Coordinated Care

Vionic Shoes Partners with Spark360 for SparkCities 2020 Fit City Challenge | PR Newswire | 9/11/2020

… company’s business is directly related to the vitality and vibrancy of its employees. Spark360 delivers a solution that integrates direct primary care, price transparency and coaching that provides both navigation and intervention to deliver coordinated care and efficient utilization. Learn more at www.spark360.com . Contact: Amy Cunha , 1-415-350-3154, [email protected] SOURCE Vionic Group …

OIG says $2.6B paid out under MA risk adjustment with scant encounter data | Healthcare Dive | 9/11/2020

… actual physician. Indeed, more than 12,000 patients were declared risk-adjusted yet received no further medical services during the calendar year. OIG cautioned such practices could deprive patients with chronic health conditions sorely needed coordinated care . In response to the report, CMS said it would monitor the 30 health plans most responsible for such charges. However, it rejected several other recommendations from OIG, including establishing best practices for conducting in …

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Oregon’s Medicaid Insurers, Lawmakers Call For Fresh Approaches, Flexibility In COVID-19 Era | 9/10/2020

… called vaccine skeptics. The logistics alone of providing the vaccine could be daunting. All this and more was discussed on Wednesday at the annual conference of CCO Oregon, a nonprofit that promotes collaboration among coordinated care organizations and other health care groups. This year’s virtual two-hour event drew 400 attendees, including key players. The event had two panels. State lawmakers spoke about behavioral health care, budget challenges and how …

New Recovery Programs Target COVID Long-Haulers | 9/10/2020

… psychiatrists. That’s why health systems in the hard-hit greater New York area have launched COVID-19 rehabilitation and recovery programs, to serve as a medical home for patients with myriad complications who require coordinated care . Reagan is a patient at the Center for Post-COVID Care at Mount Sinai . There’s also the COVID Recovery Center at Hackensack Meridian Health in northern New Jersey, and Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone …

Humana adds two new value-based payment programs for select Medicare Advantage plans | Healthcare Finance | 9/10/2020

… artery bypass grafting episode-based model for certain members undergoing heart bypass surgery. The model provides cardiothoracic clinicians with data and analytics as well as financial incentives for enhancing patient care, delivering a more coordinated care experience, and reducing unnecessary services readmissions and complications. Participating organizations for the coronary artery bypass grafting program include Infirmary Health Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, Ballad Health CVA …

Humana Announces Launch of Two National Value-Based Programs | 9/10/2020

… portfolio with the creation of two national programs for members of select Humana Medicare Advantage plans: Humana’s Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Episode-Based Model The CABG bundled payment initiative is designed to provide coordinated care for members of certain Humana plans undergoing heart bypass surgery . CABG is a common cardiac procedure performed on patients with a form of heart disease - coronary artery disease - in which arteries are narrowed or …

Audit Finds Oregon’s Mental Health System in Disarray, Lacks Leadership | 9/9/2020

… The mental health system in Oregon, accounting for about $3.2 billion in public spending in the current two-year budget cycle, is layered with bureaucracy and red tape The health authority contracts with 15 coordinated care organizations, all 36 counties and oversees more than 250 behavioral health contracts so low-income Oregonians on Medicaid have access to mental health care. “It’s really helpful to have an outside entity with fresh …

8 Must-have Android Apps for Lawyers in 2020 | 9/8/2020

… feels overwhelming. Client interactions are essential to a successful legal practice. Luckily with the right technology and apps to support you, your clients will easily find a solicitor and get the same comprehensive and coordinated care that you would provide under normal circumstances. Top 8 Android Apps for Lawyers Using the right apps can help you manage your legal practice in many ways. They can help boost productivity, improve workflow …

New Resource From ACCC Explores Immune-Related AEs, Telemedicine, and Survivorship | 8/15/2020

Telemedicine increases efficiencies, supports coordinated care , and promotes flexibility in follow-up by allowing patients to be seen at any time and from any location. In recognition of the unique challenges the regular use of immunooncology agents pose, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) Immuno-Oncology Institute is providing a new resource titled “Immuno-Oncology in 2020: What We’ve Learned and What Lies Ahead.” 1 The report addresses topics …

Hospitals work to improve patient safety | 8/14/2020

… study analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year period. The errors are not necessarily because doctors are bad at their jobs, researchers argue, but because there are systemic issues, such as poorly coordinated care , fragmented insurance networks, the absence or underuse of safety nets and other protocols that undermine patients’ safety. “About two years ago, we started looking at different programs for patient safety within hospitals,” said Daryl …

Association of Community Cancer Centers Releases Lung Cancer Care Quality Improvement Model | PR Newswire | 8/14/2020

… access resources to improve those areas of their program,” said Dr. Lathan. Oncology programs of all sizes can utilize the twelve assessment areas within the Model to analyze strengths and weaknesses, pinpoint barriers to coordinated care , and bolster the quality of the patient journey from diagnosis to survivorship care. Each assessment area is linked to more than 100 quality measures aligned with CMS MIPS, ASCO QOPI, NCQA PCSP, AHRQ CAHPS …

Facts About hillsborough manor directions Revealed | 8/14/2020

… About hillsborough manor directions Revealed Category: Blog The Villas is a boutique, luxurious senior living community located in Manalapan, New Jersey that may be uniquely centered on healthy living, versatile living alternatives and really coordinated care .”Lakeshore Living was an extremely previous spot and kind of rundown. Once i initial bought there Once i was going for walks towards the constructing, the proprietor arrived out, and he were performing handbook …

One Medical Announces Plans to Enter North Carolina and Wisconsin | Benzinga | 8/13/2020

… County, California in 2020 and behind its anticipated entry into Austin, Texas. Partnering in North Carolina with Duke Health , one of the world’s premier academic health systems, the two organizations intend to deliver seamless, coordinated care across the Greater Raleigh-Durham region through clinical and digital integrations between primary and speciality care settings. “We are most excited to partner with Duke Health to help deliver the absolute best in highly …

Medicaid Transformation Project releases Phase One report | Healthcare IT News | 8/13/2020

… focused on frequent challenges experienced by health systems: emergency department utilization, behavioral health, substance use disorder and maternal and infant health. Of the 150 actions undertaken by health systems, nearly one-quarter involved constructing coordinated care networks; 19% enhanced maternity care navigation; 17% built or advanced a community health worker program; 7% expanded substance use disorder recovery management; and 6% created behavioral health integration. The report highlighted the efforts of …

1life Healthcare Inc (ONEM) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 8/13/2020

… with leading health networks to further extend our interconnected system of healthcare to new market. These partnerships clinically and digitally integrate our modernized human-centered and technology powered model with our partners networks, offering coordinated care and efficiencies across primary and specialty care settings. With these partnerships, we look to further own the complexity of care on behalf of our members and their employers, facilitating arrangement of downstream specialty care …

Unite Us Named to the 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150 – List of Most Innovative Digital Health Startups | PR Newswire | 8/13/2020

… best in digital health.” “The Unite Us team is thrilled to once again be recognized by CB Insights as one of the most innovative digital health startups for our outcome-focused technology that powers coordinated care networks across the country to bridge the gap between health and social care,” said Dan Brillman , Unite Us CEO. “We look forward to continuing our rapid growth across the country, expanding access to health …

Communities Nationwide Remain Laser-Focused on Helping Cancer Patients Who Can’t Wait For Pandemic to Go Away | PR Newswire | 8/13/2020

… of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care . Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org . Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday …

Interventions to improve the quality of cataract services: protocol for a global scoping review | BMJ | 8/12/2020

… the authorship group. For people-centredness, we drew on the outline of Integrated Person-Centred Health Services provided by WHO and adopted in the recent World Report on Vision, whereby services aim to provide coordinated care that addresses the full spectrum of eye conditions according to an individual’s needs and recognises people as participants and beneficiaries of this care. 29 30 View this table: View popup Table 1 Indicative outcomes …

Adalie Raymis, PA-C joins U.S. Dermatology Partners in Austin, Texas | PRWeb | 8/12/2020

… About U.S. Dermatology Partners As one of the largest physician-owned dermatology practices in the country, U.S. Dermatology Partners’ patients not only have access to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatments through its coordinated care network, but also benefit from the practice’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. To be the best partners to its patients, U.S. Dermatology Partners is fervently focused on providing the highest …

Transaction Data Systems Releases Pharmacy eCare Planning Solution | Business Wire | 8/12/2020

… declined. The TDS eCare solution seamlessly integrates patient vitals and medication history, enabling pharmacists to deliver care planning, conduct interventions, and monitor outcomes. “With their unique community accessibility, pharmacists are poised to provide consistent, coordinated care ,” states TDS President Kevin Lathrop. “With the launch of this eCare solution and our recent partnership with Waystar, we are providing our clients with the ability to meet their changing business demands to provide …

