptional, innovative care for patients in …

Allegheny General Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Gastroenterology Lab | PRWeb | 10/14/2019

… services with a level of care, innovation, quality and efficiency that is second to none in our region. PITTSBURGH Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Health leaders today are celebrating the opening of a new … need of gastrointestinal screenings, diagnostic exams or therapeutic interventions,” said Elie Aoun, MD, MS, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, and AHN Medical Director for Clinical Access. “We now have a beautiful, sophisticated new …

Cynthia Hundorfean

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles | PRWeb | 10/9/2019

Allegheny Health Network Announces Transition of Prominent Leaders to Critical New Roles Share Article Allegheny Health Network today announced two significant transitions in its leadership team. David Parda, MD, has been named President of Allegheny … that makes him uniquely qualified for the president’s role, said Cynthia Hundorfean, president and CEO of AHN. “Both Dr. Cohen and Dr. Parda are extremely talented and dedicated physician executives who are respected by colleagues …

Grove City Medical Center and Allegheny Health Network Sign Affiliation Agreement | PR Newswire | 8/19/2019

GROVE CITY, Pa. Officials from Grove City Medical Center, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Highmark Health joined community leaders and hospital employees today to celebrate the signing of an affiliation agreement that will strengthen and … overall quality of a region’s health care delivery system,” said Cynthia Hundorfean , AHN President and CEO. “Grove City Medical Center provides outstanding care and services to the Mercer County region, and we look forward to …

Carol Kim

Health Net Invests $3.55 Million to Strengthen California’s Health Care Delivery System & Improve Patient Outcomes | Business Wire | 9/24/2019

LOS ANGELES- Health Net announced today its continued commitment to strengthening California’s health care delivery system by awarding $3.55 million in grants to improve patient data collection and reporting — a fundamental priority for addressing the … care so they can live longer and healthier lives,” said Carol Kim, Vice President of Community Investments and Government and Public Affairs for Health Net. “The accurate collection and reporting of encounter data is a …

Health Net Invests $3.55 Million to Strengthen California’s Health Care Delivery System & Improve Patient Outcomes | Malvern Daily Record | 9/23/2019

Health Net announced today its continued commitment to strengthening California’s health care delivery system by awarding $3.55 million in grants to improve patient data collection and reporting — a fundamental priority for addressing the gaps in … care so they can live longer and healthier lives,” said Carol Kim, Vice President of Community Investments and Government and Public Affairs for Health Net. “The accurate collection and reporting of encounter data is a …

David Holmberg

Highmark CEO says new UPMC deal will attract members, but hospitals differ on patient retention post-feud | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/19/2019

… will draw members to Highmark’s insurance products, but affiliate hospitals are seeing mixed results after the landmark deal. Highmark CEO David Holmberg told Trib Live that since signing the agreement in June, the health system … Vincent Hospital in Erie, part of Highmark’s Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network.However, both systems differ on how the resolution affected patient retention. UPMC Hamot President David Gibbons, RN, told Go Erie his hospital “saw a …

Highmark Health reports $629 million in consolidated earnings through first two quarters of 2019 | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

… revenue $ 9,244 $ 9,357 Operating Results: Health Plan Commercial Business $ 151 $ 155 Government Business 269 288 Diversified Businesses 80 82 Allegheny Health Network 19 24 HM Health Solutions (4) 7 Corporate & Other (105) (54) Operating gain … resources to the people and communities that we serve,” said David Holmberg , president and chief executive officer. “This will not change. In fact, we are staying the course, and executing on our game plan to …

Morgan Haefner

Highmark CEO says new UPMC deal will attract members, but hospitals differ on patient retention post-feud | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/19/2019

Highmark CEO says new UPMC deal will attract members, but hospitals differ on patient retention post-feud Morgan Haefner - Print Email The CEO of Highmark Health said he thinks a new 10-year agreement with … Vincent Hospital in Erie, part of Highmark’s Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network.However, both systems differ on how the resolution affected patient retention. UPMC Hamot President David Gibbons, RN, told Go Erie his hospital “saw a …

HealthAlliance can build 175-bed hospital, New York says | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/14/2019

HealthAlliance can build 175-bed hospital, New York says Morgan Haefner - Print Email Kingston, N.Y.-based HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley received approval from the New York State Department of Health to build a 175 … be set. HealthAlliance is a part of Westchester Medical Center Health Network in Valhalla, N.Y. More articles on facilities management …

Srinivas Murali

Allegheny Health Network Names Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, System Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine | PRWeb | 8/15/2019

Allegheny Health Network Names Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, System Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Share Article Srinivas Murali, MD, FACC, a nationally-recognized cardiologist and medical director of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cardiovascular Institute, has been named Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine for AHN. “During his long tenure with Allegheny General Hospital, Dr. Murali has continually demonstrated exceptional clinical leadership and a remarkable commitment to the …

AHN Names Indu Poornima, MD, Recipient of Yvonne B. Maher Endowed Professorship | PRWeb | 4/5/2019

AHN Names Indu Poornima, MD, Recipient of Yvonne B. Maher Endowed Professorship Share Article Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has appointed Indu Poornima, MD, Director of AHN’s Women’s Heart Center, as the Yvonne B. Maher Endowed … was a clear-cut choice to receive this appointment,” said Srinivas Murali, MD , Co-Chairman, AHN Cardiovascular Institute and Interim Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at AHN. “We have been honored to have her on …

Michael Neidorff

Most Influential Business Women 2019: Marcela Manjarrez Hawn, Centene Corp. | The Business Journals | 8/9/2019

When Centene Corp. of Clayton makes a multibillion-dollar acquisition, CEO Michael Neidorff turns to Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Marcela Manjarrez Hawn . That includes for its $17.3 billion purchase of Tampa-based … overseeing its communications effort with its $6.8 billion acquisition of Health Net. Its revenue, which has exploded in recent years, reached $60.1 billion in 2018, and expected revenue this year of $72.8 billion to $73.6 …

Centene Corporation’s (CNC) CEO Michael Neidorff on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 4/23/2019

… CNC ) Q1 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call April 23, 2019 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Ed Kroll - SVP, Finance & IR Michael Neidorff - Chairman & CEO Jeff Schwaneke - EVP & CFO Kevin Counihan - SVP, Products Conference Call Participants … scale and size over $70 billion enterprise this year before Health Net that the medical costs associated to flu is really not a major factor as part of the total medical cost. So that’s something …

Kelly Gooch

Vermont hospitals seek rate bump amid financial losses | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/6/2019

Some Vermont hospitals seek rate bump amid financial losses Kelly Gooch - Print Email Some Vermont hospitals are requesting a significant increase of the rate they charge insurers as they struggle financially, according to Vermont Public … Medical Center in Middlebury, part of the University of Vermont Health Network, and Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, which merged with Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, N.H. But some stand-alone hospitals are …

7 quotes from hospital RCM leaders this year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2019

7 quotes from hospital RCM leaders this year Kelly Gooch - Hospital revenue cycle management leaders from across the country have shared insights with Becker’s the last six months. Here is a selection of seven quotes … of revenue cycle for Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network, on revenue cycle leaders: “We are now part of the strategic mission of an organization, not just the tactical part of the organization …