Current Headlines

  1. Bringing The Retail Edge To Healthcare: How Hospitals Can Better Retain Business

    PwC report: as consumers shop around for healthcare, providers need to respond like retailers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. American College Of Phlebology Names Aprima A Certified ACP PRO Venous Registry EHR Vendor

    ​Aprima Medical Software, leading provider of innovative electronic health records (EHR), practicemanagement (PM) and revenue cycle management solutions (RCM) for medical practices, recently announced that the American College of Phlebology (ACP) has certified that Aprima EHR has met certain minimum criteria, ensuring data fields match and provides a consistent interface between the user and the ACP PRO Venous Registry.

  3. WellCare Piloting In-Home Telemonitoring Program To Monitor Patient Vital Signs In Real Time

    By 2025, chronic diseases may affect an estimated 164 million Americans – nearly half of the current U.S. population.

  4. Data Theft And Social Engineering Rank As Key Security Concerns For Health IT Leaders

    A new survey of healthcare chief information and chief information security officers cited social engineering and data theft as the most common cybersecurity threats facing their organizations.

  5. Unlikely Partnership Works To Help Consumers Make The Most Of Their Insurance Plans

    AHIP and NCL launch education initiative to aid consumers in making sense of their health insurance. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Ayasdi Teams With Deloitte To Bring Artificial Intelligence To Financial Services And Healthcare Organizations

    Ayasdi, a leading developer of machine intelligence applications, announced recently its inclusion as an initial member of Deloitte Catalyst.

  7. Chronic Care Coordination And Management Just Got Easier

    Partnership integrates industry-leading guidelines with a care management application. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Opioid Addiction, Mental Health Issues Increasing ED Visits

    As the opioid epidemic spreads, healthcare providers are faced with greater pressures for treatment. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Report Finds Healthcare Ecosystem At A Critical Juncture

    How mobile solutions are transforming the traditional paradigm of healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer 

  10. Cybersecurity Spending On Connected Medical Devices Remains Alarmingly Low

    Projections show spending should triple by 2021 to address rising cybersecurity concerns. By Christine Kern, contributing writer