Care Networks

Mental health and primary care networks: understanding the opportunities | 7/23/2020

The establishment of primary care networks (PCNs) is one of the most important reforms to primary care in England in recent years. This report, published jointly by The King’s Fund and the Centre for Mental Health, explores the opportunities the emergence of these new networks creates for improving the support and treatment provided to people with mental health needs in primary care, and describes why such improvement is badly needed …

Identifying naturally occurring communities of primary care providers in the English National Health Service in London | BMJ | 7/21/2020

public health Strengths and limitations of this study In the absence of data-driven approaches, Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have formed through interpersonal relationships between practices rather than through an understanding of the distribution of their registered patients. This study uses Markov Multiscale Community Detection, a data-driven, unsupervised clustering method, to identify ‘naturally occurring’ communities of general practices (GP practices) to collectively form 165 PCNs across London. In doing …

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Woman-Made World | 7/21/2020

… leaving women and other marginalized people to negotiate spaces that weren’t designed for them. Charting the physical aspects of the city that work against women, from inefficient public transport to a lack of supportive care networks for working mothers, Kern argues that there are ways to transform the city that would advance the liberation of women and marginalized people. Starting with the difficulties she experienced as a pregnant woman and …

Central Alberta Patients Participate in Home Health Monitoring Trial | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

… ET Source: Health City multilang-release EDMONTON, Alberta, July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Patients in central Alberta are participating in a home health monitoring technology trial. Wolf Creek, Drayton Valley, and Kalyna Country Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will be the first Central Zone PCNs to trial the technology for people with chronic health conditions, with potential to add more Central Zone PCNs in subsequent phases. The initiative is a collaborative …

Exploring the multiple policy objectives for primary care networks: a qualitative interview study with national policy stakeholders | BMJ | 7/6/2020

primary care Strengths and limitations of this study Primary care networks represent a significant policy development in England, and we offer the first systematic analysis of national policy objectives as articulated by a range of different stakeholders. We interviewed 16 national-level policy makers or stakeholders working in a range of organisations, including NHS England and NHS Improvement, and in government in the Department of Health and Social Care. National …

UCI Health Deploys Everbridge’s Industry-Leading Mobile Wayfinding Solution to Improve Patient Experience and Safety Amid COVID-19 Precautions | Business Wire | 6/24/2020

… visual landmark references to make sure a patient finds his or her way to important appointments. Additional features include Parking Planner, Find My Car and Meet Me, all designed to help hospitals and health care networks increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments, and improve Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores. Indoor navigation for patients also helps hospitals restore revenue-generating elective and …

Applying critical systems thinking to social prescribing: a relational model of stakeholder “buy-in” | 6/24/2020

… were not part of mainstream statutory delivery [ 6 ]. NHS England now includes social prescribing as one of the six pillars of its Universal Personalised Care Strategy [ 7 ], specifically providing ringfenced funding for all Primary Care Networks to fund a link worker by 2021 [ 8 ]. At one time an option, social prescribing link workers will soon be a feature of all UK GP practices. The general case for social prescribing seems …

An integrated approach for designing in-time and economically sustainable emergency care networks: A case study in the public sector | 6/22/2020

Click through the PLOS taxonomy to find articles in your field. For more information about PLOS Subject Areas, click here . Loading metrics Peer-reviewed Research Article An integrated approach for designing in-time and economically sustainable emergency care networks: A case study in the public sector Miguel Ortiz-Barrios , Contributed equally to this work with: Miguel Ortiz-Barrios, Juan-José Alfaro-Saiz Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology …

Unite Us to acquire SDOH-focused analytics company Staple Health | FierceHealthcare | 6/19/2020

… announced plans to acquire Staple Health. (whiteMocca/Shutterstock) Unite Us is expanding its data capabilities by acquiring social determinants-focused analytics company Staple Health. Unite Us, a tech company that aims to build coordinated care networks that include both providers and community health organizations, has already partnered with Staple Health for several years, and that close contact highlighted the value they’d bring to the company, CEO Dan Brillman told Fierce …

The steroid dexamethasone could be a COVID-19 game-changer. But ‘science by press release’ bothers some Canadian researchers | 6/18/2020

… on a phone press conference Wednesday that federal health authorities are “looking forward” to seeing the dexamethasone data once it’s published and they will review it “as fast as possible” along with expert clinical care networks . “This medication is actually something that is used in the medical care system already for people who have an inflammatory illness, and some people in the ICU are being treated with dexamethasone for certain …

Innovaccer Partners With MultiCare Connected Care to Enhance Health Outcomes Across Its Network | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 6/17/2020

… Activation Platform for the Medicare Track 1+ population SAN FRANCISCO - June 17, Innovaccer, Inc., a leading healthcare technology company, has announced a collaboration with MultiCare Connected Care (MCC), one of the leading clinically integrated care networks in the state of Washington, to improve the health of populations in the Pacific Northwest. This collaboration will focus on implementing a care management framework for MCC’s Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Track 1 …

Nebraska Health Information Initiative and Unite Us Introduce Unite Nebraska: A Statewide Coordinated Care Network to address Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

… care transformation through community betterment collaboration while protecting the security and privacy of medical information. Follow us on Facebook , LinkedIn , and Twitter . About Unite Us: Unite Us is a technology company that builds coordinated care networks of health and social service providers. With Unite Us, providers across sectors can send and receive secure electronic referrals, track every person’s total health journey, and report on tangible outcomes across a full range …

Unite Us Acquires SDOH Analytics Company, Staple Health, To Provide Predictive and Comprehensive Social Care Integration | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

… Unite Us’ General Counsel and SVP of Business and Legal Affairs. In fact, the acquisition of Staple Health was the next logical step for Unite Us. After more than seven years of building coordinated care networks across the country, working deeply with communities and social service partners to meet people’s needs, the company was already strengthening its data team to better analyze outcomes data and its use in communities to …

