Navigation Links
'U.S. News & World Report' Names Kaiser Permanente Top-Ranked Health Plan in Georgia
Date:11/12/2008

Health plan ranked 27 out of 239 nationwide in annual "America's Best Health Plans" issue

ATLANTA, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of Georgia has been ranked among the top 30 health plans in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and U.S. News & World Report in their annual survey of commercial health care plans.

Selected as one of "America's Best Health Plans," Kaiser Permanente ranked #27 of 239 plans nationally, up 26 places from last year, and is the top ranked plan in Georgia for the fourth straight year.

The magazine's November 17-24 issue, on newsstands Nov. 10, 2008, also ranked Kaiser Permanente's Medicare plan 37th out of 150 plans -- making it the top Medicare plan in the state for 2008 and one of the top 40 Medicare plans in the nation.

In addition to maintaining its NCQA Excellent Accreditation status, Kaiser Permanente's performance in several other key areas also contributed to its high rankings:

-- Member Satisfaction

-- Cardiovascular Disease, Respiratory Health and Cancer Screenings

-- Child and Maternal Health

Peter Andruszkiewicz, president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia, Inc., said these areas -- as well as many others -- have been enhanced in recent years with the addition of KP HealthConnect, Kaiser Permanente's state-of-the-art electronic medical record system.

"KP HealthConnect helps our doctors deliver the best care to our members. It has proven to be an integral part of improving patient safety, coordinating care and decision-making, enhancing documentation, adhering to evidence-based clinical guidelines and improving provider and operational efficiency," Andruszkiewicz said.

"Having KP HealthConnect allows our members to send and receive secure messages from their doctor over the Internet, refill prescriptions, make appointments and use dozens of programs and resources to help them stay healthy,"
'/>"/>

