Current Headlines

  1. Europe’s Largest Social Health Network Invades U.S.
    7/28/2014

    HealthUnlocked provides answers to health concerns and offers support to patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Narrow Networks Challenge Healthcare Providers, Insurers
    7/28/2014

    Providers and insurers are wrestling with narrow-network backlash. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Dayton Children’s Hospital Recognized For Smart Use Of Web Analytics
    7/28/2014

    Report shows hospital used the web to help mothers find accurate information for their children. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. ACO Initiative Advances Patient Care Services
    7/28/2014

    Arizona’s healthcare system shifts from volume based care to a model that rewards quality and value. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  5. Texas HIE Becomes Fourth In The Nation To Achieve Full Accreditation
    7/28/2014

    Accreditation ensures Healthcare Access San Antonio is interoperable with state and federal programs, and provide the private, secure, and proper exchange of health information in accordance with established laws and public policy. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  6. CMS Warns Against Relying Too Heavily On EHRs
    7/28/2014

    “Pop-up” alerts are an important tool in EHR MU, but not the only one. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. WEDI’s HPID Workgroup Announces Release Of Issue Brief: ‘What Is The Difference Between A Health Plan And Payer?’
    7/28/2014

    The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced recently its Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Workgroup has developed an issue brief titled, “What is the Difference Between a Health Plan and Payer?” The HPID Workgroup, a part of WEDI’s Strategic National HPID Implementation Process, worked closely with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to identify common misuse of the terms “health plan” and “payer” across the industry.

  8. Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Seven-Volume ‘Masters’ Reference To Otolaryngology – Head And Neck Surgery
    7/28/2014

    Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry and students of medicine, introduced an innovative seven-volume series on the latest techniques in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.

  9. Comanche County Memorial Hospital Selects Merge Healthcare For Enterprise-Wide Imaging And Archiving To Improve Disaster Recovery And Operational Workflow
    7/28/2014

    Merge Healthcare Incorporated (Nasdaq:MRGE), a leading provider of innovative enterprise imaging, interoperability and clinical systems that seek to advance healthcare, today announced Comanche County Memorial Hospital, a non-profit, acute care facility and the largest hospital in western Oklahoma, has selected Merge's vendor-neutral archive (VNA) and image viewing and sharing solutions for improved disaster recovery and operational workflow.

  10. Motorola Solutions Advanced Bar Code Scanning Benefits Healthcare Workers And Patients
    7/28/2014

    Motorola Solutions, Inc. MSI recently unveiled the new disinfectant-ready Symbol CS4070-HC wireless handheld Bluetooth  scanner which provides nurses and lab technicians with the ability to scan both 1D and 2D bar codes at the patient bedside to help prevent errors in medication administration and specimen collection.

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