One Medical Announces Plans to Enter North Carolina and Wisconsin Nasdaq:ONEM | Globe Newswire | 8/12/2020

… County, California in 2020 and behind its anticipated entry into Austin, Texas. Partnering in North Carolina with Duke Health , one of the world’s premier academic health systems, the two organizations intend to deliver seamless, coordinated care across the Greater Raleigh-Durham region through clinical and digital integrations between primary and speciality care settings. “We are most excited to partner with Duke Health to help deliver the absolute best in highly …

CareOregon Joins the Population Health Alliance | 8/12/2020

… focused on population health, today announced that CareOregon (careoregon.org) has joined the organization as a member. CareOregon serves more Oregon Health Plan members than any other plan, with nearly 375,000 people covered across three coordinated care organizations and a Medicare Advantage plan. CareOregon works to ensure members have timely access to high-quality health care from a broad network of first-class providers. Guided by a belief in equity, diversity …

Mental Health awareness month 2020 | 8/11/2020

Mental Health awareness month 2020 Mental Health awareness month 2020 May 2020 Mental Health Awareness Month 2020: How to Help Community members, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) and its partner, Inc., (GOBHI) are honored to join our providers throughout Eastern Oregon and beyond in raising awareness and bringing understanding to the significant role that mental health has on one’s overall health and wellbeing …

Cultural Competency and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals | 8/11/2020

… for Healthcare Professionals Cultural Competency and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals Cultural Competency and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals Registration is open for Cultural Competency and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals , presented by Inc. and Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization. This training follows the Cultural Responsiveness and Implicit Bias requirements set by CCO 2.0 and is on OHA’s Approved Cultural Competence training list. It will be a valuable tool for anyone working as …

As I See It: Racism impacts health of our community | 8/11/2020

Racism is not just a destructive social crisis. At Samaritan Health Services and the Intercommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization, we strongly believe it’s a public health crisis as well. When it comes to the “social determinants of health” issues of safe housing, educational opportunity and steady employment, there isn’t a level playing field. For generations — going back hundreds of years in this country — systemic racism has been a driving …

Medicaid

Association of Community Cancer Centers Releases Lung Cancer Care Quality Improvement Model | PR Newswire | 8/14/2020

… released a model framework for cancer care providers to use in improving care coordination for lung cancer patients covered by Medicaid. “Improving Care Coordination: A Model for Lung Cancer” is a first-of-its-kind … the Model to analyze strengths and weaknesses, pinpoint barriers to coordinated care, and bolster the quality of the patient journey from diagnosis to survivorship care. Each assessment area is linked to more than 100 quality …

NCQA

Association of Community Cancer Centers Releases Lung Cancer Care Quality Improvement Model | PR Newswire | 8/14/2020

… coordinated care, and bolster the quality of the patient journey from diagnosis to survivorship care. Each assessment area is linked to more than 100 quality measures aligned with CMS MIPS, ASCO QOPI, NCQA PCSP, AHRQ CAHPS, and CoC 2020 Cancer Program Standards. The model was designed so any member of a multidisciplinary team can lead the QI effort. “This is a unique QI model that will help programs regardless of …

Medicare

Medicaid Transformation Project releases Phase One report | Healthcare IT News | 8/13/2020

… solutions. August 12, 2020 05:37 PM The Medicaid Transformation Project, founded by the healthcare network AVIA and former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, released its Phase One report this week … actions undertaken by health systems, nearly one-quarter involved constructing coordinated care networks; 19% enhanced maternity care navigation; 17% built or advanced a community health worker program; 7% expanded substance use disorder recovery management; and …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicaid Transformation Project releases Phase One report | Healthcare IT News | 8/13/2020

… with digital solutions. August 12, 2020 05:37 PM The Medicaid Transformation Project, founded by the healthcare network AVIA and former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, released its Phase One report … actions undertaken by health systems, nearly one-quarter involved constructing coordinated care networks; 19% enhanced maternity care navigation; 17% built or advanced a community health worker program; 7% expanded substance use disorder recovery management; and …

COVID-19

Humana, REACH Kidney Care launching care coordination program in 4 states | FierceHealthcare | 7/17/2020

Humana and REACH Kidney Care are joining forces to offer coordinated care for kidney disease in four states. The program will be available to Medicare Advantage and commercial plan members in Alabama, North Carolina, South … a pop-health-focused med school 2 years ago. Then COVID-19 hit The partnership with REACH is the latest in a list of new team-ups launched by Humana that focus on kidney care …

American Hospital Association

Forcura Receives Significant Growth Investment From Accel-KKR | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

American Hospital Association 1 . “Well-coordinated care following discharge from an acute-care setting, such as a hospital or surgery center, plays a critical role in ensuring the patient’s recovery and long-term health,” said Craig Mandeville , CEO and Founder of Forcura. “But coordinating patient and treatment information between various stakeholders that provide the care can be slow, cumbersome and fraught with errors – especially at a time when the patient …

Department of Health and Human Services

Sen. Urges HHS, USPS to Collaborate on Patient Matching, Amid COVID-19 | EHR Intelligence | 7/16/2020

… eventual vaccine. Source: Getty Images By July 16, 2020 - Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, penned a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the US Postal Service (USPS), urging the … the goal of an EHR system is to provide better coordinated care and to improve health outcomes and reduce costs, the COVID-19 outbreak has demonstrated that gaps in the ability to correctly link records …

Mental Health

Former Top General Signals He Won’t Lead Coronavirus Oversight Panel | Kaiser Health News | 7/15/2020

coordinated care and enable providers to share more patient information, according to HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (Brady, 7/13) CNN: Trump’s Former Physician Ronny Jackson Wins GOP Primary Runoff For Texas Congressional Seat Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former chief physician and one-time nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, won a GOP primary runoff for a Texas congressional seat on Tuesday, CNN projects, defeating cattle industry …

Mental Health Services

Former Top General Signals He Won’t Lead Coronavirus Oversight Panel | Kaiser Health News | 7/15/2020

coordinated care and enable providers to share more patient information, according to HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (Brady, 7/13) CNN: Trump’s Former Physician Ronny Jackson Wins GOP Primary Runoff For Texas Congressional Seat Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former chief physician and one-time nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, won a GOP primary runoff for a Texas congressional seat on Tuesday, CNN projects, defeating cattle industry …

CDC

Magnolia Health Encourages Early Childhood Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… during 2016 – 2019 to fewer than half (49.7%) in May 2020 , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) . The CDC reports similar trends among older children as well, with non-influenza vaccination … most effectively managing taxpayer dollars. A physician-driven, Mississippi -based Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and …

Substance Abuse

Former Top General Signals He Won’t Lead Coronavirus Oversight Panel | Kaiser Health News | 7/15/2020

Substance Abuse Care Coordination Rule HHS on Monday signed off on a final rule to improve care coordination for substance use disorder, despite concerns that it might make people less willing to seek treatment. The final rule will retain a basic framework to protect the records of patients with substance use disorder, but will remove barriers to coordinated care and enable providers to share more patient information, according to HHS …

URAC

ENVISIONRX ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO QUALITY BY URAC | Globe Newswire | 7/14/2020

… Aid (NYSE: RAD), today announced it has received renewal of the Drug Therapy Management and Pharmacy Benefit Management accreditations from URAC, both of which the company has held since 2007. URAC is a non-profit … adhere to the best practices related to factors such as coordinated care, counseling and education, and consumer protection.” URAC’s DTM accreditation standards assess a range of professional activities, including formulating medication treatment plans, monitoring efficacy …

American Academy of Dermatology

U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Board Certified Dermatologist Amanda Champlain, MD to their Carrollton office July 7th | PRWeb | 7/7/2020

… and textbook chapters and has presented her work at national dermatology and aesthetic meetings. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and the American … to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatments through its coordinated care network but also benefit from the practice’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. To be the best partner to its …

ACOs

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities. University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center ’s total cost …

ACO

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities. University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center ’s total cost …

Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage plans could see payments drop in 2021 due to COVID-19, analysis finds | Healthcare Dive | 6/24/2020

Medicare Advantage plans could see payments drop in 2021 due to COVID-19, analysis finds Fotolia share Dive Brief: The COVID-19 outbreak appears to have impacted claims patterns for Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees, according … coverage from those plans, receiving more benefits and often better coordinated care. For the most part, MA insurers have been able to make fairly sound actuarial projections for each new year prior to autumn open …

Food and Drug Administration

National Jewish Health Launches Additional Coronavirus Test | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

… Bioscience® MassARRAY® System. National Jewish Health has a SARS-CoV-2 panel available through Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Agena Bioscience has released a panel it intends to submit to … Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit www.njhealth.org . About Agena Bioscience Agena Bioscience develops, manufactures, and supplies genetic analysis systems and reagents, including the MassARRAY ® System …