Medical Device Market To Contract In Peru As Covid-19 Crisis Hits Industry Growth | 6/15/2020

… Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021. Peru’s Medical Device Market growth will continue to be aided by the implementation of universal health coverage, continued investment in health infrastructure, the implementation of new primary care networks and health digitalisation, although downside economic risks caused by the lasting economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will leave concerns for the growth rate of the Medical Device Market. Peru’s Healthcare Spending Less …

btwTAG Contact Tracing Solution Now Available For US, Europe, South American Companies | 6/15/2020

… Latin and South America. Read more EmbedTek’s PariRange Wearable Provides Peer-To-Peer Social Distancing And Contact Tracing The company is currently in advanced discussions with enterprises with manufacturing, distribution and office facilities, health care networks , universities and educational institutions, travel and leisure companies, entertainment companies and venues and various other organizations in search of a simple and immediately deployable solution to best prepare for the challenges of getting Back …

EHA25Virtual: Adult Patients With Sickle Cell Disease May Be at Increased Risk of Adverse Outcomes From COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 6/13/2020

… They predominantly affect the Black and Asian ethnic minority populations in England . To ensure good standards and equitable access to care, the National Health Service in England has recently commissioned a model of regional care networks overseen by a new body, the National Haemoglobinopathy Panel. This organizational structure has enabled a rapid response to the COVID-19 epidemic and enabled collection of national data on new cases and outcomes to …

Abolish the police: What does it really mean? - Vox | 6/12/2020

… police,” I mean building a world where we do not rely on anti-Black, white supremacist institutions of order to regulate society. This means that alternative forms of order might be embraced, like community care networks and justice structures rooted in restoration rather than punishment. Yes, defunding police authorities and reinvesting in communities that are most affected by structural inequality is an approach. However, organizers are doing amazing work right …

btwTAG Announces the Immediate Availability of Cost Effective Enterprise Contact Tracing and Social Distancing Solution | PR Newswire | 6/11/2020

… The TAG is available now for organizations based in the United States , Europe , Latin and South America and the Company is currently in advanced discussions with enterprises with manufacturing, distribution and office facilities, health care networks , universities and educational institutions, travel and leisure companies, entertainment companies and venues and various other organizations in search of a simple and immediately deployable solution to best prepare for the challenges of getting Back …

Why South Africa’s coronavirus outbreak could be a ‘catalyst for transformation’ | 6/11/2020

The three-point line and bleachers are the first signs that Khayelitsha Field Hospital is atypical. Once a community sports hall, there are now roughly 60 hospital beds lining center court. Jerseys have been swapped for face masks, visors, and green scrubs, which the medical staff wear to tend to COVID-19 patients. The hospital sits in a sprawling patchwork of shacks and low houses on the outskirts of South …

What’s in store for ‘the next generation’ of health IT? Moving to value-based systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/11/2020

… and create tools that support value-based models such as bundles and capitation. 2. Physicians and provider organizations must demand interoperability for all IT systems in order to support the development of value-oriented care networks . They must demand that vendors create user-friendlier computer interfaces and vendors provide systems that can collect and report value-based measurements such as transparent outcomes and costs of care. 3. Patients should apply …

Trella Health Named a Preferred Vendor by National Partnership for Hospice Innovation | PRWeb | 6/10/2020

… Trella has access to 100% of Medicare Part A and Part B claims data. Trella analyzes 1.2 billion claims annually and presents relevant insights to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks , serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care. For more information on Trella Health, visit https://www.trellahealth.com/ . About NPHI The National Partnership for Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is a collaborative of 70+ not-for …

Kyruus Secures $30 Million Investment From Francisco Partners | Business Wire | 6/10/2020

… company now serves 600 hospitals and over a quarter of a million healthcare providers across the US. Through its enterprise provider data management and patient access platform, Kyruus enables healthcare organizations to understand their care networks like never before and connect consumers with the right care via modern search and scheduling experiences. “Kyruus exists to enable human beings to care for other human beings,” said Graham Gardner, MD, Co-Founder …

What we know about Covid-19 and what a new normal may look like | 6/8/2020

… to get us to this point. Early on during the pandemic though, as cases were going up like a rollercoaster so was the need for PPE gear anywhere and everywhere and hospitals and health care networks were not only battling the coronavirus but price gouging as well where suppliers were marking up the essential items. In March, Dr. Sable told 92.7 WOBM News that they were “literally paying 15-20 times …

Why Insurers Must Make Healthcare Provider Disbursements Digital | 6/3/2020

Print The COVID-19 pandemic has created immediate, large-scale problems that healthcare providers must quickly solve to keep from being overwhelmed. They must deal with dwindling supplies of medical equipment, like masks, as well as manage medical centers and care networks that have been stretched to capacity. These providers must also be sure they are serving workers’ needs and ensuring physicians are promptly paid. Healthcare providers are still using …

How Liverpool primary care networks are using tech-enabled collaboration to manage Covid-19 | 6/2/2020

Dr Simon Bowers is a GP partner at Fulwood Green Medical Centre in Aigburth and Medical Director of Liverpool Networks Alliance Over the past two years in Liverpool, our GP surgeries have grouped together into 14 primary care networks (PCN) which are driving improvements in patient care and tackling city-wide health inequality. PCNs are designed to be a source of resilience for GP practices and to enable the scaled …

Patient Satisfaction

Identifying naturally occurring communities of primary care providers in the English National Health Service in London | BMJ | 7/21/2020

public health Strengths and limitations of this study In the absence of data-driven approaches, Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have formed through interpersonal relationships between practices rather than through an understanding of the distribution of … outcomes, but some evidence indicates that integrated care may improve patient satisfaction and may reduce hospital admission rates and length of stay in older adults. 3 4 The new NHS Long Term Plan and GP …

Digital Health

Central Alberta Patients Participate in Home Health Monitoring Trial | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

