Healthcare Operations

Breakdown: County mask order and what it means | 7/21/2020

… home or other places they reside in the following situations: When any person is inside, or in line to enter, any retail or commercial business. When any person is obtaining services at or visiting healthcare operations , including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics and walk-in health facilities, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks, behavioral health providers, and facilities providing veterinary and similar healthcare for animals. When any person is waiting for …

10 things to know about Palantir and TeleTracking, which power the HHS COVID-19 data system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2020

… 1. Founded in 1991, TeleTracking has primarily focused on developing an operating platform for efficient hospital patient flow. Because it has collected so much data, the company has also built an analytics platform for healthcare operations .2. In April, TeleTracking received a $10.2 million non-competitive contract from HHS to power the agency’s COVID-19 data tracking system, HHS Protect.3. Michael Zamagias is the chairman and CEO of TeleTracking …

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Luke Airman becomes AF’s first physical therapist assistant to bypass tech school | 7/17/2020

Customer Service Luke Airman becomes AF’s first physical therapist assistant to bypass tech school Photo By Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder Airman 1st Class Emily Perina, 56th Healthcare Operations Squadron physical therapist… … read more read more Photo By Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder Airman 1st Class Emily Perina, 56th Healthcare Operations Squadron physical therapist assistant, smiles for a portrait July 10, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. In a …

Director of Environmental Health Is Hired by Boca Raton Real Estate Firm | 7/17/2020

… pandemic, Crocker Partners took it a step further by bringing in a medical expert on a permanent basis. Dr. Okaroanyanwu has plans to guide Crocker’s properties through the pandemic using his extensive experience of healthcare operations and infectious disease. He wants to ensure the business operates to maintain the health and sustainability of all employees. According to Crocker’s website, Dr. Okaroanyanwu is responsible for managing its environmental Health, Sustainability, and …

San Francisco Enacts a Temporary Ordinance Granting Workers Laid Off Due to COVID-19 a Right to Reinstatement | 7/16/2020

… to the businesses that they may own or operate. Excluded from this definition of “Employer” are federal, state, local, or other public agencies. Also excluded are those employers that provide services that qualify as healthcare operations including hospitals, clinics, virus testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service providers, mental health providers, and any related/ancillary healthcare services as well as veterinary care …

Lab Operations in the Time of COVID-19 | AACC.org | 7/16/2020

… and Applications , Lab Management , Viruses/Microbes , Nucleic Acids , Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) , Communication , Emergency Preparedness/Response , Lab Developed Tests , Lab Safety , Operational Management , Regulatory/Legal AzmanL/Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has affected healthcare operations profoundly, and clinical labs are no exception. Fortunately, lab directors have been sharing their experiences and insights to support others dealing with the same issues. Three sets of authors writing in The Journal of …

Crocker Partners Hires Dr. Walter Okoroanyanwu as Director of Environmental Health | 7/16/2020

South Florida-based commercial real estate developer and owner Crocker Partners has hired infectious disease expert Dr. Walter Okoroanyanwu as Director of Environmental Health. In this position, Okoroanyanwu will be responsible for applying his extensive experience in healthcare operations and infectious disease to develop a program that will ensure that Crocker’s properties meet high standards for safety and sustainability. Although the role was created in response to the COVID-19 …

eQHealth Solutions Once Again Earns URAC Accreditation in Disease Management | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

… based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations , health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com …

San Francisco mandates certain workers be rehired in emergency ordinance | 7/15/2020

… non-profit in San Francisco and employed or employs at least 100 employees on or after February 25, 2020. The definition of “employer” expressly excludes federal, state, local, or other public agencies, and certain healthcare operations like hospitals, clinics, COVID-19 testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks and blood drives, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service providers, mental health providers, or any related and/or ancillary healthcare …

Crocker Partners Hires Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Walter Okoroanyanwu As Director Of Environmental Health, Overseeing Health & Safety For 11 MSF Portfolio | BioSpace | 7/14/2020

… estate companies in the Southeastern United States , has hired Dr. Walter Okoroanyanwu, MD, MPH, MBA as their Director of Environmental Health. In this position, he will be responsible for applying his extensive experience in healthcare operations and infectious disease to develop a program that will ensure that Crocker’s properties meet the highest standards for safety and sustainability. “This is an unprecedented partnership of the commercial real estate and the medical …

Alert: San Francisco Enacts ‘Right to Reemployment’ Ordinance | 7/14/2020

In response to unprecedented unemployment levels caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance on June 23, 2020, that imposes rehiring, notice and reporting obligations onto San Francisco employers who have recently conducted, or who plan on conducting, layoffs related to COVID-19. The essence of the ordinance is that it requires large employers to offer laid-off workers their old jobs …

Key Considerations for Transferring Patients to Relief Healthcare Facilities when Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States | 7/12/2020

… care to as many people as possible during a crisis and therefore minimize the use of crisis standards of care. Crisis Standards of Care: Standards of care that reflect a substantial change in usual healthcare operations and the level of care that healthcare providers are capable of delivering during a crisis. When a state government formally declares the need for crisis standards of care, this formal declaration enables specific legal …

Syria: Dear President Putin, President Trump, Premier Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Macron | 7/11/2020

… collapse thanks to over 84 hospitals and medical facilities being destroyed, damaged or forced to close during the brutal Idlib military campaign. Due to this fact, as a charity with one of the biggest healthcare operations in North West Syria, we believe Idlib has the capacity to treat less than 90 severe cases of COVID-19 . Unless more medical support is able to reach Idlib, contracting the illness will be …

UTech, Jamaica: COHS Nursing and Midwifery COVID-19 Virtual Seminar Provides Self-Care Tools for Nursing Fraternity in COVID-19 Fight | 7/10/2020

… serve the Miami-Dade County in Florida, USA. Dr. Johnson indicated that it was necessary to craft a Crisis Care Delivery Model, i.e. an overarching policy that would inform “the substantial change in usual healthcare operations and the level of care it is possible to deliver, which is made necessary by a pervasive or catastrophic disaster” precipitated by the pandemic. This was accomplished with policy guidance from the American Nurses …

New San Francisco Emergency Ordinance Requires Layoff Notices, Reemployment Rights and Reasonable Accommodation for Eligible Workers | 7/9/2020

… 2020, employed or employ 100 or more employees as of the earliest date it separated or separates one or more employees, which subsequently resulted or results in a layoff. There is an exception for healthcare operations , which include hospitals, clinics, COVID-19 testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks and blood drives, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, other healthcare facilities, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service providers, mental health providers, or any related …

Great Hawk Air Service Accepts Massive Orders for Personal Protective Equipment to Help Combat COVID-19 | PRWeb | 7/9/2020

… the above-listed PPE products are fluid-resistant providing wearers with better protections from Coronavirus than clothing covers. Please be advised: 1) Such quality PPE products have been EXTENSIVELY used in hospitals, medical centers, healthcare operations , labs, university schools of medicine, government agencies (such as fire department, jails, etc.), airlines, cruise ships, sports events, cinemas, shopping centers, social parties, etc. in various countries. 2) Massive orders for millions of such …

Improve patient care by digitally transforming with Salesforce and Conga | 7/9/2020

Improve patient care by digitally transforming with Salesforce and Conga Kelli Blystone Healthcare operations are evolving and needs are changing, with greater urgency than ever before. Healthcare and Life Sciences (HLS) organizations are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, meeting the extraordinary needs caused by this disease, and finding new and more effective ways to operate is more critical than ever. Manual processes are holding the industry back by …

New Emergency Ordinance Requires San Francisco Employers to Guarantee Reemployment tor Certain Employees Laid Off Due to COVID-19 | 7/7/2020

… of San Francisco and employ, or have employed, 100 or more employees on or after February 25, 2020. There are narrow exceptions. The Ordinance does not cover employers that provide services that qualify as healthcare operations . Employers exempt from the Ordinance will include: hospitals, clinics, COVID-19 testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks and blood drives, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, other healthcare facilities, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service providers, mental …

New Emergency Ordinance Requires San Francisco Employers to Guarantee Reemployment for Certain Employees Laid Off Due to COVID-19 | 7/7/2020

… of San Francisco and employ, or have employed, 100 or more employees on or after February 25, 2020. There are narrow exceptions. The Ordinance does not cover employers that provide services that qualify as healthcare operations . Employers exempt from the Ordinance will include: hospitals, clinics, COVID-19 testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks and blood drives, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, other healthcare facilities, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service providers, mental …

TTS 265 Healthcare and the Blockchain with Chrissa McFarlane | 7/7/2020

… communication and a lack of cooperation when it came to setting standards for gathering, recording, and sharing data. Patientory plans to make a big dent in this big problem. With a background in research, healthcare operations , and data management, McFarlane is dedicated to educating regulators and healthcare leaders about the urgent need for data management solutions across the entire healthcare industry, from pharmaceutical supply chain management to digital health & therapeutics …

Health Information Management Best Practices for Quality Health Data During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic | 7/7/2020

… midst of the pandemic is likely to result in extreme variability in the clinical and administrative data spanning the full course of the pandemic. Administrative data are patient-identifiable data used for administrative, regulatory, healthcare operations , and payment (financial) purposes.5 Clinical data is information that is recorded about a patient and their care in a patient’s medical chart, in an electronic health record, or in a clinical data registry …

9 health technologies every executive should be excited about in 2020 | 7/7/2020

… content capabilities, endless social opportunities and underpriced attention in so many platforms – there’s a huge amount to be excited about. Health technologies encompass all the devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems designed to streamline healthcare operations , lower costs and enhance the quality of care. Artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, voice search, chatbots and virtual reality (VR) are among the most promising health technologies in 2020. For the longest time, healthcare executives …

E-Prescribing (e-Rx) Market to Record a Robust Growth Rate for the COVID-19 Period | 7/4/2020

… generated medical prescription used widely for the sharing of data and information between prescriber, pharmacy and dispenser. E-Prescribing system facilities the practitioner to generate a new prescription electronically whenever treatment error occurs during healthcare operations . E-Prescribing system offers extensive range of applications. It provides comprehensive form of medical data, ensures all security checks and patents identification. It offers complete privacy to the disease information and patient’s identification with …

Masks Required in Town of Jackson | 7/4/2020

… The law requires that all persons within the Town of Jackson must wear a face covering or mask when they are inside or in line to enter any business; or are obtaining services at healthcare operations , including hospitals, clinics, and walk‐in health facilities, dentists, pharmacies, dental offices, and facilities providing veterinary services for animals, w hen riding on public transportation or while they are the driver of or a …

San Francisco Passes Emergency Temporary Back to Work Ordinance | 7/4/2020

… employed 100 or more employees as of the earliest date the employer laid off 1 or more employees. Employers exempted from this Ordinance are federal/state/local public agencies, employers that provide services in healthcare operations , and veterinary services providers. Employers covered by collective bargaining agreements that expressly waive the protections under this Ordinance are also exempt. Employees eligible to re-employment rights under this Ordinance are those that have …

CDC

10 things to know about Palantir and TeleTracking, which power the HHS COVID-19 data system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2020

The Trump administration directed hospitals to send COVID-19 data directly to HHS instead of the CDC on July 10, which hospitals had been doing for the past several months. The agency has a federal … data, the company has also built an analytics platform for healthcare operations.2. In April, TeleTracking received a $10.2 million non-competitive contract from HHS to power the agency’s COVID-19 data tracking system, HHS …

COVID-19

10 things to know about Palantir and TeleTracking, which power the HHS COVID-19 data system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2020

The Trump administration directed hospitals to send COVID-19 data directly to HHS instead of the CDC on July 10, which hospitals had been doing for the past several months. The agency has a federal … data, the company has also built an analytics platform for healthcare operations.2. In April, TeleTracking received a $10.2 million non-competitive contract from HHS to power the agency’s COVID-19 data tracking system, HHS …

URAC

eQHealth Solutions Once Again Earns URAC Accreditation in Disease Management | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 16, 2020– eQHealth Solutions is proud to announce that it has earned URAC re-accreditation in Disease Management. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership … and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment …

Telehealth

CareAsOne Aims to Create a Virtual Forum for Telehealth Collaboration - mHealthIntelligence.com | mHealth Intelligence | 6/23/2020

Telehealth News CareAsOne Aims to Create a Virtual Forum for Telehealth Collaboration The new group wants to create an online platform to discuss and share ideas on connected health collaboration. Source: ThinkStock By June 23 … that need swift attention and formulate ways to improve overall healthcare operations,” added the former Aetna, United Health Group and McKesson executive. To better understand how this group fits into the shifting healthcare landscape, mHealthIntelligence …

Community Health

RENNOVA HEALTH OPENS KNOXVILLE TN OFFICE TO MANAGE AND OVERSEE HOSPITAL OPERATIONS Other OTC:RNVA | Globe Newswire | 6/22/2020