HIPAA

Privacy & security perspectives: interoperability, prospects for HIPAA refresh, more - Healthcare IT News | 6/17/2020

… during this unprecedented public health crisis, with its complex and fast-moving demands for data sharing – many are asking whether HIPAA and its landmark Privacy Rule may need some updating after nearly 25 years. To … of patient data. As part of its “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” OCR published a request of information (RFI) seeking recommendations and input from the public on how HIPAA could be modified to promote coordinated …

National Cancer Institute

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Today Announces a Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group on a Global Master Clinical Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Today Announces a Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group on a Global Master Clinical Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia New Study to Test Precision Medicine Treatments … for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org …

National Institutes of Health

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Today Announces a Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Children’s Oncology Group on a Global Master Clinical Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… cancer,” said Malcolm A. Smith , MD, PhD, associate branch chief for pediatric oncology for NCI, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. “We look forward to partnering with parents and family advocates, The … for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org …

Population Health

The ‘CareAsOne’ Virtual Community, a Forum to Advance New Models of Healthcare Collaboration, Goes Live | PR Newswire | 6/10/2020

… valuable online resource, a place to learn and share, and to present the best practices on the evolving science of population health management,” says Dr. David Nash , Founding Dean Emeritus of Jefferson College of Population … best practices for the next level of patient-centered and coordinated care using technology as a way of achieving healthcare excellence,” commented Dr. Paul Grundy , Convener of the Working Committee of the CareAsOne virtual community …

Precision Medicine

ONC Projects Aim to Standardize SDOH Data for Precision Medicine | HealthIT Analytics | 4/15/2020

Precision Medicine News ONC Projects Aim to Standardize SDOH Data for Precision Medicine As part of the Precision Medicine Initiative, ONC is seeking to standardize the collection of social determinants of health data. Office of … new discoveries and help providers deliver more personalized, effective, and coordinated care.” Tagged …

Behavioral Health

Long-term Advocacy Effort Pays Off with Patient-Centered Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | Business Wire | 3/30/2020

… use disorders. Netsmart was a leader in advocacy to amend 42 CFR Part 2, and a founding member of the Behavioral Health IT (BHIT) Coalition, a group of more than a dozen major associations, providers … records which is essential for providing accurate diagnoses, whole person coordinated care and effective treatment,” according to Greenberg. “Simply put, amending this ruling will save lives. By applying the gold standard of HIPAA, we can …

Addiction Treatment

Long-term Advocacy Effort Pays Off with Patient-Centered Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | Business Wire | 3/30/2020

… disorders. Netsmart was an early and active member of the Partnership to Amend 42 CFR Part 2 , a coalition of addiction treatment, patient advocacy and behavioral health provider organizations, including the American Society of Addiction … records which is essential for providing accurate diagnoses, whole person coordinated care and effective treatment,” according to Greenberg. “Simply put, amending this ruling will save lives. By applying the gold standard of HIPAA, we can …

Telehealth

Ignis Health introduces first-of-its kind software program aimed at quickly deploying high quality telehealth programs | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

PRNewswire/ – With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the potential of and need for telehealth services is more apparent than ever. Representing a first-of-its-kind platform, the TSIM software, developed by the Medical University of South Carolina Center for Telehealth and Ignis Health, has been optimized for use across multidisciplinary teams, allowing for standardizing and scaling telehealth service implementations. TSIM’s intuitive interface enables logging, prioritizing and scaling …

Magnolia Health

Magnolia Health Encourages Early Childhood Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… declined dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, as parents avoid medical services to mitigate the transmission of the coronavirus. While Magnolia Health (Magnolia) recognizes the health concerns of Mississippi communities, it encourages parents to continue … most effectively managing taxpayer dollars. A physician-driven, Mississippi -based Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and …

Centene

Sunshine Health Supports Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

… to face challenges that extend beyond medical care, including basic daily needs such as food, internet connectivity and essential supplies. Centene and Sunshine Health are partnering with various organizations to support efforts that address these … Health is among the largest healthcare plans in Florida . Offering coordinated care and a network of support for more than 1 million members, Sunshine Health is transforming the health of the community, one person at …

Accenture Healthcare

Accenture Federal Services Wins $96 Million Task Order to Help the Department of Veterans Affairs Modernize Enterprise Service Management and IT Capabilities | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

ARLINGTON, Va.- Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide cutting edge, consumer-grade Information Technology (IT) and … also supports multiple virtual health programs within VHA’s Office of Coordinated Care About Accenture Federal Services Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s …

Amazon Health

10 things to know about data sharing, HIPAA during the coronavirus | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/10/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has required healthcare organizations as well as federal agencies to take data gathering and reporting to a new level for coordinated care. The response promotes interoperability and the federal government has relaxed information sharing and HIPAA regulations to ensure efficient and effective care. Tech giants including Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have also engaged in several new data-related initiatives around resource management and public health …

Microsoft Health

10 things to know about data sharing, HIPAA during the coronavirus | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/10/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has required healthcare organizations as well as federal agencies to take data gathering and reporting to a new level for coordinated care. The response promotes interoperability and the federal government has relaxed information sharing and HIPAA regulations to ensure efficient and effective care. Tech giants including Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have also engaged in several new data-related initiatives around resource management and public health …

Netsmart

Long-term Advocacy Effort Pays Off with Patient-Centered Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | Business Wire | 3/30/2020

… Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on Friday, March 27. Netsmart has advocated for nearly 10 years on behalf of its human services and post … records which is essential for providing accurate diagnoses, whole person coordinated care and effective treatment,” according to Greenberg. “Simply put, amending this ruling will save lives. By applying the gold standard of HIPAA, we can …

LogistiCare

PacificSource Contracts with LogistiCare for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation in Hood River County and Wasco County | Globe Newswire | 12/5/2019

Atlanta, Dec. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – PacificSource Community Solutions, the Medicaid division of PacificSource, has contracted with LogistiCare to provide non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) brokerage services to its Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) members based in Hood River County and Wasco County beginning Jan. 1, 2020. LogistiCare is the nation’s largest NEMT broker. “LogistiCare’s decades of experience in the industry positions them as the best resource to coordinate non-emergency …

UnitedHealth

Pharmacy Manager - Genoa Healthcare - Galesburg, IL - UnitedHealth Group - Galesburg, IL | 12/4/2019

coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services - in-clinic pharmacies, telepsychiatry and medication management - are leading the way to a new level of care.We recently joined OptumRx, a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses …

UnitedHealth Group

Pharmacy Manager - Genoa Healthcare - Galesburg, IL - UnitedHealth Group - Galesburg, IL | 12/4/2019

coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services - in-clinic pharmacies, telepsychiatry and medication management - are leading the way to a new level of care.We recently joined OptumRx, a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses …

OptumRx

Pharmacy Manager - Genoa Healthcare - Galesburg, IL - UnitedHealth Group - Galesburg, IL | 12/4/2019

OptumRx Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care

Genoa Healthcare

Pharmacy Manager - Genoa Healthcare - Galesburg, IL - UnitedHealth Group - Galesburg, IL | 12/4/2019

… Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you’re part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner …

DaVita

(USA-CA-Gardena) Medical Assistant | 12/1/2019

DaVita Medical Group Medical Assistant in Gardena , California Position Overview: Primary Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Department: Primary Care, IM/FP Location: Gardena, CA As a Medical Assistant at HealthCare Partners Medical Group you’ll … provide quality care. You’ll be an integral member of the coordinated care team.As a team we’ll make an impact in the lives of over 1,700,000 patients and more than 12,000 teammates. With opportunities in California …

OptumCare

(USA-CA-Gardena) Medical Assistant | 12/1/2019

… with patients and behind the scenes to ensure that we provide quality care. You’ll be an integral member of the coordinated care team.As a team we’ll make an impact in the lives of over 1,700,000 … Physicians Network, MountainView Medical Group and Magan Medical Clinic joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. We’re changing health care …

VillageMD

Amid Buyout Talk, Walgreens Begins Opening Doctor-Staffed Clinics | Forbes | 11/20/2019

… model of doctor-staffed primary care clinics attached to its U.S. drugstores. On Wednesday, Walgreens and its primary care partner VillageMD, which operates primary care clinics that contract or employ physicians, opened the first of … cross selling opportunities with a long term focus to improve coordinated care,” Morningstar said in its Nov. 11 report. “Historically the company’s strategy was based on footprint expansion, but having established a scalable infrastructure, the …

Allscripts

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selects Allscripts electronic health record suite for community hospitals | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/14/2019

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 14, 2019– Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) today announced that San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selected its electronic health record (EHR) suite Sunrise TM Community Care, which is built specifically for community … provide us with the tools and partnership needed to deliver coordinated care across settings—all while providing the best possible patient care.” The comprehensive EHR as a service includes managed services, software and maintenance, plus …

