Nashville-based Change Healthcare has earned top rankings in the 2018 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services annual report, including one "Best in KLAS" designation in the payer quality analytics segment and two "Category Leader" designations for the scheduling nurse and staff segment and for the healthcare price transparency segment.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital officials recently announced the 2017 physician awards with Peter DiCorleto, MD, being named Physician of the Year; James Boerner, MD, receiving the Clinical Excellence award; and Tom Johns, MD, receiving the Olin Williams Distinguished Service award.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the first health system in the nation to receive the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Program of Distinction designation, an acknowledgement of excellence for infection prevention and control programs that meet stringent standards established by the association. APIC is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs) in the country, with more than 15,000 members.
BlueCare Tennessee is the first managed care organization in the country to earn Distinction Status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS). NCQA's LTSS Distinction supports health plans in developing best practices for person-centered care planning and effective care transitions, and for measuring quality improvement to support people living optimally in their preferred setting.