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CAQH Launches New Solution To Improve The Provider Credentialing Process

The non-profit alliance CAQH today announced the launch of a new electronic solution, VeriFide™, that streamlines primary source verification of the healthcare provider information required for health plan credentialing decisions.

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Surescripts Dispensed Prescription Data Service Now Covers Nearly 240 Million Patients to Advance Population Health

Surescripts continues to put actionable patient intelligence in the hands of hospitals and health systems with the expansion of its Medication History for Panel Management (“Panel Management”) data service.

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Let’s Use Analytics to Get to the Heart of the Matter

Clinical Care Improvements Are Waiting to Be Uncovered in Cardiology. The burgeoning discipline of data analytics in healthcare has so far focused largely on operational and financial outcomes. We’ve achieved some excellent results, and I have no doubt that we’ll continue.

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Aetna To Expand Televideo Services Across The U.S.

Aetna will expand televideo to self-insured plans in every state in the United States, increasing access to behavioral health services and resources. 

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Can High Tech Be High Touch In Healthcare?

Considering a future with “virtual humans” and artificial intelligence advisers.

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Wellmark Annual Report Showcases "Wellmarkability"

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield today released its 2016 annual report, "Wellmarkability." The report highlights Wellmark’s progress toward their goal of building and maintaining a sustainable health care system.

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New study identifies way to treat sports-related concussions using telemedicine

 An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 75 percent of the injuries are sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries or concussions.

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Top 10 health issues

Many of 2017’s top issues highlight how this shift toward value is occurring, and how traditional health organizations and new entrants are responding to it. There are three main tactics that organizations will use to address this shift to value – they will adapt, they will innovate and they will build new programs and approaches to their work.

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UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Integrate New Wearable Devices with Wellness Program

The two companies enhance and expand UnitedHealthcare Motion, a wellness program that provides financial incentives of up to $1,500 per year to employees for being more active

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Advanced Regional HIE Adoption for Medicaid Providers-May

FLPPS is currently researching the additional fees that EHR or Care Management vendors charge FLPPS Partners for RHIO integration.

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