• Organization
  • Carolina Crescent Health Plan, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Medicaid Managed Care Organization headquartered in Columbia, SC. (bio-medicine.org)
  • CIGNA Corporation is an insurance and financial services organization focusing on employee benefits, with its healthcare operations being the largest of its units. (encyclopedia.com)
  • At Healthplex, our sole purpose is to support the Managed Care Organization with whom we are contracted. (healthplex.com)
  • PharmAccess is an international non-profit organization with a digital agenda dedicated to connecting more people in sub-Saharan Africa to better healthcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other leading individuals in the organization are Onno Schellekens, MsC, the managing director of the Investment Fund for Health in Africa, and Professor Tobias Rinke de Wit of the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development. (wikipedia.org)
  • As part of a three-year rebranding to its current name, the organization announced a transitional name change ("DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance") and new mission in September 2007 to reflect the expansion among its membership to services and products along the entire care continuum-from workplace wellness and prevention to disease management and more complex interventions. (wikipedia.org)
  • ALS Canada, founded in 1977, is a national voluntary health organization dedicated to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and to providing support for those living with ALS. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc. (PHI) is a non-profit organization based in New York City that works to improve long-term services and supports for elders and individuals with disabilities, as well as improve the job quality of the direct-care workers who provide those services whether in people's homes or in nursing homes and other institutional facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • I am proud of how well our program leaders have built a process that gives pharmacy residents an opportunity to gain valuable clinical and business experience as they complete their education and consider a variety of options to launch their careers, Sivori added. (webwire.com)
  • Guided by 15 Health Net preceptors or instructors, the resident must complete three concurrent yearlong rotations in drug information, clinical programs and pharmacy operations, plus 12 consecutive four-week rotations. (webwire.com)
  • Is responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center or healthcare system , as appropriate. (indeed.com)
  • We were established by, and are still managed by, dentists who used their clinical knowledge to create an efficient dental health care delivery system. (healthplex.com)
  • UConn Health (formerly known as the UConn Health Center) is the branch of the University of Connecticut that oversees clinical care, advanced biomedical research, and academic education in medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, the group initiated a project to build industry consensus on measuring clinical and financial outcomes in wellness and population health management and published the first volume of its oft-cited Outcomes Guidelines Report in December of that year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2007, the Care Continuum Alliance produced a second volume, with a greater emphasis on clinical outcomes (the first had focused mainly on financial measures). (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinical engineering is a speciality within biomedical engineering responsible primarily for applying and implementing medical technology to optimize healthcare delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • A similar certification program was formed by academic institutions offering graduate degrees in clinical engineering as the American Board of Clinical Engineering (ABCE). (wikipedia.org)
  • The new, current Clinical Engineering Certification (CCE) program was started in 2002 under the sponsorship of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE), and is administered by the ACCE Healthcare Technology Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • ambulatory care
  • Through Bioscience Connecticut, a new ambulatory care center began construction in 2012 on the UConn Health Center campus, part of a $840 million state initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 300,000-square-foot outpatient ambulatory care center was supported with $203 million in private financing, and will house existing services and support the work of new faculty that will be joining the UConn Health Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's King Campus is a state-of-the-art, stand-alone facility that has pioneered models of ambulatory care and includes a robust Surgery Centre for cataract surgeries and a 39-bed Satellite Dialysis Centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • associates
  • Added O Connor, When HNPS put out the call for associates interested in the program, I thought it would be good to participate because more HEDIS measures are tied to pharmacy each year, and we could help the residents understand the concept of performance measurement and whether we re being effective. (webwire.com)
  • PHI has a close association with three affiliates: Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA), a Bronx-based home care agency that employs 2,000 home health aides. (wikipedia.org)
  • Home Care Associates (HCA), a worker-owned home care agency and training program with 170 staff, based in Philadelphia. (wikipedia.org)
  • tertiary
  • Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) is a private, minority-run educational and research institute that includes a network of primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in and around Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. (wikipedia.org)
  • mental
  • Your insomnia is caused by another medical condition, such as a mental health disorder (for example, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder), a neurological disorder (for example, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease), fibromyalgia (a disorder that causes muscle pain), or rheumatoid arthritis (a disorder that causes pain and swelling in the joints). (ahrq.gov)
  • This study wanted to know whether peer-led trauma treatment groups were as successful as those led by clinicians at helping participants decrease substance abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms while improving coping skills and mental and physical health. (pcori.org)
  • It determined that people in both groups reported fewer PTSD symptoms and alcohol and substance cravings as well as better mental health after attending the sessions. (pcori.org)
  • Latino children with mental illness are half as likely to get mental health care as non-Latino white children. (pcori.org)
  • This study created an education program to teach Latino parents skills to help their children get the mental health care they need. (pcori.org)
  • quality
  • This information comes from a research report that was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal Government agency. (ahrq.gov)