Azure Health

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selects Allscripts electronic health record suite for community hospitals – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 11/14/2019

… community hospitals a modern, cloud-based EHR to fit the needs of community hospitals that are under 100 beds. This Azure-hosted, single platform EHR is an end-to-end offering with clinical, financial and … provide us with the tools and partnership needed to deliver coordinated care across settings—all while providing the best possible patient care.” The comprehensive EHR as a service includes managed services, software and maintenance, plus …

Aledade

Meet the power players of DC healthcare politics and policy - Business Insider | 11/13/2019

… at KFF, a nonprofit and nonpartisan healthcare research organization, for more than two decades. Farzad Mostashari Farzad Mostashari, CEO of Aledade. Photo courtesy of Farzard Mostashari. Farzad Mostashari , MD, is the CEO of Aledade , a … exchange of data within healthcare, paving the way for more coordinated care and reduced costs for patients across the US. Mugge was part of the team that led an overhaul of the Electronic Health Records …

DocASAP

DocASAP Wins The 2019 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for “Best Online Appointment Scheduling” | PRWeb | 11/13/2019

DocASAP , the most advanced patient access and engagement platform for health systems, health plans and physician groups, today announced it was selected as a winner of the 2019 eHealthcare Leadership awards program, under the Online … engage patients pre and post-visit to encourage proactive and coordinated care management, helping close gaps in care and reduce no shows. The “eHealthcare Leadership” awards program draws more than 1,000 entries a year and …

Innovaccer

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

… it difficult to work in collaboration. The challenge is not just in having all the necessary patient data, but limited connectivity is forcing care teams to continue to work in silos. Continue Reading Innovaccer Inc. What care teams need now is to access the right data at the right time. They need the right tools to stay connected with their patients and deliver holistic care. Unfortunately, traditional technologies end up …

Optum

Study Shows I-SNP in Skilled Nursing Nets Better Outcomes at Lower Costs [Sponsored] | 11/6/2019

In an era of increasingly coordinated care, skilled nursing providers are vying to find their place in the care continuum and demonstrate their value in the post-acute care landscape. Yet for providers utilizing one … of UnitedHealthcare’s I-SNP, with care delivered by their partner, Optum ® . Through an on-site clinical model of care, skilled nursing providers showed vastly lower rates of emergency department (ED) use, inpatient care and hospital …

Cerner

Vively Health™ and Cerner Take on Population Health Management for America’s Sickest Patients | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

… provider delivering home-based primary care to the nation’s Most Vulnerable Patients (MVPs), today announced a five-year collaboration with Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN ), a global health platform and innovation company, to revolutionize care delivery … healthier lives.” Vively’s vision is to provide accessible, comprehensive and coordinated care for health plans’ most vulnerable members—individuals with an interrelated set of chronic conditions—who are frequent utilizers of the emergency room, hospital …

Alignment Healthcare

Nearing $1B in Revenue, Alignment Eyes Home- and Community-Based Care Partners | 10/25/2019

Alignment Healthcare was founded in 2013 after CEO and founder John Kao struggled to find high-quality and coordinated care for his mother. Its 2020 plans build on that legacy and the core benefits Alignment already provides, such as around-the-clock personal concierge services. Specifically, Alignment’s 2020 plan choices will include, for example, a monthly grocery allowance as well as transportation services provided by ride-hailing giants Uber and …

AllyAlign Health

AllyAlign Health Licenses Juniper’s Connect4Life Care Model as Foundation for Senior-Housing Medicare Advantage Risk Strategy | BioSpace | 10/25/2019

AllyAlign Health Licenses Juniper’s Connect4Life Care Model as Foundation for Senior-Housing Medicare Advantage Risk Strategy RICHMOND, Va. and Bloomfield, N.J. , Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – AllyAlign Health (AAH), a leading convener and owner of Medicare … a blueprint for senior housing providers to introduce a preventive, coordinated care model for improving the quality of life and care of residents while saving scarce resources. Connect4Life focuses on lifestyle management, empowering senior housing …

Amwell

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… as a mismanaged $3.5 trillion industry with a lot of low-hanging fruit like administrative waste and a lack of coordinated care. “In the future of health, some will survive, and some will face extinction … has skyrocketed by 340% since 2015, according to telemedicine vendor American Well . Fay Rotenberg Bush, president of concierge medicine startup Firefly Health, Peter Fleischut, SVP and CTO of New York-Presbyterian, and Ann Mond Johnson …

Teladoc

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… as a mismanaged $3.5 trillion industry with a lot of low-hanging fruit like administrative waste and a lack of coordinated care. “In the future of health, some will survive, and some will face extinction … Accolade, which works with companies like Humana, Independence Blue Cross, Teladoc and Lowes on improving health outcomes …

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Celebrating Diversity Fueled High School Students to Break Fundraising Records for Cancer Cures | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

… an extraordinary example for their peers, parents and, importantly, patients with blood cancer who rely on the support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), a global leader in the fight against cancer. National Students of … for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org …

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Board of Directors Officer Appointments and Welcomes Four New Members | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

RYE BROOK, N.Y. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today National Board Officer appointments and four new members to its National Board of Directors , who will work alongside LLS leadership to ensure that the organization … for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org …

Town Hall Ventures

National Maternal and Infant Health Crisis Spurs 30 Health Systems to Take Action | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 9/12/2019

… quality care,” says Andy Slavitt, Chair for the Medicaid Transformation Project, former Acting Administrator of CMS, and General Partner at Town Hall Ventures . “There is no more important call to action than getting it right … health and well-being of mothers throughout the perinatal journey - Coordinated care networks that include virtual lactation consultants, clinicians, doulas, and midwives to address workforce shortages and access challenges experienced in urban and rural areas …

Ascension Ventures Completes Investment in Strive Health | Business Wire | 4/8/2019

… Strive Health (Strive), a new company launched to fundamentally change the lives of kidney disease patients through early engagement, comprehensive coordinated care, and expanded treatment options. “Strive’s integrated approach to kidney care will be transformative … AV joins lead investor New Enterprise Associates with participation from Town Hall Ventures and Echo Health Ventures. About Ascension Ventures Ascension Ventures is a strategic healthcare venture firm with four funds and more than $800 …

Merrill Lynch

ApolloMed And Network Medical Management Announce Completion Of Merger And Listing On The Nasdaq Capital Market | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

… unique, and we are really excited about the future.” “Both of our organizations have a history of providing high-quality, coordinated care that is cost effective and focused on outcomes,” stated Kenneth Sim , M.D., Executive … milestones as we continue to build shareholder value.” Advisors BofA Merrill Lynch acted as exclusive financial advisor to ApolloMed. McDermott Will & Emery served as legal counsel to ApolloMed. Vantage Point Advisors acted as exclusive financial …

ApolloMed And Network Medical Management Announce Completion Of Merger And Listing On The Nasdaq | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

… unique, and we are really excited about the future.” “Both of our organizations have a history of providing high-quality, coordinated care that is cost effective and focused on outcomes,” stated Kenneth Sim , M.D., Executive … milestones as we continue to build shareholder value.” Advisors BofA Merrill Lynch acted as exclusive financial advisor to ApolloMed. McDermott Will & Emery served as legal counsel to ApolloMed. Vantage Point Advisors acted as exclusive financial …

National Jewish Health, Denver CO

University of Denver and National Jewish Health Partner to Safeguard the Health of Staff and Students | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

PRNewsfoto/National Jewish Health) National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading respiratory hospital (PRNewsfoto/National Jewish Health) DENVER The University of Denver (DU) and National Jewish Health announce a new partnership today to help with the … Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page . SOURCE National Jewish Health Related Links http://www.nationaljewish.org …

National Jewish Health

University of Denver and National Jewish Health Partner to Safeguard the Health of Staff and Students | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

PRNewsfoto/National Jewish Health) National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading respiratory hospital (PRNewsfoto/National Jewish Health) DENVER The University of Denver (DU) and National Jewish Health announce a new partnership today to help with the … Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page . SOURCE National Jewish Health Related Links http://www.nationaljewish.org …

SCL Health

SCL Health Partners with Kyruus to Enhance Consumer and Provider Experience | Business Wire | 7/8/2020

SCL Health Partners with Kyruus to Enhance Consumer and Provider Experience Jul 8, 2020 Save BROOMFIELD, Colo. & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 8, 2020– Kyruus , the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems … Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana …

Massachusetts General Hospital

U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Board Certified Dermatologist Amanda Champlain, MD to their Carrollton office July 7th | PRWeb | 7/7/2020

… training at Loyola University in Chicago. She was then selected for the Harvard Laser and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine in Boston, where she trained with … to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatments through its coordinated care network but also benefit from the practice’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. To be the best partner to its …

