Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mark B. McClellan MD, PhD
Former Director and Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies, Engelberg Center for Health
Dr. Richard Wender
American Cancer Society
Chief Cancer Control Officer
Dr. Bill Frist
Aspire Health
Co-Founder and Chairman
Trent Haywood MD JD
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Andrew (Andy) Slavitt
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Former Acting Administrator
Mr. David V. Gallegos
Change Healthcare Consulting (formerly HTMS)
Senior Vice President - Consulting
Mr. Robert (Rob) Curry
Citrus Valley Health Partners
President and CEO
Dr. William Lewis
ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI)
Telemedicine Standards Committee Co-Chair
Mr. Timothy Erblich
Ethisphere Institute
Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Ebert MD
Fallon Health | Fallon Healthcare System
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Ms. Agata Porter
Finn Partners
Associate Vice President
Mr. Darnell Dent
FirstCare Health Plans - SHA, LLC (dba FirstCare)
President and CEO
Ms. Paula Steiner
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
Mr. Tom Lubben
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
Senior Vice President, Compliance, Audits, Security, Special Investigations, And Privacy
Mr. Robert (Bobby) Frist
HealthStream, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dave Mink
Healthwise Incorporated
Chief Client Officer
Mr. Bernard J. Tyson
Kaiser Permanente
Mr. John Baackes
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Executive Officer
Denise V. Gonick Esq.
MVP Health Care
Chief Executive Officer
Judith Feld MD, MPH, MMM
MVP Health Care
Vice President of Behavioral Health
Mr. John Beck
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC
Chief Solutions Officer
Predictive Health, LLC
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Patrick Ryan
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Lewis Levy
TelaDoc Health
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Dan Nathan
TeleHealth Services
Tom Kise
United States of CARE
Director of Public Affairs
Emily Barson
United States of CARE
Executive Director
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Fallon Health puts doctors at members' fingertips
“We’re pleased to offer our members another way to access the care they need, when they need it. TelaDoc Health can help prevent unnecessary trips to the emergency room or urgent care facility, providing both convenience and savings to our members," said Dr. Thomas Ebert MD , Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Fallon Health

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Health Care Service Corporation Named a 2018 World's Most Ethical Company for Third Consecutive Year
"Our members trust us with their health care coverage. In a complex, multi-stakeholder business 'doing the right thing' may not be obvious on the surface, so we're always finding new ways to learn and ultimately become better stewards," said Ms. Paula Steiner , president and chief executive officer, HCSC

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MVP Health Care adds psychiatry services to online health offerings
“Many members are not able to seek treatment otherwise, as a result of the limited availability of in-person appointments, transportation issues, or a reluctance to seek help in an office setting due to a perceived stigma that has been attached to seeking this kind of health care. We know behavioral health care can improve an individual’s overall health and quality of life and reduce the need for emergency room visits, urgent care visits or hospital admissions," said Dr. Judith Feld MD, MPH, MMM , vice president of behavioral health, MVP

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FirstCare CEO Named Chair of Texas Association of Community Health Plans Board
" Mr. Darnell Dent is highly regarded in the health care industry for his business expertise and the calming influence he brings to situations. People listen to what Darnell has to say. He gives his time for professional mentorship of others but is also open to new ideas from his peers. is fortunate to have him serving in this top leadership role," said Ms. Kay Ghahremani , President and CEO, Texas Association of Community Health Plans

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Citrus Valley Health Partners CEO Robert Curry Joins L.A. Care's Board of Governors
"There are nearly four dozen DSH facilities in Los Angeles County, and each serves patients covered by L.A. Care . As someone who has spent nearly 30 years trying to ensure all patients receive quality hospital care, I am proud to be joining forces with an agency that is serving more than two million people in L.A. County," said Mr. Robert Curry , President and CEO of Citrus Valley Health Partners

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Low Uptake of HPV Vaccine Compared to Other Adolescent Immunizations
“Just as it’s important for women to undergo a Pap smear for early detection of HPV infections, it is even more vital to prevent HPV infections before they happen. All adolescents should take advantage of this affordable medical innovation that prevents cancer and has minimal side effects," said Dr. Trent Haywood MD JD , senior vice president and chief medical officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP Wonk Watch

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
ClearHealth Quality Institute Seeks Volunteers for Accreditation Committee
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TeleHealth Services and Healthwise Partner to Deliver Evidence-Based Health Education Content
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Press Ganey Acquires HealthStream’s Patient Experience and Engagement Businesses
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NextGen Healthcare’s Mirth Mail 2.10 Earns 2015 Edition ONC-ACB EHR Certification from Drummond Group LLC
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
Change Healthcare Releases 8th Annual Industry Pulse Report
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United States of Care Launches With Aim of Achieving Affordable Care for Every American
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