  • This type of experience provides a face to the health plan and supports the understanding of our members as people with conditions who desire the highest quality of life, rather than simply as a condition or a medication with a person behind it. (webwire.com)
  • The PharmAccess Group employs an integrated approach in order to improve access to quality health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care quality is a level of value provided by any health care resource, as determined by some measurement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quality of care plays an important role in describing the iron triangle of health care, which defines the intricate relationships between quality, cost, and accessibility of health care within a community. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released six domains to measure and describe quality of care in health: Safe - avoiding injuries to patients from care that is intended to help them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Structural measures describe the providers' ability to provide high quality care, process measures describe the actions taken to maintain or improve community health, and outcome measures describe the impact of a health care intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessment of health care quality may occur on two different levels: that of the individual patient and that of populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the population level, or macro-level, assessments of health care quality include indicators such as life expectancy, infant mortality rates, incidence, and prevalence of certain health conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a method of using quality assessment measures in a system-wide manner to deliver high-quality care that is continually improving. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Donabedian model is a common framework for assessing health care quality and identifies three domains in which health care quality can be assessed: structure, process, and outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • ALS Canada is committed to supporting research towards a cure for ALS, supporting the provincial ALS societies in their provision of quality care for persons living with ALS, and building public awareness of ALS and its impact. (wikipedia.org)
  • preventive
  • University Dentists, the group practice based on the Health Center's Farmington campus, provides preventive, corrective and restorative care for patients of all ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workforce
  • As part of its "Health Care for Health Care Workers" campaign, PHI initiated a Come Care With Me program that paired policymakers with direct-care workers for a day on the job, so that they could learn firsthand about the day-to-day struggles associated with this workforce. (wikipedia.org)
  • PHI also runs the National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce, an online library of over a thousand materials related to the direct-care workforce. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plans
  • Regarding costs, our flexible funding mechanisms have allowed plans to stabilize the expenses and continue to offer dental as part of a total health benefit. (healthplex.com)
  • The health plans and related initiatives are financed with public grants from the Dutch Government and World Bank, with increasing local government involvement. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2015 AIMCo was managing four endowment funds, seven pension plans, nine government funds, eight specialty funds, and style other balanced funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, Amerigroup entered the Medicare Advantage program, serving low-income people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid through special needs plans. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • An early supporter of universal healthcare, in 1993 Coll joined Representative Luciano "Lucky" Varela, D-Santa Fe, and sponsored "NewMexicare," a single-payer healthcare system designed after Canada's that was defeated then, and again when another version of it was re-introduced in 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, in 1999, the AAMI after lengthy deliberation, and analysis of a 1998 survey demonstrating that there was not a viable market for its certification program decided to suspend that program, no longer accepting any new applicants as of July 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • state's
  • Despite his liberal stances on social justice and the environment, Coll was considered a fiscal conservative and managed the state's finances under five different governors from both parties, locking horns with both Republicans and Democrats to protect the state's money. (wikipedia.org)
  • premiums
  • To increase participation by workers, employers offer large discounts, cash premiums, memberships to gyms or yoga studios and various other perks, according to HealthCare.Gov. Health and wellness programs can be set up and controlled by the company based on issues that are likely to attract worker participation. (reference.com)
  • patient care
  • Collaborative Drug Therapy Management: A Coordinated Approach to Patient Care. (slideserve.com)
  • Through Bioscience Connecticut, construction will begin in 2013 for a new patient care tower on the UConn Health Center campus, as well as renovations to the existing UConn John Dempsey Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • Examples of OFDA-funded activities include purchasing local relief supplies for populations in remote locations, managing and/or supporting primary health care programs, implementing cash-for-work activities, providing seeds and tools to displaced farmers, or restoring water systems in drought-stricken countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990
  • In 1990, Congress created the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (Rebate Program) to reduce state and federal expenditures for Medicaid prescription costs. (ny.us)
  • Convened by Lex Frieden, who was instrumental in conceiving and drafting the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the NAB is made up of 19 community advocates, health care experts and academics. (wikipedia.org)
  • utilize
  • Applicants must provide additional resources including end-user equipment (e.g., computers, telephones, etc.), software, professional development, and the other elements that are necessary to utilize the connectivity funded by the Schools and Libraries Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • behavior
  • By promoting more active surveillance across the managed care venue, we are provided with more opportunities to monitor and make note of important disease behavior and ecological changes. (brianaltonenmph.com)
  • How might working with a peer coach or counselor in addition to our pediatrician help achieve the best possible care for my child's mood and behavior problems? (pcori.org)
  • interventions
  • Among the Care Continuum Alliance's notable publications are: In recent years, Care Continuum Alliance research activities have focused heavily on measuring outcomes in population-based interventions, such as wellness and care management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coordinator
