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Why Americans are harsh in judging purchases made by low-income people | 6/30/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Why Americans are harsh in judging purchases made by low-income people Share this: 08:45 am REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger Researchers found that we tend to harbor a belief that lower-income individuals have a narrower range of needs than those with higher incomes and that this belief narrows what we consider is permissible for them to buy. Americans tend to judge …

Nfld HRA assisting with street assessments; Dundas looking for a Police Chief; UCare filming downtown; Old Memorial Pool to open tomorrow; NH&C accepts visitors | 6/30/2020

Nfld HRA assisting with street assessments; Dundas looking for a Police Chief; UCare filming downtown; Old Memorial Pool to open tomorrow; NH&C accepts visitors June 30, 2020 By Teri Knight, News Director Baker Northfield’s Community Development Director, Mitzi Baker reports that the Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority is receiving and processing applications for Northfield’s Street Assessment Assistance Program. The HRA has approved to use up to $30,000 to assist …

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Peter Janelle Joins Vital Data Technology as Director of Risk Adjustment Solutions | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… team nurtures customer relationships and exceeds expectations at every turn.” Continue Reading Peter Janelle Joins Vital Data Technology as Director of Risk Adjustment Solutions Peter joins Vital Data Technology after a successful stint at UCare , a non-profit health plan serving Minnesota and Wisconsin . As Associate Director of Risk Adjustment, Revenue, and Encounters, Peter led interdepartmental teams charged with optimizing Risk Adjustment revenue across all UCare ‘s insurance products. He identified …

More locals can get help to earn a GED | 6/26/2020

… a few weeks later, Zuniga earned her equivalent to a high school diploma thanks to a pilot program that has expanded to include several area counties. Zuniga is among the first eight graduates of UCare ’s GEDWorks initiative. Some low-income residents who receive MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance through UCare can receive free help preparing for GED tests. The insurance provider also is paying the test fees. A pilot launched last …

Fever, persistent cough and fatigue lead list of ‘classic’ symptoms of COVID-19, study confirms | 6/26/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Fever, persistent cough and fatigue lead list of ‘classic’ symptoms of COVID-19, study confirms Share this: By Susan Perry 06/26/2020 Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage . REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha The analysis revealed that the most common …

A call on child assault leads to 3 law agencies involvement; Many points to ponder on school opening during a pandemic; Legal fireworks and where they can be used; UCare commercial to be shot in Nfld | 6/26/2020

A call on child assault leads to 3 law agencies involvement; Many points to ponder on school opening during a pandemic; Legal fireworks and where they can be used; UCare commercial to be shot in Nfld June 26, 2020 by Teri Knight By Teri Knight, News Director Three law enforcement agencies became involved after the Cannon Falls Police Department was called to a home just after 2 o’clock this morning …

Downtown Northfield chosen as location for UCare’s next commercial | Community | southernminn.com | 6/26/2020

Save UCare has chosen Northfield as the location for their next commercial. The filming will take place on Division Street between Fifth Street North and Second Street North and on Bridge Square between Water Street and Division Street between 1 to 7 p.m Tuesday. The action downtown members of the community will see is the trailer with the bike on top of it traveling, at posted speeds and likely slower …

Minnesota’s largest Top Workplaces become work-from-home places | Star Tribune | 6/25/2020

… we’re going to reevaluate that. But if something is working, is going in the right direction, I’m a believer in ‘Let’s keep doing this.’” Continuing to engage With laptops in short supply in March, UCare sent some of its 1,000 employees home with their desktop computers. But the Minneapolis-based health care nonprofit didn’t leave it at that, said Hilary Marden-Resnik, UCare ’s senior vice president and administrative officer. The …

MN UCARE Shares Risk Chart For Going Out During COVID-19 | 6/17/2020

… officials telling us to be careful going out to the beach. So what is it? How do we asses the risk? Today I saw a friend share on Facebook a risk assessment chart from UCare. They are a people powered health plan based in Minneapolis. You may have seen their commercials on TV. Their goal is to get people healthy by de-complicating health plans by working with providers and …

A Matter of Health: Staying on top of routine health care during the pandemic | 6/12/2020

… months. However, health experts are worried that some people may be avoiding routine visits to their doctor’s office. “It’s safe to visit your doctor,” said Dr. Julia Joseph Di Caprio, Chief Medical Officer for UCare . “Clinics are taking special precautions to protect patients, including social distancing, disinfecting exam rooms, providing hand sanitizers and wearing masks. It’s time to schedule your routine care, screenings, child immunizations and checkups.” Dr. Di Caprio …

