Current Headlines

  1. CMS Webinar Highlights New IT Requirements For CPC+ Initiative

    Six health IT requirements are in place for participants in the new program. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Fitbit Facing FDA Scrutiny As It Eyes Clinical Technology

    As the fitness tracker moves into medical gadgets, it risks flagging the attention of the FDA By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. CFO, CXO Summit To Take Place In May And October

    marcus evans recently announced the upcoming CFO and CXO summits featuring topics and workshops directed at senior healthcare executives. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. New York’s E-Prescribing Mandate Largely Successful

    So far, the health system in the state of New York has seen few issues with its recently mandated e-prescribing system. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Robot Connects Team To Specialists In California

    At Lompoc Valley Medical Center, “Dr. Robot” is connecting remote neurologists to doctors via telemedicine. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. More Than 340 Innovators Set Sights On Creating Patient Identification System

    A global crowd-sourcing competition aimed at finding a solution for accurate patient identification has drawn interest from more than 345 innovators across 39 countries, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and HeroX reported today.

  7. Most Hospitals Have Experienced Ransomware Attacks

    According to a recent poll, the majority of hospitals in the US have been targeted by ransomware attacks in the last year. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Your Patients Want Personal Health Records

    According to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, patient desires for personal health records are a "tremendous opportunity" to grow patient engagement. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. TCN Launches ‘VocalRx,’ An Automated Patient Engagement Platform To Enhance Revenue Cycle Efficiency For Healthcare Providers

    TCN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs and collection agencies worldwide, recently announced the launch of “VocalRx,” a cloud-based automated patient engagement platform that offers a suite of contact center tools to save time and improve revenue cycle efficiency for healthcare providers.

  10. Results Of Wolters Kluwer-Huntsville Hospital Study On Reducing Sepsis Morbidity And Mortality To Be Unveiled At Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting

    The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, will announce the findings of its study on the impact of real-time clinical surveillance and data analytics on an Alabama hospital’s sepsis mortality rates at the Becker’s Hospital Review 7th Annual Meeting.