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EY Announces Softheon's Eugene Sayan as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 New York Award Finalist

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 3:03pm

STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Eugene Sayan, CEO and founder of Softheon, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 New York Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed.

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  • STONY BROOK, N.Y., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Eugene Sayan, CEO and founder of Softheon, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 New York Award finalist.
  • "I'm honored to be a 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist, which would not be possible without the work of the entire Softheon team," said Eugene Sayan, CEO and founder of Softheon.
  • Sayan led Softheon through six iterations to arrive where it is today, currently serving 8 state agencies and over 90 health plans.
  • The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in June 2023.

Navitus Health Solutions Earns Sixth Pharmacy Quality Alliance Award for High Achievement in Medication Quality Measures

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 1:00pm

For the sixth year in a row, Navitus Health Solutions , a full pass-through pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has received the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Laura Cranston Excellence in Quality Award for its prescription drug plan (PDP), Navitus MedicareRx.

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  • For the sixth year in a row, Navitus Health Solutions , a full pass-through pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has received the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Laura Cranston Excellence in Quality Award for its prescription drug plan (PDP), Navitus MedicareRx.
  • Navitus is one of only twelve healthcare organizations nationwide to receive PQAs Excellence in Quality Award for PDPs this year.
  • Navitus Health Solutions, owned by SSM Health and Costco Wholesale Corporation, is a disruptive industry alternative to traditional pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) models.
  • Follow Navitus on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on all the latest pharmacy benefit news, information and expert analysis.

Health Leaders Urge Immediate Action on Patient and Workforce Safety

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 2:02pm

The NSC pressed for immediate action to address safety from a total systems approach and implored leaders to adopt safety as a core value and foster collective action to uphold this value.

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  • The NSC pressed for immediate action to address safety from a total systems approach and implored leaders to adopt safety as a core value and foster collective action to uphold this value.
  • An emerging body of evidence reveals that health care safety has declined significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The pandemic has also magnified patient and workforce safety risks and harms and introduced new threats to an already fragile system.
  • Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety , developed in 2020 by the 27 organizations that comprise the NSC, provides concrete guidance for leaders to assess and fortify their systems approach to safety by driving improvement in four foundational areas: Culture, Leadership, and Governance; Patient and Family Engagement; Workforce Safety; and Learning System.

CareJourney Analysis Shows Breast Cancer Screenings Dropped During COVID-19, but Women Cared for by Physicians in Value-Based Care Arrangements Were Significantly More Likely to Be Screened

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 2:30pm

However, patients cared for by physicians participating in value-based care (VBC) arrangements were far more likely to be screened for breast cancer than those who were not enrolled in a VBC program.

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  • However, patients cared for by physicians participating in value-based care (VBC) arrangements were far more likely to be screened for breast cancer than those who were not enrolled in a VBC program.
  • In 2018-2019, an average of 4,513,772 women received a mammogram, between 2020-2021; the annual average was reduced to 4,014,750.
  • Recent improvements in cancer patient outcomes have come in part from timely preventive cancer screenings, such as mammograms.
  • The CareJourney breast cancer screening analysis was performed by using 100 percent of Medicare FFS population data (Part A, B, and D).

DataLink’s EvokeSmartVisit Increases HCC Recapture Rate, Improves Healthcare Performance and Patient Outcomes for Large Network Provider Group

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 3:00pm

The network provider group chose ESV, a module within Evoke360, because it can be used at the point of care to document chronic conditions, close gaps and track wellness goals.

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  • The network provider group chose ESV, a module within Evoke360, because it can be used at the point of care to document chronic conditions, close gaps and track wellness goals.
  • The group utilized ESV to capture and manage patient data for health assessments, with results documenting a remarkable 7:1 ROI, says Kevin Steele, chief executive officer, DataLink.
  • ESV enabled the group to achieve 80+% recapture rate, over 90% chronic hierarchical condition category (HCC) recapture and quality gap closure.
  • The solution enabled the network provider group to identify and proactively close gaps in care, while also revalidating HCC data originally captured from the patients medical record and creating transparency in managing utilization for practices.

