Monday, March 05, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Gerald E. Harmon Sr. MD
American Medical Association (AMA)
Member - Board of Trustees
Craig Samitt MD, MBA
Anthem, Inc.
Former Chief Clinical Officer
Mr. David T. Vandewater
Ardent Health Services
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. David Hanekom
Arizona Care Network, LLC | Dignity Health
Chief Executive Officer
Emad Rizk MD
CEO and Board Director
Mr. Richard Burke
Fallon Health | Fallon Healthcare System
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chris Romandetti
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Steven Kalkanis M.D.
Henry Ford Health System
Medical Director, Henry Ford Cancer Institute, and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Mr. Spencer Hoover
Henry Ford Health System
Vice President
Mr. Mark Coticchia
Henry Ford Health System
Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
Scott Dulchavsky M.D.
Henry Ford Innovation Institute
Eric B. Larson MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Executive Director and Senior Investigator
Richard Seidman MD
L.A. Care Health Plan | LA Care Health Plan
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Mark Santiago
MVP Health Care
Vice President, Retail Outreach
Mr. Larry McReynolds
NYU Langone Medical Center
Executive Director of Family Health Centers
Jon Marrelli PsyD
NYU Langone Medical Center
Program Manager, Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration
Begonya Klumb
UMB Healthcare Services
Chief Executive Officer
Ben Morris CTP, AAP
UMB Healthcare Services
President - Healthcare Services
Samuel (Sam) Ho MD
Executive Vice President And Chief Medical Officer
Moody Chisholm M.B.A.
UTHealth | The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
President and CEO
Dr. Kirk Calhoun
UTHealth | The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Ms. Mary Hughes
WEA Trust
Director of Provider Collaboration
Mr. Eric Roell
WPS Health Insurance - Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation
Creative Manager
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Fallon Health awards grants to support 10 community-based organizations in Massachusetts
" Fallon Health has seen firsthand the positive impact many non-profits are making in underserved communities across the state, especially our grant recipients. They share our goal of improving the health and well-being of others—and we’re proud to help provide the additional resources to help them expand their reach," said Mr. Richard Burke , President and CEO of Fallon Health

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Kaiser Permanente: Stay Balanced - 10 Easy Steps to Prevent Falls
A study published late last year in the Journal of American Medical Association shows we already know how to stop these falls. For example, encouraging physical exercise and correcting poor vision are extremely beneficial. And older patients also do better when health care teams tailor fall prevention advice specifically to them.

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Radar on Medicare Advantage Talks to L.A. Care About the President's Drug Proposal
"As a managed care plan, we have in place a very prudent and careful process on placing drugs on our formulary already, and this would give us even more flexibility and opportunity," said Dr. Richard Seidman MD , chief medical officer, L.A. Care

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MVP Health Care Fundraising Provides Recess Equipment to Yonkers School
“A lot of MVP employees joined the Heart Walk to earn money for the Heart Association. We like to find ways to exercise and have fun together, and I bet you do, too!," said Mr. Mark Santiago , vice president, retail outreach, told the children

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UMB Surpasses 1.25 Million in Individual Health Savings Accounts
“The growth at UMB has been significant this year and we are excited to be able to say, yet again, that we have outpaced the industry. We are proud of our innovative financial health care solutions that continue to provide our customers with the technology, support and administration they need to manage health care payments, savings and investments," said Begonya Klumb , CEO of UMB Healthcare Services

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WEA Trust: Increased Member Engagement Results in Lower Healthcare Spend
“One of our core values is to provide this type of personalized and direct service. It is one of the things that truly makes WEA Trust unique. I believe that as an insurance company it’s our duty to help educate our members and make sure they are receiving the most affordable and highest quality care possible," said Ms. Mary Hughes , the Trust’s Senior Director of Health Care Service and Value

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WPS, EPIC win advertising awards!
"I'm particularly proud of the box winning gold, as it was the entry that everyone on the team touched at some point. I am very proud of our talented and hard-working team," said Mr. Eric Roell , Creative Manager, WPS Health Insurance

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Anthem, Inc and American Medical Association Pursue Collaboration to Help Create Positive Change to the Health Care System
"Collaboration between payers and health care professionals is critical in order to evolve and advance our health care system to one that is simpler, more accessible and more affordable for consumers. At Anthem , we value our relationships with health care professionals, and today we are reaffirming our commitment to work together to create a best-in-class health care system that delivers on this promise for patients across the country," said Dr. Craig Samitt MD, MBA , chief clinical officer at Anthem, Inc.

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UnitedHealthcare: Study - Continued Advances Seen in Health Behaviors and Coordination of People's Care from Value-based Care Arrangements
“Patients get more consistent, quality care that is better coordinated and easier to navigate; health plans and care providers are working together on behalf of patients in new ways; and physicians are being rewarded for placing value and quality over volume," said Dr. Samuel Ho MD , chief medical officer of UnitedHealthcare

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Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System Finalize Agreement to Form UT Health East Texas
"Advancing high-quality healthcare; training physicians and other healthcare, public health, and biotechnology professionals; and conducting nationally recognized research under the UTHealth East Texas banner is going to transform healthcare in our region," said Dr. Kirk Calhoun , president of UT Health North Campus Tyler

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Henry Ford Health System to Set New Standard for Patient Care Utilizing accesso's Newest Technology, The Experience Engine (TE2)
“It is the mission of Henry Ford Innovation Institute to help identify and structure relationships with other outstanding innovators such as TE2 to advance the course of healthcare,” said Dr. Scott Dulchavsky M.D. , CEO of the Henry Ford Innovation Institute

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First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces Closing of Strategic Partnership with Steward Health Care
"An investment of this magnitude allows First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. to expeditiously continue to rollout our unique and proven delivery platform among Steward’s nationwide network. Our team is proud to create a healthcare delivery platform that is capable of changing the lives of so many throughout the nation," said Mr. Chris Romandetti , President and CEO of First Choice

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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 Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
NYU Langone: Co-Locating Primary Care and Behavioral Health Shows Marked Improvement in Life Expectancy
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Verscend Completes Acquisition of Commercial Health Insurance Payer Products from General Dynamics Information Technology
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