Press Releases

MINNEAPOLIS – (Jan 31, 2017) – The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that Nebraska Medicine will integrate POC Advisor™ into clinical workflows to improve sepsis outcomes. POC…
The Board of Trustees of Partners HealthCare voted Tuesday to name David J. Roberts, M.D., as the next president of North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), a vote endorsed at an earlier meeting by the NSMC Board of Trustees. Dr. Roberts currently serves as Chair of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at…
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received a five-year, $16.6 million renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Morehouse School of Medicine and Tuskegee University partnership to address cancer disparities among…
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017 WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today it has named Timothy Trodden senior vice president, chief human resources officer, effective Jan. 9. Trodden is responsible to create and drive an overarching people strategy that supports enterprise-wide…
Aurora, CO (January 6, 2017) – Mounting pressures, including more than 50 percent of Americans with a chronic condition and many with multiple illnesses, are rendering the nation’s primary care system inadequate to meet the population’s needs. On January 12 in Aurora, healthcare and community…
SAN DIEGO – January 9, 2017 – AristaMD, a digital health company focused on improving the specialty referral process, today announced that San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC), a hospital and clinic system with more than 70,000 patients, selected the company to partner in a multimillion-dollar…
Alexandria, VA— AMGA, an association representing medical groups and integrated systems of care, today announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors, beginning their tenure in January 2017. Joining the AMGA Board are the following: Mark DeRubeis, M.B.A., Chief Executive…
BUFFALO, NEW YORK – As a result of a change in New York State policy, participating providers can now securely access data through Western New York’s clinical information exchange for minor patients 10 – 17 years of age. Access to the data requires a parent or legal guardian signing an…
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 15, 2016 — DuPont Industrial Biosciences today announced receipt of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a new area of research. The research project, which commences immediately, aims to create new production systems to enable affordable,…
WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a Request for Information on whether to propose a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance settings. The agency has also scheduled a public meeting on Jan. 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C…
DataLinQ® is a major step in moving to a paperless pacemaker clinic and provides the solution for bringing structure into pacemaker, ICD, loop recorder and remote device administration. Instead of data being printed and/or entered manually into the hospital information system or Electronic…
INDIANAPOLIS (December 5, 2016) – Zotec Partners (Zotec), an industry leader in physician billing and practice management services for health systems and hospital-based physician groups, announces an exclusive revenue cycle management (RCM) agreement with Arizona-based Banner Urgent Care (BUC).…
DUBLIN and CLEVELAND – Nov. 29, 2016 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the signing of its first Integrated Health Solutions agreement in the United States with University Hospitals (UH), one of the nation’s leading healthcare systems, designed…
ATLANTA and CHICAGO - Addressing the increasing expectation on health plans to present patients with accurate directories of available health care professionals, the American Medical Association (AMA) and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced a collaboration to offer a solution that…
Montreal, Canada – November 15, 2016 – Intelerad Medical Systems™, the leader in enterprise workflows, specializing in diagnostic viewing, reporting, and collaboration solutions for hospitals, imaging centers and reading groups, have received high scores for product quality and support in two…
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- For the third year in a row, Humana’s Medicare Advantage program has leveraged the proven impact of its value-based reimbursement model to achieve better health, improved health care quality, and lower costs. Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is the country’s second largest Medicare…
Greenwood Village, CO—November 3, 2016—Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, announced today that it closed an additional $16 million in debt and capital funding to support and accelerate the company’s future growth curve. Lehmi…
ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA Foundation announced its Together 2 Goal® National Day of Action for diabetes management, in conjunction with American Diabetes Month in November.Medical groups, health systems, non-profit partners, corporate collaborators, and individuals across the country will take an "…
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that it has acquired Extension Healthcare for approximately $55 million in an all-cash transaction. Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Extension…
NORWALK, CT – October 27, 2016 – Health care merger and acquisition activity slipped in the third quarter of 2016. Compared with the second quarter of 2016, deal volume fell 11%, to 369 transactions. Deal volume was also lower than in Q3:15, down 10% from the 411 transactions announced then.…
Ms. Jaskie has 30 years of healthcare experience, the majority of which has been spent specifically in the cardiovascular field. Most recently, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MedAxiom Consulting. Prior to MedAxiom, she served as Executive Director of the Frederik Meijer…