Current Headlines

  1. CHIME Launches New Center To Help Industry Improve Cybersecurity
    5/31/2016

    In an effort to better equip healthcare organizations to combat cyber-attacks, the College of Healthcare Information Executives (CHIME) recently announced the creation of the CHIME Cybersecurity Center and Program Office.

  2. Smartphone Users Wild About Healthcare Apps
    5/31/2016

    Mobile users with chronic conditions have already unlocked the power if healthcare apps and, according to a recent study, the majority of other users are interested in doing the same. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Telemedicine Approved To Treat UTIs Via MDLIVE
    5/27/2016

    Remote and virtual visits can now help treat patients suffering from urinary tract infections. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. How New Overtime Regulations Will Affect Healthcare
    5/26/2016

    The new guidelines will have a significant effect on healthcare costs across the board. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Change Healthcare And SourceMed Partner To Create Integrated, Accurate And Transparent Billing Solutions For Outpatient Healthcare Providers
    5/26/2016

    Change Healthcare, a leading provider of software and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services designed to enable smarter healthcare, recently announced it entered into a strategic channel partnership with SourceMed, the nation’s leading provider of outpatient software solutions and revenue cycle management services that empower ambulatory surgery centers, specialty hospitals and rehabilitation clinics to optimize revenue, operational efficiency and compliance.

  6. MCG And Agile Health Unveil Next Generation Care Management Tool
    5/25/2016

    MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, and Agile Health, Inc., a pioneer in mobile healthcare engagement solutions, today announced important new enhancements to an innovative transitions of care tool

  7. Small, Rural Hospitals Might Be Safer, More Cost Effective
    5/25/2016

    Surprising findings show local care might be best for straightforward surgical cases. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. AMGA Announces MACRA And Risk Initiative
    5/25/2016

    AMGA recently launched its MACRA and Risk Initiative to help its members prepare for and succeed under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and in all risk-based payment systems.

  9. JAMIA Study: Wolters Kluwer Surveillance System Reduces Sepsis Deaths
    5/25/2016

    The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced recently that The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) has published a study by researchers Sharad Manaktala, MD, PhD, et al. detailing a significant reduction in sepsis mortality using automated surveillance and real-time analysis.

  10. CHIME Board Chair Calls For Coordinated Cybersecurity Strategy
    5/25/2016

    Coordination, not organizational reporting structure, should be the focus of federal efforts to defend against cyber criminals, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Board Chair Marc Probst told a congressional panel recently.