Quality assurance

Network Health Medicare Plans Earn High Quality Ratings

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 12:59am

In addition, Network Health partners with exceptional providers to give members access to quality health care and maintained a 5-Star Rating for health quality for the past three years.

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  • In addition, Network Health partners with exceptional providers to give members access to quality health care and maintained a 5-Star Rating for health quality for the past three years.
  • Network Health Medicare Advantage Plans include MSA, HMO and PPO plans with a Medicare contract.
  • Network Health is one of only four health plans in Wisconsin receiving this NCQA score for Medicare and commercial plans, and no other plans in Wisconsin are rated higher.
  • Network Health is ranked in the top 32 commercial plans and top 25 Medicare plans, and was also named one of the "Best Medicare Advantage plans for 2020" by U.S. News & World Report.

Refocus Launches in the Philippines, Aiming to Educate 1 Million Students in 5 years

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:40pm

The company plans to launch 50+ educational courses in the APAC region in 2022, and aims to educate 1 million students in the first 5 years.

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  • The company plans to launch 50+ educational courses in the APAC region in 2022, and aims to educate 1 million students in the first 5 years.
  • Refocus offers online programs to help students to acquire skills in digital and jumpstart a career from scratch.
  • According to Roman Kumar Vyas strong commitment, all Refocus courses must meet global education requirements, and at the same time, be locally relevant.
  • That's why Refocus tutors team include Western industry-leading experts with global cases, and local top-professionals with strong sense of country's spirit.

[PRODUCT LAUNCH] - EPIQ QMS by Caliber - Enterprise Platform for Integrated Quality

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:20pm

PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Caliber launches the Enterprise Platform for Integrated Quality EPIQ.

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  • PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Caliber launches the Enterprise Platform for Integrated Quality EPIQ.
  • A quality management suite (QMS), EPIQ empowers regulated organizations to meet the changing compliance and digitalization needs of quality management.
  • EPIQ - Enterprise Platform for Integrated Quality - brings together the core quality functions like quality assurance, documentation, and personnel training.
  • Now, to meet the changing compliance and digitalization needs of quality management, Caliber launches this integrated, robust Quality Management System.

Shippeo Tops 103% Annual Growth, Becomes World's Most Recommended Real-time Transportation Visibility Provider

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:10pm

Shippeo , a global leader and European specialist in real-time transportation visibility, announced today 103% year-on-year growth in subscription revenues and 181% net retention rate.

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  • Shippeo , a global leader and European specialist in real-time transportation visibility, announced today 103% year-on-year growth in subscription revenues and 181% net retention rate.
  • Our very high net retention rate is a direct result of customers choosing to take fuller advantage of our expanding product portfolio, which now includes dock visibility and paperless visibility.
  • Shippeo has been recognized with a 98% recommendation rate on Gartner Peer Insights by our customers as at October 13, 2021*.
  • Shippeo has also partnered with Siemens DL, a leading IT provider in global supply chain management solutions.

Ten Years Of Top Quality Care: Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage (HMO) Plans Celebrate 10 Years Of Five Star Ratings

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 9:30pm

The top rating demonstrates the health plan's exceptional approach to providing expert medicine, seamless quality care, and outstanding service to its Medicare health plan members.

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  • The top rating demonstrates the health plan's exceptional approach to providing expert medicine, seamless quality care, and outstanding service to its Medicare health plan members.
  • CMS uses the star ratings system to rate Medicare health plans on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 stars representing the highest quality.
  • "Our Permanente physicians are dedicated to advancing quality, innovation and value," said Richard McCarthy, MD, executive medical director for Kaiser Permanente.
  • The CMS 5-star ratings is the latest in a series of positive quality recognitions for Kaiser Permanente in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Carisk® Partners, Tower MSA Partners, and Ametros to Provide Patient-Centered Case Closure and Settlement Solution in Workers’ Compensation: Improves Quality of Life and Patient Engagement

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

As the patient approaches achievement of their care plan outcomes and goals, the Case Closure and Settlement Program introduces patient settlement resources delivered by Tower and Ametros into the Carisk Pathways 2 Recovery (P2R) process.

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  • As the patient approaches achievement of their care plan outcomes and goals, the Case Closure and Settlement Program introduces patient settlement resources delivered by Tower and Ametros into the Carisk Pathways 2 Recovery (P2R) process.
  • This yields appropriate future care for workers comp patients, complies with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaids review policies, and facilitates closure.
  • Ametros advocates for Carisk patients during and after the settlement process, educating them about the multiple benefits available through professional administration of their MSA.
  • Our mission is to help the injured person live a better life after they accept a settlement with an MSA.

CMS Upgrades Clover Health’s PPO Plan to 3.5 Stars

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 4:35pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) (Clover) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has upgraded Clovers PPO plan to 3.5 stars on the Medicare Star Ratings for its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for the 2020 measurement year.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) (Clover) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has upgraded Clovers PPO plan to 3.5 stars on the Medicare Star Ratings for its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for the 2020 measurement year.
  • Currently, over 90% of Clovers Medicare Advantage membership is served through its PPO plan.
  • Recently, Clover announced that CMS approved Clovers 2022 expansion plans, which will nearly double the geographic footprint of Clovers Medicare Advantage plans and make its PPO plan accessible to Medicare eligibles in 209 counties across nine states.
  • For both programs, we provide primary care physicians with the Clover Assistant and also make comprehensive home-based care available via the Clover Home Care program.

Skye Bioscience Appoints Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Senior Director of Research & Development

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skye Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: SKYE) (Skye), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet need, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Rhea Williams, MPH, as Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Varun Khurana, PhD, as Senior Director of Research & Development.

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  • SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skye Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: SKYE) (Skye), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet need, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Rhea Williams, MPH, as Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Varun Khurana, PhD, as Senior Director of Research & Development.
  • Rhea Williams, MPH, brings over 25 years of experience in drug development, regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
  • Dr. Varun Khurana brings over seven years of comprehensive experience in pre-formulation and formulation development, technical transfer, CMC, CMO/CRO management and regulatory submissions for innovative and complex drug development programs.
  • We expect their proven track records and deep expertise to make an immediate impact on our development efforts.

Skye Bioscience Appoints Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Senior Director of Research & Development

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skye Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: SKYE) (Skye), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet need, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Rhea Williams, MPH, as Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Varun Khurana, PhD, as Senior Director of Research & Development.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skye Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: SKYE) (Skye), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet need, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Rhea Williams, MPH, as Head of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance and Varun Khurana, PhD, as Senior Director of Research & Development.
  • Rhea Williams, MPH, brings over 25 years of experience in drug development, regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
  • Dr. Varun Khurana brings over seven years of comprehensive experience in pre-formulation and formulation development, technical transfer, CMC, CMO/CRO management and regulatory submissions for innovative and complex drug development programs.
  • We expect their proven track records and deep expertise to make an immediate impact on our development efforts.

Cotiviti’s HEDIS® Measures Earn NCQA Certified Measures™ Status for the 2021 Measurement Year

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

Quality Engine, the administrative measure logic and systematic sample processing component of Cotivitis Quality Intelligence solution, has earned Certified Measures status for the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) 2021 Measurement Year (MY 2021) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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  • Quality Engine, the administrative measure logic and systematic sample processing component of Cotivitis Quality Intelligence solution, has earned Certified Measures status for the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) 2021 Measurement Year (MY 2021) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
  • Cotiviti has long been committed to helping health plans navigate the health quality landscape and is proud of our ongoing collaboration with NCQA.
  • In addition to HEDIS, Quality Intelligence was also certified for California AMP measures, which are currently reported by 14 California health plans covering approximately 13 million members according to the Integrated Healthcare Association.
  • HEDIS is the gold standard in quality measurement, and one that Cotiviti closely monitors given its significance.