Certain personality traits linked to stockpiling of toilet paper, study finds | 6/12/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Certain personality traits linked to stockpiling of toilet paper, study finds Share this: 06/12/2020 REUTERS/Mike Blake Customers loading shopping carts with toilet paper and water at a Costco store in Carlsbad, California, on March 2. The panic buying and hoarding of toilet paper during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic served as an endless source of humorous memes and …

Nation’s eye doctors call for ban on rubber bullets | 6/11/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Nation’s eye doctors call for ban on rubber bullets Share this: REUTERS/Jim Bourg A Reuters photographer holding rubber bullet rounds fired by police during a Washington, D.C., protest. Rubber bullets may sound harmless, but they’re not. Far from it. During the protests of the past two and a half weeks, rubber bullets — or similar kinds of “ less-than-lethal ” bullet …

Tai chi linked to improved mood and quality of life in older adults with cardiovascular disease | 6/9/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Tai chi linked to improved mood and quality of life in older adults with cardiovascular disease Share this: 06/09/2020 REUTERS/Brian Snyder Tai chi — a mind-body form of exercise that combines slow, gentle movements with relaxation and breathing — has been shown to boost the psychological well-being of people with various chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease. Tai chi is associated …

Handgun ownership is ‘a substantial and enduring risk’ for suicide, study finds | 6/5/2020

UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Handgun ownership is ‘a substantial and enduring risk’ for suicide, study finds Share this: 06/05/2020 REUTERS/Joshua Lott More than 24,000 people committed suicide with a gun in 2018. Handguns were involved in approximately three-quarters of those suicides. Buying a handgun dramatically increases the purchaser’s risk of suicide, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of …

BLOG — Investing in Social Needs, Impacting Health Outcomes | 6/4/2020

… member plans are showing us how the industry can better invest in health for all people: 1. They are leveraging their relationships to understand and address the immediate needs of their members and communities . UCare is addressing food insecurity with culturally tailored approaches for Somali residents. They are also donating iPads to local partners who are combatting social isolation. Dean Health Plan is partnering with a local restaurant group and …

Older men more likely than others to brush aside worries about COVID-19 and to resist taking protective actions, study finds | 6/2/2020

Second Opinion UCare generously supports MinnPost’s Second Opinion coverage; learn why . Older men more likely than others to brush aside worries about COVID-19 and to resist taking protective actions, study finds Share this: By Susan Perry 06/02/2020 Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage . Courtesy photo …

One in 10 hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes die by day seven, study finds | 6/1/2020

UCare One in 10 hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes die by day seven, 06/01/2020 REUTERS/Ariana Drehsler Those who were aged 75 or older were 14 times more likely to die of COVID-19 after being hospitalized than those under the age of 55, and those aged 65 to 74 were three times more likely. Since the start health officials have cautioned that people with diabetes are at increased …

UCare, Medica expand special needs BasicCare plans to Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties | 6/1/2020

UCare Connect and Medica have expanded their service areas to include Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties as of June 1. UCare Connect and Medica AccessAbility Solution covers health care services for adults 18-64-years-old with a certified disability who have Medical Assistance and live in the service area. These plans are available to approximately 760 former SCHA members, according to a UCare news release. UCare is a community-based …

UCARE HAND SANITIZER (ethyl alcohol) solution [Open Door Packaging, Llc] | National Institutes of Health | 6/1/2020

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UCare: Care Manager - Complex Care Mgmt | Star Tribune | 5/20/2020

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota …

UCare discounts Medicare premiums with COVID-19 | Star Tribune | 5/19/2020

Purchase: Order Reprint UCare is discounting premiums for about 100,000 seniors in its Medicare Advantage health plans as people use less health care with COVID-19. The Minneapolis-based health plan said Tuesday it is discounting premiums by 20% for the months of July and August while eliminating copays for Medicare primary care and mental health clinic services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Premium discounts at UCare also …

UCare: Risk Adjustment and Revenue Associate Director | Star Tribune | 4/25/2020

Risk Adjustment and Revenue Associate Director 7 days left Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for …

UCare: Software Engineer Sr. - ETL - Minneapolis, MN | Star Tribune | 4/24/2020

Software Engineer Sr. - ETL - Minneapolis, MN 7 days left Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for …

UCare: Reimbursement Analyst | Star Tribune | 4/18/2020

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota …

Minnesota Health Insurers Announce Plans for Coverage of COVID-19 Testing and Treatment | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

