Health Benchmarks, Inc. Company Profile

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Health Benchmarks® offers business solutions that promote quality and value in health care.
Our talented team of skilled clinicians, biostatisticians, programmers, and health services researchers provides management services to the health care industry. Our products and services, branded under the FocusCare™ name since 1997, include customized performance-based reimbursement models for health plans and research-driven support of pharmaceutical product commercial messages to consumers and managed care purchasers (including economic and cost-benefit claims as regulated by Section 114 of the FDA).


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Woodland Hills
United States of America



News Articles [268 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Why Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Pier 1 Imports, and Kinross Gold Slumped Today

Monday was an overall positive day for the stock market, through major benchmarks saw different reactions to events during the trading session. The Dow Jones Industrials posted solid gains to set anot...

New app replaces ultrasound with smartphone camera to measure heart health

(California Institute of Technology) Engineers have developed an app that can measure key benchmarks of heart health using just a smartphone's camera.

Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium MRIs Meet Most BI-RADS Benchmarks

MRI in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium meets most BI-RADS benchmarks.

Medicaid Administrative Cost Trends: Core Expenses Rebound From Last Year, Increasing by 1.4%

Medicaid-focused plans’ per member core administrative costs increased by 1.4% in 2016, up from a decline of 5.5% in 2015. A shift in mix to more expensive products meant that a...

Optimizing Costs in an Uncertain Environment, Independent/Provider-Sponsored Administrative Costs Increased by 2.4% in 2016

Independent/Provider-Sponsored health plans’ per member administrative expenses increased by 2.4% in 2016, up from a decline of 0.1% in 2015. A shift in mix to more expensive Me...

Medicare Advantage Plan Administrative Cost Trends: First Overall PMPM Cost Growth Since 2013

Medicare-focused plans’ per member administrative costs increased by 0.8% in 2016, up from a decline of 3.2% in 2015 and the first increase since 2013. A shift in mix to less ex...

Why do employees cheat? Too much pressure

(University of Georgia) When employees feel their job depends on meeting high benchmarks, some fudge results in order to stay employed, according to a new study.

Cigna Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices; Takes Top Spot in Its Sector

Cigna (NYSE:CI) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones ...

PubMed Articles [3689 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Establishing benchmarks for the volume-outcome relationship for common lumbar spine surgical procedures.

The importance of surgeon volume as a quality measure has been defined for a number of surgical specialties. Meaningful procedural volume benchmarks have not been established, however, particularly wi...

Benchmarks for measurement of duplicate detection methods in nucleotide databases.

Duplication of information in databases is a major data quality challenge. The presence of duplicates, implying either redundancy or inconsistency, can have a range of impacts on the quality of analys...

Use of Skin Biopsies Among Dermatologists.

Skin biopsies are essential to establish a diagnosis in many skin diseases. Utilization has been increasing rapidly and represents a significant health care cost. There are no benchmarks or baselines ...

Both Prenatal and Postnatal Interventions Are Needed to Improve Breastfeeding Outcomes in a Low-Income Population.

Breastfeeding provides many health benefits for mothers and their infants that span their life course. Despite this, national breastfeeding rates are below benchmarks set by the CDC (Centers for Disea...

Key performance indicators score (KPIs-score) based on clinical and laboratorial parameters can establish benchmarks for internal quality control in an ART program.

KPIs have been employed for internal quality control (IQC) in ART. However, clinical KPIs (C-KPIs) such as age, AMH and number of oocytes collected are never added to laboratory KPIs (L-KPIs), such as...

Clinical Trials [2441 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Care Ecosystem: Navigating Patients and Families Through Stages of Care

This is a 3 year clinical trial evaluating the benefits of a program that supports model care for patients with dementia and their family caregivers. Subjects will be recruited from sever...

Locally Prepared Supplement to Support Growth and Brain Health

This study is a randomized controlled trial with a main goal to assess the effects of a locally-prepared food for prevention of malnutrition and stunting, in comparison with standard villa...

Pilot Study on a Locally Prepared Food Supplement to Support Growth and Brain Health

This study is a randomized controlled pilot for a future larger trial. The goals of this pilot are: a) to assess feasibility of delivering a locally prepared supplement in rural communitie...

Management of Glaucoma w/ SLT or Trabecular Stent Bypass Microsurgery Using the Diopsys VEP/PERG Protocols

The purpose of this study is to establish electrophysiological benchmarks, using the Diopsys Visual Evoked Potential/ Pattern Electroretinogram (VEP/PERG) protocols of populations with Gla...

Comparison of Ways to Prepare Patients for Decisions About Joint Replacement Surgery

Ministries of Health consider wait lists for total joint replacement a top priority. Research priorities to manage wait lists indicate the need to establish benchmarks that consider patien...

Companies [1735 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

The MCM Group

Managed Care Measures, LLC (MCM) is a healthcare marketing and communications company. Its core specialty: building proprietary, disease-specific healthcare benchmarks (Total Resource Utilization [TRU...

Health Benchmarks, Inc.

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Truven Health Analytics

Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks and services to the healthcare industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans,...

Truven Health Analytics Inc.

Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks, and services to the healthcare industry. H...


The world’s largest employers choose HighRoads to gain complete control over their health care costs and compliance. With HighRoads’ service, employers have online acces...

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