Cleveland Clinic

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities. University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center ’s total cost of care over …

Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland OH

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

University Medical Center

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment …

Medical Center, Frisco TX

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

Medical Center, Scottsville KY

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Medicine Launches Gender Pathways Program | PR Newswire | 6/24/2020

CHICAGO , June 24, Northwestern Medicine recently launched the Gender Pathways Program , a clinical program for transgender and gender non-binary individuals providing supportive medical services, from gender-affirming primary care to complex multidisciplinary surgeries. Working with members of the transgender community to garner their input on their specific healthcare needs, the program offers coordinated care by more than a dozen Northwestern Medicine physicians in obstetrics and gynecology, urology, reproductive endocrinology …

One Medical

MedStar Health and One Medical Announce New Partnership in the Greater Washington, D.C., Region Nasdaq:ONEM | Globe Newswire | 6/17/2020

Leading healthcare organizations will focus on seamless care coordination June 17, 2020 14:00 ET Source: 1Life Healthcare, Inc. WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, With a shared commitment to transforming the healthcare experience, MedStar Health, the largest healthcare system in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, and One Medical (NASDAQ: ONEM), a leading national technology-powered primary care organization, have announced a new partnership to deliver seamless coordinated care across …

Jefferson Health

The ‘CareAsOne’ Virtual Community, a Forum to Advance New Models of Healthcare Collaboration, Goes Live | PR Newswire | 6/10/2020

… be made simpler if the entire healthcare value chain works as one cohesive unit. CareAsOne is a unique networking platform that will promote best practices for the next level of patient-centered and coordinated care using technology as a way of achieving healthcare excellence,” commented Dr. Paul Grundy , Convener of the Working Committee of the CareAsOne virtual community. Dr. Grundy is affectionately known as the ‘Godfather’ of the Patient-Centered …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services Wins $96 Million Task Order to Help the Department of Veterans Affairs Modernize Enterprise Service Management and IT Capabilities | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… ARLINGTON, Va.- Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide cutting edge, consumer-grade Information Technology (IT) and … also supports multiple virtual health programs within VHA’s Office of Coordinated Care About Accenture Federal Services Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services Wins $96 Million Task Order to Help the Department of Veterans Affairs Modernize Enterprise Service Management and IT Capabilities | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… Va.- Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide cutting edge, consumer-grade Information Technology (IT) and mission … also supports multiple virtual health programs within VHA’s Office of Coordinated Care About Accenture Federal Services Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s …

BayMark Health Services

BayMark Expands Opioid Addiction Treatment Services In Ohio | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

… practice as we welcome patients in our newest facility.” - Frank Baumann, Chief Operating Officer. KENT, Ohio (PRWEB) April 23, 2020 BayMark Health Services has announced the opening of MedMark Treatment Centers Kent, expanding access to … MedMark Kent will provide addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnant women and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery. Chief Operating Officer Frank Baumann added, “We …

Ascension

One Medical and Ascension Texas to Collaborate on Connecting Primary and Specialty Care | Globe Newswire | 3/18/2020

Leading healthcare provider organizations will focus on seamless care coordination March 18, 2020 17:00 ET Source: 1Life Healthcare, Inc. AUSTIN, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, One Medical is bringing its modernized, membership-based primary care model to Austin, and will partner with Ascension Texas to facilitate more seamless access and coordinated care across primary care and specialty care services. One Medical’s consumer-driven primary care platform combines seamless digital health and …

Oregon Health Authority

PacificSource Contracts with LogistiCare for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation in Hood River County and Wasco County | Globe Newswire | 12/5/2019

… the Medicaid division of PacificSource, has contracted with LogistiCare to provide non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) brokerage services to its Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) members based in Hood River County and Wasco County beginning Jan … who receive fee-for-service/open card Medicaid through the Oregon Health Authority will continue to use GOBHI for their NEMT services in this service area.) About PacificSource Health Plans: PacificSource Community Solutions is a …

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente West Olympia Clinic Will Provide Coordinated Care with a Team Approach | 12/2/2019

Day Trips Home Featured Business Kaiser Permanente West Olympia Clinic Will Provide Coordinated Care with a Team… The West Olympia clinic will serve Kaiser patients from outlying areas as well as those in Thurston County. Photo courtesy: Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente West Olympia Clinic Will Provide Coordinated Care with a Team Approach By Tweet 0 L ife is about to get more convenient for 15,000 Kaiser Permanente members throughout the …

DaVita Medical Group

(USA-CA-Gardena) Medical Assistant | 12/1/2019

DaVita Medical Group Medical Assistant in Gardena , California Position Overview: Primary Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Department: Primary Care, IM/FP Location: Gardena, CA As a Medical Assistant at HealthCare Partners Medical Group you’ll … provide quality care. You’ll be an integral member of the coordinated care team.As a team we’ll make an impact in the lives of over 1,700,000 patients and more than 12,000 teammates. With opportunities in California …

Rush University Medical Center

Navicent Health’s Omer Awan Wins “Innovator of the Year” Award | 11/20/2019

… Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 Healthcare is notoriously siloed, which poses a costly barrier to coordinated care. Omer Awan, senior vice president and chief information and digital officer at Navicent … Chair Shafiq Rab, MD, senior vice president and CIO at Rush University Medical Center.“He and his team developed a system-wide platform that they have used to design customized solutions, always keeping the customer …

Memorial Hospital

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selects Allscripts electronic health record suite for community hospitals – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 11/14/2019

CHICAGO –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 14, 2019– Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) today announced that San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selected its electronic health record (EHR) suite Sunrise TM Community Care, which is built specifically for community … provide us with the tools and partnership needed to deliver coordinated care across settings—all while providing the best possible patient care.” The comprehensive EHR as a service includes managed services, software and maintenance, plus …

Mercy

Mercy Receives High-quality Rating, Saves Taxpayers Millions | PR Newswire | 11/14/2019

ST. LOUIS , Nov. Mercy’s long-standing commitment to providing quality care while lowering health care costs is paying off, according to data recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS released its public use files this fall, which showcase how the nation’s 548 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) stacked up in 2018 in terms of quality and cost savings to taxpayers. Mercy Health ACO – the largest ACO in …

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selects Allscripts electronic health record suite for community hospitals – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 11/14/2019

CHICAGO –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 14, 2019– Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) today announced that San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital selected its electronic health record (EHR) suite Sunrise TM Community Care, which is built specifically for community … provide us with the tools and partnership needed to deliver coordinated care across settings—all while providing the best possible patient care.” The comprehensive EHR as a service includes managed services, software and maintenance, plus …

Northwell Health

New York Health Information Exchange Saves $160 to $195M | EHR Intelligence | 11/13/2019

… provider, have directly observed positively impact patient care and outcomes,” said Mitchell A. Adler, MD, chief medical informatics officer at Northwell Health Physician Partners and chair of NYeC’s Provider Advisory Group. “Real time access to … Initiative Program practice transformation services help practices deliver high-quality, coordinated care, earn payment incentives, and prepare to thrive under value-based payment arrangements,” said the HIE at the time. Tagged …

Humana

Humana, REACH Kidney Care launching care coordination program in 4 states | FierceHealthcare | 7/17/2020

Humana and REACH Kidney Care are joining forces to offer coordinated care for kidney disease in four states. The program will be available to Medicare Advantage and commercial plan members in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, Humana announced Monday. The goal of the program is to slow prevention of the disease and better educate patients in collaboration with their primary care physician and nephrologist. Nurses, pharmacists and dieticians …

Sunshine Health

Sunshine Health Supports Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

Sunshine Health Supports Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic Partnerships and programs address social determinants of health needs throughout Florida News provided by Jun 16, 2020, 07:26 ET Share this article SUNRISE, Fla. , June 16 … Health is among the largest healthcare plans in Florida . Offering coordinated care and a network of support for more than 1 million members, Sunshine Health is transforming the health of the community, one person at …

Health Net

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

… Brighton Health Plan Solutions (BHPS), a health care enablement company, today announced a collaboration with Waterbury HEALTH and Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) to offer an integrated delivery network to self-insured employers. Through the … for regional health care systems to deliver value through better coordinated care and high-quality outcomes,” said Create President Michelle Zettergren . “We share that vision and are honored to bring together local employers and leading …

Centene Corp

Magnolia Health Provides PPE To Mississippi Department Of Child Protective Services | PR Newswire | 5/22/2020

Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and other government-funded programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and long-term care. For more information about Magnolia, visit www.magnoliahealthplan.com . SOURCE Magnolia Health …

Home State Health

Home State Health Sharing New COVID-19 Support Program to Assist Providers With Grant Writing, Small Business Loan Applications | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