… in central Alberta are participating in a home health monitoring technology trial. Wolf Creek, Drayton Valley, and Kalyna Country Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will be the first Central Zone PCNs to trial the technology for … centered care and realizing efficiencies in care pathways, by leveraging digital health solutions. We are in the fortunate position to partner with all the players involved to accelerate a timely and valuable digital innovation into …

Home Health

Central Alberta Patients Participate in Home Health Monitoring Trial | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

Rural Patients Gain Access to an Innovative Model of Care July 07, 2020 08:00 ET Source: Health City multilang-release EDMONTON, Alberta, July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Patients in central Alberta are participating in a home health monitoring technology trial. Wolf Creek, Drayton Valley, and Kalyna Country Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will be the first Central Zone PCNs to trial the technology for people with chronic health conditions, with potential …

Population Health

Exploring the multiple policy objectives for primary care networks: a qualitative interview study with national policy stakeholders | BMJ | 7/6/2020

primary care Strengths and limitations of this study Primary care networks represent a significant policy development in England, and we offer the first systematic analysis of national policy objectives as articulated by a range of … that PCNs were concerned with the development of an enhanced population health management approach whereby a range of health and other data relevant to local populations would be used to inform population segmentation, risk management …

COVID-19

UCI Health Deploys Everbridge’s Industry-Leading Mobile Wayfinding Solution to Improve Patient Experience and Safety Amid COVID-19 Precautions | Business Wire | 6/24/2020

care networks increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments, and improve Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores. Indoor navigation for patients also helps hospitals restore revenue-generating elective and other care procedures previously impacted amid concerns about infection from COVID-19. The Everbridge MediNav™ solution provides the healthcare industry with the only real-time indoor location and navigation system combined with a global …

Behavioral Health

Stella Center Launches in Chicago To Provide Relief to Millions of Mental Trauma Sufferers Through the Stellate Ganglion Block Procedure. | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… pandemic, our mandate to provide effective relief from mental trauma symptoms is more important than ever.” The National Council for Behavioral Health reports that more than 223 million people in our country have experienced a … proven health-care executive, having previously expanded and led U.S. care networks for companies, including Miller Vein , Vein Clinics of America, Accelitech, and ProCure Proton Therapy Centers. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief …

Medicare

Trella Health Releases COVID-19 Heatmap for Vulnerable Counties | PRWeb | 4/28/2020

… 19, Trella Health has released a COVID-19 heatmap. This resource visualizes counties across the US with large populations of Medicare patients considered high-risk for COVID-19. Trella created the heatmap using 100% of … to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

Medicaid

Aledade Raises $64 Million Series C on Nationwide Growth of Value-Based Care Network | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

… base and total health care spending under management. This funding will empower the company to continue growing its existing and new ACOs as well as its value-based contracts with Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and leading commercial health plans. “All across America, primary care physicians are in need of innovative ways to deliver better care at a lower cost, while simplifying the administrative burden that takes time away from their …

PACS

Sectra Wins Enterprise Imaging Contract Enabling Efficient Distributed Reading at St. Elizabeth Healthcare | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

… years of innovation and approaching 2,000 installations worldwide, Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra offers an enterprise imaging solution comprising PACS for imaging-intense departments (radiology, pathology, cardiology, orthopedics), VNA, and share and collaborate solutions. Read more about Sectra and why Sectra PACS is “Best in KLAS” at https://medical.sectra.com/. Contact: Andrea Sowitch Vice President of Marketing …

Clinical Research

Five physicians from Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center receive top doctor honors from Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors for 2019 | PRWeb | 12/18/2019

… the best partners to its patients, U.S. Dermatology Partners is fervently focused on providing the highest level of patient-first care, and its team, therefore, includes recognized national leaders in areas such as clinical research, psoriasis, and Mohs Surgery. To learn more, visit usdermatologypartners.com . Share article on social media or email: View article via …

Health Management

Coherent Eye Care Named as Top 10 Population Health Management Solution Providers 2019 by Healthcare Tech Outlook | PRWeb | 12/17/2019

Coherent Eye Care Named as Top 10 Population Health Management Solution Providers 2019 by Healthcare Tech Outlook Share Article Coherent Eye Care has taken the top spot on Healthcare Tech Outlook’s Top 10 Population Health … Healthcare Tech Outlook. “Through its patient-centered, clinically integrated eye care networks (CIENs), the firm provides end-to-end population health management programs to improve the health of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetic …

Mental Health

Competition to Hire Paramedics ‘Challenging’ For Ambulance Service, SCC Told | 12/11/2019

care networks (PCNs) also hiring paramedic crews. The PCNs, introduced by the NHS last year, bring GP practices together to offer shared services such as community care, mental health and social care. They cover a range of 30,000 to 50,000 people. But some PCNs are hiring paramedics to send on patient home visits rather than people having to visit hospitals or see a doctor at a surgery. SECAmb covers a …

Genomics

UnitedHealth’s Witty describes Optum’s ambitions for “seamless” consumer health experience | FierceHealthcare | 12/5/2019

care networks and clinics. We’ll invest in technology platforms, in artificial intelligence and machine learning. We’ll invest in genomics. We want to increase our data capabilities,” he said. It ties into UnitedHealth’s focus on improving the healthcare experience by combining digital tools with the physical face-to-face medical practice, he said. “The opportunity to bring that connectivity into the care journey is extraordinary. We need to think about what …

Medical Research

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the Bear’s Den. APT is taking aim at the toughest multi-drug resistant “superbugs” using precision-targeted, genomically-screened, and highly purified viruses known as bacteriophages, or “phages.” Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT) The investment is the third external company that has been funded by …

HIPAA

Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity as a Service Solution Delivered by Dicom Systems and Powered by Google Cloud | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

… laboratory reports. Overview of Unifier Cloud Archive Easy to Deploy: Minimal resources and customization required to set-up. Secure and compliant: BAA enables a shared responsibility model. Google Cloud and Healthcare API support HIPAA compliance and are HITRUST CSF certified . Back-up PACS: Enable contingency diagnostic reading using Unifier’s integrated clinical viewer against the Cloud Archive DR copy of imaging data in the event of an on-prem disaster. DICOM …