… to visit providers without exposure to potential risk of infection. Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans that have committed to this framework: Blue Cross and Blue Shield/Blue Plus of Minnesota HealthPartners Hennepin Health Medica PreferredOne UCare Health plans are partnering with state and federal officials to share information and mitigate risks. The situation is evolving rapidly, and health plans are making supportive changes to the scope of their coverage outside of …

Medicare Advantage

UCare discounts Medicare premiums with COVID-19 | 5/19/2020

Purchase: Order Reprint UCare is discounting premiums for about 100,000 seniors in its Medicare Advantage health plans as people use less health care with COVID-19. The Minneapolis-based health plan said Tuesday it is discounting premiums by 20% for the months of July and August while eliminating copays for Medicare primary care and mental health clinic services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Premium discounts at UCare also …

Medicare

UCare discounts Medicare premiums with COVID-19 | Star Tribune | 5/19/2020

Purchase: Order Reprint UCare is discounting premiums for about 100,000 seniors in its Medicare Advantage health plans as people use less health care with COVID-19. The Minneapolis-based health plan said Tuesday it is discounting premiums by 20% for the months of July and August while eliminating copays for Medicare primary care and mental health clinic services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Premium discounts at UCare also …

COVID-19

UCare discounts Medicare premiums with COVID-19 | 5/19/2020

Purchase: Order Reprint UCare is discounting premiums for about 100,000 seniors in its Medicare Advantage health plans as people use less health care with COVID-19. The Minneapolis-based health plan said Tuesday it is discounting premiums by 20% for the months of July and August while eliminating copays for Medicare primary care and mental health clinic services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Premium discounts at UCare also …

CDC

Minnesota Health Insurers Announce Plans for Coverage of COVID-19 Testing and Treatment | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

… waiving cost sharing for COVID-19 testing per the guidelines issued through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Minnesota Department of Health and applicable state and federal legislation. This decision applies … Shield/Blue Plus of Minnesota HealthPartners Hennepin Health Medica PreferredOne UCare Health plans are partnering with state and federal officials to share information and mitigate risks. The situation is evolving rapidly, and health plans are …

Medicaid

UCare: Provider Contract Coordinator - Temporary | Star Tribune | 11/26/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … we serve.www.ucare.org/careers/EOE/AA ABOUT UCARE UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go …

Utilization Management

UCare: Clinical Services Director - Operations | Star Tribune | 11/13/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … Clinical Services Department. Responsible for the development and implementation of utilization management and health coaching programs and services. Provide leadership, direction and support for services to ensure best practice is employed to achieve quality outcomes …

Employee Engagement

UCare: Clinical Services Director - Operations | Star Tribune | 11/13/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … member and medical director satisfaction and a high degree of employee engagement. Oversight is provided for staff education & training and delegate communication related to utilization management. • Provide leadership and mentoring to assigned operations area managers …

Case Management

UCare: Care Manager - MSHO/MSC+ | Star Tribune | 9/10/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … product(s). The case manager provides a full complement of case management services, including but not limited to comprehensive health risk assessments, development of treatment plans, managing member’s health care needs, offering pertinent member services …

Community Health

UCare: Associate Care Manager | Star Tribune | 9/7/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … lieu of degree. Required Experience Two years experience in a community health organization. Familiarity with medical terminology. Preferred Experience Experience working with state and federally funded programs. Experience interpreting health information to individuals with varied …

Utilization Review

UCare: Clinical Pharmacist | Star Tribune | 9/7/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … efficiencies in the administration of processes. • Conduct retrospective safety and utilization reviews (e.g. opioids) in accordance with UCare protocols and/or regulatory requirements. • Support development and maintenance of UCare formularies, drug management strategies, pharmacy clinical …

ACOs

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based managed care organization that provides health insurance options for Medicare, Medicaid and commercial populations. Security Health Plan was looking for a partner to support its efforts to identify populations, stratify populations based on risk, and …

Provider Engagement

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based … ProAuth, a digital authorization tool to support Security Health Plan’s provider engagement strategy; TruCare GuidedCare, assessments and care plans Informed by MCG for Disease Management which supports evidence-based clinical decision-making for chronic conditions …

Health Management

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based managed care organization that provides health insurance options for Medicare, Medicaid and commercial populations. Security Health Plan was looking for a partner to support its efforts to identify populations, stratify populations based on risk, and …

