Volume 9, Issue 23: Paul Grundy, “Godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home model and Global Director of Healthcare Transformation, HealthTeamWorks

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, please take the opportunity to meet Paul Grundy, MD, known as the “godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement. Paul is the global director of Healthcare Transformation, HealthTeamWorks. HealthTeamWorks is a nationally recognized provider of healthcare quality improvement services that achieves measurable impact through systems

Spotlight: Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Global Director of Healthcare Transformation, HealthTeamWorks

About Paul Grundy Paul, known as the “godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement and member of the Institute of Medicine, joins us from IBM where as Chief Medical Officer for IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry where he developed and executed strategies on transformation initiatives in the healthcare industry.

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 23

Mosquitoes That Carry Zika Could Bring Deadlier Yellow Fever This Year By:Larry Barzewski, Sun Sentinel The Zika scare of 2016 could morph into a yellow fever panic this year if South Florida residents let down their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from disease-carrying mosquitoes. There hasn’t been a yellow fever outbreak in

News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 23

UPMC acquires hospital in Ireland, assumes full ownership of its cancer clinic BeckersHospitalReview.com - Pittsburgh-based UPMC has acquired the Whitfield Clinic in Waterford, Ireland, and assumed full control of the hospital's cancer center, which it has operated as a joint venture for the last 12 years. Three Big Reasons U.S. Healthcare Spending Outpaces Other High-Income

Volume 9, Issue 22: HNC Virtual Solutions: Using FDA-approved Wireless Remote Diagnostic Peripherals to Change the Way Patients Access Care

Dear Colleagues, At the recent Healthcare Datapalooza, I had the honor of moderating a fabulous panel on employer purchasing of healthcare benerfits with Lisa Woods, Walmart and Ruth Coleman, founder of Health Design Plus.  See the video clip below and an overview of the panel presentation – which was very well

Spotlight: Ray Zak, Compliance/Contracting, HNC Virtual Solutions, & Craig Novosat, IT Project Specialist, HNC Virtual Solutions

  About Ray Zak Ray Zak has been with J&B Medical Supply Co Inc since 2006 and with HNC Virtual Solutions since 2008 handling Compliance and Contracting for both companies. His health care background goes back to the 1970’s when he was a Nuclear Medicine Technician and implemented a Nuclear Medicine program in a major

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: North American Specialty Hospital Contracts with Canadian-based Global Healthcare Connections: Expands International Referral Channels to Center of Excellence in Cancun    Unique travel-for-treatment model provides the highest quality surgical care, affordable prices for US and Canadian patients, and an appealing location in Cancun. DENVER, CO & SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – May

News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 22

What Medical Tourist Need to Know to Stay Safe and Healthy TroyMedia.com - More Canadians frustrated with long wait times for elective surgeries are willing to leave the country and pay out of their own pockets for procedures and treatments.   Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Goes Global in Partnership with United Arab Emirates FierceHealthcare.com-

Volume 9, Issue 21: The Kempton Group, TPA of Self-funded Employer-sponsored Benefit Plans Since 1969

Volume 9, Issue 21 Dear Colleagues, This month our spotlight interview highlights Joseph "Jay" Kempton, Jr., President and CEO of The Kempton Group, a Third-Party Administrator (TPA) of self-funded employer-sponsored benefit plans since 1969. In this exclusive interview, Kempton shares his perspectives on the changing role that a TPA plays in the ever-changing health landscape.