Home Care

Worldwide Telemonitoring Systems Market Insights (2019-2024): Home Care Telemonitoring is Fueling the Industry’s Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/28/2019

… Therefore, with a growing aging population and the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases across the world, the demand for telemonitoring systems is expected to witness significant growth, during the forecast period. Market Trends Home Care Telemonitoring is Fueling the Growth for Telemonitoring Systems Market The Telemonitoring system for homecare augments the quality of care as measured by enhanced nursing productivity, improved patients’ clinical and behavioral results and reduction of cost …

Socials Determinants of Health

Independent Living Systems Announces Appointment of Industry Veteran Stuart Williams as New General Counsel | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

MIAMI Independent Living Systems (“ILS”) has appointed Stuart Williams as General Counsel. In his new role, Williams will be responsible for legal strategy and compliance, litigation, and regulatory issues and will support ILS, Florida Community Care (“FCC”), and other ILS subsidiaries. FCC is a Provider Services Network that has been awarded a contract by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (“AHCA”) to serve Medicaid beneficiaries in all 11 regions …

Diagnostic Tests

Hackensack Meridian Health Enhances Cardiology Patient Experience and HCAHPS Scores with Mytonomy | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

Hackensack Meridian Health Enhances Cardiology Patient Experience and HCAHPS Scores with Mytonomy Share Article Mytonomy releases Patient Experience Cloud™ for Cardiology, a comprehensive digital patient education and engagement solution including 228 microlearning videos that improve patient experience and health outcomes associated with cardiovascular disease. Mytonomy Patient Experience Cloud(TM) In addition to high engagement rates with the videos, we saw 95% patient satisfaction with the Mytonomy solution and improvement in …

Telehealth

Ambra Health Announces 162 New Customers Across Open Global Network | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… hospital and ambulatory setting; 2) Life sciences companies across the pharma, device, and CRO industries, and 3) Image enabling leading telehealth, AI, and post-processing companies. All three segments drove significant growth year to date … to share bi-directionally with any site in their respective care networks; those sites do not need to also be Ambra customers to do so. We think this improves the everyday workflows of physicians, reduces …

Medical Imaging

Ambra Health Announces 162 New Customers Across Open Global Network | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… gateway installed and request to connect. The Ambra Health platform continues to expand its capabilities allowing leading facilities to turn medical imaging data that has traditionally been thought of as a liability into an asset … to share bi-directionally with any site in their respective care networks; those sites do not need to also be Ambra customers to do so. We think this improves the everyday workflows of physicians, reduces …

Digital Health Technology

Ambra Health Announces 162 New Customers Across Open Global Network | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… that they’d like to connect with, they can click a button in the Directory to initiate the process. “We enable any Ambra customer to share bi-directionally with any site in their respective care networks; those sites do not need to also be Ambra customers to do so. We think this improves the everyday workflows of physicians, reduces administrator time, and speeds up time-to-care delivery for patients,” says …

Medicare Advantage

Trella Health Announces Publication of Industry Trend Report and Release of Quarter Two 2019 Data | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… Medicare beneficiaries grew by 1.4 million, an increase of 2.5%. Medicare fee for service (FFS) beneficiaries declined by .4%, while Medicare Advantage beneficiaries increased by 7.7% to 22.1 million. Home health surpassed skilled nursing as … to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care …

ACA

The 50 Most Influential Torontonians of 2019 | 11/21/2019

… perceived profligacy. As 2019 dawned, Ford—deep breath—reduced OSAP eligibility for university students, threatened to fold 14 local health care networks into six agencies, eliminated 3,400 full-time teaching positions, slashed legal aid for … and Singh can now push Trudeau on policy areas like pharmacare, affordable housing and climate action. Friends in high places: The pop star Rihanna is both an admirer of Singh and a follower on Instagram …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Trella Health Announces Publication of Industry Trend Report and Release of Quarter Two 2019 Data | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Virtual Research Data Center Program, Trella has access to 100% of Medicare Part A and Part B claims data. Trella analyzes 1.2 billion claims annually and presents relevant insights to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care …

Post Acute Care

Trella Health Announces Publication of Industry Trend Report and Release of Quarter Two 2019 Data | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… has access to 100% of Medicare Part A and Part B claims data. Trella analyzes 1.2 billion claims annually and presents relevant insights to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care …

Kno2

Yardi and Kno2 Partner to Streamline Clinical Information Exchange | PR Newswire | 4/9/2020

SANTA BARBARA, California , April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Yardi ® has selected Kno2 ® as its interoperability partner. Kno2’s Interoperability as a Service™, which drives connectivity for health data networks, will be integrated into Yardi® EHR for … IHE profiles, HL7 messaging, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), patient care networks (Referrals, ACOs, HIEs) and other forms of exchange are standardized into simple send and receive workflows, from virtually any source. The innovative technology …

CVS Health

Aetna Better Health of Kentucky Joins Local Community Network to Connect Members to Social Services | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

… article LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Unite Us today announced that Aetna Better Health of Kentucky Insurance Company, a CVS Health company, has joined United Community , a coordinated network led by Metro United Way … Us: Unite Us is a technology company that builds coordinated care networks of health and human service providers. With Unite Us, providers across sectors can send and receive secure referrals, track every person’s total health …

UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth’s Witty describes Optum’s ambitions for “seamless” consumer health experience | FierceHealthcare | 12/5/2019

Andrew Witty (UnitedHealth) Optum is also working to provide physicians’ data and insights to enhance their decision-making capabilities. Optum Health has more than 46,000 primary care providers either employed or contracted to work with … in 2020. “Within Optum, we will invest in our ambulatory care networks and clinics. We’ll invest in technology platforms, in artificial intelligence and machine learning. We’ll invest in genomics. We want to increase our data …

