"URAC is breaking new ground with this first-ever competition that draws from organizations across the health care management spectrum," Spielman said. "These are effective, innovative practices that can be duplicated to the benefit of consumers and health care purchasers across the country."
Winners of URAC's Best Practices in Consumer Empowerment and Protection
-- OptumHealth, "OptumHealth Treatment Decision Support Program"
-- Aetna, Inc., "Aetna's Health Care Transparency Initiative"
-- Sensei, Inc., a Humana Joint Venture, "Sensei for Weight Loss"
-- BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas City and Prime Solutions, Inc.,
"Adolescent Immunization Community Collaborative"
-- FONEMED and Centra Care, "Exposure Hotline of Centra Care and FONEMED"
-- Eli Lilly and Company, Comprehensive NeuroScience, Inc. and the
Missouri Department of Mental Health, "Behavioral Pharmacy Management
-- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, "Blue Care Connection: Closing the
Gaps in the Obesity Epidemic"
-- Medco Health Solutions, "Improving Patient Safety for Diabetic
Winners in the Health Care Management Category:
-- Bronze Award, Paradigm Health, "Care Management Impact on Advance
-- Silver Award, INSPIRIS and Mercy Care Plan of Arizona, "INSPIRIS
CarePlus Nurse Practitioner-Led Care"
-- Gold Award, PsycHealth, Ltd., "Behavioral Health Home Intervention
Impact on Readmissions"
Winners in the Health Information Technology Category:
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