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  1. Humana Expands Reach Of Value-Based Orthopedic Specialty Care To Benefit More Humana Medicare Advantage Members

    Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced that value-based orthopedic specialty care is available for more of its Medicare Advantage members than ever before, with the participation of additional providers in Humana’s bundled payment models for spinal fusion surgeries and hip or knee joint replacement procedures. Humana Announces Second Group of Participants in Spinal Fusion Episode-Based Model Launched earlier this year, Humana’s Spinal Fusion Episode-Based Model is designed specifically to provide

  2. CVS Health Announces Start Of Clinical Trial For New Home Hemodialysis Device

    CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) today announced the initiation of a clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the HemoCare™ Hemodialysis System for administration of home hemodialysis. The innovative device includes safety features and is designed to make home hemodialysis simple for patients.

  3. Global Healthy Living Foundation Fights For Medicaid Expansion For Chronic Disease Patients

    The Global Healthy Living Foundation continues to advocate for access to health care for chronic disease patients in response to new guidance provided in late 2018 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of the Treasury allowing for states to apply for waivers under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 1332 waivers allow states to waive specified provisions of the ACA, provided the state’s waiver plan

  4. Allscripts Offers A New Option For Microsoft’s HealthVault Users To Transition Their Health Data

    Allscripts announced its patient and consumer engagement platform, FollowMyHealth, as a platform for existing Microsoft HealthVault users to transition and share their health data with family, friends or their home care team when required.

  5. Encompass Health Completes Acquisition Of Alacare Home Health & Hospice

    Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC), a national leader in integrated healthcare services, today announced it completed its previously announced acquisition of privately owned, Birmingham-based Alacare Home Health & Hospice on July 1, 2019.

  6. Virtua Acquires Lourdes Health System

    Effective July 1, 2019, Virtua has assumed ownership of Lourdes Health System, a transaction that reshapes health care in South Jersey. With its expanded portfolio of services and facilities, Virtua has amplified its reach and reinforced its capacity to provide comprehensive, trusted care that is close-to-home and convenient for residents of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties and beyond

  7. Community Hospice Of Texas And Providence Hospice Professionals Partner With Turn-Key Health To Deploy Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care Program

    The Community Hospice of Texas and Providence Hospice (CHOT) and its highly trained, skilled palliative care professionals are partnering with Turn-Key Health to implement a specialized community-based palliative care program that provides health plan members sustainable high-quality in-home care in the North Central Texas area

  8. LifePod Announces Early Access To First Proactive-Voice Virtual Caregiver Service For Older Adults And Chronic Care Patients At Home

    Winner of the Best of Show award in Patient-Focused Software at the 2019 Bio-IT World, LifePod, the voice-first Virtual Caregiver, today announced early access to its direct-to-family caregivers service

  9. UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

    UNC Health Care leads the innovation of telehealth by developing a fully integrated solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their My UNC Chart patient portal.

  10. Long Island Health Care LLC Partners With Citus Health To Innovate Operations With Digital Health Solutions

    Citus Health, a digital health solutions provider for the post-acute care industry, announced today that Long Island Health Care, LLC (LIHC), a New York-based nurse owned and operated home health care organization, has selected Citus Health to help streamline care coordination and communication as well as automate manual processes