Optum

UnitedHealth’s Witty describes Optum’s ambitions for “seamless” consumer health experience | FierceHealthcare | 12/5/2019

Andrew Witty (UnitedHealth) Optum is also working to provide physicians’ data and insights to enhance their decision-making capabilities. Optum Health has more than 46,000 primary care providers either employed or contracted to work with … in 2020. “Within Optum, we will invest in our ambulatory care networks and clinics. We’ll invest in technology platforms, in artificial intelligence and machine learning. We’ll invest in genomics. We want to increase our data …

Cerner

Ambra Health Announces 162 New Customers Across Open Global Network | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… and highly interoperable cloud platform. Ambra Health’s open API allows facilities to integrate with leading EHR systems like Epic and Cerner, build custom integrations, or develop innovative new tools. Life sciences companies across the pharma … to share bi-directionally with any site in their respective care networks; those sites do not need to also be Ambra customers to do so. We think this improves the everyday workflows of physicians, reduces …

Carequality

Kno2 Extends Interoperability Beyond EHR to EHR Communications to Common Business Tools | PRWeb | 10/29/2019

… including Fast Interoperability Healthcare Resources (FHIR), Direct secure messaging using the DirectTrust™ framework, patient information query with providers live on Carequality, including those connected through Commonwell Health Alliance® and native EHR APIs, manufacturers of these … cloud faxing, Direct secure messaging, patient information query and patient care networks (referrals, ACOs, HIEs), all in a single experience and guided by connectivity assessments and analytics. To discover the path to interoperability, visit http …

Komodo Health

Fight Colorectal Cancer Teams Up with Komodo Health to Improve Early Intervention and Close Gaps in Colorectal Cancer Care | Business Wire | 10/28/2019

Special Sections AP Fight Colorectal Cancer Teams Up with Komodo Health to Improve Early Intervention and Close Gaps in Colorectal Cancer Care 1 hr ago Save SAN FRANCISCO & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 28, 2019 … through data-driven intelligence that can identify which providers and care networks have the greatest impact on specific populations of patients. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home …

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. to Develop Model for One-Stop Breast Cancer Diagnostic Center to Give Women in the United States Same-Day Results | Business Wire | 10/16/2019

Weather AP GE Healthcare and Premier Inc. to Develop Model for One-Stop Breast Cancer Diagnostic Center to Give Women in the United States Same-Day Results 20 hrs ago Save CHICAGO & CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS … HEALTH OTHER HEALTH STEM CELLS ONCOLOGY OTHER TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE MANAGED CARE NETWORKS GENERAL HEALTH HOSPITALS DATA MANAGEMENT SOURCE: Premier Inc …

GreatCall

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare to Keynote Connected Health Summit | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/19/2019

DALLAS , Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Executives from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare will deliver the keynotes at Parks Associates’ sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness, August 27-29 at the Pendry … of consumers, patients, and care professionals, will facilitate continuous 24/7 care networks, enabling healthcare aimed at better health through real-time, personalized, adaptive, predictive, and preventive care at lower cost. It will allow all formal …

Livongo Health

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare to Keynote Connected Health Summit | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/19/2019

DALLAS , Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Executives from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare will deliver the keynotes at Parks Associates’ sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness, August 27-29 at the Pendry … of consumers, patients, and care professionals, will facilitate continuous 24/7 care networks, enabling healthcare aimed at better health through real-time, personalized, adaptive, predictive, and preventive care at lower cost. It will allow all formal …

Fresenius Medical Care

HCA Healthcare Completes Purchase of 24 MedSpring Urgent Care Centers in Texas | Business Wire | 7/2/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) today announced the purchase of 24 MedSpring urgent care centers from Fresenius Medical Care. The urgent care centers, located in Austin, Dallas and Houston, will be rebranded to CareNow Urgent Care, which is operated by HCA Healthcare and represents one of the largest urgent care networks in the country. “Like many of our communities across the country, Austin, Dallas and Houston are experiencing significant …

Kaiser Permanente

Medicare Advantage For All Can Save Our Health-Care System | Forbes | 6/11/2020

Medicare Advantage For All Can Save Our Health-Care System George Halvorson, former CEO of Kaiser Permanente, and Dr. Mehmet Oz propose here a quick and comprehensive way to provide Americans with universal health-care … negotiated payment rates with care providers and already has extensive care networks that could be expanded very quickly to fill gaps needed for our newly insured Americans to receive their care. Medicare Advantage also has …

Medical Center

In a small Pennsylvania town, home to a huge hospital, everyone on the coronavirus’ front lines - The Washington Post | 5/12/2020

… Less suspicion. Because we want this to go right, too.” De Ridder, 40, runs the blood transfusion lab at Geisinger Medical Center. His wife works for the hospital’s supplier of protective face masks. With schools … teaching hospital for one of the nation’s largest rural health-care networks, serving 3 million patients over parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. AD AD Today, the hospital born into one infectious outbreak aims to …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Sterling Partners and its Incubator ’87 Partner with Stella Center for Trauma Symptom Care | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 5/12/2020

… expand nationally to increase access to this method of care, and in communities with large concentrations of military personnel. “The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will affect 7% to 8 … a proven healthcare leader, having previously expanded and led U.S. care networks for companies including DaVita, Vein Clinics of America, Accelitech, and ProCure. Stella Center’s first physical location is now open at 2425 22nd St …

Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health Studying the Blood of COVID-19 Survivors | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… prove to be a breakthrough.” “It really is a race against time,” said Michele Donato , M.D., FACP, CPE, chief of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy at John Theurer Cancer Center, part of Hackensack University Medical Center, and who is leading the potential treatment part of the work. “People are getting sick right now, and we are working night and day to save as many lives as possible.” Convalescent plasma …

Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack NJ

Hackensack Meridian Health Studying the Blood of COVID-19 Survivors | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… prove to be a breakthrough.” “It really is a race against time,” said Michele Donato , M.D., FACP, CPE, chief of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy at John Theurer Cancer Center, part of Hackensack University Medical Center, and who is leading the potential treatment part of the work. “People are getting sick right now, and we are working night and day to save as many lives as possible.” Convalescent plasma …

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… first private medical school in New Jersey in more than 50 years, welcomed its first class of students in 2018 to its On3 campus in Nutley and Clifton . Additionally, the network partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to find more cures for cancer faster while ensuring that patients have access to the highest quality, most individualized cancer care when and where they need it. Hackensack Meridian Health is a …

Ascension

Daily briefing: Secretive Iran court sentences cheetah conservationists to prison | Nature | 11/22/2019

care networks in the United States are embroiled in a data-privacy controversy that researchers fear could jeopardize public trust in data-sharing practices and, potentially, academic studies. At issue is a project dubbed Nightingale that gives Google access to the health-care information of tens of millions of people without their knowledge. The patients were treated at facilities run by the health network Ascension. Google and Ascension say that …

Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care Chooses Health Catalyst for Data-Driven Patient Care Expansion | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

SALT LAKE CITY , Nov. Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,”Nasdaq: HCAT ), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced that Steward Health Care has selected Health Catalyst’s Data Operating System (DOS™) and Rapid Response Analytics (RRA) solution to provide data-driven, efficient, quality care across its health system. “Health Catalyst’s data and analytics technology and commitment to results aligns with our mission to …

Mayo Clinic

Sky Breaking Ceremony Celebrates New Standalone Crisis Stabilization Unit | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… North San Diego County through its three medical centers and more than 900 affiliated medical providers serving more than half a million people. Palomar Health is San Diego County’s only member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is nationally recognized as operating one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals; a Best 100 Hospital for joint replacement and orthopedic surgery; a Best Hospital for stroke care, heart care and bariatric surgery …

HCA

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

… available at little to no premium cost to the individual. 5 “At Bright Health, we believe the foundation of good healthcare is a strong relationship between people and their doctors,” said Bob Sheehy , Bright Health’s … the Mid-South, consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation; comprises 22 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee , Mississippi and East Arkansas ; more than 5,000 affiliated physicians; Baptist Medical Group, a …

HCA Healthcare

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

… which offers a full continuum of care to communities throughout the Mid-South, consistently ranks among the top integrated health care networks in the nation; comprises 22 affiliate hospitals in West Tennessee , Mississippi and East … improvement of human life. TriStar Health is an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. Learn more at TriStarHealth.com. About University of Tennessee Medical Center The mission of The …

Geisinger

Pregnancy-related deaths are rising. Geisinger among 30 health systems testing digital tools to stop the trend | FierceHealthcare | 9/12/2019

… engagement platforms that can screen for social and clinical needs of mothers and remote monitoring for patients in rural areas or patients with high-risk pregnancies. The health systems also will develop coordinated care networks consisting of virtual lactation consultants, clinicians, doulas and midwives to address workforce shortages and access challenges experienced in urban and rural areas Hospital leaders also will explore disruptive care models like group prenatal care to …

Children's National Health System

Children’s National researchers awarded federal grants for predictive modeling of rare diseases using computation, quantitative imaging and artificial intelligence | PR Newswire | 6/28/2019

… more accurately predict the progression of a patient’s rare disease can help physicians choose the most effective and least invasive treatment. Two scientists from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System are receiving federal grants for projects that utilize computer modeling, quantitative imaging and artificial intelligence to better diagnose and treat certain rare diseases. “Using advanced technology to provide physicians with greater predictive information …

Health Net

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

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

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

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

Aetna

Aetna Better Health of Kentucky Joins Local Community Network to Connect Members to Social Services | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

Aetna Better Health of Kentucky Joins Local Community Network to Connect Members to Social Services News provided by Dec 17, 2019, 10:07 ET Share this article LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Unite Us today … Us: Unite Us is a technology company that builds coordinated care networks of health and human service providers. With Unite Us, providers across sectors can send and receive secure referrals, track every person’s total health …

Healthcare makes bigger strides to address social needs in 2019 | Modern Healthcare | 12/14/2019

Aetna launched social care networks in 2019 that connect patient to resources, track referrals and service outcomes to gauge how well patients’ needs are being met. More Year in Review …

Wellcare

Healthfirst to provide transition program for Medicare members | Crain’s New York Business | 10/10/2019

… rollout of its diabetes and mental health–related telemedicine services because of his experience in population health and managing health care networks. The company’s coaches are nurses, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators. It is … local firms Healthfirst, Montefiore Health System, SBH Health System and Wellcare. Saperstein said the addition of endocrinologists to Cecelia’s clinician network could expand access to specialty care. “This is really an opportunity, not only for …

CCNC and Tampa-based WellCare to partner for rollout of N.C.’s Medicaid reform | The Business Journals | 12/14/2017

Staff Writer, Triangle 14, 2017, 1:36pm EST Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) and Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) have inked a new collaboration prompted by North Carolina’s Medicaid reform. CCNC and WellCare … and clinical support, according to the organizations. North Carolina Community Care Networks – a subsidiary of CCNC – manages health care services for roughly 1.7 million Medicaid enrollees in the state through health networks that serve all …

Bright Health

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Alabama Markets | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 8, Bright Health today announced details of its 2020 individual and family plans and Medicare Advantage plans for Alabama . In collaboration with Brookwood Baptist Health, Bright Health will continue to offer health plans … Alliance to offer one of the largest primary and specialty care networks in the state. Bright Health members across Jefferson , Shelby , Walker and Chilton counties have access to more than 1,000 providers and five Brookwood …

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

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

UnitedHealthcare

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare to Keynote Connected Health Summit | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/19/2019

DALLAS , Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Executives from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare will deliver the keynotes at Parks Associates’ sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness, August 27-29 at the Pendry … of consumers, patients, and care professionals, will facilitate continuous 24/7 care networks, enabling healthcare aimed at better health through real-time, personalized, adaptive, predictive, and preventive care at lower cost. It will allow all formal …