ST. LOUIS , April 10, Home State Health is providing assistance to network providers in Missouri who are seeking relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the CARES Act. Home … improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Home State Health is owned by a joint venture of Centene Corporation and Missouri Community Health Access. Centene Corporation is a diversified, multi …

CareOregon

Letter to the community from Eric C. Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer of CareOregon | Globe Newswire | 4/10/2020

CareOregon reallocating $1 million of funding through their Community Giving Grant program to assist local organizations and help them continue to offer food security, shelter and rental assistance due to COVID-19 outbreak. April 10 … 375,000 Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) and Medicare members through three coordinated care organizations and our Medicare Advantage dual special needs plan. By listening to our members and exploring forward-thinking solutions with our providers and …

Indian Health Service

Five States Take Action to Expand Access to Care During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

… needless barriers to care and unleash the potential of their state’s NP workforce to combat this pandemic.” In 22 states, the District of Columbia , two U.S. territories, the Veterans Health Administration and the Indian Health Service, NPs were already permanently authorized to provide direct patient care before the pandemic. In the remaining jurisdictions, outdated regulations make it illegal for NPs to provide care unless they maintain a collaborative or supervisory …

Magellan Health

Payers Do Not Enforce Behavioral Healthcare Payment Parity | HealthPayer Intelligence | 11/22/2019

… experts were chagrined. “The study’s findings are beyond disappointing and disturbing,” said Henry Harbin, MD, a psychiatrist, former CEO of Magellan Health Services, and advisor to The Bowman Family Foundation. “With the extensive efforts by … Options, a company that works with payers to manage behavioral coordinated care teams. The acquired company said that Anthem’s resources will help it scale up and improve its offerings, giving Anthem members greater access to …

Aetna

DocASAP Wins The 2019 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for “Best Online Appointment Scheduling” | PRWeb | 11/13/2019

… experience. DocASAP’s care-driven reminder solutions enables healthcare providers to engage patients pre and post-visit to encourage proactive and coordinated care management, helping close gaps in care and reduce no shows. The “eHealthcare Leadership … the right time. Backed and promoted in the market by Aetna and UnitedHealthcare, DocASAP builds unique payer-provider connections with an eye towards simplified access, increased care compliance and improved population risk management. DocASAP’s provider …

UnitedHealthcare

DocASAP Wins The 2019 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for “Best Online Appointment Scheduling” | PRWeb | 11/13/2019

… experience. DocASAP’s care-driven reminder solutions enables healthcare providers to engage patients pre and post-visit to encourage proactive and coordinated care management, helping close gaps in care and reduce no shows. The “eHealthcare Leadership … time. Backed and promoted in the market by Aetna and UnitedHealthcare, DocASAP builds unique payer-provider connections with an eye towards simplified access, increased care compliance and improved population risk management. DocASAP’s provider search and …

Sunflower Health Plan

Ambetter from Sunflower Health Plan Expands Health Coverage to More Counties in Kansas This Year | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

… Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace in Kansas runs from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15 . This year, Ambetter from Sunflower Health Plan is available to Kansas residents in 16 counties through the federal Health … improving the health of its beneficiaries through focused, compassionate and coordinated care in an approach based on the core belief that quality healthcare is best delivered locally. For more information, please visit www.sunflowerhealthplan.com . SOURCE Sunflower …

Cigna

New substance abuse privacy rules could hurt addiction patients | Modern Healthcare | 10/25/2019

… wants to change the rules to make it easier for providers to address the opioid crisis by removing barriers to coordinated care and allowing them to share more information about substance abuse patients. Comments on … individual’s circumstances,” said David Schwartz, head of global policy for Cigna. Supporters were keen to point out that while they’re in favor of the proposed regulations, they want to make sure that they don’t go …

Alignment Health Plan

Alignment Healthcare and Heal Offer Unique Primary Care Services in the Home With Unmatched Integration for Medicare Advantage Health Plan Members | PRWeb | 10/24/2019

… Heal Offer Unique Primary Care Services in the Home With Unmatched Integration for Medicare Advantage Health Plan Members Share Article Alignment Health Plan Members in Select Cities Throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties Receive In … country. “Today’s seniors need – and deserve – a simplified process, with coordinated care that addresses their ever-evolving health issues,” said Dawn Maroney, consumer president at Alignment Healthcare. “We’re pleased to expand our in-home physician …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Blue Cross offers range of Medicare options, including $0 HMO and $0 PPO plans | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

BOSTON This year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is offering a broad suite of highly rated Medicare options to fit every budget, including a $0 HMO Medicare Advantage plan, a $0 PPO … and both plans are good options for those who prefer coordinated care through their primary care physician. For the fourth year in a row, our Blue MedicareRx Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) received 5 out of …

The Health Plan

SilverSummit Healthplan Announces Medicare Advantage Offering For The 2020 Annual Enrollment Period | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… The health plan currently serves more than 80,000 members across the state. About SilverSummit Healthplan SilverSummit Healthplan is a managed care plan that provides health insurance to the people of Nevada . Established in 2017, SilverSummit exists to improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. SilverSummit is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise. www.silversummithealthplan.com . SOURCE SilverSummit Healthplan Related Links …

Bright Health

Bright Health Brings Its Innovative Model to South Carolina in Collaboration with Southeastern Health Partners in 2020 | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Today, Bright Health announced details of its 2020 individual and family plans and Medicare Advantage plans for South Carolina . Bright Health developed its plans in collaboration with Southeastern Health Partners (SEHP), a clinically … work to improve community health, elevate the patient experience through coordinated care, and lower healthcare costs. 1 In 2017, redirection and repatriation resulted in in-network care that would have amounted to $2.2M of out …

Molina Healthcare

Friday, August 23, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 8/23/2019

… six new states, including Pennsylvania and Georgia, to its current roster of nine. Insurers including Cigna Corp. , Bright Health Inc., Molina Healthcare Inc. and Centene Corp. , the biggest seller of ACA plans, also plan larger … that those restrictions only “served as a barrier to safe, coordinated care for patients.” Azar says the new proposal preserves the prohibition on law enforcement’s use of health information and poses no privacy threat to …

Premera Blue Cross

Era of soaring ACA rate hikes appears to be over - POLITICO | 6/4/2019

Coordinated Care Corporation (a Centene subsidiary) to a 7.3 percent decrease for Premera Blue Cross. More for Pros . MARK YOUR CALENDARS: SENATE FINANCE WANTS DRUG PRICE PACKAGE THIS MONTH — The committee could unveil bipartisan legislation aimed at lowering drug prices as soon as mid-June, Chairman Chuck Grassley told reporters Monday afternoon. The proposal, which Grassley is negotiating with ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), hasn’t been finalized and neither …

Wellcare Health Plans

WellCare and VillageMD to Offer In-Home Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors in Houston | PR Newswire | 5/6/2019

HOUSTON and TAMPA , Fla. and CHICAGO , May 6, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) and VillageMD, a leading national provider of primary care, announced a new multi-year partnership to provide in-home primary care … better address unmet member needs through a high-touch and coordinated care approach. [email protected] patients experience a 50% reduction in acute admissions and significant savings in total cost of care. “This is an important …

Wellcare

WellCare and VillageMD to Offer In-Home Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors in Houston | PR Newswire | 5/6/2019

HOUSTON and TAMPA , Fla. and CHICAGO , May 6, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) and VillageMD, a leading national provider of primary care, announced a new multi-year partnership to provide in-home primary care … better address unmet member needs through a high-touch and coordinated care approach. [email protected] patients experience a 50% reduction in acute admissions and significant savings in total cost of care. “This is an important …

WellCare Health

WellCare and VillageMD to Offer In-Home Primary Care to Improve Care for Seniors in Houston | PR Newswire | 5/6/2019

HOUSTON and TAMPA , Fla. and CHICAGO , May 6, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) and VillageMD, a leading national provider of primary care, announced a new multi-year partnership to provide in-home primary care … better address unmet member needs through a high-touch and coordinated care approach. [email protected] patients experience a 50% reduction in acute admissions and significant savings in total cost of care. “This is an important …

Anthem Blue Cross

BAART Programs and MedMark Treatment Centers of California Now Accepting Anthem Blue Cross for Opioid Addiction Treatment | PRWeb | 4/9/2019

… and MedMark Treatment Centers, two BayMark Health Services brands in California, have announced that they are now in network with Anthem Blue Cross of California. BAART Programs and MedMark Treatment Centers provide safe, effective medication … services which include counseling, addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnancy and linkages to community resources are available to assist patients on their path to recovery. The mission is to provide comprehensive …

Fidelis Care

Centene’s Washington Subsidiary Reaches agreement with State of Washington | PR Newswire | 12/16/2017

