Tag Archives: Program

ACOs taking on risk performed better in Medicare program last year

Dive Brief: Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) generated nearly $ 740 million in savings last year, according to data recently released by CMS. ACOs that took on downside risk performed better, reducing spending by an average of $ 96 per beneficiary compared to $ 68 for those that did not… Read More »

VA starts training program for new Cerner EHR system

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to ensure that VA personnel are properly trained to support the agency’s 10-year Electronic Health Record Modernization initiative. Under the newly launched VA Innovative Technology Advancement Lab (VITAL) training program, the agency has selected 76 initial trainees for advanced training; they will support continuous performance improvement and seek to… Read More »

Pharmacy Times® Expands Strategic Alliance Partnership Program with Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists – Yahoo Finance

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The SAP program builds a community of advocacy groups, medical associations and medical institutions to foster collaboration and an open exchange of information among trusted peers for the ultimate benefit of patients and their families. As part of this joint effort, Pharmacy Times® will work with SIDP to share exclusive content with… Read More »

How to Create a Safe and Effective Strength Training Program for Pregnant Clients

Have you ever been in one of these situations? Situation #1: A client you’ve been training gets pregnant. She asks you what this means for her strength training program. What do you say? Situation #2: A new client wants to start strength training with you… but she’s pregnant. What do you do? If you’ve ever found yourself… Read More »

How to Create Your Own Strength Program

One of the ways you can maintain fitness is through strength training. There are numerous approaches you can use if you are into training for strength. The effort you put into training will, however, determine the results you get. Strength training comes with lots of benefits. Not only will you have a great physical appearance,… Read More »