Press Releases

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…
CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today introduced its latest product designed to connect physicians with volunteer opportunities and supplemental short-term work in the field of medicine. The new Physician Opportunities Portal is an interactive tool that can help physicians…
(New York – November 2, 2016) – Researchers in the Sinai App Lab at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed RxUniverse, the first enterprise-wide digital medicine care delivery system that enables physicians to digitally prescribe evidence-based mobile health applications to…
SAN ANTONIO – Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, today announced the launch of iOn PROGRESS™ Care Network with Remote Therapy Monitoring, a proprietary remote therapy monitoring system that delivers continuous at-home monitoring for patients prescribed negative…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2016 -- By 2025, chronic diseases may affect an estimated 164 million Americans – nearly half of the current U.S. population. To address this looming crisis, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) is piloting an in-home telemonitoring program for its…
ALEXANDRIA, VA – AMGA will host its 2016 Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL16) November 15-17 at San Francisco Marriot Marquis in San Francisco, California.  IQL16, “Succeeding under MACRA and Risk-Based Payment,” will focus on how medical groups and integrated systems of care are developing…
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…
Friday, October 21, Cleveland: For more than 30 years, C. Martin Harris, M.D., has led the movement to apply information technology to healthcare delivery and create better, more efficient systems of care. Now comes a book that shares his vision and explains how information drives clinical and…
Boston – October 20, 2016 –  Orbita today unveiled the industry’s first HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based solution designed specifically to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of connected home healthcare. Organizations using the Orbita platform can easily create, manage and deliver practical…