health alliance

health alliance

A purchasing entity created in the US under managed competition that allows consumers of health care services to form collectives and get better pricing and more concessions from providers. A health alliance may inform the public on medical costs, outcomes and patient satisfaction.
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30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) announced today that it had been selected by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement(NRHI) to participate in its pioneering Total Cost of Care project, thanks to funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation(RWJF).
Wellcentive said it is joining CommonWell Health Alliance as a general member.
Rite Aid Corporation has announced Quality Independent Physicians, based in Louisville, as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative.
Newly formed Global Nutrition & Health Alliance to shed light on misconceptions about diet and appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplementation, as part of a healthy lifestyle
SeeAbility has become the newest member of the Eye Health Alliance.
His choice this year - the Latin American Health Alliance.
Symago is using Envox 6 to power the speech-enabled prescription refill solution that they have designed for The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati.
Slayton, MD, MPP, is the first chief medical officer for Health Alliance Hospital in Leominster, Mass.
It will become the coordinator of the Environmental Health Alliance, a coalition of 160 groups formed around the Blueprint Ensuring our Safety and Future Economy (BESAFE) campaign.
The National Assembly has awarded a grant of pounds 750 to Merthyr Council, through its Local Health Alliance, for the food and health initiative.
Some of the alternative treatments include herbal medicine and expanded chiropractic care, said officials of the company, Entertainment Health Alliance.
Under the bill, individual health plans that get into financial trouble--say, by offering overly generous benefits--could stave off cash shortages by rationing care or by borrowing from the state, which would raise the money by taxing financially sound plans within the same regional health alliance.

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