Press Releases

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality for consumers and purchasers, announced today the agenda for the first National Health Care Ratings Summit, which will be held on December 6 and 7 in…
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AMN), healthcare's innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, announced today that it has again been named the largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).The SIA report ranks…
NEW YORK, NY – Leveraging its strategic partnership with Enterprise Ireland, Northwell Health today announced an expanded partnership agreement with Irish company Salaso Health Solutions Limited. Northwell Health President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Dowling is in Ireland to formally…
Knox Singleton, 69, the longtime CEO of Inova, Northern Virginia's largest private employer, announced he will be retiring July 1st, 2018, completing 35 years of growth for what has become a world-class healthcare system now serving more than two million patients a year."I am grateful to Inova's…
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach has named Linda Pauliks, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist and expert in cardiac imaging, as medical director of pediatric and congenital cardiac imaging.Dr. Pauliks specializes in non-…
CHICAGO - Xcertia, an organization that supports the collaborative development of industry guidelines for safe and effective mobile health applications (apps), announced four newly appointed members to its Board of Directors drawn from organizations that are some of health care’s biggest movers…
MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin today announced that Mayo Clinic, one of the nation’s leading health care organizations, has joined the insurance company’s provider network. “For more than a century the doctors, nurses and researchers of Mayo Clinic have been known around the…
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…