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  1. AMGA Recommends CMS Incentivize Value In MACRA
    6/20/2017

    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.

  2. EHNAC Appoints Three New Commissioners To Governing Body
    6/13/2017

    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.

  3. Niall Brennan Named New President And Executive Director Of HCCI
    6/7/2017

    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.

  4. Bruyere Continuing Care Is The First Canadian Customer Of Diabetes Self-Management Program From Canary Health And Medtronic
    6/1/2017

    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.

  5. WEDI Presents Testimony To HHS National Committee On Vital And Health Statistics
    6/1/2017

    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 and a trusted advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), presented testimony on May 4, 2017 before the Department of Health and Human Services, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Standards.

  6. DSE 2018 Announces ‘Call For Speaker Proposals’- Applications Deadline July 28, 2017
    5/30/2017

    Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the leading conference and trade show for digital display and interactive technology, announced that it is accepting proposals for presentations to be given at its 2018 educational conference, taking place March 28-29, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  7. AHIMA Toolkit Walks CDI And Coding Professionals Through The Querying Process
    5/22/2017

    As documentation practices by providers continue to vary, querying has become a common, educational method to ensure that clinical information is compliant.

  8. ‘A Blueprint For Transforming The HIM Profession’
    5/18/2017

    The Health Information Management (HIM) Profession Has Changed Dramatically Since Grace Whiting Myers Founded The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) In 1928.

  9. CVS Health Faces ObamaCare Repeal Question
    5/10/2017

    Citing CVS Health's previous promotion of the Affordable Care Act, a representative of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP) questioned CEO Larry Merlo at today's annual meeting of shareholders about the retail pharmacy chain's position on recent congressional efforts to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

  10. Telemedicine On Vessels Would Save Lives, Say 98% Of Seafarers
    5/4/2017

    98% of seafarers agree that a greater provision of telemedicine on vessels would save lives, a survey by Nautilus International and Martek Marine shows.