Credentialing

Magruder Eye Institute and Chicago Pacific Founders Launch Strategic Growth Partnership via Ascend Vision Partners

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 8:30pm

"My partners and I are ecstatic about CPF's unique approach with founders and clinicians, and their track record of driving rapid growth and value creation."

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  • "My partners and I are ecstatic about CPF's unique approach with founders and clinicians, and their track record of driving rapid growth and value creation."
  • For more than 50 years, Magruder Eye Institute has compassionately provided superior levels of comprehensive medical and surgical eye care to a diverse patient base.
  • Ascend Vision Partners is a leading administrative services provider for eye care practices, surgery centers and their providers.
  • Ascend Vision Partners is backed by Chicago Pacific Founders, a leading middle market private equity firm which focuses exclusively on partnerships with growing companies in the healthcare services sector.

Cardinality.ai Joins the AWS Partner Network

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 7:07pm

GAITHERSBURG,Md., Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinality.ai , a data technology company helping government agencies achieve better outcomes through data-driven automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and built-for-purpose solutions, today announced its membership in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) .

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  • GAITHERSBURG,Md., Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinality.ai , a data technology company helping government agencies achieve better outcomes through data-driven automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and built-for-purpose solutions, today announced its membership in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) .
  • APN isa global community of Partners who leverage AWS to build solutions and services for customers.
  • Thiag Loganathan, Cardinality's Co-founder andCEO shared, "Cardinality.ai is proud to join the AWS Partner Network, a reinforcement of our commitment to best practices for security, compliance, and operational excellence.
  • With our SaaS products on AWS, securing this status is a notable milestone as this reduces complexity to adopt digital practices and enables better time to market with a secure environment for our customers."

SnapNurse Ranks No. 2 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 2:09pm

2 on Inc. Magazines prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing, privately owned companies in America.

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  • 2 on Inc. Magazines prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing, privately owned companies in America.
  • SnapNurse developed a unique and innovative healthcare staffing platform placing nurses in facilities across the country within 48 hours a core metric to its success today.
  • We couldn't have done it without the nurses who joined SnapNurse to provide much-needed care to patients all over the country, says Jeff Richards, interim CEO, SnapNurse.
  • SnapNurse and all Inc. 5000 honorees will be recognized in the September issue of Inc., as well as at the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala on October 19-21.

Integrated Home Care Services, Inc. Announces Christopher Bradbury as New CEO

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:01pm

MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Home Care Services, Inc. (IHCS), the nation's leading independent administrator of home health, durable medical equipment, and home infusion benefits, has chosen Christopher Bradbury as the company's new CEO, effective August 15. Bradbury succeeds Jorge Pereda, Co-Founder, who held the role since IHCS' inception and will now assume a new role as Chairman of the Board.

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  • MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Home Care Services, Inc. (IHCS), the nation's leading independent administrator of home health, durable medical equipment, and home infusion benefits, has chosen Christopher Bradbury as the company's new CEO, effective August 15.
  • That's why IHCS' track record of delivering on its promise of enhanced outcomes and lower costs through its integrated, value-based home care model has resonated with me," said Bradbury.
  • For more information on howintegrated home care benefitspayers and patients, download our latest report: The Case for Integrated Home Care ,or visit ihcscorp.com .
  • For more information about an integrated home care model, download our position paper , or to learn more about IHCS, please visit ihcscorp.com .

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2022 Leadership and Service Awards

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 6:30pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the 21 recipients of its 2022 Leadership and Service Awards. The recipients are recognized for their significant contributions to national and international standardization activities, as well as an ongoing commitment to their industry, the nation, and the enhancement of the global voluntary consensus standards system. Awardees will be honored at the ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with World Standards Week, on October 12, 2022, in Washington, DC.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the 21 recipients of its 2022 Leadership and Service Awards.
  • Awardees will be honored at the ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with World Standards Week , on October 12, 2022, in Washington, DC.
  • Each has demonstrated outstanding service in enabling ANSI to attain the objectives for which it was founded.
  • ANSI congratulates these outstanding individuals on their contributions to and accomplishments in the standards and conformity assessment industry.