… Community Health, Inc. to oversee and manage all hospital and physician office operations in Tennessee and Kentucky. The Company has appointed Michael Alexander, FACHE as COO of hospital operations in Rennova Community Health, Inc. Mr. Alexander is a highly accomplished and experienced Operations Executive specialized in hospital administration and healthcare operations. Prior to joining Rennova Health Mr. Alexander spent 10 years as Hospital Administrator with Tanner Health Systems in Georgia …

Medicaid

Penumbra Provides Update on COVID-19 Response and Impact | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… healthcare operations, which are essential businesses that need to continue during the COVID-19 outbreak. Some of Penumbra’s medical devices are used in certain procedures that the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated are “high-acuity” procedures that should not be postponed during the outbreak in its March 18, 2020 recommendations, while other Penumbra devices are used in elective procedures that physicians may consider postponing. While …

Medicare

Penumbra Provides Update on COVID-19 Response and Impact | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… healthcare operations, which are essential businesses that need to continue during the COVID-19 outbreak. Some of Penumbra’s medical devices are used in certain procedures that the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated are “high-acuity” procedures that should not be postponed during the outbreak in its March 18, 2020 recommendations, while other Penumbra devices are used in elective procedures that physicians may consider postponing. While …

Digital Health

Top-ranked Healthcare Law Firm Nelson Hardiman Elevates Lara Compton to Partner | PRWeb | 1/16/2020

… announce the elevation of Lara Compton to partnership. Nelson Hardiman Elevates Lara Compton to Partnership [Lara] brings deep experience in healthcare operations, data privacy and security and other complex regulatory areas of our practice, and … regulatory regimes in the development of new health technology and digital health-related products and services. “Healthcare innovation and regulation are quickly changing,” says Compton. “I enjoy working with clients to understand their objectives and …

Department of Health and Human Services

Major reformations of the last decade that will shape US healthcare in 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 1/10/2020

… since the start of 2018. July 2019 saw 50 healthcare data breaches of more than 500 records reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, which was 13 more breaches … that they enable systematic data exchange and flow in disparate healthcare operations. In the first half of the year, Blue Button 2.0 took everyone by storm. Blue Button 2.0 came with a much broader impact …

Population Health

Tuning Healthcare, Episode 2: Designing Tomorrow’s Health System | 11/26/2019

Niyum Gandhi, Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer, Mount Sinai Health System As a population health expert tasked with helping New York’s Mount Sinai Health System transition to value-based arrangements, Executive Vice … taking that same idea of bench to bedside around actually healthcare operations. Niyum Gandhi: So what the department is focused on is identifying kind of opportunities to tease apart what makes health system design work …

Utilization Management

Tuning Healthcare, Episode 2: Designing Tomorrow’s Health System | 11/26/2019

… translational research of kind of bench to bedside. This is taking that same idea of bench to bedside around actually healthcare operations. Niyum Gandhi: So what the department is focused on is identifying kind of … that I was referencing, or ambulatory quality monitoring and measurement, utilization management, all of those sorts of programs, the IPA that we use to partner with community physicians who work with us on this, and …

Medicare Advantage

Tuning Healthcare, Episode 2: Designing Tomorrow’s Health System | 11/26/2019

… likely find it quicker to scale if they partner with a collaborative payer instead of trying to start their own Medicare Advantage plan, What health systems need to do to engage physicians, and Why health … taking that same idea of bench to bedside around actually healthcare operations. Niyum Gandhi: So what the department is focused on is identifying kind of opportunities to tease apart what makes health system design work …

Electronic Health Records

Is seniority of emergency physician associated with the weekend mortality effect? An exploratory analysis of electronic health records in the UK | BMJ | 11/21/2019

PDF Original article Is seniority of emergency physician associated with the weekend mortality effect? An exploratory analysis of electronic health records in the UK 1 Biostatistics , Harvard University Department of Biostatistics , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 2 Healthcare Operations , University of Cambridge Judge Business School , Cambridge , UK 3 Biostatistics , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health , Chapel Hill , North Carolina , USA 4 Emergency Department , Cambridge University …

Cognitive Computing

Two Health IT Veterans Join XSOLIS’ Board | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

healthcare operations through cognitive computing. Partnering with some of the most forward-thinking healthcare organizations across the nation, XSOLIS transforms the utilization management process between payers and providers: XSOLIS analytics and artificial intelligence form a common framework for objective, holistic determinations of medical necessity and automate much of the administrative burden within the review process. For more information, visit www.xsolis.com . SOURCE XSOLIS Related Links http://www.xsolis.com …

Clinical Data

XSOLIS Announces Acquisition of MEDarchon | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

clinical data and analytics to better healthcare operations. “XSOLIS offers MEDarchon a partner equally dedicated to innovation and forward momentum,” said Joan Butters , CEO and cofounder of XSOLIS. “Together, our two companies envision a future where real-time data can inform real-time communication to build a smarter future for healthcare.” The acquisition was finalized on November 15, 2019 . The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. MEDarchon clients …

Medication Adherence

Health Dialog Earns URAC Accreditation in Health Call Center | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

BEDFORD, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 19, 2019– Health Dialog , a leading provider of integrated population health management and medication adherence solutions, announced today that its Nurse Line service has earned URAC Accreditation in Health Call … and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment …

HIPAA

Health Dialog Earns URAC Accreditation in Health Call Center | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

… and handling of triage calls. Additionally, the accreditation process reviews a service provider’s ability to protect medical information, comply with HIPAA laws, and more. “Health call centers are a vital part of providing more accountable … and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment …

Continuum of Care

(USA-TX-San Antonio) Health & Wellness Coordinator | 11/18/2019

… continuum of care. Responsibilities Manages the day-to-day healthcare operations of the community to ensure resident’s healthcare needs are met. Ensures residents are treated with respect and dignity and ensures quality care as resident’s healthcare needs change. Ensures consistent quality resident care and service delivery throughout all shifts; this may require assuming the role and responsibilities of a Resident Care Associate in order to meet the residents’ needs and …

EMR

TIC Sr. Software Developer (Baltimore, MD, United States, 21205) | IT jobs from Johns Hopkins University | 11/18/2019

AWS Our team frequently works with data from multiple sources including our Enterprise EMR (Epic), researcher curated data, and other IT systems. The applications we design, build, and support are critical to our healthcare operations and require high-availability, 24/7 monitoring, and on-call support. The responsibilities listed below are typical examples of the work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is …

Clinical Operations

ThoughtWire and Schneider Electric announce strategic partnership and new joint offering for healthcare facilities | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/15/2019

… to patient and facility alerts • Automating processes to improve operations • Greater visibility into the usage and performance of the total healthcare operations across facility and caregivers • Responsive building systems that facilitate an optimal environment of … systems. There is very little connectivity between facilities management and clinical operations, yet patients and clinicians increasingly require a more seamless experience in the hospital environment. “We’ve been working with our customers in healthcare for …

Patient Monitoring

3 Ways Why Healthcare Needs The Internet of Things (IoT) - Aquina | 11/7/2019

… healthcare operations. Remote health and patient monitoring. Nearly 64% of IoT use in the healthcare space is through patient monitors. While that figure may seem high to many, as we’ve discussed in prior posts , rural facilities are relying more heavily on telehealth and telemedicine measures to effectively deliver healthcare services in less populated areas. Patient monitoring not only helps with efficiencies in remote areas but more importantly, can allow doctors …

Claims Management

Evolent Health Inc (EVH) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool | 11/6/2019

… healthcare operations. For years, regional payers have struggled with outdated legacy administrative systems for critical function like claims management, utilization management, payment integrity, and member services. This has resulted in process and efficiency, dissatisfaction, excess costs, and an inability to innovate payment models. Moreover, these systems have typically not been integrated with clinical data, which can result in delayed interventions, poor risk stratification, this align clinical programs and suboptimal outcomes …

Revenue Cycle Management

XIFIN Releases New Research Detailing Labs’ Role as Profit Catalysts for Health Systems to Support Value-Based Care, Compliance and Risk Mitigation | Business Wire | 11/6/2019

… 2019– With the shift to value-based care and a realization that pre-existing enterprise solutions are suboptimal for laboratory revenue cycle management (RCM), the market is moving toward next-generation, end-to-end revenue … data integrity and accessibility by embedding intelligent technology solutions within healthcare operations with data as a currency.” To download the White Paper, please visit www.xifin.com/resources . About XIFIN, Inc. XIFIN is a healthcare information technology …

Electronic Medical Record

XIFIN Releases New Research Detailing Labs’ Role as Profit Catalysts for Health Systems to Support Value-Based Care, Compliance and Risk Mitigation | Business Wire | 11/6/2019

… How Actionable Data and Lab Visibility Benefits Health Systems,” IDC analyzes how laboratory RCM can improve the value of existing electronic medical records (EMRs), while maximizing reimbursements and supporting compliance efforts in the laboratory and … data integrity and accessibility by embedding intelligent technology solutions within healthcare operations with data as a currency.” To download the White Paper, please visit www.xifin.com/resources . About XIFIN, Inc. XIFIN is a healthcare information technology …

Home Health

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) CEO Barry Port on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/3/2019

… the midst of a transformational spin and continued acquisitions. Throughout our history, we have primarily focused our acquisitions on distressed healthcare operations that require significant clinical financial and cultural turnaround so because most of these … entrepreneurial culture, which led to the spin-off of our home health, hospice and senior living businesses, remains alive and continues to thrive. As we have emphasized repeatedly over the last several quarters, our home …

GE Healthcare

10 things to know about Palantir and TeleTracking, which power the HHS COVID-19 data system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2020

… efficient hospital patient flow. Because it has collected so much data, the company has also built an analytics platform for healthcare operations.2. In April, TeleTracking received a $10.2 million non-competitive contract from HHS … company. He has a background as chief technology officer of GE Healthcare’s asset management, patient flow and hospital operations management platforms.4. The TeleTracking platform will gather the information that then goes to HHS Protect …

TeleTracking

10 things to know about Palantir and TeleTracking, which power the HHS COVID-19 data system | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/17/2020

… TeleTracking:1. Founded in 1991, TeleTracking has primarily focused on developing an operating platform for efficient hospital patient flow. Because it has collected so much data, the company has also built an analytics platform for healthcare operations.2. In April, TeleTracking received a $10.2 million non-competitive contract from HHS to power the agency’s COVID-19 data tracking system, HHS Protect.3. Michael Zamagias is the chairman and CEO of …

Vizient

IBM Business Partner Evanston Technology Partners & Cylera Announce New Solution to Help Hospitals Manage & Protect Ventilators & Other Critical Medical Devices in the Age of COVID-19 | Business Wire | 4/24/2020

… to 12 months. ABOUT EVANSTON TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS Evanston Technology Partners (ETP) is a cybersecurity services company. ETP provides managed security services, remote monitoring, security consulting and data science services. ETP is a contracted Vizient supplier to supply IT security products and services to its members. ETP built and operates a 27 seat, 24/7 SOC in Chicago’s Bronzeville community. Evanston Technology Partners is a certified African-American Minority Business Enterprise. Please …

McKesson

A Virtual Response to the Virus | Modern Healthcare | 4/23/2020

Healthcare operations have been dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, as hospitals have been transformed to maximize capacity and safeguard patients. Hospitals are being repurposed to best mitigate the impact of the pandemic, and … experience as an innovator and leader at GE Medical Systems, McKesson, Siemens Medical, Carestream Dental and NantHealth. Jason Hallock, MD Chief Medical Officer SOC Telemed Dr. Jason Hallock is chief medical officer at SOC Telemed …

Siemens

A Virtual Response to the Virus | Modern Healthcare | 4/23/2020

Healthcare operations have been dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, as hospitals have been transformed to maximize capacity and safeguard patients. Hospitals are being repurposed to best mitigate the impact of the pandemic, and … as an innovator and leader at GE Medical Systems, McKesson, Siemens Medical, Carestream Dental and NantHealth. Jason Hallock, MD Chief Medical Officer SOC Telemed Dr. Jason Hallock is chief medical officer at SOC Telemed, where …

Cerner

VA delays Cerner EHR project amid COVID-19 outbreak | 4/6/2020

… healthcare operations” so that clinicians can focus on caring for veterans. There have been more than 304,000 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. to date, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . This marks the second delay the VA has announced this year for implementing its EHR, a multibillion-dollar contract it struck with Cerner Corp. in May 2018. The VA is co-developing the EHR …

Quantzig

Why Predictive Analytics is the ‘Next-big’ Thing in Healthcare | Quantzig | 4/2/2020

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 2, 2020– Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems has announced the completion of its recent article that examines the … help you visualize data to gain a better understanding of healthcare operations and drive outcomes using a robust analytics-backed strategy. Book a FREE Demo now! Predictive Analytics in Healthcare: 3 Business Benefits 1: Improve …

FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting Continues Investment in Health Solutions Practice | Globe Newswire | 3/23/2020

Appoints Senior Managing Director Bruce Hallowell and Four Managing Directors March 23, 2020 07:30 ET Source: FTI Consulting, Inc. WASHINGTON, March 23, FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the expansion of its Health Solutions … of experience in clinical and leadership roles and specializes in healthcare operations, physician/hospital integration strategies, compensation modeling and physician practice management. He most recently served as a Vice President for Inova Health System and …

