Press Releases

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…
 DUBLIN AND SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA - Oct. 13, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today unveiled new health economic analysis data from the FIRE AND ICE trial that favor cryoballoon catheter ablation over radiofrequency (RF) ablation related to trial period cost savings as a result of fewer…
With physicians facing the most notable changes in Medicare in a generation, the American Medical Association (AMA) today unveiled several online tools to help physicians through pending Medicare payment and delivery changes and to improve their opportunity for success under the new program that…
PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—In its newest analysis of patient safety errors, ECRI Institute PSO today releases a Deep Dive review of reported events involving patient identification. The risk of failing to associate the right patient with an action, referred to as wrong-patient errors, is significant…
LOS ANGELES– Concern is growing about Pomona Valley Hospital CEO Richard Yochum’s refusal to recognize workers’ vote to improve patient care by joining a union, as three Pomona City Councilmembers in recent weeks have urged the hospital to stop stalling and begin negotiating a contract with 1,…
CHICAGO – Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes influential women physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month. To showcase the accomplishments of these leaders, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) and the AMA Foundation (AMAF) today announced the winners…
Bethesda, MD – Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose an average of 3 percent to $18,412 this year, a modest increase at a time when workers’ wages (2.5%) and inflation (1.1%) also grew modestly, according to the benchmark Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research…
Rochester, N.Y., September 14, 2016 – eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, announced today that University of Virginia (UVA) Health System has expanded the eHealth Connect® Intelligent Health Record Aggregation platform services to help deliver…
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), one of the largest multispecialty practices in the New York metropolitan area and partner, EmblemHealth, announced today the appointment of Navarra Rodriguez, M.D. to the position of its President and Chief Medical…
ampa, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DAS Health, a leading provider of health IT and management solutions nationwide, has added Chronic Care Management (CCM) to their service offerings in partnership with Tampa-based LinkedMD. DAS Health will offer LinkedMD’s comprehensive CCM program to…