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Off the charts [Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla.]

Oct7

Oct. 06Traditionally, hospitals and physician practices process their billing of services electronically, but maintain paper charts for their patients.Paper charts are gradually becoming a thing of the past.Electronic billing and medication prescribing were the initial steps to bringing this part of healthcare into the 21st century.Electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) is […]

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug…

Sep26

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug Adherence for At-Risk PatientsThe AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, one of the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans in the country, covering four million lives, announced that it will offer physicians free mobile technology […]

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug Adherence for At-Risk Patients

Sep13

Leading Medicaid Health Plan to Offer Physicians Handheld Devices, Mobile Clinical Alerts and e-Prescribing to Engage Patients at Point-of-Care and Reduce Hospitalizations and Health Care Costs BOSTON(BUSINESS WIRE) The AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, one of the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans in the country, covering four million lives, today announced that it […]

Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC) Partners With American Health Care (“AHC”) on Diabetes Management Program

Sep1

VISALIA, CA (MARKET WIRE) 09/01/11 Employees of 44 school districts in Tulare and Kings Counties now have access to a diabetes management program proven to significantly improve health and save the employer and employee money. The program is offered through a partnership between American Health Care, SISC and Buckman-Mitchell Insurance.Using American Health Care’s improved-Asheville care […]

CareFirst BCBS Launches Medication Program for over One Million Members

Aug22

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has positioned local pharmacists to play a key role in one of the nation’s largest initiatives focused on the coordination of primary care for patients. As part of the "medical home" program, CareFirst has selected Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care (Outcomes) to provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services via local pharmacies for over […]

Magellan Health Services Announces Integrated Health Home Pilot Programs

Aug15

Magellan Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced that it has launched two innovative integrated health home pilots that leverage its deep clinical behavioral health expertise and experience in managing Medicaid recipients with physical health providers. The goal is to create a more effective environment to help states improve the quality of care and lower the […]

Eye Care

Aug15

After a couple years of steady growth, eye care sales at supermarkets have flattened out. This could partly be due to consumers drifting to the drug store channel, which saw another year of healthy sales and unit growth. The bigger culprit, though, seems to be the expansion of non-traditional competitors like drugstore.com, which has projected […]

Independence Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Partner to Expand Services to Medicaid Beneficiaries Nationally through AmeriHealth Mercy

Aug9

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Two of the nation's largest not-for-profit Blue health insurers, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), announced this morning that they will be partnering to expand services to Medicaid beneficiaries nationally through the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, a top-tier, best-in-class Medicaid managed care organization […]

Magellan Health Services Announces Integrated Health Home Pilot Programs

Aug2

Innovative programs link behavioral health treatment with physical health care to reduce barriers to quality care and improve affordability AVON, Conn.(BUSINESS WIRE) Magellan Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced today that it has launched two innovative integrated health home pilots that leverage its deep clinical behavioral health expertise and experience in managing Medicaid recipients with […]

DOCTOR’S ORDERS

Aug1

Carol Angrisani SKOKIE, Ill. Prior to the new Topco program, pharmacists did not dispense Top Care brand OTCs because they relied on other labels that were covered by both public and private health insurers, said Curtis Maki, a registered pharmacist and vice president of HBC/GM program management and pharmacy for Topco, Skokie, Ill. Before, if […]