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare to keynote Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness | 8/19/2019

Mark Smith, SVP, Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare, presenting “ Movement as Medicine: Innovation and Wearable Device Walking Programs ” “ We live in unique and exciting times as technology innovations are coming together to transform and flip our healthcare … of consumers, patients, and care professionals, will facilitate continuous 24/7 care networks, enabling healthcare aimed at better health through real-time, personalized, adaptive, predictive, and preventive care at lower cost. It will allow all formal …

WellCare Health

CCNC and Tampa-based WellCare to partner for rollout of N.C.’s Medicaid reform | The Business Journals | 12/14/2017

Staff Writer, Triangle 14, 2017, 1:36pm EST Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) and Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) have inked a new collaboration prompted by North Carolina’s Medicaid reform. CCNC and WellCare … and clinical support, according to the organizations. North Carolina Community Care Networks – a subsidiary of CCNC – manages health care services for roughly 1.7 million Medicaid enrollees in the state through health networks that serve all …

WellCare and Community Care of North Carolina Join Forces to Advance Healthcare in North Carolina | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

RALEIGH, N.C. and TAMPA, Fla. , Dec. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), Community Care of North Carolina , Inc. (CCNC) and Community Care Physicians Network, LLC (CCPN) have agreed to collaborate on the delivery of high-quality healthcare to North Carolina’s Medicaid beneficiaries in connection with North Carolina’s new Medicaid program that is expected to be implemented in 2019. CCNC subsidiary North Carolina Community Care Networks manages healthcare services for approximately …

Ian Juliano

Trella Health Named a Preferred Vendor by National Partnership for Hospice Innovation | PRWeb | 6/10/2020

… Everyone should have the right to pass in dignity and comfort in their home, surrounded by their loved ones,” states Ian Juliano, CEO of Trella Health. “We are humbled by the opportunity to become a … to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care. For more information on Trella Health, visit https://www.trellahealth.com/ . About NPHI The National Partnership …

Trella Health Releases COVID-19 Heatmap for Vulnerable Counties | PRWeb | 4/28/2020

… in forecasting staffing and equipment needs. “Our goal has always been to assist providers and the patients they serve,” stated Ian Juliano, CEO of Trella Health. “By creating and publishing this heatmap, we hope it … to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

Dan Collins

21st Century Oncology Becomes Part of Australia’s GenesisCare to Increase Access to World Class Cancer Care in the U.S. | Business Wire | 5/15/2020

… and Spain. Patients will benefit from an increased investment in the latest treatment technology, along with the combined experience of 21st Century Oncology’s specialists and GenesisCare’s international clinical network. GenesisCare Chief Executive Officer, Dan Collins, is excited for GenesisCare to lead cancer care delivery in the U.S.: “Since day one, improving our patients’ clinical outcomes and their care experience has been our top priority,” Mr. Collins said. “GenesisCare is delighted …

21St Century Oncology to Join Australia’s GenesisCare in a Partnership to Increase Access to High Quality Cancer Care in U.S. Communities | Business Wire | 12/13/2019

… and patients will continue to receive seamless, high quality services in their local communities. GenesisCare Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dan Collins, said: “We can achieve much more together than we can apart, and are … the benefits of one of the largest, high quality cancer care networks in the world,” Mr. Collins said. 21st Century Oncology Chief Executive Officer, Kim Commins-Tzoumakas, welcomed the collaboration. “We sought to find the …

Kim Commins-Tzoumakas

21st Century Oncology collaborates with Landmark Cancer Center to expand patient access in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri | PR Newswire | 5/9/2020

… to bring this transaction to close and focus on the benefits of this exciting combination with partners who are very much aligned with our core values and growth strategies’ said Chief Executive Officer Kim Commins-Tzoumakas. At 21st Century Oncology, we are focused on bringing world-class care, with the latest research, technology and expertise, to patients in their own neighborhoods and communities each day. I have no doubt that …

21St Century Oncology to Join Australia’s GenesisCare in a Partnership to Increase Access to High Quality Cancer Care in U.S. Communities | Business Wire | 12/13/2019

care networks in the world,” Mr. Collins said. 21st Century Oncology Chief Executive Officer, Kim Commins-Tzoumakas, welcomed the collaboration. “We sought to find the best partner to take the next step with us in growing and improving the premier integrated cancer care network we have built in the United States,” Ms. Commins-Tzoumakas said. “We are confident that we have found that partner in GenesisCare to bring together the …

Jon Elwell

Yardi and Kno2 Partner to Streamline Clinical Information Exchange | PR Newswire | 4/9/2020

… importance of interoperability and the ease in which clinical information needs to be available to an entire healthcare community,” said Jon Elwell , chief executive officer of Kno2. “We cannot rely on paper fax for this … IHE profiles, HL7 messaging, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), patient care networks (Referrals, ACOs, HIEs) and other forms of exchange are standardized into simple send and receive workflows, from virtually any source. The innovative technology …

Kno2 Extends Interoperability Beyond EHR to EHR Communications to Common Business Tools | PRWeb | 10/29/2019

… interoperability across healthcare, it’s our passion to extend this to every vendor in an affordable, streamlined fashion,” said Kno2 CEO, Jon Elwell. “With the release of our expanded APIs, we are disrupting disconnected PHI workflows … cloud faxing, Direct secure messaging, patient information query and patient care networks (referrals, ACOs, HIEs), all in a single experience and guided by connectivity assessments and analytics. To discover the path to interoperability, visit http …

Kurt Newman

Children’s National Hospital, Virginia Tech Announce Partnership for New Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus | PR Newswire | 11/14/2019

… help us deliver on what we promised for the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus – an ecosystem that enables us to accelerate the translation of potential breakthrough discoveries into new treatments and technologies,” says Kurt Newman , M.D., president and CEO, Children’s National. “Our clinical expertise combined with Virginia Tech’s leadership in engineering and technology, and its growing emphasis on biomedical research, will be a significant advance in developing much needed treatment …

