Press Releases

HOUSTON (February 6, 2017) – Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Fla., purchased the Digisonics HL7 Discrete Data Export interface for their Pediatric Echo and OB/GYN structured reports, adding enhanced integration with their Epic EMR. The discrete data elements provide interoperability at…
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LAKE ELMO, Minn. (January 24, 2017) – PointRight, a leading provider of business intelligence and predictive analytics solutions to post-acute healthcare stakeholders, and Pathway Health, a professional management and consulting organization serving clients in the long-term…
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has found spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy can be key to reducing or stabilizing the use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain. In a new study, researchers examined opioid usage data from more than 5,400 patients both…
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a genetic promoter of cancer that drives a major form of lung cancer. In a new paper published this week in Cancer Cell, Mayo Clinic researchers provide genetic evidence that Ect2 drives lung adenocarcinoma tumor formation.“This…
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 17 — Carestream Health was awarded 43 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year for innovation in radiography, cone beam CT imaging, healthcare IT, dental imaging and other areas. The company also received 52 additional patents in European and Asian…
Amesbury, Mass., January 18, 2017 – Ivenix, Inc., a medical technology company developing a  next-generation infusion management platform, will demonstrate its interoperable exchange of data at The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase during the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition February 19-23,…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Medical technology companies are leveraging the 2015 suspension of the  medical device excise tax to expand their businesses and investments, according to a new survey from the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).The study explored various impacts from the tax’s…
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — January 6, 2017—Clarify Health Solutions, Inc., an innovative company that is integrating artificial intelligence with clinical workflow optimization analytics, announced today that two prominent physicians have joined the company as strategic advisors. Jack Cochran, MD…
San Antonio, Texas, and Tokyo, Japan – January 5, 2017 – Terumo Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers and distributors, and Xenex Disinfection Services, the market leader in ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology, today announced that Terumo is the exclusive…
CHICAGO – January 4, 2017 – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is pleased today to introduce an enhanced membership model that features new and expanded benefits and flexibility for its members, healthcare professionals and those who hold AHIMA credentials.The…
Statement attributed to James L. Madara, M.D., Executive Vice President and CEO, American Medical Association“As a founding member of the Sequoia Project's Carequality initiative, and an ardent advocate for nationwide interoperability in the digital health environment, the American Medical…
On November 16 the American Medical Association (AMA) released new guidance on mobile health applications (mHealth apps) and devices that promote safe and effective patient care.The policy states that AMA’s efforts for coverage, payment and financial incentives will be centered around mHealth…
JANESVILLE, Wis. and RALEIGH, N.C. (December 8, 2016) – Interactive video-based patient education is saving staff time while also increasing patient satisfaction for the endoscopy unit at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center. The improvements were immediate after leveraging the hospital’s SmarTigr…
Rochester, N.Y., December 6, 2016 – eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions, and the Rochester RHIO (Regional Health Information Organization), a regional HIE serving 13 counties in western New York State, continue to make progress…
Rochester, N.Y., December 6, 2016 – eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions, and the Rochester RHIO (Regional Health Information Organization), a regional HIE serving 13 counties in western New York State, continue to make progress…
CHICAGO ---  After a comprehensive national search, Rush University Medical Center has named Shafiq Rab, MBBS, MPH, CHCIO, to the post of chief information officer and senior vice president, effective Jan. 9, 2017.“I am very excited to welcome Shafiq Rab to Rush,” said Michael Dandorph,…
CHICAGO – December 6, 2016 – A new American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) book, ICD-10-CM Code Book for Physicians, is the AHIMA Press’s first title designed to help physicians and clinicians execute the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical…
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 1, 2016 — Use of machine learning and predictive analytics to improve health outcomes has so far been limited to highly-trained data scientists, mostly in the nation’s top academic medical centers.No longer. healthcare.ai is on a mission to make machine learning accessible…
King of Prussia, PA – November 16 – DrugDev’s unified clinical operations suite enables leading sponsors and CROs to transform how global trials are run using innovative technology. With the company’s acquisition of SecureConsent, this leading platform now features the industry’s definitive…
MADISON — Organ transplantation has come a long way from its early days in the mid-twentieth century. But even with major medical advances, there’s still an admittedly familiar factor at play: ice. Just prior to transplantation, an organ is reconstructed and prepared in the sterile operating…
RALEIGH, N.C.  ̶  Oct. 24, 2016  ̶  BeeWell, a healthcare technology company, today announced the launch of a custom app for Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina (BSNC), a leading weight loss surgery and non-surgical medical weight loss practice. BeeWell apps are designed to advance patient…