… 2017, 19:23 ET Share this article ST. LOUIS , Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Recognizing that Centene Corporation’s (NYSE: CNC ) Washington subsidiary, Coordinated Care, has been in active discussions with the State of Washington Office of the … expected benefits of the acquisition of Health Net, Inc. or Fidelis Care. These forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate only to historical or current facts. Without limiting …

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Louisiana Healthcare Connections During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Louisiana Healthcare Connections During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period News provided by 08:00 ET Share this article BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – The annual enrollment … improves the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Because Louisiana Healthcare Connections believes healthy is a way of life, its members benefit from programs and services designed for their personal well …

Amerigroup

Simply Healthcare Plans Continues Commitment to Floridians with SilverSneakers Benefit | Business Wire | 11/13/2017

… call 1-844-347-4675 or visit Simply’s Medicare online store at http://www.simplyhealthcareplans.com/medicare . Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. is a Medicare-contracted coordinated care plan that has a Medicaid contract with the State of Florida Agency for … are living with HIV/AIDS. Along with our sister plans, Amerigroup Florida, Inc. and Better Health, Inc., we serve more than 600,000 Floridians. Across the nation, the Anthem, Inc. family of health plans serve nearly …

Andy Slavitt

Medicaid Transformation Project releases Phase One report | Healthcare IT News | 8/13/2020

The project, launched by AVIA and former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, is focused first on examining where evidence-based care models can intersect with digital solutions. August 12, 2020 05:37 PM The Medicaid Transformation Project … actions undertaken by health systems, nearly one-quarter involved constructing coordinated care networks; 19% enhanced maternity care navigation; 17% built or advanced a community health worker program; 7% expanded substance use disorder recovery management; and …

Louis J. DeGennaro

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Board of Directors Officer Appointments and Welcomes Four New Members | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

… slate of officers and we are incredibly honored to welcome these distinguished members to the LLS Board of Directors,” said Louis J. DeGennaro , Ph.D., LLS president and CEO. “Our board comprises a broad range of … for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY , LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada . To learn more, visit www.LLS.org …

Donald Trump

Former Top General Signals He Won’t Lead Coronavirus Oversight Panel | Kaiser Health News | 7/15/2020

coordinated care and enable providers to share more patient information, according to HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (Brady, 7/13) CNN: Trump’s Former Physician Ronny Jackson Wins GOP Primary Runoff For Texas Congressional Seat Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former chief physician and one-time nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, won a GOP primary runoff for a Texas congressional seat on Tuesday, CNN projects, defeating cattle industry …

Aaron Sisk

Magnolia Health Encourages Early Childhood Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… children may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, and more,” said Aaron Sisk , plan president & CEO of Magnolia Health. “Even during these uncertain times, it’s important … most effectively managing taxpayer dollars. A physician-driven, Mississippi -based Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and …

Alex Azar

HHS adopts changes to improve care coordination for substance abuse patients | FierceHealthcare | 7/14/2020

… Americans to discuss substance use disorders with their doctors, seek treatment, and find the road to recovery,” said HHS Secretary Alex Azar in a statement. “Thanks to the valuable input of stakeholders, our final rule … means Americans will be better able to receive integrated and coordinated care in the treatment of their substance use disorders,” said HHS Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., in …

Seema Verma

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… bed for ‘hot spots,’ “ the trade group wrote in a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. That would come to about $23 billion, not “including the additional funding for … ability of providers and organizations to deliver safe, high-quality, coordinated care and treatment in addition to improving patient safety and outcomes across the care delivery spectrum­­–this will save lives.” American Hospital Association, Alliance …

David K. White

BayMark Expands Opioid Addiction Treatment Services In Ohio | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

… social distancing and sanitizing throughout the facility. “Ohio is currently experiencing the impact of two significant public health emergencies,” commented David K. White, Ph.D., CEO of BayMark Health Services. “The opioid epidemic has hit Ohio … MedMark Kent will provide addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnant women and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery. Chief Operating Officer Frank Baumann added, “We …

David White

BayMark Expands Opioid Addiction Treatment Services In Ohio | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

… for patients to focus on addressing the causes and consequences of their addiction and supporting them to regain stability in their lives. Additionally, MedMark Kent will provide addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnant women and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery. Chief Operating Officer Frank Baumann added, “We are pleased to be expanding access into Northern Ohio. MedMark offers unrivaled …

Nathan Landsbaum

Home State Health Sharing New COVID-19 Support Program to Assist Providers With Grant Writing, Small Business Loan Applications | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… activities. “Our providers are on the front lines every day, taking care of the most vulnerable populations across Missouri ,” said Nathan Landsbaum , President and CEO of Home State Health. “In support of our provider partners … improve the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Home State Health is owned by a joint venture of Centene Corporation and Missouri Community Health Access. Centene Corporation is a diversified, multi …

Don Rucker

Patients Want Full Health Record Access With Added Security | EHR Intelligence | 3/18/2020

… ability to manage their healthcare the same way they manage their finances, travel and every other component of their lives,” Don Rucker, MD, national coordinator for health information technology said at the time of the … have the information they need to support higher-quality, more coordinated care.” Tagged …

Beth Johnson

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

TACOMA, Wash. , Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Consumers who enroll or renew their coverage in 2020 with Ambetter from Coordinated Care Corporation to motivate from Coordinated Care “At Coordinated Care, we recognize that health and wellness is a journey. We are dedicated to providing guidance and motivation to help our members achieve their own healthy lifestyle,” said Beth Johnson , president and CEO, Coordinated Care. “Through our enhanced My Health Pays program …

Eric Hargan

Government Audit of Chronic Care Management Services Raises Serious Questions About Proposed Anti-Kickback Statute Safe Harbors | 11/22/2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is engaged in what it calls a “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” in order to, in the words of HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan, “update, reform, and cut back our regulations to allow innovation toward a more affordable, higher quality, value-based healthcare system.” On October 9, 2019, as part of this effort to “cut back” on regulations to advance these goals …

Bernie Sanders

Humana: Shifting Doctors From Fee-For-Service Cut Medicare Costs 20% | Forbes | 11/21/2019

Bernie Sanders want to uproot the private insurer’s role in administering any government-subsidized health benefits. But health insurers say it’s these extra benefits and coordinated care orchestrated by private health insurers that encourages health plan members to get better care upfront in a doctor’s office or other low-cost settings. Therefore, that is helping reduce costs, the report indicates. “Prevention screenings, improved medication adherence and effective management of patient …

Chip Kahn

Meet the power players of DC healthcare politics and policy - Business Insider | 11/13/2019

… Kahn III Charles N. Kahn III, president and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals. Photo courtesy of Chip Khan. Chip Kahn is the president and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals , which represents … exchange of data within healthcare, paving the way for more coordinated care and reduced costs for patients across the US. Mugge was part of the team that led an overhaul of the Electronic Health Records …

Dan McCoy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Reaches Agreement with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Provider Group In-Network Beginning Jan. 1, 2020 | 11/6/2019

coordinated care to our members,” said Dr. Dan McCoy , president, BCBSTX. “The contract reflects our mutual commitment to meeting the needs of our members and their patients. Kelsey-Seybold’s model of care aligns with our resolve to contract with providers that embrace a high-quality, value-based, collaborative and holistic approach to care for their patients and our members while working to reduce overall health care costs.” Kelsey-Seybold will …

Will Saunders

AllyAlign Health Licenses Juniper’s Connect4Life Care Model as Foundation for Senior-Housing Medicare Advantage Risk Strategy | BioSpace | 10/25/2019

… company’s Medicare Advantage plans nationwide. Juniper Communities developed Connect4Life as a blueprint for senior housing providers to introduce a preventive, coordinated care model for improving the quality of life and care of residents while saving … senior living residents and the providers who serve them,” states Will Saunders , CEO of AllyAlign Health. About Juniper Communities, LLC Juniper Communities, a leader in quality, value and innovation in long-term care, operates communities …

Larry Merlo

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… Healthcare VP Peter Lee, Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux, Google Health head David Feinberg, CVS CEO Larry Merlo, ONC head Don Rucker and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Last year , Feinberg, then … low-hanging fruit like administrative waste and a lack of coordinated care. “In the future of health, some will survive, and some will face extinction,” this panel’s description reads. “Who is remapping the health landscape …

Susan Morse

HHS and CMS are offering safe harbor to Stark Law to promote value-based, coordinated care | Healthcare Finance | 10/9/2019

Oct 09 More on Medicare & Medicaid HHS and CMS are offering safe harbor to Stark Law to promote value-based, coordinated care Example of change is allowing a hospital to donate free cybersecurity software to each physician that refers patients to its hospital. Susan Morse , Senior Editor The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing changes to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute to allow providers to coordinate …