Children’s National Hospital To Open New Sports Medicine Center Thanks To $5 Million Commitment From Fight For Children | PR Newswire | 10/24/2019

… by providing comprehensive services and community outreach to help student-athletes play, grow and excel. “We are grateful for Fight For Children’s leadership in helping Children’s National establish this new center,” said Dr. Kurt Newman , president and CEO of Children’s National. “Thanks to their generosity, student-athletes of all ages will be able to benefit from care designed specifically for them and achieve new heights.” This new center will be …

Travis Dalton

Cerner expands its reach in federal health market with acquisition of IT consulting firm AbleVets | FierceHealthcare | 10/18/2019

… fourth quarter. “AbleVets has been a trusted partner to Cerner and is providing critical support to our federal programs,” said Travis Dalton, president, Cerner Government Services, in a statement. “Integrating the team into our business … of Defense to roll out new EHR platforms across their care networks. The contract with the VA is anticipated to cost $16 billion over a 10-year period. The Cerner EHR will replace the approximately …

Cerner increases scale in federal space with acquisition of IT consulting firm | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/18/2019

… Travis Dalton, president of Cerner government services, according to the news release. “We expect AbleVets’ technical expertise and execution in solving complex problems will accelerate Cerner’s success in providing integrated, seamless care for veterans, service members and their families.” Cerner is currently under contract with Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense to develop and deploy new EHR systems across the agencies’ care networks. More articles on EHRs …

Bob Sheehy

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Alabama Markets | PR Newswire | 10/8/2019

… At Bright Health, we believe the foundation of good healthcare is a strong relationship between people and their doctors,” said Bob Sheehy , Bright Health’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “By working hand in hand … Alliance to offer one of the largest primary and specialty care networks in the state. Bright Health members across Jefferson , Shelby , Walker and Chilton counties have access to more than 1,000 providers and five Brookwood …

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

… will also have access to Bright Health’s $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans. 5 “At Bright Health, we believe the foundation of good healthcare is a strong relationship between people and their doctors,” said Bob Sheehy , Bright Health’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “By working hand-in-hand with physicians in our Care Partner Networks, we have removed the friction that typically exists between insurance companies and healthcare providers, so …

Aurora Aguilar

Trella Health Named a Best Place to Work by Modern Healthcare | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

… where employees can not only excel in their own development but contribute to the mission of improving care delivery,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare. “An appreciation—and dedication—to their organization’s mission was … to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

MODERN HEALTHCARE RECOGNIZES NEVADA LEADER AS ONE OF THE NATION’S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL U.S. CLINICAL EXECUTIVES | Globe Newswire | 6/18/2019

… former and practicing physicians and nurses leading healthcare organizations towards greater quality of care, patient satisfaction and improved margins,” said Aurora Aguilar, Editor of Modern Healthcare. “Our 2019 class of the 50 Most Influential Clinical … reoriented one of Nevada’s largest locally governed, not-for-profit healthcare networks. He launched a five-year strategic plan focused on population health and embraced the national triple aim initiatives of improving quality care and …

Andy Slavitt

Pregnancy-related deaths are rising. Geisinger among 30 health systems testing digital tools to stop the trend | FierceHealthcare | 9/12/2019

… part of a larger effort called the Medicaid Transformation Project led by former acting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Andy Slavitt and healthcare innovation network AVIA. The project kicked off last summer with 17 … high-risk pregnancies. The health systems also will develop coordinated care networks consisting of virtual lactation consultants, clinicians, doulas and midwives to address workforce shortages and access challenges experienced in urban and rural areas Hospital …

Pregnancy-related deaths are rising. Geisinger among 30 health systems testing digital tools to stop the trend | FierceHealthcare | 9/12/2019

… part of a larger effort called the Medicaid Transformation Project led by former acting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Andy Slavitt and healthcare innovation network AVIA. The project kicked off last summer with 17 … high-risk pregnancies. The health systems also will develop coordinated care networks consisting of virtual lactation consultants, clinicians, doulas and midwives to address workforce shortages and access challenges experienced in urban and rural areas Hospital …

Los Angeles, California

Abolish the police: What does it really mean? - Vox | 6/12/2020

… Trump’s reelection prospects and undercut future attempts to address this problem? Sidewalk graffiti after an anti-police brutality protest in Los Angeles on June 5. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Their responses … that alternative forms of order might be embraced, like community care networks and justice structures rooted in restoration rather than punishment. Yes, defunding police authorities and reinvesting in communities that are most affected by structural …

People have been ‘frightened to go back to hospitals and clinics’: UCLA Hospital System CEO | Yahoo News | 5/31/2020

… stay-at-home order, opted early on to adopt a proactive approach, rather than face the risk of being overwhelmed. Los Angeles has become the epicenter of the virus , logging the highest number of cases … Health teamed up with five of the largest nonprofit health care networks across Los Angeles to launch BetterTogether.Health , a campaign to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed. UCLA Health …

Chicago, Illinois

Dealing with the realities of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease | 6/2/2020

… Chicago-based nonprofit. Professional counselors are a good fit to help not only individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s, but also those in their care networks, Drew says. Whether counseling individuals, couples or even children, the far-reaching implications of dementia mean that practitioners of any specialization may hear clients talk about the stressors and overwhelming emotions that can accompany the diagnosis. “People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases are …

Stella Center Launches in Chicago To Provide Relief to Millions of Mental Trauma Sufferers Through the Stellate Ganglion Block Procedure. | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

CHICAGO , May 12, Sterling Partners and its investment incubator ‘87 today announced a partnership with Stella Center to provide a new model of care for the millions of Americans struggling to find effective relief from … proven health-care executive, having previously expanded and led U.S. care networks for companies, including Miller Vein , Vein Clinics of America, Accelitech, and ProCure Proton Therapy Centers. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief …