Current Headlines

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Study Finds Misdiagnosis, Prescription Errors In Teledermatology

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

  8. 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.

  9. Greythorn Forms Healthcare IT Advisory Board

    Greythorn is proud to announce the formation of its Healthcare IT Advisory Board. Comprised of experienced professionals hailing from various corners of the industry, they offer decades of accumulated expertise with which to guide the company’s continued growth.

  10. Nuance Study Shows Nuance Clinical Documentation Improvement Significantly Increases Case Mix Index During ICD-10 Transition

    Despite widespread industry concerns regarding the transition to ICD-10, recently Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that its clinical documentation improvement (CDI) clients have not only sustained financial performance and quality through the transition to ICD-10, but actually improved performance metrics over ICD-9.