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  1. Yorktel Unveils Latest FeatherMed Portable Telehealth Kit At ATA 2017

    Recently from booth 1133 at Telehealth 2.0, the annual conference of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Yorktel unveiled enhancements to its mobile telehealth kit, FeatherMed, which empowers caregivers with customization, flexibility, interoperability and versatility to improve clinical workflows and provide a higher level of patient-centric care.

  2. FCC Public Notice Requests Comments On Broadband-Enabled Health Care Solutions And Advanced Technologies

    The Federal Communications Commission today released a Public Notice seeking comments, data, and information on a broad range of regulatory, policy, technical and infrastructure issues related to the emerging broadband-enabled health and care ecosystem.

  3. Taking The Temperature Of Information Governance In Healthcare

    If you work in healthcare, the American Health Information Management Associationwants you to take its third annual survey on the state of information governance (IG) in healthcare.

  4. Hospital Merger And Acquisition Activity Continues To Climb, According To Kaufman Hall Analysis

    The number of hospital and health system partnership transactions continued an upward trajectory in the first quarter of 2017, with an 8 percent increase from 25 to 27 transactions compared to the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, a leading provider of strategic, capital, financial, and transaction advisory services and software tools.

  5. HIMSS Expands Global Educational Offerings - Acquires Health 2.0 Conferences

    Expanding its global educational offerings to familiar and new audiences, HIMSS has acquired the conference component of Health 2.0, effective immediately.

  6. A2iA Unveils a2ia XE: New SDK That Delivers Significantly Higher Read Rates On Checks As Compared To Other Industry Offerings

    A2iA (@A2iA), a trusted name in the worldwide data capture, document processing, and payment systems markets, recently announced the release of its newest product a2ia XE.

  7. Literature Review Examines The Role Of Mobile Health In Combating Adult Obesity

    The Spring 2017 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management, the online research journal of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), delves into the latest research on topics such as a study seeking to determine users’ motivators when playing an EHR simulation game as well as the results of involving employees during an EHR implementation.

  8. WEDI Announces Election Of New 2017-2018 Board Chair And Chair-Elect

    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 the election of Laurie Darst as Chair and Jay Eisenstock as Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors.

  9. AMGA Mourns Loss Of President And CEO Donald W. Fisher

    It is with deep sadness that AMGA recently announces the passing of Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE, AMGA president and chief executive officer. Dr. Fisher was 71 when he passed away from cancer March 26, 2017.

  10. Stoltenberg Survey Reveals Healthcare Organizations Still Underprepared For MACRA

    In the fifth annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, more than half of healthcare providers (64 percent) reported being “unprepared” or “very unprepared” for managing and executing Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) initiatives.