Current Headlines

  1. IBM Watson Health, Epic And Mayo Clinic To Unlock New Insights From Electronic Health Records
    5/6/2015

    IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with Epic and Mayo Clinic to advance patient health by applying the cognitive computing capabilities of Watson to Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

  2. NIH Awards $20 Billion IT Contract
    5/6/2015

    More than 60 vendors were selected for new contract designed to address IT needs across the federal government. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Incidents Of PHI Attacks Continue To Increase
    5/6/2015

    According to a Kaiser Permanente study, reports of large scale data breaches continue to increase. By Katie Wike,contributing writer

  4. Twitter Leveraged To Predict Asthma Patient ED Visits
    5/6/2015

    Researchers have created a model able to predict with 75 percent accuracy how many asthma-related emergency room visits a hospital couldexpect on a given day. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. InSight And Carenection Announce Collaboration At American Telemedicine Association's 2015 Expo
    5/5/2015

    Carenection, a telehealth marketplace with a mission to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare is pleased to announce a collaboration with InSight, the leading national telepsychiatry provider company.

  6. HIMSS16 Call For Proposals And Reviewers
    5/5/2015

    The search is now on for those wanting to present educational content, and to review the proposals received, for HIMSS16, which will take place Feb. 29-March 4, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nev.! Tell us your amazing story.

  7. Clinicians Tap Watson To Accelerate DNA Analysis And Inform Personalized Treatment Options For Patients
    5/5/2015

    IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with more than a dozen leading cancer institutes to accelerate the ability of clinicians to identify and personalize treatment options for their patients.

  8. Bottom Line Systems (BLS) Receives HFMA Peer Review Designation
    5/5/2015

    The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently reviewed Bottom Line Systems' (BLS) Underpayment Review for Commercial and Governmental Payers service using the Peer Review process. After undergoing the rigorous review, BLS' Underpayment Review for Commercial and Governmental Payers has earned the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA" designation.

  9. Texas Health Services Authority Issues RFI For Interface Development Services To Support Interoperability In Health Information Technology Across Texas
    5/5/2015

    The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) recently issued a national request for information (RFI) to identify interface development services that are available to meet the needs of the THSA, Texas health information exchanges (HIE) and those who are connected or wish to connect to an HIE.

  10. Carena Partnerships Expand Telemedicine Solutions To 6.3 Million People
    5/5/2015

    Carena, a leading telemedicine provider, recently announced strong growth in 2015 with the launch of four new health system partnerships. These partnerships expand access to 6.3 million people through system branded virtual clinics. Carena’s partners now provide access to on-demand care, via phone, tablet or computer to a total of 13 million people.

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