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URAC Launches Community Health Worker Accreditation Program

The URAC accreditation organization has created a program to help organizations implement and maintain community health worker programs that improve patient outcomes and reduce health care costs. Community health workers are playing an increasingly important role in addressing the social determinants of health. They invest time gaining a solid understanding

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CMS Approves 1115 Medicaid Waiver Extensions in Delaware, Tennessee

The 1115 Medicaid waiver extensions recently approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Delaware and Tennessee are the first to provide diapers to Medicaid-covered toddlers. The Delaware Diamond State Health Plan Demonstration extension will allow the state to provide three months of retroactive eligibility for all

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More DexCare Health System Customers Become Investors

Seattle-based DexCare, Inc., a care orchestration platform company that spun out of Washington-based Providence in 2021, has had three more health system clients become investors: Community Health Network , Tampa General and Texas Health Resources. They join other health system investors including Providence, Kaiser Permanente and Mass General Brigham. The

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Teladoc Finds New CEO at Guidewell

Teladoc Health Inc. directors have tapped a veteran Guidewell executive to be the new CEO of the Purchase, New York-based virtual care giant. Chuck Divita took the helm of Teladoc on June 10, when he also joined the board of directors of the company that employs about 5,600 people and

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VA, Oracle Enter Next Phase of EHR Modernization

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the award of the second option period for its contract with Oracle Health in support of VA EHR modernization, with an emphasis on improved fiscal and performance accountability. Through this agreement, VA and Oracle Health will continue to partner to implement the

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Peterson Report Finds Value in Virtual Musculoskeletal Solutions

In March 2024, the Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI), which began conducting independent evaluations of health technologies, published an evaluation of digital diabetes management tools that concluded that the technologies do not offer significant clinical benefits and lead to a increase in health spending. Now PHTI has published a report

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The Latest C-Suite Title: Chief Decarbonization Officer

The healthcare field accounts for approximately 8.5% of the country’s carbon emissions. Many health systems have begun to dedicate resources to the effort to reduce carbon emissions, but who is leading these initiatives? In some organizations, it is supply chain and procurement leadership. But 11-hospital NYC Health + Hospitals has

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