Current Headlines

  1. Telemedicine Approved To Treat UTIs Via MDLIVE

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

  2. How New Overtime Regulations Will Affect Healthcare

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

  3. Change Healthcare And SourceMed Partner To Create Integrated, Accurate And Transparent Billing Solutions For Outpatient Healthcare Providers

    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.

  4. MCG And Agile Health Unveil Next Generation Care Management Tool

    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

  5. Small, Rural Hospitals Might Be Safer, More Cost Effective

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

  6. AMGA Announces MACRA And Risk Initiative

    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.

  7. JAMIA Study: Wolters Kluwer Surveillance System Reduces Sepsis Deaths

    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.

  8. CHIME Board Chair Calls For Coordinated Cybersecurity Strategy

    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.

  9. Study Finds Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors In Teledermatology

    Research reveals virtual visits may be less than effective in treating patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. ZeOmega And McKesson Announce Strategic Partnership To Advance Payer-Provider Collaboration

    ZeOmega Inc. recently announced an agreement to integrate ZeOmega’s Jiva population health management solution with McKesson’s InterQual Connect authorization and connectivity solution.