Clarify Health Solutions

Leidos (LDOS) Enters Into an Alliance With Clarify Health | Zacks | 1/14/2020

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Leidos Holdings, Inc . ( LDOS - Free Report ) and Clarify Health Solutions Inc. recently signed a partnership for delivering advanced analytic solutions to healthcare partners. Per the agreement terms, Leidos will deliver Clarify-generated predictive insights, directly into a customer’s healthcare operations, through its careC2 platform …

Castlight Health

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer | PR Newswire | 1/9/2020

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer CVS Health and Aetna Veteran to Lead Castlight’s Sales and Customer Experience Functions Company Reiterates Full Year 2019 Guidance News provided by Jan 09, 2020 … further enhances Castlight’s executive team, building on recent hires of healthcare operations leader Helen Kotchoubey as chief operating officer and digital health and health plan business development leader Matt Moran as senior vice president, corporate …

CVS

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer | PR Newswire | 1/9/2020

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer CVS Health and Aetna Veteran to Lead Castlight’s Sales and Customer Experience Functions Company Reiterates Full Year 2019 Guidance News provided by Jan 09, 2020 … further enhances Castlight’s executive team, building on recent hires of healthcare operations leader Helen Kotchoubey as chief operating officer and digital health and health plan business development leader Matt Moran as senior vice president, corporate …

CVS Health

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer | PR Newswire | 1/9/2020

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer CVS Health and Aetna Veteran to Lead Castlight’s Sales and Customer Experience Functions Company Reiterates Full Year 2019 Guidance News provided by Jan 09, 2020 … further enhances Castlight’s executive team, building on recent hires of healthcare operations leader Helen Kotchoubey as chief operating officer and digital health and health plan business development leader Matt Moran as senior vice president, corporate …

Boehringer Ingelheim

Sanofi Weighing Options for Consumer Healthcare Unit: Sources | U.S. News & World Report | 11/21/2019

Boehringer Ingelheim for the German company’s consumer healthcare operations in a $20 billion deal closed in 2017. Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline , in turn, has created the market leader after agreeing to combine its consumer healthcare unit with that of U.S Pfizer last year. The joint venture will be spun off and separately listed. Analysts at Bernstein Research said in a September note that there was significant opportunity for consolidation because the top …

Change Healthcare

Two Health IT Veterans Join XSOLIS’ Board | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… infusion and injection therapy for individuals with complex chronic conditions. Prior to joining IVX Health, he served as CEO of Change Healthcare from 2011 to 2014 before its acquisition by Emdeon in 2014, at which … XSOLIS XSOLIS is a healthcare technology firm focused on improving healthcare operations through cognitive computing. Partnering with some of the most forward-thinking healthcare organizations across the nation, XSOLIS transforms the utilization management process between …

UnitedHealth

Sr. Director of Contracted Healthcare Operations - Dallas, TX - UnitedHealth Group - Dallas, TX | 11/19/2019

… led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. At WellMed, now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care … We are now seeking an experienced Sr. Director of Contracted Healthcare Operations at our location in Dallas, TX. In this role you will be responsible for the strategic implementation of contracted provider services, programs and …

UnitedHealth Group

Sr. Director of Contracted Healthcare Operations - Dallas, TX - UnitedHealth Group - Dallas, TX | 11/19/2019

… led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. At WellMed, now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care … We are now seeking an experienced Sr. Director of Contracted Healthcare Operations at our location in Dallas, TX. In this role you will be responsible for the strategic implementation of contracted provider services, programs and …

DaVita

(USA-PA-Lancaster) Facility Administrator | 11/15/2019

DaVita Facility Administrator in Lancaster , Pennsylvania Job Description DaVita is a dynamic, growing and entrepreneurial Fortune 500® Company. We are seeking an ambitious, operationally-focused and results-driven leader. If you haven’t considered Healthcare before, read on as we think you should. Healthcare Experience is NOT required. For the past 10 years, DaVita has demonstrably improved clinical outcomes, continuously improving year after year. As a Healthcare Operations Manager (aka Facility …

Median Technologies

Median Technologies Automates Compliant Data Protection with Asigra and TAS Group | 10/16/2019

Median Technologies Automates Compliant Data Protection with Asigra and TAS Group Asigra Inc announced that Median Technologies, a leader in medical imaging analysis, has chosen TAS Group managed backup services powered by Asigra to oversee … timely results. As medical imaging is an essential aspect of healthcare operations, the need to protect that information is equally important. For this reason, Median began collaborating with cloud and managed services provider TAS Group …

LeanTaaS

LeanTaaS Showcases iQueue for Operating Rooms at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 | 10/2/2019

October 02, 2019 First-in-Class Solution Improves Operating Room Efficiency. (1888PressRelease) October 02, 2019 - SANTA CLARA, Calif. — LeanTaaS, Inc., a Silicon Valley predictive analytics and machine learning company that specializes in improving healthcare operations, will exhibit its iQueue for Operating Rooms at the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ annual meeting, ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019. iQueue for Operating Rooms is a culture-changing cloud-based solution that improves the efficiency with which …

IKS Health

LVHN, IKS Health join hands to drive Innovation in healthcare operations | 8/31/2019

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), today announced a new partnership with IKS Health, a premier healthcare solutions organization, to drive operational innovation and efficiencies, saving physicians’ time to focus on what matters most—delivering meaningful and high-quality patient care. The two organizations will collaborate to develop and perfect solutions to enrich and enhance healthcare delivery across the country, including addressing provider burden, meaningful patient engagement, care coordination, shrinking margins …

TeamHealth

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine News provided by 10:57 ET Share this article KNOXVILLE, Tenn. , Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – TeamHealth, a leading clinician services … the University of Tennessee , where he remains on faculty teaching healthcare operations and leadership. Dr. Crane is also an emergency medicine faculty member for The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and serves as an advisor for …

Zacks Equity Research

Leidos (LDOS) Enters Into an Alliance With Clarify Health | Zacks | 1/14/2020

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Leidos Holdings, Inc . ( LDOS - Free Report ) and Clarify Health Solutions Inc. recently signed a partnership for delivering advanced analytic solutions to healthcare partners. Per the agreement terms, Leidos will deliver Clarify-generated predictive insights, directly into a customer’s healthcare operations, through its careC2 platform …

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses | Yahoo News | 6/28/2019

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses Zacks Equity Research Reblog Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s CYH units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions.This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019.This move …

Medical Center

IBM Business Partner Evanston Technology Partners & Cylera Announce New Solution to Help Hospitals Manage & Protect Ventilators & Other Critical Medical Devices in the Age of COVID-19 | Business Wire | 4/24/2020

