Press Releases

The AHA today urged Congress to provide law enforcement and other appropriate agencies with the resources to investigate cyber attacks and proactively prevent them.In a statement shared with members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for a hearing on…
DALLAS, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- An arbitration panel recently awarded $18.3 million to the bankruptcy estate of a Dallas company that claimed it was fraudulently lured into a licensing deal to sell a medical laser machine used by doctors.The three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that Santa Barbara…
BOSTON, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The I-PASS Study Group based out of Boston Children's Hospital has been named the recipient of the 2016 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality at the National Level presented annually by The Joint Commission and the …
PRINCETON, N.J., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology-sharing, cost-cutting consortium organized by the non-profit Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey's Group Licensing Initiative (HSLANJ GLI) is expanding participation to include hospitals and medical facilities throughout…
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2017) - VigiLanz, a digital healthcare intelligence firm, announced today that its antimicrobial stewardship platform has earned Meaningful Use Stage 3 (MU3) certification validating its ability to collect and properly report data around antimicrobial use…
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System and LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT), today announced that Harry R. Phillips, III, MD, FACC, FSCAI, has been appointed its chief medical officer (CMO). Phillips is…
Alexandria, VA –AMGA is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is not proposing to move forward with a more aggressive use of Medicare Advantage (MA) encounter data for risk adjustment as part of its Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year 2018…
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…