Press Releases

 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…
Lima, Peru – Christopher L. White, senior executive vice president and general counsel of AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association), issued the following statement following the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Ethics for Small- and Medium-Sized Companies Forum:“We…
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LACDHS), in collaboration with the California PRIME Project (1115 MediCal waiver), has expanded its relationship with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement its…
Alexandria, VA –AMGA today submitted written comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule and the CY 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rules.CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed RuleIn its comments regarding the…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 9 — Carestream Health reduced energy consumption and enhanced recycling at its facilities in Oregon and Colorado as part of an ongoing effort to trim its environmental footprint.“We continuously examine our manufacturing processes and product components to identify areas…
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two accomplished CEOs – one from the health care industry and the other from the pharmaceutical field – have joined forces to launch Velocity Fund Partners, a private equity fund targeting the life sciences and health care services sector within the…
OLATHE, Kan., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hooper Holmes, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HH) today announced the addition of MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics located inside select CVS Pharmacy and Target stores, to its national health screening network. Also, Hooper Holmes will be adding flu shots…
TORONTO, July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOVADAQ® Technologies Inc. ("NOVADAQ" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:NVDQ) (TSX:NDQ), the leading developer and provider of clinically relevant imaging solutions for use in surgical and diagnostic procedures, announced today the appointment of Rick Mangat,…
CANTON, Mass., June 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EY announced that Collegium’s CEO, Michael Heffernan, received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Award in the Life Sciences and Healthcare category in New England. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award…
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children’s Center is ranked again as one of the top performing children’s hospitals in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa area on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016–2017 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.Rankings of nearly 180 of the nation’s pediatric centers…
WARSAW, Ind. and AUSTIN, Texas, June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) (SIX:ZBH) (Zimmer Biomet or the Company), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, and LDR Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:LDRH) (LDR), a global medical device company focused on designing…
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chicago-based Affiliated Radiologists P.C., has selected McKesson Business Performance Services(McKesson) to help strengthen the organization’s business reporting and benchmarking. McKesson will provide the services as part of a broad range of revenue cycle management …
Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Tampere, Finland – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Heart Hospital in Tampere, Finland, to jointly innovate in cardiac care and further reinforce Heart Hospital as a European center of…