Navigation Links
URAC Invites Public Input in Response to Revisions to Health Plan and Health Network Accreditation Programs
Date:4/1/2008

omponent of consumer welfare, he said. "The URAC standards provide a framework for organizations to utilize if they are implementing health care performance reporting processes. These standards have considered the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Four Cornerstones initiatives, the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Patient Charter Project and the New York attorney general's Agreement Concerning Physician Performance Measurement initiative."

"Public comment is critical to the continuous quality improvement process used by the URAC Health Standards Committee in its review and updating of the accreditations standards," Metz said. "The Committee carefully reviews every comment and takes them into consideration in the editing process."

The Health Plan and Health Network draft standards are available for review at http://www.urac.org/publiccomment/. URAC will only accept comments through this online comment form.

For more information about the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project, go to http://healthcaredisclosure.org.

About URAC

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and education programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, visit http://www.urac.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE URAC
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. HHS Deputy Secretary Invites Toledo Community to Apply for an Innovative Electronic Health Record Demonstration Project
2. URAC Invites Health Management Industry, Public for Comments on Changes to Its Core Accreditation Standards
3. USDA invites industry to partner with MyPyramid
4. Kendle Invites You to Attend Its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
5. Malaria Community Applauds Clintons $1 Billion a Year Pledge; Invites Other Candidates to Make Malaria Commitments
6. American Airlines Invites the Public to Join Marlo Thomas and St. Jude Patients to Create One-of-a-Kind Mural to Celebrate 80 Years of Service in the Greater New York Area
7. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at JMP Securities Sector Focus Conference
8. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Invites You to Participate in its Third Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call and Web Cast
9. Par Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of its September 28 Analysts Meeting
10. Help Raise Awareness of Obesity - Annual Walk From Obesity Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
11. Dole Invites Consumers to Show Their Wild Side!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... Graphics, coding, typography and search engine optimization– ... of web design and require thorough knowledge to create ... to create a website can be as easy as ... reviews and Facebook posts all accumulate on a multiple ... evolution of how a business can develop a website," ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 High efficacy and ... in the medical-grade skin care domain: Cosmederm, the ... uniquely potent topical dermatological products, today announces the ... ) with patented COSMEDERM®-7 anti-irritant technology. , ... (50% and 70%) and a low pH (pH ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... October 30, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers ... PreD Store shoppers with a supply of sugardown®, ... to reduce post-meal blood sugar spikes. Learning how to ... an important part of a diabetes prevention plan. , ... receive one complimentary tube of sugardown. The offer expires ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Radio listeners ... raising questions about the impact of traditional radio commercials ... method most likely to influence a purchasing decision. , ... of 525 consumers conducted by radio marketing company CRN ... categories, isolating the results of respondents who indicated they ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter ... More than 100 genes have been identified that appear ... And researchers say they are on their way ... contribute to the disorder. Autism spectrum disorders include ... social difficulties and repetitive behaviors. An estimated one in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Facebook Websites In Thirty-Seconds 2Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 2Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 3Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 4Health News:PreDiabetes Treatment Company Offers PreD Store Shoppers Supplements to Support Healthy Blood Sugar 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 2Health News:CRN Research On Radio Messaging Effectiveness Now Available In Four Specific Product Categories 3Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 3
... Study highlights:, - A blood test recently approved ... better than tests currently used in the,United States., ... mortality in these,patients, which should allow healthcare providers to ... NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 A new blood test,identifies ...
... NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 A veteran ... Association Howard L.,Lewis Achievement Award for excellence ... Stiles of Freemont, Calif., was honored for ... clinical, economic,political, ethical and cultural implications of ...
... BROOK, Ill., Nov. 11 Over $3.2 million ... days by members of the University,HealthSystem Consortium,s (UHC) ... tool. With the new, easy-to-use UHC,Interactive WorkPlan, materials ... the intuitive reports to identify, analyze, and act ...
... (NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2008) The F.M. Kirby Foundation ... of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, ... New Jersey residents. , The grant will also fund the ... research and service in the best academic tradition, said Interim ...
... the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension ... of the type-5 phosphodiesterase. The type-5 phosphodiesterase is ... of sildenafil on splanchnic blood flow and portal ... led by Otto Clemmesen from Denmark addresses this ...
... Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp.,("SXC" ... SXC), a leading provider of,pharmacy benefits management services, ... the Yale Club in New York City on ... 8:00 a.m. until approximately,11:00 a.m. eastern time and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Blood Test Better Identifies Heart Failure Patients in ER 2Health News:New Blood Test Better Identifies Heart Failure Patients in ER 3Health News:New Blood Test Better Identifies Heart Failure Patients in ER 4Health News:SpendLINK(TM) Enhancements Help Academic Medical Centers Easily Track Savings Opportunities 2Health News:SXC Health Solutions to host analyst and institutional investor event 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ... platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device ... and the United States , today ... Tel Aviv area of Israel.  ... broad platform of integrated R&D services to local customers. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ... Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 ... Brennan , executive vice president and chief financial officer, ... approximately 8:00 a.m. PT followed by a question and ... presentation and question and answer session will be available ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014   ViaDerma, Inc. ... to bringing new products to market, has recently ... TetraStem. TetraStem is a topical liquid tetracycline-based antibiotic ... that can convert oral medication active ingredients into ... a first aid antibiotic to help prevent skin ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:WuXi AppTec Launches Representative Office in Israel, Forms Strategic Collaboration with Pontifax 2Boston Scientific To Participate In 2014 Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference 2ViaDerma, Inc. Lead Product TetraStem Shown Effective in Fighting Staph Infections including MRSA 2ViaDerma, Inc. Lead Product TetraStem Shown Effective in Fighting Staph Infections including MRSA 3
... , FRAZER, Pa., ... announced that it has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District ... of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,132,570 (the ",570 Patent"), 7,297,346 (the ... product NUVIGIL® (armodafinil) Tablets [C-IV]. Cephalon has a three-year ...
... , NEW ... market research report is available in its catalogue: , ... , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164248/Pharmaceutical-Contract-Manufacturing---Global-Market-Trends.html ... form of increasing competition in generic markets, rising cost ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cephalon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals 2Cephalon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals 3Cephalon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals 4Reportlinker Adds Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Global Market Trends 2Reportlinker Adds Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Global Market Trends 3Reportlinker Adds Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Global Market Trends 4Reportlinker Adds Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing - Global Market Trends 5
... is enzyme immunoassay kit for the ... concentration in serum. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) ... many protein hormones in body fluids ... rapid and specific assay. This enzyme ...
SHIONORIA BNP,is a reagent used in the measurement of blood BNP. The blood BNP test allows accurate estimation of coronary functions....
... method for the semi-quantitative determination of ... human serum. The results of the ... an aid in the diagnosis of ... with elevated anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (P-ANCA) ...
... The determination of Ang ... in monitoring the pharmacological effect ... variety of angiotensin converting enzyme ... II receptor antagonists as well ...
Medicine Products: