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  1. WEDI Honors Health IT Industry Leaders Through Annual Awards

    WEDI, the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announces the winners of its annual awards program.

  2. HHS: Recovery Auditors Not Responsible For Medicare Appeals Backlog

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last week released a briefsharing new data that demonstrates that the RAC “program simply was not, and is not, the primary source of the [Medicare appeals] backlog."

  3. Koch Agrees To Invest Over $2B In Infor

    Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement in which Koch Equity Development LLC (“KED”), the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., has agreed to make an investment of more than $2B in the company.

  4. Mount Sinai Health System Launches Patient Experience App For Android Devices

    Mount Sinai Health System recently announced the launch of the Android version of its mobile application for patients, called MountSinaiNY. Developed by Mount Sinai’s Department of Information Technology, MountSinaiNY serves as a one-touch patient experience, featuring information and links that make it easier to access and use health services offered at the Mount Sinai Health System. The app was first released in the Apple App Store in June 2016.

  5. Self-Service Kiosk Will Equip Patients To Print Or Share Radiology Reports, Medical Images At Point Of Care

    Carestream Health will showcase its MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk that is designed to enhance patients’ ability to access and manage their medical exam records at the Radiological Society of North America conference (Booth #4704).

  6. Geisinger Health Plan Implements Coding Insight By Talix To Streamline Risk-Adjusted Coding

    Talix, Inc., a premier provider of healthcare risk management solutions, recently announced that Geisinger Health Plan (GHP), an innovative, not-for-profit insurance organization based in Danville, Penn., has implemented Talix’s Coding InSight application to automate and streamline risk adjustment processes.

  7. UC San Francisco And GE Healthcare Launch Deep Learning Partnership To Advance Care Globally

    UC San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation and GE Healthcare recently announced a partnership to develop a library of deep learning algorithms – complex problem-solving formulas – that will empower clinicians to make faster and more effective decisions about the diagnosis and management of patients with some of the most common and complex medical conditions.

  8. StayWell Unveils Krames Health Engagement Platform

    The StayWell Company announced recently the launch of a new patient engagement solution that powers patient-provider interactivity at all points of care across the patient’s health care journey, to optimize outcomes and improve quality and safety.

  9. LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launches Ambitious Awareness Campaign To Help Organizations Stand Up To Identity Fraud

    LexisNexis Risk Solutions today launched an awareness campaign to help organizations protect against identity fraud. The campaign is part of a larger effort for International Fraud Awareness Week, and is being driven by the LexisNexis® Fraud Defense Network, an initiative that links professional and government organizations across industries with technology and resources, including a new, downloadable Identity Fraud Prevention Playbook.

  10. New Fraud Prevention Study Results To Be Released By Lexisnexis Risk Solutions And National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association At The NHCAA Anti-Fraud Expo

    Through the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) database SIRIS(Special Investigative Resource and Intelligence System), hosted by LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, NHCAA brings insights to the market on how to curb health care provider fraud.