Press Releases

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Irma devastates areas throughout Florida, and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey continues to cripple families and businesses in Houstonand the surrounding areas of the Gulf Coast, National Kidney Foundation would like to extend its…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare simulation is rapidly changing the face of healthcare. Simulation is a technique that creates a situation or environment allowing people to experience a representation of a real event for the purpose of experiential practice,…
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane Irma's forecast track changes hourly, but this massive, powerful storm has the potential to cause a devastating blow to the state of Florida, affecting millions of Americans and putting lives in danger. The American College of…
CANTON, Mass., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Safety Act received certification today from the Massachusetts Attorney General's office. The Patient Safety Act will dramatically improve patient safety in Massachusetts hospitals by setting a safe maximum limit on the number…
NEW HYDE PARK, NY – In the wake of the devastation that Hurricane Harvey inflicted upon the Houston area, the need for medical care has risen to crisis levels for those impacted by the flooding and who rely on their healthcare providers to manage existing chronic conditions. In response,…
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Highmark Health today announced that Highmark Inc., the organization's health insurance provider, is contributing $50,000.00 to the American Red Cross to support their efforts in providing food, shelter, relief supplies and other assistance to the…
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 28, 2017) — Doctors, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are heading back to school at Cedars-Sinai, joining the first class of a new, accredited master’s degree program in health delivery science, offering an advanced curriculum focused on measuring and improving…
WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) recently announced that Tufts Health Plan has signed contracts to form Medicaid (MassHealth) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) partnerships with four provider…
August 9th, 2017 (Chicago/Nashville) – The Illinois Blockchain Initiative announced today its partnership with blockchain healthcare innovation company Hashed Health, to leverage blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. The pilot program will initially explore opportunities to improve the…
SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and the global leader in healthcare communications, announced that all 20 hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and all 10 hospitals named…
LARGO, Fla., Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Medical, the exclusive manufacturer of chlorine-shielded privacy curtains, apparel and bed linens for healthcare, announced today it has joined the Illucient Purchasing Alliance, and will now be available to the 44 member hospitals throughout North…
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2017-- Marva Moxey-Mims, M.D., a leading expert in chronic kidney disease and glomerular disease who has conceptualized and overseen multicenter clinical studies aimed at improving chronic kidney disease treatment, has been named Chief of Pediatric Nephrology at Children's…
CAMP HILL, Pa., July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trauma center accreditation status has been granted to two additional hospitals in Pennsylvania starting September 1, 2017.Level II Trauma Center Accreditation: Geisinger Holy Spirit, Camp Hill, PALevel II Trauma Center Accreditation:…
ARLINGTON, Va. and WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Law and Epstein Becker Green (EBG) announced today the publication of a new edition of Navigating the Telehealth Landscape: Legal and Regulatory Issues, a portfolio that focuses on the growing use of telehealth…
MARSHFIELD, WIS –Amit Acharya B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., a renowned research scientist, has been named executive director of Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI). He is the founding director of the Center for Oral and Systemic Health (formerly known as Institute for Oral and Systemic Health)…
FRISCO, Texas, July 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR), a leading medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer, today announced that Joseph W. Dziedzic has been appointed by Integer’s Board of Directors to serve as President & Chief Executive Officer,…
(New York, NY – July 10, 2017) NYC Health + Hospitals this week launched an upgraded software system to better manage business functions and support the digital transformation of the largest municipal health care system in the country. The fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)…
Brussels, 3 July 2017 – The Breast International Group (BIG), one of the largest international not-for-profit organisations for academic breast cancer research groups from around the world, is pleased to announce the election of its new Executive Board. It went into effect on 1 July 2017.BIG’s…
Jacksonville, FLA.—April 18, 2017—Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, announced the launch of its automated prior authorization platform, which eliminates the cost, time, and administrative burdens associated with manual authorization processes.Availity…
ORLANDO, Fla., June 26, 2017 -This year at the HFMA Annual National Institute, Deloitte will be showcasing its suite of provider margin improvement analytics services and products. This family of products for health care providers includes the ConvergeHEALTH Provider Intellect suite and…
BOSTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners Urgent Care (http://partnersurgentcare.org) today announced the opening of its newest center located in Boston near Boston Common, inside City Place at 137 Stuart Street. This is the sixth Partners Urgent Care location joining centers opened earlier…