Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) has released the fourth issue brief in a series designed to highlight the challenges and opportunities that exist with increasing the screening rates for colorectal cancer (CRC) in the United States. Titled, Why We Need Pricing Transparency, the brief provides an overview of the clinical and financial benefits of screening colonoscopies as a reliable screening tool to reduce the incidence of colon cancer.
Three leading organizations in the health care field are hosting a two-part complimentary webinar series to reveal major findings from the 2012 Health Information Technology Survey.
Alicare Medical Management (AMM), one of the nation’s leading care management solution providers and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) have collaborated to provide a quality initiative to manage the length of stay in Rhode Island’s skilled nursing facilities for members of the Medicare Advantage program.
RadSite™, one of the leading certification and accreditation agencies for imaging quality, announces that Bruce Reiner, MD, a board certified radiologist, has joined the team as director of accreditation. Dr. Reiner will help ensure RadSite’s quality-benchmarking program conforms to current best practice standards.
RadSite™ is seeking committee nominations to support the organization’s quality benchmarking activities for diagnostic imaging. Founded in 2005, RadSite’s certification and accreditation programs help assess, track and report imaging trends in an effort to enhance imaging procedures and outcomes.
Auburn, CA/PRWeb/October 30, 2012 –Vantage Health Plan, Inc. (Vantage), a Louisiana-based Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) formed by physicians, has successfully implemented the ACUITY™ care management system to support their patient-centered medical home model. ACUITY is a patient-centered care management software system that performs integrated utilization, case, and disease management.
RadSite™, a leading provider of assessment and accreditation services in the imaging industry, has appointed Eliot Siegel, MD, chief quality officer.
Preventing Colorectal Cancer supports appropriate insurance coverage for colonoscopy sedation and is pleased to announce a policy statement concerning this topic.
O’Brien, AMM’s vice president and chief operating officer, will present during the session “Engaging Consumers in Health and Wellness.”
RadSite is pleased to announce a recently published white paper outlining how its programs can qualify under the new MLR requirements.