Bob Sheehy

Bright Health Brings Its Innovative Model to South Carolina in Collaboration with Southeastern Health Partners in 2020 | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… 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. “SEHP has distinguished themselves as … work to improve community health, elevate the patient experience through coordinated care, and lower healthcare costs. 1 In 2017, redirection and repatriation resulted in in-network care that would have amounted to $2.2M of out …

Greg Williams

Remedy Provides Support to the Addiction Recovery Medical Home Payment Program as Pilots Roll Out Nationwide | Business Wire | 9/18/2019

… Alliance), aims to intervene early and help more people recover from addiction by establishing a comprehensive, sustained solution that offers coordinated care and holistic, long-term management of Substance Use Disorders. The ARMH pilots and … not promote or incentivize long-term recovery and wellness,” said Greg Williams, a person in long-term recovery and a manager of the Alliance for Addiction Payment Reform from Third Horizon Strategies. “September is National …

Pete Buttigieg

Friday, August 23, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 8/23/2019

… the U.S. delivers mental health care and require insurance coverage for mental and behavioral health. (Manchester, 8/22) Politico Pro: How Pete Buttigieg Would Tackle The Mental Health And Addiction Crisis Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg … that those restrictions only “served as a barrier to safe, coordinated care for patients.” Azar says the new proposal preserves the prohibition on law enforcement’s use of health information and poses no privacy threat to …

Michael Neidorff

Centene Hits a Home Run with Its Q2 Earnings Results | Yahoo News | 7/24/2019

… during the second quarter included: Its Oregon subsidiary, Trillium Community Health Plan, won an expanded contract to serve as a coordinated care organization for six counties in Oregon Centene’s Spanish subsidiary, Primero Salud, increased its … look forward to is Centene’s acquisition of WellCare. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said that this deal will “bolster and diversify our product offerings, significantly increase our scale, and provide access to new markets – enhancing Centene’s …

Ron Wyden

Era of soaring ACA rate hikes appears to be over - POLITICO | 6/4/2019

Coordinated Care Corporation (a Centene subsidiary) to a 7.3 percent decrease for Premera Blue Cross. More for Pros . MARK YOUR CALENDARS: SENATE FINANCE WANTS DRUG PRICE PACKAGE THIS MONTH — The committee could unveil bipartisan legislation aimed at lowering drug prices as soon as mid-June, Chairman Chuck Grassley told reporters Monday afternoon. The proposal, which Grassley is negotiating with ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), hasn’t been finalized and neither …

Kate Brown

Two Governors, 104 Graduates Highlight WesternU-Oregon Commencement | PRWeb | 5/31/2019

… 104 Graduates Highlight WesternU-Oregon Commencement Share Article The WesternU Commencement ceremony in Lebanon, Oregon brought together current Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the first female governor in the state’s history, Gov. Barbara Roberts. Left … in 2016, worked diligently to pass a bill creating Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO), which work to mend gaps in the health care fabric and stitch them back together, Brown said. “Preventative care is cheaper …

Donald Crane

National Association’s New Name Reflects Leadership of Volume to Value Movement | PR Newswire | 1/10/2018

… of Accountable Physician Groups is now America’s Physician Groups: Taking Responsibility for America’s Health. Founded 23 years ago, America’s Physician Groups is the leading association in the country representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. “This is more than just a name change,” said Donald H. Crane , President and CEO of America’s Physician Groups. “By accepting capitation and other budget-based payment models, and by sponsoring quality incentive programs, our …

Los Angeles, California

Delivering Better Health and Human Services to Americans | 6/10/2020

… religious gatherings and criticized COVID-19 protests just last month. Mourners gather in Houston for George Floyd’s funeral service. The Los Angeles Police Department temporarily prohibits officers from using a “carotid restraint” on necks to … and have launched what you call a Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care. Can you talk to us a little bit about this initiative? Hargan: Yeah. Well, as you say, I am very passionate about this …

Delivering Better Health and Human Services to Americans | 6/10/2020

… religious gatherings and criticized COVID-19 protests just last month. Mourners gather in Houston for George Floyd’s funeral service. The Los Angeles Police Department temporarily prohibits officers from using a “carotid restraint” on necks to … and have launched what you call a Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care. Can you talk to us a little bit about this initiative? Hargan: Yeah. Well, as you say, I am very passionate about this …

State of California

Texas Lawsuit Days of Action: Key Protections for Seniors | 6/24/2020

… the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On June 25th, Trump’s Department Of Justice (DOJ) are submitting their briefs in support of California v. Texas, the lawsuit seeking to strike down the ACA. If President have their … the Affordable Care Act. Seniors Could Once Again See Less Coordinated Care. Provisions in the ACA encouraged groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers to come together to provide coordinated high-quality care …

Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - San Francisco, CA - UnitedHealth Group - San Francisco, CA | 6/24/2020

Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - San Francisco, CA Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - San Francisco, CA UnitedHealth Group San Francisco, California, United States 14 hours ago Apply Now Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa … become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are …

Cleveland, Ohio

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 25-mile … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 25-mile … ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done …

Chicago, Illinois

Delivering Better Health and Human Services to Americans | 6/10/2020

… update. You’re very passionate about deregulations and cutting red tape and have launched what you call a Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care. Can you talk to us a little bit about this initiative? Hargan: Yeah … in between I was a professor of administrative law in Chicago. So yes, regulatory initiatives are very close to my heart. One of the things that I’ve done here is this Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated …

Delivering Better Health and Human Services to Americans | 6/10/2020

… update. You’re very passionate about deregulations and cutting red tape and have launched what you call a Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care. Can you talk to us a little bit about this initiative? Hargan: Yeah … in between I was a professor of administrative law in Chicago. So yes, regulatory initiatives are very close to my heart. One of the things that I’ve done here is this Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated …

State of Arizona

U.S. Dermatology Partners Georgetown, formerly Georgetown Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, is pleased to announce the addition of David Ettinger, PA-C, June 22nd | PRWeb | 6/22/2020

… PA-C . Born and raised in the state of Washington, David relocated after high school and has lived in California, Arizona, and South America. He attended Northern Arizona University to obtain his Bachelor of Science … to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatments through its coordinated care network, but also benefit from the practice’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. To be the best partners to its …

Pharmacy Technician-Genoa Healthcare-Hot Springs, AR - UnitedHealth Group - Hot Springs, AZ | 6/12/2020

Pharmacy Technician-Genoa Healthcare-Hot Springs, AR Pharmacy Technician-Genoa Healthcare-Hot Springs, AR UnitedHealth Group Hot Springs, Arizona, United States 14 hours ago Apply Now Description Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa … become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are …

State of Connecticut

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

… 11, Brighton Health Plan Solutions (BHPS), a health care enablement company, today announced a collaboration with Waterbury HEALTH and Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) to offer an integrated delivery network to self-insured employers. Through … for regional health care systems to deliver value through better coordinated care and high-quality outcomes,” said Create President Michelle Zettergren . “We share that vision and are honored to bring together local employers and leading …

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

… PRNewswire/ – Brighton Health Plan Solutions (BHPS), a health care enablement company, today announced a collaboration with Waterbury HEALTH and Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) to offer an integrated delivery network to self-insured employers. Through … for regional health care systems to deliver value through better coordinated care and high-quality outcomes,” said Create President Michelle Zettergren . “We share that vision and are honored to bring together local employers and leading …

State of Massachusetts

Beacon Hill Roll Call - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 6/28/2020

Beacon Hill Roll Call 3:32 AM Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen The Massachusetts Legislature, week of June 22-26, 2020 THE HOUSE AND SENATE Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ and senators’ votes … health care providers, enabling them to integrate more fully into coordinated care teams; and create a new professional license for “dental therapists,” who will be authorized to provide dental hygiene and other oral health services …

Beacon Hill Roll Call - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 6/28/2020

Beacon Hill Roll Call Sunday Jun 28, 2020 at 3:32 AM Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen The Massachusetts Legislature, week of June 22-26, 2020 THE HOUSE AND SENATE Beacon Hill Roll Call records … health care providers, enabling them to integrate more fully into coordinated care teams; and create a new professional license for “dental therapists,” who will be authorized to provide dental hygiene and other oral health services …

State of Mississippi

Ochsner partners with Mississippi health system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/26/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health [email protected] 214.369.4888 Ochsner partners with Mississippi health system Print Email New Orleans-based Ochsner Health has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Gulfport, Miss.-based Singing River Health System. Under the agreement, the two health systems will share resources and expand services and clinical research trials and education. The partnership will also focus on providing more coordinated care. Both systems use Epic’s EHR platform …

Magnolia Health Provides PPE To Mississippi Department Of Child Protective Services | PR Newswire | 5/22/2020

… Equipment (PPE) and other supplies on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Magnolia Health (Magnolia) has partnered with the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services (CPS) to provide healthcare workers with the items they … most effectively managing taxpayer dollars. A physician-driven, Mississippi -based Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid and …