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  1. Yorktel Removes Historic Barriers To Telemedicine Adoption; Introduces All-Inclusive Univago HE Telemedicine Video Services Platform To Improve Patient Outcomes, Extend Reach Of Care

    Yorktel recently unveiled Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE), a transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare.

  2. ONC Head Dr. Donald Rucker Addresses Interoperability And Burden Of Usability During WEDI Summer Forum Keynote

    Earlier this month, 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), held its 2017 Summer Forum which featured keynote addresses by Donald W.

  3. Upcoming National Healthcare CXO Summit 2017

    marcus evans is very pleased to announce the National Healthcare CXO Summit taking place October 15-17, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Los Angeles, CA.

  4. Libman Education Releases New Course To Help Coders Master The Complex LTAC Coding Process

    To help coders master the complex LTAC coding process, Libman Education has released a new course authored by LTAC experts Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, and Christopher G. Richards, RHIA, CCS. Titled Long Term Acute Care Coding, the online, on-demand course is designed to provide the foundational training needed for coders in the LTAC / LTACH setting.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.