Care Management Software

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based … About Casenet, LLC Casenet provides a comprehensive suite of enterprise care management software and services solutions for commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, TPA, provider/ACO and specialty provider organizations that have multiple lines of business and that …

ACO

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based … software and services solutions for commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, TPA, provider/ACO and specialty provider organizations that have multiple lines of business and that require comprehensive configurations for each member population. Healthcare organizations rely on Casenet’s …

Population Health Technology

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based … who will benefit the most from care management programs.” Casenet population health technology solutions are used by top health plans to manage more than 33 million health plan members in the U.S. Ranked Best in …

Member Engagement

UCare: Member Engagement Specialist (Temporary) | Star Tribune | 7/6/2019

Apply Health Care that Starts with You! Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and … proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do. MEMBER ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST (TEMPORARY) Position Description This position is responsible to provide outbound telephonic engagement calls to engage members in an effort to improve case …

Population Health

AHIP Launches Project Link to Address Social Determinants | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/20/2019

Population Health at AHIP emphasized. “Partnering with individuals and their diverse communities on solutions is fundamental to our mission of improving the health of our members through innovative services and partnerships across communities,” Ghita Worcester, senior vice president public affairs and chief marketing officer, UCare. The program aims to attract health insurance providers from across the industry to set new strategies and goals for payers, conduct research, and develop state …

ACA

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Association in Minnesota , Apple Tree Dental, Association for Nonsmokers – Minnesota , Becker County Energize, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota , CentraCare Health, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , ClearWay Minnesota SM , Comunidades Latinas Unidas En … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Casenet

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based managed care organization that provides health insurance options for Medicare, Medicaid and commercial populations. Security Health Plan was looking for a partner to support its efforts to identify populations, stratify populations based on risk, and …

Casenet Launches Innovation Hub to Develop Advanced Population Health Technology Solutions | PRWeb | 6/5/2019

Casenet® LLC, a population health technology company, today announced the creation of the Casenet Advanced Solutions Unit, a cross-functional team of experts tasked with developing innovative population health products and services that solve real … hub for new ideas and will focus on expanding the TruCare product suite to support the value-based care models that payers and providers are implementing. Initiatives will streamline care management workflows and processes to …

Generation Partners

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… menthol-, candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco, keeping tobacco prices high and funding tobacco control programs. Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation partners include: A Healthier Southwest, African American Leadership Forum, Allina Health, American Cancer Society … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… menthol-, candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco, keeping tobacco prices high and funding tobacco control programs. Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation partners include: A Healthier Southwest, African American Leadership Forum, Allina Health, American Cancer Society … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Allina Health

UCare Foundation Awards Over $2M in Grants - Twin Cities Business | 2/18/2020

The health plan provider says it issued the grants to help tackle health disparities across Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of UCare) Kait Ecker The UCare Foundation on Tuesday announced that it has provided more than $2 … Grants were then awarded to organizations that serve those members. Allina Health received $100,000 for a project aimed at helping patients with suicidal thoughts. A grant from UCare will also help Open Cities Health Center …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… and funding tobacco control programs. Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation partners include: A Healthier Southwest, African American Leadership Forum, Allina Health, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association in … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

SSM Health

Is Gaming Technology ‘Medicine’s New Frontier?’ | Forbes | 2/16/2018

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital . They’ve dubbed it “The Science of Healing.” But in reality, or rather virtual reality, it is what they’re referring to as “Medicine’s New Frontier.” (Photo courtesy of Saint Louis University) Mustafa Nazzal, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at Saint Louis University and SLUCare transplant surgeon at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, dons a virtual reality …

Is Gaming Technology ‘Medicine’s New Frontier?’ | Forbes | 2/16/2018

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital . They’ve dubbed it “The Science of Healing.” But in reality, or rather virtual reality, it is what they’re referring to as “Medicine’s New Frontier.” (Photo courtesy of Saint Louis University) Mustafa Nazzal, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at Saint Louis University and SLUCare transplant surgeon at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, dons a virtual reality …

Mayo Clinic

Schafer: No one should be upset that Medica transferred funds to a for-profit subsidiary - StarTribune.com | Star Tribune | 12/16/2017

… the enduringly popular delusion that nonprofits shouldn’t ever make a nickel. What all nonprofits need is capital. That’s true for Mayo Clinic and the other big health care companies on the top of the list … the most popular response, followed closely by “cannot compete.” Medica, UCare and the other nonprofits are still around. All still without any shareholders pocketing the profits. Lee Schafer • 612-673-4302 …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… LAAMPP Institute, Lake Region Healthcare, Lincoln Park Children and Families Collaborative, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota , March of Dimes, Mayo Clinic, Medica, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers, Minnesota … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

