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ACOs in Medicare Shared Savings Program post third year of savings

Dive Brief: The Medicare Shared Savings Program saved the agency $ 1.19 billion in 2019, according to CMS performance results of 541 accountable care organizations released Monday. This marks the third year of savings for the value-based care program and its largest yet, CMS Administrator Seema Verma wrote in a Health Affairs blog post Monday.… Read More »

RIVIAM Digital Care is awarded funding from Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform used in Bath and North East Somerset to transform the way health, social care and third sector organisations are co-ordinating care

22nd July 2020 – RIVIAM Digital Care has been awarded £48,450 funding by Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform. RIVIAM’s Wellbeing platform is currently used in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES) by Virgin Care, BaNES Council and many third sector organisations, including Age UK BaNES, Citizens Advice BaNES and Bath… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before hospital tests

NHS report reveals a THIRD of cancer patients still have to go to their GP at least TWICE before being sent to hospital for tests – the same amount as last year Number of patients still seeing doctor more than five times before being tested The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey was compiled by NHS… Read More »