Coordinated Care

Coordinated Care Practices Help Keep HUSKY Members Out Of ERs | 9/16/2019

… at higher rates, including diabetic eye exams and medication management for people with asthma. “It’s phenomenal. No innovation ever starts with poor people,” said Ellen Andrews, executive director of the Connecticut Health Policy Project. Coordinated care is especially beneficial for people in poverty, she said. The state is spending less on HUSKY members seen in PCMHs, with an average monthly cost of $733.73, compared with $770.86 for HUSKY as a …

Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - Seattle, WA - UnitedHealth Group - Seattle, WA | 9/13/2019

… 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 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 …

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Rejected Medicaid Company Threatens To Sue Oregon Health Authority | 9/12/2019

A Marion County nonprofit group, which the Oregon Health Authority rejected as a Medicaid insurer this summer, warns it may sue in court to overturn the state’s decision. Marion Polk Coordinated Care notified the state last month in that it may file legal action. The warning, filed 10 days after the state issued a final rejection of Marion Polk Coordinated Care’s bid for the two-county 100,000-member Medicaid contract …

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

… challenges like behavioral health and substance use disorder. This will create long-term systemic impact with the goal of improving the health of 75 million Americans. About AVIA AVIA is the leading partner for digital health insights, strategic guidance, and consulting services. Members of the AVIA Innovator Network solve pressing challenges with digital solutions that deliver outsized financial and clinical results. AVIA provides strategic focus, unique market intelligence, and proven …

HHS and SAMHSA Issue Proposed Rule to Ease Coordination of Care for Patients with Substance Use Disorders | 9/11/2019

… and treating providers over the restrictive nature of the regulations and the difficulties in disclosing patient information among treating providers. In response to this concern, SAMHSA says its intent is to aid in facilitating coordinated care while continuing to provide patients of Part 2 Programs appropriate privacy protections. According to the agencies, if finalized, the proposed rule will bring some relief to non-Part 2 providers who may have been …

New York New Medicaid Model Approved for Care Serving Children with Complex Health Needs | 9/11/2019

… 6,000 children who are medically fragile, have a behavioral health diagnosis or developmental disability, or are in foster care. According to the announcement, the care model has been designed to maximize the efficiency of coordinated care management by allowing managed care plans to provide home- and community-based services to the following: Medically fragile children, Children with a behavioral health diagnosis, Children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED), Children with …

Griswold Home Care of Stratford to test new coordinated care platform | 9/10/2019

Griswold Home Care of Stratford has begun a pilot study for a new coordinated care platform created by the healthcare tech company CareHandOff. Griswold will use CareHandOff’s platform to monitor its clients remotely and provide caregivers with access to virtual coaching. The study will initially concentrate on Griswold’s local clients who are at the greatest risk of hospitalization. The collected data will be analyzed to determine if the platform can …

Alabama Hospitals File Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors | PR Newswire | 9/10/2019

… increase training of physicians to treat substance use disorders, cover the costs of lengthy stays and follow-up care for infants with neonatal abstinence disorder, and invest in electronic health information systems to improve coordinated care and prevent overprescribing.” The Alabama hospitals join hundreds of other hospitals across the country that have filed similar suits against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The case is CV-2019-0007 in the Circuit Court of …

Using Physician Leadership Groups to Bridge the Clinical, Strategy Divide | 9/10/2019

… Clinical, Strategy Divide Using Physician Leadership Groups to Bridge the Clinical, Strategy Divide September 2019 By Herman Williams, MD, MBA, and Chris Cooper, RN, MHA, MIM In today’s consumer-centric, outcomes-driven healthcare landscape, coordinated care is the name of the game. Hospitals that succeed in this environment will be those that not only share information with external partners on the care continuum to drive better care outcomes for patients …

Medical center celebrates grand opening in Stratford | 9/7/2019

Thursday marked the grand opening of Central Oklahoma Family Medical Center’s location in Stratford. The health center is located at 302 W. Smith St. This facility is ready to meet the health care needs of all individuals in Stratford and surrounding areas. This is the third center that COFMC has opened in the last three months. The Stratford location provides full medical and lab services by Tanya Hudson DNP, APRN …

Kentucky Hospitals File Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors | PR Newswire | 9/5/2019

… increase training of physicians to treat substance use disorders, cover the costs of lengthy stays and follow-up care for infants with neonatal abstinence disorder, and invest in electronic health information systems to improve coordinated care and prevent overprescribing.” The Kentucky hospitals join more than 300 other hospitals across the country that have filed similar suits against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Media Contact: Laura Elkins 615.750.9042 [email protected] SOURCE Dressman …

Eden Health Becomes First Digitally Native Primary Care Provider To Achieve NCQA PCMH Recognition | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

… PCMH is widely regarded as the highest quality recognition that exists for primary care. At its core, the PCMH model is an evidence-based framework for moving toward an era of accountable, cost-conscious, coordinated care and away from traditional fee-for-service reimbursements. Patient treatment is coordinated through primary care providers to ensure patients receive necessary care when and where they need it. The model emphasizes enhanced access to …

VillageMD Announces $100 Million in Series B, Led by Kinnevik | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

CHICAGO , Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – VillageMD , a leading national provider of primary care, today announced its Series B funding round of $100 million . The round was led with $75 million from Kinnevik AB (“Kinnevik”), an international growth-focused investment company, along with a returning investment from Oak HC/FT and new investments from Town Hall Ventures and Adams Street Partners. “As we continue to transform and disrupt the healthcare system …

North Texas Innovator Tapped as Catalyst Chief Medical Officer | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

… of North Texas to the entire state. It is powered by StratiFi Health, which provides the management services to operate Catalyst Health Network. StratiFi Health exists to improve the health of communities by providing population health and physician practice services that proactively shape the patient’s health care experience. ABOUT CATALYST HEALTH NETWORK Catalyst Health Network is a URAC accredited clinically integrated network of primary care physicians who have come together …

Eleanor Health Launched to Treat Opioid and Substance Use Disorders With Whole-Person Approach | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

WALTHAM, Mass. and MOORESVILLE, N.C. Eleanor Health the first addiction and mental health services provider designed to deliver long-term patient recovery outcomes and modeled on value-based care delivery and payments, officially launched with its first outpatient clinic in Mooresville, NC . The opening marks the first of 10 to 15 Eleanor Health sites set to open in the next year, first in North Carolina and then across the country …

Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

Save AP Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas 3 hrs ago Save BOSTON & LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 4, 2019– Humana Medicare Advantage members have additional access to high-impact, relationship-based primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add 11 additional Iora Primary Care …

JFS to host speaker panel showcasing Coordinated Care program | 9/4/2019

Follow on Facebook Print This Post FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ will host a speaker panel showcasing Coordinated Care of MetroWest NJ on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at JFS MetroWest, 256 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park. Topics will include assessment, monitoring, coordination, advocacy, and financial and legal planning. Coordinated Care of MetroWest assists families, individuals and caregivers who are overseeing the lifetime care …

Dr. Caitlin Farmer Joins Center for Dermatology, Now a Part of U.S. Dermatology Partners | PRWeb | 9/3/2019

Dr. Caitlin Farmer Joins Center for Dermatology, Now a Part of U.S. Dermatology Partners Share Article Caitlin Farmer, MD, joins Plano and Flower Mound offices of U.S. Dermatology Partners Caitlin Farmer, MD Dermatologist “I am excited to join the Center for Dermatology team and I am grateful to be in a practice that enables me to provide high quality care to my patients while working with wonderful colleagues.” says Farmer …

Dr. Juliet Gibson Joins Trinity Dermatology in Carrollton, Texas, Now a Part of U.S. Dermatology Partners | PRWeb | 9/3/2019

Dr. Juliet Gibson Joins Trinity Dermatology in Carrollton, Texas, Now a Part of U.S. Dermatology Partners Share Article Dermatologist Juliet Gibson, MD, joins Carrollton office of U.S. Dermatology Partners Juliet Gibson, MD Dermatologist “I love the long-term connections I form with patients who have skin diseases or those who want to fight the aging process with quick ‘tune-ups,’” says Dr. Gibson. CARROLLTON, Texas Dr. Juliet Gibson began treating …

Primary Care as a Platform for Value | Managed Care Magazine | 9/3/2019

Quantifying the worth of primary care and its delivery are essential for raising its profile. New data and payment incentives may push us closer. September 3, 2019 Michael D. Dalzell Senior Contributing Editor David M. Levine, MD, tells a story that pretty much captures the value that policy makers have placed on primary care in America. In essence, says Levine—a clinical investigator in the Division of General Internal Medicine …

Medicaid

Rejected Medicaid Company Threatens To Sue Oregon Health Authority | 9/12/2019

A Marion County nonprofit group, which the Oregon Health Authority rejected as a Medicaid insurer this summer, warns it may sue in court to overturn the state’s decision. Marion Polk Coordinated Care notified the state last month in that it may file legal action. The warning, filed 10 days after the state issued a final rejection of Marion Polk Coordinated Care’s bid for the two-county 100,000-member Medicaid contract …

New York New Medicaid Model Approved for Care Serving Children with Complex Health Needs | 9/11/2019

New York New Medicaid Model Approved for Care Serving Children with Complex Health Needs September 2019 ~ On August 6, the New York Department of Health (NYDOH) announced approval from federal regulators for a new Medicaid … care model has been designed to maximize the efficiency of coordinated care management by allowing managed care plans to provide home- and community-based services to the following: Medically fragile children, Children with a behavioral

Medicare

Eleanor Health Launched to Treat Opioid and Substance Use Disorders With Whole-Person Approach | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

WALTHAM, Mass. and MOORESVILLE, N.C. Eleanor Health the first addiction and mental health services provider designed to deliver long-term patient recovery outcomes and modeled on value-based care delivery and payments, officially launched with its first outpatient clinic in Mooresville, NC . The opening marks the first of 10 to 15 Eleanor Health sites set to open in the next year, first in North Carolina and then across the country …

Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

Save AP Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas 3 hrs ago Save BOSTON & LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 4, 2019– Humana Medicare Advantage members have additional access to high-impact, relationship-based primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add 11 additional Iora Primary Care …

Medicare Advantage

Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

Save AP Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas 3 hrs ago Save BOSTON & LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 4, 2019– Humana Medicare Advantage members have additional access to high-impact, relationship-based primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add 11 additional Iora Primary Care …

Alignment Healthcare Set to Double Geographic Footprint and Medicare Advantage Plans Offered In 2020 | Business Wire | 8/20/2019

ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 20, 2019– Alignment Healthcare, a mission-based Medicare Advantage insurance company founded in 2013, today announced plans to double both the footprint of the territories it covers and the number … building a robust data engine to enable a level of coordinated care otherwise impossible – with the ability to act on this data in real-time with our 24/7 concierge care team,” said Dr. Arta Bakshandeh

Behavioral Health

Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - Seattle, WA - UnitedHealth Group - Seattle, WA | 9/13/2019

Share Description 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 …

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

… other vulnerable populations. To date, 50 new solutions are underway throughout the country across the Project’s first two phases in behavioral health and community-based care. Inadequate maternal care is a national epidemic disproportionately affecting … 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 …

Population Health

North Texas Innovator Tapped as Catalyst Chief Medical Officer | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

PLANO, Texas Jeffery Bullard, MD, a trailblazing physician and health care entrepreneur and innovator, has been named the new Chief Medical Officer for the Catalyst Health Network. Dr. Bullard is a pioneer in integrative medicine, behavioral health, and family medicine. He also was a strong and early advocate for using technology and a range of services to enhance primary care and other forms of care. Among other accomplishments, he designed …

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

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

Community Health

Unprecedented Therapy Found Effective for Blood Cancer Patients With No Treatment Options | PRWeb | 8/23/2019

… Chair of Oncological Sciences, and Ward-Coleman Professor in Cancer Research of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “Coordinated care teams include experts from the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, pathology, radiology, immunology, genomics … York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top …

Unprecedented Therapy Found Effective for Blood Cancer Patients With No Treatment Options | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/22/2019

… Chair of Oncological Sciences, and Ward-Coleman Professor in Cancer Research of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai . “Coordinated care teams include experts from the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, pathology, radiology, immunology, genomics … York City , Westchester , Long Island , and Florida ; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top …

AMA

Chronic Disease Patients with Mental Health Disorders Cost More | RevCycle Intelligence | 8/26/2019

… patients, having a mental health disorder was associated with higher healthcare costs and resource use, confirms a new study in JAMA Network Open . The study of hospitalization and physician billing claims for adults 18 years … care use are likely multifactorial, possibly including poor access to coordinated care and mental health care delivered by nonspecialists, among others,” the authors wrote. A different payment model for patients with both chronic disease and …

CORRECTING and REPLACING White Oak Healthcare Finance Provides Growth Capital Financing to CareMax Medical Group for Expansionary Acquisition | Business Wire | 8/20/2019

NEW YORK- Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: WHITE OAK HEALTHCARE FINANCE PROVIDES GROWTH CAPITAL FINANCING TO CAREMAX MEDICAL GROUP FOR EXPANSIONARY ACQUISITION White Oak Healthcare Finance, LLC (“White Oak”) today announced it acted as sole lead arranger on the funding of a senior credit facility to finance the acquisition of New Life Health Group (“New Life”) by CareMax …

ACO

Medical Groups Call for Value-Based Care Reforms to Reduce Burden | RevCycle Intelligence | 8/13/2019

… such as the 3-day skilled nursing facility (SNF) and telehealth coverage waivers used in certain Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) programs, should be available to providers in all levels of the program, even if … ACOs should be able to use this waiver to deliver coordinated care to patients, AMGA asserted. Additionally, the shorter glide path to risk under Pathways to Success means ACOs have a limited timeframe in non …

Bright Health brings its groundbreaking Health Plan Care Partner Model to 13 new markets for 2020 | PR Newswire | 7/24/2019

… health outcomes through in-network care. For members, this translates into a more personalized and affordable patient experience, including: Fully coordinated care Lower out-of-pocket costs 1 Fewer readmissions 2 and emergency room visits … Supplemental Supplemental Summit County IFP, MA, Supplemental IFP FL Jacksonville (& Pensacola) IFP, Supplemental Orlando (& Daytona Beach) IFP, MA, Supplemental Palm Beach IFP, MA, Supplemental Tampa IFP, Supplemental IL Chicago MA NC Charlotte IFP, Supplemental Winston …

Health Management

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

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

Nebraska Health Information Initiative Selects InterSystems to Power Shared Health Information | Business Wire | 8/16/2019

… coordinated care and population health management. HealthShare will allow NEHII to connect a broader set of data sources to its members. “Our goal is to ensure that patients, providers and payers get a comprehensive view of health records and are able to extract as much value from the data as possible to help drive better patient care and outcomes,” said Jaime Bland, Chief Executive Officer at NEHII. “We needed a …

ACA

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

… shift on their party’s top 2020 issue. “Medicare for All” remains hugely popular, but majorities say they’d prefer building on “Obamacare” to expand coverage instead of a new government program that replaces America’s mix of … 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 …

The Vizient 2019 Connections Education Summit Set for September | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

IRVING, Texas- Vizient, Inc. today announces it will host the 2019 Connections Education Summit , Sept. 16-19, in Las Vegas. The annual fall conference offers members, industry experts and suppliers a blended networking and educational programming agenda with innovative perspectives and strategies to improve clinical outcomes, ensure patient safety and reduce costs. The event is designed for CEOs, CNOs, CQOs, COOs, CFOs and health care leaders in clinical, pharmacy, quality, safety …

UnitedHealth

Pharmacy Technician - Genoa Healthcare - Seattle, WA - UnitedHealth Group - Seattle, WA | 9/13/2019

… 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 …

Avoidable Hospital ED Visits Cost Healthcare System $32B Annually | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/25/2019

… 25, 2019 - Reducing avoidable hospital emergency department (ED) visits is key to lowering healthcare spending, according to new research from UnitedHealth Group. The managed care company recently reported that avoidable ED visits, or trips to … value networks, such as accountable care organizations (ACOs), which deliver coordinated care across the continuum.” Premier also suggested that ambulatory and community providers implement a coordinated care management model to identify patients who need proactive …

Cerner

OIG Finds Significant Backlogs in VA Medical Record Digitization | EHR Intelligence | 8/27/2019

… least 597,000 individual electronic files. A backlog of this scale could seriously hinder clinicians’ ability to provide veterans with quality, coordinated care, OIG noted. “Since the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act passed in August … information. READ MORE: VA Transfers 23.5M Veteran Health Records to Cerner EHR System OIG noted that this process will be even more essential now that the President has signed the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and …

$16B veterans’ health project hits major snag - POLITICO | 8/23/2019

… federal history. Story Continued Below Promoters of the flagship Trump administration project say it will create a model for better-coordinated care for the whole United States, setting up a digitized health care record for … decided in 2017 to sign a no-bid contract with Cerner, which the Defense Department signed up with two years earlier to replace its homegrown records system. Three members of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club …

Optum

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

Tools & Strategies News Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care The organizations will partner and leverage data analytics tools to deliver quality, affordable care to patients in the Bay Area. 22 … care and lower costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Optum will also aim to help John Muir Health bring more data-driven insights to providers at the point of care with Optum

John Muir Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Experiences for Patients in Bay Area | Business Wire | 7/17/2019

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.- John Muir Health and Optum today announced a comprehensive new relationship focused on advancing delivery of high-quality, convenient and affordable health care to patients in the Bay Area … lower care delivery costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Bring more data-driven insight to care providers and patients at the point of care using Optum clinical technologies and advanced analytic tools

Talyst

Cigna and MSK Start Value-Based, Coordinated Cancer Care Program | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/5/2019

… Start Value-Based, Coordinated Cancer Care Program The partnership, part of Cigna Collaborative Care initiative, relies on a value-based, coordinated care arrangement to streamline medical and insurance services. Source: Cigna By Kelsey Waddill August … worked with healthcare delivery systems such as Scripps Health and Catalyst Health to provide coordinated care in various settings. These arrangements distribute payment based on achieving goals for quality and costs. Each of the partnerships …

Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst Expand Program for Behavioral Health Analytics, Improved Quality and Cost | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst Expand Program for Behavioral Health Analytics, Improved Quality and Cost Coordinated care network co-develops opioid risk-prediction tool; adopts Data Operating System News provided by 07:55 PORTLAND, Ore. and SALT LAKE CITY , Dec. 19, In an effort to further enhance quality and lower the cost of health care, Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst have expanded their partnership through the implementation …

DaVita

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

… will also enable John Muir Health to deliver value-based care and lower costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Optum will also aim to help John Muir Health bring more data-driven … high-quality care at lower costs. The company recently acquired DaVita Medical Group, one of the nation’s leading independent medical groups. DaVita Medical Group will join OptumCare, which serves over 80 health plans, and will …

DaVita’s new CEO Javier Rodriguez talks strategy, style and the future of kidney care | FierceHealthcare | 5/23/2019

Javier Rodriguez never planned on getting into healthcare. The newest CEO of dialysis giant DaVita originally imagined he might do something in the financial realm, earning a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Boston … that it is not doing enough to work within a coordinated care system. Is there any fairness to that criticism, in your opinion, and what is your response to that? JR: To be honest with

Excelera

Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network Welcomes HonorHealth | PRWeb | 8/6/2019

Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network Welcomes HonorHealth Share Article Second Arizona-based member to join the network, serving Scottsdale and Phoenix “We are pleased to add HonorHealth to our growing network of high-quality health system … implement and optimize their specialty pharmacies to provide patients with coordinated care and increased access to limited distribution drugs (LLDs). With the membership of HonorHealth, Excelera now boasts a combined network specialty pharmacy revenue of

Excelera Promotes Troy Polan to Chief Technology Officer | PRWeb | 4/16/2019

Excelera Promotes Troy Polan to Chief Technology Officer Share Article Tech exec elevated to CTO after success leading Excelera’s technology strategy to help drive partnerships and insights from sophisticated reporting and analytics platform “I am … data platform to provide key insights demonstrating the value of coordinated care for complex patients,” said Polan. “It will be increasingly important to delve even deeper into data sources to more fully characterize all the

CVS Health

CVS handily beats estimates, hikes 2019 forecast | Healthcare Dive | 8/7/2019

First published on Dive Brief: CVS Health handily beat Wall Street estimates in the second quarter of 2019, with all three of its major businesses exceeding analyst expectations in results posted Wednesday before the opening … mortar footprint, including one Merlo teased earlier this summer for coordinated care for knee replacements. Merlo’s push to establish his company as the “front door” to health services in the U.S. includes expanding its specialized

Private equity–backed dermatology group doubles in size with acquisition | Crain’s New York Business | 8/7/2019

… coordinated care network of health and social services providers. Unite Us has an outcome-tracking technology platform focused on the integration of social determinants, such as access to food and housing, into patient care. Last month, Unite Us announced its latest national partner in CVS Health. COURT BATTLE: A mother is suing University of Rochester Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital for barring her from visiting her nine-year old daughter, the …

Siemens

Worldwide IoT Platforms for Telemedicine Market Report 2017 | PR Newswire | 10/27/2017

… manufacturers, providers and physicians. Telemedicine IoT platforms provide the technology that implement a framework for transition from disjointed care to coordinated care. Platforms permit clinicians to be reactive to change in patient condition, permitting proactive … for Telemedicine Research and Technology: 4.1 IoT Sensor Types 4.2 Siemens 5. IoT for Telemedicine: Companies 5.1 Alibaba Group in Shanghai 5.2 Amazon 5.3 AMC Health 5.4 AMD Global 5.5 American Telehealth Association 5.6 American …

Worldwide IoT Platforms for Telemedicine Report 2017: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2023 - Research and Markets | Business Wire | 10/27/2017

… manufacturers, providers and physicians. Telemedicine IoT platforms provide the technology that implement a framework for transition from disjointed care to coordinated care. Platforms permit clinicians to be reactive to change in patient condition, permitting proactive … Novartis Philips Push Doctor Qualcomm Samsung Sanofi SAP Sensogram Technologies Siemens Softbank Symantec Teladoc Vivify Health For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m2g77t/iot_platforms_for Contacts Research and Markets Laura …

Healthgrades

Prospect to Receive $1.55 Billion Investment from Medical Properties Trust, Inc. | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… focus and resources in our existing markets – where we can expand and drive more growth – to provide quality, cost-effective, coordinated care through our comprehensive network of hospitals, medical groups, and ancillary facilities.” The MPT … patient care and services including: 30 Five-Star Achievements by Healthgrades Specialty and Clinical Excellence Awards in Appendectomy, Cardiac, Critical Care, GI, Neuroscience, Orthopedics and Pulmonary by Healthgrades Top 5% in the Nation for Patient …

GE Healthcare

RowdMap, Inc. Joins St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare at CAPG Colloquium | PR Newswire | 11/8/2017

… 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Ashley Distler , Vice President of Provider Strategy, will join Kevin Manemann , Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, to present at the CAPG Colloquium in Washington D.C. Their session “Benchmarking High … leading association in the country representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. CAPG strongly believes that patient-centered, coordinated, and accountable care offers the highest quality, most efficient delivery mechanism, and greatest value for patients …

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Costs For Patients | PR Newswire | 8/7/2019

… are being shifted to patients. As a result, some patients are delaying or even forgoing potentially lifesaving cancer treatment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) calls on key healthcare stakeholders to make changes that would help … families about their struggles to access affordable, high quality and coordinated care and strives to help them through policy initiatives and support. To learn more about the challenges patients face and what LLS is doing …

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Costs For Patients | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/7/2019

… are being shifted to patients. As a result, some patients are delaying or even forgoing potentially lifesaving cancer treatment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) calls on key healthcare stakeholders to make changes that would help … families about their struggles to access affordable, high quality and coordinated care and strives to help them through policy initiatives and support. To learn more about the challenges patients face and what LLS is doing …

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 …

Ascension Ventures

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

ST. LOUIS- Ascension Ventures (AV), a strategic healthcare venture firm representing thirteen of the nation’s leading non-for-profit health systems, announced today the completion of an investment in 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 for millions of patients with kidney …

Ascension Ventures Completes Investment in Strive Health | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 4/8/2019

Ascension Ventures Completes Investment in Strive Health 9 hrs ago Save ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 8, 2019–Ascension Ventures (AV), a strategic healthcare venture firm representing thirteen of the nation’s leading non-for-profit health systems, announced today the completion of an investment in 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 …

ABRY Partners

U.S. Dermatology Partners, Backed by Abry Partners, Expands Its Arizona Presence Through a New Partnership with Medical Dermatology Specialists | PRWeb | 11/20/2017

… coordinated care network, but also benefit from the organization’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. The physicians of U.S. Dermatology Partners are fervently focused on providing the highest level of patient-first care, and its team therefore includes recognized national leaders in areas such as clinical research, psoriasis and Mohs Surgery. To learn more, visit usdermatologypartners.com About ABRY Partners Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts …

U.S. Dermatology Partners, backed by ABRY Partners, expands further in Texas with two new partnerships: Medical Center Dermatology and Lakeway Dermatology | PRWeb | 10/16/2017

U.S. Dermatology Partners , backed by ABRY Partners, expands further in Texas with two new partnerships: Medical Center Dermatology and Lakeway Dermatology U.S. Dermatology Partners (“USDP”), formerly known as Dermatology Associates, is pleased to announce that … to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatment 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

Echo Health Ventures

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 … 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 million in capital under …

Ascension Ventures Completes Investment in Strive Health | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | 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 … 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 million in capital under …

HCA

4 essential elements of an ASC total joint program | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/23/2019

… Lessner, BSN, RN, total joint coordinator of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based North Valley Surgery Center — an HonorHealth affiliate managed by Sovereign Healthcare — told Becker’s ASC Review about four key elements of a successful outpatient total joint … 4. Quality. “The product of clinical pathways, surgeon leadership and coordinated care is quality. Every intervention, medication, protocol that we follow drives a specific outcome and amounts to great patient care. Delivering great patient care …

Alignment Healthcare Set to Double Geographic Footprint and Medicare Advantage Plans Offered In 2020 | Business Wire | 8/20/2019

ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 20, 2019– Alignment Healthcare, a mission-based Medicare Advantage insurance company founded in 2013, today announced plans to double both the footprint of the territories it covers and the number … building a robust data engine to enable a level of coordinated care otherwise impossible – with the ability to act on this data in real-time with our 24/7 concierge care team,” said Dr. Arta Bakshandeh

Kaiser Permanente

Dr. Adam Norberg Joins Southwest Skin Specialists, Now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners | PRWeb | 8/28/2019

… Research under the direction of Dr. James Berenson in West Hollywood. He then completed his internal medicine internship at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. After his internship, Dr. Norberg began his dermatology residency … to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatment 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 …

Trillium faces roadblocks signing up hospitals, providers in Portland | The Business Journals | 7/16/2019

… hospital systems in Portland said they are not going to sign contracts with Eugene-based Trillium Community Health Plan, a coordinated care organization owned by Medicaid giant Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), based in St. Louis … and Services, Legacy Health, OHSU, Tuality Healthcare, Adventist Health and Kaiser Permanente Northwest fall under Health Share, the state’s largest CCO, with more than 300,000 members. Dr. John Hunter , CEO of OHSU Health System, sent …

Providence Health

Aetna introduces fully insured health care options through the Aetna Whole Health - Southern California plan | PR Newswire | 7/25/2019

… coordinated and accessible healthcare options across health systems in the region.” The products are designed to provide more affordable and coordinated care by: Lowering medical cost growth over time by reducing waste, improving care coordination … Physicians Plans in the Inland Empire and Aetna Whole Health Providence Health & Services in Los Angeles County . The HMO option will provide access to approximately 3,200 primary care physicians, 5,400 specialists, 140 hospitals, more than …

Trillium faces roadblocks signing up hospitals, providers in Portland | The Business Journals | 7/16/2019

… hospital systems in Portland said they are not going to sign contracts with Eugene-based Trillium Community Health Plan, a coordinated care organization owned by Medicaid giant Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), based in St. Louis … Share of Oregon, the sole CCO for the Portland area. Providence Health and Services, Legacy Health, OHSU, Tuality Healthcare, Adventist Health and Kaiser Permanente Northwest fall under Health Share, the state’s largest CCO, with more …

St. Joseph Health

How the CareOregon-Providence partnership will impact reproductive health | The Business Journals | 8/24/2019

… impact on women’s reproductive health coverage. Providence Plan Partners is a subsidiary of the giant Catholic health care system Providence St. Joseph Health, based in Renton, Wash. Portland-based CareOregon, which manages about 250,000 Medicaid … are carved out of the contracts with the state’s 15 coordinated care organizations. That’s because a legislative provision called the Hyde Amendment bars the use of federal funds for abortion, except under limited circumstances. Medicaid …

Providers say it’s time to change anti-fraud laws - POLITICO | 6/3/2019

St. Joseph Health, adding that the current legal framework “stands in the way of good care.” — The administration may propose changes as soon as this summer , and could potentially give providers at least some of the flexibilities they want. HHS’s “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care” is aimed, in part, at “considering reforms” that could allow providers to better offer services targeting social determinants of health, a department spokesperson wrote in …

BayMark Health Services

MedMark Treatment Centers Opens Second Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment Center In Ohio | PRWeb | 8/9/2019

MedMark Treatment Centers Opens Second Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment Center In Ohio Share Article BayMark Health Services announced today the opening of MedMark Treatment Centers Lebanon, its second opioid treatment program (OTP) in Ohio. MedMark … use of MAT with addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnancy and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery. The mission is to provide comprehensive medication-assisted

MedMark Treatment Centers Opens Second Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment Center In Ohio | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/9/2019

