RadSite™, a leading certification organization promoting quality-based imaging practices, announces it will further extend the reach of its quality-based mission across the country through the newly developed Network Imaging Certification (NIC) Program. The NIC Program opens the doors for RadSite certification to health plans, networks and other types of payors that require their participating imaging providers to become attested pursuant to the RadSite Assessment Program (RAP).
A recent study focusing on health information technology (HIT) trends for health care professionals indicates an unforeseen decline in basic system functionality for most stakeholder groups, with the exception of survey respondents associated with care management programs. This is one of several findings in a new Trend Report published by sponsors of the 2012 Health IT Survey: TCS Healthcare Technologies (TCS), the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP).
Alicare Medical Management (AMM) received the prestigious Case in Point Platinum Award for its diabetic management program during Dorland Health’s 5th Annual Care Coordination Summit in Washington, DC.
Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention, an honor the not-for-profit organization established in 2011 to recognize individuals, groups and companies that provide either exceptionally high standards of care or that most effectively advocate for the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer.
RadSite™, a leader in promoting quality-based practices for imaging systems across the United States, announces the results of a recent study demonstrating that RadSite’s Certification Program has a positive return on investment (ROI). Based on the independently conducted research, the analysis estimates an average “5.8 to 1” ROI last year for a national health plan that uses the RadSite Certification Program. These results support the sentinel effect of a health plan, network or payor that uses RadSite to create a “smart” imaging network.
Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) applauds the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (the Departments) for determining that polyp removal should be a covered procedure in a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that requires coverage of preventive care, including screening colonoscopies, by insured and self-funded health benefit plans with no out-of-pocket cost to patients.
TCS Healthcare Technologies, a leading provider of software and clinical solutions for population health management, has appointed Matthew Fahner director of product management.
A recent study focusing on Health IT trends for case managers and other health care professionals indicates the use of text messaging to communicate with patients has doubled since 2010, and respondents predict the same growth in the next two years.
Non-profit advocacy organization Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) is seeking nominations for the third annual Champion Awards of Colon Cancer Prevention to recognize individuals, groups and companies that provide either exceptionally high standards of care or who most effectively advocate for the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. Founded in 2008, PCC’s mission is to educate the public and key stakeholders about the opportunities to reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer through maintaining screening and care options for patients and their clinicians.
Three leading organizations in the health care field are hosting a complimentary webinar to reveal major findings from the 2012 Health Information Technology Survey.