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Dan Kamyck

Dan Kamyck is Director of Marketing at ACT.md.
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People to Follow on Twitter for #CenteringCare18

By Dan Kamyck | December 4, 2018 at 3:10 PM

This week, the National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs hosts their second annual conference, Putting Care at the Center, in Chicago, IL.  This is the only national conference on complex care in America!  With more than 600 people in attendance, this event promises an unparalleled opportunity for leaders and practitioners to exchange ideas.  Follow along on Twitter at #CenteringCare18, and check out this list of nearly 50 people and organizations to follow.

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The 2018 midterms and healthcare: here's what we know

By Dan Kamyck | November 7, 2018 at 1:12 PM

The 2018 midterm elections certainly lived up to the drama they have promised for several months now.  But behind the hype, there are very real consequences for healthcare policy.  Here's a look at the impact of the 2018 midterms on Medicaid, healthcare reform, and social determinants of health.

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For National Health IT Week '18, automation in healthcare gets the spotlight

By Dan Kamyck | October 10, 2018 at 6:37 PM

Every year since 2006, HIMSS has recognized a nationwide awareness week focused on sparking action and change within the US health system through the application of information and technology.  In 2018, National Health IT Week is celebrated from October 8-12.  ONC Director Don Rucker, MD marked the occasion this year with a call to arms around a hot topic: automation in healthcare.

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Building Trust on Skid Row: A Walking Tour with LA's Skid Row Housing Trust

By Dan Kamyck | December 1, 2017 at 12:44 PM

Across the County of Los Angeles, the homeless population has soared 23% over last year, totaling an estimated 58,000 people. According to the county's annual homeless count, one in four homeless people are “sheltered” in an emergency shelter or longer-term transitional program, and three in four homeless people live on the street.

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Unpacking “Savings” Concepts at Accountable Care Organizations

By Dan Kamyck | October 18, 2017 at 1:33 PM

The meaning of the term “savings” for an ACO continues to generate some confusion. There are actually a few ways to measure savings, and the concepts can be surprisingly challenging. It doesn’t help that the evidence base for these savings concepts is still emerging. This leads some people to question why should we continue the ACO experiment. A new blog article on Health Affairs explains why ACOs still deserve a shot.

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HUBweek's Healthcare Redesign Collaborative: New Speaker!

By Dan Kamyck | October 2, 2017 at 2:02 PM

At HUBweek’s Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, come and explore the crossroads of cutting-edge clinical practice, insurance innovation, and the digital patient experience. We're thrilled to announce our new panelist, Liz McCarthy from the Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH!

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HUBweek's Healthcare Redesign Collaborative: Keynote Speaker and Panel of Experts

By Dan Kamyck | September 27, 2017 at 1:58 PM

At HUBweek’s Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, come and explore the crossroads of cutting-edge clinical practice, insurance innovation, and the digital patient experience. Join us for a can't-miss Keynote Address and impressive Panel Discussion!

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HubWeek 2017: Top Five Healthcare Events

By Dan Kamyck | September 25, 2017 at 9:39 AM

As Boston's annual ideas festival, HUBweek convenes thousands of people across the city to explore the future being built at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Explore the most compelling healthcare experiences you'll find at HUBweek below.

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Funding Opportunities in Complex Care, July 2017

By Dan Kamyck | July 6, 2017 at 4:21 PM

Open Funding Opportunities

National

The RCHN Community Health Foundation seeks to identify and support a representative and committed group of health center grantees and partners that are planning or are engaged in local or state initiatives to engage in “health neighborhoods” that support systems for population health management, while also addressing local, upstream causes of health disparities. Community health centers, designated look-alikes and primary care associations are eligible to apply for this award. FUNDING | The Foundation expects to fund five awards under this program, with an approximate amount of $125,000 per award. DEADLINE | Letters of Interest are due 5:00 pm eastern time on Monday, July 24, 2017. Selected applicants will be invited to complete a full proposal. Award announcements are expected to be made in mid-October 2017.

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Three Care Models to Know: Presentations from the 2017 CAPG Conference

By Dan Kamyck | June 27, 2017 at 7:52 PM

CAPG's Annual Conference in California attracts national industry leaders from top medical groups, independent practice associations, hospitals, health plans, and government who come together to share and learn about the latest trends in capitated, coordinated healthcare. 

Among the many presenters were executives from three leading healthcare organizations, each presenting their successes and lessons learned in care redesign and innovative care delivery models.

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