Current Headlines

  1. CONNECT Bill Would Extend Telehealth Services Via Medicare
    2/10/2016

    The bipartisan bill would help providers meet the goals of MACRA with telehealth options. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. $1 Million Round Of Innovation Grants Launched
    2/10/2016

    Second round of Innovation Discovery Grants encourages improvements in patient care. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Rochester RHIO Reduces Duplicate Patient Records With NextGate's Patient Matching EMPI Solution
    2/10/2016

    NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and provider identification, recently announced that Rochester RHIO, a secure electronic health information exchange, has launched NextGate's MatchMetrix technology platform as their Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) solution.

  4. CMS Rules Propose Sharing Claims Data With ‘Qualified Entities’
    2/9/2016

    The rule would encourage analysis and sharing of the medical-claims data. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Acquisition Aims To Further Genomic Profiling, Bioinformatics And Data Curation
    2/9/2016

    The merger between Venaxis and Strand Life Sciences will initially focus on developing StrandAdvantage tests with further expansion expected. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. MTBC Recognizes Its Practice Manager Of The Year
    2/9/2016

    MTBC (NASDAQ:MTBC), a leading provider of proprietary, healthcare information technology solutions, today announced that the practice management team of Neepa Merchant, M.D., a family medicine provider in Hillsborough, New Jersey, has been recognized as MTBC’s 2015 Practice Manager of the Year.

  7. HDTV System Gives Steward Health Hospital Patients Quality Entertainment To Enhance Patient Experience
    2/9/2016

    Delivering better care at lower costs is the primary focus for the Steward Health Care System. Part of the solution is an investment in an HDTV system that is enabling a superior patient experience with quality entertainment that patients appreciate.

  8. Cerner Launches Developer Experience For SMART On FHIR Applications
    2/9/2016

    Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, has launched the Cerner Open Developer Experience (code_) to enhance collaboration with third-party and client developers on SMART® on FHIR® applications (apps).

  9. HIMSS Analytics Honors WellSpan Surgery And Rehabilitation Hospital With Stage 7 Award
    2/8/2016

    HIMSS Analytics awarded WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital with a Stage 7Award. The award represents WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).

  10. GS1 US Workshop Series Supports FDA Unique Device Identification Requirements For Healthcare Professionals
    2/8/2016

    GS1 US will hold a series of workshops for healthcare professionals to guide them through GS1 Standards implementation to address the requirements of the U.S.