LEBANON, Ohio , Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – BayMark Health Services announced today the opening of MedMark Treatment Centers Lebanon, its second opioid treatment program (OTP) in Ohio . MedMark Lebanon will provide medically-supervised medication-assisted … use of MAT with addiction education, relapse prevention, lab testing, coordinated care for pregnancy and linkages to community resources to assist patients on their path to recovery. The mission is to provide comprehensive medication-assisted

National Jewish Health

National Jewish Health Ranked Nation’s #1 Respiratory Hospital For 18th Year by U.S. News & World Report | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/30/2019

DENVER , July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – National Jewish Health has been named the 1 respiratory hospital in the nation for the 18 th time by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019 Best Hospitals rankings. National … Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit www.njhealth.org. View original content to download multimedia:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/national-jewish-health-ranked-nations-1-respiratory-hospital

National Jewish Health Launches Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program to Help with Youth Vaping Epidemic | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

… On July 1, 2019 , the nation’s largest non-profit tobacco quitline provider helping thousands of people quit tobacco every year, National Jewish Health, is launching an enhanced tobacco cessation program for teens who want to … Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit njhealth.org . Members of the news media may visit the media resources page. SOURCE National Jewish Health Related Links http …

Providence St. Joseph Health

How the CareOregon-Providence partnership will impact reproductive health | The Business Journals | 8/24/2019

… the impact on women’s reproductive health coverage. Providence Plan Partners is a subsidiary of the giant Catholic health care system Providence St. Joseph Health, based in Renton, Wash. Portland-based CareOregon, which manages about 250,000 … are carved out of the contracts with the state’s 15 coordinated care organizations. That’s because a legislative provision called the Hyde Amendment bars the use of federal funds for abortion, except under limited circumstances. Medicaid …

Providers say it’s time to change anti-fraud laws - POLITICO | 6/3/2019

Providence St. Joseph Health, adding that the current legal framework “stands in the way of good care.” — The administration may propose changes as soon as this summer , and could potentially give providers at least some of the flexibilities they want. HHS’s “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care” is aimed, in part, at “considering reforms” that could allow providers to better offer services targeting social determinants of health, a department spokesperson wrote …

John Muir Health

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

Tools & Strategies News Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care The organizations will partner and leverage data analytics tools to deliver quality, affordable care to patients in the Bay Area. 22 … care and lower costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Optum will also aim to help John Muir Health bring more data-driven insights to providers at the point of care with Optum

John Muir Health and Optum Launch New, Comprehensive Relationship to Advance Quality Care and Experiences for Patients in Bay Area | Business Wire | 7/17/2019

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. & EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.- John Muir Health and Optum today announced a comprehensive new relationship focused on advancing delivery of high-quality, convenient and affordable health care to patients in the Bay Area … lower care delivery costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Bring more data-driven insight to care providers and patients at the point of care using Optum clinical technologies and advanced analytic tools

National Jewish Health, Denver CO

National Jewish Health Ranked Nation’s #1 Respiratory Hospital For 18th Year by U.S. News & World Report | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/30/2019

DENVER , July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – National Jewish Health has been named the 1 respiratory hospital in the nation for the 18 th time by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019 Best Hospitals rankings. National Jewish Health has ranked 1 or 2 all 23 years that U.S. Ne ws has ranked pulmonology in its Best Hospitals list. “Being recognized once again by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital …

National Jewish Health Launches Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program to Help with Youth Vaping Epidemic | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

DENVER , July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Nearly 5 million teens across the United States are vaping and using tobacco, yet there are few resources available to help them stop. On July 1, 2019 , the nation’s largest non-profit tobacco quitline provider helping thousands of people quit tobacco every year, National Jewish Health, is launching an enhanced tobacco cessation program for teens who want to stop using tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes …

Cleveland Clinic

The Vizient 2019 Connections Education Summit Set for September | Business Wire | 8/19/2019

IRVING, Texas- Vizient, Inc. today announces it will host the 2019 Connections Education Summit , Sept. 16-19, in Las Vegas. The annual fall conference offers members, industry experts and suppliers a blended networking and educational programming agenda with innovative perspectives and strategies to improve clinical outcomes, ensure patient safety and reduce costs. The event is designed for CEOs, CNOs, CQOs, COOs, CFOs and health care leaders in clinical, pharmacy, quality, safety …

Vocera Experience Innovation Network Hosts 13th Chief Experience Officer Roundtable | Business Wire | 10/17/2017

Coordinated Care Ann Lindsay, MD, co-founder and clinical professor, Stanford Coordinated Care Maureen Sullivan, RN, MBA, executive director information technology division, Cleveland Clinic Rolland Pugh, director of patient experience design, Novant Health “The future of caring lies within today’s innovations and the healthcare mavericks who have taken the stage at our CXO Roundtables,” said Bridget Duffy, co-founder of the Experience Innovation Network and Chief Medical Officer of Vocera …

Centene Corp

The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer of The Pennant Group | Globe Newswire | 8/19/2019

Coordinated Care Corporation, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, Chief Financial Officer for Qualis Health, a healthcare consulting organization that assists providers and payers in improved care delivery and patient outcomes, and the Vice President of Finance of MCG Health, LLC, a developer of evidenced-based health care guidelines and related tools. A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Freeman began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has extensive public accounting experience. Ms. Freeman …

Sunshine Health Telemedicine Equipment Helps Children In Rural Areas See Nemours Specialists | PR Newswire | 7/24/2019

… 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 a time. Sunshine Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Sunshine Health offers government-sponsored managed care through Medicaid, Long Term Care, Ambetter (Marketplace) and Allwell (Medicare). Additionally, we offer …

Humana

Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

Save AP Iora Health and Humana Expand Relationship to Provide More Humana Medicare Advantage Plan Members Access to Additional Coordinated Care in Arizona, Georgia and Texas 3 hrs ago Save BOSTON & LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 4, 2019– Humana Medicare Advantage members have additional access to high-impact, relationship-based primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add 11 additional Iora Primary Care …

Humana Takes Actions to Assist Those Who May be Impacted by Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 8/29/2019

