Press Releases

NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KEPRO (Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc.) has signed a long-term agreement to continue its use of InterQual® for utilization and quality review across its state Medicaid contracts, Medicare reviews, and other commercial lines. Specifically, KEPRO has renewed…
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York at 8:25 a.m. ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Audio…
WAKEFIELD, Mass. & JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optum, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business, and Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, will collaborate to help improve the completeness and accuracy of health insurance…
ST. LOUIS and BEST, The Netherlands, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:STXS) today announced Stereotaxis and Philips have signed an addendum pursuant to their existing Development and Cooperation Agreement to facilitate development of a new interface between each…
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK and HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA, USA, January 26, 2016.Leica Biosystems, a global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and workflow automation, and Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD), a world leader in RNA biomarker analysis for precision medicine, today announced a…
WAUWATOSA, Wis., November 20, 2015 — GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Lee Cooper as president and CEO of GE Healthcare’s United States and Canada (USCAN) region, effective January 1, 2016. Cooper succeeds Marcelo Mosci, who is retiring from GE on April 1, 2016, after…
OREM, Utah – Nov. 19, 2015 – As healthcare moves from a fee-for-service model to a value-based care (VBC) model, many providers are having to reengineer aspects of their business.  "Value-Based Care. Making the Shift: Who Can Help?" is the first report published about this market segment by KLAS…
Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new research report examining how healthcare organisations around the world meet the sector’s key challenges with smart finance. Conducted with healthcare providers across thirteen countries, the report has identified four common challenges: ‘…
ATLANTA (November 16, 2015) -- Kevin W. Williams, a former senior executive at General Motors (GM) from Nashville, Tenn., was elected today to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees at the organization’s Interim Meeting. Williams is the fourth person to ever to hold the public…
AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands and RICHMOND HILL/VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and Mackenzie Health, a regional healthcare provider serving Southwest York Region in Ontario, Canada, today announced a CAD 300 million (approximately EUR 210 million), 18-year…
CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) partnership with MATTER reached a new phase today to enhance support for startup companies seeking to have a transformational impact on health and medicine. This milestone was marked as the newly installed AMA Interaction Studio at MATTER opened…
YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical device company for aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmic applications, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of Pollogen Ltd."We are excited to welcome the Pollogen team…
ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDAS) and Pamplona Capital Management today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Pamplona will acquire MedAssets for $31.35 per share in cash. The purchase price represents a 44.5% premium to the 30…
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading mobile healthcare communications company, today announced that its industry leading communication platform, in use at over 1,000 healthcare facilities, has earned two new certifications for…
KEARNEY, NE – August 24, 2015 -- Phynd Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Kearney, NE, with executive offices in Dallas, TX, announced recently the signing of six new health systems, representing 48 hospitals and 136,000 physicians. The new clients are: Cone Health, Greensboro, NC; Mount Sinai…
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2015-- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, and Lightbeam Health Solutions, LLC, a leader in end-to-end population health management, announced today the selection of their integrated platform by Princeton…
Newark, NJ, January 29, 2015 -- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced the expansion of their patient-centered programs dedicated to improving patient care coordination, reducing unnecessary costs and improving the patient experience. The expansion means more…
February 15 - The patient engagement solution market is expected to reach $13.7 billion by 2019 from $5.5 billion in 2014 at a CAGR of 20% from 2014 to 2019.Increasing demand for better clinical outcomes, rising incidence of chronic diseases, increasing efficiency of healthcare processes and…
   IRVING, Texas--HMS, Inc., (“HMS”) a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY), today announced that the company has saved the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) nearly $65 million to date through its dependent eligibility verification project, resulting…
Horsham, PA, September 23, 2014 -- Office Practicum, a leading provider of electronic health records software (EHR) for the specialty of pediatric medicine, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Workflow.com, including their web-based multi-specialty EHR and Practice…
MANASSAS, Va.--Cigna (NYSE: CI) and ChoiceHealth doctors in Virginia are launching a collaborative care initiative to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination, and achieve the goal of improved health, affordability and patient experience. ChoiceHealth, a subsidiary…