Navigation Links
URAC Reveals Distinguished Judges' Panel for 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards
Date:8/7/2008

Awards will recognize best practices in consumer decision-making and consumer health improvement across the health care management spectrum

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced that more than thirty of the nation's foremost thought leaders in health care management will judge entries for its 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards. The Best Practices awards recognize innovative and proven programs from health information/decision support, health management, health plans, health networks, pharmacy quality management and workers' compensation companies.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030501/URACLOGO )

URAC's Best Practices Awards were created to extend the organization's educational mission by shining a spotlight on proven best practices within the health care management industry. The top programs will be designated URAC Best Practices award winners and will be honored during the 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Conference & Exhibit, April 1-2, 2009 in Orlando.

"Last year we inaugurated the Best Practices Awards and Conference to tap into and share the innovative practices that are transforming health care management," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC's president and chief executive officer. "Our judges' panel will again be representative of the best and the most widely recognized experts in program evaluation, care coordination, health information technology, employer and purchaser decision making and patient safety."

Chairing the panel is epidemiologist Thomas W. Wilson, Ph.D, DrPH, Trajectory HealthCare, LLC. Other eminent panelists include:

-- Patricia Adams, vice president of business operations & external affairs, National Pharmaceutical Council;

-- Jeanne Boling, MSN, consultant and former president, Case Management So
'/>"/>

SOURCE URAC
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Bedside Manner, Board Certification Matter: Survey Reveals Top Qualities for Consumers Choosing a Doctor
2. Insight into mechanisms of diabetes-induced microvascular disease reveals new therapies
3. The Supports Intensity Scale Assessment Can be Used to Build Robust Funding Methods for Developmental Disability Services, New Research Reveals
4. Dartmouth research reveals passive learning imprints on the brain just like active learning
5. LegalView Reveals Details of the FDA Mandated Black Box Warning For Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Such as Cipro and Levaquin
6. Why Do Drugs Cost So Much? and why are we so darn sick?: New Book Reveals Inner Workings of Big Pharma, Asks Hard Questions About Our Health
7. New Book Reveals Warm Water Benefits for Heart, Lungs and Mind
8. Disaboom Survey Reveals 52 Percent of Americans Would Rather be Dead Than Disabled
9. New research reveals ultraviolet light therapy is as beneficial for darker skin as lighter skin
10. St. Jude Study Reveals a New Function for an Old Enzyme in Fatal Childhood Disease
11. Analysis of cancer incidence, mortality and survival combined reveals encouraging European trends
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... Very sick children with complex chronic illnesses can receive effective, ... "medical home," with easy access to a team of dedicated ... less likely to become seriously ill and need either hospitalization ... treatment at an enhanced medical home clinic at the University ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... common during the holidays, but there are strategies that can ... arrive at a party hungry. It may seem logical to ... party, but deprivation leads to hunger, and hunger leads to ... Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in a hospital news release. ... to have a snack before attending a party when you ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... By Dennis Thompson ... -- Researchers could be closing in on a "fountain of ... improve the health of older adults, a new study suggests. ... when given a drug that targets a genetic signaling pathway ... maker Novartis report. The experimental medication, a ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... continue to move forward in a number of multidistrict ... of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to ... is scheduled to convene a Joint Status Conference in ... 10:00 a.m. Parties have been directed to submit a ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film ... fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for ... 5k business tool, users can now display their stats ... Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k gives users a multiple ... professionalism to a presentation” , Pixel Film Studios takes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2
... Smithsonian Whistleblower and Asbestos Experts to Dispute Smithsonian,s ... Safe for Workers and Public WASHINGTON, March 16 ... press conference on Tuesday, March 17, to announce ... the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. In ...
... Inc. (NYSE: WLP ) has placed No. ... Diversity(R) list, which was announced last week by DiversityInc.A ... from last year, vied for the honor this year, ... companies. "In its fourth year participating, WellPoint demonstrates the ...
... Children,s National Medical Center and colleagues in Tokyo publish results, video ... , ... Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 16, 2009 -- Genetic ... Center of Neurology and Psychiatry in Tokyo published the results of ...
... maintain a healthy weight and who have lower perceived ... associated with aging than obese and stressed women, according ... Sister Study. The long-term Sister Study is looking at ... had breast cancer to identify factors associated with developing ...
... Uninsured, including those who are recently unemployed, can attend ... expertPITTSBURGH, March 16 As the nation marks National ... Highmark is offering resources to help Pennsylvanians without health ... the Pennsylvania Insurance Department found that the uninsured ranks ...
... key, however, experts say, , , MONDAY, March 16 (HealthDay ... and tools have significantly improved the management of this ... in the mid-,90s, children with severe asthma during 2004 ... and rescue inhalers, and their lung function scores were ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smithsonian Worker Exposed to Asbestos Files Whistleblower Retaliation Complaint 2Health News:WellPoint Named to DiversityInc's '2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity'(R) 2Health News:WellPoint Named to DiversityInc's '2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity'(R) 3Health News:WellPoint Named to DiversityInc's '2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity'(R) 4Health News:First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy in Sight: Scientists Harness Exon-Skipping in Large Animal to Successfully Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2Health News:First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy in Sight: Scientists Harness Exon-Skipping in Large Animal to Successfully Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 3Health News:First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy in Sight: Scientists Harness Exon-Skipping in Large Animal to Successfully Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 4Health News:First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy in Sight: Scientists Harness Exon-Skipping in Large Animal to Successfully Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 5Health News:First sister study results reinforce the importance of healthy living 2Health News:First sister study results reinforce the importance of healthy living 3Health News:Highmark Offers Resources to Help Pennsylvanians Without Health Insurance During Cover the Uninsured Week 2Health News:Highmark Offers Resources to Help Pennsylvanians Without Health Insurance During Cover the Uninsured Week 3Health News:New Treatments Improve Control for Severe Asthma 2Health News:New Treatments Improve Control for Severe Asthma 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Apnea Sciences ( ... offices in Aliso Viejo , California.  ... to the tremendous growth and worldwide expansion, a new ... patented SnoreRx, the anti snore cure have exceeded our ... "We are now in 23 countries and will ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today ... Executive Officer of the company, effective December 22, 2014. ... "The Board of Directors of ConvaTec thanks Mr. Berger ... three years," said Magnus Lundberg , the Chairman ... the company is well positioned for the future."  The ...
(Date:12/22/2014)...  Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com , ... the 2015 marketplace exchange projections and insights about ... According to a recent ASPE (Office of the ... Health and Human Services) report, an estimated 6.7 ... through the Marketplace as of October 2014 and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2Insights into the Marketplace and Individual Market Growth 2
... BRISBANE, Australia, April 14 Progen,Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: ... it,had presented new data on its patented PG500 ... Cancer Research (AACR) meeting being held,in San Diego. ... the world to discuss new and significant advances ...
... Satellite Symposium,3: The Challenges of Lung Transplantation ... of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual,Meeting ... some of,the unique challenges in achieving excellent ... A highlight of the session was the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PG500 Series Presented at the AACR Annual Meeting in San Diego 2Lung Transplants in Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Life-Threatening Bacteria Sparks Debate at ISHLT Meeting 2Lung Transplants in Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Life-Threatening Bacteria Sparks Debate at ISHLT Meeting 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: