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Mastering Population Health | population health, population health management, Thomas Jefferson University, School of Population Health, Master of Science in Population Health, MS-PopH, Dr. David B. Nash, Population Health Academy, Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, University of South Florida, USF Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital System, Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, Humana, Kathy Jordan, Jordan Search Consultants.
Mastering Population Health

Thomas Jefferson University offers nation’s first MS-PopH program

The hottest new advanced degree in healthcare, beyond medical school, focuses on a game changer for the nation’s healthcare delivery system: population health.

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Population Health Advances

Physicians are buzzing about the new healthcare paradigm

America’s independent physicians met mid-March in San Antonio, Texas, for the 20th annual national meeting of TIPAAA – The IPA Association of America, the largest trade association serving independent and integrated physicians in the United States.

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Help Wanted: Population Health Physician Leaders

Filling positions may be a tall order; job-getters will enjoy top-of-license roles

Finding presentable candidates for population health physician leaders is a tall order, especially since many doctors remain unfamiliar with the new paradigm in post-healthcare reform.

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Society for Women’s Health Research | Society for Women’s Health Research, SWHR, Florence Haseltine, Phyllis Greenberger, Martha Nolan, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Office of Women’s Health Research, Institute of Medicine, IOM, WHOA, Women’s Health Office Act, Sex-Based Biology, Gender Health Analytics
Society for Women’s Health Research

Celebrating 25 years of moving the science forward

Are women being adequately represented in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health?

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HIT: Optimization Through Integration | HIT, Health Information Technology, HIMSS15, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Optimization, Chris Miller, Cumberland Consulting Group, Deb Dulac, Technology Governance Structure, Meaningful Use, ICD-10, Population Management, Patient Engagement, Accountable Care Models
HIT: Optimization Through Integration

You can love it, hate it, fear it or revere it … but technology has become an integral part of healthcare processes on both a clinical and operational level.

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Breaking News

AMA Supports Private Enforcement of Medicaid’s Equal-Access Mandate

Medicaid patient access at stake in U.S. Supreme Court case

WASHINGTON - Jan. 12, 2015 - The American Medical Association (AMA) and a coalition of several health care organizations have filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to allow private actions challenging states that break trust with Medicaid’s promise to provide patients with equal access to medical care.

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Athens, Tenn. physician, family killed on plane that crashed into Mass. home - WVLT

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Athens, Tenn. physician, family killed on plane that crashed into Mass. home
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PLAINVILLE, Mass. (CBS/WVLT Staff) -- An emergency room physician, who worked at Starr Regional Medical Center's Athens campus, his wife and daughter were killed when their plane crashed into a home in Plainville on Sunday. Dr. Joseph Kalister, his ...
Athens, Tenn. doctor and family killed after plane crashes into houseChattanooga Times Free Press
Plainville plane crash victims were Tennessee doctor, familyTurn to 10
Farragut family dies in Boston area plane crashWBIR-TV
The Sun Chronicle -WRCB-TV -Knoxville News Sentinel
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Posted Monday, June 29, 2015 2:03 pm CDT

Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - St. Charles Herald Guide

St. Charles Herald Guide

Physician Spotlight - Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
St. Charles Herald Guide
Independently owned and operated, the group medical practice's physicians specialize in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopedic, sports medicine and pain management conditions. It is a full-service facility that includes in-house X-ray ...

Posted Friday, June 26, 2015 2:24 pm CDT

Recent OIG Fraud Alert puts physician medical director agreements in focus - Lexology (registration)

Recent OIG Fraud Alert puts physician medical director agreements in focus
Lexology (registration)
Earlier this month, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a fraud alert (Fraud Alert) which pointed out that physician compensation arrangements may result in significant liability when they are ...
Physicians Face Increased Anti-Kickback Enforcement FocusThe National Law Review

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Posted Thursday, June 25, 2015 4:36 am CDT