Monday, June 04, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Gregg Church
Denis Cremin
Advanced Plan for Health (APH)
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Ms. Debra Machos
Advanced Plan for Health (APH)
Sr. Vice President of Strategic Product Development and Management
Ms. Kate Dewitt Darden
Baptist Health System | Health Choice of Alabama
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Bruce D. Nash MD, MBA
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
Chief Medical Officer
Mr. Jon Watson
Bright Health
President, Individual & Family Insurance Plans
Ms. Lou-Ellen Barkan
President and CEO
Susan J. Beane MD
Vice President and Medical Director
Ms. Laura Lott
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan - Hawaii
Director - Community and Public Relations
Joelle Phillips MSN, RN
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
Regional Director of Professional Nursing Practice
Alex Foxman MD, FACP
National ACO
President and Medical Director
Andre Berger MD
National ACO
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Golinkoff PhD, MBA
PerformCare, an Amerihealth Caritas Company
Daniel Muccio M.D.
Saint Vincent Health System
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Ms. Ghita Worcester
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Chief Marketing Officerfairs and Marketing
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
AmeriHealth Caritas: Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs of Depression
“If we feel physically ill we get medical treatment without giving it a second thought. We should think of mental illness in much the same way," said Dr. Michael Golinkoff PhD, MBA , president of PerformCare , a managed behavioral health organization and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts: Skin Cancer Rates In Massachusetts Among Highest In Nation
"We're often ranked as one of the healthiest states in the nation, but we clearly have more work to do to educate residents about the risk of skin cancer, especially on the Cape. We encourage our members to get outside, be active and enjoy the nice weather, but we also want to stress the importance of sun protection, including UV-blocking sunglasses, hats with a brim, and broad spectrum sunscreens with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 15 or higher," said Dr. Bruce D. Nash MD, MBA , chief physician executive at BCBSMA

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AHIP Blog: From Concept to Combat - Fighting Chronic Disease in America
Chronic conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity, are increasingly common and costly in the United States. In 2014, more than 85 percent of all U.S. health care costs were attributable to chronic conditions. About six in ten adults have one or more chronic diseases, and four in ten adults have two or more conditions.

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Healthfirst Launches CaringKind’s Dementia Care Training for Caregivers Program
“This partnership is significant to Healthfirst , as we celebrate 25 years of service. We aim to provide caregivers with the tools needed to improve the quality of life of our members and their families. We are dedicated to improving the treatment options for Alzheimer’s and dementia by providing resources and patient-centered support services like the Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers," said Dr. Susan J. Beane MD , Healthfirst Vice President and Medical Director

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UCare employees inspire new people powered brand
" UCare ’s DNA, our strength, has always been our employees. We’re powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our employees de- comp licate, advoc ate and always go the extra mile to help our members," said Ms. Ghita Worcester , Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Chief Marketing Officer, UCare

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Allegheny Health Network: Dr. Muccio named Saint Vincent Vice President of Medical Affairs
Saint Vincent Health System , part of the Allegheny Health Network , has announced that Dr. Daniel Muccio M.D. , MD, has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Medical Affairs.

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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Appoints New Regional Director of Professional Nursing Practice
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has promoted Ms. Joelle Phillips MSN, RN , from regional educator to regional director of professional nursing practice. In her new role, she oversees Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s clinical and nursing practice development and will focus on elevating nursing practice standards in the region. She works to implement education and quality initiatives for nursing staff in order to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care to members.

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Bright Health Announces Rollout of Supplemental Coverage Package for its Colorado Customers
"In conversations with our members and our brokers, we found many consumers had a need for a Bright Health product that would marry seamlessly with our primary ACA plans. These consumers are looking for the security of knowing they can afford their deductible and other out-of-pocket expenses they may be responsible for under their ACA plan. Bright Health Secure provides this additional peace of mind," said Mr. Jon Watson , President, Individual & Family Insurance Plans, Bright Health

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National ACO Seeking Physician Participants for Third Performance Year in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Next Generation ACO Model
“The Next Generation ACO Model gives experienced ACOs the opportunity to implement innovative care coordination strategies to improve patient care and value in the health care delivery system. National ACO is honored to continue to participate in the NGACO Model for a second year, developing progressive mechanisms to remain at the forefront of healthcare inspiring transformation to achieve the ‘triple aim’ objectives," said Dr. Andre Berger MD , CEO of National ACO

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions

Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
4medica to Show Michigan's Care Coordinators How to Solve Patient Identity Mismatching
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
Advanced Plan for Health welcomes Debra Machos, Sr. Vice President of Strategic Product Development and Management
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