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Roar of the LionNet: How Penn State Telestroke Program Moves the Needle for Acute Stroke Patients

By URAC Staff on Sep 14, 2017 12:55:12 PM

 

The telestroke program at Penn State Hershey Medical Centers (PSHMC) has dramatically improved care for stroke victims and sets a high bar for other organizations looking to follow suit.  

Topics: Telehealth
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URAC and Telemedicine Magazine Host the Telemed Leadership Forum 2018

By URAC Staff on Aug 30, 2017 8:01:00 AM

Hundreds of healthcare leaders will gather at the Renaissance Washington, DC to get insights from more than 27 speakers at the Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of Telehealth, March 27 – 29, 2018.

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URAC Invites Public Comments for New Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation Program

By URAC Staff on Aug 15, 2017 5:14:28 PM

WASHINGTON, DC – August 15, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC today opens for public comment the proposed performance standards for the organization’s new Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation program.

Topics: Press Release
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URAC’s Industry Insight Report Explores How 5 Healthcare Organizations Navigated the Complexities of Becoming Clinically Integrated Networks

By URAC Staff on Aug 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Discover how five different healthcare organizations navigated the complexities of becoming clinically integrated networks (CINs) to achieve success in the new value-based healthcare economy, in our Industry Insight Report “Clinically Integrated Networks: A Framework for Clinical and Financial Success.

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URAC Invites Public Comments for Performance Measures

By URAC Staff on Jul 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC opens for public comment proposed performance measures for these accreditation programs: Health Plan, Pharmacy Quality Management, and Telehealth.

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Apply Patient Outcomes Measures to Telehealth Programs, Avoid Unnecessary Measure Development, URAC Advises

By URAC Staff on Jul 3, 2017 11:26:49 AM

In comments submitted on June 30, 2017 to the National Quality Forum’s draft framework for telehealth measures, URAC expresses its support of the NQF telehealth committee’s report and provides recommendations.

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Telepsychiatry is a Game Changer for Improving Care Access

By URAC Staff on Jun 29, 2017 4:32:44 PM

Residents of more than half of the counties in the U.S. have no access to mental health professionals, making telepsychiatry an absolute game changer for improving access and closing disparity gaps.

Topics: Telehealth
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URAC Director of Government Relations Discusses Proposed Senate Healthcare Bill with NBC4 News

By URAC Staff on Jun 28, 2017 11:48:07 AM

WASHINGTON, DC – June 27, 2017 – URAC Director of Government Relations Aaron Turner-Phifer discussed key points of the healthcare reform legislation now under consideration in the Senate during a 20-minute appearance on News 4 Your Sunday, which aired June 25 on the Washington, D.C.-based NBC4. Viewers can watch the entire 20-minute interview below.

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