… will assist healthcare organizations in tracking inventory, as well as allowing organizations to assess their device capabilities and security posture,” said Tremayne Smith, Chief Information Security Officer at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. “Being able to secure and easily share information from these systems, as we have learned to do with electronic health records, will allow us to support our communities and save lives, which should be the …

Department of Veterans Affairs

VA delays Cerner EHR project amid COVID-19 outbreak | Modern Healthcare | 4/6/2020

… Department of Veterans Affairs,” he wrote. “Our priority is the care of veterans and providing surge capabilities for civilian healthcare systems.” Wilkie said the VA’s office of EHR modernization has shifted to a “non-intrusive posture with VA healthcare operations” so that clinicians can focus on caring for veterans. There have been more than 304,000 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. to date, according to the U.S. Centers for …

University Hospital

Is seniority of emergency physician associated with the weekend mortality effect? An exploratory analysis of electronic health records in the UK | BMJ | 11/21/2019

PDF Original article Is seniority of emergency physician associated with the weekend mortality effect? An exploratory analysis of electronic health records in the UK 1 Biostatistics , Harvard University Department of Biostatistics , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 2 Healthcare Operations , University of Cambridge Judge Business School , Cambridge , UK 3 Biostatistics , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health , Chapel Hill , North Carolina , USA 4 Emergency Department , Cambridge University …

HCA Healthcare

3 companies hiring ASC leaders | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/14/2019

… HCA Healthcare. HCA is hiring administrators in four states. The administrator would be responsible for business development operations and overseeing clinical practice standards. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of direct experience in outpatient healthcare operations. Learn more here …

Mercy Health

Faraaz Yousuf names president of Bon Secours’ Richmond market | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

Bon Secours, part of Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health, appointed Faraaz Yousuf president of its Richmond (Va.) market, effective Dec. 1. Mr. Yousuf most recently served as chief strategy officer of Bon Secours Mercy Health’s Atlantic Group, a role he has held since July. He has more than 15 years of healthcare operations experience, serving as president and senior vice president of Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health and in various …

Mercy

Faraaz Yousuf names president of Bon Secours’ Richmond market | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

Bon Secours, part of Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health, appointed Faraaz Yousuf president of its Richmond (Va.) market, effective Dec. 1. Mr. Yousuf most recently served as chief strategy officer of Bon Secours Mercy Health’s Atlantic Group, a role he has held since July. He has more than 15 years of healthcare operations experience, serving as president and senior vice president of Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health and in various …

Kaiser Permanente

UPS and CVS launch new drone delivery deal | Modern Healthcare | 10/21/2019

… Kaiser Permanente, UPS said. Meanwhile, UPS said it is improving its sensing and monitoring technology solutions to meet the needs of healthcare organizations. All UPS healthcare operations will align under a dedicated healthcare and life sciences unit that has a uniform quality management and certification system, UPS said. Those efforts are part of a company-wide retrofit of the UPS network with smart, Internet of Things systems to track healthcare …

Regional Medical Center

Global Healthcare Leaders Headline TeleTracking Conference Dedicated to Improving Access to Care | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/21/2019

… care they need by providing solutions that improve the patient experience across the care continuum, is presenting the industry’s premiere healthcare operations conference with three days of expert round-table discussions, interactive workshops, solution boot … Paso, TX UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA VCU Health, Richmond, VA Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, AR About TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. For every hour patients wait for care, they face objectively worse outcomes. TeleTracking believes it is …

Lehigh Valley Health Network

LVHN, IKS Health join hands to drive Innovation in healthcare operations | 8/31/2019

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), today announced a new partnership with IKS Health, a premier healthcare solutions organization, to drive operational innovation and efficiencies, saving physicians’ time to focus on what matters most—delivering meaningful and high-quality patient care. The two organizations will collaborate to develop and perfect solutions to enrich and enhance healthcare delivery across the country, including addressing provider burden, meaningful patient engagement, care coordination, shrinking margins …

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Health System building $87.2M surgery center on former Kmart site — 5 insights | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/10/2019

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System plans to build an $87.2 million outpatient medical center with an ASC on the site of a former Kmart in Plymouth Township, Mich., The Detroit News reports. What you … project in 2021. 5. Bob Riney, COO and president of healthcare operations at Henry Ford, said, “There is a strong and growing demand for our services in western Wayne County, and we want to provide …

Tenet Healthcare

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

… inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions … to improve its debt level further. One of its peers, Tenet Healthcare Corp. ( THC - Free Report ) , also shed some of its non-core and unprofitable facilities from its portfolio in order to repay its debt …

Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Bluefield WV

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s ( CYH - Free Report ) units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This move is in line with the company’s strategy, which helps it focus …

Community Health Systems

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s ( CYH - Free Report ) units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This move is in line with the company’s strategy, which helps it focus …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

… inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions … Lebanon, TN and its related assets to the subsidiaries of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which too is expected to close in the third quarter. These transactions are likely to boost the same-store metrics and …

Tennova Healthcare

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

… inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions … entered into a definitive agreement to divest its 245-bed Tennova Healthcare — Lebanon in Lebanon, TN and its related assets to the subsidiaries of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which too is expected to close in …

Community Hospital

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s ( CYH - Free Report ) units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This move is in line with the company’s strategy, which helps it focus …

Princeton Community Hospital

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s ( CYH - Free Report ) units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This move is in line with the company’s strategy, which helps it focus …

Bluefield Regional Medical Center

Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Community Health Systems, Inc. ’s ( CYH - Free Report ) units recently inked a definitive deal to divest its 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV and the related ancillary healthcare operations to Princeton Community Hospital’s subsidiaries. The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This move is in line with the company’s strategy, which helps it focus …

Michigan Medicine

Three health systems to build $48M medical laundry center in Detroit | Modern Healthcare | 4/30/2019

… to construct a $48 million medical laundry service center in the Northwest Goldberg neighborhood in Detroit. Henry Ford Health System; Michigan Medicine, the University of Michigan’s healthcare arm; and St. Joseph Mercy Health System, owned … and state of Michigan,” Bob Riney, Henry Ford’s president of healthcare operations and COO, said in the release. “By sharing a centralized laundry service, our partnership demonstrates how health care institutions can work together to …

Mary Washington Healthcare

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

… efforts with hundreds of organizations in a wide variety of settings on six continents. Dr. Crane began his career at Mary Washington Healthcare from 2000 to 2012, where he served as director of operations for … the University of Tennessee , where he remains on faculty teaching healthcare operations and leadership. Dr. Crane is also an emergency medicine faculty member for The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and serves as an advisor for …

Stafford Hospital, Stafford VA

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

… 2000 to 2012, where he served as director of operations for his emergency medicine physician group, senior medical director for Stafford Hospital and a member of the Mary Washington Healthcare Board of Trustees. In 2012 … the University of Tennessee , where he remains on faculty teaching healthcare operations and leadership. Dr. Crane is also an emergency medicine faculty member for The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and serves as an advisor for …

Centura Health

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner | PR Newswire | 11/1/2017

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner News provided by Nov 01, 2017, 14:09 INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – BSA LifeStructures, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, has hired Vicki Mettlach … resources and professional services for Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus/Centura Health, Vicki provides state-of-the-art clinical and hospital operations insight and guidance for healthcare projects. She has implemented risk reduction strategies and …

Adventist Health

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner | PR Newswire | 11/1/2017

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner News provided by Nov 01, 2017, 14:09 INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – BSA LifeStructures, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, has hired Vicki Mettlach … director of quality resources and professional services for Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus/Centura Health, Vicki provides state-of-the-art clinical and hospital operations insight and guidance for healthcare projects. She has implemented risk …

Shawn Griffin

eQHealth Solutions Once Again Earns URAC Accreditation in Disease Management | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

… expertise to work effectively with providers in improving population health and managing chronic disease care,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, M.D. “eQHealth Solutions’ successful reaccreditation through URAC’s broad and rigorous standards and measures … and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment …

Health Dialog Earns URAC Accreditation in Health Call Center | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

… quality standards that stress having professional staff who can handle patients with efficiency and effectiveness,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, MD . To learn more about the requirements for the URAC Accreditation in Health … and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment …

Sandy Love

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/10/2020

… Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to bringing our decades of experience in quality review healthcare to help conquer the challenges the VHA faces in support of our most valued resources, our Nation’s Veterans.” The VHA will release task orders addressing the changing needs of the Veteran population and the healthcare industry. These will require diverse healthcare operations knowledge and experience. Subject matter expertise could be required to support …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Globe Newswire | 4/10/2020

… Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to bringing our decades of experience in quality review healthcare to help conquer the challenges the VHA faces in support of our most valued resources, our Nation’s Veterans.” The VHA will release task orders addressing the changing needs of the Veteran population and the healthcare industry. These will require diverse healthcare operations knowledge and experience. Subject matter expertise could be required to support …

Gavin Newsom

L.A. County strengthens coronavirus bans: Nail and hair salons, drive-in movies among closures | LA Times | 3/22/2020

The Los Angeles County health officer has issued a stronger “Safer at Home” order following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s unprecedented statewide order instructing 40 million Californians to stay at home as much as possible, with certain … deliver groceries, food, goods or services to residences, essential businesses, healthcare operations and essential infrastructure. Home-based care for seniors, adults, disabled persons or children. Residential facilities and shelters for homeless residents, disabled persons, seniors …

More than half of Californians could become infected with coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom says to Trump | LA Times | 3/20/2020

One day after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced extraordinary measures directing all Californians to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak, Los Angeles County confirmed 61 new coronavirus cases, including 12 people in Long Beach and … visiting a healthcare professional, or obtaining food. Those working for healthcare operations or essential infrastructure, such as utilities, military bases, roads and highways and those constructing housing, are exempt. And the city of Los Angeles …

Ludwig Burger

Sanofi Weighing Options for Consumer Healthcare Unit: Sources | U.S. News & World Report | 11/21/2019

… to understand where we must win.” Sanofi swapped its animal health unit with Boehringer Ingelheim for the German company’s consumer healthcare operations in a $20 billion deal closed in 2017. Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline , in turn, has … close competitors. (Additional reporting by Pamela Barbaglia in London and Ludwig Burger in Frankfurt; Editing by Alexandra Hudson) Copyright 2019 Thomson Reuters …

Sanofi weighing options for consumer healthcare unit: sources | Yahoo News | 11/21/2019

… to understand where we must win.” Sanofi swapped its animal health unit with Boehringer Ingelheim for the German company’s consumer healthcare operations in a $20 billion deal closed in 2017. Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L , in turn … close competitors. (Additional reporting by Pamela Barbaglia in London and Ludwig Burger in Frankfurt; Editing by Alexandra Hudson …

Bob Riney

Henry Ford Health System building $87.2M surgery center on former Kmart site — 5 insights | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/10/2019

Bob Riney, COO and president of healthcare operations at Henry Ford, said, “There is a strong and growing demand for our services in western Wayne County, and we want to provide easy access to for those interested in them.” More articles on surgery centers …

Three health systems to build $48M medical laundry center in Detroit | Modern Healthcare | 4/30/2019

Bob Riney, Henry Ford’s president of healthcare operations and COO, said in the release. “By sharing a centralized laundry service, our partnership demonstrates how health care institutions can work together to achieve efficiencies and spur economic renewal. We’re committed to doing our part to continue to reinvest in Detroit and the communities we serve throughout southeast Michigan.” The center, scheduled to be operational by spring next year, has the capacity …

Christopher Christensen

The Ensign Group Acquires Home Health and Hospice Operations in Wisconsin | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/5/2019

… 2019. “This strategic acquisition allows Cornerstone to partner with Ensign’s skilled nursing and senior living facilities in the area,” said Christopher Christensen, Ensign’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Providing this full range of services,” Christensen … Ensign owns the real estate at 77 of its 254 healthcare operations. Mr. Walker reaffirmed that Cornerstone is actively seeking additional opportunities to acquire both strategic and underperforming home health, hospice, and home care operations …

The Ensign Group Acquires Two Arizona Post-Acute Care Campuses | Globe Newswire | 5/2/2019

… two dynamic healthcare and retirement campuses that will add to our existing operations in the Peoria and Mesa markets,” said Christopher Christensen, Ensign’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He added that these campuses, which had … Ensign owns the real estate at 77 of its 254 healthcare operations. Mr. Christensen reaffirmed that Ensign is actively seeking opportunities to acquire real estate and to lease both well-performing and struggling skilled nursing …

Jody Crane

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for Emergency Medicine News provided by 10:57 ET Share this article KNOXVILLE, Tenn. , Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – TeamHealth, a leading clinician services … the University of Tennessee , where he remains on faculty teaching healthcare operations and leadership. Dr. Crane is also an emergency medicine faculty member for The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and serves as an advisor for …

TeamHealth Acquires X32 Healthcare and Appoints Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer for | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

… chief clinical officer for the emergency medicine division of Sheridan Healthcare. Dr. Crane graduated from the Physician Executive MBA Program in 2004 at the University of Tennessee , where he remains on faculty teaching healthcare operations and leadership. Dr. Crane is also an emergency medicine faculty member for The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and serves as an advisor for the National Institute for Health Research’s Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health …

Vicki Mettlach

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner | PR Newswire | 11/1/2017

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner News provided by Nov 01, 2017, 14:09 INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – BSA LifeStructures, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, has hired Vicki Mettlach, RN , as senior healthcare operations planner. Based out of the firm’s Denver office, Vicki will contribute her expertise to the development of healthcare facility design that supports evidence-based clinical outcomes. “I am excited to …

BSA LifeStructures names Vicki Mettlach, RN, senior healthcare operations planner | PR Newswire | 11/1/2017

INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – BSA LifeStructures, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, has hired Vicki Mettlach, RN , as senior healthcare operations planner. Based out of the firm’s Denver office, Vicki will contribute her expertise to the development of healthcare facility design that supports evidence-based clinical outcomes. “I am excited to join the BSA LifeStructures team, and I look forward to ensuring that the care delivery model is …

State of Florida

UTech, Jamaica: COHS Nursing and Midwifery COVID-19 Virtual Seminar Provides Self-Care Tools for Nursing Fraternity in COVID-19 Fight | 7/10/2020

… the seminar utilized the expertise of main presenter Dr. Bridgette Johnson, Director of Clinical Practice & Regulatory Compliance, Jackson Health System, Florida, USA, who gave timely advice on policies, procedures and individual actions that would enable … overarching policy that would inform “the substantial change in usual healthcare operations and the level of care it is possible to deliver, which is made necessary by a pervasive or catastrophic disaster” precipitated by the …

Hurlburt Field Medical Clinic Modernization Earns LEED Silver Designation | 6/30/2020

… the healthcare complex modernization and expansion at Hurlburt Field, an auxiliary field of Eglin Air Force Base in Mary Esther, Florida. Home to the 1st Special Operations Medical Group and Air Force Special Operations Command … as well as a 3,000-sq. ft. expansion to realign healthcare operations at the base. Building 91020, the central facility of the multi-unit medical and dental complex, achieved the LEED Silver designation for performance …

State of California

San Francisco mandates certain workers be rehired in emergency ordinance | 7/15/2020

… mandates certain workers be rehired in emergency ordinance San Francisco mandates certain workers be rehired in emergency ordinance Posted in California Employment Beat, COVID-19/Novel coronavirus, Employment & Labor (U.S.), Workplace Laws and Regulations Effective … excludes federal, state, local, or other public agencies, and certain healthcare operations like hospitals, clinics, COVID-19 testing locations, dentists, pharmacies, blood banks and blood drives, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, healthcare suppliers, home healthcare service …

Alert: San Francisco Enacts ‘Right to Reemployment’ Ordinance | 7/14/2020

… employed) 100 or more employees on or after February 25, 2020. Government entities and employers that provide services qualified as “healthcare operations” (as defined by the San Francisco Order of the Health Officer No. C19-07e … due to the emergency declarations passed by the State of California or City of San Francisco, or any San Francisco shelter-in-place order. San Francisco reemployment offer requirements While the ordinance is in effect …

State of Georgia

Black Airmen Talk Race in the Air Force - Air Force Magazine | 7/2/2020

… the nation.” When Hill joined the Air Force, he gained opportunities and a sense of acceptance he hadn’t experienced in Georgia. But he still faced frustrations and fears, often as the only Black man in … in 2003. Master Sgt. Michael Feggans, superintendent of the 71st Healthcare Operations Squadron at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., said superiors may demeaningly address Black Airmen as “boy.” One suggested he go back to bagging …

RENNOVA HEALTH OPENS KNOXVILLE TN OFFICE TO MANAGE AND OVERSEE HOSPITAL OPERATIONS Other OTC:RNVA | Globe Newswire | 6/22/2020

… healthcare operations. Prior to joining Rennova Health Mr. Alexander spent 10 years as Hospital Administrator with Tanner Health Systems in Georgia, where he managed overall operations of a 25-bed joint commission-accredited Critical Access Hospital with over $98 million in revenue and over 22,000 ED visits per year. Mr. Alexander has a B.S. in Psychology from Troy University, Troy, Alabama, and an M.S. in Community Counseling from Georgia State …

State of Kentucky

RENNOVA HEALTH OPENS KNOXVILLE TN OFFICE TO MANAGE AND OVERSEE HOSPITAL OPERATIONS Other OTC:RNVA | Globe Newswire | 6/22/2020

… Kentucky. The Company has appointed Michael Alexander, FACHE as COO of hospital operations in Rennova Community Health, Inc. Mr. Alexander is a highly accomplished and experienced Operations Executive specialized in hospital administration and healthcare operations. Prior to joining Rennova Health Mr. Alexander spent 10 years as Hospital Administrator with Tanner Health Systems in Georgia, where he managed overall operations of a 25-bed joint commission-accredited Critical Access Hospital with …

RENNOVA HEALTH OPENS KNOXVILLE TN OFFICE TO MANAGE AND OVERSEE HOSPITAL OPERATIONS | Globe Newswire | 6/22/2020

… Kentucky. The Company has appointed Michael Alexander, FACHE as COO of hospital operations in Rennova Community Health, Inc. Mr. Alexander is a highly accomplished and experienced Operations Executive specialized in hospital administration and healthcare operations. Prior to joining Rennova Health Mr. Alexander spent 10 years as Hospital Administrator with Tanner Health Systems in Georgia, where he managed overall operations of a 25-bed joint commission-accredited Critical Access Hospital with …

Denver, Colorado

Denver and Colorado: Staying at Home in the Mile High City | 3/25/2020

Denver and Colorado: Staying at Home in the Mile High City Alerts / March 25, 2020 Facebook As part of Colorado’s ongoing effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Denver Mayor … multiple, broad categories defined as “essential.” These include Essential Activities, Healthcare Operations, Essential Infrastructure, Essential Governmental Functions, Essential Businesses and Essential Travel. The Denver Order provides the following categories of Essential Infrastructure: Utilities, including power …

Coronavirus: This mayor ordered liquor stores and marijuana dispensaries to close. It didn’t last. | The Mercury News | 3/24/2020

… ordered liquor stores and marijuana dispensaries to close. It didn’t last. It only took three hours for the city of Denver to change course on listing liquor stores and recreational dispensaries as “non-essential” Share … non-essential businesses, as opposed to groceries, gas stations and healthcare operations. “We do not have them listed as essential,” Hancock had said of liquor stores. “As much as I might think it’s essential for …