SOURCE Kaiser Permanente of Georgia
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. U.S. Army Orders KAOS to Front Lines
2. U.S. Gets a D for Preterm Birth Rates
3. Warriors Unite: Mike Ditka & the Gridiron Greats Form Partnership to Assist Retired NFL Players & U.S. Military Special Operations Personnel
4. U.S. Teens Brimming With Self-Esteem
5. The CoverMe Foundation Responds to Current U.S. Economic Crisis Offering Healthcare Coverage Solutions to Uninsured
6. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine Among Top Insurers on U.S. News & World Report/National Committee for Quality Assurance Americas Best Health Plans List
7. New Report Shows High C-difficile Infection Rates in U.S. Hospitals
8. Health Alliance Plans Medicare HMO is Top-Ranked Medicare Plan in Michigan and Top 25 in U.S.
9. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine Ranks in Top 6% of all insurers on U.S. News & World Report/National Committee for Quality Assurance Best Health Plans List
10. drugstore.com Offers Free Shipping to U.S. Troops Serving Overseas and in the United States
11. Abington Memorial One of Just Six Hospitals in the U.S. to Win Magnet Prize
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/13/2014)... editorial published today in The Lancet Neurology ... consideration the long term neurological problems that repeated ... most common form of sports-related traumatic brain injury ... may include dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and other ... is perhaps more concerning, is that even when ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway ... opening up potential new therapeutic strategies for an ... is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. ... certain foods and an over-accumulation in the esophagus ... the body,s immune system). EoE can cause a ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 The North American water ... in 2013 to $5,450 million by 2018, at a CAGR ... market is expanding at a rapid pace in North America. ... tightening laws on water & wastewater storage and collection, and ... The market is expanding at a healthy rate in Canada, ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 According to ... and Computing Market by Component (processor, GPU, DSP, ... MDA, Medical), and Geography - Forecast and Analysis ... Mobile Processing & Computing Market is expected to ... CAGR of 20.75% from 2014 to 2020. , ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes ... longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented ... ( AOSSM ) Annual Meeting. The research marks the ... concussion based on the known physical events that occur ... patients with a long allele in the (GT)n genotype ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study finds cause of mysterious food allergy, suggests new treatment strategy 2Health News:Study finds cause of mysterious food allergy, suggests new treatment strategy 3Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Genetic Factors May Be Responsible for Slowing Concussion Recovery in Athletes 2
... Programs for Eating Disorders,( http://www.remudaranch.com ), the nation,s ... surround the nation,s obsession,with dieting. As the dieting ... Americans continue to lose and gain weight in ... cycling may elevate blood pressure,reduce good cholesterol, deplete ...
... Medical Technologies,Inc., an innovator of endovascular treatments for ... another patent for its,Pathway PV(TM) Atherectomy System. The ... related to Pathway Medical,s innovative,atherectomy system, which is ... the legs. Pathway Medical has a total of ...
... women to enjoy casual sex just as men always had. ... the UK, the negative feelings reported by women after one-night ... sexual encounters. Her findings (1) are published online in ... , Men are more likely to reproduce and therefore to ...
... hurt. It was like [their father] had met some gal ... she wanted all his money. I felt they didn,t give ... still hurts.", --Remarried wife of 12 years, caring for husband ... Mich.---Late-life remarriage complicates caring for an ailing spouse, according to ...
... June 25 Hologic, Inc.,(Nasdaq: HOLX ) today ... the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino,Antitrust Improvements Act of ... in connection with Hologic,s previously announced tender offer for,all ... Third Wave,Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWTI ). The early ...
... looking for qualified candidates and tens of thousands of jobs being created ... graduates and despite the layoff announcements that tend to shock the average ... ... number of available jobs in health care continued to rise through the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Center Identifies Popular Diet Myths 2Health News:Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Center Identifies Popular Diet Myths 3Health News:Was it good for you too? 2Health News:Late-life remarriage: Stepfamilies make caring more complex 2Health News:Hologic, Inc. Announces Grant of Early Termination of Antitrust Waiting Period for Third Wave Technologies, Inc. Tender Offer 2Health News:The MedZilla Report: May 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health 2Health News:The MedZilla Report: May 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health 3
(Date:7/13/2014)... , July 13, 2014 ... in Tokio veranstalteten ... firmenseitigen Bemühungen zur Neuausrichtung seines Forschungsrahmenprogramms. Die ... Überblick über die fortgeschrittenen klinischen Programme und ... Ziel der Tagung bestand darin, aktuelle Meldungen ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... , July 13, 2014  Eli Lilly ... announced results from its non-clinical study in genetically ... version of the beta-amyloid antibody N3pG and beta-secretase ... therapy was more effective in removing clumps of ... that is thought to lead to Alzheimer,s disease ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VAPETEK™, Inc. has announced ... for use in portable vaporizers, which contains CBD, ... in cannabis, cannabidiol offers consumers a THC-free product ... other vaporizer technology. Photo - ... 483 different compounds which are currently known, two ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 2Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 3Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 4New Data Shows Combination Therapy is More Effective than Monotherapy in Removing Beta-Amyloid Plaques from the Brains of Mice 2New Data Shows Combination Therapy is More Effective than Monotherapy in Removing Beta-Amyloid Plaques from the Brains of Mice 3VAPETEK Releases CBD-Infused eLiquid For The Consumer Market 2
... Md., Sept. 2 Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: ... today that it has been awarded a competitive ... grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ... Liposomes for Cancer".  This funding will support the ...
... Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., the world leader in ... the TITAN™ Modular Total Shoulder System. This newly ... solutions for shoulder arthroplasty with one implant system. ... was developed in collaboration with Joseph Abboud, M.D, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Celsion Receives SBIR Grant To Expand Its Technology Platform 2Celsion Receives SBIR Grant To Expand Its Technology Platform 3Ascension Orthopedics Receives FDA Approval for TITAN™ Modular Total Shoulder System 2
For temporary cardiac pacing after open heart surgery. The zig-zag portion of the heartwire is embedded into the desired area of the myocardium (epicardially)....
... The Retinal Acuity Meter (RAM) is the ... to accurately predict RETINAL ACUITY in eyes with ... hand-held, battery operated, and can test each eye ... Optics, Inc. and tested at Columbia University in ...
... The Hoffmann® II Hybrid External Fixation ... next generation in hybrid fixation. It ... surgeons and is designed to offer ... exclusive patented Hoffmann® snap-fit technology. , ...
... add individual components for individual indications. XCaliber ... Made of an innovative composite plastic material, ... much lighter. This means it's easier to ... for the patient. ,Come pre-assembled, packaged sterile, ...
Medicine Products: