Healthcare Intelligence Network
Health Management Career Update
Vol. VI, No. 3
March 2, 2007
Table of Contents
  1. Job Openings
    • Business Manager, Corporate Data Warehouse
    • Director of Hospital Advancement
    • Medicare Compliance Manager
  2. Situation Wanted: Technical Consultant/Project Manager
  3. Benefit-based Co-pays: Paying Less For a Prescription When You Need It More
  4. Integrated HSA Strategy Key To Success
  5. Narrowing the Health Perception Gap: Coaching to Change Behavior and Raise Self-Efficacy


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Utilizing Medical Homes to Create a Patient-Centered Approach to Managing Chronic Conditions, a March 7, 2007 audio conference, will examine the concept of the "medical home," and how the use of medical homes is improving the coordination of chronic care. industry experts Anne Hernandez, director of operations of APS Healthcare, Elizabeth Reardon, consultant, Commonwealth Medicine and Dr. George Rust, senior consultant for APS Healthcare and director of the Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, will share strategies on building an effective medical home project and the impact these programs can have on patient outcomes and satisfaction.

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1.) Business Manager, Corporate Data Warehouse, Philadelphia, PA

Partner with the IS Chief Data Warehouse Architect in co-managing corporate data warehouse efforts. Collaborate with external consultants and internal users to define data needs and implement reportable data bases. Provides project management skills and strategic business planning expertise in the integration of business requirements, analysis, design, and implementation/testing.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=234



Director of Hospital Advancement, Grand Rapids, MI

Within the framework of the organization managment philosophy, is responsible for the administration, coordination, and direction of staff activities related to assigned department.

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http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=67



Medicare Compliance Manager, Philadelphia, PA

The Medicare Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance of plan operations with Federal, State and local regulations. Assuring compliance involves working with all plan departments to address questions regarding regulatory interpretation, ensuring that ongoing reporting requirements are fulfilled and submitted accurately: and offering support in other areas of the department as needed.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=344



2.) Situation Wanted: Technical Consultant/Project Manager

Expert level knowledge of claims processing, health care information systems design, software construction, implementation, electronic information exchange methods, HIPAA transaction compliance requirements and managed care policies and procedures.

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3.) Benefit-based Co-pays: Paying Less For a Prescription When You Need It More

When drug benefit programs change, expert say, so do patientsí drug spending and utilization behaviors. Confused by multi-tiered drug formularies and priced out of higher co-pays for certain drugs, some patients forego filling their prescriptions altogether, a decision that adversely affects outcomes and utilization costs. Thatís why support is growing around the idea of benefit-based co-payments (BBCs)óreducing or eliminating prescription co-pays for the sickest patients.

Learn more by downloading this white paper today at:
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4.) Integrated HSA Strategy Key To Success

When employers use an integrated health and financial strategy when offering health savings accounts (HSAs) employees enrolled in the plans are more likely to open and fund bank accounts to support their HSAs, according to research by the UnitedHealth Group. According to UnitedHealth, an integrated model most typically includes online enrollment, a company contribution to the HSA and/or through communications about the benefit design.

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5.) Narrowing the Health Perception Gap: Coaching to Change Behavior and Raise Self-Efficacy

Narrowing the Health Perception Gap: Coaching to Change Behavior and Raise Self-Efficacy delves into the field of behavior modification and suggest techniques health coaches and disease management specialists can employ to motivate clients and patients to adopt healthy lifestyles. In this special report, Dr. Rick Botelho, professor of family medicine, URMC Family Medicine Center, Dr. Richard Citrin, vice president, integrated care management, Corphealth Inc. and Michael Thompson, principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers, shed light on theoretical models, industry trends and personalized approaches as keys to sustain lasting behavioral change.

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