MIAMI- Humana Inc . (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the actions it is taking to assist its members, employees and communities in Florida who may be impacted by Hurricane Dorian. To help ensure the safety and well-being of all Floridians, Humana has launched a series of pre-storm actions, including: Waived all requirements for primary care physician (PCP) referrals and prior …

Health Net

U of Vermont seeks to expand $150M Epic EHR implementation | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/5/2019

Health Network. If the CON extension is approved, the capital cost of the Epic implementation will increase by $15.8 million and the net operating expenditures would add $4.2 million, bringing the total cost of the project to $171.7 million, the publication reports. “Having their medical records in this unified system will lead to more timely and coordinated care for the more than 45,000 patients from the Malone and Elizabethtown communities …

Canopy Health, San Francisco Health Network Announce Collaboration that will Expand Hospital-Based Midwifery Access in San Francisco | PR Newswire | 8/5/2019

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , Aug. 5, Canopy Health and San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) announced today they have signed a contract, effective July 1, 2019 , to expand hospital-based midwifery access at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). This is the first time SFHN, which includes ZSFG, has signed a contract to provide services to enrollees with commercial health plan coverage. “Through strategic expansion and partnerships, Canopy Health can give commercial HMO members …

Aetna

CVS handily beats estimates, hikes 2019 forecast | Healthcare Dive | 8/7/2019

… chain saw revenue of $63.4 billion , up 35.2% year over year, mostly due to acquisition of the health insurance giant Aetna in November as well as stronger volume and brand drug price inflation boosting pharmacy … mortar footprint, including one Merlo teased earlier this summer for coordinated care for knee replacements. Merlo’s push to establish his company as the “front door” to health services in the U.S. includes expanding its specialized …

CVS to launch pilot program for Aetna beneficiaries undergoing total knee replacement surgery | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/31/2019

Aetna knee replacement surgery patients with care before and after their procedures, an Aetna spokesperson confirmed to Becker’s ASC Review. The program aims to cut costs by decreasing hospital readmission, the spokesperson said. The program was announced by CVS CEO Larry Merlo at the Medicare Advantage conference in Washington, D.C. July 23, according to a report from Healthcare Dive. The coordinated care pilot will manage pre- and postoperative care for …

Wellcare

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

… coordinated care organization for six counties in Oregon Centene’s Spanish subsidiary, Primero Salud, increased its stake in Spanish healthcare company Ribera Salud from 50% to 90% All proposals related to Centene’s pending acquisition of WellCare Health Plans were approved by both companies’ shareholders The company received a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) as one of the “Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities” Centene increased its …

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

Cigna

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

… expected growth for 2020, adding 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 … 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 …

Finalized CMS Rule Supports Medicare Coverage for Gene Therapy | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/8/2019

… There are two FDA-approved CAR T-cell therapies on the market, tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah) and axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta). READ MORE: Cigna and MSK Start Value-Based, Coordinated Cancer Care Program CMS will cover CAR T … making strides in providing improved care, primarily by expanding their coordinated care programs. Tagged …

Fidelis Care

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

… Centene has enjoyed great growth in recent quarters. The company’s strong Q2 revenue was due to its recent acquisition of Fidelis Care, growth in the health insurance marketplace business, and expansions and new programs (primarily … 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 stake in Spanish healthcare company Ribera Salud from 50% to …

UnitedHealthcare

Optum, John Muir Health Use Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care | HealthIT Analytics | 7/22/2019

… Health improve patient care and further advance its clinical and operational performance. Optum, the health services and analytics arm of UnitedHealthcare, will provide operational technologies, analytics solutions and tools, and administrative services expertise to support … care and lower costs by applying proven approaches to integrated, coordinated care. Optum will also aim to help John Muir Health bring more data-driven insights to providers at the point of care with Optum …

Remedy Raises $10 Million to Bring Quality Care Closer to Patients | PR Newswire | 6/26/2019

… dramatically lower costs and improve outcomes for high-cost procedures and chronic disease management,” said Cunningham. “The market potential for coordinated care delivery and chronic disease management from a telemedicine platform is the next evolution … clients. Remedy has contracts with many in-network providers including, UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield and Aetna. Remedy is headquartered in Austin, Texas . For more information, please visit www.myremedy.com . ABOUT SANTÉ VENTURES Founded in 2006, Santé Ventures …

Wellcare Health Plans

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

… coordinated care organization for six counties in Oregon Centene’s Spanish subsidiary, Primero Salud, increased its stake in Spanish healthcare company Ribera Salud from 50% to 90% All proposals related to Centene’s pending acquisition of WellCare Health Plans were approved by both companies’ shareholders The company received a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) as one of the “Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities” Centene increased its …

Centene Hits a Home Run with Its Q2 Earnings Results - Nasdaq.com | 7/23/2019

… coordinated care organization for six counties in Oregon Centene’s Spanish subsidiary, Primero Salud, increased its stake in Spanish healthcare company Ribera Salud from 50% to 90% All proposals related to Centene’s pending acquisition of WellCare Health Plans were approved by both companies’ shareholders The company received a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) as one of the “Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities” Centene increased its …

Louis J. DeGennaro

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Costs For Patients | PR Newswire | 8/7/2019

… cancer patients are forced to make life-or-death treatment decisions based purely on the cost of their care,” said Louis J. DeGennaro , Ph.D., LLS president and CEO. “The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has the reputation … families about their struggles to access affordable, high quality and coordinated care and strives to help them through policy initiatives and support. To learn more about the challenges patients face and what LLS is doing …

How One Family’s Loss 70 Years Ago Inspires Students to Fight Cancer Today | PR Newswire | 6/19/2019

… 70-year history, funding breakthrough research to advance lifesaving treatments and cures, and providing support and advocacy for patients,” said Louis J. DeGennaro , Ph.D., LLS’s president and CEO. “We know the founding family would be … 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 …

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 …

Oregon Legislature 2019: Host of health care bills survive key deadline | The Business Journals | 4/11/2019

… 60-day advanced notice of drug price increases MEDICAID FINANCING HB 2010 What it does: Signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown , it raises $432 million to fill nearly half the Medicaid funding gap through … who don’t receive insurance through their employer, to enroll in coordinated care organizations VACCINE EXEMPTIONS HB 3063 What it does: Eliminates the religious and philosophical exemption to vaccines for school children in Oregon but retains …

Aaron Sisk

Open Enrollment Underway For Ambetter From Magnolia Health | PR Newswire | 11/9/2017

… years, and now we’re excited to expand that mission by offering Ambetter health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace,” said Aaron Sisk , President and CEO of Magnolia Health. “Our Ambetter plans offer affordable coverage for … 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, CHIP …

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 …

Brown asks OHA’s Allen to guarantee kids’ CHIP coverage through April | The Business Journals | 11/21/2017

… five months. Brown wrote to OHA Director Patrick Allen on Monday directing him to “manage OHA’s finances and work with Coordinated Care Organizations to guarantee coverage for kids through April 30, 2018.” “Carefully allocating and … our children.” She said she has spoken to U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley , along with House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney . “We are all in agreement that preserving coverage for …

Mike Kreidler

Coordinated Care fined $1.5 million by Washington insurance commissioner | The Business Journals | 12/18/2017

Reporter, St. Louis Business Journal Dec 18, 2017, 7:26am PST Coordinated Care Corp. will be allowed to resume selling health plans in Washington, just days after it received a cease and desist order from state regulators. Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued the cease and desist order Dec. 12, ordering the company to stop selling individual health plans in the state due to an inadequate number of providers in its …

Centene fined $1.5 million, can resume Obamacare sales in Washington | CNBC | 12/15/2017

… not enough doctors in the insurer’s provider network. A spokesman for the Office of the Washington Insurance Commissioner said Centene’s Coordinated Care unit had agreed to a consent order with the regulator to resolve the … with Coordinated Care to correct its inadequacies,” said Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler. “They understand the seriousness of the violations and made a commitment today to correct them. We will be monitoring the company very closely …

Deedee Dalke

Redefining the outpatient spine landscape — 3 observations | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/2/2019

… DeeDee Dalke, solutions consultant at ASC management software company Simplify ASC : More specialty-only centers moving to multispecialty status is another opportunity on the horizon, but only where it makes sense. … We’re also seeing more partnerships emerge to offer care from all sides: A joint or spine program might include the physician, at-home care post-procedure, physical therapy and the ASC all partnering together to offer more coordinated care …

Key trends in the ASC industry from Simplify ASC’s DeeDee Dalke | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/20/2019

Key trends in the ASC industry from Simplify ASC’s DeeDee Dalke Written by Rachel Popa June 19, DeeDee Dalke, solutions consultant at ASC management software company Simplify ASC, shared her insights on key ASC trends … therapy and the ASC all partnering together to offer more coordinated care, which will help lower costs and boost the quality of care. Lastly, we need to make people more aware of our metrics. We

JJ Farook

Jeff Branagh Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of InfoMC | PRWeb | 11/28/2017

… product quality at the same time. We are so pleased to have him as a leader on our team,” said JJ Farook, Chief Executive Offer. “I’m excited to take on this leadership position during such … centers and programs, and Employee Assistance/WorkLife Programs. The InfoMC Coordinated Care Solution provides tools for optimal care coordination of complex or chronic physical and behavioral health conditions and populations, resulting in improved quality and …

Trillium Health Resources Selects InfoMC’s Coordinated Care Solution | PRWeb | 11/16/2017

Trillium Health Resources has selected the InfoMC Coordinated Care Solution to support the company’s Care Coordination department. By utilizing InfoMC’s platform, Trillium’s Care Coordinators will more effectively coordinate care and achieve better outcomes for Medicaid members with the most complex needs, resulting in healthier members across its region in North Carolina. “We are excited to partner with Trillium,” said JJ Farook, InfoMC Chairman and CEO, “and we look forward to …

Barry M. Smith

Magellan Health Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results | Business Wire | 11/1/2017

Coordinated Care Plus Program in Virginia, and will phase-in membership in the remaining regions through January 1, 2018. On October 31, 2017, the Company closed on its acquisition of Senior Whole Health. “I am pleased with the closing of our acquisition of Senior Whole Health, a company focused on serving complex, high-risk populations providing both Medicare and Medicaid dual-eligible benefits in New York and Massachusetts,” said Barry …

Shawn Morris

Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage Plans for 2018 Emphasize Affordable, Stable Premiums and Coordinated Care by Local Physicians | Business Wire | 10/16/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and Medicare Advantage Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage (MAPD) for the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) emphasize stable premiums and physician engagement along with a number of additional benefits, such as fitness memberships and dental, vision and hearing coverage. Open enrollment began Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7. It is the time period when most people choose or switch their Medicare …

Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage Plans For 2018 Emphasize Affordable, Stable Premiums And Coordinated Care By Local Physicians - TheStreet | 10/16/2017

Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and Medicare Advantage Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage (MAPD) for the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) emphasize stable premiums and physician engagement along with a number of additional benefits, such as fitness memberships and dental, vision and hearing coverage. Open enrollment began Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7. It is the time period when most people choose or switch their Medicare plans. “We’ve …

Greer Myers

Community Hospice of Texas and Providence Hospice Professionals Partner with Turn-Key Health to Deploy Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care Program | Business Wire | 6/27/2019

… area. Victoria Jingle, CEO, CHOT, says, “As a progressive healthcare organization, we recognize this as an opportunity to facilitate better coordinated care for the Medicare Advantage plan members in the 25 counties in the North … to support independence at home and reduce caregiver burdens,” says Greer Myers, president, Turn-Key Health, an Enclara Healthcare company that delivers a community-based palliative solution to health plans, provider organizations and their members …

Community Hospice of Texas and Providence Hospice Professionals Partner with Turn-Key Health to Deploy Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care Program | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/26/2019

… area. Victoria Jingle, CEO, CHOT, says, “As a progressive healthcare organization, we recognize this as an opportunity to facilitate better coordinated care for the Medicare Advantage plan members in the 25 counties in the North … to support independence at home and reduce caregiver burdens,” says Greer Myers, president, Turn-Key Health, an Enclara Healthcare company that delivers a community-based palliative solution to health plans, provider organizations and their members …