Caravan Health Announces CMS Innovation Center Director Elizabeth Fowler, JD, PhD, and 80+ Speakers for 6th Annual Accountable Care Symposium

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Caravan Health, a part of Signify Health, and a leader in accountable care and the 340B drug discount program for safety net hospitals, announced the speaker lineup and agenda for its 6th annual Accountable Care Symposium. The two-day event will be held on May 25 and 26, 2022 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and virtually with more than 70 hours of live streamed content.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Caravan Health , a part of Signify Health , and a leader in accountable care and the 340B drug discount program for safety net hospitals, announced the speaker lineup and agenda for its 6th annual Accountable Care Symposium .
  • Highlights for this year's Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium:
    Symposium Kick-off and Welcome, 8 a.m. PT with Tim Gronniger , CEO, Caravan Health and Executive Vice President, Accountable Care, Signify Health.
  • Shaping the Future of Patient Care, 8:15 a.m. PT with Lynn Barr , Founder, Caravan Health and Chief Innovation Officer, Signify Health; Tim Gronniger; and Kyle Armbrester , CEO, Signify Health.
  • Caravan Health helps hospitals and physicians who care for the underserved succeed in value-based care with award-winning technology and sustainable population health methodologies.

Transformational "MetroHealth Model" to expand successful health equity roadmap nationally through partnership with CHC: Creating Healthier Communities

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and CLEVELAND, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, The MetroHealth System and CHC: Creating Healthier Communities announced a new partnership that will document "the MetroHealth Model" in a case study to be disseminated nationally, serving as an example to hospital systems, associations, nonprofits, businesses and others about how to advance health equity in their communities through proven practices.

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  • "It's about being brave and accountable in our relentless pursuit to eliminate barriers, serve others, and walk alongside every person in their journey to health."
  • The hospital is adding 26 acres of greenspace to create a community park at the center of their facility, improving both environmental and community health.
  • At MetroHealth, we are leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork.
  • CHC: Creating Healthier Communities brings nonprofits, businesses, and communities together around a shared commitment to better health and wellbeing.

Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces Participation of Dr. Deborah Backus and Shepherd Center in its Therapeutic Experience Program

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:30pm

NEWTOWN, Pa., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSDT) (Helius or the Company), a neurotech company focused on neurological wellness, today announced the addition of Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia to its Therapeutic Experience Program (TEP).

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  • NEWTOWN, Pa., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSDT) (Helius or the Company), a neurotech company focused on neurological wellness, today announced the addition of Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia to its Therapeutic Experience Program (TEP).
  • Shepherd Center is dedicated to improving the function, health, and quality of life in all people with MS, and we are excited to partner with Helius on this important study, said Dr. Deborah Backus.
  • People with MS often have decreased mobility, leading to more disability and less participation in daily life activities.
  • Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.

Bon Secours Mercy Health and Strive Health Team Up to Transform Kidney Care

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:23pm

Bon Secours Mercy Health and Strive Health have launched a new collaborative relationship to deliver high-quality, whole-person care for patients with kidney disease.

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  • Bon Secours Mercy Health and Strive Health have launched a new collaborative relationship to deliver high-quality, whole-person care for patients with kidney disease.
  • Bon Secours Mercy Health and Strive Health have launched a new collaborative relationship to deliver high-quality, whole-person care for patients with kidney disease.
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    Denver-based Strive Health will work in association with Ohio-based Bon Secours Mercy Health to bring together a unique approach and specialized population health capabilities to nearly 8,000 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage kidney disease (ESKD) patients across Ohio.
  • With comprehensive support from Strive, a national leader in value-based kidney care, Bon Secours Mercy Health aims to help patients preserve kidney function and delay the progression of kidney disease.

CareMax, Inc. to Present at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference 2022

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 11:55am

CareMax, Inc. (CareMax) (NASDAQ: CMAX; CMAXW), a leading technology-enabled provider of value-based care to seniors, announced today that senior management is scheduled to participate in a fireside chat at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference 2022 in New York City on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:30 am EST.

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  • CareMax, Inc. (CareMax) (NASDAQ: CMAX; CMAXW), a leading technology-enabled provider of value-based care to seniors, announced today that senior management is scheduled to participate in a fireside chat at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference 2022 in New York City on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:30 am EST.
  • CareMax is a technology-enabled care platform providing value-based care and chronic disease management to seniors.
  • CareMax operates medical centers that offer a comprehensive suite of healthcare and social services, and a proprietary software and services platform that provides data, analytics, and rules-based decision tools/workflows for physicians across the United States.
  • These forward-looking statements include statements regarding our future growth and strategy.