Press Releases

Bethesda, MD [January 10, 2018]—Today, Aledade, Inc. and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah announced a new partnership expanding Aledade’s Utah Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to provide high-quality, coordinated care to 4,000 Regence plan members cared for by its practices. Under Aledade…
In recognition of the nation’s highest quality hospitals, The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit hospital watchdog organization, announced today the recipients of its 2017 Top Hospitals award. This year, New Jersey, California, Florida and Massachusetts had strong showings, with 10 or more…
HONOLULU – With the need for donated organs far exceeding the number available for transplantation in the U.S., the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy during its Interim Meeting this week aimed at increasing organ donation rates—particularly among minority populations with…
HONOLULU – During the opening session of its 2017 Interim Meeting, the American Medical Association (AMA) presented Karen L. Hackett, FACHE, CAE, former chief executive officer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award. This…
CHICAGO – As part of its ongoing work to shape and support effective digital health innovation using physician expertise, the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an online platform designed to bring physicians and health tech companies together to develop and improve health care…
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…