  • To arrange a library visit immediately before or after your on-campus program, notify your program coordinator. (hbs.edu)
  • The program coordinator will verify your status and work with Baker Library to arrange for your visit. (hbs.edu)
  • medical
  • Medical Credit Fund aims to contribute to a healthier investment climate and increase the bankability and thus scalability of the private healthcare sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two more men came that very night with similar requests, seeking medical help for their wives in labor, but again turning down John Scudder's care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The college now offers over 175 different post graduate courses in the medical, nursing and allied health disciplines, including PhD courses. (wikipedia.org)
  • The university owns and operates many smaller clinics around the state that contain UConn Medical Group, UConn Health Partners, University Dentists and research facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MD program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most notably, medical and dental students share an essentially common curriculum during the first two years of their four-year degree programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • System
  • It is part of the St. Joseph's Health System and serves as the regional kidney transplant center for a population of approximately 1.2 million people. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • The resident focuses on professional development while working on Health Net projects that provide the opportunity to apply his or her recently acquired knowledge. (webwire.com)
  • state
  • Finally, the rule eliminates certain requirements viewed by state agencies as impediments to the growth of managed care programs, such as the enrollment composition requirement, the right to disenroll without cause at any time, and the prohibition against enrollee cost-sharing. (gao.gov)
  • UConn Health Center is part of a plan introduced by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, called "Bioscience Connecticut," and approved by the Connecticut General Assembly in 2011, to stimulate the economy in the state of Connecticut. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Correctional Managed Health Care (CMHC) program, a partnership with the Department of Correction, delivers comprehensive managed health care to State of Connecticut inmates. (wikipedia.org)
  • plan
  • ACM's unique knowledge of South Carolina and the 12+ years of experience they bring to this Medicaid segment of the healthcare marketplace will go a long way in helping us continue to improve the health status of our members," added Jennifer Marchant, Executive Director of Carolina Crescent Health Plan. (bio-medicine.org)
  • When we manage the risk with a fully funded plan, your budget becomes fixed and predictable. (healthplex.com)
  • people
  • The goal was to determine which of two approaches worked better for improving depression care, specifically for people with low incomes from minority groups. (pcori.org)
  • Seniors and People with Disabilities (S/PD) A managed health care product designed for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NAB advocated that the modernized health care infrastructure be required to meet the needs of people with disabilities and seniors. (wikipedia.org)
  • content
  • The study revealed that employees who regularly took advantage of the programs had higher satisfaction scores, rated themselves as happier in the workplace and were more content with their benefits package as a whole than employees who were not offered similar programs or were offered them but did not regularly participate in them. (reference.com)
  • Employees
  • Initially, PharmAccess focused on the introduction of HIV/AIDS treatment programs for employees and dependents of Heineken in sub-Saharan Africa, which was revolutionary at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • UConn Health Center has about 5,000 employees, and is closely linked with the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs through several cross-campus academic projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amerigroup has a Community Volunteers program, created to recognize and support the contributions employees make in communities across the country and to inspire others to volunteer. (wikipedia.org)
  • funds
  • Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, AIMCo manages the assets of 32 clients, a diverse set of public sector pensions, endowments and government funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • Tracey Moorhead, the current President and CEO, has been quoted in the newsmedia concerning not only the Care Continuum Alliance but also chronic conditions in general. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alliance
  • and full-time students) The Care Continuum Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors and a structure of committees, subcommittees and work groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2008, the Care Continuum Alliance reported that it paid $80,000 in lobbying expenses to Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2003, the Care Continuum Alliance hired Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz to advocate for its interests in the U.S. executive and legislative branches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also in 2007, the Care Continuum Alliance redefined this expanded care focus as "population health improvement" and published its "population health improvement model" to document the change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults
  • This product is designed for the TANF population that consists primarily of low-income children and their mothers FamilyCare A managed health care product focused on uninsured adults and parents of CHIP or Medicaid-eligible children. (wikipedia.org)
  • department
  • In their subsequent report, the surveyors provided feedback that incorporating preceptors outside of the pharmacy department helped HNPS develop a well-rounded, integrated program that gives residents a comprehensive learning experience unique to Health Net. (webwire.com)
  • To determine whether the Department of Health (Department) has taken appropriate steps to maximize rebate collections on drugs dispensed to individuals enrolled in Medicaid managed care. (ny.us)
  • The inclusion of drug coverage within managed care, as of October 1, 2011, presented a unique challenge for the Department in terms of identifying all occurrences of drug dispensing in order to maximize rebate savings to the Medicaid program. (ny.us)
  • As a result of ineffective policies and processes, as well as untapped rebate opportunities, the Department did not collect as much as $119.3 million in available rebates for the Medicaid program during the audit scope period. (ny.us)
  • We made 12 recommendations to the Department to obtain the $119.3 million in uncollected rebates and improve its claims and rebate processes to maximize rebate collections on drugs dispensed to individuals enrolled in managed care. (ny.us)
  • A 1994 Presidential Memorandum issued by Bill Clinton changed the way the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development supported housing programs. (wikipedia.org)