Press Releases

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…
ATLANTA—Patientco, the leading healthcare payments technology company that optimizes the payment experience for providers and patients alike, announced today enhanced integration between its dynamic patient payment platform and Epic’s market-leading EHR technology. The integration provides…
Springfield, OR – June 20, 2017 – HealthFirst Financial, a national leader in patient financing, has earned for the second time the prestigious Peer Review by HFMA designation, keeping the company on the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Short List of “high value, high quality…
MARSHFIELD – A donation of a high performance computing (HPC) system to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) from Milwaukee Institute, Inc., will advance health care research and innovative treatment options at Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS). MCHS has a long history of using…
NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce Judith Salerno, MD, MS, as its next President, effective September 5, 2017. Dr. Salerno is a physician executive who most recently was President and Chief Executive…
 MADISON, NJ — June 12, 2017 — Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire two laboratory businesses in Lewisville, Texas, with the aim to establish a center of excellence providing diagnostic services to aid the detection and management of…
ATLANTA and CHICAGO – (June 7, 2017) – LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched the Verify Health Care Portal, the clinician attestation component of VerifyHCP, a robust solution for monitoring physician information that simplifies a successful data…
BOSTON, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dana Gelb Safran, ScD, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (Blue Cross) Chief Performance Measurement and Improvement Officer and Senior Vice President, Enterprise Analytics, was recently appointed by U.S. Comptroller General and head of the U…
CHARLESTON, SC – Health care administration professionals, who must carefully consider how they evaluate human errors and at-risk behaviors in health care practice by those they manage, often struggle with knowing the best way to encourage transparency and accountability for those errors. To…
NEW YORK, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Academy of Medicine welcomes to its Board of Trustees three leaders in medicine, science and business: Sherine E. Gabriel, MD, MSc, Professor & Dean of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and CEO of Rutgers Robert Wood…
SALT LAKE CITY and BOSTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well, the leading telehealth company, today announced that its award-winning online care marketplace, the Exchange, has continued to expand with the addition of providers from Intermountain Healthcare. Intermountain Healthcare…
HIMSS has been active in helping the healthcare community address and mitigate the spread of the WannaCry Ransomware attack.  This is a new type of ransomware that has affected organizations around the world in just a matter of days. Unlike other forms of ransomware seen over the past year, this…
YPSILANTI, Mich., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clinical Research Administration graduate program at Eastern Michigan University has been ranked number one in the nation by a prominent website – The Healthcare Management Degree Guide – that rates health care degrees from various…
The National Institutes of Health has selected 42 talented and diverse students, representing 35 U.S.-accredited universities, for the sixth class of its Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP). The MRSP received a record number of applications during the 2017-2018 application cycle. The 42…
AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare providers from across Texas gathered today for a press conference at the State Capitol to highlight current negative trends in health insurance and protest harmful business practices by insurers to pay less for emergency care and shift…