North Memorial Health Care

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… North Memorial Health Care, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, PartnerSHIP 4 Health, Perham Health, Rainbow Health Initiative, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects-big-tobaccos-omissions-in-new-ad-campaign-300567795.html SOURCE Minnesotans for …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… North Memorial Health Care, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, PartnerSHIP 4 Health, Perham Health, Rainbow Health Initiative, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects-big-tobaccos-omissions-in-new-ad-campaign-300567795.html SOURCE Minnesotans for …

CentraCare Health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Association in Minnesota , Apple Tree Dental, Association for Nonsmokers – Minnesota , Becker County Energize, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota , CentraCare Health, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , ClearWay Minnesota SM , Comunidades Latinas Unidas En … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Association in Minnesota , Apple Tree Dental, Association for Nonsmokers – Minnesota , Becker County Energize, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota , CentraCare Health, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , ClearWay Minnesota SM , Comunidades Latinas Unidas En … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Perham Health, Perham MN

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Perham Health, Rainbow Health Initiative, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects-big-tobaccos-omissions-in-new-ad-campaign-300567795.html SOURCE Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Related Links …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Perham Health, Rainbow Health Initiative, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects-big-tobaccos-omissions-in-new-ad-campaign-300567795.html SOURCE Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Related Links http://www.smokefreegenmn.org …

Essentia Health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Shield of Minnesota , CentraCare Health, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , ClearWay Minnesota SM , Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio – CLUES, Essentia Health, Four Corners Partnership, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, HealthEast, HealthPartners, Hennepin County Medical Center … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… Shield of Minnesota , CentraCare Health, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , ClearWay Minnesota SM , Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio – CLUES, Essentia Health, Four Corners Partnership, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, HealthEast, HealthPartners, Hennepin County Medical Center … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Humana

12 payer exec moves in November | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/27/2019

… CEO and chairman. 2. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield hired Angela Celestin as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. 3. UCare promoted Amy Christensen , BSN, RN, to vice president of clinical services. 4. Health Alliance … Healthcare selected Regina Nethery , enterprise vice president for insurance giant Humana, to serve as vice president of investor relations. 10. Peoples Health promoted Shannon Serio to vice president of internal audit and risk adjustment management …

10 recent payer exec moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/18/2019

UCare promoted Amy Christensen , BSN, RN, to vice president of clinical services.4. Health Alliance Plan, a Michigan-based nonprofit health plan, named Laurie Doran senior vice president and CFO.5. Peoples Health promoted Thomas Gennaro to vice president of network development. 6. The National MLTSS Health Plan Association appointed Mary Kaschak as executive director. 7. Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare selected Regina Nethery , enterprise vice president for insurance giant Humana

Medica Health Plan

Medica in running for state public health insurance contract | Star Tribune | 8/10/2019

Medica is poised to return to a large contract in the state’s public health insurance programs more than two years after the Minnetonka-based HMO dropped the business. The state Department of Human Services (DHS … Blue Shield of Minnesota, Bloomington-based HealthPartners and Minneapolis-based UCare were the largest managed care organizations in PMAP and MinnesotaCare. A Star Tribune analysis of state filings shows the HMOs for 2018 collectively reported …

State’s insurers need to follow Medica’s admirable lead on insulin. - StarTribune.com | Star Tribune | 8/10/2019

How about it, HealthPartners, UCare and Blue Cross Blue Shield? Medica has stepped up to help Minnesotans struggling to afford insulin. The state’s other big nonprofit insurers should follow suit. Outrage continues to simmer across the state after lawmakers failed to pass an emergency insulin assistance bill at the Capitol this spring. A determined bipartisan group of legislators is trying to work out a deal that could trigger a fall …

Medica

Medica in running for state public health insurance contract | Star Tribune | 8/10/2019

Medica is poised to return to a large contract in the state’s public health insurance programs more than two years after the Minnetonka-based HMO dropped the business. The state Department of Human Services (DHS … Blue Shield of Minnesota, Bloomington-based HealthPartners and Minneapolis-based UCare were the largest managed care organizations in PMAP and MinnesotaCare. A Star Tribune analysis of state filings shows the HMOs for 2018 collectively reported …

