Monday, March 12, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Michael Shea
Bolder Healthcare Solutions, LLC
Mr. Kaushik Bhaumik
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Global Practice Leader
Shawn Nau
Health Choice Arizona
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Avins MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Research Scientist
Dr. Daniel Cherkin
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Senior Investigator
Mr. Seth Feuerstein
Magellan Health
chief innovation officer
Ms. Anne Rote
Molina Healthcare of Texas
Nader Mherabi
NYU Langone Medical Center
Senior Vice President and Vice Dean, Chief Information Officer
Mr. Andrew Rubin
NYU Langone Medical Center
Vice President for Clinical Affairs and Ambulatory Care
Mr. Suresh Srinivasan
NYU Langone Medical Center
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Troy Smith
Steward Health Choice
Ms. Jean Chenoweth
Watson Health | Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company
Senior Vice President For Performance Improvement
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Steward Health Choice Arizona Awarded New AHCCCS Contract
"Together with our Steward Arizona hospitals, the NARBHA Institute, and provider partners throughout the state, we are honored that Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) has recognized our years of innovation, vision for the future of the healthcare delivery system and commitment to Arizona communities with this opportunity to continue serving those in need," said Shawn Nau , CEO, Health Choice Arizona

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Kaiser Permanente Researchers Explore Integrative Therapies for Back Pain
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review recently published a report, Cognitive and Mind-Body Therapies for Chronic Low Back and Neck Pain: Effectiveness and Value, concluding that yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction (or MBSR), cognitive behavioral therapy (or CBT) and acupuncture can provide added benefit for relieving pain and boosting function — safely and at a reasonable cost. We interviewed three Kaiser Permanente research scientists who are expanding the evidence base about integrative therapies and the treatment of back pain.

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AHIP Blog: More Competition and More Biosimilars Mean Lower Costs
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb M.D. , as part of his remarks at the AHIP National Health Policy Conference 2018, addressed the need for a more robust biosimilar market in the United States.

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ClearHealth Quality Institute’s New Telemedicine Accreditation Program Endorsed by the American Telemedicine Association
“Telehealth and virtual care are changing the face of healthcare. The new TAP accreditation standards are built upon ATA’s original standards, and provide clear and consistent quality and performance standards so that consumers receive the excellent quality of care that they deserve, in the modality of their choice,” said Ms. Ann Mond Johnson , Chief Executive Officer of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

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AHIP Webinar: Connecture to Host Webinar on Building Broker Relationships in the Small Group Market
Connecture will host a webinar titled, “Optimize the Broker Role in the Small Group Market” on Wednesday, February 28 (1pm EST), where they will discuss how health plans can leverage technology and data to work more collaboratively with their small group brokers.

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Molina Healthcare Awarded Texas CHIP Contracts
“We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) , local providers, and community organizations to improve the health and well-being of Texas children, especially those residing in Texas’ rural counties," said Ms. Anne Rote , president of Molina Healthcare

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NYU Langone Health Launches New Technology Platform To Transform Digital Patient Experience
“Today’s patients expect a higher service standard and our patient access center is critical to meeting that expectation. Working together, we’ve developed a platform that empowers our agents, provides improved patient access, and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to excellence," said Mr. Andrew Rubin , vice president for clinical affairs and ambulatory care, NYU Langone Medical Center

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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 Industry Events

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
Magellan Expands Digital Innovation Platform and Strategy
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
Cognizant to Acquire Bolder Healthcare Solutions to Expand Revenue Cycle Management Services for Providers
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HIP Wonk Watch    back to index
IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals
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