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  1. HIMSS Names Harold ‘Hal’ Wolf III As New President/Chief Executive Office

    HIMSS has announced the appointment of Harold “Hal” Wolf III as its new president and CEO.

  2. AMGA 2017 Survey Reports Average Increase In Physician Compensation At 2.9%

    AMGA recently announced findings from its 2017 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey, conducted by its consulting arm, AMGA Consulting.

  3. Hospital Merger And Acquisition Activity Rising Among Larger Organizations, According To Kaufman Hall Analysis

    Partnership transactions among hospitals and health systems rose 15 percent in the second quarter of 2017, from 27 to 31 transactions compared to the second quarter of 2016.

  4. Smaller Hospitals And Health Systems Struggle To Deliver Value-Driven Care; Financial Future At Risk

    Competing priorities and regulatory uncertainty are making it difficult for health care organizations to transition from fee-for-service to fee-for-value, according to a new report released recently by the Ernst & Young LLP Advisory Health practice.

  5. New Survey Research Report Looks At Home Caregivers & Potential Of Digital Health Technologies

    Recently the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MeHI) hosted an event to launch a new research report undertaken by the MassINC Polling Group focused on the attitudes of caregivers in Massachusetts toward digital health technologies, identifying challenges faced by these caregivers and ways that they could benefit practically and emotionally from future technologies.

  6. CHIME Survey Finds 3 Out Of 4 Hospital Executives Are Concerned That Medication History Data Is Incomplete And/Or Inaccurate

    DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and delivering intelligent medication management solutions that improve patient safety, recently released survey findings identifying key medication reconciliation challenges faced by hospitals today.

  7. AMGA Recommends CMS Incentivize Value In MACRA

    AMGA thanks the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its efforts in drafting the proposed rule to implement the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2018.

  8. EHNAC Appoints Three New Commissioners To Governing Body

    The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, recently announced the appointment of three new commissioners to assist in the management and control of the Commission.

  9. Niall Brennan Named New President And Executive Director Of HCCI

    Recently, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) Governing Board announced it had selected Niall Brennan, former Chief Data Officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as its next President and Executive Director.

  10. Bruyere Continuing Care Is The First Canadian Customer Of Diabetes Self-Management Program From Canary Health And Medtronic

    Canary Health, a leading provider of evidence-based, digital health self-management programs, recently announced that in partnership with Medtronic, Bruyère Continuing Care is the first customer in Canada for the jointly-offered Better Choices, Better Health program.