State’s insurers need to follow Medica’s admirable lead on insulin. - StarTribune.com | Star Tribune | 8/10/2019

How about it, HealthPartners, UCare and Blue Cross Blue Shield? Medica has stepped up to help Minnesotans struggling to afford insulin. The state’s other big nonprofit insurers should follow suit. Outrage continues to simmer across the state after lawmakers failed to pass an emergency insulin assistance bill at the Capitol this spring. A determined bipartisan group of legislators is trying to work out a deal that could trigger a fall …

Peter Masanotti

Security Health Plan Selects Casenet’s Population Health Management Platform | PRWeb | 8/27/2019

Casenet® LLC today announced that Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has selected TruCare , Casenet’s population health management platform, to support their care management and population health initiatives. Security Health Plan is a Wisconsin-based … to improve the quality of care for their members,” said Peter Masanotti, CEO of Casenet. “The TruCare platform will create workflow efficiencies and help Security Health Plan target members who will benefit the most from …

Casenet Launches Innovation Hub to Develop Advanced Population Health Technology Solutions | PRWeb | 6/5/2019

… TruCare product suite to support the value-based care models that payers and providers are implementing. Initiatives will streamline care management workflows and processes to reduce the total cost of care. The initial product portfolio will include products that focus on medication management, care management, pharmacy solutions, and operational oversight. Peter Masanotti, CEO of Casenet, said “Through our partnerships with leading managed care organizations, we are in a prime position …

Andrew Polin

Peroxfarma, a leading European pharmaceutical company, Continues U.S. expansion in 2019 | PR Newswire | 7/29/2019

… would roll-out a wide array of nutritional supplements, such as Epaplus Arthicare, Epaplus Sleepcare, Epaplus Skincare, Epaplus Vigorcare, Epaplus Immucare, Epaplus Digestcare, and Epaplus Vitalcare. “Our research and development team seek out innovative supplements … out Peroxfarma’s website at peroxfarma.com/en . Please direct inquiries to: Andrew Polin , 561-544-0719 [email protected] SOURCE Peroxfarma …

Peroxfarma Moves Forward With Plans to Introduce Epaplus Nutritional Supplements to the U.S. Consumer | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

… wide array of nutritional supplements to the American consumer, such as Epaplus Arthicare, Epaplus Sleepcare, Epaplus Skincare, Epaplus Vigorcare, Epaplus Immucare, Epaplus Digestcare and Epaplus Vitalcare. All Epaplus supplements undergo rigorous clinical studies to check … out Peroxfarma’s website at peroxfarma.com/en . Please direct inquiries to: Andrew Polin , 561-544-0719 [email protected] SOURCE Peroxfarma …

Joan Xiol Foret

Peroxfarma, a leading European pharmaceutical company, Continues U.S. expansion in 2019 | PR Newswire | 7/29/2019

… Immucare, Epaplus Digestcare, and Epaplus Vitalcare. “Our research and development team seek out innovative supplements that will improve people’s lives,” said Joan Xiol Foret, the CEO of the Barcelona -based Peroxfarma. “We strive to develop supplements that will help people who are dealing with common ailments, such as sleep disorders, stomach problems, and joint pain.” Three-quarters of U.S. adults take nutritional supplements, which is a 10 percent increase since …

Peroxfarma Moves Forward With Plans to Introduce Epaplus Nutritional Supplements to the U.S. Consumer | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

… has a long 30-plus year history in Europe as a leader in nutritional supplements, especially for joint care,” said Joan Xiol Foret, the CEO of Peroxfarma, the makers of Epaplus nutritional supplements. “We developed … as Epaplus Arthicare, Epaplus Sleepcare, Epaplus Skincare, Epaplus Vigorcare, Epaplus Immucare, Epaplus Digestcare and Epaplus Vitalcare. All Epaplus supplements undergo rigorous clinical studies to check their effectiveness. “We are a health and wellness company that …

Gladys Kessler

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… lack some key details about their deceptions that surfaced during the trial. In her 2006 ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler stated that the tobacco companies deceived the public, suppressed research and perpetuated addiction … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco’s Omissions in New Ad Campaign | PR Newswire | 12/6/2017

… lack some key details about their deceptions that surfaced during the trial. In her 2006 ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler stated that the tobacco companies deceived the public, suppressed research and perpetuated addiction … Chamber of Commerce, Tobacco Free Alliance, Twin Cities Medical Society, UCare and WellShare International. Find out more at: smokefreegenmn.org. View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesotans-for-a-smoke-free-generation-corrects …