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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. WEDI Applauds X12 For New Public Review Option Of HIPAA Standards

    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), strongly supports the decision by X12 to offer downloadable PDFs to facilitate public review of the 7030 version of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) electronic transactions.

  8. ATA Introduces An Interactive Exhibit And Women’s Executive Panel At April Telehealth 2.0 Conference

    As the telemedicine industry continues its upward growth, American Telemedicine Association is adding new features to its flagship conference, ATA 2017 Telehealth 2.0. The leading industry event takes place April 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

  9. Digital Signage Expo 2017 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage

    Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, will present the newest, most cutting-edge technology in the industry on March 29-30, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  10. How ACOs Can Lower The Cost Of Treating Their Sickest Patients

    Greg Miller of PopHealthCare, a health solutions company at the marcus evans ACO & Payer Leadership Summit Spring 2017, discusses how ACOs, health plans and other risk bearing entities can better assess their membership and manage the cost of treating their sickest patients.