Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Mark A. Pulido
Ability Network
Chairman and CEO
Kaveh Safavi MD, JD
Managing Director North America Health Industry Lead
Mr. Jim Hewitt
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EVP of Solutions Development
Mr. Paul M. Black
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Chernikoff
Amendola Communications
Account Director
Ms. Cortney Johnston
Senior Account Manager
Ms. Julie Smith
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare | Scott & White Health Plan
Director of Marketing
Mr. James Hinton
Baylor Scott & White Healthcare | Scott & White Health Plan
President and CEO
Mr. Paul Markovich
Blue Shield of California
President and Chief Operating Officer
Kenneth G. Reid FACHE
Carlinville Area Hospital
President and CEO
Ms. Angie Franks
Central Logic
Chief Executive Officer
Scott Galbari
Change Healthcare
GM - Care Operations
Tom Howard
Cumberland Consulting Group
Mr. Brian Cahill
Cumberland Consulting Group
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Tom Doney
Cypress Benefit Administrators
Mr. Scott Zimmerman
Greenway Health, LLC | Greenway Clearinghouse
Former Chief Executive Officer
Mr. George Price
Inovalon, Inc.
VP, Investor Relations
Keith Dunleavy MD
Inovalon, Inc.
President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
Mr. W. Michael (Mike) W. Long
Lumeris, An EGHC Company
Chief Executive Officer
Claudia Williams
Manifest MedEx (Cal INDEX)
Ms. Marybeth Sharpe
Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH)
COO and Director of Strategy
Cheryl Hoying PhD
The Joint Commission
Chief Nurse Executive and Executive Vice President of Customer Relations
Mark Chassin MD, MPP, MPH
The Joint Commission
President and CEO
Ms. Kim McCullough
The Joint Commission
Associate Director for Corporate Communications
Tal Gilbert
The Vitality Group (TVG)
Ronald Loeppke MD
U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc.
Co-Chairman of the National Advisory Board
Ms. Stephanie Tilenius
CEO and Co-founder
Mr. Dave Willems
Willems Marketing
CEO and Principal
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Shield of California Commits to Work with Providers to Bring Health Care into the Digital Age
" Manifest MedEx delivers real-time, comprehensive health care data to providers and payers on a secure, open platform. It is a crucial prerequisite to transforming our fragmented health care system. This is part of our commitment to provide health care that is worthy of our family and friends and sustainably affordable. We encourage others to get on board," said Mr. Paul Markovich , president and CEO, Blue Shield of California

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Nation’s Hospital Leaders Name Kaiser Permanente Top Health Care Organization
Kaiser Permanente , for the second consecutive year, is the top health care organization overall for thought leadership, innovation and cost of high-quality care, according to a survey of the nation’s hospital leaders.

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AHIP Blog: Americans with Vision Coverage See the Value Clearly
"Maintaining healthy sight is key to living a full and productive life. Numerous studies have shown that while most Americans are concerned about their eyesight, cost concerns often keep them from obtaining routine eye care. Managed vision coverage is an affordable way to access vision care due to low premiums and benefits that hold down out-of-pocket costs at the time of service,” said Mr. Kirk Rothrock , CEO of Davis Vision

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National Pharmaceutical Council Welcomes Four Biopharmaceutical Companies as Members
" NPC ’s research-first approach to tackling health system challenges is more important now than ever in today’s era of transformative medicine. We’re pleased that these four companies have joined NPC in support of our efforts to undertake research in answer to pressing questions, such as how we use and communicate real-world evidence, ensure access to innovative medicines and advance our aging payment and delivery systems, to name a few," said Mr. Daniel Leonard , NPC President

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WellCare: 'Ohana Health Plan Awarded Contract to Provide Community Care Services (CCS) Statewide to Eligible Medicaid Members
'Ohana Health Plan , a WellCare company, announced today that it has been selected to enter into a contract with the state's Department of Human Services 'Med-QUEST Division to administer services through the Community Care Services (CCS) program statewide.

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Cypress Benefit Administrators: TPA Integrates Medical Concierge Solution to Contain Costs & Enhance Health Care Transparency
“For many of today’s consumers, the search for surgical care doesn’t even extend beyond their nearby communities. Instead of settling for the closest facility to receive care, we’re introducing plan members to options at Centers of Excellence in the U.S. that can be much more cost-effective and have higher ratings for quality," said Mr. Tom Doney , president and CEO of Cypress

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Baylor Scott & White Health: Service Extraordinaire - Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine Is Now Available
"In fact, the pressures to customize around the needs and desires of our patients have never been greater. Concierge medicine is the ultimate expression of segmentation and focus. In a world where we must think of an "n of one" versus an "n of many," and must find ways to capitalize on the opportunities afforded by our uniqueness, this model is critical to our success," said Mr. James Hinton , CEO of Scott & White

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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 HR-Jobs-Promotions
HIP Wonk Watch

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Allscripts launches industry’s first machine learning EHR
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Lumeris: Health System Executives Confirm Leadership Alignment is Key for Successful Transition to Value-based Care
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Vitality Group Joins Forces with Seven Leading Health Companies to Improve Employee Health and Outcomes
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Change Healthcare, Central Logic to Integrate Key Functionality for Hospital Operations Centers
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Inovalon to Acquire ABILITY Network
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Greenway Health’s Project Polaris is Redefining the Relationship between Ambulatory Practices and Technology
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Cumberland Consulting Group Names Tom Howard Partner
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The Joint Commission Appoints New Chief Nursing Executive/Executive Vice President of Customer Relations
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
Accenture Study Finds Growing Demand for Digital Health Services Revolutionizing Delivery Models: Patients, Doctors + Machines
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PBGH: Healthcare Purchasers Support Actions to Provide Patients with Electronic Access to their Complete Health Record
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