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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 16, 2019

Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary:  Jenny.Eriksen@bmc.org

 

How Pharmacists Can Increase Naloxone Distribution, Reduce Opioid-Related Harms

Life-saving drug prevents overdose from various opioids

BOSTON – A new research study led by Boston Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Center and Grayken Center for Addiction will help combat the opioid epidemic by measuring pharmacists’ most effective methods for naloxone education and distribution. RESPOND TO PREVENT combines two pharmacy-specific educational interventions that have shown promise in reducing opioid-related harms, and this study will investigate the impact of the approach by deploying it at…

 

Assessing health care performance using local claims data is part of a larger project to identify the effect of health systems on economic and clinical performance.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Comagine Health recently announced the release of a collaborative manuscript featured in The American Journal of Managed Care in May 2019. The manuscript, “Producing Comparable Cost and Quality Results from All-Payers Claims Databases,” was authored by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI…

Two organizations dedicated to improving health care merge under Comagine Health name

A combined, 500-person, national nonprofit health care consulting firm has been created from the merger of two industry leaders. Qualis Health and HealthInsight are now Comagine Health.

Comagine Health collaboratively reimagines health care with stakeholders through quality improvement, care management, and data analytics initiatives and services. Said Marc Bennett, president and CEO of…


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Qualis Health and HealthInsight name Jason Owens Chief Information Officer
Advocate for improved health care delivery through information technology brings extensive experience to leadership role
HealthInsight Publishes Oregon’s First Public Reporting of Cost and Quality Data for Primary Care Practices Statewide
”Compare Your Care” Website Enables Consumers to Compare Primary Care Practices’ Cost and Quality Scores Portland, Ore. — HealthInsight has released Oregon’s first public… more
Qualis Health names Dan Lessler Physician Executive for Community Engagement and Leadership
Former chief medical officer for Washington State Health Care Authority brings extensive health care transformation experience SEATTLE — Qualis Health, one of the nation’s… more
Qualis Health announces contract award with District of Columbia, Department of Health Care Finance
Five-year contract award to provide continuing utilization management services and new quality improvement activities for Medicaid participants WASHINGTON — Qualis Health has… more
Hospitals in Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah Receive 2018 HealthInsight Quality Awards
Award Program Recognizes Excellence in Clinical Quality and Patient Care HealthInsight is recognizing 32 hospitals across four states for excellence in measures of quality of… more
Qualis Health announces continuing contract award with Alabama Medicaid Agency
Qualis Health signs multi-year contract to provide utilization management of inpatient hospital services
Using a Novel Comprehensive Linked Dataset to Determine Early Predictors of Opioid Overdose
A new study is focused on understanding how the relationship between patients and where they live affects patients’ likelihood of an opioid overdose, with the goal of identifying… more
Health Care Costs Continue to Vary in State-By-State Comparison, Report Shows
Oregon Trends Above Average while Utah Remains Below Average
Qualis Health earns URAC accreditation in Case Management and Health Utilization Management
The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality health care SEATTLE — Qualis Health is proud to announce that it has earned URAC reaccreditation in both… more
Nursing Homes in Nevada, Oregon and Utah Receive 2018 HealthInsight Quality Awards
Award Program Recognizes Excellence in Clinical Quality and Patient Care HealthInsight is recognizing thirty-nine nursing homes across three states for demonstrating excellence… more