Magellan Healthcare, Inc. Earns Full Accreditation of Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations from the National Committee for Quality Assurance

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 11:30am

Magellan Healthcare, Inc. , the behavioral healthcare segment of Magellan Health, Inc. , today announced that it has earned a Full three-year Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization (MBHO) Accreditation from The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Review Oversight Committee for the Commercial, Exchange, Medicaid and Medicare product lines.

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  • Magellan Healthcare, Inc. , the behavioral healthcare segment of Magellan Health, Inc. , today announced that it has earned a Full three-year Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization (MBHO) Accreditation from The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Review Oversight Committee for the Commercial, Exchange, Medicaid and Medicare product lines.
  • At Magellan Healthcare, we are proud to have achieved this full accreditation from NCQA, said Caroline Carney, M.D., Magellan Healthcares President of Behavioral Health and Chief Medical Officer of Magellan Health.
  • About the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCAQ): NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.
  • About Magellan Healthcare: Magellan Healthcare, Inc. , the healthcare business unit of Magellan Health, Inc., offers solutions for complex conditions in the areas of behavioral health and medical specialty treatment.

Prometric LLC Acquires Finetune®

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:15pm

BALTIMORE, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometric announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Finetune, a leading innovator in AI-assisted assessment and learning technology across the credentialing, licensure, workforce readiness and education sectors.

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  • Finetune, based in Boston with a pre-pandemic globally distributed team, has been developing innovative solutions in learning, instruction, and assessment for more than a decade.
  • Roy Simrell, President and CEO of Prometric LLC, said, "The addition of Finetune to Prometric's portfolio represents a significant opportunity to not only bring cutting-edge AI content and assessment technology to our suite of solutions but to transform the way organizations address the challenges they face in a rapidly changing learning landscape.
  • Steve Shapiro, CEO of Finetune, said, "We are energized by the synergy that a partnership with Prometric represents.
  • Tyton Partnersserved as the exclusive financial adviser to Finetune.

Clarify Health Launches Clarify Advance, a Micro-Targeted Provider Incentive Solution Proven to Drive Higher-Value Decisions and Lower Total Cost of Care

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 2:00pm

With these micro-targeted provider incentives in place, payers are rewarding providers for making higher-value care decisions without having to recontract rates or design new payment models.

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  • With these micro-targeted provider incentives in place, payers are rewarding providers for making higher-value care decisions without having to recontract rates or design new payment models.
  • With Clarify Advance, clinicians are rewarded early, directly, and with a frequency that can be connected to the actual cost-saving decisions.
  • Furthermore, by accelerating the shift to value-based care we are delivering on our mission to power better care and improve health outcomes for all.
  • Clarifys products illuminate actionable opportunities to drive growth, optimize networks, improve care delivery, manage population health, maximize value-based care performance, and bring therapies to market.

Digital Health and Technology Trends in the USA

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:20am

The Partners in Digital Health blockchain in healthcare and telehealth portfolio both reflect and set trends in the marketplace.

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  • The Partners in Digital Health blockchain in healthcare and telehealth portfolio both reflect and set trends in the marketplace.
  • A fully realized digital 3D world (Web3/Metaverse), creating virtual holographic experiences, including digital twins that operate in real-time, must be created for secure use.
  • A retail health revolution is occurring where employers give their employees cash instead of health insurance.
  • Global health passes and interoperable permissioned global networks are examples and only the beginning of the wave impacting healthcare.

Gale Healthcare Solutions transforming healthcare staffing sector to address national nursing shortage

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 7:00pm

Gale Healthcare Solutions (Gale), the leading healthcare staffing platform designed to address one of the nations most serious problems the shortage of nurses to provide quality care, has hired Kan Kotecha as the companys new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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  • Gale Healthcare Solutions (Gale), the leading healthcare staffing platform designed to address one of the nations most serious problems the shortage of nurses to provide quality care, has hired Kan Kotecha as the companys new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
  • Gale was founded and designed to address the national nursing shortage by connecting nursing professionals directly to healthcare facilities in need of clinical staff.
  • Gale Healthcare Solutions is a leading technology-enabled healthcare services and payments platform that provides per diem, contract, and travel temporary staffing services and software licensing services in post-acute and acute healthcare settings.
  • Designed to address the national nursing shortage, the mobile and web-based Gale app connects nursing professionals directly to healthcare facilities in need of clinical staff, and provides caregivers with daily pay.